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  • Arkansas: ‘I’m Going to Shoot It’: Infuriating Video Shows Cop Shoot a Tiny 9-Pound Dog

    01/09/2019 7:06:27 PM PST · by Sheapdog · 73 replies
    www.wafb.com ^ | January 7th, 2019 | Jacob Gallant
    FAULKNER COUNTY, AR (WMC) - An Arkansas deputy was relieved of duty after video surfaced of him shooting a small dog. Twitter user @catiejwoodson obtained video of the incident, which quickly garnered a lot of attention on social media. By Jacob Gallant | January 7, 2019 at 11:04 AM CST - Updated January 7 at 9:09 PM FAULKNER COUNTY, AR (WMC) - An Arkansas deputy was relieved of duty after video surfaced of him shooting a small dog. Twitter user @catiejwoodson obtained video of the incident, which quickly garnered a lot of attention on social media. (WARNING: THE VIDEO IS...
  • Businesses, cities laud grant approval for I-49 project

    12/22/2018 10:59:56 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Joplin Globe ^ | December 10, 2018 | Jordan Larimore
    PINEVILLE, Mo. — Gregg Sweeten had difficulty last week putting his reaction into words. When he learned that funding for the long-sought Bella Vista Bypass had been found, Sweeten, the Pineville mayor and McDonald County emergency manager, was stunned. Then he was elated. "That is amazing," Sweeten said. "That is going to be so great. I think it’s going to lead to all kinds of opportunities not only for Pineville but for McDonald County. I mean, it’s just — I just can’t say how happy I am. Wow. That is ... that’s wild. That’s amazing. That’s a Christmas present right...
  • Trump's frontrunners for Pentagon job likely to share Mattis' views on Syria, Afghanistan

    12/21/2018 4:50:01 AM PST · by familyop · 163 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 21, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    ...Gen. Jack Keane and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., are considered the frontrunners to replace Mattis...For Trump to nominate Keane, however, he would have to swallow Keane’s hawkish stance...and his recent criticism of the move to pull out of Syria, which the retired general called a “huge strategic mistake." “Clearly, we're repeating the Obama mistake of premature withdrawal, which got us ISIS,” Keane said on Fox News’ “America's Newsroom” on Thursday. “In my judgment, we need to stick to it and finish the job,” Keane added, noting that the withdrawal of American troops will give “a victory of strategic proportions” to...
  • Va. missionary admits having sex with 21 boys, ages 5-17, on trips to Haiti

    02/06/2018 7:46:25 PM PST · by markomalley · 66 replies
    WJLA ^ | 2/6/18 | Don Parker
    A self-proclaimed Christian missionary from Virginia has admitted to having sex with at least 21 boys, ages 5 to 17, while on missionary trips to Haiti.James Daniel Arbaugh, 40, of Stuarts Draft, Va., pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of illicit sexual conduct with a boy under the age of 18. According to court documents, Arbaugh admitted to befriending, grooming, and engaging in sexual conduct with minors while in Haiti on trips between 2008 and 2017.Arbaugh traveled throughout Haiti evangelizing and showing Christian-themed movies, according to a statement from United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle.Arbaugh will be sentenced on June...
  • "I Know Where All The Bodies Are Buried": Clinton Foundation CFO Spills Beans To Investigators

    12/07/2018 7:16:32 AM PST · by blam · 57 replies
    SGT Report ^ | 12-7-2018
    The CFO of the Clinton Foundation, thinking he was “meeting an old professional acquaintance,” admitted to investigators that the charity had widespread problems with governance, accounting and conflicts of interest, and that Bill Clinton has been commingling business and personal expenses for a long time, reports The Hill‘s John Solomon. Clinton Foundation CFO Andrew Kessel made the admissions to investigators from MDA Analytics LLC – a firm run by “accomplished ex-federal criminal investigators,” who have been probing the Clinton Foundation for some time. Kessel told MDA “There is no controlling Bill Clinton. He does whatever he wants and runs up...
  • Medicaid work requirements are helping, and this state shows it ( Arkansas )

    12/03/2018 11:30:56 AM PST · by george76 · 2 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 26, 2018 | Sally Pipes
    A group of Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries is suing the federal government. They claim the Trump administration's decision to allow Arkansas to impose work requirements on all able-bodied adult Medicaid recipients restricts their access to healthcare. That's nonsense. The requirement that able-bodied adult recipients spend 80 hours a month working, training for a job, searching for a job, attending school, or volunteering is hardly burdensome. It's entirely reasonable to ask able-bodied welfare recipients to show some initiative and help themselves. Medicaid was intended as a safety net program for the nation's indigent poor, who have nothing to fear from the work...
  • The Truth about the FIRST STEP Act

    12/02/2018 4:23:04 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | November 27, 2018 | Senator Mike Lee
    As a former federal prosecutor, I am clear-eyed about crime. Unlike some reformers, I don’t think our justice system is fundamentally broken, unjust, or corrupt. I have nothing but respect for law-enforcement officials, who put themselves in danger every single day in order to protect the public. I know from experience that dangerous criminals exist — individuals who are incapable of or uninterested in rehabilitation and change. We should throw the book at those people. But my time as a prosecutor also tells me that not every criminal is dangerous or incapable of living a productive life. My faith as...
  • Arkansas Swamp Bleeds as Clintons Circle The Drain

    12/02/2018 10:56:05 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 41 replies
    Corey's Digs ^ | November 24, 2018 | Corey Lynn
    Arkansas Swamp Bleeds as Clintons Circle The Drain November 24, 2018 / 28 Comments Many have read sprinkles of press releases from the justice department regarding arrests and indictments coming out of Arkansas, but few have observed the magnitude of this swamp creature and all its tentacles. They rarely tie the individuals into the big picture in these press releases, so oftentimes, it’s a quick, “yay, another swamp creature down,” without realizing they all connect. Aside from local news outlets in Arkansas, that require paid subscriptions to read the news, the Arkansas swamp is getting little to no coverage. Remember...
  • Clinton Operative and Top Democrat Jailed for Mass Corruption

    11/30/2018 7:26:54 AM PST · by Steve1999 · 32 replies
    NN ^ | 2018-11-30 21:00 | Jay Greenberg
    A top Democrat and key Clinton operative has been jailed for two years on multiple corruption charges.
  • Biased screener undermining Trump judicial nominees, Republicans say

    11/27/2018 7:26:50 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/27/2018 | Alex Swoyer
    She’s not a senator, but Cynthia Nance plays an enormous role in shaping the debate over some of President Trump’s judicial picks. Ms. Nance, former dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law, handles the American Bar Association’s judicial ratings for nominees to federal courts in North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas, which make up the federal 8th Circuit. The ABA’s role is one the more opaque parts of the process, but Republicans are pushing it into the light, accusing her of allowing personal bias, particularly a fealty to abortion rights, to color her ratings....
  • Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission hearings

    11/28/2018 9:41:25 PM PST · by pulaskibush
    11/28/18
    AR #MedicalMarijuana Commission Hearings ugetube videos. There has been a lot of corruption involved with the licenses for cultivation facilities. AR Marijuana Commission arguments AR pot commission complaints here's my stream: livestream of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Hearings. Arkansas Medical Maruijuana Livestream
  • Arkansas suspends 2 starters for reportedly flirting with Mississippi State cheerleaders

    11/19/2018 5:24:11 PM PST · by C19fan · 61 replies
    MSN ^ | November 19, 2018 | Arthur Weinstein
    Arkansas has suspended two starting defensive backs for reportedly flirting with Mississippi State cheerleaders before the Razorbacks' 52-6 loss Saturday. Razorbacks coach Chad Morris announced the suspensions Monday at his media conference, citing "unacceptable behavior."
  • Senate barrels toward showdown over Trump's court picks

    11/18/2018 4:06:35 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/18/18 | Jordain Carney
    The Senate is bracing for an end-of-the-year brawl over President Trump's judicial nominations. Republicans view filling the lifetime court seats as their top priority and are expected to confirm as many nominees as possible before the Senate adjourns for the year, infuriating Democrats and their allies who are powerless to stop Trump’s picks. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is already teeing up votes for two nominations — Jonathan Kobes to be an 8th Circuit Court judge and Thomas Farr to be a district court judge — for when senators return from their Thanksgiving recess. And Republicans expect McConnell to barrel...
  • Arkansas law enforcement officials have arrested 29-year-old illegal alien Luis Cobos-Cenobio...

    11/16/2018 4:36:09 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 22 replies
    Twitter ^ | 15 Nov 18 | Ryan Saavedra
    Arkansas law enforcement officials have arrested 29-year-old illegal alien Luis Cobos-Cenobio and charged him with attempted capital murder after dash cam video footage allegedly shows him shooting at Arkansas police officers after they pulled him over on Sunday.
  • Book Club's Mary Steenburgen Recalls How She Consoled Hillary Clinton After Election Night 2016

    11/08/2018 9:42:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    People Magazine ^ | November 8, 2018 | Sam Gillette
    On the two-year anniversary of Election 2016, Mary Steenburgen recalls the poignant solace she tried to offer her longtime friend Hillary Clinton after she lost that year’s bruising presidential race. “As long as we’re privileged to draw breath, life is a grace and none of us know what’s around the bend,” Steenburgen, 65, told Clinton, according to an essay the Book Club actress wrote for #StillWithHer by former White House photographer Barbara Kinney. (The book, out Nov. 1, was produced in collaboration with PEOPLE’s Sandra Sobieraj Westfall.) Steenburgen, a close personal friend of Hillary and Bill Clinton dating back to...
  • Former Ark. Political Party Spokesman Arrested for Child Porn

    11/06/2018 12:30:12 PM PST · by gasport · 32 replies
    KARK.com ^ | 11/6/18
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A former spokesperson for the Arkansas Democratic Party is behind bars this morning on a charge of child pornography possession and distribution.
  • No One Wants to Campaign With Bill Clinton Anymore

    11/02/2018 12:16:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The New York Times ^ | November 2, 2018 | Lisa Lerer
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — When a Republican state legislator in Arkansas pushed last year to rename the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Clarke Tucker stood up for the former president. “The argument was that the people of Arkansas don’t support the Clintons,” said Mr. Tucker, a Democratic member of the state House of Representatives. “My thought at the time was, well, the people of Arkansas voted for Clinton eight times.” But now, as the Democratic nominee in the tightest congressional race in this state, Mr. Tucker is happy for the former president and his wife to...
  • Long-Lost Moon Rock Turns Up In Clinton Papers

    09/22/2011 8:37:52 AM PDT · by jakerobins · 31 replies
    A long-lost, highly valuable Moon rock brought back from the Apollo 17 mission has turned up in the files of Bill Clinton. The rock was one of 50 presented to each state, and was given to Arkansas while the ex-president was governor. The rock, worth millions of dollars, had been missing since at least 1980 until an archivist found it in old gubernatorial papers. Bobby Roberts, director of the Central Arkansas Library System, told Reuters the archivist opened a box previously archived as "Arkansas flag plaque." The rock and a state flag were originally affixed to the plaque, but the...
  • Suspect in deadly robbery: “We were broke and needed money”

    10/23/2018 3:51:16 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 69 replies
    WTOL ^ | 22 OCT 18 | WTOL staff
    KAIT) - A woman whose boyfriend was shot and killed during Thursday's robbery of a Brookland vape shop told investigators she knew he was going to rob the store, but said they were "broke and needed money." Kory Taylor Kampmeyer, 25, of Bassett appeared in Craighead County District Court Friday where Judge David Boling found probable cause to charge her with aggravated robbery, a Class Y felony. According to the court documents, she said her boyfriend, 25-year-old Billy Carl Raines, had been talking about robbing places in Jonesboro because they were broke and needed money. On Thursday, the couple drove...
  • Sucker-Punching the People

    10/21/2018 9:53:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2018 | Paul Jacob
    We have a choice: Govern ourselves or allow legislators and judges in our federal and state capitals to rule over us. I much prefer the former. Give me a republic in which important individual rights have been constitutionally secured and democratic elections established. In reality, that democracy part is as imperiled as our rights. Those fair elections, whereby we staff government and correct its course, too often prove hard to come by. On Friday, the Arkansas Supreme Court struck Issue 3, a citizen-initiated measure to restore legislative term limits, from Arkansas’ November ballot. In a 4-3 ruling, the court declared...