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Jesse Jackson Jr. takes medical leave of absence
AP ^ | 6-25-12 | SOPHIA TAREEN

Posted on 06/25/2012 6:13:09 PM PDT by TurboZamboni

CHICAGO—U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who defeated a primary challenge this year despite being the target of a House ethics investigation, has been on a medical leave for two weeks and is being treated for exhaustion, his office announced Monday. In a three-sentence news release, Jackson's office disclosed that the Democrat went on leave June 10 but did not provide further details, including how long he would be away. In the release, he asked that his family's privacy be respected.

(Excerpt) Read more at twincities.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 112th; blagojevich; chicago; chicagoway; il; illinois; jackson; jessejr; jjj; jr; medical; nayak; paytoplay; shakedown
could have at least smashed into some cars first for added realism.
1 posted on 06/25/2012 6:13:13 PM PDT by TurboZamboni
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To: TurboZamboni

taking his med leave in a country that’s doesn’t have Extradition with the US ?


2 posted on 06/25/2012 6:17:02 PM PDT by molson209
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To: All

Pills, pot or what?


3 posted on 06/25/2012 6:18:04 PM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: TurboZamboni

” and is being treated for exhaustion “

That’s a quaint old PR ‘code’ for “drying-out”...


4 posted on 06/25/2012 6:18:04 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: TurboZamboni

When I am exhausted, I got to sleep and wake up refreshed.

He must be in rehab.


5 posted on 06/25/2012 6:20:08 PM PDT by nhoward14
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To: TurboZamboni

Kennedy’s and Jackson’s get treated for “exhaustion”, everyone else goes to rehab to dry out.


6 posted on 06/25/2012 6:20:08 PM PDT by festusbanjo (Best Immigration Policy: If you shouldn't be here, you can't stay here. Now leave.)
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To: festusbanjo

With a lot of these guys you have to also wonder if they got caught with their pants down in the wrong place at the wrong time. ...................


7 posted on 06/25/2012 6:25:59 PM PDT by basil
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To: festusbanjo

With a lot of these guys you have to also wonder if they got caught with their pants down in the wrong place at the wrong time. ...................


8 posted on 06/25/2012 6:25:59 PM PDT by basil
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To: STARWISE; MinuteGal; onyx; SE Mom; Nachum; MestaMachine

mmm mmm mmmmmmm


9 posted on 06/25/2012 6:27:22 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: basil

All my post seem to post twice today..


10 posted on 06/25/2012 6:27:22 PM PDT by basil
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To: TurboZamboni

He’s having emergency surgery to have his head removed from his ass.


11 posted on 06/25/2012 6:27:39 PM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: TurboZamboni

Is he going to get a brain transplant from a chimp? That should double his intelligence.


12 posted on 06/25/2012 6:28:18 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: festusbanjo

Running from being ethical can be exhausting.


13 posted on 06/25/2012 6:30:56 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: basil

Viagra overload........


14 posted on 06/25/2012 6:31:25 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: TurboZamboni

If I was out of work for three days or more, I had to get a note from my doctor to cover the days I had been absent, along with a diagnosis, as well as his clearing me to return to full duty. I wonder if these Congress Critters have to do the same as us peons.


15 posted on 06/25/2012 6:36:06 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: basil

BINGO>>>>>>Bikini model Giovana Huidobro


16 posted on 06/25/2012 6:37:17 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: TurboZamboni

;-)


17 posted on 06/25/2012 6:37:47 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: TurboZamboni
So...this clown went AWOL on June 10, and it's only now, fifteen days later, that anybody notices?

Talk about your non-essential, leftover parts.
18 posted on 06/25/2012 6:45:05 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: hoosiermama

I thought JJ, Jr. was “hitting” Tamara Holder (Fox lib chick).

In any case... “exhaustion”... yeah, it can’t be easy running all that interference for a lawless, communist regime like Dear Leader’s.


19 posted on 06/25/2012 6:46:04 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: TurboZamboni
"Exhaustion" is media euphemism for drug rehab.
20 posted on 06/25/2012 6:46:43 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: TurboZamboni

“cocaine is a hell of a drug”


21 posted on 06/25/2012 6:47:15 PM PDT by Tigercap
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To: workerbee

Her too....maybe he did take too much visaliz.


22 posted on 06/25/2012 6:49:38 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: TurboZamboni

Exhaustion? God, help us... from these people...


23 posted on 06/25/2012 6:52:04 PM PDT by nikos1121
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To: festusbanjo

Kennedy’s and Jackson’s get treated for “exhaustion”, everyone else goes to rehab to dry out.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
It is all in the ‘marketing’.

In my USN days the 1st termers got VD while, if you were on a career track it was NSU. (at least the first time).

Oh, that is what I was told...<:


24 posted on 06/25/2012 6:54:00 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "Hopefully this administration is a "bad dream" - think the Newhart show.")
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To: TurboZamboni

Apparently running your mouth 24/7 is exhausting.


25 posted on 06/25/2012 7:00:57 PM PDT by festusbanjo (Best Immigration Policy: If you shouldn't be here, you can't stay here. Now leave.)
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To: hoosiermama; TurboZamboni; penelopesire; maggief; SE Mom; Liz; rodguy911; Fred Nerks; Red Steel; ...
(Was just posting this news when I saw your ping ... ;)

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Man with ties to Blagojevich, Rep. Jackson arrested (plus news video)

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Nayak is accused of understating his gross income when he reported the following amounts to the IRS: $4,643,916 for 2005; $6,471,865 for 2006; $5,791,109 for 2007; and $9,362,647 for 2008.

Nakak was a fundraiser for both Blagojevich and Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Nayak told federal investigators that Jackson asked him to raise campaign money for Blagojevich in the hopes that the then-governor would appoint Jackson to the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama, sources familiar with the investigation have told the Tribune.

Nayak was never charged in that investigation, and wasn't called to testify at Blagojevich's two trials.

As owner of several surgery centers in Chicago and Indiana, Nayak had long been a controversial and wealthy businessman who became a leader in Illinois’ burgeoning Indian community.

Nayak’s businesses have over the years needed the approval of state regulators and auditors and Nayak became a big campaign bundler and contributor, donating more than $779,000 to elected officials including Blagojevich, Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Obama from the late 1990s until his name surfaced in the Blagojevich scandal in late 2008.

Nayak’s story was one of a man who overcame racism and near-poverty to launch his medical clinics, which years ago gained the attention of federal investigators who probed allegations of fraud at his clinics -- allegations he vehemently denied.

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While he was never charged and didn't testify during Blagojevich's corruption trials, Nayak's name has come up in connection with them. He has also been mentioned in a House Ethics Committee probe over Jackson's alleged ties to Blagojevich.

Nayak previously told the feds Jackson Jr. offered money to Blagojevich to fill now-President Barack Obama's old U.S. Senate seat. Nayak said Jackson instructed him to offer Blagojevich as much as $6 million for the seat -- $1 million from the Indian community and $5 million from a fund-raiser that Jackson Jr. would organize.

Nayak's allegations countered Jackson Jr.'s public statements that he never authorized deals to buy the Senate seat.

It wasn't the only mention of the money. During the first Blagojevich trial, Robert Blagojevich testified he was approached twice by members of Chicago’s Indian-American community, offering as much as $6 million for the Blagojevich campaign, if Jackson was appointed to the Obama senate seat.

Nayak, a longtime friend of Jackson, also reportedly told the FBI that the congressman directed him to buy plane tickets for a woman described as Jackson's "social acquaintance." The issue came up on the campaign trail during Jackson's 2010 re-election and in the March primary, which the Democrat easily won. Jackson has since called it a personal matter that he and his wife have dealt with privately.

After Blagojevich was sentenced, an ethics committee revived its investigation of Jackson Jr.'s involvement in the matter.

26 posted on 06/25/2012 7:02:26 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: TurboZamboni

Maybe he’ll return without his skin, then he’ll know what it means to be a human and not a racist.


27 posted on 06/25/2012 7:03:02 PM PDT by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: STARWISE

linked the entire thread to CHi Crime thread....IIrC there is quate a bit information there on JJJ and the entire F A M I L Y.


28 posted on 06/25/2012 7:17:28 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: festusbanjo; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; PhilCollins; BlackElk; Dengar01
Who knew showing up to vote on bills could be so draining? Hmmm. Usually when Hollywood stars take time off so they can be "treated for exhaustion", it means they had a few too many drug and binge-drinking parties.

I think Kirk's still on his leave of absence from Congress too, following his stroke (at least he has a valid excuse). Now if we can just get Rush, Guiterrez, Quigley, Davis, Schakowsky, Dold, Costello, Biggert, and Durbin to join them in taking a leave for "recovery" (lobotomizing them would be a good start), we'd have a fairly decent Congressional delegation in Illinois.

29 posted on 06/25/2012 7:40:45 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Illegals for Perry/Gingrich 2012 : Don't be "heartless"/ Be "humane")
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To: TurboZamboni

Arranging damage control for the upcoming baby-mamma exposure? Like father, like son.


30 posted on 06/25/2012 7:56:04 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: BillyBoy

Hmm...Illinois, Land of Linkd-CONs


31 posted on 06/25/2012 7:57:05 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: TurboZamboni

jackson probably got advance notice that Raghuveer Nayak was about to be arrested...to be squeezed again.`


32 posted on 06/25/2012 7:59:44 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
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To: hoosiermama; mickie
He took leave of his senses long ago.....unlike his current "leave of absence" which is only a temporary thing.

Stay outta da Jacksons.

Leni

33 posted on 06/25/2012 8:00:05 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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Fritzy is retiring soon....Maybe some arrests before his last day.


34 posted on 06/25/2012 8:04:39 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: basil

Maybe a case of “ like father like son?”


35 posted on 06/25/2012 8:06:30 PM PDT by celtic gal
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To: basil

>> All my post seem to post twice today..

You already *said* that.
Maybe you should rest.

:-)


36 posted on 06/25/2012 8:14:36 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: basil
All my post seem to post twice today.

Except for the one complaining about posting twice... ;-P

37 posted on 06/25/2012 8:17:12 PM PDT by MortMan (If it comes in a box, it's hardware.)
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To: KevinB

>> He’s having emergency surgery to have his head removed from his ass.

SERIOUS cranial-rectal impaction, eh?

I’ll pray for the surgeon. I’ll *try* to pray for the patient.


38 posted on 06/25/2012 8:19:06 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks STARWISE.


39 posted on 06/26/2012 4:23:00 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: workerbee

“I thought JJ, Jr. was “hitting” Tamara Holder” (Fox lib chick).

Nope it was the OLD MAN! What a skank.


40 posted on 06/26/2012 4:37:04 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; BlackElk; PhilCollins; GOPsterinMA; Clintonfatigued; AuH2ORepublican

Ha.

Usually it’s a codeword for drugs and/or alcohol.

Whatever his problem is he’s not just “exhausted”, that’s BS. Maybe he’s afraid the law is finally catching up to him.


41 posted on 06/26/2012 4:41:08 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: TurboZamboni
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42 posted on 06/26/2012 5:03:33 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: TurboZamboni

Yah, at least he could explain whether he was willing to pony up that 1.5 million dollars for that ‘friggin thing’ that Rod’s got, it’s friggin golden” Let’s all guess where JJJ’s going for spiritual guidiance? Rev. Wright, or perhaps his phony shakedown preacher father? What a colossal pile of hot steamy dung!


43 posted on 06/26/2012 6:54:48 AM PDT by STD ([You must help] people in theĀ…feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless)
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To: basil

“All my post seem to post twice today..”


Your posts are just that good, basil!


44 posted on 06/27/2012 11:24:41 AM PDT by hummingbird (Breitbart and Spartacus: here, there, everywhere.)
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To: KevinB
“He’s having emergency surgery to have his head removed from his ass.”

HA!

An assectomy?

45 posted on 06/27/2012 11:28:32 AM PDT by hummingbird (Breitbart and Spartacus: here, there, everywhere.)
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To: TurboZamboni
Speaking of:

“Running from being ethical can be exhausting.”

Where has Jesse Senior been lately?

Maybe junior is covering for his Pops.

46 posted on 06/27/2012 11:32:11 AM PDT by hummingbird (Breitbart and Spartacus: here, there, everywhere.)
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To: hummingbird

Thanks! LOL!


47 posted on 06/27/2012 1:03:40 PM PDT by basil
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