Heard there is a plea bargain in the works.
Cunningham, a war hero Rep., got 8 years.
Doing the Chicago arithmetic, Jackson will get 8 months, wife 8 weeks, with credit for time served.
Time served in Chicago includes Jackson’s hospital stay and any time spent under accusation and indictment. It is considered racial harassment and is obviously worse than jail time.
Comment by dick, not quite dead white guy — February 16, 2013 @ 2:15 pm
One word: looterguy
Comment by DougM (Progophobe) — February 16, 2013 @ 2:54 pm
The more I read the news, and the political falderal, and about the looting of the Public Treasury, the more Rascist I feel.
That is a bad thing. Yes, I realize that there are a LOT of white pols who are stupid/ scheming/self serving/greedy Whores….. But what the hell is up with these darker skinned Bastards at the Nationallevel?
Illinois, and Chicago in particular, could use a good Elliot Ness style enema!
Comment by LostLiberty — February 16, 2013 @ 5:29 pm
Wollf, because “we” let them. “We” owe them.
Comment by SondraK, Queen of my domain — February 16, 2013 @ 5:36 pm
Here in Arizona it’s officials with hispanic sir names. Everything from a CBP officer allowing drugs through a check point in Douglas to an MVD official selling drivers licenses to illegal aliens.
I don’t think it’s necessarily racist, it’s just that they are no longer minorities with regards to attaining positions of power.
Comment by LostLiberty — February 16, 2013 @ 5:56 pm
LL… I was born in Tombstone, raised up the road in Tucson, plan to retire back there on the family acreage near Bisbee.
I agree, some folks need awakening. And some folks need to have their power cut off at the knees.
And Dear Sondra….yep, I get it, BUT, I owe them nothing.
Comment by Melissa In Texas — February 16, 2013 @ 10:29 pm
The smartest lifeform in Chicago was a cow…………………………………….
Comment by Colonel Jerry USMC — February 17, 2013 @ 3:05 am
JJ Jr. represented the 2nd Congressional District of Illinois which, years ago, was represented for a lo-o-ong time by Democrat race-baiting loon, Gus Savage. He was eventually replaced by Democrat, Mel Reynolds, who was re-elected in 1994, despite being under indictment. JJ Jr. replaced Reynolds in 1995, after Mel had to resign after being convicted of sexual assault and solicitation for child pornography (ah, yes – Democrats: protectors of womyn and chillins). Mel was later convicted of wire fraud and lying to SEC investigators. JJ Jr. was re-elected by a wide margin in spite of being hospitalized at he time for “Bi-polar syndrome” (I remember seeing a campaign billboard along I-57 with him arm-in-arm with Prez “Mom-jeans”). Former Dem Gov Blagojevich got around 14 years after being convicted of corruption; former RINO Gov George Ryan was recently released after serving about 6 years of a 10-year sentence. I doubt JJ Jr. and his wife will serve as much as 5 years between them. JJ Jr.’s wife stayed with him even after it was revealed that he had had an affair (guess she did it for the money). I guess she’s sorry she stayed after JJ Jr. rolled on her to the Feds.
#14, Col. Jerry, sir: it’s now believed that the Great Chicago Fire was started by a meteor shower instead of Mrs. O’Leary’s cow (there was a big fire in Wisconsin, believed to be ignited by meteors at around the same time as the Chicago fire). Too bad that recent meteor hit Kazahkstan instead of Chicago – coulda taken out Bombin’ Billy Ayers and his evil loon of a wife as well as Rahm Emmanuel and that fat Marxist loon, Karen Lewis, head of the Chicago Teachers’ Union.
Comment by Thunderbottom — February 17, 2013 @ 7:54 am
Wollf,It has nothing to do with the color of the skin, they are politicians and that is what makes them evil. Unforgettably people support the evil.
At least his future career prospects as a nuclear power plant security guard won’t be impacted.
Comment by DougM (Progophobe) — February 17, 2013 @ 10:18 am
Wolf, I find myself muttering epithets under my breath more and more these days. I can’t help if the stereotyped insist on being so stereo-type-able. Case in point. $750,000 is really not that large a sum of money. A $43,000 Rolex is beyond reasonable in comparison. Where does one suppose racist terms like “enword rich” come from?