Stories by Tunk Martin

Letter: Distrust of police is real

A disconnect the size of the Grand Canyon lies between us.
By Tunk Martin

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015

Letter: Enact new gun laws

How can we satisfy advocates and opponents without trashing rights or compromising safety?
By Tunk Martin

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Letter: Do black lives matter?

Our entire system needs revamping, reorganizing or retiring.
By Tunk Martin

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Letter: A new day has arrived

This land is our land - rich and poor; black and white; and everyone in between.
By Tunk Martin

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Letter: Remember our fallen

I am against killing - unless the alternative is death - but soldiers, preparedness and awful weaponry is necessary for a civilized society.
By Tunk Martin

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Letter: Need a change of pace?

For a significant change of venue or a break from the crowd, Edgefield County in South Carolina is the place to be.
By Tunk Martin

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Letter: Government is too fat

Beware - every great society in history imploded before it exploded.
By Tunk Martin

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Letter: King's words resonate

It is time to stop pointing fingers, and join hands and pull together.
By Tunk Martin

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Letter: CIA torture was wrong

Inhumanity anywhere threatens humanity everywhere, and inhumanity does not deserve immunity.
By Tunk Martin

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Letter: Learn about Edgefield

Blacks and whites here work together and often play together, yet during many social events we segregate ourselves.
By Tunk Martin

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Letter: Bigotry needs to die off

To totally eradicate this stupidity, it will take Father Time and the course of nature - the death of immutable old fools.
By Tunk Martin

Monday, July 14, 2014

Letter: Congrats and watch out

I would like to extend congratulations to Hardie Davis on his successful bid to become the next mayor of Augusta.
By Tunk Martin

Friday, May 30, 2014

Letter: Racism abounds in town

A walk through town yields the ugly truth of a culture that is a relic of racism and prejudice.
By Tunk Martin

Monday, April 7, 2014

Letter: Welcome, all, to Augusta

As the golfers all do their best to win, we will do our best to convey our admiration.
By Tunk Martin

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Letter: Residency idea has merit

If Augusta isn't good enough to live in, why let outsiders suck more life out?
By Tunk Martin

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Letter: Writers look their best

Seldom are you credited for saving writers from themselves when their abilities to convey or express fall a bit short.
By Tunk Martin

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Letter: Welcome back, Tiger Woods

He has enlightened, enhanced and enriched golf, and the game has reciprocated.
By Tunk Martin

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Letter: Examine facts on Trayvon

A thorough investigation is under way and everyone else should back off.
By Tunk Martin

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Letter: Welcome back, Tiger

For all the pride and joy he brings, we extend appreciation and hope he enjoys everything we have to offer.
By Tunk Martin
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