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December 31, 2008 RSS feed / Opinion

Reader responds to letter defending President George W. Bush

To the Editor: In attempting to defend President Bush's record, Ernest A. Howell (Public Commentary, Dec. 10) makes some inaccurate statements that need to be addressed. More...

A few thoughts for the New Year.


First, if you will be out celebrating the New Year, please don't drink and drive. Ensure that you have a reliable designated driver, call a cab or stay put until your alcohol levels are within the legal limits. More...

Veto of park fee increases holds the line for taxpayers, says lawmaker

Dear Editor: As costs and expenses continue to escalate, local governments must do all they can to avoid onerous tax and fee increases. With this in mind, I was pleased that several of my legislative colleagues joined me in sustaining S.C. Exec. More...


Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?

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