Monday, January 23, 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 ...
PANEL ENGAGED IN "FLURRY OF ACTIVITY" UNDER NEW CHAIRMAN ... Wanna hear a bad joke? "Political ethics." Wanna hear an even worse joke?  "Government oversight of political ethics." Unfortunately, that's exactly what we have in South Carolina - where our state's all-powerful lawmakers...
SOME IDEAS ON REFORMING CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS ... Dear Editor, Well I'm writing you guys because I've done some deep thinking about America's current political situation this weekend and just wanted to get it out there for you to ponder. I recently...
SUPREME COURT, APPEALS COURT SEATS HANG IN THE BALANCE ... South Carolina's leading social conservative organization is weighing in on a race for the Palmetto State's second-highest court - but its views could ultimately shape who becomes the next S.C. Supreme Court...

Women Against Mark Sanford

"LUV GOV" COULD HAVE A CAT FIGHT ON HIS HANDS ... It's been nearly four years since U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford pulled off his improbable political comeback - winning a special election to the U.S. House and reclaiming the congressional...
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...