Monday, June 27, 2022

Fitch Certifies Trigger Law

 Attorney General Lynn Fitch issued the following statement. 

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Stepping Forward & Stepping Back

 JJ reported recently the precinct at Eudora Welty Library lacked air conditioning.  While voters came and went, poll workers were forced to work in miserable conditions for 14 hours.  Hinds County GOP Chairman Pete Perry said the poll workers refused to work the precinct if there was no air conditioning again.  

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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Funny of the Day

 Bill Maher had a field day with the elites Friday night.  Enjoy. 

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Water Available

 The city of Jackson issued the following statement. 

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Cassidy's Welfare State

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Sunday Sermon

Didn't make it church today? Enjoy the make-up sermon.   The late Dr. Frank Pollard preached on how usefulness is more important than resumes or pedigrees.  True in 1994, true today.

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Bill Crawford: Questions Remain as Ayers Settlement Ends

The 1975 Ayers higher education desegregation case ends June 30.

Well, maybe.

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Saturday, June 25, 2022

The Return of Zorg

 Bada-bing, bada-boom. Guess what comes back to the big screen tomorrow and Wednesday?

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D.L. Gardner: Where Are We Going?

Lately, you may have noticed stickers on gas pumps depicting Biden saying, “I did that!” pointing to the rising price of gasoline on the pumps. The stickers have become a nuisance for station owners  and a mischievous temptation for Biden detractors. 

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Jackson to Distribute Water

 The city of Jackson issued the following statement. 

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Flashback

 It's been ten years but Louis Guichet is still on the lam. 

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Just Another Day in Jackson

 Wonderful, just wonderful. 

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Friday, June 24, 2022

Heroic Deputy Saves Crash Victims

 Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey issued the following statement. 

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Ben Shapiro: The Death of the "Elite" Center

  The false center cannot hold.

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Boil Water Notice for Jackson

Press conference streamed below. 

The city of Jackson issued the following statement. 

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Dobbs Overturns Casey

The expected abortion earthquake struck America today as the Supreme Court upheld Mississippi's abortion law and overturned Planned Parenthood v. Casey on a 6-3 vote. Mississippi's law bans abortions after fifteen weeks except for medical exceptions.  Highlights of the opinion are: 

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The Case of the Disappearing Deposits

or... No Deposit, No Return

More customers are coming forward to report how they paid hefty deposits to a Madison County company for generators that were not delivered.  WLBT reported last night: 

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

Snapshot: Showing the Money

The backbone of every political campaign is money.  How are the candidates doing raising money in the Republican runoffs in Congressional Districts 3 and 4? 

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Good Job, Ole Miss!

 Nice, Ole Miss, nice.  Damn fine pitching performance and nice sportsmanship early in the game.   Now go take Omaha.

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Please Support JJ

 It's time for  JJ's annual fund-raising drive.   Thank you very much for your support of Jackson Jambalaya and reading the blog over the years. We've come a long way since we started up in 2007. This blog couldn't have gotten as far as it has without support from the readers. You've donated money, provided tips, and helped when it was needed.

JJ is the leading blog in Mississippi and breaks more than a few news stories. We've exposed public corruption and brought stories to you ignored by the rest of the media.  Your support was invaluable when yours truly had to get arm surgery last September due to a compressed nerve.  Money spent on the Dragon Nuance program was money well-spent as it allowed this website to continue when I couldn't type for six months. 

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Entergy Settles for $300,000,000

 The Public Service Commission issued the following statement. 

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SNOWBALL!!!!

Surprise, surprise, a Karen got mad at KIM Waaaaaaaaaaaaaade a few weeks ago.  

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Mississippi VA Board Appoints New Director

The Mississippi VA Board issued the following statement. 

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Unbelievable

 Just when you think the Uvalde horror can't get any worse.....

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No Bond for 14 Year-Old Murder Suspect

 A Jackson Municipal Court judge denied bond for murder suspect Jayden Taylor.  Taylor is all of 14 years old.   JPD arrested him for a June 18 murder on Thousand Oaks Circle.  The police affidavit states: 

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Waaaaaaahhhhh!

 Everyone's favorite psycho-reporter, Taylor Lorenz, now has a babysitter although it is not known if she was issued a pacifier.  Naturally, Breaking Points had some fun with the Swiss boarding school graduate.

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The Price of Pandering

The Jackson City Council might have rushed things too much in the rush to rename Ellis Avenue for blues legend Bobby Rush.  The City Council passed an ordinance changing the name of the street to much applause over a year ago but the cheerleaders were rather quiet yesterday as the City Council found out the renaming will cost $1 million.  

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Amazon Cools Off

 Amazon lost money in the first quarter of 2022.  Amazon stated in an earnings press release on April 28:

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TIMBER!!! Pinnacle Paid $500,000 in Lamar Adams Case

The Madison Timber tree finally fell on Pinnacle Trust after U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves approved a $500,000 settlement between SEC Receiver Alysson Mills and defendants Pinnacle Trust and Stacey Wall in March.  A 2018 lawsuit accused Pinnacle of selling phony Madison Timber investments but the lawsuit was dismissed due to the Receiver's own lawsuit.   Mr. Wall is the former CEO of Pinnacle Trust.  He left the company earlier this year. 

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Mother Charged in Baby's Death

 The Clinton Police Department issued the following statement. 

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Robert St. John: Peaches

 Check out the Peach recipes posted below.

Peach season is here. Peaches are my favorite fruit. Period. End of story. Strawberries, bananas, grapes, and blackberries fall into my top five. But there is a large delta between number one and the rest. Peaches, and especially Chilton County Alabama peaches, rule the fruit world at my house.

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Sid Salter: The Uncertain Future of Social Security Program

 Stop the presses: Democrats and Republicans disagree over the future of what used to be called “the third rail” of American politics – the Social Security program. Water is also wet…

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Clinton Police Investigate Baby's Death

 Clinton police are investigating the death of a baby that died this morning at a hotel.      

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Shields & Coverups

 The Uvalde massacre becomes more horrifying with each new detail.  The police said they retreated after exchanging gunfire with the shooter because they were outgunned and lacked protection, leaving the shooter free to massacre children.  KVUE's Tony Plohetski gives lie to that story on Twitter: 

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Jackson Issues Water Conservation Advisory

 The city of Jackson issued the following statement. 

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Deep State Alert!

 The Mississippi Deep State meets in some rather interesting places.  This particular hook-up took place at the airport last week. 

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Monday, June 20, 2022

Mooch (Allegedly) Murders Mother

 Bond was denied for Denarius Funches this morning after JPD arrested and charged Funches with capital murder in the death of his mother last week.

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Will the Lost Soul Get Paid?

The possessor of the body of Audray Johnson wants an insurance company to pay $300,000 for Johnson's death.  However, there is just one small minor issue that is in dispute.  The body of Audray Johnson is very much alive but Johnson's spirit is dead, replaced by the spirit of Dr. General Akecheta Morningstar.  Mo-Jo sued A.I.G. in the U.S. District Court Northern Division in January to force payment of the claim.   U.S. Magistrate Jane Virden issued a report to the Court and recommended dismissal of the case.  The report is posted below.  Warning: Do not read with anything in your mouth. 

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Closed!

 A Northeast Jackson nuisance shut down two weeks ago. 

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What About Stuffing Their Minds?

 JPS Superintendent Dr. Eric Greene issued his monthly newsletter last week.  Read for yourself. The email is chock full of messages such as "Happy Summer Break", "Happy Juneteenth", two videos of the Superintendent blessing us with his thoughts, several camp announcements, and of course, the free food schedule.  Notice anything missing? 

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ATV Driver Killed

 The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued the following statement. 

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Sunday, June 19, 2022

Stokes Radio

 Kenneth Stokes poured out the fire and brimstone on his radio this morning as he took on the dope boys, crime, and even JPS.   The "Defund the Police" movement drew his particular ire as he said over and over Jackson needs to hire 100 police officers.   It was classic Stokes this morning.  Enjoy.  WE GOT TO GO!!!!

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What's a Father For?

The sermon is 34 years old but still applicable today.   The late Dr. Frank Pollard asked "What is a father for" in this 1988 sermon at First Baptist Church (Jackson).  If you can't make it to church, enjoy the remedial sermon.  

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Bill Crawford: Temps, Prices, & Politics All Up

 What’s up doc? Well, Bugs, lots lately:

Heat, for sure. One hundred degree temps in June! Oh, my.

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

Calling the Waaaahmbulance

 A meltdown took place last week at the Washington ____ as its kiddie psychos had  a public meltdown.  Bill Maher couldn't resist having some fun at their expense and produced one of his better monologues.  The G-man is probably laughing his ass off in whatever heaven took him.  Enjoy.

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D. L. Gardner: Games People Play

“Oh the games people play now, every night and every day now, never meaning what they say now, never saying what they mean.” American singer-songwriter Joe South wrote, composed and performed “Games People Play,” released in August 1968. The song won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Song and for Song of the Year. What a song for 1968, and even more for 2022.

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Highland Colony Apartments Decision Postponed Again

Ridgelanders will have to wait another month to see if their government will approve Jim Barksdale's  proposed 30-acre mixed-use development on Highland Colony Parkway.  The project includes plans to build 500 apartment units.  




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Ben Shapiro: Joe Biden's Economy is a Disaster

 This week, the stock market took a turn into bear territory on the heels of yet another brutal monthly inflation report. With the Federal Reserve considering larger rate hikes in order to tamp down record inflation, the possibility of a near-term recession now looms quite large, despite the feeble protestations of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. As former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers -- the man who predicted President Joe Biden's inflation -- stated, "I think when inflation is as high as it is right now, and unemployment is as low as it is right now, it's almost always been followed, within two years, by recession."

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Friday, June 17, 2022

Snapshot: S&P 500

 The PERS fiscal year will come to an end in 13 days.  Check out the one-year performance for the S&P 500. 

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Flashback Friday: The Jungle Boot

Beloved by many is the jungle boot. More than a few former soldiers have fond memories of the black & green footgear.  How good was it? The Rose Anvil Youtube channel broke out the tools and completely dissected a pair.  See for yourself. 

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Trollfest '09

Trollfest '07 was such a success that Jackson Jambalaya will once again host Trollfest '09. Catch this great event which will leave NE Jackson & Fondren in flames. Othor Cain and his band, The Black Power Structure headline the night while Sonjay Poontang returns for an encore performance. Former Frank Melton bodyguard Marcus Wright makes his premier appearance at Trollfest singing "I'm a Sweet Transvestite" from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Kamikaze will sing his new hit, “How I sold out to da Man.” Robbie Bell again performs: “Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be Bells” and “Any friend of Ed Peters is a friend of mine”. After the show, Ms. Bell will autograph copies of her mug shot photos. In a salute to “Dancing with the Stars”, Ms. Bell and Hinds County District Attorney Robert Smith will dance the Wango Tango.

Wrestling returns, except this time it will be a Battle Royal with Othor Cain, Ben Allen, Kim Wade, Haley Fisackerly, Alan Lange, and “Big Cat” Donna Ladd all in the ring at the same time. The Battle Royal will be in a steel cage, no time limit, no referee, and the losers must leave town. Marshand Crisler will be the honorary referee (as it gives him a title without actually having to do anything).


Meet KIM Waaaaaade at the Entergy Tent. For five pesos, Kim will sell you a chance to win a deed to a crack house on Ridgeway Street stuffed in the Howard Industries pinata. Don't worry if the pinata is beaten to shreds, as Mr. Wade has Jose, Emmanuel, and Carlos, all illegal immigrants, available as replacements for the it. Upon leaving the Entergy tent, fig leaves will be available in case Entergy literally takes everything you have as part of its Trollfest ticket price adjustment charge.

Donna Ladd of The Jackson Free Press will give several classes on learning how to write. Smearing, writing without factchecking, and reporting only one side of a story will be covered. A donation to pay their taxes will be accepted and she will be signing copies of their former federal tax liens. Ms. Ladd will give a dramatic reading of her two award-winning essays (They received The Jackson Free Press "Best Of" awards.) "Why everything is always about me" and "Why I cover murders better than anyone else in Jackson".

In the spirit of helping those who are less fortunate, Trollfest '09 adopts a cause for which a portion of the proceeds and donations will be donated: Keeping Frank Melton in his home. The “Keep Frank Melton From Being Homeless” booth will sell chances for five dollars to pin the tail on the jackass. John Reeves has graciously volunteered to be the jackass for this honorable excursion into saving Frank's ass. What's an ass between two friends after all? If Mr. Reeves is unable to um, perform, Speaker Billy McCoy has also volunteered as when the word “jackass” was mentioned he immediately ran as fast as he could to sign up.


In order to help clean up the legal profession, Adam Kilgore of the Mississippi Bar will be giving away free, round-trip plane tickets to the North Pole where they keep their bar complaint forms (which are NOT available online). If you don't want to go to the North Pole, you can enjoy Brant Brantley's (of the Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance) free guided tours of the quicksand field over by High Street where all complaints against judges disappear. If for some reason you are unable to control yourself, never fear; Judge Houston Patton will operate his jail where no lawyers are needed or allowed as you just sit there for minutes... hours.... months...years until he decides he is tired of you sitting in his jail. Do not think Judge Patton is a bad judge however as he plans to serve free Mad Dog 20/20 to all inmates.

Trollfest '09 is a pet-friendly event as well. Feel free to bring your dog with you and do not worry if your pet gets hungry, as employees of the Jackson Zoo will be on hand to provide some of their animals as food when it gets to be feeding time for your little loved one.

Relax at the Fox News Tent. Since there are only three blonde reporters in Jackson (being blonde is a requirement for working at Fox News), Megan and Kathryn from WAPT and Wendy from WLBT will be on loan to Fox. To gain admittance to the VIP section, bring either your Republican Party ID card or a Rebel Flag. Bringing both and a torn-up Obama yard sign will entitle you to free drinks served by Megan, Wendy, and Kathryn. Get your tickets now. Since this is an event for trolls, no ID is required. Just bring the hate. Bring the family, Trollfest '09 is for EVERYONE!!!

This is definitely a Beaver production.


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Trollfest '07

Jackson Jambalaya is the home of Trollfest '07. Catch this great event which promises to leave NE Jackson & Fondren in flames. Sonjay Poontang and his band headline the night with a special steel cage, no time limit "loser must leave town" bout between Alan Lange and "Big Cat"Donna Ladd following afterwards. Kamikaze will perform his new song F*** Bush, he's still a _____. Did I mention there was no referee? Dr. Heddy Matthias and Lori Gregory will face off in the undercard dueling with dangling participles and other um, devices. Robbie Bell will perform Her two latest songs: My Best Friends are in the Media and Mama's, Don't Let Your Babies Grow up to be George Bell. Sid Salter of The Clarion-Ledger will host "Pin the Tail on the Trial Lawyer", sponsored by State Farm.

There will be a hugging booth where in exchange for your young son, Frank Melton will give you a loooong hug. Trollfest will have a dunking booth where Muhammed the terrorist will curse you to Allah as you try to hit a target that will drop him into a vat of pig grease. However, in the true spirit of Separate But Equal, Don Imus and someone from NE Jackson will also sit in the dunking booth for an equal amount of time. Tom Head will give a reading for two hours on why he can't figure out who the hell he is. Cliff Cargill will give lessons with his .80 caliber desert eagle, using Frank Melton photos as targets. Tackleberry will be on hand for an autograph session. KIM Waaaaaade will be passing out free titles and deeds to crackhouses formerly owned by The Wood Street Players.

If you get tired come relax at the Fox News Tent. To gain admittance to the VIP section, bring either your Republican Party ID card or a Rebel Flag. Bringing both will entitle you to free drinks.Get your tickets now. Since this is an event for trolls, no ID is required, just bring the hate. Bring the family, Trollfest '07 is for EVERYONE!!!

This is definitely a Beaver production.

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