Letters to the Editor

Healthcare helps some

I have two questions in response to your editorial, “New Affordable Care Act will help Americans” (page 4, News Messenger, Aug. 29)  Affordable to whom?  Will ...

McClintock should rethink

I have often noted Tom McClintock thoughts are way out of line from what a majority of Americans think. Of late, his spoken words on E. Snowden. He actually stated that Snowden sh ...

Get real, conservative

Getting people’s minds off the real issues has always worked for us conservatives. If we were pushing “family values,” even if our family guy had sex with his mal ...

Be informed for jury duty

In the U.S. justice system, a jury is our chance as citizens to have a final say regarding a law under which a defendant is being charged. We are empowered by the Constitution to ...

Low probability, high consequences

I would like to share observations about the nature of the risk imposed by the presence of 500,000 gallons of propane (Lincoln News Messenger, Aug. 8) located in the storage and ...

Art League’s fun event

Congratulations and thank you to the Art League of Lincoln for a successful event Aug. 14 celebrating the opening of the Art Center along with the first annual members’ art s ...

Law is an invitation for abuse

There are times when government passes a law so egregious the only right thing for the people to do is refuse to obey it.  That is the case with AB 1266, which allows boys in ...

Luau was a success

The Lincoln Knights of Columbus would like to thank all of those patrons in the local community who attended our annual luau on July 27.  The crowd of over 300 enjoyed an eve ...

Write in no to rate hikes

Is a 97.5 percent increase in your water bill what you want?  I am writing about the (front page) article, which ran Aug. 8 in The Messenger, “City looks to increase ut ...

Propane kept too close to school

The Western Placer Unified School District has been reading with interest the opinions of individuals concerning the propane tank facility next to Lincoln High and Phoenix High sch ...