Big crowd at Status Hearing for ex rel Rigsby v State Farm

Would love to have been a fly on this wall!

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Senior Judge L. T. Senter, Jr: Motion Hearing held on 1/12/2011. Court Hearing adjourned. APPEARANCES: August J. Matteis, Jr., Benjamin R. Davidson, C. Maison Heidelberg, Derek Yoshio Sugimura, Lucien C. Martinez for Plaintiffs; Michael B. Beers, Robert C. Galloway, Amanda B. Barbour, E. Barney Robinson, III, Jeffrey A. Walker, Benjamin McRae Watson, Phillip B. Abernathy, James R. Robie for State Farm; Larry G. Canada for Haag. RE 738 MOTION for Reconsideration of Scope of Proceedings in Light of Evidence Adduced in Discovery filed by Kerri Rigsby, Cori Rigsby, 734 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, 736 MOTION for Summary Judgment on Claims of Cori Rigsby filed by State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, 739 MOTION to Dismiss Due to the Rigsbys’ Repeated and Calculated Violations of this Court’s Seal Order filed by State Farm Fire and Casualty Company. (Court Reporter Kati Vogt (228)563-1751)(kbo) (Entered: 01/12/2011)

How about a Wednesday Slabb-a-leak…


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After 7 years of being Gov and a lifetime as a Mississippian now on the verge of running for President, Boss Hogg finally wants to build a civil rights museum

Folks we’re laying off police, teachers and other government employees in record numbers but now that Boss Hogg stuck his foot in his mouth attempting to revise Mississippi’s sad civil rights history, he now suddenly thinks its time we spent  millions of dollars we don’t have on a civil rights museum, no doubt to be used a cheap prop for his upcoming Presidential bid.  Heck, who knows, maybe they’ll feature some of his kin folks in the Yazoo County cross burning exhibit. Either that or he already has a relative picked out to handle the bricks and mortar.


Welcome to the party George. Did you make sure Phil Bryant got a copy of your letter?

For some time now, devious undercurrents of hate and anger have been festering in our country.

In recent months, as rhetoric grew red-hot over healthcare reform and immigration, the wounded Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords had been the target of numerous death threats. Her local office in Tucson had been vandalized and the corner across the street had become a central location for protests. Most recently, a Sarah Palin graphic depicted her district in the crosshairs of a gun.

Politicians in Arizona used the immigration debate to spread falsehoods about mass killings in the desert near the border, sparking hysteria in the streets, portraying a state under siege by immigrants.

The discourse quickly turned venomous. The dangerous rumors were being perpetuated on Internet blogs and by the noisy back-and-forth bickering on cable news networks that covered the congressional campaigns.

As we see now, this practice of feeding on fear and spreading hate is dangerously irresponsible and potentially deadly, and yet, in today’s America it seems there is no escaping it.

To the extent politicians, generally in the GOP these days,  fan the flames of hate to further their own personal goals, it seems to me the political class has brought this upon themselves. While I applaud Mayor Schloegel for penning this letter, I’d also be remiss if I did not remind him Continue reading “Welcome to the party George. Did you make sure Phil Bryant got a copy of your letter?”