Monday, February 27, 2017

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Breaking news and analysis from our home state of South Carolina. Click on the links below to follow Palmetto State government and politics from a decidedly pro-free market, pro-taxpayer perspective ...
BUT SOME PLANS WOULD BE MORE VIGOROUSLY OPPOSED THAN OTHERS ... Social conservatives in South Carolina plan on pushing back against recent momentum in support of expanded legal gaming in the Palmetto State. To an extent ... For those of you who...

Fallen Veterans To Be Honored

"UNCLAIMED" VETS TO BE INTERRED WITH FULL MILITARY HONORS ... The remains of six "unclaimed" American veterans will be interred with full military honors this week at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, S.C. Legionnaires from American Legion Post 193...
POLL SHOWS SOUTH CAROLINIANS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT AN END TO STATE GOVERNMENT'S MONOPOLY ON GAMBLING ... There's been plenty of parsing when it comes to the latest polling data from Winthrop University ... and with good reason. We think the poll's negative findings on...

Henry McMaster’s Blank Slate

POLL SHOWS SOUTH CAROLINIANS JUST BEGINNING TO FORM CONCRETE OPINIONS ABOUT NEW GOVERNOR ...   Two months ago this website argued Henry McMaster should be given a blank slate as governor of South Carolina.  We still feel that way - although after one...
FAILED MEDICAID APPLICATION SYSTEM CREATES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR LIABILITY FOR PALMETTO STATE TAXPAYERS ... The S.C. Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is in the process of dividing up $12 million to give to the nursing homes in South Carolina. Why...
MASSIVE SALARIES, MAJOR DYSFUNCTION, TAX DOLLARS BEING POURED DOWN THE DRAIN ... Ten days ago, this website exclusively reported on troubling developments related to the planned Medal of Honor museum in Mount Pleasant, S.C. This proposed $100 million facility was "on the...
CASE FILES COULD ALSO SOON BE SEALED ... As we've pointed out on multiple prior occasions, there are two types of justice in South Carolina ... the sort that ordinary citizens receive and the kind reserved for powerful public officials. If you...
LAWMAKER PREVIOUSLY SAID IT WASN'T "RIGHT TO LEAVE IN THE MIDDLE OF A TERM" Former S.C. Rep. Ralph Norman made good on his pledge to resign from the State House of Representatives last week - saying his decision to step...
STATE LAWMAKERS CUT RECURRING FUNDING FOR CONSERVATION BANK ... This website has written previously on the diminished clout of liberal enviro-lobbyist Ann Timberlake, who ostensibly retired from politics last year after it became clear her presence at the South Carolina State...
DOGS LEFT TO DIE ... LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE CRITICIZED The Laurens County, S.C. Humane Society is chiding local law enforcement leaders for failing to take appropriate action in an animal cruelty case involving several dogs left to die on private...