Via the Associated Press: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell should perform community service rather than serve prison time for his federal corruption convictions, an international relief organization said Tuesday. Operation Blessing...Show More Summary
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SoCal dispensary forced to take down pot smoking Santa, Bob McDonnell's son arrested for DUI, and Vladamir Putin accuses reporter with brain injury of being drunk.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s son Robert McDonnell was arrested early Thursday on a DWI charge. I suggest probing him. Hey, I meant they should question him, mmkay? NBC Washington reports: Robert Ryan McDonnell, 23, was arrested at about 3:25 a.m. in the 2500 block of Sandpiper Road in Virginia Beach. McDonnell of Glen Allen, [...]
If only former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell hadn't been so arrogant. He probably could have cut a deal for a year or so in a cushy prison for white collar folks and moved on to a think tank somewhere. But no, now that he's been convicted...Show More Summary
Bob McDonnell is going to spend more than twice as long as a federal inmate than he did as governor of Virginia if the sentencing judge follows federal recommendations. The US Probation Office has recommended McDonnell—who was convicted of corruption in September—serve a minimum of 10 years and...
OFTEN IN the larger Washington region, such as with the federal corruption case against former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen, all politics is local, if not sometimes loco. Even when fatal decisions first emerge asShow More Summary
What does $1,000 get you these days? A Prada T-strap? Yes. A little wine with dinner if you are former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell? Yes. Oh, and federal legislation favorable to your company? Maybe so.
Amitai Etzioni suggests we’re on the wrong track if we want to stop corruption in government. Look at the convictions of Mr. Perp and Ms. Perp in Virginia. “The conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen on several corruption charges,” Etzione writes, “reveals yet again that Americans are more troubled by [...]
With his federal trial now over and former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell likely heading off to prison, the nation must now ask: Is it time o indict President Obama? The question arises, writes A. Barton Hinkle, because Obama has done much of what McDonnell did, and in some cases to a greater degree. Let’s compare and contrast. View this article.
Why does the system penalize quid pro quo bribery severely but shrug off the malign effects of campaign donations?
Even Liberty University has its limits. Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has lost his teaching gig at Liberty University. The Christian college announced on Friday they had ditched the disgraced politician after he was convicted on multiple federal corruption charges. Show More Summary
The recent bribery convictions of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife are only the latest in a seemingly never-ending series of convictions of government officials. A little item
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell And His Wife - Convicted Felons For Public Corruption RACHEL MADDOW: (Paraphrased From A Show Last Week)"Governor McDonnell was a "Pro-Family, right wing Republican riding on the coattails of 'the Moral Majority', Christian evangelical movement. Show More Summary
My dearest son Bob Rolex McDonnell, It has come to my attention, despite the bad internet connection we've got up here -- still on dial up I'm afraid -- that you have sinned greatly in your time as Governor of that earthly kingdom of Virginia, and that a jury has just found you guilty of doing a ton of corrupt shit. Show More Summary
Oh, the arrogance of men. Bob McDonnell, that brave fighter for purity and uncorrupt government, just found himself on the receiving end of a bill he signed. EverlastingGOPStoppers: In addition to losing rights to own or carry firearms,...Show More Summary
The soap opera that played out in Richmond these last weeks and ended with the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, on multiple counts of fraud
Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has lost his teaching gig at Liberty University after a jury found him guilty of corruption. The Christian college announced on Friday they had ditched the disgraced politician days after his convictio...
The Washington Post made an apt, but unexpectedly hip analogy Friday, when Post blogger Christopher Federico summed up the corruption scandal involving former Republican Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen by referencing the classic 1979 British post-punk anthem “We Are All Prostitutes,” by The Pop Group. Show More Summary