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Some things to think about
August 14, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Some things to think about | Test

Here are some things to think on. Want to know who your true friends are?

Gross negligence, low productivity in Columbia
August 8, 2018 – 12:59 am | No Comment
Gross negligence, low productivity in Columbia | Test

Editor: Bill Sandifer’s latest legislative update leaves hardworking Oconee folks certain he has never had to work on production. Certainly, this legislative session was long on talk and short on production.  

Rewriting history
August 7, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Rewriting history | Test

I wanted to respond to the writer of “Sacrificing the future,” printed Aug. 1.

Immigrants in the military
August 4, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Immigrants in the military | Test

The Journal newspaper recently published an article from the Associated Press with a headline that read: U.S. Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits.

The public is never the wiser to the rest of the story
August 3, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
The public is never the wiser to the rest of the story | Test

By now I think most realize the Pickens County Council has closed the recycling centers on Wednesdays and has added many days to the holiday schedule.

Things I have wondered about
August 2, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Things I have wondered about | Test

There are things I have wondered about that probably aren’t worth the effort.

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.”