Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream - Is it still alive today?
By now, everyone knows about the recent shootings in Charleston, SC. Dylann Roof shot and killed nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. What followed was another dispute over the Confederate flag that flies on the grounds of the South Carolina State House. While a vote in (the year) 2000 moved it from the... Continue Reading →
I had to share this link. I went to PBHS, and I now wonder if that's a good thing. People need to remember that Americans came from all over the world. We can still honor this country while honoring our own heritage. I am German, Russian, Irish and Polish - and I am proud to... Continue Reading →
Last week, a federal judge struck down the ban on same-sex marriage in South Carolina. It was the last state in the 4th District to change. Of course, SC Attorney General Wilson immediately filed an appeal trying to get the ban to stay. There's just one problem for him. Doesn't he realize that the appeal... Continue Reading →
So we now know the results of the election. But, we also know something else - not a lot of young people voted. Granted, this was not a presidential election. But, in many states, people had the chance to vote for many important offices. For example, people in South Carolina were able to vote for... Continue Reading →
Some people have told me that they don't want to vote because they don't like the candidates. That's not an excuse. If you don't like something, go out and change it. In my area - as I'm sure is the case for others - there are also issues to be voted upon today. Whomever or... Continue Reading →