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Symbolic Actions Don't Solve Real Problems

Symbolic Actions don't Solve Real Problems
My Speech at anti-war Rally in San Francisco
By Cindy Sheehan | Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox

It’s nice to see everybody here today as we are about to embark on another symbolic march to nowhere.

How many self-congratulatory miles do you think we’ve marched for peace in the last 45 years? Millions?

How many petitions do you think we’ve signed and delivered? Millions?

How many phone calls have we made to our elected representative? Billions?

How many War Party Politicians like Nancy Pelosi do we continually elect to office? Thousands?

Why do we consistently and constantly perform these symbolic actions, when millions of people are not symbolically dying?

When millions of people are not symbolically losing their homes, their jobs and being poisoned by the War Machine, why are only symbolic actions undertaken?

Trust me, our symbolic actions have absolutely zero affect on real problems.

Have our actions over the years diminished the War Machine by one iota? Hell no, as a matter of fact, The Empire counts on us to keep our actions symbolic, because our symbolic actions actually strengthen The Empire.

Why? Read more.

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