2010 SCGOP Silver Elephant

April 24, 2010 by  
Filed under SC Politics

9:21 pm
Think about the number of trees those democrats killed writing this huge bill (health care) that everyone printed to read.

9:14 pm
Why can we buy auto insurance across state lines (GEICO) and not our health insurance.

9:00 pm
We are still a nation of personal liberty.  It’s not up to the government to tell you what to do.
The people are worried about jobs, but Barack Obama made 58 speeches over 51 weeks to promote healthcare.

8:55 pm
If Obama has his way, we will have a national debt at 135% of the GDP.  It will put Greece to shame

8:52 pm
Karl Rove says we cannot spend our way to prosperity.

8:48 pm
Karl Rove talks about all the pay raises government bureacrats received in the $787 million jobs bill

Karl Rove addressing SCGOP Silver Elephant

Karl Rove addressing SCGOP Silver Elephant

8:30 pm
The Architect, Karl Rove, is being introduced to the SCGOP.  Dad, I got you an autographed copy of his new book.

8:26 pm
Joe Eden receives first ever Roger Milliken Lifetime Achievement award.  New Milliken CEO Joe Salley is recognized by Karen Floyd.  Mr. Milliken was not able to be in attendance tonight.

7:58 pm
Lindsay says to Harry Reid now is not the time to bring up immigration reform because your behind in your race.  You are not helping America if you do that.

7:55 pm
Sen. Lindsay Graham reminds the Republicans in Greenville, SC to back Sen. Jim DeMint 100% in June and November.  For those of you who don’t know, Greenville voted against Lindsay Graham in the 08 Primary versus Buddy Witherspoon.  Greenville was the only county Graham didn’t take in the 08 primary.

7:44 pm
Gov. Mark Sanford introduced.  Thanks the GOP for their many years of support.  Sanford says we now have a Federal Government that says we’ll take care of your healthcare, your energy, your economy and on the seventh day, they’ll rest.

7:20 pm
We are going to try to do updates throughout the event.  As I said earlier, you can follow us on Facebook and Twitter as well.  Several of the bloggers on Blogger row are using the #scgop hashtag as well.  Fellow bloggers include Wes Wolfe (Wolfe Reports), Earl Capps (Blogland of Earl Capps), Brad Warthen (BradWarthen.com) and Wesley Donehue (WesleyDonehue.com / DonehueDirect.com).

Special Programming

April 24, 2010 by  
Filed under News

Thanks to Wesley Donehue at Donehue Direct, he has aquired a “Bloggers Row” table for various SC bloggers at the SC GOP Silver Elephant banquet in Columbia, SC.

You will be able to follow events live via Facebook and Twitter and we will be interviewing various candidates throughout the night.  I hope to be able to provide a live blog during the keynote.

Karl Rove, former advisor to President George W. Bush will be the keynote speaker this evening.  Check back later for the details.