McKinney should replace Barrow in D.C.

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Congress is now in recess, and maybe the small amount of money left in our wallets will be safe for a while.

This congressional session saw some of the largest money grabs by Congress ever seen. It began with our local congressman, Rep. John Barrow, voting to make liberal San Francisco politician Nancy Pelosi the speaker of the House. He then proceeded to follow the Pelosi/Obama agenda and vote for more than $1 trillion in spending on stimulus bills, and $15 billion to bail out GM and Chrysler. To date, Mr. Barrow refuses to say whether, if re-elected, he will vote again for Ms. Pelosi for speaker.

The reckless borrowing and spending is building up an enormous debt that will fall on the shoulders of our children and grandchildren to pay. There seems no end in sight for this spending spree. Georgians have grown weary of a Congress that professes fiscal responsibility but votes for huge expenditures while not even passing a budget resolution.

The 12th U.S. House District needs a genuine conservative leader who will fight for jobs, provide solid fiscal responsibility and not follow the lead of San Francisco liberals.

Ray McKinney is equipped to provide the leadership to turn our economy and nation around. Ray is a nuclear energy professional with more than 30 years' experience in the private sector. He has established a reputation as a keen problem-solver who can be trusted to get the project completed.

Let's send our own Georgia "nuclear option" to Washington. Vote Ray McKinney to represent the 12th District in Congress.

Bob Finnegan

Augusta

(The writer is vice chairman of the Richmond County Republican Committee.)

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usafvet
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usafvet 10/13/10 - 11:38 pm
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McKinney certainly has my

McKinney certainly has my vote. I've had more than my fill of the socialist agenda.

sjgraci
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sjgraci 10/14/10 - 01:18 am
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Barrow not a conservative

Barrow not a conservative Blue Dog enough for you Finnegan, even though he crosses party lines more than just about every Congressman? Barrow a "Liberal". What a lie. And, don't Liberals wish.

gijoe7898
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gijoe7898 10/14/10 - 02:51 am
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dressing up Barrow as a blue

dressing up Barrow as a blue dog still does not diguise his voting record. again, liberals have nothing to promote themselves. why not, sjgraci, speak of the wonders of the bailout and all the jobs it has created? why not shout out all the good things about Obamacare? why not remind voters of the new financial regulations that omitted Fannie and Freddie? why not remind people that the majority of corporate donations went to Democrats?

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/democrats-rake-record-donations-corporatio...

just a couple more weeks....

overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 10/14/10 - 05:44 am
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I saw the headline and and

I saw the headline and and almost -------- my pants. Thank God Finnegan was talking about Ray and not Cynthia.

JohnRandolphHardisonCain
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JohnRandolphHardisonCain 10/14/10 - 06:14 am
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Cynthia McKinney should

Cynthia McKinney should definitely replace John Barrow. Otherwise pull the lever for every Democrat on the ballot unless there is a viable Green Party candidate. No Republican on Tea Party candidate deserves a vote. A vote for John Barrow is a vote against Ray McKinney and every right wing radical Republican and Tea Party closet racist. Barrow deserves to be unseated by an real anti-establishment liberal not a Republican establishment con man.

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rmwhitley 10/14/10 - 06:13 am
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Dems are inherently
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Dems are inherently entitlement oriented.

JohnRandolphHardisonCain
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JohnRandolphHardisonCain 10/14/10 - 06:18 am
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Corporate welfare in general

Corporate welfare in general and defense contractor fraud in particular make welfare queens look like pikers. The highly paid CEOs of the firms sucking most on the government tit are Republican "conservatives".

seabeau
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seabeau 10/14/10 - 07:28 am
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Cain! Racist Tea Partiers?

Cain! Racist Tea Partiers? Really ! How bout the racist in the White House or the Justice Dept? Justice Dept heads were told not to indict any non-traditional minority violations by a Ms. Perez , who is an undersec. of the Justice Dept. So the uniformed New Black Panther waving a club ,shouting "Death to Cracker Babies " at a certified poling place was not indicted. Nor the Jena Six who were convicted of violence against a white student. I suggest you Google ,The US Civil Rights Commission ,to see what state Mr. Obama has brought us to. He and Mr. Holder are not upholding the Constitution.

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sgachief 10/14/10 - 08:05 am
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yes to McKinney, no to the

yes to McKinney, no to the liar Barrow!!!

NoCatchyName
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NoCatchyName 10/14/10 - 08:12 am
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Thank God. For a second

Thank God. For a second there the headline was referring to Cynthia.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 10/14/10 - 09:31 am
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Barrow has been a lock step

Barrow has been a lock step Pelosi supporter and only voted against Obamacare AFTER Pelosi released him to do so when she already had enough votes to pass the bill. It's really funny that the Obamacare vote is the only one he is mentioning in his ads. Like we don't know that he would have voted FOR Obamacare if Pelosi told him to. The toilet bowl called Congress needs to be scrubbed and Barrow needs to be flushed with the rest of them. He supported everything Pelosi told him to support and voted accordingly. Barrow is not a blue dog Democrat. He voted for ALL of the crazy spending and he would have voted for Obamacare if Nancy had not released his vote after she already had enough to pass the bill. His commercial essentially says "I screwed up everthing else but I voted against Obamacare" but it doesn't say "after Nancy told me I could".

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BCG 10/14/10 - 10:38 am
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JohnRandolph... I have never

JohnRandolph... I have never and will never agree with your ideology but you truimphed yourself on this Cynthia stuff. Really I did give you credit for standing up for an opinion that I just so happen to disagree with but really looking at Cynthia for a better choice is just INSANE.

FAIR TAX Now
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FAIR TAX Now 10/14/10 - 12:22 pm
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Well the biggest reason to

Well the biggest reason to vote for Ray McKinney and against John Barrow is that a vote for John Barrow is a vote for Nancy Pelosi for Speaker. I don't care what he says if the vote comes down to Nancy Pelosi or the GOP candidate for speaker and one vote is the difference, John Barrow would be under such pressure he couldn't resist and he would have to vote for Pelosi. This is true also in the 8th district in middle GA, as much as Jim Marshall wants to run as a conservative, he is not, he is a Dem and will support Pelosi if it comes down to his vote. If you live in the 10th district give money to these districts and the 2nd district GOP candidates to stop Pelosi, Reid, and Obama.

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Darby 10/14/10 - 02:44 pm
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"Corporate welfare in general

"Corporate welfare in general and defense contractor fraud in particular make welfare queens look like pikers."

Some folks will never learn that there is absolutely no such thing as "corporate welfare". When the government gives back a little of what it has stolen, that is good sense and economic justice. Wish I could convince these people that no corporation pays one cent in taxes no matter how high the government sets the rate. Their bottom line will never waver. (It can't if they are to stay in business.) All corporate taxes are passed on to the consumer. If the taxes get too high and make the product or service out of the range of the buyer, then the corporation either relocates its production facilities or its work force overseas to a more business friendly environment. (That's when the liberals start shouting "Greedy" and "Un-American"). Taxing corporations is a lose/lose situation but the Dems will never understand that. Government is greedy, not those who seek to make a profit from honest work in what should be a capitalist free-market economy.

Confusing "welfare queens" with the engines which drive the most powerful economy on earth is a fatal flaw in reasoning and nothing more than an arrogance born of ignorance.

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corgimom 10/14/10 - 08:33 pm
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Overburdened Taxpayer- I did

Overburdened Taxpayer- I did too!

Too bad Israel didn't throw her in jail over there. She would've told everyone there, "Don't you know who I am? You should KNOW who I am!"

usafvet
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usafvet 10/15/10 - 09:51 am
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JohnRandolphHardisonCain

JohnRandolphHardisonCain serves a worth while purpose. Go the opposite of his agenda and you will be voting for the good of America. His is not right, he may not "be left", but he is certainly "GONE".

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