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Re: “Anti-LGBT creationist Kevin Bryant could soon be first in line to become governor

Where do we find these fossils? It is so embarrassing how we give a platform to idiots.

Posted by Peter Koepke on December 8, 2016 at 11:44 AM

Re: “Shooting survivor, first responder take stand in Dylann Roof trial

Roof is not worth any of the tax payers money to have a trial nor to keep incarcerated. He should executed by a firering squad. Then maybe put in a pine box, and buried in a landfill. By the way I'd attend both his execution and funeral to make sure that it actually happened.

Posted by Xman on December 8, 2016 at 11:14 AM

Re: “With so many eyes on the street, justice today might rely only on a video

Liberte, I wonder if more people would believe the moon landings were real if it had been streamed live on Facebook.

Why skip around what you are trying to say. just say it; "If Scott had been the cop he would be found guilty of murder". See? Not that hard to sound racist, even when you reverse the situation. Personally, I think the outcome would be the same.

Posted by Jshicke on December 8, 2016 at 10:42 AM

Re: “Have you visited Extreme Akim's Kingdom Bar & Grill yet?

This sounds...weird.

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Posted by hollyplay on December 8, 2016 at 9:10 AM

Re: “Prepare for religious-based registrations under Trump

As an example to the non-calm nature of trumpsters, hate crimes in NYC are up 36% YTD 2016, but has sckyrocketed to 115% post-election and mostly anti-semitic hate crimes. Trump is really bringing out the worst in people because HE is the worst example of a role model to grace this earth because of the power of the President.

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Posted by tupper29406 on December 8, 2016 at 8:46 AM

Re: “Anti-LGBT creationist Kevin Bryant could soon be first in line to become governor

No, more like back to the 1650s.

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Posted by tupper29406 on December 8, 2016 at 6:57 AM

Re: “Anti-LGBT creationist Kevin Bryant could soon be first in line to become governor

McMaster as Governor and Bryant as Lt. Gov. Looks like we are in for a ride . Back to the 1950's.

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Posted by Lee Anne on December 8, 2016 at 6:26 AM

Re: “Being non-racist is not good enough

"You make a good point that being non-racist isn't good enough. But don't tell us clearly what we need to do beyond that."
Good Point.

One thing the whole community, black and white, can do is demand quality education and to hold parents and children accountable. The lack of investment in public education is the dirty ugly secret in our serene City By The Sea.
I work for a living and sweat paying my bills like so many. Please don't ask me to fix the black community.As a white person, I am not responsible for the "Corridor of Shame". Black people should create their own opportunity if they see it denied in corporate culture.Black men are over represented in the prison system because of a pervasive plantation mentality that has resulted in generations no longer dependent on ole maussa for food and housing. Instead, there are families living in public housing collecting food stamps as a way of life. Personally, I can't do a thing about 1 out of 2 black children born out of wedlock. I can't do a thing about the dominance of females in that sector of society, marginalizing the men. Children without father figures lack direction and land in jail. It would seem to be the place of the churches and social service organizations to lift up that culture of dependency.

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Posted by bigalsc on December 8, 2016 at 12:07 AM

Re: “Being non-racist is not good enough

"We are engaged in a superficial kind of unity"

I don't know if that's ever not been the case. Right under the surface of our famous "southern charm" is a deep passive aggressive sentiment rooted in fear and insecurity of The Other.

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Posted by Ron Liberte on December 7, 2016 at 4:32 PM

Re: “With so many eyes on the street, justice today might rely only on a video

I wonder what the verdict would have been if the length of the video and actions depicted in the video were the same, but Slager and Scott had their roles reversed.

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Posted by Ron Liberte on December 7, 2016 at 4:25 PM

Re: “With so many eyes on the street, justice today might rely only on a video

"With so many eyes on the street, justice today might rely only on a video "

and injustice may also be caused by a video. People are so used to being spoon fed their information now that few think on their own. They see a video or photo that appears to show one thing and refuse to accept that something else is occurring, already having formed their opinion based on what they think they see, or what others have told them they believe.

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Posted by Jshicke on December 7, 2016 at 1:24 PM
Posted by tupper29406 on December 7, 2016 at 12:58 PM

Re: “We should welcome and encourage women to run for local office

Thanks, Brady!

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Posted by Nikki Hardin on December 7, 2016 at 12:35 PM

Re: “Big news, gals — Charleston is getting its first "Ladies Bar"

This place is going to be filled with dudes thinking it will be filled with women.

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Posted by Ron Liberte on December 7, 2016 at 12:33 PM

Re: “Big news, gals — Charleston is getting its first "Ladies Bar"

If all are welcome, what makes it a women's bar except the color. Seems a demeaning come-on.

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Posted by Clark Surratt on December 7, 2016 at 9:47 AM

Re: “Being non-racist is not good enough

Two things...

You make a good point that being non-racist isn't good enough. But don't tell us clearly what we need to do beyond that.

It was apparently 1 juror who caused the mistrial. Other than seating an all black jury, how do you deal with that in the next trial?

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Posted by CityDweller29403 on December 7, 2016 at 9:07 AM

Re: “Big news, gals — Charleston is getting its first "Ladies Bar"

What!?! Just what Charleston needs a place for all them vodka drinking simple bitches to gather without all that complicated stuff like choices... This post make women look fragile and stupid.God forbid we have a brain and drink whiskey....

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Posted by Ashley Maharrey on December 7, 2016 at 1:18 AM

Re: “Big news, gals — Charleston is getting its first "Ladies Bar"

Google "satire", you knuckleheads.

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Posted by Brian Tamling on December 6, 2016 at 9:19 PM

Re: “Being non-racist is not good enough

Lord Lord Lord. I have forgiveness in my heart. There are still slaves in S.C.
This time stop praying so hard , get off your knees and get some black jurors.
mayo Caldwell ECSU, G-phi- G, CIAA for life

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Posted by Mayo Calwell on December 6, 2016 at 5:52 PM

Re: “Tom Colicchio gets heat for filming 'Top Chef: Charleston' at former slave plantation

It wasn't so much the choice of the place that I found off-putting, I can understand wanting to bring in some historical context, and I can even trust Tom C that they're going to deal with the whole issue over time. The moment that struck me negatively was when Padma referred to the location as a place where "people worked and toiled in times past" as if it was just a job that they happened to take. It felt a bit tone-deaf to the location.

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Posted by Dan Perlman on December 6, 2016 at 4:17 PM
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