The Washington Monthly
For Most of His Life, Nelson Mandela Was an Enemy of the American State
Zack Beauchamp and Igor Volsky have a nice piece looking at longstanding political opposition to Mandela and the ANC on the right, from William F. Buckley to the 2003, when NRO lambasted him for opposing the Iraq War.
Jeff Duncan: Drilling = Jobs For SC
A new study released today takes a deep dive into what energy exploration off the Atlantic coast would mean for South Carolina.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Rep. Jeff Duncan knocks Sen. Harry Reid for handing staff Obamacare exemptions
Rep. Jeff Duncan is leveling sharp criticism at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, saying the Nevada Democrat's decision to exempt some of his staff from purchasing health coverage through Obamacare's new insurance exchanges is a symbol of "everything that is wrong with Washington."
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Oh heck, let's just privatize it all
Dear Chairman Ryan: As you go to conference with the Senate on the budget for fiscal year 2014 and set forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023, the undersigned organizations respectfully recommend consideration of a variety of strategies to reduce spending, and increase revenue, through policies under the general ... (more)
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Greenville News
Bill Stern and Jim Newsome: Ports are vital to state economy
Congratulations to Congressmen Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Mick Mulvaney, Jim Clyburn and Tom Rice for unanimously voting in favor of HR 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Did lawmakers really donate to charity?
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Wed Nov 20, 2013
Clark: A clean-energy agenda is a pro-South Carolina agenda
Why, I thought, would anyone in our great state be against small and medium-size businesses that support almost 18,000 jobs and have the potential to triple that number in the next decade? Small and medium-size businesses are the heart blood of our state's economy.
Cybercast News Service
Obamacare Website Security: Avoid Using it - 'Practice Abstinence,' Lawmaker Says
Rep. Thomas Massie advised people Tuesday to avoid using the healthcare.gov website because of recent concerns about privacy issues.
Charleston City Paper
Lindsey Graham plays up conservative cred as four GOP challengers plan for the primary
"A recent high-profile poll shows Graham's approval dropping within his own party, and four challengers are hoping to capitalize on his slumping support."
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The Island Packet
S.C. delegation pursuing NSA reforms
Recent revelations about the National Security Agency's vast surveillance system and its enormous ability to snoop is raising important questions about the legality of such conduct -- and sprouting reform proposals on Capitol Hill aimed at curbing the agency's surveillance authority.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
10 Republicans Who Cheered on Batkid, Want to Revoke His Obamacare
On Friday, a sick child in San Francisco stole the Twittersphere's heart after the Make-a-Wish Foundation helped him don superhero garb and "fight crime" on the streets of San Francisco as "Batkid."
Fri Nov 15, 2013
'This whole thing -- it's a mess!' Obama's health care 'fix' angers insurance companies
'This whole thing - it's a mess!' Insurers angrily attack Obama's health care 'fix' to reinstate canceled policies .
Thu Nov 14, 2013
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Congress holds hearing after report on TSA conduct released
On Wednesday, House Homeland Security Committees held a hearing focused on misconduct by employees of the Transportation Security Administration, which came just one day after a new government report found that misconduct cases involving TSA employees rose 27 percent in two years.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
DHS getting heat from lawmakers over Eagle II contract awardees
Senior lawmakers are questioning the Department of Homeland Security's awards for its $22 billion EAGLE II contract, Federal News Radio reports.
US Sen. Rand Paul again visits South Carolina
The Kentucky Republican speaks Monday at a luncheon fundraiser being hosted in Charleston by the state Republican Party.