Monday, July 25, 2011

Phil Bryant sounds like Precious Martin today

See for yourself. Only thing difference was they weren't at a Waffle House and Phil was not saying "Black people don't need to fight each other". Notice Mr. Bryant didn't deny anything Mr. Dennis said.

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

Bryant always "whines" when he get nervous!

Shadowfax said...

Interesting that Bryant's answer (when speaking later to the reporter's mic) was that Mississippi Republicans 'don't like a family fued and we're family in the republican party'. Sam Haskell of Amory, is part and parcell of the Miss America pageant and is clearly on record as having given upwards of 30,000 dollars to Bryant's campaign. This is a new twist (by Bryant) to lure 'industry' to the state. I suppose this is what we can expect if Bryant is elected. "Grease my palm and I'll grease your skids."

bill said...

Shadowfax has touched on a sensitive issue - political patronage. There have been plenty of times when politicians took money and then did the donor's bidding, but there have also been plenty of times when the program that benefits the donor is also a good idea for everyone. Would it be good for the coast if the Miss America pageant was held there? Of course. Does this mean that Haskell isn't allowed to contribute to Phil's campaign as long as Phil wants to try and lure the pageant to Mississippi? Those are two separate actions. I'd hate that a politician wasn't able to do something that I thought was a good idea just because I'd contributed to his campaign. Bill Billingsley

Anonymous said...

I guess having the Miss Mississippi Pageant on the coast would be a bad thing. It probably wouldn't bring in any revenue for the areas affected by the oil spill. It would probably be a drain on the economy and should never have been considered.
*sarcasm

Anonymous said...

A great deal of security is necessary to hold a Miss America pageant. I'm almost certain that Precious could get Phil and Sam a great deal on some radios.

Anonymous said...

8:14,

It would not be "bad" but you are correct that it would bring very little revenue to the areas affected.... Plus, why do they need 12m of the 16m to have it? If it is a successful, vibrant organization, shouldn't it not need taxpayer support?

Shadowfax said...

My issue is with the timing. Which came first, the contribution or the pitch for the pagent? Follow the money. The casinos stand most to profit from any pageant that might take place on our coast and that's money that leaves the state.

It's not illegal (either) for an attorney general to pump millions to favored attorney friends for handling state work. This too, I presume, contributes to the economy. It's also good for a radio station to air Bryant's material in a no-bid situation. That pumps money into our economy too, right. Except that Gallo spends most of it out of state vacationing. Follow the money. Follow the favors. Follow the corruption of morals.

Anonymous said...

Well, it's pretty plain to see who believes the Miss America Pagent is a good idea and so we can follow the money and "the politics". Follow the trail - the poster who believes it's a good idea - Paul Gallo - Phil Bryant - Steve Davenport - Sam Haskell and ABC television. This is a one time per year event for Mississippi all to the tune of what, sixteen million dollars(and that is only the beginning) of the state's money? There are people on the Mississippi Gulf Coast who need housing and jobs - what an absolute slap in the face to them! That is the kind of compassion the people of Mississippi can expect from Phil Bryant if he is elected governor - THINK ABOUT THAT WHEN YOU GO TO THE POLLS TO CAST YOUR VOTES NEXT TUESDAY!

Shadowfax said...

As an aside, I've googled till I'm blind. Can someone tell me what 'sixteen year career in private industry with a company car and a FOUR OHHH ONE KAYE' Mr. Bryant was in the middle of when Ronald Reagan summoned him to the white house in '86? I'm sure it's out there, but, I've been unable to find it.

Anonymous said...

Puppet gallo is almost as big of a joke as Feel Bryant.

Anonymous said...

Phil Bryant's office would not answer our inquiries about the extent of his relationship with some questionable folks and deals in Pearl River County. A 90 year old man dying of cancer sold his land to folks he had to file suit on to collect while they out obtaining loans and it appears, MDA grants for said property. The estate finally did collect less than the agreed upon price in a settlement. Bryants office would neither confirm nor deny our suspicions. I will be ill if I have to look at him on TV for the next 4 years. I hope Dennis gets some momentum going!!

Anonymous said...

Phil Bryant's office would not answer our inquiries about the extent of his relationship with some questionable folks and deals in Pearl River County.

No doubt you are a correspondent for the AP, the Anonymous Persons news bureau.

Do the rest of us anonymous posters a favor. Don't post such idiotic shit unless you are willing to identify yourself.

You give the rest of us long time anonymous posters here a bad name.

Anonymous said...

6:17,I am the grandaughter of the plaintiff, Delos H. Burks. Case #55-2007-0636 Delos Burks vs Mark Gibson, G9 Corp, Tyrone Gill,etc etc in Pearl River County Chancery Court. I merely wanted to know if Bryant was as cozy as it appears from some of the defendants family members facebook page. I want to know if some of the defendants recieved MDA grants while being sued to collect proceeds from the sale of the same land. Land that they were borrowing money against and yet refusing to pay my grandfather. He was 90 years old and dying of cancer at this time and though an attorney, did not retain a deed of trust. He was placed in a conservatorship soon after to protect him from financial predators both within and outside his family. I have bank and court records to corroborate all of this. I simply wanted to know what Mr. Bryant knew about any MDA grants in Pearl River County to the people involved and if he was unaware of these issues to make him aware in the hopes that he would be concerned enough about possible misuse of MDA funds to at least ask a question or two. I should know better. I just finished reading "The Kings of Tort".

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