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Your 15 Minutes Are Up, Please Exit Stage Left
GOPUSA ^ | February 14, 2006 | Julie Mosher

Posted on 02/13/2006 9:25:37 PM PST by KevinNuPac

Your 15 Minutes Are Up, Please Exit Stage Left

By Julie Mosher

Sometimes there has to be an end. There comes a time when America just needs to send a double-strength nudge off the stage to Cindy Sheehan... Enough becomes truly enough. Well this is one of those moments.

I don't know about you, but I am sick of seeing and hearing about Cindy Sheehan. This woman is pathetic! There...I said it! Pathetic! It feels good too!

Sheehan, 48, likes the attention so much she wants to create the news by being the news. So when she was arrested before the president's State of the Union address and ejected from the House gallery for wearing a T-shirt with an anti-war message, she didn't care about the historical solemnest of the occasion, it was her fleeting 15 minutes of fame she was grabbing for.

Then Sheehan decides to run against California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in the Democratic primary, and then backs out. Guess what, who cares? First she says Feinstein had not done enough to oppose the war based on Sheehans standards. Then she says to her dwindling supporters that she really is much more "effective on the outside than on the inside." Do you feel those extra 15 minutes of "who cares fame" whipping right along?

I know what the Jesse Jacksons and the bleeding hearts must be thinking right now, but her 15 minutes of fame has gone way beyond the mourning of a son. She has graduated to disparaging the names and memories of every soldier who has gone off to battle for our country including her own son. In many ways she wants to out Jesse: Jesse Jackson....the man who has made a career of over extending his 15 minutes.

As a mom myself, I do feel for the woman on the level a mother who lost her son. Losing a child has to be one of the worst things that could happen on earth. What I do not understand is why she must make herself such a media whore. It has turned into the Cindy Sheehan show 24/7. The cause has been lost. Her trusty camp has even abandoned her. Where are Jackson and Sharpton now? Even they realize that the bloom has faded from the flower. The moment she voiced dissent over the "Lady with the amazing upside down legs," she was done! Nobody goes against Hillary! Not even the Lady from Camp Sheehan.

Cindy camps out in front of Bush's home, gets arrested in front of the White House and makes a spectacle of herself at the State of the Union as well. She writes a book that nobody cares about all to gain attention for herself, not the cause. Each time the crowds get smaller and smaller and smaller.

It's unbelievable how arrogant this woman is. It is also truly pitiful as well. Her son joined the Armed Forces because he believed in what he was doing. He loved his country and understood the dangers that could follow. He is a hero and should be remembered in that way.

Instead Cindy Sheehan puts on one of the most selfish displays of an ego trip I have ever seen. If I were her, I would not want my legacy to be known as the pesky little gnat that won't go away, but as a mom who loved her son.

Cindy, why not put your energy into helping support other families who have lost a son? Now THAT would be REAL news! So for all you military moms, dads, wives and loving family members out there who have lost a son or have one serving, this column salutes you! God Bless our troops and the USA.

And Cindy...about the Mardi Gras appearance...don't even think it...because America won't be!!

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Jules Mosher is State Editor of the Michigan page of GOPUSA and co-host of The 15-Minute Mom segment weekly on The Kevin Fobbs Show on WDTK News Talk 1400 AM. The Kevin Fobbs Show airs daily 2:00 â€" 3:00 p.m. EST. Listen online at www.wdtkam.com and call in toll free at 1-800-923-WDTK (9385).


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antibush; antiwaractivist; antiwarmom; campsheehan; cindysheehan

1 posted on 02/13/2006 9:25:41 PM PST by KevinNuPac
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To: KevinNuPac

Cindy who?


2 posted on 02/13/2006 9:27:16 PM PST by T Minus Four (Some assembly required (but not as much as before!).)
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To: KevinNuPac

Why?

I want her on every talk show and news conference - every time she opens her yap, another GOP voter is made.


3 posted on 02/13/2006 9:29:18 PM PST by decal (Too many people mistake "tolerance" for "approval")
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To: KevinNuPac

bttt


4 posted on 02/13/2006 9:30:03 PM PST by nopardons
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To: KevinNuPac
she didn't care about the historical solemnest of the occasion....

talk about hyperbole....
5 posted on 02/13/2006 9:30:55 PM PST by stylin19a (God does not apply to your alloted time, the hours spent playing golf.)
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To: decal

YUP!


6 posted on 02/13/2006 9:33:44 PM PST by spinestein (All journalists today are paid advocates for someone's agenda.)
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To: stylin19a

She probably meant "solemnity," which is actually a word.


7 posted on 02/13/2006 9:34:27 PM PST by Sam Hill
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To: Sam Hill
The writing would still be....too...what's the word I'm looking for ?sanctimonious ?
The President can write the SOTU on a napkin and send it to congress postage due, and he's satisfied his constitutional requirements.
8 posted on 02/13/2006 9:40:24 PM PST by stylin19a (God does not apply to your alloted time, the hours spent playing golf.)
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To: decal
yup another Rovian plant, heh heh The great thing is they are all spontaneous from Gore to Her to Dean, they are truly reaching some kind of mental breaking point. It really breaks down to their complete submissiveness, they would allow themselves to be killed rather then kill to live. Its not Bush so much as its that we are winning and killing to win.
9 posted on 02/13/2006 9:42:26 PM PST by Roverman2K
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To: KevinNuPac

So is Cindy Sheehan going to be King of Mardi Gras's Baccus Parade?


10 posted on 02/13/2006 9:46:42 PM PST by usmcobra (I'm a Marine on currently on inactive status awaiting an eternal change of duty station)
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To: KevinNuPac


My son died and all I got was this lousy 15 minutes of fame......


11 posted on 02/13/2006 9:49:19 PM PST by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President!)
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To: KevinNuPac

Yet another article helping stretch her 15 minutes out to the utmost.

This is one of those times when we need to just ignore her and she'll go away. If not, hey, that works too by putting another cookoo clock on the mantel when there's no room for another.


13 posted on 02/13/2006 9:55:07 PM PST by Fruitbat
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To: mumps

She is using the death of her son, who she did not raise to recieve this attention. This woman should be asahmed of herself but as we have seen this is not the case.
This woman is only using the death of her son to place herself on a soapbox for the left. I respect her son who is dead alot more than I respect her. She is despicable and will answer to a higher power for her comments to the American public.
There is a special place in hell for people like herself.


14 posted on 02/13/2006 9:58:07 PM PST by lndrvr1972 (N)
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To: KevinNuPac

I thought her 15 minutes were up quite a while ago. I had completely forgotten about her until this article reminded me again. Was anyone seriously paying any attention to her anymore? And what purpose does this article serve than to bring her closer to the forefront again, thereby undermining the article's own point?


15 posted on 02/13/2006 10:02:21 PM PST by RepublitarianRoger
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To: KevinNuPac

Mardi Gras! NOOOOOO!

[having nightmares about throwing beads at her to get her to STOP showing herself]


16 posted on 02/13/2006 10:07:33 PM PST by LibertarianInExile (Freedom isn't free--no, there's a hefty f'in fee--and if you don't throw in your buck-o-5, who will?)
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To: lndrvr1972
There is a special place in hell for people like herself.

That's the great thing about the Afterlife: finally, everything gets sorted out.

In the meantime, I'm not going to judge the rightness or wrongness of her efforts, just to respect (and celebrate) the fact that Americans are allowed to do what she does.

17 posted on 02/13/2006 10:07:45 PM PST by mumps
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To: mumps
I'm not going to judge the rightness or wrongness of her efforts, just to respect (and celebrate) the fact that Americans are allowed to do what she does.

How very non-judgemental of you.

Yes, thank God that in America everyone has the right to speak their minds, even when they are opportunistic, self-aggrandizing fools. And we here at FreeRepublic have the right to call Cindy Sheehan an opportunistic, self-aggrandizing fool.

By the way, your comments could also have been made about George Lincoln Rockwell, or Gus Hall.

18 posted on 02/13/2006 10:12:15 PM PST by T. Buzzard Trueblood (left unchecked, Saddam Hussein...will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons." Sen. Hillary Clinton)
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To: mumps

You are typical. You damn right that she is using her son as a soapbox. You must apperantly do not watch the news.


19 posted on 02/13/2006 10:13:42 PM PST by lndrvr1972 (N)
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To: T. Buzzard Trueblood

I first thought this article was about Paul Hackett!! ROTFLMAO!!


20 posted on 02/13/2006 10:14:02 PM PST by tcrlaf
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To: decal

"Why?

I want her on every talk show and news conference - every time she opens her yap, another GOP voter is made."

I wouldn't go that far, but maybe another dem non-voter, anyway!


21 posted on 02/13/2006 10:28:16 PM PST by Shery (S. H. in APOland)
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To: KevinNuPac

Conservatives are so dumb sometimes.

Cindy Sheehan is the best thing for us, who better to discredit the left. I know some people who love the entitlements promised by the left, they want free-lunch health care, but they don't vote left because they don't trust them to be serious with national security. Cindy Sheehan reinforces that 100x


22 posted on 02/13/2006 11:30:20 PM PST by Mount Athos
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To: KevinNuPac

Her fifteen minutes were up about six exits back.


23 posted on 02/13/2006 11:31:12 PM PST by Euro-American Scum (A poverty-stricken middle class must be a disarmed middle class)
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To: KevinNuPac

The bitch was not a "mom." Nor is she a "lady." Biologically, she is probably a female.


24 posted on 02/14/2006 12:26:45 AM PST by Cobra64
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To: KevinNuPac; All
Code Pinko-- the Cindy Sheehan affair ( click the picture )


25 posted on 02/14/2006 1:46:18 AM PST by backhoe (-30-)
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To: KevinNuPac

SHEEHAN FOR DNC CHAIR...THINGY


26 posted on 02/14/2006 2:28:14 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: decal
every time she opens her yap, another GOP voter is made.

Exactally; she and Dean need to go on tour togeather for, basically, the GOP.
27 posted on 02/14/2006 2:34:04 AM PST by KillTime (Democracies that can't distinguish between good and evil or deny any difference shall surely perish.)
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To: Caipirabob

The presidential "dream team" nomination of 08.

28 posted on 02/14/2006 3:03:08 AM PST by generalhammond
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To: KevinNuPac
I know what the Jesse Jacksons . . . must be thinking right now

Jesse is thinking he wishes Cindy were 20 years younger and thinner, with no stretch marks.

29 posted on 02/14/2006 3:10:20 AM PST by Hardastarboard (HEY - Billy Joe! You ARE an American Idiot!)
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To: KevinNuPac

Frankly, lunatics like the ditch witch, jessseee jackson, al sharpton, howard the scream, albore, and various others, are doing the republican party a great favor!


30 posted on 02/14/2006 3:55:44 AM PST by OldFriend (The Dems enABLEd DANGER and 3,000 Americans died.)
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To: generalhammond
You ever notice that when someone (including me) says "I've had enough" it really means "I've just had three tons of something I never wanted an ounce of in the first place."

< ]B^)

31 posted on 02/14/2006 4:05:37 AM PST by Erasmus (One fine day, sad to say, we'll all be Democrat voters.)
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To: KevinNuPac

 


32 posted on 02/14/2006 4:09:07 AM PST by Fintan (Proudly wasting FReepers time since 1998...)
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To: Cobra64

See here! I'M a female! You can't possibly put me in the same group as that moonbat! I DEMAND an apology!


33 posted on 02/14/2006 2:04:56 PM PST by PalestrinaGal0317 (We should invade their countries, kill their leaders, and convert them to Christianity-Ann Coulter)
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