Mississippi

Maher Lets Supreme Court And Justice Roberts Have It For Gutting Voting Rights
Real Time's Bill Maher let our Supreme Court and Chief Justice John Roberts have it for gutting the Voting Rights Act and allowing our elections to be sold to the highest bidder during his New Rules segment at the close of his show this Friday. Read more...
Mississippi Candidate Has Ties To Secessionist Groups
The South is struggling to take over the country, one Congressional seat at a time. Read more...
Televangelist Pat Robertson this week defended former neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman after his acquittal for murder, saying that he was right to follow the "fully-formed young African-American male" because other criminals had been seen "wearing these hoods." Read more...
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) on Tuesday blasted conservative justices on the United States Supreme Court after they struck down a part of a law intended to prevent the type of voter suppression that he was fighting against when he had his skull fractured during protests in the 1960s. Read more...
Miss. Gov. Blames Working Moms For Education Decline Read more...

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On the third day of his preliminary hearing, the man suspected of sending ricin to President Obama and Senator Wicker has been released. Was he framed? Read more...
The director of issues analysis of the fundamentalist American Family Association (AFA) is instructing his followers that Jesus wants them to pray for President Barack Obama because he is the "enemy." Read more...
Open Thread - Mississippi finally ratifies 13th Amendment. Read more...
Rachel Maddow tore into Mississippi Republicans and their Gov. Phil Bryant, who claim to be "small government" conservatives, for using government regulations to shut down the state's last abortion clinic, regardless of the fact that it's supposed Read more...
A single provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 has been playing a key role on the election front this year. Section 5 has blocked photo voter-ID laws, prohibited reduced early-voting periods in parts of Florida and just Tuesday barred new redistricting maps in Texas. Read more...