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MEDIA COVER-UP: PEACE MOM SAYS FOREIGN TERRORISTS IN IRAQ 'FREEDOM FIGHTERS'
Tuesday, August 23, 2005 | Kristinn

Posted on 08/23/2005 7:48:07 AM PDT by kristinn

Cindy Sheehan, the mother of a soldier killed in Iraq whose August antiwar vigil in Crawford, Texas has captured the nation's attention as she camped out on the side of a road leading to President Bush's ranch demanding a meeting with him, called the foreign terrorists in Iraq (AKA al Qaeda in Iraq) 'freedom fighters' during her first meeting with reporters when she arrived in Crawford, August 6--remarks that when unreported until now.

Mrs. Sheehan also expressed sympathy for Iraqis who have used car bombs and suicide bombings to fight the American-led coalition forces in Iraq.

Video of her incendiary remarks were found on a link from the website of Veterans for Peace, one of the groups that accompanied Mrs. Sheehan to Crawford.

Surrounded by reporters with notepads, tape recorders and video cameras, Mrs. Sheehan spoke freely in response to a question by CBS News' Mark Knoller.

Mr. Knoller asked, "You know that the president says Iraq is the central front in the war on terrorism, don't you believe that?"

Mrs. Sheehan replied, "No, because it's not true. You know Iraq was no threat to the United States of America until we invaded. I mean they're not even a threat to the United States of America. Iraq was not involved in 9/11, Iraq was not a terrorist state. But now that we have decimated the country the borders are open, freedom fighters from other countries are going in and they (America) have created more terrorism by going to an Islamic country, devastating the country and killing innocent people in that country. The terrorism is growing and people who never thought of being car bombers or suicide bombers are now doing it because they want the United States of America out of their country."

The video was shot by an unknown person who accompanied Mrs. Sheehan on her bus ride from the Veterans for Peace convention, held in in Dallas, to Crawford.

The video also contains footage of Mrs. Sheehan talking strategy on the bus ride from Dallas. In response to a fellow activist who mentions remarks by a woman from the Austin Peace and Justice Center that, "The polls are plumeting, people are dying--now's the time," a smiling Mrs. Sheehan says, "Momentum," and adds that they need to "press the advantage."

The end of the thirty minute video shows the confrontation between Mrs. Sheehan and sheriffs when the activist's march to the president's ranch was stopped because the group violated their agreement to march in the ditch along the road by walking on the road itself.

An emotional Mrs. Sheehan is seen pleading with the sheriffs to be allowed to continue, swearing repeatedly that she did not walk on the road, that she kept her promise to them to walk in the ditch.

Immediately after the confrontation, Mrs. Sheehan says she did walk on the road, but just a little bit, because she's afraid of snakes.

It was a performance any parent of an eight-year-old knows well, but rather pathetic coming from a grown woman.

As many observers know, Mrs. Sheehan has gotten a free ride from the mainstream media. Were it not for the research of Freepers that has been picked up by the likes of Matt Drudge, Bill O'Reilly and Christopher Hitchens, the public would not be aware of Mrs. Sheehan's radical politics and disingenuousness.

As documented by the video, the mainstream press knew of Mrs. Sheehan's remarks on her first day in Crawford where she called foreign terrorists entering Iraq (AKA al Qaeda in Iraq) 'freedom fighters' and expressed her sympathy for car bombers and suicide bombers, yet chose not to inform the American people about them.

There's a scandal here, and it's not just Mrs. Sheehan's sympathy for the terrorists.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: California; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: cindycorrie; cindysheehan; rottenegg; sadrsympcindy; terrorgroupiecindy
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To: armymarinemom

I love your tag line. Many thanks to your son.


251 posted on 08/23/2005 4:45:47 PM PDT by PatriotGirl827 (God Bless America and Our Troops !)
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To: tgslTakoma
Works for me. Ted's "Kill It and Grill It" book had some interesting recipes and info from Shemane. I like her. I didn't know she was a SAS, all the better.
252 posted on 08/23/2005 4:46:53 PM PDT by ScreamingFist (Peace through Stupidity. NRA)
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To: PatriotGirl827

Hehe, thanks.


253 posted on 08/23/2005 4:47:11 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghanistan Honor Roll students.)
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To: armymarinemom

anyone else having trouble with the link??


254 posted on 08/23/2005 4:49:15 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: God luvs America
anyone else having trouble with the link??

Apparently it's a huge file. If your connection is slow, try some of the excerpts earlier in the thread. Regards.

255 posted on 08/23/2005 4:56:28 PM PDT by ScreamingFist (Peace through Stupidity. NRA)
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To: God luvs America

Which link? One the MFVOV or the Vets for peace site?


256 posted on 08/23/2005 4:57:33 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghanistan Honor Roll students.)
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To: SmithL
I just saw a film clip of her giving a speech. This woman has been talking treason since she first opened her mouth. Because her son sied in the war she has been cut more than enough slack. She is at war with our country, dug her foxhole, and is using her dead son as a sandbag.
257 posted on 08/23/2005 4:58:14 PM PDT by Americanexpat (A strong democracy through citizen oversight.)
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To: God luvs America

Trouble with the Indymedia link? It's VERY SLOW to load. It took more than 5 minutes on my connection; some folks have said as long as 10 minutes.


258 posted on 08/23/2005 4:58:19 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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To: kristinn
"The polls are plumeting, people are dying--now's the time," a smiling Mrs. Sheehan says, "Momentum," and adds that they need to "press the advantage."
259 posted on 08/23/2005 5:00:24 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kristinn

Has anyone seen Cindy Sheehan recently? I think going to see her mother was only a ruse to get her out of Crawford. My theory is that her family has quietly had her committed.


260 posted on 08/23/2005 5:04:00 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: tgslTakoma
t took more than 5 minutes on my connection.......

66 meg in 5 minutes.......sigh. I couldn't get 66 meg in 5 hours, LOL.

261 posted on 08/23/2005 5:05:26 PM PDT by ScreamingFist (Peace through Stupidity. NRA)
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To: kristinn
Another snippet added.
Don't call my son a hero Larger file due to sound quality. Cindy explains why her son is a victim. Casey was killed in action when he heroically volunteered for a mission to rescue fellow soldiers. 8.87 mb download WMF
262 posted on 08/23/2005 5:18:05 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghanistan Honor Roll students.)
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To: tgslTakoma

the link where "mother" Sheehan calls the insrugents "Freedom Fighters"...thanks


263 posted on 08/23/2005 5:31:11 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: All
I've been reading "Caseys Peace Page" started by Sheehan. The comments by the leftists are jaw dropping.

Caseys Peace Page-General Board

264 posted on 08/23/2005 5:31:26 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: kristinn
Guarantee you FoxNews is the only one that runs any of it....sadly, this women needs a lot of psychological help...the true criminals are her "leftist" and "peace protesting" friends who will suck her dry like a leech.
265 posted on 08/23/2005 6:33:26 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: kristinn

"Mrs. Sheehan replied, "No, because it's not true. You know Iraq was no threat to the United States of America until we invaded."

Then why did the Clinton administration pass H. R. 4655 in 1998?

Liberals are so naive because their news media has kept them from the knowing the truth!


266 posted on 08/23/2005 6:36:15 PM PDT by Fruit of the Spirit
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To: Lazamataz

This lady is a domestic enemy of America.

So are five "justices" on the Supreme Court.


267 posted on 08/23/2005 6:36:59 PM PDT by NickatNite2003
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To: kristinn
You know Iraq was no threat to the United States of America until we invaded. I mean they're not even a threat to the United States of America. Iraq was not involved in 9/11, Iraq was not a terrorist state.

The MSM and their ridiculous reporting has to be blamed for these absolute insane rantings.

268 posted on 08/23/2005 6:37:37 PM PDT by JPJones (First and foremost: I'm a Freeper.)
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To: NickatNite2003
This lady is a domestic enemy of America. So are five "justices" on the Supreme Court. So are most of the "mainstream media".
269 posted on 08/23/2005 6:40:35 PM PDT by NickatNite2003
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To: kristinn

Excellent find. Once again, the desperate Leftists are exposed for the frauds that they are.


270 posted on 08/23/2005 7:31:03 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Crush! Kill! Destroy the heathen!)
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To: kristinn
THE RELEVANT QUOTE BY SHEEHAN THAT MUST BE POUNDED HOME:

"You know Iraq was no threat to the United States of America until we invaded. I mean they're not even a threat to the United States of America. Iraq was not involved in 9/11, Iraq was not a terrorist state. But now that we have decimated the country the borders are open, freedom fighters from other countries are going in and they (America) have created more terrorism by going to an Islamic country, devastating the country and killing innocent people in that country. The terrorism is growing and people who never thought of being car bombers or suicide bombers are now doing it because they want the United States of America out of their country."(emphasis underlined)

Iraq was not a terrorist state?? Tell that to the dead in Israel, killed by Palestinian bombers sponsored by Saddam. Tell that to Al Zarquawi--I believe HE was already in Baghdad before the war! Tell that to the Kurds and Shiites he murdered en masse!

I hope this video is played over and over again--reveal Sheehan and the lunatic left for what they are!!

271 posted on 08/23/2005 7:35:25 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (I am SO glad to no longer be associated with the party of Dependence on Government!)
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To: kristinn

"Peace-mom" nothing. Try "surrender-monkey mom", "pro-genocide mom", or "al-Qaeda mom".


272 posted on 08/23/2005 8:14:18 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity ( "Sic semper tyrannis." (Your dinosaur is ill.))
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To: kristinn

I'm still waiting for the grand finally when Cindy pours pig blood on herself while the others pretend to stab her.

Bunch of nut cases.


273 posted on 08/23/2005 8:17:36 PM PDT by TheForceOfOne (The alternative media is our Enigma machine.)
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To: kristinn
kristinn,this thread has been linked in an article at Moonbat Central at frontpagemag.com (David Horowitz' site) http://moonbatcentral.com/wordpress/?p=958

Thought you might want to check it out. :)

274 posted on 08/23/2005 8:26:15 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Qui Nhon Turtle Co.)
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To: PatriotGirl827

Didn't Robert Novak's column the other day indicate that some of the groups supporting Sheehan openly advocate support for the so-called "insurgents" in Iraq? To my inexpert mind, supporting the enemy amounts to treason.


275 posted on 08/23/2005 8:39:08 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: tgslTakoma

Was it already posted where to get it and I didn't see it? Please send me to it so I can grab it as well.


276 posted on 08/23/2005 8:40:44 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: smoothsailing
I just called Kristinn and told him the good news (he's away from his computer, for a couple of hours). With Horowitz reporting it, even more folks will learn of the Sheehan video.

Let's see how CBS and the other MSM reporters who were there will try and spin not reporting on Sheehan's words. It's really outrageous that these reporters pick and choose what soundbites they think we should hear. They should report it all, and let us decide.

277 posted on 08/23/2005 8:44:33 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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To: pbrown
Mash here, and be patient. It's a very large file (66meg), and very slow to load.

You can also go to several posts by Doc Rocks and Armymarinemom - they have cut the file down into more easily downloadable clips.

278 posted on 08/23/2005 8:48:12 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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To: tgslTakoma
Thank you.

I bought and 80mg(i think that's what it's called) external drive. I need to put something on it. :-)

279 posted on 08/23/2005 8:51:52 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: pbrown

Post #217 has a list of snippets.


280 posted on 08/23/2005 8:52:12 PM PDT by Blue Champagne (Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri?)
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To: tgslTakoma
That's great news! I'm so glad you spotted my post!

CBS has got some splainin' to do on this blatant omission.

They learned nothing from the TANG fiasco.They still think the truth is what they divine it to be.

281 posted on 08/23/2005 8:55:54 PM PDT by smoothsailing (Qui Nhon Turtle Co.)
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To: Blue Champagne

Thanks. I'll try that. It was up to over 7 seven hours and still going. I hit cancel. I'll go with post 217, thanks.


282 posted on 08/23/2005 9:01:50 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: SmithL
Actually I find it weird that she mixes the tags. Notice:

"No, because it's not true. You know Iraq was no threat to the United States of America until we invaded. I mean they're not even a threat to the United States of America. Iraq was not involved in 9/11, Iraq was not a terrorist state. But now that we have decimated the country the borders are open, freedom fighters from other countries are going in and they (America) have created more terrorism by going to an Islamic country, devastating the country and killing innocent people in that country. The terrorism is growing and people who never thought of being car bombers or suicide bombers are now doing it because they want the United States of America out of their country."

They cannot be both, they are either one or the other.

283 posted on 08/23/2005 9:18:17 PM PDT by sonsofliberty2000
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To: sonsofliberty2000

Sheehan is certainly of the right age and social set to be having LSD flashbacks. That could explain a lot.


284 posted on 08/23/2005 9:21:09 PM PDT by SmithL (There are a lot of people that hate Bush more than they hate terrorists)
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To: kristinn
"MOM SAYS FOREIGN TERRORISTS IN IRAQ 'FREEDOM FIGHTERS'"

Well, she's ironically vapid. Of course, the TERRORISTS IN IRAQ will fight freedom--- every chance they get!

285 posted on 08/23/2005 10:27:44 PM PDT by melt ( Someday, they'll wish their Jihad... Jihadn't.)
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To: kristinn

FGS

286 posted on 08/23/2005 10:59:09 PM PDT by ForGod'sSake (ABCNNBCBS: An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly.)
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this is woman is out of her mind. let the pro the military families drown this womans insanity out. God knows the media wont do it.


287 posted on 08/23/2005 11:25:56 PM PDT by Cougar66 (The only liberal movement is what's in their diapers. .)
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To: Cougar66

pro military, sorry.


288 posted on 08/23/2005 11:27:53 PM PDT by Cougar66 (The only liberal movement is what's in their diapers. .)
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To: JPJones

I wonder what kind of Iraq-sponsored terror attacks it was that Russia warned the US about. Does anyone have any ofno on this at all?


289 posted on 08/23/2005 11:31:32 PM PDT by Cougar66 (The only liberal movement is what's in their diapers. .)
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To: kevinm13

TREASON ? What is considered treason anymore in this country ? ANYTHING at all goes it seems . What a pathetic jerk this woman is .


290 posted on 08/23/2005 11:34:47 PM PDT by hoboken109
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To: billnaz

Sadly enough her 15 min should have run out weeks ago and hasen't yet. I dont watch tx at all (except history channel here and there ) What is the MSM saying about this nutcase? Are they REALLY ignoring her radical background and sick behavior ?


291 posted on 08/23/2005 11:37:09 PM PDT by hoboken109
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To: andyandval

Amen for later!


292 posted on 08/24/2005 12:44:42 AM PDT by de Buillion (GWB and the border- He's not there-)
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To: ken5050
"Sometime before Labor Day, Sheehan will publicly call on the Senate to reject the Roberts nomination.."

Yeah. And, after that she'll put forth proposals on eliminating Global Warming and solving America's obesity problems. This A-Hole has, by virtue of having her son killed, become a font of all sorts of foreign policy and war strategy 'Expertise' hasn't she.

I do not doubt for a moment that her son disliked his mother intensely but, of course, the media has not provided a single detail about her son's moral, philosophical or political underpinnings and have left her free to shoot off her mouth in his name.

293 posted on 08/24/2005 3:25:48 AM PDT by drt1
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To: tgslTakoma

I watched the first part where she is rallying the "troops" before getting on the bus. Her behavior gives me the creeps. She sounds exactly like a Unitarian Mom talking to the first graders about how they're going to behave on the field trip.

"Are we ready to take OUR country back?" She said it several times. There's no emotional acknowledgement whatsoever that the country might be partly 'owned' by people who disagree with her. It's HER country and she's going to run it to suit herself.

What a pathological witch this woman is.


294 posted on 08/24/2005 5:48:11 AM PDT by JustaCowgirl (Liberals think the Cm in Chief should step aside and let Cindy Sheehan make foreign policy for us.)
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To: kristinn

"At least the line in the sand isn't full of depleted uranium"?

ROTFLMAO

The guy trying to preach law to the sheriff near the end needed a little "stick time".


295 posted on 08/24/2005 7:25:12 AM PDT by NImerc
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To: tgslTakoma; kristinn

Great work guys! See you made Newsmax!


296 posted on 08/24/2005 7:37:28 AM PDT by LisaFab
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To: kristinn

BTTT! Any video yet?


297 posted on 08/24/2005 7:39:44 AM PDT by Tunehead54 (Janet&Jamie are responsible for more deaths (Waco&911) than there have been soldiers killed in Iraq)
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To: kristinn

BTTT


298 posted on 08/24/2005 7:42:17 AM PDT by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: kristinn

I think Cindy qualifies for Iran's human shield scholarship program.


299 posted on 08/24/2005 7:44:03 AM PDT by TheForceOfOne (The alternative media is our Enigma machine.)
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To: hoboken109

"What is the MSM saying about this nutcase? Are they REALLY ignoring her radical background and sick behavior ?"

The only place I've seen any reference to Cindy Sheehan's radical associations is on Fox News Channel. Yesterday they played a video cut of her doing a speech at a fundraiser for Lynne Stewart, the convicted terrorist lawyer and enabler. And Fox also shows video footage of Joan Baez and other has-been 1960's hippies at Cindy's Moonbat Circus.

I watch very little of the dinosaur networks, but from what I have been able to catch they are painting Cindy Sheehan as the typical American apple-pie mother, grieving for her son and portraying President Bush as an evil war-monger who shoved Casey Sheehan on the plane bound for Iraq. They conveniently forget that no one is forced to serve in our all-volunteer armed forces these days. My own feeling is that Casey Sheehan realized one day that his mother was a world-class moonbat and wanted to get away from her.

And they had better not start spouting that old lie about the poor and uneducated serving in the armed forces because they can't get jobs. That's a load of kee-rap. During my twenty years of active duty I served with many enlisted personnel who were well-educated. Many of them had college degrees, and some even had advanced degrees. None of them were in it for the money. They just wanted to serve and be a part of a great team.

Looks like I jumped on my soapbox and started my morning rant. Sorry for the rambling.


300 posted on 08/24/2005 7:45:34 AM PDT by billnaz (What part of "shall not be infringed" don't you understand?)
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