Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Breaking news and analysis from our home state of South Carolina. Click on the links below to follow Palmetto State government and politics from a decidedly pro-free market, pro-taxpayer perspective ...
EXPANDED INVESTIGATION TOUCHES UPON CORRUPT "AMERICAN TIMBERLANDS" INVESTMENT ... A scandalous pension fund investment exposed by this website nearly five years ago has found its way into an ongoing investigation of public corruption at the S.C. State House, multiple sources close to the probe...
SOCIAL CONSERVATIVE ACTIVIST TO RUN FOR S.C. FIFTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT ... This website has always looked contemptuously upon the political career of social conservative activist Sheri Few. Certainly we support Few's central belief that there should be no federal intervention in the...
DON'T TRUST LAWMAKERS TO PROPERLY FIX THEIR OWN COSTLY INCOMPETENCE ... Following the lead of S.C. treasurer Curtis Loftis - who has made fixing the Palmetto State's busted pension fund his mission since 2011 - this website has expended plenty...
SPOUSE OF JUDICIAL CANDIDATE LISTED AS SPONSOR AT TOP LAWMAKER'S EVENT  Another S.C. Supreme Court race, another scandal ... The more things change, right?  Seriously ... didn't we just do this a month ago?  That's right ... we did. Anyway, here goes: The spouse...
S.C. HOUSE LEADER ENJOYS EARLY ADVANTAGE IN RACE TO REPLACE MICK MULVANEY S.C. Speaker pro tempore Tommy Pope is among the more influential members of the Palmetto State's House of Representatives - and a likely candidate for the top post in...

More Trouble At CSOL

LAW SCHOOL FAILS NEW "GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT" TEST ... Efforts to revive flagging fortunes of the Charleston School of Law (CSOL) hit another road block this week when the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) implemented new "gainful employment” regulations that singled the...
LAW ENFORCEMENT ALUMNI REBUKE SCHOOL ...  A #BlackLivesMatter event held on the campus of Wofford College has sparked outrage against the school and its administration. The event - held earlier this week on Wofford's Spartanburg, S.C. campus - featured Derrick Quarles, founder...
CANDIDATE REFUSES TO APPEAR BEFORE BLACK CAUCUS ... Yesterday, this website ran a story on some interesting developments in a race for a family court judgeship in Newberry County, S.C.  Well, technically the race is for a family court judgeship...
DID PROSECUTORS MISS SOMETHING? S.C. Rep. Jimmy Merrill is already staring down more than six decades in prison in connection with a thirty-count indictment handed down against him last month. How bad is it?  Bad.  Which is why we're told attorneys...
SUPREME COURT ISSUES ORDER ON LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S BROTHER ... As South Carolina lieutenant governor Henry McMaster prepares to ascend to the governor's office of the Palmetto State, one of his troublesome brothers is being reinstated as a practicing attorney. Just in time, right? McMaster's...