Trump tried to campaign in South Carolina and said that he was going to beat Joe Biden in five months, but the election is next year.
The only all-male court in the United States has just voted to uphold a 6-week ban on abortion after managing to replace the lone woman judge.
They’re at it again. South Carolina State Senator Sandy Senn is a Republican woman fighting yet another legislative attempt to “shackle women” along side with her “Sister Senators.”
Trump seems to have found his issue for 2024, and it is the scourge of wind power in the United States.
Finally, the all-important first primary looks like the Democratic Party.
President Biden called out Republicans for blocking voting rights bills and demanded that Congress pass the legislation.
Pressley Stutts, who served as an executive committee member of the Greenville County Republican Party and the leader of the Greenville Tea Party, died in South Carolina after a battle with Covid-19. Stutts had pushed back against vaccination efforts in his state and regularly shared Covid-19 conspiracy theories. In June, he insisted that vaccination efforts…
Lindsey Graham has rarely shown any kind of backbone since Donald Trump took over the Republican party. He was fiercely opposed to Trump during the 2016 primary but is now one of his biggest enablers. And the former president is still obsessed with the claim that he was cheated out of the 2020 election. And…
In many schools, children recite the Pledge of Allegiance. They know the words, of course. They recite the pledge each and every day. Michael Flynn, prior to joining Donald Trump’s administration, spent his entire adult life in the military. But during an event last night in South Carolina on Saturday night, the long-time military man…
Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid is not going well. With less than two weeks to go, he is trailing Joe Biden by nearly 10 percentage points. And rather than trying to reach voters closer to the political middle, he has begun to lash out as people within his own party. A huge surrogate for Trump,…
There are a lot of things going wrong for Lindsey Graham right now. The South Carolina senator has been getting crushed fundraising wise and has taken to regularly begging for donations on Fox News. Graham is also up against a really tough challenger in Jaime Harrison. And Harrison has been getting under the senator’s skin…
Lindsey Graham has typically had an easy road to reelection since joining the United States senate in 2002. But his toadyism towards Donald Trump has made him one of the most unpopular lawmakers in America. Graham’s race against Jaime Harrison is now being watched by people all over the country. Incredible amounts of money are…
Jaime Harrison has repeated his blockbuster fundraising success from Thursday by raising the same amount over the past 24 hours. He’s currently tied with Lindsey Graham in the South Carolina Senate race. Harrison, a Democrat, announced the initial numbers yesterday but had to provide an update on Friday because he’d pulled off the same fundraising…
Jaime Harrison has raised more than $1 million over the past 24 hours in his bid to unseat Lindsey Graham. The Democrat’s fundraising will add to fears that Graham can be defeated. Harrison announced the number on Twitter on Thursday. He was once seen as a long-shot to beat the Republican senator but his fundraising…
Two petitions are calling for a memorial to Chadwick Boseman to replace a Confederate statue in the late actor’s hometown. The effort has garnered thousands of signatures. One petition calls for a Confederate statue in Anderson, South Carolina to be replaced with a memorial to the Black Panther star and has garnered more than 6,000 signatures. “Mr….
Former Vice President Joe Biden blew out Bernie Sanders in South Carolina and his win provided some insight into where the primary could be going.
Former President Obama has asked South Carolina TV stations to stop running anti-Biden ads from a pro-Trump super PAC that use his voice.
A new poll shows that Hillary Clinton has a chance to turn deep red South Carolina blue in November, and in the process turn the presidential election into a blowout.
Bernie Sanders congratulated Hillary Clinton, thanked his supporters, and vowed to fight on after losing the South Carolina Democratic primary.
Iowa radio host Steve Deace has decided on a manly solution to Cruz’s unmanly campaign performance by threatening to castrate himself
A Muslim woman stood up in silent protest of Trump’s attacks on Syrian refugees, and found herself escorted out to boos and catcalls
The Republican Party has taken America for a nightmare ride, but this did not just happen overnight. We – Americans – let it happen
South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has become a convert, who now believes in federal aid for natural disaster victims.
South Carolina isn’t feeling the Bern. Instead, the state appears poised to serve as a firewall for Hillary Clinton.
Bernie Sanders showed the power of a liberal message in a red state by drawing 9,200 supporters during a two-day campaign swing through South Carolina.
In a statement, the Sanders campaign announced that two upcoming rallies in South Carolina had to be moved to larger venues after crowd projections outgrew the original locations.
The final vote was 94-20 for removal and it came at 1:11 a.m. on Thursday morning.
Nearly a week after a true and loyal Confederate racist brutally murdered nine innocent African Americans worshipping in a building they assumed was a safe sanctuary from Confederates, and after several days of negative publicity and pressure, both Governor Haley and Senator Graham suddenly think that maybe a symbol of treason and racism is not playing well with decent Americans.
Fischer ignores 150 years of history since Lincoln, including the GOP’s Southern Strategy to attract all the racists over to their party
John Oliver said that the Confederate flag is one of those symbols that should only be used to help us identify the worst people in the world.
The Council of Conservative Citizens says blacks are “the laziest, stupidest and most criminally-inclined race in the history of the world”
Cruz says the flag is “a question for South Carolina” to decide but as I recall, that issue was settled in 1865 and SCs flag then was white
Assuming that Roof wrote the manifesto, there can be no question that the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church was motivated by racism.
The State of Texas won’t allow the Confederate flag on its license plates, while South Carolina won’t even lower their’s to half-mast
With an almost comedic and absolute lack of self-awareness, Lindsey Graham claims Rand Paul is the GOP’s looming disaster
After Fiorina testily fielded eleven minutes of questions, a campaign aide abruptly ended the press conference on her behalf.
South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham insisted on Monday that the Iraq War was not a mistake.
Stephen Colbert announced that he plans to fulfill every existing grant request made by SC public school teachers on DonorsChoose.org.
Take heart my Hispanic and Latino brothers and sisters. You’re not the only ones whose presence in the U.S. makes Republican’s skin crawl. At least if the parsed bigotry of South Carolina Republican Representative Trey Gowdy and some of his colleagues and constituents is any indication.
Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Lindsey Graham, and Ted Cruz, got together and agreed to collectively sound like Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Father Jonathan Morris took to Fox & Friends to push fear of eternal damnation while ignoring the Constitution’s No Religious Test Clause
The crux of South Carolina’s argument in support of discriminating against gays is that if it constitutionally permissible to discriminate against women, then it is perfectly legal to discriminate against gays.
West wonders “how long the media and black activists will try and milk this one in a case where the justice system clearly worked”.
As of Thursday afternoon, Officer Michael Slager hadn’t even reached his first 1000 dollars from crowdfunding sites.
I could be wrong, but I suspect Louis Jordan will be sailing into murky political waters very soon.
I’m ashamed of America. Not because I hate America, but because I love America. By now you’ve probably seen the YouTube video by some members of the Unversity of Oklahoma chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon singing hateful, racist lyrics on a party bus that would embarrass the KKK.
President Obama appeared to crush all Republican hope that Keystone XL will ever be approved while he is president during a town hall in South Carolina.
I attended the South Carolina State Democratic Party-sponsored John Spratt Issues Conference in Myrtle Beach late last week. The conference featured a number of prominent Democrats.
Because they own most of the Republican state’s governors and legislatures, it is there that the Kochs’ ideology is doing the most damage that their GOP surrogates are unrepentant about.
How do we handle all the love that Republicans show women?
In yet another senseless gun episode, a highly respected, accomplished and beloved professor, Raja Fayad, was shot to death on campus on the afternoon of Thursday, February 5, 2015.
Even though most Republican governors are wary of going all-in on tax cuts for the rich and corporations like trickle-down failure Kansas governor Sam Brownback, they are going all in to raise taxes on their poor and middle class residents to avoid putting any “financial strain” on their wealthiest donors and their corporations.
It is time that the left started taking this election seriously, along with Romney and Jeb Bush and the rest, even those we view as stupid, misogynist, and out of touch wing nuts
Some view South Carolina as the reddest state in the nation. After November 4th, it just might be.
CNN received an audio recording of comments Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) made to an all-male Irish-Catholic organization in South Carolina earlier in the month. While speaking to the group at a private meeting, Graham stated that “white men who are in male-only clubs are going to do great in my presidency.”
Former executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party Todd Kincannon sent out a tweet Wednesday evening saying Michael Brown’s parents shouldn’t be upset because they are pro-choice Democrats and “they got a taxpayer-funded abortion.”
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I recently assessed the governor’s race and the statewide races, all squarely in the Republican column unless all that voter fraud we’ve heard so much about comes rising to the fore. I’d like to limit my next observations to the seven races for the Congressional House Seats.
There are two issues guaranteed to get the wing-nuts to the polls even if they have to crawl on their bellies over barbed wire in a typhoon. The first is anything to do with not being able to let their kids under ten play with howitzers; the second voting magnet is anything to do with the possibility that Bob and Bruce might marry.
South Carolina has the lowest percentage of women in its legislature of any state in the union. The supreme irony is that the only elected woman whose voice remotely counts in the state is arguably the worst governor in the nation, and that’s saying something.
A white highway patrolman was charged with aggravated assault and battery after an unprovoked shooting of a black driver. The shooting was captured on the trooper’s dash cam.
Political pundits are wont to claim Republicans obstruct governance and oppose policies and agendas that benefit the entire nation because they are clueless and lack issues, policies, and agendas, but that is not the case.
Let our Democratic candidates run on a platform of both mercy and pocketbook practicality. The issue is out there for the taking
I watched President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night. I was one of the 15% who did in my area of South Carolina.
I went to one of those “poisoned citizens” meetings the other night. It was a community meeting called by a couple of outside law firms that have just sued a number of corporate polluters for freely releasing their deadly environmental cargo upon unsuspecting and vulnerable neighbors. The community gathering was held in a Spartanburg,…
Dennis S. attended Truthful Tuesday, a demonstration in Columbia, SC on Tuesday and provided a detailed breakdown of the event.
As the new year is getting underway, there is a renewed push to force prayer into South Carolina public schools.
A South Carolina legislator illegally charges taxpayers for Walter Williams flights. Ethics committee says ignorance of law is excuse.
On Thursday morning, the day after Christmas, Republican Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina tweeted out a picture of one of her Christmas presents.
Bright says, “If the Tenth Amendment won’t protect the Second, we might have to use the Second to protect the Tenth.”
Since 2009, Republicans have broken their oath of office repeatedly by deliberately undermining the government’s ability to function and creating as much economic damage by killing Americans’ jobs.
South Carolina senator Tim Scott declined an invitation to the March on Washington. Knowing his constituency, you can understand why.
Havana-born Roan Garcia-Quintana doesn’t want America to be for others what it has been for him
The people who elected Sanford typify the segment of America that prevents the nation from ever moving out of the 19th century, and they are not confined to South Carolina.
One last dirty trick? Voters in South Carolina’s District 1 are expressing confusion because they are only allowed to vote for Elizabeth Colbert Busch once, but her name is on the ballot twice.
There’s a lot of listening, clapping and jumping up and down at a Democratic state convention. Other than that, very little for delegates to except try to mobilize voters for Elizabeth Colbert Busch.
Republican trespasser, court order violator, Appalachian Trail hiker, ethics violator, and post-abandoner Mark Sanford is proving that Republicans are bereft of any values at all.
This evening at the Citadel, the two candidates for the SC District 1 Congressional seat, will debate for an hour and fifteen minutes. Here is what you need to know.
More troubles for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District candidate, Mark Sanford. He’ll face a judge after his special election. This presents an opportunity for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch
By any measure, America is in decline. The fault lies almost completely with male Republicans. Democratic women must usurp the power.
In all likelihood the 2014 South Carolina Governor’s race is going to be a replay of the 2010 race, not good news for incumbent Nikki Haley
Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC), who compared immigrants to animals, believes that background checks will lead to a Rwanda-esque genocide.
15 states with Republican governors are refusing to expand Medicaid even though the first 3 years are free and never more than 10% in state costs.
Former Congressman and South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is about as immoral and unethical as they get, but God is reviving his career.
South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison is a powerful lobbyist for the Podesta Group. He’s about to become the Chairman of the state party.
An increasing number of states have passed a bill whose main component is increasing reading skills. It’s really another privatizing effort
The legislation being proposed by the GOP House is pathetic. Yet, little is heard from Democratic constituents. Activism is the answer.
The primary purpose of House Bill 933 is to perpetuate the bloat of the defense budget and decimate domestic programs.
After years of manipulation and buying off elected officials, a large percentage of radical right-wingers are planning a civil war.
On March 1st a decision will be made that could impact millions for at least 9 years. Jobs will be lost and people will go hungry, but not the rich.
A long-time and oft-repeated Republican criticism of Democrats is the tendency to regulation. But, so do Republicans, especially for friends.