Sarah Palin

Reader Input: Demagogues wrong again

The extreme right wing of the Republican Party is repeating its mistakes of the last election, a sad state of affairs for the other 300 million people (give or take) among us. Th ...

Reader Input: Global warming a genuine threat

Winter is cold, therefore global warming cannot be happening, right? Rush Limbaugh and his cohorts on conservative Republican media are blasting the airwaves with “Global War ...

In the Bible, it’s called an ass

After I read Ed Saiz’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, April 18), I felt compelled to write one addressing “Such language before Easter.” What about other tim ...

Rush a mere diversion

The outrage expressed by recent letter writers concerning Rush Limbaugh’s comments about a woman who wants free contraceptives begs a question, or three. What is the true source ...

GOP literate, knows history

It is my privilege to correct Charles Wallen (Reader Input, Nov. 18, “GOP has turned anti-intellectual.”) “W” was an avid reader, contrary to what Wallen says. He and Condi ...

GOP has turned anti-intellectual

I must respond to the inaccuracies of Dave Imgrund (Reader Input, Nov. 13) who states leaders don’t need to have the highest IQs to be successful leaders for our country. The rea ...

‘Doonesbury’ offended reader

I wish to apprise you of my concerns regarding some of the Auburn Journal content, editorial and otherwise. My recent concern is the comic strip, “Doonesbury.” I have enclosed ...

Community Portrait: An aptitude for fixing things carries him through

Auburn’s Bill Carpenter has lived a lot of life in his 76 years. He has the looks and has the energy of a man 10 years his junior; he has seen many things over the years and has ...

Americans lack critical thinking

This letter is in response to Paulette Walter of Colfax (Reader Input, June 17) where she felt her romantic view of Paul Revere had been ruined by Sarah Palin. Paulette, unfortunat ...

Election cycle causes heartburn

As a military veteran I have great heartburn with all of the politicians and party campaigners that bombard us anywhere and everywhere. We can’t even go to the local fair and g ...

Palin has ruined U.S. history

Thanks a lot Sarah Palin. Paul Revere’s midnight ride, as portrayed romantically in my mind by Longfellow’s poem, has forever been ruined! Now, instead of “The British are ...

Christians a diverse lot

There’s something I’d like to clear up. Not all Christians are Republicans. Not all Christians are in the extreme right. Not all Christians support Sarah Palin. Not all Christi ...

Sarah Palin is a media tease

My husband, daughter and I all had a good laugh reading Nordyne (Dee) Nann’s letter about “Palin makes perfect sense,” (Reader Input, June 9). I imagine that’s one of the r ...

AB 52 a move toward reason

Beyond the front-page news stories of Anthony Weiner’s troubles and Sarah Palin’s trip and woeful knowledge of American history, there was an article which got my attention and ...

Palin makes perfect sense

I just finished listening to Sarah Palin on Fox News and had to write this letter. She is so right in all she said and I hope she will run for president. My father helped putting t ...