private sector

Remember father’s wisdom

The relationship between government and the private sector that supports it, to be brutally frank, is that of parasite and host. The parasite is taking too much and the host is fai ...

Our View: Public’s interests must come first in next labor deal

Autumn may have sporting minds turning to the pigskin, but the old-fashioned country hardball being played by Placer County administrators and employees appears to have no end in s ...

Government hungry for more

Dear Larry (Smith, Reader Input, Dec. 17): Let’s not confuse our spectacular space program or our national park system with our government’s burning appetite to spend our ...

Get real: Current crisis isn’t ‘business as usual’

Our Congressman Tom McClintock and his toadies like Phil Cox (Your Views, March 10), George Park (March 29), and Dale Smith (April 2) just don’t seem to get it. They oppose the s ...