Patricia Burke

Our president deserves better

Bravo for Patricia Burke for her letter of Jan. 11, regarding the kind of American we are, and suggesting that President Obama is still getting a bum rap from us Auburn people. He ...

What kind of North Korean are you?

In reference to Patricia Burke’s letter of Jan. 11: “What kind of Americans are you?” To clarify my position, I did not rail against the president. I simply quoted President ...

‘What kind of Americans are you?’

In reference to both Steve Cavolt’s and John Nightingale’s letters in the Journal on Jan. 6: What world are you living in? To address Mr. Cavolt: President Obama walked into a ...

Supes voted right on dam

Re: “Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River” (Journal, Nov. 9): Many thanks to our supervisors for their “no” vote on a Garden Bar dam. This is not only th ...

Diatribe sows mere ugliness

Re: “Stop promoting gay agenda,” (Reader Input, Sept. 16, by Julie Harrington, West Sacramento). I call on Gold Country Media to cease publishing these hateful letters to the e ...

Redistricting can work for county

Re: State Redistricting Commission to Gather Testimony.. Journal, May 15: I hope that all Placer County residents will take the time to send a public comment to the Redistricting ...

Balance budget; don’t harm poor

I continue to read that Republicans in Congress, Tom McClintock among them, are supporting significant changes to Medicare and Medicaid to balance the Federal budget. My reaction ...

Voter will take her chances

Re: “Gaines targeted by PAC,” Journal, May 1. Andre Levesque, in response to mailers calling attention to the incontrovertible fact that Ted and Beth Gaines have cost taxpaye ...

Deep six the Auburn dam

Re: “Taxpayers don’t foot dam cost” (Reader Input, March 18). Bill George, Tom McClintock’s press secretary, makes the claim that our poor congressman is misunderstood and ...

Give no forum to vitriolic spew

I am aghast that the Auburn Journal would publish Walter Drysdale’s appallingly hateful letter (“Don’t coddle any deviants, Reader Input, Dec. 10). It’s bad enough that bi ...