MSNBC Asks Republican: How Are You Not a ‘Danger' to Black People?

September 14th, 2018 12:57 PM
Friday on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough took their liberal panel on the road to do their live show from Oxford, Mississippi, interviewing both Republican and Democrat candidates running for Senate races in the state. Frequent MSNBC panelist Eddie Glaude exemplified the liberal media’s bias against conservatives by asking the same question to both Democrats and…

Nets Mostly Ignore New Mississippi Law Restricting Abortion

March 20th, 2018 1:12 PM
After Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Monday signed a groundbreaking new law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, the victory for the pro-life movement has received surprisingly little attention. FNC's Special Report with Bret Baier and the PBS NewsHour each ran briefs on Monday evening, and, on Tuesday, CBS This Morning ran one brief after CNN's Early Start show ran three…

Mississippi Religious Freedom Law Injunction Half-Reported on Mega

July 2nd, 2016 8:50 AM
Sometimes a report will come across the wire which forces to pause for a second to make sure that it actually happened. The latest example comes via Friday's Mega Noticiero. In short, a federal judge blocked Mississippi's Protecting Freedom of Conscience From Government Discrimination Act (HB 1523) before it went into effect.

College Football Coaches Take Aim at Confederate Flag

August 18th, 2015 10:04 AM
This week’s edition of, “Let’s freak out over something completely irrelevant and meaningless in the sports world,” brings us into the realm of college football. The Confederate Battle flag remains very much on the hit list of the left, and some on the right. Now the Stars n’ Bars finds itself in the crosshairs of the coaches at Ole Miss and Mississippi State.

NYT's Jim Rutenberg Sees New Jim Crow in NC, Smears Reagan as Racist

August 2nd, 2015 8:17 PM
The New York Times Magazine cover story by political correspondent Jim Rutenberg, "A Dream Undone -- Inside the 50-year campaign to roll back the Voting Rights Act," is a 10-part, 10,000-word doorstop (issued with the baleful threat "The first in a series") comparing current attempts to stop voter fraud as a return to Jim Crow, with particular focus on North Carolina. Rutenberg also relayed more…

Not News: Four 'Teens' Murder 94 Year-Old Woman in Mississippi

March 11th, 2015 4:11 PM
A Google News search at 3 p.m. Eastern Time today for stories published in March about "Eva Carmichael" (in quotes; sorted by date) returned only 11 items. Who is Eva Carmichael? She is a 94 year-old woman who was murdered in Meridian, Mississippi on March 1. Based on the complete lack of press coverage outside of the immediate area, it's reasonable to believe that the nation's journalists don't…

MSNBC: GOP Old Miss Race 'Really Nasty,' But Rangel's 'One of the Grea

June 24th, 2014 5:30 PM
Ronan Farrow opened his MSNBC program Tuesday with these words: "Who can steal Magnolia State voters?" The opening words on the screen behind him were: "Mississippi Mud," followed by a chyron reading "Stealing the Magnolia State." Farrow's reporting quickly emphasized, several times, that the primary was a Republican one, and that it had gotten "nasty."   Several minutes followed, with NBC's…

Harris-Perry Lectures Governor of Mississippi That He 'Dehumanizes' Ga

April 8th, 2014 6:00 PM
On her Saturday morning talk show on MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry launched into Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant for signing a “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” that allows religious people to practice their faith in the business world. Harris-Perry not only attacked the GOP governor for enabling the “bigots” to “dehumanize” the LGBT lobby, but lectured that he can add “In God We Trust” to the…

Hoax Claiming Walmart Heiress Supported Friday Protests Fools USA Toda

November 25th, 2012 9:34 AM
The third page of an unbylined report with an early Saturday time stamp credited to "USA Today" carried at the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion Ledger (like USAT, a Gannett Company) claimed that "Walmart heiress Alice Walton expressed solidarity with Walmart's striking workers." Putting aside whether or not an action taken by what the company estimated may have been fifty associates is a "strike…

Daily Kos on Mississippi: 'Suck It, Forced Birthers

November 10th, 2011 7:35 AM
You've heard of "birthers." But at the Daily Kos, anyone who opposes abortion is a "forced birther." Tub-thumping abortion advocate Kaili Joy Gray is not someone you would call gracious in victory when the Personhood Amendment was defeated in Mississippi. Her first reaction for all her Kosmonaut friends: "Suck it, forced birthers."

Bashir Hypes Dem 'Gains' in Miss., But GOP Kept Governorship, Likely t

November 9th, 2011 4:12 PM
The Election 2011 day-after spin is as laughable as it is predictable on MSNBC.Take network anchor Martin Bashir, who said on his eponymous program today that it was "a big night for Democrats in Mississippi, Ohio, and around the country" last night. Yet Republicans kept the governor's mansion in Mississippi by a landslide, and may well have captured control of the state House of…

Open Thread: Ohio and Mississippi's Election Results

November 9th, 2011 11:44 AM
Yesterday's election saw three especially controversial ballot measures, two in Ohio and one in Mississippi. Ohio voters voted on a measure to restrict collective bargaining rights, similar to the Wisconsin law passed by Gov. Scott Walker earlier this year, and on a measure to opt out the national health care mandate imposed by Obamacare. Mississippi voters voted on a ballot initiative to…

WaPo 'On Faith' Editor Sally Quinn Fears Personhood Amendment's 'Slipp

November 8th, 2011 4:31 PM
The day before Mississippi voters went to the polls to decide whether to amend the state constitution to define "person" to include unborn children as early as the point of conception, Washington Post's Sally Quinn set out to denounce Initiative 26 on the "On Faith" blog that she edits. Quinn, an atheist, groused that religious voters in the Magnolia State may make a significant change to the…

MSNBC's Roberts Marks 'Super Tuesday' by Boosting Unions, Bashing Miss

November 8th, 2011 1:09 PM
“There are several battles that are playing out across this country” today, MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts noted as he opened the 11 a.m. Eastern hour of live coverage on what the network is calling this year's "Super Tuesday." Roberts quickly established that he and his network were in the trenches with liberals on every one of those "battles":