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Common Core coming

More out-of-state regulation. Less control of our own destiny. Less parental influence and control. That is how the Common Core State Standards will change South Carolina’s public education. More teaching to “the test.” Less education. More Bureaucracy. These things will improve neither your child’s education nor his opportunities for success. S604 will block implementation of […]

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Horry County’s anti-gun ordinance

Horry County Council wants to stop your target practice within 900 feet of any residence! That’s the word I’m getting. Scheduled for 5 PM, Thursday, March 22nd, the Public Safety Committee will consider an ordinance to regulate the discharge of firearms.  If you can, go the meeting and make sure they kill this thing! According […]

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Property Thieves and Legal Plunder

  Imagine this: A thief steals your property deed, makes improvements to your property, sells it, doesn’t make back his cost plus 10% for profit, then sends you a bill for the difference … and a judge orders you to pay it. Sound preposterous? Well, if a proposed bill in South Carolina’s General Assembly passes, […]

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Property Police coming to South Carolina

In a surprise move at today’s meeting, Lexington’s County Council changed their public agenda and voted to kill their local Property Police ordinance. A similar ordinance landed a Mt. Pleasant woman in jail for six days after being cited for having a messy yard. Now, Senators Massey, Ford, and Cleary want to bring the Property […]

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Fresh paint over a rotted structure

  Imagine… You hired a contractor to rebuild a dilapidated house that had a crumbling foundation, a sagging roof, and rotted interior. A month later the contractor showed you the house with a new coat of paint and announced that the job was finished. You looked up at the roof.  It was still sagging. You […]

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A Little Detective Work

Friends of South Carolina, Are you ready to shake up our state legislature and the Governor? Do you want to see their knee’s knocking in fear of the voters? Then read on and help us shine some light on the secretive operations of state government! I related in my last post how what we asked […]

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Haley’s Influence on Restructuring

Friends of South Carolina, Much is being made of the restructuring bill that just came out of the Senate, H3066. The Governor and many Senators are claiming victory saying that this is a huge step forward for South Carolina. In fact, the Governor is portraying herself as having fought hard for this victory. The truth […]

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Four heroes made on Wendesday

Friends of South Carolina, From time to time, there are heroes who truly step up and fight for the people. Wednesday was one of those times. Wednesday was the day when our amendment to the restructuring bill, H3066, was to get a vote on the floor of the Senate. We worked hard over the last […]

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Governor Dodging responsibility for ALL procurement

A real quick note… Letter from Gov. Haley asking Senators to vote for amendment 107  <— follow this link to see a letter the governor just passed out to all the Senate. The amendment, 107, that she asks the Senators to support, removes responsibility from the Governor for some of procurement.   She must be responsible […]

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Restructuring Done Wrong

Friends of South Carolina, You know I don’t give anyone a pass. I have to tell it like it is. While everyone is crowing about how great the “Davis” amendment is, I have to tell you the rest of the story. The “Davis” Amendment, A77, should be called the “Swiss Cheese” amendment because it has […]

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