Ah, welcome to the party. Atheist News is one of the most active groups around here, for random discussion. Good choice to join. It always starts with news topics, but then the conversations wander all the hell all over the place.
I know Hattiesburg is one of the biggest cities in the state. I don't suppose that's any more liberal than the bulk of the rural area that is the state of Mississippi? Meh, and I thought things sucked here in North Carolina.