Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Archie goes jughead.

The Jackson City Council recently changed the public comments format of its meetings in order to handle city business more quickly.  Public comments were taking up to 90 minutes before the council could address the rest of the agenda.  Council President Melvin Priester, Jr. made a sensible reform.  Comments that address specific agenda items are heard at the beginning of the meeting.  The rest of the comments are allowed after the agenda is concluded.  However, that didn't sit too well with one Mr. David Archie.  Mr. Archie raised hell with the council in this video.

Mr. Archie had a simple solution for council members sitting through hours of public comments: make serving on the city council a full-time job.  The city is broke.  The reserve is tapping out.  Roads are falling apart, pipes are busting.... you get the idea.  While everything implodes, this clown wants to spend more money and salaries and perks for councilmen.  This guy is perfect evidence that loudness does not equal intelligence.  Of course, the SS chimed in in support of Mr. Archie, the SS being Stamps & Stokes.

This is a perfect example of what is wrong with Jackson.  Everyone wants to yap, yap, yap, and showboat.  When they get done yapping, they want to yap some more.  Meanwhile, nothing gets done.  They don't care about the city.  They don't care about the city business. All they care about is yapping away while the city implodes.

The current law is really simple.  The business of the city council is the agenda for that particular meeting.  Citizens can address the city council about agenda items at the beginning of the meeting.  However, if all they want to do is turn their time at the podium into a general bitch session, then they can do so at the end of the meeting.  We elected them to handle our business, not hear them bitch on our time.  Some people just can't stand to be told they can't come first. 


Anonymous said...

The city should film the public comments and sell the rights to some tv network to air much like The Andy Griffin show. We might as well make money from these inane skits.

Anonymous said...

I like it when he say,,,them low down dirty white people,,,lol

Anonymous said...

I can't wait to see the fit these people throw when the State takes over one day.

Anonymous said...

I don't think a network would touch them. It isn't funny. It is sad. Not many people want to watch something that sad.

Anonymous said...

If certain people would leave race and egos out of The City of Jackson politics, the city could be the star of the state.

Anonymous said...

"Because my opinion is more important than actual city business."

It would benefit his argument if he could actually speak English.

Apparently to be a "community acticist and organizer", one must simply declare himself one.

Anonymous said...

What an idiot.

Anonymous said...

@ 1:46

Sure they would watch. Everyone enjoys watching a good dumpster fire.

Anonymous said...

He was there because he was getting paid to pimp the MAC lawsuit announcement.

Anonymous said...

A paraphrased statement from a goofy movie applies perfectly here:

"What Mr. Archie said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in his rambling, incoherent statement was he even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in that room is now dumber for having listened to it. May God have mercy on his soul."

Anonymous said...

As soon as I saw "Archie", I knew it would be a bunch of racist crap.

Anonymous said...

David Archie - followed by Iva Mae Pittman! What could be better? Two idiots spouting racist crap. That's what our city council needs to spend its time doing, listening to these circus clowns. To bad its going to take them five meetings in order to get to their 'fifteen minutes of fame' everyone is entitled to.

Anonymous said...

Jive Turkey.

He has run for every election possible and lost each and every one.

I wish we could trade 1000 Syrian refugees with suicide vests for him.

Anonymous said...

This is no less than making our best and brightest public commenters sit at the back of the JATRAN bus. I cannot believe that this racist council would do such a thing.

Anonymous said...

Kingfish, love the new S & S: Stamps and Stokes. LOL. After years of observing David Archie, I am convinced that he is impaired. Like Enos Sanders, he has some viable ideas and some vocabulary to state these ideas, but does not have the power to decipher questions. He is part of the problem; not part of the solution. Other cities have impaired citizens but they don't routinely give them public forums. Is their no ability within the Democratic Party to weed out people who have no business running for office. Debates should have a threshold for participation. Yet over and over and over the Democrats certify many who should be certified elsewhere.

Today, my opinions of S & S were reinforced. The two of them create an environment that damages Jackson, its citizens, and its image. They influence votes of those who follow their lead and this damages the city. Nothing good can be accomplished with their brand of racism. It is a destructive force that we must defeat.

ungowa said...

If someone can give me a heads up (a day, an hour, a..., I would be more than happy to go tell that jackwagon to "Go Pound Sand"(copyright KIIIIMWade) to his face

Anonymous said...

I've been at a loss to understand why our City Council doesn't operate like most City Councils.
If a citizen wants to be on the agenda, they make a request and name the topic they wish to address and/or the suggestion/solution they wish to propose. They are given a time limit for speaking and are allowed to submit supporting documents to the Council.
The current method is inefficient and chaotic. It is accomplishing nothing.

Anonymous said...

The last time I saw a community organizer and activist this dumb he went on to become and equally useless senator and is now securing his legacy as the most incompetent president in U.S. history. Mr. Archie may be our next governor. Fortunately he couldn't be any worse than the one we already have.

Anonymous said...


When I first started reading your post I thought you were referring to His Lowness Bennie T.

Anonymous said...

So Siemens should not come here throwing their money around?

Anonymous said...

No surprise to see pushback from Stamps and Stokes to an otherwise sensible rule on the public comments segment. I've watched too many meetings where the public comments segment dragged on for nearly an hour because the same dozen or so Stokes/Stamps surrogates like Enoch Sanders show up every meeting to drone on incoherently about some personal matter that barely addresses a city issue and is unrelated to anything on the agenda. The regulars like Pittman ignore the 3 minute time limit and council lets them. Councilman Priester didn't eliminate public comment, he wisely re-implemented the rule that if yo ass isn't here to address something specific to the agenda, you need to wait until after the City has finished conducting its business, WHICH IS THE PURPOSE OF COUNCIL MEETINGS! IT'S NOT A PUBLIC FORUM! DUH! But that's not good enough for community organizers who love hearing the sound of their own voices and feel entitled to be heard.

And Stamps is just an ideological mirror image of Stokes. It not surprising to see his ignorant self backing Stokes and his gang of losers to let them run the meeting.

Anonymous said...

Our once great city has been taken over by the likes of S&S who have brought their non-tax paying brothers to the city with government sponsored rental units. Now there is a whole class of those who can't afford to get out and we have to put up with Stokes and his gang of dead beats while they destroy what was once a beautiful city with no tax base to repair it.

Anonymous said...

I requested a friend of mine who lives in another state to do a search on the Jackson city council and tell me what she thought. She thought it was a local comic strip put out for entertainment purposes only probably by the KKK. I tried to assure her that it was the true city council of our capital city. Couldn't convince her. Really I find it hard to believe anyone would vote for clowns like that.

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