Trump vs. Obama on transitions

Trump vs. Obama on transitions

Last week I heard about real concerns and fears people on the left have about Trump’s appointments and coming administration. In last week’...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Standing Rock will determine Obama’s legacy to all Americans

Standing Rock will determine Obama’s legacy to all Americans

President Obama’s election was not only the remarkable once-in-a-lifetime event that many of us who remember the Civil Rights Movement of the 19...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Will Trump roll back “Net Neutrality?”

Will Trump roll back “Net Neutrality?”

US president-elect Donald Trump will appoint a new Federal Communications Commission chair in January. That chair will likely be inclined to undo the ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Caged thinking has had its day

Maybe this much is true. Donald Trump, pseudo-president-elect, loser of the real election, charismatic stump-speech populist whose actual ability to g...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Trump could learn from Hamilton

By now you’ve probably heard that Vice President-elect Mike Pence was booed by fellow theater-goers at a performance of the musical Hamilton, an...

November 25th, 2016 |  


A new leader for a new South Carolina

A new leader for a new South Carolina

This column is part of a continuing series on The New South Carolina, about the changes that are transforming our state.February 15, 1956, Silas C. Mc...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Living in a post-truth age

Living in a post-truth age

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2016 is “post-truth,” and is defined as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which obj...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Will the election ruin your Thanksgiving dinner?

According to the New York Daily News, the 2016 presidential election is dividing families on Thanksgiving.Don’t be surprised if the occasion bri...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Plymouth, Jamestown rejected socialism

It is said that the casualties of this presidential election in order were the toppling of the Bush dynasty, the Clinton dynasty, and the nullificatio...

November 18th, 2016 |  


A republic, if you can keep it

A republic, if you can keep it

As I write this column, nearly 2.5 million people have signed a petition seeking to overturn the outcome of the November 8 national vote and make Hill...

November 18th, 2016 |