OPERATION R.A.I.D. Remove Aggressive, Impaired. and Distracted Drivers from Kentucky Roadways, Kentucky State Police

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- To increase driving safety, Kentucky State Police is starting a new “safe driving program”. Operation R.A.I.D (Remove aggressive, Impaired. and Distracted Drivers from Kentucky Roadways) will remain active for one year. Law enforcement will be more visible and the number of check points will increase. This program will allow each …

Legal Pot: The Gateway Drug to State-Run Banking?

By Karen Weise January 09, 2014     If ever a hippie dream existed, it would probably look something like what’s being proposed in Washington by Democratic State Senator Bob Hasegawa. He wants to open a state-run bank specifically to serve Washington’s newly legal marijuana industry. The proposal would solve two real problems: Pot businesses …

Fear and loading in Kentucky

by Andy [email protected] September 19, 2013 9:00AM ET $350 buys you a bump fire stock to turn a semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun My first night in Louisville, Jim showed me his guns. The born-and-bred Kentucky boy stores them in a hulking safe with a keypad lock, hidden inside a walk-in closet. Over 5 …

The Nullification Door can Swing Both Ways

By Bruce Johnson  June 24, 2013 Patrick Henry, John Calhoun, and George Mason would be delighted that States are showing some backbone after 220 years of Federal power encroachment. States are again beginning to question Federal authority by, in effect, nullifying some Federal mandates. But the "nullification door" is swinging both ways. Is it not …

Obama’s Memo on Killing Americans Twists ‘Imminent Threat’ Like Bush

Justice Department Memo on Legal Case for Drone Strikes on Americans   The confidential document provides the most thorough account yet of why the president thinks extrajudicial drone strikes on citizens are okay. If you've gone ahead and read it, you know the basics. As Charlie Savage and Scott Shane explain, Obama Administration lawyers say …

Behind the lines…

Courts and rights: One two Iraqi men who pleaded guilty to multiple terrorism charges in Kentucky was sentenced to life in prison yesterday, while his co-defendant was given 40 years, The Louisville Courier News notes. FBI agents set a complicated psychological trap for an Oregon teen by rewarding his compliance and praising his intellect while …

Law Enforcement, Narcotics, Anti-corruption: Combating Impunity and Exposing Illicit Wealth: Towards an APEC Network on Prosecuting Bribery and Corruption and Tracking Illicit Financial Flows (Dirty Money)‏

Law Enforcement, Narcotics, Anti-corruption: Combating Impunity and Exposing Illicit Wealth: Towards an APEC Network on Prosecuting Bribery and Corruption and Tracking Illicit Financial Flows (Dirty Money) 01/29/2013 06:07 AM EST Remarks David M. Luna Director for Anticrime Programs, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Jakarta, Indonesia January 26, 2013 Good morning. It is …

Obama turns doctors into gun control snitches running health care spy network

Mike Adams NaturalNews If you needed another reason to avoid visiting a doctor, Obama just gave you a new one: as part of Obama’s 23 executive orders announced today, doctors will be transformed into gun control snitches who are ordered by Obama to ask patients about guns they might have at home. Here’s the doublespeak …

Court overturns murder conviction of Ky. man

BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man convicted of murder as a teenager won a new trial after the Kentucky Court of Appeals concluded Friday that his attorney was ineffective in handling the case. The appeals court ordered the Madison Circuit Court to retry 27-year-old Christopher McGorman Jr. in the Jan. 29, …

Kentucky mine officials face prison for violations

  LOUSIVILLE, Ky. –  Plea agreements say two supervisors at an eastern Kentucky mine where a coal miner was killed last year knowingly violated federal safety laws. The documents filed this week say Jefferson Davis and Joseph Miniard are planning to plead guilty and are facing prison time when they are sentenced during a March …

Making Communities Safer By Abolishing The Death Penalty: Live Internet Video

Former Executioners Tour Central Valley – Available for Comment Watch Live: http://abolition2012.ncadp.org/ Join the Conversation on Twitter: #abolition2012 BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Californians prepare to vote on a measure to repeal the death penalty, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will present a live online conference exploring how communities …

Judge dismisses federal lawsuit over "forced catheterization"

Updated: 10:38 am | Published: 12:27 am Reported by: Jonelle Merrill Written by: Jonelle Merrill Video Images Judge dismisses lawsuit over forced catheterization Gavel (ABC 4 News) SANPETE COUNTY, (ABC 4 News) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit involving a young man who believes his constitutional rights were violated when police forced a …

Clarification: Private Prisons-Immigrants story

(AP) – Sep 24, 2012   MIAMI (AP) — In a story Aug. 2, The Associated Press reported that three private prison companies in the U.S. have spent at least $45 million on campaign donations and lobbyists in the last decade, and that the number of illegal immigrants detained rose sharply during that period. The …

Five Stages of Impunity for Torture

By: Kevin Gosztola Saturday September 22, 2012   One hallmark of the administration of President Barack Obama has been the commitment of the administration to move forward and not look back—to, as a Democratic Party operative only concerned with election results might say, not re-litigate the eight years of the administration of George W. Bush. …

New Hampshire Jury Nullifies Major Felony Marijuana Case

  Written by  Alex Newman Following the adoption of a new state law on jury nullification in June, a New Hampshire jury nullified its first major felony marijuana case on September 14 when jurors decided to free Doug Darrell, a 59-year-old father of four grown children who was growing illegal plants in his backyard. Activists …