Paul Piercy

Reader Input: Oil shipments may despoil our region

I have a comment or two regarding the front-page article in the Auburn Journal (“Region on track for more crude-oil rail traffic,” April 3). The article states that U ...

Reader Input: Speak out to effect change

I start just about every day with some coffee and a look at the online comments section of the Auburn Journal. By the time I’m done reading, I am usually worked up about on ...

Reader Input: GOP tactics a kind of terrorism

It’s a great time to be an American isn’t it? Out of respect for those with opposing views, I rarely take sides politically. After all, I am a proud independent. That ...

Reader Input: Pressure officials to avoid Syria strike

You have got to be kidding. After over a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan we are now being asked to endorse a third military misadventure in Syria. The solid advice of the Ame ...

Reader Input: Illegals are a great resource

In this ever-changing and unpredictable world that we live in it’s always comforting to know that we can talk about Mexicans. It’s very clear that they are responsible ...

Reader Input: We decided with our wallets

I can’t count the letters that I have read about Walmart and Costco over the last year. The newest concern is with the homeless. I remember many years ago there were many s ...

Reader Input: Citizens must show anger

Yes, “Plug holes in tax code,” (Reader Input, April 24). Thank you, Paul Piercy, for your insight! While there is nothing wrong with making a profit in business, th ...

Reader Input: Plug holes in tax code

Well here we are, all sequestered up. Our cowardly representatives in Washington have done it again! While the government-assisted programs many of us count on fade away and airp ...

Reader Input: Ask reps to take a pay cut

  According to the news,President Obama and Chuck Hagel, defense department chief, have voluntarily taken a 5 percent cut in pay to show solidarity with the federal employ ...

Reader Input: People pay for incompetence

I hate to, but I have to agree with Thomas Mann (“Where is the outrage?” Reader Input, March 24): “America has become a nation of idiots.” The thing is th ...