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Monthly Archives: December 2013

In March of 2006 then-U.S. Senator Barack Obama offered an impassioned rebuke of runaway GOP deficit spending during a debate over the nation’s debt ceiling. “The fact we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign...
South Carolina has 99 problems  - and its income tax is definitely one of them. If we weren’t required to pay state income tax, South Carolina would still run just fine (better actually), our lawmakers would still have jobs (whether...

OSU Lineman Not With Team

"The" Ohio State University's top defensive lineman did not travel with his teammates to Miami and may not play in the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl against Clemson. Noah Spence - a 6-foot-3, 247-pound sophomore defensive end from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -...

SC Episcopal Schism Update

A Lowcountry circuit court judge has rejected efforts by the national Episcopalian Church (TEC) and its South Carolina affiliate (TECSC) to unnecessarily broaden a costly legal jihad against a breakaway Palmetto State diocese. Judge Diane Goodstein ruled this week that...
Friends, It has been a pleasure serving as your State Treasurer over the past three years.  With another year upon us, I would like to take a moment to reflect on some of our accomplishments. Since taking office, the State Treasurer’s...
S.C. Rep. Roland Smith - whose GOP-dominated "ethics" committee gained infamy last year with its show trial of "Republican" Gov. Nikki Haley - will not seek reelection in 2014. Smith confirmed his intentions to The Aiken Standard, his hometown paper. "I...
Pending home sales saw a modest monthly uptick but missed expectations for the fifth month in a row - the latest round of disappointing data for one of America's most important economic indicators. Nonetheless industry leaders are undeterred heading into...
MEET "DROPOUT JEEP" -- THE NSA'S APPLE INFILTRATION PROGRAM It sounds like a defective sport utility vehicle, but "Dropout Jeep" is really the code name for a program used by the National Security Agency to access your iPhone. And no ......
SANFORD, SCOTT SHINE - GRAHAM, RICE AND WILSON GET LOW MARKS Given the incessant, seemingly irreversible barrage of pro-establishment propaganda emanating from America's special interest-driven "think tanks" and mainstream media outlets, it is nice to know there are still a...

The “Recovery” Rolls On

More than 1.3 million Americans will lose extended unemployment benefits this week - more than five years after former U.S. President George W. Bush approved this "emergency" measure.  Hundreds of thousands more will lose these benefits during the first...