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They Just Don't Get It - Pro-war FReepers to rally in Crawford

by Jennifer Monroe

CRAWFORD, TX -- (OfficialWire) -- 08/13/05 -- The 'Heart of Texas' chapter of Free Republic, a conservative forum, is planning a demonstration Saturday aimed at countering the peace vigil organized by Cindy Sheehan, whose son Casey was killed in Sadr City, Iraq, on April 4, 2004. Sheehan and her supporters are maintaining a roadside encampment—Camp Casey—close to the president's Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford.

Sheehan, 48 (shown here), traveled to the 'Western White House' one week ago after George W. Bush said that fallen U.S. troops had died for a 'noble cause' and that the mission must be completed.

Bush continues to refuse to break from his hectic vacation schedule to meet with Sheehan—instead preferring to spend time Friday with a group of 230 people attending a Republican fundraiser, all of whom have contributed at least $25,000 to the Republican National Committee.

"I want to ask the president, 'Why did you kill my son? What did my son die for?" Sheehan told reporters. "[Last week], you said my son died for a noble cause' and I want to ask him what that noble cause is?"

Reading the most recent postings to the Free Republic website, one is left wondering how on earth anyone could support the war in Iraq. Most of their rantings consist of personal attacks on Sheehan, questioning her patriotism and loyalty to America.

No one addresses the real issue—the lies that the Bush administration used to justify their illegal war, which has resulted in the senseless death of more than 1,840 U.S. soldiers and tens of thousands of innocent Iraqis: ignore the truth, promote the lies.

The theme of these FReepers runs along the lines of "if only Sheehan would simply accept the pointless death of her son...our government could get on with business." The fact remains that America is less safe now because of its foreign policy.

Register with Free Republic and attempt to broach that issue; to present the facts and invite a dialogue and your account is immediately deleted. The operators of Free Republic make no excuse for their policies: they don't want to hear the other side, the truth, they exist only to espouse their version of reality. Beware.

I therefore challenge anyone who seeks to criticize Cindy Sheehan to offer-up their son or daughter, their husband or wife or indeed, themselves, in sacrifice for the lie that is Iraq. Until you have, you have nothing to say and you just don't get it.


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Look at the evidence. If the Free Republican people are so intent on ignoring reality so be it. If the ultra right conservative blogs who have begun smearing Cindy Sheehan are so driven, so be it. But there comes a point where the denial does not work anymore. In my opinion, the people that are gathering with Cindy Sheehan are not politically driven people. They are people who have been ignored. Their voices have not been heard no matter how much they write, shout, explain, or beg. Numbers talk. Free Republic, how many of your numbers included family memebers of fallen soldiers? How many veterans have you got in your midst?

You NeoCons could have claimed Joe Wilson or John McCain, but you screwed that up by your smear tactics.

You NeoCons could have claimed Joe Wilson or John McCain, but you screwed that up by your smear tactics.

They are NOT pro-life, they are pro-blood for oil, but NOT their child's blood . They would have Casey and ALL the fallen murdered for oil.
They are evildoers who worship the PNAC oil god, NOT God>
The Culture of LIES is outed.


The people gathering for TRUTH for JUSTICE of the fallen worship God.

Words from a former Republican President:

"The President is merely the most important among a large number of public servants. He should be supported or opposed exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad conduct, his efficiency or inefficiency in rendering loyal, able, and disinterested service to the Nation as a whole. Therefore it is absolutely necessary that there should be full liberty to tell the truth about his acts, and this means that it is exactly necessary to blame him when he does wrong as to praise him when he does right. Any other attitude in an American citizen is both base and servile. To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. Nothing but the truth should be spoken about him or any one else. But it is even more important to tell the truth, pleasant or unpleasant, about him than about any one else." Theodore Roosevelt Source:"Roosevelt in the Kansas City Star",May 7, 1918

Need we say more? I don't think so.......

This quote is going in my great quote file. Thank you.

Bush loyalists are confused. The reasons for this war and who we are fighting have changed so many times, the loyalists don't have a well defined enemy. They think Cindy Sheehan is the enemy.

They stole the yellow ribbon idea and used it for their purposes and slapped it on their SUV gas guzzlers. The B Loyalists disrupt anti war vigils, they slur democratic war vets as unpatriotic, accuse career CIA agents as disloyal, and attack whistleblowers relentlessly and now Gold Star Moms. Wow...

Where are the pro war songs to counter all the anti war? Where are all the truthtellers to counter the whistleblowers? Where are the Repbulican vets for torture indefence of Rummy? Where are the Gold Star Moms for war? Where are the pro Freedom is on the March Rallies?

I just bet Bush would gladly let them use the Ranch or the White House lawn...they don't have to go to Crawford with the enemies in the ditch. Bill O'Reilly and Drudge could lead the chant against Cindy Sheehan. Ann Coulter could lead the Freedom is on the March Parade.
Pat Buchanan could have his merry band of followers get out the little purple heart band aids and wave little American flags while wearing cowboy hats and boots...add lotsa political buttons for added effect.
As they all descend on the rally point they could use the pedestal from the RNC convention for Bush to stand on.... Since they haven't got any songs yet...Bush could lead with: We will stand down when the Iraqis stand up.
Don't forget to have the organizers have posters of Cindy, Joe Wilson, Valerie, Kerry, Max Cleland, Hackett and of course Michael Moore. Moore is a very good one to rally against, he embodies the whole of the left movement. His views don't call for blood anywhere at any time...he is a true wimp. And don't forget to include the maimed Iraqis (that have come to the US for their artificial limbs we giveso generously.)These grateful Iraqis who have been freed from security to walk the streets, freed from their jobs, electricity, water, disease ... just a few of their new freedoms. And whatever you do don't have the fallen acknowledged that would be unpatriotic...they are invisible. Don't show any footage of Iraq... Soldiers ready to deploy are OK...but make them pay their own way to the rally after they have been ordered to attend.
There should be no problem having the media cover the pro war pro Bush rally...they too are loyalists and are more than willing to due their part 24/7 anytime a Sheehan, a Moore, a Wilson shows up with questions. It would be an historic first.... a country that bombed with shock and awe has a Freedom is on the March Rally.
Come on get your own pro war songs, have your spokepersons lead you all in chants, have your own rallies....get your message out. Hey, you shouldn't have any problem raising the money...the oil companies and military/industrial complex are flush with funds. They would probably even donate funds for airfare and hotel rooms. You wouldn't have to use tents on the side of some road in Texas for godsake with fire ants and all.
Come on loyalists show your stuff...get creative with songs and rallies and marches and vigils...we need action to keep the support for this war visible...haven't you seen the latest poll numbers and there are more wars to start in the Name of National Security...more homegrown citizens that don't get it to counter. We are losing momentum ...

Rumsfeld has come up with a brilliant idea, to emphasize all of his other brilliant ideas. A "Freedom Walk" and at the end of the walk Clint Black will be singing his anthem to America. One verse - "We can't ignore the devil, he'll keep coming back for more ... If they won't show us their weapons, we might have to show them ours. It might be a smart bomb -- they find stupid people, too. And if you stand with the likes of Saddam, one just might find you."
By the way if you plan on attending remember social security numbers will be checked. Only friends are welcomed. Code Pink ladies, this doesn't include you but since you always manage to get in anyway, have fun and SHOW YOUR COLORS!

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