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Former Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran Passes Away at 81

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 5:00pm 5/30/2019 at 5:00pm
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Former Senator Thad Cochran passed away Thursday morning at the age of 81. Cochran served in the US Senate for 45 years.
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Prof Who Urged Public Harassment of Politicians Granted Tenure

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 9:30am 5/19/2019 at 9:30am

You may remember this guy from a few months back. He called for others to mess with the food of people he doesn’t like. Now he has tenure.

The College Fix reports:

Professor who called for public harassment of politicians granted tenure

A professor who previously called for aggressive public harassment of politicians, including...

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U. Mississippi Plans to Remove Confederate Statue from Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 9:30am 3/24/2019 at 9:30am

This is usually more about control than anyone actually being triggered by a statue.

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Another school prepares to remove a Confederate monument

Another school is preparing to remove a Confederate monument from its historical place on campus, a sign that the push to dismantle such statues is not yet over.

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Hyde-Smith’s Win in Mississippi Will Help the Senate Easily Confirm Trump Judicial Nominees

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:00am 11/28/2018 at 11:00am
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The GOP kept another seat in the Senate as Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith easily defeated her Democrat challenger Michael Espy in the special election on Tuesday.

The victory gives the GOP a three-seat advantage in the Senate, which will help them easily confirm President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees.

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Tonight We Find Out if Trump saved the Mississippi Republican Senate Seat (Update: Hyde-Smith wins)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 9:00am 11/27/2018 at 9:00am
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Mississippi citizens hit the polls today to vote in the special election for the senate seat after Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who took over in April after Thad Cochran retired, and Democrat Mike Espy tied on Election Day.

President Donald Trump went to Mississippi on Monday night in one final attempt to...

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Sen. Thad Cochran Will Retire on April 1 Due to Health Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 5, 2018 at 5:06pm 3/5/2018 at 5:06pm
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Senate Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MS), 80, has announced he will retire on April 1 due to health concerns. From Roll Call:

“I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge,”...

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The Fish and Wildlife Service is out of control and we should all be concerned

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:13pm 12/6/2017 at 7:13pm
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The Obama era tradition of bureaucratic overreach is alive and well in the Fish and Wildlife Service. Using an endangered frog, the Fish and Wildlife Service is attempting to dictate how private landowners use their land.

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After Crushing Defeat In Mississippi Nissan Vote, UAW Vows To Fight Nissan In Court

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 8:00am 8/6/2017 at 8:00am
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Nissan plant employees in Canton, Mississippi voted nearly two to one against unionization, but the UAW isn’t giving up despite this crushing rebuke.  They are prevailing upon the NLRB to proceed with charges against the Canton Nissan plant that include alleged “unfair” treatment of the plant’s workers and “anti-union” activity.

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Nissan Employees In Mississippi Vote On Unionization (UPDATE: UAW Roundly Defeated)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 4, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/4/2017 at 5:30pm
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Earlier this year, I wrote about the UAW’s unionization efforts at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi.  Casting Nissan as the villain, failed presidential candidate and current socialist Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders is stepping up his pressure on Nissan and its workers at the Canton plant.

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Right-to-work: Mississippi Nissan Factory Most Recent UAW Target

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 6, 2017 at 8:00pm 3/6/2017 at 8:00pm
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Having worked their destructive magic in Detroit, the United Auto Workers union (UAW) has set its greedy sights on the South.  Roundly rejected by Tennessee workers at a Volkswagen auto plant in 2014, the UAW picked itself up, dusted itself off, and redoubled its thirteen-year efforts at a Nissan plant in...

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Amid Execution Drug Controversy, Mississippi Eyes Firing Squads

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:30pm 2/12/2017 at 3:30pm
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Facing legal challenges and practical constraints, Mississippi is considering following in Utah’s footsteps and using firing squads for executions.  House Bill 638 was introduced to the Mississippi state legislature this week.

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Black Man Arrested in ‘Vote Trump’ Arson of Black Church in Mississippi

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/21/2016 at 5:30pm

I’m sick of writing this kind of “well, actually” post. They’re required far too often, but this is the world in which we live. Media narrative wish casts one version of a story while the facts say another.

Such is the case (again) in the arson and vandalization of a black...

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Mississippi Woman Sues for Right to Own and Eat Placenta

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 6:30pm 6/1/2016 at 6:30pm

So, this is pretty gross, but to each her own (placenta smoothie). ::shudders::

After extensive research, pregnant Jordan Thiering decided she wanted to take the afterbirth (placenta) and whip it up in a smoothie. When she talked to her OBGYN, she was told to check with the delivering hospital. The hospital told...

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