Thursday, January 4, 2018

And they're off to the races

Four people qualified to run in the February 20  special election to replace former Representative John Moore :

  • Bob Morrow
  • Morris Mock, Jr.
  • Fred Shanks
  • Jim Giles

19 comments:

Anonymous said...

Elect Jim Giles!

Anonymous said...

There will be fireworks in the Legislature if Jim Giles wins.

Anonymous said...

Morris Mock, Jr.... not to be confused with his eminence the great Morris Mock, Sr.

Kingfish said...

Are you mocking him?


9:41: He may not be the leader they need, but he may be the one they deserve.

Anonymous said...

I don't give a hoot in hell who is elected to fill the vacancy; however, we DO deserve to have an education committee head announced, like two weeks ago!

NINETEEN Street signs....four french hens.

Anonymous said...

Hmmm. One of these things is not like the others.

Anonymous said...

Both Fred Shanks and Bob Morrow would be great choices.

Anonymous said...

@10:25: Do you think Fred has the cajones to do the job this time? Or will he, once again, run for the job, win it, and then quit almost immediately after being elected ... like he did when he was elected alderman for Brandon? Love the guy, but he's not ready for prime time. The only qualified candidate is Morrow. End of story.

Anonymous said...

1007 - and what, exactly, would be different if there had been a chairman named earlier, like two weeks ago?

I will await to see the specific improvements that would be made for the state, or just for the HOR, if the replacement had been announced during Christmas.

Anonymous said...

1007 - and what, exactly, would be different if there had been a chairman named earlier, like two weeks ago?

I will await to see the specific improvements that would be made for the state, or just for the HOT

Anonymous said...

The chair was selected before Christmas. The Chair just hasn't been announced, but he's been working. No worries.

Anonymous said...

Steve Holland to the Rescueeeeee!!!!!!!!!

Might be the wrong kind, but it's still education.

Anonymous said...

Just because Steve says the dementia has been abated, its actually his dementia speaking. Those around him on a regular basis say differently. But then again, how would we know the difference?

Anonymous said...

Agree with 10:39. Only legit candidate is Bob Morrow. Fred's nice, but this is not his game. Shortest tenured city councilman in history. He may win because he will be a Mark Baker "yes man" all the way.

Can Down The Road, Again... said...

"1007 - and what, exactly, would be different if there had been a chairman named earlier, like two weeks ago?"

I don't rightly know. But, one thing's for sure - Not a damn thing will happen WITHOUT a chair. There's nothing to be gained by having some sort of 'Secret Sarah' in the position who somebody (above) claims is already toiling away. What's the point of that?

What team names their coach when the kickoff whistle blows?

Here's the deal! The speaker plans to keep this ace in the hole so he can say at the end of the session, "Well, as you know, we went into the session without a chair for that committee due to the untimely and unexpected resignation of the chair, so, we look forward to tackling these education issues during the 2019 session".

Anonymous said...

I hope they like whiskey and steak at Ticos. John sure did.

Anonymous said...

2:52 - go back to your foxhole. Your scenario just isn't in the cards. Everyone who plays this with the adults recognizes what is happening, and when it will happen. And hate to tell you this, there is a lot happening as you say "without the chair". Bills haven't stopped; plans continue. But there are five new members of the House at this point and committee positions have to be assigned to them as well. Making an Ed Chairman (which is all that seems to be important to you) will have a ripple effect just as these new members do as well. All will happen in an appropriate time.

Anonymous said...

Listen to 3:46, you plebes. He's one of these guys (we all know them) who says with a sly grin, "I know things nobody else knows. I see the big picture and you don't. Trust me. There are things I can't tell you right now, but in due time, my boy, in due time".

lol

Anonymous said...

Hey 6:33, evidently 346 was right. Gunn announced today what all those who - with a sly smile - knew two weeks ago. Hell, even CL basically stated it, without a sly smile.

I am sure 346 just didn't want to get ahead of Speaker's official announcement in providing a nane. But I agree with him that nothing would be different because this wasn't done immediately as the previous idiotic comment suggested. (Wasn't you, perchance, being as how you seem so butt hurt over his sly/wink response)

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