South Carolina’s US Senate race is a media extravaganza. Jim DeMint, the radical right
Republican incumbent and tea partier and Alvin Greene, a mysterious, unknown Democrat and action figure enthusiast who has been indicted on a felony obscenity charge are joined by Tom Clements, a peace and environmental activist. Newcomer Clements is the Green Party nominee and a life-long activist involved with vital public interest issues affecting
DeMint, a former paper salesman and ad executive, is the hero of the far right. Media is drawn to the enigmatic
I don’t know Jim DeMint or Alvin
Clements led the fight in South Carolina against rate increases for utilities whose plans for costly nuclear reactor projects will force consumers to pay a decade in advance, and divert resources from developing energy efficiency and sustainable, non-polluting alternatives.
Clements has been recognized for his work as the Southeastern Nuclear Campaign Coordinator for Friends of the Earth, and received the
Clements says DeMint works for corporate interests rather than the people of
Clements contends that “military madness is killing our people, undermining our economy, and threatening our security. Costly and misguided military adventurism in
We have the highest ratio of military personnel and civilians working for the military to non military related people of any state.