Cynthia McKinney

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    McKinney Follows UC Irvine Speech With Israeli Detention [UPDATED, THE SEQUEL]

    UPDATE: MCKINNEY IS ON HER WAY HOME, REPORTS ATLANTA-JOURNAL CONSTITUTION ...Former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-Georgia) is shown speaking at UC Irvine May 13 as part of the Muslim Student Union's controversial, three-week "Israel: The Politics of Genocide" teach-in. Here she makes the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    UCI Muslim Student Union Event Draws Ire of Local Jews

    As this promotional video shows, UC Irvine's Muslim Student Union is at it again, presenting 18 days of events this month under the banner "Israel: the Politics of Genocide." Among those coming to the campus through May 21 are: George Galloway, the British member of Parliament who speaks against th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    All Gaza, All the Time for One Muslim Student Union Watcher

    ***UPDATED*** As former Weekly reporter Derek Olson mentions in this piece, recent UC Irvine graduate Reut R. Cohen keeps tabs on the campus' controversial Muslim Student Union on her blog. But, understandably, it's been all Gaza, all the time in recent days. Cohen (left) provides v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    Red County Nearly Turns Blue!

    . . . and if that happened, would the righty Red County blog have to change its name? Final election results from OC: PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT Completed Precincts: 2109 of 2109 Vote Count Percentage JOHN MCCAIN / SARAH PALIN (REP) 430,360 50.8% BARACK OBAMA / JOE BIDEN (DEM) 401,605 47.4% ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    Presidency by Numbers: Orange County Edition

    Gramps is just gonna rest his eyes some... Orange County Democrats are justifiably happy today as their presidential candidate will be sworn in on Inauguration Day Jan. 20, 2009. And they can take some pride in the Barack Obama-Joe Biden Democratic ticket's 401,605 votes being only 28,755 votes shy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Will Rappers Cost Obama the Election?

    Please, Plies, come out in support of Sarah Palin Young Jeezy's brief flirtation with John McCain on the set of Saturday Night Live aside, it's clear rappers favor Barack Obama by a wide margin in this election. (Check out this survey, for starters.) Though emcee after emcee has supported Obama wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    Third Party results from Tuesday

    Just in case there are any others out there... As expected, Ralph Nader and Cynthia McKinney were the overwhelming #1 and #2 choices. Both candidates also appeared on ballots for the Peace & Freedom Party, and came out #1 and #2 there as well. West Virginia actor Jesse Johnson got my vote...and exa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Votin' Green follow-up

    I previously posted about all the Green Party primary candidates HERE, but that field has since narrowed. Jared Ball, the professor of African-American studies and hip-hop who most likely would have been my choice, has dropped out of the race, though his name will still appear on the ballot. Ralph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008
  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Give It Up, Al

    Citizen Gore's shadow campaign

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Gary Mendoza: Consumer-Rights Warrior?

    A daily reporter endorses GOP candidate for insurance commissioner

  • Columns

    October 10, 2002
  • News

    October 3, 2002

    Separate and Unequal

    On the Mideast controversy, Georgia Democrat Cynthia McKinney and our own Dana Rohrabacher are virtually identical. So whyd the media roast McKinney and let Dana walk?