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  • Multi-million settlement reached in Breonna Taylor lawsuit

    09/15/2020 6:57:53 AM PDT · by RandFan · 21 replies
    AP ^ | Sep 15 | By DYLAN LOVAN
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The city of Louisville will pay several million dollars to the mother of Breonna Taylor and install police reforms as part of a settlement of a lawsuit from Taylor’s family, The Associated Press has learned. The settlement would be the largest sum paid by the city for a police misconduct case, according to a person who has seen the settlement. The person asked to not be identified because the settlement has not been announced publicly. Taylor’s shooting by police serving a narcotics warrant at her home has sparked months of protests in Louisville and calls nationwide...
  • Rand Paul: We must get kids back to school

    09/10/2020 9:56:54 AM PDT · by RandFan · 10 replies
    The Hull ^ | Sep 10 | Sen. Rand Paul
    Labor Day has passed, and in most years, the entire country would now be back to school. Kids would be learning, catching up with old friends, and swapping stories from the summer. Teachers would have decorated and readied themselves for a year of struggles and smiles, learning and community. Traffic is always heaviest this time of year, because of school buses full of kids, and parents going to work, returning from summer vacations. But in far too many places, including much of Kentucky, this is not the reality. There are no buses, no kids in classrooms, and few smiles. It...
  • Hugh (Huge) Armed NFAC Confronted by Police in Louisville, KY

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  • Rand Paul: Instead of Condemning Leftist Rioters, Joe Biden Blames Trump and Kamala Harris Offers Bail Money

    09/04/2020 11:14:27 AM PDT · by RandFan · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Sep 4 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News exclusively on Thursday that the leftist mob that surrounded him on his way out of the White House after President Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention (RNC) speech last week, along with other leftist violence in Democrat-controlled cities, could be a game-changer in this election. Asked to reflect on what happened to him and his wife Kelley Paul last Thursday, video of which Breitbart News captured on scene, Paul said that rioters and people who break the law will continue to do so until they face consequences for their actions. “People who act this...
  • The Ignorant Mob Assault on Rand Paul Shows How Political Tribalism Undermines Progress

    08/31/2020 12:12:42 PM PDT · by RandFan · 9 replies
    FEE ^ | Aug 29 | Brad Polumbo
    Following the death of George Floyd in May, a bipartisan national consensus emerged that serious criminal justice reforms were needed. This put emphasis on an issue that already had broad spectrum support. Polling shows that a clear majority of Americans support reforms such as ending “no-knock” search warrants, limiting police use of chokeholds, eliminating the civil liability shield for abusive police officers, mandating dashboard and body cameras, and more. In fact, even a majority of police officers support these reforms. So why hasn’t Congress actually accomplished anything? Well, the disturbing saga that just played out featuring Sen. Rand Paul reveals...
  • Mayor Slams Breonna Taylor Article ‘Unpublished’ By Courier Journal

    08/26/2020 1:10:31 PM PDT · by Severa · 13 replies
    WFPL (Louisville KY) ^ | Aug 25, 2020 | WFPL (Louisville KY)
    Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer described an article linked to the Breonna Taylor case that was published briefly on the Courier Journal’s website on Tuesday as “reckless” in an unsolicited statement sent to news media Tuesday morning. Shortly after the article was published, the Courier Journal’s editor removed it from the website, later saying it was “prematurely published” and didn’t meet the newspaper’s standards for publication. The article was published again at 5:23 p.m. The article alleged close connections between Taylor and an ex-boyfriend, Jamarcus Glover, who police have accused of dealing drugs, and who was a focus of the investigation...
  • Rand Paul comes out against Trump's payroll tax deferral: 'Probably a mistake'

    08/20/2020 7:59:54 AM PDT · by RandFan · 22 replies
    The Week ^ | Aug 20 | Kathryn Krawczyk
    President Trump's payroll tax deferral is effectively dead. Pretty much no one, Senate Republicans included, wanted to put a payroll tax cut Trump was pushing for in the next coronavirus relief bill. And Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) seemingly put the final nail in the coffin on Thursday as he told Fox News it's "probably a mistake" to do so. Paul, a libertarian who reliably opposes any expansion of government spending, stuck to his guns on Thursday when he opposed the "skinny" CARES Act Republicans are starting to push as coronavirus relief talks remain stalled. A pared down package is "just...
  • Council members ask Mayor Fischer to resign with resolution (Louisville KY)

    08/17/2020 1:36:18 PM PDT · by Severa · 15 replies
    Wave3.com Louisville KY ^ | August 17, 2020 | Wave3.com
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Members of Louisville’s Metro Council have asked Mayor Greg Fischer to step down from office. A resolution asking for his resignation was filed Monday morning. It was sponsored by several council members who said they feel frustrated with Fischer’s handling of the protesting and rioting; sky-rocketing numbers of homicides, shootings and car-jackings; a lack of transparency about the Breonna Taylor case and the problems with the city’s police department, among other issues.
  • Rand Paul: I'm not a fan of the president's Executive Orders

    08/11/2020 12:20:07 AM PDT · by RandFan · 35 replies
    Newsmax TV ^ | Aug 10 | Bob Sellers
    Senator Rand Paul comments exclusively on Congress' stalemate over new stimulus provisions and breaks down President Trump's executive orders in response to the stall in progress. Paul also reacts to comments made regarding the executive orders made by Senator Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. - with Newsmax TV's Bob SellersVideo...
  • Rep. Thomas Massie: Compared To The Government, “The Mafia Is A Light Touch”

    08/07/2020 12:27:06 PM PDT · by RandFan · 19 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | Aug7 | Jimmy Failla
    On Fox Across America with Jimmy Failla, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) talks about what he was trying to expose about Washington in HBO's The Swamp and explains what really bothers him about what happens behind the scenes. Audio...
  • Rep. Thomas Massie 'previously had coronavirus'

    08/07/2020 7:20:21 AM PDT · by RandFan · 4 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Aug 7th | Kerry Picket
    Rep. Thomas Massie tested COVID-negative last week but wants to donate his plasma to help coronavirus patients recover from their sicknesses after taking an antibody test and discovering he previously had the sickness. The Kentucky Republican, 49, told the Washington Examiner he suspects he first contracted the virus back in early January. However, he does not know where he may have gotten it from at the time. “I was sick for four days with a fever and a sore throat and very little energy. I had super low energy. I went to the doctor on Jan. 7, and I told...
  • Rand Paul Calls for Holding Democrat Leadership Accountable in the Major Cities

    08/06/2020 12:40:43 PM PDT · by RandFan · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 6 | Sen. Rand Paul
    "The Democrats have failed in every one of these cities...""All of them!"Video...
  • Massie talks to Rep. Ken Buck about the time a lobbyist tried to buy him a seat on a House Committee

    08/06/2020 11:49:11 AM PDT · by RandFan · 3 replies
    Twitter ^ | Aug 6 | HBO Documentaries
    "It was somewhat flattering but at the same time, very slimy."@RepThomasMassie talks to @RepKenBuck about the time a lobbyist attempted to buy him a seat on the House Committee on Ways and Means. Free Video...
  • Rep. Matt Gaetz and Rep. Ken Buck call for Article V Convention

    08/04/2020 11:37:35 PM PDT · by RandFan · 38 replies
    Twitter ^ | Aug 4 | Rep. Matt Gaetz
    Fascinating discussion between Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) and Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) following HBO's "The Swamp" (I didn't see it). Gaetz & Buck want a Convention of the states to introduce federal term limits and a balanced budget amendment. They also discuss a range of other topics regarding Congress and how things are done. Click Excerpt Link then play the video (discussion starts about 5 mins in)...
  • Sen. Rand Paul questions Elliot Abrams on Venezuela: "Why do you want to replace one Socialist with another?"

    08/04/2020 11:20:18 AM PDT · by RandFan · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 3 | Sen. Rand Paul
    @RandPaulICYMI: Today in the Foreign Relations Committee hearing I questioned Elliot Abrams on regime change and the socialist plight in Venezuela. Video...
  • Capitol Hill Lecture Series (2020) – Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Mike Lee

    08/04/2020 2:40:02 AM PDT · by RandFan · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 31 | The Fund For American Studies
    Sen. Rand Paul is joined by Sen. Mike Lee for a discussion on current events, freedom and individual liberty in the first lecture of the 2020 Capitol Hill Lecture Series. This is Great!They discuss: - The Tea Party and why Rand and Lee are senators. - Big government Republicans. - Bail outs. - Bush/Obama deficits. - Coronavirus and the the tyrannical governors. Plus a wide ranging discussion about the Constitution, the states and individual liberty. [51:00 mins] Video....
  • McConnell: 15-20 GOP senators will not vote for any coronavirus deal

    07/31/2020 8:38:13 PM PDT · by RandFan · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/31/20 08:47 PM EDT | BY JORDAIN CARNEY
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that more than a third of Republican senators will not vote for any coronavirus relief package, underscoring division with his caucus. "I think there are 15-20 of my guys that are not going to vote for anything. ... It's a statement of the obvious that we will not have everybody on our side," McConnell told WHAS, a Kentucky radio station. McConnell's estimate comes as congressional Democrats and the administration are struggling to reach an agreement after days of talks about a potential fifth coronavirus package as cases climb across the country and...
  • VIDEO: Sen. Rand Paul Questions Secretary of State Pompeo on Afghanistan

    07/30/2020 5:51:36 PM PDT · by RandFan · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 30 | Rand Paul
    "How long is it going to take? What is our current mission? Why are we in Afghanistan? Do we have a cogent mission to be in Afghanistan, right now?" More...
  • VIDEO: Interview with Sen. Rand Paul

    07/30/2020 10:20:09 AM PDT · by RandFan · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 30 | Phil Valentine
    Talk radio host Phil Valentine interviews Sen. Rand Paul. This is a great interview. 15 mins long and covers a lot of ground (mainly COVID-19 related). Rand discusses:- Massive spending ("I'm sick of it!"). - His support of US Senate candidate Dr. Manny (TN). - His experience of getting COVID-19. - HCQ for treating COVID-19. - Social media censorship. - Using steroids to treat coronavirus - How the left wants you to submit and live in fear. - The governors shutting down economies. - New York having the worst death rate from COVID-19 in the world. - Putting patients back...
  • Rep. Massie: How can anyone in Congress criticize Trump for not enough COVID testing?

    07/29/2020 12:59:45 PM PDT · by RandFan · 4 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 29th | Rep. Massie
    @RepThomasMassieHow can anyone in Congress criticize Trump for not enough COVID testing when WE control all of the money, spent $3 trillion, and after 6 mo.s still don’t have enough resources to get every member of Congress tested weekly? This is directed at my colleagues, not the House Doctor.