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Entries Tagged as 'Vets for Freedom'

Your Brains Will Just Leak Out Over Redistricting

January 27th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Brave patriot and State Senator Jimmy Higdon isn’t just a guy who will tackle you for stealing beef jerky. He’s not just a secret Mexican. He’s also one of the few people in Frankfort actually trying to stop pill mills without lining his pockets at the same time. [CN|2] Quick, let’s pretend the Energy and [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Ben Chandler · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Jack Conway · Kentucky Business · Spotted · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Vets for Freedom · Youth

Pat Crowley: What’s going on here?

October 4th, 2007 · 2 Comments

We’re usually fans of Pat Crowley because he’s one of the few people who actually reports in Northern Kentucky. But today? Seems like he’s using his column to promote the crazy Vets for Freedom group whether he means to or not. Here’s the headline and the first couple paragraphs of his column: Vets for Freedom [...]

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Tags: Andrew Horne · Mainstream Mistake · Vets for Freedom

AIPAC: Another story that won’t die

September 10th, 2007 · Comments Off

Turns out Bill Yarmuth has changed his mind and won’t be hosting an AIPAC fundraiser at his home. Hebert has some details. Rep. John Yarmuth’s office said the event has not been moved to his brother Bill’s home. News to us, since Jewish Hospital’s spokeswoman told Stephen George that’s where it would take place. And [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Corruption · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Vets for Freedom

Breaking: AIPAC Fundraiser Moved

September 5th, 2007 · 9 Comments

LEO‘s Managing Editor Stephen George just confirmed that Jewish Hospital has decided not to host the September 10th AIPAC fundraiser featuring controversial figure Dan Senor. Senor is affiliated with Fox News and the group Vets for Freedom. A source with Jewish Hospital revealed to Page One earlier today that many physicians were upset about being [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Business · Vets for Freedom

AIPAC Update

September 5th, 2007 · 2 Comments

LEO (yes, we’re on a LEO kick today) published a story we initially broke about a Jewish Hospital-approved & hosted AIPAC fundraiser. The final graph of the story is most interesting: Barbara Mackovich, spokeswoman for Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare, said the nonprofit hospital has no political agenda, has never hosted a political event*, [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Mainstream · Vets for Freedom

What? MORE Vets for Freedom Crap? Right here at home.

August 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Page One has learned that AIPAC will host a fundraiser at tax-exempt, partially taxpayer-funded Jewish Hospital in downtown Louisville on September 10. Its “honored” guest will be none other than Dan Senor, original architect and spokesperson for the Iraq debacle who disbanded the Iraqi army and “lost” $6 Billion. The same Dan Senor who was [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Iraq · Vets for Freedom

Andrew Horne on Soldier Suicide

August 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Soldier suicides are at a 26-year high and the Army confirmed 99 committed suicide while on active duty last year. 900 more tried to kill themselves. More than a quarter were those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Reports say attempts are directly linked to the number of days troops serve in these war-torn countries. Sound [...]

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Tags: Andrew Horne · Iraq · Vets for Freedom