OMG GOP WTF?

These are some of the posters that I saw at the Women’s March in Charleston.  We began at the Women’s and Gender Studies office at the College of Charleston and walked through the rain to Brittlebank Park.                     And a bonus photo with the Hack’s own Steve Bailey in Washington, D. C.

Trump-ed in Charleston

[Once again the Glebe Street Hacks is honored to reprint Steve Bailey’s column that originally ran in the Post and Courier.  I meant to post this earlier, but the hurricane and evacuation interrupted those plans.] Donald Trump loves to see his name on his properties — often in large, gilded capital letters. And he has made […]

Why is the South Carolina GOP still Whites Only?

Colbert King wrote a column recently for the Washington Post about the decline of black Republicans.  Quoting a Wall Street Journal-NBC poll, he said that “just 7 percent of blacks called themselves Republicans.”  Twenty years ago, when Bob Dole ran for president against Bill Clinton, 15% of African Americans were Republicans. Just 7 percent today? Honestly, I am […]

Confronting & Community

Thoughts on the great work of the Charleston Area Justice Ministry.

Right Way on the Ashley River Bridge

This week, Charleston finally took its first step towards opening downtown to West Ashley bikers.  The Ashley River experiment consists of this:  using barrels to block motor traffic from the far-right fourth lane of the in-bound bridge.  When I took pictures on Thursday morning at 8:15, cars flowed unimpeded over the bridge.  Of course we always knew […]