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Lindel Toups Is A Democrat


toups proud to be a democratIt’s important for this to be understood, because Louisiana is going to take a PR hit thanks to the reptilian/shit-for-brains remark he was credited with making in a piece appearing Wednesday in the Tri-Parish Times about tomorrow’s referendum in Lafourche Parish about redirecting library funds toward a new parish jail…

Toups served as the chair of the “New Jail Committee,” established in 2011 to help secure funding for a new facility. He said the library’s revenue is a logical choice.

“They’ve got too much money,” Toups said. “We’re giving the public the chance to raise the jail money without raising taxes. Any blind man can see that.”

Aside from his point that the system collects too much money, Toups does not philosophically agree with the library’s evolving role in the community.

“They’re teaching Mexicans how to speak English,” the council chairman said in reference to Biblioteca Hispana, a Hispanic-language segment of the Golden Meadow library branch. “Let that son of a bitch go back to Mexico. There’s just so many things they’re doing that I don’t agree with. … Them junkies and hippies and food stamps (recipients) and all, they use the library to look at drugs and food stamps (on the Internet). I see them do it.”

Funny that Toups should be running his mouth about “them junkies,” since his son and grandson qualify for that designation

The grandson of a Lafourche Parish councilman who championed a failed proposal for random drug testing of all Lafourche government employees was arrested Friday on drug charges.

Dillon Toups, 19, 1936 La. 654, and Lindel Toups Jr., 37, 139 Hyland Drive, the grandson and son of Councilman Lindel Toups, were arrested just after 2 a.m. in Gheens. Dillon, arrested after police spotted him with another person outside a closed bar, is charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Lindel Jr., who allegedly fled after driving past and spotting Dillon being questioned, is charged with making an illegal U-turn and aggravated flight from an officer.

The councilman, contacted for comment, said both men struggle with the temptation of illegal drugs.

“This is why I did the drug tests (proposal),” Toups said. “My son and my grandson had trouble with drugs. This is to help them. I’m not trying to hide anything. If I can get anyone help, that’s what I want to do.”

That was in 2009. Toups had proposed all parish employees get random drug tests, which Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph (a Republican) vetoed on 4th Amendment grounds.

Toups also had backed the ubiquitous “pants on the ground” ordinance when it came to Lafourche Parish a few years back.

But he’s a Democrat. And he’s a white guy.

You will not hear that Lindel Toups is a Democrat from any other media source covering his “Let that son of a bitch go back to Mexico” remarks – not the Los Angeles Times, not the Lafayette Independent, not United Press International, not Fox 8 TV in New Orleans, not Esquire Magazine.

You’re only going to hear it here.

You’re welcome for that tidbit of information that some folks might find useful.


8 Comments

  1. He's a moron, with whatever party he belongs to.

  2. Mark Kasindorf says:

    He's a sorry excuse for a Human Being, an embarrassment not only to Louisiana but to the entire United States. His politics are irrelevant. Besides, do you REALLY think he voted for Obama in the last election? He's probably too stupid to realize how he's registered.

  3. Kay Toups Jackson says:

    As IF he has seen people using the internet at the library to look up drugs!!! And to use that language in an interview with a news source–hard to believe that people voted him in his position and should consider voting him OUT next time around!!!

  4. David Russell says:

    If people are surprised that this guy is not a Republican, that should tell you more about the foibles of your own party than the Democrats.

  5. Randy Smith says:

    he knew there was a problem as soon as he saw his son and grandson hanging around the library. in fact, both of them had never touched drugs until they went into that den of vipers. they got exposed to books, readin, writin, foreign languages, and the hippies. yep, they were all book readin, dope smokin, and foodstamp shoppin on the internet

  6. Candide Thirtythree says:

    She noted that for Toups, the issue of the jail's condition is a personal one. "He does have family members that are incarcerated," she says.

    According to Houma Today, Toups' son and grandson were arrested in 2009 and charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia

    Hahahah

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