Tom McClintock

McClintock ‘clueless’ about today’s war

From his letter in the Journal (Jan 12), it is clear that Congressman (Tom) McClintock is clueless about the nature of unconventional war. He thinks we are fighting the likes of Hi ...

Republicans lost their way

Re: “Government hungry for more,” (Reader Input, Dec. 24). It is difficult, Jon (Errek), to always make a distinction between “good” government programs and “bad” one ...

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 ...

US should fight wars unfettered

Regarding Kim Bryant’s letter (Reader Input, Jan 5). I don’t think Tom McClintock advocated the use of nuclear weapons to fight a war. The mistakes we make in fighting a war ...

Why oppose small business?

Why is Tom McClintock voting against small business? He voted against the Enhancing Small Business Research and Innovation Act; the Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farm ...

Understanding freedom

Dear Larry Smith (Reader Input, Dec. 17): Yes, I would want my health care provided by Donald Trump or General Motors (no, wait, they are now a government agency) or AIG or Hallib ...

Congressman plays on fears

The recent town meeting with Tom McClintock was just another government-bashing rally with our congressman leading the attack. While lauding one of his staff originally from the ...

McClintock’s ‘no’ is positive

Thanks to Jim Shaw (Reader Input, Dec. 6) for pointing out Congressman Tom McClintock’s “no” vote on HR3548, the bill to raise taxes to extend unemployment benefits and reduc ...

Tom McClintock nixed benefits

Tom McClintock was one of 12 who voted against extending unemployment benefits to millions of Americans still unemployed in this terrible recession. Unemployment benefits do not ...

McClintock to host town hall meeting in Auburn

U.S. Representative Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, will host a constituent town hall meeting in Auburn Saturday. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. inside the Stacy Gragila gym at ...

McClintock defends vote

In a Nov. 8 letter, James Shaw of Rocklin calls me an “extremist” because I was one of 18 members of the House who voted “against stopping Medicare premium increases.” Here ...

GOP should exhibit courage

Nancy Gibbs in her Nov. 9 Time Magazine essay writes, “Humility leaves room for complexity, honors honest dissent, welcomes the outlandish idea that sweeps past ideology and feed ...

Value water as dearly as gold

The water problem in California is not “regulatory drought,” (“McClintock pushes for hearing...”, Journal, Nov. 2), but a lack of water to satisfy all users, fish included. ...

Lynch mob mentality ruled

I must agree with Herb Tanimoto (Reader Input, Sept 6). Congressman (Tom) McClintock’s recent meetings on health care have been a far cry from “town hall democracy.” Rather t ...

U.S. health care is not broken

I appreciated the survey/ informative flier that Congressman Tom McClintock mailed to his constituents. The flier explained that Obama’s “Cap and Trade” legislation is a tax ...