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Abortion a very serious matter

Many people spend their whole lives trying to get pregnant, and other people spend their whole lives worrying about it. I understand most people’s reasons for supporting abortion ...

Things go better with gasoline

As the price of gasoline and lithium in batteries goes up (gasoline just being over $100 a barrel), the fuel economy plummets to its “demise.” Approximately 50 percent of Ameri ...

Driving by high school a pain

Re: “Placer High should guide student traffic” (Reader Input, Jan. 31): I think Placer student traffic is insane! I have to drive there every day to drop my sister off and the ...

Get beyond party bias

With the GOP debate going on, it has made me realize a lot of things about politics. It seems as if both Newt (Gingrich) and (Mitt) Romney aren’t telling us what they have to off ...

Reader opposes SOPA, PIPA

This may seem like old news, but it really isn’t. SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) are not dead; they are still out there. Even though the protests online ...

Parents, bullies, get wise now

Every day children are neglected by parents, friends and bullies. Even at school there are bullies and normal sweet-hearted kids that pick on each other. When you think that you kn ...

Auburn not your trash heap

Re: “Dumping trash in Auburn,” (Journal, Feb. 3), I can’t believe the amount of litter and trashing in Auburn. People think it’s OK just to throw unwanted items on the side ...

Don’t sacrifice Internet security

I want to bring up the Internet censorship bill, Protect IP. This bill would give the entertainment industry more power to censor the Internet. Private corporations want to be able ...

Obama a poor US president

(Barack) Obama is a terrible president for many reasons. His rise to fame is a huge mystery to many. First of all, he was an unknown, inexperienced junior with absolutely no accomp ...

Keep gas price reasonable

Gas prices keep going up and the amount of money that we make at our jobs is going down. The price of gas in the past few years has gone up dramatically. Some people have to consta ...

Be sure to publicize Tevis

The Tevis Cup is a great horse race. Auburn is lucky enough to have it finish in our town. Due to cold weather, the route had to be changed. Cold weather also makes it so that not ...

Better to be a ‘nerd’ in school

I think that it’s a real problem in today’s society that parents aren’t supporting their children in school. Children aren’t responsible in school. I think that this is the ...

Speak out against abuse

I am writing on behalf of a serious problem that is happening all over our nation: child abuse. We have outlawed it and thrown people in jail who have committed it, but that doesn ...

People of China are human

This is a reply to Gordon Ainsleigh’s “China knows little of Jesus,” (Reader Input, Dec. 1, 2011). I am religious myself, but I think it is China’s decision o believe in wh ...

Veterinarians cost too much

I think our veterinarians need to lower prices for vet visits. For an average dog to see the vet for a check-up the cost averages from $90 to $120. The last time we took my dog to ...