politicians

Reader input: Veterans ail as politicians bask

Right on, Bryan Johnson! (“Reward troops like we do politicians,” Journal July 14.) The men and women in our armed services put their lives on the line, may return scar ...

Reader Input: Reward troops like we do politicians

Yes Mr. (Jim) Beall Sr., I have never understood how it is that our elected officials can retire or be voted out of office and still receive the quality medical care afforded them ...

Reader input: Politicians and celebrities lack honesty

Really sir, (Byron — “If Hillary becomes president, who will make her obey the law?” Another View, June 3) you and every other handler or publicist in charge of a ...

Reader Input: Our chance to ‘throw the bums out’

We have a representative government run by people we elect to make decisions based upon the best interests of our country and the citizens who elect them. We know that this does no ...

Reader input: Get facts straight on police incidents

On May1, The New Yorker magazine published an article by Amy Davidson titled “Freddie Gray’s Death Becomes a Murder Case”. The following are my thoughts as to the ...

Reader Input: In elections, choices matter

The State of California wants to “wish us a happy new year” by implementing 931 new laws, as if we don’t have enough stupid laws already. Two of my favorites (y ...

Reader Input: Some politicos’ price is too high

There is a problem with following Patrick Little’s advice (“Don’t let big money rule Supreme Court,” Reader Input, Nov. 16) to vote for a president who wi ...

Reader Input: Good riddance to those negative ads

Finally! All of the politicians and their negative ads have climbed back under their rocks. If one were to believe their attacks on each other, there wouldn’t be any good c ...

Reader Input: Let politicians compete for US

I have an idea for all of our politicians to gain favor with “the American people.” One of the objections I hear from either side goes something like this: “The ...

Reader Input: Read your paper and wake up

You people that have your head in the sand, listen up! Did you ever hear “the sky is falling”? No you didn’t hear anything. You can’t be silent any longer ...

Reader Input: Politicos taking us over the cliff

Politicians on both sides of the aisle are determined to go  off the “fiscal cliff” pointing blaming fingers at each other as they enact a huge tax increase across ...

Who has the working poor's back?

I am a 58-year-old part-time teacher and performing musician. I work as a music instructor in three school districts, one community college and two charters. I receive no benefits ...

Get beyond party bias

With the GOP debate going on, it has made me realize a lot of things about politics. It seems as if both Newt (Gingrich) and (Mitt) Romney aren’t telling us what they have to off ...

Women deserve health benefits

It’s a sad day in America when a presidential candidate doesn’t care about the poor and a funder of women’s health needs for poor women pulls the plug. Women and the poor are ...

Politicians not helping nation recover

Social Security is going broke and our politicians are making it worse. Social Security checks are paid through a payroll tax — the same payroll tax that has been cut by our pol ...