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Government spending on entitlements (Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, mean-tested welfare programs, veteran benefits, unemployment pay, disability pay and a few other small programs) has been absorbing an ever-increasing part of the federal budget, and today constitutes about two-thirds of the budget.
“Most of all, Clemson isn’t finding ways to lose anymore. They’re finding ways to win.”
Oconee County Councilman Wayne McCall’s decision not to participate in the second round of interviews in the selection process for hiring a new county administrator is an abdication of his responsibility to the people he represents in council District 2 and the entire county.
The state of South Carolina is mirroring a national crisis of children entering the foster care system.
When Trevor Lawrence was named the starting quarterback at Clemson last week, many supported the decision because it had become apparent he was the better choice over Kelly Bryant.
The people of Oconee County must demand county council change its priorities and help us heal an old wound that damages our community. It’s an injury that worsens every problem, whether it’s drug abuse, domestic violence or inadequate health care.