We’re soooo trashy

The Center for Sustainability and Commerce at Duke University states the average person in America generates 4.3 pounds of waste per day — 1.6 p...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Give Trump a chance

Give Trump a chance

MEMO: To politically correct progressivesPresident Trump has been a politician for fewer than two years and a government employee for less than a mont...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Sorry, Judge Napolitano: Immigration isn’t “foreign policy”

Sorry, Judge Napolitano: Immigration isn’t “foreign policy”

By the time you read this, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit may have handed down a ruling for or against president Donald Trump’s e...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Still a need for the draft?

Although conscription of soldiers has been a part of American history dating to the Civil War, the Selective Service and Training Act of 1940, better ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


We are better than we think we are

We are better than we think we are

South Carolina is a unique state. We are not like other states – partly because of our history, our culture and our politics.One of our historic...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Trump: Just the newest leader of an old cult

Trump: Just the newest leader of an old cult

In his first week as president of the United States, Donald Trump issued a flurry of executive orders on a number of subjects.Some of those orders, su...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Don’t be afraid to sound the alarm

The day after the inauguration of our nation’s 45th president, the largest protest in American history took place.An estimated 3.7 million Ameri...

January 29th, 2017 |  


S.C. political corruption — how we got here

S.C. political corruption — how we got here

Directly across the street from the Statehouse on the corner of Gervais and Main Street in Columbia is a bar called The Whig. To get there, you descen...

January 29th, 2017 |  


Living in a post-truth age

Living in a post-truth age

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2016 is “post-truth,” and is defined as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which obj...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Failure to divorce sets off tantrums

Failure to divorce sets off tantrums

America is like a couple who want a divorce for all the wrong reasons. The judge has ruled the couple must stay together and learn to communicate civi...

November 21st, 2016 |