Posted in Media Politics

#Amnesty: ”unaccompanied children” continue to be relocated to Carolinas

It’s fallen off the radar in the drive-by media, but the relocation of “unaccompanied children” border-crashers from Latin America is still going strong. The US Department of Health and Human Services’s Office of Refugee Resettlement reports that — from October 2013 to September 2014 — North…

Posted in Congress Mark Meadows Mick Mulvaney South Carolina Tea Party

The FREEDOM Caucus?

Yep.  One has been founded on Capitol Hill.  The founding group includes NINE Republican House members — with Mark Meadows (NC) and Mick Mulvaney (SC) being the only members from The Carolinas.  What is this group all about?: Conservative lawmakers are officially rolling out a…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media NC legislature Politics

#NCGA: Harrell v. Hartsell. Events south of the border sound eerily familiar to case up here

The word is out that South Carolina’s state House speaker has been indicted: First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe announces that the Richland County Grand Jury indicted Robert W. Harrell, Jr., Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, today on nine charges.  The nine indictments…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Law & Order Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

How many illegal aliens did Barry dump in your county?

We posted earlier about the secretive effort by the feds to dump all of those border-crashing kids from South America in various US states — without bothering to inform the governors or other leaders. As of July 31, the feds report that 1429 illegals have…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Heritage Action: Meadows top conservative for NC, Duncan on top for SC

Heritage Action has updated their conservatism rankings for the current session of Congress.  There HAS been some shakeup in the North Carolina delegation.  For the current 113th Congress (2013-2014) , Reps. Mark Meadows, George Holding and Robert Pittenger appear to be racking up the most…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics

Club For Growth grades our folks in DC for 2013

The Club For Growth — a DC-based PAC that emphasizes support for lower taxes and free market measures — loves to hold the feet of politicians in both parties to the fire.  A lot of groups issue ratings.  National Journal, for instance, evaluates your conservatism…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics Republicans South Carolina Tea Party

#SCSEN: ANOTHER censure for Lindsey Graham?

Boy, the problems keep mounting for South Carolina’s senior US senator.  He’s got four primary opponents.  He’s been censured by at least half a dozen county GOP organizations (including the one in his home county).  It appears some activists in Myrtle Beach want to add…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media Politics South Carolina Tea Party

Memo to The Round Rev: It takes ONE to know ONE

”[…] And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics South Carolina

GOP, grassroots unrest bubbling over in SC, too

We posted here about an NCGOP establishment vs. grassroots spat in Haywood County. There have been previous issues in Beaufort, Craven, Davidson and Gates counties. It appears the folks just south of us are having a strikingly similar family feud.  US Senator Lindsey Graham —…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics Republicans South Carolina Tea Party

#SCSEN Lindsey Graham: O-Care? “That’s FINE.”

        I had a chance last night to talk with one of the more polished, impressive Tea Party leaders I’ve encountered yet — Larry Nordvig, executive director of The Richmond (VA) Tea Party.  He passed on to me — and some others…