war

Utilize USA’s resources here

We spend billions a month on war, but can’t help our historic post office. How foolish we are! Our priorities are misguided. We need to stop wasting our tax money on other countr ...

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 ...

This country is addicted to war

I beg to differ with the gentle writer who recently chided the pacifists for demonstrating and said that although no one wants war it is sometimes necessary (Cleona Duncan, Reader ...

US veterans were there

I would like to thank John Dzioba of Auburn for inviting me to the V.A. Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, Nev. Mr. Dzioba is a Vietnam vet. As we walked down the long hallw ...

Bring UN in on Iraq/Afghan wars

A possible solution to the Afghan-Iraq war(s) would be to request that the United Nations take an active part in overseeing and controlling and establishing effective democratic go ...

'Big government' gripes biased

Republicans and tea party supporters seem to be disingenuous in their complaints about deficit spending and the takeover by “big government.” I say this because I did not hear ...

California’s best duel on the track

The term dream team is thrown around often, but from Dave Joiner’s perspective he’s got one representing Northern California speedway racing tonight. Fast Fridays’ best will ...

We fund wars, not healthcare

Hypocrisy abounds! Let me get this straight. Conservatives are willing to pay for an obscenely expensive war, in dollars and lives, without challenge, but not pay for a healthcar ...

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 ...

McClintock no Afghan expert

In his recent meeting in Auburn, Congressman Tom McClintock stated that “you don’t sort of fight a war; you either go in all the way or you don’t go in at all.” These senti ...

Get behind our president

Three letters in recent newspapers caught our eye as being debatable, if not wrong. One questions our patriotism if we believe the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were a mistake, and ...

American public lives in denial

Subject: Plenty of money for wars and fat cats, no money for health care. I find it so sad and pathetic that this country spends trillions of dollars on wars and bailing out fat c ...

The South snaps Civil War skid

It was a classic speedway match-up Friday night at the Gold Country Fairground’s Fast Fridays Speedway track in Auburn, as the South impressively beat the North in the yearly Nor ...

America should blame itself for Georgia, Russia war

So, Russia does to Georgia what we did to Serbia. We bombed Serbia into giving up their sovereignty over Kosovo. We assisted Albanian Muslim terrorists in their efforts to extract ...

McCain erred in judgment on Iraq, Afghanistan

A shocking new video shows that in 2003, in front of the Council on Foreign Relations, Sen. John McCain said he was more concerned with the war in Iraq, and that we could “muddle ...