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U.S. Citizens attacked by Egyptian Riot Police

Wednesday, 30 December 2009, 11:42 am | Cindy Sheehan

One of my friends, Joshua Smith, just texted me from Cairo and said that some U.S. citizens of the Gaza Freedom March went to the U.S. Embassy today there to try and implore the staff there to intercede on behalf of the March to help get them into ... More >>

We Have the Moral High Ground

Thursday, 20 August 2009, 11:06 am | Cindy Sheehan

I remember back in the good ol' days of 2005 and 2006 when being against the wars was not only politically correct, but it was very popular. I remember receiving dozens of awards, uncountable accolades and was even nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. More >>

Cindy Sheehan: "Brought to You by Boeing"

Wednesday, 1 August 2007, 2:40 pm | Cindy Sheehan

Before I headed to our "Gather-In of Hearts" in Central Park this afternoon, I was watching NBC's "Meet the Press." Except for a brief excerpt about the Alberto Gonzales hearing this week, the entire show was about Obama vs. Hillary. Should Obama hit ... More >>

1,000,000 Americans Tell Congress: Impeach Bush!

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 2:10 pm | Cindy Sheehan

WHO: Peace activists Cindy Sheehan, President of the Hip-Hop Caucus Reverend Lennox Yearwood, Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern and activists from around the country that have been traveling on a 29 day "Journey for Humanity" caravan from Crawford. More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Turn, Turn, Turn

Friday, 22 June 2007, 11:52 am | Cindy Sheehan

I wish I could say I thought of something profound as I saw the picture of the president and his wife's on that billboard on Highway 317 in my rear view mirror on my way out of Crawford, Texas, today. I will be back for the final weekend farewell to Camp ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Number 3,291

Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 12:44 am | Cindy Sheehan

I met the aunt of Number 3291 today. I was sitting in seat 11E and a flight attendant gave me a note from a woman in seat 33C: "My nephew was killed in Iraq yesterday. I would like to meet you." More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Three Years Ago Today

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 2:03 pm | Cindy Sheehan

Three years ago today I was a "normal" American mother with four children, a marriage of almost 27 years and a boring 8 to 5 job. On April 3, 2004 I went to a nearby mall and bought a new outfit for work and two CDs: Evanescence and White Stripes. I was ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Vermont - Land of Hope

Friday, 9 March 2007, 9:58 am | Cindy Sheehan

My recent trip to Turkey opened my eyes further to anti-American hatred. As more and more people in the occupied countries of Afghanistan and Iraq are being killed by American troops or by violence that didn't exist before America entered their ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Hillary for President?

Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 5:10 pm | Cindy Sheehan

Soon after Camp Casey, in August 2005, I was meeting with some Hollywood people who pretended that they supported me, but really were big money donors and supporters of Hillary. I was told that the senator was really against the war, but she was waiting ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Insanity Surge

Monday, 15 January 2007, 3:38 pm | Cindy Sheehan

Bloody George, the lamest duck in US history, has announced to the nation that he will be sending 21,500 more troops into Iraq, which some call a "surge," some call an escalation, and I like to refer to as Operation Increasing Cannon Fodder. More >>

Cindy Sheehan: 3,000 Dead: So Who's Counting?

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 3:22 pm | Cindy Sheehan

Gerald Ford, an incompetent, never-elected past president, is being memorialized today by one of his good buddies and close confidantes, Dastardly Dick. The execution of Saddam Hussein is being celebrated by a bloodthirsty media and another never-elected, ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: And So This Is Christmas

Thursday, 28 December 2006, 6:15 pm | Cindy Sheehan

Today is the 21st birthday of my youngest child, Janey. It is the third birthday that she has "celebrated" since her oldest sibling, Casey, was killed in Iraq. My other son, Andy, turned 21 the year Casey was killed. Carly, my oldest daughter, ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Walk for Change, In Search of Peace

Wednesday, 20 December 2006, 4:11 pm | Cindy Sheehan

As dissatisfaction with the occupation of Iraq soars and the carnage seemingly continues unabated, the new Democratic Congress is on board with staying the disastrous course that BushCo and the Republican-dominated Congress has set for our nation. More >>

Respecting the Murdered? In Search of Peace

Wednesday, 6 December 2006, 4:02 pm | Cindy Sheehan

November 29th - the day that two Camp Casey supporters were found guilty in Waco, Texas, courts for a misdemeanor that they did not commit - Larry Northern, a Vietnam veteran, pleaded no-contest to mowing down our Arlington South crosses in August ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Siege and Seizure in Korea

Tuesday, 28 November 2006, 5:11 pm | Cindy Sheehan

Traveling around the world these past months has given me an education about American history that majoring in the subject at UCLA never did. I have witnessed first hand what US imperialism and militarism can do to countries and societies. I sat with ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Impeachment Proceedings

Friday, 17 November 2006, 2:39 pm | Cindy Sheehan

There are many important issues facing our nation and the 110th Congress. Minimum wage increases and universal health care are long past due.I certainly appreciate the stirrings about bringing our troops home from Iraq within 3 or 4 months, too! ... More >>

Sit Down for Change and Stand Up for Peace

Friday, 10 November 2006, 11:09 am | Cindy Sheehan

I haven't met anyone who likes to go to funerals. Attending a funeral must be one of the last things anyone of us would ever choose to do. Here in America we are even more distanced from death than we are from birth. Both natural activities have been ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Is It Vietnam Yet?

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 2:53 pm | Cindy Sheehan

With the mid-term elections looming dangerously close, and with public opinion in opposition to George's failed foreign policies crossing the two-thirds mark, the White House announced that they are going to present their puppet government of Iraq ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: Playing the Numbers Game

Thursday, 19 October 2006, 11:40 am | Cindy Sheehan

Numbers have been flying around the airwaves lately. How many Rebublican congresspeople have had to resign from scandals this past year? 4. Randall "Duke" Cunningham (R-Calif.), Bob Ney (R-Ohio), Mark Foley (R-Fla.) and Tom Delay (R-Texas). How many more "R's" ... More >>

Cindy Sheehan: A Nation Still at War

Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 11:50 am | Cindy Sheehan

While Democrats are jumping for joy and Republicans are scrambling like Keystone Kops and falling all over each other to cover their asses, 25 of our brave young children have been killed in Iraq. More >>

 

 

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