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Pat Robertson Tries To Keep Former VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Out Of Prison

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

Morning Roundup: Dec. 19, 2014

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

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 Governor Bob McDonnell’s Son Arrested On DWI Charge

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, [...]

Bob McDonnell Looking At 10 Years In The Big House

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

Ex-Virginia Gov. to Get Minimum 10 Years

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...

YEAR IN REVIEW (Part I): From Richmond to rich men, the ’2014 Headline Blues’ [ILLUSTRATED]

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

A Thousand-Dollar Bill

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.

Corruption in Government: First ask the right question

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 [...]

A. Barton Hinkle: Is It Time to Indict Barack Obama?

4 months agoNews : Reason

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.

Bob McDonnell's Corruption: The Real Scandal Is What's Legal

Why does the system penalize quid pro quo bribery severely but shrug off the malign effects of campaign donations?

Liberty University Fires Bob McDonnell

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

Cheap Politicians

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

BLAX News: MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Says That She Will Not Do A "Guilt By Association" Review Of Mayor Ray Nagin As He Starts His Jail Time As She Did With Republican Governor McDonnell Of Virginia Because The NAACP Is A Sister Organization Of The "N.U.L."

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

A Memo From God to Bob McDonnell

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

Bob McDonnell Loses Pension, Thanks To Bob McDonnell

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 McDonnell verdict

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

Bob McDonnell

4 months agoNews : Truthdig


Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell loses university teaching job

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...

Washington Post Compares McDonnell Scandal To ‘We Are All Prostitutes, Classic Post-Punk Anthem

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

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