Organized Money vs Organized People

Organized Money v. Organized People by Cindy Sheehan “At a time like this, scorching iron, not convincing argument, is needed.” Frederick Douglass“ Cindy’s campaign will prove that organized people can beat organized money” Reverend Lennox Yearwood; founder of the Hip Hop Caucus

Cindy Sheehan Anounces Peace Summit

As I sit sipping my morning cup of coffee and reflect on the anti-war protests sponsored by the Oct27 coalition (where I saw some good collaboration between UFPJ and ANSWER—at least in San Francisco—yea!), I have a few thoughts. Yesterday, tens of thousands of activists from around Northern California, Northern Nevada and some from Southern… Continue reading Cindy Sheehan Anounces Peace Summit

The Slide by Cindy Sheehan

The Slide Cindy Sheehan Day 11 of our Journey for Humanity and Accountability found our caravan group at the Charlottesville, VA home of David Swanson who is director of AfterDowningStreet.org. I got to know David after my group Gold Star Families for Peace became one of the first organizations to sign on to ADS when… Continue reading The Slide by Cindy Sheehan

Cindy Sheehan’s Heartbreaking Conclusion

[Ed. Note: This writer (Charles Jenks) fully agrees with Cindy Sheehan about the peace movement. It too often works at cross purposes, and is beset by turf defending and sectarianism. I also believe that partisan politics has failed the American people, the Iraqi people and the people of the world. The Iraq War is a… Continue reading Cindy Sheehan’s Heartbreaking Conclusion

Needless Carnage

Needless Carnage (And the Beat Goes On) Cindy Sheehan “My son, Jon Michael, is the best son a dad can have. He will always be my pride and joy.” – George Tenet: Former Director of Central Intelligence; page 520 of his book: At the Center of the Storm I had difficulty making the purchase of… Continue reading Needless Carnage

Four Dead in Ohio

Four Dead in Ohio Cindy Sheehan May 4th, 2007 will be the 37th year since the Kent State, Ohio, massacre where four anti-war protesters were killed by Ohio National Guardsmen during a protest against Richard Nixon’s announced escalation in Vietnam. On that day in 1970, anti-Vietnam war sentiment in the entire nation was high as… Continue reading Four Dead in Ohio