Florida Keys: Would you have evacuated?

Multitudes of people are suffering through the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida. The Keys and the Caribbean Islands are devastated. Other parts ...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Democracy insurance: If we want it, we have to pay for it

Here’s a basic rule of public policy: If a society wants a capability, it has to pay for it.If we want a fire department, we have to direct our ...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Harvey, Irma and 911: We can replace the stuff

Hurricane Harvey and Irma have been bad news to all in their paths. Lives have sadly been lost, houses demolished and personal items blown or washed a...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Life Point changes name but not purpose

Life Point changes name but not purpose

LifePoint became We Are Sharing Hope SC effective Jan. 25, 2017. Tracy Moore, CEO of Donate Life South Carolina said the short answer is because LifeP...

September 9th, 2017 |  


God’s way is always perfect

We know that God is all powerful. He is loving, pure and holy. God is perfect in all that He does and we can trust Him with everything.We can trust Hi...

September 9th, 2017 |  


A peek into Newberry County Memorial Hospital

A peek into Newberry County Memorial Hospital

In today’s healthcare environment there are a lot more questions than there are answers. I definitely do not know where healthcare will be in fi...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Even more establishment than the establishment

Even more establishment than the establishment

The Washington Post reports that US president Donald Trump and Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) “have agreed to pursue a deal that wo...

September 8th, 2017 |  


America’s government pension pain

Stories of struggling government pension funding have abounded the last few months. Reports of changing the retirement scenario for state employees ar...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Utah case highlights need for separation of medicine, law enforcement

Utah case highlights need for separation of medicine, law enforcement

In July, Salt Lake City detective Jeff Payne violently abducted Alex Wubbels, a nurse at University of Utah Hospital. Most accounts don’t put it...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Trump should reconsider offering military surplus to police

Trump should reconsider offering military surplus to police

On August 28, the Trump administration unveiled a new plan to roll back limits President Obama had placed in 2015 on the controversial 1033 program, w...

September 6th, 2017 |