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MS Senate Primary Update: Tea Party Group Files Lawsuit Against MS SoS, GOP

From WashingtonExaminer.com: But a lawsuit filed Tuesday by True the Vote, the Tea Party nonprofit at the center of the IRS targeting scandal, could force the facts about voting in the run-off out into the open. True the Vote claims in its suit that the Mississippi secretary of state and the state’s GOP “failed to […]

MS Senate Primary Update: Allegations of 1,000+ Illegal Votes, Officials Barring Reviews, Corrupt GOP Establishment?

Update: Not only is the DailyMail beginning to rather extensively report on the below, but apparently “‘Several’ Republican senators reportedly uneasy with GOP’s tactics in Mississippi runoff.” Ya think? I have my thoughts below. TheGatewayPundit has been taking serious point on Chris McDaniel’s campaign continuing to investigate alleged shenanigans by — of all organizations — the […]

MS Tea Party Hosting Post-Runoff Press Conference

Regardless of what State Senator Chris McDaniel may or may not formally do in response to yesterday’s runoff election for the GOP Senate primary, the Mississippi Tea Party is providing their own response: The Ms Tea Party will hold a press conference tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 PM lower level of the Capitol with comment on […]

Senator Cochran Wins MS Senate Primary by 6,000 Votes

For the first time in 30 years, turnout during the Mississippi Senate runoff was 10% higher than the primary: But conventional wisdom also went down to defeat Tuesday night. Turnout was nearly 10 percent higher than it was in the first round earlier this month. And a man who had spent 42 years in Congress […]

MS Senator Thad Cocran Primary Tomorrow

The long-time Republican Senator’s seat is up for grabs in tomorrow’s primary. Mississippi is one of 7 States holding primaries of one sort or another tomorrow. Currently, Tea Party candidate Chris McDaniel is ahead. This would be the first Senate seat “primaried” this year if polling holds true.

States Formally Declare: Don’t Tread On Us!

With Matt Drudge having drawn red-highlight attention to Oklahoma’s State House having passed their chamber’s version of a Tenth Amendment resolution (a feat big enough of a deal to warrant Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s inviting State Senator Charles Key to his Saturday night FoxNews show) and the Politico similarly mentioning a brief overview of these bills […]

MS State Reps Introduce State Sovereignty Resolution

From TenthAmendmentCenter.com, Mississippi State Rep. Steven Palazzo and several other Representatives introduced HCR69 (status page): A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REINFORCING THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE AND AUTHORITY OF STATE SOVEREIGNTY UNDER THE TENTH AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OVER CERTAIN POWERS AND DISCOURAGING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FROM IMPOSING CERTAIN RESTRICTIVE MANDATES. A current listing of State-based […]

MS State Senator Authors Bill Protecting Gun Owners During Martial Law

From InfoWars.com: Mississippi lawmakers have passed a bill to protect the state’s residents during martial law. On the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi website, Phil Bryant announces the passage of SB 2036. The legislation “restricts the power of a peace officer to confiscate firearms and ammunitions in an emergency or during a time of martial […]