Tom Cavallero

Reader input: There must be a reason to leave

A recent letter to the editor promoting organized Christian religions, by Ginnie McDrew, stated that “religion is here to stay” (Reader Input, June 14). I was aware tha ...

Reader Input: Seek symmetry in punishment

It’s all really very simple: Let the convicted killer die with the same pain and suffering that he or she allowed their victim(s). Stop coddling killers, and people will stop ...

Reader Input: Teen should have yielded

The news is currently reporting on protests concerning the shooting of a 13-year-old in Sonoma County. While tragic, it seems obvious to me where the problem lies. When I was gro ...

Reader Input: Don’t allow idiots the vote

I’m getting pretty used to reading letters to the Auburn Journal that are written by some fairly ill-informed authors. Today’s letter, “‘Gender identity&r ...

Reader Input: Leave churches tax-exempt

In response to “Tax churches like businesses,” (Reader Input, Jan. 27): Mr. (Tom) Cavallero writes the Catholic Church has reversed its position on birth control and de ...

Reader Input: Tax churches like businesses

Seems the Catholic Church has reversed its position on birth control and decided that a fetus is not a person. The Colorado Independent paper reports the Catholic Church’s ...

Reader Input: Unions’ day is now past

The courts have decided that Hostess can liquidate. Some 18,500 employees in 33 locations are now out of a job. Let’s hear it for the union bosses who figured they knew more ...

Give homes to US orphans

I’ve been reading stories about Haitian adoptions recently in the Journal. I commend families willing to open their homes to needy children. However, I do wonder why people are ...

Be careful when donating

I received a phone call tonight from the “Veteran’s Auxiliary League” requesting a donation to support our veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. This group keeps 85 ...

Writer has false claims about veterans group

Like a pesky mosquito, Tom Cavallero has returned to the letters section (Jan. 5) again trying to claim that Veterans for Peace is a communist organization. I suspect he is the onl ...

Veterans parade is not for supporters of communism

After the Veterans Day Parade I wrote a letter to the editor asking why the “communist supporters,” Veterans for Peace, were allowed in the parade (Journal online letters, No ...

God is powerful enough to handle gay marriage

The Bible thumpers are coming out of the woodwork to condemn Proposition 8 in the name of God. I would think that if God were omnipotent as the Bible teaches, then he or she wouldn ...