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Re: “Two-way conversion of Spring and Cannon streets begins Oct. 2

It's also going to be great (sarcasm) when it's 2-way and all the parents stop in the middle of the street in front of the Cannon Street YMCA to drop off/pick up their kids during rush hour. Traffic is going to back up like crazy, esp. since it leads to Coming/the Crosstown.

Regarding street parking- at a Cannonborough-Elliotborogh neighborhood association meeting to discuss this conversion 3 or 4 years ago, a city representative told the few residents who showed up that street parking is 'a privilege, not a right' and heavily implied that at some point in the future, it would be removed for a paid parking garages for residents lacking driveways.

Makes sense- the city would make a lot more $$$ for monthly parking spots that we'd all have to walk blocks and blocks to and from lugging groceries, that it does on the cheap yearly street parking permits.

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Posted by Elise Ladew on September 22, 2017 at 8:21 AM

Re: “Two-way conversion of Spring and Cannon streets begins Oct. 2

These streets are too narrow for 2 way traffic, unless they eliminate parking altogether. Spring Street is a bus route, which will slow traffic to a crawl.Yhis is a really stupid idea!

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Posted by Love to sail on September 21, 2017 at 11:13 PM

Re: “Two-way conversion of Spring and Cannon streets begins Oct. 2

I am a truck driver downtown that delivers to places on both Cannon and Spring street. When I drive there now I have to take up 2 lanes because they are so narrow the truck does not fit in 1 so I hope in this conversion, something is being done about widening otherwise, I am going to be terrified of driving them.

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Posted by Josh Taylor1 on September 21, 2017 at 8:26 PM

Re: “Two-way conversion of Spring and Cannon streets begins Oct. 2

At least these horrific roads will get repaved.

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Posted by calm assertive on September 21, 2017 at 8:03 PM

Re: “Two-way conversion of Spring and Cannon streets begins Oct. 2

It's all a scam to turn 1 job(that the road construction company had already milked long enough) into three jobs. I give it 3 months after completion until everyone realizes " hey this doesn't work!". Then guess who gets the contract to demo it, and put it back the way it was? The same company the screwed it up to begin with. It's how they triple their money at the tax payers expense, and fleece the pockets of the city council members who voted for it. Business as usual in Charleston.

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Posted by Justin Glave on September 21, 2017 at 5:44 PM

Re: “The Agenda: Graham pushes hard for Obamacare repeal; Blue Cross Blue Shield comes out against

So it covers pre-existing conditions but insurers will be allowed to charge whatever premium they want and pay as little as they want for the related medical services. This certainly protects the insurers bottom line and allows more corporate donations to their favorite politician. Meanwhile, if a baby is born with any congenital illness, they will be forced into poverty, no doubt, through higher premiums and a lower monetary level of coverage for the illness.

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Posted by tupper29406 on September 21, 2017 at 2:21 PM

Re: “Denouncing blatant racism isn't enough

One of the best posts you've made.

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Posted by Darrell Grisby on September 21, 2017 at 1:48 PM

Re: “Men explain why the rest of us should be quiet

It seems you have a problem with men in general. Especially "white guys in suits" - what did that tidbit add to your article? There are a lot of women you can research that will show men can't claim this type of thing all for themselves.

And "mansplaining" has to be one of the dumbest terms ever thrown around. Pretty sure it has been appropriated from Ricky Ricardo.

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Posted by born too late on September 21, 2017 at 9:11 AM

Re: “Men explain why the rest of us should be quiet

I agree totally.

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Posted by Tom Martin on September 20, 2017 at 7:54 PM

Re: “McMaster peddles Trump's phobia

At least McMaster has not expressed pride in the Confederate flag and the Confederacy as Catherine Templeton has, so I guess I will vote for him in the primary as the lesser evil. And then in the general election I will surely vote for whoever the Democratic candidate will be, surely he will be better than McMaster. But he can't possibly win in South Carolina, after all, lottery gambling is not going to be one of the issues. Well, he or she, I don't know if a Democratic woman will run for governor.

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Posted by Tom Martin on September 20, 2017 at 7:48 PM

Re: “Denouncing blatant racism isn't enough

Excellent.

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Posted by Charlotte Hutson-Wrenn on September 20, 2017 at 4:12 PM

Re: “Blotter: Stop in the name of glug

when wasn't it?

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Posted by Ima Oldman on September 20, 2017 at 3:01 PM

Re: “Blotter: Stop in the name of glug

"stolen Xanax bars.", okay, I was not aware Xanax came in bars. I guess my street cred is now wack.

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Posted by Jshicke on September 20, 2017 at 1:15 PM

Re: “Dylann Roof requests new attorneys, declaring appeal team his biological enemies

Did I miss something? How was this Trumps fault when it occurred 2 years prior to the election? This punk's kind have existed for generations.

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Posted by Jshicke on September 19, 2017 at 10:19 AM

Re: “Dylann Roof requests new attorneys, declaring appeal team his biological enemies

Dylann Roof is the inevitable byproduct of the "Fox News phenomenon."

Roof and his murderous hatred are the direct consequences of a fake news source that created an environment in which Caucasian hate, anger, resentment, privilege and pettiness could grow, flourish and produce both the vile Presidency of Trump and the ascension of white supremacists in the Republican Party and America.

Dylann Roof is, in essence, the poster child of Fox News. They made him possible. They empowered him.

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Posted by Tom Stockner on September 19, 2017 at 10:12 AM

Re: “Looking beyond the binary and embracing gender nonconformity

tupper29406, I'm not ignorant , I simply know the definition of pride. And educate yourself as many young people are stating that one's sexual preferences can change over time, which makes it more confusing to people such as yourself because you state that is is not a choice.I'm not arguing whether it is or not, I'm saying that to be proud of something about yourself that you have no control over is ridiculous. If you're so proud why not use your real name on here?? I recall that when this paper was going to require real names that you were going to back out of posts. Where's that pride then and now??

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Posted by Showmoor hi on September 18, 2017 at 1:18 PM

Re: “Complaints of Irma-related price gouging in South Carolina center on inflated gas and water prices

Charging $4 for a bottle of water during a storm will get you arrested, but charging you $20 for a Tylenol tablet after a car accident is just fine?

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Posted by Jshicke on September 18, 2017 at 1:02 PM

Re: “Looking beyond the binary and embracing gender nonconformity

Showmoor, giving you the benefit of the doubt, you're ignorant! My pride is that I am living the life of WHO I am despite the judgment of others. Why the hell would someone CHOOSE to be hated, vilified, debased, attacked, beaten, marginalized and in fear your ENTIRE life where you can't turn to your own family or faith-based organizations for support? Hell, it doesn't take educating to teach common sense and it just ISN'T common sense to say it's a choice. But I may be wrong because Showmoor may have battled with his/ her choice to be LGBTQEtc. or straight. If you had a choice and chose LGBTQEtc, you are an idiot because acceptance.....

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Posted by tupper29406 on September 18, 2017 at 8:19 AM

Re: “How one Park Circle neighborhood has avoided a potentially messy situation with the poop emoji

Amanda Hollinger took a serious and perhaps volatile situation and turned it into something great, only because she knew how to take care of a situation peacefully.
She used compassion and common sense.Thank you Amanda.

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Posted by Showmoor hi on September 17, 2017 at 3:26 PM

Re: “Looking beyond the binary and embracing gender nonconformity

pride
prd/Submit
noun
1.
a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one's own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.
"the team was bursting with pride after recording a sensational victory"
synonyms: pleasure, joy, delight, gratification, fulfillment, satisfaction, a sense of achievement
"take pride in a good job well done"
It is not being proud of yourself because of how you were born. It is what you have accomplished. So I ask again, why would you be proud to be gay unless you chose it???

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Posted by Showmoor hi on September 17, 2017 at 3:21 PM
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