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Nikki Haley Gets “Iced” For ALS

SC GOVERNOR SUPPORTS EFFORTS ON BEHALF OF LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley took two full buckets of ice water on the head … from her kids … as part of the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” an effort to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a.k.a. Lou…

SC GOVERNOR SUPPORTS EFFORTS ON BEHALF OF LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley took two full buckets of ice water on the head … from her kids … as part of the “Ice Bucket Challenge,” an effort to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a.k.a. Lou Gehrig‘s disease.

There’s no cure for ALS, a neurodegenerative disease that claimed the career – and later the life – of Gehrig, the six-time All Star and seven-time World Series champion first baseman for the New York Yankees from 1923-39.

The “Ice Bucket Challenge” is a project of the ALS Association, the national advocacy group for the disease.  And apparently it’s all the rage – with everyone from Justin Timberlake to Ethel Kennedy participating.

“We have never seen anything like this in the history of the disease,” said Barbara Newhouse, President and CEO of The ALS Association. “We couldn’t be more thrilled with the level of compassion, generosity and sense of humor that people are exhibiting as they take part in this impactful viral initiative.”

Good for them … and good for Haley.  She may be a hypocritical, incompetent governor, but we’re never going to dog anybody out for supporting charitable efforts.

In addition to taking the “Ice Bucket Challenge” herself, Haley called out South Carolina singer/ songwriter Edwin McCain, Clemson University head football coach Dabo Swinney and Charleston, S.C. native Stephen Colbert – urging them to follow her lead.

Oh, and for those of you keeping score at home, Haley was challenged by University of South Carolina economics professor Stephen Finger – who has been diagnosed with ALS. Finger and his wife have two children.

And yes, here’s the video if you want to see Haley get doused …

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31 comments

Nölff August 14, 2014 at 1:17 pm

I wish it was warm pee pee.

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Will Folks aka Sic August 14, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Interesting. One of the few things she’s not into, actually. ;)

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Sailor August 14, 2014 at 3:01 pm

What is this? Another tease? Just write the damned book Will!

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easterndumbfuckistan August 14, 2014 at 3:08 pm

TMI! Will, TMI!

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Deo Vindice SC August 16, 2014 at 9:58 pm

Does poopoo cum to mind ?

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Smirks August 14, 2014 at 3:21 pm

“Probably should’ve washed this, smells like R. Kelly’s sheets…”

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SOCIALISM-MUST-GO! August 14, 2014 at 4:36 pm

sorry you got ejected from the rally come back next month wearing a sheet maybe they will let you stay.

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Not showers August 14, 2014 at 4:37 pm

If there was a guy standing on either side of her, in place of her kids, we could call it the “Golden Arches” and she could could them as added jobs in the press release.

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Not showers August 14, 2014 at 4:37 pm

*tout them

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Centrist View August 14, 2014 at 2:05 pm

No bid deal for Dabo. He already get buckets of Gatorade during football season.

http://media.orangeandwhite.com/media/img/photos/2011/12/04/1204cuPostgameKR18_t607.jpg

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CorruptionInColumbia August 14, 2014 at 2:06 pm

Wet T-shirt contest!!!!! Crap, she would have on a dark shirt. :-(

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CorruptionInColumbia August 14, 2014 at 2:20 pm

Watching the video, I actually was halfway expecting her to challenge Will as a get-back.

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shifty henry August 15, 2014 at 8:57 am

However, she IS on her knees..!!

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easterndumbfuckistan August 14, 2014 at 2:57 pm

That was pretty lame for a Cold Water Challenge. Some of the videos going around of Firefighters doing it involve was tubs, drop tanks and in one case a bucket on a dozier filled with ice water. Try harder Nikki and next time wear a white shirt. :-)

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Crooner August 14, 2014 at 3:08 pm

Big deal. I did this daily in August back when I lived in Columbia. Only way to make it through the dog days.

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Squishy123 August 14, 2014 at 3:13 pm

I wonder if she could cut glass with those things seconds afterward?

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Rocky Keepin' Cool August 14, 2014 at 3:24 pm

Good for her. Now – can we please vote her the heck out of office – Please!!!

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Ol' Cousin Kooter August 14, 2014 at 3:43 pm

That boy meant business…shook it a second time to make sure he got every last drop.

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TheTruth August 14, 2014 at 4:52 pm

With California and the Western States under the most severe drought in memory, why aren’t the liberals decrying this nationwide egregious waste of precious water and what about the energy wasted to produce the ice? “The ALS Association and all the participants in this challenge are irresponsibly and reprehensibly wasting the worlds precious resources and they should be stopped NOW!!!”

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Crooner August 14, 2014 at 5:37 pm

Oh, snap. Wasn’t she supposed to melt??

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Fed Up August 14, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Fingers crossed!
Two things disolve when wet, they both start with S!
She should melt away and smell bad!

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Amy C August 14, 2014 at 8:08 pm

Attention whoring before the election…geez what a loser

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WW August 14, 2014 at 9:57 pm

Just her kids trying to get the truth by water boarding her. Wonder what truth they were after?
Mom, you just can’t ever tell the truth!
Even the poor kids know what a liar she is!
Ok Sandi earn your money, you’re up!

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Sandi Morals August 14, 2014 at 11:09 pm

Those are her kids? I didn’t know that. Don’t work for her nor have I ever met Ms.Haley.Looks like they had a great time and for a good cause. Apparently your children don’t have anything to do with you and you are jealous.

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Saluda Rapids August 15, 2014 at 10:47 am

An f’ing moron would not know those are her kids. Assuming you are blind, listen to the video and she says they are her kids. But I am with you on the Ervin 401k and IRA cash-out…WTF?

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Jackie Chiles August 14, 2014 at 10:25 pm

This is the most idiot trend on Facebook yet. Just a bunch of chumps pretending to care about charity while bragging about doing little to help the charity they care so much by getting water dumped on their head and donating a pittance.

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Sandi Morals August 14, 2014 at 10:53 pm

lol!!!! Sounds like ‘traitor’ Tommy Ervin-Williams is the biggest CHARITY case in the United States of America!!!!!!! How in the fuck do you apparently turn $108,000 from your 401(k)/IRA into 3.5 MILLION $$$$$$$$ with only $62,000 from campaign donors?????? Come on Jackie. Are you Lois Lerner??? :-)

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Tomocchio August 15, 2014 at 6:03 am

I’d like to pour icewater over that fine ass while listening to Jimi Hendrix play yhe Natl Anthem.

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Thomas August 15, 2014 at 8:46 am

Let’s see Fits, Lazenby, Gunn get the bucket treatment. Shoot a video.

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carls jr August 15, 2014 at 10:49 am

Dabo Swinney is neither amazing nor a South Carolinian. But great job, governor.

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Ralph Hightower August 16, 2014 at 12:47 pm

Forget about Devo getting iced on November 29, 2014. The winning coach is usually the one who has the ice bucket dumped on him. Make that a six-peat!

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