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Deploying Cindy's Antiwar Army [FR's DC Chapter counterprotest mentioned]
Washington Post ^ | August 18, 2005 | Dana Milbank

Posted on 08/18/2005 12:10:17 AM PDT by Jim Robinson

It was to have been a silent vigil outside the White House last night in solidarity with Cindy Sheehan, the Gold Star Mother-turned-antiwar activist. But the 500 demonstrators were not the sort to be silenced.

"Meet with Cindy!" they chanted. "Tell her the truth! . . . This war was for oil! . . . End the war now!"

"Cindy Sheehan," organizer Karen Bradley shouted into a megaphone, "you are an inspiration to us all!"

As Sheehan, mother of an American soldier killed in Iraq, camps out near President Bush's ranch in Texas this month in symbolic protest, foes of the war see the chance to achieve something that has eluded them for two years: galvanizing a mass antiwar movement. Sheehan, they say hopefully, could be their Rosa Parks.

Bradley, a volunteer for the liberal group MoveOn.org, which coordinated about 1,600 candlelight vigils across the country last night for Sheehan, certainly thinks so. "We've been missing this galvanizing, iconic figure," said Bradley, who lost a child nine years ago, to illness. "I think all the mothers of the world are going to come out and say, 'Enough.' "

That's what worries Kevin Pannell, whose knot of a dozen conservative counterdemonstrators was outnumbered 50 to 1 on Pennsylvania Avenue last night. Pannell, part of the Army's First Cavalry Division, lost both calves in Iraq last year when his patrol was ambushed in a grenade attack. He said he had never been to a political rally before, but he is worried about Sheehan's ability to spark an antiwar movement.

"She's stirred up a wasps' nest," he said, leaning on a flagpole to support his prosthetic legs. "It's definitely getting bigger. They're getting a little out of hand."

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Extended News; Free Republic; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: cindysheehan; dcchapter; fr; iraq

1 posted on 08/18/2005 12:10:17 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson
the Gold Star Mother-turned-antiwar activist.

More like unbalanced mother turned red-star-commie-pinko

2 posted on 08/18/2005 12:13:11 AM PDT by Echo Talon (http://echotalon.blogspot.com)
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To: Jim Robinson

How about that! An article in the WP that actually presents both sides. Be still my heart!


3 posted on 08/18/2005 12:17:22 AM PDT by McGavin999 ("You must call evil by it's name" GW Bush ......... It's name is Terror)
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To: Jim Robinson

I have already warned my Mom if she ever even thought about something like that, I would come back and haunt her


4 posted on 08/18/2005 12:18:17 AM PDT by Razwan
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To: McGavin999
"We've been missing this galvanizing, iconic figure,"

That's it! Put your arms around her and give her a big old kiss. Then when she goes out in a blaze of glory, we can lay her right at YOUR feet, pal!

5 posted on 08/18/2005 12:21:49 AM PDT by Howlin
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To: Echo Talon
("When talking to reporters, it is OK to keep repeating the same message over and over. It may feel strange to do that, but the reporters are used to it.")

LOL.........see, they do believe if you say it enough it will become the truth........and they are admitting that the reporters are their helpers!

However, this is scary:

But is it possible this moment could make MoveOn.org what SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) was during Vietnam?

6 posted on 08/18/2005 12:26:01 AM PDT by Howlin
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To: Jim Robinson; All

Doesn't anyone get that Hanoi Kerry is behind this,
along with Hanoi Jane?

Why, if in the 2004 election, "we won" with an overwhelming majority why are "we" outflanked by the wacko's?

Why is the majority silent like they were in the 60's and 70's and allowed Nixon to "give up" even though he was involved in Viet Nam since at least 1955?

I applaud all who do something, in person, or by mail, e-mail etc to support our troops.

But why did it take an attack on President Bush to light a fire on most conservatives.

Where was the same support for the troops in Gitmo a few months back when they were under attack?

Where is the support, by the right, to impeach Hanoi Kerry for his crimes in the 60's and 70's?

If I sound "bitter" I am.

But then again I'm just a lifelong Independent who has been cast aside once the 2004 elections were over by a few long term GOP members on Free Republic.

NEW FLASH : I just don't care what people think.

I know what I do each and every week in the real world
to support our military and I will continue to do so as long as I live and breathe.

I also am smart enough to know that many on FR also support the troops in person and in other ways.

AND I know the ones who just show up to support the President.

Well I voted in 2000 and 2004 for President Bush.

BUT my 1st allegiance is with our military.


7 posted on 08/18/2005 12:29:08 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Never Forget)
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To: Howlin
Bradley, a volunteer for the liberal group MoveOn.org,

I especially liked this part. I think this is the first time I have ever seen it in newsprint.

8 posted on 08/18/2005 12:29:25 AM PDT by McGavin999 ("You must call evil by it's name" GW Bush ......... It's name is Terror)
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To: McGavin999
Don't care much for this:

Kristinn Taylor does. An organizer for FreeRepublic.com, a MoveOn.org counterpart on the right...

9 posted on 08/18/2005 12:32:04 AM PDT by Howlin
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To: Howlin
well thats the MSM for ya they dont "ask hard questions" of liberals and just let the clap trap dribble keep comming.
At least poor Scott McClellan has had a nice vacation the last few days. :D
10 posted on 08/18/2005 12:32:56 AM PDT by Echo Talon (http://echotalon.blogspot.com)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub

I, too, am a patriot who served honorably. I have no comment about your statements other than the one about winning with an overwhelming majority. How can you call a 3% margin an overwhelming majority? I, for one, was rather underwhelmed by the whole experience.


11 posted on 08/18/2005 12:42:40 AM PDT by FreeRepublicFlorida
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To: Jim Robinson

bttt


12 posted on 08/18/2005 12:44:03 AM PDT by nopardons
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To: Howlin
True, but you've got to admit, it's far more balanced than anything that has ever been posted in the Washington Post. Maybe those sinking circulation numbers and the declining ads are starting to get through to them.

We could probably help it along by sending them maps to the nearest unemployment office and a cookbook on 1,000 ways to prepare tuna fish.

13 posted on 08/18/2005 12:44:11 AM PDT by McGavin999 ("You must call evil by it's name" GW Bush ......... It's name is Terror)
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To: Jim Robinson; kristinn
Also from www.washingtonpost.com:
...But is it possible this moment could make MoveOn.org what SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) was during Vietnam? "I'm only 30," Matzzie replied. "I don't really understand the reference that much."

Kristinn Taylor does. An organizer for FreeRepublic.com, a MoveOn.org counterpart on the right, he recruited a small group of conservatives to hold a counterprotest last night; they stood beneath the statue of Andrew Jackson and held a banner, stitched from three bedsheets, proclaiming: "God Bless Our Soldiers Liberating the World of One Tyrant at a Time."


14 posted on 08/18/2005 12:46:20 AM PDT by RonDog
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To: tgslTakoma
...they stood beneath the statue of Andrew Jackson and held a banner, stitched from three bedsheets, proclaiming: "God Bless Our Soldiers Liberating the World of One Tyrant at a Time."
That would be THIS wonderful "monster" sign:

...from:

The PAJAMAHADEEN COOKBOOK:
Chapter One - Making a MOAB in your own backyard!

  Posted by tgslTakoma
On News/Activism 10/04/2004 8:47:40 PM PDT · 62 replies · 2,564+ views


DC Chapter ^ | October 4, 2004 | anonymous PAJAMAHADEEN members

15 posted on 08/18/2005 12:51:59 AM PDT by RonDog
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To: Jim Robinson

BTTT!

Still waiting for the oil prices to go down....
Waiting.
Waiting..
Waiting...


16 posted on 08/18/2005 12:57:19 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Lord, we need a Logan miracle for Simcha7 and Cowboy. Please.)
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Doctor Raoul; BillF; Pyro7480; doug from upland; ALOHA RONNIE; ...
See also, from:
DC Chapter After Action Report
TURN ON YOUR NEWS!

Posted on 08/17/2005 7:04:56 PM PDT by StayAt HomeMother

Y’all might want to watch your local / national 10 and 11 pm news for tonight’s FReep in front of the White House.

(Mod – please allow this to stay in “Breaking News” for an hour or so.)

Kristinn just called as they were wrapping up. Here is his phoned-in report:

There were about 300 of “them” and 18 of “us.”

We started out in front of the Andrew Jackson statue facing H Street, but the Park Police sent us on our way because we did not have a permit.

We moved to in front of the White House on Pennsylvania Ave and set up the MOAB.
For a picture of this banner see:

"4-Corner FReep of Code Pink's Quagmire at Walter Reed, Aug 12
(Heavy graphics, Join us Aug 19!)"

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1465323/posts
“They” left their location and followed us. “They” were “ticked off” by our presence and one of “them” asked, “How come you FReepers always have the big signs?”

Kristinn replied, “We’re good, man, we’re good.”

-- snip --

To: StayAt HomeMother; Doctor Raoul; BillF; kristinn; tgslTakoma

I was able to catch the local ABC and CBS news reports in the DC area on these "vigils." The CBS covered the pro-Cindy Move-on types, and interviewed some pro-military veterans at the Marine Corps Iwo Jima memorial, but there was no images of the FReepers. ABC7, on the other hand, had some great video coverage of the FReep. Here are some captures I made:


The "MOAB" (Mother of All Banners) and some FReepers are looking great supporting our troops.


It's good to see some patriotic kids!

The girl's poster


A FReeper and a Move-on type argue.

Kevin and the flag
The reason why Kevin isn't still over in Iraq
The MOAB and the FReepers from farther away

49 posted on 08/17/2005 8:50:22 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("All my own perception of beauty both in majesty and simplicity is founded upon Our Lady." - Tolkien)
CLICK HERE for the rest of that thread

17 posted on 08/18/2005 1:04:55 AM PDT by RonDog
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To: RonDog

Thanks RonDog!!


18 posted on 08/18/2005 1:06:32 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Lord, we need a Logan miracle for Simcha7 and Cowboy. Please.)
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To: Brad's Gramma
De nada. :o)

See also THIS thread:

Vigils Calling for End to Iraq War Begin (Free Republic Mentioned)
AP via The Guardian ^ | Thursday, August 18, 2005 | Angela K. Brown
Posted on 08/17/2005 9:52:02 PM PDT by kristinn

CRAWFORD, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of candlelight vigils calling for an end to the war in Iraq lit up the night Wednesday, part of a national effort spurred by one mother's anti-war demonstration near President Bush's ranch.

The vigils were urged by Cindy Sheehan, who has become the icon of the anti-war movement since she started a protest Aug. 6 in memory of her son Casey, who died in Iraq last year.

Sheehan says she will remain outside the president's ranch until he meets with her and other grieving families, or until his monthlong vacation there ends.

Bush has said he sympathizes with Sheehan but has made no indication he will meet with her. Two top Bush administration officials talked to Sheehan the day she started her camp, and she and other families had met with Bush shortly after her son's death.

More than 1,600 vigils were planned Wednesday from coast to coast by liberal advocacy groups MoveOn.org Political Action, TrueMajority and Democracy for America. A large vigil was also planned in Paris.

As the sun set in Crawford, about 200 protesters lit candles and gathered around a wooden, flag-draped coffin at Sheehan's growing camp, about a mile from the Bush ranch.

``For the more than 1,800 who have come home this way in flag-draped coffins, each one ... was a son or a daughter, not cannon fodder to be used so recklessly,'' Sheehan told the crowd.

After the names of some of the dead soldiers were read, the crowd sang ``Amazing Grace'' as people stepped forward to place flowers on the coffin.

Before the vigil, Gary Qualls, of Temple drove to Sheehan's camp site and removed a wooden cross bearing his son's name. He said he supports the war and disagrees with Sheehan.

``I don't believe in some of the things happening here,'' Qualls said. ``I find it disrespectful.''

Near Philadelphia's Independence Hall, a few hundred people strained to hear the parent of another soldier killed in Iraq. ``This war must stop,'' said Al Zappala, 65, whose 30-year-old son, Sgt. Sherwood Baker, died in an explosion in Baghdad in April 2004.

Karen Braz, 50, held a pink votive cup and a sign reading ``Moms for Peace'' as she stood shoulder-to-shoulder with about 150 other people outside the New Hampshire statehouse in Concord.

``My son is 26. It could've been him,'' she said

Some critics say Sheehan is exploiting her son's death to promote a left-wing agenda. They say scores of Americans, including relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq, support Bush and his plans to keep troops there.

FreeRepublic.com, which holds rallies to support troops and to counter anti-war demonstrations, held a pro-Bush rally Wednesday night with about 20 people at the same time and same Washington park as a candlelight vigil that drew about 300, said Kristinn Taylor, co-leader of the group's Washington, D.C., chapter.

``For us the organizers of the vigil are phony-baloney, betraying the sacrifices that those men and women make in Iraq, by demanding that we pull our troops out now and leave Iraq to go to hell,'' Taylor said. ``This is a publicity stunt.''

CLICK HERE for the rest of that thread

19 posted on 08/18/2005 1:25:04 AM PDT by RonDog
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To: RonDog
``For us the organizers of the vigil are phony-baloney, betraying the sacrifices that those men and women make in Iraq, by demanding that we pull our troops out now and leave Iraq to go to hell,'' Taylor said. ``This is a publicity stunt.''

BTTT!!!!

20 posted on 08/18/2005 1:32:15 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Lord, we need a Logan miracle for Simcha7 and Cowboy. Please.)
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To: Jim Robinson

More than 50 vigils were held last night in solidarity with Cindy Sheehan, who is camped outside President Bush’s ranch over her son’s death in Iraq. Sara Burke of Dorchester joined about 75 people at Wollaston Beach in Quincy. (Globe Photo/ Erik Jacobs)

….In a brief telephone interview from the Crawford protest site, Sheehan called the protest turnout ''overwhelming and amazing."

''I think it happened because America was ready," Sheehan said. ''The kindling was there; it just needed a spark. This definitely is a mainstream thing, normal Americans who know this war is a mistake and want it to be over. Enough is enough."

………''And it didn't hurt that the White House press corps was just sitting around Crawford," Lessin said of the flood of publicity Sheehan has received. ''But seriously, I think that America was ready to hear this."

Sheehan said she has no grand plans for her impromptu protest movement beyond staying in Crawford until she either meets with Bush or he goes back to Washington. ''We are just going day by day," she said. ''It's an organic thing that's really taken on a life of its own."

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/08/18/vigils_across_state_nation_back_mother_of_dead_soldier/

21 posted on 08/18/2005 1:35:24 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Howlin

But is it possible this moment could make MoveOn.org what SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) was during Vietnam?


Only in their dreams.


22 posted on 08/18/2005 2:02:45 AM PDT by MNJohnnie ( Brick by brick, stone by stone, the Revolution grows)
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To: Jim Robinson
These people have no problem allowing George Soros, a foreign born communist billionaire, to pay for their anti-American behavior.

They hate President Bush so much that they are willing to put our troops and our nation at risk.

They disgust me!

23 posted on 08/18/2005 2:08:13 AM PDT by airborne
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To: airborne; All



...what i want to know...Is Why Ms Sheehan hasn't
been been arrested for Child Abuse, Child neglect,
and Child Abandonment? She'sd got two daughters
that are minors..one who is reportedly abusing
drugs, and gaining a reputation as the class slut...

"Mother" Shehan seems to think it's more important to
climb up on her honorable sons casket, alomg with all
her leftie, baby killing Code Pinko, pig beasts, and
urinate all over everything her son stood and died for,
on a rescue mission to save his brothers in arms,
than taking care of her 'at risk'. living children.

"One mother, sitting in a chair....

...What a "wonderful" (wretch!) icon of "Motherhood"...leftist, liberal, degenerate,
counter-Evolutionay, DemoDeathCulture
ME-ist "Motherhood" that is...

Tell me Cindy..can you even remember the names of your daughters that are growing up to be DemoGenerate
"Feminist" pig beasts like yourself? Or, since they "are",
instead of devloping into decent people like your son, who somehow managed to, despite all your traitor hippie
leftist indoctrination...you don't figure you really
need to pay any attention to them?


24 posted on 08/18/2005 3:05:22 AM PDT by NickatNite2003
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To: NickatNite2003

500 in front of the White House? Big whoop. On any given day there are already dozens of people out there protesting one thing or another.

Local media here are of course failing to point out that Sheehan has already met the president. The comments from some of the peaceniks are truly sickening, and frightening. These are the folks who would surrender rather than fire a single shot.


25 posted on 08/18/2005 4:08:47 AM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: Jim Robinson
Bush should probably handle this thing the way Clinton would have but could the liberals stand it?
Remember when Clinton had a group of protesters in Waco they burned them to death!
26 posted on 08/18/2005 5:29:33 AM PDT by gunnedah
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To: Echo Talon

Check with the real Gold Star Moms. I heard this week that she isn't a member.


27 posted on 08/18/2005 5:39:33 AM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: Howlin
"But is it possible this moment could make MoveOn.org what SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) was during Vietnam?"

Considering how "successful" moveon was in getting their candidates elected this last time around- I think it was 4 out of the 33 they campaigned hard for got into office.

NO, I would put my money on the opposite of whatever moveon.org endoreses... they are literally a bunch of losers. Sure, they can mobilize the great unwashed masses- but lets put this into perspective. There are 295,000,000 plus folks in this country. On any given night- there are thousands of people who go to sporting events in this country,in a single stadium. In Texas there can be upwards of 10,000 people at one event.

And moveon.org , who gets free publicity nationwide for a "peace vigil", get thousands,perhaps 10 thousand total- nation wide- to show up???

I would like to remind the freaks that counter rallies were not advertised on the radio and the news all day long for free- their "peace vigils were".

They are not representing this country.

28 posted on 08/18/2005 5:54:32 AM PDT by Diva Betsy Ross (Code pink stinks!)
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To: Diva Betsy Ross

You have Freepmail... :)


29 posted on 08/18/2005 6:03:57 AM PDT by TaxRelief
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To: Jim Robinson; All

By: Marilyn Duff

The grieving mother camped on the road outside Bush's home in Texas has company in her grief.

Somewhere in Baghdad or Pakistan, maybe at this moment, a mother swathed in black robes squats on the floor of a hut, watching the elders of her tribe strap a bomb to her handsome teen aged son.

They cinch up the belts and murmur to him of the car he will get to drive at high speed, his future as a hero of Islam, and, of course, the seventeen virgins who await him in "heaven."

She sobs as other women try to comfort her. The boy is her favorite. A golden child he was, with a mop of black curls and eyes that looked up at her when he nursed at her breast, when she taught him to walk and when he offered bunches of desert flowers from his small hands.

Now she can see the fear in his eyes, but because she is a woman in an Islamic country she is powerless to stop the fanatical leaders of Jihad.

Her son is to die.

She knows it.

But she cannot stop it.

It was the same kind of Islamic men who stole four American jetliners full of fathers, mothers and little children and flew them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field.

Here in America we were 'giving peace a chance' that day, we and all those people in the upper floors of the two towers, sipping coffee at their desks and chatting at the water coolers when their world exploded into flames.

The same kind of fanatical Muslim Jihadists who strap bombs to kids, even Downs Syndrome kids, did not care about little children on airliners, or loving dads in business suits whispering goodbye on cell phones in the back rows of jets.

So Cindy Sheehan down there in Texas blames George Bush for her son's death as a soldier in Iraq. But her son was of legal age when he signed his name and enlisted. He made the choice. And though he may have signed up for the benefits the military offers, and which she doubtless approved at the time, he also swore to defend his country.

"His country." America, the leader of the free world, and now the foremost defender of Western civilization, democracy, freedom of speech, liberty to worship as we choose, and the pursuit of happiness - no matter how we live our lives.

America, the exception to all other countries in the world with our glorious constitution and Bill of Rights.

America, the envy of the world.

The men who strap bombs to schoolboys in Iraq know nothing - nothing - of democracy or civilization.


30 posted on 08/18/2005 8:05:20 AM PDT by The Final Harvest (America has the greatest military on the face of the earth.)
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To: Jim Robinson; All

Classic transcript from Hardball of Chistopher hitchens savaging Cindy as a liar and Camp Casey as Camp Fruitbag Nutbag

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1465648/posts?page=35#35


31 posted on 08/18/2005 8:46:11 AM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
But why did it take an attack on President Bush to light a fire on most conservatives. "

Where was the same support for the troops in Gitmo a few months back when they were under attack?

I suggest to you that this was reported well on the Internet but not in the MSM - they are hand in hand with the anti-ugly-traitorous-Americans.

32 posted on 08/18/2005 9:10:17 AM PDT by yoe
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To: Jim Robinson; 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; JustAmy; The Sailor; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; Defender2; ...
Would it be over the top for a few FReepers to display signs thanking Army Spc. Casey Sheehan and all others for volunteering to defend the country?

Let Cindy politicize what she wants. This may be a great time to get another message to the troops...

33 posted on 08/18/2005 2:18:13 PM PDT by Libloather (Just my luck - Hillary is the smartest person in the Milky Way - and picked MY planet to seek power)
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To: Jim Robinson

All the mothers in the world should be coming out to say enough to the terrorists who are killing people with car bombs and suicide bombs.


34 posted on 08/18/2005 2:20:23 PM PDT by doug from upland (The Hillary documentary is coming -- INDICTING HILLARY)
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To: Jim Robinson

Cindy's voice!!! It's like a pathetic little whining girl's voice. It's like she never grew up and wants everyone to feel sorry for her. It's disgusting beyond belief.


35 posted on 08/18/2005 2:22:44 PM PDT by Saundra Duffy (Never forget Terri Schindler)
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To: Libloather
Would it be over the top for a few FReepers to display signs thanking Army Spc. Casey Sheehan and all others for volunteering to defend the country?

It would be very appropriate!

36 posted on 08/18/2005 2:25:08 PM PDT by airborne
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To: Jim Robinson

My Letter to Ms. Sheehan

MS. Sheehan I understand your grief over the loss of your son.

I see how your grief might be turned into hatred for the Commander and Chief who ordered him there, however indirectly.

I also agree that this war could have been avoided, at least for awhile, after all, any war can.

Where I have problems with your statements are only where I feel you do not understand, and in fact degrade, your son's sacrifice, and make no mistake it was a sacrifice.

Your son, like many others of his compatriots, volunteered to defend this country against all enemies foreign or domestic, not the enemies that the President so designates, not enemies that a Congress designates, but the enemies of the American people, enforced by our dully elected representatives.

It was not a President whom allowed this war to proceed, but a vote of the dully elected representatives of this great Nation, the Congress, twice.

If we are not bound by our elected representatives, then what kind of country our we living in.

If our fighting forces do not follow a civilian elected government (The Congress, not just the Presidency, whom some think may not have been properly elected), then what type of government do we live under.

If a minority of our dully elected officials can control the direction of our government, no matter how vehement their opposition, than I submit to you we do not live in a country that our forefathers envisioned and indeed your son would have lived or died for not.

I served for 10 years under a Commander and Chief whom I felt did not best represent the ideals of our country, but I would have given my life on his and the elected Representative Government’s orders had it been given.

My parents both disagreed with the Commander and Chief at the time that I served, but I would have EXPECTED them to have treated my death with the honor it disserved, to have said that I died serving honorably for my country, and not have tried to dishonor my death with feigned righteous indignation at a President whom I served under, with honor.


37 posted on 08/18/2005 8:16:22 PM PDT by tricky_k_1972 (Putting on Tinfoil hat and heading for the bomb shelter.)
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To: Libloather

Thanks for the ping!


38 posted on 08/18/2005 8:17:28 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Jim Robinson
"Cindy Sheehan," organizer Karen Bradley shouted into a megaphone, "you are an inspiration to us all!"

Oh really ... she's inspired to hate the jews also?

Sorry .. I'll take a pass on that kind of inspiration

39 posted on 08/18/2005 8:48:21 PM PDT by Mo1 (Keep talking Cindy .. Tell us all what your true feelings of Israel are)
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To: Jim Robinson

SOMEBODY TELL THE MEDIA SHEEHAN IS NOT A GOLD STAR MOTHER!
I am so sick of that. Does it show? : )


40 posted on 08/18/2005 9:08:54 PM PDT by freema (Ready to Rock AND Roll)
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To: McGavin999; Justanobody

I found a great new tag line


41 posted on 08/20/2005 5:47:33 AM PDT by Dutchgirl ("We recognize your right to be an ignorant moron," -Just A. Nobody.)
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To: RonDog; kristinn; tgslTakoma; Doctor Raoul; Angelwood; nina0113; BufordP; BillF

Great FReep! I'm bummed i had to miss this (away on business).

Just got back into town last nite. Planning on next Fri.

'Pod.


42 posted on 08/20/2005 5:56:28 AM PDT by hellinahandcart
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To: Dutchgirl

;*)


43 posted on 08/20/2005 6:22:23 AM PDT by Just A Nobody (I - LOVE - my attitude problem !)
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To: Jim Robinson

"She's (Cindy Sheehan) stirred up a wasps' nest," he said..."

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God bless him, and heartfelt thanks for his sacrifice and service on the battle field in Iraq, and in the battle against leftist propaganda on the homefront.
But, he is wrong about who is stirring up a "wasp's nest". It is the Mainstream media who hold the power to do that, and they are doing it now, just as they did in the Vietnam era. Cindy Sheehan is just an instrument...they say a Rosa Parks, I say a lightweight Jane Fonda. I'm thankful for those who are organizing to make a physical presence and show of support for our troops across the country. Those who can't participate in those must also confront this anti-America effort in letters to editors, to Congressmen,etc., and try to respond to opinions we see written or verbally expressed when we have the opportunity. We can make flyers telling why Cindy Sheehan DOES NOT speak for us, and distribute them wherever we have the opportunity. Whatever ideas and means we have available as individuals and groups can be used, but we must not remain silent. Each voice counts.


44 posted on 08/20/2005 6:24:59 AM PDT by LucyJo ("I have overcome the world." "Abide in Me." (John 16:33; 15:4)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
BUT my 1st allegiance is with our military.

I thought it was Terri Schiavo. ;^)

45 posted on 08/20/2005 6:32:32 AM PDT by DCPatriot
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To: DCPatriot

Do something positive with your life for a change.


46 posted on 08/20/2005 8:02:26 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Never Forget)
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To: DCPatriot

I see you found a new way to show your
pro death culture while mocking the dead.

You and Cindy have a common bond, mocking the dead.

But that's what the far left does best.


47 posted on 08/20/2005 8:56:10 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Never Forget)
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