Rep. Tom McClintock

Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama&rsq ...

Reader Input: GOP became ‘party of no’

The Republican Party has become irrelevant since hooking up with the tea party. Republicans have painted themselves into a corner where all they can do to campaign is dredge up rei ...

Reader input: Happy with new insurance

For my wife and me, our old horrible insurance cost $6,600, but our new policy with income-based subsidy is $1,284 a year, with far lower out-of-pocket costs, and it includes our l ...

Reader Input: Rep is a force for stagnation

The Affordable Care Act, AKA Obamacare, in general is supported by the American Medical Association (AMA) which is the largest group of physicians in the country. It is also suppor ...

Reader Input: Sandy, Haiyan and reality

The giant “Hurricane” Sandy measured 1,000 miles across. The satellite image of Philippine typhoon, aka hurricane, Haiyan covered almost the whole United States. Ocea ...

Reader Input: Rep. McClintock uses fear tactics

Rep. Tom McClintock: Hey, Tommy. I see that the approval rating for Congress is 17 percent. But don’t worry, Tommy. As long as there are elderly white people in your distri ...

Reader Input: Politicos won’t miss any meals

In response to your article, (“Seniors First to see lapse in services,” Journal, Oct. 20): Because of the government shutdown, many people who depend on Seniors First s ...

Reader Input: Rep. McClintock gave banal reply

Regarding your page A2 in Sunday’s paper, (“Activists protest at McClintock’s Granite Bay Office,” What you’re talking about, Oct. 20), you printed th ...

Reader Input: So, it’s really happened

The federal government has shut down, threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of families like mine. It’s a good time for us to step back and look at who gets ...

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 ...