U.S. Government

Reader input: Let’s be part of the solution

In response to Lee Larson concerning the size of the federal government (Auburn Journal, Nov. 26, “Entitlement is endemic to U.S.”), I did some fact checking and found ...

Reader Input: Be mindful of liberty loss

Did you know that your liberty, your freedom is being lost? Once it is gone you may never get it back. Enemies of your liberty are basic things such as the products you buy, food ...

Reader Input: Citizens decline the boondoggle

It is high time that some credible and balanced reporting is done on this issue. Representatives are holding to the promises they made to their constituents by funding all governme ...

Reader Input: US government hardly blameless

When I first heard about the poison gas attack in Syria I didn’t think much of it because the news is always bombarding us with stories of people getting killed. However, w ...

Reader Input: Keep an eye on US government

Since Sandy Hook, watching the news, reading Journal letters and conversations with colleagues on gun control, makes me question: Do gun control laws really do what those advocat ...

Don’t mire our future in debt

Pretend this family is our U.S. Government. Each $1,000 owed equals one trillion ($1,000,000,000,000). The bank is the national debt. A part-time job is like a tax hike. The good ...

Keep our lives free of US government

I couldn’t agree more with Jack Hertel’s letter on the FDA (Reader Input, Dec. 29). Four years of medical school followed by three to five years of residency then several more ...

Use the billions elsewhere

The real U.S. economic problem is war spending! “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Oct. 16, reported that the U.S. Government is spending $200 million per day in the Iraq/Afghanistan wars ...

GOP uses debt to gain power

First of all, the Republicans and tea party threatened to shut down the U.S. Government and just talking about default will be bad for long-term prospects of the economy. How many ...