Saturday, June 25, 2016

Good Stuff

Good Stuff
A VIEW FROM THE FRONT LINES OF LEGALIZATION || By ALLISON HOWARD || The year was 1987 and America's "War on Drugs" was in full swing. Anyone who had a television set (and very few didn’t) was sure to have seen the...

Programming Note #19

CHANGES COMING ... Regular visitors to this website may notice our pages have a new look and feel to them ... the first time we've messed around with our basic design in nearly three years. Don't get too comfortable with what you...
MEET "CHESSIE" A fisherman caught a 1,400-pound Tiger shark off the coast of Hilton Head Island, S.C. this week ... only to discover it was the same shark he caught in nearby waters just over a year ago. Chip Michalove first...
AN ECONOMIC OBJECT LESSON ... There's a fascinating article up on The Coastal Observer this week by reporter Jason Lesley about the Sunset Lodge - a house of prostitution in Georgetown County, S.C. that operated from 1936-1969. The lodge was run by Hazel...
WHO KNEW A SMALLER DONG WAS A GOOD THING? In his iconic 1986 hit "Baby Got Back" (which was so controversial at the time it was briefly banned by MTV), rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot extolled the virtues of the full-figured woman.  Particularly...
NOW THE GOVERNMENT WANTS TO SHUT THEM DOWN || By ROBERT ROMANO || E-cigarettes are a relatively inexpensive smoke cessation product - and they probably saved my life. Thanks to short-term, temporary use of a refillable e-cigarette, I was able to...
"CHEATER APP FAIL" For those of you unhip, Snapchat is a photo/ text/ video app ... It exists, as far as we can tell, to facilitate the transfer of X-rated or risqué electronic communications.  In fact it's known in some circles...
PEARL JAM FRONTMAN RAISES STATE SENATOR'S "BATHROOM BILL" DURING SOUTH CAROLINA CONCERT Lead singer Eddie Vedder of the world-renowned rock band Pearl Jam called out S.C. Senator Lee Bright during a concert in Columbia, S.C.  this week. Vedder addressed the crowd...
A BEAUTIFUL DAY AT THE BATTLEFIELD ... || By WILL FOLKS || Anyone who reads this website regularly knows how I love to rail against non-core government functions (like parks).  So please excuse this departure from the norm ... Last year, my...
ANDREA GLENN: "THIS HAS BECOME A PASSION FOR ME" To us, the debate over S.C. Senator Lee Bright's "bathroom bill" is downright silly.  It came about because a two-bit politician is looking to shore up a shaky reelection bid by...
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