Politics

Manslaughter or Murder, What’s the Difference?

Manslaughter or Murder, What’s the Difference?

Betty Jo Shelby, the white Tulsa police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black motorist last week, was charged...

Kaepernick, Advocacy, and Leadership

Kaepernick, Advocacy, and Leadership

I feel like I should have written about this when it began, and I should have been writing about it...

Chief Justice Race

Chief Justice Race

In what was a hotly contested race, yesterday Chief Justice Toal was re-elected by the legislature as Chief Justice of...

Leadership in government

Leadership in government

The South Carolina House has passed a proposed bill that declares the Affordable Care Act null and void, and purports...

Wake up America

Wake up America

Immediately following the Boston Marathon bombing, the United States Constitution was suspended for all residents of Watertown, Massachusetts.  An entire...

Why are corporations acting as prosecutors in our criminal courts?

Why are corporations acting as prosecutors in our criminal courts?

A few weeks ago I had to sit through a morning of bench trials in one of our local magistrate...

Cottageville S.C. police department stores their criminals in old freezers?

Get arrested in Cottageville, S.C., and your holding cell may look like this: Gotta love the warning: “TO AVOID SUFFICATING...

Candidate for sheriff arrested for plot to kidnap retired circuit court judge

Candidate for sheriff arrested for plot to kidnap retired circuit court judge

This is the week for political scandals I suppose.  James Richard Bartee Jr., who was running for Sheriff in Oconee...

Florence mayoral candidate arrested in Myrtle Beach

Florence mayoral candidate arrested in Myrtle Beach

Florence City Councilman Edward Robinson was arrested and charged with resisting arrest at a Food Lion in Myrtle Beach last...

State representative charged with DUI and illegal weapon

State representative charged with DUI and illegal weapon

S.C. Rep. Ted Vick was arrested early this morning and charged with driving under the influence and having a gun...