Saturday, September 24, 2011
Daisy was in Texas today but will be back next week. Today's program was hosted by Gregg Jocoy. One of the main stories discussed was the recent efforts by citizens to occupy wallstreet in protest of the economic disaster they blame on bankers and unethical traders. Special guest host was Sheila Jackson of Move On.
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Joel Ann Chandler called into the program to discuss her fight against the The South Carolina Department of Transportation. You can read more about the issue below.
Longtime Produce Vendor Takes On SC-DOT
MAULDIN, S.C. -- The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to widen an Upstate roadway -- but not without a fight from a feisty produce vendor. Joel Ann Chandler has operated the Mauldin Open-Air Market on Butler Road for 30 years.
The SC-DOT wants to widen the intersection and the nearby area where Butler Road meets Corn Road and Brides Road. The area includes the road in front of Mauldin High School. Chandler said the changes would make it difficult for her tractor trailer to safely deliver produce. She said the SC-DOT wants to convert a nearby embankment into an access driveway.
"It's going to be hard for us to even get out in the road without red lights; dangerous. Kids are running across the road all the time over here," Chandler said. Read more....
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Daisy & Gregg discuss the $30,000 price tag of Governor Nikki Haley's trip to a Europe.
The Post and Courier:
Gov. Nikki Haley's weeklong trip to Europe in June in search of "jobs, jobs, jobs" cost South Carolinians more than $127,000. But the governor and her entourage of more than two dozen returned without any finished deals to bring new employers to the Palmetto State.
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Daisy & Gregg kicked off the first broadcast of The Daisy Deadhead Show which presents a liberal view of politics in the red state of South Carolina. Among other things, a discussion on the candidacy of Republican Ron Paul, war and the environmental farming.