We addressed the cruise ship war raging in Charleston, S.C. last summer … and haven’t mentioned it since.
Why not? Because it’s boring. Even when tart tongues like ours weigh in …
Bottom line? “Downtowners” in the Holy City don’t want fanny pack, flip-flop wearing lower class tourists infesting their pristine mecca – which is why they’ve [...]
“CHARLESTON BOONDOGGLE” LATEST EXAMPLE OF CORRUPT, UNACCOUNTABLE HIGHWAY SYSTEM
By Harvey Peeler || When a conservative think tank and the environmentalists team up to criticize the same state agency, they’re probably on to something.
Our system of funding roads is just about as broken as it gets, with a recent decision by the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank [...]
By Hamilton Davis || Offshore drilling seems to be one of those topics about which people have strong emotional reactions but relatively little specific knowledge. Either they are in the “drill, baby, drill” crowd motivated by the promise of lower gas prices and the lure of energy independence, or they are among the opposition haunted [...]
By Dana Beach || S.C. Department of Transportation was forced to acknowledge last week that it couldn’t pay its contractors. Gov. Nikki Haley had to ask the Federal Highway Administration for “accelerated payments” to make up the shortfall.
What went wrong?
The agency’s official explanation is “a combination of the demands on the agency during the peak [...]