The Issues: David Singletary

We asked Independent candidate for governor, David Singletary, where he stands on the following issues. Here’s what he said:

Abortion: “Let the women decide or no abortions after 18 weeks.” State Flag: “By initiative process if at all.” Healthcare: “Need affordable healthcare for all.” Public Education: “Have to educate your way out of poverty.

WP: At Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr. bets on big-time football, with a disgraced coach

As head coach at Ole Miss, Hugh Freeze defeated giants – knocking off Alabama twice – and led the football team to its first Sugar Bowl in 46 years. Then, in the midst of an NCAA investigation in 2017 Freeze resigned, but as sports columnist Rick Cleveland reported, the offensive minded coach made it clear that he wanted to coach college football again. Now that he’s getting that opportunity at Liberty University, Kent Babb of the Washington Post offers a look at the university’s bet on Freeze and football:
LYNCHBURG, Va. — On occasion Liberty University will invite members of out-of-state churches to speak at its convocation, and in January 2018, a man from Mississippi stood and stepped forward. “I’m humbled,” he said early in remarks to a packed arena that held more than 8,000 students, staffers and administrators, “and certainly unworthy.”
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Clarion Ledger: Mississippi prof, who went to school with Brett Kavanaugh, sues HuffPost

A Mississippi man has filed a lawsuit against HuffPost alleging defamation.  CLARION LEDGER: A Gulfport professor and advocate is suing the national news website HuffPost alleging defamation involving a September 2018 story on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s days at Georgetown Prep school. Derrick Evans’ lawsuit was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Gulfport against  HuffPost and its former journalist, Ashley Feinberg. The lawsuit said HuffPost and Feinberg repeatedly defamed Evans and friend Douglas Kennedy to a nationwide audience on multiple occasions in September 2018 by falsely asserting that they helped arrange the purchase and delivery of cocaine at Georgetown Prep that resulted in the April 1984 death of David Kennedy, Douglas’ brother and the son of the late U.S. attorney general and senator, Robert F. Kennedy. “These statements were not only false and defamatory, but outrageously so, and were published by defendants with knowledge of their actual falsity or in reckless disregard of the truth for the apparent purpose of creating a salacious story designed to drive internet traffic to HuffPost’s website,” the lawsuit said.

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