Mayor of Gould, Arkansas, ‘Pistol Whipped’ Following Heated Discussion with Councilmen

Daily Mail (London), August 1, 2011

The mayor of an Arkansas city claims to have been pistol whipped following a heated discussion with council members, it has been reported.

Earnest Nash, mayor of Gould, described the incident on Thursday evening as the culmination of months of abuse aimed at him and his family.

A witness said Mr Nash had been talking to council members Sonya Farley and Rosieanna Smith in a car when a member of the public joined in the heated discussion.

The witness, councilman Harry Hall, told KATV Mr Nash and the other man began shouting at each another before it got ‘physical.’

Mr Nash claims he was hit with a pistol and feared for his life.

‘I really did think I was going to die yesterday,’ he told the TV station. ‘They pulled up like gangsters to be honest with you.’

The mayor then said the man hit him in with the gun. ‘My wife and my daughter were both screaming,’ Mr Nash said.

So far no arrests have been made. Mr Nash said he has not heard back from the police.

‘It’s been almost 24 hours,’ Mr Nash said. ‘No arrests have been made. I haven’t heard from them. I’m disappointed. ‘

The tensions between Mr Nash and the council go back to January, when new members took office.

They passed an ordinance banning all public and private meetings discussing any city matters within city limits, aimed at Gould Citizens Advisory Council.

The Advisory Council last week filed a lawsuit against council members Mr Hall and Ms Smith challenging their eligibility to serve.

Mr Nash was then attacked.

During an interview with Fox 16 yesterday, councilwoman Ms Farley actually drove up and confronted Mr Nash.

Ms Farley had to be restrained.

Despite the threats Mr Nash said he has no plans to stand down.

‘I’m not leaving, I’m not going anywhere,’ he said. ‘I’m going to stay the mayor whether they like it or not. They’re not going to run me off.’

[Editor’s Note: Be sure to view this report for the back story on the situation in Gould.]

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  • Anonymous

    While obviously one of these men was decent (even if Black), the story still provides a valuable lesson for those who would engage with such people….Namely, the confrontation is NEVER over until you are at a safe distance at a location unbeknownst to the other party.

    If you should happen to get into a conflict, verbal or more, with a Black person IT IS NOT OVER UNTIL YOU ARE SAFELY AWAY. Do not turn your back, Do not assume a smile and easing of the tension means the altercation is over, Do not allow such a person to see which is your car or where you live.

    Assume the conflict is ongoing until you are at a safe distance.

  • neanderthalDNA

    wow. jerry springer nation.

    what happens when the borderline retarded “govern”. bye bye democracy!

  • Istvan

    Well, this explains why blacks will vote 95%, over and over again, for the same crooks, even if the opposition candidate is black as well. They have no facility for freedom of speach, thought or association. They are hardwired to be tribal and follow the chief no matter what. When anyone, even another black, varies from the notion of being in concrete lock-step agreement, he deserves a beat-down.

  • Anonymous

    “They passed an ordinance banning all public and private meetings discussing any city matters within city limits, aimed at Gould Citizens Advisory Council.” What country is this? Have these people no idea of the First Amendment? Disgraceful. And the state stands to the side allowing this.

  • Dave

    Gould, Arkansas and Quartzite, Arizona.

    Both are asserting that their respective mayors leave office against their will.

    Is there a back story here that we are not getting. Is something like this occurring elsewhere in this country and I haven’t heard about it?

  • sbuffalonative

    The best way to destroy blacks is to give them what they want.

  • Tired of It

    While I do have sympathy for what Mr. Nash is going through, this is what comes from blacks running a city. Like the mess Detroit’s become. But I have far more sympathy and anger for what blacks have and are doing to this country.

  • patthemick

    This is simply crazy. A city councilman attacking the Mayor? The law of the jungle evidently prevails.

  • Anonymous

    Have a look at what’s happpening in England. See what this pair of ‘Diversity is Strength’ folks (‘allegedly’) did to this poor white man. Photo insets. Far worse than a mere broken jaw.

    Police charged Mr Richards with grievous bodily harm. He remains in custody at a south London police station.

    Officers said that Cllr Best, the Liberal Democrat councillor for Streatham Wells ward, was arrested for actual bodily harm with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.

    She will return to a south London police station in September.

    Cllr Best is currently vice chairman of the young people’s service scrutiny sub-committee and sits on the council’s corporate parenting board.

    A Lambeth police spokesman confirmed Mr Richards was arrested after a police chase, adding detectives were ‘still looking for outstanding suspects’. Lambeth police’s GBH unit is investigating.

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2021254/Deputy-mayor-Judith-Best-arrested-attack-left-man-needing-27-stitches.html#ixzz1TshA7kdk

  • Anonymous

    Dave at 9:11 PM

    Is there a back story here that we are not getting. Is something like this occurring elsewhere in this country and I haven’t heard about it?

    Something funny is going on Millington, TN right now as well. This may be a few instances of small town Boss Hogg tyranny, but when they start imposing on the constitutional rights of their citizens with zero public response from the Feds, something is starting to stink.

  • GetBackJack

    300+ years and most of them still can’t talk properly. Do you think their thinking is any better?

  • AwakeWhitePeople

    It;s happening in other places as well.

    Indianola Mississippi Mayor ( who is Jewish) attacked by black council member. And the council member is aiming to be a state rep , if you can believe that.

    http://www.wxvt.com/Global/story.asp?S=14619673

  • interesting times

    In the post-attack video of Mayor Nash, who appears reasonable, it seems that Black women are in danger of receiving a negative stereotype.

    Assuming that there is really is something wrong with the Black family, and all parties involved are not simply behaving normally wrt their genetic programing, the absence of fathers might not be as important as the presence of the mothers.