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Tatum: Three rings and a tent

Remember the early '80s movie "Top Secret?" It was a sleeper, brought to us by the zany folks who brought us such classics as "Airplane!" and "Kentucky Fried Movie."

September 21, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Cahn: When science is mistaken for terrorism

Ahmed Mohammed.

September 18, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

Parker: Fairy tales in paradise

WASHINGTON -- Once upon a time in a twinkling city on a hill, little boys and girls were taught anyone could grow up to become president.

September 18, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Richardson: In pursuit of freedom

Jim Capers, a South Carolina-born slave, fought with the Patriots at the Battle of Camden. When he enlisted in the Patriots' service he did so with his master, John White. Jim was a drummer of merit. He served as a drum major and drummer during the war. The fife and drums were an essential part of a military unit during the Revolutionary War. Used in military functions as we know them since the 15th century, they transmitted orders for the troops. The different cadences of the drum were used to position the troops and relate movements in the field during ...

September 18, 2015 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Noble: Electing the King (or Queen) of the Coast

Billy Keyserling has been mayor of Beaufort since 2008 and he knows a lot about both politics and coastal South Carolina. He recently said the upcoming mayoral election in Charleston is about electing the "King of the Coast."

September 18, 2015 | | Columns

Phillips: A dog’s life

Since my weekly column came out two weeks ago telling the story of how I met my dog, I have had several people ask me how he is doing, so an update feels very appropriate at this time.

September 16, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Columns

Parker: Cretins and squirrel heads

WASHINGTON -- Some in the media were quick to dismiss Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's speech attacking Donald Trump as the opportunistic rant of a 1 percenter.

September 16, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Tatum: My name is Tatum and I approved this message

So I see where once again, some politicians attempted to whoop up the masses with something which didn't belong to them.

September 14, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Rich: Being out-snuckered

It is a blessing of life to know common man philosophers -- those people, though not formally educated, who are plenty smart when it comes to sizing up life.

September 14, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

Cahn: Record copying fees revealed

Recently, we offered our opinion on government agencies charging not simply for copies of public records, but the time it takes to make those copies.

September 11, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

Parker: Ode to joy

WASHINGTON -- It's no longer enough to be a happy warrior; now our candidates must be joyful!

September 11, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Joseph -- National Day of Service and Remembrance:

What if on just one day out of 365, every able person in our country performed a single good deed?

September 11, 2015 | Paula Joseph | Columns

Parker: Trump’s tower of babble

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump has a point when he talks about the need for immigrants to learn English.

September 09, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Phillips: It’s always one or the other

If I ever in my life have everything going well at the same time, I swear I won't even know how to act. Overall, life is good and I'm thankful for it, but if one thing is going well I can always count on something else being just the opposite.

September 09, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Columns

Arrants: The impact of cats

(This is the first in a two-part series on the impact of cats on the natural world.)

September 09, 2015 | | Columns

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Tatum: Thankfully yours

For awhile there, the older I got, the more I wondered how that happened.

November 24, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Parker: Crazy is as crazy does

WASHINGTON -- One week, Beirut and Paris; the next week, Mali. The nightmare is young. Where next?

November 24, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns

Rich: Thanksgiving 2015

An email arrived in the middle of the night back in August. Its message was to tell me that my precious friend Randy Parks, one ...

November 24, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

Walker: Saving lives with your life’s passion

How fitting to write this article for the Chronicle-Independent because the Chronicle sparked a flame which has benefitted hundreds and hundreds of homeless pets.

November 24, 2015 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Op-ed: Eminent domain and the new threat to property rights

On Tuesday, October 20, a Senate Judiciary subcommittee met to discuss and take testimony on S.868, a bill that would grant the power of ...

November 24, 2015 | By Shane McNamee S.C. Policy Council | Columns

Cahn: A nation of immigrants and refugees

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris a week ago, and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, or ISIS) taking ...

November 20, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

Parker: Fear and loathing in America

WASHINGTON--We shouldn't be surprised many Americans fear the fresh arrival of Syrian refugees in the wake of last week's Paris slaughter by jihadists ...

November 20, 2015 | | Columns

Richardson: Camden’s ‘Blue House’

Blue House became a part of the legend and lore of Camden not because of who lived there, but because of who died there. It ...

November 20, 2015 | By Camden Archives & Museum Director Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Beckham: One-half of a century

One was married on Gibraltar while another lives in New Zealand. One classmate resides near Sarah Palin, while another could not attend church or school ...

November 20, 2015 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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