The stated problems seem to be a common failure of many newer establishments. The good typically survive and get better...the rest will go out of business. My question...How are $5 single tacos and $7 Margaritas considered 'inexpensive'?
Medical scientists have discovered a new way to battle HIV/AIDS by using a man called Dr.Sakura.
MY NAME IS VIVIAN MULLAN FROM SOUTH AFRICA.I SAW A COMMENT ON POSITIVE BLOGS AND I WILL LOVE TO TELL EVERY BODY HOW MY STATUS CHANGES TO NEGATIVE,
AND AM NOW A LIVING WITNESS OF IT AND I THINK ITS A SHAME ON ME IF I DON'T SHARE THIS LOVELY STORY WITH OTHER PEOPLE INFECTED WITH THIS DEADLY VIRUS.
HIV HAS BEEN ONGOING IN MY FAMILY, I LOST BOTH PARENTS TO HIV. AND IT IS SO MUCH PAIN I'VE NOT BEEN ABLE TO GET OVER..
AS WE ALL KNOW MEDICALLY THERE IS NO SOLUTION TO IT..AND MEDICATION IS VERY EXPENSIVE..SO SOMEONE INTRODUCED ME TO A HERBAL PRACTITIONER IN AFRICA..
I HAD A JOB THERE TO EXECUTE SO I TOOK TIME TO CHECK OUT ON HIM.I SHOWED HIM ALL MY TESTS AND RESULTS..
I WAS ALREADY DISORGANIZED WITH HIV AND IT WAS ALREADY TAKING ITS TOWL ON ME..
I HAD SPENT THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS SO I DECIDED TO TRY HIM OUT ALTHOUGH I DID'NT BELIEVE IN IT,
I WAS JUST TRYING IT OUT OF FRUSTRATION? AND AFTER 2 DAYS, HE TOLD ME TO GO FOR A NEW TEST.
AND YOU WON'T BELIEVE THAT 5 DIFFERENT DOCTORS CONFIRMED IT THAT AM NEGATIVE..IT WAS LIKE A DREAM,,I NEVER BELIEVE AIDS HAS CURE..AM NOW NEGATIVE,,
AM A LIVING WITNESS..I DON'T KNOW HOW TO THANK THIS MAN? I JUST WANT TO HELP OTHERS IN ANY WAY I CAN..
I HAVE JOINED MANY FORUMS AND HAVE POSTED THIS TESTIMONIES AND ALOT OF PEOPLE HAS MAIL AND CALLED THIS MAN ON PHONE AND AFTER 2 DAYS THEY ALL CONFIRMED NEGATIVE..
BBC NEWS TOOK IT LIVE AND EVERY EVERYBODY SAW IT AND ITS NOW OUT IN PAPERS AND MAGAZINES THAT THERE IS A HERBAL CURE FOR HIV AND ALL WITH THE HELP OF THIS MAN,,
IF YOU WISH TAKE IT OR NOT..GOD KNOWS HAVE TRIED MY BEST. ABOUT 28 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED NEGATIVE THROUGH THE HERBAL CURE OF DR.SAKURA..
AND THEY SEND MAILS TO THANKS ME AFTER THEY HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED NEGATIVE,,THIS MAN IS REAL..DON'T MISS THIS CHANCE,,HIV IS A DEADLY VIRUS,,GET RID OF IT NOW..
If there is anyone who has similar problem and still looking for a way out, his email still remains THE.HIV.HERBAL.DOCTOR@LIVE.COM
Daniel Atwill is a home owner / resident on the opposite side of the street, and hence, a different 'block'. We do share St Philip as a common boundary. I am on the block to the west, he on the east.
So, correct & accurate. I did not say on the 'street' as is being implied. I am the last on my block. Daniel's block has only 4 (I think).
Daniel is one of the very few with a family who have chosen to stay and make a stand for the livability & residential character of the East end of Elliotborough.
2 full city blocks and not even 1/2 dozen owner occupied homes....!
Glad to read the fire was more of a minor setback than a catastrophe.
May we please have like/dislike buttons for the columns?
And Charleston is a port city so having ships come and go from here is preserving the character and history of Charleston. Half of East Bay Street used to be dedicated to supporting ships that were coming in and out.
Having a decent looking place for cruise ships come and go would be even better for business. I do agree, however, that they need to do whatever they can to mitigate any negatives for the locals such as a better facility and using on shore power which from all reports is less offensive.
I don't think that they are getting rich but I think that the folks working on cruise ships are doing all right over all.
Worst idea EVER! Why not preserve Charleston? Go to any harbor that consistently has cruise ships in and out of it and see what effect they have. No thanks!
"I have found my devotion to Coleman Public House growing more and more as just about the only place I go to in Mt. Pleasant where I know I will get great food/service. Try them FairGayme if you have not been."
Yes! You are not alone in this opinion. I also find Bacco to always be pretty awesome.
2,762 new jobs, he says. Jobs as servants to people like this guy and his family.
The SPA doesn't negotiate with anyone because they are going to eventually get their way whether the CCL has a valid point or not.
That being said, the people of Charleston should thank the CCL for making everything that they get their hands into unnecessarily more expensive and do everything they can to delay progress. When the much needed and much wanted 526 is finally finished they will still be fighting legal battles to shut the project down.
Great article and some very valid points and solutions have been mentioned here. Unfortunately, I am sure the Coastal Conservation League will disagree. Just as they do with most every project that is about bringing progress to Charleston (the Port expansion, I-526, deepening the harbor, etc.). Dana Beach has made a very wealthy living off of filing litigation that opposes any progress in Charleston, all while under the guise of 'conserving' HIS interest and filling his pockets.
For those thinking I made a leap of faith regarding the Clemson football team's belief that God is on their side — or that they can do things to curry the Lord's favor — I ask you to revisit this quote from Wolverton's piece:
"Dozens of other players also display signs of faith. Many wear orange and purple wristbands inscribed with Bible verses, which one player's parents bought for the whole team. Others have biblical references on their Twitter bios. 'Don't follow me, follow Jesus," says the page of one Clemson recruit.
Game days are awash in religious ritual. Players mark their faces with crosses, write inspirational messages on their wrist tape ('Blessed'), and kneel together in groups to pray."
At the very least, these players adorn their bodies in Xian iconography and Biblical passages for good luck or they actually believe that these symbols and rituals prove their devotion to the Lord and, as such, the team's faith should be reciprocated into a victory.
Particularly telling is this statement from former Clemson coach Tommy Bowden on the matter (http://tommybowden.com/clemson-vs-georgia-…
"Most of the college football world watched the exciting, down to the wire, Clemson vs Georgia football game on TV Saturday night. Many Christian sports enthusiasts know that the two Head Coaches are professing Christians that are not ashamed to take a stand publicly. Both of these men will speak at various faith based events during the off season. This leads me to the question that people ask all the time, 'Does God care about football games and how does he pick which Christian coach should win?'"
That question that Bowden is asked is particularly telling: "Does God care about football games and how does he pick which Christian coach should win?" The implication here, at least among the Christians who have asked Bowden this question, is that God will regularly grant a victory to a Christian coach over a non-believer simply bc the coach is a Christian.
What "Clemsoning" means is up for some debate. I side with Urban Dictionary, by and large, which offers up several different defintions: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?…
A. 1. The act of failing miserably on a grand athletic stage, or when the stakes are high. 2. Record-setting failure, usually reserved for college football.
B. 1. When you are widely favored to succeed and instead crash & burn. 2. Failing miserably and/or by a wide margin 3. Horribly embarrassing yourself in front of loved ones and strangers alike. 4. Having multiple records broken against you in front of a large audience.
C. The act of delivering an inexplicably disappointing performance, usually within the context of a college football season.
Here's another source discussing the term:
The above definition [C. above] pretty much sums up Clemson football over the last decade, as the Tigers are routinely ranked very highly in the Preseason Top 25 only to disappoint in the fall. And when Clemson finally broke through for the school’s first BCS bowl last season, the Tigers “Clemsoned” all over themselves in a 70-33 loss to West Virginia in the Orange Bowl. (http://www.lostlettermen.com/clemsoning-en…)
The type of "Clemsoning" that several of you refer to seems to in reference to Clemson's tendency, especially under Danny Ford/Ken Hatfield, to win the big games and then lose to a vastly inferior team. But that is not the popular meaning of the term.
My first question in reading Mr Crabtree's demand that "Charleston needs to learn to love the cruise industry" was why?
Charleston has been lauded recently as "the city" to visit in the news by heavy hitters such as the Huffington Post and the NYTimes and has been given numerous awards over the years for our city's appeal not only as a place to call home but as a tourism and wedding destination.
They write about the city and it's carefully preserved historical past; they write about the Chefs drawn here to open restaurants which consistently win national awards for excellence; they write about our natural resources, our beaches rivers and parks.
They do not mention Charleston as a cruise destination.
As for your "take" on the CCL "special interests" I think he should include himself in that group because a report by the Port of Brooklyn cited that by implementing shore power for the three Carnival ships calling in their city would save residents $9 million in health costs per year.
All three ships are " high ends" owned by Carnival, including the QE2.
Carnival's Fantasy, the 'flag ship' of Charleston has an 'F' grade due to it's lack of modern sewage control systems and other deficencies including its' inability to hook up to shore power.
Shore power is a non starter for the SPA:
"The cost is astronomical for the relatively small environmental benefit...the environmental and economic math do not work." SPA's Bryan Milller.
I guess when you've been playing the numbers/percentages game for years it just comes naturally.
There isn't any documentation for it's implementation in the building plans of it's $35 M terminal discovery documents for the recent lawsuit, however there are documents from the shore power industry to the SPA, no follow up there.
Since the SPA has steadfastly refused to accept the CCL's offer to drop their lawsuit if the SPA implemented shore power and capped the number of ships and their size, one has to wonder if this relates to some contract the SPA has with Carnival that guarantees they will not have to upgrade their ships to that level of pollution control.
Or is it just their autocratic style they have been allowed to adopt?
Or perhaps the SPA is afraid we would demand the extension of shore power to all ships that call on Charleston, heed what the Mayor of Long Beach has had to say in support of "wiring up" the tankers that call on theirs the largest port in America:
“We’re not going to have kids in Long Beach contract asthma so someone in Kansas can get a cheaper television set,” said Bob Foster, the mayor of Long Beach.
Wouldnt it be nice if Mayor Riley felt the same way about our children?
Your raising the spectre of " special interests" is just plain hogwash and a red herring to boot. Furthermore I suggest that if you have been on 32 cruises you are a discerning passenger; the complaints you cite for " the maze of barricades" etc.. and the ease of leaving out of your home port is not the reason for your reluctance, but rather the distaste for the Fantasy-such a careworn ship would never appeal to you or your family.
So I guess this guy is that guy now.
Also, you're badly misinformed about what is the act of "Clemsoning."
Chris, generally I love your columns. I'm also far from a Bible thumper. That said, this was wretched. Yeah, I read that CHE feature when it went viral last Friday. It was a fluff piece for Clemson fans to rally around and point to as a means of holding themselves and their team (to which they mostly have no real connection) in higher esteem. However, I didn't gather that Clemson was claiming it's success was entirely dependent upon divine intervention, or that they had curried some sort of favor with the Almighty. Moreover, where have you heard Dabo or any Clemson player proclaim God is the reason they've been so successful, or conversely blame God for their failures? That's a leap you took, and had the perfect platform for using to bash the team's ideals once they'd failed.
We get it. The thinly veiled message in the lead makes clear your motivation: personal atheism — or perhaps simply a distaste for organized religion. Was this really the best opportunity to launch your crusade, though? Was this the right moment to spring up with that long withheld, smug "Haha! See, I told you all there was no God!" You know Chris, maybe there is no God, and maybe most born-agains are bunch of obtuse, hypocritical and hateful anti-intellectuals, but what satisfaction could you truly derive from pointing out their flaws and fallacies of reason? Telling an idiot he's an idiot won't make him stop being an idiot. Moreover, what do you get for being right in this instance? Eternal satisfaction? Nope. Doing this the way you did and when you did was nothing more than a cruel ambush. It makes you appear a sniveling back-shooter.
You write for a living, yet 5 seconds into reading this garbage, I see an error! Typical coot!
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