The Other McCain

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Mississippi Elects First Female Senator, Liberal Media Blame Racism

  When Democrats lose, the explanations are never surprising: The Republican senator for Mississippi has been re-elected following a bitterly divisive runoff which evoked the state’s dark history of racist violence. Cindy Hyde-Smith survived controversy caused by her racially charged comments to defeat Democrat Mike Espy, who had hoped to become the state’s first African-American […]

Pimp Who Trafficked 16-Year-Old Girl Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison

Raymorris Asencio (left) and his accused accomplice Briana Sparkman (right). Raymorris Asencio, 32, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison after being convicted on federal charges of human trafficking and transporting a minor across state lines to engage in prostitution. Asencio and an accomplice, 18-year-old Briana Sparkman, were arrested in 2017 […]

Fertilizer Hitting Air Circulator In Mississippi Senate Runoff Controversy

by Smitty TRUE THE VOTE FILES SUIT AGAINST MISSISSIPPI, STATE REPUBLICAN PARTY 1st of July 2014 REQUESTS IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO ELECTION RECORDS AHEAD OF CERTIFICATION DEADLINE OXFORD, MS. — July 1, 2014: True the Vote (TTV), the nation’s leading voters’ rights and election integrity organization, today filed suit in federal court against the Mississippi Secretary […]

The Mississippi Scandal

Charles C. Johnson’s interview with Rev. Stevie Fielder, a pastor who says he participated in an illegal vote-buying scheme during the Mississippi Senate campaign, was lighting up Twitter last night. Aaron Gardner at Red State provides transcripts of much of the interview. Rev. Fielder provides text messages which appear to confirm that a staffer on […]

Death by Stupidity

This is horrible: Attorney Mark Mayfield was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday at his Ridgeland home. Mayfield, vice chairman of the Mississippi Tea Party, and is one of the three men charged with conspiring with Clayton Kelly to photograph U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s bedridden wife in her nursing home and create […]

GOP Establishment Turns Out Democrat Voters to Defeat Conservative Candidate

Remember that headline, bookmark this page and circle June 24 on your calendar, because the result of Tuesday’s primary runoff in Mississippi was an ill omen that portends Republican defeat in November. Check back here on Wednesday, Nov. 5, to see if my helpless sense of dark foreboding doom is correct, but today it seems obvious: […]

Is the Mississippi GOP Corrupt?

The dishonest effort to re-elect Thad Cochran hits a new low: The “super PAC” supporting the senator . . . is paying African-American leaders, including Bishop Crudup, to help lift black turnout on Tuesday, said Pete Perry, a Republican strategist here who is working for the group. Who is Pete Perry? Who is funding this […]

Does the GOP Establishment Endorse Thad Cochran’s Bestiality Nostalgia?

In a speech, the senile old fool distinguished Senator from Mississippi waxed nostalgic about his youth, when he did “all kind of indecent things with animals,” a practice he ascribed to the region’s “culture.” Does the National Republican Senatorial Committee endorse this sort of thing? Are they pro-bestiality or anti-bestiality, or will they need to […]

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