Archive for the ‘South Carolina’ Category

Jim DeMint 2nd most conservative in Senate

Posted: 26th February 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in South Carolina

According to National Journal, Republican Jim DeMint is the second most conservative member of the Senate. Maybe South Carolinians have someone else to look to as a true conservative now that Sanford has embarrassed us, himself and his family!

South Carolina is not an educational bottom feeder after all

Posted: 25th January 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in South Carolina

An annual study by Education Week suggests that South Carolina is not ranked near the bottom of all states in education as is usually implied. You can read the entire article about this study at the Index Journal of Greenville, SC, but here are some excerpts: “Quality Counts 2010 places South Carolina at No. 11 [...]

Sen. DeMint (R-SC) helps cause Southers to withdraw

Posted: 20th January 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in General Politics, South Carolina

Congrats to Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina for putting pressure on Erroll Southers and causing him to eventually withdraw his name from consideration of TSA head. The Washington Post notes that DeMint was worried Southers would allow TSA employees collective bargaining rights. In addition, there was concern about the fact that Southers was caught [...]

The Gadsden Flag

Posted: 5th January 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in History, South Carolina
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          Some history on the Gadsden flag, all of which can be found at Gadsden.info: It’s not known exactly when the snake image and the phrase “Don’t Tread On Me” were joined together, but in 1775, Marines (joining the Navy on their first mission to capture British cargo ships loaded with [...]