Daily Archives: January 2, 2009

Cynthia McKinney: ‘We lived to tell the story, Lebanon rescued us’

Posted at On The Wilder Side

Letter from Cynthia McKinney:

And one final note, President-elect Obama roared like a mighty lion onto the political scene, but now he is as silent as a lamb in the face of the death and destruction that is happening in Gaza. As we approach the birthday celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. let us remember what Dr. King said:
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”

Yesterday, we met with the President of Lebanon, the Chief of the Military, and the Interior Minister who all thanked us for responding and risking our lives on a mission of mercy; we profusely thanked [read more]