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Governor Haley, Help Our Small Farmers

Frank Knapp | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Frank Knapp

The federal flood-relief money for South Carolina arrived last week. $157 million. The struggling farmers already deep in debt again asked for some of the money to help cover a small part of their losses. And again Governor Haley said "no", sticking to her "fairness to all businesses" excuse.

The NAACP and Me

Herb Silverman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Religion
Herb Silverman

In 1976 I accepted an offer to teach at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, where the Civil War (also known as "The War of Northern Aggression") began and was still a symbol of Southern pride.

Tragedy in South Carolina

Herb Silverman | Posted 06.19.2016 | Religion
Herb Silverman

Holding hands with our neighbors, and with a tear in my eyes, at the end of the service we sang "We Shall Overcome." It reminded me of when I sang it during civil rights marches and Vietnam War protests. It turned out that I came to sing, pray and keep the dark away.

Nikki Haley Sparks Controversy With Jab At Reporter

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) South Carolina's first female governor is being criticized for calling a woman reporter a "little girl" because the governor ...