Thursday, August 25, 2016

Consumer Comfort Spike!

GOOD ECONOMIC NEWS ... FOR A CHANGE Some good economic news this week as consumer comfort in America enjoyed its biggest two-week uptick in more than seven years. After an ominous report two weeks ago, Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort Index (CCI) shot up...
LET'S COUNT THEM, SHALL WE? This website has consistently argued in support of legalizing marijuana and other drugs for medical and recreational purposes. In fact we've argued that legalizing medical marijuana is a "moral imperative." Why do we support legalization?  Because we...

Henry McMaster: 2018 Update

S.C. LITE GUV IS "HOPING TO RUN ..." Last week this website did a story on the 2018 gubernatorial aspirations of S.C. lieutenant governor Henry McMaster. To read our report, click here. This week, the Associated Press is weighing in on McMaster's...
THERE IS AN EXCUSE, THOUGH ... South Carolina students saw their performance on the American College Testing (ACT)'s college readiness assessment plunge in 2016 - although in fairness, the number of test-takers in the state dramatically increased. Thanks to a law signed...
MORE DRAMA WITH IRAN ... Less that a day after four ships from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) harassed an American destroyer in the Strait of Hormuz, another U.S. military vessel was subjected to an even closer call in the...
PROGRAM COSTS MOUNTING ... DRAMA RATCHETS UP Two months ago we ran a story entitled "More Trouble At S.C. Workforce Agency," which addressed the latest internal drama at the scandal-scarred S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (SCDEW). This is an agency...