Washington

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 ...

County takes cue from the British

What do the members of the Placer County Board of Supervisors have in common with the members of the British Parliament? Three hundred and ninety members of Parliament have been as ...

Leaders wasting citizens’ time

Hear the voice of a Republican supporter on how he sees it: “What on earth are the Republicans doing in Washington?” Their behavior at the State of the Union speech was so emb ...