Washington

Vote out the professional politicos

In answer to “McClintock talks election, waste, payroll tax,” (Another View, Jan. 11): Mr. (Tom) McClintock, you stated Social Security was an entitlement. Due to your lack of ...

Do our legislators need to be in DC?

For over 200 years, we have sent our representatives to Washington to conduct the business of the people. Why? Because we have always done things that way – by gum! But now I hea ...

Mornin’ meddling with new faces

In the past week I’ve attended first-hand a gathering in Auburn that was once a mystery to me. I’ve also welcomed a new member to the Journal editorial team. Meddling wit ...

Government can’t fake it

There is a management void in the White House, our economy is a disaster and all polls indicate the need for jobs is the biggest concern of most Americans. I need an explanation ho ...

Washington charity misleads

I want people to know that the Washington “charity” Search & Rescue Charities has no connection to Placer County Sheriff Search & Rescue despite their using an Auburn mailing a ...

Scott clinches second Late Model title in a row

Matt Scott drove to his fifth victory of the season Saturday night and clinched his second consecutive Late Model points championship at All American Speedway.Scott held off a chal ...

Compromise or US will fail

As I was reading about the stubbornness of both political parties to compromise, I was reminded of a saying which could apply here. The saying is “Do you love your children more ...

Solid fan base keeps show going

The sad antics of the last several weeks in regards to the (U.S.) budget are the political equivalent of big-time wrestling. The body slams choreographed, the full nelsons in the s ...

Another View: The debt crisis

Imagine a family that earns $50,000 a year but is spending more than $88,000 with a credit card balance of $330,000. The discussions around the kitchen table are likely to be a lit ...

Tea party members strive for unity

On Sunday, Sept. 12, a tea party event was held in Sacramento (Journal, Friday, Sept. 10), and the question has been posed, “What is the tea party?” Perhaps the question should ...

U.S. a nation under God

Happy Fourth of July to all of us that are proud to be Americans! God has truly blessed us beyond what we deserve. After seeing the tremendous performances by the talented partici ...

Listen to God’s message for all

What have we lost as we give thought to the history of our past and what it is like today in the U.S.A.? Our forefathers, puritans, pilgrims, early settlers and pioneers. Men and w ...

March 21 new ‘Day of Infamy’

Dec. 7, 1941 was a “Day of Infamy,” (Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor). March 21, 2010 is the second “Day of Infamy,” an attack on the United States, except this attack cam ...

Our View: Placer not exempt from keeping to the Brown Act

During these tough economic times, government at every level faces media scrutiny. The public has a right to know how elected officials are spending taxpayer dollars. That’s why ...

Cap-to-Cap vital to region

It is critical for Placer County, its cities and business leaders to work directly and proactively with our members of Congress, federal agencies and the administration to resolve ...