We’re relieved that the federal government has decided against offshore oil and gas drilling in South Carolina, but coastal residents and governments still bear a heavy load to protect natural resources.
It seems to me that we are at the culmination of a century of aggressive progressivism that has moved us from being a republic to being a statist-controlled social democracy. Any way you cut it, the government is too big, and is doing what big governments do — taking care of themselves and ignoring the little people, as is apparent in the actions of both parties.
Ideally, a presidential candidate should present rational solutions for pressing national problems. He or she should have a long-standing, consistent record advocating those solutions. And he or she should provide a platform and personality that can inspire.
The Beaufort County Board of Education has taken a problem in need of a simple, obvious solution and instead offered a response that thumbs its nose at citizens and condones the very behavior the public has demanded be stopped.
Viewers watching a nest cam in Pennysylvania got to see more than just eaglets. They saw bald eagle parents feeding a cat to their babies. "Nature isn't always kind or pretty," said the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania on its Facebook page. (WARNING: graphic content)
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