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Woodhouse-Haley 2016

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley — looking more and more like The Palmetto State’s Renee Ellmers — has been getting some abuse from conservatives for her “response” to Barry Obama’s speech the other night.  She has confirmed that her speech was meant as an attack on…

Posted in Congress Media Politics Republicans South Carolina

SC shows NC, nat’l GOP how it’s done

          South Carolina legislators have passed a law making it a crime for anyone in The Palmetto State to enforce the implementation of ObamaCare: The South Carolina state House passed a bill Wednesday that declares President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable  Care Act…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics South Carolina

SC media, Dems target Gov. Haley’s 14 yr old daughter

      Presidents Carter, Clinton, Obama and (W.) Bush all moved into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with teenage children in tow.  The media and the Democrats made a point of lecturing Republicans about how the Carter and Clinton and Obama children were OFF LIMITS.  (Let them…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Politics South Carolina

South Carolina state government politics: a peek into NC’s future?

    A lot of GOP activists in North Carolina are talking about how great it will be to have a Republican governor AND legislature in Raleigh after 2012.  Well, South Carolina Republicans already have that. Check out South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s Twitter feed…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics South Carolina

Vice-President HALEY ????

The Palmetto State governor is out hawking a new book all over the country.  She’s been campaigning for Romney all over the country. She’s been hitting Fox News and The View.  What’s up with this burst of national visibility? Some in the national media believe…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics South Carolina

Tea Party displeasure with SC’s Haley an omen for NC voters considering McCrory?

      Tea Party activists in South Carolina had such high hopes for state legislator Nikki Haley while she was running for governor of The Palmetto State. She had a strong conservative record in the legislature, and talked a good game on the campaign…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics Republicans South Carolina

Welcome To The Carolinas

Now that the smoke has cleared in Iowa and New Hampshire, the nation’s eyes are turning just south of me to The Palmetto State. (We, in North Carolina, will get our share of the national spotlight this summer when BarryO and his traveling circus roll…

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GOP: Get On the bandwagon — or else …

    Rush had the theory some time back that the DC Republican Ruling Class is putting out the following message to Republican activists and officials around the country:  Get behind Romney if you want to be  a player in this party ever again.  Watching…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Mitt Romney NCGOP Politics Republicans South Carolina

SC : Nikki LOVES Mitt ( Tea Party falling OUT of love with Nikki?)

        In North Carolina,  Republican Renee Ellmers was unexpectedly propelled past Democrat Bob Etheridge in the 2010 race for the state’s 2nd congressional district seat in Washington.  Once sworn in, Ellmers latched on to John Boehner and the party establishment, and pretty…