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Re: “Is Hyman's a tourist trap, a beloved classic, or, perhaps, an institution?

Sometimes I just want to eat fried shrimp and scallops with collards. I want to eat it in a place that is clean, has good service and seems to appreciate my presence. Hyman's is that (and more on the menu). My husband refuses to eat at the "tourist trap", so when I go, I must go with others. I am never disappointed. Unfortunately, when my husband picks where we go, that he deems is "Not a tourist trap" and has "good seafood", I always seem to leave annoyed by bad service, disappointed by poor quality food or both. I am always annoyed by the bill. Hyman's is great. I think Charlestonians biggest problem with Hyman's is it's unabashed marketing. The stickers, the stuff on the walls, the exit through the gift shop. They prefer a snobbish demeanor.

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Posted by Monica 1 on March 4, 2017 at 12:04 PM

Re: “Is Lindsey Graham gay?

Heterosexual males , from early, want to have children and get married. It is innate. It is obeying the first great commandment to "Increase and Multiply." That some do not get married , some get children but do not get married, some marry and do not get children and some get do not get married and do not get children does not mean that they are gay.

Posted by Asiba Buffalo on March 4, 2017 at 10:58 AM

Re: “South Carolina lawmakers aim to label porn as a public health hazard

I call BS.South Carolina has no way of executing its more than 30 death row inmates?The perfect solution is in their own thinking.South Carolina lawmakers have now filed a resolution to declare pornography as a public health hazard and weed is so dangerous that SC would become a death trap,there you have it.Lock them up and take them out with weed and porn!!.By South Carolina lawmakers ideas, they would not last but a few days on death row!!!

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Posted by Marty George on March 4, 2017 at 8:43 AM

Re: “South Carolina lawmakers aim to label porn as a public health hazard

Does this mean our legislators feel that porn has damaged them?

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Posted by Charlotte Edwards on March 3, 2017 at 9:56 PM

Re: “Is Hyman's a tourist trap, a beloved classic, or, perhaps, an institution?

I've been going to Hyman's since they first opened. They've seldom failed to please my guests & me. My late FIL loved their whole flounder. The only item on their menu I won't eat is tilapia. I don't eat tilapia anywhere, though.

Hyman's gets an A+ rating from me for their good food & even better staff.

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Posted by newbattleaxe on March 3, 2017 at 4:21 PM

Re: “Is Hyman's a tourist trap, a beloved classic, or, perhaps, an institution?

Hyman's is what it is...Not expensive...OK food....Lack of really caring by the line cooks is obvious...Butter won't melt on a baked potato! Yikes...Volume is their thing...We know that...It is a 5 on a scale of 10...don't expect much and you won't be comparing to others that want to gouge your wallet...

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Posted by Therealdan McKelvey on March 3, 2017 at 3:32 PM

Re: “Is Hyman's a tourist trap, a beloved classic, or, perhaps, an institution?

I've gone to Hymans several times through out the years, mostly with guests from out of town. I like to show it off as a reasonably priced local seafood restaurant; where the food and service is always great. There are lots of great seafood restaurants in downtown Charleston, but most are pricy. Hymans is a great value, has it's own ambiance (so does Bowens Island) and I've always found the food very good. Eli is making it an institution.

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Posted by BernieGrant on March 3, 2017 at 3:26 PM

Re: “Is Hyman's a tourist trap, a beloved classic, or, perhaps, an institution?

List most people I know, I've only known of Hyman's as a tourist Trap. And as such, in 20 years in Charleston I've never eaten there. And I don't know that I recall ever hearing from anyone I know about the food. But...after reading this article I am doing to try it sooner or later and I'll report back.

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Posted by Kevin Brunson on March 3, 2017 at 1:22 PM

Re: “Hush That Fuss?

When an officer is responding to an assault, the whole notion of Sheriff Taylor and Deputy Fife having a nice little chat with some troubled teens goes out the window. I don't want to see kids get roughed up, but bus drivers should be able to do their job without fear for their safety. Keep in mind also that getting arrested is a way of gaining street cred, and that is a huge problem in the African American community. Teens and young adults trying to prove they're black enough to their peers is not a reflection of police practice, but of a decayed culture.

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Posted by Allen Bergstrazer on March 3, 2017 at 1:07 PM

Re: “South Carolina lawmakers aim to label porn as a public health hazard

I don't cotton to the notion that only one problem can be tackled at once. There are a lot of people in the Assembly and Senate, after all. However, I'd like to see the proportionately-larger effort by our state's reps to combat the legitimate public health hazards in our state. Consider: drug addiction, mercury contamination of drinking water, long-delayed lead and asbestos abatement in low-income housing, the lack of guardrails on rural highways, and of course our crowning achievement: women being killed by their intimate partners.

Work on regulating porn, fine, but if you care about public health then put that much effort or more into things that harm and kill us every day, every year.

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Posted by factoryconnection on March 3, 2017 at 10:16 AM

Re: “South Carolina lawmakers aim to label porn as a public health hazard

I've heard that term before, but not sure what it means. What is porn?

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Posted by Clark Surratt on March 3, 2017 at 8:13 AM

Re: “South Carolina lawmakers aim to label porn as a public health hazard

The damn SC sex patrol group again. Why worry about roads and education when Courtney Cummz and Eva Angelina have captured the attention of our political Columbia Crew. I, for one, am mildly disappointed at us only being 25th in the nation. I guess I need to spend some extra time on pornhub to try to bring up our ranking. I know we could be #1 if we all work at it a little harder. Who's the #1 now?

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Posted by Cia Culinarykid on March 2, 2017 at 7:45 PM

Re: “South Carolina lawmakers aim to label porn as a public health hazard

What is the public health hazard? Carpal tunnel syndrome? My take away is this "Pornhub users in the Palmetto State spend an average of 10 minutes 44 seconds on the site per visit, 29 seconds longer than the national average." I heard "South Carolina people can last 29 seconds longer than the national average." Finally we aren't number 50 in something.

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Posted by markfullercot on March 2, 2017 at 6:24 PM

Re: “South Carolina lawmakers aim to label porn as a public health hazard

Please call or email these idiots and tell them to focus on important things like roads and taxes.

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Posted by Hal Clay on March 2, 2017 at 6:09 PM

Re: “Attorneys for Michael Slager cite Trump’s declarations of ‘fake news’ in allegations of media witch-hunt

Fake news: completely fabricated stories peddled by click-baiters to rubes eager for confirmation of their preconceived notions.

Slanted coverage: news that covers a story with a narrative in mind. Not the same thing whatsoever.

Unfriendly coverage: news that YOU don't agree with.

Officer Slager shot a fleeing man in the back multiple times, leading to that man's death. That's not fake news... we've all seen it ourselves. Sorry your client isn't getting painted as a hero for shooting a man at a distance in the back, but it is real news even if it is unfriendly to the accused.

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Posted by factoryconnection on March 2, 2017 at 3:37 PM

Re: “Hush That Fuss?

"Would it have not made sense to attempt to first diffuse the situation peacefully, allowing the students to be disciplined by their families and their school?"
The problem is, the parents would NOT discipline their children. This is likely how the children ended up in this situation. A child does not suddenly go from good to bad overnight, it is a process. Had the parents been made to come down, then the situation likely would have re-escalated as parents refuse to accept that their children are not the little angels they perceive them to be, or begin the discipline process right then and there.

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Posted by Jshicke on March 2, 2017 at 2:15 PM

Re: “Hush That Fuss?

The comments on this article about "respect" is a canned response to incidents like this.

These are kids. We live in a society that normalizes arrests.

Remember the 13th amendment. The school to prison pipeline needs to be dismantled.

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Posted by HunterBoone on March 2, 2017 at 12:44 PM

Re: “DB's Cheesesteaks is back and opening in Avondale

Heard the best news today! We received a welcomed and very surprised phone call from a Charleston relative and former customer letting us know that DB's was reopening! Absolute great news. We enjoyed those luscious meals wh the best French fries ever. BTW: we'll be sharing this news from outside Chicago all the way back to SC and Charleston! We're excited; can you tell? Congrats to Danny and may the lines be out the door!

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Posted by Brenda Parks-Arms on March 2, 2017 at 12:14 PM

Re: “Protesters clash outside of Bree Newsome lecture

So this civil rights "activist" decided it was okay to violate someone else's civil rights that he disagreed with? Do any of you know the meaning of ironic? Breaking the law for public attention and notoriety is still breaking the law.

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Posted by Peter Gozinya on March 2, 2017 at 10:08 AM

Re: “Hush That Fuss?

Watching this video I observed around the 2:43 mark a student attempting to grab something from the left side of the officer's belt and also saw another large student rush the officer. Bringing the parents in to diffuse the situation would have made the situation worse, as they would have to wait for them to arrive and also you don't want to bring more people into an already volatile situation. Plus if the parents had taught the children respect then we wouldn't have had the incident occur at all. Also around the same time mark you can clearly see one officer putting his body cam back on. Let me ask, how would YOU have diffused the situation peacefully? The police did indeed remove the problem which was assault, not simple students' pranks. You never address the assault on the bus driver and the students stating that they wanted a black driver , not a white one, which is clearly racist, but I don't expect you to understand that. The age of the students do not matter as I read in the paper just this morning of a killing by a 17 year old and a burglary by a 16 year old. You remind me of what the principal said when my daughter complained about being groped in the hallway, " Boys will be boys", which didn't go over well with me or my wife. Perhaps if you ever get assaulted you can ask for the perps name and call his parents to diffuse the situation instead of calling the police.

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Posted by Peter Gozinya on March 2, 2017 at 9:53 AM
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