Opinions

 Like many of you, I have read lots of stock market headlines and articles over the past few weeks ranging from the extreme to the outrageous. Most focus narrowly on one issue or another: China, Oil, the Middle East, etc. and all without a meaningful discussion on what it all means to our long term...
 It was a great year for East Cooper Community Outreach! We have so much to be proud of and even more reasons to be thankful. I am happy to share the following memorable moments and accomplishments from 2015: 15. Trident United Way’s Day of Caring brought employees from Nucor, East Cooper Medical...
Part 1 addressed the compelling issue of world hunger, and the significant strides being made worldwide. Today, in Part 2, we explore an equally dynamic topic: Is humankind progressing? Today’s column provides excerpts from a recent debate held among four of the world’s brightest minds. Is...
It’s been 22 years since I’ve made a New Year’s resolution. Well, that’s not entirely accurate. For more than two decades I’ve answered the question with a simple: “Why yes, I’ve resolved not to make any New Year’s resolutions!” Needless to say, I’ve been quite successful these last 22 years (ha ha...
Merry Christmas to all. With the New Year here, preparation has begun for the second part of the legislative session. What immediately becomes apparent is that the number of “held over” bills that remain in House or Senate committees is staggering. Keen observers of the state political process...
The statistics are clear: with each passing decade fewer Americans are marrying, and fewer still committed to the need for, and necessity of, the institution. The reasons are clear but the long-term impact is not. Two statistics stand out: • Never married: by the year 2040, the Pew Research Center...
Readers Respond Regarding the Daniel Island Community Fund A letter to the editor last week presented concerns about DICA dues, a special assessment, and the Daniel Island Community Fund (DICF). While the letter appeared to focus primarily on DICA dues, some comments regarding the DICF were...
Reader disagrees with DICA 2016 Annual Dues and Special Assessment The 2015 DICA annual meeting had 141 homeowners in attendance. This should concern our community’s leaders to ask themselves why this occurs, and not misinterpret it as support for their decisions. The Covenants and Restrictions (C...
 What a couple of months it has been! On September 26, ECCO celebrated the opening of our new satellite program at the Baldwin-Carson Community Outreach Center (BCCOC) in Huger. The very next week, South Carolina was waist deep in water. A week after the flood, we began our month-long turkey...
The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges opened for business earlier this month. Now, millions of Americans who do not get coverage through work have the opportunity to shop for policies that will take effect in 2016. But they only have a few months to do so. This open enrollment period...

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