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Re: “How Dylann Roof’s commitment to racist ideals doomed him to execution

rukiddingme

For what it is worth, I'm pretty sure the title of this article was changed from the original. Nonetheless, I agree with your point.

Posted by Drake23 on May 16, 2017 at 3:37 PM

Re: “How Dylann Roof’s commitment to racist ideals doomed him to execution

i took your clickbait at "How Dylann Roofs commitment to racist ideals doomed him to execution." Nowhere in your story did i see how killing a bunch of people in a church is cool if it's not racist.

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Posted by rukiddingme on May 15, 2017 at 10:03 PM

Re: “How integration led to the decline of black-owned businesses

I feel the blacks have been decimated through social engineering of their sub culture, the fluoride, welfare and vaccinations. All this has been brought down on everyone, but it does effect them more so. They had lower illegitimacy rates than whites, owned more businesses, literacy and writing was better. It's not like they didn't come up out of slavery and are still having a hard time, something happened.

Posted by Curtis Kuhlman on May 15, 2017 at 6:50 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Graham and Scott differ on Trump; Teachers training to help Gullah speakers; McMaster playing politics with veto?

He's now compromised intelligence personnel and intelligence gathering as related to ISIS, (unknowingly?) while apparently boasting about the intelligence to which he has access. This compromise may lead to domestic attacks given we've lost an avenue of critical intel of ISIS plans.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/natio…

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Posted by tupper29406 on May 15, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Graham and Scott differ on Trump; Teachers training to help Gullah speakers; McMaster playing politics with veto?

Can Trump really be this naive? Are his advisers feeding him fake news? Do his advisers even know how to vet fake from real news before feeding? I believe his entire advisory committee may be inept.
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/15/d…

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Posted by tupper29406 on May 15, 2017 at 2:48 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Graham and Scott differ on Trump; Teachers training to help Gullah speakers; McMaster playing politics with veto?

I dunno, Tupper: while Senator Scott is absolutely a "party before all" type of cog, his statement to me shows significant displeasure with our President. My interpretation: "there have been a lot of lies and contradictions all along, unfortunately that means this latest round is nothing new." The "unfortunately" grabbed me in his statement.

If Trump is losing support from opportunist yes-men like Senator Scott, then I think that's pretty significant.

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Posted by factoryconnection on May 15, 2017 at 10:54 AM

Re: “The Agenda: Graham and Scott differ on Trump; Teachers training to help Gullah speakers; McMaster playing politics with veto?

Scott towing the party line. Did he sign the "loyalty oath" to Trump? That's loyalty to Trump, not loyalty to the United States and our Constitution, to be clear. Demanding loyalty to oneself over the US Constitution is tyranny, in and of itself.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/tr…

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Posted by tupper29406 on May 14, 2017 at 7:16 PM

Re: “Should the Dewberry's rooftop bar have been allowed to open?

Good article. Cruel and unusual punishment, the developer has learned his lesson. He took a dump and turned it into a really nice hotel.

Posted by Russell Guerard on May 14, 2017 at 6:58 AM

Re: “Former Mt. Pleasant councilman charged with criminal sexual conduct following ‘prom party’ investigation

Say, do you geniuses know that someone in this country is innocent until proven guilty? Did you further know that Mr. Glasson has political enemies who may be behind all this? Maybe you should wait for the facts before popping off,,,

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Posted by Christopher Halm on May 13, 2017 at 6:29 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Graham skeptical of Obamacare repeal; Pols settle on 12-cent gas tax bump; Tebow boosting Fireflies

Drake23

I dont remember who spoke at my graduation either. That was 1994. With that said, i still agree with the graduates. Why should they have to pretend to want him speaking if they disagree with his stance on things. ie..Betsy devos @ Bethune-cookman. Maybe the graduates should get more input into who speaks.

Posted by jtred98 on May 13, 2017 at 5:19 PM

Re: “Former Mt. Pleasant councilman charged with criminal sexual conduct following ‘prom party’ investigation

I wonder if when he was in politics, he portrayed himself as a conservative family-values man. After all, he was elected in a predominantly Republican city.

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Posted by Tom Martin on May 13, 2017 at 3:22 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Graham and Scott differ on Trump; Teachers training to help Gullah speakers; McMaster playing politics with veto?

Yes, I guess McMaster wants to look like a martyr that he will be booed at the university, so conservatives will admire him more. Maybe that is why De Vos did a similar thing.

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Posted by Tom Martin on May 13, 2017 at 3:17 PM
Posted by Julian Hoppy Hopkins on May 13, 2017 at 7:47 AM

Re: “How Dylann Roof’s commitment to racist ideals doomed him to execution

He's "preserving his reputation' as a soulless p.o.s.

In the future CCP, I prefer to only hear about him when he is finally, sooner rather than later, at room temperature.

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on May 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Re: “How Dylann Roof’s commitment to racist ideals doomed him to execution

Ok. We get it. The dude is literally a moron who thinks black people are out to take over the world and that white supremacy is the only way to happiness. He was so engulfed in this that he was willing to kill 9 innocent people with no remorse. He does not have the same ideologies as 99.99% of Americans because the overwhelming majority of us know that this was wrong and shouldn't ever happen.

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Posted by Drake23 on May 12, 2017 at 11:26 AM

Re: “S.C. General Assembly overrides governor’s veto on gas-tax increase

Drake, thanks for the reply. I do agree, our gas taxes could be worse.

But what about the other questions I had?

Percentages of the tax revenue are used for other things that have nothing to do with roads. Now that we have gathered more revenue, will those non-road functions continue to be funded at even higher levels because, in our hurry to get more money for the coffers, we forgot that more money in means more money out for these other things?

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Posted by Jshicke on May 12, 2017 at 10:42 AM

Re: “How Dylann Roof’s commitment to racist ideals doomed him to execution

Toady's society is to blame and that's "US".

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Posted by dun'kin Duncan on May 12, 2017 at 7:26 AM
Posted by WickedWitchofWestAshley on May 11, 2017 at 11:01 PM

Re: “Charleston County Schools surprises teachers by reducing job security

"the rally was a response to CCSD's newest attempt to statistically improve the quality of local, public education". i agree. who the hell are they to tell the kids they need to better themselves? we should be coddling these precious little zygotes until they are 30 as to not offend them.

if you say one kid is smarter, better behaviorally, or suited by good parenting to enter the working class you are a bigot against the dumber, less behaved, and SNAP ready pregnancy class.

I have seen them on Springer. it's scary what they have become. don't provoke them. someone always loses a weave.

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Posted by rukiddingme on May 11, 2017 at 9:45 PM

Re: “Charleston County Schools surprises teachers by reducing job security

Once again we have clear reasons why our country is in trouble. Why don't we focus on all the amazing and inspiring things happening in our classrooms? No one becomes a teacher for the money or the fame. Sadly, those who became teachers to make a difference and save all the starfish, are leaving the profession as fast as bargin hunters swarm Best Buy on Black Friday.

Testing is out of control. The last 5 weeks of school are nothing but testing in the high schools and teachers battle to get kids to even try to learn anything more once Spring Break happens. The ridiculous pressure to get kids to pass no-matter-what has made teachers virtually invisible and ineffective in the educational picture.
Decisions are made at every level of the system by people who are ignorant to how it works and what is broken about it.

Students no longer have to worry about coming to school when they can make up as many as 144 hours of missed classroom time and still earn their credits! They do not even have to behave or follow the rules as they sit in "make up time". They can talk back, refuse to follow directions, disrupt and shiw extreme disrespect with absolutley zero consequences. No one is kicked out for such behavior and told that the opportunity to save the failing grade is now gone. Instead they are all allowed to stay and once again we reinforce the bottom line which reads:

Dear students,

Your school dictricts want you to pass so badly that we have throw out all standards for you (except the ones teachers are threatened with their jobs to be sure that you learn!). You no longer have to do well- we have lowered the grading scale to 60% as passing; you no longer have to come to school and try- we have unlimited make-up time if you don't bother to come ti school at all many times, or just decide to cut certain classes whenrver you want; We have all kinds of accomodations for the attendance impaired, effort impaired, study and work ethic impaired and even the morally impaired to assist those of you who cannot bring yourselves to do what is expected of you with our newly lowered bar; if you cannot earn a passing grade, have no fear- we have test corrections - simply go to your teachers aftee you fail to study for a test and simply fix your errors and your grade can go up; you no longer have to prepare when the test is actually happening, you can take it and see what you need to know and then go and learn it for the test corrections retest and raise your score; for those who still fail the nine week reporting periods, we now have quarter-recovery to assist you when you do not do the work during the assigned quarter- we give you another month (so you can bring even a 15% up to a 60% if you just finally do the work); and if that is not enough and you still need help- we have credit-recovery to give you yet another chance to finally show you can do a bare minimum of work and earn a passing grade at the end of the year ( even after failing quarter after quarter all year). If coming to school for 170 of the 180 school days is too daunting, have no fear - we have make-up time on an unlimited basis. Don't worry students, we are here for you because we want you to pass far more than you do. Also, please tell your parents that if all of these safety nets and do-overs are not enough, simply ask them to come in and yell and blame the teacher (even when you are clearly at fault for everything regarding your failure to succeed) because that is the secret to success in American society as a whole now. You are not responsible for yourself and your actions in any arena anymore- just learn to point the finger and blame someone else. You are sure to be a success one day!

---sincerely,

Your local school districts


Wake up America! This is simply wrong!

As mentioned earlier in the post of another teacher, the attendance records of the testing students, as well as behavior, and effort all play a HUGE tole in their success rates. If they do not come to class and do not behave or try, how can their scores reflect poorly on the teacher? We do not blame dentists for cavities or police officers for crime rates or doctors for illness.

Teaching used to be a noble profession I was proud of. Now it has been reduced to a demoralizing, humiliating job with almost none of the former rewards (intrinsic of course) that it used to have.

Our country is in serious trouble because we are creating lazy, entitled monsters out of our students. We are to blame because we are enabling them by running a system which teaches them they are not responsible for anything and they are not accountable for their own poor decisions and actions. We will make sure they pass no matter what even if they do not care at all and fail to take advantage of every safety net available to them. The almighty graduation rate is so very important. Their teachers can be the scapegoats because we would never dare to blame the parents/guardians and students for their failures.

End of rant from a discouraged teacher who still tries her best every day despite the road blocks and opposition she faces daily. Although these things continue to reduce her effectiveness and hope for the future, she will return to fight the odds and save her starfish.

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Posted by Michelle Anne Barnum on May 11, 2017 at 9:23 PM
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