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Moral values and customs vs. laws

I'm approaching my 82nd birthday, and my daughter will occasionally suggest that modernity is perplexing to me because I'm from prehistoric times. As such, it points to one of the unavoidable problems of youth - namely, the temptation to think that …

What should we fight for?

"We will never accept Russia's occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea,'' declaimed Rex Tillerson last week in Vienna. "Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns full control of the peninsula to …
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Notable & Quotable: Oct. 31, 2017

In The New York Times, Maureen Dowd writes, "Mark Cuban's Not Done Trolling Donald Trump." If you want to know just how surreal things have gotten, consider this: In 2015, Donald Trump had to decide between playing the president in "Sharknado 3: …
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We need Canty as the next president of Morris College

We need Canty as the next president of Morris College This is an open letter to the State Baptist Education and Missionary Convention, the Morris College Board of Trustees, alumni, students and the Sumter community. I am writing this open letter …

Republicans are guaranteed to win more seats next year

When Donald Trump first announced he was running for president, I jumped right on the bandwagon. I was told I was nuts. You can go on YouTube and look up literally every soundbite of …
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The clock is ticking for Republicans

Republicans continue their habit of lining up in a circular firing squad, killing all their attempts at actually governing. Governing? What's that? Isn't that what they were elected to do? This is a party that controls all three branches of …
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Raise gas tax before election-year politicking

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Sun News April 6 Raise gas tax before election-year politicking Taxes on gasoline and other motor fuels are effectively user fees; motorists pay for using roads when they …
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