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FDR’s legacy lives on in streets of small town America

“Auburn, (1,360 alt., 2,660 pop.), spills over hill and hollow, encircled by orchard-covered knolls. It’s winding streets, where old-fashioned white house’s sit b ...

Be careful what you wish for

Response to Dee Nann, Christian Valley, (“Bring back our country,” Reader Input, June 19).You say you want your country back? Like, how far back? Or, back from what exa ...

McClintock’s view reeks of partisanship

Congressman Tom McClintock’s speech in the House Chamber (Another View, Oct. 28) reeks of partisanship, generalities and certain omissions, chief of which were President (Bill) C ...

Government can help

Kudos to Delta Wilson-Ricky for her letter (Reader Input, Aug. 23) recalling how FDR’s New Deal programs allowed her family to survive the Great Depression of the ’30s. It is i ...

FDR rescued reader’s family

The last thing I want to do is get into a political discussion, but if Franklin D. Roosevelt and his policies hadn’t been put into place, my parents and extended family wouldn’ ...

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 ...

FDR policies rescued USA

Willard Schmehl is entitled to his opinions (“Spending creates deficits,” Reader Input, Aug. 8). However, it would be nice if he ever bothered to do some basic reality testing ...

Short school year puts US at disadvantage

Touting the notebook while realizing once I Want Revenge was scratched, we wound up with the best Kentucky Derby in decades. Now if we can only scratch I Want Revenge from our poli ...