Cynthia McKinney running for Congress

Monday, April 23, 2012 7:28 AM
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Former Georgia congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is preparing to run for her old 4th Congressional district seat on the Green Party ticket, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports.

McKinney was defeated by 4th district incumbent Hank Johnson in 2006 after serving six terms in Congress and has kept a low profile since returning to Atlanta from the San Francisco area where she moved in 2007.

Since February she has made a few public appearances in her old district but stayed low key with her plans. She filed paperwork April 2 with the Federal Elections Commission declaring her intention to run.

Tracked down at her mother’s home Thursday by a reporter from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, McKinney would not comment and ordered the reporter off the property.

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Iwannakno
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Iwannakno 04/23/12 - 08:08 am
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Don't forget her rambling
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Don't forget her rambling apology to a Saudi prince and the slapping of a guard that was only doing his job. Anyone who votes for her should have their head checked.

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dstewartsr 04/23/12 - 08:25 am
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I think we just found a

I think we just found a replacement for Biden on the Democratic ticket! Someone who --like her father before her -- has never held a real job but gorged at the public trough for her whole life, hates white people, apologizes for 'Amerika's wickedness, and as a bonus, looks like The Messiah's daughter!

smbga
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smbga 04/23/12 - 08:32 am
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God have mercy!!!! NO

God have mercy!!!! NO

blues550
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blues550 04/23/12 - 08:44 am
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Living proof that human waste
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Living proof that human waste does indeed float to the surface. Again...and again...and again.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 04/23/12 - 08:49 am
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Crossover votes will knock

Crossover votes will knock her out AGAIN!
Lordy woman...get a real job.

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 04/23/12 - 09:09 am
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how does cynthia mckinney
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how does cynthia mckinney hate white people, dsmstewart?
Q: are any of these comments racist or sexist?
A: of course not, it's cynthia mckinney!

raul
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raul 04/23/12 - 09:18 am
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Cynthia was always good for a

Cynthia was always good for a couple of laughs. Electing her said a lot about her constituents.

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 04/23/12 - 09:26 am
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can anyone point to something
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can anyone point to something dumb cynthia mckinney has done or are we all on the standard "make fun of liberals and black people" system?

Bruno
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Bruno 04/23/12 - 09:30 am
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Cornell Professor Emeritus

Cornell Professor Emeritus Peter Swartz: “The selection of Cynthia McKinney as a … professor is an affront to the intellectualism of Cornell University. Ms. McKinney is a racist and anti-Semite of the first rank. If she were white and male, she would be David Duke. It is unfortunate that the selection committee was so open minded that its collective brain fell on floor.”

And the Green Party wonders why no thinking person thinks that they are credible.

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JakeQ 04/23/12 - 09:36 am
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Ms. McKinney's eccentricities

Ms. McKinney's eccentricities are well documented. Her Wiki sums it up pretty well http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynthia_McKinney

The conspiracy theories over 9/11, legislating for the release of records over the death of rapper Tupac Shakur, the seemingly constant claims of racism made against her opponents. I remember the incident where she hit the police officer quite well, and would have a hard time being convinced that this is a stable and rationale person that I would want representing me.

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 04/23/12 - 09:37 am
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bruno, peter schwartz is an
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bruno, peter schwartz is an old textile professor. i bet he just likes israel's policies against the palestinians. and still it's only name calling from someone with a (retired) title (in the textiles biz), not an example of anything dumb she's done.
p.s. 70% israelis also are against israel's policies against the palestinians. kinda like most americans are against american policies against iraq. i mean pakistan. i mean afghanistan. i mean libya. i mean somalia. i mean syria. i mean iran.

raul
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raul 04/23/12 - 09:45 am
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BSNM/ JP. Do you really

BSNM/ JP. Do you really support Cynthia McKinney or are you arguing, just to be arguing?

raul
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raul 04/23/12 - 09:51 am
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Now, the Tupac Shakur Records

Now, the Tupac Shakur Records Act. That was pretty dumb.

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 04/23/12 - 09:51 am
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jake q, thanks for answering
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jake q, thanks for answering the question.
i agree that israel is a bully. does anyone disagree?
9/11 is a mess. does anyone disagree?
tupac's murder is mysterious. does anyone disagree?
you remember the incident where she hit the police officer quite well? there's no footage and the charge is dropped- what do you remember well? yammering about it? the cop grabbed her- does that bother you? (say it's because she wasn't wearing her pin and i'll say read your wikipedia page there because neither does john boehner.)
is this why we all know her name- guys like neal boortz saying she looks "like a g-etto sl-t"?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 04/23/12 - 09:54 am
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Yall have some dumb bunnies

Yall have some dumb bunnies in Augusta too....don't pretend they are all in Atlanta..hahaha

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JRC2024 04/23/12 - 09:58 am
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She is a disgrace to the

She is a disgrace to the State of Georgia. Her actions are horrible and her left wing ideas are nuts. Why would anyone in their right mind vote for here except one with their hand out.

JRC2024
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JRC2024 04/23/12 - 09:58 am
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agreed, seenit

agreed, seenit

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 04/23/12 - 09:59 am
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raul, who's your favorite
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raul, who's your favorite congressperson? let's see their dumbest congressional move.
i don't know anything about tupac's murder. do you? we don't lose a lot of sleep on unsolved murders of black people, do we? as a nation? i don't know how stupid the tupac records request was. would a similar request for mlk or malcolm x be equally stupid?
there are some stupid things in congress. a lot of just silly things. interest in a murder seems automatically somewhat relevant, even if you don't like rap.
:)
it's not as dumb as reaffirming the national motto. lots of dumb things happen in congress constantly. there's a particular interest in wanting to portray mckinney as nuts.

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 04/23/12 - 10:00 am
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people talk about mckinney
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people talk about mckinney like they're talking about al sharpton. (also not actually nuts, but saying things that certain people would rather throw out as nuts.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_sharpton

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nocnoc 09/01/12 - 09:00 pm
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raul
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raul 04/23/12 - 10:05 am
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@seenitB4. No argument on

@seenitB4. No argument on that, seenit! LOL.

Insider Information
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Insider Information 04/23/12 - 10:12 am
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As her past has shown,

As her past has shown, McKinney is the perfect candidate for the Green Party.

She would represent them well.

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 04/23/12 - 10:20 am
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well, for free brainers,
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well, for free brainers, here's the green party platform. seems a lot more human desire centered than any other platform i know of in this country. i know being for regular human interests such as peace, prosperity, and health is loony around here though. http://www.gp.org/committees/platform/2010/index.php

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Insider Information 04/23/12 - 10:26 am
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What does it say when Hank

What does it say when Hank Johnson beats you in a congressional race?

Hank is a YouTube sensation with such hits as... Too many people will capsize Guam.

And he is a wordsmith. Just look up his quotes.

Yet, he beat McKinney.

One word: Wow.

raul
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raul 04/23/12 - 11:06 am
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I was just thinking, we must

I was just thinking, we must not have a lot to do if we sit around discussing Cynthia McKinney. LOL. I'm out of here.

Iwannakno
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Iwannakno 04/23/12 - 11:10 am
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She is running in the green
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She is running in the green party because her own party (democrats) know she is a oddball that never misses a chance to embarass them.

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eagle 04/23/12 - 11:56 am
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OH NOOOO!!! She is such a
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OH NOOOO!!! She is such a joke. Guess she can't find a real job!

Bruno
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Bruno 04/23/12 - 12:56 pm
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BSNM: Schwartz's cv: Ph.D.

BSNM: Schwartz's cv:
Ph.D. [Fiber & Polymer Science], 1981, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
M.A. [Mathematics], 1972, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
M.S. [Engineering Mechanics], 1970, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
B. Eng. [Textile Engineering], 1968, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Yeah, he sounds like an intellectual light weight.

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Jane18 04/23/12 - 01:31 pm
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Thank you nocnoc, you broght

Thank you nocnoc, you broght back all those memories of "smart-mouth Cynthia"........ Please Atlanta, do NOT be fooled by this "mouthy, hateful, bigoted woman....again!

broad street narrow mind
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broad street narrow mind 04/23/12 - 02:09 pm
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bruno, i didn't say he was a
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bruno, i didn't say he was a lightweight. i said he's a retired textile professor. they dug deep on that one, and something tells me he sees israel as never wrong.

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