Those of you who have had the pleasure of going through basic training in the military can probably remember, as I do, the comic relief invariably provided by ‘our other left’ while learning how to drill.
Inevitably one or two members of a company will forget that you step out on your left foot and will be out of step while a drill instructor is running alongside yelling ‘NO, your other left idiot, your other left’, or something to that effect.
Some people just seem to be born with two left feet.
We are having a similar problem in South Carolina with local and state government. We seem to be suffering from two left wings.
A bill to end government monopolies in the solid waste disposal market is successfully being held up in the S.C. Senate. This is much to the joy of mainstream media it seems, if today’s article in The State newspaper camouflaged as an investigation of lobbying, is any indication.
In that solid bastion of conservatism called Horry County, taxes will be going up 3.5 mils or more, at least for residents in the unincorporated areas of the county, so city level fire services can be provided to rural areas of the county.