Politics

Raising revenue OK with SC Republicans

Thank goodness South Carolina Representative James Clyburn is on the Super Committee otherwise the results of a recent poll might not get to his fellow Committee members. A just released Winthrop University poll has found that 73.2% of South Carolina Republican or Republican-leaning voters receiving Social Security or Medicare do not…

GOP debate in Columbia

Of all the upcoming GOP Presidential debates, the most important will be the one today in Columbia, SC.  The national media isn’t even mentioning this 6-candidate event both mainly because it is not really a traditional debate.  But the difference is what makes it more important. Each candidate—Rick Perry, Mitt…

Small Business Left Out of House Hearing on Tax Reform and Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Small Business Left Out of House Hearing on Tax Reform and Jobs; Small Business Leaders Meet With White House Officials Thursday Afternoon Washington, DC, June 2, 2011- The House Ways and Means Committee is holding a hearing on tax reform and jobs Thursday morning without small business,…

Unmasking the danger of corporate political campaign funds

Now that Halloween is over and the elections are tomorrow, it is really the time to get scared.  The opinion blog below should frighten the hell out of any red-blooded American. The Baseline Scenario Foreign Money, National Security, And The Midterm Elections By Simon Johnson Campaign contributions by non-citizens are…