Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Election night thread. Clean sweep in Madison? Is the Sheriff out?

Here we geaux.

8:00 PM

5 of 42 Madison County precincts are counted. 
 Fitch doubled McRae's votes: 69-31%

Chaney: 73-27% over Mosley
Bailey over Greer: 78-22% Wow.

Pantin: 57%, Wray: 27%, Hodges: 17%

Phillips: 55%, Hancock: 45% (40 votes apart)

8:10 PM

Pickering: 67%, 421 votes
Mayor Mary: 32%, 203 votes

Fitch: 69%
McRae: 31%

Chaney: 72%
Mosley: 48%

 Pantin: 55%, 338
Hodges: 19%, 115
Wray: 27%, 164

Hancock: 48%, 295
Phillips: 52%, 317

8:26 PM

Hinds County election results are screwed up.  Shows all precincts counted and is obviously wrong as vote totals only reflect a handful of precincts.

8:27 PM

Pickering, Stacey (i) 6,120 69%
Butler, Mary, 781 31%

8:30 PM

Longwitz, Will 160 78%
Billingsley, Bill 44 22%

Mayor Mary: 44%, 1,152
Pickering: 56%, 1,473

Bomgar: 70%, 486
Bartley: 30%, 203

Longwitz: 67%, 607
Billingsley: 32%, 289

Pantin: 37%, 931
Wray: 36%, 926
Hodges: 671, 27%

Hancock: 54%, 1,347
Phillips: 46%, 1,169

John Bell Crosby: 35%, 354
Sheila Jones: 65%, 658

Jill Ford: 62%, 97
Gerald Steen: 38%, 59

Harbour: 58%, 115
Shack: 42%, 82

Weisenberger: 28%, 112,
Loyd Spivey: 26%, 105
Kelly Williams: 16%, 64
Blayne Ingram: 16%, 63
Featherston: 10%, 41

The Hinds County results are bogus. They show 100% precincts reporting no matter what the numbers are. SO at this point, ignore the precinct percentages and just go off the total % of votes cast and total number of votes. Ridiculous. Rankin is no better. It can't

8:45 Time to go to statewides.

Pickering, Stacey 20,228 66%
Butler, Mary 10,355 34%
302 of 1811 Precincts Reporting - 17%

Chaney, Mike 20,217 69%
Mosley, John 9,064 31%
294 of 1811 Precincts Reporting - 16%

Bailey, Brent 4,065 64%
Greer, Tony 2,271 36%

Fitch, Lynn 17,123 56%
McRae, David 13,491 44%
326 of 1811 Precincts Reporting - 18%

8:51 Madison County

Mayor Mary: 47%, 3,479
Pickering: 53%, 3,888

Bomgar: 68%, 2,349
Bartley: 31%, 1,084

Billingsley: 33%, 1,460
Longwitz: 67%, 2,952

Hancock: 54%, 3,809
Phillip: 46%, 3,244

Pantin: 33%, 2,313
Wray: 37%, 2,568
Hodges: 30%, 2,112

Baxter: 54%, 902
Howland: 46%, 783

Sheila Jones: 64%, 1,657
John Bell: 36%, 929

Jill Ford: 64%, 714
Gerald Steen: 35%, 394

Weisenfuhrer: 27%
Thurston Howell III: 19%
Kelly: 19%
Blayne Ingram: 17%
The DUI Lawyer: 16%

The Gun Guy: 48%
Shack: 41%

9:05 PM

Sue Townsend 2,194 53%
Richard Morrison 1,472 36%
Bobby J. Franklin 455 11%

Sheriff Lewis is in a real fight. Stanley Alexander is getting clobbered. The Hinds County election results are screwed up again as they are every year. Rankin still is not posting their results.

9:09 PM

Comcast really sucks tonight.

Mayor Mary: 47%, 5,905
Pickering: 53%, 6,650

Bomgar: 67%, 3,535
Bartley: 33%, 1,705

Bill: 31%, 2,638
Will: 69%, 5,826

Hancock: 54%, 6,522
Phillips: 46%, 5,486

Wray: 37%, 4,473
Pantin: 32%, 3,789
Hodges: 31%, 3,653
41/42. Getting close

Sheila: 63%, 2,054
John Bell: 37%, 1,214

Slumlord: 57%, 2,438
Mr. Mom: 42%, 1,769

Mr. Smoove: 51.5%, 1,251
Beauty Queen: 48.3%, 1,251

Weis.: 24%
Spivey: 22%
Ingram: 21.5%
Williams: 15%
Featherston: 15%

9:30. Back to Hinds. Upset in Sheriff's race.

Tyrone L. Lewis 11,422 42.92
Victor P. Mason 13,798 51.85
Should be at least 5,000 more votes outstanding.

Santore' D. Bracey 5,232 20.17
Eddie J. Fair 20,527 79.13

Robert Graham 4,655 75.34
Vallena J. Greer 903 14.61
Albert Wilson 553 8.95

David L. Archie 1,770 34.99
Alphonso Hunter 1,046 20.68
Darrel McQuirter 2,159 42.68

Silas Bolden, Jr. 672 13.45
Peggy Hobson Calhoun 3,323 66.49
Jeff Stallworth 939 18.79

Vikki Dillon-Mumford 6,661 25.66
Cedric Morgan 2,414 9.30
Zack Wallace 16,544 63.73

Stanley Alexander 7,322 28.44
Robert Shuler Smith 18,230 70.81
No apologies on this one. Got the good ole ass kicked tonight. I can handle an ass-kicking. let it commence.

9:50 AM Back to Madison for one final time.

Bomgar demolishes Bartley, 68-32. He more than doubled his votes.

Circuit Clerk's race is going to a runoff.
Wray (39%) and Pantin (30.69%) survive. Hodges was back at 30.01%.

Pamela Hancock beat Allen Phillip for prosecuting attorney 54-46%.

Big loss in District 1. Sheila beats John Bell 62-38%

Upset in District 2. Baxter beats Howland 57-43%. Wow.

Jill almost pulls it off in District 3. She loses by 69 votes. 50.87-49.02%. Almost.

Brad Harbour beats the Shack for constable, 69-31%. Over a thousand vote difference.

Then there is the Justice Court race for District 3.
Spivey wins but Weisenberger makes the runoff. 25-23%. Ingram back at 20% and Featherston at 16%.

Comcast internet is real slow tonight. Taking forever to refresh sites and open pdf's. ATT LTE is actually moving much faster so am using that some. Sorry.

10:00 PM Hinds County.

Stanley Alexander 9,148 28.21
Robert Shuler Smith 23,075 71.16

Samuel Lee Begley 1,097 32.27
Tammy Cotton 952 28.01
Kathy Sykes 1,320 38.83

Vikki Dillon-Mumford 8,495 26.11
Cedric Morgan 2,996 9.21
Zack Wallace 20,694 63.59

Tyrone L. Lewis 14,534 43.55
Victor P. Mason 17,226 51.61
Anthony P. Thomas 1,272 3.81

David L. Archie 3,182 39.77
Alphonso Hunter 1,362 17.02
Darrel McQuirter 3,368 42.09

Silas Bolden, Jr. 810 13.11
Peggy Hobson Calhoun 4,158 67.31
Jeff Stallworth 1,141 18.47

10:06: Time for statewide races. No real surprises so we haven't covered them too much.

Chaney, Mike 119,658 71%
Mosley, John 48,430 29%

Bailey, Brent 32,744 63%
Greer, Tony 19,398 37%
Another good man who listened to Phil Bryant and paid dearly for it. It should have never come to this.

Stacey clobbers the Queen.
Pickering, Stacey 117,127 67%
Butler, Mary 58,070 33%

10:15. Legislature. Get ready. There are some surprises.

Look at Desoto:
Criswell, Dana 953 56%
Hamilton, Eugene (i) 763 44%

Hopkins, Steve 1,297 55%
Jennings, Wanda(i) 1,056 45%

Henley, Ashley 661 56%
Nelson, Pat (i) 514 44%

Take that Kuykendall and Ronnie Damn McGee.

Rogers, Ray (i) 1,807 55%
Stephens, Randall 1,502 45%

Bell, Christopher Dem 1,259 49%
Coleman, Arquillas Dem 659 26%
Covington, James Dem 644 25%

Begley, Samuel Dem 789 37%
Sykes, Kathy Dem 773 36%
Cotton, Tammy Dem 574 27%

Wow. Nancy Collins went down.
McMahan, Chad GOP 3,818 68%
Collins, Nancy (i) GOP 1,773 32%

Here we go. The war that never was.
Jones, Kenneth (i) Dem 3,286 53%
Blackmon, Barbara Dem 2,883 47%

Longwitz, Will (i) GOP 7,562 71%
Billingsley, Bill GOP 3,153 29%

Sojourner, Melanie (i) GOP 1,806 56%
Reed, Lane GOP 1,178 36%
Moroney, Curtis GOP 262 8%

Melanie is looking good.

This one is huge. Vicki loses? Wow.

Gray, Robert Dem 92,291 50%
Slater, Vicki Dem 58,190 31%
Short, Valerie Dem 35,794 19%


Anonymous said...

The Jackson truck driver leads the DEM primary.

Anonymous said...

When I saw the ad with Pickering in a pickup truck, I knew he was going to win. And then, it showed him in chinos, looking plausibly like a farmer (a Delta farmer, definitely). Most politicians are running around in strange combinations of 'dad jeans' and shirts that belong with suits - looking fake as hell. (I admire Joel Bomgar, who at least wears shirts that are appropriate to wear with jeans) Pickering got the look TOTALLY right, though, and every senile old bag in the state voted for him, because he looked like their daddy, or their late husband.

He who is perceived to be the biggest Redneck wins, in Mississippi (in elections where the candidates are white)
The Daddy Candidate wins.

Mary didn't have a chance, because she does not come off as being a Redneck (unlike a certain someone whose name rhymes with 'zen ditch'. And she's certainly not a daddy.

To become Governor, of course, you need to be BOTH a Redneck and a Daddy.

Mississippians elect those whom they consider to be as stupid and trashy as themselves. They're cutting their own throats, of course, but that's what they do. That's why things will never get any better in Mississippi.

Go glad we're gone from there...

Anonymous said...

5 of 14 GOP reporting in MadisonCo, Longwitz @ 67%.

Anonymous said...

4 of 9, Bomgar @ 70%.

Anonymous said...

Mayor Mary losing Madison with over 50% there in.

Anonymous said...


Precinct 32 Longwitz @ 82%
Precinct 34 Longwitz @ 79%
Precinct 45 Longwitz @ 75%
Precinct 78 Longwitz @ 76%

KaptKangaroo said...

Last minute candidacies fall short. What was I thinking looking through rose colored glasses? To the incumbents goes the spoils. Ugh.

Anonymous said...

56% counted, Bomgar @ 71%

43% counted, Longwitz @ 68%

Anonymous said...

39% reporting in SD#25, Longwitz @ 73%

Anonymous said...

Townsend has big lead in rankin right now. Not sure how many precincts reporting.

Anonymous said...

Bomgar romps, Longwitz romps.

Anonymous said...

Win P34 that big ANY opponent is in big trouble.

Anonymous said...

Has Billingsley conceded yet?

Anonymous said...

Queen Mary losing in her own county? Perhaps the madisonites arent so fond of her either.

Anonymous said...

Goodbye John Bell. Hope you enjoy your retirement.

Anonymous said...

Over for Babs. Too many marbles in her mouth for voters to understand what she was saying. Couldn't have happened to a nicer JFP equity partner.

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

Tyrone going down?

Anonymous said...

Belhaven-Midtown-Jackson Medical Mall House seat 70 33% reported
Name Party Votes Vote %
Sykes, Kathy Dem 502 41%
Begley, Samuel Dem 364 30%
Cotton, Tammy Dem 352 29%

Anonymous said...

9:05, I live in Madison and didn't vote for her. Only because I don't want to lose her as mayor. That was the case for several madison residents.

Anonymous said...

Any updates on Hinds County DA?

Anonymous said...

So we should go with 12,000 to 5,000 smith?

Anonymous said...

Are you in another timezone Kingfish?

Anonymous said...

45% statewide and Vicki Slater well behind.

Coffee_cup said...
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Anonymous said...

Rudy's a$$ is puckering up right about now.

Anonymous said...

Any update on Hinds County DA?

Anonymous said...

Time to shift the Oxford House referendum to the Attorney General's race.

Anonymous said...

@9:05. No. Quite the opposite. We want to keep her as mayor!

Anonymous said...

It is over in Madison County. NUMEROUS JJ prognosticators have their butts thoroughly kicked.

Anonymous said...

Landslide for Longwitz and Bomgar.

Anonymous said...

There's always bagging groceries Crosby.

Anonymous said...

hey 9:17, guess what? you can keep her, the rest of us don't want her.

Anonymous said...

Will Sue Townsend win outright? WOW

Anonymous said...

Are you even in town Kingfish? Thought this was an election night thread?

Anonymous said...

Biggest Madison County upset of the night is County Prosecutor.

Pammi beats a 3-term incumbent who (a) had never had an incumbent before; and (b) is the son of a former GOP national committeewoman.

There had to have been some serious discontent for that to have taken place.

Anonymous said...

Will Gerald Steen suddenly grow a set or does Rudy have pictures?

Anonymous said...

Phillips never had an *opponent* before. Sorry.

Anonymous said...

Somebody that knows what they are talking about...how did incumbent DA Smith win by a landslide but incumbent Lewis is going to lose? Great campaign by Victor, but still does not make sense.

Anonymous said...

Did Morrison even win the 39047 area?

Anonymous said...

9:34..... and the rest of the state wants her to stay your mayor as well........

Calling Maryland, CALLING MARYLAND said...


Precinct 32 Longwitz @ 82%
Precinct 34 Longwitz @ 79%
Precinct 35 Longwitz @ 82%
Precinct 36 Longwitz @ 79%
Precinct 34 Longwitz @ 73%
Precinct 45 Longwitz @ 75%
Precinct 46 Longwitz @ 79%
Precinct 78 Longwitz @ 76%

Anonymous said...

Can Gerald Steen be recalled in the event he acts a fool after this election?

Anonymous said...

90% reporting and it appears that voters in Rankin County have told the good 'ol boys in the RCSD to get fucked.

Anonymous said...

Faye Peterson taught us it takes twelve years to get rid of an incompetent DA.

Anonymous said...

I see the criminals got out and voted their favorite non-prosecuting DA Shuler Smith back into office

Anonymous said...

Let the champagne enemas flow tonight. Eyebrows will be waxed and buttholes bleached. DA Smith lives to do nothing another day.

Anonymous said...

Who in their right mind votes for Robert S. Smith???? I am guessing pushers and pimps? He has done absolutely nothing. We had a chance to bring in someone new who might actually get off their lazy ass and prosecute these criminals to the fullest extent. Instead the people of Jackson shit and fell back in it.

Anonymous said...

@9:57 Best comment of the night!! Wish there was a "like" button!

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

10:01 & 10:02
Couldn't agree more. I'd like to buy you gentleman a beer

Anonymous said...

Voted for Bill Billingsley. He is a good man. But damn did he run an absolutely horrid campaign. He spent more time updating Facebook with pictures from restaurants and other food feedings than he did working his actual precincts. C'mon Bill.

Anonymous said...

From the MCJ: District 3 race not over yet. Election officials are headed to Highland Colony to pick up a voting machine card that was unaccounted for. Could swing race where Gerald Steen holds slight lead of 69 votes over Jill Ford.

Anonymous said...

Really a shame that Hinds County voters can't find it in themselves to vote a sex offender like Jeff Stallworth into office.

Anonymous said...

94% reporting. Goodbye Richard Morrison.

Anonymous said...

@10:09 yep, and he chose a greedy landlord over families.

Anonymous said...

Ain't voting for Stacey Pickering come November. No way, no how. And if he brings up Jocelyn Pritchett's orientation going to shove Thad's adultery right up his ass and that of the Barbours.

Anonymous said...

Greer going on MSGOP radio early in the cycle and indicating that he was all-in with Kemper was a serious mistake from which he never recovered.

Anonymous said...

Don't forget peeps that Morrison was We-Searched-For-The-Best-Nationwide-And-Found Sam R Hall's pick.

Anonymous said...

Townsend wins outright!

Anonymous said...

Would appear that Bill B chose poorly - aligning himself with OH and MDMH did not work out so well. Apparently 70% or more think Will L represents their interest. I know I do and glad I did not throw away my vote in the Dem Primary. What a waste that would have been. Everyone in the NEJ precincts could have voted for Alexander and it would not have made a dent.

Anonymous said...

Turd campaign of the year: Billingsley. Must
hurt to lose to a zero like Longwitz. Had a terrible
Campaign. Runner up
Turd COY: Mary B Hawkins. Even an FBI investigation
couldn't take her home.

Anonymous said...

Voters in Madison, the City, love Mayor Mary. Voters in Madison, the County -- not so much. As a Ridgeland resident I have always thought she hurt the other cities in the county by pushing for more state and county funds for Madison, a less populated enclave.

Another way of looking at it, she does her job as mayor of Madison very, very well -- maybe too well for the rest of the county and state to trust she would suddenly include us.

Anonymous said...

The memorial baptist churches all organized against Mary. The was her downfall.

JH said...

Hinds county just told you where the problem was and was not. Good for Hinds County

Anonymous said...

Embrace the good ole ass-kicking Kingfish!! Embrace it!!

Anonymous said...

GOP establishment has some making up to do with their candidate for central public service commission Brent Bailey. What a joke because the party barely recognized him early as a candidate. How refreshing it is that one so knowledgable of the industry and job on the commission won the nomination. No candidate worked as hard as he did to get his message out plus turn out his voters.

Anonymous said...

If I ever run for office, I hope KF will support my opponent

Anonymous said...

Stacey Pickering needs to use this second chance to straighten out his ethics, starting with filing any needed amendments to his tax returns. He is, after all, Auditor. Pay your damn taxes Stacey.

Anonymous said...

Will Longwitz was very focused, positive, respectful and restrained to his opponent, and took nothing, absolutely nothing for granted, and with Lee Ann worked very hard. Very hard. Has a great partner in Lee Ann, his lovely secret weapon. He and Lee Ann absolutely deserved a good outcome. And I have to say Bill was a gentleman and worthy adversary. All is well that ends well.

Anonymous said...

11:41 "I hope this guy--with a history of unethical behavior as auditor--will clean up his act in his second term."

Mississippi politics in a nutshell, everyone.

Anonymous said...

People who live in Jackson just can't trust anyone that's endorsed by JJ. Anti-Jackson articles and comments run rampant on this site. Most of the comments are from people who complain about the crime in Jackson, but these same people work in Jackson every day.

Anonymous said...

Nothing changes in hinds county. Jails will remain overcrowded, criminals will remain untried and Oxford House will remain unscathed. Agree with the comments on BB. Smart guy. Flat out got out worked by what is sadly looking like a pure, career politician. Hand it to the guy- longwitz needs a job and he hustled to keep the only one he's got. He needs to answer his spending habits though.

Anonymous said...

Me too, 11:05. I usually vote in the Dem primary but I switched over to support Longwitz since he is going to bat for those of us dealing with Oxford House. My only wish on the Dem side was for Lewis to get ousted. Cheers!

Anonymous said...

AP calls it for the truck driver.

Anonymous said...

Someone posted on a different thread that we should use the search feature in the top right corner of JJ's homepage and see what everyone had to say about Will Longwitz in the past. I did. I encourage everyone to do the same. "Liar Longwitz, Lazy Longwitz, Worthless Will, career politician." That's just a few of the more colorful thoughts. He had a handful of supporters, but the majority of posters had nothing but bad things to say about him. Now everyone is jumping on the bandwagon like neo Saints fans after their first super bowl win. He threw a little hissy fit about Oxford House and that's about it. They're still here and don't appear to be going anywhere. I've scoured the Internet and can't find one indicator that they will be removed once established. They may not open new houses. They may not resign the lease at the current address, but it doesn't look like they will be changing locations. I'll bet dollars to donuts that Senator Longwitz doesn't even bring up the house but once or twice more. This was grandstanding at its finest. He yelled and stomped and but on a good show just in time to get his constituents whipped into a frenzy just prior to voting season. He's a career politician. We had a shot at bringing in some new blood and passing some legislation that matters. Instead we bought what Longwitz was selling and I fear we will all be sorely disappointed.

Robert Anderson said...

Allen Phillips is a great man.

Robert Anderson said...

Allen Phillips is a great man.

Watching This Trainwreck said...

What a stupid, wasteful, idiotic post. Almost nothing in the entire original post was accurate. Just a jumbled mess of wrong figures and inaccurate counts.

Anonymous said...

Mikula and Avery are very, very worried this morning.

Anonymous said...

Major earthquake in DeSoto House GOP primaries.

Anonymous said...

Officially and for the record: WALTER MICHEL HAS NO COATTAILS in NEJackson!!!

Anonymous said...

Allen Phillips is a great man...........phhhssssstt. You obviously have never seen one of his 'little man fits' he pitches every so often. He engages his mouth most of the time before his brain has time to think about what he is saying.........great man my ass. I'm glad he got his ass handed to him.

Anonymous said...

Investigations and legislative action regarding Oxford Houses will start next session. It is a statewide issue.

Anonymous said...

Judge Berger headed to a runoff with Spivey.

The Baby is up and WHINNY said...

Just a jumbled mess of wrong figures and inaccurate counts.

Point out specifically what figures above are wrong and/or inaccurate.

Anonymous said...

1:40 Get a grip on yourself. You are posting at nearly 2 in the morning about why Longwitz is going to disappoint everyone. But you see, he didn't disappoint in the last 4 years. This wasn't just an Oxford House vote. People in Madison County don't know about Oxford House and yet he won there with almost exactly the same percentages. Face it, he won and he won big. Stop telling voters they are stupid. They made their overwhelming choice.

Anonymous said...

1:40 am: your tedious, long rehash of your sour grapes at Will's win makes me savor the reality of his overwhelming victory all the more. Face up to it: You're in Will country now! Hee Hee!

Anonymous said...

W. Michel just built in/moved to Ridgeland.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know what happened to Dick Hall?

His eyes are staring at me from the political ad on this page while I type.

Anonymous said...

"...People in Madison County don't know about Oxford House and yet he won there with almost exactly the same percentages. Face it, he won and he won big. Stop telling voters they are stupid. They made their overwhelming choice."
August 5, 2015 at 7:21 AM

I'm glad, too, that Longwitz won big. But we in Madison county have probably made MOST of the posts regarding the Neal & Anna Flophouse/Chicken Ranch Scandal. We're the ones who've been staring and pointing and whispering. We're the ones who'll be "greeting" 'Her Specialness' at MRA, and we're among the many who are examining the family's every move (and contingency-planning against their next misdeed).

We do SO know about Oxford House. Many of our widowed mothers live in the vicinity of the Flophouse, and we fear for their safety. The elderly are far more vulnerable than are children, to the identity theft/burglary/rape/murder one expects, when criminals are introduced into a neighborhood. Lots of us grew up in that neighborhood, and still love the place. We care: BIGTIME.

Anonymous said...

WAIT A MINUTE................."Her Specialness" is coming to MRA? Holy Cow. How did that happen?

Back to the election. Thought Jill might pull it out. I spent some time outside my Ridgeland polling place yesterday. The "old guard" Ridgeland were all over Steen and the folks I had never seen before were in the Jill camp. Same thing I have been seeing in the neighborhood, at Church and on FB. Jill hurt herself when she joined the gang of 3. I think if she had stood alone she would have won.

Maybe next time.

Anonymous said...

@ 6:51 - That is just one snobby neighborhood in Tupelo that is against it. Everyone else in the state would welcome it into their neighborhood. Isn't that that how the story goes?

Hooter's Cardigan said...

6:54: I'm not going to recite the posts for you. Read them for yourself. From the get-go of this post, there was very little accuracy. Kingfish was shooting in the dark with loaded blanks. But you already know that.

11:13; I think you meant to say 'Missionary Baptist' instead of 'Memorial Baptist'. Any church in Mississippi sporting a sign out front that includes the letters MB is a black, Missionary Baptist church.

Anonymous said...

I dare the "Kingfish"' to file his open/public records requests or whatever other means he/she generally uses, to obtain the first 50 abstracts of cases with a final judgment that go to trial, by private retained attorneys, against Hancock, in Madison County Justice Court.

Hancock won because of "popularity," networking, socializing, etc.. Not because of knowledge, skill, or real trial experience actually trying cases on a daily basis against attorneys who know how to try cases.

This guise of "protecting" Madison County...to save herself from a failing private practice so that she can personally gain with a set salary from a public position...just get the abstracts from the first 50 or so trials with privately hired counsel (NOT pro se and not "guilty" or "no contest" pleas), Mr./Ms. Kingfish. And then produce a blog entry about them, sir/madam.

*The tri-county criminal defense bar dripped salivation at knowing what will happen starting in January. Happy clients - previously accused of crimes in Madison Co. Justice Court - and future referrals from those happy clients.

Go get the abstracts. After her first 50 or so trials against private defense attorneys. Or not (Ms./Mr. Kingfish did, factually, allow her private practice marketing on this blog.)

Anonymous said...

"Hancock won because of "popularity," networking, socializing, etc.. Not because of knowledge, skill, or real trial experience actually trying cases on a daily basis against attorneys who know how to try cases."

Welcome to Elections. Where have you been? Elections are all about networking and socializing. Let's just say if it had anything to do with experience, in most cases, people would not hold the offices that they do today.

This is not to say that I agree with your premise about Pamela Hancock or disagree, but hello Captain Obvious.
And, dare I say, that I smell some sort of weird discontent, and that, in fact, you are out of touch with the will of the electorate.
Which makes you, precisely, a dunce.

Do not pass go. Do not collect $200.

Anonymous said...

And here I thought "Missionary Baptist" was the only thing that happened in the bedroom for most Baptists.

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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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