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Brother, I can't spare a dime!

There's no detour around this issue: South Carolina roads and bridges need repair. However, I strongly disagree that the only way to fix our roads is to raid your wallet. Let's think back a bit. The billions raised by the penny tax over several …

Will Russiagate backfire on the Left?

The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale. In Monday's Intelligence Committee hearings, James Comey did confirm that his FBI has found …
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'Hidden tax' outweighs gas tax

This is part of an editorial that appeared in Wednesday's edition of The Charleston Post and Courier. Senate opponents of a gas tax increase to help pay for road and bridge improvements are once again threatening to undermine a bill to raise …
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Stop complaining about district and start helping

Stop complaining about district and start helping To all those who are muddying up the waters in Sumter School District (board members included): Stop complaining, and start helping. If you want us to find and retain good teachers for your …

Open letter to President Trump on Social Security

Dear President Trump, I need your help. The American people need your help. This is about a critical subject: the fate of Social Security. As you may know, the House passed the Social Security Lock-Box Bill and has sent it to the …
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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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