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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Thursday, August 25, 2005

Stokes killings suspect caught: Wanted in Pinnacle deaths, he's arrested in west Tennessee

By Dan Galindo

A man wanted in connection with a double homicide in Stokes County was caught yesterday in western Tennessee.

Just after 8 p.m. CDT, plainclothes officers went into a bar just west of Jackson, Tenn., and arrested Cobey Wade Lakemper without incident, said Lt. Don Holland of the Madison County Sheriff's Office.


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