Mittens flushes millions down the crapper for losses in MS and AL

By: Tuesday March 13, 2012 11:20 pm

We know that Mitt Romney, since he’s a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints, wasn’t high when he said on camera that he was going to win Alabama’s primary. And he surely wasn’t on mind-altering substances when he brashly insisted that Rick Santorum was ”at the desperate end of his campaign,” suggesting that the [...]

What century would Alabama and Mississippi Republicans like to wind the clock back to?

By: Monday March 12, 2012 3:19 pm

My wife Kate hails from Birmingham, Alabama, it’s in one of the only blue counties in the entire state. I still get on her about the bible-beating ways down there — Alabama and Mississippi provide a lot of fertile material for political blogging. That said, there are living, breathing progressives there — I know quite [...]

Mississippi womb controllers: kiss your birth control goodbye as ‘personhood’ amendment vote looms

By: Thursday October 27, 2011 12:28 pm

If this ballot initiative in Mississippi passes, it will make a woman a criminal in the eyes of the law if she exercises her right to control whether she becomes pregnant — not just whether she will have access to abortion services. Ballot Measure 26, which has the blessing of luminaries like Mike Huckabee and [...]

The institutionalized homophobia that some lawmakers in NC want to see expanded

By: Wednesday September 7, 2011 11:13 am

This is horrible. A hate crime exacerbated by a Mississippi’s institutionalized homophobia. NC politicians, business leaders, and taxpayers: Is this what you want our state to become known for? Via Rod 2.0, a tragic, but not unexpected, development in the case of James Craig Anderson, who was randomly picked out for a beatdown because he was [...]

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