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Will CEOs of today undo what Henry Ford helped create?

Henry Ford is the man.

October 08, 2013 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Voters tend to 'go cheap' when it comes to election time

"You get what you pay for." Often that's a truism that reflects the reality that if you buy cheap, you end up with cheap. Unfortunately, it's also often a truism for voters as well. Analyze a candidate and where he stands and you weed out the politicians who will do the least amount of damage. Recoil from that duty - of studying a candidate or the issues - and you're apt to get someone you will regret putting into office.

October 08, 2013 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Editorial


Newspapers are still the cornerstone of democracy

We've been calling it the end of an era for a long time now.

October 08, 2013 | BY CAROLINE H. LITTLE | Editorial


GOP lemmings — in their suicide vests

When you write a column, you hear from people who think they have a clever magic-wand solution to intractable political issues. Washington has run up $17 trillion of debt? Pass term limits. Throw the bums out. Take away their pensions.

October 04, 2013 | BY DEBRA J. SAUNDERS Creators Syndicate | Editorial


New day, new look, same commitment to community

I'd like to apologize to those of you who stepped out of your homes this morning, saw a Turlock Journal on your doorstep, thought it must be Saturday and went back to bed instead of work.

October 03, 2013 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Biotechnology is friend of humanity, not foe

"It feels like home again" is probably the most accurate statement to describe the sensation of being back in Turlock after a month long departure. From July 7 to Aug. 3, I was experiencing a four-week residential program called COSMOS, the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science.

October 01, 2013 | BY HENNA HUNDAL Youth Columnist | Editorial


Your paper, now 3 days a week

I am excited to talk about some of the changes we are making here at the Turlock Journal. Beginning this week we will be adding a Friday publication to our printed product. It will be delivered to our home delivery subscribers at no additional charge and available in our current retail outlets and racks.

October 01, 2013 | Hank Vander Veen | Editorial


We’re holding ACE in drive for Valley employment

The real game changer for the economically challenged in the San Joaquin Valley won't by California High Speed Rail. It'll be well-run traditional rail modeled after the Altamont Corridor Express service.

September 27, 2013 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Congress does what snow, rain & gloom of night can't

Waiting for the postman back in the time of my youth was magic.

September 24, 2013 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Sleep on this: Another government fee penalizing the innocent among us

Oakland has a problem.

September 20, 2013 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Doing what I love for my community

In my younger years, I dreamed of one day being a writer. I would write short stories, typically filled with things only the childhood imagination could conceive, and relentlessly make my two older brothers listen to every last detail (when you're the youngest and the only girl, you can get away with that sort of thing).

September 17, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Editorial


How playing double jeopardy cost us $3.6B

What's in a name?

September 14, 2013 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Always remember Sept. 11, 2001

Today marks the 12th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, that fateful day when thousands of people were killed on American soil by a group of terrorist thugs whose Muslim extremist organization took credit for the attack. The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon represented a turning point in what terrorist organizations were willing to do to make their point. The killing of thousands of civilians was an act of unmasked cowardice. It was an attempt to bring the people of this great country to their knees in fear of the next attack. The terrorists acted not only ...

September 10, 2013 | Ceres Director of Public Safety | Editorial


Uncle Sam not working as hard as many 'illegal' immigrants

Sergio Garcia worked his way through college and law school.

September 06, 2013 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Rhymes with snobbery

"Richmond rhymes with enrichment," Gayle McLaughlin, the mayor of the California city, boasts on the city's website. In reality, Richmond does not rhyme with enrichment. The slogan, however, is apt for the first American city poised to seize mortgages by eminent domain. City pols claim that the scheme is legal because the city would pay "fair market value" for private property in the furtherance of public good. Call the scheme Richmond Hood, in honor of Robin of Sherwood Forest.

September 06, 2013 | BY DEBRA J. SAUNDERS Creators Syndicate | Editorial


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Why I can’t support Turlock’s Measure B, yet

"He is anti-roads." "He is anti-tax." "He is too Republican." All are false claims that will be waged against my campaign for mayor of Turlock because of my current criticism of Measure B, a proposed half-cent sales tax for the next seven years to fund Turlock road improvements.

September 12, 2014 | | Editorial


IRS wants to feast on 'free lunch' perk in Silicon Valley

Here's a question for Congressional Republicans: Why do I have to pay my federal income taxes and others don't to the tune of more than $400 billion a year?

September 05, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


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