Skip to comments.Ill. state workers forced to attend Pelosi, Jackson Jr. event on taxpayer dime
Posted on 08/13/2012 11:01:05 PM PDT by Jahoohio
Documents and a whistle-blower affidavit obtained by The Daily Caller charge that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Illinois Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., and Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., participated in an unethical and possibly illegal effort to force 76 employees of an Illinois state agency to engage in political activity on the taxpayers dime.
According to the whistle-blower, Rev. Jackson also encouraged the government employees to load first-generation and low-income college students up with student loan debt because Democrats in Congress, he allegedly promised, would eventually pass laws to forgive that debt later. [T]hose people will continue to vote Democratic, Jackson Sr. said, according to the whistle-blower.
On March 3, Pelosi flew to Chicago to endorse Rep. Jackson Jr., 17 days ahead of a heated March 20 Democratic primary he later won. Pelosi was scheduled to make the endorsement at a press conference later in the day, after she participated in an hour-long forum hosted by the elder Jackson at the headquarters of his progressive Rainbow PUSH Coalition.
Pelosi politicized that forum, jumping the gun and endorsing Jackson Jr. earlier than planned.
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But, of course, it is Illinois, sooo....
When you gaze over at the amount of student debt that the government is accumulating.....you can only imagine a day....maybe four years....maybe eight years...down the path, where they promise to forgive the remainder after probably fifteen years of payments. You could be talking about $20k....maybe even as much as $60k. If you knew how this was going to go...borrow the maximum amount....pay as little as possible over the next decade. Don’t worry because someone will forgive that vast amount of money.
Economic failure has a certain smell, and you really can smell it right now.
Image the media and outcry from Rev. Jackson, Pelosi, etc. if the Republicans had done something like this. This is an attempt at modern day slavery to the Democrat party.
You know some of these forced people are wondering why they never have a real voice and are dragged into these fake demonstrations.
Sounds like the plans Obama has been pushing for housing. Loan reduction.
Add this to the list of charges Jackson is being investigated on. Who’s watching the money received from this fundraiser, or is it paying for his stay at the Mayo Clinic? I hope this goes somewhere.
Hard to believe that there could be a bigger nut job in The House than Pelosi. I was wrong.
Ever hear a House speech by this obviously insane person?
I'm talking literally clinically crazy!
Subsequent events have confirmed any reservations and concerns about where his election could lead.
Is he out of nut-house confinement yet?