Comment Bump: You’d think before they did it they would have stopped to ask themselves…….

Is this really a good idea?

Eyewigger on I fear innocent people are fixing to get hurt:

18 USC § 1512 – Tampering with a witness, victim, or an informant

d) Whoever intentionally harasses another person and thereby hinders, delays, prevents, or dissuades any person from—
(1) attending or testifying in an official proceeding;
(2) reporting to a law enforcement officer or judge of the United States the commission or possible commission of a Federal offense or a violation of conditions of probation [1] supervised release,, [1] parole, or release pending judicial proceedings;
(3) arresting or seeking the arrest of another person in connection with a Federal offense; or
(4) causing a criminal prosecution, or a parole or probation revocation proceeding, to be sought or instituted, or assisting in such prosecution or proceeding;
or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 3 years, or both. Continue reading “Comment Bump: You’d think before they did it they would have stopped to ask themselves…….”

Mississippians are being robbed blind by Phil Bryant’s political cronies. Exactly where are all the bucks stopping?

As the scandal at DMR spreads across South Mississippi’s largely Republican political elites with the latest revelations of potential criminal misconduct by DMR Executive Director Bill Walker by the Sun Herald one naturally wonders why Governor Phil Bryant has chosen to sit on his hands leaving Walker in office.

If this had been a school secretary embezzling a few thousand dollars from the Student Activity Fund or a secretary at (insert name of state agency) doing same that person would be, at the minimum put on a leave of absence while the investigation sorted all the dirty deeds out.  If you are a political appointee of Bryant on the other hand you get to keep your job and search for a graceful exit.

The latest revelation that Congressman Steven Palazzo’s father was involved in one of the OIG properties illustrate the breadth of the unfolding scandal, which literally stretches from coastal Mississippi straight to the Capitol City.  If there is an honest GOP politician in Jackson the unwashed masses have yet to hear from ’em.

In the interest of transparency: Who the heck is the Slabbed Nation?

A picture is worth a thousand words folks as this little project has received site visits from from 47 countries over the last 10 days or so and that is typical but that does not tell the entire story. The following chart makes clear we’re an American blog written for an American audience with over 96% of you guys coming from here in the US.: Continue reading “In the interest of transparency: Who the heck is the Slabbed Nation?”