Apparently South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford didn’t wait the years he said he did before having an affair with the woman in Argentina.
Wow, paint me surprised.
Seriously, this guy needs to just stop trying to sugarcoat this stuff. He had an affair. He lied about where he was while governor. That’s just his public indiscretions. I’m sure his wife can add to the list, but that’s not my concern.
Sanford sat down with The Associated Press to talk about the affair.…
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OIPA is the state’s largest oil and gas advocacy group that represents more than 1,800 members in the crude oil and natural gas production and exploration industry. The group also named Dewey F. Bartlett Jr., president of Keener Oil and Gas Co., member of the year. Bartlett, a Republican who has ann
ounced he will run for major of Tulsa, was honored for his efforts to hire OIPA’s first Washington-based lobbyist.…
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Thirty-four interim studies have been approved by Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn Coffee. The topics of the studies range from how military pay is handled in divorces, oil and gas pipeline safety, a review of health insurance mandates and the cost of autism insurance coverage. The studies will be conducted between now and the beginning of the next legislative session in February.
For a complete list of the studies go to:
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The State in South Carolina has suspected Gov. Mark Sanford has been having an affair for quite some time. Apparently the newspaper got copies of emails between Sanford and his beauty of Buenos Aires in December, but could not verify their veracity. The emails came from an anonymous source. Those emails, however, may have prompted Sanford to tell his wife about the affair before she read it in the papers.
It’s hard to know what goes through somebody’s mind when they’re involved in a heady romance and attempting to make leaps in their political career.…
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Well, it comes as no surprise that the governor of South Carolina didn’t just head for Argentina “to drive the coast line.” In a press conference this afternoon, Gov. Mark Sanford admitted he traveled to Argentina for a romantic tryst with a woman who lives there.
Shocker. I know we should all have more faith in the common good of people, but who jets off to Argentina and says they’re hiking on the Appalachian Trail? The two are incongruous. In fact, if those of us in the Capitol press room had placed bets on it, we could afford a few drinks at Junior’s tonight.…
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Apparently the governor of South Carolina got confused, or missed a year or two of geography. Gov. Mark Sanford, who left last week, untethered, unguarded, said he was hiking on the Appalachian Trail.
Turns out he was in Argentina. Not even close governor. And apparently the governor’s staff was just as confused. Staffers told the press that the governor was taking a break from a contentious legislative session and getting his bearings in the woods.
Wrong. The governor said he wanted to do something exotic and flew to Buenos Aries at the last minute.…
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Not sure how Gov. Brad Henry feels about the outdoors, but South Carolina’s governor is heading out on the Appalachian Trail — untethered. According to media reports, Gov. Mark Sanford left in the sport utility vehicle that his bodyguard normally drives and stopped communicating with his office, family and friends late last week.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the hiatus comes after Sanford sparred with opponents and Obama administration officials about the use and his desire to refuse nearly $700 million in federal stimulus dollars.…
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Oklahoma can already brag that it leads the nation in spending its federal stimulus dollars allocated for road and bridge projects.
Now state transportation officials could be going after another pot of federal dollars. High speed rail. Oklahoma is included in one of ten proposed high speed rail corriders. The South Central corrider would begin in Tulsa and connect Oklahomans to existing rail routes in San Antonio. Another spur would veer east toward Arkansas and connect passengers to trains that run out of Chicago at Little Rock.…
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Reps. Mike Ritze and Doug Cox, the only medical doctors serving in the Legislature, say they are leery of health care reform plans being developed by President Barack Obama’s administration.
That’s somewhat to be expected. Both Ritze and Cox are Republicans; Obama is a Democrat.
Cox, an emergency room physician in Grove, concedes the present medical care system must be improved.
“Going to a doctor with a simple sore throat and leaving with a bill over $100 is not acceptable – it is putting access to medical care out of reach for many Oklahomans,” Cox said in a statement issued with Ritze, of Broken Arrow.…
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By Julie Bisbee
Senate Bill 881 removes the state income tax on federal pay to troops. The exemption will apply to all active military personnel, including National Guard members and reservists.…
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