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Former Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr., Transferred After Prison Dispute
Chicago Sun Times ^ | April 6, 2014 | Michael Sneed and Lynn Sweet

Posted on 04/06/2014 8:34:45 AM PDT by PBRCat

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., after clashing with prison officials and being placed in solitary confinement, a source told the Chicago Sun-Times.

The 49-year-old former Chicago congressman had been advising other inmates in North Carolina about their rights in prison, according to the source, who said a guard took exception to that.

As a result, the longtime South Side politician was placed in solitary confinement for four or five days more than a month ago, the source said.

It took about a month for the transfer to go through, the source said, and Jackson was moved to the prison camp at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama.

Jackson is serving a 21/2 -year sentence after pleading guilty to illegally using campaign money. He entered prison last October and is due to be released on Dec. 31, 2015, according to the Bureau of Prisons.

Rev. Jackson, reached in Tokyo, said his son, who suffers from bipolar disorder and depression, is “doing much better.”

Jackson also has been getting regular visits from his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, and their two children. Sandi Jackson, who also pleaded guilty to charges related to looting campaign funds, was sentenced to a year in prison and has been living in Washington. She will serve her time after her husband is released.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Alabama; US: Illinois; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: alabama; chicago; corruption; illinois; insanity; jackson; jessejacksonjr; lynnsweet; michaelsneed; montgomery; northcarolina; sandijackson; washington
Jackson is related to the legally insane Cook County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Brim. He is the son of the Reverend Jesse Jackson.
1 posted on 04/06/2014 8:34:45 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: PBRCat

“Don’t you know who my daddy is? He’s one of the justus brothers so you better watch out.”


2 posted on 04/06/2014 8:35:58 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: PBRCat

Oh BS. He wasn’t advising anyone of anything other than how important he is.

He probably pissed someone off and they put him in protective custody to keep the story from being “Guards let Jackson Jr be raped in prison”.


3 posted on 04/06/2014 8:39:03 AM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: PBRCat

The tale of brave exploits while falsely imprisoned is right out of the commie handbook. Bastards.


4 posted on 04/06/2014 8:39:58 AM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: PBRCat

Revrunt Jesse Jr.....has been known to tell the truth ??


5 posted on 04/06/2014 8:40:29 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: PBRCat; All

I thought prison disputes usually ended with missing teeth, or losing anal retentive-ness???

Not that I’ve been in prison, I have only heard about those potential outcomes...

And if he is dispensing legal advice in prison, even though he probably was dis-barred from whatever states he was licensed to practice law...

I thought a couple of things were more prevalent in prison...

Jesus always seems to be found on most death rows, and there are more lawyers in prison, than not...

Again, I have only heard these things...


6 posted on 04/06/2014 8:41:09 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: PBRCat
Jackson also has been getting regular visits from his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, and their two children. Sandi Jackson, who also pleaded guilty to charges related to looting campaign funds, was sentenced to a year in prison and has been living in Washington. She will serve her time after her husband is released.

Corruption seems to be the family business.

7 posted on 04/06/2014 8:44:23 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: PBRCat
Rev. Jackson, reached in Tokyo, said his son, who suffers from bipolar disorder and depression, is “doing much better.”

I think all congress critters are mentally ill, just that some are worse than others.

8 posted on 04/06/2014 8:44:47 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: PBRCat


9 posted on 04/06/2014 8:45:14 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: PBRCat
That jail-house lawyerin' done got you a night in the box.


10 posted on 04/06/2014 8:45:39 AM PDT by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: PBRCat

His daddy should be sharing his cell.


11 posted on 04/06/2014 8:47:23 AM PDT by Lexington Green (America has become one big re-education camp.)
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To: Delta 21

“What we have heah, is a failyuh to communicate.”


12 posted on 04/06/2014 9:05:51 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: PBRCat
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala...

There goes the "Punishment" factor... Poor 'lil Jesse's only punishment at the "Club Fed" might comprise having to choose between lobster or steak! While enjoying conjugal visits and all the booze and drugs his muslim brotherhood protectors will supply...

13 posted on 04/06/2014 9:07:37 AM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: PBRCat

"It's About the Money!: How You Can Get Out of Debt, Build Wealth, and Achieve Your Financial Dreams"

Real book, not a joke. You can buy a copy on Amazon for a penny plus shipping. Maybe you can get Jesse Jr. to sign for you if you live near the prison.

14 posted on 04/06/2014 9:08:29 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: PBRCat

Jesse probably got stuffed in a prison washing machine.


15 posted on 04/06/2014 9:09:04 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: PBRCat

electric chair the bastard


16 posted on 04/06/2014 9:11:27 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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This guy might be a world famous piece of garbage... But he is basically a white collar criminal. Guilty of violating campaign laws. Why is he not in a minimum security prison?

And solitary confinement for 4-5 days for a non-violent issue? I actually feel sorry for him.


17 posted on 04/06/2014 9:18:46 AM PDT by RC51
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To: PBRCat

Must be enough left-over campaign money to pay for those frequent trips from Chicago to Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. Not to mention all the drugs and hookers that can now be slipped in.


18 posted on 04/06/2014 9:20:44 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: PBRCat

He will be welcomed with open arms by his community and probably reelected after doing a fraction of his sentence.


19 posted on 04/06/2014 9:21:43 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Eagles6

What’s the over/under on BHO pardoning him as soon as possible?


20 posted on 04/06/2014 9:28:48 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: fhayek

I recall an snippet a few months back that Sr. hasn’t bothered to drop by to see him.


21 posted on 04/06/2014 9:29:46 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: PBRCat

IF true, and I am skeptical the reason in the report, that guard needs to be transferred to Montgomery too, AS AN INMATE. If Jackson was doing nothing more than telling other inmates what their rights are, that guard is a very very evil person who should never be allowed to have any authority or another human being or even an animal and should be incarcerated for a long time to pay for what he did.


22 posted on 04/06/2014 9:47:28 AM PDT by JLS
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To: Calvin Locke

Hadn’t thought about that!


23 posted on 04/06/2014 9:48:16 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: PBRCat

the bipolar aspects are uppity lawyer/ asshole


24 posted on 04/06/2014 9:50:07 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Eagles6
Well, with that pedophile former rep back in the news, Rostenkowski came to mind, both pardoned by the Bent One, iirc, and both, along with JJJr, out of the Chicago machine...

I'll throw in Boston's James Michael Curley, most notably a mayor, but also a former rep, pardoned by Truman.

25 posted on 04/06/2014 10:31:06 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: RC51

“I actually feel sorry for him.”

We all do.

(snort)


26 posted on 04/06/2014 10:40:00 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: RC51
And solitary confinement for 4-5 days for a non-violent issue?

Unusual for a non violent issue...Yes...

He probably had become a huge PITA demanding special treatment and threatening retribution if he didn't get his way and the prison officials finally had enough of his BS and stuck in the hole to modify his behavior...

I actually feel sorry for him.

Don't... he would be the first guy to toss your ass in a re-education camp to modify your behavior and thoughts...

27 posted on 04/06/2014 10:52:29 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: PBRCat

Not everything related to Cook County - or Chicago, is Breaking and/or Front page news.


28 posted on 04/06/2014 10:55:27 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: PBRCat
Oh No! He has doubtless been victimized--that is what happens when someone disagrees with a Jackson---Jesse, his son or Shelia Jackson-Lee,the illustrious female historian who reminded us of our 400 years tenure under our Constitution.

These people are the stuff of farces. Gotta laugh to keep from going to the door and letting out a momentous yell.

>vaudine

29 posted on 04/06/2014 11:04:34 AM PDT by vaudine
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To: PBRCat

Shouldn’t he be transferred to a state where he can prepare to run in a dem primary for congress?


30 posted on 04/06/2014 11:21:55 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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Where would you classify it? Reverend Jackson is a national figure. Chicago is the third largest American city and the Chicago machine now has its candidate in the White House.


31 posted on 04/06/2014 11:23:46 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: JoeProBono

” Don’t you know who I am??”
“...No.”
“ ME NEITHER!! Woop-woop-wooop-wooop-woop-wooop!


32 posted on 04/06/2014 12:47:35 PM PDT by clbiel (Islamophobia: The irrational fear of being decapitated)
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To: PBRCat

Just because it happens in your backyard doesn’t make it Breaking/Frontpage. Just plain ol’ news is fine.


33 posted on 04/06/2014 2:03:38 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

Okay, I am just trying to learn the protocols. Sometimes, there are stories that ought to be national, but the reports are treated locally and then buried.


34 posted on 04/06/2014 2:19:17 PM PDT by PBRCat
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To: morphing libertarian

Shouldn’t he be transferred to a state where he can prepare to run in a dem primary for congress?
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Good Point....Jr. probably wanted the transfer so he could claim residency in Alabama and run for the senate.


35 posted on 04/06/2014 2:34:51 PM PDT by AFret. ("Charlie don't surf ! ")
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To: PBRCat

No problem. Thanks for asking.


36 posted on 04/06/2014 3:14:58 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

The optimum outcome is that another inmate kill him in prison.

Thanks PBRCat.


37 posted on 04/06/2014 4:29:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: RC51

But he is basically a white collar criminal. Guilty of violating campaign laws. Why is he not in a minimum security prison?


He’s in prison because he is a CRIMINAL! Is that too hard for you to understand?


38 posted on 04/07/2014 4:07:14 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Eagles6
He will be welcomed with open arms by his community and probably reelected after doing a fraction of his sentence.

April 24, 1992: [Former Washington DC Mayor for Life] Marion Barry Released from Jail

He never quite made it back to Mayor of DC (there were too many other corrupt local politicians to take his place), but his worshipping constituents did elect him to a seat on the DC Council, a seat he's held ever since.

39 posted on 04/07/2014 4:28:42 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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