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Can I blame it on a typo?
May 9, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Can I blame it on a typo?
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Willie: I saw where Judge Jeanine is back. Thank goodness.

Global warming 
May 8, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on Global warming 

Editor: A number of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are preaching the end of the Earth because of global warming. Well, I suggest they do some up-to-date research about “global warming.” 

A failure to cooperate
May 8, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on A failure to cooperate

In the classic 1967 movie “Cool Hand Luke,” the Captain tells prisoners in an iconic line that “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” What we’ve got here in Oconee County is a failure to cooperate.

I can’t say I like your suggestion
May 8, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on I can’t say I like your suggestion
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Wiliie: I remember when Prince Charles’ son and daughter-in-law came home with their first child how unusual it was.

Not a gamer
May 8, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Not a gamer
Not a gamer | Test

In the fall of 1976, The News of Orange County owner Harlan Gee Coleman called and told me he would pay me $10 a game to cover the local high school football team for the weekly newspaper in Hillsborough, N.C, where I was a junior at the time.

Above the law
May 7, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Above the law

These words from Attorney General William Barr clearly state the president is above the law: “If the president is being falsely accused, which the evidence now suggests that the accusations against him were false, and he knew they were false, and he felt that this investigation was unfair, propelled by his political opponents and was hampering his ability to govern, that is not a corrupt motive for replacing an independent counsel.”

The movement
May 7, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on The movement

I subscribe to the conventional wisdom that there is virtually zero chance the Senate will vote to remove President Trump from office via the impeachment process.

Wipers, lights go together like peanut butter, jelly
May 7, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Wipers, lights go together like peanut butter, jelly
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Willie: Do you ever wonder why several of Trump’s millionaire/billionaire cabinet members cut funding for “people-friendly” budget programs?

Top quarterback commits to Tigers
May 7, 2019 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on Top quarterback commits to Tigers
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Clemson struck recruiting gold again over the weekend, landing a commitment from quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei (6-4, 235) of Bellflower, Calif., on Sunday.

Bed bugs like to live in clean places, too
May 4, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Bed bugs like to live in clean places, too
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Willie, the latest threat from Washington is the president’s urgent plan to get rid of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare so it can be replaced with his own.

An expansion to improve our workforce
May 4, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on An expansion to improve our workforce

Friday’s groundbreaking for the $3.1 million expansion and renovation of South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation’s Oconee-Pickens office on Wells Highway comes about 15 years after the project was first discussed.

More from Hester on annual budget disputes
May 4, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on More from Hester on annual budget disputes

Thank you for publishing my commentary in the May 2 issue of The Journal regarding the Oconee County Education Association’s efforts to secure a teacher pay raise in 1979.