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If McKinney loses, she can blame herself
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: ^ | 8/14/02 | Cynthia Tucker

Posted on 08/14/2002 6:20:15 AM PDT by veronica

Despite signs that her opponent, Denise Majette, is putting up a strong challenge, U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney remains a formidable candidate. She could yet hold onto her seat in next week's election.

McKinney has built quite a political machine in DeKalb County, especially in its southern precincts, and she will no doubt pull out all the stops in the final days.

She can be expected to use "walking around money" to pay ministers and community activists to take her voters to the polls.

She will drain not only the deep reservoir of her own political capital but also that of her father, longtime state legislator Billy McKinney -- collecting on every favor they've ever done for anybody.

Yet if McKinney loses, it could hardly be considered a great surprise. She will have defeated herself.

Over ten years in Congress, McKinney has frittered away the opportunity to become a well-respected political figure who transcended the boundaries of a suburban Atlanta congressional district. She might have become nationally recognized as a champion for the marginalized, the forgotten, the unfortunate. She could have become that which is so rare these days -- an old-fashioned liberal who is widely respected.

Instead, McKinney has become not famous but infamous, embracing a paranoid worldview that borders on the irrational. She picks fights with those who ought to be her allies. She recklessly plays the race card. She engages in high-octane rhetoric guaranteed to keep her on the political fringe.

She couldn't help the underdog if she wanted to. She has destroyed her credibility.

McKinney's congressional career didn't start out that way. Indeed, elected in 1992, the so-called "Year of the Woman," she got off to a promising start, taking on the cause of a cadre of working-class Georgians who had been exploited by the kaolin industry.

The industry, which leases mineral rights from landowners to mine a white clay used for everything from toothpaste to paints, had enjoyed political support from the state capital for years. McKinney's congressional hearings helped force the industry to reform its labor and leasing practices.

Even back then, McKinney was a committed liberal who could be indifferent to the concerns of realpolitik. As a state legislator in 1991, she had taken to the well of the House to denounce the U.S. government for invading Iraq. Needless to say, her speech was not well-received by her overwhelmingly conservative colleagues. Nor could the speech have been conceived as a way of influencing the administration of President George H.W. Bush, since state legislators rarely influence foreign policy.

But back in those days, McKinney did enough good -- working to increase the minimum wage, seeking more state and federal funds for child care, advocating a host of women's issues -- to keep the scale balanced toward keeping her in office. Middle-class, professional women remained her core constituents.

But McKinney quickly began to tilt toward increasingly questionable stances and reckless rhetoric. In 1997, when she was challenged by John Mitnick, a Jewish Republican, she allowed her father, a spokesman for her campaign, to engage in blatant anti-Semitism and homophobia.

In 2000, her Web site posted her inflammatory analysis of Al Gore as having a low "Negro tolerance level."

Earlier this year, of course, she accused President Bush of allowing the terrorist attacks to proceed so his friends in the defense industry would profit from the ensuing war. That broadside marked another steep drop as McKinney descends into fringe lunacy. It's not clear why she veered so far off track. But it is clear that many of her constituents have given up hope that she'll find her way back.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; conspiracytheories; loons; theleft

1 posted on 08/14/2002 6:20:15 AM PDT by veronica
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To: veronica
If McKinney loses, she can thank Allah.
2 posted on 08/14/2002 6:29:55 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: veronica
If she loses i am gonna eat a half gallon of Ben and Jerry's ice cream. The only liberal food I eat!
3 posted on 08/14/2002 6:33:24 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: veronica
In certain lights, the "L" on her forehead is clearly visible.
4 posted on 08/14/2002 6:36:12 AM PDT by lsee
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To: veronica
Never expected to see the "dueling Cynthias".

Looks like McKinney 's political career is now toast and the other Cynthia (Tucker) is trying to back away from the fan before the you-know-what hits it

5 posted on 08/14/2002 6:38:52 AM PDT by capt. norm
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To: veronica
From this morning's Chuck Muth "News and Views" newletter:

"The reelection campaign of Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.) has received campaign contributions from at least 18 donors who are either officers of Muslim foundations under investigation by the FBI, have voiced support for Palestinian and Lebanese terrorist organizations or have made inflammatory statements about Jews. . . . Most of McKinney's money has come from non-district residents with Muslim or Arab surnames."

- Washington Post, 8/13/02

6 posted on 08/14/2002 6:39:10 AM PDT by Joe Brower
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To: veronica; mhking
Nice to see this anti-semite/anti-American leftist in real danger. That airhead Cynthia Tucker even wrote this does not bode well for McKinney. And yes, she will pull all the stops. All of them.

Otherwise, mhking black conservative ping...

7 posted on 08/14/2002 7:04:18 AM PDT by eureka!
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To: Joe Brower
Most of McKinney's money has come from non-district residents with Muslim or Arab surnames.

First 2 links here:

The McKinney Files....

8 posted on 08/14/2002 7:05:46 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: rdb3; Khepera; elwoodp; MAKnight; condolinda; mafree; Trueblackman; FRlurker; Teacher317; ...
Black conservative ping

If you want on (or off) of my black conservative ping list, please let me know via FREEPmail. (And no, you don't have to be black to be on the list!)

Extra warning: this is a high-volume ping list.

9 posted on 08/14/2002 7:07:52 AM PDT by mhking
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To: veronica; All
For those who remember Alan Drury's "Advise & Consent" and his other Washington, DC novels.....Cynthia McKinney IS "FrederikA van Ackerman"
10 posted on 08/14/2002 7:08:02 AM PDT by ken5050
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To: backhoe
The AJC is calling her a looney. I beg to differ. McKinney knows exactly what she's doing.
11 posted on 08/14/2002 7:08:22 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: veronica
She could have become that which is so rare these days -- an old-fashioned liberal who is widely respected.

Old-fashioned liberals are not widely respected because their failed policies, attempts at class and racial warfare, and generally corrupt worldviews are anathema to anyone with a shred of intelligence.

12 posted on 08/14/2002 7:09:36 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: veronica
Congresswoman McKinney is either in the process of being dumped by the dems. as a PR liability or perhaps just being issued a strong warning to shut up and stop making them look so bad. A single Congressman is rarely important enough to be covered for indefinitely. Condit has figured that one out by now.

Is McKinney the same one who gets driven two blocks to work and expects the driver to take her coat off her so she can get into the car? Or is that another democrat Congresswoman?

13 posted on 08/14/2002 7:09:54 AM PDT by Irene Adler
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To: veronica
She can be expected to use "walking around money" to pay ministers and community activists to take her voters to the polls.

She will drain not only the deep reservoir of her own political capital but also that of her father, longtime state legislator Billy McKinney -- collecting on every favor they've ever done for anybody.

She (along with a fair number of machine politicians down here) uses not only "walking-around money" (money paid out to voters, usually senior citizens or the homeless or project dwellers, once they've voted as 'instructed'), but is notorious for picking up folks in vans, trucks, cars, and whatever other mode of transportation you can think, and drives them to the polls with explicit instrctions on how to vote for Cynthia McKinney.

Of course, dollars change hands in exchange for said votes.

If Majette doesn't win, it will primarily be due to a combination of this "walking-around money" that McKinney passes out, along with voter apathy in north DeKalb that will keep a fair number of "fair-weather voters" away from the polls.

GA Secretay of State Cathy Cox is predicting only a 20% voter turnout in next Tuesday's primary.

14 posted on 08/14/2002 7:13:15 AM PDT by mhking
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To: dennisw; SJackson; Cachelot; Catspaw
FYI.
15 posted on 08/14/2002 7:27:37 AM PDT by veronica
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To: veronica
She has destroyed her credibility.

Ha..ha..ha. Credibility? Ha...ha...ha. Oh, Cynthia, you kill me.

16 posted on 08/14/2002 7:35:43 AM PDT by What Is Ain't
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To: veronica
McKinney lose? You're dreaming!! She can't lose!! McKinney has so many dead black voters on her side that, even if only half of them voted only two or three times apiece, she'd still win.
17 posted on 08/14/2002 7:36:02 AM PDT by Tacis
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To: Irene Adler
Is McKinney the same one who gets driven two blocks to work and expects the driver to take her coat off her so she can get into the car? Or is that another democrat Congresswoman?

I believe that's Sheila Jackson Lee.

18 posted on 08/14/2002 7:37:44 AM PDT by aristeides
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To: Irene Adler
Same p.o.s.
19 posted on 08/14/2002 7:40:10 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: mhking
Interesting to see Cynthia Tucker openly admit the use of walking-around money. Didn't a (white) Republican political consultant (I can't think of his name) get in all kinds of trouble for referring to the use of walking-around money in a recent political contest in New Jersey?

You say the money is in exchange for an actual vote. Do the distributors of the money have a way to verify who the recipient actually votes for? If so, the money is even more blatantly illegal.

If the use of this money becomes common knowledge, maybe the federal prosecutors will finally look into the matter. I see the U.S. Attorney here in Maryland is at last looking into Katherine Kennedy Townsend's financial practices.

20 posted on 08/14/2002 7:42:02 AM PDT by aristeides
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To: veronica
If McKinney loses, she can blame herself

I would have thought that if the reign of Clintigula proved one thing, is that taking responsibility and accepting the blame is decidedly not a Democrat forte.

Regards, Ivan

21 posted on 08/14/2002 7:43:05 AM PDT by MadIvan
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To: veronica
I knew Cynthia's father Billy McKinney had called Mitnick a "racist Jew." First I've heard of her campaign against him also being homophobic. I wonder what the story is behind that.

Might be worth investigating. I imagine there are quite a few gays around Emory, which is in her district. Their vote may matter in a DemocRATic primary.

22 posted on 08/14/2002 7:44:14 AM PDT by aristeides
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To: capt. norm
I never thought I'd live to see the day when Tucker unloaded both barrels into McKinney let alone ADMIT that she'll resort to blatantly buying votes. Must be a cold day in Hell today.
23 posted on 08/14/2002 7:55:03 AM PDT by AngryJawa
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To: aristeides
You think the old paragon of virtue himself (Jimmy Carter) would be interested in "monitoring" the election shenanigans in the banana republic of South DeKalb? After all, it's only a stone's throw from his library!
24 posted on 08/14/2002 8:01:35 AM PDT by AngryJawa
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To: veronica
If McKinney loses, she can blame herself

libz never blame themselves...she'll blame the vrwc, hate votes, u name it...just not herself

25 posted on 08/14/2002 8:04:16 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch
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To: aristeides
Interesting to see Cynthia Tucker openly admit the use of walking-around money.

Welcome to Georgia, where the peaches are always sweet, the grits are always hot, the beer is always cold, and the votes are always for sale...

26 posted on 08/14/2002 8:07:40 AM PDT by mhking
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To: Irene Adler
I believe that is Sheila Jackson-Lee who gets driven to work even though she stays so close, not McKinney.
27 posted on 08/14/2002 8:08:32 AM PDT by rdb3
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To: veronica; aristeides
Don't you love Cynthia's friends?Racist remarks spoil political campaigning

.....The battle for the 4th District congressional seat is another story. No one involved is looking forward to 1998 or 2000. There's no time - and no tomorrow. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney has pulled out all stops - and all the celebrities she knows - to turn back Republican John Mitnick.

Tipper Gore and Jane Fonda are helping McKinney raise money. Robert Redford, Andy Young and Isaac Hayes have recorded radio spots for McKinney. Meanwhile, Mitnick has become the Republicans' best and perhaps only hope of picking up an additional congressional seat in Georgia.

This would be a fun game to watch, except for two sad elements: racism and anti-Semitism. McKinney's father and closest adviser, state Rep. Billy McKinney, has labeled Mitnick "a racist Jew." He hurled that slur after Mitnick wondered whether Congresswoman McKinney was sympathetic to the views of anti-Semitic black separatist Lewis Farrakhan. She refused to endorse a resolution by Atlanta Rep. John Lewis condemning a Farrakhan aide for anti-Jewish remarks.

To try to patch up the rift between McKinney and the traditionally Democratic Jewish community in the 4th District, Billy McKinney has apologized and publicly resigned as his daughter's campaign counselor.

"I have allowed the love I have for my daughter to cloud my judgment," he said in a prepared statement.

If the epithet were an isolated remark blurted out in the heat of battle, it might be forgotten.

The problem is, a disturbing pattern of racism has plagued Cynthia McKinney's brief congressional career.

The McKinneys, father and daughter, lobbied the Justice Department for an overwhelmingly black 11th District, which they received. Their public reasoning: Whites would not vote for black candidates.

When a black political expert testified at a court hearing that the district was unfairly drawn, Billy McKinney called the fellow "a Judas n____" and challenged him to a fist fight. He later said he was sorry.

When the federal courts ordered her congressional district redrawn to include additional white voters in a more compact area, McKinney alleged a conspiracy of racism.

In her successful Democratic primary (which she won without a runoff), she assailed her moderate white challengers as "old Confederates" and insisted their campaigns were motivated by racism.

McKinney ought to be a celebrated political figure. She is the first black woman elected to Congress from Georgia. Though she won her seat in an overwhelmingly black district, she easily captured the Democratic nomination in a new majority-white district. She appears to be ahead of Mitnick in her quest for re-election.

It is too bad a virulent strain of bigoted remarks and racist stances mar her historic achievements and cast a pall over what might otherwise be a cheerful political happening.

28 posted on 08/14/2002 8:16:24 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson
That explains Cynthia Tucker's word "anti-Semitic", with reference to McKinney's campaign against Mitnick. Anybody know what explains the other word "homophobic"?
29 posted on 08/14/2002 8:20:22 AM PDT by aristeides
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To: SJackson
This would be a fun game to watch, except for two sad elements: racism and anti-Semitism

No surprises there. Which is, of course, why LarryLied/Voegelin is so infatuated with her.

[ The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: 8/3/02 ]

Some McKinney donors probed for terror ties
DeKalb Democrat said unaware any donors might support terror

By BILL TORPY
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Staff Writer

Rep. Cynthia McKinney is backed by many Islamic individuals and groups.
Rep. Cynthia McKinney's re-election campaign has accepted contributions from several people who have come under federal investigation for suspected links to Middle Eastern terrorists or have voiced support for extremist groups.

The outspoken DeKalb County Democrat, a frequent critic of U.S. Middle East policy, has long drawn Arab and Muslim financial support. Most of McKinney's individual donors listed on disclosure reports in 2001 and this year have Arabic names and live out of state.

According to a review of federal campaign disclosure records, they include:

Abdurahman Alamoudi, leader of a Muslim organization, who during a 2000 rally outside the White House expressed support for the violent Palestinian group Hamas and for Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite party linked to bombings. The controversy surrounding his comments caused Senate candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and George W. Bush's presidential campaign to return his contributions.

A professor who was jailed in 1998 on contempt charges for refusing to answer a grand jury's questions about alleged money-laundering links to Hamas.

Five businessmen whose homes or businesses were searched in March during an FBI raid investigating financial links to terrorism. Another was an officer in one of the groups under investigation, according to Federal Election Commission reports.

Bill Banks, manager of McKinney's re-election campaign, said this week that the congresswoman was not aware that any of her donors might support terrorist activities, or have ties to organizations involved with terrorism.

The McKinney campaign reported most of those contributions as having come Sept. 11, the date of the terror attacks in New York and Washington. But Banks said the campaign had organized a fund-raiser a few days before Sept. 11 and the donations collected were coincidentally recorded on that date.

FEC spokeswoman Kelly Huff said the date listed on disclosure reports is supposed to be, by law, the date the campaign received the money. But FEC officials said it was up to the campaign to document the proper date.

McKinney campaign coordinator Wendell Muhamad downplayed the FBI investigations of the donors, saying the agency historically has hounded minorities and is now targeting Muslims and people with Arab names.

"They're doing stuff like they did in the '60s to Dr. [Martin Luther] King," said Muhamad. "These are American citizens learning to use their money like the very small population which sways a lot of opinion with their money -- the Jewish community. That's the American way."

Banks said the campaign accepted contributors' money believing "in good faith that they are law-abiding citizens. If you did an investigation of everyone who gave money, people would stop giving."

McKinney is locked in what a poll released this week shows to be a virtual dead heat against former DeKalb County State Court Judge Denise Majette in the Aug. 20 Democratic primary. Majette declined to comment Friday on McKinney's fund-raising.

McKinney caused a tempest earlier this year by suggesting President Bush knew the Sept. 11 attacks were coming but did nothing so his associates could make money in the ensuing war. And last October, she also caused controversy for apologizing to a Saudi prince whose $10 million donation for terror victims was rejected by New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. The prince had laid part of the blame for the Sept. 11 attacks on U.S. policy. The following week, McKinney collected $32,150 in a fund-raiser, her best fund-raising day in 2001.

McKinney's support for Arab causes is well known. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, an Islamic advocacy group whose director was named on the Sept. 11 listing as giving McKinney $500, recently asked members to support her. "She is our strategic choice. Pro-Muslim candidate. Supporter of Palestinian state for over seven years. Against secret evidence. Against aid to Israel."

Steven Emerson, who runs a private counterterrorist institute in Washington, called McKinney's contributors "the A list of militant Islamic front groups." Two years ago, Emerson warned a Senate committee about increasing terrorist activity in America, sometimes in the name of charity.

Alamoudi, the president of the American Muslim Foundation who expressed support for Hamas and Hezbollah, gave the maximum allowable contribution of $2,000.

Clinton, then a Democratic Senate candidate in New York, returned the $1,000 Alamoudi gave her after her opponent called the donation "blood money." Her spokesman, explaining the decision to return the money, said, "Hillary is a strong supporter of peace and security for Israel." Reps. James Moran (D-Va.) and David Bonior (D-Mich.), Republican Senate candidate John Sununu of New Hampshire and the Bush presidential campaign all have returned Alamoudi's contributions since last fall.

Alamoudi did not return phone calls seeking comment.

Another donor, Abdelhaleem Ashqar, now a Howard University professor, who gave $250, was jailed for six months in 1998 after refusing to testify before a federal grand jury investigating money laundering in the United States by Hamas. Ashqar told the grand jury that he would not testify because the information would be "used against my friends, family and colleagues in the Palestinian liberation movement." He was never charged with a crime and did not return phone calls seeking comment.

Six of McKinney's donors were officers with companies and organizations that are under investigation.

On March 20 and 21, Treasury agents served warrants on the Herndon Va.-based Saar Foundation, Safa Trust, the International Institute of Islamic Thought and 13 other locations. The groups are part of a Saudi-based financial empire that U.S. investigators say has handled $1.7 billion since the mid-1990s, allegedly sending some of it to groups that authorities have linked to terrorists, The Washington Post reported. No charges have been filed in that investigation.

Listed as McKinney donors on Sept. 11 are M. Yaqub Mirza, Mohamed Omeish and Ahmad Totonji.

Federal agents in March searched the offices of Mirza, who contributed $500. The former president of Saar, Mirza was the central figure in the interlocking multinational corporations being investigated. He is the president of Mar-Jac, which includes investment firms and a North Georgia poultry plant, which also was searched in March. He did not return phone calls seeking comment.

Omeish is president of Success Foundation, a refugee relief organization whose office was searched in March. He is listed as having given $500. Omeish said investigators returned computers taken from his office.

Totonji, founder of Saar and the IIIT, gave $1,000. Federal agents carted away numerous computers from his offices in the March raid.

Two weeks later, on Sept. 26, Jamal Barzinji, Taha Alalwani of Herndon, Va., and Hisham Al Talib of California all gave $500 to McKinney's campaign, according to FEC records.

Barzinji, a business associate of Mirza's, is also president of Mar-Jac Poultry in Gainesville.

Alalwani is a founder of the IIIT and Al Talib, was the treasurer for Safa and the IIIT vice president.

30 posted on 08/14/2002 8:29:00 AM PDT by Cachelot
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To: mhking
How do you think it's gonna go next week? Any buzz you can share?
31 posted on 08/14/2002 8:39:35 AM PDT by veronica
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To: veronica
If she loses . . . I'll be very surprised (unfortunately).
32 posted on 08/14/2002 8:41:38 AM PDT by Saundra Duffy
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To: Cachelot
Rep. Cynthia McKinney is backed by many Islamic individuals and groups.

And anti-Semites everywhere.

33 posted on 08/14/2002 8:42:58 AM PDT by veronica
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To: veronica
She recklessly plays the race card

So, it's OK to play the race card...just not "recklessly"?

34 posted on 08/14/2002 8:45:20 AM PDT by Snardius
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
"""If she loses i am gonna eat a half gallon of Ben and Jerry's ice cream. The only liberal food I eat!""" Stop it - I stopped buying B&J when I found out they were libs... Don't let ben & jerry clog your arteries and fund the DNC.


35 posted on 08/14/2002 8:46:59 AM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: veronica
How do you think it's gonna go next week? Any buzz you can share?

Other than the Secretary of State's projection of a 20% turnout (why the hell we have primaries in the dead heat of August is beyond me!), nothing has come out that we haven't beat half to death (including the fund-raising; Majette has almost a 2-1 edge on McKinney in that dept). Majette is keeping to the high road with her ads, McKinney is wallowing in the mud and slinging it as much as is humanly possible.

36 posted on 08/14/2002 8:47:57 AM PDT by mhking
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To: mhking
fwiw, from the "super voters" in N Dekalb I've talked to, the vast majority of them are motivated to vote for Majette.
37 posted on 08/14/2002 8:56:43 AM PDT by Guillermo
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To: mhking
Sen. Miller Donates $1,000 to Majette Associated Press- Last Updated: June 14, 2002 at 1:00:20 a.m.

Sen. Zell Miller on Thursday acknowledged contributing $1,000 to an opponent of Rep. Cynthia McKinney, a fellow Georgia Democrat with whom he has frequently clashes.

Miller sent the money to Denise Majette, who resigned her DeKalb County state court judgeship to campaign in the primary against McKinney. Miller, while governor, appointed Majette to the bench.

``I would have given a contribution to Denise Majette no matter who her opponent was,'' Miller said in a statement. ``I did so because of the positive feeling I have for her, not because of any negative feelings about someone else.''

McKinney's press office had no immediate comment.

In March, Miller criticized McKinney for telling a radio interviewer that Bush officials may have ignored advance warnings of Sept. 11 so their political allies could profit from the war on terrorism. Miller called the statement ``loony.''

38 posted on 08/14/2002 9:32:18 AM PDT by veronica
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To: veronica
Does anyone recall when Cristy Todd Whitman was elected. A republican hack who's name I can't recall, Joked about passing out 'walking around money'.

He was loudly and broadly criticized, even after he admitted he was just joking.

I guess the harm was he was cutting into dem teritory.

Frankly, isn't this illegal?

39 posted on 08/14/2002 10:29:59 AM PDT by TC Rider
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To: mhking
I read on instapundit.com that Begala has predicted McKinney's defeat.
40 posted on 08/14/2002 10:54:37 AM PDT by aristeides
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To: veronica
and this from Cynthia Tucker no less . . . McKinney is TOAST
41 posted on 08/14/2002 12:22:28 PM PDT by Nat Turner
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To: TC Rider
That was Ed Rollins, who claimed that the Whitman campaign paid (normally Democrat-boosting) black ministers to curb their enthusiasm for opponent Jim Florio, not backing him from the pulpit and not encouraging a big turnout.

He was later forced to recant and said he was just talking trash, that a Republican campaign would never attempt to bribe the clergy and that the clergy would never accept such contributions, that the whole story was completely made up.

A Philly newspaper went so far as to interview churchgoers on what was heard in their pulpits the Sunday before Election Day. Oddly enough, the story never saw print.

On a wholly unrelated note, black turnout for the Democratic candidate in that election was the lowest in decades in New Jersey.
42 posted on 08/14/2002 12:45:09 PM PDT by Norman Conquest
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To: TC Rider
By the way, "walking-around" money to campaign workers is not at all illegal or improper. Usually it's a few bucks to buy lunch, gas up the voter transport wagon, defray incidental expenses.

I've received a few twenties as a precinct captain in my time. I imagine my ward leader took in a lot more than that.
43 posted on 08/14/2002 12:49:25 PM PDT by Norman Conquest
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To: Norman Conquest
In my college days, we had a dorm resident advisor who's daddy was a Dem county commissioner in KY.

Our RA's job was to load up Daddy's caddy with cases of half pints of whiskey. That was GOTV then.
44 posted on 08/14/2002 1:02:55 PM PDT by TC Rider
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To: aristeides; Joe Boucher; rdb3
Thanks for the answer to my question about the Congresswoman who gets driven two blocks to work. Now, I think it was Sheila Jackson Lee, too, but I just couldn't come up with who it was, before. I halfway didn't think it was Cynthia McKinney, but I halfway did, too.
45 posted on 08/14/2002 3:01:56 PM PDT by Irene Adler
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To: aristeides; Joe Boucher; rdb3
Thanks for the answer to my question about the Congresswoman who gets driven two blocks to work. Now, I think it was Sheila Jackson Lee, too, but I just couldn't come up with who it was, before. I halfway didn't think it was Cynthia McKinney, but I halfway did, too.
46 posted on 08/14/2002 3:02:17 PM PDT by Irene Adler
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To: aristeides; Joe Boucher; rdb3
Thanks for the answer to my question about the Congresswoman who gets driven two blocks to work. Now, I think it was Sheila Jackson Lee, too, but I just couldn't come up with who it was, before. I halfway didn't think it was Cynthia McKinney, but I halfway did, too.
47 posted on 08/14/2002 3:02:53 PM PDT by Irene Adler
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To: Irene Adler
Very sorry about the triple post. It just wasn't posting, honest.
48 posted on 08/14/2002 3:03:44 PM PDT by Irene Adler
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To: Irene Adler
You're welcome! #45.

You're welcome! #46.

You're welcome! #47.

;-)

49 posted on 08/14/2002 3:18:59 PM PDT by rdb3
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