Richie Farmer accused of corruption

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  1. cotton

    cotton Stand-up Philosopher

    Former UK legend and recent Kentucky Ag Commissioner Richie Farmer accused of misuse of state funds stemming from allegations that he used state employees to chauffeur his dog, took rifles purchased with state funds, and installed a basketball court at his home using state workers.

    Audit: Richie Farmer abused system | The Courier-Journal | courier-journal.com

    Judging from the article, his defense seems to center on the fact that he was a UK basketball player and is therefore entitled to receive kickbacks.

    Go Big Blue!
     
  2. CardinalVol

    CardinalVol Uncultured, non-diverse mod

    Louisville fans behind this. Pure smear campaign. Innocent I say. IMO JMO IYAM
     
  3. IP

    IP Advanced Pruitt Apologetics Bot

    Really disgusting abuse of position.
     
  4. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    Sweet correlation of last name and occupation, though.
     
  5. volfanjo

    volfanjo Chieftain

    His mustache should have been prosecuted for crimes against humanity years ago.
     
  6. cotton

    cotton Stand-up Philosopher

    Interesting sidenote:

    Farmer was always suspected of being much older than reported in high school, when he also sported a heavy stache. It seems that many official records in Manchester burned in a fire and his original birth certificate was lost and had to be replaced.

    I spent quite a bit of time off and on playing basketball in that area in HS. My father met a man, a Clay Co. booster, during that time who claimed his daughter was born on the same day in the same hospital as Richie. She graduated 4 years before he did.
     
  7. IP

    IP Advanced Pruitt Apologetics Bot

    That's wild.
     
  8. dknash

    dknash Chieftain

    Airtight, IMO.
     

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