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According to WCBD TV 2 (NBC – Charleston, S.C.) several of America’s most famous billionaires gathered in South Carolina’s lovely Lowcountry this weekend for a conference organized by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda.
Gates (net worth: $67 billion) rented out the entire Sanctuary Hotel on Kiawah Island, the station reports. Reportedly joining him and [...]
As part of his efforts to undo two-and-a-half centuries of American liberty, war-mongering fiscal liberal Lindsey Graham likes to refer to people as having been “radicalized.” In fact it’s one of his favorite new turns of a phrase …
Well you know what “radicalizes” us? Hypocrites like Graham who break their word to taxpayers … repeatedly. [...]
With fiscally liberal “Republicans” like U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (RINO-S.C.) leading the way, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a massive new sales tax on internet purchases this week.
The legislation – oxymoronically dubbed the “Marketplace Fairness Act” – passed on a 69-27 vote.
Joining Graham in supporting the new tax – which would suck an estimated $23 [...]
The big news in this week’s new South Carolina first congressional district poll is that former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford appears to have momentum on his side as his comeback campaign approaches its moment of decision.
The governor is now barely ahead of Democrat Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, according to the latest data from Public Policy Poling – [...]
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham got kissed full on the mouth in this weekend’s editions of National Review - one of those hoity toity inside-the-Beltway publications that we read only when someone forwards an article to us.
Doing the smooching? Columnist Betsy Woodruff, a consummate Washington, D.C. insider whose Beltway-centered columns frequently fete other insiders and their incestuous, [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of a final U.S. Senate vote on Monday, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) today sent an action alert to South Carolina taxpayers asking them to urge Sen. Lindsey Graham to vote “No” on the “Marketplace Fairness Act.” The Act is a $22 billion tax increase that would dramatically expand government tax authority, [...]
One day after formally concluding her association with this website, Charleston, S.C. small businesswoman Nancy Mace – who also happens to be the first woman to graduate from The Citadel – gave a speech to the Aiken County Republican Club.
According to reporter Rob Novit of The Aiken Standard, Mace “expressed frustration that too many Washington lawmakers [...]
The Syrian Civil War, a conflict that grew out of the Arab Spring movement that began in late 2010 and has been marked by a revolutionary wave of protest, riots and civil wars that have toppled dictators in some countries and incurred brutal repression in others, is coming to a head with the reported used [...]
May 1 was a bittersweet day for FITS as we officially said goodbye to someone who has been an indispensable part of our family for several years.
Nancy Mace, best known for being the first woman to graduate from The Citadel, has formally concluded negotiations with FITS founding editor Will Folks – thus ending her six-year professional [...]
A week after Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dramatic capture and subsequent interrogation by federal agents (prior to being read his Miranda rights), debate is still raging about the decision made by U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration to try Tsarnaev, an American citizen, in the civilian justice system.
Some had urged Obama to declare the 19-year-old an “enemy combatant” [...]
We’ve frequently referred to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham as a “neo-conservative whore” due to his incessant shilling on behalf of our nation’s military-industrial complex (and his incessant warmongering).
Looks like he’s a common political whore, too …
Graham – who habitually votes in government’s interest and against the interests of taxpayers – is one of the most [...]