name-calling

Reader input: Tone down hate, name calling

Thank you, Jim Venneman, for your thoughtful letter (Reader Input, Sept. 8). I, too, am fed up with the tone of the name-calling from the far right. I often wonder if these individ ...

Civil dialogue for civil society

Can a democracy survive if the constituents cannot have a civil discussion about issues? Name-calling does not lead to an intelligent exchange of ideas. It simply stops the partici ...

Time to let elected govern

On Sunday, Oct. 25, while driving down Highway 49 from Grass Valley to Auburn, I had to stop and remove three “Obama Sucks” signs from their postings on the public highway. The ...