Archive | September, 2011

SC House members padding pockets, too

  As an addendum to yesterdays post on Senators padding their pockets, here are the House members who are on the same gravy train, collecting pensions while still serving in the SC House. The State published the names of nine SC House members as follows. Let’s give them the retirement they deserve! Remember these lawmakers […]

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Lawmakers still padding own pockets

USA Today broke a story about state lawmakers drawing their pensions while they continue to “serve” us in the General Assembly. Senator David Thomas was singled out in the front page story probably because his pension is three times a Senator’s salary. But a follow up story published Tuesday, September 27th, by The State reveals […]

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Cayce Mafia – Central Planning vs. Free Choice

The “Cayce Mafia” meets every Friday morning at Shoneys at I-26 and Hwy 302.  A free and frank discussion over breakfast. Last week there was a great exploration of the pros and cons of central planning vs. the free market. Should the government be recruiting companies and training people to work for them?  Should we […]

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Political Zombies in the Statehouse

Tuesday, August 30th, 22 year old Republican Joshua Putnam won the race to represent State House District 10 that had been represented by the powerful Ways and Means committee chairman Republican Danny Cooper. This special election went largely unnoticed around the state, but Dan Cooper’s fall demonstrates the power of your voice! Dan Cooper played a central role in delaying […]

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