Jesse Jackson Jr. Has Been Snitching

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According to a report by Livesteez, the relationship between Gov. Blagojevich and Jackson is not as it seems:

A spokesman for Jesse Jackson Jr. says the congressman has been an informant for the U.S. attorney’s office in Illinois for at least a decade, and has relayed information about Gov. Rod Blagojevich since 2006, though not in the corruption case currently under investigation.

Jackson’s rep Kenneth Edmonds announced the news Tuesday in the wake of Blagojevich’s arrest last week on corruption charges, including allegations that he tried to sell or trade President-elect Barack Obama’s vacant Senate seat for personal gain.

Jackson has been identified as one of the candidates Blagojevich was considering for the seat, and a criminal complaint said his emissaries were willing to raise $1.5 million for the governor if he picked the congressman, as reported by Eurweb.com.

Also, multiple media outlets are quoting unnamed “sources close to Jackson” who say that in 2002, Blagojevich — then running for governor of Illinois — solicited a $25,000 campaign donation from Jackson, which he did not get. At the time, Jackson’s wife, Sandi, was a candidate for the job of director of the state’s Lottery Commission, a post she did not win, the sources said.

A source told The Associated Press Tuesday: “Blagojevich went out of his way to say, ‘You know I was considering your wife for the lottery job and the $25,000 you didn’t give me? That’s why she’s not getting the job.”

In 2006, Jackson reported the incident, which he believed to have been an attempt at a shakedown, sources told CNN. The report, the sources said, came three years later because Jackson’s memory was joghttp://bossip.wordpress.com/wp-admin/edit.phpged by another case — that of developer Tony Rezko, whose fraud and corruption trial included testimony about $25,000 donations to Blagojevich.

Say it ain’t so, Jesse…an informant?. We suppose if a cat didn’t give our wife a job behind a 25K donation we didn’t give, we’d be a little more open to being a rat too.

Read the Livesteez article.

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Comments

  • dayg715

    so he snitched on a white man. what’s the problem?

  • Aunt Viv

    Hmmm…

  • "WARRIOR QUEEN"

    o well what the hell

  • Nikki

    1st!!!

    I’m not a fan of his hair cut. reminds me of the 1990’s.

  • Lady J

    It’s not called snitching…..It is his obligation, his duty, his service to his country to report any illegal activities…. ok, he snitched, lol…..

  • MeMe_Slim

    This I am not surprised at either. Sr. has proven to be shady so why not Jr.

  • http://signoftimes@msn.org mild sauce part of the sauce family tradition

    good if he didnt snitch they would have been snitching on him.. the thing is dont give them nothing to snitch on!

  • Raquel26

    Agree with MeMe_Slim.

    *in Rick Ross’ voice*

    “Jesse only snithin because he fin-nished”. lol

    But for real, dude would have done the same thing to Jr if the table were turned. Oh, well. A day in the life of a politician. Its like the monkeys in a barrel. Or crabs in a barrel.

    Whichever.

  • JK

    @ Lady J
    I totally agree with you, and I am so tired of the word “snitching” being used when people are tyring to do the right thing.

  • http://www.gravatar.com Re

    He’s a snitch?

    Come on guys, what do you remember from Cam’rons teachings?

    Even if you know your neighbor is a serial killer, don’t snitch…even if it means lives will be sacrificed.

    Cause it’s all about street credibility.

  • http://www.gravatar.com Re

    Raquel…

    Whats going on? Lol at your Officer Ross reference…

  • mojojojo

    @ Kanye’s a faggot
    ……………OK

  • http://www.gravatar.com Re

    @Kanye’s a faggot

    …umm…errr…

  • Raquel26

    @Re: What’s up ma!?! How’s it going?

    It’s hump day!! Too bad not literally! lol Cant wait until payday neither…come on Friday. *rubbing hands together*

    I wish this dude named Bill would leave me the hell alone!🙂

  • Raquel26

    @Re: And WTF? is THAT comment from Kanye’s a faggot?? Like you said….ummm…err….

    By that comment, I cant tell if its a he or a she. But my instincts say its a he. Only a true homosexual would know that! Especially a male one.

  • Vee-hump-day 2day

    Morning folks. He had to–or else they were going to do their best to lock him up behind this mess.

  • pm

    jesse jr is smart, he said yall are not going to drag my name in the mud when i helped you catch this fool

  • http://www.gravatar.com Re

    @Racquel

    I hear ya! Bill comes over my house too often. Unwanted!

    And I’m going to say it’s a “he” as well, lol!

  • Dave Door

    MeMe_Slim

    This I am not surprised at either. Sr. has proven to be shady so why not Jr.
    _______________________________

    how is what he did ‘shady’? are you stupid.

  • Sawyer

    He didnt “snitch”, a term/situation that is quickly becoming insignificant as time moves forward, he was being a politician. In the politics world you do what you must to get ahead. And when your as corrupt as Blago is, he should know sooner or later someone wasnt going to take his crap and leek a little info to the right people. Now your spot is vacant and thus person can take your slot! Sounds like smart politics to me.

  • Raquel26

    @kanye’s a faggot: OOOkkkaaayyyy. To each his own; I dont judge people’s sexual lifestyle, but that was a complete shocker (you post). I think it caught us off guard.

    Do you though!

  • BW

    Black folks need to get off this ignorant BS about “snitching” and stop embracing criminal behavior in our communities as OK just because rappers with criminal backgrounds say it OK. I loved hip hop until it became crip hop. If people “snitched” more our neighborhoods wouldn’t be so fugged up.

  • mojojojo

    @ kanye’s faggot
    in words of flava flav
    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW

  • Raquel26

    @KAF: Umm, I think I’m good.

    Well, I can say this. At least you woke me up outta my daze I was in when I came into work!

  • TiVo

    Be proud of the brotha you IGNANT N!GGAS.

    His father is a shakedown artist just like Blagojevich and wanted to cut off Baracks nuts.

    Jesse Jr. is a good guy.

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