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Protecting the DREAMers

By C J Waldron. There is legislation (H 3404) being proposed to allow the 6,400 people living in South Carolina as DACA recipients to have legal status. Introduced on January 8 and currently being reviewed by the SC House Judiciary Committee, the bill was introduced by Republican Neil Collins and has 16 co-sponsors from both […]

Fear Factor and Ignorance

By CJ Waldron. When there is an issue that Trump wants to attack, he will invariably use fear to motivate his base. He will mark the most distorted views and explain them in terms that reflect the wildest conspiracy theories. From the Paris Accords to the Green New Deal, they are explained in the simplest […]

Carolina Forest Dems Kick into High Gear

By Bob Gatty. Horry County Democratic Party Chair Don Kohn Wednesday night urged Carolina Forest Democrats to jump on board HCDP’s 2019-2020 voter registration campaign and actively participate in other party activities in preparation for the critically important 2020 elections. “Today is the beginning of the 2020 election cycle,” said Kohn, as he urged every […]

Horry Democrats Target Gun Show Loophole

By HCDP Gun Sense Action Committee. Why is it so easy for criminals to buy guns? With a goal of making that question no longer relevant, the HCDP’s Gun Sense Action Committee launched the Keep Myrtle Beach Family Friendly campaign. This campaign aims to generate public support requiring gun shows to do background checks on […]

2nd Annual Sen. Dick Elliott Memorial Golf Outing Plans Underway

It’s not too soon to begin planning to participate in the 2nd Annual Sen. Dick Elliott Memorial Golf Outing sponsored by Horry County Democratic Party. It will be held June 29 at one of Myrtle Beach’s top golf courses. Watch for details to be posted very soon! We’re pleased to announce that our Hole-in-One contest […]

African American History Month

By Stefan Varner. The struggles for African Americans are deep, long and ongoing. Please take a moment to read about a North Carolina couple’s fight for Equality under the Law here. Minorities of all stripes recognize both the struggles that African Americans have faced in gaining Equal Civil Rights, but also the need to press […]

Susan Hutchinson joins Clyburn Fellowship Class of 2019

By V. Susan Hutchinson. A few weeks ago, HCDP Chair Don Kohn encouraged me to apply for the 2019 James E. Clyburn Political Fellowship. I had no idea what it was about and when I found out, I thought he was crazy to think I would actually get chosen. Nevertheless, I sent in my application, […]

Republicans’ New Math: The Disappearing Tax Refunds

by David Higham. As middle and working class people sit down to do their taxes, they see that President Trump’s promises are just fairy-tales. Their refunds are smaller than usual, or worse, they owe the IRS more money. With anger building, there is another local guy we can blame. Our own Congressman, Tom Rice. He […]

Build-a-Wall vs Childhood Cancer

What is more important? Building a wall that’s supposed to stop illegal immigrants from crossing into the country but really won’t, or using more money to fight dread diseases like childhood cancer?