Sunday, June 26, 2016

Monthly Archives: October 2013

I'm still writing my review of this week's big Pearl Jam concert in Charlotte, N.C. but for those of you who haven't heard the band's newest song "Sirens" we couldn't wait that long to share it in this reboot...

Manning: “Whatta Country”

Yakov Smirnoff, the Russian ex-patriot, has a comedy routine where many of the punch lines ended with the signature line, “Whatta country!” I couldn’t agree with him more.  Americans truly are blessed to have been born in the first nation...
For those of you unfamiliar with Kelly Payne, she's one half of the most dysfunctional (yet entertaining) "personalitical" relationship the state of South Carolina has ever seen. We've taken to calling it "Keckstrom" - because its other half is S.C....

Justin Amash Is Coming To SC

This website has shown some love in the past toward U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Michigan). He's one of a only a handful of true free market fiscal conservatives in the U.S. Congress, not to mention one of the few genuine...
So this is Kate Bickley. She's a Kappa Delta at the University of South Carolina. She's famous today ... for all the wrong reasons. Bickley is the star of a web video produced for a sorority homecoming competition in which she...

Mick Zais’ Future Uncertain

S.C. Superintendent of Education Mick Zais may not seek a second term in 2014, sources close to his office tell FITS. The former Army general is said to be raising enough money to pay off debt from his 2010 campaign...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Mark Sanford (SC-1) released the following statement regarding the testimony of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’s testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. “This morning’s testimony from Secretary Sebelius confirmed for me that...
A Maryland lawmaker wants to criminalize "revenge porn." Wait ... what's that? "Revenge porn" is a term given to explicit photos, videos or other communications shared in public by angry ex-boyfriends/ husbands (or ex-girlfriends/ wives) after relationships go bad. "They give their...

Programming Note(s)

Just a heads up that posting will be a bit light here on FITS over the next couple days ... How come? Our founding editor Will Folks (a.k.a. Sic Willie) is heading to Charlotte, N.C. this afternoon to watch Pearl...
Dear Friend, One of my favorite things to do is to leave the four blocks surrounding the state capitol and travel the state meeting people of all ages. Earlier this week I continued my "Log on to Financial Literacy” Tour. At...
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