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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-09-06 05:05 PM
Response to Reply #77
80. No, I'm not sticking up for an antiSemitic loony
who is a public embarassment.

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  -Did Cynthia McKinney call Al Gore a racist? Karmadillo  Apr-08-06 09:24 AM   #0 
  - lots of folks felt disenfranchised in 2000  mdmc   Apr-08-06 09:27 AM   #1 
  - I think that was the most shocking scene in F 9/11  boobooday   Apr-08-06 09:31 AM   #3 
  - me too boobooday  mdmc   Apr-08-06 10:22 AM   #14 
  - Gore's refusal to hear the black congressional caucus and  joeybee12   Apr-08-06 09:34 AM   #5 
  - can you understand that black voters felt that Gore didn't fight for them?  mdmc   Apr-08-06 10:25 AM   #15 
     - But surely  Donald Ian Rankin   Apr-08-06 11:48 AM   #43 
        - point taken  mdmc   Apr-08-06 12:22 PM   #45 
  - Please keep in mind that F911 did not show the entire story.  mzmolly   Apr-08-06 10:09 AM   #11 
  - peace Mzmolly  mdmc   Apr-08-06 10:30 AM   #21 
  - Peace mdmc.  mzmolly   Apr-08-06 04:27 PM   #63 
  - Actually, Barbara Boxer was asked *not* to sign on with the CBC  WesDem   Apr-08-06 10:34 AM   #24 
     - thanks for the post  mdmc   Apr-08-06 10:36 AM   #27 
     - michael moore is a liar  Teresa4ChrisCarney   Apr-08-06 10:54 AM   #33 
     - Got something to back that up with? n/t  cynatnite   Apr-08-06 11:19 AM   #40 
     - I specifically remember Moore telling Greens to hedge bets in 2000  Bucky   Apr-08-06 11:20 AM   #41 
     - He also deserves a big "I told ya so."  mzmolly   Apr-08-06 04:29 PM   #64 
     - hey you got a link for that statement?  mdmc   Apr-08-06 01:12 PM   #53 
     - Ahhh, that's right.  mzmolly   Apr-08-06 04:26 PM   #62 
  - Her statement came before the election  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-09-06 11:24 AM   #72 
  - In a word, yes....she's as crazy as a shithouse rat  MrBenchley   Apr-08-06 09:30 AM   #2 
  - I was wondering when we would hear from you on this subject  mdmc   Apr-08-06 10:29 AM   #20 
     - Sweet!!!  spokane   Apr-08-06 12:08 PM   #44 
     - peace  mdmc   Apr-08-06 01:06 PM   #51 
     - there's much confusion here.  AtomicKitten   Apr-08-06 12:55 PM   #48 
     - there is even more confusion atomickitten, allow me to explain  mdmc   Apr-08-06 01:03 PM   #50 
        - She's one of the few speaking out about BBV.  AtomicKitten   Apr-08-06 01:14 PM   #54 
           - me too  mdmc   Apr-08-06 01:21 PM   #55 
     - It's too bad she offended DU's Jesus (Al Gore), but I'm still proud of her  Terran1212   Apr-08-06 01:09 PM   #52 
     - A question on all that if I may  The Straight Story   Apr-08-06 01:27 PM   #56 
        - That is more or less what she did say ~ but the distortions and vitriol  Catrina   Apr-09-06 11:38 AM   #74 
     - Other than pointing out that she's an antiSemitic loony  MrBenchley   Apr-08-06 03:57 PM   #59 
        - So what did she do  bloom   Apr-08-06 04:40 PM   #65 
           - You mean you don't know her history?  MrBenchley   Apr-09-06 03:07 PM   #76 
              - You're the one whose "sad"  bloom   Apr-09-06 04:30 PM   #77 
                 - WTF is that?  Moochy   Apr-09-06 04:49 PM   #79 
                 - No, I'm not sticking up for an antiSemitic loony  MrBenchley   Apr-09-06 05:05 PM   #80 
  - I found this on wikipedia:  Pirate Smile   Apr-08-06 09:33 AM   #4 
  - Ouch.  Karmadillo   Apr-09-06 11:23 AM   #71 
  - What about the black woman he had as campaign manager, Ms. McKinney?  LittleClarkie   Apr-09-06 04:45 PM   #78 
  - As a current Gore supporter I have to say she was right, but he changed  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 09:50 AM   #6 
  - So you mean Gore USED to be a racist but might not be any more?  mondo joe   Apr-08-06 09:52 AM   #7 
  - yes, people can and do change  Truth Hurts A Lot   Apr-08-06 10:03 AM   #8 
  - I really can't know what was in Gore's heart in the 1980s, but  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 10:06 AM   #9 
  - One more thing -- Gore may have been bitter, rather than prejudice  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 10:11 AM   #12 
  - Koch wasn't crazy back then & a fairly decent mayor. Dinkins sucked so bad  cryingshame   Apr-08-06 10:18 AM   #13 
     - You drank the cool aid, didn't you?  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 10:25 AM   #16 
     - Right - and Gore was a racist because he didn't side w Dinkins.  mondo joe   Apr-08-06 10:26 AM   #17 
     - I said people thought he was a racist because he campaigned  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 10:29 AM   #19 
        - By that standard, McKinney is a big anti semite. Thanks.  mondo joe   Apr-08-06 10:31 AM   #22 
     - There was a mention of the drop in crime due to Dinkins  tammywammy   Apr-08-06 10:33 AM   #23 
        - I remember the day crime dropped  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 10:42 AM   #29 
        - Exactly right  WesDem   Apr-08-06 10:46 AM   #30 
           - to WesDem and HamdenRice  tammywammy   Apr-08-06 10:50 AM   #32 
              - Sorry Tammy, what book?  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 11:13 AM   #37 
              - Never mind ! You mean freakanomics nt  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 11:15 AM   #38 
     - I disagree, CS  WesDem   Apr-08-06 10:40 AM   #28 
  - thanks for the post  mdmc   Apr-08-06 10:47 AM   #31 
  - Dinkins was a horrible Mayor`  Teresa4ChrisCarney   Apr-08-06 10:59 AM   #34 
  - Just curious -- did you live in NYC?  HamdenRice   Apr-08-06 11:12 AM   #36 
  - Not true about Dinkins  WesDem   Apr-08-06 11:44 AM   #42 
  - I thought that he was a great mayor  mdmc   Apr-08-06 12:24 PM   #46 
  - Really?  politicasista   Apr-08-06 04:25 PM   #61 
  - She mentioned him on Bill Maher  proud2Blib   Apr-08-06 10:06 AM   #10 
  - It is clear that McKinney did not in fact say "Al Gore is a racist"  rman   Apr-08-06 10:28 AM   #18 
  - So he's just a little bit racist?  mondo joe   Apr-08-06 10:35 AM   #25 
  - this was not a matter of "reading the hearts and minds of others"  rman   Apr-08-06 11:06 AM   #35 
     - Then you ignored the fact that McKinney attributes this to his tolerance  mondo joe   Apr-08-06 11:17 AM   #39 
     - he had two black college roommates  dsc   Apr-08-06 01:03 PM   #49 
        - I guess thats all fine and dandy then....  spokane   Apr-08-06 02:20 PM   #57 
           - She claimed  dsc   Apr-08-06 03:53 PM   #58 
  - So the statement "low Negro tolerance" is not racist on what planet? NT  NYCGirl   Apr-08-06 10:35 AM   #26 
  - "low Negro tolerance" is not racist..and  MrBenchley   Apr-08-06 04:19 PM   #60 
  - So it's CLEAR that he "did not in fact say" that Gore was a racist.  SeveneightyWhoa   Apr-08-06 06:31 PM   #67 
  - No, she said that he had a "Low negro tolerence level" and  Freddie Stubbs   Apr-09-06 11:31 AM   #73 
  - Yup. She's a flake  Proud2BAmurkin   Apr-08-06 12:26 PM   #47 
  - That's insightful ~ I happen to think she's extremely bright and was  Catrina   Apr-09-06 11:46 AM   #75 
  - Here's a right wing article listing all that is wrong with Cynthia.  oblivious   Apr-08-06 04:58 PM   #66 
  - Wouldn't it be nice if..  SeveneightyWhoa   Apr-08-06 06:32 PM   #68 
     - Why do you say Ms McKinney is "borderline, batshit insane"?  oblivious   Apr-08-06 08:36 PM   #69 
  - I forgot about that. I have disliked her ever since, now I remember why NT  progressivebydesign   Apr-08-06 08:39 PM   #70 
 

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