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Secret Seven Coalition Captain Mark Halburn Gets JAILED on Trumped Up BS By a CORRUPT JUDGE KELLY!!

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That “GOOFY FUCK” Steve Canterbury Won’t Charge Kelly

Judge Cuffed Publisher-Despite TWO Payments

Just days before The Putnam altWilliam M. Chip Watkins, IIICounty Screamer is resigning his office, Michael J. Kelly, the Kanawha County Family Court judge that is hearing one of William M. “Chip” Watkins’ cases may also lose his career-and should go to prison.

PutnamLIVE.com Publisher Mark Hallburn was illegally handcuffed and detained Friday, November 15th, 2013, for nearly two hours-despite having the $250 money order to pay Kelly’s illegal sanctions-after Kelly screamed at Hallburn, “You don’t call the shots.”

But wait-there’s more!

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Monday, Hallburn dug up the documents that prove that Kelly’s court staff signed for the certified check to pay for the sanctions NEARLY 24 HOURS BEFORE HALLBURN was detained.

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This United States Postal Service document proves that a court staffer (who “conveniently” failed to print a name on the receipt) signed for Hallburn’s cashier’s check Thursday, November 14th, 2013, at 10:40 a.m.

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Kelly ignored the fact that Hallburn ALSO brought in a money order, for $250, in person, meeting Kelly’s irrational demand. Hallburn was illegally “cuffed and stuffed” despite FULL COMPLIANCE with Kelly’s order of an in-person appearance and payment.

But wait-theres’s more!

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West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Administrator Steven D. Canterbury was told about the documents, then provided them, and told Hallburn that he wouldn’t look at the documents-and wouldn’t file an “extraordinary complaint” against Kelly.

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“This shouldn’t surprise anyone,” says Hallburn. “Many of us remember when Canterbury covered Watkins by saying The Putnam County Screamer was “just having a bad day” when Watkins screamed at Hurricane Bible Church Pastor Arthur D. Hage in the above video.

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So Hallburn published more videos of Watkins screaming-at several people, including Robert Harper, Sr., and Tammy Jo Lambert.

Fox News, The Huffington Post, the Glenn Beck Show, and The London Daily Mail were just a few of the media outlets that ran the Watkins/Hage video.

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Months later, after Hallburn challenged Watkins to “Face me like a man,” during a disciplinary hearing, the slow-to-respond West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals finally responded.

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Watkins was suspended-without pay-but with pension contributions-for the remaining four years of his term.

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Kelly has been hammering Hallburn for months after he revealed that Kelly lied about not receiving documents that the judicial thug demanded for Hallburn’s young son, Matthew, to visit Hallburn’s mother, Nancy, before she died, August 5th, 2013. Kelly’s misconduct prevented the precious final visit. Canterbury took insensitivity to a new high when he stated that Nancy didn’t have a constitutional right to visit her grandson, outside of Watkins’ disciplinary hearing.

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“Mike Kelly is a disgrace to the judicial system,” says Hallburn. “The so-called justices that let Kelly get away with his abhorrent behavior are a bigger disgrace. Hell doesn’t burn hot enough for all of them.”

But wait-there’s more.

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After being referred by the West Virginia State Police, Hallburn contacted the office of Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants about prosecuting Kelly. “We aren’t interested in this case,” says Chief of Staff Dan Holstein. “People make mistakes.”

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“That’s disgusting,” says Hallburn. “Plants’ Facebook page states, ‘Justice for criminals, compassion for victims.’ Obviously there is no justice for criminal judges like Mike Kelly or compassion for Kelly’s many victims. He didn’t ‘make a mistake.’ Kelly’s misconduct was deliberate! We have the courtroom video. We have the documents. Kelly had seven chances to ask his secretary about the money order. The certified check was signed for, in the court, nearly 24 hours before Kelly ordered me handcuffed and detained. Kelly belongs in federal prison. So do the people that are protecting his violation of my civil rights.”

But wait-there’s more.

Kelly and Hallburn met again, in Kelly’s Kangaroo Court Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Kelly acknowlwedged that the check was in the building, the day before, but says he didn’t receive it. “That’s lame,” says Hallburn. “He is responsible for allowing someone else to sign for his mail. He knew I had the money order Friday morning. Judge Kelly violated my civil rights. He is a liar and a judicial thug that belongs in the mental ward of a prison. Kelly has no business sitting on a bench.”

But wait-there’s more.

Hallburn has filed a complaint with the West Virginia Judicial Investigation Commission and turned this case over to the F.B.I.’s Charleston office. “Let the feds go after Kelly. Let them send him to Leavenworth!”

If you have video of Judge Michael J. Kelly acting inappropriately, or can order such a video from your hearing, PutnamLIVE.com would like to publish the video. You can reach us at News@PutnamLIVE.com or 304-415-NEWS.
Publisher’s note: Dan Holstein photograph courtesy of the Charleston Daily Mail. Mark Plants photograph courtesy of WVMetroNews.com.

Judge Kelly Calls Filing “Disgraceful”

From Putnam live dot com!

Bad Judge Objects To Being Held Accountable

Just when you think FamilyaltMichael J. Kelly Court Judge Michael J. Kelly has sunk as low has he can go, after he keeps a little boy from seeing his dying grandmother, the ogre doesn’t stop there. He verbally attacks the child’s father for objecting to Kelly’s gross misconduct.

That was disgraceful,” says Kelly in this audio excerpt from his courtroom rant where he also falsely accuses Mark Hallburn of disrespecting his mother. Kelly was reacting to PutnamLIVE.com Publisher Mark Hallburn telling the Cretin in a Black Dress that Hallburn’s son deserved to see his grandmother, Nancy, before she died, August 5th, 2012. The egomaniac Kelly took objection to being put in his place and sounded off, further putting his foot in his big mouth during the September 10th, 2013 hearing, in Charleston.

“If Judge Kelly thinks he is man enough to stand in the way of a final visit,” says Hallburn, “Then he needs to be man enough to revive her and pay for the visit. Judge Michael J. Kelly is the disgrace and is disrespectful to my mother. His ego writes checks that his brain cannot cash. He’s appalling and deplorable and mentally deranged.”

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This isn’t the first time that Lunatic Kelly has proved himself to be a jackass. August 8th, 2012, Kelly showed how callous he is. So, PutnamLIVE.com published the following video where Kelly says that “Obviously a four-year-old won’t appreciate it” (a visit with his dying grandmother).

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“We’re exposing Kelly for the judicial thug that he is,” says Hallburn. “If he’s stupid enough to run for re-election (Kelly has said he “will be here forever”) I will be at every campaign stop reminding people that he is mentally unstable and hates grandmothers and grandchildren. The best thing for Kelly to do is resign.”

During a November 5th hearing before the West Virginia Supreme Court, Hallburn informed Chief Justice Brent D. Benjamin and Justices Menis E. Ketchum, Margaret Workman, and Allen Loughry, II about Kelly’s order banning the final visit.

“I made it clear that Kelly’s misconduct has no place in the court system,” says Hallburn. “They looked shocked that Kelly did what he did and that I would tell them about it.”

Still, Kelly remains on the bench. If he doesn’t resign, Kanawha County voters can kick him to the curb-in 2016. “Which isn’t soon enough,” says Hallburn. “He belongs in the mental ward of a state prison!”

Hallburn offered to pay for the trip for Matthew and Hallburn’s then estranged wife, Dolores. Kelly demanded a budget and medical documentation. Hallburn provided the budget and Nancy’s Hospice Admission form, and verified that the both were received in the Putnam Circuit Clerk’s office. Kelly claimed the budget was never received-even though it was re-filed in an Emergency Father’s Day Motion that Kelly ruled against.”

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“That’s called a ‘Gotcha’ moment,” says Hallburn. “Kelly is a liar because he ruled on another motion that contained the budget. I advised the supreme court justices about his lie about the budget. They didn’t look happy to hear about Kelly’s lie.”

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Hallburn is filing another complaint with the West Virginia Judicial Investigation Commission Monday, November 11th, 2013-which will include excerpts from Kelly’s latest order where he falsely blames Hallburn for the missed trip.

“They’ll get to listen to Kelly call me a disgrace,” says Hallburn. “They’ve protected this piece of sub-human excrement in the past. Let’s see if they sink lower than him and protect him again! The blame for my son not having a final visit with my mother falls directly on Judge Kelly’s shoulders no matter how much he abuses his authority and lies about it!”

Judge Michael J Kelly see the audio file to hear this judge in action!

Judge Michael J Kelly see the audio file to hear this judge in action!

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Secret Seven Coalition Captain Lawrence Smith “OUTS” Gerald B Hough as a HYPOCRITE!

By Editor Edison – CalPatty Press Editor

Hypocrite – Merriam-Webster Online

a person who claims or pretends to have certain beliefs about what is right but who behaves in a way that disagrees with those beliefs 

Gerald B Hough is the exact definition of a Hypocrite as recognized in a letter to the office of the prosecutor for Gilmer County which you will find below. Gerald B Hough is also the exact definition of a  ..Lying Dishonest Son of a Bitch, among other things too numerous to mention! Here is the letter and photo from Secret Seven Coalition member Lawrence Smith from Hurricane.
Gerry:
I’ve noticed among the signs that greet people when they enter Gilmer County along W. Va. 5 is one concerning elder abuse.  Since passersby are encouraged to contact you with instances of which they may be aware, I take it to mean combating elder abuse is top priority of your office.
With that said, however, could you please explain to me why law enforcement in Gilmer County, particularly the State Police, and more specifically Sgt. Mark Yost, the detachment commander, is looking the other way on actions by the Murphy/Cottrill family of Syracuse, N.Y. along with Richard Neal, a Weston businessman,  to torment, harass and intimidate Ruth Mitchell, an elderly Linn resident, by engaging in, among other things, terroristic threats, trespassing, theft and forgery? 
 
You may reply to this message or contact me via telephone at the number below.  I look forward to hearing from you.
Lawrence
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August 28th 2013 — I HAVE SOME CREAM, at GSC because the FOOTBALL TEAM SHOT IT ALL OVER ME!

By Editor Edison – CalPatty Press

Somehow this madness at Glenville State College must cease.

Imprisonment Status:  Pre-Trial Felon
 
Full Name: Prophet,  Gabriel
Height: 6′  2″
Weight: 170 lbs.
Birth Date: 2/2/1989
Gender: Male
Booking Date: 06/23/2011
Facility: Central Regional Jail
Imprisonment Status: Pre-Trial Felon

Offender Court Order Information

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11F55 AND 11F54 GILMER COUNTY – Bail Amount: $25,000.00

We must stop now. I speak as a child of God and brother to the suffering poor of Glenville, West Virginia.

Countless women have suffered the serious crime of rape to try to protect the image of Glenville State College whose image to anyone with any brains is down and dirty with corruption for a curriculum.

Countless women have suffered the serious crime of rape to try to protect the image of Glenville State College whose image to anyone with any brains is down and dirty with corruption for a curriculum.

I speak for those whose land is being laid waste, whose homes are being destroyed,whose culture is being subverted by corrupt judges like Richard A Facemire and a corrupt prosecutor Gerald B Hough .

I speak for the poor of West Virginia who are paying the double price of smashed hopes at home, and those brutally raped and murdered by the corruption of Gilmer County!

I speak as a citizen of West Virginia, for West Virginia, as it stands aghast at the path we have taken. I speak as a backwoods citizen of Central West Virginia to the leaders of my own state. The great initiative in this RAPE war is ours!!

Jordan "Opie" Watkins has been located in South Carolina for the fifth time in seven months and CCC members from the state of Alabama are ready to lead federal marshals to his current residence. Watkins was brought to GSC by a Church of Ike attorney that we are currently seeking for questioning that fled to the state of Texas.

Jordan “Opie” Watkins has been located in South Carolina for the fifth time in seven months and CCC members from the state of Alabama are ready to lead federal marshals to his current residence. Watkins was brought to GSC by a Church of Ike attorney that we are currently seeking for questioning that fled to the state of Texas.

The initiative to stop it must be ours!!!

I am convinced that if we are to get on the right side of the world evolution, we as a small county must undergo a radical revolution of values and give back some rights to some WHITE PEOPLE.

We must rapidly begin the shift from a “thug-oriented” Gerry Hough, Peter Barr, Tim and Terry Butcher society to a “person-oriented” society.

BIG TEN QB at GSC? WHAT? Is this man a rapist too?

Justin Feagin BIG TEN QB at GSC? WHAT? Is this man a rapist too?

When FOOTBALL and big city criminal, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than innocent white girl college students, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and having the bejesus fucked out of you by a big black MAG LIGHT are incapable of being conquered.

These are revolutionary times! It is time to kick some negro rapists to the curb bitches!

All over the globe men are revolting against old systems of exploitation and oppression and out of the wombs of a frail world new systems of justice and equality are being born.

The shirtless and barefoot people of Central West Virginia are rising up as never before, under the leadership of the Secret Seven Coalition!

“The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light.” …And it was a WHITE GIRL naked who  was fucked and RAPED brutally, bruised and damaged forever more at Glenville State College the HOME of RAPE!

We in the state of West Virginia must support these revolutions of the Secret Seven Coalition and the Concerned Citizens of Central WV!

It is a sad fact that, because of comfort, complacency, a morbid fear of the Church of Ike, and our proneness to adjust to injustice, the Western nations that initiated so much of the revolutionary spirit of the modern world have now become the arch anti-revolutionaries….

Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to BIG BLACK DICKS ruining the lives of young girls like Mary Hudnall, honor student Amanda Smith, Anita Phillips-Wiseman, Meghan Ruddlesden and the list goes on!

A genuine revolution of values means in the final analysis that our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Every county in West Virginia must now develop an overriding loyalty to mankind as a whole in order to preserve the best in their individual societies.

This call for a state-wide fellowship that lifts neighborly concern beyond one’s GSC tribe, or team, class or ASS, and now in West Virginia it is a reality, a cum stained semen soaked call for an all-embracing and unconditional love for all the RAPE VICTIMS at Glenville State raped like a bitch by a BLACK MAN that HAS SOME CREAM!!

This oft-misunderstood and misinterpreted concept—so readily dismissed by the Nietzsches of the a poor state like WV as a weak and cowardly force—has now become an absolute necessity for the survival of man. Brave individuals now speak out about really kicking some asses now!

When I speak of love I am not speaking of some sentimental and weak response. I am speaking of that force which all of the great religions have seen as the supreme unifying principle of life.

Member of the GSC football team are suspecting of raping AMANDA SMITH after Watkins undressed her in his room several times while she was unconscious, Smith as filed suit against GSC and the head of the SS contacted a winning attorney on behalf of the family who is looking into taking the case.

Members of the GSC football team are suspected of raping AMANDA SMITH after Watkins undressed her in his room several times while she was unconscious, Smith has filed suit against GSC and the head of the SS contacted a winning attorney on behalf of the family who is looking into taking the case.

Love and unselfish devotion to kick these bitch ass rapists to the curb is somehow the key that unlocks the door which leads to ultimate reality. Burn some crosses up on that bitch ass hill even if one more fucking white girl gets raped!!!

This Hindu-Moslem-Christian-Jewish-Buddhist belief about ultimate reality is beautifully summed up in the first epistle of Saint John:

Let us love one another; for love is God and everyone that loveth is born of God and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. If we love one another God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.

Let us hope that this spirit will become the order of the day. We can no longer afford to worship the god of the CHURCH OF IKE or bow before the altar of being raped like a bitch!

The oceans of history are made turbulent by the ever-rising tides of rape. History is cluttered with the wreckage of Crooked County’s such as Glenville and individuals that pursued this self-defeating path of rape. As Arnold Toynbee says: “Love is the ultimate force that makes for the saving choice of life and good against the damning choice of death and evil. Therefore the first hope in our inventory must be the hope that love is going to have the last word.”

And we are gonna make those bastards hold to account the day they ever even thought of popping those big black dicks out. The next big black phallic symbol that just magically appears could just as quickly, “Like Magic,” disappear, how about that?!

We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today, so lookout while the SUN is SHINING we will be a makin hay and putting a little polish on the buck knife!

Erik Davis raped an under age teen that was only named as "Polly" Timothy B Butcher who is now a Board of Governor at GSC that has an expired term broke the rules and stopped the questioning of this rapist by police! That was a Bitcher of a Butcher act we won't soon forget!

Erik Davis raped an under age teen that was only named as “Polly” Timothy B Butcher who is now a Board of Governors member at GSC that has an expired term — broke the rules and stopped the questioning of this rapist by police! That was a Bitcher of a Butcher act we won’t soon forget!

We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.

In this unfolding conundrum of life and history there is such a thing as being too late.

Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked and dejected with a lost opportunity. The “tide in the affairs of men” does not remain at the flood; it ebbs. We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is deaf to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones of raped white girls up at the college and jumbled residue of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words: “Too late bitches!”

There is an invisible book of life that faithfully records our vigilance or our neglect. “The moving finger writes, and having writ moves on…” We still have a choice today: violent coexistence or violent co-annihilation.

We must move past indecision to action. Lets run those rapists the fuck out of our town!

We must find new ways to speak for peace in Gilmer County and justice throughout the developing county—the crooked evil state of West Virginia that is knocking on our doors but be made whole again, we must force the evil out and back to Washington DC!

If we do not act we shall surely be dragged down the long dark and shameful corridors of time reserved for those who possess power without compassion, might without morality, and strength without sight, but fuck it, NOW is the time to act! Who gives a fuck what they say now, we have been lied to for far too long!

Now let us begin to pursue those evil sons of bitches at the College of RAPE on the hill!

Now let us rededicate ourselves to the long and bitter—but beautiful—struggle for a new county free from LARRY CHAPMAN free from that unsavory character BEET RED BRIAN KENNEDY and that fat as fuck Darryl Ramsey County Commissioner.

This is the calling of the sons of God, and our brothers wait eagerly for our response to light that torch and save your new sister, your wife, a daughter, the girl at GO MART — Or some innocent co-ed from Wood County who is headed for a bad experience of forced SEX and brutalization by a member of the GLENVILLE STATE FOOTBALL TEAM – They HAVE SOME CREAM!

Shall we say the odds are too great?

Shall we tell them the struggle is too hard?

Hard as a BIG BLACK DICK?

Will our message be that the forces of the Secret Seven Coalition militate against their arrival as full men, and we send our deepest regrets? Or will there be another message, of longing, of hope, of solidarity with their yearnings, of commitment to their cause, whatever the cost? THE SS HAS GOT YOUR BACK BITCHES!!!

The choice is ours, TAKE OUT a GSC RAPIST NOW and make sure that crazy fuck never rapes again! And though we might prefer it otherwise we must choose this choice in this crucial moment of human history.

“It’s Not My Time…

There’s a fear in me it’s not showing
This could be the end of me
And everything I know
Oh but I won’t go you can’t rape me!

Teresa Tarr, Chief Counsel Judicial Investigation Commission of West Virginia gets Nominated For … HOOCHIE MAMA GOLDEN PADLOCK AWARD For Being a BITCH!!

G-LtE™: Nominee for the Golden Padlock Award

Investigative Reporters and Editors:

I submit to you what I’m confident will be this year’s hands-down winner of IRE’s inaugural Golden Padlock award.  It is the West Virginia Judicial Investigation Commission, and its counsel, Teresa Tarr.

JIC is the arm of the state Supreme Court that investigates allegations of misconduct against justices, circuit and family court judges and magistrates.  Last September, I submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to Tarr for the number of complaints filed by year against 27 judicial officers since they came under JIC’s jurisdiction.

My request was largely prompted by two sets of formal ethics charges filed against a family law judge in Putnam County accused of, among other things, showing ill temper toward litigants in his courtroom.  In March, the Court voted unanimously to suspend the judge, William M. “Chip” Watkins III, for the remainder of his term.

The purpose of my request was to not only see if Judge Watkins’ misdeeds were well-know to JIC, but also compare the number of complaints against him with some of his peers.

Shortly after receiving my FOIA request, Tarr called and e-mailed me asking me for an extension of time to fulfill.  The reasons she gave were an upcoming training conference in Morgantown, and a visit to her mother in Hancock County.

Like a nice guy, I graciously granted her extension.

Later that month, Tarr formally replied to my FOIA request.  I was livid when I read her letter.

Terri Tarr JIC Chief Counsel recently did not even consider evidence against West Virginia Supreme Court Justice DAVIS having to do with a complaint that accused former Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis of not even reviewing the court record before authoring a majority opinion in the famous “Travesty of Justice,” case out of Gilmer County, that rendered an opinion of 3 to 2. All the facts that she based her opinion on were never even part of the court case, yet Tarr covered for Davis for that is what she is paid to do.

Terri Tarr JIC Chief Counsel recently did not even consider evidence against West Virginia Supreme Court Justice DAVIS having to do with a complaint that accused former Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis of not even reviewing the court record before authoring a majority opinion in the famous “Travesty of Justice,” case out of Gilmer County, that rendered an opinion of 3 to 2. All the facts that she based her opinion on were never even part of the court case, yet Tarr covered for Davis for that is what she is paid to do.

Buried in her Clintonesque rambling was reference to a decision rendered in Kanawha Circuit Court last May in a FOIA lawsuit The Charleston Gazette filed two years earlier to details on, among other things, the results of use-of-force investigations against state troopers.  The judge in that case ultimately denied the request saying making that information public would violate the troopers’ privacy.

After reading the judge’s decision, I wrote back to Tarr pointing out how it did not apply to the information I was seeking.  I provided at least three solid reasons why.

First, since they are popularly elected, and are part of a constitutionally created branch of government, judicial officers do not have the same privacy interests as state troopers.

Second, the case, The Charleston Gazette Company v. Col. Timothy Pack – the then-superintendent of the State Police – was not settled law since the Supreme Court had yet to hear it (which it is scheduled to do in the Fall).

Third, in her decision, Judge Bailey said among her concerns in granting the Gazette’s request is that the information they were seeking had never been released before.  I pointed out to Tarr that not a week prior to my mine, she granted a request from a citizen-activist in Morgan County who asked for identical information on many of the same judges, including Watkins.

Despite several attempts to persuade her it was in her best interest to release it, Tarr remained steadfast in her refusal to provide me the information.  This resulted in me two months ago filing suit in Kanawha Circuit Court against her and JIC to compel them to release the information.

The suit is still pending.

Aside from that, JIC, along with other other agencies under the Court’s jurisdiction – the Board of Law Examiners and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel – about three years ago moved into the top floor of a high-rise office in a upscale part of Charleston about two miles from the statehouse.  Access to the suite is restricted as visitors are allowed to enter the elevator only after they’ve been screened by someone in the suite via a camera.

Also, once someone arrives on the floor he or she will find the door to JIC locked, and a sign on the door saying that camera use is prohibited.  Anyone wanting information has to speak with the ODC secretary, on another part of the floor, though a glass partition.

I should point out that prior to becoming JIC counsel, Tarr worked at ODC, which investigates ethics complaints against attorneys.  Regardless the outcome, all complaints against attorneys are kept in a file open to the public.

Before he became judge, nearly a dozen complaints were filed against Watkins, some of which alleged the same boorish behavior that resulted in his suspension.  Once he put on that black rope, the public was not permitted to evaluate him.

The fact that West Virginia citizens are locked out, literally and figuratively, from finding out the most rudimentary of information about their judicial officers is the reason why I’m asking IRE to bestow on JIC and Teresa Tarr the Golden Padlock award.  Though I believe I’ve provided a wealth of it, if there’s any information you may need please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

Lawrence J. Smith

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Can anyone locate the “key” to Padlock that has been placed on dialogue between the local elected school board and the State Board of Education?  Our board is as much in the dark now as when the State Board over threw our board.

Comment by anonymous  on  05.28.2013

Your school board is controlled by the same people that control the courts and control law enforcement.

We have a spinless Sheriff in Gilmer County that will NOT MAKE A MOVE or an ARREST without first calling S. P. of W.O. and G.

Since when did S. P. become the head law man around here? Can anyone answer that question.

Terri Tarr has made some serious legal errors and recently protected Judge Richard A Facemire in a complaint in which he denied making statements showing great bias during the longest running circuit court case in Gilmer County history and had been documented making those statements.

Tarr is a door stop to protect judges like “Chip” Watkins who was recently removed from the bench by the efforts of a Citizens Action group that worked together as a team and who also got the national television attention on the subject so that Watkins and the WV Supreme Court were laughed at and made fun of by millions of Americans.

Those same national news services have also been contacted in regard to the rapes at the college that our sheriff is afraid to investigate, because he was told not to.

Now I ask you, what kind of County govt is that?

I will tell you! The kind of county govt that needs to be exposed to all of America and laughed at and made fun of.

It seems to be the only thing that works to capture the corrupt and put them out of business in the state of WV.

Comment by to anon  on  05.29.2013

Did someone put a “$gold$“ padlock on the Doug Morris arrests in Calhoun County?
Drugs?  Speeding? Evading the Trooper?

Comment by its quiet  on  05.29.2013

Nothing will happen with the Glenville State College rape cover ups.  Money is a voice silencer.
There are a couple people in Gilmer who have helpful information, if they are hunted and contacted.

Comment by anonymous  on  05.29.2013

Well actually, we stepped into to CHANGE that this time, for AMANDA SMITH filed a lawsuit against the college and against her rapists and YES, another mention of the GSC football team, and the latest sexual assault was just a couple of months ago, the last one reported, and the last RAPE not reported to police was just a couple of weeks ago.

In my opinion anonymous you are PATHETIC, for your mention, and heaven help the next rapist that is even accused, for we have decided to step in at the mere even mention of a sexual assault on the campus of GSC and WE WILL step in, and then make our own arrests if necessary while bringing the campus police up on charges.

I am going so far as to say, we are working on bringing a rape complaint against a high ranking member of the campus police sometime soon.

Now what I would like to find out is WHO in the heck YOU might be, for saying what you did.

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SS Member Halburn outsmarts Watkins in the official Judicial Investigatiom Commission hearing!

Steve Canterbury the administrative director of the West Virginia Supreme Court called the Supreme Commander of the Central West Virginia Secret Seven Coalition  Dan Bingman at home the first week in March of 2013 and wanted to know who should get credit for taking down Judge Watkins, and the reply was …

“Mark Halburn and Troy Sexton get first billing along with Lawrence Smith from the West Virginia Record, and then I have been contacting ALL the networks for the last SIX months, making contacts and submitting story idea’s and some to regional news outlets as well”

Mr Bingman then explained to chief executive of the WV Supreme Court Canterbury that we if we had NOT gotten Watkins in front of a national audience there would have been no punishment, since Canterbury already said the judge was CONTRITE after the broadcast.  The issue had to be forced later, since the JIC was initially going to do nothing about the misconduct of the judge caught on tape. So now, after it ALL is said and done,  a new and unique victory has been achieved by the exposure on national news and exposing corruption is the main function of the Central WV SS.  They have been doing a damn good job of it since 2006 in WV, and have many victories. The public humiliation of Judge Watkins in front of a grateful nation is just one of the many SS Victories that are now history.

“Contrite” was not enough for the Central West Virginia Secret Seven Coalition a citizens action group and advocates for a better West Virginia, so additional complaints were filed against Judge Chip Watkins and now the punishment phase begins!”

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Watkins Gets Four-Year Suspension

Putnam County Screamer Kicked Off His Bench
By Mark Hallburn
Publisher, PutnamLIVE.com

The hammer has dropped.altWilliam M. Watkins, III

Putnam County Family Court Judge William M. “Chip” Watkins, III, has been suspended-without pay-through December 31st, 2016, the remainder of his current term.

In an opinion authored by Justice Menis E. Ketchum, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals affirmed the four-year suspension recommendation of a special disciplinary hearing board.

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During the November 27th, 2012 hearing, Watkins admitted to 24 counts of wrongdoing-then was rude to PutnamLIVE.com Publisher Mark Hallburn who addressed Watkins and told him to “Turn around and face me like a man.” Instead, Watkins pitched a fit, letting the hearing board see that Watkins’ apologies on the witness stand had little, if any, effect on his behavior.

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“Watkins’ apologies were obviously coached,” says Hallburn. “He was rude to Bob Harper, he was rude to me, and the disciplinary board saw right through him. The four-year-suspension is a start. What we need now is complete court reform, including a Civilian Review Board. For the Supreme Court to leave Watkins in office for 118 days after his admissions of wrongdoing is grounds to impeach all of them and start over with real justices.

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Watkins made headlines across the country and across “the pond” when he screamed at Hurricane Bible Church Pastor Arthur D. Hage, in court, May 23rd, 2012.

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PutnamLIVE.com first published the video, and West Virginia Supreme Court Administrator refused to punish Watkins-until the screams became the talk of law offices and courts around the world. Hage was not available for comment about Watkins’ four-year suspension.

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However, Robert R. Harper, of Sissonville, another Watkins courtroom victim, has plenty to say.

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“He’s the one that started it,” says Harper. “He made it personal with me, he made it personal with every other person that went before him. Watkins thought he was better than God, and that he was the God of Putnam County. I just have one question: ‘Hey Chip, now that you have to pay this big fine, do you want to sell your dog to help pay the fine?’ It’s not over.”

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PutnamLIVE.com then published more videos of Watkins rages, and Canterbury and the Judicial Investigation Commission finally took Watkins’ misconduct seriously-filing charges.

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However, Watkins has not been charged with the allegations made in complaints filed by Margaret Farmer and Troy Sexton-who were not allowed to speak to Watkins at the disciplinary hearing.

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The JIC has not commented, but, it is assumed that the agency felt those charges were not necessary considering the punishment already faced by Watkins.

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“He did it to himself,” says Harper. “He can’t blame us. It was Watkins and his big mouth that did him in. And I’m happy.”

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The whole ordeal started after PutnamLIVE.com published this article about Watkins threatening free-lance reporter Lawrence W. Smith after Smith telephoned Watkins about being listed as “not in good standing” by his homeowner’s association. Watkins falsely blamed a stunned Hage for the photo of Watkins’ home. The judge also wrote a rather rude letter to Hallburn, who filed a complaint with the JIC.

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The rest, including Watkins, is history.

Please Click Here To View WSAZ Pool Video Of The November 27th, 2012 Hearing.

Please Click Here To Read The Court’s Opinion.

Please Click Here To Read Chief Justice Benjamin’s Concurring Opinion.

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Link to Original PutnamLive.com article below:

http://www.putnamlive.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4457%3Awatkins-gets-four-year-suspension&catid=73%3Aheadlines&Itemid=1

OPINION: Family Law And Fatherhood

America’s Courts Need To Keep Families Together

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The Sandy Hook School massacre has left many people asking why. Before the shell casings cooled, the “why” debate started. Gun critics blamed the National Rifle Association. Mental Health critics blamed the lack of mental health care. Almost overlooked in the debate were headlines from The Los Angeles Times: Connecticut Shooter Was Estranged From Father. The sub headline stated that the shooter “Hadn’t seen his father in two years-despite the father’s efforts. Another headline read, “Upset by divorce? Outsider? Seeking clues in school shooter’s past.”

There are many psychological studies and statistics that prove that children who come from broken homes suffer. Too many to list here. Many others prove that children without the strong presence of fathers in their lives also suffer. Yet America allows these situations to continue.

Here in West Virginia, PutnamLIVE.com has identified two judges whose anti-fatherhood and anti-family stances are improper: Kanawha County Family Court Judge Michael J. Kelly and Supreme Court Justice Menis E. Ketchum.

In the case of Bill Henry, Kelly Michael J. Kellyrefused to return Henry’s runaway teenage daughter to him. She was staying with friends. In doing so, Kelly improperly stripped Henry’s right to be a father to his daughter. At one point the insensitive and arrogant Kelly said that “Anyone can live with anything for 19 days” but never reversed his temporary order.

judgemikekelly215In the case of PutnamLIVE.com Publisher Mark Hallburn, Kelly reduced Hallburn’s parenting time to less than 70-percent based on false allegations in a temporary custody hearing. Later, it was determined that the allegations were false and made merely on “beliefs” rather than fact. Despite numerous requests, Kelly has refused to reverse his fatally-flawed ruling and even rejected an Emergency Father’s Day visitation motion because he did not receive it 10 days before Father’s Day. Obviously Kelly does not understand the definition of “Emergency.”

When Ketchum asked for-and received Menis E. Ketchuman Emergency Father’s Day motion from Hallburn his arrogant response was to violate the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and order Hallburn not to contact the West Virginia Supreme Court about the case any longer. Kelly later retaliated by refusing to let Hallburn’s son travel with him out-of-state SPECIFICALLY because Hallburn complained to Ketchum who responded with the illegal order.

Kelly’s antics are nothing new. The group Men and Women Against Discrimination called for Kelly’s removal from the bench years ago after he testified that he ignored state law about parental custody. In the Hallburn case he commented that state law would not allow either parent to get primary custody-then, in his wrongful temporary ruling, gave primary custody to Dolores Halburn. Nearly a year later, because Kelly has not issued a final divorce decree, that “temporary” ruling remains in effect, denying Mark Hallburn his proper rights as a father. This is classic Kelly misconduct: Acknowledge the law, then circumvent it. He clearly does this because the West Virginia Supreme Court, including Ketchum, allow Kelly to do this.

When Ketchum handed down the Administrative Order, he violated federal constitutional law. When Kelly cited that order and retaliated against Hallburn, he also violated federal constitutional law.

justicemeniseketcumiiKelly and Ketchum claim to be highly educated men. However, their arrogance and misconduct only prove that they are fools that somehow managed to earn law degrees-then sucker voters into electing them. Kelly and Ketchum lack common decency and common sense. Therefore they have no business serving on any bench.

Some may say that removing two judges over two cases is extreme. However, there are many more people that contacted PutnamLIVE.com citing abuse by Kelly. They are simply afraid that he will retaliate against them (like he did with Hallburn) and do not want their names and cases published. This alone is grounds to remove a judge. No one should have to fear retaliation-including the loss of precious time with their children.

In fairness to the courts, there are abusive fathers. Same for mothers. Each should be kept from their children until counseling and other intervention takes place. However, neither Hallburn or Henry abused their children and too many fathers are held back from parenting simply because ignorant judges automatically award primary custody to mothers.

Complaints have been filed against both Kelly and Ketchum with the West Virginia Judicial Investigative Commission. It claims to have processes to deal with bad judges. However, those processes are broken and must be immediately replaced. The JIC has no option other than to do the following: 1) IMMEDIATELY order Kelly and Ketchum to restore every moment of lost time with their children. EVERY moment. This means rolling back the clock-which will be a huge challenge for Kelly and Ketchum-but is their problem. 2) IMMEDIATELY remove from the bench. 3) Throw them into prison for violating federal constitutional law. 4) Set down standards to make sure this does not happen again. 5) Change the way the JIC conducts business so that judges are properly supervised to make sure this does not happen again. 6) Turn over custody rulings to juries consisting of parents. 7) Order the West Virginia Supreme Court to immediately allow temporary orders to be appealed. 8) Turn over all courtroom videos to the news media for us to publish. (Redact the names of cases and digitize the images of petitioners and respondents) 9) Allow reporters into family law courtrooms to keep an eye on judges. 10) Allow the public to address the West Virginia Supreme Court justices at every hearing. 11) Transform the JIC into a civilian review board. 12) Two-year terms for all judges. 13) Recalls for all public officials-elected, appointed, and hired. This must include judges. 14) Term limits for all elected public officials-including judges.

All of these things must happen by the close of business, Friday, December 21, 2012 so that fathers can make sure their rights to be with their children are not violated on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.

It’s highly unlikely that any West Virginia father will shoot up a school like the incident in Connecticut. However we simply cannot afford another Sandy Hook incident or any other problems with our children because of the courts continuing to improperly interfere with the rights of fathers to parent their children.

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