Republicans

Reader input: Ready for another Jessie Ventura?

I hope you remember Jessie Ventura, actor and professional wrestler, who was elected governor of Minnesota in 1999 as the Reform Party candidate.  I remember my sister called ...

Reader input: GOP candidates getting a pass?

How do presidential candidates get a pass after corrupting the facts? During the debates, Ben Carson said that he didn’t have an involvement with shady nutritional suppleme ...

Reader input: Politics hitting cartoon status

Now, what we have is the latest reincarnation of Abbot and Costello. These two self-anointed (smartest in the world) characters have reached a new political low and comedic high. D ...

Reader input: What? Another conspiracy?

What happened to the plot to take over Texas? To the growing number of Republican and Tea Party paranoid conservatives it was a done deal, which meant the U.S. military was taking ...

Reader input: Don’t bring back failed policies

In response to Ron Lowe, I couldn’t agree more (Reader Input, June 11). Failed Republican policies, based on false premises got us into the mess we are in now. “Trick ...

Reader Input: Republicans not responsible

The Republicans have framed the political debate for the last six years with their lies and misinformation. It’s time for those who know the truth and have been sitting on th ...

Reader input: Nation is being held hostage

Daily there are stories of terrorists around the world holding people hostage. What about America’s own political terrorists — the Republicans — holding the natio ...

Reader Input: Spoken like a true leftist

Mr. (Geary) Tiffany, why is it only the Republicans need to compromise (“Boehner lacks self-respect,” Reader Input, Feb. 27)? The Democrats never seem to need to. Cas ...

Reader Input: Voters clear: Change needed

Ron Lowe questions why 60-70 percent of Americans who are unhappy with the direction the country is headed, voted to put the Republicans in charge of Congress (Reader Input, Nov. 2 ...

Reader input: Voters asked for new direction

You’ve either been in never-never land too long, or been on a steady diet of Kool-aid for far too many years (Reader Input, Dec. 5). Harry Reid almost lost the last elect ...

Reader input: Fiddling while the world burns

Stuart Rawlings, and people that are like him, say Republicans hate Obama. He says it’s pathetic. (Reader Input, Nov. 13). I’ll tell you what is really pathetic. Obam ...

Reader Input: Good reasons for lawful immigration

Memo to the Republicans: The ball’s now in your court. Go positive. Construct a bill on immigration reform, let the president veto it and explain why to the people. In shor ...

Reader input: Don’t let big money rule Supreme Court

This letter is a follow-up to a recent letter to the editor wherein the writer expressed relief from the torment of negative advertising that now pervades our electoral system (Rea ...

Reader Input: ‘Star Wars’ title a bad omen?

Here we go again. “The Party of Blame,” also known as “Big Losers Always Make Excuses,” is at it again. Not many Democrats will admit any degree of loss o ...

Reader Input: Six steps to a better USA

"We Are The United States of America” Democrats and Republicans:  Stop arguing and do something to help our country. 1. Obama: Stop him from the immigration a ...