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The 2008 financial collapse’s backstory

EDITOR: Let me outline the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 background and its major purpose. The premise was that community banks were not making loans to people of color in their own communities and the government thought this to be unfair. Personally, I believe that problem existed. The act forced the banks to make loans […]

December 28, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Courage is facing the issue

EDITOR: Reading the article by George Runner in your Nov. 30 issue reminded me that we humans often confuse our feelings, gossip and wishful thinking with actual information and evidence based facts. Mr. Runner began his article with a story that was told to him by an unnamed friend who was told the story by his […]

December 14, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

The Leftism is in remission and we are going home

EDITOR: The Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills is sending its militia/supporters home. We got together in 2010 to protect the Constitution of the United States because we knew our basic constitutional freedoms were under assault. We watched helplessly as President Obama moved the Affordable Care Act and its 28,000 pages of text, regulations […]

December 07, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

EID fiscal irresponsibility

EDITOR: El Dorado Irrigation District rates have more than doubled in the last seven years yet EID management wants board approval to continue gouging its ratepayers and increase 2017-18 rates fully 30 times the 0.3 percent increase in 2016-17 Social Security payments. EID management’s proposed 2017-18 operating budget includes median $131,000 per employee compensation with benefits […]

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Teachers union offers anti-Trump lesson plan

EDITOR: It was with horror that I read in the Sacramento Bee the morning of Thursday, Nov. 17, on page 6A that a union representing San Francisco’s Public school teachers is circulating a classroom lesson plan that calls President-elect Donald Trump a racist and sexist man. The United Educators of San Francisco posted the plan […]

November 23, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

District 1 election

EDITOR: I had the pleasure, with many more community members, to support John Hidahl for District 1 supervisor. It was a true grassroots effort that spoke loudly about who we wanted to represent us in our district. Many community volunteers rallied around the one candidate that will fight the over-development of our region and the […]

November 23, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

EDH Library needs support

EDITOR: El Dorado Hills has one of the best libraries in the state. Our library is innovative, informative and a vibrant community asset. One of the reasons our library has become a shining jewel in our community and an example to libraries elsewhere is because of the support of the Friends of the Library organization. […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,
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