stimulus

McClintock acts like a hypocrite

I have recently become aware of the hypocrisy demonstrated by Tom McClintock, our representative from the 4th District to the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. McClintock was on ...

Obama mires US in more debt

This week President Obama released his fiscal year 2013 budget proposal. The president’s budget includes the largest and most irresponsible government spending spree in history a ...

Government a source of woe

I see that our local Socialist/Leftist Ron (Lowe) is at it again (Reader Input, Dec. 28). As usual, he is wrong. He states that the refusal of the House Republicans to go along wit ...

Borrowing impact looms

Social Security and Medicare boards of trustees projected long-run program costs for both are not sustainable under currently scheduled financing, and will require legislative corr ...

Republicans took the bait

The GOP’s four goals for the price of one: destroying Obama, Social Security, Medicare and increasing tax breaks for the wealthy! The GOP is hoping that you have forgotten about ...

Tea Party must address issues

April 15 was a big day for the Tea Party movement. The Tea Party wants to reduce taxes (“Taxed Enough Already”) and also reduce the continuing national debt. I’m all in favo ...

Vote out the spenders

I am often amazed to read some of the letters in the paper. It was good to see that several students seem to understand how our government works as so many others don’t. Our gove ...

Stimulus dollars hammer poor

Tahoe conservancies getting $175 million of stimulus money to buy land and restore habitat sounds wonderful, but try to understand where that money comes from. This is not “tax ...

Lincoln Bypass could use stimulus bucks

I hope our elected leaders in Lincoln are asking that some of the stimulus money be sent here to finish the Lincoln Bypass highway! There apparently will be billions available. Ro ...

IRS sends out summer packet for stimulus checks

More than 4,000 Placer County retirees and veterans have not filed for the Internal Revenue Service economic stimulus payment. The IRS announced it will send a second set of infor ...