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Who’s next from
Chicago’s “rotten borough”?

Power Line, by Paul Mirengoff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/13/2012 5:50:59 AM

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. represents Illinois’ Second Congressional District, which consists of portions of the South Side of Chicago and its suburbs. The district isn’t “rotten,” but the representatives it sends to Congress sure are. Jackson himself is reportedly negotiating a plea deal with the federal government that would end his 17-year career in Congress. The deal would involve pleading guility to charges of misuse of campaign funds; repayment of contributions that were converted to personal use, such as home furnishings, improper travel and gifts; and probably some jail time.

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I´d forgotten about Mel Reynolds.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cartcart, 11/13/2012 6:47:06 AM     (No. 9010552)

Take away the pension or it all means nothing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/13/2012 6:58:37 AM     (No. 9010563)

I´m ok with that #1 as long as the same deal goes for all the other corrupt democrats in Congress when they come up for their trials./s

Truthfully though, there is a rotten core to all these districts that keep electing their own personal Santa Claus to keep the freebies coming.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/13/2012 7:31:53 AM     (No. 9010613)

jackson is wrapping his wrists with padding for the upcoming slaps.He´ll run again in 2 years and be right back in the saddle. He´s probably staying at the MAYO day spa to avoid his wife´s wrath.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: AltaD, 11/13/2012 7:32:38 AM     (No. 9010616)

Yes, the district is rotten. Electing the racist ranter Gus Savage could have been a mistake but then they followed up with Mel Reynolds and years of Jesse, including this last election when we all knew he was heading to jail.

And speaking of Mel Reynolds, you really have to hear him on tape saying "Did I win the Lotto" in reference to the teenage Catholic school girl. What a pig, no wonder Bill Clinton pardoned him, they´re two of a kind.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: provide, 11/13/2012 7:33:35 AM     (No. 9010620)

Mel served in East Moline.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/13/2012 8:44:22 AM     (No. 9010806)

"The district isn’t ´rotten,´ but the representatives it sends to Congress sure are."

Sorry, but ´representatives´ represent. If the rep is rotten, it´s a sure sign the district is, too.

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