Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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SOCIAL CONSERVATIVE FIREBRAND DEFEATED ... S.C. Senator Lee Bright was ousted from the State Senate in a "Republican" runoff election on Tuesday night. The controversial lawmaker was narrowly defeated by former S.C. Rep. Scott Talley - a fiscal liberal whose personal...
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PLAN "FREE THE BEACH" DAY ... It's easy to assume the future is lost when you consider the politically-correct insanity emanating from our nation's government-subsidized college campuses. Seriously ... it's out of control. Thankfully, there's still one part of the country...
LAURENS COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT RACE IS FAR FROM OVER ... Remember Ricky Chastain? He's the "sexting sheriff" from Laurens county, S.C. who made statewide headlines earlier this year for his amorous extracurriculars on taxpayer time. Chastain's scandal - the latest in a long line...
PRISON OFFICIALS SILENT ... Last year we were the first to report on a riot at Lee Correctional Institution (LCI) in rural South Carolina.  LCI is a “Level 3? state facility located near Bishopville, S.C.  It houses 1,400 inmates - including some of...
WORKPLACE DRAMA EXPOSES PROBLEMS WITH UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT PROGRAM ... During S.C. governor Nikki Haley's first term in office, this website relentlessly exposed scandal after scandal at her "workforce" agency - the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (SCDEW). Our reporting ultimately led...
RUNOFF FOR COASTAL S.C. SENATE RACE GROWS CONTENTIOUS ... S.C. Rep. Stephen Goldfinch should have been ousted from his seat in the State House of Representatives back in November 2014 - but a late endorsement from S.C. governor Nikki Haley (then at...
GAYS, FLAGS, BIBLES ... IT'S ON! Shortly before this month's "Republican" primary election, we ran an item on Upstate lawmaker Wendy Nanney.  The fourth-term socially conservative "Republican" was seeking reelection in S.C. House District 22 (map here) - arguably the most...
Dear Editor, From the perspective of many South Carolina Republican voters, entrenched incumbents in Columbia seem completely untouchable.  We have come to know them by the hallmarks of their conduct.  In large part they ignore the GOP platform, not to mention...
ANOTHER PALMETTO "DIRTY WATER" SCANDAL In case you missed it, there's another "no swim" scandal in South Carolina.  Only this time we're not referring to chronic dirty water problems in and around Myrtle Beach, S.C. This scandal's epicenter is just northwest of...
"DARK MONEY" BATTLE FOR CONTROL OF STATE HOUSE RATCHETS UP  S.C. governor Nikki Haley traveled to the Palmetto Upstate this week to sign so-called "ethics reform" legislation with State Senator Larry Martin. Does Haley's law accomplish anything meaningful?   No.  Does she have even...
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