Opinions

Dear Mr. President: I read about your recent Asian trip where you got snubbed on the tarmac by the Chinese and then by the President of the Philippines. So I understand why the news media report that you are seeking one last major achievement to help cement your presidential legacy. I’m not saying...
We treat our senses to all sorts of pleasures – music for our ears, art for our eyes, perfume and gastronomy for our nose and tongue. But what about touch? It may be the only sense without an art form. “Touch is the first system to come online, and the foundations of human relationships are all...
I am compelled to write in response to the opinion piece from Mr. Dimitri Cherny published in The Daniel Island News in the August 11 edition. Evidently Mr. Cherny is running for a seat in the U.S. Congress representing Congressional District 1, currently held by Mark Sanford. While I am no major...
Welcome to the field of Suggestology, the science of advice, persuasion and exhortation. What’s a USS? It stands for “UnSolicited Suggestion,” that is, a suggestion that flies off our lips even before a person has asked for one! Our impatience manifests itself in “The SS Exchange” (a Statement...
Learning is a journey-not a destination. For most, continuing education is essential in all aspects of our culture so we can stay current amidst constantly changing technology and have the knowledge to move ahead. Children, youth, and adults have to continue their pursuit of learning to advance in...
Nighttime visibility at Seven Farms and Daniel Island Drives needs to improve It seems only a matter of time before a human tragedy occurs during evening hours on our main street (Seven Farms Drive) between the fire station and the church corner. Around 9 pm Saturday evening, a young family was...
DICA Board residents provide an update Shawn Pinkston and I wanted to take this time to first thank all of the residents who voted for us to be added to the Board of DICA. We would also like to thank all of the other candidates for their interest in working for our community. The Daniel Island...
Congressmen Mark Sanford came out with his “penny plan” for balancing the federal budget a few weeks ago. Like people making “end of the world” predictions that never come true, Mark Sanford has for decades been using the national “debt” and the “balanced budget” as distracting fear tactics to get...
Conventional wisdom maintains that smart machines threaten our lives and our livelihood (indeed, in a recent analysis of over 700 jobs, machines are projected to be capable of replacing half of them). But authors Julia Kirby and Thomas Davenport who released Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and...
Lowcountry Orphan Relief needs your help! Dear Friends and Neighbors, The Lowcountry is home to numerous non-profits and philanthropies that serve some amazing and important purposes. But maybe you haven’t found just the right one that really speaks to your heart. Here’s an idea for you: Lowcountry...

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