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President Obama, confused bystander

WASHINGTON - The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government's handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in The New York Times last Saturday. There's only one problem with this pose, so obligingly …

Kentucky's constitutional moment

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet the state remains closely divided about re-electing the man whose parliamentary skills uniquely qualify him to restrain Obama's executive overreach. So, Kentucky's Senate contest …
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Notable & Quotable: Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

In "Americans are terrified of Ebola. Which could make it harder to stop Ebola," Paul Waldman writes, "Congratulations, media: Americans are thoroughly freaked out about Ebola." Read it online at www.washingtonpost.com: A new Washington Post poll …
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Hilton proves to be a true leader, problem solver

Fellow citizens, we have the opportunity to elect to our school board not only a highly qualified man in Dr. Johnny Hilton but one who has spent 34 years of his life dedicated to the education of our children. Johnny is also a successful …

Voting against Sunday alcohol sales will protect our community

Tuesday's headline "Group talks up Sunday alcohol sales" was a shocker to me. Boozing had brought misery to my family for three generations. Right here in Sumter, a group wants to extend its miserable boozing to the rest of us. To make it worse, …
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Oct. 3, 2014

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Greenville News Sept. 30 Court gives FOIA a small victory After two painful losses before the South Carolina Supreme Court, there has been a small victory for the Freedom of …
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