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Kentucky Governor Pardons State’s Worst Offenders
CNS News ^ | 12/12/19 | Hans Bader

Posted on 12/12/2019 11:34:37 AM PST by Meatspace

In his last days in office, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin pardoned some of Kentucky’s worst murderers. Among those he released from prison was a convicted killer whose brother was a big campaign donor.

Such pardons will incite more crimes, because studies show that harsh penalties deter and prevent crime, especially murder.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News
KEYWORDS: bevin; kentucky; mattbevin
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1 posted on 12/12/2019 11:34:37 AM PST by Meatspace
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To: Meatspace

What kind of logic is this?


2 posted on 12/12/2019 11:36:17 AM PST by hsmomx3
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To: Meatspace

WTF?
Now I’m getting a big hint about why he lost!


3 posted on 12/12/2019 11:36:50 AM PST by winner3000
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To: winner3000

Republican... sorry he tarnished the brand.


4 posted on 12/12/2019 11:38:29 AM PST by GOPJ (Enemy combatants have more rights than kangaroo Courts give our President.)
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To: hsmomx3
'not' logic?


5 posted on 12/12/2019 11:38:41 AM PST by Magnum44 (My comprehensive terrorism plan: Hunt them down and kill them.)
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To: winner3000

KY pretty much decided this guy was a douche, and he pretty much removed all doubt with this move.


6 posted on 12/12/2019 11:40:45 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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To: Meatspace

A disgrace to the party, from everything I’ve read


7 posted on 12/12/2019 11:40:53 AM PST by RedStateRocker (Nuke Mecca. Deport all illegals. Abolish the DEA, IRS and ATF,.)
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To: Meatspace

With Republicans like this, who needs Democrats?


8 posted on 12/12/2019 11:43:20 AM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: hsmomx3

“What kind of logic is this?”

Ill as in illogical.


9 posted on 12/12/2019 11:52:36 AM PST by Leep (It's.. (W)all or nothing..!)
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To: Meatspace

Sounds as much like a vendetta against the state that rejected him.


10 posted on 12/12/2019 11:54:33 AM PST by ScottinVA (Out of Virginia in 2021.)
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To: Meatspace

There was a Frontline doc about how he addressed the pension crisis by requiring new employees to accept a 401K type plan instead of a defined benefits plan. Of course the teachers hated him for that.


11 posted on 12/12/2019 11:55:11 AM PST by The people have spoken (Proud member of Hillary's basket of deplorables)
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To: Meatspace

There were three perps, to boot. So, the other two are sol.


12 posted on 12/12/2019 11:57:34 AM PST by gloryblaze
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To: Meatspace

Looks like he is getting back at Kentucky for rejecting him.


13 posted on 12/12/2019 11:58:15 AM PST by Reily
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To: The people have spoken

Democrats are wolves in sheep clothing. We got the same thing on our end. Does it surprise anyone here?


14 posted on 12/12/2019 11:58:18 AM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Leep

It’s kind of like when people hold a grudge and they want to get back at someone and he does this.....geesh. maybe it’s a good thing he was not re-elected.


15 posted on 12/12/2019 11:59:19 AM PST by hsmomx3
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To: Meatspace

He held great hope when he was elected and then screwed up everything that could be screwed up.

Huge disappointment.


16 posted on 12/12/2019 12:06:26 PM PST by WASCWatch
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To: Meatspace

Why would anybody in their right mind do something like this. I don’t understand their logic!


17 posted on 12/12/2019 12:08:19 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: Meatspace

Find these set free birds at the donut shop, “and show them how much you love them”!


18 posted on 12/12/2019 12:08:44 PM PST by Terry L Smith
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"...studies show that harsh penalties deter and prevent crime, especially murder."

studies show that harsh penalties a 230gr HP in the head deter and prevent crime, especially murder.

19 posted on 12/12/2019 12:09:22 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: Meatspace

Bevin’s motto: @#$_ you if you can’t take a joke.


20 posted on 12/12/2019 12:11:07 PM PST by Zhang Fei (My dad had a Delta 88. That was a car. It was like driving your living room.)
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