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    Children are victims of U.S. border policy

    Here on the East Coast, news of border activity arrives slowly, if at all, and it always falls far short of describing the full impact of what transpires along the border and the badlands that encompass it.

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    Blind justice or blind journalism?

    After reading Andrew Dys’ most recent piece on the Billy Wayne Cope saga, “Amanda ‘touched the hearts of many’,” I think Dys may finally be ready to take over as the communications director for the 16th Circuit Solicitor’s Office or as the public affairs...

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    Policing the underprivileged and minorities

    The events of the last several weeks, including the recent police shooting of an unarmed man in Columbia, have had a profound effect on me. These recent incidents, combined with anecdotal evidence of my day-to-day life as a criminal defense attorney, have led me to two conclusions: I believe that...

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    Vietnam war protests were disgusting

    The atrocious actions of many of the Vietnam protesters retain a vivid place in my mind and will do so until the day I did. And when somebody starts a “protest march,” I cringe in disgust and wish they would just go away.

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    We all must accept personal responsibility

    What about that, mom and dad? Are you ready to start reading to your child and placing high expectations on him/her? Wouldn’t this “placing high expectations” start to change our schools?

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    Showing weakness invites more attacks

    War weariness on our part is tantamount to surrender. It is a luxury we cannot afford.

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    Students asked for high school graduation rules

    I was a new employee of the Fort Mill school district in the spring of 1998 when I first attended a Fort Mill High School graduation. I didn’t know what to expect.

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    Stimulus won't work

    In James Werrell's Feb. 13 column, "Look who hates the federal stimulus bill," the only one needing tarred and feathered is Werrell and the majority of "journalists" who write this same garbage. What about President Obama's promises? Where is this transparent government? Where is the five-day review...

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    Art helps fuel economy -- and much more

    The recent Herald editorials on public art were disappointing in several respects. As an artist who has received public money for various projects and who has completed several large-scale permanent installations, I can assure the general public that this is not a line of secure work from which ...

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    It's the simple things

    With each day that passes there are more and more jobs being cut out due to the economic wreck we have created. I say we because in South Carolina we elected for a second term a governor who proposes outcomes that only the rich can survive. I think every elected official goes into office wanting...

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