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Sacrificing the future
August 1, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Sacrificing the future | Test

I read that Charleston City Council passed a resolution apologizing for slavery.

Develop downtown
July 31, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Develop downtown | Test

I spent some time today driving around Seneca, Oconee’s biggest city.

Tariffs and bailouts hurt farmers
July 27, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Tariffs and bailouts hurt farmers | Test

President Trump’s one-time offer of $12 billion to farmers for the damage done by his imposed tariffs is nothing but a scheme to buy farm votes in the midterm elections. 

Life as a seen-ager
July 26, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Life as a seen-ager | Test

I am a seen-ager (senior teenager).

Trump is right to want to renegotiate trade agreements
July 25, 2018 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Trump is right to want to renegotiate trade agreements | Test

Editor: Recent Wall Street Journal stories confirm why Trump is so right in wanting to re-negotiate many previous trade agreements with the EU. 

A change in leadership
July 24, 2018 – 12:34 am | No Comment
A change in leadership | Test

Editor: After 30 years of neglect of our roads, last year South Carolina voters resorted to signing petitions and finally forced our legislature to pass a roads bill.

‘Measured and cautious’ responses are not enough
July 21, 2018 – 12:16 am | No Comment
‘Measured and  cautious’ responses are not enough | Test

Editor: I would like to commend Kerry Blount’s very well written letter to the editor in Wednesday’s issue of The Journal. The “Open letter to the S.C. congressional delegation” was spot on. 

Letter written by a castaway?
July 21, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Letter written by a castaway? | Test

Editor: The movie “Castaway,” starring Tom Hanks, exemplifies the letter to the editor you published Wednesday, titled “Open letter to S.C. congressional delegation.”

Our nation is better than this
July 21, 2018 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Our nation is better than this | Test

Editor: President Trump has demonstrated that he lacks the ethics, loyalty to the United States of America, intelligence and in general the assets and talents necessary for being president. 

When will they take their oath seriously? 
July 21, 2018 – 12:12 am | No Comment
When will they take their oath seriously?  | Test

Editor: On Monday, the president of the United States told the world he takes the word of Russian dictator Vladimir Putin over that of our own government intelligence agencies. 

Clearing up some of LeCroy’s confusion
July 20, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Clearing up some of LeCroy’s confusion | Test

If only Doug LeCroy had access to Google and three minutes to fact-check the history of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (CRA), he would not have to depend on his flawed memory of its legislative history.

The real villains
July 19, 2018 – 12:44 am | No Comment
The real villains | Test

Editor: So Russia interfered in our 2016 elections — hardly a surprise.

Official losses are county’s misfortune
July 19, 2018 – 12:42 am | No Comment
Official losses are county’s misfortune | Test

Editor: I was ready to write my little accolade and thanks to Richard Blackwell for his outstanding leadership in economic development for Oconee County, until I read the “First salvo?” editorial.

An open letter to South Carolina’s Congressional delegation
July 18, 2018 – 12:06 am | No Comment
An open letter to South Carolina’s Congressional delegation | Test

Editor: I am a voting South Carolina constituent who is deeply committed to our state, our country and our nation’s values.