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‘What do you call someone who can only speak one language?’
August 29, 2014 – 12:16 am | No Comment
‘What do you call someone who can only speak one language?’ | Test

As the tidal wave of unaccompanied illegal immigrant children continues, and we’re faced with a surge of children in our schools who don’t speak a word of English, we’ll have to provide and pay for some kind of translation service for kids who speak only Spanish.

Non-smokers aren’t any less American
August 28, 2014 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Non-smokers aren’t any less American | Test

I’m a former Marine and fought for this country. I feel I have a right to smoke when I want and where I want.

25 percent of something is better than 100 percent of nothing
August 27, 2014 – 12:56 am | No Comment
25 percent of something is better than 100 percent of nothing | Test

Willie,
A nice thing happened to me today. Three neatly uniformed young men from the Clemson Fire Department checked my smoke detectors throughout the house and put them in perfect working order.

Kids will be kids, and free will always be a good thing to me!
August 26, 2014 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Kids will be kids, and free will always be a good thing to me! | Test

Willie,
I was just reading in the paper where someone had called out a thrift store.

You can question them, but don’t come here to insult reporters
August 23, 2014 – 12:42 am | 3 Comments
You can question them, but don’t come here to insult reporters | Test

To address the comment you made at the end of your response to my letter, you stated, “no one suggested what they were doing was illegal. Strange that you felt compelled to point out that it wasn’t.”

‘Here’s to the vet folks for making us laugh’
August 22, 2014 – 12:50 am | No Comment
‘Here’s to the vet folks for making us laugh’ | Test

Willie,
I can’t believe the city administrator would become so upset that people could register to vote at Jazz on the Alley.

That old saying about forgetting and repeating history is true
August 21, 2014 – 12:13 am | 5 Comments
That old saying about forgetting and repeating history is true | Test

School districts have this High School Assessment Program (HSAP) test handling all wrong.

Getting on an obesity soapbox while sitting at McDonald’s, huh?
August 20, 2014 – 12:45 am | One Comment
Getting on an obesity soapbox while sitting at McDonald’s, huh? | Test

Willie,
With nothing to do, I sat in McDonald’s in our Seneca Walmart and watched the people coming and going.

I’m not sure stopping smoking will lower the crime rate
August 19, 2014 – 12:08 am | No Comment
I’m not sure stopping smoking will lower the crime rate | Test

Willie,
I work third shift at an assisted living home. All you see at night are spiders, water bugs and small worms. You go in the kitchen and open a cabinet, and water bugs just fly out at you.

If you want to incite racial tension, you’re not gonna do it here
August 16, 2014 – 12:21 am | No Comment
If you want to incite racial tension, you’re not gonna do it here | Test

Greetings, fellow citizens who have insurance with the “big box” companies. Have you noticed the endless barrage of TV ads promising to “save” you money?