Monthly Archives: June 2010

Zais for Superintendent of Education

Elizabeth Moffly, candidate in the GOP primary run-off for State Superintendent of Education, has attended college, but in all of her 49 years, she apparently could never find the time to complete a degree. When we first heard this, we … Continue reading

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Berkeley Co. Endorsements: Retire Henry Brown, Send a National Message

In the June 8 primary for Berkeley County Supervisor, the Charleston Reader “reluctantly, half-heartedly” endorsed Hanahan mayor Minnie Blackwell for the job. We should have been more emphatic in our support for Blackwell, because it was the only GOP race … Continue reading

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Repeat: Vote Haley & Connor

In our previous endorsements, we have supported Nikki Haley for governor and Bill Connor for lieutenant governor. We stand behind those endorsements for many of the same reasons, but also because we believe the combination of the two of them … Continue reading

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Long-Term Win, Short-Term Slaughter

ABC News reports that the US Supreme Court has just invalidated over 500 rulings made by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), because the decisions were made by just two board members instead of the congressionally mandated quorum of three. … Continue reading

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Updated: Tell Us Who to Vote For

The Charleston Reader is currently preparing its endorsements for the June 22 primary run-off. Before we make our final commitments, we offer our readers the opportunity to weigh in on our impending decision–to beg us not to go the way … Continue reading

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“I Enjoy Being a…Racist?”

This is a test.  Treat it seriously. To begin the test, click PLAY on the below video. For the duration of the clip, monitor your level of enjoyment as Nancy Kwan performs her famous towel dance in front of the … Continue reading

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Last Chance for Cinderella

The Carlo Colla and Sons Marionette Company of Milan, Italy, has been performing to full houses this Spoleto season at the Emmett Robinson Theatre on the campus of the College of Charleston. Puppetry has been the family business for the … Continue reading

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Politico Falls for Phony Stats

As we write, the loser of the South Carolina Democratic primary for US Senate, Vic Rawl, supposedly has a team of volunteer academic experts conducting analysis on the votes that led to his unexpected defeat. His spokesman tells Politico that … Continue reading

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Alvin Greene: 2010′s Gladys Glover?

The 1954 movie It Should Happen to You featured mouse-voiced Judy Holliday as Gladys Glover, a blonde  (read dumb) girdle model who’d been fired because her hips were 3/4 of an inch too big. She meets Pete Sheppard  (played by … Continue reading

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Late Breaking: Nikki Haley for Governor

We’ll keep this one relatively short and then head to the polls. Gresham Barrett lost our vote back in October 2008 when he flip-flopped and ending up voting for the disastrous slush fund known as TARP after first voting against … Continue reading

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