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What to look for in Lindsey Graham's challenger

What we need in a Graham Challenger

Now that candidates are lining up to challenge Graham in the next primary, it’s time to look for the candidate that we all need to coalesce behind. Here are seven characteristics that an effective challenger for Graham will need. I’ll be posting an analysis of each of the declared candidates based on these characteristics in […]

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Roman soldier's helmet

Are you a political barbarian?

Every election cycle, we hear Christian leaders encouraging everyone to throw strategy to the wind and just vote conscience. While that sounds great, this line of reasoning is actually counter-productive to their goals. Let me explain by telling a story. An Illustration From History In 61 AD, a small Roman army was drawn up in […]

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#PrimaryGraham image opposing Lindsey Graham

Two mistakes that could re-elect Lindsey Graham

The day after Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster,  the super-popular hashtag #StandWithRand was joined by another: #PrimaryGraham. That hashtag sums up the rage that’s been building for a long time against Sen. Lindsey Graham. There’s a good chance of getting him out this time if conservatives don’t blow it with the following 2 mistakes. Mistake #1: Running […]

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Gingrich and Paul

Who I voted for in the SC primary (and why I’m mad as all get-out about it)

Let me say in starting that this is the most ridiculous, disasterous, ill-advised and mishandled primary I’ve ever seen. In response to the criminal mismanagement in Washington we’ve seen a huge wave of popular indignation directed toward government in general, and YET we’re on the brink of nominating more of the same people who caused […]

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Newt Gingrich

7 reasons not to support Newt Gingrich

One of the most important things to discern about a candidates is their worldview. Their worldview determines not only how they vote/act/govern, but why. Here are seven indicators of Newt Gingrich’s real worldview that are being largely overlooked. Reason #1: Compromise So many people seem to think that Gingrich has what it takes to lead this country […]

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The Reward of Compromise

When President Bush and the Washington establishment were pushing the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the four Republican Congressmen from South Carolina reportedly “held hands and jumped” and voted for the bill. Their reasoning? “They can’t vote us all out.” The midterm elections are now over, so let’s look at what happened to each of these […]

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Working Families + Tom Dobbins = ACORN Victory

Voters in SC’s House District 8 will notice  something strange on their ballot this year: Democratic nominee Tom Dobbins is listed twice, once as the Democratic nominee, and once as the nominee of the Working Families Party. This may be the first time you’ve heard of this party, but it won’t be the last. The […]

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Career Politician or Conservative Patriot?

Since the Duncan campaign made the Republican Primary Runoff, a lot of mischaracterizations, innuendos, and outright lies have been spread about Jeff Duncan. I confess to some surprise about this, since it’s the last thing I expected from the supporters of Richard Cash. Duncan has been called a lawyer and a career politician, and detractors […]

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Your vote: a sacred trust

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is […]

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A few questions, please, Mr. Cameron…

In England, the recent general election has resulted in a party coalition between the Tories and the Lib Dems. In my opinion, point #10 of their coalition programme is pure genius. 10. The parties agree to implement… a new mechanism to prevent the proliferation of unnecessary new criminal offenses. Okay….I have a few questions about […]

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