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What's Really Wrong With Jesse Jackson, Jr?!
National Enquirer ^ | July 27, 2012

Posted on 07/27/2012 9:14:04 AM PDT by Zakeet

THE Rev. JESSE JACKSON is devastated over the headline-making mystery illness that’s struck his son, U.S. Congressman Jesse Jr. – and The ENQUIRER has learned the shocking cause of the tragedy.

“At first we thought he was sim­ply exhausted,” said a source close to the family. “But after five weeks of extensive evaluation, doctors diagnosed Jesse Jr. with bipolar disorder.”

The serious mental condition is triggered by chemical imbalances in the brain, which propels sufferers from manic highs to depressive lows.

Some insiders point the finger of blame squarely at a gastric bypass operation the 47-year-old poli­tician underwent in 2004 because it can restrict the intake of nutrients.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 112th; bipolar; disorders; illinois; jessejackson; jjj; psychiatry
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1 posted on 07/27/2012 9:14:08 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Race charge cards maxed out?


2 posted on 07/27/2012 9:16:01 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Zakeet

Cocaine is a helluva drug.


3 posted on 07/27/2012 9:18:12 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: listenhillary

Probably more like the Feds are on his heels.


4 posted on 07/27/2012 9:18:32 AM PDT by M1903A1 ("We shed all that is good and virtuous for that which is shoddy and sleazy... and call it progress")
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To: Zakeet

Bad Pedigree??


5 posted on 07/27/2012 9:18:42 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: onyx; LucyT; Nachum; SE Mom; thouworm; MinuteGal

JJJ, the same JJJ who’s uncle Noah Robinson is doing life as part of the street gang el Rukn who are followers of FerretCON....That JJJ? /sarc


6 posted on 07/27/2012 9:18:56 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: Zakeet

I suspect he’s dealing with a lot of stress resulting from an ongoing investigation of his operation.


7 posted on 07/27/2012 9:19:19 AM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: dfwgator

8 posted on 07/27/2012 9:19:54 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Zakeet

The question, “Who’s your daddy?” was answered for him.


9 posted on 07/27/2012 9:20:06 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Zakeet

I’ll take toxic mix of drugs, alcohol, mental illness and legal troubles for $1000, Alex.


10 posted on 07/27/2012 9:20:40 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Zakeet
Send him back to work all the democrats suffer from some sort of Mental illness..that is why the country is in trouble...
11 posted on 07/27/2012 9:22:17 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Zakeet
I vote mid-life crisis.

It must really suck to reach your late forties and then realize that not only is you whole life a fraud but that your father is also a total scumbag.

12 posted on 07/27/2012 9:22:59 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (Another day. Another small provocation. Another step closer.)
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To: Zakeet

Alcohol and drugs do NOT make a person bipolar. It can be a chemical imbalance to name one factor.


13 posted on 07/27/2012 9:24:18 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Zakeet

It’s probably from pot smoking which has been linked to bipolar/schizophrenia disorder.


14 posted on 07/27/2012 9:24:33 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: madison10
"Alcohol and drugs do NOT make a person bipolar."

Harvard studies show long term pot use damages the same area of the brain as is damaged in bipolar disorder.

15 posted on 07/27/2012 9:27:09 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Zakeet

Overdose of Pay to Play? Blagojevich would know.

But then I’m sure he’s counting on a pardon from ObaMao before he spills the beans. Which in the case of the latter, he would probably suffer “an accident”.

It is Chicago politics, after all.


16 posted on 07/27/2012 9:27:48 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Zakeet
after five weeks of extensive evaluation, doctors diagnosed Jesse Jr. with ...
... some bogus disease that will cover for his drug/alcohol addiction.
This is like Kerry Kennedy's doctors all claiming they did "exhaustive" testing and found no drugs/alcohol in her system.
Somehow, someway, unexpectedly!, state testing found Ambien ... and I'll bet her lying doctors still have jobs.
17 posted on 07/27/2012 9:30:20 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Zakeet

“With tears in his eyes”?
Well if it gets in senore’ jacksons craw it is a good thing.
Any reporter have the guts to tease jessee about it??
Hey jessee, i hearyour spawn is NUTS!!!


18 posted on 07/27/2012 9:31:44 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Zakeet

Misdiagnosis. You have to have a brain for something to get out of balance in it....


20 posted on 07/27/2012 9:34:20 AM PDT by Quickgun (Second Amendment. The only one you can put your hands on.)
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To: Zakeet

[ Some insiders point the finger of blame squarely at a gastric bypass operation the 47-year-old poli­tician underwent in 2004 because it can restrict the intake of nutrients. ]

Could very well be if the dumbass isn’t taking in proper amounts of vitamins, especially B12 and Vitamin D.

I am very well aquainted with the whole Gastic Bypass stuff.

I once dated someone who had it, what shocked me was how flippant they were about NOT taking any sort of supplemental vitamins / minerals and it wasn’t any wonder they were kinda looney. I dumped via attrition them shortly thereafter.

I know this because I have had a bypass and I ALWAYS take my viatmins religiously.

So it doesn’t surprise me at all someone like JJjr would not listen to their doctor while they tell us all that we should listen to them.


21 posted on 07/27/2012 9:38:07 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Zakeet

Regardless of the diagnosis or the cause, at this point it should be obvious that he is no longer able to carry out his duties. He should resign - but he won’t. If he won’t resign, he should be removed from office - but he won’t be.


22 posted on 07/27/2012 9:38:41 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Zakeet

I’m thinking “soulcancer”.


23 posted on 07/27/2012 9:42:19 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Zakeet
a gastric bypass operation the 47-year-old poli­tician underwent in 2004

Fishy. Junior was never obese, let alone so morbidly obese that gastric bypass would have been indicated, even to a "bypass mill" outfit.

24 posted on 07/27/2012 9:43:15 AM PDT by pogo101
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To: Zakeet
I realize that we've all criticized Jesse Jackson Jr. before and made fun of his conduct -- he deserves criticism and ridicule for many of the things he has done. But if he really is bipolar and going through a depressive cycle, my prayers are with him. I would not wish that on anyone and it is a family tragedy when they learn that one of their members is bipolar or has some other serious mental issue. It could result in years and years of trying to deal with someone who you know will never be cured and who may actively fight against taking medicine or doing other things to keep themselves stable and out of harms way. The family spends night after night, year after year, worrying about the person, who may or may not be following treatment -- and who may be on the street or in some other dangerous situation.

Ironically, it would be better if this was all a cover up for drugs or alcohol because at least he'd have more of a chance of getting his life back together if it was.

25 posted on 07/27/2012 9:47:23 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Zakeet

He is an A-hole like his father.


26 posted on 07/27/2012 9:48:57 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Zakeet

[Some insiders point the finger of blame squarely at a gastric bypass operation the 47-year-old poli­tician underwent in 2004 because it can restrict the intake of nutrients.]
Never let a good diagnosis go to waste...massive lawsuit. Nobody does it better than his daddy.


27 posted on 07/27/2012 9:51:26 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: pogo101
Fishy. Junior was never obese, let alone so morbidly obese that gastric bypass would have been indicated, even to a "bypass mill" outfit.

But Junior is VERY Obese... wrong Junior...

28 posted on 07/27/2012 9:51:47 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: RetSignman

[Some insiders point the finger of blame squarely at a gastric bypass operation the 47-year-old poli­tician underwent in 2004 because it can restrict the intake of nutrients.]
Never let a good diagnosis go to waste...massive lawsuit. Nobody does it better than his daddy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Jackson%2C_Jr

Look at his pics in 2003-2004 etc... He was never Obese, maybe a little bit overwieght... I call BS on this.


29 posted on 07/27/2012 9:53:50 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Zakeet

What was this about?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2905436/posts

Mystery Solved: Dem Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. In (Arizona) Rehab For Drugs And Alcohol…


30 posted on 07/27/2012 9:58:37 AM PDT by dmet
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Thanks for your post. We had a neighbor who was bi-polar. Just devastating for his wife and children to live with a guy like that. When he was stable, he was smart, caring, charming, great cook, experienced in business. So when he was lost to his illness, it was a very big loss. He decided his family was the problem, not him, and left. At least they could move on in peace.


31 posted on 07/27/2012 9:58:37 AM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: Zakeet

He wore out the race card and had to play the crazy card.


32 posted on 07/27/2012 9:59:37 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: GraceG

Any Doctor recommending gastric surgery for just 50lbs needs to have their license to practice medicine pulled.


33 posted on 07/27/2012 10:00:31 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Zakeet

Polluted gene pool.


34 posted on 07/27/2012 10:06:20 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Zakeet
Question: " What's Really Wrong With Jesse Jackson, Jr?"

Additional questions: Tertiary Syphilis? AIDS? Cocaine abuse?

35 posted on 07/27/2012 10:13:59 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Zakeet
He must be made to R E S I G N....NOW

If he were a Republican he would have already done so if not willing, by force

B U T
he is a democRAT and they have no class, character, dignity, honor nor RESPECT..

I SAY tough sh-t...RESIGN

36 posted on 07/27/2012 10:15:10 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: Zakeet

It’s a lot of work having a wife, career, and a mistress.

My guess is the little Peruvian hottie wore the boy out.


37 posted on 07/27/2012 10:15:30 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Zakeet

I thought Bipolar was a DNA trait of all Leftists.


38 posted on 07/27/2012 10:56:29 AM PDT by QT3.14 (We live in an era with Smart Phones and Dumb People)
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To: Zakeet
What's Really Wrong With Jesse Jackson, Jr?!

Ever hear one of his speeches on the Floor?

I understand that ignorance and stupidity are hereditary.

39 posted on 07/27/2012 11:03:23 AM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: married21
My cousin was bipolar did not due well on the drugs quit them and shortly there after killed himself.I feel for anyone going through that. He should resign and focus on his health and family.
40 posted on 07/27/2012 11:03:22 AM PDT by mimaw
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To: Zakeet

could tamara holder have anything to do with this?


41 posted on 07/27/2012 11:05:56 AM PDT by isom35
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To: Zakeet

I wonder if he’s taking statins. They don’t often have neuro side effects, but when they do, they’re ferocious.


42 posted on 07/27/2012 11:10:45 AM PDT by Mad Dawg (Depone serpentem et ab veneno gradere.)
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To: GraceG

And are you satisfied with the results of the operation? Would you do it again?


43 posted on 07/27/2012 11:42:29 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: dfwgator

Maybe he should get some of that stuff that put Obama in a daze for two years, just prior to getting in college on affirmative action.


44 posted on 07/27/2012 11:52:35 AM PDT by donaldo
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
The family spends night after night, year after year, worrying about the person, who may or may not be following treatment -- and who may be on the street or in some other dangerous situation.

Cry me a river.
You certainly have the appropriate name.

As much as sympathy may be fitting towards families dealing with mental problems, Congress is not the best destination for a nut job. There are way too many there already.

Hope on your next flight your pilot is not a product of your misguided promotion of "nut cases are just like the rest of us."
Give me a break!

45 posted on 07/27/2012 11:57:43 AM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

“Ironically, it would be better if this was all a cover up for drugs or alcohol because at least he’d have more of a chance of getting his life back together if it was.”

It is probably just to dodge prosecution.


46 posted on 07/27/2012 12:13:20 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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My guess is that he had a moment of genuine lucidity and honesty, realized he was a leftist democrat and succumbed to the mental illness that liberalism is...
47 posted on 07/27/2012 12:27:54 PM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: Zakeet; mickie; flaglady47
A neighbor had a son in his 30's living at home. One day he took a baseball bat and broke every window in the house. At the hospital, he was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder.

Usually an incident at home by a bi-polar (diagnosed or undiagnosed) person will precipitate a call by a frightened someone in the household to the police or paramedics. Perhaps a family member was suddenly committing inexplicable domestic battery, attempting suicide, trashing the house, going into fits of uncontrollable rage, whatever.

I'll bet there was something that happened with Jesse Jr. at home that triggered a frantic phone call for help by someone.....more than likely a phone call to a hospital where he could be brought by ambulance and remain hidden from the media rather than allowing him to be taken to a public jail by the cops who answered the call.

Leni

48 posted on 07/27/2012 12:32:29 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: count-your-change

[ And are you satisfied with the results of the operation? Would you do it again? ]

Yes and yes, and I did have some minor complications too.


49 posted on 07/27/2012 12:39:47 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

A family member is considering this and has been trying to find out as much as possible before making a decision.
If it’s not prying what were the complications.


50 posted on 07/27/2012 1:45:54 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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