Archive | June, 2011

Tell your Representative to sustain budget vetoes

Beggars can’t be choosers. And it seems the state is slowly turning us all into beggars by spending all the voter’s hard earned money. At $22 billion, the General Assembly passed the largest budget in state history.  That’s a $1 billion in new increased spending. Even after Haley vetoed $213 million it is still the […]

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Class is back in session: The Spartanburg six – round 2

We are approaching the second weekend of the Spartanburg voter education initiative. Remember, the South Carolina’s Educational Opportunity Act, H.3407, was defeated in the SC House of Representatives by a vote of 60 – 59. Six Spartanburg County Republicans joined Forty-four Democrats to kill the bill. Please join Campaign for Liberty Spartanburg County Coordinator Jeremy […]

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Five-headed monster’s little brother

The South Carolina Policy Council just released some great research today that describes what our state government should look like after the elimination of the Budget and Control Board. You can read a short summary here, and the full policy paper here. A couple of weeks ago, on the last day of regular session, your quick […]

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Leave the pitchforks and torches at home….this time

The South Carolina’s Educational Opportunity Act, H.3407, was defeated in the SC House of Representatives by a vote of 60 – 59. Six Spartanburg County Republicans joined forty-four Democrats to kill the bill. Grass roots supporters of school choice, headed up by Karen Martin, are launching a voter awareness effort to canvas Spartanburg county to […]

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The Budget and Control Board must go!

Friends of South Carolina, I have not said much about the Department of Administration bill before today.  I had hoped it would silently die. Why? It doesn’t eliminate the Budget and Control Board! It creates a new department without eliminating the one everyone thinks it will replace. One Senator calls the Budget and Control Board […]

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