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"bob mcdonald" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"That's all follow the bottom please yes but our local work okay ninety will get any question for Bob McDonald governor has made clear that he wants aggressive enforcement of the limit in terms of the number of people in the workplace is your health department have the bandwidth to do all the things you need to do and scale up testing can be the primary enforcers on workplace one yeah I think you could give me your phone screens some feedback please leave your phone thanks I thank you for the question Kyle you know you you raise a good point about resources being stretched I do believe we're going to be able to do that successfully you know every step of the way this is not banned and efforts solely followed out are carried out by the department of public health and environment we've had many partners great partners throughout the city safety and community planning and development excise and licenses and many many other departments that have stepped up to assist with every decision every step of the way including enforcement so I do believe we're going to be successful with doing that that being said we rely on the public we rely on employees that they seized concerns to call that into three one one we've been very successful in applying rapid and our response with following up on those concerns when they come to our attention year old fox thirty one year you talk about communicating to the public new guidelines as they come out where can we see what currently is in place what's going to be changing where can it all be available and how soon do you plan to have guidelines for that we're thinking they would be open to a third yeah I appreciate that the cold very good question let me clarify again Denver's order stayed home or did not expire until April thirtieth and so even with the governor's move for toward opening or easing the opening of the state this weekend Devers would would remain in place for an additional four days and so we're extending that order out to may the eighth again what we know today is what will be in place up until may eighth and it's important that people understand that the businesses that have been permitted to open up until our during this stay at home order a considered essential businesses will continue to operate those who have not been allowed to open will still not be allowed to openness and Denver Colorado until may the eighth fastest me may ninth the as we roll through may ninth so midnight may ninth this is Connor I was worried thanks.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Quirks and Quarks
"I bet he ate all program Komo shared inheritance cracks Hi I'm torture sitting in for Bob McDonald Bob's away this week so this is a rare chance for me to sit in the host chair and I'm delighted to bring some great stories this week like the one about an exotic primate that we've just learned has six fingers this is more than just a little note there's a bone or piece of cartilage when we looked really carefully at it we even notice that there's a fingerprint also this story of a bird whose mating call all is so loud it makes his potential partner Flinch so what the female does he backs off she flies back furiously anticipating what's going to happen and the patient researcher a scientists cancer diagnosis leads to a change of life and a change of her. Life's work here I was is talking about you know again treatment and then I was diagnosed and then I totally got it plus will look into a yeast infection they can lead to people for mentoring alcohol in their own valleys and how climate change might be helping earthworms invade Canada all this and more today uncorked zinc works ooh.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio
"We are here in the mobile studio at the Consumer Electronics Show here in Las Vegas, and we have another repeat guest. Bob, McDonald, Savar, welcome. Thanks to taking the time out of this craziness out here called, thanks. They'll happen to be here again and happy to reconnect with my old Glenwood, buddy. Yeah. Yeah. Closer. You don't recall. He shared the story a little bit last year show. Baba's a is a long term one of the top five analysts in Silicon Valley covered the space for many many years, which impacted me when I was at HP, and it turns out that Bob and reconnected when I was at HP, but Bob, and I ended up going to junior high and high school the other on the south side of Chicago. So we always have this little fun jab about doing shoutouts to the old gangs and down and Glenwood and a factoid that even longtime listeners probably don't know. Is that Bill was a decent baritone player. Yeah. Yeah. It was first year. Verita remind Bob I share baritone. He was second chair trombone that was only briefly why battle with. You've been out roaming around the show here at C S O. What what are you seeing? That's kind of interesting pets it is. It is an obvious the show just continues to grow in terms of its relevance areas. You know? And you've got all got the wacky gadgets as if you've had for a long time, obviously automotive is huge more more robotics this year. We can talk more about that a little bit. But you know, once fascinating takeaway, and since you brought up and this really kind of hit me is that ironically, some of the biggest announcements, I think this year, some of the biggest noise is actually been from the old school categories PC's and TV. And those are the two largest categories from a revenue perspective. That exists in consumer electronics people often forget that. And they still bribe the bulk of the purchases per dollar spent. And the other interesting thing about them all the announcement incremental right? There were no breakthrough announcements. I did just come from the press conference where they announced their first seven nanometer break. But really at the end of the day all of these things a relatively for mental. And I think that's also reflection of where the consumer electronics industry is as a whole. I think there have been times where we've had a big jumps. And then kind of more evolutionary then jumps and then evolutionary, and I feel like we're we're on the cusp of big ones. I think but we're just on the cost and a lot of the stuff this year. I thought was kind of interesting in terms of it being more enhancements in these areas. You know, we saw eight KT, which I would argue Israel. It's kind of an evolution. People with others. We saw obviously advances on everything from an Intel and AMD, and then all the system guys are announcing systems and a ton of gaming gaming is a huge deal. There's a lot of that. And some of what I think is going to be really big which is game streaming by think, we're we're a little bit earlier there were some interest. The volume of video traffic over twitch. But I'm talking about actually delivering the game. So in other words, a Netflix for games played bass game. I don't have to pay. I'm in the middle of a major upgrade on my black. Bright was an example writers drop three grand on doing a PC upgrade. Right. Daming? Rick. You don't need to do that. Look, you're never gonna get you know. The exact same experience. When you have the latest generation are there. But for a lot of people the ability to be able to play a game like at the AM press office. They talked about their deal with Google to do the Google stream system where you're going to be able to play from a browser on anything and get ten eighty sixty frames per second on some triple a type game, regardless of what kind of device hardware you have. That's great. Because what it does introduces bore people the opportunity lady, the ones really get into it. Then we'll get a dedicated rig. But it gives you the flexibility. Also when we think about cloud gaming to start something on a session somewhere. And then if you move around onto another device or you're traveling pick it up on a different device that doesn't necessarily have same level. Of course. So anyway, I think that's an interesting thing. So that was one of the big takeaways was this kind of sense of what's going on. And then we start to see things like obviously LG showed their role last year role. Foldable TV Rollerball, whatever you wanna call in the years that I've been flexible, too, I know, exactly. But now they're gonna actually announce it announced it's gonna be a real product. That was the difference. So I thought that was interesting development as well. But again, sort of I would argue more of an incremental thing within the big category. Other interesting news and TV's force was the apple I tunes in home kit integration with a lot of the big TV player. So for years Apple's had obviously not only not a physical presence, but not much of a real presence at sea after the early days when a huge portion of CBS would be apple accessories. That's kind of all die down there. But it's not as big a deal. Right. And so Apple's influence on the show really kind of wait. Now, all of a sudden, they finally opened up home kit and items be software as and their work. They announced the deal with Samsung for I tunes and then with Samsung, Sony, LG and dizzy. Or on kit and airplay to and eventually, I think tunes on on those. Level. Also announced apple TV app. What I'm saying? That's the apple TV, I tunes app on on all these. So when apple announces their streaming service as they're expected to later this year, all of a sudden, all these smart TV's, we'll be able to play it without having to buy an apple though, that was actually a very interesting, but again incremental panel discussion, but also highlights streaming and the importance of. We're going to see in terms of streaming Donnelly video content said. So to me again, pulling it back it's about the evolution of these extreme categories, integrating some of the new stuff, the cloud based thing and kind of giving us a different view of where we're going overall. Yeah. I agree with you. They, you know, we're seeing aka we've actually there some sixteen kids on the floor in my view. Everybody always asks because it's gonna drive like a consumer rush to like when everybody upgrade HD. Right. But at least he was a different form factor. It was a big step up you go from HD even four K you roughly fifty fifty with consumers being able to tell the difference. What we find actually leaves? My opinion is is color actually has a bigger impact on the perception of resolution, then resolution does absolutely. And the reason why or cake. TV's are doing. So I'll now is because they're four K H E R the high dynamic, and that's the thing that is getting people to go up to four K. Does you're right on the resolution side, you have to be really big super big screens or super close in some cases color makes a big deal. So the concern with a K is we'll look you already got HDR four K all you're really getting AK. Is that extras, oh, by the way, right now, there's zero content. What you're doing is making pixel. Your upscale, you know, four k content. Do these screen so and the interesting thing on on the Cape brunt is we're getting a very, you know. As expected an enormous range of of solution. Some benders have been really discreet about how to separate aka from K others are just like they're throwing a across the line. I think that's going to use. And I dug in this a little bit. So for example, Sony, they're only eight gate. Are larger than therefore? So there's a very discreet simple way to say. Look if you want an eighty eight or ninety five I know, it's great. But if you want something that big, then we'll give you eight K. Right. And you figure anybody who wants a TV that big probably wants eight cakes. Exactly. So that makes sense. But with a lot of these other vendors, they're you know, they're doing fifty five or sixty five that's the mainstream of four cases. It was like, wait a minute. Now. How do you sell that? Really? I think confused, so we'll see what happens. But again, none of it's gonna matter until there's AK content. That's a long way off. Well, I think it actually gonna come around sooner. Because in the case of the work that we do at Kibble labs. One of our members j com Japan, the whole push to eight K is because it's a regulatory requirement in Japan or the twenty twenty one twenty Olympics cable operators and broadcasters in Japan have to be able to transmit AK content because they're going to shoot it. Okay. Right. So it again, you could argue whether that's a good regulatory push to drive innovation or not such a good thing. But it's a lot of attention getting a huge amount of attention in Japan in the ramp up to the twenty twenty Olympics. We're gonna take another quick commercial break when we come back. We're gonna continue our conversation with Bob McDonnell talking about what are all the new and exciting and interesting things happening in Las Vegas here.
Bob McDonald talks to Dr. Andrew Derocher about the state of polar bear populations
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"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"The jury instructions explain a little bit more about that short while the mcdonald decision was a case involving the former virginia governor bob mcdonald and that was a case in which the court clarified what constituted an official act to support a bribery charge and in that case it supreme court held that the official act had to be a formal exercise of government power similar to a lawsuit or a hearing or administrative determination and that merely setting up a meeting isn't enough in that case they were allegations that the former governor had set up meetings in exchange for receiving gifts from somebody who was trying to push a business succeed in virginia here though there really was a question that the former speaker had taken official axe here the case really turned on whether or not the government could establish that there was a direct quid pro quo connection between those acts and the benefits that he ultimately received the government's case was too strong for silver to overcome what were the key points of silver's defense in the honest practice of law remember that legislators in new york state as with many other states are allowed to have jobs in addition to their legislative traditions positions are not fulltime positions and so his position was simply that he was practicing law and they'd do anything illegal by taking these referral fees the government on the other hand argued that what he did was he exchanged official acts he took certain acts to benefit certain individuals in exchange for those referral fees and ultimately the jury found that there was persuasive evidence to support the government's position defense says they're going to appeal what's the likelihood of a reversal the second time around i think it's going to be difficult the second time around i think there's substantial evidence tears to support the conviction and remember the reversal the first time around really had nothing to do with the facts of the trial had to do with mcdonald decision and had to do with the instruction that was given that was determined by the second circuit to have been overly broad so i think they have an client to.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Skullduggery
"Well i think the most important tick away here is that there's so much more now that i think we still don't know and need to know you know i think when the when the stormy daniels news i started breaking i think a lot of thought it was just a sort of salacious distraction but more and more every day that goes on with every one of these developments you know it seems like these are all actually part of the much larger puzzle here and just to what extent there was foreign money and foreign interest being peddled either directly or indirectly to you know the trump universe through michael cohen guys frankly i think you know we're just at the tip of the iceberg now with regard to what we know and and what we can you know what we're going to find out the in terms of legal exposure we'll just walk us through this for a bit because i mean look hustling clients by suggesting you can get them access yes to a new administration you know that's kind of what k street lobbying for do right for a living so i mean is there something about the way michael cohen went about this that makes it more problematic or inviting for federal prosecutors so i think it's too soon to tell but certainly there's enough smoke there to at least mixer there isn't a fire i mean it's certainly the case that you know pay to play as a sort of old standby of washington politics and we should say i mean the supreme court you know made it a lot harder a couple years ago in the bob mcdonald case to actually successfully bring federal corruption prosecutions for the not that dissimilar pay to play arrangements i think there are couple of differences here that could elevate this above and beyond the run of the mill case the first is you know a lot of this money is foreign money and we're foreign money is implicated there.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Vox's The Weeds
"Being a certain amount of weight they would let you go to another clinic the eight would pay for it there is the debate that's happening right now the debate that seems to be part of secretary schulkin stepping down is about how far to expand this should we just let any va beneficiary go to a private clinic if that is their preference if even if there isn't a wait time if they just feel like they're going to get better care at a private clinic should they be able to make that choice so that's my short rundown of the va so so the the legislative history of this is there were these scandals under the obama administration where it turned out that basically they had created financial incentives to keep the way time short but some administrators were responding to incentives not by actually keeping the way time short but by fudging the records and so because the records were being fudged it wasn't just that people were needing to wait longer than they wanted to but the care was actually being compromised because there weren't correct statements of how long people have been waiting so so this was a big thing shinseki step down obama brought in bob mcdonald who was a he was an obama appointee but he was a republican not super partisan republican but a executive proctor and gamble who had donated to a lot of republicans in congress over the years a but critically like a administrator of a big company that had a big sort of piece of the healthcare pie but you know like he wasn't a doctor he was a guy who like ran big things so he came in and then bernie sanders and john mccain who critically like john mccain is himself a military veteran and an extensive user va services and mccain reflected what as far as i can tell is the view of most veterans in american certainly must veterans organizations in america which is that they liked the idea of having a special veterans health.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)
"Nice suspect that proposal serves some parties somewhere pretty well but it's not transformational it's more along the lines of dereliction it doesn't serve veterans well and it certainly doesn't sit well with me that was then va secretary bob mcdonald in july twenty sixteen of right at the height of the two thousand sixteen presidential campaign after trump won that election and it came time to choose a cabinet mr trump put off announcing his choice for secretary for very very long time it was one of the last positions he announced and during that time when nobody knew it was going to happen to that job all these veterans groups lined up to ask trump to please keep bob mcdonald on as secretary he had their trust they thought he was doing a good job trump did not listen to them he fired bob mcdonald who had continued to warn against privatizing the va then trump went onto fire schulkin schulkin says that he was fired because of his resistance to efforts to privatize the va and then the ronnie jackson disaster happened so now what happens i mean not just in terms of the administration and who they try to nominate next but for this specific part of our governments sacred responsibility to take care of our veterans particularly in light of what appears to be very serious pressure to try to make the va go away what what happens here next for va i want to bob mcdonald would come back.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Question about win a campaign contribution becomes a bribe a lot of people are doing things with campaign contributions that they're not supposed to be this comes up you know unfortunately a lot in really well it certainly did with blagojevich it comes up you know periodically and a lot of cases and the question of you know where you draw the legal wine is is important because politicians have to ask for money right that's that's the way our system works they have asked for money to run their campaigns and very often they're asking for for money from people who want something and that's what happened with blagojevich he happened to be wiretapped he happened to be extremely profane and and you know the way that he was talking about money and doing favors for money was enough for a jury to convict him and he's now in jail on a fourteen year sentence one of the longest sentences ever in a corruption case and so you know this but there's still a question of did he his defense was he never explicitly linked a promise of a favor for contribution there was no kinda he never crossed the line there was no smoking gun even though he's talking about both things at the same time he never said if you give me this money i will do this for you and that was the issue that we're trying to get before the supreme court others have tried in previous cases has been a circuit split on it but the court decided to let it go this time and leave it for another day so that's that's the way that is in thirty seconds we also got to remember that the supreme court threw out the bribery conviction of virginia governor bob mcdonald into that great this grey area right that was some there was reason to think that maybe which is case would be heard because of the case mcdonald case had some slightly different legal issues but the issue of you know should we allow prosecutors leeway to prosecute politicians was it issue with mcdonnell and the and the court decided you know for whatever reason the mcdonald case that they needed to rein in prosecutors so that was that was what they were citing in that.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Word of mouth spreads and a handful turns to hundreds and hundreds turn to thousands what was the debate like in the community of louist and the people who were already there when refugees started to arrive the debate has has had an abc and the flow there have been how contentious moments in which the town as had to do some reckoning on both sides with itself in a recent bbc documentary lewis ins mayor boston native bob mcdonald sounded less than welcoming new you come you accept our culture leave your culture door there have been some incidents there has been you know some moments of of you know a mayor writing a letter saying stopped coming um you know were tapped enough and then you know ways to find a path forward and that's really where the story of of my book comes in because the story of one goal is the story of one of those paths oh god talk a little bit more about a lewis than soccer team and how they were playing what they were doing as their towns started to change yes soccer was something that coach would say athletes used to get ready for their real sports that this is a championship hockey town that this was a way to stay in shape in the fall and as somalis brought a passion for soccer to lewis stem it wasn't that it became a soccer tan instead of a hockey town it became a hockey town and a soccer town they began to fill the parks you began to see in a refugee youth leagues and they found their way onto the high school team sir talk about coach mike mcgraw because he's a central character he he is essential character my favorite thing that the players say about mike mcgraw is that coach doesn't care where were from as long as we passed the ball and i think that that speaks volumes right to how he approached this uh he calls it the advantage of the ball that the rules of soccer the way that you build the play the way that you.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on The Takeaway
"Ends mayor boston native bob mcdonald sounded less than welcoming new you come in you accept our culture the media culture at doerr there have been some incidents there has been you know some moments of of you know a mayor writing a letter saying stopped coming were tapped enough and then you know ways to find a path forward and that's really where the story of of my book comes in because the story of one goal is the story of one of those pass ugh talk a little bit more about to lewis in soccer team in how they were playing what they were doing as their town started to change yes soccer was something that coach would say athletes used to get ready for their real sports that this is as championship hockey town that this was a way to stay in shape in the fall and as somalis brought a passion for soccer to lewis tin it wasn't that it became a soccer town instead of a hockey town it became a hockey town and a soccer town they began to fill the parks you began to see in a refugee youth leagues and they found their way onto the high school team so talk about coach mike mcgraw because he's a central character he he is a central character my favorite thing that the players say about mike mcgraw is that coach doesn't care where were from as long as we passed the ball and i think that that speaks volumes right to how he approached this uh he calls it the advantage of the ball that the rules of soccer the way that you build a play the way that you build a team was a natural way for this team to serve as an exemplar for the community but let's not be to pollyannaish about it he starts to notice that he doesn't have a welloiled integrated unit of american kids somalia kids playing together on one team it's not quite like that it first now there's a real turning point for this team it happens in in august preseason practice and he's walking to the practice field.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Conviction and in this case with the judge was focusing on was the fact that the government was tying the political contributions to the official lacks simply by showing jurors that they were both for foreign closely in time in other words the youth issa lacks more performed on one day the political contributions and we'll received several days thereafter on the judge said that that was simply not enough for you reasonable juror to conclude that there was that quid pro quo arrangement that is necessary to sustain a conviction the judge dismissed those counts before they went to the jury were there what a motion made at the beginning of the trial to dismiss count but in this case the judge who wanted to hear the evidence wanted to allow the government to proceed with their case and see what all of the evidence flaws before he made his final decision that that was not enough to sustain a conviction judge walls bad the case so they would have been facing another judge who might have had a different take on the evidence might that has changed the prosecution's chances will judge wall who you original carl did recused himself from the second trial and it's unclear at this point we can judge would have heard the case but regardless of who the new judge was going to be there really wasn't much left there for the government to hang onto and have a real to cope of getting a conviction on any of accounts of remained the menendez case is an example of how difficult it's become to win public corruption cases africa supreme court's mcdonald decision tell us about that decision lou mcdonald came twig a twenty the 'prein quarter figure involving bob mcdonald the former republican governor of after getting a a.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Conviction and in this case with the judge has focusing on was the fact that the government was crying the political contributions to the official lacks simply by showing jurors that they were both for foreign closely in time in other words the official lacks more performed on one day the political contributions in well received several days thereafter on the judge said if that was simply not enough for your reasonable juror to conclude that there was that quid pro quo arrangement that is necessary to sustain a conviction the judge dismissed those counts before they went to the jury reward the motion made at the beginning of a trial to dismiss count but in this case the judge who wanted to hear the evidence wanted to allow the government to proceed with their case and you what all of the evidence flaws before he made his final decision that that was not enough to sustain a conviction judge walls bad out of the case so they what has been facing another judge who might have had a different take on the evidence my dad has changed the prosecution's chances will judge wall from the original trial did recuse himself from the second trial and it took a clear at this point we judge would have heard the case but regardless of who the new judge is going to be there really wasn't much left there for the government to hang onto and how they real to cope of getting a conviction on any of the council remained the menendez case is an example of how difficult it's become to win public corruption cases after the supreme court's mcdonald's decision tell us about that decision lou mcdonald gay 2015 capri in court decision involving bob mcdonald a former republican governor of virginia i medicaid and faithfully reined in prosecutors in all these political corruption cases by forcing prosecutors.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"For the las vegas shooting rampage undersheriff cabinet make may hill says fit looked at gunman stephen cox personal life political affiliation economic situation in any potential radicalization he says they're aware that isis has claimed responsibility for the attack but so far no evidence that us officials say in american soil older missing for nearly two days in this year has been found dead in one four us troops killed in a deadly ambush his body found identify today after an extensive search for security forces from nature also killed the us labor department says the us lost thirty three thousand jobs in september after hurricanes harvey an army hit texas florida further south eastern states first decline in six years get employment rate fell to four point two percent from four point four percent lowest level since two thousand one and former louisiana congressman william jefferson was sentenced to thirteen years in prison on bribery charges famously caught heightening ninety thousand dollars in cash it is freezer has been ordered immediately released receive a new sentencing hearing in his falls last year supreme court decision involving progen governor bob mcdonald's picky more difficult convict public officials on bribery related offenses and we're gonna begin with the announcement about birth control coverage under obama care of the trump administration issuing a ruling that allows the changing the requirement that most companies cover birth control as preventive care for women at no additional cost instead allowing employers to opt out if providing the birth control violates their religious beliefs on moral convictions in the white house press secretary sarah sanders asked about it asked about the engines us the aclu has already filed a lawsuit early announces intention to and this was their response that said and i quote the trump administration is forcing women the pay for their bosses religious police they go on as they were filing with laws if he got the federal government cannot authorise discrimination against women in the name of religion or otherwise your response to that with you one i don't think it's been a secret that i would probably never use the aclu to get any of my talking points the president believes that the freedom to practise one's faith is a fundamental right in this country and i think all of us.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on The Big 98
"The bob mcdonald's is still mcgraw sam you're listening to the bombing bones sherwin of eight you know we started the show two and a half hours ago and we started the show with uh twenty were dead and hundreds were injured i woke up to two dead and they didn't know how many were injured friday now i'm just headline is fits the deadliest mass shooting in us history at least fifty dead two hundred plus are injured and i and my fear and the reality is that number will probably go up and it was the route ninety one parvez festival it was in las vegas of his right it was on the strip this happened last night we were there for the festival we played it saturday night so not saying nazi feel sorry for us but just the you know the context of we were there we saw like we we know what it was and the the news is asking the earlier if i felt safe cory i felt very safe it wasn't someone who was on the crowd who ended a shooting people it was someone who had thought it out and climbed up a hotel we went in the elevator and took his weapons and found a spot and like a coward just started shooting down here's a witness apparently i was hiding in jerusalem and then and then with done the shooting stop i peaked out the front of the door peaked my head out police officer screamed go co and i rallied everybody out of that room and we ran toward the.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Progressive Talk 1350 AM
"Jury chances are we would say this is pretty obvious this is corruption this is why we felt like politicians right you just see it and it's pretty obvious there is a problem that's why you and 'iran senior legal analyst huh the united states prrime court is the last word on what these laws that congress rights actually mean there is a federal bribery law they're really really is and the federal bribery law contains some vague language in it like it is a crime for a public official to quote receive or accept anything of value fair enough right that makes sense he can receiver accept anything of value in exchange for being influenced in the performance of any official act so here's the question what's an official act and i'm not being snarky that is the heart of the case what is an official act right you cannot receive or accept anything of value in exchange for being influenced in the performance of any official act right so you don't have to do an fish like you just have to be influenced in the performance of any official act but everything depends on what the heck is an official act and i'm not kidding this is what warriors do and the supreme court dealt with this exact issue in the bob mcdonnell case a couple of years ago you may remember there was a republican on trial and he was convicted and he was since the two years in federal prison and ultimately he was exonerated by the us supreme court in a unanimous 80 decision by the way this was when they had eight judges right because and innocently died and and there was no replacement you remember that okay eight zero it was a unanimous decision the united states supreme court the democrats republicans all eight of them said that under the federal bribery law and ohficial act is not doing the things that then republican governor virginia bob mcdonald it arranging meetings right making introductions this is what bob mcdonald did this what the jury convicted him of under the federal bribery law and the spree court said those things taking a rolex a taking the use of a really expensive convertible any weekend at a very exclusive a lakefront home right and taking thousands of dollars.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on Quirks and Quarks
"I will be in jackson wyoming in northwestern wyoming up in the tetons near yellowstone national park and i live in colorado so wyoming is the closest state to get to to to go to the path totality jackson is just a beautiful beautiful place with the mountain backdrop our plan on august 21st is actually to be on the top of a mountain up a ten thousand feet at the ski resort and the reason i want to be up there is not only because at altitude the s the solar corona should be especially beautiful looking at it through a thinner atmosphere but because from an altitude we'll be able to look to the west and actually see the moon's shadow as it races in from idaho as it just basically this black curtain from outer space rushing in at two thousand miles an hour i've seen five total solar eclipses i have never gotten a really good view of this of the moon's shadow racing in and so that's my goal for this eclipse is to to just see that wash over me as the eclipse comes in so if you see a silverhaired radio host in wyoming that's our regular host bob mcdonald please wave and say hi absolutely i will look for him at i'll look for him with the bill beneath the silver hair of the solar corona and aspect david baran thanks for coming on the show oh it was my pleasure thanks very much and i wish everyone clear skies on monday david baran is a science writer and his new book is american clips and nations epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world.
"bob mcdonald" Discussed on The Big 98
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