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Jesse Jackson, Jr., Might Be Heading Back to Mayo Clinic
The Chicago Sun Times ^ | October 19, 2012 | Michael Sneed

Posted on 10/19/2012 8:48:37 AM PDT by PBRCat

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is in a world of hurt ­— medically and legally — may be returning to Mayo Clinic for treatment.

A source who claims to have visited Jackson said, “Jesse is finding it difficult to continue his treatment because the press is staking out his home and making access to his doctor, incredibly hard.”

“His doctors are considering sending him back to Mayo Clinic for treatment.”

The source added Jackson, who is being treated for bipolar disorder during his four-month absence from work, is trying “to stay focused and calm to enhance his treatment and is just following doctor’s orders.” Jackson sees his doctor twice a day.

Jackson is recuperating, not working and has no intention of dropping out of his re-election campaign, according to the source.

Congressman Jackson, the subject of a report that he was spotted recently having drinks on two nights with two different women at a bar in Washington, claims the women were “lobbyists... friends,” according to the source.

“Jesse was not working, just chatting with friends,” the source added. Gawker reported Jesse and the women “didn’t appear intoxicated or loud, but were definitely enjoying themselves.”

The Sun-Times disclosed on Friday that federal investigators have launched a new probe of Jackson’s finances for suspicious activity. A Wall Street Journal report said Jackson was being probed for allegedly using campaign money to decorate his D.C. house and attorneys for the lawmaker recently sought assurance from senior Justice Department officials they would not seek an indictment before the November election. The request was refused.

Ald. Sandi Jackson, Jackson’s wife, who steadfastly supports her husband and father of their two children despite public reports of his infidelity two years ago, recently described reporters as “jackals” at a campaign fund-raiser in Chicago.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 112th; chicago; corruption; il2012; investigation; jackson; jjj; mayo
Vote Democratic on Election Day! The only thing you have to lose are your wallet and your tax dollars!
1 posted on 10/19/2012 8:48:38 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: PBRCat

someone needs to declare this POS “unfit for public office”


2 posted on 10/19/2012 8:52:52 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: PBRCat

Given his other troubles with the law, is this building an insanity or ‘diminished capability’ defense?


3 posted on 10/19/2012 8:53:58 AM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence!)
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To: PBRCat

Hard to get to his dealer with all those pesky reporters around?

Sounds like the ‘cure’ didn’t take. Maybe he should try the Betty Ford center.


4 posted on 10/19/2012 8:57:23 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: PBRCat

A Sociopath living by the lie will eventually break down into madness.


5 posted on 10/19/2012 8:57:53 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: PBRCat
Congressman Jackson, the subject of a report that he was spotted recently having drinks on two nights with two different women at a bar in Washington . . ."

With bipolar people, drinking is just a symptom of an underlying mental condition. He should not be drinking at all. I'm glad he's going to Mayo, and hope that the treatment returns him to mental health, abandoning his prior thought-patterns for a healthy outlook on life.

6 posted on 10/19/2012 9:00:36 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: t1b8zs

“unfit for office”

They’re Demonrats! No such thing as unfit.


7 posted on 10/19/2012 9:01:48 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: PBRCat
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who is in a world of hurt ­— medically and legally — may be returning to Mayo Clinic for treatment.

Medically? Barbara Streisand! He's going back on the advice of his criminal defense lawyer,who was the one who advised him to go there in the first place.

8 posted on 10/19/2012 9:02:30 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: SES1066

“Given his other troubles with the law, is this building an insanity or ‘diminished capability’ defense?”

It certainly seems that way. If Obama loses JJ Jr. has to get a pardon quickly; he can’t put off prosecution forever.


9 posted on 10/19/2012 9:02:53 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: SES1066
Given his other troubles with the law, is this building an insanity or ‘diminished capability’ defense?

Good guess. Of course, going out drinking when he's supposedly being seen "twice a day" by his doctor doesn't do much for his case. Anyway, I've worked with many bipolar people and with current medication options, have yet to meet one who needed "months" of inpatient treatment. I can't imagine what is going on with Mayo Clinic, colluding with this BS. The whole ridiculous fandango flunks the smell test big time.

10 posted on 10/19/2012 9:02:59 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: SES1066

You got it. This has nothing to do with Congress or depression at this point. He knows he is going to be indicted and this is all a show as part of the defense or for a sympathy play.


11 posted on 10/19/2012 9:03:26 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
With bipolar people, drinking is just a symptom of an underlying mental condition. He should not be drinking at all. I'm glad he's going to Mayo, and hope that the treatment returns him to mental health, abandoning his prior thought-patterns for a healthy outlook on life.

See Post #8

12 posted on 10/19/2012 9:04:26 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Leep

New investigation on him!


13 posted on 10/19/2012 9:04:30 AM PDT by Internet Walnut
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To: PBRCat

“Vote Democratic on Election Day! The only thing you have to lose are your wallet and your tax dollars!”

Not to mention your freedom, your liberty, and your culture.


14 posted on 10/19/2012 9:04:58 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: PBRCat
Congressman Jackson, the subject of a report that he was spotted recently having drinks on two nights with two different women at a bar in Washington, claims the women were "lobbyists... friends," according to the source.

Nothing to see here. They were just exploring a video series to star JJjr. Working title, "Prince Jackal - Black Greek Ninja Charioteer" for BET.

15 posted on 10/19/2012 9:05:58 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: PBRCat

Next stop: chariot driver at Medieval Nights.


16 posted on 10/19/2012 9:06:18 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (2008 + IN, NE1, NC, FL, VA, OH, CO, IA, NV = 287EV)
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To: kearnyirish2
If Obama loses JJ Jr. has to get a pardon quickly; he can’t put off prosecution forever.

Of course he'll get a pardon.and it won't be because Osama has a big heart...there's a book coming out that details a conspiracy between Blago,JJ Jr *and* Osama Obama to sell the Illinois Senate seat.

17 posted on 10/19/2012 9:07:19 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: PBRCat

Mayo? Why doesn’t he go to Stroger Hospital?


18 posted on 10/19/2012 9:07:39 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: PBRCat

Mayo Clinic or prison? I suspect this mental breakdown is a cover for some serious criminal activity... I have no proof - it’s just how it feels.


19 posted on 10/19/2012 9:08:01 AM PDT by GOPJ
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To: All
JJJ's wife is signing him into Mayo for a long stay---and wont sign him out til the feds lighten up.

Sandi's also a little antsy. Mrs JJJ is a (gasp) Chicago Alderman. Some of JJJ's financial problems might emanate from all his Congressional "earmarks" that ended up in Mrs JJJ's campaign coffers (/snix).

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Course, I'm just a really, really nice person. So, of course, I thought it was really, REALLY nice when Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke out WRT JJJ's medical (cough) condition.

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Obama's ex-COS, CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EXPLAINS
"CHICAGO VALUES" wrt the recent Chick-Fil-a controversy......

Mayor Rahm danced into the controversy after Alderman Proco Joe Moreno (1st ward) publicly announced his opposition to Chick-Fil-A opening in his ward.

Mayor Rham chuckled while doing a graceful plie: "It's easy to do business in Chicago when you know 'the rules.' Chick-Fil-A can open in our town as long as it adopts 'Chicago Values.' "

(1) weekly cash pay off to the alderman;

(2) hire six of the alderman's friends who work only random days of the month,

(3) BIG AL from the Mayor's office picks up all cash in brown paper bags at CFA's back door,

(4) Chick Fil A staff trained to shoot 10-12 customers per month,

(5) Any CFA customers actually killed must be registered to vote as Democrats,

(6) $100,00 campaign contribution to Obama,

(7) free sandwiches and watermelon salsa to Jesse Jackson, Jr, who
is "convalescing," b/c he screwed up buying Obama's Senate seat.

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"I made Chick-Fil-A promise to serve chicken sandwiches
on a banana leaf w/ watermelon salsa, said Proco Joe Moreno.

20 posted on 10/19/2012 9:09:58 AM PDT by Liz ("Come quickly, I'm tasting the stars," Dom Perignon)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
With bipolar people, drinking is just a symptom of an underlying mental condition.

Actually, it is self-medication. It controls the mood swings.

He should not be drinking at all.

Agreed. Once someone is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, the typical treatment is to put them on medication that moderates the mood swings. They start with a heavy dose, and then back off the dosage until the symptoms reappear.

That adjustment period can be brutal. Any mood-altering substance just messes up the results and prolongs the adjustment.

No, I'm not a doctor, and I don't have bi-polar disorder. But, a good friend of mine went through this.

Jackson should do both himself and his constituents a favor and resign. His constituents will get someone that represents them, and he will have a much better chance of living a normal life without the stress of political life.

21 posted on 10/19/2012 9:10:08 AM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: PBRCat; All

More like too much drug, too much drink, and too much dames, are JJ Jr problem. I do not buy the manic-depression stuff one bit. It is unusual to go to Mayo for a “mental illness”


22 posted on 10/19/2012 9:10:19 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: PBRCat

A “pending” federal indictment will do that...


23 posted on 10/19/2012 9:13:22 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: PBRCat

Wasn’t Jr in the middle of scandal before he supposedly went cocoa puffs?


24 posted on 10/19/2012 9:15:29 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I don’t know if that will stick; I was hoping Blago would have coughed something up, but no luck.


25 posted on 10/19/2012 9:22:45 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: PBRCat
Is this all a dodge because Jesse Jr. is a corrupt,thieving POS like his old man?
26 posted on 10/19/2012 9:32:37 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (No matter who you elect,the government eventually gets in.)
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To: PBRCat; All

Yes,but will the Feds say, hold the Mayo?


27 posted on 10/19/2012 9:32:56 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! to serfdom)
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To: 4yearlurker

In my opinion, yes!


28 posted on 10/19/2012 9:38:16 AM PDT by sport
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To: PBRCat

Does The Mayo Clinic have an extradition treaty with the US?

/s


29 posted on 10/19/2012 10:05:25 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: PBRCat
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30 posted on 10/19/2012 10:08:30 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Condor51
THIS JUST IN--CAN YOU SAY MONEY LAUNDERING? : Jesse Jackson Jr. Isn't Campaigning, But Expenditures ARE Still Being Made--$5000.00 monthly fees paid to his wife's consulting firm.....

By Mary Ann Ahern / NBCCHICAGO.COM / Friday, Oct 19, 2012 |

Though he hasn't sent out a campaign mailer, video or spoken in public, records show Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has spent about the same amount of money that other candidates. Mary Ann Ahern reports. Though he hasn't sent out a campaign mailer, video or spoken in public in months, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has spent about the same amount of money in his campaign to hold onto his seat as others in competitive re-election fights, records show.

Included in his expenditures are fees paid to a political consulting business owned by his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson (7th ward).

"For the last four months, his wife is still getting $5,000 checks from the campaign, where during those months he's in the hospital," said Jackson's Republican challenger, Brian Woodworth.

Jackson faced a primary challenge but has been absent from work since June. Doctors say he's being treated for an ongoing medical condition.

"It's obviously legal but it does raise ethical questions when you take campaign contributions from donors and you give them to your own wife, a family member, for work that may or may not be getting done," said Andy Shaw with the Better Government Association.

Records show Jackson has also spent about $8,000 at a Downer's Grove office furniture store. The owner of Arthur P. O'Hara Inc. told the Chicago Tribune the FBI plans to subpoena records of furniture purchases by Jackson’s campaign.

<><><>A look at Jackson's campaign expenses since 2011 shows he's spent $1 million, about the same as Rep. Judy Biggert, who's spent $1.1 million and Rep. Bob Dold, who's spent $1.6 million, in their competitive races. That's well above the roughly $300,000 each that Reps. Luis Gutierrez, Danny Davis and Mike Quigley have spent the past two years.

Independent challenger Marcus Lewis had a direct message to Jackson's current constituents. "Don't vote for a ghost. Do not vote for someone that is not showing up for you anymore. It's like Elvis has left the building," he said.

An attempt to reach Jackson's campaign for comment was unsuccessful.

Source: http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/jesse-jackson-jr-campaign-expenditures-174867181.html#ixzz29lZ1RkAl

31 posted on 10/19/2012 10:27:04 AM PDT by Liz ("Come quickly, I'm tasting the stars," Dom Perignon)
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He isnt campaigning but JJJ's still paying his wife Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson---and her consulting firm---- $5000.00 per month the last four months.

JJJ's "campaign" expenses since 2011 shows he's spent $1 million, about the same as Rep. Judy Biggert, who's spent $1.1 million and Rep. Bob Dold, who's spent $1.6 million, in their competitive races. That's well above the roughly $300,000 each that other Reps spent in two years.

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Where is JJJ's money going---and where is JJJ's coming from?

This can be answered as easy as 1-2-3.

Keep in mind, the sinister Chi/Mob political gangsters are well-practiced in criminality---and have been using these tactics for years (which is how they got criminal Obama into the WH).

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MEMO TO L/E----L/E must employ Bank Secrecy Laws WRT govt bank accounts being used fraudulently.

REFERENCE Under the Bank Secrecy Act, banks are required to establish, implement and maintain programs designed to detect and report suspicious activity that might be indicative of govt fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes.

“The Bank Secrecy Act was enacted to protect the tax-paying public by identifying and detecting money laundering from criminal enterprises, govt fraud, tax evasion, money laudering and other unlawful activities. The investgations are monitored by the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigation unit.

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COMMONLY USED PRACTICES TO FACILITATE GOVT FRAUD Falsifying govt documents incurs several felonies and might involve forgery.

To cover their tracks, govt fraudsters might have created fake invoices that falsely show that govt money was being used for legitimate purposes, perhaps forged statements to cover the transfer of govt funds into secret bank accounts.

Govt fraud can also be facilitated by bank withdrawals, purchases on bank credits and intrabank transfers from legislative accounts into personal bank accounts.

A huge tipoff is whether bank withdrawals support luxurious lifestyle including payments for real estate, investment and stock holdings, jewelry, luxury vehicles, resort travel and gifts from luxury outlets for wives, mistresses, significant others.

Large purchases of untraceable casino chips, and requests to casinos to wire transfer funds to offshore bank accounts.

L/E is directed to get ahold of M/M JJJ's: (1) checks, (2) wire transfers, (3) account statements, (4) invoices, (5) bills, (6) delivery tickets, (7) correspondence including e-mail, contracts, loan agreements, (8) any other books or records, and (9) purchases of card cards witr large balances.

L/E should also explore govt monies M/M JJJ paid to (a) stockbrokers, sub-brokers, (b) family members, (c) mortgage brokers, (d) financial managers, and, (e) real estate agents, brokers, and developers.

L/E should scrutinize M/M JJJ's bank accounts for suspicious activites: (A) large deposits, (B) funds transferred from one account into another, (C) request for withdrawals.

Bank records might also show diversions to secret LLC and other accounts, to operate personal businesses/law firms, and the like.there are bank accounts and checking accounts (also accounts with brokerages) from which deposits and withdrawals could be made.

<><><>WRT credit cards----those are frequently used to facilitate fraud......placing large sums of money on the card ostensibly for large purchases.......that are later turned into cash.

<><><> WRT lines of credit----falsified documents listing fictitious net worth in order to get LOC.

32 posted on 10/19/2012 10:42:00 AM PDT by Liz ("Come quickly, I'm tasting the stars," Dom Perignon)
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To: Liz

Alderman Sandy Jackson’s constituents have to be so pleased that their aldermanic representative on the Chicago City Council is living in Washington and seldom in Chicago looking after their needs at City Hall.


33 posted on 10/19/2012 10:50:53 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: PBRCat
I shake my head at the naivete of some. Bipolar? Hell man, how about cynical, manipulative? Is there a Mayo cure for that?


34 posted on 10/19/2012 10:57:06 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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