I thought Halloween was last week…..

Just when you thought the news cycle had gotten too quiet: Perricone turns the page, pens New Orleans novel ~ WDSU via Editilla Nowdy sends the following with a note that ol’ Doug knew something very few other folks in MIssissippi did but I’m invoking Rule 301. ūüėČ School Board member: Hank Bounds can ‘sell … Continue reading “I thought Halloween was last week…..”

Judge Lemelle delivers a pre-thanksgiving turkey in USA v Titus as the forfeiture is on

Slabbed coulda been a contender on this topic ūüėČ but I ended up taking several days off last week so I’m happy to see that¬†Manuel Torres picked up the continuing story of the Titus prosecution as he did a great job with it. ¬†The highlights: Last Wednesday Judge Lemelle granted an unopposed Government request that … Continue reading “Judge Lemelle delivers a pre-thanksgiving turkey in USA v Titus as the forfeiture is on”

Rut Roh! Forfeiture…….

Oh the memorie$$$$$$$$ but I’m rule 301¬†so I ain’t sayin’. That said¬†we get word today from Hammerman that Judge Fallon has placed what is left of Mark St Pierre’s nuts in the ol’ forfeiture vice to the tune of a cool $3.2MM.¬† This news means Stacy’s chances of going cougar¬†while hubby is away doing 20 … Continue reading “Rut Roh! Forfeiture…….”

You know you’ve arrived as a media outlet when you copiously make the Gambit….

Anyone who has interacted with me about how I run¬†Slabbed¬†knows I have just¬†a few rules of the road, most of which are geared to keep the discourse free wheeling and real.¬† Ideas do not scare us in the search for the truth, even those that turn out to be “borrowed”. I mention all this because … Continue reading “You know you’ve arrived as a media outlet when you copiously make the Gambit….”

"Doug, your hourly rate is steep but quite honestly we're hiring you because you're an asshole…"

This is true¬†quote¬†and the consulting engagement has since turned into a 3 year business relationship. I’m rule 301 beyond that statement. What can I say folks, its a voodoo that I do so well. ūüėČ Folks, time is up in today’s rapid fire segment.¬† I’ll do my level best to get¬† back to Danny Drake … Continue reading “"Doug, your hourly rate is steep but quite honestly we're hiring you because you're an asshole…"”

Let’s analyze the proposed SRHS settlement: The Trustee

Do we have a true settlement or a glorified cramdown on the SRHS pension crisis? Before I get to a few numbers and highlight the court case that I think ultimately controls the proper resolution of this disaster, we need to take a look at the person that Special Master Britt Singletary tasked about a … Continue reading “Let’s analyze the proposed SRHS settlement: The Trustee”

Speaking of people that need to submit resignations…..

And here is today’s local news roundup. ¬†We start with the legendary boozing constable, Tony¬†Thomassie, who is harmless enough, except for the boozing while on tower and long rumored badge selling: Embattled constable sues Jefferson Parish court for not using his services ~ Chad Calder Next up things are not looking too good for the … Continue reading “Speaking of people that need to submit resignations…..”

Danny Abel collects court sanctions like Vito Corleone collected pocket politicians: Slabbed Investigates continued very bad times for the “Legal Department” at the Super 8 Motel on Clearview Part 3

Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more: it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. Turns out folks William¬†Shakespeare¬†was a true¬†prophet¬†calling the crash and burn of the Legal Department at the Super … Continue reading “Danny Abel collects court sanctions like Vito Corleone collected pocket politicians: Slabbed Investigates continued very bad times for the “Legal Department” at the Super 8 Motel on Clearview Part 3″

NOLA Mystery John goes for a protective order…..

But before I get to that we should all consider why the very public criminal¬†justice system is being subverted into a cesspool of secrecy¬†based solely upon the word of the man who solicited a prostitute. To wit: Sheriff Garcia, Attached is a scan of the letter you requested related to the MBI¬†Extortion investigation. The original … Continue reading “NOLA Mystery John goes for a protective order…..”