Weakening the 14th amendment would reopen racial wounds

Last week, Lindsey Graham (R-SC), announced that he would consider introducing a bill to rescind a provision in the 14th Amendment which generally guarantees U.S. citizenship to those who are born within U.S. borders. Yesterday, Jon Kyl (R-AZ) agreed, saying that he is not interested in “amnesty” for undocumented immigrants, but rather, in “hearings” to consider the repeal of the provision.

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Maxine Waters: The Democrats’ Sacrificial Lamb

The headlines in several major dailies blared “Maxine Waters Under Scrutiny for Bank Ties.” “Waters Helped Bank Whose Stock She Once Owned.” “What is the Maxine Waters Scandal all About?”

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Young, former SCSU Bulldog realizes that road to next level is not yet straight one

SPARTANBURG – As an aspiring professional football player, Oliver “Tre’ ” Young is apparently aware that the road to the next level of play isn’t yet a straight one for him (to travel).

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Parenting Solo: The “S” Word

“Let’s Talk About Sex” was a hit song released by the female hip hop trio Salt-N-Pepa back in 1991. It caused quite a stir back then with its raw lyrics about both the positive and negative side of sexual activity. Well the “S” word causes some controversy around my house too – mostly because my daughter is not allowed to have it until I’m dead. I’m only partially kidding. The thought of my child doing such an adult thing is, well, terrifying. Since she is built more like a woman than a little girl, I will see men look at her and that’s when my mother bear claws come out. My cub is too young for copulation, isn’t she?

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