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THE MORNING BANTER: Former Governor Indictments, Foreclosure Settlements, Net Neutralities, and Rob Ford Making An Ass Of Himself Again

Hope you're not dead from hypothermia! Here's what's happening on the interweb:
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Hope you're not dead from hypothermia! Here's what's happening on the interweb:

1. Former Va. Gov. McDonnell and Wife Charged in Gifts Case

Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were charged Tuesday with illegally accepting gifts, luxury vacations and large loans from a wealthy Richmond area businessman who sought special treatment from state government. The indictment, which you can find here, reads like the script to a great soap opera that I'd never want to watch.

2. Foreclosure Settlement Still Failing 700,000 Families One Year Later

One year after federal bank regulators pledged that a nearly $10 billion legal settlement would quickly deliver cash to foreclosure abuse victims, hundreds of thousands of people are still checking their mailboxes each day, only to find them empty. They then point out that it's adding insult to injury making them go check the mailbox of their foreclosed upon house each day.

3. Just F*cking Google It: Net Neutrality

For all of you confused about net neutrality, here's a handy guide on what is and the issues surrounding it. Now you won't feel dumb when that know-it-all Becky brings this up at happy hour tomorrow after work.

4. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Stars In New Shocking Video...Again!

A new video of Mayor Rob Ford emerged Tuesday that shows him swearing and slurring his words while apparently trying to imitate a Jamaican accent. In the video posted on YouTube, Ford is shown in a fast food restaurant rambling and talking about police surveillance and appears to call police chief Bill Blair a derogatory name.

All before screaming, "Kill Whitey," only to then immediately realize his gaffe upon seeing the audience's reaction