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Re: “Beachheads and the War on Facts

Putin, trump's accomplice, IS a killer: http://abcnews.go.com/International/putin-…

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Posted by tupper29406 on February 7, 2017 at 1:56 PM

Re: “Beachheads and the War on Facts

No mas pantalones: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/t…

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Posted by tupper29406 on February 7, 2017 at 1:52 PM

Re: “Here are the designs for the project that could replace Sgt. Jasper

Too big a development with no infrastructure in place. Typical of the Beach Company pushing their desires, with their threatening tones, on to the citizens of the City. I don't support it!

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Posted by Ellen Hoffman on February 7, 2017 at 1:48 PM

Re: “For the first time since he got to Congress, Sen. Tim Scott doesn't face a quick re-election

Dear Tim Scott,
As a voter in your district, I urged you to vote against Betsy DeVos but you did not heed my plea. I know she has many years of caring for education but she is clearly ill-equipped and, by your own admission, has no experience that would qualify her for such an important position. Her education level is a BA in Business and Political Science, with nothing to support her abilities as an educational administrator of, not a local school district, but the entire nation of school districts.

Our local school Superintendent, Dr. Gerrita Postlewait, is woefully more qualified to serve in this post since she has a Doctorate in Education and years of experience in the educational field. Additionally, our previous Superintendent, also was a Doctor, Doctor Nancy McGinley. It is odd that our local school district requirements for Superintendent are so much higher than that of the Education Secretary.

And did you think that vouchers will hurt the poor educationally. The students that will use the vouchers are the ones whose families can afford (usually white you should be ashamed) to transport their children to schools without the benefit of public bussing. The students whose parents cannot afford to take off work and transport their child to the school of their choice will remain in the failing and shrinking schools. We need to FIX the schools, not run from the failing ones cure the disease, not treat the symptom.

So the education opportunities will continue to be limited by how much one can afford. Patently unfair. But you and your family has yours and youre covered so the poor can just pull themselves up by their bootstraps, right?

I used to support the GOP, but it was the GOP of yesteryear. Todays GOP is shameful.

Regards,
Cosmo

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Posted by tupper29406 on February 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM

Re: “Here are the designs for the project that could replace Sgt. Jasper

Looks great. Love the concept. Will be a terrific improvement to the city.

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Posted by Vito Boscaino on February 7, 2017 at 10:53 AM

Re: “After Columbia, is it time for Charleston to consider a new city flag?

The article was changed. Earlier, in place of that, it said "crescent moon."

All Moultrie, the creator of the flag, described it as was a "crescent."

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Posted by Cid95 2 on February 7, 2017 at 10:09 AM

Re: “After Columbia, is it time for Charleston to consider a new city flag?

He mentions the gorget in this piece. Don't y'all even read something before you start criticizing?

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Posted by LurkingVariable on February 7, 2017 at 8:57 AM

Re: “Beachheads and the War on Facts

If Obama had behaved this way, he would have been lynched, drawn and quartered, then what was left would be incinerated because this would have made him evil.
http://video.gq.com/watch/the-closer-with-…

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Posted by tupper29406 on February 7, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Re: “Beachheads and the War on Facts

This week in Authoritarianism. http://www.shakesville.com/2017/02/today-i…

Is it time to be scared, yet? Undermining constitutional guarantees? I'd say it's time to be terrified!

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Posted by tupper29406 on February 6, 2017 at 5:19 PM

Re: “After Columbia, is it time for Charleston to consider a new city flag?

And for those of you baffled by Cid, the answer starts with "G"
btw, Cid, stopped in at Palmetto Moon at Citadel Mall when they first opened their corporate hq in the Mall and asked the significance of their name, I was told in a very condescending tone by the person in charge that, of course, it was all about the state flag.

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Posted by Ima Oldman on February 6, 2017 at 12:19 PM

Re: “Here are the designs for the project that could replace Sgt. Jasper

Terrific, Cincinnati office park cica 1988

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Posted by LuvtheNewslessCourier on February 6, 2017 at 11:21 AM

Re: “Recounting the pepper spray, sting ball grenades, and righteous anger at Trump’s inauguration

It's not hard.

Protest without breaking laws (don't block traffic, don't break shit, don't assault people, etc) = ok.

Rioting, violence, destroying property = illegal.

Also, it's not happening on "both sides" - how many Sanders, Clinton, Stein events were canceled due to violent protests? None. Trump had two canceled, plus various other well-documented attacks on Trump supporters before and after the election. The left are demonstrably intolerant and violent.

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Posted by Cid95 2 on February 6, 2017 at 11:04 AM

Re: “After Columbia, is it time for Charleston to consider a new city flag?

City seals (which is all this flag is) are pretty obscure and hard to get fired up about.

You should at least know, though, that we don't have a moon on our state flag.

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Posted by Cid95 2 on February 6, 2017 at 10:41 AM

Re: “After Columbia, is it time for Charleston to consider a new city flag?

I once said about Chris Haire: "Smartass isn't cute, smartass isn't clever, smartass is just smartass. But at least Haire knew the facts he was spoofing and could give a coherent explanation. Dustin, do you have any knowledge what the symbols on the flag historically represent, or are you just a low-budget smartass?

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Posted by Ima Oldman on February 6, 2017 at 10:12 AM

Re: “After Columbia, is it time for Charleston to consider a new city flag?

Who came up with the brunch / 1920's Soviet worker party flag? All it's missing is a hammer and a sickle, lol

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on February 6, 2017 at 8:12 AM

Re: “The Agenda: Slager lawyers want charges dismissed; Council votes to fund I-526; Graham will lead Russian hacking inquiry

These lawyers for Slager must think we are stupid, when they call a retrial after hung jury, double jeopardy. I am not even a lawyer and I know well it would be double jeopardy only if Slager had been acquitted. These lawyers know that perfectly well, they are just lying through their teeth.

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Posted by Tom Martin on February 4, 2017 at 11:14 PM

Re: “Beachheads and the War on Facts

Just to return to reality, the Clintons started manipulating scientific fact when they refused to fund any research that produced results they disagreed with, like smoking. If you don't play the game, you don't get paid.
30 years later, those who know that the scientific process was corrupted by the political goals of the liberals are now called "deniers". Well, the facts don't change because they don't fit reality.
Let's return to REALLY un-biased research and throw out the politically directed pseudo - science of the last 30 years.
Calling a cow a pig won't produce pork!

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Posted by FraserGlen on February 4, 2017 at 4:56 AM

Re: “Beachheads and the War on Facts

This week in Fascism. http://www.kennethinthe212.com/2017/02/thi…

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Posted by tupper29406 on February 3, 2017 at 6:11 PM

Re: “Recounting the pepper spray, sting ball grenades, and righteous anger at Trump’s inauguration

My bad. I was reading an archive related to how Neil Gorsuch anwered a question regarding free speech at Columbia University, which IS a private school so that is where that argument originated.
http://www.goodasyou.org/good_as_you/2017/…

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Posted by tupper29406 on February 3, 2017 at 10:18 AM

Re: “Beachheads and the War on Facts

"Personal attacks reveals a lack of a fact-based argument"

Perhaps you should review you own comments, your rants against Trump and pretty much anyone right of center have not been trying to play nice nor always fact based.

That being said, you're are welcome to berate Trump, as I am to berate the CCP, a privately own paper, which wouldn't know how to find an opinion writer that didn't brown nose their views if they actually tried. Oh yeah, they do throw in the occasional non-leftest writer but they usually are some uber-rightist born again (for the third time) nut job that's recently out of jail after beating up his on-parole brother in-law, and can barely put a sentence together, let alone an intelligent point of view.

So as far as the CCP is concerned, I'll continue to mock them, and their opinion writers, personally if necessary, until they at least provide an alternate voice (and not their idea of alternate) to their in-the-bubble "hipster" mindset.

If I, in the heat of passion, personally disparaged you, I apology and will monitor my remarks in responding to your comments in the future.

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on February 3, 2017 at 9:37 AM
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