Sunday, February 26, 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 ...
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...
HOLY CITY TRIES TO SHUT DOWN FUTURE CONFEDERATE "FLAGGINGS" Days after supporters of the Confederate flag hoisted their banners from the rooftops of parking garages in downtown Charleston, S.C., the "Holy City" taking steps to block future free expression of According...
SOUTH CAROLINA'S FLAGSHIP "SAFE SPACE" HAS BECOME A BREEDING GROUND FOR LEFTIST REPRESSION ... The University of South Carolina bills itself as having "No Limits."  But if you're a student looking to exercise your First Amendment right to free speech, you...
CANDIDATE RELEASES POLL OF SPECIAL ELECTION VOTERS ... One of the six announced candidates for the upcoming "fightin' fifth" special election has released a new poll surveying the current status of the race ... as her campaign sees it, anyway. Sheri Few...
GREENVILLE PROJECT RAISES RED FLAGS ... This website has written extensively about corruption, incompetence and a lack of prioritization at the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT).  This woefully mismanaged agency has seen its base budget doubled over the last...
A POSITIVE FIRST STEP ... A bill to legalize cannabis for medical purposes cleared a South Carolina House of Representatives subcommittee this week - even as the state's leading law enforcement agency lobbied furiously against the measure. A four-member House health care subcommittee...
GOVERNMENT WORK PAYS WELL UNDER HENRY McMASTER ... New South Carolina governor Henry McMaster is paying his chief of staff Trey Walker an annual taxpayer-funded salary of $165,000, not counting benefits. That's a 32 percent pay hike over what Walker's predecessor...
SOCIAL CONSERVATIVE BUSINESSMAN JOINS CROWDED FIELD IN UPSTATE SPECIAL ELECTION ... Richard Cash - an Upstate businessman and staunch advocate for social conservative causes - has announced his intention to run for the South Carolina Senate seat recently vacated by...
Tommy Pope is the third candidate in the race for South Carolina's fifth congressional district seat to sign a pledge with the nation's preeminent term limits advocacy organization. S.C. Speaker pro tempore Tommy Pope - the early frontrunner in the race...
SPARTANBURG REPUBLICAN DEFIES POLITICAL CORRECTNESS ...  People marked the occasion of Presidents Day in a lot of different ways.  To read our piece on the holiday, click here.  And to read an excellent post from our friends at Americans for Limited...