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Another View: Milk bill struck wrong balance

I did not come to Sacramento to tell people what to do. California has too many costly regulations — especially on small businesses – and streamlining the bureaucracy ...

Reader Input: Tea party now rudderless

Five years ago, not many people knew of Ted Cruz or had seen a tricorn hat. Then the tea party burst on the scene, transforming American politics with its Revolutionary War-era gar ...

Reader Input: Opposition just based on fear

Byron York’s editorial piece tries (unsuccessfully) to put down the Affordable Care Act (“Ammunition for anti-Obamacare ads is plentiful, if GOP knows where to look,&rd ...

Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 12 and 19, 1964

Trustees ban book on parents’ demand More than 20 men and women, most of them parents of students at Placer High School, figuratively and almost literally threw a book at t ...

Another View: Obama’s orders go beyond mere numbers

Those of you who’ve read my first columns know that I have been equally critical of extreme policy and ridiculous talking points from both sides. Although I have been willing ...

Another View: Republican executive order attack doesn’t hold water

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman said he had good reason for walking out on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last week. But his reasoning is so flawed that one has ...

Reader Input: Government policy creates dependency

Several editorial cartoons the Journal has published recently critique Republican opposition to current welfare policy. The more egregious of the two depicted the GOP elephant arme ...

Another View: Sequester, we hardly knew ye

The great irony of the Republican decision to bust the budget sequester is that barely two months ago, congressional roles were reversed. The Democrats insisted on funding the go ...

Reader Input: President must honor commitment

Given the mendacity and subterfuge, the uncertainties embodied in Obamacare, its viability remains to be seen. But one certainty resonates with Americans: The president needs to ho ...