GOVERNOR: LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER “NO LONGER A CONSERVATIVE BODY”
|| By FITSNEWS || S.C. governor Nikki Haley ripped into the “Republican-controlled” S.C. House of Representatives this week, accusing its members of fiscal recklessness related to a borrowing bill.
Ummm … really? This is the same governor who vetoed less than one-tenth of one percent of last year’s state budget, people. And approved a massive borrowing bill in 2013 that included all sorts of crony capitalist handouts.
Anyway, none of that stopped Haley from delivering a lecture to House members regarding their fiscal liberalism.
“This is South Carolina, not D.C.,” Haley said. “The House … used to be a conservative body.”
Really? When was that, we wonder …
Also, what’s that Biblical admonition about first removing the log in one’s own eye before addressing the speck in someone else’s? Cause Haley might want to look that passage up …
GOP budget writers in the House are looking to borrow up to half a billion dollars to fund a variety of “needs” (including “infrastructure”). You know, in addition to their tax hike plan for, um, “infrastructure.”
Look we agree with Haley that borrowing is bad … but as with so many of her criticisms, she doesn’t have a leg to stand on here.
ON WARMING …
Dear Editor: Thanks for keeping the perspective on Global Warming. My personal response to the warming Nazi crowd usually gets shouted down but here goes: A few billion years from now, the sun will swell to a Red Giant, consuming the inner planets. That is global warming. Our time and money is better spent developing a way to get Humanity off this rock and into the rest of the Universe. And leave religion behind.
Anon: Dig it. Thanks for the kind words and the funny – and true – story.
CITADEL KNOBS …
Dear Editor: The article you wrote about the Citadel is probably accurate in the opinion of the cadets publicly … but talk to them privately when they know you wont publish their secrets and maybe they will tell you the truth. You cant ask current cadets a question about hazing at The Citadel where everything is a sworn secret and expect the truth. The article is comical because it’s what the cadets want to be published … it’s not the truth.
You will never know what goes on by interviewing cadets who will be ridiculed and ostracized in an environment where hazing and being tough is their every day routine. Physical training behind closed doors is more like handing from a full press where your hands can be cut because the edge is sharp with peanut butter and cinnamon in your mouth … right after scarfing down your food at mess hall, and in time to make it to your next class 10 minutes later.
And I highly doubt Hell week will change. They say that every year … even the year i was a knob.
Anon: Dude … now I want peanut butter. Anyway stay tuned for much more from us on “El Cid.”