Saturday, February 25, 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 ...

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...
EX-LAWMAKER HOPES TO AVOID PUBLIC EMBARRASSMENT ... An attorney for former S.C. Rep. Chip Limehouse is attempting to seal the liberal Republican's "baby momma drama" from public view - and impose a gag order on all parties related to the case. Limehouse's...
ARE THE NUMBERS ACCURATE, THOUGH? Nearly four months after he obliterated former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in South Carolina by a fifteen-point margin, U.S. president Donald Trump has seen his popularity plummet in the Palmetto State. Or at least that's what...
LEGISLATIVE LEADERS ACCUSED OF LIES, THREATS AND INTIMIDATION IN INSIDER PUSH TO PASS GAS TAX HIKE ... Rank-and-file Republican members of the S.C. House of Representatives are being summoned - one-by-one - for private meetings with S.C. Speaker of the...