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March 31st, 2022 - 11:30 am § in Hypocrisy, Law and Courts, Politics

Graham flip-flops on Supreme Court nominee he previously voted for

When Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) ran for president in 2016, he was one of my favorites in the GOP field. I especially liked his military background, and thought, “Hmm, here’s a principled Republican I maybe could vote for.” Boy, was I wrong then. Since then, his stature has shrunk t[...]

October 1st, 2020 - 4:03 pm § in Politics

South Carolina Republicans act against mail voting

This story contains news with liberal commentary. South Carolina’s Republican legislature, when “adopting some accommodations for the coronavirus pandemic … deliberately refused to suspend” the state’s witness requirement for mail ballots, claiming it’s necessary [...]

September 24th, 2020 - 10:13 pm § in Politics

Why does everyone hate Lindsey Graham’s guts?

This article contains news and sarcastic liberal commentary. Hmm. Isn’t that kind of a rhetorical question? Isn’t it obvious? (If not, see list below.) Now Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is whining about how much money his opponent is raising “from people who hate my guts.” Graham cla[...]

July 24th, 2020 - 1:52 am § in America

251st Anniversary of a Slave Auction

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June 15th, 2020 - 12:27 pm § in America, Racism

Fifth Anniversary of the Third Massacre Of A Minister of Mother Emmanuel Church

The 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. (Tell Me More About Back Then)  In 1822, South  Carolinians  hanged  the church’s founder and first minister,  DENMARK V[...]

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 […][...]