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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Grappling With 'Physical and Emotional Ailments' (He's institutionalized)
ABC News ^ | July 5, 2012 | Amy Bingham

Posted on 07/06/2012 3:40:46 AM PDT by Zakeet

Nearly two months after taking a leave of absence from Congress, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s congressional office today said he is being treated at an "in-patient medical facility" for an unnamed ailment.

"Recently, we have been made aware that he has grappled with certain physical and emotional ailments privately for a long period of time," Jackson's spokesman Frank Watkins said in a statement. "At present, he is undergoing further evaluation and treatment at an in-patient medical facility."

Jackson took a leave of absence from his House duties in early June because of "exhaustion." His condition is now "more serious than we thought and initially believed," Watkins said.

"According to the preliminary diagnosis from his doctors, Congressman Jackson will need to receive extended in-patient treatment as well as continuing medical treatment thereafter," he said in the statement.

Jackson, who was first elected to Congress in 1995, is running for re-election this year. He is also being investigated by the House Ethics Committee for allegedly offering money to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's gubernatorial campaign in exchange for President Obama's vacated Senate seat.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 112th; blago; chicago; chicagoway; congress; jackson; jessejr; jjj; jjjr
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My boy finally figured out ObamaCare ... thanks to you right wing nuts ... and it cracked him up

1 posted on 07/06/2012 3:41:00 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

This is what happens when a lib develops a conscience.


2 posted on 07/06/2012 3:43:24 AM PDT by chopperman
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To: Zakeet

Love the way he is convalescing on our dime and the Cadillac health insurance of Congressmen.


3 posted on 07/06/2012 3:45:54 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Zakeet

Medical professionals are close to establishing the root of his condition. They determined after a series of long mental test that it originates in his hatred of squirrels, and his desire to starve the critters with his constant muttering “I want to cut of his nuts”


4 posted on 07/06/2012 3:46:09 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: chopperman
"said he is being treated at an "in-patient medical facility" for an unnamed ailment."

I wasn't aware that doctors had discovered a way to transplant a conscience.....

5 posted on 07/06/2012 3:47:37 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Zakeet

He must be suffrin’ from Oh-Shit-I-Donts-Wants-To-Goes-To-Jails-Itis.


6 posted on 07/06/2012 3:48:10 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Zakeet

I’d actually feel for him IF he wasn’t being investigated.


7 posted on 07/06/2012 3:50:40 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Zakeet

Sounds like he has a mental condition bought on by stress.
Think bipolar schizophrenia


8 posted on 07/06/2012 3:51:48 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Zakeet

The kid never had a chance in life...given his father.


9 posted on 07/06/2012 3:54:46 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Zakeet

Proof that liberalism IS a mental disorder.


10 posted on 07/06/2012 3:55:17 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: bill1952

Definately in a “behavioral Health” facility..


11 posted on 07/06/2012 3:55:17 AM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: chopperman

Exhaustion? Really! Another lib word redefinition like the use of siezure instead of intoxicated in the case of (D) john Byson a zero appointee. Taken for face value because the obamscumedia always reports the truth. Marblemouth jr probably has a drug problem


12 posted on 07/06/2012 3:55:49 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: chopperman

“This is what happens when a lib develops a conscience.”

More likely about to be caught in unethical/criminal actions. ‘Goin’ for the sympathy card.


13 posted on 07/06/2012 4:00:21 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Zakeet
Jackson took a leave of absence from his House duties in early June because of "exhaustion."

I get the biggest laugh when I see stories of how the "beautiful people" are admitted to the hospital with "exhaustion".In 20 years of working at a large hospital I never saw a single patient whose admission diagnosis was "exhaustion".

Schizophrenia? Yup.Drug addiction" Yup. Alcoholism? Yup.But never "exhaustion"

14 posted on 07/06/2012 4:11:11 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Bill Ayers Was *Not* "Just Some Guy In The Neighborhood")
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To: Zakeet

The sad thing is no matter what he’ll probably be re-elected in a landslide.


15 posted on 07/06/2012 4:12:15 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: BobL

Yeah, given the father! How about the rest of that family tree?

Could anyone really expect a better outcome after being reared by the Rev. (”Love Child”) Jackson?


16 posted on 07/06/2012 4:14:34 AM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: chopperman
"This is what happens when a lib develops a conscience."

Heck, he just want to avoid going to jail............

17 posted on 07/06/2012 4:14:34 AM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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To: freeangel
This is just a scam. The ethics investigation is getting real close, so he feigns illness to stop all the proceedings, garner sympathy. Eventually he will resign and no further charges will be pursued. He either came up with this plan from consultations with others that were involved with it, or his party leaders have made a deal. He goes and so does the charges. Kind of like when Rick Hendrick, the hugely wealthy care dealer was caught in a massive bribery scandal. In the midst of his trial he comes down with a devastating disease (leukemia I think) Too sick to prosecute, near death. Trial is abandoned, and then he has a miracle recovery.
18 posted on 07/06/2012 4:15:21 AM PDT by lynn4303
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To: Zakeet

Triple J is suffering from Triple B Disease: Blondes, Budweiser, and Blago. I’d be exhausted too....did you see that chick?


19 posted on 07/06/2012 4:16:00 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Zakeet

Don’t agree with anything he says, but he probably has very severe problems to be hospitalized for mental difficulties. I’ll pray for him. And may the Spirit open his eyes to truth.


20 posted on 07/06/2012 4:16:26 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: chopperman

Nah, he heard they were coming with handcuffs!


21 posted on 07/06/2012 4:16:26 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: Zakeet

Triple J is suffering from Triple B Disease: Blondes, Budweiser, and Blago. I’d be exhausted too....did you see that chick?


22 posted on 07/06/2012 4:16:48 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Zakeet

Is he trying to dodge an indictment, or anything?


23 posted on 07/06/2012 4:17:03 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: Zakeet

Preparing an insanity defense.


24 posted on 07/06/2012 4:19:19 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: Zakeet

I believe his problem is called Withdrawal.

No way could his conscience be hurting , he hasn’t got one.
No way could an ethics investigation be bothering him, He is Democrat and Black, and even if he is found guilty a 45 second admonishment means nothing.
Jail? For Jesse’s boy? You must be kidding.
Over work ?? Don’t make me laugh. This kid wouldn’t know work if it bit him.

My guess is cocaine and heroin withdrawal.


25 posted on 07/06/2012 4:26:16 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Zakeet

Crack is a hell of a drug.


26 posted on 07/06/2012 4:27:03 AM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: chopperman

I wouldn’t go that far. More like a bad trip.


27 posted on 07/06/2012 4:33:00 AM PDT by sport
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

‘The sad thing is no matter what he’ll probably be re-elected in a landslide.’

No time like the present for perhaps Oprah to trot him out, do a very emotional interview to endear him to the Illinois faithful.


28 posted on 07/06/2012 4:33:33 AM PDT by Artie
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To: Zakeet

I’m in...

I vote drugs.


29 posted on 07/06/2012 4:34:18 AM PDT by RedEyeJack
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To: Zakeet

Daddy wouldn’t share Tamara Holder!


30 posted on 07/06/2012 4:37:55 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Zakeet

Time wounds all heels.


31 posted on 07/06/2012 4:53:09 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: I still care

An excellent, adult and Christian response! Kudos...


32 posted on 07/06/2012 4:53:42 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Zakeet

So, which drug is he hooked on?


33 posted on 07/06/2012 4:57:58 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: chopperman

Or a serious drug habit.


34 posted on 07/06/2012 4:59:59 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Zakeet

He is hiding from the mothers of his bastards.......


35 posted on 07/06/2012 5:00:22 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Zakeet

I wish him well and a full recovery. Then he can go f himself


36 posted on 07/06/2012 5:05:26 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Legalize Freedom!!)
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He’s suffering from the psychological disorder known as jailaphobia, or the fear of butt rape. It’s usually brought on by trying to buy a senate seat.


37 posted on 07/06/2012 5:06:51 AM PDT by 762X51
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To: montag813
Kind of makes you wonder if he had the goods on Obama and Rahm and was about to give them up.
38 posted on 07/06/2012 5:14:58 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: lynn4303

“. Eventually he will resign and no further charges will be pursued. “

Nope. The proceedings stop and then they never restart.


39 posted on 07/06/2012 5:19:25 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: MrBambaLaMamba

cracks garbage...he is detoxing from the good stuff,Peruvian Flake and some clean Hare’n IMOP


40 posted on 07/06/2012 5:20:13 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Gay State Conservative
Alcoholism?

Well, his father, the alleged Baptist minister, did shakedown A-B for a lucrative beer distributorship in Chicago...

41 posted on 07/06/2012 5:31:10 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Zakeet

He is also being investigated by the House Ethics Committee for allegedly offering money to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s gubernatorial campaign in exchange for President Obama’s vacated Senate seat.
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Oh, ok. Got it! Insanity will be his defense now that he is certifiably “emotionally disturbed”. So, y’all leave the brotha alone; he be sick.


42 posted on 07/06/2012 5:37:37 AM PDT by no dems (On June 28th, they shoved ObamaCare down our throat. On Nov. 6th, we'll shove it up their ass.)
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To: Zakeet

Probably caught something more serious than a cold hangin’
out at Man’s Country with his daddy and Rahm.


43 posted on 07/06/2012 5:43:03 AM PDT by Fireone (Patriots, not politicians! Impeach, convict, and sentence!)
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To: Zakeet

The law must have been closing in and he needed an out.


44 posted on 07/06/2012 5:44:25 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: Neidermeyer
I actually thought Jr. was on a hired sail-boat on his way to Brazil or someplace else he might be able to go without being extradited back to the USA. A new version of Congressman Adam Clayton Powell from the 1960’s.
45 posted on 07/06/2012 5:45:51 AM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: Zakeet

Looks like POS runs in the family.


46 posted on 07/06/2012 5:49:04 AM PDT by Eaker (When somebody hands you your arse, don't give it back saying "This needs a little more tenderizing.")
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To: Zakeet

The dude’s in rehab. In-patient rehab. Drying out and working on the first three steps. This is a moral, not a physical illness.


47 posted on 07/06/2012 5:50:40 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Zakeet
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48 posted on 07/06/2012 6:10:42 AM PDT by haywoodwebb (Keep your focus on the TRUTH and we will prevail . . . One Day at a Time, Mates!)
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To: Venturer

My guess is cocaine and heroin withdrawal.

With a bit of STD as a kicker.


49 posted on 07/06/2012 6:22:29 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.")
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To: Zakeet

Three words: Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea


50 posted on 07/06/2012 6:32:06 AM PDT by Cenobite (Can't spell unethical without the U.N.)
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