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Reader Input: Election choice is very clear

Bill Clinton said it: “It’s the economy, stupid.” Hillary Clinton is going to say it: “It’s the economy, stupid.” President Obama and Democrat ...

Reader Input: California should end death penalty

The conservative, Republican legislature of the conservative Republican State of Nebraska recently applied conservative, Republican principles to the death penalty and voted to abo ...

Reader Input: Money yesterday, today and forever

The motto of the Medici families that ruled Florence, then Tuscany for most of three centuries, explained the workings of politics: “Money to get power, power to protect mone ...

Reader Input: Paskey letter rife with errors

Reader Ron Paskey wrote a letter expressing his concerns over immigration (“Seeing no justice under Obama,” Reader Input, March 17). However, his letter is rife with ...

Reader Input: Well-off foment revolutions

L. Adrian Peterson (“The top terrorists are highly educated,” Reader Input, March 1) claims to use “simple observations and basic logic” to prove that unemp ...

Another View: Racism shrouded in misconceptions

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 ...

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 ...