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Standing athwart history shouting, "Whatever, baby!"

WASHINGTON - Remember when conservatism meant deep thinkers and big ideas? Get over it. Today, conservatism means get your Miley Cyrus on and show us your tongue, shout Trump to the rafters, if you can pony up the privilege of "free speech," and …

An adult voice amid pandemic childishness

WASHINGTON - In his 72 years, Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, who was raised in segregated Richmond, Virginia, acknowledges that he has seen much change, often for the better, including advances in …
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Trump's 'shock and awe' creating new language

The Wall Street Journal's Dan Henninger on "Trumpian shock and awe." "Shock and awe," a term of art from U.S. war doctrine, has been deployed by advocates of Donald Trump to describe the pace of executive actions the past two weeks. That is …
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Second guessing Baker, school board not the Christian way

To all of you who are speaking out against Dr. J. Frank Baker and the Sumter School board members, it is always nice to be concerned and we all want accountability; but, it is very easy for us to stand on the sideline and tell the school officials …

Democrats' behavior assures another landslide victory

"Do as we say, not as we do." I don't remember the first time I heard that, but I am assuming it came from one of my parents when I was very young. It also appears to be the new Democrat motto. If I am not mistaken, I believe that, during the 2016 …
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It may be a bumpy ride with Trump

The Democrat party continues to do a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election as president of the United States. So many of the party's hardcore base of lefties and Hillary disciples, when they are not having …

Infantile left the real losers on Election Day

In the aftermath of last week's bitterly fought presidential election, the nation was treated to the winners and losers behaving with graciousness and civility. President Obama set the tone when he called on the nation to accept the outcome and …
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Gas tax gridlock ahead

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Post and Courier Feb. 22 Gas tax gridlock ahead South Carolina needs money for road repairs, and raising the state tax on gasoline is the obvious and fairest way to get it. But …

S.C.'s highway fatality rate and improving road conditions

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Post and Courier Jan. 31 S.C.'s highway fatality rate and improving road conditions: South Carolina has the highest highway fatality rate in the nation, and some of its worst roads. …
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