Tag Archives: South Carolina
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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Signing of the Declaration of Independence

An endorsement: a favor to exchange or a good name to guard?

Former Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer endorsed Mike Huckabee in 2008. Mike Huckabee then endorsed Bauer in his next election. Sen. Lindsey Graham vocally supported Sarah Palin as she ran for VP; she then donated to his campaign fund. Mitt Romney endorsed Gov. Nikki Haley in her campaign; now she has just endorsed him for president. […]

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Abigail, Josiah, and Samuel with Georgia, the dog we adopted from the animal shelter.

Thou shalt not kill….the animals?

At our County Council meeting last night we heard an empathetic, passionate appeal to the audience’s emotions as the members of the local Humane Society pled to have a Standard Operating Procedure adopted at the local animal shelter – because “too many animals are being killed.” Words like “killed”, “euthanized”, “uncivilized”, “inhumane”, and even “holocaust” […]

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First Lady or First Woman?

Ever since her husband’s disgraceful scandal, South Carolina First Lady Jenny Sanford has been praised for the “grace and dignity with which she has handled this tragic situation”. Many appear to regard her as a true lady. While I certainly feel for her, I’m afraid I would disagree. A true lady understands when to speak and when […]

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