South Carolina

South Carolina Legislators Want 'Stand Your Ground' Expanded To Fetuses
Is the effort to expand Stand Your Ground laws to fetuses really an end run to a personhood statute? Read more...
Democrats Lose U.S. Senate By One Seat 
Lindsey Graham is facing his toughest re-election ever. And Blue America endorsee Jay Stamper needs our help to build on his campaign's grassroots momentum. Read more...
And While We’re On The Topic Of Underpaid Teachers …
Fortunately, we still have South Carolina crazies for slow days. Read more...
Santa Brings Nikki Haley A Gun
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was beaming on twitter this morning about her new Beretta handgun. Read more...
Sen. Lindsey Graham: 20-week Abortion Ban Is 'Worthy Of A Great Democracy'
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday defended his plan to introduce a 20-week abortion ban -- which may be unconstitutional -- in the Senate by arguing that the debate was "worthy of a great democracy." Read more...

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GOP Congressman Floats Syria Conspiracy Theory
Rep. Joe Wilson asked Wednesday if the administration's decision to attack Syria was made to distract from other "scandals" like Benghazi and the IRS. Read more...
Steve King: Unemployed People Are Like Kids Trying To Eat Without Doing Chores
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) told a crowd in South Carolina this week that unemployed people were like children who wanted to eat before they had done their chores. Read more...
Restaurant Condemned For Refusing To Seat Group Of African-Americans
The party of 25 waited patiently for 2 hours to be seated. Upon being seated, they were told by the shift manager that there was a problem: One white patron felt threatened by the presence of the party of twenty five blacks. Read more...
Did You Forget Medicare? Jim DeMint Claims 'Federal Health Care' Can't Work
CNN host Dana Bash offered no fact check on Sunday as Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint (R) falsely claimed that fewer doctors accepted Medicare than private insurance. Read more...
Perry Mistakenly Tells Conservative Crowd He's In Florida: 'You're In Louisiana!'
Gov. Rick Perry's (R-TX) memory hasn't gotten any better. Read more...