Alabama father shoots and kills son after mistaking him for a car thief

Ashton Pittman

A father fatally shot who he thought was a car thief on Christmas Eve, but he was horribly wrong. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); .repubhubembed{display:none;} (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (function($){ function bsaProResize() { var sid = “3”; var object = $(“.bsaProContainer-” + sid + ” .bsaProItemInner__img”); var animateThumb = $(“.bsaProContainer-” + sid + ” […]

Return of the Conservatives

After the setback in Alabama a few weeks ago, many conservatives were understandably shaken up. Was this a sign of things to come? Was our insurgent conservative movement grinding to a halt? For many political pundits, especially those in Mississippi, the outcome in Alabama was seen as an indicator of sorts. Would Mississippi follow Alabama’s […]

Doug Jones certified the victor in Alabama after judge blocks Moore’s last-ditch effort to block him

Ashton Pittman

Alabama officially certifies Doug Jones as the victor in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Senator-elect Doug Jones was certified the winner of Alabama’s U.S. Senate special election Thursday afternoon after a judge rejected a last-ditch attempt by Jones’ Republican rival, Roy Moore, to block Jones’ win. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, […]

To Republicans, all black votes are “vote fraud”

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Roy Moore’s last ditch attempt to stop Doug Jones is an attempt to nullify black votes. This isn’t new for Republicans. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (function($){ function bsaProResize() { var sid = “3”; var object = $(“.bsaProContainer-” + sid + ” .bsaProItemInner__img”); var animateThumb = $(“.bsaProContainer-” + sid […]

Mississippi could vote on its state flag in 2018

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Mississippi’s governor hinted at putting the Confederate-emblem-bearing flag on the 2018 ballot //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As Mississippi state legislators look to the 2018 legislative session, one issue looms heavy: the Mississippi state flag. Over the summer, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant hinted at putting the flag on the 2018 ballot, saying it would […]

PERS Releases 2017 Financial Reports

Mississippi PERS has released its 2017 financial reports. There is a popular summary report (8 pages) and a comprehensive report (188 pages). Here are links to the reports: 2017 Popular Financial Report 2017 Comprehensive Report Despite robust stock market performance and 63% of the assets invested in equities, PERS’ funding level barely increased–from 60 to […]

Republicans fear Bannon and McDaniel could deliver Mississippi to Democrats in 2018

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After Alabama, Republican insiders fear Steve Bannon could deliver Mississippi to Democrats, too //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel – a state Tea Party scion – contemplates mounting another U.S. Senate bid, alt-right kingpin Steve Bannon is helping lay the groundwork for him. That has establishment Republicans worried. “Is […]

Roy Moore files lawsuit to stop Doug Jones from being seated, demands election re-do

Ashton Pittman

In a last ditch effort, Democratic Senator-elect Doug Jones’ vanquished Republican opponent, Roy Moore, has filed a lawsuit to stop the results of Alabama’s special election from being certified this afternoon. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Moore and his attorney claimed there were “irregularities” in the U.S. Senate election that was held earlier this […]

The Establishment Strikes Back

Love him or hate him, Alabama’s Roy Moore suffered through public humiliation that few of us have ever experienced. To be smeared across the country as a pedophile and serial sexual abuser is as bad as anything society can hurl at you. How he was able to withstand such an all-out character assassination is beyond […]