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Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

Charleston has hit a new low. When did their so called "sports fans" become such simple minded groupies. Is it the acceptance of behavior that we so often over looked because some one professes to be an "athlete" or is it the liberal trash that the Post and Courier is known for? Have the powers that be been more interested in money than preserving what at one time was known as "The Holy City" but has now become a place unrecognizable to it's own citizens. There is only one place to take children to watch true athletes participate in sporting events and that is The Citadel. Competition at the Citadel is not about acting like undisciplined children but growing the leaders of tomorrow.

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Posted by Glennis Anderson on June 22, 2017 at 9:30 AM

Re: “First-time candidate announces Democratic challenge to Mark Sanford by standing against Nancy Pelosi

You know your old when you can remember Mark Sanford railing against career politicians, and demanding Bill Clinton resign because he broke his vows marriage, but I still can't understand why the 1st district can't do any better than reelecting
this self absorbed flake after he stole taxpayer money to visit his mistress while he was supposed to be running the state. Not to mention he enlisted in the SC National Guard to set an "example" for his sons, than promptly quit once his unit was called up for deployment in Iraq. Not much if any of a sense of duty or honor in him. Good luck to his opponents.

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Posted by RASPUTIY on June 21, 2017 at 11:44 PM

Re: “Woman climbs Angel Oak, leading to 5-hour standoff with police

My cats would lose their shit.

Posted by Brian Tamling on June 21, 2017 at 2:43 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Sanford says Trump "partially to blame" for rhetoric; S.C. getting $31M from VW

I guess Sanford thinks he has always set a fine example.

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Posted by RASPUTIY on June 20, 2017 at 9:02 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Sanford says Trump "partially to blame" for rhetoric; S.C. getting $31M from VW

It got mean like this too with the W.Bush/Cheney Karl Rove campaign and no one was exempt not even other republicans running.The only difference was that W.Bush wasn't doing the hate rhetoric like Trump does.

In my experience and opinion, I lived long enough to know while it appears the devil is winning then something happens that ends it, even in politics and especially politics and who is always wrong ....the republicans and why? That almighty dollar and power.

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Posted by Mason Moses on June 20, 2017 at 6:38 PM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

This is so incredibly amazing to read. After the classless mocking of Tim Tebow who has done more good in the world than anyone associated with the Riverdogs and who has also done nothing but good for your team by bringing in record crowds, the Charleston Riverdogs (and you as the writer of this article) have proven out what has come to be accepted in our country; If you are Christian you are fair game for unbridled ridicule and mockery. I can tell you one thing for a fact, if Tim Tebow was a Muslim or a Hindu nobody in the RiverDogs organization would dream of pulling these types of antics. All the criticism the RiverDogs are receiving they deserve. What a pitiful testament and a black mark on a beautiful city. Someone needs to apologize and trying to back-pedal and try to say they were not doing what they so obviously where doing. What a shame.

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Posted by Scott Wiens on June 20, 2017 at 5:28 PM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

You done goofed, Riverdogs and CCP: you see because Mr. Tebow has branded his faith, that means any slight against him or his brand is a slight against Christianity. Never mind that he isn't the most religious player from his days at Florida, nor the Denver Broncos, nor even the Fireflies... nobody cares about those dudes because they haven't built the brand or... ick they pray in oof... Spanish.

So you made fun of Jesus and all those who follow him. Shame on you!

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Posted by factoryconnection on June 20, 2017 at 4:40 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Sanford says Trump "partially to blame" for rhetoric; S.C. getting $31M from VW

I was in a local pharmacy getting a few things yesterday. I was in line and there was an elderly lady in front of me working on her transaction. Two young men came up behind me in the line and one uttered an expletive. The clerk asked if they could not do that in the business and that's when the men really started. "We can say what the fnck we want to. This is America", said one. Then the other chimed in with, "Yeah, you can say anything you want. There's nothing they can do, this is America."

I was appalled but not surprised and the elderly lady in front was speechless and trying to get her things together and get out of there quickly. You just don't know when something is going to erupt and I also left quickly avoiding any contact, which surely would have incited an incident.

Indeed, this is America, however, that behavior is Trump's America. I, too, am glad that we can say anything we want to in America without prosecution but I am also glad that I was taught to have respect for others, especially the elderly. In today's society, interactions like this are cause to be afraid for one's self being. I was and I know the lady was too.

We are now living in an uncivilized society and our Presidential role model is fanning the flames with his dangerous and lying rhetoric.

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Posted by tupper29406 on June 20, 2017 at 3:39 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Sanford says Trump "partially to blame" for rhetoric; S.C. getting $31M from VW

Sanford running for re election again, I see.

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Posted by Michael Hodge on June 20, 2017 at 2:32 PM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

We were at the Sunday game and almost everyone in the stands took pictures and cheered everytime he was at bat. Sounds like whoever wrote the article is trying to stir up trouble. They even did a video tribute to him on Sunday and thanked him for coming out. From what I saw even riverdogs fans enjoyed having him here. We surely wouldn't have gone this weekend if he hadn't been in town. If he was harrassed I'd like to be the first to apologize. That's not the way we do things in Charleston.

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Posted by Sherri Lynne Sparrow on June 20, 2017 at 12:21 PM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

"Expertly"? Does charlestoncitypaper.com have middle school boys running their editorial process, because that's the only group I could imagine who would label such low-class antics as "expert." I guess we can look forward to seeing words like "doody" and "fart" acclaimed as profound word choices from you guys.

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Posted by Rob Morris on June 20, 2017 at 11:51 AM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

Really? Light hearted fun is what you're going to bitch about. Making fun and joking around is different. Paul please take the stick out of your ass and see they were having fun. I figured adults didn't get a booboo lip because of little jokes.

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Posted by Samantha Tupper on June 20, 2017 at 10:22 AM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

The fans "troll" Tim Tebow just by showing up for games they would not otherwise attend so "troll" away. I'm sure TT doesn't mind the attention.

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Posted by tupper29406 on June 20, 2017 at 6:43 AM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

These comments are pathetic. Get a life and laugh a little! Great story!

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Posted by Tim Breckenridge on June 19, 2017 at 11:10 PM

Re: “Myrtle Beach ranked 7th-most dangerous metro area in U.S.

We left in 1997 and moved back to Florida, glad we did. We went back once since then and found it going downhill.

Posted by Tammy Neese on June 19, 2017 at 10:29 PM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

I only pulled up this because I heard of your unsportsman.like conduct at these games. Not sure who wrote this newspaper story, but.I'm gonna go ahead and advise you to polish up that resume.

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Posted by Larry Truncale on June 19, 2017 at 6:51 PM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

Give up Paul for Lentz!

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Posted by 00011010010101 on June 19, 2017 at 3:48 PM

Re: “The Charleston RiverDogs expertly trolled Tim Tebow all weekend

Tim Tebow playing in Charleston that weekend...brought WAY MORE FANS (and money) to the home team...than they would have drawn/earned if Tebow didnt play for Columbia. Yet, they want to troll him?

All the teams in that Class A League should be KISSING Tebow's behind...because without him playing for Columbia....those teams ARE NOT making money hand over fist on days Tebow plays!

People mock him..but in A World of 'producing results' (i.e. MAKING MONEY)....Tebow is a money making draw! Fans want to pay to see him play (regardless of the reason/reasons).

I find it hypocritical that the very people making fun of Tebow...have NO PROBLEM with going to the bank making cash deposits after a game Tebow played in! Look at the numbers of fans who come to games Tebow plays in..vs....non-Tebow games! Bottom line...people are DUMB (always have been, always will be)!

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Posted by Paul Lentz on June 19, 2017 at 3:39 PM

Re: “Woman climbs Angel Oak, leading to 5-hour standoff with police

I've always wanted to climb that tree.

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Posted by Laurie Sue on June 19, 2017 at 10:46 AM

Re: “Donald Trump definitely just accidentally burned every single Clemson grad

Another idiotic overblown analysis of what Trump says. The hatred for our president is so ugly & so un American. Then to read the spoiled ding dong...city dweller use the F word several times certifies how looney & unhinged the left has become.

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Posted by Monn Jaah on June 16, 2017 at 11:11 PM
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