Roger Perkins

Reader Input: Respect each Amendment

Michael Keeffe’s letter was interesting in that he wants us to support the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (“Blaming the weapon misses the mark,” Reader ...

Fire fee just a lot of hooey

Everybody I know agrees with Mrs. Louis Muller (“Displeased at being ‘chosen’ for fee,” Reader Input, Oct. 5). We were shocked to receive the “Be Prepared” notification ...

Cornell extends helping hand

I was very interested to read Helen Lord’s letter (“Town home to good people,” July 20) regarding the man who helped her carry her grocery bags and find her car o ...

Had it with Craigslist

Craigslist should change the name to Craigs Scamlist.I’m glad to see one of the scammers, William Lordier of Meadow Vista, was arrested on fraud changes (“Meadow Vista ...

Missing that ?57 Chevy

My wife and I enjoyed reading “All those years ago ...” in the Journal today (June 13). We moved to Auburn in 1959 and rented our first home at Riley’s Corner whe ...

US citizens free to believe or not

Interesting watching Donald Adams and Jim Beall, Sr. go back and forth (Reader Input). Donald, I’m afraid that the bottom line is our Constitution is not based on the Bible, the ...

Clarifying facts on oil loan

Rocky Warren (Reader Input,?Dec. 12) has been listening to Glenn Beck too much and needs to check the facts. President Obama did not sign an executive order to loan 2 billion taxpa ...

Squeezed out by the big boxes

Paul T. McDaniel got it right (Reader Input, Nov. 15). Sometimes traffic is relatively light, but when people are traveling to work or returning, Highway 49 is awful. He’s also r ...

HR 4646 hasn’t made it very far

Apparently Dale Smith believes every e-mail forwarding that he receives and is trying to make President (Barack) Obama look bad (Reader Input, Oct. 26). House bill HR 4646 (1 perce ...

Intolerance is the problem

Some people like Will Schmehl (Reader Input, Oct. 10) do not understand that freedom of speech is not absolute in any country and the right is commonly subject to limitations, such ...

Reader trusts Jefferson

Mr. (Willard F.) Schmehl, you’re right about your question No. 3 (Reader Input, Oct. 4). Nobody has the authority to censor religious practice or speech The First Amendment says ...

Behind the Signature: Roger Perkins

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Roger Perkins Lives in: Despite sojourns in Foresthill and Roseville, Perkins considers himself a “52-year Auburn resi ...

Not all on death row belong

Interesting to see what an expert on the death penalty Paul Warrick of West Sacramento is. He asks how many people have been wrongly executed in the last 10 years and then answers ...

Bears have had it up to here

I believe you made a mistake in your headline of Sept. 22. It should have read, “Bruins frustrated over uninvited humans.” Roger Perkins, Auburn

Dirty fuel is not the answer

My congratulations to Staff Sgt. Steven R. Breedlove for an excellent letter regarding the proposed TransCanada pipeline (Reader Input, Sept. 12). Tar sands represents a catastroph ...