President Joe Biden has made eradicating government corruption a top priority: “Fighting corruption is not just good governance,” he recently proclaimed. “It is self-defense. It is patriotism, and it’s essential to the preservation of our democracy and our future.”
It’s not the subject we like addressing on Sept. 11, the day we remember the deadliest attack on America.
It’s been 21 years since terrorists crashed planes into the Twin Towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, and a third hijacked jet crashed in Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 Americans were killed.
South Carolina voters in November will decide whether to approve constitutional amendments to increase the state’s two “rainy-day” funds; though, a just-released poll casts doubt on their passage.
South Carolina is among a group of states investigating a major investment management and ratings company for potential violations connected to liberal environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities.
With its vibrant cities, relatively cheap cost of living, and thriving industries like manufacturing, healthcare and hospitality, it’s obvious why South Carolina is one of the fastest growing states in the nation.
“Hope is contagious,” optimists are fond of reminding. So is doubt, unfortunately. The Democratic Party’s so-called Inflation Reduction Act, supposedly packed with smart policy remedies for an ailing nation, is the work of doubters bent on extinguishing the material progress that has made America exceptional.
A great mythology has grown up around the great resignation — the massive movement of people out of jobs held in the pre-pandemic world.
It’s obvious and now official: The United States economy is mired in a recession. Like a jetliner that has lost power, the productive forces that drive the nation have sputtered into a bone-jarring landing. Dusting themselves off, Americans can thank President Biden and his fellow Democrats for fueling a flight toward misfortune.
Want to start restoring confidence in the South Carolina system of justice? Disregard both banks of lawyers in the murder case against Alex Murdaugh and demand that the business of the court remain public, not gagged.
People across South Carolina have much to celebrate with the Palmetto State’s successful primary election, the first conducted after Republicans and Democrats came together to pass comprehensive voting reform that has expanded the opportunity to cast a ballot, while making that ballot more secure.