Monthly Archives: April 2010

Women Were Annoying This Week

Before I proceed I’m sure at least half the people reading this saw the title and said, “Only this week?”. I sympathize with you on that point. More often than not women annoy me. This week just seemed to highlight … Continue reading

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Inglis vs. Gowdy, Round 3

Long ago, candidate Barack Obama said upset people tend to cling to their guns and religion as a way to express frustration. We’ll return to this in a second. This latest tiff between Fourth District incumbent Bob Inglis and one … Continue reading

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Women in SC Politics (and Beyond)

In my various adventures in the wild world of politics, I have noticed something. There are actually a lot of women interested in politics. They’re making calls. They’re attending meetings. They’re walking neighborhoods. But will they run for office? The … Continue reading

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Why the State Superintendent of Education Matters

A lot of people think education these days is terrible or, at least, sub par. What constitutes a quality education is highly debatable (Is it test scores? College acceptance? Four-year graduation rates? Something more holisitic?). The State Superintendent of Education … Continue reading

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Guide to Running for Office: Abridged & Facetious

First off, I probably should not have tacked on “Abridged”, as that connotes that I also have an unabridged version lurking on my desk somewhere. And that, I’m afraid, is not true. I think the fundamentals of running for office … Continue reading

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SC-04 Update: The Lesson in Ethics

Sometimes I wonder if the Fourth District GOP race is really just a human re-enactment of the animal kingdom. Not that animal kingdom where all the animals work together for mutual survival. I’m talking about the one where two animals … Continue reading

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Quarter-Life Crisis

The mid-20s are crazy. If this was in terms of temperature, it would be nuts cold outside. Short of getting married, divorced, or baby-fied, I think the biggest life change in people my age is hitting the quarter-life point. As … Continue reading

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