Taliban

Look beyond smokescreens

Mike Michaelsen thinks our president is “out of step” with the majority of Americans (Reader Input, Aug. 16). But we all need to look beyond the smokescreens spewed daily by ...

War no time for political correctness

A recent letter reflects the fuzzy-thinking of the left in dealing with the dangers that confront our nation. Specifically, the attack centers on my statement that when America put ...

Our View: McClintock speaks candidly about what’s going on

Congressman Tom McClintock was in the Auburn area Friday, listening to residents’ concerns and visiting with constituents. He stopped by the Auburn Journal offices for a 30-minu ...

Decision thrills enemies of US

Boy, am I confused! Our good president has just announced a 30,000-troop increase, and a new “surge.” He’s also announced that in 18 months our troops will leave Afghanista ...

Let Afghans do it themselves

The public seems to be turning against Obama’s war against the Taliban in Afghanistan. The military appears to be wanting more troops hoping for a surge type of success as in Ira ...