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knightsecOne would think there was a massive flood going on  in the State of Kentucky, considering the amount of sandbagging going on. Now what in the living hell do I mean by that?

Well, it is one year ago this month that “The hero of Steubenville” found himself in the middle of one of the most intense FBI raids in recent Kentucky history.

According to the defendant’s account the raid was straight out of  a television police show script.

The story went something like this. In a marvelous coincidence, the FBI chose the exact time that the hero was expecting a fed ex shipment to use a swat team to descend on the house. They came in with military grade rifles and shouted for everyone to follow their orders. The hero was able to save his overly excited dog from being shot by pleading with the swat team.

The hero was handed the search warrant and had to stand by as all of his electronic toys, including an xbox game exited the building in the protective arms of the FBI agents.

It was within an extremely short time that the hero broke the news to his fans on social media which immediately set off a firestorm. The hero was the next Snowden one would think, with the account of the importance of the raid and of the expected charges the hero would face.

It started out that the hero was facing 10 years in prison for various acts of misconduct pertaining to computers. Like any good fish story, the expected time the hero can expect to spend in prison has expanded to 35 years according to a recent blog article.

The next chapter in this saga is when the donation drive started. It seems that the hero was lacking in funds so he decided to set up a paypal account to raise funds not only for his defense but that of other Anonymous members stuck in the same situation.

As time went on, yet another donation drive was set up by the hero because he was having a hard time making a living. For some reason this self employed musician was not selling enough music to pay his bills.

The self proclaimed computer expert was not able to attract any customers, after he asked for donations to help rent a storefront to get the business going.

The Steubenville hero took to the airwaves on internet talk shows, On one segment with the most interesting Rosanne Barr who is most famous for her rather unique rendition of The National Anthem at a baseball game.

For the rest of the year, the hero of Steubenville came up with various reasons for needing people to donate funds. The hero also complained that he was not able to hold a job because of his association with Anonymous and those annoying federal charges hanging over his head.

Then, after the first of the year, posts started to show up, mainly on Twitter, that his defense council and the Prosecuting US Attorney were going to have a meeting sometime in Mid April of this year to discuss how things were going to happen.

Now what is curious about all of this is that in spite of a number of journalists with good connections and knowledge of how FOIA requests work, have not been able to get one scrap of information out of either The Southern Ohio Federal District court located in Colunbus, Ohio, The State of Ohio State Attorneys office or anyone in the State of Kentucky where this all started in the first place.

There is no grand jury anywhere that is scheduled to be convened to review the case. There has been no press releases by ANY government agency anywhere. Not a peep from anyone.

Now there is another chapter to this saga that needs to be pointed out. As has been stated over and over again by many people including such national publications as The Rolling Stone, the hero of Steubenville faces some serious criminal charges and several decades in the slammer if convicted.

Now one would think that if this were the case that any good defense lawyer would tell his client to keep his damn mouth shut.

Our hero of Steubenville has done exactly the opposite. He has made post after post of how his actions came to the rescue of Jane doe and how he almost single handedly, with a little help of an Ohio blogger and her close friend from the Pacific Northwest, assured that at least two of the alleged members of the “rape crew”received some justice, although nobody was satisfied with the outcome of the trial of the defendants.

For some unexplained reason, the hero of Steubenville does not seem to think that various law enforcement agencies are  monitoring what he is posting on the internet in the event they want to make things worse for him.

Just within the past few weeks, the hero of Steubenville has engaged in some rather interesting activities.

The most interesting of these is the bounty affair. It seems that the hero of Steubenville has become annoyed with some anonymous individuals who had the audacity to post things in which he disagrees. Using the excuse of labeling his targets as “rape apologists” he started posting on Twitter that he would offer a bounty for anyone who could offer confirmed information as to the person behind certain usernames.

To show he could make good on his promise, a photo of him holding a substantial amount of money was posted on the internet.

Interestingly enough, a short time later, someone did confirm the identity of one individual (although no proof has been published to this day) and he also claimed that a single woman with two children was the creator of a Facebook that he did not like.

Shortly after that the hero of Steubenville managed to get pulled over by the cops and got himself a summons. It seems he was driving with no insurance and with expired tags.  He purchased or traded for a car (care to guess where the money came from?) but neglected to transfer the title into his name. I am curious how he managed to license a newly purchased car on expired tags. That stunt would not work in Florida.

The hero of Steubenville then had a mixture of good and bad luck. After having no luck finding a job he managed to obtain a job as an assistant manager at a local Dominos Pizza ( imagine the irony of that one) and did state at one time that he was to have access to a company car. The only problem with this is that he needed to have his own insurance. I am still scratching my head at this one as are a couple of local managers of Dominos pizza stores in nearby Apopka Florida. They were also a bit confused at the claim of an assistant manager getting paid the minimum wage. While the pay for an assistant manager is not exactly exciting, it certainly pays better than flipping burgers at a local McDonalds (which also pays higher than the minimum wage here in Apopka).

And not one single manager or assistant manager has a company car.

Things must be different in Kentucky.

As usual, The Hero of Steubenville went the begging route and somehow managed to get enough to make his insurance payment.

In another run of bad luck, the hero somehow fell behind on his rent, so once again the begging hit twitter and else where. Once again someone stepped forward and he was saved having to sleep in his now insured car.

Then our poor hero of Steubenville found himself with another round of bad luck when he had air conditioning problems. It must be unusually hot in Kentucky in early April to need to have an air conditioner at this time of the year. Either that or he is planning ahead for a long hot summer.

In the midst of all of this it was announced that Plan B Entertainment, which is owned by Brad Pitt purchased the rights to his story as told in an article in Rolling Stone Magazine.

The Hero of Steubenville proudly posted that he was asked to be a consultant to the movie. Unfortunately it seems that it is not clear if he is going to get paid or not for his services. I guess getting famous in a movie is payment enough although he has stated hundreds of times that it is not his goal to be famous.

Now, the center point of this rather long and dragged out blog article is that all of this has resulted from the claim that the hero of Steubenville is facing more jail time than the rapists he claims to have helped get convicted.

Once again, however, I must remind everyone that there has not been one peep out of any government agency about any charges being levied against the hero or anyone else for that matter. No case number has been filed. There is nothing on any court docket of any trial and there is certainly no grand jury being convened.

As of April 15th, 2014 there has been no developments regarding this case.

Now either :

A; The government is dragging it’s feet.

Or:

B: You have all been sandbagged.

Take your pick.

Stay tuned

MURT