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Re: “Here are the 30 soft-shell crabs a Charleston man ate in two weeks

Left off the best place of all. I will now begrudgingly share it with y'all because I already got all of mine, cleaned them and froze them, all 60 of them. Livingston's Bulls Bay Seafood in McClellanville. Pay the same price that the restaurants do, 4 bucks a crab, don't matter if y'all the big time famous chef or the small time crab eater. I do this every year. I love the Livingston family. Simple Carolina Softshells: Get em alive, bring a cooler, home they go, cut off their mean little mugs, clean em good, blot dry. Wrap in wax paper, them aluminum foil, pop in freezer. When ready, defrost, egg wash, light flour, saut, on to soft white bread and a little of the classic, elegant, condiment found in every good Southern chef's fridge - Dukes, no need for any extra bullshit on these babies. Why ruin a good thing. I'll be eating these in June with the first tomatoes and straight through the summer.

Posted by Cia Culinarykid on March 29, 2017 at 11:09 AM

Re: “Charleston Planning Commission set to discuss new hotel restrictions

Oh reeeeaaalllyy? Too little, too late. The Charleston Planning Commission is waaaay late to the party.

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Posted by Cia Culinarykid on March 29, 2017 at 10:35 AM

Re: “Ode to the Carmike James Island 8 movie theater

But it WAS Johnny Depp, K-$.

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Posted by Leslie Burns on March 29, 2017 at 9:14 AM

Re: “Blotter: The writing on the wall

so why do city cops shill for Uber instead of a cab company?

Posted by Ima Oldman on March 29, 2017 at 9:07 AM

Re: “Why the best year in South Carolina's filmmaking history might be its last good year

I sure hope they smarten up and get us on par with Georgia and No. Carolina and do it quickly. There are a lot of us here whose lives depend on it. I too am in the industry and would love to see more work here for everyone. This is a non brainer. Great incentives, more jobs more revenue it really is that simple.
It brings more goodness than not.

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Posted by Barbara Holler on March 29, 2017 at 7:42 AM

Re: “Herb Silverman's newest essay collection suggests how we can be "good without God"

"I'm agnostic. I'm one of those wishy-washy irreligious folks who doesn't quite want to claim the title of "atheist.""

Okay, so if you aren't an atheist, which god do you believe in? Because agnosticism doesn't address the issue of faith - it's about knowledge, and EVERYONE is agnostic, whether they adopt the label or not, because it's impossible to know everything about anything.

You either believe in a god, or you don't. There is no wishy-washy middle ground.

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Posted by Ian Brett Cooper on March 29, 2017 at 7:02 AM

Re: “Ode to the Carmike James Island 8 movie theater

I think this was the last theater in town that you could go to for under $10. What a shame to lose this hidden gem.

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Posted by dgt5 on March 28, 2017 at 1:22 PM

Re: “8 taco places we found on our North Charleston taco crawl

Don't know how you got seven people in Las lupitas. Did you sit in the kitchen?

Posted by Showmoor on March 28, 2017 at 12:57 PM

Re: “The Agenda: The Gamecocks did it; Conservatives get behind medical marijuana; More N. Chs. police settlements

Legalize recreational use. Far less dangerous than alcohol, which IS the deadliest drug known to mankind and IS the "gateway" drug to more dangerous chemical (man-made, not natural) based drugs and prescription drugs, all of which can lead to overdoses, including alcohol. Marijuana, by comparison, has no overdose threshold, leaves the user cognizant, if not a little over-elated, but in control of their faculties. TV really is not representative of it's true affects as they just want to satisfy a viewing audience. It is a vaso-diolater reducing blood pressure while lessening work for the heart. It is a happy substance and the only anger and violence that is a result of marijuana is the "so-called" drug war - the illegality of it. Marijuana was made illegal and into a schedule 1 drug back in the 60s so the "prudes" could control, through legal intimidation; the "liberal hippies" and the "brothers and sisters", and had nothing whatsoever to do with danger of its use. Instead the use was a danger to controlling the masses, which is how our political system works - all about power and control and not about what is BEST for our citizens.

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Posted by tupper29406 on March 28, 2017 at 7:18 AM

Re: “Ode to the Carmike James Island 8 movie theater

Developer's Greed will kill Charleston sooner than the rising waters from climate change.

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Posted by LuvtheNewslessCourier on March 27, 2017 at 6:11 PM

Re: “Suspect arrested in connection with racially charged vandalism in West Ashley

He is a genius...

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Posted by Therealdan McKelvey on March 27, 2017 at 4:26 PM

Re: “MENU: DB's Cheesesteaks makes its triumphant return Saturday

We've tried now to go on 2 different Sundays around 7 (after church at Blessed Sacrament next door). One Sunday the sign on the door said they were out of food and would reopen the next day. Yesterday (3/26) they were closed again with a sign on the door saying they would reopen Monday. Not in any hurry to try going back :(

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Posted by KG 1 on March 27, 2017 at 3:17 PM

Re: “Bipartisan 'disturbing schools' legislation passes an important procedural hurdle

Sadly the schools we attended and the behavior of the kids in the schools has greatly deteriorated since we were there Mr. Green.

Today, school administrators stand to be sued if they don't take action if one student bullies another. Of course, this isn't an issue with parents who actually parent their children and not make excuses for their kid's actions.

Trial lawyers have made a fortune by suing school districts for either enforcing the rules or not enforcing the rules.

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on March 27, 2017 at 11:49 AM

Re: “James Island gains a fast/casual spot with Hen and The Goat

James Islanders are tough on restaurants that don't know what they are and jack up the prices on their food like generic King Street burger joints for the touristas. Prime example was the recent closure of Stereo 8, a place with lots of promise but lack focus, so-so food and over priced offerings. It last less than a year.

Hen and Goat take notice

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on March 27, 2017 at 11:35 AM

Re: “Caitlyn’s abuser receives maximum sentence for animal cruelty; advocates call for harsher punishments

Will he be signing with the Philadelphia Eagles at the completion of his sentence?

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on March 27, 2017 at 11:25 AM

Re: “The birth of a new environmental movement

I guess Mr. Woods doesn't even bother to read his own hometown paper regarding this environmental disaster:

"Clean-up crews are racing to clear acres of debris at the largest Dakota Access protest camp before the spring thaw turns the snowy, trash-covered plains into an environmental disaster area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that the camp, located on federal land, would be closed Feb. 22 in order to prevent injuries and significant environmental damage in the likely event of flooding in this area at the mouth of the Cannonball River in North Dakota.

Without proper remediation, debris, trash, and untreated waste will wash into the Cannonball River and Lake Oahe, the Corps said in its statement.Those involved in the clean-up effort, led by the Standing Rock Sioux, say it could take weeks for private sanitation companies and volunteers to clear the expanse of abandoned tents, teepees, sleeping bags, blankets, canned food, supplies and just plain garbage littering the Oceti Sakowin camp.

Its unfortunate. Again, that just goes against what theyre fighting against, is leaving that stuff and abandoning it and obviously the environment the river, Scott Davis, North Dakota Commissioner for Indian Affairs, told KFYR-TV in Bismarck."

Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on March 27, 2017 at 11:17 AM

Re: “The Codfather brings proper fish and chips to North Charleston

Best fish and chip I've had. I lived in Scotland for 2.5 years and have been all over the UK. Adam knows what he's doing and takes pride in his food. Can't wait to try the pies! Highly recommend and a must visit for anyone to Charleston!

Posted by Kevin Brunson on March 27, 2017 at 11:12 AM

Re: “Page's Okra Grill

One of the best sandwiches I've ever had. Charleston or elsewhere.

The PBT is amazing. It's got pimiento cheese, fried green tomatoes, apple-wood smoked bacon on Texas toast. Delicious.

I agree with the other reviews that it can be busy at times, I usually avoid the crowds and go a little later at night once the dinner rush is over. It means eating later, but also better service and shorter waits. Highly recommend.

Also, the BBQ cheese fries are great to snack on!

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Posted by Kevin Brunson on March 27, 2017 at 11:01 AM

Re: “The legend behind Charleston Boxing Club is ready to get his due

Hollywood, a true legend in the community who deserves recognition for the time and love and dedication that he's put into the lives of young men and women of the community. I've never seen a man more dedicated to his craft of pouring his knowledge into others.He was truly a blessing to me,my friends,and my kids.love you Al Meggett.(Steven Archie) please support the Charleston Boxing Club.

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Posted by Mr Steven Mrs Kim Archie on March 27, 2017 at 7:32 AM

Re: “Those who compare Confederate soldiers to Hitler should look at Lincoln

Texas retained it's right to sovereignty, which is why it is the only state flag that can be flown at the same height as the US flag.
And the Corwin Amendment was passed by the 36th Congress and ratified by 6 states, not enough to make it law. However, it STILL sits on the books and can be ratified if states choose. Case in point, MD just rescinded it's ratification in 2014. Texas also reconsidered ratification in 1963.
So...Congress needs to remove it from ever possibly being ratified. Think about that.

Posted by Tamera Barrow on March 26, 2017 at 11:45 PM
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