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Frameshop: Cindy's Frame

Could it be that the War in Iraq will be stopped by one woman walking down a road in Texas?

As of today, it certainly seems so.

Yesterday afternoon, Cindy Sheehan, mother of a fallen soldier, marched toward the President's vacation home in Texas. Asked by reporters what she hoped to achieve, Cindy replied:

"I want to ask the president, why did you kill my son? What did my son die for?"

(The full Reuters article is here)

Sheehan, who comes from a small town in rural California, told reporters that she blames the President for the recent death of her son Casey (Army Specialist, killed in Iraq, April 4, 2004). Following a peaceful rally in Dallas, she decided to come to Texas to speak directly to the President at his vacation home.

But Cindy never got the meeting she was after.

Instead, Cindy and a few other mothers who had also lost their sons in Iraq were hustled into a closed session with a handful of low-level officials. Rather than speaking to the President as she had hoped, Cindy was presented with the oft-repeated White House talking points about the war:

"We mourn the loss of every life and Americans deeply appreciate those who have made the supreme sacrifice. The way to honor that sacrifice is to complete the mission so that their lives were not lost in vain."

Not to be deterred, Cindy thanked the President's assistants for their time, walked back out in the heat of the Texas summer, and vowed to stage a roadside vigil until the President answered her questions.

News of Cindy's plans had spread through the Internet prior to her actual march, and the President's staff was prepared for the events. But yesterday the story hit the news wires and and ricocheted around the world.

And so, the world joins all Americans as they look anxiously at the stand-off in Central Texas. The stakes are high. The sides are clear:

A mother cries out in anguish.

The President hides in silence.

© 2005 Jeffrey Feldman



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"Dear Mr. President,

It is time for this war in Iraq to end as it has been based on complete fiction. Mr. President, you said that Iraq and 9/11 were linked together. You have later admitted that was a lie. Why do you continue to foster this lie upon the American people?

We're not stupid. We see through the bullshit, and further understand why you are lying. Why don't you come out of your delusion in that ranch on Texas, and see Cindy Sheehan directly?

Sir this proves you are a very bad liar, and that the Vice President has been actively promoting these lies. You nonetheless stated 6 days ago that our people have died for a noble cause.

Why don't you come out of your Texas house and tell the American people, including Cindy Sheehan what that noble cause is?

Her son would like to know what he died for, and so would she. My entire close knit group of friends went to Iraq because they thought it was going to defend freedom, but evidently that was a complete lie and now they are dead.

Did you know they can not come back to life? What are you hiding Mr. President? America asked you for answers, so honor the dead and honor those who have gone on. Tell them what they have really died for.

Tell them all that they died in order for your second in command to get his oil. I not only dare you, I strongly ask you now!!!!!!!!!

Stop being a coward and confront us, give us the truth!!!!!!!! The lives of all demand it, and they demand it right now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Who are these deceitful evil greedy people that you keep around you?

Why do they want a NEW WORLD ORDER? Mr. President, if you are a criminal then admit it to America!!!!!!!!! Hang your head in shame for selling yourself out, and being blackmailed by these traitors to our American soil!!!!!!!!

You said your mission must be for god, then wake UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The fundamentalist teachings of christ, teach us we must follow one road and never falter. We must stay true to what we believe, and never question. This is WRONG!!!!!!!! The real teachings of christ tell us that we must follow our own gut, and our internal feelings of what god really wants. God does not really want the Iraq war, and you know this!!!!!!!!!!!!! So stop the lies, stop the game, it is over!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Give up this horrible twisted belief that has consumed you, and turn yourself over so that the truth can be known!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

They have taken our flag Mr. President, and spit upon it. These traitors in Project For New American Century do not represent any type of god!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They are angry, hateful vengeful people who only know greed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

They have stripped you of your powers, and made you into a foolish gambit. Get out of this delusional fantasy of theirs, and stand up for yourself!!!!!!!!!!!! It is time to come clean with the American people, and tell everyone in Texas what has happened so that we can heal this country and stop the bigotry and hate in its tracks for good now.

Read their mission statement:

"Of course, the United States must be prudent in how it exercises its power. But we cannot safely avoid the responsibilities of global leadership or the costs that are associated with its exercise. America has a vital role in maintaining peace and security in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. If we shirk our responsibilities, we invite challenges to our fundamental interests. The history of the 20th century should have taught us that it is important to shape circumstances before crises emerge, and to meet threats before they become dire. The history of this century should have taught us to embrace the cause of American leadership.

Our aim is to remind Americans of these lessons and to draw their consequences for today. Here are four consequences:

• we need to increase defense spending significantly if we are to carry out our global
responsibilities today and modernize our armed forces for the future;

• we need to strengthen our ties to democratic allies and to challenge regimes hostile to our interests and values;

• we need to promote the cause of political and economic freedom abroad;

• we need to accept responsibility for America's unique role in preserving and extending an international order friendly to our security, our prosperity, and our principles.

Such a Reaganite policy of military strength and moral clarity may not be fashionable today. But it is necessary if the United States is to build on the successes of this past century and to ensure our security and our greatness in the next."

Mr. President, they wanted you and the USA to become police for the entire world and take over as the world's only superpower. They did not care whatsoever about whether it was in God's interest, neither whether democracy was brought about or not. Their only concern has been to take over the entire world's economic policy, and have control of all of its resources to suit its interests.

Mr. President, freedom will never be spread this way. They are full of hate and greed, and a twisted form of Israel policy. You must come clean with the American people!!!! Reject their form of government and tell us the truth and admit what you have done!!!!!!!!!!! Come out President Bush, we're here until the end!!!!!!!!!!!

Doug Eldritch"

NO MORE WAR. It is over, just like VIETNAM. END THE WAR NOW, and for the last time, give up being a crook!!!!!!!!! THE WHOLE CHENEY CRIME GAME SYNIDCATE IS OVER, YOU HEAR ME, OVER!!!!!!


Explosive DOCUMENTS reveal the PNAC coverup!!!!!!


Doug E.

indicted for refusing to answer question about The Downing Street Memos proving he took America and America's children to war based on a pack of lies.

I tried to post a response on the Daily Kos article on Cindy linked by this site but like others have mentioned about sites to do with Cindy computer really got hung up and message was not posted.

I was sorry to hear that you had been hacked yesterday. Along with others I tried to reach ADS all day. I reread and printed David's article on WHY MY COMCAST HORROR STORY IS WORSE THAN YOUR HORROR STORY about the sneaky way Comcast deleted tens of thousands of emails to people interested in organizing for rallies and house parties by automatically deleting any email from you that contained your URL and they didn't let you know for weeks.

I admire Cindy and David for continuing to stand up to the misuse of power and the suffering it causes of this never-elected Regime.

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