Obama Appointee Attacks Religious Freedom Rights

I haven’t posted in awhile, and I’ve tried hard to avoid being blatantly political on this blog, but NO MORE. It’s time to speak up and speak out. If you are a Christian, if you believe in religious freedom, you need to wake up fast and don’t even consider voting for Hillary Clinton. She has …

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Beware Counterfeit Items On Amazon Using Stolen Artwork

I’d like to give shoppers a “head’s up” about a problem graphics designers are having with some 3rd party sellers on AMAZON. If you are shopping for any product with a design/artwork on it and it’s from a third party seller, be sure to check it out very well before ordering. There are a lot …

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ANIMAL RESCUE GROUP IN DANGER OF SHUTTING DOWN DUE TO FINANCES

Debt At Pets Inc Could Force Shelter To Close Doors Pets Inc Needs Help To Stay Open (has video) I’m sharing these links in hopes that it will be seen and more people made aware of this wonderful animal non-profit group that is in danger of having to shut down. This place is amazing and …

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My Post In Zazzle Forums About Upcoming Changes Has Disappeared !

Earlier today, after the Town Hall Meeting held about upcoming changes to Zazzle, I made the post below in the Feedback and Suggestions section of their forums. There were only two comments in the thread prior to me posting, neither sounding happy about the changes. Guess what? I don’t know if anyone else posted or …

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Lexington County Eyes New Penny Sales Tax Referendum For 2014

It only took a week. I expected it to happen but not that fast.** Richland County voters passed a one cent sales tax increase and now Lexington County wants one as well. (thestate.com/2012/11/13/2517542/town-leaders-receptive-to-new.html#.UKJcNWdVW9I) According to the article, effort is being made to make sure there is something “in it” for every area of the county …

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Richland County SC Election Aftermath

Local media has covered a lot of stories about problems people experienced while trying to vote in Richland County. Extremely long lines in some polling places are in question. State law states that there is to be (as close as possible) one machine for every 250 persons registered in a precinct. In one case, a …

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Richland County Voters Approve Sales Tax Increase

If you shop in Richland County SC, be prepared to pay more sales tax come mid 2013. After previous failed attempts, Richland County voters approved a one cent tax increase earmarked for road and infastructure, fixing the broken bus system, creating bike/pedestrian trails and greenways. The State Paper reported 74,029 people voting for the increase, …

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AUTOMATED POLITICAL CALLS

Although tax-exempt charities, public opinion polls and POLITICAL CALLS aren’t covered by the do-not-call laws, automated recorded political calls are specifically spelled out as being prohibited by South Carolina Law 16-17-446. 16-17-446. Regulation of automatically dialed announcing device (ADAD. (A) “Adad” means an automatically dialed announcing device which delivers a recorded message without assistance by …

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IS A TAX FOR EACH MILE DRIVEN IN OUR FUTURE?

According to an article by CNN Money, our Washington lawmakers may be looking to charge motorists for each mile they drive. It’s unclear whether this would replace the current federal gas tax or if it would be added to it. money.cnn.com/2011/05/18/news/economy/gas_tax_drivers/index.htm?hpt=T2) For years car makers have been pushed by government and public to produce more …

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KIDDIE BEAUTY PAGEANTS – ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

I just watched two videos that infuriated me. One was about an EIGHT YEAR OLD CHILD BEING GIVEN BOTOX INJECTIONS, the other of A SCREAMING FIVE YEAR OLD HAVING HER EYEBROWS WAXED, both because the children participate in beauty pageants. Recently people were quick to yell about theĀ  protesting child who was patted down at …

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COMPANIES CANCEL PLANS TO BUILD IN SC AFTER HOUSE SHOOTS DOWN AMAZON DEAL

UPDATE 5-28-11: The House, followed by the Senate, has changed their vote against giving Amazon a 5 year break from collecting taxes on goods sold to SC residents. As a result, Amazon will be locating in South Carolina. In addition, Altgen Corp, which pulled out of negotiations when Amazon announced they were scrapping the SC …

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South Carolina Retailers Lash Out At Amazon – Could Cost SC Jobs

UPDATE 4-28-11 12:16 EST: The SC House voted that Amazon would have to collect taxes on items purchases by SC residents. Amazon in turn has canceled plans to build here and have announced they do not expect legislative negotiations to continue. Goodbye 1200+ jobs. Goodbye to a boost to SC’s lagging economy. IMO this was …

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Pizza Hut $10 Special No Longer Includes Supreme?

UPDATE 10-28-2011 Pizza hut in the Midlands area of SC currently has the $10 special for any pizza, eat-in or carry out. UPDATE 7-17-2011 The latest Pizza Hut $10 any way you want it pizza FOR CARRYOUT does include Supreme and Super Supreme. ——————————————————– I’m rather disappointed with Pizza Hut due to an experience I …

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Electric Franchise Fees To Be Raised 2% To Help Support Columbia Bus System

In November 2010, voters in Richland County, SC said no to a one cent sales tax increase, part of which would have been used to fund the failing bus system. Now, Columbia City Council is raising electric company franchise fees within the city limits from 3% to 5%, a fee which will be passed on …

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SC Cuts Disabilities/HIV/AIDS Funds, Approves Possible Loan for Heritage Golf Tourney

UPDATE 6-27-2012 The Heritage Classic Foundation is asking that around $29,000 in interest owed on a loan to them by Beaufort County be waived. Beaufort County lent the Heritage Classic Foundation $1 million for their 2011 gold tournament. The base loan was paid back ahead of time by $250,000 in September and “$750,000 on June …

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