Archive | August, 2011

Tom Davis: Lower Taxes for Everyone

By Senator Tom Davis More bad news today from the SC Department of Employment and Workforce: Our state’s unemployment rate moved up (from 10.5 percent to 10.9 percent) in July, even as the nation’s trended down (9.2 percent to 9.1 percent). Also South Carolina’s average per capita income remains stubbornly low at approximately 80 percent […]

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South Carolina tells US Department of Education to take a hike

South Carolina School Superintendent Mick Zais told Washington DC to take a hike!  He won’t be applying for any of their offered school bailout money.  As reported in the Charleston Post and Courier, Zais wrote in his response: [Students’] future is not brightened by saddling them with the outrageous credit card bill that awaits them at […]

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The Ouch In Obamacare

  Navigating the nearly 3,000-page maze of the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPAC), also known as “Obama Care,” confused even some of America’s best healthcare analysts. Its twists, turns, promises and projections seemed to be leading us everywhere—and nowhere all at the same time.  By all accounts, these are undesirable destinations for something […]

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