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Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Don't worry, Cindy Sheehan has jumped the shark for me, as I hope she has for others, but I did find this interesting enough to post about. Through my referrer logs, I found a commenter at the Conservative Underground BBS noting:

Notice the link change under, "Related Organizations", between the cached page and the new page: The Gold Star Mothers of America Cached page went to original Gold Star Mothers. New page goes to Cindy Shehans, Gold Star Mothers for Peace.

So sometime between Saturday, when the page was cached, and Sunday afternoon when I saved a copy of the code (but before I had made my post), the CPH changed their link from the mainstream, but decidedly non-political, American Gold Star Mothers, who are clearly trying to stay clear of the circus...

Cindy Sheehan is currently in the news. She and her organization have no connection whatever with American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. We are a 501 C(3) organization and, as such, do not engage in political activities. We do support our troops. After all, they are our children.

...to Cindy Sheehan's own Gold Star Families for Peace, which takes a decidedly different tone:

...George Bush said speaking about the dreadful loss of life in Iraq in August: (08/03/05): "We have to honor the sacrifices of the fallen by completing the mission." "The families of the fallen can be assured that they died for a noble cause."

In reaction to these two asinine and hurtful statements, members of Gold Star Families for Peace (GSFP) are going to George's vacation home in Crawford, Tx this Saturday, August 6th at 11:00 am to confront him on these two statements.

1) We want our loved ones sacrifices to be honored by bringing our nation's sons and daughters home from the travesty that is Iraq IMMEDIATELY, since this war is based on horrendous lies and deceptions. Just because our children are dead, why would we want any more families to suffer the same pain and devastation that we are.

2) We would like for him to explain this "noble cause" to us and ask him why Jenna and Barbara are not in harm's way, if the cause is so noble.

3) If George is not ready to send the twins, then he should bring our troops home immediately. We will demand a speedy withdrawal...

Take it as you will.

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Lets not forget her anti-Israel remarks too. You don't find that in the MSM! Links on my blog. Nice site, cool graphics

OH yeahn I linked you on my site. Good luck.

The National Council of Churches has endorsed Cindy Sheehan

http://www.ncccusa.org/news/050816CrawfordPrayerService.html

Why am I not surprised?

Yes, sadly predictable.

BTW, thank you Libraryguy.

3) If George is not ready to send the twins, then he should bring our troops home immediately. We will demand a speedy withdrawal...

Interesting thing about children:

As soon as thaey are old enough to be "sent," parents not longer have the power to "send" them.

"Syme: It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words. You wouldn't have seen the [Newspeak] Dictionary 10th edition, would you Smith? It's that thick. [illustrates thickness with fingers] The 11th Edition will be that [narrows fingers] thick. Winston Smith: So, The Revolution will be complete when the language is perfect? Syme: The secret is to move from translation, to direct thought, to automatic response. No need for self-discipline. Language coming from here [the larynx], not from here [the brain]" -1984 (film)


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