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 ...
TEMPESTUOUS RACE ALREADY PRODUCING FIREWORKS ... They don't call it the "fightin' fifth" for nothing ... Former S.C. Republican Party chairman Chad Connelly  - one of the top tier contenders for the Palmetto State's recently vacated fifth congressional district - is drawing...
REBEL BANNERS UNFURLED FROM THE ROOFTOPS IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA ... Supporters of the Confederate flag made their presence felt in downtown Charleston, S.C. this weekend - hoisting at least six rebel banners from multiple rooftops during a crowded holiday weekend. Members...
FIFTH DISTRICT CANDIDATE VISITS WINTER WHITE HOUSE ... Last week this website reported on the rampant speculation among candidates and operatives within the fifth district congressional district race as to the recent whereabouts of Tom Mullikin - one of the six...

Kevin Bryant’s Homecoming

SOUTH CAROLINA'S NEWEST STATEWIDE OFFICIAL RETURNING TO ANDERSON COUNTY ... S.C. lieutenant governor Kevin Bryant will return to the place that launched his political career on Monday - addressing the Anderson Republican Party, an organization he led from 1997-2001. "Anderson always will...
NEW PRESIDENT'S FIRST VISIT TO SOUTH CAROLINA SHUTS OUT HIS SUPPORTERS, PROVIDES COVETED ACCESS TO #NEVERTRUMPERS Donald Trump wouldn't be president today were it not for GOP primary voters in South Carolina - who delivered a stirring rebuke of their state's political...
LEGISLATIVE LEADER WON'T GIVE UP SEAT DURING CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN ... S.C. Speaker pro tempore Tommy Pope isn't taking the bait ... Hours after one of his opponents in the race to fill U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney's congressional seat challenged Pope to...
IS "PALMETTO ADDITION" AT WORK IN  #PROBEGATE ANTI-CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION? Sources close to the S.C. House Republican caucus are raising questions about the accuracy of financial data being used by special prosecutor David Pascoe.  Specifically, they say numerous accounting errors have been...
MARK AND JENNY = PEAS AND CARROTS? So here's U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford appearing alongside his 2016 GOP primary competitor for the Palmetto State's first congressional district, former S.C. Rep. Jenny Horne. Horne, of course, is the gal Sanford allegedly had to cheat...
SPARKS ALREADY FLYING IN CONTENTIOUS CONGRESSIONAL SPECIAL ELECTION ... With the race to replace former U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney officially underway, it's not surprising to see the crowded Republican field moving quickly to stake out ideological ground ... and score...
MICK MULVANEY'S ASCENSION TO TOP WHITE HOUSE POSITION SETS IN MOTION A CONTENTIOUS RACE TO FILL HIS CONGRESSIONAL SEAT ... At this point we've already written at least a dozen articles on the S.C. fifth congressional district race - which unofficially kicked...