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What Noble Cause


What Noble Cause
by CindySheehan [Subscribe]
Sat Sep 17th, 2005 at 05:05:14 PDT
It has been one month, one week, and 4 days since I sat in a ditch in Crawford, Tx. My request was very simple: I wanted to speak to the man who has sent over a million of our young people over to fight, kill, and die in a country that was absolutely no threat to the United States of America. I wanted to ask him: "What is the Noble Cause that you keep talking about?"

Well, we all know now that George Bush never came down the road to talk to me. Thank God! Many people have been saying that I am the "spark," "catalyst," "face of the anti-war movement" etc. I beg to differ. George Bush and his arrogant advisers are the spark that lit the prairie fire of peace activism that has swept over America and the entire world. If he had met with me that fateful day in August it would not have been good for him (because I knew he was going to lie and I would have advertised that fact) but it would have had less of an impact on the peace movement if he had.

Upon reflection on the events of this past August, I have come up with two reasons why George could not meet with me: He is a coward and there is no Noble Cause. If George had as much courage and integrity in his entire body as Casey had in his pinky, he would have met with me. But, ironically, if George had that much courage and integrity he never would have preemptively invaded a practically defenseless country. His syncophantic cabinet and hangers-on are also incontrovertible evidence that he is a coward. No one better dare disagree with him. How dare a mom from Vacaville, Ca. have the nerve to contradict the emperor of Prairie Chapel Road!!??

All of the "Noble Cause" reasons that George has variously given for the invasion and continued illegal occupation of a sovereign nation are also patently false and ridiculous. He has been claiming recently (since he admitted a long time ago that Iraq had no WMDs or links to 9/11) that this occupation of Iraq is spreading "freedom and democracy" in the Middle East. Really? Does he have any idea that the constitution that the Iraqi governing body is working on is based on Sharia and that it undermines the freedoms of women? Does he realize that for over 50 years women had equal rights with men in Iraq? Does George realize (of course he does) that the puppet government the US put in place in Iraq is comprised of the very same people who encouraged the invasion to line their own pockets? What kind of freedom and democracy is this? If George is so hell bent on freedom and democracy for Iraq, then why doesn't he practice it here in America? Up to 62 percent of Americans believe that what George has done in Iraq is a mistake and we should begin to bring our troops home. Well, George, 62 percent is a clear majority and you should begin to listen to the people who pay your salary.

He has also claimed that what we are doing in Iraq is "making America safer." Another statement that is easier to disprove than the "freedom and democracy" baloney. To disprove this little bit of deception, all we have to do is look at the Gulf States. Ask the people of New Orleans, especially, if they feel safer. By misappropriating all of our personnel, equipment and pouring billions of dollars into the sands of Iraq, George has made our country more vulnerable to attack by outside forces. Also, from the cold and callous statements of people like Michael Chertoff and George's own mama, the people of New Orleans seem to be "acceptable" collateral damage to the ruling elite of this country. It is my humble opinion that the only thing that will make America safer is to get George and his unfeeling and dangerously incompetent supporters out of our White House.

We all now know the reason that we are in Iraq. George told us so from a break he was taking from Crawford in San Diego on the same day that Katrina was hitting the Gulf States: it is for oil. It is so George, Dick, and their evil buddies can rape more profits from our children's flesh and blood. This is not a Noble Cause, as a matter of fact, it is the most ignoble cause for a war that has ever been waged. We as Americans knew either in the front of our brains, or in the back of our consciousness, that this war was to feed the corporations. 15 brave young Americans have been killed so far this month while our attention has been focused, and rightfully so, on the Gulf States. Over 200 innocent and unfortunate Iraqis have been killed in this week alone. How much more blood are we as Americans going to allow George, Congress, and the corporations to spill before we demand an end to this war and an accounting for the lives that have been needlessly ruined?

It is also time to stop hemorrhaging money in Iraq. I witnessed the abject poverty and sense of abandoment the less fortunate people of New Orleans were living in even before the levees broke. It is time to start pumping hope back into our own communities. It is time to start taking care of Americans. How many millions of our tax dollars are we going to allow George, Congress and the corporations to misuse and waste in Iraq?

Not one more drop of blood. Not one more life. Not one more penny for killing.

If you love our country and want to see a change for the better, come to DC on the 24 th of this month and stand up and be counted for peace. The entire world is counting on you.

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There is no other explanation. They're all sociopaths. They have no capacity, what-so-ever, for caring. The only thing that is worthy of their time, energy, and commitment is power and money...money and power....control....to hell with all of the "touchy feely" stuff. If people die but they're able to make a buck (or 10 bil), then it's worth it to them....it's like a drug, and landing another no-bid contract is their fix.

I would imagine that Charles Manson, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and the rest of the known sociopathic americans had the same kind of "need for a fix" right before they committed their respective crimes.

It's rather ironic, really. They're so anti-science, yet what they're attempting to do to our country and Her infrastructure is facilitating and perpetuating the most brutal of Social Darwinism....if it weren't so fucking tragic, I would find humor (and a lot of it) in this twist.

As it is, I only find it twisted.

Chavez: U.S. Plans to Invade Venezuela
AP - Sat Sep 17, 7:24 AM ET
WASHINGTON - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday he has documentary evidence that the United States plans to invade his country. Chavez, interviewed on ABC's "Nightline," said the plan is called "Balboa" and involves aircraft carriers and planes. A transcript of the interview was made available by "Nightline." He said U.S. soldiers recently went to Curacao, an island off Venezuela's northwest coast. He described as a "lie" the official U.S. explanation that they visited Curacao for rest and recreation.

"They were doing movements. They were doing maneuvers," Chavez said, speaking through a translator.

He added: "We are coming up with the counter-Balboa plan. That is to say if the government of the United States attempts to commit the foolhardy enterprise of attacking us, it would be embarked on a 100-year war. We are prepared."

Chavez has been attending the summit of world leaders at the United Nations in New York this week. On Thursday, he denounced the U.S.-led war in Iraq and told other leaders they should consider moving the U.N. headquarters out of the United States.

To prove U.S. intentions to invade Venezuela, Chavez offered to send "Nightline" host Ted Koppel maps and other documentation.

"What I can't tell you is how we got it, to protect the sources, how we got it through military intelligence," he said.

In the event of a U.S. invasion, Chavez said the United States can "just forget" about receiving any more oil from his country.

Viva Chavez!

An invasion of Venezuela would certainly fit within the language within the design;s of the project for a new american century.
But i think president chevez under estimates the full effectiveness of a full scale attack from air force's and cruise missles. I actually don't see how he could effectively defend from this type of attack. The best defense can be brought on by the American Population in advising this government that to preemptively attack Venezula is an unexceptible endeavor that we collectively must make the bush administration understand is one they will come to regret.
And such regret will come in the form of action by us, here, to bring about this regret..Thats the bottom line. Consider this fact people..Those are our f-15's, our f-16's, our fa-18's, our carrier battle group's, our cruise missles. Those United States Marine's are our sons and daughters. That is not the personal property of the Bush Administration and the PNAC! Something to think about.
**HUMPHREY**

His name is President Pinocchio.

Chavez plans the same sort of defense that has kept Switzerland, a relatively small weak, country with historicaly agressive neighbors invasion free:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4635187.stm

You might call it inverse gun control.

They should try it in Iran. They're at least as attractive a target as Venezuela; in my opinion,Iran is the more likely next victim of Washington imperialism.

Don't be lulled by stories of troop shortages, they have more than one "low labor intense" invasion plan on the board for Iran.Here's one:

http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0620-31.htm

And how about this:

http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/15281_azerbaijan.html

While we're speaking out against the ongoing war in Iraq, it's not too early to start rising awareness of future plans.

---The Bikemessenger

I think they are afraid of the numbers of people in this country who have had it. If I could be in Washington DC next week I would be standing there with you Cindy. I'll find a protest in my hometown and I will be there. Numbers. Numbers. Numbers.

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The FOUNDING FATHERS & AMERICAN PEOPLE CHARGE HIGH TREASON

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AMERICAN PLUTOCRATIC GOVERNMENT with Corrupt money dominated Elections.

They Give AID and COMFORT to the ENEMIES of DEMOCRACY,

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'High-Treason' painting juxtaposes historical and contemporary reality and visually records the usurpation of US democracy [vis a vi a corrupt election] and challenges the illegitimate handing over of power to the stooges and lackeys that control the modern day slave culture of credit and debt… Steven Bayless ( 2002 )

To hell with his treasonous bastard ass, he did enough by compromising our CIA with the help of good old boy Cheney!!!

TO HELL with the Rove!!!!!

We are numerous, we are all....Cindy you speak for 60% of America. You're doing a damn good job! Its time to tear down that stonewall and shove it up their fascist ass!!!!!!!

Doug E.

Of course, Cindy practically speaks for 100% of the rest of the world. Thank God for blogging!

We are now 70% of america.....IGNORE US AT YOUR OWN PERIL, WE ARE THIS COUNTRY!!!!!!!!

TO HELL WITH THEIR FALSE "VOTER ID JIM CROW LAWS"!!!!!!

http://conyersblog.us

Doug

We ARE the World!!! PNAC Buschco is loyal only to itself> and even that is crumbling as we speak!!!

Go, keep fighting.... it's about time that you fought! Cindy has done so well.
The rest of the world admires her and wishes there were more like her, in the US and around the world. A courageous lady!

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