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ShereeKrider, May 20, 2017 President Lincoln did not issue the Emancipation Proclamation until January 1, 1863, more than one and a half years after the war started. His goal was initially to preserve the Union, and he only issued that proclamation when he felt doing so would promote that objective. One could argue that if …

Happy Birthday Daddy!

In memoriam, for my Father… Above:  Kenneth Eugene Hardesty and Marie Nelson Hardesty 1941 Kenneth Eugene Hardesty was born February 10, 1917 in Irvington, Kentucky. He was enlisted October 10, 1941 out of Jefferson County, Kentucky and  Served in New Guinea, Southern Philippines (liberation); Luzon. He received an Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with (3) Bronze …

WWII Veteran: 90% of Congress are Traitors to Our Country

World War II Veteran Warren Bodeker from Plains, Montana is no stranger to controversy. He was a war hero who was involved in the saving of 2,000 American prisoners from execution by the Japanese, only to return home to have the federal government intimidate him and threaten to take his home and land, which were …

This 1926 Eugenics Exhibits Sums Up What the Elite Think About You and Your Family

TOPICS:eugenicsMelissa Dykes September 29, 2015 By Melissa Dykes This is an exhibit about Eugenics, dated 1926. (click to enlarge, take it all in for a sec, then continue reading…) According to eugenics, “some people are born to be a burden on the rest”. You see, the eugenics movement — which steadily gained popularity for the …

Chemical weapons disposal plant almost competed

    Kentucky News Chemical weapons disposal plant almost competed June 18, 2015 12:50 EDT RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- An official says most major construction on the long-awaited weapons disposal facility at the Blue Grass Army Depot in central Kentucky is nearly complete. The Richmond Register (http://bit.ly/1fjkxeX) reports project site manager Jeff Brubaker told citizens' …

In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga

  For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II Siberian summers do not last long. The snows linger into May, and the cold weather returns again during September, freezing the taiga into a still life awesome in its desolation: endless miles of straggly pine and …

This Day In History: December 7, 1941

PICTURE THIS! 1941 PICTURES OF PEARL HARBOR ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR RADIO BROADCASTS FROM DECEMBER 7, 1941 For some reason, I NEVER forget when the Seventh Day of December comes around each year. December 7, 1941 sticks to my memory like glue. I may not know what the date is on any other given day …

Ky voices: Rand Paul: Legalize hemp to aid Ky. economy

Published: December 15, 2012       By Rand Paul A recent national poll concluded that 43 percent of Americans believe unemployment and job creation is the most important issue facing our country. So it's no surprise that Republicans and Democrats in Washington claim to be big supporters of creating jobs. But the truth is …

This was a working “HEMP” Farm that was a mile away from my home in Louisville KY

                  AGRICULTURE AT FARMINGTON IN THE 1810-1840 PERIOD The Farmington Hemp Farm in Louisville, Kentucky Farmington was a 550-acre hemp plantation. Hemp was the principal cash crop, but not the only one. No Kentucky plantations were single crop operations. Diversified farming was the norm. One reason for …

Dad raised hemp for rope production, not for smoking, after World War II 5:43 PM, Sep 8, 2012

John Newport,  Springfield     “Festival-goers celebrate hemp’s diversity” (News-Leader, Sep. 3) brought back memories. In 1946, I was living on a farm in south central Kentucky, and one spring day a couple of “feds” came by and asked my dad and the farmer on an adjoining farm if they would raise a few acres …