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The reluctant campaigner
April 25, 2015 – 12:01 am | No Comment
The reluctant campaigner | Test

Perhaps it is the feeling that it’s her turn, that she is entitled to the position, that she has earned it. Whatever the rationale, Hilary Rodham Clinton has begun her bid for the presidency in the most inauspicious manner of any potential candidate I have ever seen in the years I have been voting.

The tricked-out Tahoes belong to ‘we the people’
April 24, 2015 – 12:16 am | One Comment
The tricked-out Tahoes belong to ‘we the people’ | Test

Every year at budget time, the “hired help” shows us how little regard those who feed at our trough have for “we the people,” rightful owners of Oconee’s land mass. “Hired help” makes a special effort to grow the already bloated “Pine Street” pay roster at our expense.

Look for the candidate with your worldview
April 23, 2015 – 12:39 am | No Comment
Look for the candidate with your worldview | Test

With more than a year and a half to go before the 2016 presidential election, we are predictably being besieged with the election “wisdom,” much of it so irrational and foolish that it is an insult to the brain of even an average voter like me.

Winkopp won’t drop lawsuit against Clemson residents
April 22, 2015 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Winkopp won’t drop lawsuit against Clemson residents | Test

Even though the City of Clemson proceeded to approve the highly controversial Dukes Center project, Mr. Winkopp won’t drop his lawsuit against the Clemson residents who questioned the original approval.

Preparedness and character should be the focus
April 22, 2015 – 12:44 am | No Comment
Preparedness and character should be the focus | Test

On April 18, Ray Lockhart said we need a woman to be president. I have two thoughts.

We do need a woman in charge
April 21, 2015 – 12:13 am | 12 Comments
We do need a woman in charge | Test

A letter writer in Saturday’s paper advanced the proposition that “maybe it’s the time” for “a woman to be our president to lead us to becoming an even greater country.”

We need a woman to be our president
April 18, 2015 – 12:20 am | 2 Comments
We need a woman to be our president | Test

Sunday was a great day. We had an experienced wife, mother and grandmother announce she is in the running to be the next president of our great country.

You just want this thing to go away
April 17, 2015 – 12:35 am | No Comment
You just want this thing to go away | Test

I saw your results to the library survey in Saturday’s paper. I do not think your percentages are true.

Not on my watch
April 17, 2015 – 12:33 am | One Comment
Not on my watch | Test

Iran will not make a nuclear bomb on my watch! Be careful how you define this statement.

Prosperity used to be — and should be — shared
April 16, 2015 – 12:06 am | 3 Comments
Prosperity used to be — and should be — shared | Test

How wonderful it was to read about expansion of BorgWarner and ITECH in Oconee County last week. Even though they will receive tax exemptions (aka government subsidies) their investments here will, hopefully, be worth it in the long run.