This year our Legislature met from January to July, and during that time 1,336 bills were filed between the House and Senate. Of those, 131 were passed by lawmakers. In addition, 950 resolutions were filed, and all but 64 of those passed.
That dreaded subject has stumbled back into the headlines in recent weeks as receiver Wes Welker makes his way back onto the field and a new movie heads to theatres this Christmas.
The salute is one of the first things taught to new military servicemen and women when they enter Basic Training. It is foundational to military life. Among the dictionary definitions, salute means “to give a sign of respect” or “to publicly praise” something or someone.
The holiday season has officially arrived, which means there are plenty of chances to give back.
This week, area residents will be able to do just that in several different ways.
We have always known the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) helps link our State to the global marketplace, although we don’t always consider how important the Port system is to our statewide economy. It is in fact one of our most strategic economic assets, especially here in the Upstate.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s a great chance to educate and also make a difference. My goal this month is to increase awareness and help inform the people of South Carolina about breast cancer and early detection.
The sun was shining brightly over the Palmetto state this week, glistening on the resilience of South Carolinians. The historic rains and flooding has left devastation in its path. At least 19 deaths are attributed to the storm. Many disappeared in waters after they drove around a barricade on a closed road.
If more money were the answer to the state’s infrastructure woes, the topic would hardly be worth debating. The real trouble with South Carolina’s roads, though, isn’t a lack of money. It’s a lack – indeed, a total lack – of citizen control or influence on road funding. How do we know more money won’t produce better roads?
Americans are tired of it. Tired of the lies, tired of the political correctness and tired of seeing their jobs and salaries cut. They’re tired of people ridiculing and renouncing Jews and Christians to stand behind Arabs and atheists.
There’s a growing belief that a college education may not be as important as everyone has assumed for a century. This upsets considerable settled (social) science.