“Lowcountry Watchdog”


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Editor John Steinberger is a navy veteran, former teacher and longtime political activist. His Lowcountry Watchdog commentaries are designed to advocate for the average lowcountry citizen whose views are often ignored by local government and media. To discuss a topic of interest with John, email him at john@lowcountrysource.com.


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Do we want to “retrofit suburbia”?

At the March meeting of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC), Dover Kohl planning consultant Emily Glavey posted the goals sought by the City of Charleston in developing the West Ashley Master Plan. Among them included the term “retrofitting suburbia”,

Sanford takes lead on Obamacare replacement

  Rep. Mark Sanford recently became the lead sponsor on the Obamacare Replacement Act (HR-1072). He did a press conference with Sen. Rand Paul, who released a similar bill in the Senate (S-222) to replace the existing Affordable Care and

Leftists follow manual to oppose Trump agenda

Followers of former President Barack Obama are using a training manual developed by the group Organizing for Action to disrupt town hall meetings hosted by Republican members of Congress. The manual states, “The goal is to make Republicans, even from

Presidents’ Day should focus on the Presidency

The origin of Presidents’ Day began in 1885 as Washington’s Birthday, celebrated on Feb. 22. Schools would teach students about George Washington’s role as the Father of our country. George Washington served as the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, and

Leftists disrespect Sen. Tim Scott in Mt. Pleasant

The left-leaning organization Indivisible Charleston turned out in large numbers for a Town Hall in Mt. Pleasant featuring Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Mark Sanford. A teacher from Burke High School in downtown Charleston criticized Sen. Scott for supporting the

Trump sticks it to the media

President Donald Trump began his press conference Thurs. by stating, “I am taking this message directly to the American people.” He spent the next 77 minutes taking shots at the news media. Trump began the conference by laying out policy

Consumer choice needed for electrical power

Century Aluminum in Goose Creek recently filed a federal anti-trust lawsuit against Santee Cooper Electric Cooperative for not being able to purchase 100% of its energy on the open market. While Century has a special deal allowing the company to

Inaugural address takes aim at the DC Establishment

President Donald Trump took aim at the political establishment leaders from both parties when he delivered his inaugural address Thursday. The speech was watched by 31 million on television and millions more on the internet. It was largely panned by

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