A new leader for a new South Carolina

A new leader for a new South Carolina

This column is part of a continuing series on The New South Carolina, about the changes that are transforming our state.February 15, 1956, Silas C. Mc...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Living in a post-truth age

Living in a post-truth age

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2016 is “post-truth,” and is defined as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which obj...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Failure to divorce sets off tantrums

Failure to divorce sets off tantrums

America is like a couple who want a divorce for all the wrong reasons. The judge has ruled the couple must stay together and learn to communicate civi...

November 21st, 2016 |  


The election is over – three things to do now

The election is over – three things to do now

I am writing this column before election day and most people will read this after the results are known. The pundits are predicting that Trump will ca...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Time to deal with reality

We are known as the United States of America but following Tuesday’s stunning election, “united” isn’t exactly the first word ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Coincidence or fate?

Call it fate, call it destiny, but throughout history, a series of remarkable events have unfolded at just the right time as to shape the world to how...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Election antics are old hat

With the presidential election drawing ever closer, antics and investigations — targeting both nominees — have many Americans shaking thei...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Political parties need to compete

Political parties need to compete

In sports, the Gamecocks wear garnet and black. Clemson wears orange and purple. In politics, South Carolina is red and deep red.These are what are kn...

November 9th, 2016 |  


A new South Carolina is being born

A new South Carolina is being born

There is a New South Carolina being born.You can see evidence of it in a recent Time Magazine special issue featuring the 100 Most Influential. There ...

November 9th, 2016 |  


Welcome to the most ironic Free Speech Week ever

A documentary filmmaker named Deia Schlosberg was recently arrested for filming activists protesting for native rights and environmental protections o...

November 9th, 2016 |