tea party

Reader Input: Tea party now rudderless

Five years ago, not many people knew of Ted Cruz or had seen a tricorn hat. Then the tea party burst on the scene, transforming American politics with its Revolutionary War-era gar ...

Reader Input: Tea party not to blame

I am personally beginning to become rather tired of letters published in the Auburn Journal written by Jim Beall, Sr. of Loomis. His comments are often highly defamatory – bo ...

Reader Input: Look away from teat party suck

Those of tea party ilk seem quite titillated with the “government teat” metaphor; as well they should be, given the amount of slurping done by their masters. We don&r ...

Reader input: Where is tea party taking us?

Since the millions of tea party activists appeared out of thin air five years ago their constant refrain has been, “We’re going to take back the country.” Just wh ...

Reader Input: Republicans not party of compassion

As millions of Americans sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, let’s not forget about the Republican war on the poor. Some 3.5 million Americans will have less on their plates th ...

Reader Input: Country needs centrist ideology

The real issue is the soul of the political process. Obamacare is nothing more than a right-wing Trojan horse meant to recreate government in its own image. Political distortion, ...

Reader Input: GOP needs new tactic to save butt

Conservatives must brainstorm now, more than ever, to save the Republican Party. We condemn gay marriage to score points with the voters — turns out to be a bad idea. We ...

Reader Input: Quell damaging GOP nonsense

Is Ted Cruz and the tea party stuck on stupid? How stupid to shut down the government of the No. 1 country in the world and even plan to do it again next year. Ted Cruz is hurtin ...

Reader Input: Prepare for loss of our freedoms

I am sick and tired of “low-information” people blaming the tea party for the government shutdown. This is like blaming your dog for your financial stress. You people h ...

Reader Input: Conservative coalition harms

Standard and Poor’s estimates that the federal government shutdown by the tea party wing of the crumbling Republican Party subtracted $24 billion from the American economy. ...

Reader Input: Shutdown is Tea Party’s fault

Congressman Tom McClintock’s House floor speech, published in the Journal (“Let us reason together,” Another View, Oct. 3) was laughable. Yes, the House and Senat ...

Reader Input: Scary to picture Ted Cruz as president

“Open mouth, insert foot!” The recent ramblings of the esteemed senator from Texas (re: Ted Cruz) is an excellent example of “Too much college, too little high sc ...

Reader Input: Adversity builds US character

Bill Harder, Sr. (“Welfare state is not what we’re about,” Reader Input, June 21) lists the benefits of Denmark: Free health care, college education, lengthy m ...

Reader Input: Bureaucrats have failed US citizenry

On May 10, America learned that the IRS – perhaps the most frightening of all government agencies – has been singling out and targeting conservative groups, including t ...

Reader Input: Writer revels in misinformation

Re: Jim Beall Sr.’s letter on Sunday (“A special ‘thanks’ to Fox News,” Reader Input, May 5) concerning me, proves my points. Besmirching selective co ...