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Contributors/David Taub/Voices

Why is the Deep South still so broken?

Friends and foes alike recently scolded me that I will not convince folks to get vaccinated for COVID-19 by calling them “stupid.” Certainly, this is correct. I apologize, and merely say choosing not to get vaccinated is not a smart career move. That is the best non-insulting wise counsel I can offer, in this case.… Keep Reading

Contributors/Scott Graber/Voices

Most of our injury was humiliation, but still

Alright, it was supposed to be “moderate,” my guidebook also promising a trail hiked by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Oliver Wendell Holmes and Herman Melville.  Importantly, a trail with an 800-foot elevation gain. But as I studied the large, plastic-shielded map at the trailhead a middle-aged, baseball cap-wearing man approached and said,  “Where are you from?”  “South… Keep Reading


McMaster to DHEC: Rebuff Federal ‘Door-to-Door’ vaccine efforts

From staff reports  Governor Henry McMaster on Friday called on the S.C. Board of Health and Environmental Control to “issue direction to agency leadership and to state and local healthcare organizations prohibiting the use of the Biden Administration’s ‘targeted’ ‘door-to-door’ tactics in the State’s ongoing vaccination efforts.”  South Carolina ranks 39th with just fewer than… Keep Reading

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