Blago Behind Bars

Blago Behind Bars

Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich bade farewell to the Chicago media before leaving for a 14-year Colorado vacation in Federal prison. The Democrat is the second Illinois governor in a row to serve time for corruption. His predecessor, Republican George Ryan, is serving a 6 1/2 year sentence in Terre Haute.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons gave Mr. Blagojevich a bon voyage gift, a new name. He’s now known as 40892-424. Here’s another number: 69. That’s how old Mr. B. will be when he finishes serving his time.


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  1. Blago’s Barber Blabs « NotionsCapital Says:

    […] Blagojevich was removed from office in Illinois, convicted of corruption, and has started serving a 16 year sentence in Federal prison, but this news is really cutting. It’s about his […]

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