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Jesse Jackson Jr Charged With Stealing $750,000 In Campaign Cash Used To Purchase "Fur Capes And Parkas" And Much More

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And so the surreal criminal saga of former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. ("JJJR", "Junior" or just "Jackson") has ended. Jackson, 47, a prominent Chicagoan son of the civil-rights leader of the same name for the handful of people who are unaware, was a national co-chairman of President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign and an advocate of traditional Democratic Party constituencies. He disappeared in June, and it was later revealed that he was being treated at the Mayo Clinic for bipolar disorder and gastrointestinal issues, although now it appears kleptomania may have been one of the afflictions treated too. He returned to his Washington home in September but went back to the clinic the next month. As Bloomberg summarizes, "he pushed to maintain government support for the poor, including welfare, assistance for heating bills and the Head Start early education program." He certainly was very generous with other people's money.

So generous, in fact, that hours ago he was charged with "misusing", also known as stealing, some $750,000 in campaign funds for purchases including a $43,350 gold Rolex watch, $5,150 for fur capes and parkas, $9,588 worth of "children's furniture", Michael Jackson and Bruce Lee memorabilia and much more.

At the same time Jackson’s wife, Sandra Stevens Jackson, was charged in a separate case with filing false tax returns. She faces a maximum penalty of three years in prison. Junior's charge has a maximum term of five years in prison. More importantly, he is sorry (to be caught, we can only surmise): "I want to offer my sincerest apologies to my family, my friends and all of my supporters for my errors in judgment and while my journey is not yet complete, it is my hope that I am remembered for the things that I did right."

We hope Jackson's career-ender is a shining beacon of light what happens when the "misuse" of other people's money is finally exposed, especially, as the case may be, when once it finally all runs out.

From Bloomberg:

No court dates have been set.


William Miller, a spokesman for U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen in Washington, declined to comment on the charges.


Jackson’s wife will plead guilty to one count of tax fraud, her lawyers, Dan Webb and Tom Kirsch of Winston & Strawn LLP, said in a statement.


“Ms. Jackson has accepted responsibility for her conduct, is deeply sorry for her actions, and looks forward to putting this matter behind her and her family,” according to the statement.

Jackson, who ended a career of almost 17 years in the U.S. Congress by resigning in November, won a special election for a vacant House seat in 1995 and began serving on Dec. 12 of that year. He subsequently never garnered less than 81 percent of the general-election vote in his district on Chicago’s South Side until last year when he won a 10th House term with 63 percent.


His wife resigned her Chicago alderman seat last month.


Jackson was a national co-chairman of President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign and an advocate of traditional Democratic Party constituencies. He pushed to maintain government support for the poor, including welfare, assistance for heating bills and the Head Start early education program.


Jackson was caught up in the scandal surrounding former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s attempts to sell an appointment to Obama’s former Senate seat. Identified in court papers as “Senate Candidate 5” who was willing to raise money for the governor’s re-election, Jackson denied the allegations and said he wasn’t a target in the federal probe.


Blagojevich was convicted in June 2011 and sentenced to 14 years in prison.


Educated at the elite Washington prep school St. Albans, Jackson graduated from North Carolina A&T State University in 1987. He earned a master’s degree in theology from Chicago Theological Seminary and a law degree from University of Illinois College of Law.

And since everyone only wants to know just what "memorabilia" and other trinkets he spent $750,000 of taxpayer money on, here is the list from the conspiracy charge:

  • $43,350 gold-plated Rolex;
  • $9,587.64 worth of children's furniture;
  • $5,150 worth of fur capes and parkas
  • $1,553 porcelain collector's items

And then this:

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Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:40 | 3248412 malikai
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See. We Chicagoans know how to be crooked.

The rest of you should be taking notes, damnit.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:43 | 3248420 Thomas
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He better get bundling ASAP. BTW-I didn't realize that theft and shakedowns had a genetic component.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:53 | 3248463 eatthebanksters
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You can afford to pay a lot of money for shit when the taxpayer or your donors are paying for it...

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:11 | 3248522 I am more equal...
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What u be talkin about Willis?  I bees intitled.  I'm the son of a slave.  Well sort of ....  a long time ago in a far off land..... damn master.... beat my daddy he did.  dis hear is reparation moddo faqer my mule be needin a fur cape.  love you mammy. 

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:15 | 3248533 AN0NYM0US
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When do we hear from PETA?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:18 | 3248536 Manthong
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It’s refreshing to see one of the corrupt chosen ones take it in the shorts for some of his transgressions.

It would be even more refreshing to learn what he did to piss off certain other chosen few enough to make them give him up.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:20 | 3248543 ihedgemyhedges
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He should just claim he was using the funds as part of his community activist duties. Then he could just run for prez in 2016.....

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:25 | 3248552 BKbroiler
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Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:33 | 3248577 Cheesy Bastard
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Ok, but no more than 32 ounces at a time...

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:49 | 3248612 azusgm
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Go long Duncan-Hienz brownie mix.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:54 | 3248885 The Gooch
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Dolemite ain't got nothin' on Jesse. Or Kerry.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 02:01 | 3248903 The Gooch
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<-----BK = Bloomberg's Blackberry.

<-----BK = Bloomberg maggot staffer's Blackberry

Double fisted cottonmouth cups.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 08:22 | 3249109 GetZeeGold
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I have a dream......a bad bad dream.


Free at last!


Anyone can now become a corrupt politician....regardless of skin color.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 08:53 | 3249144 francis_sawyer
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He doesn't like rednecks...

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 12:19 | 3249421 nope-1004
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We don't need another black guy in our prison system.  Too many already.

BTW.... he did it wrong.  You need to become prez or secretary of something to steal in broad daylight.  Dummy.


Sat, 02/16/2013 - 13:41 | 3249597 francis_sawyer
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pretty boy like that wouldn't last very long... 

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 20:20 | 3250457 gmrpeabody
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He'll be the Democratic presidential candidate one day..., I'd imagine.

As long as he offers the voters a box of free cheese every week or two, they aren't too particular.

Sun, 02/17/2013 - 03:42 | 3250923 TruthInSunshine
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Look to the list of his purchases and those of his family members as Exhibit Fuckin' A as to what RETARDS spend fiat paper on.

Sun, 02/17/2013 - 10:02 | 3251102 francis_sawyer
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UPDATE: Jackson [& wife] plead guilty...


@TIS ~ & with all due respect, I think it's MORE RETARDED to hold the 'fiat paper' in question... But I do agree they could have gotten more useful things in exchange for them...

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 00:08 | 3255010 Redhotfill
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We don't need another black guy in our prison system. Too many already.

BTW.... he did it wrong. You need to become prez or secretary of something to steal in broad daylight. Dummy.


Well bein O's main man should mean he don be gettin indicted n stuff . $hit man! O you gotz to fix dis!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:12 | 3248640 nmewn
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Now THATS funny right there...LOL!!!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:19 | 3248654 derek_vineyard
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whouda thunk?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:25 | 3248665 eatthebanksters
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I wanna see Banzai run with this one...fur coat, fedora brim and the gangsta lean!

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 00:52 | 3248819 jeff montanye
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my favorite part of all these white-collar thieves is where the guy at peregrine financial was fraud so sipc doesn't cover customer losses but corzine at mf global was not fraud so sipc does cover them.  kind of like fraud on top of fraud.  hush money even if, for some, only 54 cents on the dollar.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:45 | 3248872 DaveyJones
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At least it wasn't bruce willis memorabilia

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:56 | 3248889 The Gooch
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Sing along- "I wish that I had Jesse's Grill"


Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:56 | 3248890 jeff montanye
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wait, my new favorite part is closer to the post:

Jackson made it to Congress in 1995 after winning a special election triggered by the resignation of Representative Mel Reynolds, who was convicted of sexual assault, obstruction of justice and solicitation of child pornography. Reynolds is now vying for the seat again in a Feb. 26 Democratic primary (pardoned by clinton).

maybe reynolds can win and when he is jailed again jesse jr. may be pardoned to get back in congress.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 02:10 | 3248916 The Gooch
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Turnstyle of shame.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 04:06 | 3248985 A Nanny Moose
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Marion Barry, bytchez.

Shit doesn't get real until "they" are buying PM's, and losing them in Carnival Cruise Line accidents.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 07:19 | 3249087 He_Who Carried ...
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That is NOT "funney",

that's bullish for Gold !!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:27 | 3248667 Rogue Trooper
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I was way to lazy to read the whole document.  How much was spent on Malt Liquor?

WTF The American Che falls to the MAN.

Now the Rev Jackson son goes down to the MAN.

Wake the fuck up the "O" is just workin, you guessed right brothers, for the MAN... .

Bring on Black Dynamite....

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 02:32 | 3248840 JOYFUL
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(With JJ Jr. reprising Richard Rowntree's role in the original Blackploitation blockbuster, the title takes on a whole new meaning! This time around,  Rahm Emmanuel takes a walk-in role as the local kosher mafia enforcer, loan-sharkin out of the mayor's office, while the corrupt police chief looks the other way as art students disquised as Black Panthers plot to blow up the Sears Tower! Dynamite Action Thriller****) - Siskel&Ebert

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 04:55 | 3249013 Rogue Trooper
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It's complicated Bitchez... can you dig it!

Wow, cannot wait for the tunes in 8-track....

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:12 | 3248638 DoChenRollingBearing
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+ 1

Bon Voyage BK, but don't blame us if you get hungry for a burger...

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:10 | 3248636 DoChenRollingBearing
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@ ihedge

+ 1

I was going to write something very rude along the lines of how the apple does not fall far from the tree, but fortunately I did not...

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:47 | 3248877 gtb
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Why would that be rude?  It's true!

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 08:55 | 3249145 GCT
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I do not know whats worse DoChen the corruption or the sheeple that put him back in office after the charges were filed last year!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:14 | 3248644 Atomizer
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My thoughts as well


Sat, 02/16/2013 - 00:04 | 3248746 Larry Dallas
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Fur capes and parkas. Of course.

Only a black man would use ill-gotten proceeds to buy such crap. Who does he think he is? Kanye West? WTF...

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 10:31 | 3249263 max2205
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Where's the line item for hookers and blow?


I know some people that say he extorted millions to gain influence for compainies.  


Wheres that shit ?

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 20:16 | 3250451 Being Free
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Wheres that shit ?

That's why he and his wife are "very sorry and look forward to putting this behind them".

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 00:14 | 3255028 Redhotfill
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"very sorry & putting behind them"  = Pardon from O

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:11 | 3248525 Buck Johnson
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LOLOLOLOLO, yea.  I knew this guy was caught doing something when he decided last year to get "treatment" for his issues.  He was guilty and he knew it.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:40 | 3248596 HappyCamper
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I’m surprised that Tyler hasn’t yet posted that the squid is being investigated for slaughtering Muppets out of season. 

"Securities regulators on Friday filed suit against unknown traders in the options of ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co, alleging they traded on inside information before the company announced a deal to be acquired for $23 billion by Warren…"

The article goes on to say Goldman Sacs is in the SEC's crosshairs.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:45 | 3248605 HappyCamper
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" a statement Goldman Sachs Group Inc said it was cooperating with the regulator's investigation."

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 07:24 | 3249090 Frankie Carbone
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" ensure that as many small-fish muppets as possible are left holding the bag."

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 10:32 | 3249264 mjcOH1
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"I’m surprised that Tyler hasn’t yet posted that the squid is being investigated for slaughtering Muppets out of season."

There is no closed season for muppet.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 00:59 | 3248832 Sauk Leader
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What a terrible congressman! He was so bad with his insider trades he had to tap his campaign funds!

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 00:45 | 3248809 El Oregonian
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Wow genetic component... I wonder if it will run through reverend Jesse Jackson's bastard children also? Hmmm.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 09:40 | 3249185 knukles
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Actually in recent medical research the Brits claim to have found it to be so. 
Or so they claim. 

Hey, Idea!

Why don't we just call it "cultural"

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:50 | 3248445 SheepleLOVEched...
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I mean I can understand the Jimi Hendrix memorabilia, but fur capes? cmon. What is he trying to be the black superman?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:02 | 3248491 dracos_ghost
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Nah, Bootsie Collins.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:23 | 3248548 Cheesy Bastard
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Yeah,  only blood sucking vampires wear capes. 

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:26 | 3248559 Uber Vandal
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:12 | 3248639 wee-weed up
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Looks like Daddy, Jesse Jackass, will have to ramp up his "shake-down" operations!

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 07:29 | 3249092 Frankie Carbone
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I'm not sure if Denny's is even turning a profit anymore. Do they have a "Black man not be taking dat' sheeet, motha fuckin' cracker" payoff fund in their budget anymore?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:50 | 3248614 azusgm
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James Brown would be proud.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 12:57 | 3249509 BeanusCountus
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Looking at the list, this is obviously a huge misunderstanding.  He needed everything for his Halloween fundraiser with the Michael Jackson theme.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:05 | 3248497 BlueStreet
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He's now officially qualified to be governor.  

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 08:50 | 3248879 francis_sawyer
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 Nic Nolte: "Look at you ~ You're wearing a $5,000 fur cape & you're still a low life"

Jesse Jackson: "Yeah ~ but I look GOOD"

Sun, 02/17/2013 - 12:18 | 3251235 squexx
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Governor, hell! He's presidential material! He will probably get 2 Nobel PC Prizes when he gets elected!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:18 | 3248541 Freddie
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So generous, in fact, that hours ago he was charged with "misusing", also known as stealing.

LOL!  Funny shit from the Tylers.  ;-)

As John Tutorro aka Bernie Birnbaum "the schmatta kid" in Miller's Crossing would say - "what is the play?"

I don't get it.  Jesse and pals are Obummer friends.  Nobody gets indicted in Chicago or by the US attorney without Obummer or Rahm's okay.

Is this the night of the long knives against Jesse Jackson?


Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:41 | 3248598 tarsubil
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Yeah, considering his mental issues, maybe it was a lovers spat with Obama?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:16 | 3248647 nmewn
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"Yeah, considering his mental issues..."

Man got no choice who he daddy is!

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:23 | 3248805 e_goldstein
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Daddy Jackson once said of Obama:
"I want to cut his nuts out."

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:52 | 3248881 DaveyJones
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Ironic phrase given the news    good thing his son looks sane in the picture

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:55 | 3248622 Mugatu
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Yes, to be a crooked is quite Chicagoan.  To be caught though is more Washingtonian.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 12:44 | 3249485 DosZap
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He is like a 100 others UP there, he just got caught.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 11:26 | 3249325 Fredo Corleone
Sat, 02/16/2013 - 15:09 | 3249801 Clayton Bigsby
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I'll bet anyone on this list everything in my pocket against everything in yours this cocksucker gets re-elected when he gets out of prison.  They had marion berry on tape smoking crack with a hooker and he got elected back to public office.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:41 | 3248413 ACP
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Pimpin' ain't easy, bitchez.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:06 | 3248500 eatthebanksters
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Looks like he was heavy on the crack pipe in 09'.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:13 | 3248528 Temporalist
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Now I know who it was that outbid me for that Fur Cape on eBay.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 01:58 | 3248897 DaveyJones
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nice    the comments are doin the extra tonight

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 07:33 | 3249094 Frankie Carbone
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Your loss bitch! I took the felt feather cap too for just under 7 large!

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 10:53 | 3249297 krispkritter
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Fiat pimpin'...

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 14:45 | 3249765 Taffy Lewis
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"Now pimpin' ain't easy but it's necessary'
So I'm chasin' bitches like Tom's chasin' Jerry"

- Down for Whatever, Ice Cube

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:42 | 3248418 SillySalesmanQu...
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He learned well from Daddy...

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:57 | 3248471 AllWorkedUp
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Exactly, learned everything from Daddy. He'll probably be re-elected.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:41 | 3248595 Beam Me Up Scotty
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Another pompous assed liberal prick who thinks its OK to live like a king, but everyone else should live like a peasant.  Of all the pompous asses, I hate the Limosine Liberal the most.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:45 | 3248606 The Shootist
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Yeah, the "long-legged Mack Daddy," Barry O'bama.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:18 | 3248651 pokrova
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Bush's fault

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 00:28 | 3248782 booboo
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his pappy warned, "stay out the bushes" right before Sr. Knocked up a young girl. 

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 14:39 | 3249745 wee-weed up
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The dingleberry doesn't fall far from the asshole.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:43 | 3248422 catacl1sm
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Is anyone surprised?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:48 | 3248608 Freddie
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This is some BS theater.  My guess is the have this fake trial and he is acquitted.  Like Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters.   Why?  Obummer sending a warning to Jesse Sr?  

No way he gets convicted of anything unless obama and rahm want him convicted.  There are no real laws or law enforcement especailly in Chicago.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:43 | 3248423 Eireann go Brach
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Are you sure that is not Obama?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:47 | 3248439 ACP
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If he had a son, he'd look like Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:44 | 3248426 nmewn
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Chicago! Chicago! that toddlin' towwwn.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:44 | 3248428 CunnyFunt
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His getup is a bit poofy.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:01 | 3248484 eatthebanksters
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Gold plated Rolex, $43K?  What a loser!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:29 | 3248674 Tinky
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No no no...that was a misunderstanding. It is a solid gold Rolex, but he kept in on a gold plate on his dresser.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:32 | 3248679 ImReady
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Poor guy, sounds like he OG'd.  So sad. 

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:45 | 3248704 Rogue Trooper
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How about sum real fine Chrome Spinin' alloys for the limo? Must be somewhere in the list... $750,000 where's the rest? Custom pneumatic suspension?  Chrome .32 ACP?.... Choom 'n' Hookers?

Yep, Gold Rolex's really suck big time....

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 12:01 | 3249380 Overfed
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I don't think Rolex sells gold-plated anything.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:44 | 3248429 Dewey Cheatum Howe
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Off topic but of interest, bit a freudian slip maybe?

During a Google hangout Thursday night, President Barack Obama was asked about his administration deporting “record numbers” of illegal immigrations during his first term. His poorly phrased response sounded more like something you might expect from Vice President Joe Biden.

“This is something I’ve struggled with throughout my presidency,” Obama said. “The problem is that I’m the president of the United States, I’m not the emperor of the United States. My job is to execute laws that are passed.”

youtube video embedded in article.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:50 | 3248449 nmewn
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"The problem is that I’m the president of the United States, I’m not the emperor of the United States.My job is to execute laws that are passed.”

I'm sure he's contemplating some Executive Order to fix that.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:58 | 3248477 Jim in MN
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Just delete all except " My job is to execute. "

Fixed.  Fo' real.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:02 | 3248489 nmewn
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Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:13 | 3248527 Stuffs And Stuff
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"The problem is that I’m the president of the United States"

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:23 | 3248659 Buckaroo Banzai
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His problem??

More like OUR problem.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 12:00 | 3249376 Fedaykinx
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you got that right.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:01 | 3248486 ACP
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No need, with the support of the Idiocracy:

"Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and gave him triumphal processions and laughed delightedly at his licentiousness and thought it very superior of him to acquire vast amounts of gold illicitly. Blame the people who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of the 'new, wonderful good society' which shall now be Rome's, interpreted to mean 'more money, more ease, more security, more living fatly at the expense of the industrious.' Julius was always an ambitious villain, but he is only one man."


Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:50 | 3248434 BigInJapan
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Pimpin' ain't easy!

Damn. That's already taken?
Alright then.

"It was the educated brother from the bank. If I'm going down, I'm taking a whole lotta people with me!"

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:46 | 3248436 q99x2
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It is racism by the Fed banksters. That's all it is. They are targeting the black folk now. Moving into Africa to begin stealing their rescources. Taking their genes in Australia.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:46 | 3248437 Unprepared
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He's was just cold that's all, you know, global warming or cooling or whatever.


And "the Mayo Clinic for bipolar disorder and gastrointestinal issues"? Maybe he should just stop the mayonnaise.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:46 | 3248438 gimli
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The fur capes were obviously another way to keep people warm, paying the heating bills just weren't enough.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:49 | 3248441 American Dreams
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He is a same race friend of the King, nothing will happen and the sheep will not even remember Jesse Jackson had a son in 3, 2, 1 ....


End of story


American Dreams

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:49 | 3248443 hunglow
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Black fur reversible?  WTF!  What color is the other side...

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:51 | 3248454 BigInJapan
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The reverse is a Chicago Bulls Championship jacket.
Red mink, yo.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:52 | 3248455 nmewn
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Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:49 | 3248444 Rick Blaine
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That said, I do admire his tastes.

...especially the Bruce Lee stuff.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:54 | 3248465 nmewn
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I was a little put off by the bloc of pedophile memorabilia...prolly jus me tho ;-)

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:56 | 3248468 Rick Blaine
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Hmmmm...good point.


Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:07 | 3248505 nmewn
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It wasn't a critique of yours...I'm a fan of Lee too...and Eddie V ;-)

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 10:16 | 3249232 rguptatx
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He disbursed $43,350 for a gold-plated Rolex? I mean, for that kind of money, you should be able to buy two solid-gold Rolexes. What a stupid putsch!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:51 | 3248447 percolator
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The only thing that surprises me is he was caught AND charged.  He must not have greased someone...

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 05:26 | 3249028 Disenchanted
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"He must not have greased someone..."


Looks like Junior got waylaid in midwest Hymietown...

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:50 | 3248448 lindaamick
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Funny who always gets charged with crimes.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:51 | 3248450 urbanelf
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So?  He's a pimp.  What's the big deal?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:52 | 3248456 Yen Cross
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 I read that as part of his plea deal, he has to throw his wife under the bus as well. They can have fun together at Camp Snoopy.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:52 | 3248458 Silver_K-9
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:53 | 3248460 Leboob
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Hope I made you proud Daddy.

You sure did Jr., but I sure could use one of them nice ass Fur Parkas !

No problem Daddy, you got it.

Praise Jesus!! replies Jessie Sr.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:00 | 3248461 LetsGetPhysical
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Fur Capes... Who is this guy? Huggy Bear?

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:54 | 3248464 Never One Roach
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"Crookedness never Sleeps."

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:57 | 3248469 Wakanda
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So he's the bastard that outbid me for the Jackson/EVH guitar.


Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:57 | 3248472 Jim in MN
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Quackers.  Quack quack.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:57 | 3248473 nerfCash
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You can take the low information voter out of the 'hood but you can't pull its mouth out of the trough.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:58 | 3248475 Mae Kadoodie
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Mink reversable parka & Michael Jackson fedora.  Heh,heh, stylin & profiling!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 21:58 | 3248476 Whiner
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Call Rev. Sharpton! Call Daddy Jackson. Time to march for justice! A blatant racist prosecution of a hospitalized victim of insidious, I mean invidious, entrapment of our duly elected representative! Will ALL of our black Illinois leader go to jail? No ! We want justice! Rehabilitation! Not enslavement! This man needs a Doctor, not a prosecutor! How much left in the campaign chest? Hmmm, reparations too!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:01 | 3248479 scatterbrains
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$43,350??  wow that's a lot of money for a gold plated rolex.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:04 | 3248495 notadouche
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He'll get off with a stern censure.  Convenient to stash him in a mental institution until after the election and hide behind medical privacy laws.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:04 | 3248496 Atlantis Consigliore
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Rolex, Rolex?  wheres my stinking beer distributorship;  i want it i need it its my right,  .....steal it all as much as possible. its chicago. 

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:12 | 3248504 RideTheWalrus
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Clinton / JJJr 2016!
"Hopeless Change You Can Witness" 


Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:13 | 3248508 israhole
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TNB, not because he stole money, but what he spent it on.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:09 | 3248514 Segestan
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The Honorable Jesse Jackson Jr......... everything wrong with America.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 09:30 | 3249175 Son of Loki
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So when does he get the "Medal of Freedom?"

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:25 | 3248526 Taint Boil
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LOL - Go figure. At least he didn’t buy a lot of bikes or anything.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:18 | 3248540 hannah
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career ending...??!?!?!?!....this is the first 'test' to see if he could be president of the united states...!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:22 | 3248547 lostcause
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 Politicians misspeak, the rest of us lie. Politicians misuse funds, the rest of us steal. Politicians have inappropriate relationships, the rest of us cheat.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:25 | 3248555 Temporalist
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Free Jon Corzine! ..this guy too

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:31 | 3248568 Smegley Wanxalot
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What a dumb ass. $43k will buy over 25 ounces of real gold. Not just a useless watch.

Obviouslah Jissah Jackson Seniah din't teach the juniah Jackson all dat daddie knowz, seein'z how da onlah cookie jar daddah'z been caught wit hiz hand in waz some babbiemomma'z choclit cream pie who den dun popped out Jissah seniah'z bassturd.

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 02:02 | 3248904 ClassicalLib17
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I dub thee, Smegley Wanxalot,  Doctor of Ebonics

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:32 | 3248575 A Lunatic
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Obama gonna pay my mogage, bitchez.............

Sat, 02/16/2013 - 07:43 | 3249098 Frankie Carbone
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Obama Home to go with my Obama Phone!

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:34 | 3248580 RideTheWalrus
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Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:36 | 3248585 Temporalist
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 22:37 | 3248587 notadouche
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Like father like son.

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 23:38 | 3248687 toys for tits
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Shit, not even close.  JJ jr didn't even get $1M, nor did he get away with it.  I bet he's the one kid who isn't JJ sr's.


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