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AnyIdiot.org No. 1 On BlognetNewsSC Most Influential Liberal Blog

February 25, 2011
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AnyIdiot.org No. 1 On BlognetNewsSC Most Influential Liberal Blog

[Originally posted to AnyIdiot.org on or about Jan. 13, 2009] You love me. You really love me. (Or not.) AnyIdiot.org enjoyed a fleeting view from the dizzying heights. In the blognetnews.com/SouthCarolina latest ranking for Most Influential Liberal Blog, AnyIdiot.org has backed into the #1 position. Surely a mistake that any idiot could make. I don’t…

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AnyIdiot makes Top 20 at Indigo Journal

December 24, 2008
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AnyIdiot makes Top 20 at Indigo Journal

AnyIdiot make the Top 20 Posts list at Indigo Journal.

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Say Goodbye to “Minimally Adequate” Education

December 16, 2008
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"Minimally adequate" is the kind of effort you apply to picking fuzz balls off a 20 year old Christmas sweater, not to educating the future of your state and your country. GoodbyeMinimallyAdequate.com is organizing a petition raise the bar.

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SC Healthcare – Selling Smokes to Cure Lung Cancer

December 11, 2008
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Governor Sanford's tax swap plan is dependent on increasing smoking addiction. Much in the way that funding education partly on a state lottery fund puts the state in the position of encouraging gambling addiction, funding any on-going general programs, including healthcare, on cigarette tax revenue puts the state in a position of needing more cigarette…

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AnyIdiot Goes Off on Fogle at TPS

November 30, 2008
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AnyIdiotSC goes off on an Adam Fogle post at The Palmetto Scoop that proclaims: "This honestly might be the most American thing of all time — buying guns and not paying taxes." AI's a little over the top here, but he's had it with this "cut taxes" mantra as the permanent solution.

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Dems, Don’t Lose It In the Home Stretch

October 29, 2008
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Democrats, let's not lose it in the home stretch. Vote early!

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Paul Corden Debates Bob Inglis for 4th District

October 22, 2008
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Paul Corden Debates Bob Inglis on SCETV for US House SC-4th District seat. I haven't had a chance to watch the whole debate yet, but of the bits I saw last night, I would say that Paul Corden handled himself pretty well and sounds like an intelligent and descent guy who would do a great…

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Daily Kos Debates the Utility of a Conley Vote Against Graham

October 22, 2008
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Over at DailyKos, folks are debating the pros and cons of voting for Bob Conley, whose long-shot run against Lindsey Graham is suddenly in play. Here's a clip from the DailyKos post SC-Sen: A Real Race, A Fake Candidate.

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Was I Too Harsh On Payday Lending?

July 23, 2007
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My recent post lamenting my vote for Tommy Moore (I Can’t Believe I Voted For Tommy Moore!), hit a sore spot with folks friendly with the payday lending business. After reading their comments, I did more research on both sides of the issue. Maybe I was too harsh. Maybe there is some legitimate value in…

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Can’t Believe I Voted for Tommy Moore!

July 20, 2007
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As if you needed further confirmation that I am an Idiot, I’ll admit that I voted for Tommy Moore in the last gubernatorial election. Now we hear that Moore has resigned his office in the state senate to take the lead post at Community Financial Services Association of America, the lobbying association for the payday…

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