Ron Paitich

Candidate says abortion causes cancer

Jim Reed and Doug LaMalfa sparred in a debate for the new Congressional District 1. In that debate, Doug LaMalfa made a serious blunder to support his position that would prohibit ...

Read Agenda 21 for yourself

I first heard of Agenda 21 in John Downs’ letter (“Take a look at Agenda 21,” Reader Input, July 30) in which he strongly criticizes Agenda 21, so I did my own re ...

McClintock yielded why?

It?s critical that we reduce our federal deficit spending. Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA) offers a sensible analysis: Our tax revenues over the past 11 years were 16.9 percent of gross ...

Locals weigh in on payroll tax break extension

Locals are sounding off on a controversial stand the House of Representatives took when it rejected legislation on Tuesday that would extend federal payroll tax cuts, some long-ter ...

Universal health care is needed

This is a pitch for a better form of universal healthcare. I took a good friend to the ER today because he has no medical insurance. The ER doc said he’s so sick that he’ll be ...

Energy policy key to future

The cap and trade bill has been abandoned because of partisan political differences. Some will say, “Thank goodness we defeated another Democrat tax increase.” Others will as ...

Taxes, debt and checking facts

In response to Ron Paitich’s letter of April 20, “Tea Party must address issues,” with all due respect Ron, please do your homework first. Tax cuts do increase revenue (fact ...

A high tech way to follow the bouncing ball

After watching a couple of guys bounce golf balls to see which ones would go highest, Auburn’s Ron Paitich decided there must be a better way to do it. So Paitich, who describes ...

How about a nonprofit, non-governmental health care provider?

Under Bush and now Obama, our national debt will rise to unprecedented levels. I’m not supportive of any health plan that will add still more to our staggering debt. Here are ...

Give 4 dogs no second chance

Despite the protestations of pitbull owners, they are the most dangerous breed around.  According to dogsbite.org, pitbulls are responsible for 59 percent of all fatal dog attacks ...