KNIGHT WAGNER

Obama a poor excuse of a man

I keep reading about how much people hate Walmart. I’m no fan of Walmart or Walmart trucks crowding our Interstate 80 and there is nothing I or anybody can do about them settling ...

Writer angry over salary

As I was watching the news a couple days ago, I saw and heard that a school superintendent got hired and was to get over half-a-million dollars, plus perks, a year. About 10 minu ...

Disability claims boost fire cost

I just read in the Auburn Journal it cost the taxpayers $11 million to stop the (Robbers) fire (“Cal Fire’s Robbers Fire bill rises to $11.9 million,” Journal, Ju ...

Camp is really nightmare stuff

As I picked up the Auburn Journal on June 22, 2012, I noticed on the front page, to my amazement, a deputy wearing a hat (“Camp forges bond between children, deputies”) ...

Expose these disability fakers

Around a hundred years ago Iowa Hill was totally destroyed by fire. Books tell us that the lack of equipment the fire department had led to many heartbreaks. The same excuse is bei ...

Why hatless, hairless CHP?

The comment section of the Auburn Journal is for comments and I have one. I was watching the news on TV on March 5. I saw how much it costs to go to college these days versus how m ...

Reader upset about schools

I think I discovered why people don’t read newspapers as much as they did. After reading the front page of the (Feb. 13) Auburn Journal – “Is Loomis school district going ban ...

Iowa handles its trash better

It seems like once a month the Auburn Journal prints something about trash dumping. Why don’t they give it a rest? You, the readers, know we see trash everywhere. No matter how m ...

Shopping in Colfax a rip-off

After reading the Sunday paper on Jan. 15, (the letter) “Support market that supports” in the comment section, I couldn’t believe what I read. Foxey McCleary said, “Walk ar ...

Run comments without faces

I know the Auburn Journal has a reason why they want faces to go along with the peoples’ (online) comments, but I don’t know what it would be. When I write in to comment about ...

Volunteers on ego trip

On Nov. 18, Bob Roth used the Auburn Journal to brag about his volunteer work. If an ego trip is what you’re looking for, then good luck to you. Here’s my definition of a volun ...

Define meaning of volunteer

I was driving past Weimar Fire Station when I saw a sign out front requesting “Volunteer Firemen Wanted.” Does this mean they have to work for free? I wonder how many fire chi ...

Perhaps horses are getting lazy

I just read about another money scam. Yes, on Oct. 11 on the Journal’s front page. You guessed it, the “Tevis Cup ride.” I never heard of a horse that couldn’t walk in the ...

Give it back to the kids

I read in the Sept. 29 Journal – Reader Input – Bob Namanny said, “It’s high time to pay for arts in schools.” I hate to say this, but you’re wasting paper and ink. You ...

Foreigners take our money

Why? Why should we be required to give taxpayer money to illegals to go to school in California? Why doesn’t Mexico take care of their own people? Why doesn’t Japan give us hel ...