Articles from the Letters section archive

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Letter: Perdue ads clearly false

These ads really make Perdue look like a liar and a cheater, both qualities I believe voters are not looking for in a senatorial candidate.

Letter: Allen is a public servant

His honesty, experience and success in the business world far better equip him to serve us in Congress than an Ivy League lawyer.
By George Perkins

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Letter: Barrow helpful to vets

I am asking all veterans to forgo party affiliation and vote together for him.
By Joseph Diggs Sr.

Letter: Wilson's record slipping

The grassroots conservative group Heritage Action rated Wilson in the low 90s several years ago on its scorecard. He now ranks 71.
By Chuck Tatum

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Letter: Excise tax is a bad idea

Our commissioners have many tough decisions ahead - but the imposition of an excise tax should be eliminated from consideration.
By Kevin P. Holleran

Letter: Act on climate change

As a global leader, the United States cannot stand around waiting for other countries to take the initiative on this important issue.
By Alicia Simon

Letter: Put tireless worker in D.C.

I have known Rick Allen for more than 40 years. He is like one of my own children.
By Loulie Driggers

Letter: Ads twist Allen's record

This is democracy and free enterprise. There is no specialized-interest-group manipulation, as insinuated by Barrow's Democratic Party supporters.
By Robin Odum Shea

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Letter: Face our priorities

Our nation desperately needs and deserves the very best efforts of all three branches of our government!
By G. Daniel McCall

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Letter: Condemn radical Islam

I don`t know how these cold-blooded killers can interpret Allah's teachings in that way.
By Creston Hewett

Letter: Animal solution simple

Remember, these pets are the only family some older people have left.
By Duane Christenson

Letter: Stop attacks on women

It is fitting that the NFL chose to suspend this player indefinitely but this decision is a very small step toward the solution.
By Lawrence Devoe

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Letter: Responders did their best

It is something I hope I never have to witness again, but I would like to let everyone know how awesome Augusta's fire department responders are.
By Marylyn McLeod

Letter: Allen will fix spending

Fiscal conservatives in the 12th District need to be standing in line when the polls open Tuesday, Nov. 4.
By Sonny Pittman

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Letter: Perhaps it's too late for us

If Obama continues to have his agenda of "hope and change," we may find that his words will prove true for this once-great nation.
By William Zimmerman

Letter: Right's skepticism is valid

I feel like the little McCormick lioness at the gate who has to guard against the implausible statements made by left-wingers.
By Pam Shumway

Letter: Pass regs to protect water

Despite its importance to our community, right now the Savannah River is far too polluted.
By Brianna Merritt

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Letter: Vote for fiscal sanity

Barrow had eight years to prove himself, and he utterly failed us.
By YeSun Wiltse

Letter: Barrow brings experience

John Barrow has served this area with great distinction. It is not luck that has returned him five times to Congress.
By Lowell Greenbaum

Letter: Allen is healthier choice

Rick Allen will fight to repeal and defund Obamacare legislation, and fix the mess it has caused.
By Barry Goldsmith, M.D.

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