Washington

Please take time to read Constitution

Mark Twain once said, “The classics are something everyone talks about but no one reads.” The same can be said of our Constitution. We are abysmally ignorant about the document ...

Gravy train takes all

I keep forgetting the KISS principle. Let’s try this: If someone holds a gun and takes your money, that’s called robbery. If a banker or other wealthy entity pays off an electe ...

Newt follows own manual

Gridlock in Washington, in Congress, did not just happen one day. Newt Gingrich is the single biggest factor in destroying a Washington culture where the two parties had differing ...

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 ...