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Opinion: Warren's nomination would turn election into existential threat to economy

WASHINGTON - With three polls showing her in the lead, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., may soon eclipse former vice president Joe Biden as the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. That's great news for Republicans because Warren … more

Opinion: 'Texodus' bodes badly for Republicans

WASHINGTON - "I am a classically trained engineer," says Rep. Will Hurd, a Texas Republican, "and I firmly believe in regression to the mean." Applying a concept from statistics to the randomness of today's politics is problematic. In any case, … more

Opinion: Collusion of church, state

Intrigued by the controversy that erupted over Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech before the American Association of Christian Counselors last week in Nashville - it was titled "Being a Christian Leader" and was eventually removed from the … more

Opinion: Is the interventionists' era over?

President Donald Trump could have been more deft and diplomatic in how he engineered that immediate pullout from northeastern Syria. Yet that withdrawal was as inevitable as were its consequences. A thousand U.S. troops and their Kurdish … more

Opinion: Is Trump's tail wagging Turkey's President Erdogan?

WASHINGTON - So let me get this straight: President Trump ordered the removal of American troops from northern Syria, knowing that Turkey would invade, seize and occupy Kurd-occupied land. But now, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan did … more

Opinion: Everyone involved in making surgery at Tuomey a success deserves pat on the back

After having knee problems more than three years, I recently had surgery at Prisma Health Tuomey day surgery. From my first office visit with Warren Pyle, PA (pre-surgery) to the surgery and hospital experience to my outpatient rehab appointments, … more

Opinion: Progressives all too willing to cut constitutional corners

WASHINGTON - Presidential aspirant Beto O'Rourke, thrashing about in an attempt to be noticed, says tax exemptions should be denied to churches and other institutions that oppose same-sex marriage. O'Rourke's suggestion, and Massachusetts Sen. … more

Opinion: The malevolent aura of Donald J. Trump

COLUMBIA - As the world seems consumed by all things Ukraine, it's time once again to dust off the ever-popular, evergreen headline: Rudy, Rudy, Rudy. As in, what happened to the nation's mayor, Rudy Giuliani? He held so much promise. He was the … more

Opinion: Wake up and realize China is our enemy, and buy American

The brutal communist China dictatorship is our enemy. They are never going to be a friend. China has stolen our latest technology to build a formidable military. When you review their newer fighter aircraft, it looks like they have copied our latest … more

Opinion: Intolerance in academia

If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation's institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization. John Leo, its editor in chief, says that the organization's prime mission is … more

Opinion: 'Personal recollections, experiences of journalism in this state for the last half century - 1906'

Editor's note: This address was delivered to the South Carolina Press Association on July 18, 1906. Noah Graham Osteen (1843-1936) was at the time the 63-year-old publisher of The Watchman and Southron in Sumter, a weekly newspaper that ceased … more

OPINION: Eight debate questions Joe Biden should be required to answer

WASHINGTON - When Joe Biden was asked during a recent news conference whether he had a conflict of interest leading Ukraine policy while his son was working for a Ukrainian oligarch, he said, "I'm … more

OPINION: News media are most effective means for exercising freedoms

For centuries, citizens have turned to their local news publication for local breaking and investigative news, as well as to learn about hot-button issues in their communities. In the last 15 years, with the rise of digital communications, many … more

OPINION: President's cry that America is fighting 'endless wars' is a canard

WASHINGTON - President Trump has defended his shameful abandonment of our Kurdish allies in Syria, declaring that "I was elected on getting out of these ridiculous endless wars" that have left America "bogged down, watching over a quagmire." … more

OPINION: We should continue to be a nation of immigrants to enrich the country

I was talking with a friend the other day about immigration. It's one of the most divisive issues of our time, and we, too, found ourselves divided. "Our country is full," he quoted President Trump, who said this back in April. Let's improve the … more
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