Tag: south carolina

Associated PressOctober 5, 2016
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2min7
Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in Brevard County, and voluntary evacuations have been activated in St. Lucie County, but Gov. Rick Scott urged other coastal residents potentially in harm’s way not to wait to be told to leave. The governor said during a Wednesday morning news conference that “if you’re able to go early, leave […]

Drew WilsonJuly 4, 2016
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2min8
Virginia, Alaska and South Carolina topped the “2016 Most Patriotic States” list released Tuesday by website WalletHub, while Florida came in below the Mendoza line. The list ranks states on both military engagement and civic engagement, with heavy emphasis put on how many residents joined the military in 2014, the percentage of the electorate that […]

Melissa RossJune 23, 2015
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6min5
In the city named for Andrew Jackson, discussions involving race and the history of the South have often been fraught with awkward associations to the past. But an on-air radio discussion over South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s call to remove the Confederate battle flag from that state’s Capitol was refreshingly civil. “The people of South […]

Guest AuthorJanuary 7, 2016

8min9
“Keep it simple, stupid” (or KISS) is an adage that reminds us of the effectiveness of simplicity. From its origins in aeronautical engineering management, keeping it simple is usually good advice. At risk of being the contrarian, my argument is that sometimes things can be made too simple, especially where politics and economics intersect. To […]

Guest AuthorJanuary 9, 2016
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8min4
“Keep it simple, stupid” (or KISS) is an adage that reminds us of the effectiveness of simplicity. From its origins in aeronautical engineering management, keeping it simple is usually good advice. At risk of being the contrarian, my argument is that sometimes things can be made too simple, especially where politics and economics intersect. To […]

Darryl PaulsonApril 24, 2016

7min2
The national conventions are less than three months away and, as the nomination phase comes to a close, attention will gravitate toward potential vice presidential candidates. Let’s focus on the factors that have been used in selecting vice presidents. Most conventional wisdom is wrong. To begin with, most people and many presidential candidates select a […]

Darryl PaulsonApril 25, 2016
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8min4
The national conventions are less than three months away and, as the nomination phase comes to a close, attention will gravitate toward potential vice presidential candidates. Let’s focus on the factors that have been used in selecting vice presidents. Most conventional wisdom is wrong. To begin with, most people and many presidential candidates select a […]


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