Support the REAL Act

Support the REAL Act

By: Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of TheAdvertiser. In 1994, the federal government passed a series of “tough on crime” bills. Drug abuse is a medical condition […]

E Pluribus Unum, Liberty, In God We Trust

E Pluribus Unum, Liberty, In God We Trust

By: Scott Cooper All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of TheAdvertiser. Three American Values, inscribed on every one of our American Coins: E Pluribus Unum, Liberty and In God We […]

Notre Dame Revisited

Notre Dame Revisited

By: Scott Cooper All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of TheAdvertiser. April 24th, 2019   My March 29th, 2018 editorial to the Edgefield Advertiser was about Notre-Dame, how it was […]

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité

By: Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of TheAdvertiser. The American Revolution inspired many nations to rebel against tyrannical governments, including our country’s oldest allies, the people of […]

Our Country is Not Full

Our Country is Not Full

By Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. President Trump visited Calexico, California, last week to view firsthand the progress on securing our border with Mexico. […]

Migrants, Refugees, and Religion

Migrants, Refugees, and Religion

By: Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. It is Easter Season, and for liturgical Christian churches this is Holy Week. There have been several columns […]

Senators Stand for Turkeys

By: Charles Kemp All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Tension was thick on March 20th as biologists and wildlife professionals pled their case to the Senate in Columbia.  […]

Three Books:

Three Books:

By: Scott Cooper All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Three Books:   I have been contemplating whether to continue my weekly editorial due to time constraints.  Last […]

Raise the Minimum Wage

Raise the Minimum Wage

By: Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views  and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. I subscribe to the Episcopal Public Policy Network’s newsletter, and this week the top issue was not The […]

From the Desk of Senator Massey

From the Desk of Senator Massey

Legislative Update: Week of 2/19/19-2/21/19 Last week was the 7th week of the 2019 legislative session. There are 11 weeks remaining in the regular session. Here are the highlights from Senate floor action from last week. MEDICAL HISTORY INFORMATION FOR ADOPTED CHILDREN – The Senate passed S. 181, a bill that would allow adopted children to learn of the […]

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