stimulus package

Get real: Current crisis isn’t ‘business as usual’

Our Congressman Tom McClintock and his toadies like Phil Cox (Your Views, March 10), George Park (March 29), and Dale Smith (April 2) just don’t seem to get it. They oppose the s ...

Stimulate the economy, not added government

Washington’s response to the current recession illustrates one of the fundamental laws of political physics: the more that we spend on our mistakes, the less willing we are to ad ...

Elected officials should fight for share of stimulus

Much has been made of the government’s involvement in alleviating our current economic crisis. I see the current and future federal stimulus packages as a great opportunity to br ...

Local leaders should lobby for share of stimulus funds

In these troubled economic times, I would like to encourage local elected leaders to take advantage of every opportunity possible (including the annual Sacramento Metro Chamber’s ...

McClintock shifts into new role

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock has been a vociferous opponent in Washington about plans to pump nearly $1 trillion into the economy through a new spending bill. But as a newcomer to D.C ...

Government should not be providing for our welfare

Thank you to the writer who listed the enormous amounts of money being earmarked in the present “stimulus” package for various expenditures (Mitch Olson, Your Views, Feb. 1). ...

Take a closer look at Democrats’ tax problems

Ranting Ron (Lowe) is at it again (Your Views, Feb. 5) blaming the GOP for no new taxes to ease the California budget. I suggest he think about who was in charge when the money wa ...