”It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.”
Amid the coronavirus crisis, consumers have found certain products to be in very short supply. While consumers can wait for resupplies of toilet tissue, bread, bottled water and other products, the patient needing blood cannot wait.
In these trying times, it is difficult to see beyond the clouds. As this is being written from within a home, the view outside is of blue skies and spring-like landscapes. Comforting, for sure.
Today is April 1. Something needs to change in South Carolina by then. No fooling. And it’s up to Gov. Henry McMaster to do so.
Tomorrow is April 1. Something needs to change in South Carolina by then. No fooling. And it's up to Gov. Henry McMaster to do so.
As much as the coronavirus crisis has impacted business and finance and stands to do so further, there will be recovery. Markets will recover. People will recover.
Congress and the Trump administration must act swiftly to send a lifeline to citizens and an economy reeling from the ravages of the coronavirus. The aid will come as welcome relief to many Americans, but lawmakers can’t allow this unprecedented spending all to sit on the nation’s credit card.
“Beware the Ides of March” is a Shakespeare phrase that resonates in 2020. It is not Caesar who should heed the warning; it is all of us.
This is not how open, participatory government is supposed to work.
If there is anything consistent about the COVID-19 pandemic it is that there is really nothing consistent.
Newspapers are accustomed to criticism. It comes with the territory. This newspaper has not shied away from publishing letters to the editor that are critical of its coverage of news and events, even when the criticism seems unwarranted or just a bit over the top.
The coronavirus pandemic should change the way we address the American health care crisis. It might force us to face the hard facts.
With the volume of rain that has fallen in The T&D Region and around South Carolina, it’s hard to think of wildfires as much of a risk just now. Things will change.
In a promising development, Facebook recently removed a Trump campaign ad for violating its policy against misleading political posts. But that one example of diligence by a platform that inadvertently enabled Russian election interference in 2016 doesn’t negate the broader remaining danger:…
At a time when patience and kindness should be at a high point, expect tensions to rise amid the latest news about the coronavirus.
Please, don’t be so self-absorbed that you cannot fathom — or choose not to fathom — the importance of how businesses, organizations, schools, entertainment venues and the like have been responding to the coronavirus.