Timothy Monroe Bledsoe

Letter: Start lowering debt now

It seems all of the Republican candidates are saying they will lower the national debt. All candidates are saying our children and grandchildren... Read more

Letter: Push penny sales tax

Concerning the possibility of having a one-cent sales tax in Aiken County for the schools, a very wise friend of my wife suggested this more than... Read more

Letter: Let's pray for better times...

A very merry Christmas

And a happy New Year

Let’s hope it’s a good one

Without any fear... Read more

Letter: Obamacare is necessary

Facts and figures cannot take the place of being humane. This is probably why Canada and some countries in Europe have socialized medicine. This... Read more

Letter: Project Jackson irrational

We have been handed yet another disappointment by the Aiken County school board with their 7-2 vote for Project Jackson! Last summer it was a tax... Read more

Letter: Ignorance is damaging

The ignorance in this country is almost laughable if it were not so damaging. The following are just three examples of what I have seen lately.... Read more

Letter: Bring our troops home

I understand President Obama’s plan is to have all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014. As a lifelong U.S. citizen for more than 54... Read more

Letter: Americans too immature

Do you ever get the feeling that we Americans are some of the most selfish, self-centered and immature brats who ever lived? I am not claiming to... Read more

Letter: Feds spending $119 million to do what parents need to do

Recently, I read two articles about government-related spending on which I feel compelled to comment.

One article talked about how current... Read more

Letter: Debt deserves our concern

I seem to be the only person in my family even slightly concerned about the U.S. debt.

The United States owes $16 trillion to the federal... Read more