Browsing All posts tagged under »Kentucky«

Louisville drug task force halted amid scandal

March 1, 2017


USA Today Network Beth Warren, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal Published 7:54 p.m. ET Feb. 28, 2017 | An elite Louisville task force that intercepted shipments of heroin and other illegal drugs at UPS’ worldwide hub — considered a "primary" drug pipeline for the region — has been disbanded following a police scandal. Louisville Metro Police had […]

(KY) HB 147 College immunization bill clears House committee

February 9, 2017


For Immediate Release February 9, 2017 College immunization bill clears House committee FRANKFORT—Whooping cough. Measles. Meningitis. Just hearing these words can strike fear in most any parent or school teacher. But it’s not just young school children who are at risk. College and university students can also get communicable diseases says Dr. Patty Swiney, a […]

U.S. Attorney General Admits Marijuana Is Not a Gateway Drug

September 21, 2016


Top federal official crushes this popular anti-legalization argument. One of the most popular arguments against the legalization of marijuana is that pot is a “gateway” drug with the potential to turn the great American populous into a nation of dope fiends. But today the country’s leading law enforcement official denounced this common misconception by admitting […]

George Washington, Champion of Growing Hemp

February 17, 2016


February 16, 2016 Washington Inseparable from Hemp by Joe Klare The recent occasion of Presidents Day allows us to take some time to look back on Presidents of yore and discuss the things they championed. When you talk about the Father of our Country, George Washington, you really can’t have a discussion of his life […]

We, the people of America, demand reform of ; Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children

January 31, 2016


Among Bevin’s campaign pledges was that he would reform the cabinet’s social services agency. By:  Robin Rider-Osborne·Sunday, January 31, 2016 KENTUCKY REPRESENTATIVE EMAIL ADDRESSES AND ANNOUNCEMENT LETTER / ALL STATE PARTICIPATION. Copy and paste letter to email addresses listed below; Bulk email dump at bottom of page for one letter bulk sending. We, the people […]

Ron Paul: Senate To Offer President Total War Authority

January 26, 2016


Daniel McAdams, January 25, 2016 The US Senate under Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is poised to rush to the floor a bill that would give the president total war authority anywhere on the globe, perhaps even including on US soil. All in the name of fighting ISIS, Congress is about to crown the president […]

Red Vanwinkle explains why we must regulate cannabis like alcohol in kentucky

December 12, 2015


  December 12, 2015 Good morning everybody! Will you help me? Above: Patient in Illinois tends to a plant in 2010. Today I will be sharing a story that only a handful of people knows about. Some know just enough, that I have been asked many times over the years to share publicly. I haven’t […]

Kentucky cancer cases may be ‘cluster’, Researcher finds excessive rates in Jefferson County

October 30, 2015


Monday, September 8, 2003 The Associated Press LOUISVILLE – A University of Louisville researcher says he’s identified an excessive number of cases of lung cancer in western and southern Jefferson County. Looking at reported cases of cancer, ZIP code by ZIP code, epidemiologist and associate professor Timothy Aldrich attributed the large majority to tobacco smoke, […]

Regarding kendra sams – "lodged" at laurel county corrections" in kentucky…

August 21, 2015


  Ms. Kendra Sams,  29  years old, was being lodged at the Laurel County Corrections. According to Facebook posts she suffered a seizure on July 12th which caused her to fall from the top bunk in her cell and land on the floor.  She was not given medical attention at that time. At some point […]

We have to stop the Government from abusing our children!

August 5, 2015


Sumner (center) has lunch with students at John G. Carlisle School in Covington with Sheriff Chuck Korzenborn (left) and Superintentendent Alvin Garrison (right) (RCN file) Not only do they profile us as adults, they do it to our children as well!  And it seems to me that all children are being approached and prosecuted similar […]

Patriot Coal Corp. has lined up a deal to sell most of its operating mines to Blackhawk Mining LLC, in a debt-fueled transaction that leaves retirees and union contracts behind

June 8, 2015


Patriot Coal Corp. has lined up a deal to sell most of its operating mines to Blackhawk Mining LLC, in a debt-fueled transaction that leaves retirees and union contracts behind. In bankruptcy for the second time in recent years, Patriot has been struggling against declining demand for coal. It is racing to get a deal […]

Senator Whose Family Was Caught With Smuggled Cocaine On Cargo Ship Says ‘No’ To Legalized Marijuana

June 5, 2015


A cargo ship which has been linked to anti-drug Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell was stopped and searched before departing from Colombia recently, with approximately 90 pounds of cocaine found on board by the Coast Guard. But now, Senator McConnell is doubling down on his reputation as an “Anti-Drug Senator” by railing against legalized marijuana. The […]

Harvard study: Kentucky’s state government one of the most corrupt in the country

May 26, 2015


    by Joe Sonka Correction appended. A new study by Harvard University’s Center for Ethics finds that Kentucky’s state government is among the most corrupt in the country, and second to none when it comes to the “legal corruption” of political favors in exchange for campaign contributions. Whereas the most common measure of corruption […]