Wall Street

Reader Input: Common sense, not extremism

Inscribed in the ancient temple at Delphi were the words “Nothing to excess.” For Aristotle, it meant the desired middle between two extremes: excess and deficiency ... ...

Reader Input: Shame the lazy; praise the CEOs

I really like Jerry Johnson’s spirit (“Writer: ‘Put me in charge,’” Reader Input, Aug. 1). He wants to be put in charge of our social programs so he ...

Reader Input: Conservatives tired of takers taking

We conservatives are tired of these poor and low-income bums cutting into our profits with all this babble about income inequality requiring us to be taxed so they can live high of ...

Auburn planners reject Nevada, Wall St. homeless-shelter zoning plan

Plans for homeless housing zoning on Nevada Street and Wall Street properties in Auburn are going to the City Council’s July 22 meeting without the support of the Planning Co ...

Reader Input: Reach for more than money

I would never put aside this young man’s cover letter, or the fact of his excellent achievements throughout high school (“Placer High grad’s ‘best cover let ...

Obama: bought and paid for

You liberals should really get your facts straight about Obama. This guy is a masterful liar and hypocrite. Just remember how he called the Wall Street financiers “fat cats,” t ...

US financial system corrupt

The movie “Inside Job” traces the systematic corruption of the United States by the financial services industry (Wall Street), the Federal Reserve and Washington, D.C. All of ...

Both payroll bills inherently deceptive

Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) Tuesday (Dec. 20) delivered the following remarks on the House floor regarding the payroll tax legislation debate: “In all this debate, I fear b ...

People must participate

Confirming Norman Pettit’s letter, “Wake up and dare to speak up,” (Reader Input, Nov. 27): Democracy defined is “a form of government in which the supreme power is vested ...

Blessed are the fraudulent

Yes, I also support the Occupy Davis movement. The time has come for such an uprising. Perhaps it is not too late for a fundamental change. As Howard Zinn said, “Change begins at ...

Party extremism going overboard

Contrary to current thought, it is very important that we maintain a strong Republican Party and a strong Democratic Party to the exclusion of radical extremists on both sides. The ...

It is time to take care of our own

The American public is finally waking up! The (Wall Street) “occupiers” are a good start. They don’t have a platform as of today, but may I suggest they look at what has ha ...

US disloyal to its own

The economic truth has finally surfaced on Wall Street. People are protesting against corporate greed. But, that’s just part of the problem facing America. We have millions livin ...

Dems exempt from own chaos

Who can you believe? One side says that we will have a financial armageddon if we don’t raise the debt ceiling. Scare tactics abound from the Democrats. Republicans insist on spe ...

Stop bleeding city budget

Are Rocklin citizens sitting on a fence when the very people that run our city come under fire for paying out lucrative salaries allowing triple digit incomes and pension packages ...