Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday NITRO!!! (Pelahatchie Edition)

No need for Raw or Monday NITRO!.  Just travel ten miles east on I-20 on the first Monday night of each month.  Posted below is the video of the Pelahatchie Board of Aldermen meeting last night and trust me, it was one for the books.

No side could claim a high ground as they all went low every few minutes.  These were not politicians or community leaders but children in grown-up faces.  Just watch the video.  Pour a drink, light up a cigar.  Enjoy. 

Credit: Pelahatchie News


Anonymous said...

Wonder what Canton Mayor Truly was doing there last night? Helping her stir up stuff?

Justice for Muscadines said...

Lots of anger and tension in that room. Absolutely amazing that they can't hold a reasonable discussion over such a simple issue. The city needs to go ahead and just pony up the $30K and move on. Quit opposing your elected mayor just because she is black. Not cool Pelahatchie.

Anonymous said...

Pelahatchie is down the Babbs and Ready path. Truly was there doing recon for the Blackmons.

Anonymous said...

Truly is the regional racism expert. Every new mayor needs guidance.

Anonymous said...

video links do not show up when using Firefox. Not sure why.

Kingfish said...

Good question.

Mayor endorsed Guest and attended his fund-raiser. Jackson NAACP gave her hell for it. She hires white people. Sound like someone Truly would support?

Anonymous said...

@ 8:45
Before you play the last resort race card... look at the voting records... the 2 black council members have voted against the black mayor more than the whites. You have the right to your opinion however don't be a misguided moron. You seem to let emotion or race guide your thoughts rather than reality or facts. That's always dangerous. You might end up in the JFP.

Kingfish said...

I don't think this dispute is racial. I think there are several factors in play.

1. Mayor was elected with roughly a third of the vote. This is why pluralities are a bad idea. Winner assumes office with no majority support. This Mayor started with 2/3 of the town voting against her.

2. The Aldermen and Alderwoman have served for many, many, many moons. They are used to doing things a certain way and frankly, were more than happy to let Mayor Ross and his city clerk take care of everything. Now things have changed and it seems at times they don't know what to do. They consistently vote unanimously against the Mayor.

3. Both sides exhibit poor emotional control at times. There are times when one person is right but then blows it by blowing up. There is a great deal of lashing out.

Anonymous said...

I thought this was about the Muscadine Jubilee, but not one comment about that.

I can remember when Percy Sledge came to the Jubilee and sang and the train stopped to listen and there were booths everywhere and a good time was had by all, black and white, poor and middle class.

That needs to return. Of course Percy can't make it now.

Anonymous said...

I'll preface by stating my only reference for the happenings in Pelahatchie is this site. But doing something "because it's been done for 38 years" is not how to make a good, solid argument or decision. I'm assuming the grouchy alderwoman's suggestion to cancel because they are broke is influenced by the recent audit and the town's new inability to float funds around temporarily. Maybe they haven't actually been able to afford supporting this event for years and it's simply time to cut the cord. Other cities have done so due to budget constraints (Brandon for example) and guess what... nothing terrible happened! I couldn't even understand the names of the entertainment the mayor listed to gauge a draw for a crowd. If the mayor was truly prepared, she would have had with her concrete numbers PROVING the sales tax push from the gas stations and such she continually mentioned OUTWEIGHED the costs to "sponsor" the jubilee... proving it was a profitable venture for the Town. I believe the best way to prove something is a smart choice is to back it up with facts, not proclaim it's been done that was for 38 years. I know people will say it's about more than that day... it's about exposure. If exposure is their concern, they need to focus on how they are conducting themselves daily. I don't agree with either sides posture on the matter, but sometimes hard choices have to be made. This town is paralyzing itself, because the mayor claims everyone is against her agenda because she's black and the alderman can't speak up about much without starting a fight or being perceived as racist. It appears there's fault on both sides and neither side truly came into this working relationship with pure intentions for working together to achieve better for their community. The new mayor intended to shake everything up, and good for her, but I honestly think she could have gained some support if she had learned to pick her battles instead of going to war on every issue. The sad part is that the Town's best interest are not being achieved by either side.

Anonymous said...

These white people are still stunned to have to listen to a black woman explain things.....

Burns their skin

Funny to watch

Anonymous said...

@ 12:09
This isn't about race. Your just a troll I would assume as you clearly point to her skin color straight away. Generally racist always assume it's about race. Stop being close minded and look at issues. America voted for a half white and half black man as president and he won both times. Consider that the US is only 11% black and well less than that are voters. Go away hater.

Anonymous said...

The people who think it's a racial issue that lies with the "white" people who are stunned to listen to a "black" woman are THE PROBLEM. Just stop already. When you begin viewing those who don't agree with every word you say as PEOPLE, and stop throwing in the extra adjectives, things will begin to improve... until then, we are stuck in this vicious race-bait, hate cycle.

Anonymous said...

10:56 - Please learn to 'paragraph' (verb). What you do is come to a pause point, then key 'shift-enter' and magically you have a double space that counts as a paragraph.

Anonymous said...

To 6:17 from 10:56 - I'm so grateful my comment was worthy of your critique. You are a true hero for proof reading blog comments. Goodness knows, we all come here looking for examples of proper writing practices. Enjoy your 4th!

Anonymous said...

KF, Ryshonda was being pretty “chummy” with Edwards Mayor Marcus Wallace, owner of MAC at the mayors convention. What is it they say about birds of a feather? Also, this isn’t hear say, she’s got pictures on Facebook. Wonder why she associates with such an individual. Living in Pelahtchie seems like they wouldn’t be such good friends even though Edwards is in SW hinds county. The #connection is clear...their words not mine.

Anonymous said...

She knows better than to involve MAC...he's a mentally challenged individual. He proved that in front of the Jackson city council.

Anonymous said...

7:39 - I'm trying to help you. The point is, NOBODY will read a 40 line paragraph. Either learn to space into paragraphs or forget about having your point made. I didn't critique your post since I didn't read it beyond two lines. Thanks. 6:17

Anonymous said...

12:43 - Lol, I do not need your help. I think you've mistaken your unsolicited advice for your reading preference(s). Geez... now you have my pondering why all those excessively worded paragraphs in the world are printed, studied, and shared if NOBODY ever reads them. Have you notified the world wide web and all the publishing companies of your findings that too many sentences in a paragraph are completely unbearable?

(New paragraph just for you!) FYI... there's a character limit in this comment section so please forgive me for trying to squeeze all my thoughts into a single comment. FYI... I posted MY thoughts and was not looking to make a point with every single reader. Amazingly, I can read others' comments every single day and not feel the need to correct the way they posted them. (I suppose that's just part of my good, southern-mannered upbringing!) FYI... you'd be better suited to just skip over comments you don't want to read and move on. Seriously... it's a comment on a blog post.

(KF, I love your blog and visit it daily. Please don't think I'm downplaying the awesomeness of this blog and your posts! I appreciate your work!!!)

Anonymous said...


that was actually much better.

there are no rules about this just makes for easier also makes you create topic sentences and support that topic sentence independently.

otherwise you garglestufftogetherliketrumpdoesanditgetsconflated

thank you

Anonymous said...

Gosh, I wonder why this mayor can't get anything done. She is so kind and respectful to the aldermen. I wonder why they won't approve her every whim even when they have already voted against it. She speaks so calmly & never talks over them when they try to discuss an issue. She would never think of lecturing them about how awful they are when she doesn't get her way. We should all be so lucky to be governed by someone with such amazing people skills. *sarcasm*

Anonymous said...

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