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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 […][...]

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[...]