There’s a Better Way: Remarks to the South Carolina Democratic Party Executive Committee

Good evening.  My name is Arik Bjorn. I sense relief in the room.  “So that’s how he pronounces his name.” BJORN is Norwegian for bear.  And that is precisely the animal that represents my pending campaign against “Status Quo” Joe Wilson.  Grizzly, not koala. MAKE NO MISTAKE:  The Wilson Dynasty will fall once and for […]

A Link for Our Future: An Independence Day Address to the People of South Carolina

An address presented at the Take the Flag Down South Carolina Unity Festival, held upon the South Carolina State House Grounds on Independence Day 2015 I stand before you, honored and humbled that you would hear my words. If I have a title worth mentioning, it is “father of a young South Carolinian.” Today I […]

Coffins, Coiled Snakes & Progressives: A South Carolina “Truthful Tuesday” Obamacare Showdown

When the Confederate Flag stands front and center upon your State House grounds, a defiant geopolitical hood ornament for all the world “to remember,” it puts a little edge on your average everyday progressive political rally. My first memory of the South Carolina State House is hard to forget.  I moved to the Palmetto State […]