South Carolina

Romney to release taxes, Gingrich ready for Obama

Newt Gingrich Laughing

>By STEVE PEOPLES || [Newt working all of the conservative station trying to drum-up support...I see a lot of conservatives sitting this one out if Newt wins, especially evangelicals claiming Newt a second rate Christian!] WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by a South Carolina setback that capped a bad week, Mitt Romney said he would release […]

Gingrich (and Race-Baiting) Wins in South Carolina

Newt Gingrich SC

>By Adele M. Stan | 01-22-2012 | [We can only hope the GOP Nominee is Newt Salamander Gingrich because he just pissed off a large block of voters with his racist comments! The Sleeping Giant is most diffidently - awake!] Marking a triumph for the return of unvarnished racism on the American political stage, former House […]

Analysis: Gingrich wins means grueling GOP fight AP

House Speaker Newt Gingrich

>By CHARLES BABINGTON, | Associated Press – 01-22-2012 | COLUMBIA, S.C. – Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has taken a giant step toward becoming the Republican alternative to Mitt Romney that tea partyers and social conservatives have been seeking for months. Gingrich’s come-from-behind victory Saturday in the South Carolina primary snatched away the quick and […]

Why South Carolina’s Values Are Not America’s Values

South Carolina State Flag

>By David Atkins | Sourced from Hullabaloo |Posted at January 21, 2012, 9:47 am | Since CNN has assured us that the South is “where values matter” in advance of today’s South Carolina primary, it’s worth considering just what South Carolina values are, courtesy Thomas Schaller in Whistling Past Dixie (pp.274-275) Consider South Carolina, which has opposed or […]

South Carolina Tripping Up Romney

Mitt Romney_SC

>Posted on Jan 20, 2012 |TD| [This article is in combination of the main article from the New York Times: Tightening Race Comes as Abrupt Blow to Romney Team: see below] Going into Thursday night’s debate in South Carolina, Mitt Romney was maintaining a consistent, if slim, lead as the GOP’s front-running presidential candidate, but now his […]

Romney vs Gingrich in crucial South Carolina fight

Mewt Gingrich

>By Alistair Bell|COLUMBIA, South Carolina | Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:02am EST |[What do you think?] (Reuters) – Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney must overcome wily political veteran Newt Gingrich in the South Carolina primary on Saturday to keep his march toward the party’s nomination on track. Gingrich’s sudden rise in recent days has presented […]

Ahead of South Carolina Primary, GOP Candidates Employ Race-Baiting Tradition to Win Southern Vote

Democracy Now! / By mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) | Leading up to the South Carolina primary, several Republican presidential candidates have been criticized for comments made over issues of race. This week Newt Gingrich defended his description of President Obama as “the food stamp president,” while offering praise for President Andrew Jackson, the architect of the […]

Barack Obama’s strategists find rich pickings as feuding Republicans attack Mitt Romney

>by Paul Harris in Columbia, South Carolina |guardian.co.uk |Saturday 14 January 2012 09.31 EST |Article history | The GOP frontrunner’s rivals portray him as a heartless financier. If Mitt Romney does win in South Carolina, the Democrats are ready to exploit that image The fierce fight for the Republican presidential nomination, which is likely to […]

South Carolina Voter ID Law: Justice Department Blocks Controversial Legislation

South Carolina Voter ID law

>MEG KINNARD   12/23/11 08:44 PM ET   |[One for the good guys...right on, right on, right on!] COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Justice Department on Friday rejected South Carolina’s law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, saying it makes it harder for minorities to cast ballots. It was the first voter ID […]

DOJ Challenges South Carolina’s Unconstitutional Anti-Immigrant Law

By Ian Millhiser on Nov 1, 2011 at 9:50 am | IF YOU LIKE THIS ARTICLE, PRESS LIKE, COMMENT AND SHARE! | Currently, the Department of Justice is battling Arizona and Alabama’s unconstitutional assaults on undocumented immigrants in federal court, leading federal appeals courts to block much of both laws. Yesterday, DOJ expanded its challenges […]

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