The Other McCain

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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 […]

#ConcedeCochran: Will Republicans Keep Wasting More Money on the Loser?

AUGUSTA, Georgia We left Mississippi at 9:30 this morning, which gave me barely enough time to file a column for The American Spectator: The most closely watched campaign in the country will continue for another three weeks, as Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel and Sen. Thad Cochran head to a June 24 runoff in the […]

Mississippi Primary Results HQ

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi UPDATE 10:40 p.m. CDT: Now with 93% of precincts reporting, McDaniel’s lead is 3,086 votes. He is at 49.7% of the vote, Cochran at 48.7%. If necessary, a runoff would be June 24. UPDATE 10:10 p.m. CDT: With 89% of precincts reporting, McDaniel’s lead is about 3,500 votes. UPDATE 9:40 p.m. CDT: With […]

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