You see, the Confederate flag flying above the statehouse flies in a vacuum, ... The Klan can misuse it as a racist tool, as it has, and others can misuse it solely as a symbol for racism, as they have.
"David Muldrow Beasley" is a Republican Party (United States)/Republican who served one term as the List of Governors of South Carolina/113th Governor of South Carolina from 1995 until 1999.
David Beasley, a native of Darlington, South Carolina, began his political career as a member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party, but switched to the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party in September 1991, three years before his election as governor. His first run for public office came in 1978, when, as a 21-year-old junior attending Clemson University, he unexpectedly won a seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives. He later graduated from the University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina School of Law.More David Beasley on Wikipedia.
Do we want our children to be debating the Confederate flag in 10 years? ... I don't want that for my children, or yours.
Good grief, Chiles? Miller? Romer? These guys had tremendous experience and credibility, and it will be several years before Democrats develop guys who carry that kind of water.
Fran is a large and brutal storm, and she is not to be trifled with in any shape, way, fashion or form.
Unfortunately, it looks like Hurricane Bertha is making a major turn for the worse.
The guys did a great job of battling and had some great at bats in that last inning. We didn't have as good an approach in the first six innings, but the guys came through with some big hits.
He's been a great pitcher for us for four years. He's been in every role we've asked him to fill, and he's been totally consistent.
A flag should be a symbol that unites all of those standing below it, ... One that every South Carolinian can look up to with respect, and admiration.