several things of interest on independence day

Call Out The Instigator I’m not backing off. I tried to remove myself from the political realm of the US, what BushCo is turning into an Evil Empire, but the blatant audacity of George commuting Scooter’s sentence (he’s not ruling out a full pardon —and you know he will) has dragged me kicking and screaming …

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The Exit of Cindy Sheehan ~ Ron Jacobs anaylzes Cindy Sheehan’s declaration to leave public life.

First, read Good Riddance Attention Whoreby CindySheehan ~ May 28, 2007 Then: Don’t Go Too Far Away, Cindy I have to admit that I was quite surprised when I read that Cindy Sheehan is leaving the peace movement. After reading her explanation for the move, I was less surprised, but still a bit disappointed. After …

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“Hillary for President?” by 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 for the politically correct time to come out against it. …

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Stand Up With the War Resisters & Peacemakers!

This is an email from CODEPINK – a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the war in Iraq, stop new wars, and redirect our resources into healthcare, education and other life-affirming activities. June 29, 2006 Dear Gabi, The Bush administration has repeatedly stated that when the Iraqis stand up, our soldiers …

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Tommorrow is the eleventh anniversary of the day our son Bill died.

Alec, Catherine and I are going to Seattle first for dinner with Noel and then to Town Hall Seattle. The evening there will be opened by The Righteous Mothers. Then Cindy Sheehan and Anthony Arnove will speak. The Righteous Mothers are four female progressive feminist folk musicians based in the Olympia area. They have fantastic …

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