Author Archives: Ashton Pittman

Trump thinks Jeff Sessions is partly to blame for Republicans losing Alabama’s Senate seat

Ashton Pittman

Trump blames Sessions for accepting the Attorney General nomination //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If Jeff Sessions had not accepted the nomination to become the Attorney General of the United States, he would not have vacated his U.S. Senate seat in Alabama. Thus, a Democrat would not have won what once once thought to […]

Poll: Democrat Jim Hood leads in the race to become Mississippi’s next governor

Nearly two years out, a poll finds that Mississippi’s only statewide elected Democrat is leading Mississippi’s Republican lieutenant governor //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood – a Democrat – is leading Mississippi Lt. Governor Tate Reeves – a Republican – in the race to become Mississippi’s next governor in 2019. Hood, […]

Panicked 5-year-old calls 911 after hearing that the Grinch is coming to steal Christmas

A police officer responded after a Byram boy watched a Facebook video that left him in fear for Christmas. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); After watching an alarming video on Facebook, 5-year-old boy in Byram, Mississippi, called 911 to report what he’d learned: the Grinch was coming to steal Christmas. Shortly after TyLon Pittman […]

We’re from the Deep South, and we, too, are the Resistance

Ashton Pittman

NOTE: THE VIEWS AND OPINIONS EXPRESSED HERE ARE THOSE OF THE AUTHOR AND SHOULD NOT BE ASSUMED TO REFLECT THE VIEWS OF DEEP SOUTH VOICE OR ITS AFFILIATES. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The South’s Intersectional Path of Justice to Senator Doug Jones By electing Doug Jones and rejecting Roy Moore, Alabama told the […]

Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race, delivering massive blow to Trump and the GOP

Ashton Pittman

For the first time in decades, a Democrat wins an Alabama Senate race //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a stunning rebuke of the Bannon era of Republican politics, Democrat Doug Jones – a prosecutor – has beat Republican candidate Roy Moore in the race to become the next U.S. Senator from Alabama. Jones, […]

A grieving father begs Alabama voters to reject Roy Moore and the hate that killed his gay daughter

Ashton Pittman

This peanut farmer wants Alabama to stand against Roy Moore’s hatred of gay people //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nathan Mathis, a peanut farmer in Wicksburg, Alabama, stole the attention away from Roy Moore outside a rally in Midland City on the eve of the election. There, he begged voters to not elect a […]

Trump shocks self while reading Mississippi speech: “Those are very big phrases, very big words”

Ashton Pittman

The President of the United States seemed genuinely giddy with himself after using words like “birthright,” “Jim Crow,” “equality,” and “segregation” //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); During a speech at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson on Saturday, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, appeared to shock himself […]

Something Rotten in the Sanctuary: A Night at Church With Roy Moore

NOTE: THE VIEWS AND OPINIONS EXPRESSED HERE ARE THOSE OF THE AUTHOR AND SHOULD NOT BE ASSUMED TO REFLECT THE VIEWS OF DEEP SOUTH VOICE OR ITS AFFILIATES. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Here in the sanctuaries of evangelical Alabama, engaging in sexual contact with a 14 year old is fine, but asking a […]

Roy Moore once called for the repeal of all constitutional amendments after the 10th

Ashton Pittman

In an unearthed 2011 audio, Roy Moore said that repealing amendments – including the amendments outlawing slavery and granting women the right to vote – would “eliminate many problems” //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore once argued that all Constitutional Amendments after the 10th should be voided. The Republican […]