Group Says It Can Extend US Senate Race In South Carolina

A GOP group is claiming to have uncovered an “iron clad” method of extending South Carolina’s Republican runoff season in 2014 – ostensibly giving the top challenger to liberal U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (RINO-SC) extra time to campaign for the GOP nomination. Currently, if no candidate receives more than 50 percent…

A GOP group is claiming to have uncovered an “iron clad” method of extending South Carolina’s Republican runoff season in 2014 – ostensibly giving the top challenger to liberal U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (RINO-SC) extra time to campaign for the GOP nomination.

Currently, if no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote during the initial primary election, a runoff between the top two candidates is held two weeks later.

The group – Carolina Conservatives United – says it has “discovered something that will extend (the runoff period) to sixty days.”

“I’m not allowed to provide details beyond this at this point, and I’m fully aware that when it comes to fighting establishment players like Lindsey Graham, it would be foolish to assume that anything is certain,” Ben Howe – a board member of the group – wrote this week. “But we believe there is a hope that the time for South Carolina voters to pick, the time needed for candidates to up their game, could be longer than anyone had expected. And that could be a game changer.”

Hmmmmmmm …

All we can think is that the group will attempt to invoke a 45-day rule regarding absentee ballots – which added to the existing two week period would equal 59 days.

Other than that we have no idea what the group might have up its sleeve … although if its “iron clad” method adversely impacts the electoral fortunes of Graham (which it could) we’ve got no problem with extending the runoff schedule by an extra month-and-a-half.

UPDATE: Yup …  exactly as we predicted

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John February 17, 2014 at 8:17 pm

I am a conservative Republican, but these whackjobs are killing me. Vote for Graham or against Graham, but don’t act like Obama and try to rewrite the rules to suit you.

Fight the fight, but win or lose make sure to have a beer with the other side. Life is too short to live in hate.

Eric F February 17, 2014 at 8:22 pm

Well said. The people that hate Obama are the ones that want to act like him.

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 8:55 am

Not sure what you are saying. You bash Obama, but you think being nice to leftwing, anti-American monsters is the most important thing???..

Am I missing something?

PS: Having a beer w/ thugs and thieves means you get drunk, and wake up raped and robbed…while they are out bragging about how stupid you are to let them ream you out and rip you off…

Uh Huh February 17, 2014 at 8:48 pm

Nothing is “ironclad” in politics. Pure naivete.

Smirks February 17, 2014 at 9:23 pm

Caption Contest Entry for Photo Shown: “Don’t mind me, just enjoying another wiener in my mouth!”

Okey Dokey February 17, 2014 at 10:37 pm

“I love wieners in buns.”

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 8:51 am

So you liberals are adding Homophobia to your track record of Racism and poor treatment of women.

Nice group of Hate-mongers you are…I’m sure Hitler and Obama are real proud of you…

FolksyButTart February 19, 2014 at 5:55 pm

go gets your meds refilled, asshole, and this time, please take them as per doctor’s orders…….

carls jr. February 18, 2014 at 9:23 am

“Gimme a High 5 Mr. Senator.”

SCBlueWoman February 18, 2014 at 9:32 am

“I can swallow this in one gulp!” Smiley face! :-D

southmauldin February 17, 2014 at 9:35 pm

Excellent! This gives Lee Bright an additional 6 1/2 weeks to avoid paying his creditors!

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 8:12 am

But it’ll take 100 years for the future taxpayers to pay back all your piece of $#!* messiah-Obama has stolen from the country….

cullum3 February 18, 2014 at 8:04 am

So Graham is a not conservative enough for the Tea Party wing nuts? For me, that is a scary thought the only group to the right of Graham are deranged idiots and that is being kind.

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 8:09 am

He’s FOR Obama’s immigration plan you ignorant piece of $#!*…and Graham has voted w/ leftwing radical democrats far too many times, against the people who elected him….

Most of you liberals are too stupid or too corrupt to admit the damage you’re doing to the country. And you don’t care, as long as your gov’t check and subsidies keep coming.

So it’s no wonder you think Graham is A-OK. You need the Stupid beaten out of your Anti-American @$$#$…That’s how we ridded ourselves of Hitler.

vicupstate February 18, 2014 at 9:09 am

Thanks for proving cullum3’s point.

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 9:17 am

You support Obamacare…you F*#kin’ Dumb@$$….and you’re calling names…LMAO…

cullum3 February 18, 2014 at 11:38 am

You appear to have a serious intelligence deficit. I do not think Graham is OK. He is an A-hole. But people like you who are so mad at the world because it continues to change are worse than Graham. That was my point in case your still missing the point.
Just for your information, I am a Vietnam vet and did serve my country and have lived and paid taxes for the last 40 some years, so if anyone is anti American it would be you.

SCBlueWoman February 18, 2014 at 11:44 am


GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 8:06 am

Sadly the worthy Conservative candidates are looking at all that money Graham has, and not jumping in. Not to mention: the media will crucify a Conservative, and too many of the brain-dead the idiots out there believe the media definition of a candidate.

The other opponents of Graham, Mace and I forget the other, are just as moderate or Liberal-Tarian as he is. So you don’t really score by electing them.

Not a lot of options unless a true Conservative hero emerges. I’ll be watching.

SCBlueWoman February 18, 2014 at 9:35 am

Graham is what true Conservatives use to be. The extreme right are not the conservatives, they are the inane, useless borderline Nazis. Bless your heart.

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 9:40 am

Look at the country. If what we have is what Graham gets you..we D*#n sho’ need a change.

Energy prices are punitive, taxes exorbitant, there are no good jobs, houses have no value and America is a laughing stock…and blithering Dumb@$$#$ like you are walking around in a F*#kin fog, talkin ’bout how good it is…

So get your STUPID @$$ out of the way and let someone else have a a shot, you insufferable @$$hole…’cause you D@*n sure don’t have a clue…

SCBlueWoman February 18, 2014 at 10:24 am

And there we have it folks. Looney Benz…..

cullum3 February 18, 2014 at 4:53 pm

Tango, The ills you bring up are due to Big Business whom
supports Republicans and some Democrats, but mostly Republicans. Let’s go over them…

Energy Prices – Punitive maybe, but as developed countries
such as ours continue to grow and foster growth in Asia such as China, there is only so much gas to go around. It a matter of supply and demand the days of $1 or $2 gas are never coming back no matter who we have running the country.
At least the Democrats support alternate energy growth, which most Republicans and Tea Party folks think is a waste of time.

Taxes exorbitant – taxes are at the lowest rate ever overall. Especially for the 1%, take a look at this website and read how corporations and their executives are screwing all of us:

Also, please think clearly about the real issue – it is not high taxes, it is the failure by businesses and politicians to support the working man with having the employees share in the profits the corporation has made. Since the mid 70’s when before
that time our wages went up as we increased productivity. That has stopped except for the few at the top. We are lucky if we keep up with inflation, which most of us have not. So take you
pissed off attitude and support those like Elizabeth Warren and others who are trying hard to help you whether you can see it or not.

Jobs: Again, there are some Democrats but no Republicans that are going to really help bring jobs back to the USA. Look at those Progressive Democrats who have tried for years to introduce bills to add tariffs to imported goods that would level the playing field so we don’t have to work a the same wage level as in Asia. Only progressive Democrats has even discussed changing the corporate charters (rules) which today focus solely on profit maximization over any support for the citizens in our country. Many lefties think that corporations owe something to their country and community right up there with profits. That is a drastic change but one that would address yours and my job issues concerns. We both want the same thing more and better jobs, I just think the progressive path is more likely to reach that goal.

Houses have no value:
Not sure how to address that, except that values go up based on location and a healthy economy. Our economy would
be better off if we had progressive democrats in both house of congress. Republicans hate Obama so much that they
refuse to help the working man and those trying to work. They keep saying it will increase the deficit, but refuse to tax the wealthy corporations and individuals to help those that really need help.

America is a laughing stock, no agreement from me on that
one. However, my daughter is married to an Englishman and lives in England and when I visit and we sit down with their friends, politics comes up a lot and they think that we are slowly turning into a 3rd world country. Education levels are falling; they believe that people who listen to Fox News and people like Rush Limbaugh have been lied to so many times that it now sounds like truth to them. Fox has done a great job in pissing off people and use fear to do it. Look at what you have written in the past. I see fear as the basis for your feelings. Think about it….

Lastly, someday I would love to sit down and have a beer
with you and discuss your thoughts and mine and see if we can find more common ground.

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 5:50 pm

You are why the only way to deal w/ liberals is to defeat you. And then tell you to sit down and STFU.
You are delusional, w/ no hope of redemption. You live according to myths and lies, fed to you by politicians who control you…

cullum3 February 18, 2014 at 6:23 pm

I think you would agree that Eisenhower, when he ran for President in the Republican party was a true Republican and an American Hero helping defeat Hitler in WW2. Take a look at his Presidential platform and read his stand on the issues. Basically the same issues that we see today and you will be surprised at what the Republican stood for in 1956. Take a look and ask yourself who has changed?
Sorry I piss you off so much, but I do not listen to any one person, I look at the issues, look at all possible conclusions and then make a decision. And you are correct, I gave up Fox News as I have found them to be liars almost all the time by selectively leaving out anything that does not support the far right in this country.

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 6:50 pm

But I bet you think MSNBC, the DNC, CNN, CBS, NBC and Aljazeera tell it like it is…

That said: many Republicans are true to the Platform. .. the few defectors like Graham, McCain and Christie make the party look bad. We need to purge the party..and I think that is coming, hopefully in 2014. This country has no other option to avoid collapse.

At any rate: the media brands the whole GOP as being the traitors to the Platform…and the simple-minded think there has been a major shift, so voters stay home, or waste a vote on kooky third-party candidates.

It’s easy to play stupid people…and the media has figured that out…

cullum3 February 18, 2014 at 9:56 pm

Now we are getting somewhere… No, I do not think other news organizations are perfect, As I said, I do my own research and use my lifetime of education and discussions with people, yourself among that group to come to my thoughts, We both agree that news organizations are not telling us the truth. Why? I believe it was Reagan or maybe Clinton that allowed news organizations to be no longer insulated from management. It used to be that the news department had only one goal, to provide factual news. That has died and what we see today from all “so called” news organizations is a spin to support what their management believes or who is paying the most. In my humble opinion both MSNBC and FOX should no longer be allowed to be news organizations and have flashing signs that say “Truth not Guaranteed”.
And all news need to go back to telling truth and providing both sides of any issue. But I think we are past that point which is why collapse might be in the picture. Time will tell if its the left or the right that leads us there, but I hope that intelligent leaders and voters find a way to meet in the middle and work for solutions and stop finger pointing.
Take care

GrandTango February 19, 2014 at 5:52 am

You think the gov’t has something to do w/ the media’s ability to tell the truth…???

Yeah: We’re getting somewhere, alright. You are VERY naïve.

That said: Liberals would suffer 10-1 losses in propaganda if there was (or could be) some gov’t (or any other) mandate to tell the truth. If you could figure that out by yourself, you would be getting somewhere. Otherwise you are so clichéd and far behind in your argument, I would never have enough time to catch you up, even if you were open-minded enough to get it.

PS: I don’t agree that FOX does not tell the truth. Fox is different in that it allows Conservatives as much time as it allows liberals. Their straight news is pretty fair. Liberals, and you, see it as biased because almost ALL other media is leftwing.

Sailor February 19, 2014 at 11:12 am

You must realize by now that trying to talk common sence to Grand Tango/Big T is like trying to raise sea level by pissing in the ocean. Nice try though.

cullum3 February 19, 2014 at 11:45 am

No Sh*t.. Trying to engage in common sense talk with him is impossible. That is the main issue today, no room for conversation or compromise. I will move on now and feel sorry for him…

Jackie Chiles February 18, 2014 at 9:47 am

“Graham is what true Conservatives use to be.”

Wanting to bomb every country around the world to spread “freedom?”
The Robin to John McCain’s Batman?

ScrewedNSC February 18, 2014 at 9:15 am

If is tough to extend the campaign by the right wing nuts or Teabaggers when Lindsey gets 53% of the vote on June 10, 2014. These nuts keep talking to themselves and believe what they are told. Going to be a sad day for them on June 10 when the winner is declared by 8:30 pm.

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 9:44 am

Can’t nothing be sadder than the day Obama was elected. Look what he has done to the country. And you can blame you leftwing, radical Anti-American Racists, socialists and bigots for that.

vicupstate February 18, 2014 at 9:51 am

Yes, a Black Man in the White House is/was the first sign of the Apocalypse.

GrandTango February 18, 2014 at 10:37 am

And he’s a TOTAL Failure at that…

John Prospero February 18, 2014 at 1:38 pm

I also call people whom I disagree with “nuts” Its the easiest way to avoid an actual discussion of my postions versus theirs….

Thomas February 18, 2014 at 12:26 pm

Is it true Obama likes his sex with older white men? As in older white sugar-daddy’s? As in older white Senators from South Carolina? Russians think so. Snowden thinks so. This is also bromidic to be a hoax. Sickening. No wonder Michelle wants a divorce?

A shocking new report circulating in the Kremlin today prepared by the Federal Security Service (FSB) states that what are referred to as the “Snowden Documents” confirm that thedivorce rumors sweeping the world relating to United States President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are based upon the American leaders long standing “homosexual” affair with top Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham.

The “Snowden Documents” referred to in this report were obtained by the former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) operative Edward Snowden who was able to gain access to and copy over 24 million of the United States most highly classified documents which US Senator Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, said if stacked “would be three miles high.”

According to these documents, this FSB report says, Obama first met Graham when he (Obama) was sworn in as a US Senator on 3 January 2005, after which Lindsey then“indoctrinated” the future American leader into what has been described as the “Republican Gay Mafia” headed by President George Bush’s closest advisor, Karl Rove, who himself was long known as a frequent visitor to Washington D.C. gay bars and nightclubs.

Though Graham’s homosexual links have long been rumored within Washington D.C., with some major US gay-rights organizations even threatening to “out him,” this report continues, Obama’s homosexual and drug filled youth has been much more documented, including the statements given by one of his student acquaintances, Mia Marie Pope, who described the future President as a “gay, cocaine user.



Ass Blow February 19, 2014 at 9:23 am

Faggot eating a weenie.

Iodine State February 19, 2014 at 5:53 pm

You’re right, he is not gay…..he is too fat and too jowly to be gay. Burp for daddy, bubba! Chubby is so cute…


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