Skip to comments.Jackson Jr. won’t resign until he gets disability pay: EXCLUSIVE
Posted on 11/15/2012 10:29:37 AM PST by RummyChickEdited on 11/15/2012 10:31:25 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Sources tell FOX 32 News that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is willing to give up his 2nd Congressional District seat if he's given disability when he steps down.
Jackson Jr. was re-elected to his tenth term but last month, sources say, he applied for a disability package--what could be his only income if he resigns. It is expected to take a couple of weeks for Congress to approve or deny the request.
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I thought he had a beer distributorship ... or am i confusing him with someone else?
Just think - if he was able to purchase Bammer’s seat - all of this would be swept under the rug and he’d be cured of his depression!
He can’t be expected to work like a mere citizen.
It’s always and forever will be about
government handouts to destroy the
Newsweak was right:
“We’re all socialists now”
Like it or not.
Put the sleezy b**t*rd in jail where he belongs.
Another Jackson shake down. That apple didn’t fall far from the tree. He’ll be living large on the taxpayers’ dime for decades. Guess he wasn’t in Congress long enough to steal his “fair share”.
He only wants that which he promised his constituents. Somebody gotta pay!
just a little walkin’ around money to tie him over til he’s fully engaged in the fambly bidness
The guy just can’t imagine life without gubermint cheese.
Just another 47%er....
Typical drug-addled democrat pauppet blackman. Send him to Guam and let him tip the Island over dontchaknow.
The House should vote on whether or not to give Jackson disability pay.
I don’t understand. Does Congress offer special disability packages? I am certain this wackjob is eligible for SSI.
If he were to simply leave office at the age of 47, his max would be 34% of his high three ~ which might seem like a fair amount of money, but he's not going to be living in your better parts of Chicago in the future!
He can't draw regular retirement until he's 57 anyway.
He can apply like any other Civil Service worker. Congress should wash their hands clean of this lying, thieving SOB.
So that’s where his “depression” came from. If I had a federal indictment handing over my head I’d be depressed too.
If the republicans cave into to this crook and give him a FULL PENSION (same as his salary) wipe your hands clean of the entire Congress, because they are as corrupt as hell.
He wants his reparations!
His father doesn’t share his beer or his white bitches!
They’ll give it to him and then some. We’ve become a nation of cowards, sissies and sheep. Lawsuits, the dreaded “R” word have everyone running.
Voters of the 2nd Congressional District should have to do without representation in Congress for the next two years. Appoint an empty chair to fill the job.
They voted for this turkey, and the only thing their vote will accomplish is to land him a fat pension to which he is not entitled.
Don’t forget to get the ObamaPhone too!
That’s one of his brothers, who has been christened by John Kass as “The King of Beers.”
Jesse, Sr., should run for this eat on a platform of “Up with Hope, Down with Dope.” He’s used that slogan before, and it thrills the people of Chicago, not the brighest bunch on the horizon.
The only suitable response that should be given is to just drag off the man to serve his time.
put him in a prison cell with Blago and Rezko. let him whine to them about his predicament...
If he’s claiming that his job got him disabled, then I’m going to claim that obama disabled me from working.
“not the brighest bunch on the horizon.”
Since being “Down With Dope” simply implies being a part of the above mentioned bunch.
Could this ‘blind item’ be about JJJ???!!!
Vulgar. Very crude. But seems to fit.
Jackson: I’m a black government employee that wants to be paid not to work.
Although hard to decipher from the original Ebonics, I do believe this was one of the things the Obamaphone woman mentioned were needed to qualify for a free phone in Cleveland.
I have never heard of such a thing. Perhaps Gabby Gifford got something that was not publicized and JJ Jr wants the same. But all still highly doubtful
I am certain this wackjob is eligible for SSI.
A useless parasite politician becomes a full blown parasite
Just like all of his and Obama’s voters. Santa Claus for JJJ.
The voters elected him - let them keep him.
If he has to miss all the votes because he’s in rehab, great.
Wow and he was that close to “securing” a Senate seat.
What would he get if he had just lost his re-election campaign.....nothing I do believe.
Although I recall some politician in the last 5 years or so that spouted about collecting unemployment benefits after losing re-election. Don’t remember when and/or where though.
Where’s my piece of the freebie pie?
Unfortunately, expulsion requires a two-thirds vote. So it does appear that he holds the cards he needs.
Does a moral disability qualify?
Didn’t his father years ago pay off the lady who had his love child with funds appropriated from Operation Push? I recall some scandal along those lines
“put him in a prison cell with Blago and Rezko. let him whine to them about his predicament...”
Naw, put him in the cell with “BIG BUBBA” and he’ll get a disability he’s not likely to forget !!
Once they get a good lip-lock on the ferderal teat there is only one way they break loose.
But even then they keep voting.
Obamacare Death Panel his butt.
Throw him overboard and change the ecology of the ocean.
Silly headline since Congress can remove one of it’s own.
If retired on disability, that's just for a few years, and at a substantial reduction since it will be untaxed pay. When he got switched over to FERS ~ once he was eligible ~ he'd get maybe 44% (10 more years of building on the 1%), but if he leaves without disability, he ends up having banked a 34% pension.
I think just state and local government employees get anything like a full salary full pension!
If JJJ leaves now he gets 34% when he turns 56.
Better than most ~ but not like winning the lottery.