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Paid Advocates, Biggest Failure Yet?



Well, when we thought the “paid advocates” couldn’t have come up with anything more absurd … anything more blatant about their “PAID” AGENDA … they did on Monday!!!! With Governor McMaster center stage … and many of our BIGGEST OPPONENTS standing on the stage with him.

Palmetto Promise Institute … the same FOOLS that said giving this program the THE GOVERNMENT to run would make it Bigger. Better. Faster. … hatched their latest backdoor idea as part of the Federal aid under the CARES Act ….

… a SC “pilot” program to “backdoor” experimental … and FAILING ….ESAs.

That is right … they can not get the legislation passed at the STATE HOUSE … it has TONS of OPPOSITION … so they use the COVID-19 situation to push their “PAID” agenda.

Well ESAs are ESAs … so as predicted it didn’t take long … JUST ONE DAY … and a SC Court issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) HALTING the program.

Filed by the attorney son of a senior SC Democrat … and a smart / powerful one … who has pledged to STOP ESAs at ALL COSTS!!!

Who wants to guess who will get PAID to implement the program … ClassWallet??? #FollowTheMoney!!!


More to come next week as there is a COURT HEARING scheduled for Wednesday JULY 29th …. but this debacle has not only ANGERED the “left” … it has ANGERED many on the “right” as well.

The WORST “roll-out” EVER!!!!

We may be watching the complete destruction of Governor Henry McMaster’s political career as he follows the bad advice of Ellen Weaver, Jim DeMint … and the “paid” agenda of Palmetto Promise Institute.

STAY TUNED … & #FollowTheMoney!!!

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We exposed these legal violations by the (not so) Exceptional SC Board in February 2020 … raised the ALARM that Chad Connelly was lining his pockets with scholarship funds intended for YOUR CHILDREN … and we now finally have the confirmation of what happened.

We sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the SC Department of Revenue and they provided us with this MEMO from Director Hartley Powell.

It clearly states the LAW …. and confirms that the (not so) Exceptional SC Board was violating the LAW.

Seven days latter … this “resignation” email was sent out by Board Chairman Tom Persons.

We will continue to track and PUSH this issue such that the “misappropriated” money is RETURNED … and the GUILTY PARTIES (which includes the entire BOARD of Exceptional SC) are held accountable. 


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H 3899 Bill Filed … a JOKE!!!



Well, the legislators leading this fiasco showed their agenda AGAIN last week … and it is NOT ABOUT KIDS!!!

What did they do???

They “rewarded” the (not so) Exceptional SC Board with a QUADRUPLED INCREASE in their Administrative Fees …

And worse … they are removing the LEGISLATIVE APPOINTMENT language so the BOARD WILL BE PERMANENT … and legislators will be able to say “there is nothing we can do”?!?!?!

It is getting to a BREAKING POINT … they are getting DESPERATE … and this bill is perfect evidence of that desperation!!!

And if you think that is all bad … this is a FIRST IN THE NATION …

… they want the SC Department of Education to “donate” $12 MILLION to (not so) Exceptional SC. SAY WHAT???

Read it … it is right there in the title of the bill (picture up top) … or read the bill here

Insanity!!!  Another square peg in a round hole. ANYTHING except what every other state does …


“Who” is behind it?

Rep. Jason Elliott (R – Greenville)

Rep. Shannon Erickson (R – Beaufort)

It is personal folks … and these legislators care more about their personal vendettas and their “monied” SPECIAL INTEREST supporters … than they do about YOUR KIDS!!!

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Well, we are getting reports from parents and school officials that the checks that are going out are approximately 20% of tuition.

Why would (not so) Exceptional SC not tell parents how much specifically they were receiving … or even generally how much … we can only speculate … but we are hearing the amounts are approximately 20%.

The home stretch of the 2020-2021 school year is here … the promised funding is not … there is not even a plan in place on what to expect …. other than the pitiful 20% no communications whatsoever!!! Politics over children … AGAIN?

We offered a solution … to raise the full 2020 $12 million by 12/31 …. and next year’s $12 million in early January 2021.  That was $24 MILLION by 1/31/2021!!! Well … they knew better … NOT!

Yet YOU lost $7.5 MILLION in 2019 … $8 MILLION in 2020 … and with the current fundraising pace … YOU will lose even more in 2021.

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