SC Legislature Takes New Look at Asset Forfeiture

A group of 71 SC Legislators gathered yesterday in the lobby of the state house…united in their effort to reform civil asset forfeiture in South Carolina.  It was a bipartisan group…lead by Rep Alan Clemmons who talked about a similar bill being introduced in the past that never in his words…”saw the light of day” after being filed. According to…

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Upcountry History Museum presents “The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner”

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner February 9, 2019 – May 12, 2019 Between 1940 and 1960, before advancements in print technology and the proliferation of photography, ad companies relied on illustrators, Ad Men, to give their brands a visual identity. Advertisements in popular magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Women’s Day and McCall’s established a shorthand for aspirational, middle-class American living: fedoras, cigarette holders, swooning…

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Senator Graham : Trump Doesn’t Have to Declare Emergency

Senator Lindsey Graham was in Upstate South Carolina this week speaking at First Monday in Greenville and then joined me on The Morning Answer w/Joey Hudson for a few minutes this morning.  We covered President Trump’s troop withdrawal in Syria; Trump appointments to fill vacant judgeships, and of course, border wall funding.  When asked if President Trump will declare an “emergency”…

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Marijuana:Friend of Foe?

As the South Carolina General Assembly again debates the merits of “medical marijuana” as defined in the recently proposed “Compassionate Care Act” we have to ask ourselves who is really driving this movement?  Is it people who are truly interested in  “health care” or is there an outside influence wanting to push this industry into our state for profit?  It…

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“A Family Affair: The Rosenberg Espionage Case”

Author and physician Jeffrey K. Smith has written works of fiction and non-fiction. His favorite genre is non-fiction, where he has penned 15 books, which represent the “Bringing History Alive Series.” Reading like fast-paced novels, his biographies and chronicles are designed to prove that fact is often stranger and more compelling that fiction. “A Family Affair: The Rosenberg Espionage Case”…

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