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Kudlow gives Trump an economic advisor who understands conservative policy

President Donald Trump announced this week that economist Larry Kudlow will replace former Wall Street executive Gary Cohn as his chief economic advisor.  The position does not require Senate confirmation.

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How much will West Ashley revitalization plan cost?

Right before Charleston City Council unanimously voted to adopt the West Ashley Master Plan, Councilman William Dudley Gregorie asked, “How much will this plan cost?” Mayor John Tecklenburg laughed and

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Charleston County comprehensive plan focuses on more apartments

Charleston County government is holding a series of seven workshops during the next three weeks to inform the public about proposed changes to the county’s Comprehensive Plan.  The planning document

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Electing Mark Burns to Congress would elevate Trump agenda

Pastor Mark Burns announced in February that he would seek the Republican nomination for South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District.  Representative Trey Gowdy, who received 67% of the vote in his

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Media dismissive of Charleston GOP black history banquet

The Charleston media largely ignored the Black History Banquet sponsored by the Charleston County Republican Party and The Citadel Republican Society Wednesday at The Citadel alumni center, despite the presence

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$34 Million for a high school football stadium is outrageous

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is poised to spend $34 Million for a 6000-seat football stadium to be shared by four North Charleston high schools.  By contrast, Spartanburg County School

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City Council endorses New Urbanism

Charleston City Council voted unanimously to adopt the West Ashley Master Plan Tuesday at The Schoolhouse, an abandoned elementary school recently converted into office space. The document was facilitated by

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Media legitimizes leftist grievances, ignores conservatives

I attended the Women’s March Saturday in Charleston. What I noticed was the event was much less about advancing the well-being of women than in was a diatribe against President

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Drugs, illegal immigration cost a lot more than border wall

Building a border wall between the United States and Mexico has been a priority for President Donald Trump even before he announced his candidacy in June 2015.  Opponents in both

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Stop blaming flooding on sea level rise!

Charleston-area elected officials are quick to cite sea level rise as the cause of the flooding damage which has plagued West Ashley since 2015. The Charleston City Council (using transportation

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