Sun. Feb 5th, 2023



First, we’d like you to enjoy all the amenities of our clean rest rooms. We have information services and free maps to help you navigate the foothills and beaches of the Palmetto State.

Please be sure to be careful as you cross over Lake Hartwell. Don’t eat the fish, either.

And please pay no attention to those signs advertising poker casinos. First, we’ve gotten rid of them all. Second, it was only video poker, anyway.

sharpe.jpgLastly, if you brought a rabid, amphetamine-crazed, homicidal chicken with you, please report to Agriculture Commissioner Charles Sharpe.

He’s been expecting you.

But first, let’s get a few things clear:

We South Carolinians–at least those who are the most vocal–loathe gambling. It may not be a mortal sin, but neither is hypocrisy, and we loathe that, too. Or something like that.

That’s why we stood firm on the issue of video poker. Because we …

... Read More