Republican Party

Work for health care for all

Dear Rep. Tom McClintock: I am dismayed at the willingness of the Republican Party to deny health care to all of the citizens of these United States, while they, themselves, have h ...

Obama investigation raises questions

I just read the front-page article in the May 9, 2012 Auburn Journal titled “Locals ask Sheriff to investigate Obama.”The article certainly raises more questions than j ...

Christians need to go Green

Evangelist Christians are identifying with the Republican Party. It seems as though the Green Party would be their political party of choice. They want to invest money, yet they ar ...

Newt follows own manual

Gridlock in Washington, in Congress, did not just happen one day. Newt Gingrich is the single biggest factor in destroying a Washington culture where the two parties had differing ...

Party extremism going overboard

Contrary to current thought, it is very important that we maintain a strong Republican Party and a strong Democratic Party to the exclusion of radical extremists on both sides. The ...

Jim Ruffalo: Times are rife with organizing and recall fever

Apparently the idea of organizing is alive and well, and I’m not talking about the Republican Party’s over-reaching debacle at Ohio. No, all anybody needs to do is look around ...

Things used to get done

A Republican, Teddy Roosevelt, promoted and signed into law programs, get this: trust-busting, a square deal for the average guy, competition laws, consumer laws and regulatory age ...

Where are the statesmen?

Here we go again! The right wing of the Republican Party seems to be “Departing Controlled Flight” in its ill-conceived attempt to disembowel FEMA by playing the same parlor ga ...

Scary to see Republican Party hijacked

Re: “Recovering Republican weary of promise-breakers,” (Looking Behind the Scenes, Aug. 28): From a former Republican to a recovering Republican: I find Mr. (Jim) Ruffalo’s r ...

Republicans kicked can down the road

One of the tenets of the Republican Party is smaller government. Tuesday we lost an opportunity with the passage of the bill in the House raising the debt ceiling. The story not b ...