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Response to Reply #15
64. +1. She was an embarrassment to the party and I was elated when she got voted out.
Now if she would only just go away for good, I'd be REALLY happy.
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  -The Vilification of Cynthia McKinney Time for change  Jul-09-09 06:53 PM   #0 
  - Increasingly, "progressive" voices on websites are being drowned out  Horse with no Name   Jul-09-09 06:56 PM   #1 
  - There could well be something to this. Maybe their detoxing from the koolaid? n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 10:55 PM   #130 
  - What would you think of a progressive politician who gave an extensive interview  cali   Jul-09-09 06:59 PM   #2 
  - I'd think she was doing what Obama asked us to do...and that's  KoKo   Jul-09-09 07:02 PM   #4 
  - bwahahahaha. Obama never ever did anything like that. Not even close.  cali   Jul-09-09 07:17 PM   #12 
  - "It's an infamous hate site. period."  Enthusiast   Jul-09-09 10:29 PM   #115 
  - Let me know when Obama interviews with Stormfront. nt  hack89   Jul-09-09 10:20 PM   #113 
  - A lot of anti-Israel statements; no bigoted anti-Semitic statements.  baldguy   Jul-09-09 07:03 PM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-09 07:16 PM   #10 
  - I don't know how you do it  G_j   Jul-09-09 07:22 PM   #16 
  - It most certainly is an anti-Israel site - but thats not the same as being anti-Semitic.  baldguy   Jul-09-09 07:23 PM   #17 
  - the interview was not given by, or to the ppl at that site  G_j   Jul-09-09 07:25 PM   #19 
  - Actually, yes she gave them to the site owners  Lithos   Jul-10-09 01:01 AM   #144 
  - bullshit. it's an pure hate anti-semitic site extolling on the front page some  cali   Jul-09-09 07:38 PM   #26 
  - And where are McKinney's "bigoted anti-Semitic statements"?  baldguy   Jul-09-09 07:51 PM   #39 
  - silence is the voice of complicity and she lent her name and whatever sway and legitimacy she  cali   Jul-09-09 08:09 PM   #53 
     - You make accusations, but can't provide any evidence  baldguy   Jul-09-09 08:26 PM   #65 
     - I'm accusing her of interviewing with bigots and not calling the interviewer on the hate and bigotry  cali   Jul-09-09 08:31 PM   #66 
     - Guilt by association.  baldguy   Jul-09-09 08:55 PM   #75 
        - which is also  G_j   Jul-09-09 09:05 PM   #83 
           - +1  baldguy   Jul-09-09 09:15 PM   #91 
     - I have to agree the other person has a very weak argument with why she's SUCH a bigot  Divine Discontent   Jul-09-09 10:38 PM   #120 
     - Do you mean like when Obama or Hillary, or Bill was on fox news?  me b zola   Jul-09-09 09:12 PM   #89 
        - no. I don't. and as I recall there are plenty of DUers who argue against  cali   Jul-10-09 04:55 AM   #147 
  - And what did McKinney say on the program?  Canuckistanian   Jul-09-09 08:34 PM   #67 
     - Silence is the voice of complicity. She interviewed with one of the ugliest hate  cali   Jul-09-09 08:35 PM   #68 
  - You said it's not an anti-Semitic site  rpannier   Jul-09-09 10:31 PM   #117 
     - This thread is about Cynthia McKinney  baldguy   Jul-09-09 10:53 PM   #129 
  - Perhaps a gentle reminder that Palestinians and Arabs are also Semitic people is in order...  1monster   Jul-09-09 08:03 PM   #49 
     - oh for pity's sake. perhaps an education on the word anti-semitic is in order.  cali   Jul-09-09 08:07 PM   #51 
     - The term Semite means a member of any of various ancient and modern people originating in  1monster   Jul-09-09 08:57 PM   #78 
        - And yet, in all those definitions, not one for "anti-Semitism."  Behind the Aegis   Jul-09-09 09:01 PM   #80 
           - To defind anti-semitism, one must first define semitism...  1monster   Jul-09-09 09:12 PM   #90 
              - Um...no  Behind the Aegis   Jul-09-09 09:16 PM   #93 
              - no. that's not how language works. do consider learning something about  cali   Jul-10-09 05:05 AM   #150 
     - Another gentle reminder: park in driveways and drive on parkways. That is all.  Behind the Aegis   Jul-09-09 08:22 PM   #59 
  - I suggest that you visit that sight before defending it, click in its search box  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-09-09 07:41 PM   #32 
  - +1  emilyg   Jul-09-09 07:03 PM   #6 
  - That's the interview I discussed in this OP  Time for change   Jul-09-09 07:04 PM   #7 
  - I didn't characterize it as anti-Muslim hate site. I drew an analogy.  cali   Jul-09-09 07:19 PM   #14 
     - She concentrated on her own message -- which was the humanitarian crisis  Time for change   Jul-09-09 07:33 PM   #22 
     - Some people see the mention of the word Israel and see Anti-Semitic...  KoKo   Jul-09-09 07:39 PM   #27 
        - that site is as bloody hateful as stormfront. every bit as much  cali   Jul-09-09 07:50 PM   #38 
  - -1  druidity33   Jul-09-09 07:16 PM   #11 
  - You Attack Anyone  The River   Jul-09-09 07:18 PM   #13 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-09 07:42 PM   #34 
  - There are Jews that support McKinney  Luminous Animal   Jul-09-09 07:41 PM   #33 
  - K&R  baldguy   Jul-09-09 07:00 PM   #3 
  - Sing it. K&R and thank you.  EFerrari   Jul-09-09 07:12 PM   #8 
  - Interestingly, Zionism was once embraced by European antisemites.  TahitiNut   Jul-09-09 07:14 PM   #9 
  - She's More Than Just A Bigot. She's A Dumb As Dirt Delusional Attention Whore As Well.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-09-09 07:20 PM   #15 
  - You seem to be projecting a little here! n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 07:45 PM   #36 
  - Quite a loud projection...  KoKo   Jul-09-09 08:01 PM   #48 
  - Stadium jumbo screen like! n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 08:07 PM   #52 
  - And, as Dr. Evil would say....  RufusTFirefly   Jul-09-09 10:34 PM   #118 
  - Projecting The Truth.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-09-09 10:44 PM   #124 
     - So you equate truth to effluent? n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 10:49 PM   #127 
        - So You Cook Babies For Pleasure And Eat Them With Mashed Potatoes???  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-10-09 08:06 AM   #164 
  - +1. She was an embarrassment to the party and I was elated when she got voted out.  Zavulon   Jul-09-09 08:25 PM   #64 
  - Agree, she's an insane liability  DissedByBush   Jul-09-09 10:30 PM   #116 
  - I'm going to guess that's a no vote. n/t  Mugu   Jul-09-09 11:02 PM   #132 
  - Outstanding post. Thank you.  LWolf   Jul-09-09 07:24 PM   #18 
  - Man, that was such a well-written piece.  kayakjohnny   Jul-09-09 07:27 PM   #20 
  - Reason rocks! You are true blue my forum friend. K & R nt  glitch   Jul-09-09 07:28 PM   #21 
  - K&R and thanks for another well written piece on an uncomfortable (for some) subject.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-09-09 07:35 PM   #23 
  - Thank you.  JackRiddler   Jul-09-09 07:36 PM   #24 
  - I'm not convinced the batshit insane loon from the Green Party isn't an anti-semitic bigot  WeDidIt   Jul-09-09 07:38 PM   #25 
  - "anti-semitic bigot"...piss off..nt  and-justice-for-all   Jul-09-09 07:41 PM   #31 
  - Your sig...  MellowDem   Jul-09-09 09:03 PM   #81 
  - It's More Dramatic When You Capitalize The First Letter In Each Word Of A Flamebait Post Like That  omega minimo   Jul-09-09 07:57 PM   #44 
  - I do that  WeDidIt   Jul-09-09 09:08 PM   #85 
  - +1  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-09-09 10:44 PM   #125 
  - Oops! There we go with the tell-tale  timtom   Jul-10-09 06:15 AM   #156 
     - Whats wrong with saying "batshit insane loon"? n/t  Kurska   Jul-10-09 06:28 AM   #158 
        - It demonstrates shallowness and stupidity.  timtom   Jul-10-09 09:23 AM   #166 
  - Cynthia got up and did something, what did you do?  and-justice-for-all   Jul-09-09 07:40 PM   #28 
  - I hope this is directed at someone else  Time for change   Jul-10-09 09:19 AM   #165 
  - Correction.  Behind the Aegis   Jul-09-09 07:40 PM   #29 
  - Ok -- It is possible that derogatory comments against Israel can be made with anti-Semitic intention  Time for change   Jul-09-09 07:58 PM   #46 
     - Which is what I said, and you did not.  Behind the Aegis   Jul-09-09 08:00 PM   #47 
        - Certainly Israel has been deserving  Enthusiast   Jul-09-09 10:37 PM   #119 
           - You have a point?  Behind the Aegis   Jul-09-09 10:41 PM   #123 
           - Thank you..  and-justice-for-all   Jul-10-09 03:37 PM   #197 
  - K&R  FLAprogressive   Jul-09-09 07:40 PM   #30 
  - Lets not forget she also abandoned the Democratic Party  ProgressiveProfessor   Jul-09-09 07:45 PM   #35 
  - She didn't abandon it. She got voted out of office  Time for change   Jul-09-09 07:51 PM   #40 
  - And then went over to the Greens  ProgressiveProfessor   Jul-09-09 10:00 PM   #107 
  - +1, she had no alternative. nt  Enthusiast   Jul-09-09 10:38 PM   #121 
  - Lets not forget that TPTB in the Democratic party abandoned her.  baldguy   Jul-09-09 07:54 PM   #41 
     - True, and Georgia is all electronic voting state...with much controversy..  KoKo   Jul-09-09 08:20 PM   #57 
     - See post #62  ProgressiveProfessor   Jul-09-09 10:00 PM   #106 
  - You mentioned Katrina...  SidDithers   Jul-09-09 07:48 PM   #37 
  - That claim about her is bogus  Time for change   Jul-09-09 07:54 PM   #42 
     - Where you admit you haven't seen the video? That discussion?  cali   Jul-09-09 08:14 PM   #56 
     - Did you read the Green Party response to the allegations against McKinney?  Time for change   Jul-09-09 08:50 PM   #72 
        - She claimed that she had "verification" from "insiders" at the Red Cross that the allegations  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-09-09 09:09 PM   #87 
        - Where is the video?  Time for change   Jul-09-09 09:41 PM   #99 
        - See the link Sid Dithers left for you in post #37. It's been there for hours.  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-09-09 09:48 PM   #102 
           - It sounds like she's saying that she has NO verification  Time for change   Jul-09-09 09:57 PM   #104 
              - "I have uh verification from insiders uh who who wish to remain anonymous at the red cross"  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-09-09 11:03 PM   #134 
              - Tell me her words don't sound a lot more like NO than uh  Time for change   Jul-10-09 06:11 AM   #155 
              - Sounds to me like she says she has verification from multiple sources...  SidDithers   Jul-10-09 07:46 AM   #161 
        - I wouldn't put it past Bush & Co....  asksam   Jul-10-09 11:43 AM   #173 
        - "McKinney was investigating it"...  SidDithers   Jul-10-09 07:52 AM   #162 
           - She never even claimed it was true. She said that she was told that.  Time for change   Jul-10-09 10:01 AM   #167 
              - Your blind defense of her is laughable...  SidDithers   Jul-10-09 11:48 AM   #174 
                 - Did you read the report that she wrote on the subject?  Time for change   Jul-10-09 12:42 PM   #179 
                    - You're defending the indefensible...  SidDithers   Jul-10-09 02:05 PM   #182 
                       - In other words, no, you didn't read it and you don't care what it says  Time for change   Jul-10-09 02:57 PM   #185 
                          - In other words, she didn't mention the 5000 people shot in the head...  SidDithers   Jul-10-09 03:02 PM   #186 
                             - She did NOT claim that 5000 people were shot in the head.  Time for change   Jul-10-09 03:11 PM   #188 
                                - She claimed she was told of the incident...  SidDithers   Jul-10-09 03:21 PM   #190 
                                   - Oh she did not say she knew it was true. That's pure crap  Time for change   Jul-10-09 03:34 PM   #194 
                                      - Have you go so much pride invested in McKinney...  SidDithers   Jul-10-09 03:42 PM   #198 
     - Bogus My Ass. I've transcribed VERBATIM, just for YOU, her words during the press conference  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-09-09 08:42 PM   #70 
        - I"m so sick of people making shit up- like that McKinney didn't say something  cali   Jul-09-09 08:45 PM   #71 
           - I didn't claim that she didn't say it.  Time for change   Jul-09-09 08:52 PM   #73 
           - that's just ridiculous. utterly silly.  cali   Jul-09-09 08:57 PM   #77 
              - The claim was bogus  Time for change   Jul-09-09 09:35 PM   #98 
                 - It's bigoted, not bigotted and I suggest you read Lithos' post in this thread  cali   Jul-10-09 05:09 AM   #152 
                    - Your arguing that I claimed she didn't say it is pathetic  Time for change   Jul-10-09 07:43 AM   #160 
           - I totally agree cali, but there are her words, transcribed verbatim from her press conference.  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-09-09 09:06 PM   #84 
              - Good job on the transcript...nt  SidDithers   Jul-10-09 07:54 AM   #163 
  - K/R ya damn Leftist  omega minimo   Jul-09-09 07:55 PM   #43 
  - Cynthia McKinney for the Nobel Peace Prize.  Bushknew   Jul-09-09 07:57 PM   #45 
  - +1. She's a wonderful and courageous lady. n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 09:59 PM   #105 
  - I have to think less of anyone who refers to McKinney as "batshit insane"  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-09-09 08:04 PM   #50 
  - "batshit" seems to be very popular.  glitch   Jul-09-09 08:14 PM   #55 
  - I have to think less of anyone who defends her doing an interview on one of the  cali   Jul-09-09 08:54 PM   #74 
  - OK, you're entitled to your opinion  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-09-09 08:56 PM   #76 
  - And I have to think less of anyone who uses the same old intellectually lazy method of  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-09-09 09:04 PM   #82 
  - I really don't care what you think of me  Lydia Leftcoast   Jul-09-09 09:30 PM   #95 
  - +1  me b zola   Jul-09-09 09:21 PM   #94 
  - Agree 100%! Two hundred or so McKinneys in the federal government would fix a lot of things. n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 10:02 PM   #109 
  - Excellent post , Time for a change...  Desertrose   Jul-09-09 08:12 PM   #54 
  - K&R  Vidar   Jul-09-09 08:22 PM   #58 
  - It takes a Villiage  HughMoran   Jul-09-09 08:22 PM   #60 
  - The vilification began shortly after she dared to question Bush  ecstatic   Jul-09-09 08:23 PM   #61 
  - baloney.  cali   Jul-09-09 08:24 PM   #63 
     - forgot the n/t  G_j   Jul-09-09 09:00 PM   #79 
  - Hi. I live in her district. She was ousted by our Very Liberal Local Democratic Party.  onehandle   Jul-09-09 08:23 PM   #62 
  - What was it that she said or did  Time for change   Jul-09-09 09:43 PM   #100 
  - Thank you so much for your post. nt  jasi2006   Jul-09-09 08:36 PM   #69 
  - Please  Boddingham   Jul-09-09 09:09 PM   #86 
  - America didn't supply Israel with nuclear Technology you twit, france did, learn the history, THEN  Kurska   Jul-10-09 06:04 AM   #154 
  - Kicked, rec'd & bookmarked  varelse   Jul-09-09 09:11 PM   #88 
  - Wish I could recommend a hundred times  me b zola   Jul-09-09 09:15 PM   #92 
  - Thank you for so clearly and thoroughly summarizing the facts about that smear.  ConsAreLiars   Jul-09-09 09:31 PM   #96 
  - saved for later n/t  snake in the grass   Jul-09-09 09:33 PM   #97 
  - Cynthia McKinney doesn't need help being villified  northzax   Jul-09-09 09:44 PM   #101 
  - I am so glad you endorse that there was indeed a grassy knoll shooter! n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 10:04 PM   #110 
  - Well, there's this scuffle with the law in DC. Appears that rules for  Obamanaut   Jul-09-09 09:49 PM   #103 
  - It reminds me of the Dean Scream  Time for change   Jul-09-09 10:01 PM   #108 
     - ... and for eight loonnnggg years the MSM ignored Bush's stupefying stupidity! n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 10:07 PM   #111 
     - Indeed. And the stats for the "Dean Scream" are sobering  RufusTFirefly   Jul-09-09 10:40 PM   #122 
     - I don't recall ever seeing Bush say, "Is our children learning." Go figure! n/t  ControlledDemolition   Jul-09-09 10:52 PM   #128 
     - And it is this point that we should  Enthusiast   Jul-09-09 10:48 PM   #126 
  - Good solid case and Excellent writing. Bravo! and Thank You! nt  patrice   Jul-09-09 10:15 PM   #112 
  - Anyone who claimed that Al Gore had a "low negro tolerance level" deserves vilification  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-09-09 10:24 PM   #114 
  - Here  Boddingham   Jul-09-09 11:02 PM   #133 
  - Fantastic post. Thank you. K&R -nt  crickets   Jul-09-09 10:57 PM   #131 
  - McKinney is a joke and im glad she left the party.  NYC Democrat   Jul-09-09 11:08 PM   #135 
  - Yes, yes, yes, Cynthia McKinney is not a bigot  Lithos   Jul-09-09 11:32 PM   #136 
  - Well said.  proteus_lives   Jul-10-09 12:13 AM   #139 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-10-09 01:04 AM   #145 
  - Thanks for putting it so clearly.  cali   Jul-10-09 05:02 AM   #149 
  - This reminds me of the smearing of Obama with his association with Bill Ayers and Jeramiah Wright  Time for change   Jul-10-09 06:25 AM   #157 
  - Cynthia McKinney  Lithos   Jul-10-09 10:07 AM   #168 
     - You make a lot of claims, but show nothing concrete  Time for change   Jul-10-09 11:29 AM   #171 
     - Guilt by association, apparently.  Ignis   Jul-10-09 12:05 PM   #176 
        - That's exactly right  Time for change   Jul-10-09 12:43 PM   #180 
        - What if we held Obama to the same twisted standards?  Ignis   Jul-10-09 03:07 PM   #187 
           - Touch  Bushknew   Jul-10-09 03:27 PM   #192 
        - silence is the voice of c omplicity. and Cynthia says that herself.  cali   Jul-10-09 05:15 PM   #203 
     - This isn't about McKinney's dad or her security detail.  EOTE   Jul-10-09 12:30 PM   #177 
        - thank you  fascisthunter   Jul-10-09 03:23 PM   #191 
  - Ok, Jewish people have no influence on US affairs or in the world at all & people  Bushknew   Jul-10-09 10:47 AM   #170 
  - Well done article. Thank you  arikara   Jul-09-09 11:37 PM   #137 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-09-09 11:45 PM   #138 
  - Thanks, TforC, for helping set the record straight....  mojowork_n   Jul-10-09 12:21 AM   #140 
  - as with the majority of politicians  ibegurpard   Jul-10-09 12:24 AM   #141 
  - K&R, highly recommended....  AntiFascist   Jul-10-09 12:43 AM   #142 
  - I am not a fan of Cynthia McKinney but I am a fan of Cynthia McKinney's  saltpoint   Jul-10-09 12:57 AM   #143 
  - A very old adage says that if you stab the King, you better kill him.  saltpoint   Jul-10-09 01:23 AM   #146 
  - I am very hesitant to criticize people for "losing"  Time for change   Jul-10-09 04:27 PM   #200 
     - Agree that there is nobility in running on principles, even against  saltpoint   Jul-10-09 09:55 PM   #204 
  - Auto K&R  Greyhound   Jul-10-09 04:58 AM   #148 
  - An excellent and...  snake in the grass   Jul-10-09 05:06 AM   #151 
  - Why was this pulled from the Greatest page?  cali   Jul-10-09 05:14 AM   #153 
  - good question  G_j   Jul-10-09 06:45 AM   #159 
  - I'd like to know this too.  EOTE   Jul-10-09 12:34 PM   #178 
  - thank you  ensho   Jul-10-09 10:34 AM   #169 
  - I do like Cynthia McKinney for many things, but I do have questions at times on this subject...  cascadiance   Jul-10-09 11:41 AM   #172 
  - thank you time for change  barbtries   Jul-10-09 11:55 AM   #175 
  - Cynthia is a truth-teller.  Karenina   Jul-10-09 01:55 PM   #181 
  - that's it  G_j   Jul-10-09 02:33 PM   #183 
  - OMG, you sound like Cynthia McKinney!  Time for change   Jul-10-09 04:57 PM   #201 
     - BWHAHAHAHAHAHA!  Karenina   Jul-10-09 05:07 PM   #202 
  - kicking an outstanding post  me b zola   Jul-10-09 02:52 PM   #184 
  - great post  fascisthunter   Jul-10-09 03:20 PM   #189 
  - "McKinney helped expose the horrific conditions of Katrina evacuees"  Occam Bandage   Jul-10-09 03:30 PM   #193 
  - Read her report  Time for change   Jul-10-09 03:36 PM   #195 
     - Do you deny that she made that claim? nt  Occam Bandage   Jul-10-09 03:37 PM   #196 
  - Among the third-party candidates running in 2008, McKinney finished  saltpoint   Jul-10-09 03:47 PM   #199 
 

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