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Lowcountry Watchdog

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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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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Moody the choice for Charleston County Council

There is only one contested race for Charleston County Council – the open seat for District 7, which includes most of the 29407 zip code in West Ashley. Incumbent Democrat

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Charleston County School Board endorsements

I get calls every day asking me who I support for Charleston County School Board. We have a complex governance structure for the Charleston County School District (CCSD). The nine

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Storm debris removal communications must improve

Hurricane Matthew passed through Charleston County with tropical storm force winds, but there was still a lot of debris to be picked up in the aftermath. The way the debris

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CO2 does not harm our health

One of the issues which was not covered in the three Presidential debates was climate change, which proponents say is caused by human carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. CO2 makes up

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I-526 was never part of sales tax increase referendum

One of the key votes we will take on election day in Charleston County is a referendum on whether to increase our sales tax from 8.5% to 9% to fund

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After the storm …

Despite dire warnings of an impending Armageddon, the lowcountry sustained mild damage in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.  Elected officials and media figures made it sound like Matthew was going

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