‘Time For Waiting Is Over’: Mississippi Mayor Orders Removal Of Confederate Flag | MSNBC

'Time For Waiting Is Over': Mississippi Mayor Orders Removal Of Confederate Flag | MSNBC 1

 

Mayor Johnny Magee of Laurel, Miss. signed an executive order to take down the Confederate flag flying in his city, saying "time for waiting is over." Rev. Al Sharpton discusses the impact of the order.

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'Time For Waiting Is Over': Mississippi Mayor Orders Removal Of Confederate Flag | MSNBC

78 Comments on "‘Time For Waiting Is Over’: Mississippi Mayor Orders Removal Of Confederate Flag | MSNBC"

  1. Moscow Mitch | June 27, 2020 at 4:05 PM | Reply

    Face it the Confederates and Nazxi’s started war with the USA and LOST so no flags for the losers they lost the right!!

    • @T. R. Campbell do you know what the Dunning-Kruger Effect is?

    • Reed Richards | June 27, 2020 at 7:28 PM | Reply

      @Gunt Perkins – Do you? Sounds like you need to get to know somebody with an IQ of over 80.

    • Angela Tester | June 27, 2020 at 7:42 PM | Reply

      @T. R. Campbell Human trafficking and keeping people in slave conditions is underground. The victims are too scared to be public. They would be deported if discovered.

    • T. R. Campbell | June 27, 2020 at 7:45 PM | Reply

      TheRiggz666 It rings a very far off bell but just to be sure I looked it up and believe me I have run into these people throughout my life. I think we can find a lot of them in the entrenched or corrupt political class. Many members of Congress would fit the definition very well.
      In the past many were generally identified and removed in Masters and Doctorate programs. I’m not so sure today. Very likely today which people would be rewarded with a tenured position. Thanks for the post.

    • @T. R. Campbell Wish you and your ‘kind’ would STFU

  2. riffle queen | June 27, 2020 at 4:05 PM | Reply

    Time to Go! It’s been a LONG time coming!

  3. Moscow Mitch | June 27, 2020 at 4:06 PM | Reply

    The Trump Depression is about to rally take off …so hang on!

    • @Eric Echols Sr. And they will do whatever it takes to win. Any amount of corruption and crime is justified if done in the name of “jesus”. They are the real puppet masters behind Trump and Pence.

    • Typical republican. Screw up everything and leave it for the democrats to clean up. Case and point: Obama cleaning up shrub’s mess.

    • Eric Echols Sr. | June 27, 2020 at 6:53 PM | Reply

      @Bob Loblaw – We know that’s right behind Pence. However, I would say that they know “good and well” that Trump is playing them, but they don’t care. Yet, these “Christians” aren’t following their own teachings 🤷🏽‍♂️👊🏽✌🏽

    • @Eric Echols Sr. Nah, Trump is too stupid and self-centred to play anyone. He was put there as a distraction while they dismantle government and stack the courts with unqualified judges. They are also taking over the school systems so as to rewrite history and teach their own dogma.

    • @Bob Loblaw those judges will die of natural causes

  4. There’s gonna be a lot of unhappy racists particularly one big fat one in the White House today.

    • FirstRyan Murray | June 27, 2020 at 5:44 PM | Reply

      He literally could care less about this stuff. He’s from New York, lol. All of this is red meat is for his primate base. If Donald Trump thought calling George Washington, a loser with wooden teeth would secure his re -election, you better believe he’d be the first one trying to rip his statue down. The man has no principles… He has ambitions.

    • FirstRyan Murray | June 27, 2020 at 5:46 PM | Reply

      @Truth and Lyfe TrustGod! I don’t even know what this means… I don’t think you do either.

    • James Brudnick | June 27, 2020 at 5:53 PM | Reply

      He’s constantly unhappy.

    • @Edgar Nunez Nah son, just highlighting the fact that on a day when another 600 Americans died of corona, and russians are putting bounties on our soldiers, the Commander in Bleach is on a golf holiday instead of, you know, doing his job. 🙄

    • william carter | June 27, 2020 at 10:32 PM | Reply

      FirstRyan Murray True Dat !! And chump whining playing the victim narcissism thinks he’s been treated worse than Lincoln 🙃🙃🙃🙃🙃🙃🙃😷😷😷😷😷😷

  5. Phillip Tribby | June 27, 2020 at 4:09 PM | Reply

    To see our country change in such a way in the short span that its changing gives me hope that we can all live up to the name of our country the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! Keep pushing forward we still have soo much more to do

    • TaylorKnit That’s beautiful.

    • Raymond Tucker Jr | June 27, 2020 at 8:46 PM | Reply

      Couldn’t be said any better.

    • There have been a lot of events lately. Whether the “change” is long-lasting remains to be seen. I fear it will be, and that American culture, reasoned thinking, and civil discourse will be hijacked and destroyed by a minority of vocal, self-rightous fanatics who live only for their next serotonin rush.

    • Raymond Tucker Jr | June 27, 2020 at 9:03 PM | Reply

      @RST UV not at all certain how you feel or what you think about the situation America is in, the prospects for the future and what you suggest we do going forward.

    • Love this 🙏❤🙏

  6. Long overdue

  7. Time to end the hate.

    • A Friendly Medic | June 27, 2020 at 10:34 PM | Reply

      Righteous Based

    • @Righteous Curse yer own house.

    • Men in black | June 27, 2020 at 10:48 PM | Reply

      J Batson Huh?

    • @Men in black Just what I say. You want my country to turn it’s back on Israel you do it and curse your own House. And while we’re at it . You bunch of communist. You demand respect for your causes and culture and heritage forgetting that you WILL respect me and mine. I can’t stand you people. No compromise with communist. And some of you are not communist, yer just stupid. Because puppets for communist!

    • A Friendly Medic | June 27, 2020 at 11:03 PM | Reply

      J Batson Remember the USS Liberty

  8. *Confederate Symbolism is part of Systemic Racism. POTUS can put all the racist monuments and flags in TRUMP Tower, & Mar-A-Largo, if he loves them so much.*

    • Gee, I’m sure he really appreciates your permission on that?! 😂

    • Eric Hampshire | June 27, 2020 at 9:09 PM | Reply

      @muhammad was a pedophile caravan robber Russian communism and Chinese communism did NOT reform or defund the “police”. So your little dem conspiracy theory is wack. Under communism police authority and brutality increased exponentially. How do you think they rounded up the majority of that 100 million people? If you’re going to be a bit at least come out with good theories that aren’t so easily disproved when a normal person thinks about the garbage you say. Besides, you’re the one too scared to use your legit name and would rather cower behind your cute little moniker. Real people dont have to hide their opinions behind some fake assed little account

    • @muhammad was a pedophile caravan robber ” the commmunist script from Russia”
      there is no communist script that calls for abolishing the police.
      clearly youre a Chinese bot.

    • Eric Hampshire , Here’s a plausible scenario. The Democrats would try to take the ideological high ground and appeal to the United Nations and NATO for socialist support, claiming that America has been taken over in a illegal election. The sanctuary cities will really separate from State control. Some may be hoping that minority’s would join the fight with the Socialists. How is that for fiction?

    • @Mike Morgan ” Here’s a plausible scenario”
      not a plausible scenario.

      “How is that for fiction?”
      well, it is completely detached from reality

  9. Fancy Brooks | June 27, 2020 at 4:15 PM | Reply

    YES!!!! The time for waiting is OVER! Time for the traitors to take their place in the dust bins of history. They LOST. It is high time this country reflects THAT!

  10. Mr. Mayor you have nothing to apologize for. We the people of America stand with you!

    • @red is for freedom blue is for losers So you stand with cowardly traitors who betrayed our country?? That’s good to know. I honestly can’t imagine any other country honoring those that betrayed or did ostensible harm to it. Honoring the Confederate army in the US is like if Germany kept honoring Hitler and the Nazi regime. They don’t, and accepted responsibility for it. It wasn’t hard for them, they just worked to educate their students on what their country’s wrongdoings in the past. Why can’t the US, the defined “greatet country in the world” (now the biggest JOKE in the world) do the same???

    • @Tasha Glam “So you stand with cowardly traitors who betrayed our country??”
      just to be clear, those traitors that betrayed our country weren’t cowards, they went to war for their idiotic beliefs.

    • Gillian Landry | June 27, 2020 at 9:55 PM | Reply

      I started tearing up when Mayor Magee became emotional. I can’t imagine what it was like growing up in Mississippi!

    • Amadeo komnenus | June 27, 2020 at 10:35 PM | Reply

      Australia stands with you

    • A Friendly Medic | June 27, 2020 at 10:47 PM | Reply

      >We

  11. Jeanette Colvin | June 27, 2020 at 4:18 PM | Reply

    Bless the mayor and its citizens.

  12. The Confederates committed an act of treason the moment they opened fire on US troops stationed at Fort Sumter South Carolina. So It’s okay to call it treason, because that’s exactly what it was..
    And furthermore, If any group were to attack a US military base today, it would STILL  be an act of treason. So would we erect statues and monuments to celebrate any treasonous group that would do that today? I think not.
    No American military base should be named after a member of the same group that attacked an American military base.

    Anyone who denies these fundamental facts, is openly defending treason against America, as well as defending slavery, and those who fought to hold on to it.
    Semper Fi…

    • Deadbeat Donny | June 27, 2020 at 9:29 PM | Reply

      @Rob K Yes, but you do not. Do you believe slavery would be acceptable today had the south won and written history?

    • @David J It’s not your fault…I blame the American education system. I think you should sue. Or were you just dropped on your head?

    • @Deadbeat Donny Of course not!….it only underlines what I thought….education just totally passed you by and you never noticed! You’re reading my words but their not managing to reach what passes for you’re brain. Just go back to you’re Lego.

    • Deadbeat Donny | June 27, 2020 at 10:17 PM | Reply

      @Rob K Someone is super pleased with their own inane thoughts. Your (cough) point is shallow and asinine yet you believe it to be some kind of deep truth. You’re adorable, kitten! 💋

    • Not saying My name | June 27, 2020 at 11:01 PM | Reply

      It was both treason and terrorism yet the south seems to worship those losers

  13. scott weston | June 27, 2020 at 4:19 PM | Reply

    your suppose to be ONE NATION under ONE FLAG…

  14. Emsley Wyatt | June 27, 2020 at 4:21 PM | Reply

    trump cares more about statues of dead traitors than live Americans.

    • He doesn’t care about either, I don’t imagine. He’s just working the crowd.

    • A Friendly Medic | June 27, 2020 at 10:39 PM | Reply

      Statues? That’s a weird way to spell Israel

    • Godfrey Daniel | June 27, 2020 at 10:57 PM | Reply

      @T. R. Campbell – God you’re dumb – are these people in CA taking up arms against the USA? No? Then STFU…

    • Godfrey Daniel | June 27, 2020 at 11:00 PM | Reply

      @A S – People like you never understand that those statues are propaganda – the subjects are presented as great, powerful men of wisdom and vision, when in fact they were slavers and traitors. If someone wants to REPLACE a propaganda piece with one presenting an honest depiction of a slaver and traitor – THAT would be real history – not selling a lie…

    • Godfrey Daniel | June 27, 2020 at 11:02 PM | Reply

      @RowenS Newsroom4am – I see many, many people wearing masks – so what’s your point?

  15. Trump will be annoyed he thinks more of them statues than he does Americans.

    • ChimpCube chimpcube | June 27, 2020 at 4:38 PM | Reply

      liberals care more about violent criminals than they do veterans.

    • red is for freedom blue is for losers | June 27, 2020 at 4:40 PM | Reply

      And you think more of communism anti american criminals .the statues are better then you anti america trash are.much better to bad we cant tear you down.derke why dont you move to commie china.

    • @red is for freedom blue is for losers The statues are of people who America fought against you moron, your either for the stars and stripes or the confederate flag, can’t have both

    • @red is for freedom blue is for losers lmfaooo this isnt your country you clown go back to whatever hole you climbed out of or just get the rona boomer

    • truerealityscott | June 27, 2020 at 5:22 PM | Reply

      @ChimpCube chimpcube confederate traitor trash are NOT VETERANS

  16. Andrew Brent | June 27, 2020 at 4:25 PM | Reply

    Good for this mayor. It takes some courage to take this action in a state like Mississippi. Keep this freedom train rolling.

    • Truth and Lyfe TrustGod! | June 27, 2020 at 4:28 PM | Reply

      YES YALL STAND BEHIND THE MAYOR….MUCH PEOPLE MUCH POWER…ITS NOT JUST BLACK…BUT OTHER COLOR IF PEOPLE WANT EQUALITY TOO.OTHER PEOPLE WANT EQUAL WAGES TOO.. OTHER PEOPLE WANT BETTER JOBS TOO….

  17. MR BASS HEAD | June 27, 2020 at 4:33 PM | Reply

    If we always as a people look back we can never move forward.

  18. Mahad aka SHABEEL | June 27, 2020 at 4:39 PM | Reply

    Bring down Confederate flags and Confederate Status

  19. Ah. The Confederate flag of losers

  20. James Brudnick | June 27, 2020 at 5:51 PM | Reply

    Mayor Johnny Magee is a man of courage.

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