Police officers need to have more than a neighborhood-I-grew-up-in conceptual world. They need, as the placards say, to recognize the rights of people — I am a human, a man — and all that implies. What does this mean to a person schooled only in a local neighborhood world?
Shared parenting is, hands down, the best approach and I hope they’re successful in changing our antiquated system.
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[There’s] only 1 percent difference in the survey between the number identifying problem #1 and problem #2! No wonder more than two-thirds of us believe our nation is going in the wrong direction!
Four letters this week: Merits of solar power; use of modifiers for “mentally ill,” two looks at a proposal by state Sen. Vincent Sheheen.
Are you aware that when Gov. Nikki Haley speaks ill of the IAM [International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers], she is attacking an institution founded by a South Carolinian in South Carolina?
“What workers in South Carolina need is not Nikki Haley’s undying allegiance to the plantation owners of our state. What they need is an modern day Emancipation Proclamation that includes a livable wage, a decent education for their children and unobstructed access to the benefits of the Affordable Care Act.”
“One of the most common places (under everyone’s noses) for this to take place is those Asian nail salons. I know women who get their nails done in those places because they’re cheaper and the women don’t talk English so they don’t have to bother with chitchat.”