Cynthia McKinney Slams U.S. On Libyan State TV

Cynthia McKinney

Cynthia McKinney

You can count on former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney to speak her mind if she thinks something isn’t right. She really doesn’t think Western intervention in Libya is right! From CNN:

A former U.S. congresswoman slammed U.S. policy on Libyan state TV late Saturday and stressed the “last thing we need to do is spend money on death, destruction and war.”

The station is fiercely loyal to Moammar Gadhafi and her interview was spliced with what appeared to be rallies in support of the embattled Libyan leader.

“I think that it’s very important that people understand what is happening here. And it’s important that people all over the world see the truth. And that is why I am here … to understand the truth,” former Rep. Cynthia McKinney said during a live interview.

…At one point during the interview, state TV cut to what it said were live airstrikes, hitting Gadhafi’s compound.

“Is that a bomb?” McKinney asked.

“I want to say categorically and very clearly that these policies of war … are not what the people of the United States stand for and it’s not what African-Americans stand for,” she told state TV…

[continues at CNN]

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28 Comments on "Cynthia McKinney Slams U.S. On Libyan State TV"

  1. Anonymous | May 23, 2011 at 7:11 pm |

    Leftist Green Party Candidate for president traveling and appealing to fascist leaders and nations? Can’t exactly say I’m stunned but being so open about it?…

  2. Leftist Green Party Candidate for president traveling and appealing to fascist leaders and nations? Can’t exactly say I’m stunned but being so open about it?…

    •  Just curious, how exactly is she appealing to them?

      • It’s essentially going out there and saying: “Look guys, I’m totally on your side. Even though we’re blowing you up, we totally don’t want to! Don’t hate us!” And not to mention going to an “anti-terrorism” conference in Iran is pretty much a joke.

        It’s all empty words of course as Obama was basically doing the same thing before he became president too. What happened to all his promises of ending the unnecessary wars?

    • Hadrian999 | May 23, 2011 at 4:17 pm |

      it’s funny how quickly people forget the results we have recieved by helping “freedom fighters”

  3.  Just curious, how exactly is she appealing to them?

  4. Anonymous | May 23, 2011 at 7:33 pm |

    I’d say that Cynthia Mckinney is a true American Patriot.

  5. MoralDrift | May 23, 2011 at 3:33 pm |

    I’d say that Cynthia Mckinney is a true American Patriot.

  6. Hadrian999 | May 23, 2011 at 8:17 pm |

    it’s funny how quickly people forget the results we have recieved by helping “freedom fighters”

  7. Anonymous | May 23, 2011 at 8:58 pm |

    It’s essentially going out there and saying: “Look guys, I’m totally on your side. Even though we’re blowing you up, we totally don’t want to! Don’t hate us!” And not to mention going to an “anti-terrorism” conference in Iran is pretty much a joke.

    It’s all empty words of course as Obama was basically doing the same thing before he became president too. What happened to all his promises of ending the unnecessary wars?

  8. E.B. Wolf | May 24, 2011 at 12:52 am |

    …and not “ha-ha” funny.

  9. PhantomEdge | May 24, 2011 at 2:56 am |

    Cynthia McKinney is a walking terd with a pulse.

  10. PhantomEdge | May 23, 2011 at 10:56 pm |

    Cynthia McKinney is a walking terd with a pulse.

  11. Hadrian999 | May 24, 2011 at 3:43 am |

    my little brother is just beginning his military service, im sure he’ll be fighting these rebels in the coming years

  12. NATO, the Libyan rebels and Gaddafi.

    Birds of a feather.

  13. NATO, the Libyan rebels and Gaddafi.

    Birds of a feather.

  14. Ok Cynthia…this is your Jane Fonda moment. Just because your parents are assholes…thats no reason to get bent on tequila and service a room full of bikers ‘to get even’ or ‘prove you’re different’. Just because the US is indifferent to the harm to civilians, is primarily motivated by greed, and is generally a thorn in the worlds ass when it needs to be concentrating on its own problems…

    …thats no reason to act supportive of the former and current leading cause of death for Libyans with opinions other than ‘yes sir!’. Guys who need mercenaries because they fear that their own abused populace my turn on them at any moment…don’t need your attaboys. Sometimes its okay top accept that BOTH the US AND some other party are slime. It happens all the time…mostly because as crappy as US politics may be…its pretty similar everywhere else as well.

  15. Ok Cynthia…this is your Jane Fonda moment. Just because your parents are assholes…thats no reason to get bent on tequila and service a room full of bikers ‘to get even’ or ‘prove you’re different’. Just because the US is indifferent to the harm to civilians, is primarily motivated by greed, and is generally a thorn in the worlds ass when it needs to be concentrating on its own problems…

    …thats no reason to act supportive of the former and current leading cause of death for Libyans with opinions other than ‘yes sir!’. Guys who need mercenaries because they fear that their own abused populace my turn on them at any moment…don’t need your attaboys. Sometimes its okay top accept that BOTH the US AND some other party are slime. It happens all the time…mostly because as crappy as US politics may be…its pretty similar everywhere else as well.

  16. ThomasMallon | Jun 3, 2011 at 4:03 pm |

    US back to its moral
    conscience, away from planetary wars, away from looting the taxpayers of trillions to pad the pockets of the top 2%, away from 100K costs for our children to go to decent colleges, away from foreclosures an superfluous inhuman technologies  which damage the earth an our very souls, away from an Israeli-AIPAC omination of the irection of US foreign policies and unseemly, bloody destabilization policies of the IMF, World Bank and bankers in general.

  17. ThomasMallon | Jun 3, 2011 at 12:03 pm |

    US back to its moral
    conscience, away from planetary wars, away from looting the taxpayers of trillions to pad the pockets of the top 2%, away from 100K costs for our children to go to decent colleges, away from foreclosures an superfluous inhuman technologies  which damage the earth an our very souls, away from an Israeli-AIPAC omination of the irection of US foreign policies and unseemly, bloody destabilization policies of the IMF, World Bank and bankers in general.

  18. Olga8sokol | Jun 17, 2011 at 7:59 am |

    Thanks dear  Cynthia !   I am sure  that power in USA  belongs to the wild beasts !!!  The only thing they can do  is  MURDER !!!  they are murders !!!  they killed innocent children in Libya  in Iraq  and Afganistan !   the list  of the criminals   could be continued !!!    
    Cynthia
      I see that in America  live  people with   human heart  as you! 

  19. Olga8sokol | Jun 17, 2011 at 3:59 am |

    Thanks dear  Cynthia !   I am sure  that power in USA  belongs to the wild beasts !!!  The only thing they can do  is  MURDER !!!  they are murders !!!  they killed innocent children in Libya  in Iraq  and Afganistan !   the list  of the criminals   could be continued !!!    
    Cynthia
      I see that in America  live  people with   human heart  as you! 

  20. …and U R an Osshole without brain !!!!

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