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Reader Input: That’s billions, with a ‘B’

When I went to school, I was taught that Congress was supposed to represent the people. Now our Congress represents the lobbyists. The lobbyists write the bills for the congressman ...

Reader Input: Corporations are undermining democracy

Our economy needs to get back on the right track, where schools are sufficiently funded and unemployment is low. We can do it if corporations pay their fair share. It will help the ...

Gaines wants gun ownership “loophole” closed

AUBURN CA - State Sen. Ted Gaines moved Tuesday to close what he says is a dangerous loophole in existing California law that allows the mentally ill to obtain guns. In the wake o ...

Measure A spells trouble

What do the troubled cities of Bell, Vallejo and Stockton have in common with Auburn? Today, not much. If Measure A is passed and Auburn becomes a charter city, we will have much m ...

Who asked for tax loopholes?

Who asked to stop “interest deductions” for credit card and payment account’s limit deductions to “only” mortgage interest? Who stopped health care expense deductions to ...

Do you really think such things are fair?

I have some questions for Willard Schmehl of Cool (Reader Input, Oct. 4). Do you really think it’s fair that Warren Buffett’s secretary pays more of her earnings to income tax ...