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Monthly Archives: April 2014

GROUPS SPEND BIG ... ON THEMSELVES In the pantheon of political labels, "Tea Party" is just another clever bit of nomenclature waiting to lose its meaning. You know ... like "conservative." Or "Republican." Seriously ... you want a primer on the...
Columbia, SC - House Democratic Leader Todd Rutherford called on SC Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom to apologize for his inflammatory comments regarding SC State University on Wednesday. Eckstrom was quoted in the Budget and Control Board Meeting saying, "these are...
ASPIRING OFFICEHOLDER DEDICATES HIMSELF TO "BLACK NEEDS" Jasper County, S.C. has seen some rough times in recent years ... First, the county was sold down the river (literally) by S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley - who cut a self-serving deal with Georgia...
"PLANTATION" VERSUS "PLASTICS" IN PALMETTO LEGISLATIVE BATTLE ...  White Democrats in rural regions of South Carolina are an endangered species. Take S.C. Rep. Grady Brown (D-Bishopville), who represents portions of Lee and Sumter Counties in the S.C. General Assembly. Brown looks, talks...

SC: More Layoffs

IT'S RAINING PINK SLIPS IN THE PALMETTO STATE Earlier this week, Caterpillar reporting it was laying off more than 500 employees at its facility in Fountain Inn, S.C. Also earlier this week, aerospace and defense giant General Dynamics announced it...
184-MILE TAXPAYER-FUNDED COMMUTE DRAWS CRITICISM S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond (above, left) is under fire for subjecting taxpayers to some serious travel expenses related to his daily commute. Hammond - who lives in Spartanburg, S.C. - has been driving his state-issued...
These past several weeks, Lindsey Graham's campaign has been on a mission to rewrite history. Graham's goal is to raise millions of dollars in special interest cash, buy millions of dollars of campaign ads, and partner with the mainstream...
RULING FROM COMMISSION ITSELF SET TO FOLLOW ...  The staff of the S.C. Commission on Higher Education (CHE) has just issued its report on the proposed sale of the Charleston School of Law (CSOL) to diploma mill InfiLaw - and...

On Donald Sterling …

... AND THE NBA'S RESPONSE TO HIS RACISM Los Angeles Clippers' billionaire owner Donald Sterling is among the ugliest racists you'll ever encounter. He's ugly aesthetically (which he can't help) but the depths of his misguided contempt for other people...
Gary Burgess - one of a gaggle of candidates seeking the GOP nomination for Superintendent of Education in South Carolina - will hold a press conference on the grounds of the S.C. State House next month. What's he up to? According...