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People of South Carolina, I beseech you (beg, urge) you to not believe the many false, deceitful and lying ads about Jamie Harrison. I never thought Lindsey Graham would stoop so low. I guess …

The two columns by DiStefano and DeVine of Oct. 12 provide two comprehensive reasons for voting for either of the top candidates for the presidency for this country. The contents of each colum…

I am not voting for any Democrat on the national ticket. That means I am not voting for the Biden-Harris ticket, neither for Jamie Harrison, nor Adair Boroughs.

I'll toss a bone to all the Democrats and never Trumpers and admit that, yes, President Trump is quirky, bombastic, insulting, self-absorbed and often unrestrained. His critics are legion and …

Ever since I was old enough to vote I was told that voters, in the end, are only concerned with Kitchen Table Issues. Politicians attack each other all the time, some truths maybe, but mostly …

I applaud President Donald Trump for appointing Constitutionalist judges to the federal judiciary. These judges will uphold the law and protect the Constitution for years to come.

We must seize every opportunity to salute our veterans and honor their service. They are true heroes. As U.S. veterans have protected and defended America and other nations around the world, w…

Change is good. This letter is regarding the upcoming school board election in North Augusta. Exceptionally competent persons in the community who have the passion, time, professionalism and h…

I had a very comfortable experience at a recent DHEC testing site in North Augusta. I had pre-registered through a link in article about the testing in this newspaper. Used GPS to find it.

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I’m wondering when Trump’s followers will finally realize that he does not care about them – he only cares about himself. The behavior he has exhibited before, during and after coming down wit…

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Imagine a world where human life is regarded as sacred, where murdering unborn children and calling it pro-choice is illegal because infanticide is immoral.

Never in the now-being-reconstructed history of the planet has there been a more mendacious group than the 535 members of Congress. I don’t care if I voted for my Representative and Senator a …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dictated the following to her granddaughter Clara Spear, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed”.

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There are those who oppose the Trump presidency for various reasons, some valid and others irrational. But he clearly should be elected to a second term. Here is why: Trump has been highly eff…

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I grew up in Aiken and I want to share my concerns about the serious consequences of the upcoming presidential election to the health of our country. 

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Considering the rancor and divisiveness within our two political parties, perhaps realignment with a division of the parties is needed. Many countries have multiple political parties is needed…

Fellow letter-writer Ronald L. Feller wrote (in “Men must see each other as equals,” Aug. 25, 2020) that my idea to abolish all government-enforced recognition of race was only a first step to…

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I was elected to serve on the Aiken County Board of Education from 2008-2012. Although I was new and had a serious learning curve, I brought to the table my sincere and absolute love for God, …

As an octogenarian I have witnessed the political craziness that has arisen during a number of elections, especially as contests tightened in the waning days of a campaign. Although there have…

Just when I thought that presidential candidate Joe Biden being the cad he is couldn’t stoop any lower to con votes from the gullible, I watched his latest political ad in South Carolina where…

Do you wonder why the Democrats keep saying the military police will have to remove Trump from the White House? The reason is quite simple. With the mail-in voting the results of the election …

I find it very difficult to understand those who do not like President Trump because of his personality and/or the way he talks. I submit he trashes political correctness and tells it like it …

Mr. Brookshire's letter says the Democrats have been bashing the country for the last three-and-a-half years. The Democrats have been bashing but it's not the country; it's the president and w…

Finally Mr. President you have spoken a truth. In his own words Trump told Bob Woodward that he purposely did not tell us, the American people, the truth about the COVID–19 virus because he di…

Marc Thiessen's column on Sept. 9 lamely implied that Sen. Kamala Harris is "shamefully" making anti-vaccine statements for political ends and is undermining public confidence." I'm with Jenni…

On Fareed Zakaria’s Aug. 30 “Global Public Square” program on CNN, Zakaria surveyed the rest of the world for their reactions relative to how the U.S. has handled the COVID-19 pandemic. The sh…

The recent actions taken by a sitting member of the Aiken County Board of Education, Jason Crane, are not only inappropriate but a prime example of the “cancel culture” he purports to hate. Hi…

As co-founders of the “The Aiken Poets” in August, 2011, Joan Lacombe and I later worked with the Aiken Standard to find a regular outlet for our poets – now 24 – and their poems. In October 2…

I write in tribute to one of Aiken's best, Gene Cato, 69, who died in his adopted Beaufort, of COVID-19 on July 28.

A Bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee report was just released. A finding: “The Committee found, that the IRA (Internet Research Agency) sought to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential ele…

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It never ceases to amaze me that some of the general public do not understand the many things that the Trump administration has accomplished. A recent letter to the editor, summed is up as “it…

Election Day is just around the corner. Nov. 3 to be exact. Leaders of the Democratic Party already have a legion of lawyers to contest the presidential election, in the event that President T…

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Oh, I love this time of year. Every day, the majority of editorials, letters, columns and articles bash Trump no matter what he says or does. He's blamed for everything including the common co…

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