Politics of trickle down neglect in S.C.

Politics of trickle down neglect in S.C.

The true test of political leadership is about making the hard, long-term and right decision instead of the easy, short term and wrong decision.Said d...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Marijuana legalization — give peace a chance

Marijuana legalization — give peace a chance

On November 8, voters in eight states will decide whether or not to legalize, to one degree or another, the possession, use and sale of marijuana.If a...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Larger causes: God, family and country

Larger causes: God, family and country

“Never forget!” Those of us who lived it will never forget! But, it’s just another Zinnian history lesson to the next generation, to...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Freedom of the press under fire with reporter’s charge

The North Dakota Access Pipeline has become a source of major contention in the United States. Its construction (or perhaps more accurately, the prote...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Surveillance isn’t colorblind

During the 1960s, the FBI and NSA followed, wiretapped, and bugged Martin Luther King Jr. — all under the veil of proper legal process. Today, t...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Louisiana flooding brings Zika fear

On July 1, before the first cases of locally acquired Zika were documented in Florida, President Obama spoke to the press corps and assured the Americ...

August 31st, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today. A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that w...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Cuba and the United States, one year later

One year ago today, the United States resumed full diplomatic relations with Cuba, shocking the world and putting an end to more than five decades of ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


All lives matter — we need to remember that

All lives matter — we need to remember that

I told my friend I admired and respected him very much as a Christian, father, husband, and community leader. I did not intend to offend him, but aske...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Orlando shooting: Are we looking in the right places?

Since Sept. 11, 2001, there has been a tendency to classify acts of violence perpetrated on groups of Americans acts of terrorism but is that necessar...

June 24th, 2016 |