Dennis S.

A Look Inside A State Democratic Convention A.K.A. Vote for Colbert Busch Tomorrow

A Look Inside A State Democratic Convention A.K.A. Vote for Colbert Busch Tomorrow

There's a lot of listening, clapping and jumping up and down at a Democratic state convention. Other than that, very…

11 years ago

Our Middle-Aged and Elderly Citizens Are America’s Forgotten Addicts

Most addicts are still on the young side, but an increasing number of middle-aged and elderly are joining their ranks…

11 years ago

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Shows What A Democrat Has To Do to Win in the South

Elizabeth Colbert Busch had to try to appeal to Democrats, Republicans and Independents in her Monday night debate with Mark…

11 years ago

What You Need To Know For the Elizabeth Colbert Busch/ Mark Sanford Debate

This evening at the Citadel, the two candidates for the SC District 1 Congressional seat, will debate for an hour…

11 years ago

Deep In The Heart of Texas Lies and Coverups Surround Fertilizer Plant Explosion

The state of Texas continues to claim that there were 14 deaths in the recent fertilizer explosion. There are logical…

11 years ago

Dzhoklar Tsarnaev Has Been Captured But The Questions Are Just Beginning

The capture of Boston bombing suspect Dzhoklar Tsarnaev was and will continue to be tragic theater with an endless stream…

11 years ago

Texas Is Anti-EPA and Their Citizens Have Paid With Their Lives

A self-inspected Fertilizer Company storing Anhydrous Ammonia blew up Wednesday killing and injuring around 200. OSHA last inspected 2007

11 years ago

Mark Sanford Sinks His Own House Campaign. Can Elizabeth Colbert-Busch Take Advantage?

More troubles for South Carolina's 1st Congressional District candidate, Mark Sanford. He'll face a judge after his special election. This…

11 years ago

Death And Destruction At the Last Venue You Would Expect Tragedy

At 2:50 PM Eastern Time, late finishers of the Boston Marathon heard 2 bomb explosions near the finish line. Over…

11 years ago

It Is Time For Democratic Women to Usurp the Power of Male Republicans

By any measure, America is in decline. The fault lies almost completely with male Republicans. Democratic women must usurp the…

11 years ago

An Old Foe Is Returning in 2014, and He Could Defeat Nikki Haley

In all likelihood the 2014 South Carolina Governor's race is going to be a replay of the 2010 race, not…

11 years ago

Rick Warren Forgives Whoever Sold His Son the Unregistered Gun Used in His Suicide

After the brutal slayings of 20 precious Sandy Hook children, the son of Pastor Rick Warren shoots himself with an…

11 years ago

15 Republican Governors Would Rather Kill Their Own Citizens Than Expand Medicaid

15 states with Republican governors are refusing to expand Medicaid even though the first 3 years are free and never…

11 years ago

There Must be a Better Way to Compromise Than By Bringing Fiscal Harm to Seniors

POTUS Obama has revived a plan that will cost those who can least afford it, money. Elderly seniors could lose…

11 years ago

Republican Politicians Don’t Care About the Victims of Columbine, Aurora, and Sandy Hook

Most of the perpetrators of recent mass shootings were already identified as being mentally disturbed. None legally purchased their guns.

11 years ago

Mark Sanford’s Very Republican God Redeems His Career: He Is Forgiven So You Must Forget

Former Congressman and South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is about as immoral and unethical as they get, but God is…

11 years ago

Possible Low-Skilled Immigrant Worker Program Awaits Senate Agreement

A prominent Senator, the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce have sent the Senate an agreement on an low-skilled immigrant…

11 years ago

Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Sarah Palin, the GOP’s New, Kinda New and Old Voices

Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Sarah Palin seem to have captured the spirit of the current crop of Republicans; still…

11 years ago

A Misleading and Highly Incomplete ‘Study’ Continues the GOP Attack on Obamacare

The Society of Actuaries conducted a study on the costs of medical claims and draws some scary conclusions. Exactly what…

11 years ago

Powerful Democratic Operatives in D.C. Help South Carolina Republicans Retain Control

South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison is a powerful lobbyist for the Podesta Group. He's about to become the Chairman of…

11 years ago

What the DINOs In The Senate Have Really Cost Us

The five Democrats who killed the assault weapons ban will further embolden the million caliber wackjobs to make this the…

11 years ago

ALEC Education Bill Hides Privatization Behind a Reading Skills Disguise

An increasing number of states have passed a bill whose main component is increasing reading skills. It's really another privatizing…

11 years ago

Sit on Your Ass and Watch Democracy Pass: People Need to Act Not Just Talk

The legislation being proposed by the GOP House is pathetic. Yet, little is heard from Democratic constituents. Activism is the…

11 years ago

An Examination of a Legit Defense Expenditure Would Out a Number Of Illegitimate Money-Wasters

The U.S. has an enormous number of military personnel and weaponry in the U.S. territory of Guam. It's legit, but…

11 years ago

The Bill to Fund the Government Is the Latest Bit of Stand-up Comedy From House Republicans

The primary purpose of House Bill 933 is to perpetuate the bloat of the defense budget and decimate domestic programs.

11 years ago

Millions of America’s Gun Nuts Aren’t Hiding Their Yearning for Civil War

After years of manipulation and buying off elected officials, a large percentage of radical right-wingers are planning a civil war.

11 years ago

When One Receives a Political Email Full of Pure BS, You Know It Came From a Republican

There's a national email movement to demand the defunding of ACA. It's spearheaded by Heritage Action for America (HAA), an…

11 years ago

No Harm, No Foul as Rich Folks Have No Reason To Fear Sequestration

On March 1st a decision will be made that could impact millions for at least 9 years. Jobs will be…

11 years ago

A Tea Party Texas Congressman wants to take a six-shooter to Sharia law

Texas Republican Representative, Louie Gohmert is convinced Sharia law is trying to take over the U.S. legal system. So, he's…

11 years ago

The Tragic Shooting of Reeva Steenkamp Proves that Some People Can’t Handle Guns

Olympic star Oscar Pistorius's shooting of his girlfriend, whether it was an accidental infliction of a mortal wound or premeditated…

11 years ago

Republicans Love to Regulate When it Benefits Their Wealthy Friends

A long-time and oft-repeated Republican criticism of Democrats is the tendency to regulation. But, so do Republicans, especially for friends.

11 years ago

Why Fashion Designers are the Last Line of Defense Against the Gun Obsessed

It's clear that there will be no effective gun legislation passed as long as the House remains in Republican hands,…

11 years ago

Calling all Right Wing ‘Patriots’ Please Identify All the Freedoms You’ve Lost

Right wing "patriots" are constantly complaining of losing their freedoms and liberty. I would ask what these freedoms and liberties…

11 years ago

Look out Idaho, A New Herd of Paranoid Survivalists Are Heading to Your State

A planned, walled-in Patriot Community called the Citadel Project is being planned for a mountainous region of Idaho. It's all…

11 years ago

It’s Time to Start Treating Cuba as a Neighbor

The American government persists in shutting out communist Cuba while welcoming communist Vietnam and China. It's time to bring Cuba…

11 years ago

Chris Christie Sells Himself as a Moderate, but That’s Not Even Close to True

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and presidential hopeful has been casting himself as a jolly moderate. I invite you to…

11 years ago

The Republicans Are Now a Step Closer to Shutting Down the Post Office

Get ready to say bye to the Postal Service as we know it and hello to near-monopoly private providers who…

11 years ago

BP Proves Corporations Can Get Away with Almost Anything with No Risk of Prison

As long as they've got decent insurance, a few bucks in the till, political contributions to the right people and…

11 years ago

A Sudden Bi-Partisan Senate Love Fest Over Immigration Reform? Are you Listening House?

While the Senate may indeed find a bi-partisan path to citizenship for undocumenteds, look for any positives to be scuttled…

11 years ago

The Conservative Obsession with Liberal Media Bias is Right Wing Propaganda

The "Liberal Media", is a tiresome and wholly inaccurate screed that is the centerpiece of right-wing propaganda.

11 years ago

The gun issue reaches the tipping point as the radicals are making their voices heard

The gun movement radicals are coming out of the woodwork post-Obama Executive Orders. The worst of them has threatened death…

11 years ago

Our 44th President said just the right inaugural things

President Barack Obama and a number of other speakers and entertainers brightened up an inauguration that struck just the right…

11 years ago

The GOP is going try to fight President Obama’s Executive Orders

The President's 23 Executive Orders on gun control are now public. The Republicans are pushing back implying some may be…

11 years ago

Obama talks to the nation about gun control, but House Republicans won’t listen

President Barack Obama gave a moving speech on gun reform, but House Republicans have already chosen the gun lobby over…

11 years ago

One fiery speech and the Syrian threat is taken to a whole new level

Reporting on the recent Assad defiant speech and a recent story on Russia's role in the Syrian civil war. Syria…

11 years ago

The Republican homage to Sandy Hook – anything goes state gun laws

The Firearms Freedom act legislation is passing in a number of states. It establishes state laws that override the feds;…

11 years ago

Unlike most of your public utterances Republicans, Hillary was telling the truth

Unlike most of the words that come out of Republicans like John Bolton's mouths, Sec. of State Hillary Clinton was…

11 years ago

The civil war in Syria may be coming to a head as negotiations urged

The Syrian civil war drags on. Russia is sending ships and marines to Syria and both the U.S. and Russia…

11 years ago

America’s stance on guns brings shame on an otherwise civilized nation

While the population still grieves over the loss of young lives at Sandy Hook, the NRA and Congress dig in…

11 years ago

Historical or hysterical? What to make of Tim Scott replacing whack-job DeMint

South Carolina Governor, Nikki Haley has made history in appointing a black Republican, but was the move historical or hysterical?

11 years ago

The New York Stock Exchange is being sold, but the game’s the same

An obscure investment player of many years experience has emerged to buy the NYSE. He's a big derivatives guy with…

11 years ago

NRA’s LaPierre suggests a solution for 1% of gun deaths

The NRA held a press event today. Wayne LaPierre presided. He suggested police in all schools. He mentioned no new…

11 years ago

Expect a ringing defense from gun owners in the aftermath of 27 deaths

Politicians (a few at least) are making loud gun control noises. They do that every time there's another mass murder.…

11 years ago

Eric Cantor’s letter spells out the continuing ALEC/Koch right-wing agenda

Eric Cantor has gotten his orders from Koch/ALEC headquarters, and there is no mistaking their intent; continue to make life…

11 years ago

Just as you thought mass shooting stories couldn’t get more grotesque, 20 children are gunned down

Five decent, caring, dedicated and hard working adults were wiped out in Sandy Hook Elementary School by someone brandishing two…

11 years ago

The vicious red states are engaging in an attack on the public school system

South Carolina is a prime example of right-wing attempts to destroy the public school system and replace it with private…

11 years ago

Red states are making a decision that could cost some residents their lives

Many right-wing state governors are opting out of the ACA Medicaid expansion opportunity. Too much money say their governors. That's…

11 years ago

Fringe Conservatives Turn to Donald Trump for an Answer on the Fiscal Cliff

Little progress has been made on the debt issue. Donald Trump weighed in on the question a dozen years ago,…

11 years ago

How state elected officials barely listen to those who elected them

An explanation of where the real influential power centers are inside and outside of state legislatures. Hint: it's all about…

11 years ago

In South Carolina the stampede is on to replace DeMint

Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate to take over the Presidency of the Heritage Foundation. Another extremist will undoubtedly take…

11 years ago

Puzzled Republicans; here are the reasons African Americans gave the President 93% of their votes

The Emancipation Proclamation ostensibly freed the slaves back in the midst of the Civil War. Modern day slavery camouflaged as…

11 years ago

The Republican hyperbole about the ‘fiscal cliff’ is deafening and misleading

The ongoing debate about the fiscal cliff continues as the U.S. approaches the current debt ceiling. Republicans are responsible for…

12 years ago

The handwriting is on the wall; cursive is no longer welcome in elementary schools

With schools hotbeds of electronic teaching devices, cursive writing instruction is being phased out, no longer considered necessary

12 years ago

Millions of jobs lost as corporations continue to set up overseas call centers

In calling in a missing paper report I was surprised to learn that my small newspaper used an overseas call…

12 years ago

The Dark Side of Black Friday: Walmart Refuses Customers’ Petition Supporting Workers

I joined 10 other worker sympathizers in protest Walmart's treatment of their Part-time workforce. Inside the store our petition was…

12 years ago

What do Kim Kardashian, Milkshakes and the Middle East have in common?

Kim Kardashian is heading for the mid-east to open 2 new Milk Bars. She'll also learn move about the region…

12 years ago

2012 is a special Thanksgiving thanks to key Congressional races

The 2012 election was especially satisfying for the Presidency and the new faces that will show up in Congress, especially…

12 years ago

Pushing Back against George Will’s Half Truths and Lies About Elizabeth Warren

George Will writes about an agency founded and briefly run by newly-elected Senator Elizabeth Warren. Will tells many half-truths and…

12 years ago

Republicans have changed little, so there is no reason to trust them

The crazy has bubbled to the surface, and Republican loonies are running amok in post-Obama reelection America.

12 years ago

The Mystery that is Hillary Clinton: To be, or not to be a 2016 Candidate

There are 2 prominent women who could assume their party's mantle as Presidential candidates in 2016. They are Condoleezza Rice…

12 years ago

After a near-perfect military career, General Patraeus hits a snag

Army General, David Patraeus was destined for greatness from his first year at West Point. Sadly, an affair tainted his…

12 years ago

Jon Husted Hatches a Plan to Make Sure Democrats Never Win Ohio Again

Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted wants to dramatically change electoral votes to favor Republicans, and make it nearly impossible…

12 years ago

Investigate Rick Scott for the Voting Obscenity that is Florida

As the absentee vote count continues in Miami-Dade county. Post-election, Rick Scott should be investigated

12 years ago

In spite of huge Republican money and relentless attack ads it’s Obama

Incredible amounts of money were spent on the 2012 General Election. And lots of that money was wasted when expensive…

12 years ago

A last and final look at Mitt Romney close up prior to November 6th

There could be no worse selection for President than money-monger, Mitt Romney. He himself admits, 47% of the population will…

12 years ago

As a poll worker, I have been well trained in all areas except for voter fraud

I have been a poll worker for numerous local, primary and general elections. There's no area that has not been…

12 years ago

Don’t expect Obama/Romney part deux Biden is one tough cookie

Joe Biden debates Paul Ryan in the only Vice Presidential nominee debate. Biden is expert in Foreign Affairs and very…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney Proved in front of 67 Million Americans that He Can’t be Trusted

It was generally conceded that Mitt Romney won the first debate. The question is can you trust anything he said?…

12 years ago

Romney will bring talking points to the debate while Obama will tell the truth

Mitt's handlers will give him talking points, while President Obama will be armed with the truth at the first presidential…

12 years ago

A visit to a local Republican Party Headquarters reveals some interesting twists

I paid a recent visit to an Upstate South Carolina Republican Party Headquarters to look at its campaign literature. FreedomWorks…

12 years ago

Republicans Show Their True Colors With Their Undisguised Hatred of People of Color

In the span of a little over a day, there have been 3 blatant examples of Republican racism including Newt…

12 years ago

Guess Where that Prescription That’s Keeping You Alive Was Made? Not in the U.S.

80% of prescription medication ingredients are made overseas, mostly in China and India, yet inspection of those factories has been…

12 years ago

Despite all of Issa’s Fast & Furious rants, Eric Holder was telling the truth

The Inspector General of the Justice Department has issued a 471-page report on Fast & Furious. AG, Eric Holder, was…

12 years ago

GOP uses Middle East tragedy to try to gain points for Mitt Romney

The Republicans are trying to manipulate tragic events in the Middle East to the benefit of foreign-policy challenged, Mitt Romney.

12 years ago

GOP Rep and NRA Pet Trey Gowdy Finds Himself on the Wrong Side of a Gun

Sunday night, South Carolina Representative, Trey Gowdy was sitting in his car when a woman walked up and stuck a…

12 years ago

Right Wing School Voucher Guy Howard Rich is Buying US State Legislatures

Howard Rich is one of a number of extremely wealthy old men who are not only buying congressmen and women,…

12 years ago

Bill Clinton Mixed Teacher and Preacher While Giving the Convention Speech of His Life

Bill Clinton delivered what may have been his finest speech in entering Barack Obama's name into nomination at the Democratic…

12 years ago

2012 is Already the Best Democratic Convention in Many Years

There's lots of pressure on the remaining party 'stars'. For today (Wednesday), you know prime time (10-11:00) speakers Bill Clinton…

12 years ago

President Obama Must Use the Convention to Tell the Unvarnished Truth

Tuesday is the opening day of the Democratic Convention. The speakers must speak the truth. The Bush administration screwed everything…

12 years ago

The Postal Service Attack by Republicans is the Canary in the Coal Mine

The Republican vicious and unrelenting attacks on the U.S. Postal Service is the canary in the coal mine for our…

12 years ago

GOP Convention Shows How Little the Truth Matters to Them

The usual BS'ers took to the podium on the last night of the GOP convention. An addled Clint Eastwood was…

12 years ago

Another GOP Convention Night of Lies and Distortions

The speakers are all plugged into the same outlet. Obama as job-killing monster; the end is near and the ongoing…

12 years ago

Ann Romney Matches Her Husband Lie for Lie at the RNC

Ann Romney targeted women voters with a speech that was a mix of pure corn syrup, and blatant lies.

12 years ago

With or Without Isaac, the Republican National Convention is Going to be One Windy Affair

Republicans delayed their convention a day, taking no chances with Isaac. There will be no political chances taken with the…

12 years ago

South Carolina Democrats Attack One of Their Own, Defend Republican ‘Spy’

An South Carolina Democratic Luncheon meeting attendee challenging the presence of a Republican spy, triggers a DINO defense of Republicans.

12 years ago

Hell Hath no Fury Like Saying ‘Hell’ in Your Valedictorian Speech

There are 20 churches in Prague, OK, and one high school valedictorian who was denied her diploma for saying hell.

12 years ago

Mitt and his Rove Jr. VP Grace 60 Minutes and Honesty Was Hard to Come By

60 Minutes Romney/Ryan interview Romney & new VP questioned by Bob Schieffer TV interview exposes BS of Mitt and Paul.

12 years ago

Paul Ryan’s Odd VP Selection As a Play for Women’s Votes Through His Wife

So Romney picked Paul Ryan, eh? And at the decidedly unmedia-worthy time of 7 a.m. ET on a Saturday morning.…

12 years ago

When Underdog Democratic Candidates Don’t Fight Like Hell, Many Republican Candidates Benefit

Incumbent Congressional Representative, Trey Gowdy has a healthy lead over his Democratic opponent. He's sending major money to help pals.

12 years ago

Republicans Are Embarrassingly Wrong About Climate Change and We’re Paying the Price

Agriculture is being threatened by the worst drought in memory. Ranchers are selling their herds and still no effective climate…

12 years ago