Nine “Republicans” – including four “former” Democrats and the self-proclaimed “conservative” leader of the GOP-controlled South Carolina Senate – voted against a scaled down parental choice measure this week. The vote to reject the measure – which was sponsored by longtime school choice champion Larry Grooms – comes as many of these lawmakers are opting to join [...]
Do you want to live in a society where children as young as four and five are being indoctrinated by the Obama agenda? If not, then we must stop the “Republican” education budget in South Carolina before it’s too late.
Call your Senator and tell them to vote NO on the Obama indoctrination budget!
You know a [...]
In a last-ditch effort to pass a watered-down ethics reform bill, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley – perhaps the most hypocritical good government reformer in political history – has reportedly cut a deal with two tax-hiking “Republicans in Name Only.”
Multiple sources in the S.C. Senate tell FITS that the governor – who is desperate to secure [...]
South Carolina runs the nation’s worst K-12 school system – and is the only state in the South that hasn’t authorized some form of private parental choice.
This monolithic, monopolistic government-run system – which continues to produce declining results (despite massive increases in funding) - is also the only government-run education establishment that operates its own school [...]
ATTEMPTED CENSORSHIP … AND A STARTLING ADMISSION FROM THIS WEBSITE’S FOUNDING EDITOR
An effort by S.C. Senator Larry Martin (RINO-Pickens) to censor legitimate criticism of his liberal voting record has failed in the South Carolina Upstate – raising the temperature of an already heated State Senate race between the 30-year incumbent and his petition challenger, former [...]
PETITION CANDIDATE IS ONE OF THE STRONGEST LIMITED GOVERNMENT ADVOCATES WE’VE SEEN ON A S.C. BALLOT
York County small businessman Joe Thompson first appeared on our radar screens in 2010 when then-S.C. Senator Mick Mulvaney mounted his bid for the U.S. Congress against 28-year incumbent (and powerful U.S. budget committee chairman) John Spratt. A tireless grassroots [...]
WHAT IS IT WITH SOUTH CAROLINA POLITICIANS CONSTANTLY TRYING TO CHANGE THE SUBJECT?
For the last decade, South Carolina politicians who habitually funnel money into our state’s worst-in-the-nation public education system have been savagely attacking those who support reform. In fact to hear them tell it, the reason that public schools in the Palmetto State are [...]
Monday, October 22, 2012, York, SC – State Senate Candidate Joe Thompson has received the endorsement of South Carolina State Senator Tom Davis, a well known conservative legislator and issue leader in the Senate.
“You clearly understand the urgency of making South Carolina the freest state in the nation – for state government to pay down [...]
PALMETTO LIBERTY PAC RELEASES 2012 SCORECARDS
Members of South Carolina’s “Republican-controlled” S.C. General Assembly like to talk a big game when it comes to being “conservative,” but are they?
If you’ve followed the ballooning expansion of the Palmetto State’s budget in recent years then you know the answer to that question is a definitive “no.” And you [...]
LIBER-TEA’S UPSTATE TELEVISION SPOT HAS PALMETTO POLITICOS BUZZING
There’s quite a bit of chatter in the South Carolina Upstate these days over a television advertisement produced by our founding editor’s Liber-TEA group.
The Liber-TEA spot – which has been blanketing the airwaves – informs Upstate residents of the bad spending habits of S.C. Sen. Larry Martin (RINO-Pickens), a [...]
NO … BUT THAT’S WHAT THE FAILED STATUS QUO IS CLAIMING
This website has kicked former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford in the teeth on innumerable occasions in the past. In fact we were among the first to call for his resignation after he got caught lying about his affair with Maria Belen Chapur (now his bride-to-be).
KNOTTS, MARTIN AND SETZLER COULD ALL FALL IN NOVEMBER
Three incumbent South Carolina State Senators with lengthy records of opposing the taxpayers are in real trouble this election cycle, according to internal polling data shared with FITS.
And that’s despite the fact that all three of these politicians are facing off against petition candidates … a result [...]