leonah | Arkansas news, politics, opinion, restaurants, music, movies and art

Member since Jul 23, 2010

Favorite Places

  • None.
Find places »

Saved Events

  • Nada.
Find events »

Saved Stories

  • Nope.
Find stories »

Custom Lists

  • Zip.


  • No friends yet.
Become My Friend Find friends »


Recent Comments

Re: “The gang that can't count straight

I did not assert that the SoS made pages disappear, nor did I mention a number. I gave you a chronology of events.

Posted by leonah on 07/25/2010 at 8:29 PM

Re: “The gang that can't count straight

For your blog readers who may not have read the amendment prior to taking up the name-calling (and that would be you, too, Max)...

As the law currently stands, persons applying for taxpayer funded benefits from the State of Arkansas are NOT required to provide proof of residency before receiving said benefits for which you and I bear the economic burden. This includes applicants who are in the U.S. illegally AND American citizens who are residents of OTHER states.

The ballot initiative entitled "An amendment to prevent persons unlawfully present in the United States from receiving certain public benefits," would require that proof of residency be provided when applying for taxpayer funded benefits. It DOES NOT apply to emergency medical services, nor does it apply to CHILDREN's services.

On Friday, July 2, 2010, the SoS completed a count of petition pages, after which Jeannie Burlsworth signed an affidavit attesting to the SoS count. The boxes of petitions were then left in the videotaped custody of the SoS. The SoS hired JPMS Cox to do the signature count and turned the petitions over to the audit firm. The Intake Report created by JPMS Cox listed FEWER pages than the SoS had counted. Therefore, pages went missing AFTER Secure Arkansas had relinquished custody of the petitions to the SoS. As an aside, JPMS Cox indicated the signatures gathered by Secure Arkansas were some of the "PUREST" it had ever seen. Secure Arkansas has no legal recourse to challenge the accounting.

Although, it would be satisfying to point out salient facts regarding the formal alliance between Just Communities for Arkansas and the Arkansas Friendship Coalition, including that JPMS Cox reports the firm is "significantly involved" with JCA, I'll leave it at this...

The "little do-good agency" is bankrolled by Tyson Foods, heavily supported by Sam's Club, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and LULAC. JCA currently lists on its board JPMS Cox partner, David Mosley, JPMS Cox manager, Erin Cox, and LULAC's Arkansas state director, Carlos Cervantes. They recently held their 47th Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner in the Grand Ballroom of the Peabody Hotel, and as a former event planner, I can tell you a "little do-good agency" would be having their event in a church's dining facility.


Regardless of where you stand on the issue, the above makes for an incestuous relationship.

And those campaign contributions? Phillip Cox gave $1000 to the Huckabee for President Campaign, which makes perfect sense, since Huck is a pro-amnesty kind of guy. Cox has also given $1000 to a Mark Pryor campaign. This isn't a political party issue; it's a rule of law issue.

Okay...I'm done.

Posted by leonah on 07/24/2010 at 9:13 AM

Re: “The gang that can't count straight

The only name calling going on here is from those of you who are denigrating a group and an individual without complete information. Brantley doesn't even have all of the facts. Discussing a subject without complete information demonstrates the epitome of ignorance.

Posted by leonah on 07/23/2010 at 9:14 AM


© 2019 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation