Please Mitt. Please. Stand down.
Mike Huckabee is out on a book tour, and he spends a couple of pages talking about Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts health care program. And not very positively. But that’s not the most damaging thing currently being said about Romney. Nope, that comes straight from Mitt himself. From this article by Maggie Haberman at Politico: Mitt Romney rejected Mike Huckabee’s call for him to admit that | Read More »
Precinct Reorg: Send Your Neighbors a Postcard
Hello Redstate Community, here is a post I created for the Spartanburg Tea Party to help with precinct reorganization. Hopefully you know how to access voter lists where you live! ++++++++++++++++ Your goal in the next few weeks leading up to the Spartanburg County precinct reorganization date is to bring as many as possible with you to your polling place on March 3 at 7:00 | Read More »
Balance Sheet Victory on Debt Ceiling will NOT save the House
I heard my newly elected Congressman, Trey Gowdy, speak in our district today, and he seems very firm on NOT raising the debt ceiling. He did allude to some Reps who some of us consider Strong Conservatives who are not on board with voting not to raise the debt ceiling. Here’s an email I sent to Trey, thanking him for his position, and urging him | Read More »
SC GOP Chair Race and the Case for Precinct Involvement
With precinct reorganization approaching in about a month here in South Carolina we have to begin taking a look at some upcoming elections. Elections of our precinct officers in March. Elections of our county officers in April. Elections of our state officers in May. And if I can impress upon you the importance of becoming involved at the precinct level SO THAT you can have | Read More »
Precinct Reorg 4 min video .. Arm Yourselves!
The folks at Conservative.SC put together this SPOT ON video for use in explaining the progression of county precinct delegate through to national convention. Feel free to use it! The Spartanburg Tea party is using this video, plus precinct information, and even role play opportunities at our next meeting to “demystify” the precinct reorganization process. We are also attending our county GOP precinct reorg training | Read More »
Why Herman Cain
Some may think that January 2010 may be too early to begin thinking about Presidential candidates, and if you live in Kentucky or Oregon or Georgia you may have a point. But … I live in SC and SC has the distinction of having not only the “first in the South” primary, but we were also awarded the honor of hosting the 2012 Southern Republican | Read More »
Newt hears from Spartanburg Tea Party (SC)
On Dec 4 I went to a meeting in Columbia, SC for Tea Party Leaders statewide. The next day a brief quote by me appeared in The State newspaper: <blockquote>“I have an appreciation of the integrity and reputation of the Tea Party Patriots,” said Karen Martin with the Spartanburg Tea Party, who left Saturday’s meeting optimistic about a statewide umbrella group. “So many groups have | Read More »
What is a Conviction? Is Voting Enough?
Here is a recent interview Jim McMillan, candidate for South Carolina HD36, had with Jason Spencer of the Spartanburg Herald Journal. McMillan believes in what he considers the “right” amount of government — one that taxes enough to support core functions such as police, fire, schools and some entitlement programs — that doesn’t go overboard. He said one of the early lessons he learned that’s | Read More »
GOTV-Flip a Blue Seat to Red in SC06-without calls or door to door!
Powerhouse Five has another way to GOTV and flip a Democrat seat to Republican. Jim Pratt, who has been endorsed by ICAUCUS, is working hard to take yet another Dem seat away, this time from House Majority Whip James Clyburn. The SCGOP has been slow to help Jim Pratt as mentioned by Uncle Bill at Redstate in August. So it’s up to us, the volunteers | Read More »
Ordinary folks in Upstate SC are going to flip SC05 from D to R
Six of us from the Greenville County and Spartanburg County Tea Parties drove up to Cherokee County in District 5 on Saturday in order to go door to door for Mick Mulvaney (www.mulvaneyforcongress.com). We met briefly in the morning with Eric Bedingfield, Mick’s campaign manager, and John Major, the Cherokee County GOP Chair. They spoke with passion about Mick’s campaign, gave us instructions on the | Read More »