Tom McClintock

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Lives in: Auburn, full-time since 1993. Job: Retired from Gottschalk’s as a certified bra fitter. A tip: “You have to have at least three bras.” Favorite topics: “I’m ...

Stop the oil company welfare checks

Why is Tom McClintock fighting so hard to keep oil companies’ “subsidies”? Subsidies are tax dollars going to the oil companies. He said on the House floor, “We are on th ...

How much am I bid for this endorsement?

Who would have believed that the urban myth about the self-destructiveness of the Republican Party was true, at least here in the foothills? Judging by what I’ve seen so far, if ...

Another View: Auburn State Recreation Area: In the beginning

Editor’s note: This is the first of two columns from Auburn City Councilman Mike Holmes regarding the Auburn State Recreation Area. The American River canyon has provided rec ...

Who’s she calling daft?

I was very offended by Theresa (Cote)’s reference to me and many of my friends being perceived as a “daft” constituency by Tom McClintock (Reader Input, March 23)! I also tak ...

PBS answers to higher authority

Every time I look at the daily TV schedule I get more depressed. What a proliferation of nonsense! Am I the only one who doesn’t care a whit about Charlie Sheen, who thinks Donal ...

Our national parks need funding

Our (U.S.) National Parks (Service) budget has been cut by $100 million with the temporary funding measure passing Congress. Already our parks have a maintenance backlog of $11 b ...

Deep six the Auburn dam

Re: “Taxpayers don’t foot dam cost” (Reader Input, March 18). Bill George, Tom McClintock’s press secretary, makes the claim that our poor congressman is misunderstood and ...

Tom McClintock listens to us

During the 32 years we lived in San Jose we almost never had a local elected politician (including U.S. Congressperson) who represented our views on freedom and the proper role of ...

Tom McClintock doesn’t listen

I just talked with Congressman (Tom) McClintock’s office in Washington, D.C. I asked why did he vote against a bill that would stop additional tax-payer dollars going to oil co ...

Meet two politicians who truly care

I would like to thank two local politicians for their good sense, hard work and a true concern about the welfare of their communities and the people they represent. I truly admire ...

McClintock speaks for his district

When I heard that a Placer County supervisor flew back to D.C. to solicit federal funds for some “pet projects” for his district from Congressman Tom McClintock (Journal, Feb. ...

Corporations should pay, too

I went to Congressman Tom McClintock’s Town Hall meeting last week and the main theme was cutting funds to “Obama-care” and how the deficit would be the demise of this countr ...

Do city business on local turf

Why are we spending money to travel to Washington D.C. (“Holmes critical of McClintock cuts,” Journal, Feb. 23)? If you go, you should pay for it out of your own pocket, not t ...

Ever hear of a telephone?

I find it quite ironic that (Supervisor) Mr. (Jim) Holmes would have issue with Rep. (Tom) McClintock’s efforts to cut spending in an effort to balance the budget when Mr. Holmes ...