Medicare

Reader Input: What happens when you get old

This is what happens when you get old. You hear the things that make younger folks go gaga, and all you distinguish is a speech to those of color, of other cultures, those that are ...

Voters may well need counseling

I have been an avid reader of newspapers for decades. A person can generally find the front page filled with stories of war, epidemics, natural disasters, political unrest in the ...

Clarifying GOP Medicare plan

As a long time member of the Placer GOP Central Committee and as its’ current chairman, I am disappointed in the apparent bias of the Auburn Journal in regard to the coverage of ...

Folks, we’re nowhere near socialism

Socialism is nothing more or nothing less than the ownership of the means of production and the cooperative management of such. Folks, we’re far from that model. We’ve had ele ...

Vouchers will be a nightmare

Lifetime politician Tom McClintock has voted twice to “save” Medicare by changing it into a voucher program. This will, in fact, dismantle it. Jack Uppal, his opponent in Cong ...

Stop Obama’s march to power

First of all, Bob Velon, your letter was fantastic (“Obama on ballot illegally,” Reader Input, Aug. 10). Do you think people will start believing about Obama not a U.S. ...

Time to set you writers straight

A reply to several recent letters – To the individual who wanted a clean environment for his grandchildren – yes, we do need a clean environment but throwing away taxpa ...

Boo on good ol’ boy candidates

The Mitt Romney pick of Paul Ryan (as vice presidential running mate) is a big mistake. The country is not ready to elect a conservative Mormon and a conservative pro-life Catholic ...

Kindly explain Ryan plan and Medicare

I have downloaded the March 20 edition of the Plan for Prosperity, from the (Republican vice presidential nominee) Paul Ryan official website. I hope that supporters of this plan c ...

Work for health care for all

Dear Rep. Tom McClintock: I am dismayed at the willingness of the Republican Party to deny health care to all of the citizens of these United States, while they, themselves, have h ...