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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Demands Obama Suspend Constitution to Create Jobs
Yahoo News ^ | 10-18- | Dan McGinnis

Posted on 10/21/2011 11:50:04 AM PDT by tcrlaf

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., drew heavy criticism from fellow Democrats and his Republican colleagues for demanding President Barack Obama suspend the U.S. Constitution and declare a national jobs emergency.

Jackson told The Daily Caller last week that the president should use "extra-constitutional" authority to resolve the employment crisis by creating jobs outside of the normal legislative process. His comments drew immediate criticism from his primary opponent as well as other members of the House of Representatives.

Former congresswoman Debbie Halvorson, Jackson's Democratic opponent in next year's primary election, said he has failed to introduce a jobs bill during his 16 years in the House.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: constitution; dictatorship; ethicsprobe; jackson; jessejacksonjr; sedition; stupidrunsinfamilies; totalitarianism; treason
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Jackson Jr., like Obama, only gives a damn about saving ONE JOB, and that is HIS...

The true totalitarian colors of the Democrats are starting to come out. Many Inner-City Dems are beginning to realize they may not be elected, and they are becoming desperate.

The parallels to to the 1930's NAZI takeover of Germany are coming Fast & Furious now...

Article is from Tuesday. Imagine the faked media outrage had a REPUBLICAN said something like this?

1 posted on 10/21/2011 11:50:12 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

What.

A.

Dork.


2 posted on 10/21/2011 11:51:46 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: tcrlaf

And under what Constitutional Authority is this even possible?.............


3 posted on 10/21/2011 11:52:14 AM PDT by Red Badger (Obama's number one economics advisor must be a Magic Eight Ball.................)
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To: tcrlaf

Hey Jackson!

Obama has no interest in “creating jobs”!
He just wants somebody else to blame for his destruction of America.


4 posted on 10/21/2011 11:53:10 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: tcrlaf

Bring it on, traitor!!


5 posted on 10/21/2011 11:54:09 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: tcrlaf

I honestly thought this was one of those satire articles at first. I cannot believe he would seriously say something so idiotic. I’m stunned, stuned, stooned, stoned.


6 posted on 10/21/2011 11:54:27 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: tcrlaf

If this nation is ever taken over by a right-wing cabal, there will be more than the Constitution that will be suspended! The prisons can’t hold any more enemies of society so perhaps there will be another solution.


7 posted on 10/21/2011 11:55:23 AM PDT by IbJensen (Ron Paul For President! Or anyone other that Romney!)
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To: tcrlaf

Just as I’ve been saying ... ah... sayin’. Obama will declare martial law next year when it’s clear he will lose. Jackson is just the latest Dem Brownshirt to try to soften-up the public to the idea. We are about to enter terra incognito.


8 posted on 10/21/2011 11:55:56 AM PDT by pabianice (")
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Please bump the FReepathon thread
Support FR today!

9 posted on 10/21/2011 11:56:04 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: tcrlaf

Jim Croce
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown

Well the South side of Chicago
Is the baddest part of town
And if you go down there
You better just beware
Of a man named Leroy Brown

Now Leroy more than trouble
You see he stand ‘bout six foot four
All the downtown ladies call him Treetop Lover
All the men just call him Sir

Chorus:

And it’s bad, bad Leroy Brown
The baddest man in the whole damned town
Badder than old King Kong
And meaner than a junkyard dog

Now Leroy he a gambler
And he like his fancy clothes
And he like to wave his diamond rings
In front of everybody’s nose
He got a custom Continental
He got an Eldorado too
He got a 32 gun in his pocket for fun
He got a razor in his shoe

(Repeat Chorus)

Now Friday ‘bout a week ago
Leroy shootin’ dice
And at the edge of the bar
Sat a girl named Doris
And oo that girl looked nice
Well he cast his eyes upon her
And the trouble soon began
Cause Leroy Brown learned a lesson
Bout messin’ with the wife of a jealous man

(Repeat Chorus)

Well the two men took to fighting
And when they pulled them off the floor
Leroy looked like a jigsaw puzzle
With a couple of pieces gone


10 posted on 10/21/2011 11:56:28 AM PDT by Red Badger (Obama's number one economics advisor must be a Magic Eight Ball.................)
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To: tcrlaf

That should be grounds for immediate removal from office.


11 posted on 10/21/2011 11:56:44 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: tcrlaf

I’d like to create one job - the job of stuffing an old sock in the pieholes of idiots like JJJJr.


12 posted on 10/21/2011 11:57:21 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: tcrlaf

Look at the little fascists throwing a hissy fit.


13 posted on 10/21/2011 11:58:43 AM PDT by Crucial
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To: tcrlaf

How ‘bout we exercise a real Constitutional right and get rid of this treasonous creature!


14 posted on 10/21/2011 12:00:20 PM PDT by Ranger Warrior ("To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: tcrlaf; All
"Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Demands Obama Suspend Constitution to Create Jobs"


15 posted on 10/21/2011 12:00:36 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: tcrlaf
Not surprising from someone who tried to buy Obama's vacant Senate seat.

-PJ

16 posted on 10/21/2011 12:00:57 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
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To: tcrlaf

I wonder how Junior’s constituents would feel about this if they realized that suspensing the Constitution would make slavery legal again? Somehow I doubt that Junior could explain that away.

What a fool that young man is.


17 posted on 10/21/2011 12:01:12 PM PDT by Wordkraft
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To: tcrlaf

How crazy are these people?

This is the second time in less than 2 weeks that some Dem has suggested “suspending” the Constitution. A couple of weeks ago, the Dem governor of SC suggested suspending the elections because of the so-called jobs crisis.

So you know they’re talking about this at Dem central.


18 posted on 10/21/2011 12:01:48 PM PDT by livius
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To: Red Badger

“And under what Constitutional Authority is this even possible?.............”

The Good and Plenty clause.


19 posted on 10/21/2011 12:02:00 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: tcrlaf

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill. = Treasonous Idiot!


20 posted on 10/21/2011 12:03:44 PM PDT by jazusamo (The real minimum wage is zero: Thomas Sowell)
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To: musicman; everyone; All

^5




21 posted on 10/21/2011 12:04:21 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR so, support it! Compiling New Sarah Palin Ping List! Tell me if you want on it!)
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To: tcrlaf
Jessie:
Voter#537 demands that ZERO starts obeying the CONSTITUTION.
22 posted on 10/21/2011 12:05:53 PM PDT by DeaconRed (Cold War Veteran. . . . US Army Security Agency 1964-1968)
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To: Red Badger

Forget suspending the constitution, why don’t they just wave a magic wand to create jobs?


23 posted on 10/21/2011 12:05:54 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: TigersEye
"That should be grounds for immediate removal from office"

WHAT? Hell that's just an Illinoisistan politician. Turbin Durbin will probably be along in a bit to endorse JJJ's new Commie plot!

24 posted on 10/21/2011 12:06:35 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: tcrlaf

This man is insane. Literally.


25 posted on 10/21/2011 12:08:14 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: tcrlaf
The apple didn't fall far from the tree, did it?

Although Jesse Jackson's demand that Obama 'suspend the constitution' to (supposedly) 'create jobs' (yeah, right) is moronic and would be shocking if it came from a member of congress that wasn't named 'Jesse Jackson, Junior. His 'demand' is a peek into the anti-constitutional, authoritarian mindset of leftists such as Jackson and should be instructive for independent voters and anyone who thinks Obama and the Democrats are patriotic Americans who simply have a slightly different view of how to 'fix' the U.S. economy. Hardly.

These people - leftists - look at authoritarian regimes around the world and salivate at the thought of emulating them, here, with guess who at the top of the heap. They see the U.S. constitution as an impediment to realizing their socialist utopia and would negate it in a heartbeat. Fortunately, America's founders knew such people would always be around and gave us as many protections from them as possible in the brilliant political document we cherish as our nations constitution.

Commie-wannabe clowns like Jesse Jackson, Junior can go pound sand..

26 posted on 10/21/2011 12:08:24 PM PDT by Jim Scott (on the 'Cain Train')
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To: VanDeKoik

The RATS will read the constitution on this issue like all other issues. The will read things that are not there and get their Obama, Clinton, and Carter appointed Federal Judges to agree with them.


27 posted on 10/21/2011 12:08:43 PM PDT by Mr. Wright (i)
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To: IbJensen

I’ve had that dream myself.....


28 posted on 10/21/2011 12:09:31 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Red Badger
He would need an army to enforce any measure of suspension.
From what I know the constitution was worded to avoid such action of government.
29 posted on 10/21/2011 12:10:22 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: livius; All

“So you know they’re talking about this at Dem central.”

These are ELECTED DEMOCRATS, calling for totalitarian measures, and the media doesn’t even make a big deal of it.

CAN YOU IMAGINE THE FAKED OUTRAGE had George Bush, or even the most MINOR of elected REPUBLICANS said something like this? We’d be treated to media orgy of hate, the likes of which we cannot even IMAGINE!

Time to wake up, folks...
If you think staying home in 2012 is even an option, no matter who the Repub Candidate is, you a dooming your own children.


30 posted on 10/21/2011 12:11:29 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf

Kick his butt to the curb, get him out of there!

NC Gov, Occupy freaks, JJ Junior...

What’s next? Bill Engvall pops up saying- here’s your sign!


31 posted on 10/21/2011 12:12:34 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: tcrlaf

Jobs doing what, exactly?


32 posted on 10/21/2011 12:13:01 PM PDT by GSWarrior (Click HERE to expand this tagline)
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To: livius

JJJr has also suggested that the fedgov hire everyone who is unemployed for $40K. Which would immediately destroy the US economy as retail outlets and fast food and many other industries will be empty.


33 posted on 10/21/2011 12:13:03 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Jim Robinson

I am thinking we trade by suspending his constitutional right to exist! I will see your suspension and rais you one! Kidding of course.. When he speaks we win!


34 posted on 10/21/2011 12:13:47 PM PDT by momincombatboots (Look out Left Coast, we are coming and we have Bibles and Guns! LOL)
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To: MaxMax

“He would need an army to enforce any measure of suspension.”

Would he?
Take a look a what’s going on in almost every major city, RIGHT NOW with the atroturfed Occupy Protests.

If the media decides it, it’ll be perceived as a “GOOD!” thing by the desperate sheeple.

History is rife with such examples, and we ignore them at our own peril.


35 posted on 10/21/2011 12:15:16 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: livius

JJJr’s last proposal would have crippled, no destroyed, the economy in less than a week.


36 posted on 10/21/2011 12:15:19 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: VanDeKoik

It’s time to require that certain items be produced in America, it’s a no go to have them made elsewhere if Americans can’t buy them cause they have no jobs. Wake up fools. Some items are made to order job producers, which will employ certain workers. Made in China and scrapped here ain’t gonna work.


37 posted on 10/21/2011 12:15:19 PM PDT by Waco (Nominate Palin or forget 2012 you lost)
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To: tcrlaf

This is what p’s me off about leftists.

You can point out proposals like this to a sheeperal, and they’ll say “well, they didn’t get it done”, or “he’s only one of 535 congresspeople”.

No, that’s not the point. It’s that he’s a democrat, and that he WANTS TO DO THIS.

After Hillarycare failed, when you pointed out that the ‘rats wanted to socialize our medical system, the lefties’ excuse was “well, they didn’t get it done”. Now we have 0bamacare.


38 posted on 10/21/2011 12:16:52 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: tcrlaf

Give him a break. folks. Remember. He is the son of an idiot.


39 posted on 10/21/2011 12:17:12 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: TigersEye

Completely agree!!

Shocking...I cannot believe...


40 posted on 10/21/2011 12:17:43 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: momincombatboots

“When he speaks we win”

NO, WE DON’T...
The sheeple will NEVER hear this from the mainstream media.
It’s already over a week old.

Reasons like this are why the left HAD to Destroy Glenn Beck on TV. Too many sheeple were tuning in to see the TRUTH, and that can’t be allowed.


41 posted on 10/21/2011 12:18:47 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: righttackle44
"Give him a break. folks. Remember. He is the son of an idiot."

Hey, I resemble that remark!


42 posted on 10/21/2011 12:19:19 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: Red Badger

“What Constitutional authority? We don’t need no Constitutional authority!”

Heads up, folks! That’s the mentality we’re confronting!


43 posted on 10/21/2011 12:19:54 PM PDT by ArmyTeach (Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain ... USS Iowa BB 61)
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To: tcrlaf

I have been storing up tar and feathers in my garage, but at this rate, we are going to need a lot more of both.


44 posted on 10/21/2011 12:20:01 PM PDT by NorseWood
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To: Wordkraft
I wonder how Junior’s constituents would feel about this if they realized that suspensing the Constitution would make slavery legal again? Somehow I doubt that Junior could explain that away.

He and his constituents want slavery legal again. They just think they're going to be the massahs.

Shows you how totally delusional they are.

45 posted on 10/21/2011 12:22:22 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: tcrlaf

46 posted on 10/21/2011 12:22:22 PM PDT by pabianice (")
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To: tcrlaf; STARWISE; onyx; Liz; hoosiermama; penelopesire; SE Mom; LucyT

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Demands Obama Suspend Constitution to Create Jobs

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

What a koinky-dink!

http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/politics&id=8398233

Jesse Jackson Jr. ethics probe resumes


47 posted on 10/21/2011 12:22:22 PM PDT by maggief
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To: MrB

Obama has implied a couple of times he’d like to govern without Congress. The Governor of North Carolina has suggested suspending elections. Articles in various lefty rags agree with these type of ideas.

This is not an isolated thing.


48 posted on 10/21/2011 12:22:32 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: tcrlaf

Thankfully we have access to alternate media to get the word out. I think We The People are getting wiser as we string together the clips of Dems suspending th Constitution.


49 posted on 10/21/2011 12:27:44 PM PDT by momincombatboots (Look out Left Coast, we are coming and we have Bibles and Guns! LOL)
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To: tcrlaf

Jackson is a slave.


50 posted on 10/21/2011 12:27:57 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Democrats are violent. Prisons are overflowing with democrats convicted of violent crimes.)
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