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… Yeah ! , Well Done ,Mississippi !! [#RFRA]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 20th,2016

.. recently , Ms Gov. Phil Bryant signed an update to his state ‘s Religious Freedom Restoration Act . To many , he did the right thing . To the radical left , the move signified a declaration of political war ..

.. for me , Bryant and Mississippi did the right thing . Our nation and our states stand for religious freedom . One of the things that they must stand for is that they must not for people into being a part of something that they do not believe in . These people do not believe in the morality and or legality of gay weddings . So this updated rfra HElps to protect THOSE folks that have a bona- fide belief in their religious beliefs that they are Not forced into something …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. I hope more states do the same , including my own state of Ohio …

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… Fantastic Campaign Ad [#In a Box]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,July 6th,2014

.. great ad ! ..

.. god speed , and good luck , Darius Foster .

.. Darius is a a black Republican candidate , running for the Alabama Legislature (presumable the Alabama House) . He put up this ad , and , boy , has it ” gone viral … ”

.. [h/t — HotAir] ..
.. [link to the campaign ad]..

.. it is innovative and self – explanatory . What you really want in a campaign ad …

.. [update] in the original , I got the state wrong , it is Alabama , not Mississippi . Sorry about that ! …

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… Thad Cochoran is in Big Trouble …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,June 21st,2014

.. Cochoran is the senior US Senator from Mississippi . He has served 5 terms in the US Senate , and is seeking his 6th term . Before that , he had served in the US House since 1973 …

.. the Tea Party folks saw Cochoran , who is a bit more moderate than most think , as vulnerable . Going after a sitting US Senator is never easy . For those who go after one in a party primary , one must have a death wish …

.. Well , the Tea Party folks turned out to be right . Conservative businessman and Tea Party favourite Chris McDaniel won the primary , but , unfortunately , just missed winning it outright . McDaniel won about 49.8% of the vote , to Thad Cochoran ‘ s 48.9% . Since no one won an absolute majority , there will be a run-off election for the nomination …

.. Do not fret , GOP . Short of an absolute disaster , the winner [my guess would be McDaniel] will be an enormous favourite in November. Mississippi is about as Red a state as you can get , especially in the South …

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… Busy Day [#Primary Day] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,June 3rd,2014

.. election day , today ..

.. eight different states with primary elections , today , including : …

.. California — not too much here — the principal ones are the congressional ” jungle ” primaries . If two candidates from the same party make it to the general election , then the other party ….. too bad ….

.. the big battle should be the last district , # 52 — Incumbent Scott Peters is likely headed to a fall battle with local San Diego businessman Carl de Maio …

.. Iowa — republican Joni Ernst is likely headed to a fall battle with congresscritter Bruce Braley . If Braley can keep his foot out of his mouth , then this one will be a real barn – burner …

.. New Mexico — the set – up for the fall election . nothing major here …

.. New Jersey — ditto , except for a special election in CD # 1 …

.. South Dakota — a set – up for the fall . The prime battle will be the US Senate battle for the seat that is now currently held by retiring Senator Tim Johnson . This one is widely expected to go Republican …

.. Montana — the set for the fall battle will be the US Senate race , also a seat that is very , very highly likely to go Republican …

.. Mississippi — a crazy brawl in the Republican primary . Thad Cochoran is trying to survive and hold onto his seat . If he wins the primary [which he may not] , he would be an easy faviourite to win in the general election …

.. Alabama — nothing major , here

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… Bennie Thompson is an Ass …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 4th,2014

.. and he should be expelled from the House of Representatives .

.. normally , Bennie Thompson does not say or do all that much . He has been a fairly quiet member of the House Dem Caucus [and the Congressional Black Caucus] for a good number of terms . Well , that just changed , with a bang …

.. [h/t — Newsmax]..
.. [link] to the comments ..

.. what could he have been thinking ? Doesn’t he realize these days that this stuff is bound to get out , one way or another …

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… Congratulations , Mississippi !! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,April 10th,2014

.. they passed the MS Religious Freedom Restoration Act .

.. no , not without a fair bit of grief .

.. [h/t — NationalReview]..
.. [link] to the article …

.. it hews to the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act , which allows religious folks to protect their religious freedoms . It makes government have a really good reason for overruling them …

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… Oprah , You Should Know Better ! [Emmett Till] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,August 5th,2013

.. Many folks have waded into the controversy over George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin . Until today , Oprah Winfrey had not been one of them .

.. Unfortunately , she stuck her foot in her mouth , BIG time . She compared Martin to a young unfortunate and innocent black

Oprah Winfrey at her 50th birthday party at Ho...

Oprah Winfrey at her 50th birthday party at Hotel Bel Air (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

teenager , Emmitt Till . Till , for those who do not know was from Chicago . He had traveled to visit family in Mississippi in the Summer of 1955 . He did (for then) the not such a good ideal act of giving what is known as a “wolf whistle” at a white woman .
Till was murdered for what he did . Nothing else .

.. It gets worse . The local white men were not tried for years . Even though many folks knew who had done the deed . When they were , they were found not guilty . Till was an innocent , having committed a transgression (for the time) for which he was unaware of .

.. Justice was eventually done . As it was for Trayvon Martin . Martin was , though , a street punk , who used drugs , who stole jewelry , and benefited from the scandalous acts of many who failed to properly and evenly enforce the law in a non – partial manner . If they had , it is fairly likely that Trayvon Martin would still be alive , today .

.. Comparing an innocent (Emmett Till) to a street punk (Trayvon Martin) is the height of outrageous , Oprah . You are a learned , experienced , and educated , and accomplished woman . You should have gosh darned well known better .

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