Beyond redemptive violence

Beyond redemptive violence

Sometimes our tame and compliant media upchucks a piece of truth. For instance:“American officials had predicted that the missile strike would r...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Civil asset forfeiture laws need revamping

Years ago, a Corvette cruised along the highway, adorned with “police” insignia and red and blue lights. On the back was this message: ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Income tax: No honor among thieves

Income tax: No honor among thieves

Former US congressman (and presidential candidate) Ron Paul kept a placard on his desk reading “don’t steal — the government hates c...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Jesus is alive, lives in us

The same power that raised Jesus from the dead is available to us today. When we receive Jesus as our Savior, the Holy Spirit comes into our hearts. H...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Newberry continues to be one busy place

Newberry continues to be one busy place

It’s a good day when 15 barbecue teams are battling it out in downtown Newberry as they will be Saturday at the annual Pork in the Park festival...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Kindness to animals needs to be part of our culture

Kindness to animals needs to be part of our culture

In South Carolina, if you starve or beat an animal to death, you are guilty of a misdemeanor and might be fined $100. For example, in 2013, WBTW repor...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Three stories: A teacher, a family and a state

Three stories: A teacher, a family and a state

This column is about three stories – about a teacher, a family and a state. They are both historic and modern. But they are really about one ver...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Mad bombers just so 20th century

Bombing is dumb. The Age of Destruction is a foolish logic. Mother Nature is offended and is showing us that annoyance — and this will worsen as...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Nuclear power bums, bailouts and bankruptcy

You have to hand it to the nuclear industry for socializing costs and privatizing profits. Last year, lobbyists for operators of dirty, deadbeat old r...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Investment in learning is worth it

Investment in learning is worth it

Greetings from the Newberry County Literacy Council. The Council celebrates reading each and every day of each and every year.At the national level, t...

April 17th, 2017 |