Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is appealing his conviction on corruption charges, or, at least, asking for a reduced prison sentence.
Clandestine Patriot: The outspoken Christian conservative was ousted from office in 2013 for his stand in defense of the 2 ½ ton monument he had installed in the state judicial building, but voters later re-elected him. That's what happens when you don't follow the law. He put religion ahead of law that he is supposed to uphold. How many more decisions has this judge made invoking religion instead of law. That is why there is a separation of church and state. The religious right wants to control America. If that happens the Constitution, and our Freedoms, cease to exist.