Things you will never hear a Southerner say

1. Duct tape won’t fix that. (But duct tape can’t fix stupid)

2. Honey, we should sell the Pickup and buy a family sedan.

3. We don’t keep firearms in this house.

4. I thought Graceland was tacky.

5. We’re vegetarians.

6. I’ll have grapefruit and grapes instead of biscuits and gravy.

7. Who cares who won the Civil War.

8. I couldn’t find a thing at Wal-Mart today.

9. Trim the fat off that steak 🥩

10. Unsweetened tea tastes better.

11. Does the salad bar have bean sprouts.

12. I don’t have a favorite college football team 🏈

Medical Marijuana in South Carolina

Good to see South Carolina legislators have some common sense

South Carolina one step closer to medical marijuana legalization

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Train Collision in SC

Tragedy near Columbia, SC this morning. Prayers for those who are injured…

Amtrak, CSX train collision in South Carolina leaves 2 dead, over 100 injured, officials say

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Do Unions Really Benefit All Workers?

Unions demonstrate outside city building
Proud Union

Source: New Study Shows The Effects of Unionism That We All Suspected Was The Case All Along

This study is a year old, but I think it’s worth posting again. Chris Christie is fighting with the teachers unions. Verizon is fighting with the Communication Workers of America. I’ve always believed unions killed the US Steel industry.

Collective bargaining inhibits growth, and the less a state is impacted by unions, the better off its citizens will be.

Michigan is the worst affected state by unionism. South Carolina, which has been a right-to-work state for years, is affected the least. Compare the economies of those two states right now and the effect of unionism is clear.

No Riots in South Carolina

What North Charleston can teach America

Not all southerners are racists. The Republican Mayor of North Charleston, Keith Summey, knew how to respond when an unarmed black man was shot by one of his police officers. His response was swift, and the officer was charged with murder.

This southern city, with a history of plantations and slavery, can teach the rest of the country a lesson.

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Longer Swamp Rabbit

Trail extension could spur business

I would love to see the Swamp Rabbit Trail extended. Then you could park at ICAR and ride a bicycle, walk or run all the way downtown.

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Voting Against Boehner

Thank you Trey Gowdy for voting against Boehner as Speaker

Seacoast Christmas

If you don’t have any plans for Christmas Eve, please consider joining us at Seacoast Church, Greenville or one of the other campuses around North and South Carolina. If you can’t get out you can also join us at our church online.
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