Willard F. Schmehl

Latest war an illegal act

Our presidential pretender has involved America in another war in the Muslim world based on a U.N. resolution. The other countries involved with enforcing this resolution had leg ...

Do not vote Democrat!

Jerry Brown was governor from 1975 to 1982. When he entered office, he was blessed with a budget surplus. After two terms, he left a $1.5 billion deficit and extremely high unemplo ...

Streamline the state’s DMV

Our system of issuing drivers licenses/automobile registration is an unnecessary annual event. We register our automobiles every year, but require smog certification every two yea ...

Issue is budget, not pensions

The article, “Placer’s $100,000 pension club” (Journal, Aug. 1) is a personalized hit piece bordering on slander. Nowhere in the article is evidence any of the retirees did ...

Voters can only blame selves

Lois Piscitelli (Reader Input, July 16) asked why citizens get stuck paying for politician’s stupid mistakes. Simple answer. We keep reelecting incompetent, incumbent politici ...

Leave ‘Above All’ in oblivion

I see that there are some people that want the return of the “Above All” cartoons. I vigorously oppose that idea. The “Above All” cartoons frequently presented a far left, ...

Health care crisis fabricated

The Obama oligarchy has begun a propaganda campaign to sell the American people on government single-payer health care. The ABC Network will provide only Obama-approved “facts” ...

Californians drowning in tax

On Friday, May 22, Jim Beall, Sr. wrote, “we should elect responsible officials who will fairly and sufficiently tax us for what we need.” I agree. Governors do not author or ...

Democrats’ energy policy will destroy economy

The article concerning energy written by Charlie Brown concludes with, “The cost of doing nothing is simply too high,” Journal, Aug. 10 Unfortunately, that is exactly what we ...

Need empirical evidence to believe global warming

I have many doubts about global warming/climate change. The first of my many doubts is the fact that all the so-called evidence is in studies or reports that include the language: ...