Ron Lowe

These two just want to win

Time grows short until the Iowa caucus, Jan. 3, holidays and all. So I have to wing it on this one. Newt Gingrich leads Mitt Romney in the Iowa polls, but no big deal. The conserva ...

Count most of us as Occupiers

Who is the Occupy Wall Street movement — most of us. It is not the powerful and wealthy 1 percent with their political connections. Occupy Wall Street is community groups, disill ...

Vote out that poser Obama

Re: “Obama gets things done,” (Reader Input, Oct. 31). As usual, Ron Lowe is way off base with his assessment of Obama’s effectiveness as a leader. For starters, Guantanamo i ...

Obama gets things done

How effective of a leader has President Obama been? During the 2008 presidential campaign Barack Obama made five key promises he wished to accomplish when he got to the White House ...

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 ...

What tea party really stands for

In response to Ron Lowe of Nevada City (Reader Input, Aug. 31), let me first ask you a question. What’s wrong with being patriotic? Now, in answer to your questions, the tea part ...

Tea party so not America

The Tea Party Express kicked off its fifth annual national tour that is set to visit 19 states. The “Reclaiming America” bus tour will visit 29 cities. What are Tea Partiers re ...

President wiser than you think

Naysayers from both sides of the spectrum are seeing the debt ceiling settlement as a victory for the Republicans and tea party. Quite contraire. President (Barack) Obama now has ...

GOP uses debt to gain power

First of all, the Republicans and tea party threatened to shut down the U.S. Government and just talking about default will be bad for long-term prospects of the economy. How many ...

Let’s start with clean slate

Incredibly, I find myself having to agree with Ron Lowe (Reader Input, June 22)! He said we have to cut spending. I agree. However, there should be no increased taxes or cuts to th ...

Citizens paid for benefits

In the World of GOP newspeak, Social Security and Medicare are called entitlements. The Republican noise machine would like you to believe they are welfare programs doled out to us ...

It’s time to accept change

Every aspect of our personal life is being reshaped and restructured in our fast changing world. It is forcing us to reconsider and reevaluate practically every thought, every act ...

Ron Lowe called it right

After years of tirades against conservatives, always with a far-out liberal viewpoint or sometimes no point at all (usually no point at all), my friend Ranting Ron (Lowe) was right ...

End date known but to Almighty

It gets weirder and weirder. Harold Camping and his far-out cult of end-timers have moved the Doomsday date up to Oct. 21. Didn’t you just know this would happen when the May 21 ...

Health care needed reform

Millions of Americans have bought into the GOP and tea party a “repeal health care reform” slogan. What are they thinking? In California people are already benefiting from th ...