Patricia Burke

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 ...

Please don’t quote half-truths

Robert Wahl (Reader Input, Nov. 22), in his rebuke of Herb Tanimoto, perpetuates a popular and totally false statement: The Democrats bailed out the “fat cats.” It actually wa ...

Peeved at ‘Mr. Conservative’

Thanks a lot, Ted Gaines, Mr. Conservative. Your political aspirations will cost Placer County taxpayers at least one, and possibly two, special elections. I would like to know t ...

McClintock is helping who?

The rebuttal letter from Jon Huey, campaign manager, (Tom) McClintock for Congress, (Reader Input, Oct. 11), states that 90 percent of contributions come from “individual donors ...

Lose weight, tubby USA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a new economic study that estimates the health cost of obesity at $147 billion annually. The proposed health care reform measur ...
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