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Profiles in Politics: Representative Jeff Duncan

– By G. Miller Thompson – Representing South Carolina’s Third Congressional District (including Edgefield County) is Laurens native Jeff Duncan. I was able to interview the Congressman by phone Friday…

A Nation of Immigrants Should Have an Immigration System That Works

Opinion – By Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone, Bishop of Charleston, South Carolina – America did not become great by keeping people out. We are great because, throughout our history,…

Republicans and Democrats Working Together

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – This essay’s subject sounds totally outlandish in 2014, doesn’t it? Well, if we are talking about the Federal Government, unfortunately it pretty much is.…

The Crisis at the Border

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – News broke recently that 350 illegal immigrant children have been received in South Carolina.  These children have come to live with relatives and…

The American Thing to Do

OPINION  – By Robert Scott – One of the many political email lists I seem to find myself on these days is written by Robert Reich, the former Labor Secretary…

Run Ben Run!

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – While we all are awaiting an important midterm election this coming November, we must not forget about the magnitude of the 2016 presidential…

Who Should be Allowed to Vote?

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – One of my favorite politicians is John Lewis, the 1960’s Civil Rights activist-turned-Congressman from Georgia. Unlike many politicians half his age, he is active…

War on Women Exposed

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – Brace yourselves. I am probably about to step on some toes and injure some pride. Ladies and gentlemen, the Left is at it…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

July 3, 2014 Why hold County Council Meetings? Have you ever really thought about why County Council (or any other public body) has public meetings? The answer is obvious ……

Who Wants to Raise South Carolina Taxes?

Opinion  – By  Robert Scott – Nobody wants to raise taxes; at least nobody who pays taxes wants to raise taxes. That’s what we are all led to believe, but…