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  • Zionist Spies in the U.S.?

    05/13/2014 5:21:38 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | May 13, 2014 | Ari Lieberman
    Last week, Newsweek’s Jeff Stein ran a sensationalist story detailing alleged Israeli spy activities in the United States. Stein, citing dubious sources, claimed that Israeli spies attempted to monitor Al Gore’s bathroom activities (an image too frightening to imagine) while drugs and women are routinely employed by Zionist spies to entice U.S. officials into handing over information of value. The sources for these and other absurd allegations contained in the article were mainly anonymous with one notable exception, an obscure ex-intelligence character and former CIA employee named Paul Pillar. One look at Pillar’s past articles, publications and speeches puts the...
  • Flashback: Ron Paul Endorses Cynthia McKinney, Ralph Nader For President

    01/01/2012 3:29:16 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 46 replies
    Brian's Right Perspective ^ | December 26, 2011 | Brian
    As if there are any more reasons to show that Ron Paul should not be the GOP Presidential candidate, there is this bit from 2008 in which Paul endorses four(!) candidates for President, including the Marxist whack-job Cynthia McKinney and Ralph Nader. How unhinged to you have to be, intellectually, to endorse not only four people, but four whom also hold diametrically opposing views on the role of government. This alone shows that Ron Paul is not a serious thinker. In fact it shows him to be a reactionary flame thrower, willing to completely abandon principles when he doesn't get...
  • Georgia high court disbars former Congresswoman Majette

    03/29/2014 8:29:55 AM PDT · by PAR35 · 34 replies
    AJC ^ | March 28, 2014 | Rhonda Cook
    The Georgia Supreme Court has disbarred former Georgia Congresswoman Denise Majette, finding she overbilled clients and misled the court about how much she was owed in fees. *** DeKalb County voters elected Majette to Congress in 2002 after she defeated then-Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in the Democratic primary. She resigned after one term to run for the U.S. Senate and lost to Republican Johnny Isakson in the general election in 2004. In 2008, she sought office again but lost her bid to unseat state School Superintendent Kathy Cox.
  • Cynthia Mckinney Tells It Like It Is [Africa, Jews, commonality of Libertarians, greens, OWS]

    02/24/2012 5:12:07 AM PST · by SJackson · 15 replies · 3+ views
    All Africa ^ | 23 February 2012 | Gary S. Corseri
    BRQ Network'The attack on Libya was an attack on Africa! It was an attack on my aspirations as a person of African descent to have a free and independent Africa. That's what was attacked!' INTRODUCTION I grew up in New York City, and have travelled and lived in different parts of the world, including about 18 years in the "Peachtree State" of Georgia. For almost as long as I lived there, I'd heard of Cynthia McKinney -- the first African-American woman to represent Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives. To be honest, a great deal that I heard from...
  • Rosa Brooks, Special Coordinator for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy

    08/08/2011 3:29:49 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 21 replies
    JessDuntno | Today | Various Sources
    Rosa Brooks serves as Counselor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Michele Flournoy. In May 2010 she also became Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and then Special Coordinator for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy. She is running a new Pentagon office dedicated to those issues. She is on leave from her job as a law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. Brooks is known as a columnist (most recently with the LA Times) and at the Pentagon her portfolio has included both human rights issues and global engagement and strategic communication. Her mother, Barbara Ehrenreich, is...
  • Justice for Trayvon Martin Also Means Joining the Int'l Struggle Against U.S. Lawlessness

    05/20/2012 12:17:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Black Agenda Report ^ | April 4, 2012 | Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney
    “If the number of persons murdered by the police were included in the sum of executions, America would rank third in executions globally – just behind Iran.” The Trayvon Martin horror reminds us that U.S. foreign policy mirrors its domestic behavior towards Blacks and browns. “If leadership inside the U.S. will do this to their own citizens, what is done to others outside the U.S. should come as no surprise.” “The United States Department of Justice, according to the ACLU 2009 report, has done virtually nothing to combat the clear evidence of systemic racism the nation.” As a mother of...
  • Ron Paul backed Cynthia McKinney in 2008

    01/05/2012 6:06:35 AM PST · by Mustang Driver · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Charleston (WV) Daily Mail ^ | January 5, 2012 | Don Surber
    Sarah Palin admonished Republicans not to ridicule Congressman Ron Paul. Sarah Palin is wrong. Ron Paul is a disloyal phony who has earned whatever contempt real Republicans have for him and his dangerously naive ideas about foreign policy. Ron Paul has shunned the party in the past, as he was the Libertarian Party candidate in 1988 and in 2008 he rejected the McCain/Palin ticket, instead embracing Cynthia McKinney and other third-party candidates for president 2008. Like a kid who is losing a game, Ron Paul took his ball and went home in 2008. But Missus Palin, sadly, seemed to be...
  • Ron Paul Hates Republicans and Everything They Stand For

    01/13/2012 7:26:17 PM PST · by mnehring · 89 replies
    Most people already know that Ron Paul refused to endorse John McCain in the 2008 general election. While I don’t necessarily agree with that decision, especially from a contender for the GOP nominee, I can certainly understand it. Lord knows I hated every nice thing I had to say about John McCain and wasn’t entirely pleased about pulling the lever for him (which is a dramatic understatement). Most people assume that Paul endorsed Libertarian candidate Bob Barr in 2008, which is partially true. However, that is not the entire story. Paul also endorsed three other candidates.The first of those was...
  • Ron Paul Defends Romney, Lashes Out at His Critics

    01/10/2012 2:45:06 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 60 replies
    http://abcnews.go.com ^ | January 10, 2012 | Jonathan Karl
    Well if everyone didn't know it, they know it now. Ron Paul is in the race to help Willard the liberal win the nomination. One liberal helping another. Could there a cabinet for the old man in a Willard the liberal admintration. Never in his history of running has Paul ever attacked the opposition like he does now. He's lost whatever integrity he ever had. In the past he has teamed up and worked closely with Dennis Kucinish, the most anti-war code pink liberal in Congress. He's also a good friend of Cynthia McKinney, the 911 truther. Maybe Willard has...
  • Maryland AFL-CIO leader calls Che Guevara, Cynthia McKinney heroes

    01/05/2012 9:06:22 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Examiner ^ | September 28, 2011 | Joe Newby
    In a video posted at The Blaze Wednesday, Fred Mason, President of the AFL-CIO in Maryland and the District of Columbia, called former Rep. Cyntia McKinney (D-GA) and Communist guerilla Che Guevara heroes. "Without a person like Cynthia McKinney, there would not have been a Barack Obama," he said while speaking at Baltimore's Union Baptist Church in late August. "And I was reminded of one of my heroes, Che Guevara, and his contribution to the Cuban Revolution," he added. According to Mason, Guevara was "an internationalist," who "was about oppressed people everywhere." "Anywhere there was suffering, he spoke out against...
  • Goldstone (ardent anti-Israel critic refutes slur): 'Israel Not an Apartheid State'

    11/05/2011 5:11:15 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 2 replies
    BigPeace ^ | Nov. 2011
    Goldstone: Israel Not an Apartheid State Posted by Joel B. Pollak Nov 4th 2011 at 5:19 pm in Africa, Foreign Policy, Israel, Media Criticism, Middle East, United Nations | 174576Comments(9)http%3A%2F%2Fbigpeace.com%2Fjpollak%2F2011%2F11%2F04%2Fgoldstone-israel-not-an-apartheid-state%2FGoldstone%3A+Israel+Not+an+Apartheid+State2011-11-05+00%3A19%3A45Joel+B.+Pollakhttp%3A%2F%2Fbigpeace.com%2F%3Fp%3D174576 Richard Goldstone. Source: The Jewish Daily ForwardRichard Goldstone, who once accused Israel of deliberately seeking the deaths of Palestinian civilians, then recanted, has published an op-ed in the New York Times today refuting the accusation that Israel is an apartheid state. While “apartheid” can have broader meaning, its use is meant to evoke the situation in pre-1994 South Africa. It is an unfair and inaccurate slander against Israel, calculated...
  • African Americans lack basic health care, speaker claims: Receives local Malcolm X Award

    10/22/2011 12:52:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Herald Palladium ^ | October 10, 2011 | Ralph Heibutzki
    BENTON TOWNSHIP - Five decades after struggling to gain civil rights, African Americans must still deal with a health care and political system that denies their most basic needs. That was the feeling voiced by former Georgia congresswoman and 2008 Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney, who cited her aunt's death from a botched colonoscopy as an example. "The doctor punctured her colon (and) sent her to her daughter's home, where she began to feel pain," McKinney said. "She called the hospital, and the doctor told her to go to sleep and call back in the morning. By the time...
  • Imperialist war and intervention in Libya: Crimes of NATO and the paradox of shame...

    07/05/2011 3:19:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Paris Post (Translated from French) ^ | June 29, 2011 | Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA)
    At a time when the American people to tighten their belts, teachers receive their order of dismissal, the vital statistics of the American people reveals a social security crisis in the making, with the government of the United States threatening to default on its debt, our President and Congress decided that a new war, this time against the Libyan people, is appropriate. This comes at a time when, according to estimates, the U.S. spends $3 billion per week for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The president and Congress continue to fund the war against Libya, despite the announcement by...
  • Cynthia McKinney: Gaddafi’s Useful Idiot

    06/08/2011 11:50:07 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 27 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | June 7, 2011 | Brendon S. Peck
    While Muammar Gaddafi grows ever more desperate as he loses key military support, former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) is shamelessly serving as a propagandist for the Libyan tyrant’s regime. Venomous remarks recently made by the former six-term congresswoman on Libyan state television were deeply disturbing, to say the least. Among her many outbursts, she charged that America is spending “money on death, destruction and war.” The fact that these comments were broadcast on Libyan state television, which serves as Gaddafi’s mouthpiece, makes matters all the more reprehensible. Yet such behavior by Cynthia McKinney should come as no surprise. It...
  • Libya: NATO's feast of blood (See author's name)

    06/04/2011 4:05:53 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Afrika ^ | May 30, 2011 | Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-GA)
    Tripoli (Libya) - While serving on the (U.S.)House International Relations Committee from 1993 to 2003, it became clear to me that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was an anachronism. Founded in 1945 at the end of World War II, NATO was founded by the United States in response to the Soviet Union's survival as a Communist state. NATO was the U.S. insurance policy that capitalist ownership and domination of European, Asian, and African economies would continue. This also would ensure the survival of the then-extant global apartheid. NATO is a collective security pact wherein member states pledge that an...
  • Cynthia McKinney Blasts Obama On Libyan TV

    05/25/2011 7:52:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    News One for Black America ^ | May 24, 2011 | Casey Gane-McCalla, Lead Blogger
    LIBYA-Former Georgia congresswoman and Green Party presidential nominee, Cynthia McKinney blasted President Barack Obama for his involvement in the bombing of Libya and his economic policies on a pro-Khaddafi television station. CNN reports: “I want to say categorically and very clearly that these policies of war … are not what the people of the United States stand for and it’s not what African-Americans stand for,” she told state TV. “Under the economic policies of the Obama administration, those who have the least are losing the most. And those who have the most are getting even more,” she said. “The situation...
  • Ex-Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, In Iran, Says Sarah Palin Helped ‘Hijack’ The Tea Party

    05/23/2011 5:26:04 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 51 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | May 23, 2011 | Mark Joyella
    In an interview with PressTV of Iran, former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney said the Tea Party movement “was definitely hijacked.” McKinney, making her first visit to Iran to attend an anti-terrorism seminar, told her interviewer that there was “tremendous pressure inside the political process to make sure that the voters stay aligned inside either the Democratic or the Republican parties, because both of those parties have been captured by special interests.” McKinney suggested the Tea Party was an example of a grassroots movement “hijacked” and then “corralled back into the Republican Party fold so that these could then stay where the...
  • Former U.S. congresswoman McKinney speaks on state TV in Libya ["Is that a bomb?" McKinney asked]

    05/23/2011 5:51:20 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 21 replies
    Former U.S. congresswoman McKinney speaks on state TV in Libya May 21, 2011|By the CNN Wire Staff A former U.S. congresswoman slammed U.S. policy on Libyan state TV late Saturday and stressed the "last thing we need to do is spend money on death, destruction and war." The station is fiercely loyal to Moammar Gadhafi and her interview was spliced with what appeared to be rallies in support of the embattled Libyan leader. "I think that it's very important that people understand what is happening here. And it's important that people all over the world see the truth. And that...
  • Dem Rep. Cynthia McKinney Appears on Libyan State TV, Denounces American Policies

    05/23/2011 5:44:38 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 20 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/23/11 | Aurelius
    Most people already know that former Democrat Representative Cynthia McKinney is crazy. But travelling to Libya and appearing on Libyan state TV? That's a whole new kind of crazy. Appearing in a live interview on Libyan state TV, McKinney stated that she was in Libya on a "fact-finding" mission. She then went on to slam US policies. "I think that it's very important that people understand what is happening here," she began. "And it's important that people all over the world see the truth. And that is why I am here ... to understand the truth." She continued later, "Under...
  • Former Dem Congresswoman Gives Pro-Gaddafi Message On State TV

    05/23/2011 5:02:15 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 18 replies · 1+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | May 23, 2011 | RealClearPolitics
    "I want to say categorically and very clearly that these policies of war ... are not what the people of the United States stand for and it's not what African-Americans stand for," former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-Georgia) told state-run television in Libya.
  • U.S. progressives meet with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

    09/27/2010 11:55:43 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    New York, NY - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met here, September 21, with 100 leaders and representatives of anti-war, labor, alternative media and Iranian and Palestinian solidarity organizations. Among the participants were Sarah Martin, Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Margaret Sarfehjooy, board member of the Minneapolis-based Women Against Military Madness, former attorney general Ramsey Clark, former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, Sara Flounders from the International Action Center, Brian Becker of the ANSWER coalition, Ramona Africa of the Free Mumia Coalition and Amiri Baraka, poet and activist. The meeting was called by the president of Iran with the hope that a frank and...
  • Ron Paul: Has Capitalism Failed?

    07/28/2010 1:23:40 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 10 replies · 2+ views
    Ron Paul via Mises.org via Youtube ^ | April 16, 2008 | Ron Paul
    Explanation on why capitalism HAS NOT FAILED and N0bama is clearly leading us to socialism and gov. takeover.
  • Ex-lawmaker takes on new venture: Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney biking across U.S. in name of peace

    09/05/2010 8:18:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Pueblo Chieftain ^ | August 22, 2010 | Nick Bonham
    The message of peace pedaled into Pueblo on Saturday. Riders with Bike4Peace, including former U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney of Georgia, who ran for president in 2008 on the Green Party ticket, stopped in Pueblo on a cross-country trek to the White House. "We started at the House of Common Sense in Oakland (Calif.) and we're going to end at the White House, which needs some common sense," McKinney said Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church on the East Side, where the bikers were treated to a potluck meal. McKinney and five others cyclists are biking across the U.S. promoting peace...
  • Greens mourn the passing of Billy McKinney, Cynthia's father

    07/17/2010 1:37:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Green Party of the United States ^ | July 16, 2010 | Scott McLarty
    Green Party leaders expressed sadness and sympathy for the family of former Georgia State Rep. James Edward "Billy"ť McKinney, father of Cynthia McKinney, after his passing on Thursday, July 15, following a long illness. He was 83. Billy McKinney served as a state legislator in Georgia for 30 years. Cynthia McKinney, the Green Party's 2008 presidential nominee and a former six-term Georgia member of the US House of Representatives, also served in the Georgia legislature. They became the first father-daughter duo in the Georgia House when Ms. McKinney was first elected in 1992. "The McKinney family has the sympathy of...
  • Former Dem Congresswoman Pens Anti-Israeli Piece for Arab News (Cynbat the Sailor McKinney)

    06/03/2010 8:38:18 AM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 15 replies · 392+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 6-3-10 | Rusty Weiss
    It isn't just the pro-Palestinian press that is attempting to distort the reality behind the recent flotilla incident off the coast of Gaza. Former Democratic Congresswoman, and 2008 Green Party candidate for President of the United States, Cynthia McKinney, has voiced her own version of reality through an anti-Israeli rant in Arab News. McKinney is of course, a reliable source on the topic, having been involved in her own little attempts at defying and breaking an Israeli blockade of Gaza (translation - aiding and abetting a terrorist regime). In her column for Arab News, McKinney expresses outrage over ‘Israel's needless,...
  • Gaza Flotilla Massacre [Barf Alert - Arab Agitprop] (Cynthia McKinney is aboard!!)

    05/31/2010 12:45:53 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies · 980+ views
    Arab News ^ | May 31, 2010 | Israel Shamir
    Terrible news: dozens of our friends and comrades are dead and wounded in the pirate attack in the high seas on humanitarian aid boats by crazed Israeli Jews. This is a dreadful crime that will forever be remembered. The details are not fully available yet; the massacre toll stands meanwhile on 15, but it can go up or down. The best source for news yet http://twitter.com/Mondoweiss What is clear that the Israeli pirates attacked the humanitarian aid flotilla in the international waters over 90 miles (150 km) out of their territorial waters. The boats carried no arms, but the Jewish...
  • Rally outside Obama speech to West Point graduating class [HQ]

    05/22/2010 8:36:59 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 2 replies · 577+ views
    Facebook ^ | Don DeBar
    This is my part of the presentation made to more than 150 activists today outside the gates of West Point while President Obama was outlining the future course of the war on Afghanistan. The entire program will be running on www.wbaix.org after 7am Sunday, May 23, 2010.
  • Cindy Sheehan & Others Protest Drones at CIA & Cheney's 1/16 (Ditch Witch Redux)

    01/15/2010 10:59:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies · 705+ views
    Michael Moore's Big Blog ^ | January 15, 2010 | A. Stoner
    There is a new peace coalition in town called Peace of the Action. Peace of the Action is the brainchild of Peace Mom, Cindy Sheehan, who has been striving to make the concept of peace a reality since her son, Casey, was killed in Iraq in April 2004. “Peace of the Action will be setting up Camp Out Now on the lawn of the Washington Monument beginning March 13th and this new peace camp will be the launching pad for daily direct actions against the seat of our government; A government that is involved in so many wars, invasions, bombings...
  • Facebook Deletes Cindy Sheehan's Invite to CIA Drone Protest (Boo-hoo!)[DC FReep needed]

    01/03/2010 9:22:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 675+ views
    Narcosphere ^ | January 3, 2009 | Brenda Norrell
    Cindy Sheehan said Facebook deleted an invitation to the CIA Drone Protest in Langley, Virginia, scheduled for Jan. 16, 2010. Sheehan said "the CIA is becoming overly involved in terrorizing populations." Sheehan joins a powerhouse of women activists to lead the CIA Drone Protest, including Cynthia McKinney, Ann Wright, Kathy Kelly and Debra Sweet. "We had an event with over 250 confirmed guests and it was deleted by Facebook," Sheehan said. "We are going to the source of one of the big problems in the US Empire -- the CIA -- to protest its extra-judicial killings of people in Pakistan....
  • Most Embarrassing Political Moments Of The Decade

    12/28/2009 3:36:18 PM PST · by jankerston · 23 replies · 1,183+ views
    Heavy.com ^ | 12/16 | Sid Hooper
    Article is some lefty stuff but also some good skewerings of Dems like Traficant, McKinney, Franken, Howard Dean...
  • Counter protest 9/11 Inside Job Conspiracy theorists (aka anti-war rally)

    12/11/2009 10:22:33 PM PST · by TBP · 17 replies · 1,259+ views
    Facebook ^ | Young Americans for Freeom
    Date: Saturday, December 12, 2009 Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm Location: Washington, DC Lafayette Square across from White House (Metro: Farragut West or Farragut North) 10:30 AM YAF will counter protest the 9/11 "inside job" conspiracy theorists. They call it an anti-war rally, but the nuts and bolts are coming from the left coast for this!!! This just cam in last minute!!!! Contact: jordan@yaf.com or 202-596-7923 to join with YAF In Freedom, YAF Come protest the likes of: Scheduled Speakers Dennis Kucinich US Representative (D-Ohio) and former Presidential candidate, www.kucinich.house.gov Cynthia McKinney 2008 Green Party candidate for President, former six-term Democratic...
  • Crossing the Line: Former Dem Congresswoman Flirts With Deniers (Guess who?)

    12/06/2009 10:55:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies · 915+ views
    Critics of Cynthia McKinney may dismiss her as a loose cannon and a rabble-rouser, but to her supporters, the former Georgia congresswoman is someone with the courage to challenge convention and speak the truth. McKinney, 54, represented an Atlanta-area district as a Democrat from 1993-2003 and 2005-07. A vigorous critic of President George W. Bush, she gave voice to a theory, widely circulated on the political fringes, that Bush knew in advance of the Sept. 11 attacks but allowed them to happen because they would prove profitable to the global investment firm his father was associated with. In her final...
  • Cynthia McKinney to Obama 'war criminal accessory': Immediate ceasefire, withdrawal, end drones

    11/28/2009 11:41:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies · 1,887+ views
    The Dallas Examiner ^ | November 25, 2009 | Deborah Dupre'
    Former Congresswoman and U.S. Presidential Candidate (Green Party 2008), Cynthia McKinney, known for speaking truth to power, has again written to President Obama, this time with the subject headed: Please Bring Our Troops Home Now! (below) Ray Songree of Kauia Truth and the Paul Revere Email Campaign wrote to his email list: "Cynthia McKinney is one of the greatest heroines of our times. Very few elected officials have EVER spoke truth to power. That is all she does. There are many women on this email list. It really is your time to stand up and be heard, not as wannabe...
  • US politician barred from SA trip (Guess who?)

    10/01/2009 8:43:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies · 1,810+ views
    South Africa's News 24 ^ | October 1, 2009 | Kobus Pretorius
    Cape Town - A controversial former member of the American congress and a 2008 presidential candidate, Cynthia McKinney, was abruptly removed from a South African Airways flight on Tuesday. McKinney, who stood against President Barack Obama at an early stage in the race for the US presidency, was barred from boarding an SAA flight to Johannesburg in Washington DC. She would have travelled to South Africa to act as international guest speaker on the Channel 4 network's first Palestinian Struggle and Human Spirit film festival, which will be held in Athlone from Friday to Sunday. Passport irregularities According to SAA,...
  • Hurricane Katrina: 4 Years Later, Kanye and Injustice(Bush blew-up da levees-Oh, the huge manatee!)

    09/01/2009 7:27:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 1,377+ views
    Monday August 29 2005 Black America got her own 9-11. She was hit with an act of terrorism in New Orleans that was just as devastating if not more than what took place when those Twin Towers were felled by planes… Yes, you read that correctly.. Most people mistakenly believe that the city of New Orleans was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Lets make sure folks understand this once and for all.. Much of neighboring Mississippi was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina which hit the state with its full level 5 impact. New Orleans which was initially in the path of Hurricane...
  • Did The FBI Pay a "Journalist" in 2006 to Say That I Should Be Lynched on My Way to Vote?

    08/25/2009 4:45:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 1,658+ views
    Pravda ^ | August 24, 2009 | Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA)
    I am in the Bay Area and rocking with the San Francisco Bay View newspaper. But something quite insidious is happening and I think you should know immediately how it involves my friends and me. Hot on the heels of my learning that the Georgia Green Party might have been described by the U.S. Government as a "terrorist organiztion," it has just now come to my attention that a "journalist" who suggested that I be lynched was actually being paid by our own government to say that. Now, when I reported it to the FBI, how in the world was...
  • Pacifica death spiral (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    08/18/2009 4:13:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies · 952+ views
    Lerterland ^ | August 17, 2009 | David R. Adler
    Marc Cooper on the continuing nosedive of "alternative media" bastion Pacifica Radio, and what this disaster says about the "media reform" movement. "If it can't bring itself to scrutinize the squandering and trashing of the $500 million Pacifica network (the market value of its licenses), then why should we trust this movement to offer serious analysis of the rest of the media?" Indeed. Marc also highlights the unsavory role of Amy Goodman, one of the true charlatans of today's radical left. After helping foment the takeover of Pacifica by a faction of extremist wackos in the late '90s: [Goodman] struck...
  • Cynthia McKinney’s Gaza Solidarity Triumph Tour

    08/07/2009 10:00:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies · 1,793+ views
    Days after her release from an Israeli prison, Cynthia McKinney joined British Member of Parliament George Galloway and his aid convoy Viva Palestina attempting to break the blockade into Gaza through Egypt. Surmounting interminable obstacles, Cynthia wrote on July 15, "I made it to Gaza!" The fact that among over 200 people in the delegation, the only three beside Galloway who are well known - McKinney, NY City Councilman Charles Barron and M-1 of dead prez - are Black made this triumph all the moe significant. The SF Bay View newspaper and Block Report Radio are proud and excited to...
  • Cynthia McKinney: Letter from an Israeli Jail

    07/08/2009 10:15:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 85 replies · 3,248+ views
    Pravda ^ | July 8, 2009 | Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA)
    This is Cynthia McKinney and I'm speaking from an Israeli prison cellblock in Ramle. [I am one of] the Free Gaza 21, human rights activists currently imprisoned for trying to take medical supplies to Gaza, building supplies - and even crayons for children, I had a suitcase full of crayons for children. While we were on our way to Gaza the Israelis threatened to fire on our boat, but we did not turn around. The Israelis high-jacked and arrested us because we wanted to give crayons to the children in Gaza. We have been detained, and we want the people...
  • Report: McKinney Released From Israeli Jail, Returning to US

    07/07/2009 7:56:20 AM PDT · by SJackson · 56 replies · 1,268+ views
    Fox News ^ | 7-7-9
    Former Georgia Rep. Cynthia McKinney was released from Israeli custody Monday after being detained for trying to break the naval blockade of the Gaza Strip. In an interview with the Atlantic Journal-Constitution, McKinney's mother Leola said the former congresswoman was released from Israeli custody and taken to Ben Gurion International Airport. McKinney and 20 activists from the "Free Gaza Movement" were arrested June 30 when their boat attempted to sail from Cyprus to Gaza to deliver three tons of aid to Palestinians -- a move meant to bring attention to the blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt on the territory...
  • In Israeli jail, McKinney expects more from Washington (Iranian propaganda source)

    07/04/2009 10:08:11 PM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 62 replies · 3,900+ views
    Iran Press TV ^ | 7-04-09 | Some mullah hack
    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...
  • For Once, Cynthia McKinney's Problems Really Are Caused by the J-E-W-S

    07/05/2009 2:59:48 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 1,429+ views
    Reason ^ | July 2, 2009 | Katherine Mangu-Ward
    Former congresswoman and current crazywoman Cynthia McKinney is spending a little time in an Israeli hoosegow this week. Only a matter of time, you say? Well, she isn't there because of the time her father blamed her electoral defeat on the "J-E-W-S." Nor, as far as we can tell, is it due to her habit of roughing up cops—although there's no official word about her demeanor when her Greek-flagged Gaza-blockade runner was boarded by the aforementioned J-E-W-S in uniform. McKinney found herself in dangerous waters as part of her new affiliation with the Green Party (she was their presidential nominee...
  • UN expert: Israeli seizure of Gaza-bound aid ship is 'criminal'

    07/02/2009 10:05:11 PM PDT · by sofaman · 8 replies · 465+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 05:03 03/07/2009 | Reuters
    A UN human rights investigator on Thursday called Israel's seizure of a ship carrying relief aid for the Gaza Strip "unlawful" and said its blockade of the territory constituted a "continuing crime against humanity". Israeli authorities on Tuesday intercepted the vessel, which was also carrying 21 pro-Palestinian activists, and said it would not be permitted to enter Gaza coastal waters because of security risks in the area and its existing naval blockade.
  • Israel boards activist ship heading to Gaza: military (Rep. Cynthia McKinney and that crowd)

    07/02/2009 12:23:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies · 997+ views
    HELD AL-QUDS: The Israeli navy on Tuesday boarded and seized a ship carrying pro-Palestinian activists that was heading to the Gaza Strip in defiance of Israel's blockade, a military spokesman said. "In the last hour an Israeli navy force intercepted, boarded and took control of the cargo boat 'Arion' ... as it was illegally attempting to enter the Gaza Strip," the spokesman said late in the afternoon. The military said the ship, which was sailing under a Greek flag, was the same vessel known as the "Spirit of Humanity", which was sailing to Gaza to protest the Israeli blockade on...
  • Cynthia McKinney Earns Certificate of INSANITY

    06/30/2009 5:24:27 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 12 replies · 858+ views
    Fox News / The Lid ^ | 6/30/09 | The Lid
    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. --Albert Einstein Former Congresswoman, and professional nut job Cynthia McKinney fits Einstein's definition perfectly. This past December McKinney, who was once arrested for slapping a US Capitol Policeman who asked her for ID, decided to get on a boat in an attempt to get around Israel's blockade and dock the vessel in a war zone so she could help and resupply the terrorist group Hamas. McKinney was on the boat as it was damaged by an Israeli navy vessel which rammed it three times before it was...
  • Israel Navy boards blockade-busting boat off Gaza coast: CRAZY MCKINNEY STOPPED AGAIN!

    06/30/2009 7:49:44 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 33 replies · 1,324+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | Last update - 17:31 30/06/2009 | By Barak Ravid and Anshel Pfeffer
    The Israel Navy intercepted a boat carrying international activists attempting to break a blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday and forced it to sail to the southern port city of Ashdon, the army said. Earlier Tuesday, the navy surrounded the vessel, which was also carrying humanitarian aid, and told the activists to turn back because of security risks in the area and the blockade, according to the army. But the boat later entered Gaza's coastal waters, the Israel Defense Forces Spokespersons' Office said in a statement, after which a naval force boarded it. No shots were fired during...
  • Gaza aid boat intercepted (Cynthia McKinney on board!)

    06/30/2009 7:39:42 AM PDT · by kress · 51 replies · 2,128+ views
    YnetNews ^ | June 30, 2009 | Ali Waked, Anat Shalev
    Small ferry carrying medical supplies that set sail from Cyprus Monday with 21 peace activists, medical supplies intercepted off Strip's shore; passengers say army jammed boat's radio signals. At around noon Tuesday the Israeli Navy intercepted and took control of a boat that had set sail for the Gaza Strip with three tons of medical supplies, Palestinian sources said, adding that the Navy jammed the boat's radio signals. The IDF Spokesperson's Office confirmed the report. Israeli military sources said there was no violence after the small ferry, sailing from Cyprus with activists from the US-based Free Gaza Movement, was intercepted...
  • Free Gaza boat departs Cyprus for Strip: Crazy McKinney on Board

    06/29/2009 7:01:00 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 19 replies · 1,053+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jun 29, 2009 12:22 | Updated Jun 29, 2009 14:52
    Twenty-one human rights and solidarity workers, representing eleven different countries, set sail from Cyprus Monday morning for the Gaza Strip in yet another attempt to break the Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory, the Free Gaza Group announced. The small ferry "Spirit of Humanity" is carrying three tons of medical aid, children's toys, and rehabilitation and reconstruction kits for 20 family homes. It was expected to reach Gaza on Tuesday afternoon. Passengers on board include former US congresswoman Cynthia McKinney and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mairead Corrigan Maquire. Free Gaza Group organizer Ramzi Kysia said that each passenger was also...
  • Cynthia McKinney on Plans to Return to Gaza (The real left without the facade)

    06/20/2009 11:45:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies · 911+ views
    Pan-African News Wire ^ | June 21, 2009 | Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA)
    Mairead Corrigan Maguire, 1976 Nobel Peace Prize winner and I will join 34 others taking medical, school, and building supplies to Gaza. I'd like to thank Nadira Kaili and Erin Connors of Atlantic Television News for donating dollars to help in my purchase of school supplies for Gaza's children. And I want to thank Jay Winter Nightwolf for the turquoise good luck ring that he gave me for this journey. On Tuesday, June 16, President Carter visited Gaza and said that he was almost brought to tears by what he saw. He said that he felt partly responsible because the...
  • Woman to be 'Stoned' per Sharia Law for Adultery During Speech by Cynthia McKinney (@UCIrvine TODAY)

    05/13/2009 9:33:28 AM PDT · by The Spirit Of Allegiance · 55 replies · 2,606+ views
    Young Americans for Freedom -- emailed news release | 5/11/2009 | Scott Carpenter
    Conservatives and Feminists Take Aim At Muslim Student Union Reenacting Stoning a Woman to Death during Speech by Ex Congresswoman IRVINE, CA – Members of the conservative youth group, Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), announced that they will graphically reenact the execution of a woman accused of adultery as prescribed by Islamic Law during a speech by Ex Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney. The protest will be held Wednesday May 13 at 6:00 pm outside the UC Irvine Student Center. Demonstrators, dressed in Islamic garb, will hurl over a hundred “rocks” at a woman dressed in a burka at the entrance of...