President Barack Obama

Institute higher taxes for all

The votes are in and it is time to raise taxes on all Americans. President (Barack) Obama claims 80 percent of the public supports Democrats’ demand for tax increases. “The Ame ...

Obama, show us you’re the man

It always amazes me how Ginny and Bob Mock can trumpet the triumphs of Barack Obama when he has largely failed as president (Reader Input, June 24). How about the “shovel-ready ...

President an egomaniac

(Sgt.) Joe Friday (“Dragnet”) saw it this way: “Just the facts, ma’am, just the facts.” This is the difference between chicken salad and chicken excrement: George W. Bus ...

USA a hostage of China

Recently I wrote a letter to the editor regarding Wal-Mart opening in Auburn (Reader Input, April 11). I would like to follow up on that letter in response to the comments that wer ...

Community Portrait: At 101, she’s witnessed a world of change

On a small street that bears her name just off Highway 49 sits a home with a rock foundation where Leah McKenzie lives. Seventy-five years ago McKenzie and her husband, Chester B. ...

Get a doctor for president

As an avid supporter of the president I am shocked to find he wants unsafe airports, dirty water and for the poor to freeze to death. I read that President (Barack) Obama says his ...

Government knows best

Time for the left to ready the Kool-Aid. A recent report reads “President Barack Obama Tuesday ordered a government-wide review of regulations with the goal of eliminating those ...

Obama a citizen, now get over it

Bob Velon seems to think that President Barack Obama is hiding his birth records (Reader Input, Sept. 5). His birth certificate is easily found on the Internet. I don’t think h ...

Let the Obamas have vacations

Some of the critics on the right are making a big deal of the quantity and cost of the vacations President Obama and his family are taking. I think they should let up on the first ...

Reader: Obama will take guns

The letter written by Margaret Carli (Aug. 4) was on the mark. But it is not all about taxes. Mr. Obama is after our freedoms and the sovereignty of this nation. Paulette Walter ( ...

Booing parents set poor example for children

Within a classroom setting, children have the unique opportunity to experience being a part of a community. Teachers, being responsible for educating the whole child, have the chan ...

Peace Prize is promise of hope

That President Obama has received the Nobel Peace Prize is more of a hope that his skills and ideals will change the world rather than to any concrete accomplishment. Whether you ...

GOP needs to get on board

I just finished listening to President Obama’s speech to Congress. It is interesting to see the Republicans decrying being left out of crafting health care reform. Congressmen ...

A president-related riddle

Now that the election is well over, and people have somewhat quit slinging mud at each other: What has President Obama done for the U.S. that will make him one of the greatest lead ...

Torture shames our nation

It is hard for this 80-year-old lady who lives in a country that tortures prisoners or any human being. When I recently spoke to a friend about the subject, she sloughed off the ho ...