Tag: pat robertson

The Rant | Our governor’s Pat Robertson problem

       Video Essay by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Pat Robertson is a known entity, so when he says something off the wall about what caused the Haitian earthquake, you take it with a grain of salt. But the guy he spent Election Night in Virginia watching the election returns with, Bob McDonnell, has something of […]

Connolly: Robertson’s comments on Islam ‘hate-filled rhetoric’

Staff Report 11th District Congressman Gerry Connolly has called on Pat Robertson to apologize for his statement on his “700 Club” TV show that Islam is “not a religion” but a “violent political system.” In a statement issued Wednesday, Connolly said Robertson caused substantial hurt and damage for the Muslim community in Northern Virginia and […]

The Rant | McDonnell’s Robertson Dilemma

It’s not exactly news that Pat Robertson is spouting off about Islam. Except when you consider where Robertson spent Election Night. Bob McDonnell, fairly or unfairly, has to answer for his mentor when he spews his venom. AFP editor Chris Graham pushes the question in today’s edition of The Rant. AFP Video. Length: 2:54.

The Regent administration

Monica Goodling. That’s what a Bob McDonnell gubernatorial term means. Remember Monica? The 1999 graduate of Regent University who was a top aide to Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez? Sure, you do. She’s the lawyer from the class at the former Christian Broadcasting Network University School of Law that had 60 percent of its […]

Winners and Losers

WINNER: Jody Wagner Her campaign was going nowhere fast. Enter the Bob McDonnell thesis, which suddenly makes the lone “detrimental” working woman on either major-party statewide ticket stand out a bit. Memo to Bill Bolling: Repudiate that McDonnell guy, or face the firing squad with him.