Friday, September 11, 2015

Mike Hurst: Hickory

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Anonymous said...

Nice ad. It's time for folks to wake up. We've become the most corrupt state in the country while our AG and Auditor have been alternating between asleep at the wheel and crowing about penny-ante convictions. We're stuck with sad Stacy for another four years, but we can still do something about Hood.

Anonymous said...

No we are not stuck with Pickersham. Of course some of you will blindly vote for a corrupt Repugnantcan before ever choosing to vote for a Democrat.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, nice homespun ad, but couldn't we all do without the Christian Identity politics and "taking the fight" to a President that has one year left? What the hell does any of that matter? Sorry, but this "non-politician" sure knows how to use the dog whistle. Not impressed.

Anonymous said...

I, unlike 12:04, am impressed with this man. He has the credentials and he lives here. Does not have an office outside of Jackson. He has promised to spread any NECESSARY outside attorneys required around and not just big supporters and already millionaire friends being hired and payed by the State of Mississippi. I believe every thinking Mississippian will realized we didn't get the title of being "Most Corrupt" without laxness on the part of the AG's office.

Anonymous said...

I don't understand the recurrent desire of Republican AG candidates to run against Obama, rather than running againts Hood.

Or rather, I can understand it; it's just dumb.

Anonymous said...

I hear all the republican talking points about Hood. And yet I remain completely unconvinced that we need a change in AG. Personally I like at least a little bit of power balance and accountability.

Anonymous said...

Remember Heather Spencer when you want to keep Hood in office.

Anonymous said...

"Personally I like at least a little bit of power balance and accountability."

I'm a Dem, & that is what I fear we are NOT getting from Hood.

But Hurst insists on running as a partisan, so he doesn't inspire confidence. Devil you know, etc.

Smarter would be to run as neutral do-right guy who wouldn't shelter Hood's cronies, etc. I mean, Hood has the State suing Google ... how many Miss. folks think that's a good use of time/money? Esp when you see who he's doing it for?

Anonymous said...

Well, it won't be Robert Gray, LOL. But, why would you keep someone in the AG's office just because they are Democrat if someone else could do a better job cleaning up problems and spending less taxpayer dollars?

Anonymous said...

The problem with corruption on the state and local level starts with the laws that written by the MS legislature. Neither the Governor, Lt. Governor, or Speaker are proposing any laws to address the issue.

Anonymous said...

You will notice that you are beginning to see Hurst signs next to Bryant signs. Is Hurst gonna just be a puppet for the Governor to carry his water?

Anonymous said...

Solid ad. Wish he'd lay off the "christian values" schtick but understand that you have to pander to the rednecks to win statewide election.

Anonymous said...

Heather Spencer. Insurance fiasco after Katrina. Scrugg is like family. Outsourcing legal matters. Few corruption cases. And the list goes on and on. Enough is enough. No one / no corporation shout be above the law. Hood needs to go. If he can't or won't do what he had been elected to do, he needs to be defeated in Novembet.

Anonymous said...

Wow, what original stuff for Mississippi, I am such a Christian and I will fight President Obama, who nobody even talks about anymore since Trump is now 24/7 on every screen in the world. What a great AG this genius would make. His first corruption case could be Stacey Pickering I assume???

Anonymous said...

Blame Trump on the GOP establishment.

Anonymous said...

An excerpt from the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s latest report, The Nation’s Worst State Attorneys General 2015, which names six of the worst offenders:

"Rated the second worst attorney general is Mississippi’s Jim Hood, who has prosecuted businesses to benefit campaign contributors and has helped enrich corrupt trial lawyers.

Hood has a history of hiring outside lawyers to handle state lawsuits, in exchange for big payouts for the lawyers bringing them. In cases involving MCI and Microsoft, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that he violated state law by allowing trial lawyers to collect fees that belonged not to them, but to the state treasury. Some lawyers hired by Hood, like Dickie Scruggs and Joey Langston, later wound up in federal prison after being convicted in judicial bribery scandals. Scruggs pleaded guilty to 2009 for bribing two judges and was sentenced to seven years in federal prison. Despite his investigative powers as the state’s chief lawyer, Hood cited his closeness to crooks like Scruggs as an excuse not to investigate them, claiming it would be “like prosecuting relatives.”

Hood attempted to censor Google’s search results in violation of the First Amendment, at the urging of several of his campaign supporters. This led to a federal court issuing an injunction against him in March 2015."

HT: The Daily Caller

Anonymous said...

The Competitive Enterprise Institute is a political hack. The Texas AG, a Republican, has been indicted, but his name is nowhere on the list. Instead, they list Hood and 5 Democrats. I am to expect that this is a non-bias organization without an agenda. Please.

Anonymous said...

I like this guy. I think lots of other people will, too, soon.

Anonymous said...

10:09 - facts are facts, no matter who provides them. Is any of the information provided by CEI inaccurate? So the Texas Attorney General was indicted - do I need to provide a list of people who have been indicted and found innocent, or are you just in to bash a certain political party? Who's the hack now?

Anonymous said...

"H/T: The Daily Caller"


Anonymous said...

Does Hood not live in the Jackson area and spend time in his office? This is troubling...

Anonymous said...

It is hard to know who is worse Pickering or Hood, both are sad examples of public servants.

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