This Week in History

Obama puts Romney on defensive in final showdown

BOCA RATON, Fl. – The final side-by-side between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama was at times not really a debate. On U.S. policy involving Egypt, Iran, Libya, and Pakistan, terrorism and Osama Bin Laden, Romney largely agreed with President Obama’s policies.

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Rev. Terry Alexander

Zion Baptist to host Men’s Day 2012 – Men Moving forward in Ministry

Rev. Terry Alexander

Zion Baptist Church presents Men’s Day 2012 with the theme of “Men Moving Forward in Ministry” on Sunday, October 28, 2012 beginning at 11:00 AM. Zion is located at 801 Washington Street, Columbia, SC. The phone number is (803) 779-2809. Rev. Kevin E. Donalson, Pastor.

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Fun ways to help Harvest Hope Feed the Hungry

Visit the Sandhill Fall Festival on October 26-28 and help Harvest Hope with their mission to provide for struggling families in the Midlands. The Sandhill Research and Education Center (REC) is partnering with Harvest Hope for the first time and anyone donating at least three cans of food with their regular admission price will receive a Sandhill Buck good at several locations during the festival or a food coupon from Chick-fil-A.

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Rogers Editorial Cartoon

Rogers Editorial Cartoon

Watcha’ Talkin’ bout Willard?

Halfway through the Presidential debate on Wednesday night, I remembered the show where Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges played Arnold and Willis Jackson. Little Arnold was always asking, “What you talking ‘bout Willis?” My question, exactly, only this time directed toward Republican nominee Willard Mitt Romney. What in the world was he talking about when he attempted to debate President Obama on October 16?

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Walking, Talking Cowards

Comments by Taggert Romney, son of the Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, that he wanted to take a “swing” at President Obama after the last debate is par for the course. The privileged son of the privileged candidate reflects the sense of entitlement from a family of six men who all evaded military service, though age-eligible, while the nation was engaged in war. Mitt Romney could have been drafted to serve during the Vietnam War but instead opted to use a special exemption reserved for Mormons to evade military service. Not that serving in the military is against Mormon doctrine, as his wife admitted on the talk show “The View.” Mitt simply chose not to serve his country and instead went to France on a Mormon “mission.”

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Parenting Solo: Like Mother

My mother and I are definitely not twins; but when you meet us, the family resemblance is obvious. Not in the face – I am my father’s twin. I favor my mother more in my effervescent personality and the ability to talk for days on end without ceasing.

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SCSU Homecoming 2012: Instilling Bulldog Pride

Orangeburg, S.C. – It’s that time again! Can you feel it? SC State University is inviting all loyal sons and daughters to unite on the campus and congregate with their peers and enjoy a week-long of activities guaranteed to bring the entire family together. SC State University is requesting that everyone wear their garnet and blue to showcase their bulldog pride during this year’s Homecoming festivities. This year’s theme is “Exclusive: The Epitome of Prominence.”

 

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