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Posts Tagged ‘South Carolina’

October 9th, 2019 - 10:01 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Lindsey Graham, then and now

Then: Now: “Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Wednesday tried to derail the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump by asking Senate Republicans to sign a loyalty oath. … According to the South Carolina Republican, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats ‘are about to destroy t[...]

May 10th, 2019 - 6:20 pm § in Politics

South Carolina GOP legislator says colleague committed a “misdeed” by being raped

“A GOP state lawmaker who recently gave an impassioned speech about being raped as a 16 year old says she feels attacked after a Republican colleague passed out literature describing rape as a ‘misdeed of the parent’ that doesn’t justify having an abortion,” according to th[...]

July 23rd, 2018 - 8:25 am § in Schools & Colleges

Don’t they know any Latin in South Carolina?

“Summa Cum Laude” is censored. Read story here.  [...]

May 28th, 2018 - 2:04 am § in Misc.

How Memorial Day Started

I write a lot abut how horrid the history and much of the present of South Carolina is.  Here is an exception, a story that is very special on Memorial Day. : Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been […][...]

February 12th, 2018 - 1:08 am § in America

South Carolina: How to tell a Lady KKK from a Guy KKK? Answer ..she is wearing the sash!

 I Know How to Tell a Boy Krab from a Girl Krab but how do you tell a Lady Klan from a Guy Klan?   Now they are doing to take off their hoods! Channel 8 of GASTON, SC (WIS) -reports that The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan plan to rally next Saturday at the […][...]

February 7th, 2018 - 2:00 am § in The Ave Scene

WA Ranks #8 As Best State

Travel site THRILLIST ranks all 50 for their contributions to America, so think inventions, food/drink, somewhat productive famous people, unique physical beauty, etc. 8. Washington Did you know there are temperate rainforests in the state most often confused with a district very far from it?!!? Or [...]

January 3rd, 2018 - 12:43 pm § in Politics

SC legislators propose monument to black Confederate soldiers

There’s just one little hitch: There weren’t any, at least not from their state, according to historians. Apparently recruiting slaves to fight for slavery wasn’t a slam-dunk even back in those days. Read story here. Photos: As Confederate monuments tend to be statues of white guys[...]

October 8th, 2017 - 4:17 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Lord is warning us.

Earth Is Headed for Disaster, Interdisciplinary Scientific Review Concludes A group of 22 scientists says the planet seems headed toward catastrophic and irreversible environmental changes. This time we will not have an ark.[...]

October 1st, 2017 - 12:23 am § in Misc.

Why Does Anyone Choose to Live in South Carolina?

South Carolina ranks dead last among the 50 states in education, falls in the bottom 10 in crime and corrections (41st), infrastructure (43rd) and “opportunity” (48th).  These results come from the U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural ranking of all 50 states. Overall, U.S. Ne[...]

July 2nd, 2017 - 12:19 pm § in Misc.

The Horrors of Being Black In Charleston, SC

A Failed American Revolution (Tell Me More About Back Then) Last year’s massacre of nine worshipers in Mother Emmanuel Church was nothing new for African Americans living in Charleston. Even for free people this was a city of horrors. In 1822, South  Carolinians  hanged  the church’[...]