Category Archives: South Carolina

We have a new writer.

By Chuck Stanley, Editor We were lucky enough to get Dr. Nicole Plyler Fisk to come on board as a writer.She is a very special person.  She teaches English, and points out that she has gone both the adoptive and … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ILLUMINATOR

by Nona Blyth Cloud There are writers who can “deliver the goods” but can’t explain how they create them. There are writers who can “talk a good game,” but whose actual work disappoints. But the writers who can do both … Continue reading

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NASCAR Asks Fans to Stop Flying Confederate Battle Flag at Its Events

By Elaine Magliaro Viv Bernstein has an article in the New York Times that explains why NASCAR has requested that its fans put away their Confederate battle flags. Bernstein: Although Nascar has stopped short of an outright ban on the flag, … Continue reading

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Larry Wilmore Says that South Carolina Should “Take the Damn Confederate Flag Down Right Now” (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Last week on The Nightly Show, comedian Larry Wilmore did a segment on South Carolina and the Confederate flag. Included in the segment was a bit he called “For the Record”—during “which he tore down the widely … Continue reading

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Stateside South Carolina: Ku Klux Klan Planning Rally at Statehouse to Protest Removal of Confederate Flag

By Elaine Magliaro Andrew Shain of the News & Observer reported today that South Carolina state officials had confirmed that the Ku Klux Klan is planning to hold a rally at the State House next month. According to Shain, the Loyal White Knights of … Continue reading

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Neocon Bill Kristol Gets into Heated Argument with John Heilemann over the Confederate Flag Issue, Claims That the Left Has a Campaign to Disrespect the Memory of Confederate Soldiers

By Elaine Magliaro Bill Kristol–neoconservative political analyst and commentator, founder and editor of The Weekly Standard, and clueless pundit who is wrong about everything–got into a heated discussion with Bloomberg’s Politics Editor John Heilemann on Morning Joe Wednesday. Kristol had … Continue reading

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William Saletan Looks at How Republicans “Whitewash” Terrorism When It Involves Violent Acts Committed by White Nationalists (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Willaim Saletan has an interesting article titled Whitewashing Terrorism over at Slate. In his article, Saletan claimed that “Republicans have firm rules for fighting terrorism—unless it’s committed by domestic racists.” He added that the Republican Party’s philosophy … Continue reading

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