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  1. Todd Kincannon: Ex-GOP Official Vowed To Make His Wife "Very F*cking Sorry"Read the original story

    1 hr ago | FITSNews

    Specifically, Lexington police responded to a bizarre incident in which he is accused of threatening Griffith and physically grabbing her so as to prevent her from escaping his vehicle. According to a police report, Kincannon - whose deliberately provocative social media presence has made him a pariah to the far left - also made threats to kill himself, Griffith and her family.

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  2. West Columbia Cop Shot In The HeadRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | FITSNews

    A West Columbia, S.C. police officer was shot in the head on Tuesday afternoon attempting to serve a bench warrant. The officer - whose identity has yet to be released - was attempting to serve the warrant at the Hudson Street home of 51-year-old William Kernnon at around 2:00 p.m. EDT when he was shot in the head.

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  3. Todd Kincannon's "Crisis Management"Read the original story

    Monday | FITSNews

    Less than twenty-four hours after being involved in this bizarre incident with his wife , former S.C. "Republican" party official Todd Kincannon was observed blowing off some steam with another woman in the vista district of downtown Columbia, S.C. The self-described "honey badger of American politics" was spied at the upscale Motor Supply Co. restaurant on Gervais Street shortly after 10:00 p.m. EDT on Friday evening.

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  4. Controversial Ex-SCGOP Official's Domestic Dispute Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | FITSNews

    Todd Kincannon - a former South Carolina "Republican" party official who brands himself as "the honey badger of American politics" - is making national news again. Only this time it's for something other than his controversial social media pronouncements The prominent Columbia, S.C. attorney - whose deliberately provocative tweets have inflamed America's liberal intelligentsia - was involved in a domestic incident on Thursday evening with his wife, Ashely Suzanne Griffith .

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  5. Nikki Haley's Nephron Debacle: Allegations Ramp UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | FITSNews

    Last October, this website published a sprawling exclusive on the status of Nephron Pharmaceuticals - one of S.C. governor Nikki Haley 's crowning crony capitalist "achievements." The company - which received millions in taxpayer-funded incentives - built a gleaming new facility in West Columbia, S.C., where its leaders vowed to create 707 new positions .

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  6. Nikki Haley Was TransparentRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | FITSNews

    S.C. governor Nikki Haley campaigned on government transparency back in 2010 then proceeded to have the most opaque first term in office in Palmetto history. Well guess what Haley was transparent about something this week .

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  7. TV Station In Crosshairs Of Child Welfare WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | FITSNews

    Most local television stations in South Carolina are utterly worthless unless of course you're looking for regurgitated, left-of-center talking points spoon fed straight from government bureaucracies and powerful corporate interests. We've chronicled the worthlessness of the Palmetto State's legacy media establishment again and again and again and again .

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  8. Why Rick Santorum's "Holy War" Sells In SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | FITSNews

    We recently addressed former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum 's patently insane " Jesus H. Warmonger " approach to American foreign policy which is basically to take the demonstrably failed doctrine of global interventionism and throw in some Christianity for good measure. Santorum's hope? That he hits the "sweet spot" with pro-military, evangelical voters who hold disproportionate sway in early-voting states like South Carolina - which will host the "First in the South" presidential primary next year.

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  9. Dead South Carolina Fraternity Student IdentifiedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | FITSNews

    Richland County officials have identified the 18-year-old University of South Carolina fraternity student who died this week as Charlie Terreni, Jr. - a Columbia, S.C. native . FITS was provided with Terreni's name shortly after the first wave of news reports hit, but we declined to publish it .

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  10. S.C. State Almost Had Its Power Turned OffRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | FITSNews

    S.C. State University 's chronic fiscal woes nearly resulted in the school having its power disconnected, a new report from The Times and Democrat reveals. According to documents obtained by the paper via the state's Freedom of Information Act laws, SCSU was warned by the Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities on February 16 that its "now delinquent and subject to disconnection."

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  11. Another South Carolina Fraternity DeathRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | FITSNews

    It's been a tragic academic year for fraternities in the Palmetto State and it's not even Spring Break yet. The latest bad news? According to multiple Columbia, S.C. media reports, an 18-year-old member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at the University of South Carolina was found dead at a home a few blocks off campus.

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  12. Another Of SC Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster's Brothers ArrestedRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | FITSNews

    Joseph Dargan McMaster - the 55-year-old brother of the Palmetto State's No. 2 constitutional officer - was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree burglary.

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  13. SC "Educracy" Pays GoodRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | FITSNews

    We realize "educracy" isn't a word. Just try and pronounce it . You'll see what we mean.

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  14. "Hate Speech?"Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | FITSNews

    We often refer to state government in South Carolina as "taxpayer-funded adult day care." You know with a $25 billion a year price tag.

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  15. Jim Webb: The "Anti-Hillary" Plans SC TripRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | FITSNews

    We recently posted an item on Jim Webb , the former U.S. Senator from Virginia whose lead political consultant paid a visit to South Carolina last week. The purpose of his trip? To present the Palmetto State's Democratic establishment with an alternative to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton .

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  16. Prayers For John RaineyRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | FITSNews

    South Carolina "Republican" kingmaker John Rainey has never much cared for this website or its founding editor Will Folks and we've never much cared for him. Back in 2003, Rainey would roll through former S.C. governor Mark Sanford 's office like royalty full of self-importance and recrimination for those who did not measure up to his high standard.

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  17. Rick Santorum Headed Back To SCRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | FITSNews

    Fiscally liberal, socially conservative "Republican" Rick Santorum is bringing his brand of "Onward Christian Soldiers" back to the Palmetto State this week. Santorum will address "rising national security threats" during a National Security Action Summit forum this weekend.

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  18. Van Hipp Promotes New Book, "The New Terrorism"Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | FITSNews

    For those of you unfamiliar with ADI, it's a Washington, D.C.-based government relations, consulting and "business development" firm - one which operates at the epicenter of our nation's military-industrial complex. Nonetheless, you'll be seeing ads on FITS in the coming days for Hipp's new book, "The New Terrorism."

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  19. "Suspicious Package" At SC Federal CourthouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | FITSNews

    City of Columbia, S.C. police officers, fire department officers and agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division are investigating a "suspicious package" at the Matthew J. Perry federal courthouse. According to our sources, the early news is good no radiation or "volatile organic compound" was detected by the entry team.

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  20. Hugh Leatherman's Gas Tax "Pincers"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | FITSNews

    There's a reason S.C. Senate president Hugh Leatherman is the undisputed ruler of South Carolina: He's downright diabolical. And devastatingly good at what he does.

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