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  • Dennis Rodman Is 'Broke,' Suffering from 'Drinking Problem' (plus Jesse Jackson/Clinton remembrance)

    03/27/2012 6:30:20 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 58 replies
    (NOTE: I'm sure some of you remember Jesse Jackson and "Hillary Rodman Clinton"....too funny....tune in Thurs at 8pm, KABC in Los Angeles -- Tim Conway does "What the hell did Jesse Jackson say") Dennis Rodman Is 'Broke,' Suffering from 'Drinking Problem' By SHEILA MARIKAR | Good Morning America – 7 hrs ago Dennis Rodman Is 'Broke,' Suffering from 'Drinking Problem' (ABC News)Enlarge Photo Alcohol addiction and declining marketability have sidelined Dennis Rodman and rendered him unable to pay an "unjustified" amount of child support, representatives for the former NBA player said today. Rodman's manager, Darren Price, told ABCNews.com today that...
  • Witness: Slain U.K. tourists begged for their life

    03/27/2012 10:05:19 AM PDT · by BlueSky194 · 13 replies
    AP ^ | 3/27/2012 | Tamara Lush
    Witness: Slain U.K. tourists begged for their life. Jackson and Sharpton are silent on black racism.
  • Jesse Jackson Discusses Martin Case

    03/24/2012 8:46:55 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 46 replies
    Sanford officials have released a response to the reward offered for the arrest of George Zimmerman, saying, "The City of Sanford does not condone the actions and recommendations of the New Black Panther Party. The City is requesting calm heads and no vigilante justice."
  • White teenager who ran over black man with truck gets life.

    03/22/2012 6:00:38 PM PDT · by prplhze2000 · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Jackson Jambalaya ^ | March 22, 2012 | Kingfish
    A Rankin County Mississippi teenager pleaded guilty yesterday to running over a black man with his truck, killing him. He did this after he beat him and yelled white power several times. Teen and some friends left a bonfire 30 minutes from Jackson and came to Jackson looking for blacks to beat up. Video of the entire hearing included. Judge was a Republican when on city council and known as pretty conservative.
  • EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Announces Creation of Anacostia River Revitalization Fund

    03/09/2012 9:17:15 PM PST · by Rabin · 7 replies
    newsroomamerica ^ | March 9, 2012 | N A Feeds
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Lisa P. Jackson and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF?) joined Mayor Gray and Eleanor Holmes-Norton of (DC)… to announce The Anacostia River Revitalization Fund. The fund, which will "invest $1 million in restoration" with a "goal of investing" $5 million... NFWF, in partnership with EPA and the DC Department of the Environment and with funding from corporate sponsors, created the fund, which will award grants to local partnering organizations.
  • Pelosi endorses Rep. Jackson for reelection

    02/18/2012 5:18:53 PM PST · by Libloather · 9 replies · 2+ views
    The Hill ^ | 2/18/12 | Jordy Yager
    Pelosi endorses Rep. Jackson for reelectionBy Jordy Yager - 02/18/12 12:24 PM ET Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) has endorsed Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), whose reelection bid has been plagued by an ethics investigation. Pelosi joins President Obama and several other top Democrats in their endorsement of the Chicago lawmaker as he goes up against former Democratic Rep. Debbie Halvorson (Ill.) in a fierce primary battle next month. Though Halvorson has raised only one-fifth the amount of money that Jackson has, she has waged a relentless campaign against the incumbent lawmaker, frequently pointing to the House Ethics Committee’s ongoing...
  • Samuel L. Jackson Drops the Act: Admits He Only Voted for Obama because of Race

    02/12/2012 2:51:08 PM PST · by Paladins Prayer · 61 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | February 12, 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    Hey, Jackson, is it Samuel L. or Jesse? Actually, it's more likely that the actor was channeling Jeremiah Wright. In a racial-epithet-laced interview with Ebony magazine, the Pulp Fiction star proved that his politics is a fiction and his head is filled with, well, you fill in the blank. Jackson admitted that he only voted for Barack Obama because of the president's skin color. Said the actor, "I voted for Barack because he was black. 'Cuz that's why other folks vote for other people - because they look like them. That's American politics, pure and simple. [Obama's] message didn't mean...
  • Anti-White Race Warrior Jesse Jackson Says Obama May Be Assassinated Due To Jan Brewer, Allen West

    02/02/2012 8:38:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 47 replies · 1+ views
    Pat Dollard ^ | 2/2/12 | MSNBC
    Jackson: Heated GOP rhetoric puts presidents at risk
  • Jesse Jackson Predicts ‘Somebody Shoot An AK-47 In The White House’ As A Result Of GOP Criticism

    02/02/2012 6:46:40 AM PST · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    Mediaite ^ | February 2, 2012 | Francis Martel
    Jesse Jackson, Sr. is worried for the safety of the President. The Reverend made his way to Martin Bashir‘s show today, where he was asked to comment on Republican disrespect of the president. And while the conversation began on the topic of acceptable political discourse, literally within the same sentence Jackson turns around and warns of the possibility that “somebody shoots an AK-47 in the White House.” Huh? Bashir rattled off a laundry list of Republican bad behavior, from Arizona governor Jan Brewer pointing at the President to Rep. Joe Wilson shouting “you lie!” to Newt Gingrich using the...
  • Michael Jackson Detained in Moscow Metro

    01/27/2012 5:57:36 AM PST · by cunning_fish · 17 replies
    RIAN ^ | Jan. 24, 2011
    Moscow police have detained a Canadian national named Michael Jackson on charges of attempting to steal a wallet from a woman in the capital’s underground, the police reported on its website. The 50-year-old was caught red-handed at an underground station in southeastern Moscow on Monday as he pulled the wallet from the woman’s pocket, the report said. An investigation is under way. If found guilty, Jackson faces a fine of up to 200,000 rubles ($6,500) and a prison term of up to five years.
  • SNL Actress Victoria Jackson: ‘Muslim Brotherhood Has Infiltrated Our Highest Positions in Gov’t’

    12/28/2011 6:17:46 AM PST · by izzatzo · 45 replies · 1+ views
    The Blaze ^ | 12/28/2011 | B. Hallowell
    Former “Saturday Nigh Live” actress Victoria Jackson is facing some criticism over recent comments she made on “Politichicks,” a web talk show she co-hosts. During a recent episode, Jackson contended that the Muslim Brotherhood — the same Islamist group that has been winning Middle Eastern elections — has infiltrated the American government at its highest levels.
  • Jackson On Blagojevich Sentence: ‘Sad Day For Illinois’ (Jr. behind bars soon?)

    12/11/2011 12:22:17 PM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Jackson On Blagojevich Sentence: ‘Sad Day For Illinois’December 8, 2011 9:50 PM CHICAGO (CBS) – U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) was speaking out for the first time on Thursday about the 14-year sentence handed down to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. As CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports, at a rally for Chicago postal workers, Jackson declared that the Blagojevich scandal has “shamed our state.” He also said Blagojevich’s sentencing was “a sad day for Illinois, a very sad day for (Blagojevich’s) wife and for his family. No one is shouting with glee, with excitement over what happened and transpired.”
  • "Stonewall" Jackson - before the war.

    11/30/2011 6:07:54 PM PST · by moneyrunner · 6 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 11/30/2011 | Moneyrunner
  • Ethics Committee decision may haunt Rep. (Jesse) Jackson (Jr.) reelection bid

    11/16/2011 5:07:41 AM PST · by Zakeet · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 16, 2011 | Jordy Yager
    The House Ethics Committee will decide in less than three weeks whether to formally investigate Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) over allegations that he tried to improperly obtain President Obama’s former Senate seat. The secretive Ethics panel’s decision — set to be made by Dec. 2 — could put the nine-term Illinois lawmaker in a highly precarious and dangerous position leading into his heated March 20 primary election. Jackson’s Democratic challenger, former Rep. Debbie Halvorson, has been using the looming possibility of an investigation in her attacks on the incumbent lawmaker, who has maintained his innocence. A formal probe of...
  • Conrad Murray placed on suicide watch at jail

    11/08/2011 5:16:00 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies · 1+ views
    LA Times ^ | 11/07/11
    Conrad Murray placed on suicide watch at jailNovember 7, 2011 | 9:27 pm Dr. Conrad Murray was placed on suicide watch at the L.A. County Jail on Monday, hours after he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death and being taken into custody. Immediately after the verdict, Murray was placed in handcuffs at the direction of the judge, to remain behind bars pending his Nov. 29 sentencing.
  • Dr. Conrad Murray Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter Of Michael Jackson

    11/07/2011 1:28:22 PM PST · by Biggirl · 41 replies
    http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/ ^ | November 7,2011 | CBS Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. A jury of seven men and five women, deliberated for less than two days before convicting Murray in Jackson’s 2009 death. Jurors had 300 pieces of evidence to consider after listening to 49 witnesses and complex medical testimony during the six-week trial.
  • Black Evangelical: Think Twice Before Voting for Obama

    11/05/2011 2:51:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/05/2011 | Stephanie Samuel
    A National Association of Evangelicals board member is calling on African-Americans to vote for their conservative convictions in the 2012 election, describing President Barack Obama as a theologically liberal candidate. Bishop Harry R. Jackson. Jr., senior pastor of Hope Christian Church outside of Washington, D.C., asked blacks to re-evaluate their tendency to “flock the polls” in support of Democratic leaders in an opinion piece published Friday in The Wall Street Journal. Blacks, he noted, espouse traditional, conservative beliefs on social issues rooted in their faith. Yet, they often vote for Democratic leaders with liberal leanings. “Most blacks have looked the...
  • Peter Jackson & John Key – full Hobbiton media conference - Video

    10/29/2011 5:30:04 PM PDT · by Immerito · 31 replies · 1+ views
    News 3 (New Zealand) ^ | October 28, 2011 | News 3
    The full, uncut video of filmmaker Sir Peter Jackson and Prime Minister John Key speaking at Hobbiton today
  • Reggie: Martin made racial, anti-Semitic remarks

    10/28/2011 6:17:59 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | October 28, 2011
    Reggie Jackson heard Billy Martin use racial and anti-Semitic remarks then, and felt it was time to talk about them now. "You need to set the record straight," the Hall of Fame slugger told The Associated Press on Friday. "They're the truth." The late Martin managed the New York Yankees in the late 1970s, a fiery time that included a pair of World Series championships. Jackson spoke about Martin in an interview with the MLB Network that will be shown Monday night.
  • Case of Jesse Jackson, Jr. is Test for House Ethics Commitee (Holder punted)

    10/25/2011 9:31:43 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 5 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | October 25, 2011 | Peter Flaherty
    Last week, the United States House of Representatives Ethics Committee voted to end its temporary deferral of a case against Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL). The US Justice Department had requested the deferral but has since withdrawn that request. The case had been deferred for over two years. Jackson, the son of Rev. Jesse Jackson, is in his ninth term in the US House and is under investigation for allegations that he attempted to buy the open US Senate seat that was vacated by President Barack Obama. It has been reported that Jackson's supporters were willing to raise $1.5...