As the Magnum turns…..Slabbed finds Louisiana AG Buddy Caldwell!

This is a great story folks, one where our real time blogging on Costner will wear well with the passage of time. The narrative includes media manipulation, influence peddling and a boat load of sleazy characters including the plaintiffs.  By rights Houghtaling should also be named as the 32 page complaint makes clear and the fact that he isn’t is telling.  Following are a couple of excerpts from Star Struck as we welcome Magnum’s friends to Slabbed:

Stephen Baldwin, an actor, and Contogouris have been friends for many years. On April 29 or April 30, 2010, Baldwin advised Contogouris that he would be coming to New Orleans to meet with a local attorney, John Houghtaling, who was discussing making a motion picture in which Baldwin would be the star. Baldwin asked Contogouris to attend a luncheon with Houghtaling to discuss the movie project. During that meeting, Contogouris expressed the view that the proposed movie would likely be unprofitable, and those interested in making a film should make a documentary film based on the BP oil spill. Houghtaling immediately expressed interest in this idea. Continue reading “As the Magnum turns…..Slabbed finds Louisiana AG Buddy Caldwell!”

Lipstick on a pig: Wrong in the 60s, wrong again…..

Sid Salter a Republican sycophant? Having seen Boss Hogg and his kin folk in action after Katrina. I’d posit that Salter’s attempt to revise Mississippi’s sad civil right’s history is the least of Boss Hogg’s worries as he floats the presidential trial balloon.

Nowdy I hate to say this as I have many friends up your way but damn sometimes I wonder about the collective intelligence level in the Mississippi’s captial city, especially when the legislature is in session.  Maybe ol’ Sid should extract his head from Haley’s hiney and he would see things a bit more clearly.

And to think folks, ol’ Sid is the best the Ledger has to offer its readers. A far better analysis of Haley’s attempt to pass off 1960ish Yazoo City shit for shinola can be found here, here and here.