No surprise: South Carolina's GOP Senators just joined their House colleagues in voting against the Serve America Act. It passed anyway 79-19.When will South Carolina voters tell these people that they don't represent our values and send them home?
The State, in an article about how South Carolinians view Governor Mark Sanford, notes that many former supporters are losing faith in him.But it also quotes Senate President Glenn McConnell who says “I don’t see anything wrong with his approach." And there's the Upstate software sales rep, who wrote the Governor, urging him to stay … Continue reading “There is a quiet awakening going on right now.”
So let's pretend that you believe that serving your country is a noble, or even, self-less act. Further, let's suppose that you believe that those who serve their nation, rather than embarking on a career, should be given a living allowance (and since this is only pretend, let's say it's at the federal poverty level) … Continue reading SC’s Republican Congressmen: National Service is a Communist Plot
My name is [withheld], I live in Westminster SC (Oconee County) and I was just wondering if you know any where that provides dental work for low income families I am willing to travel some where if need be.I was going to apply for Medicaid I had to wait for our birth certificates to come … Continue reading Letters From Desolation Row, SC (part II)
A Greenville News editorial this morning unveils a dastardly attack by the Communist-Mixed-Race-Usurper-of-the-Republican throne on charities in his 2010 budget outline. It seems that "President" Obama wants to limit the ability of people who make over $250,000 a year by letting top tax rates return to the confiscatory levels of the late 1990's. Many people … Continue reading Obama’s Non-Existent Attack on Charities
Ok, it's official. Governor Sanford has rejected South Carolina's share of the stimulus package, unless he is granted a waiver to pay down the state's debt. It's not surprising, but it is disappointing. The Governor's action opens up the possibility of a constitutional crisis between Congress and the states. As Jack M. Balkin, Yale Professor of … Continue reading Sanford Rejects SC’s Stimulus Money Prompting a Constitutional Crisis
Every single day I hear from people around the state of South Carolina who are not getting by. I've always gotten letters like this, but now they come in waves. Here's the latest from Desolation Row.I never thought I would have to write a desperate plea for help like I am doing and if you … Continue reading A Letter From Desolation Row