I can field this no-brainer myself

April 22, 2020

Willie, A letter to the editor talked about how awful Bill Clinton was for fornication and Hillary Clinton for lying. What about Trump? He not only commits fornication, he brags about it. He also has told over 15,000 lies in the past three years. All Democrats are not socialists either. As for abortion, I don’t […]

One pandemic crisis — two different solutions

Editor: Franklin Graham, the head of the Christian charity Samaritan’s Purse, responded to the coronavirus crisis by building a tent hospital in New York City’s Central Park. Graham took seriously the Bible’s admonition, “Our love should not be just works and talk; it must be true love, which shows itself in action.” (I John 3:18, […]

The road to recovery, one week later

April 21, 2020

Thousands of volunteers have worked in Seneca over the past week, helping the tornado-damaged city and its residents start on the road to recovery. Since Monday morning, thousands of people have had electric service restored, including people who didn’t expect electricity in their homes for at least another 10 days. On Monday, we learned that […]

OK, but you go first

Editor: When I was a child, my Dad told me about a conversation he had with a family doctor around 1920. He vividly remembered that doctor saying, “You have a sickness, little boy, and I will give you this medicine. If the medicine is stronger than the sickness, you will recover. If the sickness is […]

Celebrating Earth Day

Editor: With the 50th anniversary of Earth Day upon us on April 22, we are already reducing our carbon footprint during the pandemic by severely curtailing travel. But we can do so much more by cutting our consumption of animal meat and milk products. Yes, that. A recent article in the respected journal Nature argues […]

Unprecedented and difficult times

By Rep. Bill Sandifer It is truly with a heavy heart I write this month’s column. We are living in an unprecedented and difficult time, to be sure. First the entire world grapples with the issues of COVID-19, and now tornadoes ravage our community. Gov. Henry McMaster was prompted, when visiting Oconee County days ago, […]

There’ll be lots of time to do that later

Willie, Former South Carolina Nikki Haley’s widely read attempted defense of President D.J. Trump’s handling of the coronavirus fiasco stated we should actually blame our state governors for failing to be prepared. The reason we have a federal government is to protect us in times of huge threats to the safety of our citizens. It […]