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Mississippi ‘Hanging’ Senate Candidate Has Always Been A Confederate Rebel

Mississippi ‘Hanging’ Senate Candidate Has Always Been A Confederate Rebel

The full story of Cindy Hyde-Smith, Republican incumbent in the race for Thad Cochran’s US Senate seat, is coming into focus at last, and it turns out she was always a rebel in the southern sense of that word. As a child, Hyde-Smith “attended and graduated from a segregation academy […]

by Matt Osborne· · News
Democrats Are Putting This Billboard Up All Over Mississippi

Democrats Are Putting This Billboard Up All Over Mississippi

Cindy Hyde-Smith, the incumbent Senator from Mississippi who recently declared that if a fellow Republican “invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row,” has been running away from her own words ever since. “I used an exaggerated expression of regard, and any attempt to turn this […]

by Matt Osborne· · Current Issues
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Racist Mississippi Town Gives MLK Day A New Name, And Twitter ANNIHILATES Them For It (TWEETS)

What.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Unarmed Black Man Tortured, Maimed, Then Executed By Mississippi Cop (VIDEO)

Ronnie Shumpert’s testicles were ripped off, his body covered with gashes and his teeth knocked down his throat. Then he was shot.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Mississippi Governor Whines About Imaginary Persecution Of Christians In Defense Of Anti-LGBT Law (AUDIO)

Bryant defended the law during an appearance on a religious right-wing radio show by openly whining about so-called persecution of Christians.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
The Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi is the state capitol building of the U.S. state of Mississippi, housing the Mississippi Legislature. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969 and designated a Mississippi Landmark in 1986.
 
The current Mississippi State Capitol building, often called the "New Capitol," is located in downtown Jackson and has been the home to Mississippi's state legislature since 1903. It is the third capitol building in Jackson.
 
The capitol is 402 feet (123 m) long and 180 feet (55 m) to the top of the dome. The exterior is made up of Georgia granite, foundation concrete walls and bedford limestone.
 
The Beaux-Arts architecture style building was designed to house all branches of the Mississippi state government. Currently, only the Legislature and the executive branches are contained in the capitol. The judicial branch is housed in the Gartin Justice Building across High Street.
 
In the Rotunda, walls are Italian white marble with a base of New York jet black marble. Eight big columns are art marble called scagliola. The dome interior contains 750 lights which illuminate the blind-folded lady representing "Blind Justice" and four scenes: two Indians, a Spanish explorer and a Confederate general. Balustrades are cast iron and original to the building.
 
An eight foot tall, fifteen foot wide eagle soars above the dome, made of solid copper and gilded with gold leaf.
 
One of the 53 replicas of the original Liberty Bell, as well as a statue erected in memory of the ladies, mothers, sisters, wives and daughters of the Confederate soldiers is located on the capitol grounds. Among the trees on the grounds are the state tree, the magnolia tree, along with two Japanese magnolia trees.
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If You’re A Domestic Violence Victim In Mississippi, You Can’t Get Divorced

Despite the negative publicity Mississippi has received over discriminatory LGBT laws, the state’s Republicans have now decided to remove domestic violence as a justifiable reason for divorce to be legally granted.

by Mike Sainato· · News
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Mississippi Baker Who Made Cake For Republican Governor Publicly Humiliates Him

She made his cake perfectly, but severely burned Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant for being a bigot.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Rock Legend Bryan Adams Tells Bigoted Mississippi Republicans To Go F*ck Themselves

Everything he does is definitely NOT for hateful Republicans as rock singer Bryan Adams just cancelled an upcoming concert in Mississippi rather than perform in a state where discrimination is legal.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Mississippi Republicans Get Their Asses Handed To Them By Christian Cake Baker Over Anti-LGBT Law (AUDIO)

When Mississippi Republicans passed a discriminatory anti-LGBT law, the last thing they expected was backlash from Christians. But that’s exactly what is happening.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Ellen Absolutely DESTROYS Mississippi, Their Governor, And Ridiculous New Anti-Gay Law (VIDEO)

Ellen Absolutely DESTROYS Mississippi, Their Governor, And Ridiculous New Anti-Gay Law (VIDEO)

This. Is. PRICELESS.

by Sarah· · News
‘#1 In Bigotry’: Twitter EVISCERATES Mississippi Gov. Over Anti-Gay Law

‘#1 In Bigotry’: Twitter EVISCERATES Mississippi Gov. Over Anti-Gay Law

Twitter is NOT happy with Governor Phil Bryant. He’s getting what he has coming.

by Shannon Barber· · News
Mississippi Landlord Just EVICTED An Interracial Couple Because His Church Told Him To (VIDEO)

Mississippi Landlord Just EVICTED An Interracial Couple Because His Church Told Him To (VIDEO)

‘You didn’t tell me you was married to no black man.’

by John Prager· · News
A Federal Judge Just Slapped Down One Of Mississippi’s Most Digustingly Bigoted Laws

A Federal Judge Just Slapped Down One Of Mississippi’s Most Digustingly Bigoted Laws

This judge was having NONE of Mississippi’s bigotry.

by Jameson Parker· · News
21st September 1966:  Models wearing beachwear designed by Jantzen.  (Photo by M. McKeown/Express/Getty Images)

What Mississippi Just Passed Isn’t Only Ridiculously Anti-LGBT, It’s Anti-Premarital Sex

Now watch them still call themselves “anti-big government.”

by Sarah· · News
SPRINGVILLE, UT - JANUARY 9:  Jaden Adams person look over a unloaded semi automatic handgun during a class to obtain the Utah concealed gun carry permit, at Range Master of Utah, on January 9, 2016 in Springville, Utah.  Utahs permits, available for a fee to non-residents who meet certain requirements, are among the most popular in the country because they are recognized in more than 30 states. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Mississippi Senate OKs Bill Giving Church Members License To Kill Perceived Threats

Church-trained militia groups armed with guns and no permit requirements. What could go wrong?

by Jameson Parker· · News
Ben Carson’s Mississippi Campaign Chair Opposed Civil Rights Act, Supported Jim Crow

Ben Carson’s Mississippi Campaign Chair Opposed Civil Rights Act, Supported Jim Crow

Ben Carson’s Mississippi campaign chair once pressured prosecutors into dropping hate crime charges against a KKK cross-burner, reducing sentencing by half.

by John Prager· · News
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Mississippi Teacher Tells History Class That Atheists Are Fools For Not Believing In God

A Mississippi public school teacher blatantly violated the religious liberty of his students by trying to indoctrinate them during class by insulting atheists.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Mississippi Mayor Assures Disgruntled Residents He Believes He Can ‘Pray Potholes Away’

Mississippi Mayor Assures Disgruntled Residents He Believes He Can ‘Pray Potholes Away’

Mayor’s faith-based solution to fixing the town’s potholes? Prayer.

by Jameson Parker· · News
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Thirty-Year-Old Father Dies After Being Hogtied By Mississippi Cops (VIDEO)

According to witnesses, Troy Goode was hogtied by Mississippi police, then strapped to a stretcher, face down.

by Randa Morris· · News
Yet Another Unarmed Black Man Choked To Death By Police — This Time In Mississippi (VIDEO)

Yet Another Unarmed Black Man Choked To Death By Police — This Time In Mississippi (VIDEO)

The officer allegedly used his flashlight and didn’t let go when the man said he couldn’t breathe.

by Sarah· · News