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Jackson Graft Case Further Indicts Black Caucus
Investors Business Daily ^ | Feb. 20, 2013 | IBD Editorial

Posted on 02/21/2013 6:56:47 PM PST by Bon of Babble

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s guilty plea to fraud charges raises fresh questions about the Congressional Black Caucus. It's a group with many laudable goals, but why do so many in it succumb to corruption? A disproportionate share of ethics cases have been brought against this exclusive club.

According to a 2012 National Journal study, five of the six lawmakers under review by the House Ethics Committee were Black Caucus members. Yet just one in 10 House members belong to the group.

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1 posted on 02/21/2013 6:56:51 PM PST by Bon of Babble
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To: Bon of Babble

A rhetorical question?


2 posted on 02/21/2013 6:58:51 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Bon of Babble
Link NFG (no freeping good) ;0)
3 posted on 02/21/2013 7:00:07 PM PST by goodtomato (I'm really, really blessed!)
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To: Bon of Babble

And of course we aren’t allowed to generalize, that would be, let’s see, “sexist”?, “ageist”?, “antisemitic”?, oh, I forget, I’m so confused, wait, I got it, “anti-Amish”?


4 posted on 02/21/2013 7:00:50 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Bon of Babble
Love this part: Jesse Jackson Jr. arrived in court wearing a leather bracelet, not the gold-plated Rolex watch he bought with $43,350 in federal campaign cash. Wonder what happened to that ugly-a** watch??
5 posted on 02/21/2013 7:01:05 PM PST by Bon of Babble (I have seen the future and I'm going back to bed!!)
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To: goodtomato

Try link here:

http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/022013-645119-jesse-jackson-jr-indictment-black-congressional-caucus.htm

(it worked for me)


6 posted on 02/21/2013 7:02:45 PM PST by Bon of Babble (I have seen the future and I'm going back to bed!!)
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To: Bon of Babble

I theorized on the other JJJr thread that there must be some bad voodoo between the Jacksons and Obamas for this federal prosecution to go forward.


7 posted on 02/21/2013 7:03:49 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Bon of Babble
It's a group with many laudable goals

It is? Such as what?

8 posted on 02/21/2013 7:05:56 PM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: Bon of Babble

see, the problem is, we’re expecting blacks to respect and live by the same laws all the white folks have to live by. if it’s a law passed by mostly white lawmakers, it’s racist and also too much to expect blacks to be able to not break such a law. they’d probably be labeled by other blacks as uncle toms if they didn’t break such a law. you know, like they label black kids in schools that study and do too well on tests as “oreos” - black on the outside, white on the inside.


9 posted on 02/21/2013 7:06:35 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Bon of Babble

Jr belongs in jail as does his wife and his felonious father.


10 posted on 02/21/2013 7:07:00 PM PST by South40
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To: Altura Ct.

only letting in people whose skin is a certain color, and then only if they are democrat.


11 posted on 02/21/2013 7:07:34 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Dude, that’s and insurance line such as “some of my best friends are black”.


12 posted on 02/21/2013 7:08:28 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Bon of Babble

...fraud charges raises fresh questions about the Congressional Black Caucus. It’s a group with many laudable goals, but why do so many in it succumb to corruption?

Because it is in their genes. And even if they are caught black handed, few will ever be prosecuted.


13 posted on 02/21/2013 7:10:14 PM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Bon of Babble

I wonder what the Congressional Yellow Caucus thinks of all this?


14 posted on 02/21/2013 7:12:13 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: nascarnation
I theorized on the other JJJr thread that there must be some bad voodoo between the Jacksons and Obamas for this federal prosecution to go forward.

IIRC, 0zero had his empty seat Blago filled with JJJr. lined up for Valerie Jarrett to fill.

15 posted on 02/21/2013 7:30:57 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Revolting cat!

You have no idea how much your comments make me laugh — I often read them out loud to the whole house!!

I told JimRob today that YOU were one of the things I really missed when FReep was down.

Glad you were resurrected intact from the ashes when FReep arose after crashing and burning!!


16 posted on 02/21/2013 7:36:26 PM PST by Bon of Babble (I have seen the future and I'm going back to bed!!)
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To: Bon of Babble

Thanks Bon, we’ve got die laughing and before that happens live laughing!


17 posted on 02/21/2013 7:52:27 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Bon of Babble

Good, thanks FRiend


18 posted on 02/21/2013 7:57:59 PM PST by goodtomato (I'm really, really blessed!)
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To: Bon of Babble

THe Congressional Black Caucus has traditionally ranged between black nationalist/extremists to communists/socialists, including Conyers (Red), Crockett (Red), Rangel (far-left and crook), Clay (Crook), Diggs (crook), Rush, Danny Davis (red), Norton (leftist), Chisholm (far-left, full id. not released yet), Dellums (Red), McKinney (Red and crazy black extremist), Ellison (Black Muslim extremist), etc.

You get my drift. It was never a moderate organization because its founders were far leftists and crooks. Moderates didn’t stand a chance.

And that’s the truth!


19 posted on 02/21/2013 7:59:38 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Bon of Babble

Congressional Black Caucus=The Klan with a Tan.

By the way they get a lot of ethics complaints , but few convictions, thanks to the Double top secret politically correct doctrine that blacks can do no wrong.
Everything is Whiteys fault.


20 posted on 02/21/2013 8:10:48 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

None of those Congressional scumbags have anything on Obama in the race for corruption and downright treason.

And it will not stop until the hangings start, for treason that is.


21 posted on 02/21/2013 11:28:40 PM PST by politicianslie (Most Americans can't even recognize massive election fraud. Our first Muslim President laughs at you)
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To: politicianslie

They just elected John Kerry a known traitor to be Secretary of State so I don’t see the hangings starting any time soon.


22 posted on 02/22/2013 5:39:34 AM PST by Venturer
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