October 18th, 2013
04:19 PM ET

Hunt is on for mistakenly freed murderers

State and federal police fanned out across Florida on Friday in search of two murderers who walked out of prison after documents bearing forged signatures resulted in their release, authorities said.

Meanwhile, the state Department of Corrections said it was merely following a court order and no one in the department is at fault for the men's release.

"It's our responsibility to carry out the order of the court. It's not our job to question what the court does," said department spokeswoman Misty Cash. "We were given the info from the court that their sentence was modified, and we did our role."

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  1. banasy©

    President Reagan increased the debt limit 67% by raising it 18 times.
    President GW Bush increased the debt limit 60% by raising it 19 times
    President Obama has increased the debt limit 31% by raising it 6 times.
    Now Republicans explain to me your problem with raising the debt limit; one that you would shut down the government over.

    October 19, 2013 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    I ran across this Mitch McConnell quote from 2011 in which he lays out the GOP strategy that we are now in the middle of, and they are now denying:
    McConnell told The Washington Post about the future of the debt ceiling, ‚ÄúWhat we did learn is this: It‚Äôs a hostage that‚Äôs worth ransoming.‚ÄĚ
    Until KY gets some pork to re-open, of course.

    October 19, 2013 at 9:30 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    "One fifth of the people are against everything all the time." – Robert F. Kennedy

    October 19, 2013 at 9:43 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    Since Reagan enacted ETMALA: 140 billion a year according to National Academy of Science... (What we lose because of non-payment of ER visits by uninsured)
    Who pays that? We do, via higher premiums. ACA addresses that.

    October 19, 2013 at 9:52 pm | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    I post facts. I don't argue; I correct. There's a difference, even if you don't care to admit it.

    October 19, 2013 at 10:47 pm | Report abuse |
  6. saywhat

    blocked

    October 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
  7. saywhat

    @Juan
    misinformed on that aid issue.
    ccording to UN estimates Pakistan lost around $100 billion fighting this war for us during the last 11 yrs and counting.

    October 20, 2013 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  8. saywhat

    further blocked.

    October 20, 2013 at 12:35 pm | Report abuse |
  9. saywhat

    Look at 11-17 billion that Israel receives every year and 1 billion plus Egyptian military has been getting annually uninterrupted.

    October 20, 2013 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
  10. saywhat

    This announcement of aid to Pakistan would likely remain just an announcement as in the past.

    October 20, 2013 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  11. saywhat

    Thanks@banasy for the info.
    The govt shut down was on GOTP agenda since 2010 Rep.Westmoreland made it very clear during his election campaign. "Bringing US govt to its knees like 9/11".

    October 20, 2013 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  12. saywhat

    Bush's wars and tax relief impacted the debt ceiling. Current burden has that recession (worst since Depression) which hit us effects factored in with bail outs.
    This is going to continue no matter who occupies the W.H.

    October 20, 2013 at 12:48 pm | Report abuse |
  13. chrissy

    Yes @ saywhat, everything you just said is true. But....GWB won't be held accountable for any of it because, after all he ISN'T the black prez that got voted in! For all that ppl like to say this country has evolved into a great nation, we haven't evolved much! And shame on us for NOT holding GWB and Congress accountable for their treasonist acts!

    October 20, 2013 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  14. saywhat

    Rightly said @banasy with the conviction of a true American.
    Our 'forgiving' those who intentionally drove us to the brink and harmed US interests no end, committing crimes against America & humanity would haunt us no end too.

    October 20, 2013 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
  15. chrissy

    Lol @ saywhat. Confusing me with banasy again dear?

    October 20, 2013 at 8:27 pm | Report abuse |
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