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November 27th, 2018 - 7:32 pm § in Politics

A black senator from Mississippi? Nah.

That’s asking too much. Mississippi is a third world country that pretends to be a state. They’ve just returned a Confederate sympathizer who likes public hangings and thinks college students shouldn’t be allowed to vote to the U.S. Senate. As CNN put it, “In the end, it was [...]

November 26th, 2018 - 2:19 pm § in Politics

Cindy Hyde-Smith yard signs

  Okay, that’s not quite fair, because the GOP Senate candidate didn’t put them up. But it’s probably safe to say whoever did supports her and not the black man running against her. And Hyde-Smith does like hangings; she said so herself. Read story here. There was a time when [...]

November 26th, 2018 - 11:05 am § in Politics

“Ole Miss” Rhodes Scholar slams Cindy Hyde-Smith as a white supremacist

Jaz Brisack is an impressive young lady. Besides earning outstanding grades in general studies, English, journalism, and public policy, she’s president of the College Democrats, a labor organizer, and a women’s health advocate. And now, she’s a Rhodes Scholar. Brisack says Mississi[...]

November 20th, 2018 - 4:27 pm § in Politics

Cindy Hyde-Smith is a relic of the Jim Crow era

A Democratic win in Tuesday’s runoff election in Mississippi could limit the party’s 2018 Senate losses to 1 seat, and controversies swirling around the GOP candidate have changed the odds of that happening from highly improbable to conceivable. The current Senate has a 51-49 GOP majorit[...]

March 29th, 2017 - 1:15 am § in Misc.

My Gift to Mississippi: A NEW FLAG

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June 22nd, 2015 - 7:11 pm § in America

Hey Hey, Ho Ho, ..Mississippi is the next to go!

At least South Carolina flew the thing on a separate mast. Time to remember the civil rights chant! Mississippi House Speaker Says Confederate Symbol Should Be Removed From State Flag[...]

March 11th, 2015 - 7:01 pm § in Uncategorized

Stupid cop fired for racist rant

Former Jackson County, Mississippi, deputy sheriff Michael Slater — notice I said “former,” because he no longer works there — threatened an online gamer in a video chatroom by saying, “You about to come to a f—–g paid police officer’s house. I get pa[...]

February 17th, 2015 - 7:31 pm § in Politics

Mississippi GOP legislator blames his racist remarks on news reporter

In a remarkable tour-de-force of non-courage, a Mississippi GOP legislator whose racist remarks got him in hot water with his own fellow Republicans after he was quoted by a newspaper is trying to pass the buck to the reporter who wrote the story. State Rep. Gene Alday, R-Walls, who came under fire [...]

February 17th, 2015 - 3:00 pm § in Uncategorized

Racist Mississippi judge indicted for assaulting disabled black youth

A Mississippi grand jury has indicted Judge Bill Weisenberger for “simple assault on a vulnerable adult,” a felony carrying up to a $1,000 fine or 5 years in prison, or both, for his actions at a flea market on May  8, 2014. In that incident, Eric Rivers, 20, an autistic black youth, wa[...]

November 19th, 2013 - 9:36 am § in Misc.

How Can Americans Live in Tea Party States? .. What Would Jefferson Do?

I wish he were alive to explain himself:  [...]