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Wes Hayes, “Republican” Senator

What do you call a “Republican” who rejects free market reforms and embraces U.S. President Barack Obama’s signature education initiative? Well, you probably shouldn’t call him a “Republican.” Of course in South Carolina, the so-called “reddest state in America,” precisely such a politician is the leader of the GOP-controlled State…

What do you call a “Republican” who rejects free market reforms and embraces U.S. President Barack Obama’s signature education initiative?

Well, you probably shouldn’t call him a “Republican.”

Of course in South Carolina, the so-called “reddest state in America,” precisely such a politician is the leader of the GOP-controlled State Senate education committee. And from that perch, he has not only led the fight to reject free market education initiatives (which have been proven successful everywhere they’ve been implemented) he’s championed passage of Obama’s costly pre-Kindergarten initiative (which it’s worth noting has been a demonstrated failure).

So … what is S.C. Sen. Wes Hayes (RINO-Rock Hill) planning for an encore?

Glad you asked … apparently Hayes is so furious that the S.C. House of Representatives expanded a modest parental choice program that he is threatening to shut down the entire FY 2013-14 state budget if the program remains.

And while we’re sure the bureaucrats making bank off of South Carolina’s worst in the nation public school system appreciate his advocacy, our guess is the special needs and low-income children who would be served by this plan (and their parents) view things differently.

Seriously … it takes a special kind of asshole to tell the poor, crippled children of South Carolina “I’ll shut down the State House before I let you out of our failing government-run schools.” In fact we’d like to see Hayes travel to Sumter, S.C. this week – where the government-run system has descended into pure chaos – and say that to parents living there.

Even liberals in South Carolina are acknowledging it’s time for parental choice …

What’s Wes Hayes’ problem?

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29 comments

Howie Richs Neighbor June 6, 2013 at 3:14 pm

Howie is really priming the pump this month and its only six days old!

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Ron Thompson June 7, 2013 at 9:32 am

Dont be jealous that you hide behind your annonymous screen name, probably edukated in SC public schools….meanwhile people who have actually done something with their lives like Mr. Rich are putting their hard earned money to work fighting for the chance for others to have the same success as he had.
Just stay in your mom’s basement making anonymous comments trying to thwart a movement because of your jealousy of one man’s success.

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nitrat June 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm

That’s a baaaad case of I Love My Plantation Massa Syndrome, you got there, Ron.
Just keep in mind your betters laugh their asses off at your willingness to sell your children down the river to make sure that they get richer the second you walk out the door.

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Pat Hendrix June 7, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Jealousy? That’s weak sauce.

And when you’re being condescending to those of us who attended public schools, it’s best not to have multiple misspellings and grammatical mistakes in your post (Dont? annonymous? Punctuation?). Just a suggestion.

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Howie Richs Neighbor June 6, 2013 at 3:14 pm

Howie is really priming the pump this month and its only six days old!

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Ron Thompson June 7, 2013 at 9:32 am

Dont be jealous that you hide behind your annonymous screen name, probably edukated in SC public schools….meanwhile people who have actually done something with their lives like Mr. Rich are putting their hard earned money to work fighting for the chance for others to have the same success as he had.
Just stay in your mom’s basement making anonymous comments trying to thwart a movement because of your jealousy of one man’s success.

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nitrat June 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm

That’s a baaaad case of I Love My Plantation Massa Syndrome, you got there, Ron.
Just keep in mind your betters laugh their asses off at your willingness to sell your children down the river to make sure that they get richer the second you walk out the door.

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Pat Hendrix June 7, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Jealousy? That’s weak sauce.

And when you’re being condescending to those of us who attended public schools, it’s best not to have multiple misspellings and grammatical mistakes in your post (Dont? annonymous? Punctuation?). Just a suggestion.

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jimlewisowb June 6, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Sure Hayes, you are going to put a peacock valve on Mother Carolina’s Titties until you get your way

Do believe your fellow cockroaches and their relatives have too much to lose to let you dick around with the Budget

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jimlewisowb June 6, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Sure Hayes, you are going to put a peacock valve on Mother Carolina’s Titties until you get your way

Do believe your fellow cockroaches and their relatives have too much to lose to let you dick around with the Budget

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9" June 6, 2013 at 3:52 pm

You’re so compassionate,talking about those,’poor,crippled’children,etc,but this reads like all your posts-the usual bullshit cliches .Here you go:
http://www.amazon.com/30-Days-More-Powerful-Vocabulary/dp/067174349X

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9" June 6, 2013 at 3:52 pm

You’re so compassionate,talking about those,’poor,crippled’children,etc,but this reads like all your posts-the usual bullshit cliches .Here you go:
http://www.amazon.com/30-Days-More-Powerful-Vocabulary/dp/067174349X

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Sarge June 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Wes is a dyed in the wool, yellow dog Democrat. He always votes anyway Toal tells him. Kick him out. I no longer care about how much integrity he’s supposed to have, no longer care he went to West Point, no longer care he’s a good and faithful husband and father. He’s a Toalite Democrat who follows the Democratic party lines so it’s time for him to go. There was a time I respected him. But talking with him in the halls is always the same. A whiny, “yeah, I hear you and will look into that” is all you ever get from Wes. I like him, but he’s only a Democratic Party puppet. Good bye, Wes.

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Fed Up June 6, 2013 at 7:32 pm

The voters of York County had their chance in 2012 to get rid of Hayes. Now we are stuck with him for another 4 years.

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Jan June 7, 2013 at 11:11 am

Fine with me.

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Sarge June 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Wes is a dyed in the wool, yellow dog Democrat. He always votes anyway Toal tells him. Kick him out. I no longer care about how much integrity he’s supposed to have, no longer care he went to West Point, no longer care he’s a good and faithful husband and father. He’s a Toalite Democrat who follows the Democratic party lines so it’s time for him to go. There was a time I respected him. But talking with him in the halls is always the same. A whiny, “yeah, I hear you and will look into that” is all you ever get from Wes. I like him, but he’s only a Democratic Party puppet. Good bye, Wes.

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Fed Up June 6, 2013 at 7:32 pm

The voters of York County had their chance in 2012 to get rid of Hayes. Now we are stuck with him for another 4 years.

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Jan June 7, 2013 at 11:11 am

Fine with me.

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BIN News Editorial Staff June 6, 2013 at 7:12 pm

sic(k) wiliie,

“…you ignorant slut.”

sic(k) willie hates it when our Funding Editor uses that wonderful quote from SNL because it fits him perfectly. He is nothing but a voucher slut for Howie the Voucher Clown’s reprehensible voucher scam.

Howie and sic(k) willie keep putting new lipstick on their voucher pig, but a voucher pig is a pig is a pig. And, vouchers are dead in SC.

sic(k) willie, no one believes your voucher rhetoric anymore. Everyone knows you are a bought and paid for voucher pimp for Howie the Carpetbugger.

Wes Hayes and the other Senate majority members deserve the appreciation of all SC voters for showing they can’t be bought off by Howie the Carpetbugger.

BIN News Editorial Staff
Fair, Flair, Flare and Balanced

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Ron Thompson June 7, 2013 at 9:33 am

your bullshit “vouchers are dead” movement dies with Jakie Knotts’ political career kid….sorry about that

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BIN News Editorial Staff June 6, 2013 at 7:12 pm

sic(k) wiliie,

“…you ignorant slut.”

sic(k) willie hates it when our Funding Editor uses that wonderful quote from SNL because it fits him perfectly. He is nothing but a voucher slut for Howie the Voucher Clown’s reprehensible voucher scam.

Howie and sic(k) willie keep putting new lipstick on their voucher pig, but a voucher pig is a pig is a pig. And, vouchers are dead in SC.

sic(k) willie, no one believes your voucher rhetoric anymore. Everyone knows you are a bought and paid for voucher pimp for Howie the Carpetbugger.

Wes Hayes and the other Senate majority members deserve the appreciation of all SC voters for showing they can’t be bought off by Howie the Carpetbugger.

BIN News Editorial Staff
Fair, Flair, Flare and Balanced

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Ron Thompson June 7, 2013 at 9:33 am

your bullshit “vouchers are dead” movement dies with Jakie Knotts’ political career kid….sorry about that

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Baker Maultsby June 6, 2013 at 11:40 pm

….And how does Will feel about poor and disabled children who could likely benefit from expanded Medicaid?

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Baker Maultsby June 6, 2013 at 11:40 pm

….And how does Will feel about poor and disabled children who could likely benefit from expanded Medicaid?

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mph June 7, 2013 at 5:07 pm

I briefly worked for Wes during college and he only cared about two things if I remember correctly: First, if was a awake, he was worried about gay people getting married. It was in the mid-1990’s when Hawaii passed gay marriage and it sent this guy over the edge. If he wasn’t sleeping, he was staring at the wall and gently rocking in his chair worried that gay Hawaiians were going to start showing moving to SC. Second, he was obsessed with making sure the Charleston delegation never got anything they wanted. It was pathological.

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Save SC November 20, 2014 at 1:58 pm

I would love to speak with you a bit more regarding your insights. My interest is with the best of intentions.Im truly concerned with what’s going on in Cola.

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mph June 7, 2013 at 5:07 pm

I briefly worked for Wes during college and he only cared about two things if I remember correctly: First, if was a awake, he was worried about gay people getting married. It was in the mid-1990’s when Hawaii passed gay marriage and it sent this guy over the edge. If he wasn’t sleeping, he was staring at the wall and gently rocking in his chair worried that gay Hawaiians were going to start showing moving to SC. Second, he was obsessed with making sure the Charleston delegation never got anything they wanted. It was pathological.

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Richard June 9, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Grow a pair, Wes. You’re better than you’re acting. Stand up to the corruption which you absolutely know is around you. Your blind support of Jean Toal and Glenn McConnell is pathetic. Wake up or get out. Your old friend who loves you.

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Richard June 9, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Grow a pair, Wes. You’re better than you’re acting. Stand up to the corruption which you absolutely know is around you. Your blind support of Jean Toal and Glenn McConnell is pathetic. Wake up or get out. Your old friend who loves you.

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