Robert Wahl

Public employees should earn less

The word “greed” has been terribly misused to demonize people who are competent and earn more money than most, as in “It is greedy to earn more money than one needs.” The ...

Use of ‘idiot’ is relative

Concerning: “Sun preparing for deep freeze,” Robert Wahl, Reader Input, Jan. 2: I had the opportunity to speak at length with an old farmer down in Clarksburg last summer. Wha ...

Global warming sadly is for real

I would like to reply to Robert Wahl (Reader Input, Jan. 2) who apparently feels that global warming is a conspiratorial myth perpetuated by the government, liberals, Democrats, th ...

Please don’t quote half-truths

Robert Wahl (Reader Input, Nov. 22), in his rebuke of Herb Tanimoto, perpetuates a popular and totally false statement: The Democrats bailed out the “fat cats.” It actually wa ...

GOP the lesser of two evils

Herb Tanimoto (Reader Input, Nov. 18), seems not able to read well, based on his response to my letter of Nov. 16. My letter had two observations: first that the Democratic Party ...

Fat cats may deserve thanks

I need to respond to Robert Wahl (Reader Input, Nov. 16) who seems to have things turned around in his view of bailing out “fat cats” during the banking crisis. Robert has for ...

Dems bail out the fat cats

The hypocrisy of the Democrat Party is growing in leaps and bounds and is mostly ignored. They claim to be for the little guy and against the fat cats. How does that claim measure ...

Tea Party efforts doomed to fail

Truths hide in obscure nooks and crannies. They must be enticed out of their dark hiding places and exposed for all to know. However, they are like sensitive children and retreat ...

Bail out ‘We, the People’

It is as ridiculous for a nation to say to its citizens, “You must consume less because we are short of money,” as it would be for an airline to say, “Our planes are flying, ...

Reader seeks smarter letters

I have lived in many other cities and subscribed to many local papers, and I am certain that none other than the Auburn Journal would ever have published such foolish and spiteful ...

Journal shows poor judgement

Re: Robert Wahl letter-to-editor, “Prove me wrong, idiots,” (Journal, Oct. 28). If the Auburn Journal thinks that this is the way to sell newspapers, shame. This just adds tox ...

Global warming is scientific fact

Robert Wahl, here is the proof of global warming (Reader Input, Oct. 26). It is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is a scientific intergovernmental body ...

Prove me wrong, idiots

I see that the local idiots who believe that human contribution to CO2 in the atmosphere must be drastically reduced or we face global disaster, have not yet come to their senses. ...

Why the hurry to reform care?

I surmise that the original reason for the rush to enact a health care reform bill was that polling by political party hacks had concluded that passing such a bill would gain them ...

Let Afghans do it themselves

The public seems to be turning against Obama’s war against the Taliban in Afghanistan. The military appears to be wanting more troops hoping for a surge type of success as in Ira ...