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Lindsey Graham, as a US Senator, is a ranking member on 4 Senate committees.

Appropriations Committee - Basically in charge of our nations finances.

We are approaching $18 Trillion in debt as a nation, with China holding the notes on most of it. Our spending is out of control and Lindsey Graham has said numerous times he supports raising taxes to pay down that debt

which brings us to...

Budget Committee - Again, we're $18 Trillion in the hole. Initially Graham praised the last budget plan worked out with the Democrats until so many of us caused an uproar regarding the cuts to veterans. Being election season, Lindsey Graham then pandered to crowds by opposing the plan but basically doing nothing about it

which brings us to...

Armed Services Committee - Graham is constantly spewing rhetoric regarding his protection of veterans yet as a leader of the committee he's done absolutely nothing about the atrocities going on in the VA (Veterans Affairs) for years. He also essentially supported the pension cuts for veterans in the latest budget. On top of this, he's supported Al Queda and the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria and Egypt, possibly creating an atmosphere for our troops having to fight those he's supporting now.

and last but not least...

Judiciary Committee - this committee is in charge of overseeing the nomination of judges, including the US Supreme Court. Lindsey Graham, in his most important two moments as a ranking member of this committee, chose to vocally support and vote for the Obama nominations of Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, both of which voted for Obamacare and against the Defense of Marriage Act.

On Obamacare alone, Lindsey has had multiple chances to prove he's a conservative and he failed to do so. His vote for cloture, allowing funding for Obamacare is nearly has bad as his support of those two liberal Obama Supreme Court Justices.

Lindsey Graham basically has 4 important jobs as a US Senator and he's failed miserably at each and every one of those jobs.

Misleading Campaigner - His fifth job, which is the most important to him, takes place every 5th year of his term when he is forced to run around South Carolina and blast the airwaves with ads touting is conservative values... basically lying to the voters.

Lindsey Graham has had ample opportunity to act as a conservative instead of just playing one on TV.

Will his tactics work yet again?

 
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Former SEAL and Conservative Leader Stands with Connor

 

Columbia, SC -  Afghanistan combat veteran, attorney, and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Bill Connor is pleased to announce the personal endorsement of former Navy SEAL and national Tea Party leader Benjamin Smith.

Benjamin is the program director for HelpingOurWarriors.org, an organization to help  veterans understand their  leadership roles in todays society, Director of Strategic Affairs for 912PAC, a founding member of the New Hanover 912 Project, and has served with numerous organizations including The Tea Party Express, Veterans in Politics International, Unite In Action, Move America Forward and America’s Mighty Warriors.


On his endorsement, Smith said, "There are many worthy candidates for office who have not served in our military, but there is something special about those who have. We take an oath to protect and defend--whether that's on the field in combat or here at home. I understand why Bill Connor feels called to serve in this capacity, and it's an honorable and noble cause. Bill understands the issues that face our nation domestically, but also abroad. I personally endorse Bill for the United States Senate, but knowing he is running for political office, I will honor him on his actions and votes only, not promises or platitudes.  As an American Veteran I charge Bill to lead as a Founding Father would.  I believe Bill will lead from the front with true Veteranship in this position."

On receiving this endorsement, Connor said, "Ben Smith has fought for our nation in the highest capacity. It's been a pleasure to speak with him about our mutual desire to protect and defend our nation here at home. We both share a deep love for these United States. I sincerely thank him for his willingness to stand with me in this fight."

 

Bill Connor is a 24 year Airborne Ranger Infantry officer and Afghanistan combat veteran. He currently serves as a Lt. Colonel in the US Army reserves. He is a Citadel graduate who returned to SC after active military service.  He has been married to his wife, Susan, for 23 years and they have 3 children. The Connors make their home in Orangeburg, where Bill and a partner operate a small general practice law firm with an additional emphasis in military law. 
 

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As you can see by the image above, lower or no taxes creates a better atmosphere for business and state revenue.

Lindsey Graham doesn't feel that way:

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he opposes raising income tax rates, but that he is open to increasing tax revenue by reducing the availability of deductions for things like charitable giving and mortgage interest. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) also said Sunday that he would support limiting deductions.
Doing so would violate Grover Norquist's "Taxpayer Protection Pledge," which both men have signed (as have most Republicans in Congress). Under the pledge, "candidates and incumbents solemnly bind themselves to oppose any and all tax increases," according to the Americans for Tax Reform site.
"When you're $16 trillion in debt, the only pledge we should be making to each other is to avoid becoming Greece, and Republicans -- Republicans should put revenue on the table," Graham said on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." "We're this far in debt. We don't generate enough revenue.
 
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Myself and a lot of others have written numerous times regarding Lindsey Graham's actions betraying conservatives, not only in South Carolina, but nationwide. Everything from his support and votes for Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Kagan, cloture votes where he helped keep funding for Obamacare AND supporting gun control in stark opposition to our 2nd Amendment rights, AND vocally pushing amnesty for illegal aliens.

That SHOULD be enough for voters in South Carolina to ceremoniously run him out of office on a rail.

Even excluding all those liberal actions, Lindsey Graham is a complete failure in regards to standing up for our conservative values and protecting veterans in this state.

Consider this... The most recent news regarding the fiasco that is the Veterans Administration (VA) is glaring evidence that all this was going on without Lindsey Graham doing a thing about it. All the complaints from veterans, all the deaths of vets awaiting care, all of the vets and families of veterans suffering because our government FAILED to properly do its job.

All of this took place while Lindsey Graham has been a ranking member for the Senate Armed Services and the Veteran's Affairs committees for many years.

In spite of all of Lindsey Graham's campaign promises to protect veterans, he has been much more interested in supporting Obama nominees and making lawbreaking illegal aliens citizens of this country.

How many times have you heard Lindsey Graham get on the news and talk about the lack of care for our veterans? none? that's about right.

He's much more concerned with posturing during election season by spewing about Benghazi (and basically doing nothing about it) and legalizing foreign thieves and murderers than he is concerned with the deaths of our veterans due to lack of services from the VA.

Lindsey Graham is trying to mislead voters with the nauseating TV ads he's blasting the airwaves with.

What are you going to do about it?

Here's a thought. Vote for Bill Connor and fix this problem.