Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Governor's Daily Briefing

Governor Tate Reeves is holding his daily Covid-19 briefing with some important personages.  The presser is streamed below.




* Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker spoke at the presser. 

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15 comments:

Anonymous said...

Have to admit, our present Governor is at least attempting to keep us informed, in contrast with his self- promoting predecessor .

Anonymous said...

It's the Tate Reeves Show, staring Tate Reeves, with special guest stars the scarecrow, the tin man, and the cowardly lion. A backslapping good time was had by all.

Anonymous said...

Bobby Harrison asked a very important question. Does the Legislature have the authority to Appropriate/Spend the money? WATCH THIS SHIT EXPLODE.

The money went to the state and he thinks his little grubby hands are going to spend it all. NOT SO FAST MY FRIEND! Look for this to be the first nuclear war of the term.

My prediction is:

Delbert/Gunn 1

Little Hitler 0

Anonymous said...

"Little Hitler 0"

Tate's reelection will be just like Trump's.
No matter what he does, the left will attack him at every turn.

But that's OK, it will only solidify the conservative vote.

That fact drives the liberals crazy.


Anonymous said...

Doesn't this bring to mind that famous "Pulp Fiction" line as told by "Winston Wolfe" to "Jimmie", "Jules Winnfield", and "Vincent Vega" in "Jimmie's" garage after they finished cleaning up the car and were proud of what they did?

Anonymous said...

All of the above are obviously stoned. Not a damned one made sense.

Anonymous said...

The joke is on us, the public. It’s the daily statewide nursing home mortality report, uh sorry “long term care facility.” Hospitals are empty. There is no ventilator shortage. Everyone keep staying at home and wearing your masks though. See you tomorrow, same time. Just give these guys one more....no two more.... no however many more weeks they want.

Anonymous said...

Well, 6:48 just proved the first 5:58's point.

Anonymous said...

Elon Musk summed it up nicely today. He has the guts to say publicly what many are thinking. As Earl Pitts used to say "Wake Up America"

Anonymous said...

5:29 - bet's on.

While Dilbert might think he has this authority, and of course Phillip and his House cronies want the fun as well, they need to read the language that provides this money.

The legislature 'appropriates' money and the executive spends it. This money is not appropriated, because it is not MS money -----from taxes, tarrifs, fines, or whatever.

Will be just like the Katrina money, the GOMESA dollars, and the BP funds that were to the state (not those that replaced the state's loss of tax revenue.) All of those resided in the Governor's office and hands - because they were grants from the feds to the states and that's how the legislation spells it out.

Won't stop the legislators from trying, though. The power play from the Capitol will be fun to watch. But as the old saying goes, He who has the Gold makes the rules.

In this case, at the beginning the feds have the Gold and they made the rules - not to be changed by Governor Dilbert.

And in the second case, the one that has the gold is the Governor, because that is how it will be transmitted to the state. And as Secretary of the Treasury said, it will be audited to see that the spending complies.

So - make your bet. I'll take it with even odds.

Anonymous said...

Let em go boys, "if enough of em gets it, we might turn it blue."

Anonymous said...

I thought Senator Wicker's comments on elective procedures was most interesting. He says they need to be done because doctors and hospitals need the money.

What I didn't hear was how to do so safely.

Will the doctors and centers be doing all they can to assure the safety of their patients? Or will it be that it is OK to have death by doctor because they need the money?

Anonymous said...

This non-Koolaid drinking conservative will never vote for Tate after this.

Anonymous said...

Tate needs a media coach...if he was announcing that the state was giving away gold bricks he couldn't hold the audience's attention. All those "ums and ahs" indicate that he's both nervous and not really sure of his message...just what we need in a leader.

Calm Down said...

I read a lot of negative snark on Tate, but nothing specific or constructive. You don't like his media presentation skills. He's a little Hitler. It's the Tate show.

It would be nice to hear someone give an alternative suggestion as to what exactly should be done. Tate's not perfect, but I'd say he's done pretty well with a lousy hand here.

And I say that as a wuflu skeptic.

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