Money

Reader Input: My bet is we are going broke

Math is neither conservative nor liberal. So why has neither party faced the facts? It’s simple math. Our government spends more then they steal from us. The U.S. citizens ...

Reader Input: Money wields too much influence

I am deeply troubled by the lack of democracy in our elections due to the unlimited and undisclosed money being allowed to pour into candidates’ campaigns. Winners no longe ...

Reader Input: Save some money while saving water

Recent rains have improved our drought situation, but nothing short of a biblical flood will fully restore our water supply. Farmers and ranchers are already hurting, and the rest ...

Reader Input: Welfare well never runs dry

We are always hearing about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never hear about welfare running out of money? What’s interesting is that the fi ...

Reader Input: Shelter funding was set aside

It makes sense that everybody has his or her own idea about what the correct cost of a new animal shelter would be, but I think some people are getting sidetracked. For one thing ...

Reader Input: Local streets are paved with gold

I enjoyed reading about Dennis Noone’s dream about seeing money on the streets when he walks (“Going green amid concrete and asphalt,” Editor’s Notebook, Au ...

Reader Input: Profit trumps people in Placer

Corporate interests prevail over the people’s welfare. This reality is evident in this community. As reported, a senior center will be replaced by another corporate big box ...

Rare June rain falls in Auburn

It wasn’t a record but Auburn’s bout of rain on Monday was hardly the norm for a summer’s day in late June. By 3 p.m., the National Weather Service had measured ...

Reader Input: Where’s our bag of money?

How does it feel knowing your tax dollars are being used to fund corrupt foreign governments? For the past 10 years, our CIA has been giving bags of your money to bribe Afghanist ...

Reader Input: Money at center of gun issue

The bottom line is “money.” The manufacture of guns and ammunition is big money. Weapons of war are about big money. War is profitable. We are having the wrong conver ...