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We’re Number Two!

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – In this case, that’s better than being number one – but not much. It turns out that the state with the highest per capita…

Congressman Duncan Responds to Letter to the Editor

– By Jeff Duncan – A letter to the editor ran recently in The Edgefield Advertiser challenging my position on energy development. The letter read, “Due to our geological past,…

The Local Government Fund (LGF)

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – What is the LGF, and why should we care? The website of the South Carolina Association of Counties (www.sccounties.org) explains the Local Government Fund,…

Energy Policy

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Jeff Duncan is touting his energy policy as all-inclusive, but we should follow the money. The United States’ energy policy must be crafted by…

Working Together With our Legislative Delegation

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – The Edgefield County Republicans’ meeting last week was a success! Like the Democrats’ earlier meeting, the Republicans invited a guest speaker from the other…

Will Things Ever Get Better in the Middle East?

Opinion – By Dr. Mims Mobley – Hamas Muslims and Israelis have been hurling ordnance at each other again, and in Syria and Iraq, fanatical Muslims of ISIS are a threat…

Islam Is Not Our Enemy

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – Like so many Americans, I was appalled by the reports of the beheading of an American journalist, James Foley, at the hands of the…

Big Government, Liberty, and Freedom

Opinion – By Robert Scott – When I first started writing these OpEds for The Edgefield Advertiser, I was thinking that there was only so much one could say and…

Protecting South Carolina’s Veterans

Opinion  – By Senator Tim Scott – COLUMBIA, SC — The brave men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform deserve our honor and our kept promises. South Carolina’s 400,000…

Republicans and Democrats Can Work Together

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – The meeting last Saturday (August 9th), with the Edgefield County Democratic Party hosting our Republican Senator Shane Massey, really worked out well. The meeting…

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