SC’s Funding Shortage for Life-Saving Meds

Columbia, SC – December 1st was World AIDS Day, a day of remembering those who lost this battle and honoring those living with HIV. In South Carolina, on this 2010 World AIDS Day, there are more than 250 people on the AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list due to inadequate funding. The S.C. HIV/AIDS Care Crisis Task Force is reaching out to legislators and people around the state for assistance in advocating for funding the South Carolina AIDS Drug Assistance Program to meet the demand for life saving medications.

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Rogers Editorial Cartoon

Why Obama has been so stingy with pardons

President Obama has almost certainly heard and read the mounting criticism from immigrant rights, civil liberties and civil rights, and criminal justice reform groups that he is coming close to breaking an unenviable record. The president’s record is not just one of the slowest in modern history to grant pardons or clemency. If he issues none by December 20, he will set the record for the president that has granted fewer pardons that any other president in modern times. By the Thanksgiving holidays, Obama had issued none. There’s certainly no shortage of requests for pardons and clemency or compelling cases where White House mercy could and should be shown.

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The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer

“There’s nothing surer; the rich get rich and the poor get poorer,” was a slogan of the roaring 20s. The famous phrase was adapted from “Ain’t We Got Fun,” a popular song recorded in 1921. So what’s new in America in the first decade of the 2000s?

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Viewing Guide

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Parenting Solo: Step Parent Etiquette

It was a WWJD moment. There I stood, the old wife, just a few feet away from the new wife. For a moment neither of us made a move. Who would draw first? Wait, let me hit rewind and tell you how we ended up at the O.K. Corral.

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Gamecocks set to challenge Auburn in long-awaited 2nd chance conference showdown

ATLANTA – South Carolina, after a 41-year wait finally, has its long-awaited chance to capture another conference championship.

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Bulldogs fall hard to Eagles; fail, again, to take next step in national postseason play

STATESBORO, Ga. – Ending play or the lack thereof the way it did Sat. (Nov.27) versus Georgia Southern (GSU), at Paulson Stadium, South Carolina State greatly enlarged the obvious reasons why it never became the complete team it wanted to be over the course of the (2010) season.

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