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Reader Input: Common sense, not extremism
Wednesday Apr 01 2015
Inscribed in the ancient temple at Delphi were the words “Nothing to excess.” For Aristotle, it meant the desired middle between two extremes: excess and deficiency ... ...
Reader Input: Republican Party has the answers
Thursday Sep 25 2014
A recent letter in the Journal regarding the Republican Party caught my eye, by Ron Lowe of Nevada City, Sept. 7 (“Politicians say we’re tanking”). He states &ldq ...
Another View: Big surprise: We’ll pay price for bad choices
Tuesday Jul 01 2014
As I watched the local news over the weekend, there was a story that kept popping up that truly shocked me. Apparently our leaders have now come to the realization that “cap ...
Reader Input: Tax loopholes for rich draining USA
Friday Apr 18 2014
Our country is in an economic disaster due to the continued shrinking of the middle class, the expansion of the poor and the huge and continuous increases in wealth amongst the ver ...
Another View: Work ethic is what makes us exceptional
Wednesday Feb 12 2014
Having lived in the city most of my life, I was fortunate to have found and married an Iowa farm girl. After meeting her family, I developed a great admiration for the Midwestern c ...
Reader Input: Prepare youth for tomorrow
Wednesday Jan 22 2014
Stating the obvious: the survival of the middle class, hollowed out by unemployment and stagnant wages, rests on how well – and how fast – we adapt to a knowledge econo ...
Reader Input: Don’t deprive US of the thrills
Tuesday Aug 06 2013
Can’t argue with John T. Nightingale (“Liberal paradise lacks unicorns,” Reader Input, Aug. 2) that if you want free quality health care (like our politicians get ...
Reader Input: Enact middle class tax cuts
Monday Dec 03 2012
A few weeks ago, the president asked the House of Representatives to take immediate action on a Senate bill that would freeze the current tax rates on Americans earning less than $ ...
Romney is for the rich
Wednesday Sep 12 2012
I will never understand what goes on in the minds of Republicans as to why they want to see Republican millionaire Mitt Romney in the White House! As compared to the many European ...
Who has the working poor's back?
Friday Jun 22 2012
I am a 58-year-old part-time teacher and performing musician. I work as a music instructor in three school districts, one community college and two charters. I receive no benefits ...
Middle class needs saving
Wednesday Feb 29 2012
Oh boy! The president is implementing a plan to save an imperiled species, the spotted owl (Journal, Feb. 29)! I guess he’s too busy with important things like that to worry abo ...
Big money allowed to legally steal
Friday Jan 27 2012
It is interesting that some folks continue to cling to the cry that President Obama’s administration is doomed to failure simply because they cannot overcome their own failure to ...
Republican party left voter
Wednesday Jan 25 2012
Congressman Tom McClintock states “Congress is divided because the American people are divided” (“Congress earns flunking grade from locals,” Journal, Jan. 18). I would mai ...
Middle class needs defense
Monday Nov 21 2011
Last week, a courageous group left the Occupy Wall Street camp in New York City and started marching to Washington, D.C. Their goal was to bring the outrage and energy of the 99 pe ...
Letter writer’s rally observation skewed
Monday Nov 21 2011
A letter in the Sunday (Nov. 20) Journal by Mike Monahan claimed that protestors at Thursday’s Occupy Auburn rally were “a screaming mob of young ragtag people with a smatterin ...
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