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Sources: Ports Paying Tens Of Thousands To Neo-Confederate Consultant

CONTROVERSIAL CONTRACTS COME TO LIGHT AMID ONGOING CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION The S.C. State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is reportedly paying tens of thousands of dollars each year to the neo-Confederate political consulting empire of “Republican” advisor Richard Quinn.  Oh, and this money has been flowing to the firm while Quinn’s son –…

CONTROVERSIAL CONTRACTS COME TO LIGHT AMID ONGOING CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION

The S.C. State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is reportedly paying tens of thousands of dollars each year to the neo-Confederate political consulting empire of “Republican” advisor Richard Quinn.  Oh, and this money has been flowing to the firm while Quinn’s son – S.C. Rep. Rick Quinn – has supported spending hundreds of millions of dollars on questionable port expenses.

This revelation – part of a major, multi-agency public corruption investigation reportedly being conducted by a mainstream media outlet – comes to light as the port is facing criticism on multiple fronts.  The agency’s latest boneheaded move?  A controversial decision to name a proposed $700 million terminal after powerful S.C. Senate president Hugh Leatherman, whose support is essential for the terminal to secure taxpayer funding it needs.

The news also comes as a joint-federal state probe continues its investigation into alleged public corruption by state lawmakers – and as multiple media outlets are delving into how lawmakers profit off of their positions of public trust.

Exact amounts paid to “the Quinndom” weren’t immediately available – and officials at the ports weren’t talking – but a source familiar with a recent television advertising campaign confirmed the payments.  Not only that, the source told us the monthly retainers were only a part of the payoff – which is said to include commissions on advertising and additional payments for “special projects.”

This website will be filing a freedom of information act (FOIA) request this week in an effort to determine how much money has been paid.

Stay tuned …

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27 comments

TroubleBaby October 22, 2015 at 12:07 pm

lol…this is one of the reasons I love Sic Willie and probably the reason pols call his site “SHITSnews”.

Keep up the good work Will, and fuck you pols/bureaucrats.

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shifty henry October 22, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Shifty is tuned in …..

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Will Folks aka Sic October 22, 2015 at 1:03 pm

“Shits News” LOL. They love me. They really, really love me.

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Bible Thumper October 22, 2015 at 1:17 pm

South Carolina top job performance in three areas. Need an article.
http://www.bls.gov/news.release/laus.nr0.htm

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?? October 22, 2015 at 5:52 pm

How much did Nikki Haley have to pay for each job created?

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Bible Thumper October 22, 2015 at 6:20 pm

Fitsnews reports on that all the time. Shouldn’t he report the monthly jobs and unemployment too?

Sic Semper Tyrannis October 22, 2015 at 3:28 pm

OK Tango

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Soft Sigh from Hell October 22, 2015 at 7:19 pm

Hear Hear

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Philip Branton October 22, 2015 at 12:58 pm

Hmm….no wonder the Post and Courier dug up the Summey dust at this same time…..!

With the SPA and the tentacles back to BOEING all tied via the “rail party”………we wonder if a nice picnic is on tap at the Beidler National “trust” this weekend since Mayor “Joe” will have his goodbye distraction this weekend..?

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E Norma Sock October 22, 2015 at 3:13 pm

Boomerang 101? Whats this have to do with SPAWAR?

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TARevolution October 22, 2015 at 1:34 pm

You Democrats think if you can re-fight the Civil War, it’ll change the fact that you were the Slave owners, and a Republican outed your party for who you are…

You lost in 1865…and you are still the same Racists you were then except now you hate white people because pandering to Blacks feeds your political greed, and keeps you in power….

You were on the wrong side of history…and you’re on the wrong side of the present…(see Obama and Hillary)…

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The Buzzman October 22, 2015 at 1:40 pm

lol
Now suddenly those who fought the civil war are “you people” to you.

You being the same asshole who once (wrongly) castigated me for being a “self-loathing Southerner”, just because I said Mississippi burning was a good movie with a good message.

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TARevolution October 22, 2015 at 2:44 pm

WTF…you talking about…Fool??…

Anyway: EVERY Confederate was a Democrat. The Democrat Party was the party of Slavery and race hate in 1865. And it still is today…

Why do always run from who, and what, you are?

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SCATalogical October 22, 2015 at 6:18 pm

Why do you run from who and what you are? You’re obviously a homosexual with a scat fetish. Embrace it. Go find another homosexual to defecate on your penis. It’ll make you feel whole again.

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Superfly October 22, 2015 at 2:32 pm

How much you think they’re paying to the Palladian Group, K-Flo’s outfit? As a former SPA Board Member, she surely is on this gravy train, especially if the Quinn’s are.

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William October 22, 2015 at 6:46 pm

And Bob McAllister. And Nexen Pruet. And Richard Davis. And McNair Law Firm. And …………..the list is too long for me to mess with.

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TARevolution October 22, 2015 at 2:42 pm

Hey FITS…when you clean all that shit off your face…will you give us your account of how Trey Gowdy slapped the fuck out of your nominee…and made her look like the corrupt SKANK…she is???

Suck to be yoiu…yoiu seem to get your ass kicked EVERY DAY, now…and you talking about Bullshit thinking no one will notice…Dumbass….LMAO…

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You Sick Fuck Tango October 22, 2015 at 2:46 pm

Oh lookie, we have poop-lover GrandTango posting his smut on here yet again. You are a sick individual.

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TARevolution October 22, 2015 at 2:48 pm

That hearing, and ass-kicking Hillary took…got you Mofos pissed, and worried…huh? LMAO…

You should be. She looked like a damn fool. And Cummings was all mixed up, and looked stupid after Gowdy got through with that idiot and liar…

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Eric October 22, 2015 at 6:43 pm

The Ports Authority uses law firms as their conduits for cash. These firms pay marketing bills, travel bills, lobbyist bills and “meeting” bills (fancy parties…and I mean fancy).

BTW, So does USC. This is why USC does not list lawyers on their transparency page.

Follow the money, especially if these organizations are paying huge sums of money to the lawyers.

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Better call Saul October 23, 2015 at 1:04 am

Using lawyers to launder or hide money seems to be an effective tactic, they are also shielded by “attorney-client” privileges.

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Comrade1917 October 22, 2015 at 7:18 pm

Neo whatever.

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Comrade1917 October 22, 2015 at 7:19 pm

Neocommies rule DC.

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Loftis Gossip October 22, 2015 at 7:20 pm

Hi Curtis!

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Slartibartfast October 22, 2015 at 11:11 pm

I really would like to know how come Rick Quinn gets all these plum jobs? He has no real talent except to get appointed to things. Several of his “ideas” have had questionable results for political and commercial clients. What gives?

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west_rhino October 23, 2015 at 10:50 am

Well hang, they’re only usin the Quindomme since Hot Rod Shealy, at room temperature, is unavailable unless lithium boy is channelin him from beyond.

Course it doe’s explain namin things after Godfaddah Hugh, since da PeeDee gonna take a while to deepen for post Tampax, um post Panamax ships.

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