middle class

Big money allowed to legally steal

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

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

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

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 ...

Auburn tough on middle class

The results of various ballot measures at last Tuesday’s (Nov. 8) elections were a great day for Americans and a gigantic victory for the middle class. The state of Ohio voted to ...

The right rewrites history for its benefit

I would like to clarify a few historic facts that no one has mentioned regarding how the United States got out of the first Great Depression. The only time we have ever had a middl ...

Ultra-rich just getting richer

So what is this outrage at middle-class Americans having a public pension? Thirty years ago members of America’s middle class would celebrate pensions for others and spend their ...

Middle class should unite

Apparently, from Donna McCloskey’s letter, Fox “news” is doing it’s job to convince us in the middle class that we have caused the deficit experienced by the country. Now m ...

GOP Congress ran amok

I appreciate that Arne Celick (“Blown away by the power of Bush,” Reader Input, Sept. 2) is 87 years old, so I’ll be a bit gentle with him. Perhaps Mr. Celick needs to go to ...

Demand your share of American dream

I would like to respond to the “Perspectives” column by Mr. Jim Ruffalo in last Sunday’s (Aug. 29) Auburn Journal. Mr. Ruffalo discussed at some length an item placed on the ...