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In Israeli jail, McKinney expects more from Washington (Iranian propaganda source)
Iran Press TV ^ | 7-04-09 | Some mullah hack

Posted on 07/04/2009 10:08:11 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy

Former US lawmaker Cynthia McKinney, who is in an Israeli jail for trying to take humanitarian aid to Gaza, says the White House has done nothing to secure her release.

Speaking to Press TV from inside the Israeli jail, she said US taxpayers paid for Israel's 22-day war on the Gaza Strip.

“Operation Cast Lead was made possible by the US taxpayers' gift to the Israeli war machine in the form of F16s, helicopters gunship, white phosphorous, depleted uranium, cluster bombs and anything that kills," she told Press TV from inside the Israeli jail on Saturday.

McKinney has been in Israeli custody since Tuesday when she and 20 other humanitarian activists were arrested by the Israeli Navy while trying to take humanitarian aid to the besieged Gaza Strip.

She also criticized US President Barack Obama and his special envoy for their policies in the region, saying she was seeking to do what "neither President Obama nor his special envoy has done and that is to visit Gaza in the aftermath of Operation Cast Lead."

McKinney along with her group refused to sign a document admitting they violated Israel's blockade soon after they were taken to custody.

Family, friends and supporters say Cynthia McKinney believed she was in international waters and was free to pass.

"The Israelis hijacked us because we wanted to give crayons to the children of Gaza," McKinney said.

They are due to appear in an Israeli court on Sunday.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: crackwhore; cynthiamckinney; greenie; mccrazy; mckinney; mcninny; moonbat; nappyheadednoseboned; nuts; racistbiotch; schadenfreude; toofunny
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It must drive Stormfronters and Ku Klux Kretins crazy (an admittedly short drive) that the sleaziest black politician this side of Zimbabwe is a fellow Jew-hater.

1 posted on 07/04/2009 10:08:11 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy
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To: atomic conspiracy

Give her a life sentence!


2 posted on 07/04/2009 10:10:39 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: dalereed

They had to be paying a significant amount of money to get her into the mindset of doing something this stupid. She could get real headlines in Atlanta or Charleston...why go over to the Middle East?


3 posted on 07/04/2009 10:13:48 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: atomic conspiracy

“The Israelis hijacked us because we wanted to give crayons to the children of Gaza,” McKinney said.

True the crayons were actually 7.62x39mm rounds for kalishnikovs, but, hey, children play with differnt toys there. I guess. To qoute a famous celebrity “YOOUUUU EEEDEEYYOOT!” (Ren of Ren & Stimpy fame)


4 posted on 07/04/2009 10:14:56 PM PDT by truemiester ((If the U.S. should fail, a veil of darkness will come over the Earth for a thousand years))
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> “The Israelis hijacked us because we wanted to give crayons to the children of Gaza,” McKinney said.<

Not true. Those crayons were for McKinney.


5 posted on 07/04/2009 10:18:05 PM PDT by max americana
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To: truemiester

“True the crayons were actually 7.62x39mm rounds for kalishnikovs”

Cut the copper off the tip and you can write with them!


6 posted on 07/04/2009 10:18:17 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: atomic conspiracy

I am hoping the US does nothing to secure her release. What was she thinking? It’s not like she was a reporter seeking interviews on a press pass. She was on a boat that was trying to break through a blockade.


8 posted on 07/04/2009 10:20:40 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: pepsionice

“They had to be paying a significant amount of money to get her into the mindset of doing something this stupid.”

I wonder what her unknown benefactors will do when the find out Cynbat the Sailor is a national laughingstock rather than an influential politician?


9 posted on 07/04/2009 10:20:52 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: Morgana

The very same.
She also jumped ship on Obama last year and actually ran against him as the Green party candidate, and now she expects him to help her out of a jam. She obviously is not well-versed in the Chicagoland political heritage.


10 posted on 07/04/2009 10:24:07 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: truemiester

Literally, the best laugh I’ve had all day.
“Happy-happy joy-joy!”


11 posted on 07/04/2009 10:26:50 PM PDT by gigster
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To: atomic conspiracy

I guess Hopey-Changey is not working out to well for her royal highness.


12 posted on 07/04/2009 10:27:39 PM PDT by matthew fuller (-- for the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really ashamed of my country.)
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To: atomic conspiracy

Cynbat the Sailor ?!?!?!

ROTFLMAO !!!!

Now THAT’S funny


14 posted on 07/04/2009 10:34:28 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: atomic conspiracy

This story has been posted four times, and IT KEEPS GETTING FUNNIER EVERY TIME!


15 posted on 07/04/2009 10:36:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: Morgana

That’s why she’s a despicable person...how dare she use those crayons for her own selfish entertainment when tha’ hood’ needs them more.


16 posted on 07/04/2009 10:36:27 PM PDT by max americana
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To: atomic conspiracy

Mazel Tov, Cynthia!


17 posted on 07/04/2009 10:43:08 PM PDT by zorro8987 (i support IDF)
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To: atomic conspiracy

Can’t help but wonder what her access to the press would be if she had been captured by pallies trying to sneak aid to Israel through Gaza.


18 posted on 07/04/2009 10:45:38 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Evil exists, but cannot act without willing participants. Obama participates.)
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To: atomic conspiracy
Former US lawmaker Cynthia McKinney, who is in an Israeli jail...

LOL...And I'm thinking that the Israeli's aren't too fond of American Liberals these days. Brings a great big smile to my face...

19 posted on 07/04/2009 10:46:31 PM PDT by csense
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To: atomic conspiracy
"McKinney has been in Israeli custody since Tuesday when she and 20 other humanitarian activists were arrested by the Israeli Navy while trying to take humanitarian aid to the besieged Gaza Strip."

Gee, think the MSM wh### who wrote this has a political ax to grind? Nah...

20 posted on 07/04/2009 10:48:44 PM PDT by piytar (Take back the language: Obama axing Chrystler dealers based on political donations is REAL fascism!)
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To: atomic conspiracy

My heart bleeds for Cynthia Kinney...


21 posted on 07/04/2009 10:49:02 PM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: atomic conspiracy

My heart bleeds for Cynthia McKinney...


22 posted on 07/04/2009 10:49:19 PM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Been having a tough day, and this story and some of the comments are the first real laughs I’ve had...


23 posted on 07/04/2009 10:52:29 PM PDT by piytar (Take back the language: Obama axing Chrystler dealers based on political donations is REAL fascism!)
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To: atomic conspiracy

When you’re so far out in left field that even the Obamessiah can’t see you, that’s pretty scary.

Seeya, Cynthia!


24 posted on 07/04/2009 10:55:36 PM PDT by mquinn (Obama's supporters: a deliberate drowning of consciousness by means of rhythmic noise)
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To: piytar

The only way it could be funnier would be to involve a bulldozer.


25 posted on 07/04/2009 10:57:58 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: Morgana

Dont blame her and risk a heart attack. Be happy that stupid people are out of the country and the Israelis will hopefully set her before a firing squad.

Of course Obama doesn’t care. North Korea launched 7 missiles today and he couldn’t care less.


27 posted on 07/04/2009 11:03:00 PM PDT by max americana
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To: atomic conspiracy

Your pic pretty much says all I have to say...hahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


28 posted on 07/04/2009 11:04:23 PM PDT by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade, There are only two sides. Pick one.)
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To: Morgana
well s*** are there not poor black kids in the ghetto that could use crayons?

Just more of the celebrity(or in this case politician using taxpayer $$ for air / sea travel) based US black kids aren't as deserving theme that we've heard before! Besides, US black kids don't give them an excuse to put stamps on their passports, travel, and do "compassionate" photo ops (or the occasional jail stint).

All that expense to deliver "crayons?" Where's the common sense in that?

30 posted on 07/04/2009 11:11:35 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: pepsionice

“why go over to the middle east?”

Because she’s a “black african american” , daddy’s an important one too and, after all, she does have a street named after her. She’s entitled, dontcha know, to go anywhere and do anything she wants. Just ask the security guards in DC.


32 posted on 07/04/2009 11:23:29 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: Morgana

LOL I love that Cynbat moniker...


34 posted on 07/04/2009 11:30:10 PM PDT by max americana
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To: Slings and Arrows

This story has not been posted before. Different stories about roughly the same event, from different sources, have been posted. This one, from an Iranian propaganda outlet, presents a different, and even funnier, point of view.


35 posted on 07/04/2009 11:32:01 PM PDT by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: atomic conspiracy

She would probably get better treatment if she was locked up at Gitmo!

Ironic, isn’t it!?


36 posted on 07/04/2009 11:34:25 PM PDT by airborne (Congratulations to the Stanley Cup Champions! PITTSBURGH PENGUINS RULE!!!)
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To: max americana

No such hope, they’ve abolished capital punishment. She’ll go to the slammer for a decade or so, and Obummer will care not a whit.


37 posted on 07/04/2009 11:35:35 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Don't blame me -- I use Linux.)
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To: atomic conspiracy

I should have been more clear; I meant both repeats of the original story and different articles about the same incident. And please don’t think I was criticizing you in any way.


39 posted on 07/04/2009 11:44:16 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: atomic conspiracy

Exactly


41 posted on 07/05/2009 12:01:07 AM PDT by the long march
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To: Morgana

WP is low tech stuff. If we furnished none to Israel, they would be able to produce it themselves without a problem.


42 posted on 07/05/2009 12:01:41 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Don't blame me -- I use Linux.)
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To: atomic conspiracy
"Former US lawmaker Cynthia McKinney, who is in an Israeli jail for trying to take humanitarian aid to Gaza, says the White House has done nothing to secure her release."

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43 posted on 07/05/2009 12:04:01 AM PDT by Cobra64
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To: Morgana
Okay....is this the same McKinney who attacked a security guard on capitol hill?

Yup...

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"Do you know who I am...?"

44 posted on 07/05/2009 12:08:01 AM PDT by Cobra64
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To: Slings and Arrows

S’ok, Sling. I’ve been up too long anyway but Cynbat is the gift that keeps on giving.


45 posted on 07/05/2009 12:25:46 AM PDT by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: Cobra64

“Do you know who I am...?”

“Hi, Ah’m Buh-Weet. Amembah me?”


46 posted on 07/05/2009 12:29:00 AM PDT by matthew fuller (-- for the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really ashamed of my country.)
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To: matthew fuller
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47 posted on 07/05/2009 12:39:00 AM PDT by Cobra64
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To: atomic conspiracy

BTDT. Hope you had a great 4th and get to sleep in today.


48 posted on 07/05/2009 12:43:26 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I can see the personal add now: Flat Stanley type seeks flat Cynthia type. I like running blockades; finger sticking in other’s eyes; long walks on the West Bank and new settlements. Travel no problem.


49 posted on 07/05/2009 1:01:21 AM PDT by healy61
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To: HiTech RedNeck

What??? Israel has no capital punishment? Now that is truly a bummer. I dont know what kind of hard labor she could do when all she does is bitch and whine.


50 posted on 07/05/2009 1:08:43 AM PDT by max americana
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