Strom Thurmond

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Name: Strom Thurmond
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

On race, the US is not as improved as some would have us believe | Gary Younge

An early, court-ordered integration in a US high school. Photograph: Bettmann/CorbisAt the march on Washington in August 1963, where Martin Luther King made his "I have a dream speech" , the United States Information Agency, the nation's propaganda ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

An act that changed South Carolina (and its politics)

Decades before being elected a South Carolina congressman, Jim Clyburn remembers being a young schoolteacher in Charleston and giving lessons on the filibuster that Southern Democrats in the Senate were waging against the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Editor's ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Equality should be party platform

I’m always amazed when I read that the Republicans still call themselves the party of Lincoln. Republicans haven’t been the party of Lincoln since 1948 when a Democratic president, Harry Truman, racially integrated the U.S. military through Executive ... [Published Columbian.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sound Off for Saturday, April 19, 2014

JELLYBEAN SHORTAGEI can’t believe the trouble I’ve had trying to find jellybeans before Easter. There’s every kind of candy on the shelves except jellybeans. I would think that’s the one candy stores would make sure they have enough of before Easter.LATE ... [Published Delco Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mississippi GOP shocked—shocked!—to find neo-Confederates in its ranks

For pure political theater, it's hard to beat the Republican Senate primary in Mississippi. There, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran is trying to fight off tea party favorite and neo-Confederate state Sen. Chris McDaniel . In the latest twist in this entertaining ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Experts urge South Carolina to stick with Common Core standards

Julie Fowler, assistant superintendent of Greenwood 51 School District, speaks about the Common Core standards during a presentation at Clemson University's Strom Thurmond Institute. School ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fox News Forgets What Year It Is

Do you remember Dr. Ben Carson’s VERY IMPORTANT SPEECH at the National Prayer Breakfast in February of last year? No? How could you forget? It’s like forgetting 9/11. Just 434 days ago, today, Dr. Ben boldly rambled proclaimed that poverty ... [Published Wonkette - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Aaron needs to take chip off his shoulder

_ Hammerin’ Hank Aaron recently compared the modern day Republican Party with the KKK.Hank is bitter. This was evident in his autobiography that I read a few years ago.He feeds this bitterness by periodically reading the hate mail that he received during ... [Published Daily News Journal - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wisconsin Republicans' secession resolution an example of waning convention relevance

It’s not exactly the headline Gov. Scott Walker would like to see when he Googles “Wisconsin GOP.” “,” reports the ’s Dan Bice, an expert at exposing the wackiest corners of the political world.Perhaps the only ones who relish the story more are lefty ... [Published Capital Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

D.C.’s shadow delegation: It’s not the money, it’s the strategy

Last week, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) released a budget for fiscal 2015 that contains $100,000 for the District’s shadow delegation to Congress, the city’s official statehood lobby. Though a pittance when compared with the $1.1 million that D.C. Council ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

State House Statues: A walking tour

If you’re in downtown Columbia, one of the more pleasant places to stroll is the grounds of the SC State House. Placed throughout the grounds are various statues of figures from South Carolina History. Below is a brief walking tour of some of them, starting ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Strom Thurmond FBLA members win at state conference

Strom Thurmond High School FBLA members traveled to North Charleston for the FBLA State Leadership Conference.Winners were: Robert Broadwater, Maggie Figueroa and Arturo Pineda, first place Global Business; Jamarr McCain, first place public speaking II; ... [Published Aiken Today - Apr 03 2014]

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Judge Vaughn Walker tells his side of Prop. 8 t... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 9 hours ago]
On race, the US is not as improved as some woul... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 17 hours ago]
An act that changed South Carolina (and its pol... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 20 2014]
Letter: Equality should be party platform [Published Columbian.com - Apr 19 2014]
Sound Off for Saturday, April 19, 2014 [Published Delco Times - Apr 19 2014]
Mississippi GOP shocked—shocked!—to find neo-Co... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
On Money, Power, and How John Roberts Forged On... [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 17 2014]
The Imaginary Rule That Keeps Obama’s Judges Fr... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
Has Rand Paul "De-Reaganized" Himself? [Published New American - Apr 16 2014]
Fox News Forgets What Year It Is [Published Wonkette - Apr 16 2014]
Experts urge South Carolina to stick with Commo... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
LETTER: Aaron needs to take chip off his shoulder [Published Daily News Journal - Apr 16 2014]
The Danger of Granting Lerner Immunity [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
Wisconsin Republicans' secession resolution an ... [Published Capital Times - Apr 15 2014]
Letter to the Editor — Constitution needs term ... [Published Morning Sun - Apr 13 2014]
D.C.’s shadow delegation: It’s not the money, i... [Published Washington Post - Apr 12 2014]
Obama honors Lyndon Baines Johnson's civil righ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 11 2014]
Politics: Senate candidates off and running [Published Coastal Observer - Apr 11 2014]
Why voting rights is Democrats’ most important ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 10 2014]
CNN's GUT CHECK for April 9, 2014 [Published CNN Political Ticker - Apr 09 2014]
ALL THE WAY Find Fans in America's Politicians [Published Broadway World - Apr 09 2014]
State House Statues: A walking tour [Published Examiner.com - Apr 08 2014]
The Racist Problem with Conservatism [Published Daily Kos - Apr 08 2014]
Too many are just ignorant of history [Published Jacksonville Daily News - Apr 07 2014]
Brendan Eich Had To Go [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 07 2014]
What Do We Call Opponents of Corporate Educatio... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 07 2014]
Students honored at cosmetology show [Published Aiken Today - Apr 06 2014]
Charleston civil rights hero stood against the ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 06 2014]
Letter: Graham should be re-elected [Published Aiken Today - Apr 03 2014]
Strom Thurmond FBLA members win at state confer... [Published Aiken Today - Apr 03 2014]
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On Money, Power, and How John Roberts Forged On... [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 17 2014]
As Betty and Ranchandsyrup kindly noted yesterday I have a post up over at the Atlantic’s joint . (Originally on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ blog, the editors there moved it over to Politics after a bit.)  It’s attracted a fair amount of comment over there, including ...
The Imaginary Rule That Keeps Obama’s Judges Fr... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
The United States Senate is a labyrinth of arcane rules, obscure precedents, and traditions that were invented for an era when senators rode horses and buggies to Washington. There’s a rule that can force the clerk to spend hours reading a 767-page ...
Fox News Forgets What Year It Is [Published Wonkette - Apr 16 2014]
Do you remember Dr. Ben Carson’s VERY IMPORTANT SPEECH at the National Prayer Breakfast in February of last year? No? How could you forget? It’s like forgetting 9/11. Just 434 days ago, today, Dr. Ben boldly rambled proclaimed that poverty ...
CNN's GUT CHECK for April 9, 2014 [Published CNN Political Ticker - Apr 09 2014]
CNN's GUT CHECK |for April 9, 2014|5 p.m.- n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle AT LEAST 20 HURT IN PA HIGH SCHOOL STABBING SPREE … A teenage boy went on a stabbing spree at his high school in Murrysville, ...
Brendan Eich Had To Go [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 07 2014]
  Andrew Sullivan  has received lots of reader pushback, some more civil than others, for taking the position that Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich should not have been forced out of his job for his active opposition to gay marriage. Sullivan, of course, ...
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