Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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AGENCY ALSO LOOKING INTO REPORTS OF POLICE MISCONDUCT Earlier this month, our intrepid guest columnist Allison Howard filed an extensive report on an alleged rape in Ware Shoals, S.C. Her story has generated a lot of eyeballs ... for a lot...
DRAMA OVER ALLEGEDLY ABDUCTED POOCH HEATS UP ... Former S.C. "Republican" party official and social media provocateur Todd Kincannon isn't giving back the dog he allegedly stole from his estranged wife, Ashely Griffith. Not only that, the self-described "Honey Badger of American Politics" is reportedly suing...
ANOTHER "HIGHER EDUCATION" SCANDAL ...  The University of South Carolina (USC) has veered dramatically from its core mission in recent years - at a cost of tens of millions of dollars to taxpayers. That's unacceptable - especially seeing as higher education is...
GROUP AIMS TO RAISE REBEL BANNERS ALONG PALMETTO INTERSTATES Massive Confederate flags could soon appear along Palmetto State roadways and interstates - part of a project the S.C. Secessionist Party has dubbed "Operation Retaliation." The project - modeled after a successful...
FAIR? OR FAVORITISM? We're all for promoting adoption.  In fact we believe support for adoption ought to be a prerequisite among those who claim to be pro-life. Accordingly, we support tax credits for parents who adopt children - especially when those credits reimburse...
CLINTON LOYALIST AMONG CANDIDATES TO REPLACE DISGRACED CHAIRMAN  South Carolina Democratic party chairman Jamie Harrison's name is being floated at the national level as a candidate for chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). In case you missed it, that job...
"MYRTLE BEACH MAFIA" AT IT AGAIN ... Last week we reported exclusively on the corrupt S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT)'s ongoing lobbying efforts in support of the Interstate 73 project. Looks like the SCDOT commission's efforts were part of a much...
DO THEY REALLY WANT IT? Dear Editor, Here's a great story for you as a follow up to your recent piece on Interstate 73.  Did you know the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently requesting comments about this project? Unfortunately, they don't...
NEW "ETHICS" RULING QUESTIONED ... Earlier this week we weighed in on a controversial opinion issued by the S.C. State Ethics Commission (SCSEC) - one that effectively gives politicians in the Palmetto State a blank check to pay themselves, their relatives...
WASTE ALLEGED ...  The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is spending millions of dollars each year on outside contracts for tasks it should be handling internally, multiple sources familiar with this wasteful, corrupt, woefully mismanaged (and whiny) agency tell us. Among the contracts?...
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