Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Cindy Sheehan will run against Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi in 2008 if she does not file articles of impeachment against Bush by July 23.
Cindy Sheehan stepped down as an anti-war leader in May 2007 and wrote

I have come to some heartbreaking conclusions this Memorial Day Morning. These are not spur of the moment reflections, but things I have been meditating on for about a year now. The conclusions that I have slowly and very reluctantly come to are very heartbreaking to me.

The first conclusion is that I was the darling of the so-called left as long as I limited my protests to George Bush and the Republican Party. Of course, I was slandered and libeled by the right as a “tool” of the Democratic Party. This label was to marginalize me and my message. How could a woman have an original thought, or be working outside of our “two-party” system?

However, when I started to hold the Democratic Party to the same standards that I held the Republican Party, support for my cause started to erode and the “left” started labeling me with the same slurs that the right used. I guess no one paid attention to me when I said that the issue of peace and people dying for no reason is not a matter of “right or left”, but “right and wrong.”

Complete article at

Here is cartoon that nicely sums up the relationship between the democrats and republicans and their attitude toward the anti-war movement

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The cartoon is by Khalil Bendib who has recently released a book (Mission Accomplished Click Here to See it) which contains a collection of his cartoons

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