Paul T. McDaniel

Reader Input: Jobs filled with the malleable

It seems that every time I pick up the paper I read that a new city manager or other high position is filled by someone from far away. Let’s see, Oklahoma, the East Coast. Wh ...

Reader Input: Developers don’t feel water crisis

Gov. Brown just signed the groundwater bill. Does this mean that the out-of-control building will be curtailed? I think probably not. We have lived in rural North Auburn for the ...

Reader input: Getting rid of tenure is a step forward

We have an educational system in California that is near the bottom in the nation. It is true that there is no one single thing that makes us one of the worst. We have a broken sys ...

Reader Input: Deny supervisors that raise they requested

We have recently read that the Placer County Supervisors are again asking for a raise in pay (“Supes closer to putting own pay hike on ballot,” Journal, July 9). I was ...

Reader input: Why low voting? Drop the excuses!

The news tells us that this years June election is down the tubes as far as people casting their votes. While this is sad, we need to examine the reasons. I have spoken to many p ...

Reader input: Obamacare should be fixed

Let’s see now. Obamacare was approved by the nine judges of the United States Supreme Court quite a while back. All this time has passed and now (state Sen.) Ted (Gaines) inf ...

Reader Input: For veterans, gloomy years ahead

I am a Vietnam veteran and a life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America. I am more than familiar with the plight that the vets of that war have endured: drugs, alcohol, crime, ...

Reader Input: Tell truth about our money right now

We want to know about our money “NOW.” Today the United States faces a great financial  crisis. We have a deficit that is swelling larger  every second. Our ...

Reader Input: Show respect for other beliefs

In response to Paul T. McDaniels’ comments regarding “whacko atheists” (“Whackos put up billboard blitz,” Reader Input, Dec. 10), I would just like to ...

Reader Input: Whackos put up billboard blitz

The atheists are hard at work in the Sacramento area. They are putting up what is called “The Billboard Blitz.” They are going to have 55 billboards in the Sacramento a ...

Reader Input: Seniors: Watch how supes vote

Today the Auburn Senior Center is being threatened by future closure. It is old and in complete state of repair or rebuilding with a new location. The current location is project ...

Reader Input: Vietnam vets shown kindness at last

I was very bitter for some time over the treatment that my fellow Vietnam vets and I received when we returned from our tours in combat. The thought of how we were received haunt ...

Reader input: Send elected officials packing

Our elected officials of the legislative branch, U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives Either can’t or won’t do the jobs that they were elected to do. It is time ...

Reader Input: Medical debt can break you

Thank you, Paul T. McDaniel, for your sensible letter on the threatened budget shutdown (“Elected leaders: Accomplish or get out,” Reader Input, Sept. 24). Yes, Obama ...

Reader Input: Elected leaders: Accomplish or get out

I find myself disgusted and confused over the stupid antics of our government ... the issues of Obamacare, the Republicans and both houses. Let’s face it: Obamacare is vagu ...