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Dead for Lies


By Cindy Sheehan

Once, before I camped out in Crawford, Tx, I was speaking at a venue in DC and I called George Bush a “lying bastard.” This was in May 2005; right after we discovered the revelations of the Downing Street Minutes which we believed was the smoking gun that would bring down BushCo in short order.

We held hearings in June of 2005 that Congressman John Conyers convened (in a crowded basement room in the Capitol) that exposed the deceit of the “yellow cake uranium from Niger” lie and the fact that Dick Cheney and Scooter Libby made many trips to the CIA offices to “cherry-pick” intelligence. Along with myself, Ambassador Joe Wilson, and ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern: Constitutional Attorney John Bonifaz wrapped up the panel to explain how and why the criminal Bush regime should be impeached and imprisoned.

Since then, I have been hailed or condemned for my strong language and told that if I “framed” my language better, I could be more effective. On the other hand, some people have told me to not dare temper my language because what our government is doing to people is so heinous that someone needs to strongly speak out against it. Now something has again surfaced that alternately angers and sorrows me.

A recent report found that BushCo told 935 lies in the two-year run-up to the war! We all know they lied, and frankly, I am surprised that the number is only 935, but it was an apparently exhaustive study by two media analysis groups.

Calling the President of the USA a “lying bastard” may, on the face of things, seem disrespectful, but there are two definitions of the word that seem appropriate to BushCo: 1) something of illegitimate or dubious origin (stolen elections) or 2) someone mean or nasty.

After nearly four years of living with the horrible knowledge that my son was killed in Iraq for the lies of the lying bastards of the Bush regime, I still mourn him and miss him with all my heart and soul and I don’t know if I will ever be able to go through a day without being reminded that he should be alive and well and home with his family. Presidential daughter Jenna Bush will be getting married soon and I can’t help but feel that Casey should have been able to have the same opportunity to get married and have his own children and future.

We cannot place the blame solely at the foot of BushCo, though. We have two Senators vying for their party’s presidential nomination who are nothing but spoiled Demo-Brats who snipe and bicker at each other instead of calling for the immediate removal of our troops from Iraq and the ouster of the liars who are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people and the tragic creation of millions of broken hearts (when we buried Casey, I discovered that the term is not just a figure of speech).

We have a Speaker of the House who has taken impeachment “off the table” and refuses to even consider doing her job because impeachment would be too “divisive” when so many families have been physically, emotionally, and politically divided by Republican and Democratic war crimes and support of war crimes.

It is imperative that BushCo be impeached for past, present and future high crimes and misdemeanors. They have not only lied about the reasons for invading and occupying Iraq, but they have used their war of terror to redefine and lie about torture and commit unspeakable crimes against humanity.

Accountability should not be a politically partisan issue. No one should be above the law in a democracy and this is not a game of power plays or revenge for a past impeachment for lying about oral sex in the oval office.

We know they lied and now we must demand hearings from our dysfunctional employees in DC to find out why they lied so we can prevent it from ever happening again.

What’s more obscene? The word “bastard” or the travesty and tragedy of wars based on so many lies told by so many liars?

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Everybody knows the Neocons lied us into Iraq and now, along with the Israelis, are currently trying to lie us into attacking Iran despite the 2007 NIE on Iran.

What I didn’t know until a couple of days ago is that Sibel Edmonds, the FBI translator turned ‘whistleblower on the Neocons’, had penetrated so deep into the heart of this Neocon lie machine and still poses possibly our greatest hope in destroying these war criminals. This is currently breaking news all over the world except America where the US Supreme Court has tried to gag her.

Check out the link below - it provides a fascinating overview of the Sibel Edmonds story and will BLOW YOUR MIND

http://www.video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1991080575212848283

Back during moveon.org's Bush in 30 Seconds contest, this ad was one of the fifteen finalists. These new revelations merely confirm what we've known for a long time.

http://www.civilsocietygroup.com/30seconds.php

Cindy don't go changing. Speak Truth To Power.

The fact that the soldiers are dying in a 'Mission' rotten to its core is true. It is one of the greatest travesties ever to be allowed to happen. Everyday this murder and lie continues in our name builds and adds to a karmic debt of Nation crushing dimensions.

Our brave young men and women in the armed services are dying for lies and the Mortal Sin of false witness. Every single civilian killed in Iraq is a National Mortal Sin and forever condemns the collective soul of this Nation until such a time as amends are made (doubtful). We not only bore false witness but we kill innocent children and women because of our leaders lies.

When the time comes for God's Justice to rain down upon this country, the flood of suffering will be fair and deserved.

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