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McDaniel Returns Neo-Confederate Cash
Fox News ^ | June 19, 2014 | Chris Stirewalt

Posted on 06/19/2014 2:17:42 PM PDT by nickcarraway

The campaign of Mississippi Senate hopeful Chris McDaniel has returned a donation from a controversial neo-Confederate supporter. A McDaniel spokesman declined to elaborate, but told Fox News First that the campaign gave back the $800 contribution from Carl Ford “as soon as we learned about it.” The campaign of embattled Republican incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran has attacked McDaniel for the donation from Ford, a Mississippi secessionist who was part of the defense team representing a Klansman convicted in 1998 of murdering a 1960s civil rights leader during the fight to desegregate the state.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: birdsofafeather; carlford; chrismcdaniel; cochran; mississippi; thadcochran
Fox is going all out for Cochran.
1 posted on 06/19/2014 2:17:42 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Surprise, surprise /s/.


2 posted on 06/19/2014 2:20:47 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: nickcarraway

Given that Confederates and KKK supporter are Democrats, of course he gave the money back. He wouldn’t want to be viewed as a liberal.


3 posted on 06/19/2014 2:22:59 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: nickcarraway

Why would they call attention to this and why would McDaniel return the money?


4 posted on 06/19/2014 2:25:00 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: nickcarraway

Cheap shot. The donation means nothing unless McDaniel actually agrees with the guy’s politics. Where’s the evidence of that?

Candidates get many donations. They can’t know who every person is.

Cochran must be in a serious world of political hurt right now.

This is a hail mary act of desperation.

Congratulations McDaniel, you’re sure to win.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 2:26:07 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Was the donation made in Confederate dollars?


6 posted on 06/19/2014 2:26:10 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: nickcarraway

Will Cochran return cash given by megacrooks who are destroying our country?


7 posted on 06/19/2014 2:34:09 PM PDT by all the best
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To: rockrr

Must be hard to actually buy stuff with it.

8 posted on 06/19/2014 2:42:46 PM PDT by x
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To: nickcarraway

An organ run by Murdock.


9 posted on 06/19/2014 2:55:23 PM PDT by Red Steel
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Have you priced confederate paper money? I remember buying a pack of mixed currency from the Army/Navy surplus in Huntsville to use as play money. I wish I still had some of it!


10 posted on 06/19/2014 3:50:00 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: nickcarraway; Lil Flower; Din Maker; Malichi; WXRGina; duffee; onyx; DrewsMum; Tupelo; mstar; ...

Mississippi ping


11 posted on 06/19/2014 4:44:14 PM PDT by WKB
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To: Grams A

ford must be a childrers supporter.


12 posted on 06/20/2014 7:14:56 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: duffee

In this day and age, and particularly with the contentiousness of this particular race, I would think that McDaniel would have someone on his staff charged with checking out all the larger donations before any check is deposited.

We were in Pass Christian most of last week and I tried to catch the local evening news to see what was going on in the world of politics. When Texas had its runoff races it was wall to wall commercials and signs everywhere. Saw very, very little of that down there and I seemed to know more about their politics than the locals I spoke with. In spite of that, I am sure many of the people in Mississippi will be glad when next Tuesday’s election is over.


13 posted on 06/20/2014 8:18:30 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: rockrr
That was an old sitcom plot. I forget what the show was.

Somebody finds a chest of money and starts planning how to spend it. It turns out that it's Confederate and worthless.

Nowadays, if you find a trove of CSA bucks you could make out pretty well if you know how to market it to collectors and enthusiasts.

Watch out for cheap replicas (I have some of those from when I was a kid).

14 posted on 06/20/2014 1:33:44 PM PDT by x
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When you stop and think about it how would anyone know the difference between issued and replica? ;’)


15 posted on 06/20/2014 4:31:36 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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