The Other McCain

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#Marianne2020: Let’s Make This Happen

  Lawrence Person has a roundup on the emerging Democrat 2020 presidential field and, buried deep down in his massive linkfest is the news that Hillary Clinton’s former “spiritual adviser” Marianne Williamson has launched a campaign for president. He links this news article from the Keene (N.H.) Sentinel Source: Hoping to bring “a massive infusion […]

Transgender Professor in South Carolina Attacks Feminists as ‘Cockroaches’

  Until a few years ago, Professor Rachel McKinnon was a Canadian, and was also a male. Rhys McKinnon attended the University of Victoria in British Columbia, where he got a bachelor’s degree in philosophy in 2005. Sometime thereafter, Rhys McKinnon decided he was a “she,” so that by the time he/“she” received his/“her” Ph.D. […]

Ray Moore Is Right!

Ray Moore is a candidate in the South Carolina Republican primary for lieutenant governor. He is also a courageous Christian patriot whom I first interviewed in 2002 when he published a book (and accompanying documentary video) called Let My Children Go. Moore is an advocate of Christian education and a supporter of the homeschooling movement […]

Sen. Lindsey Graham May Try Out New Look To Fend Off Tea Party Challenger

by Smitty Let’s face it: life is tough in RINO-land, and the growing backlash against political deadwood cannot be denied. The Blaze reports: It’s official: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will face a Tea Party challenger in 2014. A spokesperson for Republican Nancy Mace, who is already being billed as a Tea Party favorite, confirmed to […]

The Russians Call South Carolina’s Media Trajectory A Molniya Orbit

by Smitty Twitter was awash in SC-1 Jubilation about Sanford’s win over Colbert-Bush: So Mark Sanford won?yay, I guess. — Wodeshed (@Wodeshed) May 8, 2013 IowaHawk captures the depth of the opportunity SC-1 has missed for redeeming itself in the eyes of our mainstream media betters: South Carolina: bellwether of new progressive South to hellhole […]

My Thing, Your Thing, Our Thing UPDATE: Apparently, It’s #WAR

Dana Loesch has a piece at Red State about the controversy that ensued when Ben Howe wrote a piece at BuzzFeed criticizing a video from Tea Party Patriots. I never saw the video and didn’t read Howe’s BuzzFeed piece, although friends made me aware that there was some kind of kerfuffle about it. What. Ever. Part of the […]

Fear and Loathing in the Lowcountry UPDATE: Trail Hiker Wins GOP Runoff

UPDATE 11:15 p.m. ET: Welcome, Instapundit readers! As you surely know by now, 1st District GOP voters chose Mark Sanford by a 57-43 margin over Curtis Bostic. A few quick reactions from my Twitter account: Not every day a political reporter gets to use “inamorata”… So there’s that to be happy about. #SCTweets — […]

The Final Push in South Carolina: Candidate Showdown at Aunt Chilada’s

CHARLESTON, S.C. It’s about 100 miles to Hilton Head and took me more than two hours today, but I wanted to be there for this event: Republicans crowded into a Hilton Head restaurant Monday afternoon to hear Republican congressional candidates Curtis Bostic and Mark Sanford discuss issues in their final meeting before Tuesday’s runoff in […]

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