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Chip Limehouse Slams FITSNews … Again

AND AGAIN … ERRONEOUSLY This website was the first media outlet in the state to report on a bizarre incident last month involving an alleged confrontation between S.C. Rep. Chip Limehouse and the bureaucrats charged with “restoring” the H.L. Hunley Confederate submarine. It’s still not exactly clear what went down between…

AND AGAIN … ERRONEOUSLY

This website was the first media outlet in the state to report on a bizarre incident last month involving an alleged confrontation between S.C. Rep. Chip Limehouse and the bureaucrats charged with “restoring” the H.L. Hunley Confederate submarine.

It’s still not exactly clear what went down between the lawmaker – who is giving up his seat in the S.C. House at the end of his current term – and the staff at Clemson University’s “Restoration Institute.”  We’re told Limehouse showed up at the government-funded facility with a film crew, and was approached by agency staff – at which point some sort of quarrel ensued.

In subsequent reporting, we’ve actually come down on Limehouse’s side regarding the incident – arguing that whatever he was doing outside the public facility, he had a right to be there.

“Seriously: Where does a government entity get off thinking it can hassle people on public property?  Telling them they can’t take pictures on public property?” we wrote.  “We have no clue what Limehouse was (or is) up to … but he was well within his rights in this situation.”

Apparently, our views on the matter didn’t appease the rotund “Republican” – who has been on the receiving end of our derision for several years given his reputation as one of the largest (and we mean “largest”) fiscal liberals at the S.C. State House.

In an interview with Charleston, S.C.-based journalist Quintin Washington, Limehouse blasted this website in the aftermath of our reporting on his recent run-in.

Washington attempted to ask Limehouse a question about the incident, citing our report and an account published in a local alternative weekly.

“You’re quoting FITSNews?” Limehouse interrupted, incredulously.

“Oh, I’m sorry,” Washington responding, laughing.

“Is that news?” Limehouse asked.  “Are you serious – you think that’s news?”

Washington again laughed, telling Limehouse “I’m staying out of that one.”

“Well you are quoting a blog,” Limehouse continued.  “Make it that clear you are quoting a blog.  It’s not sourced – typically.”

You can take a look at the exchange here …

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(Vid: Via)

Funny …

Limehouse has ripped this website previously … and gotten it wrong.

Curiously … after criticizing us this time, he recounts a description of the incident that pretty much matches our original reporting. Then he offers up pretty much the same argument we made in defending him – invoking us by name.

“Even FITS News, I think, agreed with (my) position,” he said.

Sheesh …

Did somebody fall off of one of his polo ponies again and hit his head?

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52 comments

Superfly February 8, 2016 at 4:37 pm

I think your boy T-Rav is the one that fell from his polo pony, and then promptly endorsed Jeb! for POTUS.

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TontoBubbaGoldstein February 8, 2016 at 4:38 pm

TBG still figures that Limehouse saw the word submarine, and thought sammich.

Maybe his blood sugar was low?

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Will Folks aka Sic February 8, 2016 at 4:40 pm

HA! TBG that is FUNNY.

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Dick C Normis February 8, 2016 at 10:02 pm Reply
CorruptionInColumbia February 9, 2016 at 1:36 am

Hey, it worked for Lonnie Randolph!

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The Colonel (R) February 8, 2016 at 4:41 pm

“You’re quoting FITSNews?” Limehouse interrupted, incredulously.
“Oh, I’m sorry,” Washington responding, laughing.
“Is that news?” Limehouse asked. “Are you serious – you think that’s news …Make it that clear you are quoting a blog. It’s not sourced – typically.”

Hey, Fatboy – Quinton’s claim to fame is a series of YouTube interviews. You agreed to sit for one of them and you’re making fun of Fits?!?

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stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 6:26 pm

fits can pretty be lazy with his reporting, Bill Clinton blew it big time today in new hampshire and their was a good story there, but what did he lead with? monica, that news is 25 years old, i know some people just can not get enough of monica, but what does that have to do with todays story, did you learn anything new or did you get your clinton button punched?

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The Colonel (R) February 8, 2016 at 6:41 pm

It’s a given that Will sometimes chooses the odd story to follow but with regards to breaking news, it would be very difficult for his “massive staff” (massive in his own mind at least) to keep up.

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stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 6:48 pm

i believe you could have written a more cogent article in less than 15 minutes, i base that on reading your post over the years, am i correct? hell i just did reporting Bubba blew it big time and i did it in under 30 seconds.

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The Colonel (R) February 8, 2016 at 7:47 pm

I had a blog of my own, boring history stuff mostly. It is surprisingly hard to write like that every day. I started mine while I was deployed six years ago, you could only go to the gym, the chow hall and the AAFES so many times before boredom set in… Writing is cathartic but once you start trying to do it every day and be cogent and original with every thing you publish just it starts to get difficult. Will has the additional burden of trying to deal with current events and pick things that will cause you and I to debate the topic ad infinitum.

stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 7:55 pm

agreed, i like fits going out on a limb, but throwing old rancid red meat just so the dogs can fight over it in the comments is fucking boaring, and lazy.

stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 8:06 pm

history is never boring, benidict arnold may have won the revolutionary war for us and truman caused the vietnam war. hell history is the only way for us to have a national common sense. in the age of information where you can pick and choose your on history, america is being torn down.

Rocky Verdad February 8, 2016 at 8:47 pm

I love history. Civil War, WWII, Rubio’s campaign – oops!

stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 10:22 pm

come on, after needing the bottle water and the glaze of fear sweat all over his face in the state of the union response, if you had one brain cell, rubio was going down. just a statement but not pointed at the squirle.

Rocky Verdad February 8, 2016 at 8:47 pm

On that note – history – I still think Limeaway is angling to have the Relic Room moved to Charleston and have a big fat Confederate festival, and move the Hunley and the flag and all the other stuff to the waterfront near the Aquarium, and then bookend it with a Homney Grille and a Bubba’s BBQ.

sparklecity February 8, 2016 at 10:46 pm

You had time to write/play around on a damn government issued “puter” putting out a Blog??????????
Fuck, in ’02 you might get lucky to use a shared puter every other day or so to send emails and wait in line for a morale call in a small trailer (Ali-Al Salem), a little better in ’03-04 at Al-Udide and in ’05 we had two in the “double-wides” at Ali-Al-Salem. Back in ’91 in Saudi it was either “snail mail” or line up a the telephone banks
I was too busy doing the mission to write a fucking blog when I was in the desert…talk about waste, fraud and abuse…….

The Colonel (R) February 8, 2016 at 10:58 pm

In 03, I was using my creaky laptop and some jury rugged haji Wi-Fi (i was a major and lived in a big bay). It died about half way through. In 09, I bought one of the then new mini laptops with a solid state drive and had Wi-Fi (sort of) in the convex box I lived in. It wasn’t fast but my youngest is still using it. This last trip, I bought a grown up laptop and used that. My hooch had Wi-Fi and the antenna was right outside the door. Only used the gubamint computer when I was pulling watch if we had an operation going. We worked twelve hours a day all three trips but most of the time it was a”regular twelve hours”. While traveling (something I did almost weekly) I went through three kindles – using the last one I bought right now. You can only go spend so much time in the DFAC or the gym. This last trip I also edited a couple of new history texts for some peers. When I left in 10, the Army side of Ali Al Salem had Wi-Fi in ninety percent of the camp. This last trip Ali was reduced to just the Air Force side and it was fully Wi-Fi’d.

Nölff February 8, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Lip Chimehouse has cooties.

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TroubleBaby February 8, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Good thing Chip doesn’t know how to wear a tie so that his hard-on for FITSnews didn’t show up on camera.

He probably needs the extra length so he can wipe his mouth at the dinner table.

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Truth Always Catches Up February 8, 2016 at 5:03 pm

hahahaahaha!!!

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9" February 8, 2016 at 4:47 pm

Grinning like a possum eating shit

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Yessum' Master Chip February 8, 2016 at 4:47 pm

Is it just me or is Quinton the very definition of Uncle Tom?

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stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 4:48 pm

its you

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Truth Always Catches Up February 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Dr. Jekyll Mr Hyde personality. Even in this video, he looks down his nose at Mr. Washington and attempts to intimidate him. The people at Publix on Savannah Highway in Charleston were right about him.

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Flip February 8, 2016 at 5:08 pm

He has a bad connotation with the word “fits” because he has a hard enough time finding something that does at the big and tall store.

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shifty henry February 8, 2016 at 7:16 pm

clever …

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Lone Ranger February 8, 2016 at 5:22 pm

The Slimehouse decision to not run again was like his decision to rip patriots’ flag and run

And as with OTHER cowards who caved on the flag—UNelecting them ALL is gonna be fun !!!

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Nat Turner February 8, 2016 at 8:21 pm

The Lone Deranger is NEVER going to see a Rebel Rag officially at the Statehouse again.

It has passed to the dunghill of history.

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Flip February 8, 2016 at 8:34 pm

I saw it behind Lady GaGa when she sang national anthem at Super Bowl.

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Lone Ranger February 8, 2016 at 10:11 pm

Nat where he’s at cannot swing a cat without seeing a flag-ripping SC legislator shucking & jiving & quaking in his boots
And frankly, Scarlett–he thinks what payday-grubbing cowards do is “official” but he’ll find Tea doesn’t give a flying hoot !!!

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Herman W. "Buz" Martin February 9, 2016 at 9:34 am

Half the Tea Party people around here are Yankees and don’t give a shit for the flag. It’s an irrelevant issue for them. No money from the Kochs to throw at it, so it doesn’t register.

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Flip February 9, 2016 at 9:40 am

Boz, nobody wants to play with ya today.What’s up?

Lone Ranger February 9, 2016 at 1:32 pm

Buz wuz well feeling like he’s an original South Carolinian even though he hails from across the Mason-Dixon line
And when Killiary got her UNAmerican head handed to her and SC Tea nominated Trump–he almost lost his mind !!!

Herman W. "Buz" Martin February 9, 2016 at 3:51 pm

I was born in Maxton NC. On your planet, is that north of the Mason-Dixon Line?

You haven’t been paying attention. I despise Hillary Clinton, and want to see both her and Bill in jail.

You been taking lessons at the Flip and Ward School of Agressive Ignance?

Lone Ranger February 9, 2016 at 8:25 pm

It was heartbreaking when Buz flunked out of Political Science and it really dusted his pants
Especially when he busted that final exam for trying to spell “ignorance” as instead…”ignance !!! “

stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 10:30 pm

the flag is gone as it should be. i say this as John Calhoun’s close blood relative.

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Lone Ranger February 8, 2016 at 10:34 pm

stumpknocker found it quite a shocker when SC’s flag-ripping legislators were UNelected
And when President Trump cancelled his SNAP and his Section 8 ole Stump was well…dejected !!!

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stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 10:43 pm

you give yourself an upvote, you poor pathetic thing, it must be horrid life to feel that you must vote for yourself, to be so alone and not respected to validate yourself, i would pity you if you were not such an asshole

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Lone Ranger February 9, 2016 at 1:35 pm

stumpknocker went off his rocker when Tea served up flag-ripping legislators’ yellow heads on a platter
So he went back to his unholy ***hole vocabulary and to that freeloading menagerie where he…doesn’t matter !!!

Flip February 8, 2016 at 10:46 pm

You’ll love my avatar then! LMAO!!!

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stumpknocker February 8, 2016 at 10:49 pm

don’t feel like you have gotten it right, it is a start, you must find the giant bull taking a shit on it.

Flip February 9, 2016 at 8:28 am

I will search harder!

Flip February 9, 2016 at 9:41 am

“You’re quoting FITSNews?” Limehouse interrupted, incredulously.

“Oh, I’m sorry,” Washington responding, laughing.

“Is that news?” Limehouse asked. “Are you serious – you think that’s news?”

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LMAO!!! Limehouse is right.You destroyed this blog.

HD February 8, 2016 at 9:02 pm

“Subsequent reporting…” Reporting? That’s hilarious. You’re a scumbag rumormonger with a website. Don’t flatter yourself.

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Dick C Normis February 8, 2016 at 9:59 pm

I dunno…I’m still waiting for that Rubio mistress story to break the pages here at Fits News.

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The Colonel (R) February 8, 2016 at 10:01 pm

And that book about oral sex…

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Herman W. "Buz" Martin February 8, 2016 at 10:54 pm

Polo ponies have to be subjected to all that blubber from this bubba? Cruel and unusual punishment. Somebody call the SCSPCA!!!!

Yes, I’m fat. I would expect the same derision if I burdened some beast beyond what it can bear, just to play a stupid-shit poofle-ass mounted croquet match.

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Herman W. "Buz" Martin February 9, 2016 at 7:41 am

When Limehouse brings home the pork, it’s a little light, because he ate so much of it. Which in his case is cannibalism.

See coz he’s fat.

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Herman W. "Buz" Martin February 9, 2016 at 7:42 am

Are these too subtle for y’all?

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Fits is Cam Newton now February 9, 2016 at 9:28 am

That was a slam?

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otis February 9, 2016 at 10:03 am

He’s more of a chunk than a chip.

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