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Former Michigan Congressman John
Conyers Jr. dies at 90

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Posted By: Bona Fides, 10/27/2019 5:11:27 PM

DETROIT  — “I'm deeply honored to have come to the Congress in 1965,” and it was an honor that would make him the longest-serving African American congressman in history.  He celebrated many victories in his lifetime.  John James Conyers, Jr. was born in Highland Park on May 16, 1929.   He graduated from Detroit’s Northwestern High School, served in the Korean War and went on to law school.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: FunOne 10/27/2019 5:15:14 PM (No. 219299)
October has been a tough month on current and past sleazy African-American Congresscritters. May they rest in peace.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: mobyclik 10/27/2019 5:22:10 PM (No. 219310)
True #1, but it's been a good month for those of us that don't care for racists, white or black.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: ronniethek 10/27/2019 5:24:38 PM (No. 219314)
Another crook bites the dust.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Avanti1 10/27/2019 5:36:43 PM (No. 219332)
Drain the swamp!! If the voters refuse to do so, the grim reaper lends a hand.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 10/27/2019 5:40:48 PM (No. 219337)
Conyers hated the military, apparently he felt that all money going to the military should be handed out to black, inner city folks instead. He got on a military subcommittee many decades ago and did his best for his whole career to stop all spending on all military items. A thoroughly despicable man, the world is a better place.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 10/27/2019 5:46:57 PM (No. 219343)
The grim reaper is stalking the halls of Congress. There are more who will have an appointment with him in the future.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: TJM 10/27/2019 5:48:40 PM (No. 219346)
He's now with his master, Satan
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Italiano 10/27/2019 5:50:03 PM (No. 219347)
Cummings. Conyers. Go to the light, Maxine. Go to the light.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 10/27/2019 5:53:12 PM (No. 219352)
#8, for Mad Maxine, it will be a reddish hellfire.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ginadee 10/27/2019 5:59:06 PM (No. 219358)
Condolences to family and friends.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Muncsdad 10/27/2019 6:02:21 PM (No. 219360)
Yes, condolences to his family... But Conyers was a sleazy money-grubbing corrupt and totally racist fool of an elected official.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: droopydog 10/27/2019 6:10:04 PM (No. 219366)
As long as Maxine stays away from the crucifix, garlic, sunlight and wooden stakes, she could go on forever. Blacula...BWAAAAA!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Log Cabin Preacher 10/27/2019 6:30:49 PM (No. 219378)
He had people who cared about him (or living off his corruption gravy train) who will miss him... To them, condolences. But what a piece of trash..... And these things come in three's..... I wonder who is next
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Reply 14 - Posted by: offrope 10/27/2019 7:10:28 PM (No. 219403)
Well, that's the second obituary in about a week that I got some pleasure from reading.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/27/2019 7:21:10 PM (No. 219409)
Reparations paid in full.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: MainelySane 10/27/2019 7:36:50 PM (No. 219413)
RIP... He is officially concluded.!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Annie Xango 10/27/2019 7:36:55 PM (No. 219414)
please just tell me that they are not going to let him ..lie in state in the Rotunda..if so, what a desecration of that space..that would be....
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Kate318 10/27/2019 7:43:07 PM (No. 219417)
Two...
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Reply 19 - Posted by: scottj 10/27/2019 8:15:11 PM (No. 219429)
Looks like hell is cashing in it's chips.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Lawsy0 10/27/2019 8:27:51 PM (No. 219433)
If I can't say something nice, etc. etc. William Shakespeare had one of his characters say this: ''The evil that men do lives after then; the good is oft interred with their bones.'' Anyone else remember Wilbur Mills (D-AR) and his Fanne Foxe? It was 1977.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: udanja99 10/27/2019 8:31:14 PM (No. 219435)
No great loss. These things usually happen in threes. I wonder who’s next.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Omen55 10/27/2019 8:32:34 PM (No. 219438)
Another chance for BO to praise himself at a funeral.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: udanja99 10/27/2019 8:33:31 PM (No. 219440)
Sorry #13. I posted before reading the replies.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: ROLFNader 10/27/2019 8:46:44 PM (No. 219445)
I'm sure that his Great-Great-Great Grandson has been promised that House seat in 2092
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Reply 25 - Posted by: JimK1 10/27/2019 8:56:37 PM (No. 219452)
good riddance, now if his equally corrupt wife would follow
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Reply 26 - Posted by: ramona 10/27/2019 9:09:15 PM (No. 219462)
His marriage to the criminal city councilwoman, Monica, must have made his life on earth somewhat hellish. Miss Congeniality, she was not. In case you have forgotten what a harridan she is, here she is at her, um, best. . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqOSNI7l0bQ Ramona (the Pest)
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Truth Czar 10/27/2019 9:12:29 PM (No. 219470)
This is why I believe there must be a HELL!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 10/28/2019 12:08:43 AM (No. 219565)
The Clinton Criminals have another funeral to crash!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 10/28/2019 12:28:26 AM (No. 219570)
Fifty years in Congress. He performed miracles for the citizens of Detroit. Look at how much better off they are now than they were in 1965. 1965 population = 1,670,144 2015 population = 678, 250 Population drop = 40.6% RIP Conyers.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Boliver 10/28/2019 1:21:33 AM (No. 219583)
I lived in Detroit under Conyers and Coleman Young. I watched Detroit go from a vibrant economy to a hell hole that even the police didn't want to patrol. I remember as a kid in the 50s going to the FisherTheatre, Ford Rotunda and Belle Isle, it was a vibrant city back then! Then the Dems took over in the 60s... I moved to Texas in the early 80s where my field of engineering was thriving and have never looked back. It's a shame to see such destruction of a city and its people.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Trigger2 10/28/2019 3:22:08 AM (No. 219611)
Oh cripes. Is he another one that's going to be glorified in the Rotunda with 24/7 coverage?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: George R. 10/28/2019 7:23:24 AM (No. 219710)
Goddamn his evil soul! along with anyone who liked him!
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