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Another View: Reality belies myths about race, welfare

The subject of racism has been on my mind of late, and it occurs to me that misconceptions are at the root of this charged issue. One of the cruelest misconceptions is that welfare ...

Reader Input: GOP rigged election system

To the editors and columnists: David Brooks, Paul Krugman, Gail Collins, Eugene Robinson, E.J. Dionne, etc.: Republicans have been overly successful with their gerrymandering sch ...

Reader Input: For much, writer is thankful

Lord, let us be thankful on this joyous occasion that we have two more months before the tea party Republicans take over control of the United States Congress. Let’s be hop ...

Another View: McClintock honors two slain deputies

Following is the text of a speech delivered Tuesday on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove. Mr. Speaker: On Oct. 24, Sacrame ...

Reader Input: Does anyone have a memory?

Columns and editorials said voters voted the way they did because they were discontented with Obama. What? Are voters discontented with President Obama because he got them throug ...

Reader Input: What will we leave for future?

I think I have had it with the whole political process. The constant barrage of TV ads ... most are misleading and some outright lies. I know Placer County is a heavy Republican ...

Reader Input: Republican Party has the answers

A recent letter in the Journal regarding the Republican Party caught my eye, by Ron Lowe of Nevada City, Sept. 7 (“Politicians say we’re tanking”). He states &ldq ...

Reader Input: The very rich taxed lightly

In case anyone missed the announcement from the Federal Reserve a few days ago, the rich once again got rich and the poor got poorer. The median income of the top 10 percent incr ...

Reader Input: Unaware he’s living in Utopia

In response to Ron Lowe’s letter of Sept. 7, “Politicians say we’re tanking”: Sigmund Freud’s theory of dreams suggested that dreams were a represen ...

Reader Input: Republicans needed now

Mr. (Ron) Lowe in Nevada City and like-thinkers: RE: Republicans fear loose morals and family breakdowns. Yes, they do. How many people don’t believe in God or anything? ...