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Rep. Jim Evans spews racial tirade in Ďanalysisí of the Jackson mayoral election (Mississippi)
Y'all Politics ^ | May 1, 2009 | Alan Lang

Posted on 05/06/2009 9:23:25 AM PDT by Islander7

Mississippi State Representative Jim Evans (D) unleashed a racial tirade this week on his political "analysis" of the upcoming Jackson mayoral election in this week's Jackson Advocate (on newsstands now!). Rep. Evans is Chair of the Constitution Committee under House Speaker Billy McCoy (D). Evans is also husband to Sara O'Reilly-Evans, who is currently the City Attorney in Jackson under Mayor Frank Melton.

Evans talks of "cuffes" and "coons" when referring to black politicians that cowtow to "the man" (he is black, by the way). He talks of many of our city leaders as white supremacists and robber barons.

For some off the street wingnut writing in the Jackson Advocate, it'd be one thing. However, Evans is a Representative (though of what we're not quite sure) in the State Legislature.

Read it for yourself.

(Excerpt) Read more at yallpolitics.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: 111th; democrats; leftist; mississippi; racist; racistdemocrats
I am drawing attention to this article, not because I agree with anything in it (I don't), but to point out that an elected official in our Mississippi House actually thinks, acts and talks in this way. It's important for people with an IQ over 90 to see what is happening in Jackson. There is such a palpable disconnect between the "haves" and the "have nots" and never the two shall meet it seems. That is why so many Jacksonians can't understand why some of the people we elect or appoint in city government actually get elected and appointed. I think both Horhn and Crisler would laugh about Evans and that's why I don't mind putting it out there. Having people read this won't hurt them in the least. In fact, it might help both of them.

Meanwhile, Speaker McCoy might want to look down his leadership roster and make sure that the views of those he's chosen reflects his own.

1 posted on 05/06/2009 9:23:26 AM PDT by Islander7
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To: WKB; wardaddy; Downsouth55; Michael Knight; ejonesie22; bkwells; DogwoodSouth; WileyPink; jmax; ...

Mississippi PING!


2 posted on 05/06/2009 9:24:03 AM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) held its 30th Annual Legislative Conference at the Marriott Hotel in Jackson, MS, November 29, through December 3, 2006. The theme for this year’s conference was “Seeing Beyond Vision. Leadership. Action” The labor luncheon, held Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, was one of the conference highlights.

The NBCSL Labor Round Table unanimously selected Brenda Scott, President of MASE/CWA, Local 3570, in Jackson to receive their Local Labor Leader’s Award. They determined that she exemplifies outstanding support for labor on behalf of all working men and women.

Rep. James Evans, District 70, received the Community Leadership Award at the same luncheon. ‘Jim’, as he prefers to be called, is a former professional football player with the New York Giants and a double dues paying member of CWA (The Guilds and MASE/CWA). Rep. Evans has authored numerous labor-friendly bills in the Mississippi legislature and prizes his anti-privatization bill as trophy legislation. Jim has served in the state legislature since 1992 and is a national AFL-CIO field representative.

Related info

3 posted on 05/06/2009 9:28:56 AM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: Islander7
Once again a Black politician from the Deep South, probably rasied in a sanctified, Bible-preachin', snake-handlin' church, is in all probability a full-throttle supporter of "gay rights," abortion, and everything else. When does bestiality get a "liberation" movement?

I guess the only reason it's still illegal for cousins to marry is because the "rednecks" allegedly like to do it.

4 posted on 05/06/2009 9:30:05 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Vaydabber Mosheh 'et-mo`adei HaShem 'el-Benei Yisra'el.)
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To: Islander7

“...he is black, by the way...”

Unnecessary addendum.

Only bulletproof, black politicans can get away with “racial tirades”, along with various and sundry other misbehaviors.

That is, unless it is another self-hating, white liberal slamming his or her’s own race; that too, would be solid ground.


5 posted on 05/06/2009 9:31:32 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: Islander7

Well at least Jackson will a have different Mayor.
Melton was a huge disappointment to a lot of
people including me.
Right now Melton is still in ICU with his heart problems.


6 posted on 05/06/2009 9:33:12 AM PDT by WKB (If life was fair Elvis would be alive and all the imitators would be dead.)
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To: Islander7
He talks of many of our city leaders as white supremacists and robber barons.

Huh? I thought all of the recent crop of Jackson 'city leaders' were black.

7 posted on 05/06/2009 9:44:08 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: EyeGuy

Do you happen to know the origin of the word “cuffe”? I never heard that one before!

“Only bulletproof, black politicans can get away with “racial tirades”

Well, it provides a method for them to vent their anger at their continued oppression at the hands of the white man/s;)


8 posted on 05/06/2009 9:44:25 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: WKB
Melton was a huge disappointment to a lot of people including me.

Me too. I heard him speak several years ago and was very impressed. He seemed to have a lot of common sense views on issues. Power corrupts.....

9 posted on 05/06/2009 9:50:32 AM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: Islander7

Rading a little about Paul Cuffee on wiki; I think this is a person whose life story should become *very* visible. Read the article before some fascist rewrites history.


10 posted on 05/06/2009 9:57:15 AM PDT by Tax Government
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To: Islander7; WKB

>> [Melton] seemed to have a lot of common sense views on issues. Power corrupts <<

I’m afraid I’ll have to disagree. I’ve never come across any knowledgeable Jackson people who say Melton is “corrupt” — at least not as that word is conventionally defined, i.e., using his office illegally to enrich himself or his family, giving or taking bribes, etc.

So what explains his behavior? It’s very simple:

Old Frank is just plain crazy.


12 posted on 05/06/2009 12:33:59 PM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Hawthorn

The corruption of power is not limited to finances. Power can also corrupt the character of the individual. That appears to be what happened to Melton.

I’m here to tell you, when I heard him speak so many years ago he made perfect sense. He was addressing a group of ‘at risk’ teens. He laid it on the line, no whining about race, etc. I thought he was great.


13 posted on 05/06/2009 12:38:51 PM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: Islander7
Evans is a Representative (though of what we're not quite sure) in the State Legislature.

I suspect it is highly likely that he is an excellent representative of the folks in his district. Just like, for example, Nancy Pelosi and Marion Barry. It's democracy in action.

14 posted on 05/06/2009 12:42:04 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Islander7

Melton reported to have died:

http://kingfish1935.blogspot.com/2009/05/is-it-over.html


15 posted on 05/06/2009 12:42:31 PM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Islander7

Please put (Dem) in the headline. “Rep.” is used alone in MSM headlines to confuse the headline-only-reading public between “Representative” and “Republican”.


16 posted on 05/06/2009 2:20:29 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (Give Them Liberty Or Give Them Death! - IT'S ISLAM, STUPID! - Islam Delenda Est! - Rumble thee forth)
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To: Hawthorn

Unconfirmed as of yet.


17 posted on 05/06/2009 5:35:16 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide

The post is from a blog. The headline is as written, besides, no party noted automatically means Democrat.


18 posted on 05/06/2009 6:12:05 PM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: Islander7

Jackson was such a nice place when I was young.

Now...not so much.

It’s a dang shame what’s happened to the city.

I love Y’all Politics!


19 posted on 05/06/2009 6:15:09 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Rightwing extremist on the DHS hit list...and proud of it!)
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Melton death now confirmed:

http://www.wlbt.com/global/story.asp?s=10318629


20 posted on 05/07/2009 6:46:23 AM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Hawthorn

That it is. RIP.


21 posted on 05/07/2009 4:10:59 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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