July 22, 2010

“Kinda Comprehensive” Tax Reform

After yesterday’s Tax Realignment Commission (TRAC) vote on a first proposal to change our tax code , there seems to be many “worried dads” running around today. As I told […]

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May 1, 2010

The State Budget: Deal or No Deal?

I was never really much of a fan of the game show but it did remind me of the upcoming Budget Conference Committee negotiations between the House and Senate this […]

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April 28, 2010

Bucket List: 9 years ago today

I really don’t have a “bucket list”; but if I did, sky diving would have been on it. One spring afternoon in St. George, a few friends of mine decided […]


October 28, 2009

Dum Spiro Spero

Photo: Artwork, Jim Booth Is it the dawn of a new era for South Carolina politics? For the past two days, our state has seen members of the House and […]

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October 27, 2009

Term Limits: From SC to DC?

I was catching up on news around our state today and noticed US Senator Jim DeMint’s blog and his post about filing a term-limit bill for Congress. Good job, Senator. […]

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June 26, 2009

Come together

Like most in our state, I was shocked (and disappointed) when listening to the news conference Wednesday afternoon from the State House. I had planned an enjoyable afternoon of golf […]

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June 23, 2009

Your Tweetin' Neighbors

Many of you know by now that I was one of the first SC elected officials to get on the twitter “craze” last year (NathanBallentin) . Since that time I’ve […]

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May 18, 2009

Racing ahead with technology

Less than 360 days since the national Democrats embraced “new media” to take over Washington at all levels by energizing new voters, it looks like the SC GOP is ready […]

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May 12, 2009

Campaign 2010 about to kick into gear

With the State GOP Convention this weekend in Columbia, look for several formal announcements over the next few days. Up first appears to be Representative Ted Pitts who will announce […]

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