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Comment Archives: Stories: News+Opinion: The Battery

Re: “If you wade through floodwaters, you're risking exposure to human waste, bacteria, and other nasty stuff

Does the Battery still look like that photo?

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Posted by Betsy Getsinger-Donlon on September 12, 2017 at 1:40 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Thousands still without power; Alito to speak at USC Law; Should we have evacuated?

I think the Governor handled the situation well, its always a judgment call, and not an enviable one at that. At least everyone has all their emergency supplies in place for Jose.

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Posted by Allen Bergstrazer on September 12, 2017 at 12:28 PM

Re: “The Folly Boat has returned to sea, floating away in Irma's high waters

Word has it was found just down the road in a yard.

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Posted by Padget on September 12, 2017 at 10:05 AM

Re: “The Folly Boat has returned to sea, floating away in Irma's high waters

Please go to Help Rebuild the Dock Go Fund Me Page to help the dude get his dock rebuilt!!

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Posted by Lisa Claisse on September 12, 2017 at 7:56 AM

Re: “The Folly Boat has returned to sea, floating away in Irma's high waters

It's like a message in a bottle only on a boat.

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Posted by Mike Owens on September 12, 2017 at 7:29 AM

Re: “The Folly Boat has returned to sea, floating away in Irma's high waters

It was brought by a hurricane only fit for it to be taken by one. It will be missed.

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Posted by Kyle M Morgan on September 11, 2017 at 10:28 PM

Re: “The Folly Boat has returned to sea, floating away in Irma's high waters

Shoulda put a GPS locator on it....

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Posted by Bui Thanh Wands on September 11, 2017 at 6:31 PM

Re: “The Folly Boat has returned to sea, floating away in Irma's high waters

Bon voyage Folly Boat.

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Posted by Patrick Alessi on September 11, 2017 at 5:34 PM

Re: “The Folly Boat has returned to sea, floating away in Irma's high waters

Go get it!

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Posted by calm assertive on September 11, 2017 at 4:49 PM

Re: “Charleston tide levels during Irma could surpass those seen during Hurricane Matthew

AlexM - it's because you don't have Bill Walsh

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Posted by Ima Oldman on September 11, 2017 at 2:16 PM

Re: “Charleston tide levels during Irma could surpass those seen during Hurricane Matthew

Tide already higher than Matthew at 11:30

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Posted by navyvet on September 11, 2017 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Charleston tide levels during Irma could surpass those seen during Hurricane Matthew

I'm just curious: Are you guys for real? Evacuating, opening shelters, shutting down the city, and all for a tropical storm that isn't even going anywhere near you. I moved from Chaz to Miami two years ago, right on the beach in the barrier island, and there wasn't anywhere near this level of panic when we thought an actual Cat 5 was going to hit us. Get it together, guys.

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Posted by AlexM on September 11, 2017 at 12:51 PM

Re: “Charleston carriage companies launch horse supply drive for Hurricane Harvey victims

...and the Charleston Animal Society (you know, the group that buys anti-carriage newspaper pages and Google ads) will beg for money to save animals. Best of.. should have a liar category so everyone could vote for Joe Elmore.

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Posted by Tom Doyle on September 6, 2017 at 5:19 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Trump set to end DACA after threat from S.C.'s Wilson and others; VC Summer report released

If the Attorney General is honestly that opposed to illegal immigrants, he should start prosecuting the people hiring the illegals. Simple math - no jobs = no immigrants.
But then, again, he would be slapping the hands of political donors.....never mind

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Posted by Ima Oldman on September 5, 2017 at 4:26 PM

Re: “Charleston carriage companies launch horse supply drive for Hurricane Harvey victims

...and Charleston's anti-carriage activists will Dr. Lowry to Texas looking for a target-rich environment

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Posted by Ima Oldman on September 5, 2017 at 2:33 PM

Re: “Charleston mayor calls for new monuments and updated historical markers to tell city’s full story

Well ya, but you hear the same thing from every group. Every group has racists everywhere. You can't say that makes white people today the perpetrators alone.

Every group has that "conspiracy theorist racist" guy that thinks he is that special to be enemy number one to begin with don't they?

That is unfortunate since in my opinion social stratification/inequality is based exclusively off of distributions of new technology (whether it is food, books, or lasers), and that has nothing to do with skin color. Except when skin color or religion is used by the upwardly socially stratified as an excuse to not share their new inventions that their factories shit out.

That is not something the USA or charleston will ever do as our whole economy would be at risk! We want to sell our products to everyone on earth. NOT BE RACIST. Remember DON'T LET THE TERRORISTS WIN GO SHOPPING advise Bush jr gave us?

I know what you mean though about people... some people want to look cool and sometimes tend to joke about people behind their back to look popular to others ..

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Posted by zee on September 3, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Re: “Charleston mayor calls for new monuments and updated historical markers to tell city’s full story

Zee, I have heard several racists here in the Charleston area. After all, they have been honest with me, seeing I am white like they are, so they hoped I would approve.

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Posted by Tom Martin on September 2, 2017 at 12:09 PM

Re: “Charleston mayor calls for new monuments and updated historical markers to tell city’s full story

As Americans we REALLY should be having to focus on our ecological footprint stamping on the plants and animals, and not this divisive racist controversy crap from national TV but whatever.

The media is so DISTRACTING WITH CRAP because in the end it is just another product given to you by people who clear cut nature and turn it into poop.

People down here are not racist because they have been neighbors for hundreds of years and know each other, and the gossip is started from these media channels to rile up the AMERICAN people since they are entertained by it.

In reality racism (while it could be important if it actually existed here)has been the furthest thing haunting my thoughts anyways..

I am worried about the poor wild animals these days having a home in the future, and I hope one day CHARLESTON doesn't have to have a monument built to commemorate all of this BEAUTIFUL NATURE AND WILDLIFE that could be eradicated one day at this developmental rate.

Keep up the good work of keeping Charleston beautiful working towards perfection in balance with nature.

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Posted by zee on September 1, 2017 at 8:27 PM

Re: “Charleston mayor calls for new monuments and updated historical markers to tell city’s full story

Whats this? i actually like this guy.

Finally someone with reason who isn't all about the latest trend on CNN.

The story of charleston didn't end 100 years ago with the building of that statue. Charleston is still here today and it is truly amazing how far we have come in my opinion.

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Posted by zee on September 1, 2017 at 7:46 PM

Re: “Ex-Rep. Jim Merrill strikes deal on ethics charges, will help state and federal investigators look into Statehouse corruption

Yep, pay one of the eels to help drain the swamp.
Rhetorical question: he's indicted for receiving bribes and he takes a bribe from prosecutors to help root out his cohorts, so how much do you think his buddies will have to shell out before he forgets their names?

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Posted by Ima Oldman on September 1, 2017 at 2:58 PM
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