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Hyde-Smith: Espy served as an “English speaking mouthpiece for the regime” accused of torture, murder, and rape in the international court

Liberal Democrat Mike Espy appeared on state-run TV in the Ivory Coast, serving as “an English-speaking mouthpiece for the regime.” Espy spoke on behalf of dictator Laurent Gbagbo, who lost the 2010 election but refused to concede to his opponent, ordering extrajudicial killings, torture and rape of his political opponents, according to the U.S. State Department. Despite repeatedly lying to the...

YP Daily Roundup 11/19/18

WLOX - President Trump coming to Biloxi ahead of U.S. Senate runoffs WLOX News Now just confirmed President Donald Trump will return to Biloxi on Monday, November 26. Trump will hold a rally the day before runoff elections for the U.S. Senate seat to support Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R). Hyde-Smith is facing opponent Mike Espy (D) on Tuesday, November 27. The Trump...

Trump to rally in North and South Mississippi day before runoff election

Today, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. announced Make America Great Again rallies featuring President Donald Trump on Monday, November 26 at 5:00 pm CST at the Tupelo Regional Airport in Tupelo, Mississippi, and at 8:00 pm CST at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi.   These rallies represent the fifth and sixth rallies in the great State of Mississippi since...

Group gathers in Jackson to protest sitting Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith

A small group of protestors gathered in Jackson near Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith's campaign office downtown on Friday, to rally for her resignation prior to the November 27 election. The group of around 20 people began short segments of chants around noon on Friday with phrases like "Hell no, Cindy gotta go," and "No hate, in our state." They had specified...

NYT and UK Telegraph both document how Mike Espy supported strongman now accused of warcrimes

A December 2010 New York Times article states that Espy appeared on Ivorian TV for Gbagbo in support of his administration. "Mr. Espy, who was traveling Wednesday and could not be reached for comment, had been in Ivory Coast this week making appearances on state television in support of Mr. Gbagbo’s administration." In a UK Telegraph article, Espy was resolute on Gbagbo's behalf...

Senator Hyde-Smith says comment on voters was taken out of context in published video

A video posted to social media by a liberal non-profit website in Louisiana on November 15 shows :18 seconds of Senator Hyde-Smith laughing and talking with supporters in Starkville, Mississippi. The video was published by Lamar White, Jr. of the Bayou Brief in Louisiana. Cindy Hyde-Smith on voter suppression: "And then they remind me, that there's a lot of liberal...

MAE downplays Governor’s recommendation to raise teacher pay of $50 million over two years

The Mississippi Association of Educators has responded to the Governor's newest budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2020, which would allocate $25 million dollars toward teacher pay raises per year for two years effective in July. The MAE released a statement on social media about the political nature of the raises and their timing, but that the "gesture" is not...

Trump could return to Mississippi before runoff election

According to the Associated Press, as reported by WJTV, President Trump could return to the magnolia state before the U.S. Senate runoff on November 27. The President would be coming again to support Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith who  faces Democrat Mike Espy in the race. The White House has been rumored to be considering a rally but nothing has been confirmed. Trump...

Reihan Salam, author talks immigration reform and recent book on a case against open borders

“The most common thing I hear people say about conservatives is that they ‘don’t really care about the future of the country the just hate people who are different,’ and that has never been my experience.” said Reihan Salam. Salam is the Executive Editor of the National Review and author of “Melting Pot or Civil War?: A Son of Immigrants...

Gov. Bryant Releases Executive Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2020

In accordance with state law, Gov. Phil Bryant has released his Executive Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2020. Within the summary the Governor says the first and foremost important thing for the budgeting future is saving. "Setting aside 2 percent of the estimated revenue is not only smart financial practice, but it helps the state’s credit rating. When I entered office in January...

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