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Jesse Jackson Jr. Faces Federal Prison Time for Embezzling Campaign Funds

dukebluedevil Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 8:28 AM
He's a Democrat. Absolutely NOTHING will happen to him. Remember Charlie Rangel and all the other Democratic scoff-laws? Laws only apply to everyone else.
Drifter33 Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 8:53 AM
Rangel & Waters (and all the others) were up on "ethics charges" in the House of Representatives, where they were tried by their peers in the House--it's a Kabuki theater in there, so of course nothing was done to them.

Junior here is up on criminal charges in federal court--this is the real deal, with real judges, juries, and prison time.
ellykaye Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 4:46 PM
Sure, he will get prison time, and pigs can fly and hell will freeze over in July, too. A slight slap on the wrist is most lkely his sentence. Remember, it was the white man's fault he had to do this!!
Uber Dave Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 8:39 AM
Liberalism 101 Lesson 98:

The law is an ephemeral thing for liberals. Settled law such as the sacrosanct and inviolate right of women to privacy and to choose is to be adhered to strictly and without fail, others, not so much.

Liberal/Progressive/Socialists will issue diktats on which law we are to obey even as we send our minions out to rabble rouse and break laws. While this may seem contradictory, it is indeed not since Liberal/Marxist/Progressive’s are above such minute things as the law.

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) -- the disgraced former Congressman and son of liberal icon Jesse Jackson -- is preparing to plead guilty to federal charges filed today in Washington, DC.  Jackson is expected to admit to misusing $750,000 dollars from his campaign war chest, and faces up to five years in federal prison:

Jackson, who left the public eye last summer for treatment of bi-polar disorder and resigned from office in November, is not expected to make an appearance [in court], but he offered a response in his first statement to the public in...