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Samrob

(4,298 posts)
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 12:19 AM Sep 2022

Is what is happening in Jackson MS a RW move against B. Thompson for his role in J6 investigation?

This was the first thought that came to my mind when I heard about the water situation in Jackson.
I don't put anything past the RW.

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Is what is happening in Jackson MS a RW move against B. Thompson for his role in J6 investigation? (Original Post) Samrob Sep 2022 OP
You should buy stock in Alcoa. No, it's the result of years of mismanagement Ocelot II Sep 2022 #1
I don't think they could cause a 1,000 year flood SCantiGOP Sep 2022 #2
No, too long in the making, 'just' historical discrimination. elleng Sep 2022 #3
Unfortunately this is just normal Mississippi priorities Recursion Sep 2022 #4
+1,000! SheltieLover Sep 2022 #9
Oh, good grief! Better Days Ahoy Sep 2022 #5
I have friends in the Jackson area who I visit now and then. Haggard Celine Sep 2022 #6
This is what I was alluding to. The state withholding funds for needed infrastructure. It happens Samrob Sep 2022 #7
That might be a concern if that was the first thought that came to your mind. Kaleva Sep 2022 #8

Ocelot II

(115,640 posts)
1. You should buy stock in Alcoa. No, it's the result of years of mismanagement
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 12:23 AM
Sep 2022

and neglect of a town that's majority Black. Nothing to do with getting even with Benny Thompson.

Recursion

(56,582 posts)
4. Unfortunately this is just normal Mississippi priorities
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 12:38 AM
Sep 2022

Any extra money the state gets goes into the Highway Patrol slush fund or to Brett Farvre. Infrastructure all over the state is neglected, it's just Jackson is large enough that the cracks broke (literally in some cases).

Haggard Celine

(16,843 posts)
6. I have friends in the Jackson area who I visit now and then.
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 02:40 AM
Sep 2022

I watch the news with them when I visit, and Jackson has a LOT of problems. The water situation has been serious for a long time. State officials don't want to give the money to Jackson, not only because of partisan politics, but because they don't trust Mayor Lumumba. I don't know how this problem is going to be solved, but Jackson is on the verge of becoming a dying city. I honestly wouldn't be surprised if they moved the capital out of Jackson. It would cost a hell of a lot of money to do that, but it would make a lot of people happy.

Samrob

(4,298 posts)
7. This is what I was alluding to. The state withholding funds for needed infrastructure. It happens
Thu Sep 1, 2022, 03:42 AM
Sep 2022

to mostly black Mayors of major cities across the nation. It's real systemic racism that is an inconvenient truth for some.

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