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Cindy Sheehan: In Loving Memory: Hugo Chavez Frias 1954-2013 OpEd (Beyond belief)
The Albany Tribune ^ | March 5, 2013 | Cindy Sheehan

Posted on 03/11/2013 12:04:06 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A wonderful human being has passed.

What do I do when I am angry, happy, or sad? I write.

Back in 2004, shortly after my son, Casey, was killed in Iraq, a grief counselor advised me to write a letter to my son in a journal every night. I filled up three journals in the terrible months after his death. I often wrote at his grave and those journals did help me deal with the unspeakable loss.

Today, I write from a great well of sadness, but not just for me, for the world. My dear friend in peace and justice, President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, just lost his fierce and valiant battle with cancer.

Many people know about Hugo Chavez, the president, and constant thorn in the side to El Imperio the meddlesome and harmful Empire to the north. But I want to eulogize Chavez the man I knew.

He was my dear friend and comrade in a way where we were united in the struggle for peace and economic justice and equality. It’s not like I could text him, or we would chat about current events, but whenever I had the privilege to be with him, warmth radiated from his heart and I was able to connect with him in very real and human ways. Compared to the palpable realness of Chavez, most of the US politicians I have met with are walking and talking ice sculptures.

The first time I met him in Caracas was in early 2006 at the World Social Forum. I had been invited to sit on the stage while he gave a speech to those gathered there from around the world. He introduced me as, “Señora Esperanza,” “Mrs. Hope,” in contrast to his nickname for George Bush: “Señor Peligro,” “Mr. Danger.”(continued)

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TOPICS: Government; History; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: bush; cindysheehan; hugochavez; randpaul; ronpaul; venezuela
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If she's not a full-fledged communist, what does one look like?
1 posted on 03/11/2013 12:04:07 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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Cindy Sheehan is just a useful idiot. This is what a full-fledged communist looks like.

"I wrote my senior thesis on Saul Alinsky for crying out loud!"

2 posted on 03/11/2013 12:11:14 AM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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Geesh... She even has to make sure she uses the term “comrade” in there. And I can't say I know her family but have heard many of them have disowned her. I doubt her son went willingly to Iraq and was killed so his mother could become a leftist loon. Grief can do terrible things to people but she should be seeing a Psychiatrist, not being used by the left, because some one is paying for her world travels and dictator visits.
3 posted on 03/11/2013 12:15:45 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Two bits says this deranged bitch humped Ugo.


4 posted on 03/11/2013 12:18:59 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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I think Sean Penn did him too.


5 posted on 03/11/2013 12:21:31 AM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I’d bet money.


6 posted on 03/11/2013 12:22:52 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: South40

The second these cretins travel outside the country to hobnob with international terrorists, we should permanently revoke their passports to return. Let them live in their Marxist paradise.


7 posted on 03/11/2013 12:24:55 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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But he didn’t make Sean wear a bag on his head.


8 posted on 03/11/2013 12:26:58 AM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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I have always said, I don’t give a damn if they go, it’s the fact that they return that bothers me.


9 posted on 03/11/2013 12:28:55 AM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Evidently, she gave him something he never had before.


10 posted on 03/11/2013 12:32:09 AM PDT by haroldeveryman
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But he didn’t make Sean wear a bag on his head.

Given the context of their 'relationship', that might prove to be a bit impractical.

11 posted on 03/11/2013 12:32:39 AM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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Herpes ?


12 posted on 03/11/2013 12:33:15 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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Sheehan’s an old leftie from way back. I suspect her son went to Iraq just to piss off his mom.


13 posted on 03/11/2013 12:47:06 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: South40

I think Sean Penn did him too.


Matthews is jealous...


14 posted on 03/11/2013 12:53:07 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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lol!

Maybe. But I think Matthews is loyal to his #1 bud Barry.

15 posted on 03/11/2013 12:57:26 AM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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Caracas under Hugo: Murder capitol of the world?


16 posted on 03/11/2013 12:58:55 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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What sheer mindless insanity— someone wanting to be misled. What would this moron say to Chavez’s Swiss account with over 2 billion in it, facts being rather relevant to assessing the sincerity of the “comrade”. Sort of like “if Stalin only knew” approach to revolution, as the shootings continued every day in a prison country.

sheehan’s son, were he alive would have disowned her— she is everything he fought against. What an airhead stony.


17 posted on 03/11/2013 1:06:25 AM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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BTW Cindy-— a bucket of fresh spit is WARM. And so was the blood of the murdered political prisoners and land owners under chavista gangland. If your life is so empty you find warmth as a comparative in politicians you ought to sit down and ask yourself— “who the hell am I?”

Pray for Venezuela to return to it’s former beauty and productivity, and... maybe freedom.


18 posted on 03/11/2013 1:09:20 AM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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As someone who has good friends in Venezuela and suffer daily because of Chavez, Cindy Sheehan’s words not only offend me but send chills down my leg and they aren’t the same chills Chris Matthews speaks of.


19 posted on 03/11/2013 1:15:52 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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This eulogy is just like everything else from Cindy the Imbecile: all about me, me, me. Exactly like her opposition to the war in Iraq, which stemmed entirely from the fact that her precious son died there. Never mind the Iraqi mothers whose sons were killed by Hussein and his thugs, nor those whose sons would have been murdered if Hussein had stayed in power. Their grief simply could not compare to that of Special Cindy.


20 posted on 03/11/2013 2:06:04 AM PDT by HartleyMBaldwin
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