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[Cindy}Sheehan criticizes Charlotte police (Gathering of Eagles "Neo-Nazi, pro-war fascist group")
The Charlotte Observer ^ | July 19, 2007 | CLEVE R. WOOTSON JR.

Posted on 07/22/2007 2:26:31 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A blog written by antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan and posted on MichaelMoore.com criticizes Charlotte police for allowing counter-protesters to "try to intimidate us" during Sheehan's antiwar rally Tuesday in Bryant Park.

But in a memo to top police administrators, one captain said officers had no issues during the two-hour event and expressed surprise at the complaints.

"At the School of the Assassins in Columbus, GA, and in Charlotte, NC, we ran into similar problems: police presence that seemed to be there to foster violence. At both places the neo-Nazi, pro-war fascist group "Gathering of Eagles" came out to mostly try to intimidate us from our mission," Sheehan writes in her blog.

"At Ft. Benning, after we complained, the police kept them separate from us, but in Charlotte, the police refused saying that the Eagles had their rights to `freedom of speech.' "

Sheehan, one of the best-known opponents of the war in Iraq, stayed in her car during the antiwar rally at Bryant Park that drew about 125 people.

Instead of addressing the crowd -- some of her supporters said there was concern about her safety -- Sheehan moved to Talley's Green Grocery in Dilworth.

In a police memo dated July 19, Capt. Doug Gallant, who reviewed and evaluated the event in Bryant Park, said he was "quite frankly, surprised there have been complaints...."

The police memo says the 14 officers on hand noticed no displays that violated North Carolina law. One protester began using profanity, the memo says, and an officer asked the person to stop cursing.

The memo also says that police didn't have to bring in physical barriers, like bike racks, to keep the groups away from each other. At one point, Sheehan's security advisor said she had concerns about the Gathering of Eagles, and officers asked the group to move back, creating a buffer of at least 25 feet.


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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Every time The Left screams “Fascist!” they are engaging in classic psychological projection which is driven by an all-consuming panic to deny what they know deep down that they have become.
21 posted on 07/22/2007 4:18:44 AM PDT by ct_libertarian (Bolshevik Butch (Stalinist Slick Part 2): Coming to an Election Booth Near You!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Cindy, Nazis are leftists like you, you cumb dunt.

Maybe you should check your spelling.

22 posted on 07/22/2007 4:26:55 AM PDT by dearolddad
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To: Cyclops08
On a beautiful, magnolia tree lined street where our group was hosted for a pot-luck, a home had the sign: “Give War a Chance.” The homeowner and father of five told us that George Bush “is a pu**y” and that if he were President, he would “wipe out” the entire Middle East with nukes.

I like this guy...!

23 posted on 07/22/2007 4:33:14 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner ("Si vis pacem para bellum")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"At Ft. Benning, after we complained, the police kept them separate from us, but in Charlotte, the police refused saying that the Eagles had their rights to `freedom of speech.' "

We certainly know who the Facist is by this statement.
24 posted on 07/22/2007 4:35:19 AM PDT by Kozak
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A blog written by antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan and posted on MichaelMoore.com criticizes Charlotte police for allowing counter-protesters to "try to intimidate us" during Sheehan's antiwar rally Tuesday in Bryant Park.

Boo effin' Hoo!

It be really ROUGH when YOUR ox is getting gored!!!

25 posted on 07/22/2007 4:43:14 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
As George’s approval numbers hover down somewhere in Congress’s range ...

ABOVE! you twit!!

26 posted on 07/22/2007 4:45:42 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Cyclops08

Nah....
the same old, same old.


27 posted on 07/22/2007 4:46:21 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

stick a fork in cindy, she is well done and shouldn’t be heard of again


28 posted on 07/22/2007 5:01:01 AM PDT by sure_fine ( not one to over kill the thought process)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She hates her son.He threw her pacifism in her face and represented all the military she found intolerable.


29 posted on 07/22/2007 5:05:12 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Happiness is a down sleeping bag)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...Cindy Sheehan and posted on MichaelMoore.com

Cindy is too much even for the DUmmies and KOSnuts, but is welcomed by Jabba!

30 posted on 07/22/2007 5:20:01 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The various governments are gobbling up land in poor, but hard-working class areas to be used for upscale housing and/or casinos.

Governor: Kathleen Blanco (D)

U.S. Senator: Mary Landrieu (D)

Mayor: Ray "SchoolBus" Nagin (D)

Cindy is in a elite class reserved only for likes of Michael Moore & Rosie O'Donnell

31 posted on 07/22/2007 5:27:03 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; stainlessbanner; Tax-chick

My God, this woman has really gone around the bend. Typical liberal, throwing those anti-Southern shots in there too.

I’m surprised the police in Charlotte were that hands-off, actually. I wouldn’t call the Queen City a hotbed of liberalism, but it’s got the same problems with Rats and moonbats that most medium-sized cities do. Hats off to the Charlotte-Mecklenberg PD on this one.

}:-)4


32 posted on 07/22/2007 5:27:04 AM PDT by Moose4 (I'm not white trash. I'm a Caucasian recyclable.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Cindy Sheeswine were to try this crap in Florida, there would probably be sufficient grounds to have her mentally disturbed ass Baker Acted into the nearest mental health facility for evaluation and treatment, which she is very likely in need of.


33 posted on 07/22/2007 5:39:43 AM PDT by mkjessup (Jan 20, 2009 - "We Don't Know. Where Rudy Went. Just Glad He's Not. The President. Burma Shave.")
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To: Moose4

The Charlotte PD is doing better recently on controlling public disturbances. They seem to have handled this well.


34 posted on 07/22/2007 5:41:54 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Go ahead and water the lawn - my give-a-damn's busted.")
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To: dixiechick2000

as long as ma sheehan runs against piglosi ~ let her spout her crap!!!!


35 posted on 07/22/2007 5:48:44 AM PDT by nyyankeefan
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To: elli1
So a bit of counter-protest does intimidate Cindy, I've Pee'd My Pants and Can't Get Outta' the Car, the Coward. Nice work, Eagles!

More like she soiled her knickers.

36 posted on 07/22/2007 6:04:15 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; sit-rep; Squantos; agent_delta

Peacenut Cindy calls on armed folks to protect her from people who don’t like her. Oh, the irony.

Why don’t you just try to understand them, Cindy?


37 posted on 07/22/2007 6:17:00 AM PDT by Larry Lucido ( Hunter 2008)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s mentally ill.


38 posted on 07/22/2007 6:19:02 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"A blog written by antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan and posted on MichaelMoore.com"

Well at least now we know where she is getting her meal ticket these days.

39 posted on 07/22/2007 6:22:39 AM PDT by avacado
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve just had an epiphany of sorts. If Cindy hates soldiers so much, how much could she really have loved her son? He joined an all volunteer force, re-enlisted, and volunteered for the mission in which he was killed. How does she coalate those facts with her feelings about soldiers?


40 posted on 07/22/2007 6:38:00 AM PDT by SoldierMedic (Rowan Walter, 23 Feb 2007 Ramadi)
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