Going to fish fries, parades, and BBQ fundraisers shouldn’t be the measure of a successful political candidate. And political elections shouldn’t be popularity contests. How many times have we seen unqualified candidates run for a highly specialized or technical office and then sometimes actually get elected? The eventual complaints about their limited effectiveness and lack […]
Kelly Payne is a high school Social Studies teacher in Richland SC. She has been heavily active in the tea party movement from the beginning. She is very involved in the GOP and grass-roots political efforts. Kelly ran for State Superintendent of Education in 2010. She served as South Carolina Sate Co-Chair for the Michele Bachmann Tea Party Coalition. Kelly began writing for The South Carolina Conservative Dot Com in 2012.
As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, it can be valuable to consider the roots of this uniquely American holiday because too often its history and meaning is ignored or distorted in our secular age. Some schools are even using textbooks that suggest that the first Thanksgiving feast was about nothing more than expressing thanks to […]
The Fourth of July is a special holiday when families and neighbors come together to enjoy picnics, patriotic music, fireworks, and the excitement of celebrating our nation’s birthday celebration. Communities throughout South Carolina will sponsor parades, festivals, and concerts, many culminating with impressive firework displays. These great celebrations will be part of […]
(Photo credit Brett Flashnick) Kara Meador is running for the GOP nomination for South Carolina State Senate District 18 Kara is a conservative who has the determination to lead, the passion to serve, and the energy to get things done. As a former prominent WIS-TV personality we knew as Kara Gormley, she has […]