The term “legislative state” gets thrown around a lot by people trying to describe the power structure for South Carolina’s government. It’s supposed to make the state’s gross imbalance of power seem like a reasonable alternative – a “legislative state,” as opposed to an “executive state,” sounds like a legitimate thing.
Perhaps you’ve heard about it by now, but a famous NFL quarterback has begun sitting during the national anthem before football games.
Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers has been catching heat (and some support) for his decision, which he attempted to explain during an interview with ESPN’s Nick Wagoner.
President Obama wants to be every felon’s best friend. Whether locked up at Guantanamo Bay or a federal penitentiary somewhere across the America, every prisoner can hope that he, too, will escape the Big House.
It’s not quite “ding-dong, the witch is dead,” but it’s a pretty big deal, of the sort that we don’t see often enough in South Carolina.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all BBQ is not created equal, that South Carolina BBQ is endowed by the Creator with certain unalienable Rights and Qualities, and that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of BBQ Perfection.
To say that there is corruption in the South Carolina Department of Transportation is like saying its dark at night.
Hidden deep within the Democratic Party’s rhetoric of love, acceptance and justice for all is support for a law that costs millions of American lives each year.
Actually, it’s not really that hidden anymore. Democrats are openly celebrating abortion and a woman’s “right to choose” any chance they get.
When the legislature created LIFE scholarships in 1998, it instructed the state Board of Education to establish a uniform high school grade scale to even out the standards across the state. That scale set an “A” at 93 out of 100, a “B” at 85-92, a “C” at 77-84 and a “D” at 70-76.
The kind of devastation we experienced last week leaves everyone asking questions and searching for hope.
With the conclusion of the South Carolina Republican primary last week, voters have clearly chosen a new direction—and it’s time for those in Columbia to listen.