South Carolina or bust

South Carolina or bust

There are 1 comment on the Concord Monitor story from Jan 2, 2012, titled South Carolina or bust. In it, Concord Monitor reports that:

In a media advisory, the Perry campaign said the Texas governor would be headed to Greenville, S.C., on Wednesday.

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Jane106

Fort Valley, VA

#1 Jan 3, 2012
N.B. Huntsman Corporation remains in the U.S. and employs a staff of approximately 11,000.
Jon Meade Huntsman, politician, businessman, and diplomat served in the administrations of four U.S. presidents. He worked as a White House staff assistant for Ronald Reagan, and he was appointed by George H.W. Bush as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce and later as U.S. Ambassador to Singapore from 1992–1993. Huntsman served as Deputy U,S. Trade Representative under George W. Bush, launching global trade negotiations in Doha, Qatar in 2001 and guiding the accession of China and Taiwan into the WTO. He was elected Governor of Utah in April, 2004 and won re-election in 2008 with nearly 78% of the vote. On August 11, 2009, he resigned as governor to accept an appointment by Barack Obama as the United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China.
Huntsman has also served as CEO of his family's Huntsman Corporation. Huntsman Corporation in Salt Lake City, UT is a public company categorized under Polystyrene Resins. t Established circa 2004; incorporated in Utah. Current estimates show this company has an annual revenue of $9,250,000,000 and employs a staff of approximately 11,000.
The person:
--In 1975 (age 15), Huntsman earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank of the Boy Scouts of America.
-- Dropped out before graduating to pursue his passion as a keyboard player in the rock band Wizard. He obtained a G.E.D. and enrolled at the University of Utah, where he became, like his father, a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
--Huntsman served as a Mormon missionary in Taiwan for two years. He then transferred to the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a bachelor's degree in international politics in 1987.
--As Governor of Utah, he supported Cap and trade policies; signed the Western Climate Initiative; supported an increase in the federal minimum wage; and cut some regulations; including Utah's very strict alcohol laws. In 2008, he successively proposed tax credits for families purchasing their own health insurance, as well as income tax credits for capital gains and solar projects. As the governor of Utah, Huntsman signed numerous bills restricting abortion. He has supported civil unions for years but not same-sex marriage.
-- Huntsman is a strong supporter of Israel and has made several visits to Israel
--Huntsman helped McCain campaign in New Hampshire and went with him to Iraq over Thanksgiving 2007.
(SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Huntsman,_Jr .)Jon

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