Roger Perkins

Carpet man sang baritone

Interesting that you should have a death notice of Elmer Lynn Hauldren of Evanston, Ill. who died at age 89 (Journal, April 28). I doubt if many people in California would have ev ...

Guns deadlier than bricks

Ha! Ha! Ha! Mike Keeffe’s guns aren’t misbehaving (Reader Input, Feb. 11). That’s a new one. Outlaw baseball. Boy, that’s funny. Sure, you can kill somebody with a brick, ...

Reader’s beliefs expressed well

Eileen Ferber is offended by Kent Campbell’s comments regarding the miners being saved (Reader Input, Nov. 3). She gives us a tired old joke that made the rounds 30 years ago w ...

Great to be a public employee

In the article concerning (educators’) retirement income (Journal, Sept. 13), you say that Joy Hauser taught at Skyridge for 16 years and had a total of 25 working years for the ...

Obama ineligible to be president

So Roger (Perkins) you have seen Obama’s birth certificate on the Internet (Reader Input, Sept. 8). No, all you saw was a COLB, certificate of live birth. That is not a birth cer ...

Obama a citizen, now get over it

Bob Velon seems to think that President Barack Obama is hiding his birth records (Reader Input, Sept. 5). His birth certificate is easily found on the Internet. I don’t think h ...

Control dogs even in park

I think Victoria Curtis needs to watch “The Dog Whisperer” on the Discovery channel (Journal, July 19). Dogs don’t like or dislike leashes. Dogs are pack animals and when yo ...

Reader can sleep nights

Wow! That is so exciting that the “police pooch” sniffed out five pounds of pot in train luggage (Journal, Jan. 20). I feel so much safer now. Roger Perkins, Auburn

Pitbulls should be put down

Like Grace Blackburn (Reader Input, Sept. 22), I was shocked when Capt. John Ruffcorn said that the high school student who was attacked by four pitbulls was “in the wrong place ...

Beliefs are no one’s business

Who does Ruth Smith think she is telling Jackie McBride what to believe (Reader Input, Aug. 28)? If she wants to “commune with nature” or believe in “Mother Nature” it is ...