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Reader Input: Put children’s safety first

The tragic murder of 20 children — mostly kindergartners — in Newtown, Conn, is the ugly reality of our times. It keeps happening. And it could happen again. I submit ...

Reader Input: 1700s tea party led to some freedoms

Once upon a time there was a tea party in Boston where a variety of mostly young idealists expressed their annoyance with British oppression and taxation. It coincidentally pleased ...

Reader Input: Who are they?

  Please tell me just who are they To tell us what to think and say Who move Christmas to Thanksgiving Day Their philosophy is clear and clean The better life is clearly ...

Reader Input: Middle class way too uppity

On behalf of the great conservatives of Placer County, I wish to express my annoyance over these union radicals who beat down the poor billionaires at Raley’s and tied up our ...

Reader Input Online: Demand more from those seeking your vote

Strip away the lies and irrelevancies of corrupt political ads, and you have a choice based on the actual track records of the contending parties. One blatantly promotes oil depen ...

Reader Input Online: Curious statement on Benghazi security

During the vice presidential debate, Joe Biden stated “We didn’t know about the requests for more security” – referring to the attack on our embassy in Beng ...

Reader Input Online: Curious statement on Benghazi security

During the vice presidential debate, Joe Biden stated “We didn’t know about the requests for more security” – referring to the attack on our embassy in Beng ...

Growth v. charm debate misses mark

The never-ending superficial debate on development vs. charm is laughable. And telling fellow citizens to move out if they want shopping convenience is the height of self-righteous ...

Quote beyond establishment

Your editorial on charter schools (?Charter school trend doesn?t add up,? Our View, April 1) asks why we need them if all we have to do is enrich conventional schools. If the probl ...

Brave souls exercise duty

The American people elected (President Barack) Obama expecting change in health, energy, economic and foreign policies. On every front, proposals to reform these critical areas hav ...