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Capitol Police seek McKinney's arrest
The Washington Times ^ | April 4, 2006 | Charles Hurt

Posted on 04/04/2006 11:33:08 AM PDT by neverdem

    The U.S. Capitol Police asked a federal prosecutor to approve an arrest warrant for Rep. Cynthia A. McKinney yesterday as two House Republicans prepared a resolution to commend the officers involved in last week's scuffle.


    Mrs. McKinney, Georgia Democrat, and her office dismissed the prosecution request as politically charged and continued to portray the incident as racially motivated.


    McKinney spokesman Coz Carson said any "prosecutor who's not a politician" would decline to prosecute.


    "Any prosecutor with any sense can look at this thing and understand that it's not something that should be blown out of proportion any further," Mr. Carson said.


    A representative for the U.S. Attorney's Office, which must approve any warrant, said officials were considering whether to file charges. No warrant had been issued as of yesterday afternoon. A felony charge of assaulting a police officer carries a maximum five-year sentence in the District.


    Sgt. Kimberly Schneider, a Capitol Police spokeswoman, said only that the department "has referred its investigative findings to the United States attorney."


    Mrs. McKinney continued yesterday to claim that she was a victim.


    "The bottom line on this is that it doesn't matter if you're in the United States Capitol or the Georgia Capitol, the issue is racial profiling," she said on CNN yesterday.


    The prosecution request stems from an incident last week in which Mrs. McKinney was stopped for bypassing a metal detector at the entrance to one of the congressional office buildings.


    Members of Congress are not required to go through the metal detectors, but officers did not recognize her because she recently had changed her hairdo and was not wearing the member's pin that identifies her as a member of Congress. Once stopped, Mrs. McKinney swatted the officer with her cellular phone...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: 109th; arresteddevelopment; black; cynthiaamckinney; gangsta; leo; mckinney; outrageousmckinny; thuglife
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1 posted on 04/04/2006 11:33:10 AM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Stop with the teasing already, just do it, bust the perp!


2 posted on 04/04/2006 11:34:09 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: DAC21; neverdem
A refresher course:

Rep. McKinney has 5th run-in with security

3 posted on 04/04/2006 11:35:41 AM PDT by Coop (Proud founding member of GCA - Gruntled Conservatives of America)
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To: DAC21

boy, all this forplay is getting me excited :0


4 posted on 04/04/2006 11:35:54 AM PDT by catbertz
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To: neverdem
WSB-TV in Atlanta reported yesterday that Mrs. McKinney broke government rules by spending taxpayer money to fly in a celebrity to help dedicate a new office in Atlanta.

Ethic charge should be filed.

5 posted on 04/04/2006 11:36:34 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: neverdem
Arrest her and immediately give her a drug test.


6 posted on 04/04/2006 11:38:25 AM PDT by Screamname (If we focus our acting on global politics, we can change everything and stuff - Liv Tyler)
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To: neverdem

I doubt they have the intestinal fortitude to stand up to the be-atch.


7 posted on 04/04/2006 11:38:40 AM PDT by FormerLib ("...the past ten years in Kosovo will be replayed here over ten years, in what some call Aztlan.")
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To: neverdem
Cyndy will employ a variation of Marion Berry's comment when the drug charges were brought against him:

"The b*tch set me up"

8 posted on 04/04/2006 11:40:29 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative
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To: neverdem
"Once stopped, Mrs. McKinney swatted the officer with her cellular phone.

If I'm the Cap Cop this bi*ch is on her belly munching sidewalk in cuffs asking me (politely) when does the effect of the pepper spray wear off?

9 posted on 04/04/2006 11:40:42 AM PDT by Feckless (En Temps)
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To: FormerLib
I doubt they have the intestinal fortitude to stand up to the be-atch.

Democrats are above the law. A Republican would already have had his perp-walk video splashed across the TV screen a million times by now.

10 posted on 04/04/2006 11:41:05 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Peace Begins in the Womb)
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To: ncountylee
"I am absolutely sick and tired of having to have my appearance at the White House validated by white people," she said at the time.

Since 9-11 I have to show my ID every day and every time I re-enter my work building. And the guards know me on a first name basis. But no ID, no entry. Must suck being as elite as this POS thinks she is.
11 posted on 04/04/2006 11:41:09 AM PDT by yobid (Keep on Rockin' in the Free World)
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To: Screamname
That series of pictures looks like what you see when someone is trying to demonstrate how one can deteriorate when they're on meth.
12 posted on 04/04/2006 11:42:03 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative
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To: neverdem

I think this whole incident has been way overblown. Everyone should apologize and get back to work.


13 posted on 04/04/2006 11:42:14 AM PDT by mlc9852
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To: neverdem
Give the sorry Bwitch bread and water for slapping the cop.

Give the SISTA a candy bar for being the ignorant poster gal for the Dimorat party which includes the NAACP.

When is the IRS going to revoke the NAACP's tax exemption.

These ignorant butts openly agitate for their Rat candidates.
14 posted on 04/04/2006 11:42:28 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: neverdem

The problem is members of Congress should go through the metal detectors.

One of these members could have their family held hostage and a bomb or gun strapped to them. Everyone should be equally treated.


15 posted on 04/04/2006 11:42:34 AM PDT by TonyWojo
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To: DAC21

this could be hugh and series -- a watershed event marking tne end of race-card playing. may the games begin...


16 posted on 04/04/2006 11:42:46 AM PDT by IonInsights
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To: Screamname

See has the eyes of a crack head.


17 posted on 04/04/2006 11:42:59 AM PDT by yobid (Keep on Rockin' in the Free World)
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To: neverdem
Members of Congress are not required to go through the metal detectors, but officers did not recognize her because she recently had changed her hairdo and was not wearing the member's pin that identifies her as a member of Congress.

This lady changed her hairdo as well...


18 posted on 04/04/2006 11:43:26 AM PDT by Screamname (If we focus our acting on global politics, we can change everything and stuff - Liv Tyler)
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To: neverdem
When interviewer Wolf Blitzer pointed out that many Capitol Police officers are black themselves

Hmmm...this statement makes me think the officer she struck was black. Has his race been mentioned yet?

19 posted on 04/04/2006 11:43:42 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: neverdem

This is one of the most bigoted people I think I've had the misfortune to have to listen to on the evening news. Bust her.


20 posted on 04/04/2006 11:44:14 AM PDT by Ptaz (Take Personal Responsibility--it's not fun, but it's the right thing to do.)
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To: neverdem

If she walks scott free then does that mean I can go ignore a cop and when he touches me I can hit 'em?

I could simply use the 'Rep. Cynthia A. McKinney' defense as precedent right?


21 posted on 04/04/2006 11:44:21 AM PDT by BlueStateDepression
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To: Feckless

That's what I was thinking, with so much pressure on her lower back that she urinates pieces of her kidney for a few days.


22 posted on 04/04/2006 11:44:51 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Liberals are blind. They are the dupes of Leftists who know exactly what they're doing.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
McKinney spokesman Coz Carson said any "prosecutor who's not a politician" would decline to prosecute. "Any prosecutor with any sense can look at this thing and understand that it's not something that should be blown out of proportion any further," Mr. Carson said.

I wonder if he thinks those kinds of remarks are helping her case.

Of course, to me, it sounds like a threat.

23 posted on 04/04/2006 11:44:52 AM PDT by Howlin
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To: Screamname

The Bride of Buckwheat!!!!


24 posted on 04/04/2006 11:45:47 AM PDT by TXBSAFH (Proud Dad of Twins, What Does Not Kill You Makes You Stronger!!!!!!)
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To: mlc9852

Why should the cop apologize for doing his job?


25 posted on 04/04/2006 11:46:17 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: Screamname

When did she become an extra for the remake of "Night Of The Living Dead?"


26 posted on 04/04/2006 11:46:23 AM PDT by .cnI redruM (Watching the Left turn on Senator McCain amuses me somehow....)
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To: mlc9852
"I think this whole incident has been way overblown. Everyone should apologize and get back to work"


Well your no fun at all. This lady is a disgrace to the Capital building, and I think we owe it to the rational public to help commence the disgracing
27 posted on 04/04/2006 11:46:30 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Jeff Chandler
Sadly, I think they (those who have the power to effect justice) are running out the clock...

..and hoping it will blow over.

If it had been me....or you....no one would be dabating whether to arrest us....6 days later!--It would have been a done deal.

28 posted on 04/04/2006 11:46:43 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Gay State Conservative

not to state the obvious, but knowing what I do about her consituent area in GA, id say being on meth makes her overqualified for representing them.. or as she says "doing the peoples business"


29 posted on 04/04/2006 11:46:47 AM PDT by Goodwillhntg (GW.... GODS WISDOM!!)
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To: neverdem
McKinney spokesman Coz Carson said any "prosecutor who's not a politician" would decline to prosecute.

Yes - just like with the prosecutors in the Tom Delay and Scooter Libby cases.....

30 posted on 04/04/2006 11:47:41 AM PDT by trebb ("I am the way... no one comes to the Father, but by me..." - Jesus in John 14:6 (RSV))
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To: DAC21

Yes yes, it's you are, not your. Sorry


31 posted on 04/04/2006 11:47:45 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: neverdem
This is dumb. All it will do is make that soap box she is on a little higher.

McKinney and her race baiting cohorts don't care about criticism or the truth, they only want to generate a media event to push their agenda of racial destabilization. Elevating it only gives them an opportunity to "prove" to their supporters how bigoted the pubs are and raise some quick cash.

Why help her? Let it die the quick death it deserves.
32 posted on 04/04/2006 11:47:49 AM PDT by Bob J (RIGHTALK.com...a conservative alternative to NPR!)
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To: ncountylee

culture of corruption bump!


33 posted on 04/04/2006 11:48:25 AM PDT by demkicker (democrats and terrorists are familiar bedfellows)
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To: neverdem
"Any prosecutor with any sense can look at this thing and understand that it's not something that should be blown out of proportion any further," Mr. Carson said.

Yea, after she makes such a show about it, now she wants it to go away.

She made the mess, she will have to deal with it.

Becki

34 posted on 04/04/2006 11:48:36 AM PDT by Becki (Superman wears Jack Bauer pajamas.)
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To: Siena Dreaming

Yes...he's white.


35 posted on 04/04/2006 11:49:03 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

I like the cut of your jib, pilgrim.


36 posted on 04/04/2006 11:50:02 AM PDT by Feckless (En Temps)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

I like the cut of your jib, pilgrim.


37 posted on 04/04/2006 11:50:07 AM PDT by Feckless (En Temps)
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To: Screamname
This looks like an ad for some third rate lawyer: "Bad hairdo? You can sue! Hairdressers are just as subject to malpractice suits as surgeons..."
38 posted on 04/04/2006 11:50:22 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (If you have a leaking pipe, you shut off the water valve before deciding on amnesty for the puddles.)
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To: TonyWojo
The problem is members of Congress should go through the metal detectors...Everyone should be equally treated.

You're absolutely right. What happened to the Contract with America attitude of: We should obey the same laws that we require the people of this country to obey? Commie Cyn's behavior proves your solution is necessary, but the elitists on the Hill won't want to burden themselves with standing in line.

39 posted on 04/04/2006 11:50:41 AM PDT by PeoplesRepublicOfWashington (Enhance Capitol security: Censure Cynthia!)
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To: Siena Dreaming

Don't they recognize members of Congress who they see every day?


40 posted on 04/04/2006 11:52:28 AM PDT by mlc9852
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To: DAC21

What - and take the steam out of the immigration debates? They are much more interesting!


41 posted on 04/04/2006 11:53:15 AM PDT by mlc9852
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To: mlc9852

"I think this whole incident has been way overblown. Everyone should apologize and get back to work."

I think saying" let's move on" after she appeared on CNN and labeled the officer a racist , is misguided.

I think the officer and the Capitol Hill Police should sue her big bra off.


42 posted on 04/04/2006 11:53:31 AM PDT by TET1968
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To: Bob J
"Why help her? Let it die the quick death it deserves."

When asked on CNN yesterday whether Mrs. McKinney actually struck the officer, Mr. Myart said: "In our jurisprudence, there is such a thing as self-defense. I am not denying, nor am I affirming, that that happened. The tape will show what the tape shows. The point is, however, this incident would not happen if law-enforcement officials did not have the predisposition that black people should be held to a heightened sense of suspicion."

It seems like it's more than the cop's word against her. I think it's time to lance the boil.

43 posted on 04/04/2006 11:56:29 AM PDT by neverdem (May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows that you're dead.)
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To: Bob J
I disagree. That may have been the way to handle it ten years ago, but she can't win here. Those on the left have made up their minds, as have those on the right. You won't change any minds there.

I believe there are a lot of folks in the middle who need to see this 24/7. This doesn't even pass the laugh test.

44 posted on 04/04/2006 11:56:38 AM PDT by gogeo (The /sarc tag is a form of training wheels for those unable to discern intellectual subtlety.)
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To: mlc9852
There are 535 in Congress, and many of the 435 change every 2 years (the House).

Not to mention the myriad of Congressional staff members. And new police come on the job periodically who do not recognize the faces.

She wasn't wearing her pin. She's at fault.

45 posted on 04/04/2006 11:57:14 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: neverdem

"There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs -- partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs."
Booker T. Washington


46 posted on 04/04/2006 11:58:12 AM PDT by mrs tiggywinkle
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To: mlc9852
I think this whole incident has been way overblown. Everyone should apologize and get back to work.


I would have figured as much from you. Now why don't you go back to moveon or DU where you feel more comfortable.
47 posted on 04/04/2006 11:58:19 AM PDT by John D
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To: Screamname

48 posted on 04/04/2006 11:58:50 AM PDT by milemark (Proud to be an infidel.)
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To: mlc9852
Everyone should apologize and get back to work. According to Brian Wilson last night on Brits's show the Cap Hill Police were willing to let this go until they watched Cindy's presser Friday evening....
49 posted on 04/04/2006 11:59:06 AM PDT by mystery-ak (Army Wife and Army Mother.....toughest job in the military)
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To: neverdem

>>>"Any prosecutor with any sense can look at this thing and understand that it's not something that should be blown out of proportion any further," Mr. Carson said. >>>

If anyone is blowing this out of proportion, it's McKinney.


50 posted on 04/04/2006 11:59:12 AM PDT by sandbar
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