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2:18 pm on Sunday June 7, 2009

Cash-strapped state archives auctioning off old currency on eBay (updated)

Image by Flickr user Tracy O Image by 20090307-bank-note.jpg A Bank of the State of South Carolina 1861 ten dollar note. Auction caption reads: "Obverse - Ships at sea, John C. Calhoun at left, Jefferson at right, Female Figure of Liberty at left...
4:17 am on Monday November 17, 2008

South Carolina isn't the only state gagging on a sour budget

Image by The New York TimesImage by 20081117-budget.jpg A partial of an excellent graphic illustrating revenue shortfall per person. Bigger circles mean more hurt per person. I've been blathering on all month about how bad our budget cuts are, but...
2:30 pm on Saturday October 25, 2008

S.C. tax system getting scrutinized

As South Carolina's anticipated tax revenue has nose dived, lawmakers are saying that there's not a spending problem but too many tax breaks. Seems more like a case of denial to me. Hop over to The Post and Courier for their take.