Folks Jefferson Parish President Steve Theriot has made the mother of all miscalculations since assuming the reins as interim Parish President in his sanctioned “Strategic lawsuit against public participation” (SLAPP) filed Friday against John Does 1-100 complete with subpoena for commenter information from the Times Picayune. Slabbed, of course plays a special role in this, one I will explore in detail as I can now tie several things together and perhaps even clue in Mr Theriot and his band of arrogant fools on a few things they didn’t know.
First off we were tipped something was coming by the devil herself just under a week ago (translation provided here) as the political machine in Jefferson Parish was no doubt angry and licking their wounds over the spanking their candidate, political hack Debbie Villio, received in the special election to replace Judge Joan Benge in the 24th Judicial District Courts. We began receiving details of the suit over the weekend and today we received our very own copy of the suit. (Embedded below) This little snippet pretty much sums up Mr Theriot’s fanciful legal theories:
Defendants have systematically published messages on the Internet using forums and blogs such as Nola.com and Slabbed.wordpress.com purportedly dedicated to a discussion of Jefferson Parish and its management. Continue reading “BREAKING: Steve Theriot and Jefferson Parish sue bloggers. Subpoenas information on Times Picayune commenters. Slabbed mentioned in suit not subpoeaned.”
I just got off the phone with Val Bracy at Fox 8 doing a telephone interview. I’ll have all the details in a breaking news post soon.