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Lowcountry Watchdog

The political elites don’t understand Trump

President-elect Donald Trump just found himself in another media firestorm just days before taking office. Georgia U.S. Representative John Lewis, an activist in the 1960s civil rights movement, stated on

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More transparency needed in development process

When the City of Charleston considers allowing the development of a new subdivision, shopping center or apartment complex, developers must go through the Technical Review Committee to answer questions about

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Charleston needs to downsize zoning density

The City of Charleston is the only local government in the Lowcountry which is a member of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI). The global organization was founded

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Keep West Ashley suburban!

I have documented several times that West Ashley’s suburban character is under assault. Our city and county governments have been permitting massive apartment complexes, which will increase traffic congestion. Many

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SC should privatize school bus fleet

South Carolina is the only state in the country which operates a statewide school bus system. The state maintains a 5600 bus fleet which averages 15 years and 236,000 miles.

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What Make America Great Again Means

Early in the Republican Presidential primary process, it became clear that Republicans who supported candidates like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio were offended by Donald Trump’s slogan Make America Great

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Misconceptions about Trump

The election is over, and we will have an orderly, peaceful transition of power on January 20 as America has had ever since John Adams succeeded George Washington in 1797.

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NBC’s fake news report angers Charleston

NBC News falsely depicted rioting in Charleston in the aftermath of the mistrial involving former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager, who was charged with murder in the shooting death

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Bicycles are not for transportation

There is a growing agenda to spend taxpayer money on bicycle lanes on our highways and bridges. Bicycling is being promoted as “active transportation” and an alternative to using motor

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The true story of Thanksgiving

Most people learn in school that the Pilgrims came to the New World to pursue religious liberty, which they were denied in England. Few of us are taught the purpose

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