16 Feb '13, 2pm

Blog:Charges filed against Jesse Jackson, Jr. and wife Oh well. It was just a 50K Rolex, Mizz Scarlett! #justice

Late Friday afternoon, when news traditionally is buried, the federal government filed charges against former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., scion to a race shakedown empire, and his wife Sandra. In essence, they are accused of using campaign funds to finance a lavish lifestyle. Another man of the people with the sort of taste for luxury that ought to have caused him to be rejected years ago, but who escaped criticism because of his name and his race. Fredreka Schouten and Kevin Johnson of USA Today have the details: Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged Friday with misusing hundreds of thousands of campaign dollars for personal use -- as a long-running criminal investigation into his conduct neared an end. His wife, Sandra, was charged with filing false tax returns in a separate criminal indictment, released Friday by federal authorities. Jackson and his attor...

Full article: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2013/02/charges_filed...

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