Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Dispatch From Pelahatchie: Impeachment Edition

It's going to be war tonight in Pelahatchie:



24 comments:

Bye Bye said...

Your fired!

Anonymous said...

She gone.

Anonymous said...

Rumor has it Mrs Ryshonda locked the cities computers up(water dept for sure) and took it upon herself to hire a company called BBI to do billing at the rate of $100/hr. She had a meeting set up with BII and didn't show up and had the city shut down. She's as incompetent as everyone tried to say when she first took office while her private counsel and everyone screamed racism.

Anonymous said...

could she become mayor of jackson?
It wouldn't be any worse.

Anonymous said...

3:19 its "you're", but we got it.

Anonymous said...

I want the popcorn concession for this one.

Anonymous said...

I knew things had been mighty quiet in the Hatch lately. It had to explode sooner rather than later.

Anonymous said...

I hope they don’t wear masks in spite of science and as a result corona gets all of them.

They need fewer breaths there

Anonymous said...

I believe the only way the Town will see peace is if she is removed from office. She DOES NOT look out for the "best interests" of Pelahatchie. She's a tattler suing for a big paycheck. She, as a self-described "accountant," doesn't seem to understand the town is broke and is not generating enough revenue for survival, much less her giant paycheck request or the park improvements she's always bitching about. She's exhausting and her few followers continue to spew the same tired venom.

Anonymous said...

Will there be social distancing? Masks? Side bars?

Anonymous said...

David Archie thanks yall.

Anonymous said...

Please keep us updated.

This is going to be too good.

Anonymous said...

YOU IS FIRED.

Anonymous said...

I sense a recurring pattern here. Apparently the only way to get this Mayor's attention is for the board of aldermen, two of whom are black, to threaten to declare a vacancy in the office of mayor. The board of aldermen should probably just make item #1 on their special meeting agenda a standing agenda item for every town meeting over the next 12 months.

Anonymous said...

@5:13p- For the last few meetings, SHE stayed on her throne and forced the board to spread out in the audience.

@5:41p- I see what you did there... kind of like she did with her continued demand for huge annual pay and huge backpay. LOL!

Anonymous said...

" two of whom are black "

And that should end her reign once and for all.
Her legal and media plan was just crushed.

Or one would expect.

The Pelahatchie folks would know more about that than the rest of us.

Anonymous said...

they have been out to get the mayor since day one...

Anonymous said...

I remember that the cop in Jackson choking that teenager was black too. Had the officer been white then it would be global news.

Anonymous said...

" they have been out to get the mayor since day one..."

And they should have.

I sorry it's taken so long, but at least we're now seeing action.

Anonymous said...

Late getting to watch but I didn't see anything about impeachment. Mayor smacked the board around like usual.

Anonymous said...

"they have been out to get the mayor since day one..."
May 27, 2020 at 6:01 PM

So VERY true! Since this used to be my ringtone, I don't even have to look up the famous words of Port Allen, Louisiana Mayor, Deedy Slaughter: "I been witch hunt since day one. I been fighting acquisition after acquisition."

Prophetic, those words! (and applicable, in so many situations)

Vive Ryshonda Beechem: La Jeanne d'Arc de Pelahatchie!

Anonymous said...

Interesting notice - claiming they are going to remove her from office.

Of course, once they got into the meeting, there was no such attempt made.

Probably because there is no provision for 'impeachment' from office in Mississippi.

Removal is possible under certain circumstances, but incompetence, inability to communicate, inability to run a meeting properly, or any of the other 'inabilities' doesn't qualify.

Would have to prove that she is not a resident of the city (of course that doesn't appear to apply to black legislators and their districts) or that she has been convicted of a disqualifying crime to have her removed.

Too bad, but frankly, the aldermen are not much better. If they handled the business in a more appropriate, business-like manner, they could probably back this crazy woman into some cracks she couldn't escape.

Anonymous said...

Didn’t the Board raid the Police Fund illegally before the Mayor was elected? Didn’t the Board and prior City Clerk give themselves huge raises using those funds? Didn’t the Mayor turn them in? Seems they just want revenge, and why hasn’t anyone done anything about them misappropriating funds?

Anonymous said...

@9:04p- Nope, nope, yep, and nothing should happen.

There was no “raid.” Anyone who’s kept up with the saga knows the board and previous mayor utilized drug seizure funds to keep the town afloat UNDER THE ADVICE IT WAS LEGITIMATE. They paid the town’s bills, payroll, and kept water flowing. The town is BROKE!

The board makes $250/month just like her. They previously made more, and when the mayor’s salary was cut, their’s was cut too. The cuts occurred after it was discovered the town CAN’T draw from seizure funds to pay their bills. If any of the elected officials CARED about Pelahatchie, they would draw ZERO salary. Regarding the previous clerk’s salary, it is my understanding the person had the experience and expertise to justify the salary. The board voted to pay them, so don’t accuse the previous clerk of wrong doing.

She turned them in all right, but she didn’t “do it herself.” KF has covered the manipulative relationships at play here before. She’s just a puppet for some bitter men.

The aren’t in jail because they didn’t act maliciously. Again, they had been advised it was legit. In the end, the town was handed FREE money from bond companies to reimburse the drug funds. The taxpayers won because they got several months of bills paid at no cost to taxpayers. They keep missing the part where they are flat broke... Also, the way she and her posse threw around words like embezzlement and theft was disgusting!

It’s curious to me that you didn’t ask why the mayor is suing for a salary over 40 times the last mayor’s salary and “back pay” of over $60k? It’s curious to me you didn’t note the mayor continues to complain about not being able to upgrade their park and hold festivals and feel good stuff, yet the town had to BORROW money during the first quarter of the current fiscal year to stay afloat. It’s curious to me you don’t question the mayor locking the current clerk out of her computer because the mayor can’t comprehend a salaried person receiving overtime pay (happens in businesses EVERY SINGLE DAY)... after the wage and labor board EXPLAINED it to her via the town’s attorney. It is beyond obvious the mayor, who controls the strings with the accounting system, is setting up the clerk and board. She put her game on full display at the meeting waving around returned checks for overpaid bills. Those only got paid because they were placed on the agenda and voted on by board. The clerk can’t sign the checks!!

Bottom line... the focus should be image and bringing solid investments to town, but she has turned it into a self-righteous shit storm.

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