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Democrats have foreign espionage problem

WASHINGTON - Imagine if it emerged that the Republican chairman of the House or Senate intelligence committee had a Russian spy working on their senate staff. Think it would cause a political firestorm? Well, this week we learned that Sen. Diane … more

Still not clear which party will lose House

We're heading into the home stretch in America's unusually lengthy (six months and nine days) primary election season. Some three-quarters of Americans have had a chance to vote for Democratic and Republican candidates for Congress, and state and … more

Loved ones' lives hang in the balance with coroners, sheriffs

Loved ones' lives hang in the balance with coroners, sheriffs I have been pondering several things that have surfaced during the recent postings and utterances surrounding the coroner's race in Clarendon County. First of all, some of the … more

Colleges can be a force for evil

Many of the nation's colleges have become a force for evil and a focal point for the destruction of traditional American values. The threat to our future lies in the fact that today's college students are tomorrow's teachers, professors, judges, … more

Left will ensure 2nd win for Trump

The loons of the left continue to goosestep in their Destroy Trump crusade. They just don't get it. It's quite an array of gasbags who can't get over Hillary Clinton blowing the presidency to the bombastic Trumpster. What a crowd of critics he … more

Why Manafort trial is helping Trump

In Rasmussen's polling - the only daily tracking survey of President Donald Trump's ratings and the only one testing likely voters - Trump has surged from a 44 percent approval rating on July 21 to 50 percent on Aug. 2. Indeed, as the Paul Manafort … more

Democrats' rhetoric is as dangerous as Trump's

WASHINGTON - This week a New York man, Carlos Bayon, was arrested after leaving threatening messages for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and Conference Chairman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., promising to go after their families and … more

A note of appreciation to our readers

Editor's note: This editorial originally ran in the Index-Journal on July 29. We are not the New York Times or the Washington Post. Closer to home, we're not the Post & Courier. Or The State. Or - well, you get the point. Or do you? Those … more

City of Manning needs to answer basic questions about how it's run

As with most of Manning's taxpaying citizens, I expect that the fine points of a weak mayor/strong council form of government was left behind in Civics 101 long ago. However, I … more

Are globalists plotting a counter-revolution?

On meeting with the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker last month, Donald Trump tweeted: "Both the U.S. and the E.U. drop all Tariffs, Barriers and Subsidies! That would finally be Free Market and Fair Trade." Did Larry Kudlow somehow get access to Trump's … more

Free press, free people

Donald J. Trump is a bully and a thug. I could tell you he is a liar, but you and everyone else in America - even his Republican minions in Congress - know that already. Trump's political career began on the lie that Barack Obama was born in … more

Impact of college chaos will lead to nation's collapse

Impact of college chaos will lead to nation's collapse As a professor in a college setting for over 30 years, I have had direct contact with the college classroom setting and have personally observed some negative trends in the college and … more

Liberals are actually against freedom of conscience

Why is it considered "liberal" to compel others to say or fund things they don't believe? That's a question raised by three Supreme Court decisions this year. And it's a puzzling development for those of us old enough to remember when liberals … more

We have model for improving S.C. education

As the final moments of an 18-day ordeal unfolded before him, Citadel graduate and Air Force Maj. Charles Hodges felt a sense of relief, the same one felt the world over. Twelve boys and their soccer coach, stranded in a cave in northern … more

Would war with Iran doom Trump?

A war with Iran would define, consume and potentially destroy the Trump presidency but exhilarate the neocon never-Trumpers who most despise the man. Why, then, is President Donald Trump toying with such an idea? Looking back at Afghanistan, … more
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