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CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER TO ENTER RACE FOR JESSE JACKSON JR.'S SEAT
Breitbart ^ | 12/1/2012 | REBEL PUNDIT

Posted on 12/01/2012 7:39:18 AM PST by grimalkin

Former Congressman Mel Reynolds, who resigned in disgrace from the Illinois 2nd Congressional District after being convicted of having sex with an underage campaign worker, wants his old seat back.

Reynolds announced at a press conference on Wednesday that he would join the avalanche of Democrat candidates jumping in line for a chance at picking up the coveted 2nd district seat, now vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., in the upcoming special election.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chicago; il; jackson

1 posted on 12/01/2012 7:39:28 AM PST by grimalkin
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To: grimalkin
Chicagoland says it all...
2 posted on 12/01/2012 7:41:30 AM PST by Happy Rain (Obama is Lucifer's Evil Twin)
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To: grimalkin

In that District, he will probably win.


3 posted on 12/01/2012 7:41:52 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: grimalkin

Compared with his Democrat peers in Chicago, a man with only a sex offender record has a spotlessly clean criminal record.


4 posted on 12/01/2012 7:42:38 AM PST by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: grimalkin

But is that enough? Now, all someone needs to do to beat Mel is to be a sex offender, an arsonist, a serial murderer and a train robber and they win.


5 posted on 12/01/2012 7:43:37 AM PST by albie
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

At least he’s been vetted..


6 posted on 12/01/2012 7:43:43 AM PST by AFret. ("Charlie don't surf ! ")
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Drop the probably, he WILL win. No doubt about it.

Depraved people vote for depraved people.

The fact he even has backers to even run says it all.


7 posted on 12/01/2012 7:46:19 AM PST by Individual Rights in NJ (Let's settle somewhere new?~ I'm thinking places people call "blue".)
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To: grimalkin

He certainly has the right creditentials to be a success in the Democrat party.


8 posted on 12/01/2012 7:46:24 AM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: albie

The sad thing is....you can’t even find a retired military NCO or officer, even if they were a Democrat....to run. You end up with people who cannot be trusted in public office. I think a topless dancer from the district....probably has a better than average chance of winning.


9 posted on 12/01/2012 7:46:38 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: grimalkin

Chicago values. Puting Cons in Congress for over 150 years.


10 posted on 12/01/2012 7:46:38 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: grimalkin

Sounds like he agrees with Obama’s tax policy. Screw the younger generation.


11 posted on 12/01/2012 7:47:14 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: grimalkin

Superduper! The Chicago Mob/”D party machine” is giving us an Improvement over JJJ! Maybe they figure he’ll fit right in with all the sex perverts, liars, and thieves in WashDC?


12 posted on 12/01/2012 7:47:41 AM PST by faithhopecharity (--)
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To: grimalkin

Well, that’s a step up the food chain of honorable politicians (assuming there is such a food chain).


13 posted on 12/01/2012 7:47:47 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Ayn Rand warned us about)
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To: grimalkin

Is he gay? Transgendered? Cross dresser? Any of those would seal the win.


14 posted on 12/01/2012 7:47:54 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Oops. I din’t spelling putting correcting. Perhaps I was thinking of Mel’s qualifications and a spanish dirty word that relates to his qualifications.


15 posted on 12/01/2012 7:49:22 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: pepsionice

A topless dancer may be far more trustworthy than your average democrat...


16 posted on 12/01/2012 7:49:31 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Hardraade

I agree with that. A prostitute as well.


17 posted on 12/01/2012 7:52:21 AM PST by grimalkin (Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. Friedman)
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To: grimalkin

After all Mel does have the most important qualification for the job. He is black.
That being really the ONLY qualification that matters. Any thing else is just background.


18 posted on 12/01/2012 7:52:36 AM PST by Tupelo (Hunkered down & loading up)
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To: grimalkin

After all Mel does have the most important qualification for the job. He is black.
That being really the ONLY qualification that matters. Any thing else is just clutter.


19 posted on 12/01/2012 7:53:02 AM PST by Tupelo (Hunkered down & loading up)
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To: grimalkin

And we are supposed to be surprised?


20 posted on 12/01/2012 7:55:09 AM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: grimalkin

Well ain’t that just so Chicago


21 posted on 12/01/2012 7:55:30 AM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: Past Your Eyes
Is he gay? Transgendered? Cross dresser? Any of those would seal the win.

Nah, just your standard pervert, he was screwing a 16 year old girl.

22 posted on 12/01/2012 7:55:38 AM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: grimalkin; All

Blacks not only can be Racists....they can also be Sexual Offenders too


23 posted on 12/01/2012 8:03:47 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Illegal Aliens do not pay Social Security...Employers do)
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To: Past Your Eyes

“Is he gay? Transgendered? Cross dresser? Any of those would seal the win.”

None of the above, but he’s one of those “candidates” who will roll up his sleeve and place his arm right next to each of his “constituents” and they will say “Yup, he’s in, he’s one of us, a bona fide Holder’s person.” And he will be re-elected until the father of one of the girls he raped breaks his neck or he dies of old age. So sad, but so true!


24 posted on 12/01/2012 8:04:55 AM PST by vette6387
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To: grimalkin

This article epitomizes what a mess our country is these days. No matter how sleazy you are today you have an even chance of attaining a position in elected office. A majority of Americans want the government gravy train to keep rolling and if a politician can keep giving out the goodies it doesn’t matter if that person is a scumbag.


25 posted on 12/01/2012 8:09:46 AM PST by dowcaet
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To: CrazyIvan

Perfectly said!


26 posted on 12/01/2012 8:17:05 AM PST by bigbob
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To: grimalkin
Dear God...

....is there not ONE person of integrety and honor that You could put into this position?

We are so tired of scofflaws, sex criminals, reprobates and outright crooks "representing" We the People

27 posted on 12/01/2012 8:23:08 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give WAR a chance.......)
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To: grimalkin

He has the qualifications for a dem run...


28 posted on 12/01/2012 8:23:16 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: grimalkin

He has the qualifications for a dem run...


29 posted on 12/01/2012 8:23:27 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: pepsionice
I think a topless dancer from the district....

would know how to handle money

30 posted on 12/01/2012 8:31:04 AM PST by PatHimself
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To: grimalkin

If the morons in Illinois will reelect a loony nut in a marshmallow factory by a landslide, I don’t think they’d see anything wrong with electing a sex offender. Skin tone, freebies and government handouts are all that matter. This ain’t yo daddy’s America anymore.


31 posted on 12/01/2012 8:35:03 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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To: PatHimself

If he wins, which is almost a shoe-in, he will fit right in with the rest of the Demodummies.

What are people thinking, if at all?


32 posted on 12/01/2012 8:35:21 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Responsibility2nd
Chicago values. Putting Cons in Congress for over 150 years.

The Chicago way...4 years in office followed by 4 years in prison followed by 4 years in office..etc.

33 posted on 12/01/2012 8:38:01 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: grimalkin

I ask you: what better credentials could you ask for?!!!


34 posted on 12/01/2012 8:43:36 AM PST by ReleaseTheHounds ("The problem with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: grimalkin
Report: "CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER TO ENTER RACE FOR JESSE JACKSON JR.'S SEAT"

Response: Only in America.

35 posted on 12/01/2012 8:45:25 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Graybeard58

Nah, just your standard pervert, he was screwing a 16 year old girl.


So did i, after i married her, pervert, huh.


36 posted on 12/01/2012 8:48:50 AM PST by ravenwolf
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To: CrazyIvan
Screw the younger generation.

Again?

37 posted on 12/01/2012 8:54:02 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Progov
What are people thinking, if at all?

Just that he's black

38 posted on 12/01/2012 9:15:06 AM PST by PatHimself
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To: grimalkin

With credentials like those, how can he lose?


39 posted on 12/01/2012 9:21:40 AM PST by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: grimalkin

Gee... child molester, convict, felon, and he wants to be a congressman?

Great resume for the job; he’ll fit right in!


40 posted on 12/01/2012 9:48:24 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: grimalkin

Big deal. Homos are on the Supreme Court ruling over all of us and in political offices nationwide.


41 posted on 12/01/2012 9:49:58 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: grimalkin

Have no fear.....the illiterate moronic electorate in that district will put the POS into the congress via a landslide.


42 posted on 12/01/2012 9:54:42 AM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: grimalkin

Sure, why not? This is Democrat country, and this guy Reynolds has an enhanced resume, the kind Democrats love.


43 posted on 12/01/2012 10:04:13 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: grimalkin

When he wins, the republican establishment will start saying conservatives have to change and become sex perverts too in order to widen the base.


44 posted on 12/01/2012 10:15:02 AM PST by howlinhound (Live your life so that, when you get up in the morning, Satan says, "Oh Crap!..He's awake" - Unknown)
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To: grimalkin

sex with a minor, sexual assault, kiddie porn

He’ll be co-nominated by the liberaltarians


45 posted on 12/01/2012 10:57:53 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

If he wins the primary, he is in


46 posted on 12/01/2012 11:00:47 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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