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Re: “Student in Freddie Gray Halloween costume faces heat from CofC's Black Student Union

Well, you better look out for complete crying and name bashing from the Black Student Union? How do the folks in the White Student Union feel about this? Oh, I forgot, that would be racist to have a separate white one. Never mind.

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Posted by Dale Hutchison on October 31, 2017 at 11:30 PM

Re: “Student in Freddie Gray Halloween costume faces heat from CofC's Black Student Union

which frat did he belong to?

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Posted by Ima Oldman on October 31, 2017 at 4:17 PM

Re: “How to not be basic in Charleston

Allie, I'd love to show you that not all people in Charleston are like that ;)

Posted by Davis Moell on October 31, 2017 at 3:46 PM

Re: “How to not be basic in Charleston

Hey Joseph Coker, I'm very surprised that you chose to engage Michael Vaughn. Really, you played right into his superior, self-important, hands; nevertheless, that isn't my reason for commenting. I'm actually commenting to say that Michael Stoner Morgan really summed it up with his statement that things are virtually the same everywhere. I am a Charleston native now residing in Northern California. In fact, I've been here so long now (27 yrs) that some might say I'm a California native (never!). Growing up Charleston, I always thought that California was populated mostly by surfers, blondes, and movie stars and that everyone had a swimming pool in their backyard. It wasn't until I moved here that I realized my narrow view of California was more indicative of LA. The rest of California was more like the rest of the US and South Carolina. Although there was no drawl, pineapple door knockers, sea grass baskets, she-crab soup, Spoleto, or manners, the NorCal population could have easily been scooped up from the Lowcountry and plopped right down in Davis, Napa, Walnut Creek, or Vacaville. I've also lived in Fla, Ga, Ma, In, Tn, Ky, NJ, and visited a dozen or more US states, so I can attest, with great confidence, that people are just as basic, or not, everywhere you go. Basic is an American epidemic, or a cultural identity, depending on who you ask. It's my opinion, though, that there's nothing wrong with being basic. Just think, what if everyone wasn't basic? If everybody marched to the beat of a different drummer, or proudly let their freak flag fly, or didn't give a shit about what other people thought, or didn't give a shit in general - well, wouldn't that then be the "new basic"? We need basic people! Basic people make the rest of us feel so much better about ourselves. Those of us who dare dress, act, or think differently. Because deep down, we really do care what other people think, no matter how loudly we shout that we don't. And maybe, just maybe, basic folks are actually the same on the inside as they are on the outside. Just because they have no imagination, or are simply socially lazy, does not mean they deserve to be ridiculed or put down. Instead, we should just let them be. After all, us non-basics have far more interesting things to focus our attentions on, now don't we?

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Posted by Karen Vittorio on October 31, 2017 at 1:40 PM

Re: “This Halloween, beware of sexist clowns

glad ya signed yer true name there, bucko

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Posted by Ima Oldman on October 31, 2017 at 9:39 AM

Re: “Gov. candidate Catherine Templeton calls Steve Bannon "the voice of the rest of us" ahead of his Citadel speaking gig

Just a minor correction: DHEC is not a cabinet agency. It is a state agency, but not part of the Governors Cabinet.

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Posted by Michelle Myer on October 31, 2017 at 9:33 AM

Re: “The slow death of the North Charleston Police Department’s federal review

Tom Martin- So we should spend more money on educating blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, Eskimos, Hawaiians, than we spend on educating whites and Asians, until they catch up with us. Really?

It is not the failure of the educators, its culture and lack of a two parent family. If you use your brain its easy to see, not just throwing money at a problem. Nothing can be done and it will never get better, my opinion.

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Posted by Randall Floyd on October 31, 2017 at 9:02 AM

Re: “Gov. candidate Catherine Templeton calls Steve Bannon "the voice of the rest of us" ahead of his Citadel speaking gig

Umm, Ms. Templeton, Steve Bannon does not speak for me, nor do you.

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Posted by Donna Jones on October 30, 2017 at 6:47 PM

Re: “Gov. candidate Catherine Templeton calls Steve Bannon "the voice of the rest of us" ahead of his Citadel speaking gig

I suppose a rat seems brilliant to a cockroach.

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Posted by Emfinn on October 30, 2017 at 6:16 PM

Re: “Gov. candidate Catherine Templeton calls Steve Bannon "the voice of the rest of us" ahead of his Citadel speaking gig

"hypocritical for liberals to scream about inclusion while only including people who agree with them."

Err....uh....No. We include people we disagree with almost every issue except those that support despicable issue. The "issue" here is Bannon is a White supremacist and Nationalist that wants to squelch free speech by making it illegal, et al, ad nauseum. Sorry, but I will NEVER "include" Steve Bannon and ANYONE who supports his white, racist and bigoted agenda as a viable human policy. All he stands for is despicable, ergo, all you stand for is despicable. There's a special place.....

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Posted by tupper29406 on October 30, 2017 at 3:21 PM

Re: “This Halloween, beware of sexist clowns

What an annoying article. FYI.. plenty Hillary was as corrupt as they come and plenty are happy we have a President that is trying to put Americans first.

Dummy

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Posted by Bucko Scribner on October 30, 2017 at 3:15 PM

Re: “Let's not use Halloween as an excuse to be an asshole

I actually think that this author is Scott, the middle name. And he is showing his tru colors and preferences by admitting he dressed as Mary Anne from Gilligans....on a regular basis. Not condemning him, but just making a guess.

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Posted by Dale Hutchison on October 29, 2017 at 3:12 PM

Re: “City of Charleston transfers land to 60-unit affordable housing project

Yep you are so right !

Posted by Joe Johnston on October 28, 2017 at 10:54 PM

Re: “Dear DOJ, it’s time to release the COPS report

Sorry it's the same #Trump not the only white president along with congress,judges,lawyers,govsnors,mayors
,churches,city,local federal government coverup,now poison land water,lynching KKK wht supremacist whtppl who never stopped just went undercover 2 achieve what Trump &REP congress just in don't give
DAM if u no cause I fooled minorities& poor whtppl into fighting each other while I create more poverty,nuclear war,no health insurance 24/7 about me the Trump & family doing business all over WILE getting richer USA just a means 4 mY ego & prosperity your poor stupid fools I live in many mansions,planes u luv a reality star not intelligent man of jusTice or thot 4 U or your children

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Posted by TippySmith2 on October 28, 2017 at 8:05 PM

Re: “Let's not use Halloween as an excuse to be an asshole

Navyvet, I agree with you, if we don't want to be treated like a slut, then don't act like a slut, don't be promiscuous. Promiscuity is foolish, overly optimistic, risky, behavior.

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Posted by Tom Martin on October 28, 2017 at 4:14 PM

Re: “Let's not use Halloween as an excuse to be an asshole

Ima, to answer your question, yes, many women like sexual feelings too, so if they dress sexy to provoke sexual feelings from us men, certainly they are not doing it to provoke non-consensual groping or whatever, so we should just enjoy their naked legs or whatever, but we have no right to be crude, to harass them or something. We could ask them out for a date if we want, but if they say no, whatever reason they have for saying no, like if they have a boyfriend already, or if they think we would not be compatible, or whatever, we should respect that, we should be good people, who care about the feelings of others, both men and women. And we should not even make them uncomfortable by leering at them. That is not nice behavior. I would never do anything like that. Sure, I am not sinless, nobody is perfect, but we should not do evil things. We want as much harmony and love in the world as possible. After all, I suffered so much from evil bullies in my childhood, I would not want to be like them, and none of us should want to be like that. It is sad that some people are so evil.

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Posted by Tom Martin on October 28, 2017 at 4:10 PM

Re: “Let's not use Halloween as an excuse to be an asshole

Yes, we should be allowed to be naked or wear whatever, and it does not mean we want to have sex with anyone around us, so don't grab us or anything, be decent, don't be like Harvey Weinstein or Donald Trump or Bill Clinton or any other indecent selfish horny men and women who are out there.

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Posted by Tom Martin on October 28, 2017 at 3:53 PM

Re: “Let's not use Halloween as an excuse to be an asshole

Male or female, if you don't want to be treated like a slut don't act like a slut..

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Posted by navyvet on October 27, 2017 at 2:53 PM

Re: “Let's not use Halloween as an excuse to be an asshole

Honest question:
Is it ever a setup? Do women ever dress intentionally to provoke a reaction from men?

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Posted by Ima Oldman on October 27, 2017 at 1:09 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Haley evacuated from South Sudan, feds offer flooding buyout for West Ashley residents

The Citadel hosting Steve Bannon?! God this country is fucked!

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Posted by tupper29406 on October 27, 2017 at 7:51 AM
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