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Vigil in Front of White House

Mothers in the Nation's Capitol to President Bush: Meet with Mother Whose Son Was Killed In Iraq; Vigil in Front of White House

Distribution Source : U.S. Newswire

Date : Tuesday, August 16, 2005

To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor

Contact: Karen Bradley, 202-669-3927

News Advisory:

Local mothers, family members of fallen soldiers, and other concerned citizens will hold a vigil in front of the White House in support of Cindy Sheehan, the mother camped out in Texas, demanding that President Bush explain why he sent her son Casey to die in Iraq.

Similar vigils will take place in 1,000 locations across the country on the same day at the same time.

"Many of us have children in Iraq and have the same questions as Cindy," said Christine Yorty, MoveOn member. "We want to know why our sons and daughters are still in Iraq? Why have so many died? When will they come home?" concluded Yorty.

The President is on vacation in Crawford, Texas and refuses to meet with Cindy.

"I want him (President Bush) to tell me why my son died," Cindy Sheehan said. At a brief meeting with the President and the parents of deceased soldiers, Cindy added, "His mouth kept moving but there was nothing in his eyes or anything else about him that showed me he really cared or had any real compassion at all....He wouldn't look at the pictures of Casey... Every time we tried to talk about Casey and how much we missed him, he would change the subject."

Local Vigil Details:

WHO: Mothers, military families, and citizens in Washington DC speak out at event sponsored by Democracy for America, True Majority and

WHERE: H St. in front of Lafayette Park, and the White House

WHEN: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 at 7:30 p.m.


/© 2005 U.S. Newswire 202-347-2770/

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Oh, oh...The satanic warmongers will be shaking in their boots. Peace is breaking out all over the place. Gee, they just might try and ratchet up the fear even more to boost their control, by facilitating a terrible act of evil somewhere, and enacting martial law or something like that.

Many of the "leaders" of the world, don't much trust anything, let alone the people they are meant to be leading. Thus they try and construct political and social edifices of control. They fail to realise, because they are so cut off from their true selves, that human beings are invariably good when given the chance.

Many of the "leaders" of today don't realise that the Universe is indeed Benevolent, Stable, Ordered and Expansive. This is a shame.

What a great comment. I too believe this is true and it is so good to see it written by someone else on a site like this. I believe the tide has turned in this current situation...don't know how it will play out...but the tide has turned. But the comment you post here is pointing to a much larger sphere and it is good to remember we are part of something very large.

Host your own Vigil for Cindy Sheehan event!
Right now, there are 1332 gatherings planned.
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Host your own Vigil for Cindy Sheehan event!
Right now, there are 1332 gatherings planned.
Go here for more info:


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