Willard F. Schmehl

Reader input: Obama violates Constitution

This is an open letter to my congressional Representative Tom McClintock and all citizens of America Article IV, Section 4 of the United States Constitution states: “The Un ...

Political cartoon does not amuse

The Sept. 7 Auburn Journal that included the Visual Viewpoint political cartoon by Rob Rogers that demands a “real answer” from Mitt Romney is outrageous hypocrisy. Millions of ...

‘Tax the rich’ just rhetoric

The Bush tax policy (referred to as cuts) expires at the end of 2012 and all current income tax rates will rise to pre-2001 levels: the lowest rate will jump from 10 percent to 15 ...

Reader defines amendment

Attorney Linda Hamel is correct, God does not appear in the U.S. Constitution (Reader Input, April 23), but neither does religious censorship as practiced in America today.The foun ...

Personalize that help people plea

Once again, Allen Cassidy has advocated that we spend other people’s money and time on what he deems a prime consideration (“Use funds to focus on people,” Reader Input, Jan. ...

Reader trusts Jefferson

Mr. (Willard F.) Schmehl, you’re right about your question No. 3 (Reader Input, Oct. 4). Nobody has the authority to censor religious practice or speech The First Amendment says ...

Of profits and amendments

I have some questions for the leftists whose proclamations I find disturbing. Our Constitution mandates “equal protection under the law.” Yet the “rich” are continually cal ...

Vote out the incompetents

Could it be that if today’s generations (voters) realize that the current administration’s efforts to recycle Franklin D. Roosevelt’s policies will have the same result, fail ...

FDR policies failed USA

I stand by the factual statements I wrote about Franklin Roosevelt and his policies (Reader Input, Aug. 8 and 19). There are dozens of well-researched books that support the premis ...

When enforcers ignore the law

Mr. (Jim) Beall (Sr.) expanded on my letter concerning illegal actions by two of our last three presidents (Reader Input, April 5). He tried to confuse the issue that both Clinton ...