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Nine reasons you should hate tax referendums UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:01 a.m.

July 8, 2014, 6 a.m. When I speak out against tax referendums, I’m sometimes met with surprised remarks like “How can you be against ‘letting the people decide’ to raise taxes?”

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Guest Opinion UPDATED

Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:01 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, released the following statement on President Obama’s call for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to redefine Internet service providers as “common carriers” subject to Title II of the Communications Act of 1934, written nearly …

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the holiday season

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 11:09 p.m.

With the holidays fast approaching, it can be tempting to put your health on the back burner and indulge in all the fixings of a holiday meal. …

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What makes a strong lobbyist?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 11:06 p.m.

Because of its power to influence public affairs, the press has long been known as “the Fourth Estate.”

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Transform potential to prosperity

Friday, November 14, 2014 7:13 a.m.

The single most frequently used phrase to describe Georgetown is “it has such potential.” Well, that’s about as complimentary as “bless your heart,” which too often immediately follows, “Georgetown has such potential, bless its heart.”

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Veterans should have health coverage

Friday, November 14, 2014 7:15 a.m.

This Veterans Day we honored those who serve and have served our country. Veterans put their lives on the line to protect our independence, our freedom, and all the rights we hold dear.

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Stepping down so others can step up

Friday, November 7, 2014 6:44 a.m.

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Please help us UPDATED

Friday, November 7, 2014 6:41 a.m.

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From point A to point B without forgetting point C: competitiveness

Friday, November 7, 2014 9:09 a.m.

It is no secret that many of our interstates, highways, and bridges are in dire need of repair.

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Improvements to USDA Beginning Farmer Loans

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

USDA recently announced several changes to Farm Service Agency (FSA) loan programs, changes designed to help more beginning farmers and ranchers. The new “interim final rule” will increase the Microloan limit from $35,000 to $50,000. This program provides a simplified application process and a seven year payback. Microloans can be used for …

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Remembering Mojo

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Presbyterians, like me, are not big on blessing animals. Someone once told me a story about a Quaker who was leading a goods laden donkey to market. The donkey stopped and refused to move.

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Show respect on Veterans Day

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:56 p.m.

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Hospice, palliative care

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:58 p.m.

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Sen. Scott: We need a temporary travel ban UPDATED

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott released the following statement regarding travel restrictions from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa. Scott is a member of both the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees.

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A vote for Miller

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:54 a.m.

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Goldfinch is the local choice

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:56 a.m.

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Goldfinch disappoints on median

Monday, October 27, 2014 5:38 a.m.

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Don’t be fooled by penny tax

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:42 a.m.

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Viewing political corruption more broadly UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is “widespread” in government had risen from 59 percent in 2006 to 79 percent in 2013.

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Keep your shucking and slurping to yourself UPDATED

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Well it’s that time of year again, one I totally don’t understand.

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Miller lacks integrity UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:01 a.m.

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Miller lacks integrity UPDATED

Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:01 a.m.

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Viewing Political Corruption More Broadly

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:01 a.m.

Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americans who believed that corruption is “widespread” in government had risen from 59 percent in 2006 to 79 percent in 2013. “In other words,” Edsall wrote, …

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Sen. Tim Scott: We need a temporary travel ban UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:35 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott released the following statement regarding travel restrictions from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa. Scott is a member of both the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees.

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In support of Rice UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:38 p.m.

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Penny sales tax facts

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 2:30 a.m.

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Vote ‘yes’ to legalize raffles

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 2:31 a.m.

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Vote ‘yes’ for ‘penny tax’ UPDATED

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:24 a.m.

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The Governor’s Visit: Bipartisan Respect, A Minor Ruckus, and Facts Are Facts

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:39 a.m.

On her recent trip to Pawleys Island, Gov. Haley said two things that showed why she and I always got along so well when we served together in the SC House, and were even able to cross the political aisle to co-sponsor several pieces of legislation that we believed were good for all the people of South Carolina – Democrat, Republican, and …

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A dream fulfilled

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:40 a.m.

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