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Let’s Focus on Russia, Not Trump

 By V. Susan Hutchinson. Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has released his report to Attorney General William P. Barr, it has been a roller coaster ride for Americans who insisted on their right to see it. Although there is no law saying the Attorney General can’t release the report, Barr took a circuitous […]

A Dangerous Drive to Rig the U.S. Constitution

By Bob Gatty. A concerted drive by big business and their conservative political allies to rig the U.S. Constitution in their favor has been underway for some time and proponents have targeted South Carolina as a key to their efforts. The objective of the initiative by the right-wing Center for State-led National Debt Solutions (CSNDS), […]

Do Graham and Rice Support Domestic Violence?

By C J Waldron. Make no mistake. By refusing to support re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC-7) will be tacitly supporting domestic violence in a state where violence against women has reached epidemic proportions. How can they justify casting “No” votes on this […]

Horry GOP: ‘We’re in dire need of reform’

The Horry County Republican Party is lacking effective leadership, faces internal divisions, and appears to be suffering from the effects of over-confidence that stems from historic political domination according to this recent article on the MyrtleBeachSC.com website. “Attendance at both membership and executive committee meetings began to decrease. The five standing committees directed by the […]

President Trump: The King of Debt

By Rick Patelunas In early 2015, Donald Trump tweeted @realDonaldTrump:     With America’s debt topping $21T by the end of his presidency, Obama will have effectively bankrupted our country. @davidaxelrod 7:16 AM – 10 Feb 2015 President Obama did not exceed $21 trillion and the tweet ignored the upheaval of the Great Recession. There is […]

Reminder – Sign Up Now for the HCDP Annual Golf Outing On June 29

It’s time to register to participate in HCDP‘s Second Annual Senator Dick Elliott Memorial Golf Outing to be held Saturday, June 29 at the award-winning Parkland Course located at Legend’s Golf Resort in Myrtle Beach. Last year’s event was sold out with a lengthy wait list, so don’t wait. Plus, if you sign up now […]

Democrats: Fighting for You

The challenges facing South Carolinians and all Americans continue to grow as the Republican administration both in Columbia and in Washington continually take actions that are contrary to the well-being of every day citizens. HCDP’s Take a Stand campaign focuses on those challenges and issues, and encourages voters to stand up, speak up, and join […]

New Campaign Theme Announced by HCDP

By Bob Gatty In preparation for the critically important campaign through the 2020 election, the Horry Democratic Party has chosen “Take a Stand” as the theme that will be used for its advertising, marketing, voter registration, candidate support and fundraising initiatives. “We believe that ‘Take a Stand’ concisely and effectively expresses exactly what Horry County […]

Sen. Lindsey Graham’s Priority: Re-Election, Not Healthcare

By V. Susan Hutchinson This week we learned that South Carolina’s longtime Republican senator, Lindsey O. Graham, discussed policy on the golf course with President Donald Trump. Since when is the federal government like a corporation where deals are made on a putting green followed by a few laughs in the club house? Since Trump […]