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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Jackson County Commission, Regular Session August 25, 2014, Ten Commandments-Historical Documents Issue, Skyline Flooding Issue, Citizen Home Damage as a Result of Water Diversion

Jackson County Courthouse North Side, photo (Fair Use, Face Book by Judge J. Holt)

Item # 5 CR25 issue, motion to approve $14,000 to fix drainage problem in front of Skyline School.  The issue is not listed on the agenda as published nor was it added to the agenda when a call for additions or changes was requested.

Ten Commandments Issue, separate blog post, including Cease and Desist Letter concerning alleged violation of the Establishment Clause of the U.S. Constitution.  http://arklite.blogspot.com/2014/08/jackson-county-commission-regular_26.html 

It is my opinion that the commission's conduct concerning the Jackson County Alabama 10 Commandments Issue is: 1) Deceptive or an indication of gross ignorance which has resulted in negligent actions - the attempt to classify the Ten Commandments as historical documents relative to this nations founding is not valid. 2) This has the potential to cost the citizens of Jackson County, Alabama hundreds of thousands of dollars or more in legal expenses. This type of legal action would surely create a serious budget dilemma and may result in the curtailment of crucial services if the commandments case was adjudicated in the Federal Courts. 3) The insistence by the commissioner instituting this action that it will cost the county no money, in the case of a legal action against Jackson County in Federal Court, is ridiculous and borne out of ignorance or intentional deceit.

Mr. Guffey insists that the county Ten Commandments issue has nothing to do with the Republican Party, I find that hard to believe since it is a specific Alabama GOP platform item to move the Ten Commandments issue through the legislature.  http://blog.al.com/wire/2014/02/things_i_learned_during_the_al.html  and  http://arklite.blogspot.com/2014/08/jackson-county-courthouse-scottsboro.html

Regular Session, Full Video

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