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#1 decision was made this week, jointly by the Jackson family, with the congressman's father, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., presiding -- as with all major Jackson family decisions.
Forget the congress or the constituents, when the headman says go, you must go!
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-22 06:48||
#2 He who holds the bloody shirt, holds Chicago.
(I just made that up)
Posted by Shipman 2012-11-22 08:59||
#3 Ship, it's not personal, it's just business.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-22 09:08||
#4 'citing health reasons' - unfortunately, the voters did not get sick of him.
Also, I'd have to guess he got his precious pension...
Posted by Raj 2012-11-22 10:08||
#5 You guess correctly Raj. Once that was included in the deal he signed the resignation letter.
Posted by Steve White 2012-11-22 10:16||
#6 I flew into Chicago a week ago. Perhaps there is another tax that can be added to Hotels and Rental cars to help Triple-J along. If not that, another toll-booth possibly.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-22 12:40||
#7 What? No prison?
The fix is in.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-11-22 12:43||
#8 The charges have not been settled on,so this is essentially a plea bargin prior to being charged.
Even the Chicago papers say he will do some sort of time.
Posted by Capsu78 2012-11-22 13:53||
Did you by chance breath while you we're here in Chicago? Soon as Rahman can figure out you personal carbon footprint, Cook County will be in touch...they get back logged at this time of year when even the phantom employees take time off for the holiday.
Posted by Capsu78 2012-11-22 13:56||
#10 Tried not to breath too deeply. Rented a Buick that rode like a Gama-Goat. Headed west on I-90 as quickly as 45mph and road construction would allow. Hat tip to the Cook County Patronage, Democrat Gansters Illinois Tollway Commission. Returned safely to my adoptive State of Georgia a few days later.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-22 14:15||
#11 Gama-goat! Haven't heard anyone speak of them for a long time.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2012-11-22 17:59||