In the case of a narcissist it’s not always easy to tell lies from bullshit–but they are always intended to build power and get recognition.
After getting roughed up in the north, he came south to see some old friends. They bucked him up. People Continue reading
One hundred years ago, Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. first explained that mass democracies are free markets of political ideas. Don’t let the government suppress dissent, he argued, even in time of war. Only a free marketplace can sift good policies from bad.
On May 23rd, during the Citizens’ Participation portion of the Charleston City Council meeting, members of the Charleston Area Justice Continue reading
[This op-ed appeared last week in Charleston’s Post & Courier.] It’s gut-check time for Republicans. Are they the party Donald Trump Continue reading
People like Nikki Haley and Lindsay Graham tell us that the battles are over. The New South has thoroughly taken root and flourished, like a gigantic live oak, and we all enjoy its shade, sipping sweet tea together. There is no New Jim Crow.
The Grinch here is not diabetes. It is not dialysis. It’s Nikki Haley.
So how does the sheet balance on climate change? On the one hand, we’ve got Charleston’s cataclysmic public cost of dealing with the rising Atlantic. And Miami. And Brooklyn. And Boston. And D. C. And the Outer Banks. On the other, we “have to understand” that doing something is “going to cost our companies.”