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Beware of scorpions
December 13, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Beware of scorpions | Test

Editor: Once, there was a poisonous scorpion that went down to the bank of a fast-moving stream.

Migrant families’ plight related to Christmas story
December 11, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Migrant families’ plight related to Christmas story | Test

As the holidays approach, my thoughts are stuck on the tragic situation with migrant families along our southern border.

Who and what to believe in Westminster
December 6, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Who and what to believe in Westminster | Test

In The Journal, Westminster’s city administrators can’t afford enough police officers to provide adequate security protection for its citizens, yet it can invest $200,000 for an approved purchase of property that will require a very long and added unnecessary expense for a yet-to-be-determined recreation facility — a benefit for the citizens that may never come to fruition.

Merry Christmas to the Scrooges, too 
December 4, 2018 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Merry Christmas to the Scrooges, too  | Test

Editor: It was 1943. World War II was still almost a year and a half from ending.

A bad idea under any circumstances
December 1, 2018 – 1:15 am | No Comment
A bad idea under any circumstances | Test

My letter refers to the most unfortunate headline “Real hatred” that Alex Maminakis used in the Tuesday, Nov. 20, issue. 

Manufactured emergencies put liberties at risk
November 30, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Manufactured emergencies put liberties at risk | Test

Editor: In his column Saturday on the federal judiciary, Doug LeCroy demonstrates a poor understanding of our system of checks and balances, the actual danger (or lack thereof) of the caravans and what the law states about asylum seekers. 

Lead, follow or get out of the way
November 29, 2018 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Lead, follow or get out of the way | Test

Editor: This is in response to Sen. Thomas Alexander’s caution on medical marijuana debate in The Journal: His point is well taken about having the legislature deem a drug legal — not a good idea or perhaps even a dangerous precedent. 

Some thoughts from a ‘global warming agnostic’
November 28, 2018 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Some thoughts from a ‘global warming agnostic’ | Test

Editor: As a “global warming agnostic,” I am responding to a recent letter.

Victory will someday be yours
November 20, 2018 – 12:35 am | No Comment
Victory will someday be yours | Test

Editor: In stories, there are some times when the plot is the same.

A non-violent Thanksgiving
November 17, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
A non-violent Thanksgiving | Test

Editor: While President Trump is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercise that same presidential power by choosing a non-violent Thanksgiving observance.

Walking slowly toward disaster
November 16, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Walking slowly toward disaster | Test

Editor: The horrific wildfires in California and “1,000 year” floods from hurricanes in N.C. and S.C. offer us clues as to future effects of man-influenced climate change. 

Caveat emptor
November 13, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Caveat emptor | Test

Oconee County is changing.

Grateful for Journal’s election coverage
November 10, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Grateful for Journal’s election coverage | Test

Thank you for the excellent coverage The Journal did concerning the midterm election.

Hate is hate
November 7, 2018 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Hate is hate | Test

Editor: The Journal published a letter to the editor (‘Dirty Laundry’) on Election Day that never should have been printed.