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Letter: Reinforce behavior you want repeated

Winston Churchill said: "An appeaser is one who feeds the alligators in hopes that he will be eaten last." When a child doesn't get what he wants, stomps his foot and beats around his room with a baseball bat, some parents appease the child by … more

Letter: Courageous leadership needed to defeat virus

To wear a mask or not to wear a mask should not be the question. The question should be, "How much do I love myself and others?" America has entered a new phase because of the rampant spreading of the coronavirus. Currently, over 159,000 Americans … more

Opinion: Why do we compare ourselves to others?

Since the beginning of time, men have compared themselves to others. Adam of course did not have this problem because he had no one to compare himself to, but later came Eve. We are such insatiable people - very seldom are we satisfied. When we are … more

OPINION: Leftist effort to revise American history

There is very little new under the sun. The monument and statue destruction that we are witnessing has been witnessed in other times and other places. A tyrant's first battlefield is to rewrite history. Most notable were the political purges of … more

OPINION: Helping jobless citizens

Unemployed Americans need cash. We go to work in return for a paycheck. With unemployment, we lose the paycheck. It's a simple but very painful formula for millions of Americans. Paychecks pay the rent or the mortgage, the car payment, utilities, … more

Opinion: The Biden rule: 'No men need apply!'

There is a real possibility that, this week, Joe Biden will be selecting the 47th president of the United States. For the woman Biden picks - he has promised to exclude from consideration all men, black, brown, white or Asian - has a better … more

OPINION: S.C. editorial roundup, Aug. 1, 2020

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Post and Courier July 28 Affordable housing in Charleston would improve other issues It's no surprise that a recent survey found widespread agreement that the Charleston region has a … more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Online school is great option for students during pandemic

COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise across South Carolina. As the number of cases rise, the realistic odds of students safely returning to in-person learning next month goes down. But many parents are still concerned about the quality of education … more

Opinion: All of us need to help revitalize our democracy

Amid all the troubles occupying our attention, one of the more worrisome is also one of the least visible. It is the loss of public faith in the effectiveness of our representative democracy. While most state and local governments - and certain … more

Opinion: American 'stormtroopers' - a bright shining lie

With the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse under nightly siege from violent radicals and Portland's police hard-pressed to protect it, President Trump sent in federal agents to secure the building. The reaction from Speaker of the House … more

Opinion: Voice activation has a long history

Technology has come a very long way. Those who are around 60 years of age and above have seen a vast amount of technological advancement. They have seen reel to reel, 45/33 plastic records, eight-track players, cassette players, DVD players, jump … more

Opinion: Is racism responsible for today's problems?

I doubt whether any American would defend the police treatment of George Floyd that led to his death. But many Americans are supporting some of the responses to Floyd's death - rioting, looting, wanton property destruction, assaults on police and … more

Letter: America has problems but is the greatest nation on Earth

The Bible teachers in 1 Corinthians 14:10 that there are many voices in the world and none of them are without signification or meaning. So, I wish to add my voice. I worked 23 years in the Air Force. Those were the best years I experienced. I went … more

Letter: America isn't a Third World country

As an American citizen, I am appalled at what the Democrat governors and mayors are putting up with regarding the destroying of statues and monuments. Before George Floyd was killed, none of this was an issue. Changing names on football teams and … more
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