Illinois Democrats Reeling As Blagojevich Scandal Develops

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    The scandal surrounding Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich has sent shockwaves through Illinois political circles -- not only casting a spotlight on the state's reputation for corruption but also potentially tainting the field of likely Democratic contenders for President-elect Barack Obama's former Senate seat.

    The most prominent name on that list of contenders, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., is literally facing howls of protests from some of his constituents. About a dozen protestors stood outside his Chicago office Saturday shouting, "Ho ho ho, Jesse Jr. gotta go."

    Protest organizer Harold Davis said he believes allegations that an emissary may have offered to raise money for Blagojevich in exchange for Jackson being appointed to President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat. Jackson has denied those rumors.



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    Lycurgus Who is Obama, really...??

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    Well I know that I was SHOCKED! A Chicago Politician on the TAKE? NOoooooo.

    That's why I thought it such a great idea to elect a Marxist Muslim pretending to be a Christian, who made his politicla career on the backs of 1960s radical leftists, entrenched in the Illinois Political machine... I'm sure he is TOTALLY innocent and has never had ANY dealings with ANY of the players in this unbridled corruption.

    :eusa_shhh:ABSOLUTELY SURE!:eusa_shhh:

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    Ah yes, a Marxist Muslim. May I call you a Christian Nazi?
     
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    Ill is a mess.
     
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    I prefer my corruption and insider political cronnyism to be much more gentile than they practice that game in Illinois.

    Boys and girls, do we not yet get that our whole system of campiagn finance is one huge system of corruption?

    Apparently not.

    Blago was just very very clumsy at it.
     
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    If you do or did any reading on Nazi Germany sir you'd see that the modern day Liberals have far more in common with the Nazis than any Christian does.
     
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