Thursday, August 08, 2002

MCKINNEY CHALLENGED: Democratic Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is under fire again. And this time it's not from a Republican pundit. Ms. McKinney is being challenged in her reelection by another black female, Denise Majette, and the Democratic primary is reportedly up for grabs. The author of an article in support of Ms. McKinney has this to say about her (in)famous political career: "She has made a name for herself as an advocate for healthy, safe and livable communities with good jobs, better schools, alternative transportation and a clean environment along with a democratic foreign policy. One of the big criticisms from the warmongers is her general view that as a world power, the U.S. has a responsibility beyond our borders to stop the transfer of weapons and military technology to human rights abusers. She has consistently called on U.S. businesses operating in impoverished countries with weak democratic structures to adhere to a code of conduct that promotes U.S. democratic ideals with labor rights." Funny, I don't know anything about Ms. McKinney's prowess in the areas of alternative transportation and 3rd world labor rights, but I'm fairly well versed on her propensity to slander the President along with any number of other Americans, and her all out support of certain radical Arab peoples and their policies. Hail, hail Ms. Majette!

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