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A New Fee That Could Bring Us Closer Together?

June 19, 2013

Everybody who lives in South Carolina pays sales taxes. Everybody, directly or indirectly, pays property taxes. But income taxes — that...Read More



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Legislature Shortchanges South Carolina

The state legislature has been shortchanging us for years.  And we’re the culprits who have allowed it by playing along like pawns and...Read More



The Tech Bubble

Recently people in Charleston were a little panicky. No it wasn’t the threat of Tropical Storm Andrea. It started when hundreds of Charlestonians...Read More



Numbers Show South Carolina Still Has A Long Way To Go

The news on poverty in South Carolina isn’t good:  We’ve overtaken Mississippi.

The Great Recession has taken its toll here. ...Read More



The Story Behind Drum Island’s Piles Of Dirt

Ever notice the piles of dirt on Drum Island as you zoom over the Cooper River bridge from Mount Pleasant to Charleston?  Seem like they’ve...Read More



Time to Focus on Southern Crescent of Shame

A few years back, Columbia public relations guru Bud Ferillo made a film about several economically distressed counties that he dubbed the...Read More



Sanford Victory Pre-Determined By Redistricting Shenanigans

­If state Democrats want to win big elections like the one they lost Tuesday on the coast, they’re going to have to get busy and retake...Read More