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Thus Spake Mother Sheehan
Sweetness & Light ^ | September 22, 2005 | N/A

Posted on 09/22/2005 11:05:03 AM PDT by Sam Hill

Given Mother Sheehan's million dollar ad campaign, and that she will be the star of the upcoming Support The Terrorists rally on the Ellipse in DC, it is perhaps timely to once again review some of her past pronouncements:


On America

"We began the killing as soon as we stepped foot on these shores [of America] and the killing has gone on unabated for over 200 years."

"There has always been excuses for wars, but NONE of them have been good or valid."

"I was raised in a country by a public school system that taught us that America was good, that America was just. America has been killing people, like my sister over here says, since we first stepped on this continent, we have been responsible for death and destruction. I passed on that bullshit to my son and my son enlisted. I’m going all over the country telling moms: “This country is not worth dying for."

I would never have let [Casey] go and try and defend this morally repugnant system we have. The people are good, the system is morally repugnant.

They’re a bunch of f**king hypocrites! And we need to, we just need to rise up. We need a revolution!"

On 9/11

“9/11 was Pearl Harbor for the neo-conservatives’ agenda.”

On The Jewish Plot

"Am I emotional? Yes, my first born was murdered. Am I angry? Yes, he was killed for lies and for a PNAC Neo-Con agenda to benefit Israel."

"My son joined the Army to protect America, not Israel."

"Am I stupid? No, I know full-well that my son, my family, this nation, and this world were betrayed by a George Bush who was influenced by the neo-con PNAC agenda after 9/11."

"[My son] was killed for a neo-con agenda that only benefits a very chosen few in this world. This agenda and their war machine will chew up and spit out as many of our children as they can unless we stop them now.

We should not let Israel/USA invade Syria or Iran."

“George Bush and his neo-conservatives killed my son.”

On Abu Ghraib

"In addition, my son was killed after L. Paul Bremer inflamed the Shi'a by taking away their tv station and newspapers. The Abu Ghraib scandal was about to break in America...but it was well known by the Iraqi people that their citizens were being tortured and defiled in the prisons. My son was a sitting duck by the time 04/04/04 rolled around."

On Administration Officials

"Is there yet an American who can not clearly see that Dick Cheney...will say whatever he thinks is required to ultimately cause wealth and power to move to himself and to his friends? ...need I defile this holy place with words like "Haliburton" and "Kellog, Brown & Root" and "torture" and "US weapons industry"?"

Is there anyone in America who cannot yet see that Donald Runsfeld is a liar...that he, as with Hitler and Stalin....will say anything so long as he thinks it will help shape the world to his own liking? Is there even one, sane adult among us who cannot see that Donald Rumsfeld is a threat to our nation's security and to peace on our beloved earth? 

"As soft-spoken and sincere-sounding as Paul Wolfowitz is, is there yet any sane adult in this country who's skin does not crawl when this murderous liar opens his mouth and speaks? Am I the only person in this room who clearly sees that Paul Wolfowitz is a threat to our nation's security...and to peace on our beloved earth?"

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On Our Elected Leaders

"Our country has been overtaken by murderous thugs...gangsters who lust after fortunes and power; never caring that their addictions are at the expense of our loved ones, and the blood of innocent people near and far."

"We've watched these thugs parade themselves before the whole world as if they are courageous advocates for Christian moral values...and for the spread of democracy."

"The US government is now ruled by murderous hypocrites...criminals who should be arrested, charged appropriately, confined behind bars."

"In their secret hiding places, while celebrating newly won fortunes with their fellow brass, these men must surely congratulate themselves with orgies of carnal pleasure as they mock the dwindling multitudes who are yet so blind as to mistake them for God's devoted servants."

"Every member of Bush's executive branch (past and present) and every member of Congress who voted to give George the authority to invade Iraq have innocent blood on their hands. For the next State of the Union address, maybe the hypocrites in Congress should shamefacedly display blood-soaked hands, instead of proudly wriggling fingers stained with ink to symbolize sham Iraqi elections."

"Then we have this lying bastard, George Bush..."

"So anyway that filth-spewer and warmonger, George Bush was speaking..."

"We can't let somebody rise to the top who will pardon these war criminals. Because they need to go to prison for what they've done in this world. We can't have a pardon. They need to pay for what they've done."

"Congress gave away their responsibilities to declare war to someone they knew was a maniac. And they did it anyway."

"[Bush] violates the Constitution every time he opens his mouth."

"We’re watching you [Bush] very carefully and we’re going to do everything in our power to have you impeached for misleading the American people. Beating a political stake in your black heart will be the fulfillment of my life."

"Every person who has been killed since the sham [2004] elections–that is innocent blood on the hands of Congress. They need to pull back the financing, they need to take away the authority from the maniacs who rule our country. The Neo-Con maniacs who rule our country need to have the authority taken away from them."

"George Bush has been an incompetent failure his entire life. Fortunately, for humanity, he was just partying his way through school, running companies into the ground and being an alcoholic and cocaine abuser for most of that time... Now, though, his incompetence affects the world and is responsible for so many deaths and so much destruction. Innocent people are dying daily in this world. In the crush of the hurricane story, the fact that 950 people (mostly women and children) were trampled to death in Iraq was buried in the back sections. Those are 950 people who would still be alive if George Bush were not president. 950 people in Iraq and how many thousands in the Gulf States died while the emperor strummed a guitar and knocked a golf ball around? I really believe that George and his band of incompetent and dangerous thugs need to resign. It would be the only honorable and competent thing to do."

On Iraq's Elected Leaders

"And if [Bush] says we have to get a government in place [in Iraq], I say ‘how many hands do you have, to pull everybody’s string?’ You know that is a puppet government. A sham government. It’s people who encouraged the invasion so they could get rich. They are feeding off of our children’s flesh and blood."

On The Reason For The Iraq War

"So it is official, Casey had his blood shed in Iraq for OIL. He died so we could pay over 3.00/gallon for gas. Like I suspected all along, my dear, sweet son: almost 1900 others; and tens of thousands of innocent Iraqis died so the oil fields wouldn’t "fall into the hands of terrorists" and so George and his immoral band of greedy robber barons could become wealthier. Like I have said all along: how can these people sleep at night and how can they choke down their food knowing it is purchased off of the flesh and blood of others? We have found our "Noble Cause." And it is OIL."

 On Paying Taxes

"Another thing that I'm doing is - - my son was killed in 2004, so I'm not paying my taxes for 2004. If I get a letter from the IRS, I'm gonna say, you know what, this war is illegal; this is why this war is illegal. This war is immoral; this is why this war is immoral. You killed my son for this. I don't owe you anything. And if I live to be a million, I won't owe you a penny."

"And I want them to come after me, because unlike what you've been doing with the war resistance, I want to put this frickin' war on trial. And I want to say, 'You give me my son, and I'll pay your taxes.'"

On Terrorism

"You get America out of Iraq and Israel out of Palestine and you’ll stop the terrorism."

"When I was growing up, it was Communists'. Now it's Terrorists'. So you always have to have somebody to fight and be afraid of, so the war machine can build more bombs, guns, and bullets and everything."

“The biggest terrorist is George W. Bush.”

On Freedom Fighters

"We have decimated [Iraq], the borders are open. Freedom Fighters from other countries are going in. And they have created more terrorism by going into an Islamic country, devastating the country and killing innocent people in that country.

Terrorism is growing. And people who never thought of being car bombers, suicide bombers are now doing it because they want the United States of America out of their country."

On US Soldiers

"People tell you 1,524 American soldiers [have died]. But that is only the soldiers who die in country. If they get one foot on the helicopter, or they die at Walter Reed, or Wiesbaden, Germany–they’re not counted. The low estimate for our own losses is 4,000. It’s hard enough being the mother of a soldier who counts. I can’t imagine being the mother of a dead soldier that doesn’t count."

"I DEFINITELY think that we should support war resisters in the military. "

"I know several people who are being court-martialed, and they need support--they need monetary support, they need our moral support, and they need to know that we’re with them."

"We need to encourage more people to do this. "

On Other Gold Star Moms

"I have been silent on the Gold Star Moms who still support this man and his war by saying that they deserve the right to their opinions because they are in as much pain as I am. I would challenge them, though, at this point to start thinking for themselves... I am starting to lose a little compassion for them. I know they have been as brainwashed as the rest of America, but they know the pain and heartache and they should not wish it on another. However, I still feel their pain so acutely and pray for these "continue the murder and mayhem" moms to see the light."

On Hurricane Katrina

"Well, George and I are leaving Crawford today. George is finished playing golf and telling his fables in San Diego , so he will be heading to Louisiana to see the devastation that his environmental policies and his killing policies have caused. Recovery would be easier and much quicker if almost ½ of the three states involved National Guard were not in Iraq. All of the National Guard’s equipment is in Iraq also. Plus, with the 2 billion dollars a week that the private contractors are siphoning from our treasury, how are we going to pay for helping our own citizens in Louisiana , Mississippi, and Alabama? And, should I dare say "global warming?" and be branded as a "conspiracy theorist" on top of everything else the reich-wingers say about me."

"What Bush’s Katrina shows once again is that my son died for nothing. If you listen to Bush –- and fewer and fewer are, thank goodness — we are in Iraq in part due to 9/11. All our president has been talking about has been protecting this country since 9/11. That’s why people voted for him in the last election. Katrina shows it’s all as sham, a fraud, a disaster as large as Katrina itself.

Hundreds of billions of dollars and tens of thousands of innocent lives wasted. What have we achieved? Nothing. Casey died for nothing and Bush says others have to die for those that have died already."

"If George Bush truly listened to God and read the words of the Christ, Iraq and the devastation in New Orleans would have never happened.

George Bush needs to stop talking, admit the mistakes of his all around failed administration, pull our troops out of occupied New Orleans and Iraq, and excuse his self from power."

"The Camp Casey movement has been struggling with how best we can help the government ravaged people of New Orleans and the surrounding areas…

The unnecessary tragedy in New Orleans is directly related to the unnecessary tragedy in Iraq: Unnecessary being the operative word."

On Concern For Others

"Why does Terry Schiavo deserve to live more than my son, Spc. Casey Austin Sheehan?"

On Brain Damage

"When they came and told me that my wonderful gentle sweet son was killed, I collapsed on the floor and I screamed. I’m sure I did permanent damage to either my brain or my heart."

TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: caseysnightmare; cindysheehan; sheehanquotes
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Of course this compendium is in no way near exhaustive. Please feel free to add any pertinent quotes from Cindy that have been neglected.
1 posted on 09/22/2005 11:05:05 AM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Howlin; Deb; kcvl; Mo1; Enchante; nopardons; veronica; KJC1; stocksthatgoup; mewzilla; backhoe; ...

Lest we forget.

2 posted on 09/22/2005 11:06:26 AM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Sam Hill

3 posted on 09/22/2005 11:07:04 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Sam Hill

Did anyone see the Cindy and Friends commercial featuring several women who claim they lost loved ones in "Bush's War"? I wonder about these women's back stories.

4 posted on 09/22/2005 11:18:17 AM PDT by Irish Queen
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To: Sam Hill
This Country is not worth dying for

Don't get me started, I can feel my blood pressure rising and if I had this treasonous b*itch in front of me...............

5 posted on 09/22/2005 11:20:01 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (I'm not afraid to say out loud what the rest of you are afraid to admit.)
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To: Sam Hill

I'm sorry that Cindy Sheehan lost her son. I really am. But if she really wants to honor her son's memory, she should don black clothes and go into seclusion.

6 posted on 09/22/2005 11:21:41 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (As a dog returneth to his vomit, so returneth a fool to his folly.)
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To: Irish Queen

They were all part of Cindy's GSFP group:

Sweetness & Light » Hate America, Inc.

It was an ad basically bought and paid for by George Soros, via and Fenton Communications.

7 posted on 09/22/2005 11:22:02 AM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Sam Hill
The leftist rag the Village Voice has reported that this weekend, between rallies at the White House sponsored by United for Peace and Justice and International ANSWER,
Sheehan will make a side trip to share her concerns and keen foreign policy insights with the likely 2008 Democratic presidential candidate.

"...Hillary’s decision comes after Sheehan told the press she was “so frustrated” with the Democratic all-star for not endorsing immediate, unilateral withdrawal from Iraq.

At a rally on Sunday, Sheehan reassured her supporters Hillary is “waiting for the best political moment to say” she favors the pullout, warning Hillary in no uncertain terms: “You say it, or you’re losing your job.”

Sheehan’s fiery rhetoric represents a new tactic: targeting prominent Democrats for defeat if they do not parrot her solution to Iraq. “It’s time for them to step up and be the opposition party,” Sheehan said. Learning the lessons of Vietnam, Sheehan forecasts, “This war is not going to end unless the Democrats are on board with us...”

sindee! hanoi jane and I are so proud
of you and fat boy!

your attacks on hitlery,
to help me be Prez in 08,
was brillant on my part!

(mommy heinz said I could
and gave me my allowance!)
(and unkle george soris gave me money too!
he hates that nasty ol hitlery)

you two are good lil commies!

8 posted on 09/22/2005 11:22:12 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Never Forget the traitors who sold out to the commies!)
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To: Sam Hill
"President Bush said my son died in a noble cause,
and I want to ask him what that noble cause is."

Cindy Sheehan

Cindy : Iraq Freedom is the noble cause.
No longer do I fear the butcher Saddam Hussein
murdering my children!

9 posted on 09/22/2005 11:22:52 AM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Never Forget the traitors who sold out to the commies!)
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To: Sam Hill

Is it just me, or does Saint Sindy look like she's packing on the pounds??

Life must be good on the protest bus. (Either that, or they're hitting a few too many Mickie D's between stops)

10 posted on 09/22/2005 11:27:45 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (Well... There you go again!)
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To: sauropod


11 posted on 09/22/2005 11:28:40 AM PDT by sauropod (Polite political action is about as useful as a miniskirt in a convent -- Claire Wolfe)
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To: Sam Hill

I was going to say you needed to add the barf alert but you did say "Sheehan".

12 posted on 09/22/2005 11:29:27 AM PDT by landerwy
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To: Irish Queen

I saw it this afternoon,pretty sad stuff when you can fund things that encourage the enemy.

13 posted on 09/22/2005 11:33:24 AM PDT by linn37 (Have you hugged your Phlebotomist today?)
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To: Irish Queen
I wonder about these women's back stories.

One was from Portland, OR. 'Nuff said.

14 posted on 09/22/2005 11:35:59 AM PDT by randog (What the....?!)
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To: Irish Queen

It would always be worth finding out about their claims. Like many of the lip quivering, sobbing, pin-festooned frayed boonie hat wearing, camy clad, maggot infested "Vietnam Vets" seen weeping everywhere there's a gathering or a camera, their stories are most likely bogus.

15 posted on 09/22/2005 11:40:19 AM PDT by brushcop (We lift up our military serving in harm's way and pray for total victory and a safe return.)
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To: Sam Hill

16 posted on 09/22/2005 11:44:31 AM PDT by Sir Gawain
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To: Sam Hill

Cindy Sheehan is nothing but an Anti Semite who is being funded by Commie Organizations

And politicians that agrees with her ... is no friend of the United States!

17 posted on 09/22/2005 11:46:45 AM PDT by Mo1
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To: brushcop

One of Cindy's closest allies, and the point man of the Veterans For Peace Katrina relief scam -- turned out to be a bogu Vietnam combat veteran:

Sweetness & Light » Cindy’s Lawyer Is A Fake Vietnam Vet

18 posted on 09/22/2005 11:48:58 AM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist


19 posted on 09/22/2005 11:51:33 AM PDT by My2Cents (The political battles of our day are battles over morality, between the haves and the have nots.)
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To: Sam Hill

Hey - Cindy - STFU!

20 posted on 09/22/2005 11:51:56 AM PDT by Tennessee_Bob ("Nac Mac Feegle! The Wee Free Men! Nae king! Nae quin! Nae laird! We willna be fooled again!")
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