Showing posts from April, 2009

Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox with Economic Hitman, John Perkins

Listen to Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox as Cindy interviews John Perkins.

Independence from Banks Day: Cindy Sheehan's Statement at the End the Fed Rally in SF

Here we are again in front of the Federal Reserve today demanding that the Robber Class change its “evil ways.” Thanks for coming out today, but chances that the Robber Class will shut down the Fed and coin money that is debt free and more egalitarian are slim to none; or fat to zero! What we need to do is change our own systems. Take your money away from the Robber Class as often and whenever possible. Take your money out of banks and put it into good, democratic credit unions. I propose that we start a movement today called: Independence from Banks Day on July 3rd, where we all go to banks, withdraw our money to make a statement to the Robber Class that we are going to start siphoning their wealth instead of the opposite way around. I am going to lead this and remove my business accounts from Bank of America that day. It may only be a symbolic gesture since the Robbers own the Federal Reserve, and we won’t bankrupt them, but if we have enough people we will make an impact and a profo

Robber Class Myth 11: You, too, can be a Robber!

If you work hard enough and keep your “nose clean” you, too, can become part of the Robber Class. I have already done 14 events for Myth America: 10 Greatest Myths of the Robber Class and the Case for Revolution and am on an airplane heading for Eureka Springs, Arkansas for my 15th tomorrow night. At each event there has been a very salient observation: One of the most insidious Myths of the Robber Class is the one where anyone can become part of the Robbers, because America is the “land of opportunity” and our streets are “paved with gold.” It is true, some people have worked their way up from the Robbed Class to become a Robber, but that is rare and oftentimes, they’ve robbed and murdered to claw their way up to the Robber Class. Of course the Robber Class wants us to worship and envy them so we do not rebel against them and their crimes but there are several things wrong with believing this Myth in the Robbed Class. First of all, this Myth is simply, not true. Like I said, some peop

Cindy Sheehan and Myth America in Kansas City! April 26

Cindy Sheehan Fundraiser for KKFI and AFSC April 26th, 2009 Uptown Theater - Valentine Room 3700 Broadway KCMO Meet & Greet - $75 couple, $50 individual - includes main event ticket Advance only. Not available at the door. http://www.brownpapertickets. com/event/64095 Tables for organizations - $25 (includes one ticket) Main event: $10 in advance $15 at the door http://www.brownpapertickets. com/event/64095 5:00 - Meet & Greet with Cindy 6:00 - Doors open for tabling 6:30 - Music by Seed Love and The Herrmannators 7:30 - Cindy Sheehan Myth America 10 Greatest Myths of the Robber Class and the Case for Revolution! Cindy Sheehan

"Hope"less in the "Two" Party System by Cindy Sheehan

Since November of 2006 when the Democrats regained majorities in both Houses of Congress, I began my gradual awakening to the fact that the “Two”-Party Robber Class political system is a fraud. Nancy Pelosi ran for her Congressional seat in 2006 (which would for certain turn transform her into the House Speakership if the Dems became the majority) promising “No more blank checks for war.” She broke that promise, but kept her treasonous “impeachment is off the table” promise. What Nancy Pelosi really meant was the opposite: “I will give George Bush EVERY blank check for war that he asks of me! Why wouldn’t I? I am protecting him from accountability---billions of dollars for war is nothing!” You have to understand, that Nancy Pelosi’s district is PRO-Impeachment and ANTI-war. If she refused to fund the wars and impeach George Bush, she would be following the will of her constituency. However, the "Two"-Party Robber Class political system protects and preserves itself no matte

Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox today with Dr. Justin Frank

Today's special edition of the Soapbox features psychoanalyst, Dr. Justin Frank, who wrote a book called Bush on the Couch . Justy and I will be chatting about the need to not only "reflect" (quote from Obama) on what happened and went horribly wrong during the Bush years, but on the need for justice before any healing or "moving forward" can occur. The show will be available to download beginning at 2pm (Pacific) today; and then any time thereafter. All of our old shows are archived there, too. Peace! Cindy (From New Mexico) -- "Where's the Change?"

Bid on a piece of American-Peace History from Cindy Sheehan

Help Cindy retire her campaign debt! Bid on this awesome piece of history! Click on the image on the right to see a description of the item and place a bid.

"Good" Friday? by Cindy Sheehan

“Good” Friday? Cindy Sheehan Five years ago on Good Friday, my family traveled to the loading dock of United Airlines in San Francisco to pick up our dear Casey at the airport for the final time. Since Casey joined the Army in May of 2000, all of his trips home were greatly anticipated and the trips to the airport were always joy-filled. Every time I fly into Sacramento airport and go down the escalator near baggage claim I am reminded of the last time he came home as an upright, living being and I spotted him on that same escalator and the huge hug we gave each other. I can still feel his arms around me, squeezing me tightly. I hope I never forget that. But five years ago, on “Good” Friday, the trip was not joyous. Our diminished family of five rode in the back of the mortuary’s limo with Casey’s maternal grandma, my mom, his auntie, my sister, and some close family friends. There was a car following us with more close family friends. Tears are running down my face just thinking about

Seat of our Pants Tour by Cindy Sheehan

Between the time that I co-founded Gold Star Families for Peace (GSFP) in January 2005 and camped out in Crawford, Texas in August of that same year, I traveled extensively with my anti-war message. I would go from town to town wherever I was invited and speak to small or medium crowds…rarely large. My accommodations for those days ranged from sleeping on couches to having my own suite in a Rhode Island mansion. I floated in the waters of Cape Cod with one of my on-the-road “moms” and swam in a pond with another in Mass; literally froze in Maine in January, then went back in July for much nicer weather. In Florida I had to sleep on a couch because the absent owner’s scary cat wouldn’t let me in the bedroom. Later on in that same Florida trip I got elbowed in the stomach by a St. Petersburg cop because I was getting to close to where George’s motorcade was going by on his way to a fund raiser with his base, the “haves and have mores.” Everywhere I went I made friends but also heard the

April "Seat of our Pants Tour"

April 17-22: New Mexico: Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos confirmed events and venues: April 18th: Albuquerque (TBA) April 19th: Santa Fe (TBA) April 20th: Taos Bareiss Gallery Contact in Taos: Catherine Hart, April 21: Albuquerque Smith Brasher Hall (CNM Campus, corner of University and Coal) 7-9 pm and then book signing. April 23: Eureka Springs Arkansas Sweet Spring Antiques Mart 2 Pine Street (across from P.O.) 7-9 pm Eureka Springs Contact: Gerry Fonseca, April 26: Kansas City, Mo (Sponsored by KKFI and joint fundraiser with Cindy) 3:30 - Anti-War vigil on the Plaza with Cindy Sheehan 5:00 - Meet & Greet with Cindy 6:30 - Music by Seed Love 7

Myth America and the Soapbox are hitting the road!

Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox Listen Online! Cindy will be touring the country for the next several months holding book discussions on Myth America: The 10 Greatest Myths of the Robber Class and the Case for Revolution. We have emailed out hundreds of books, and here are some of the comments: "The myths are right on!" (Travis from Ft. Collins, Co); "Your book reinforced my sanity, I am sharing it with others!" (Ken D.V.); " Cindy gets straight to the heart of a question faster than anyone else I know." David Swanson ( ). "I loved your book, but my favorite chapter was the one on elections." (Jon Gold, 9-11 Truth Movement). Myth America is taking it on the road because we believe that we need to Rally the Robbed Class Revolution and build, or build on, relationships to peacefully throw off the oppressions of the Robber Class and

"You're in the Army now, so shut the f&*k up!"

The Soapbox is downloadable beginning every Sunday 2 pacific This week, we have another amazing edition of Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox! Cindy chats with former Colonel Ann Wright, who served her country honorably for 29 years in the Army Reserve and has been serving her country even more honorably as an anti-war, pro-justice activist since she resigned her post in the Foreign Service after George Bush illegally and immorally invaded Iraq. Ann is one of the hardest workers in the Peace Activist and works with female vets and works for families whose daughters have been harmed by fellow soldiers and the US Military. Sara Rich also joins us for this fascinating conversation. Sara is another super-mom who fought for her daughter Suzanne Swift after Suzanne, a soldier, had not only been sexually harassed, but raped by a superior while Suzanne was stationed in Iraq. Incredibly, after Suzanne complained, she

Help Casey Sheehan Prevent others from joining the Military!

Dear Friend, This Saturday, April 04, 2004, is not only the anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr, but also the 5th year since my son Casey was killed in Iraq. Please read an article that I wrote called 5 Years , here . I have come to the conclusion, with the deaths in Afghanistan increasing and still continuing in Iraq (not just for our soldiers), and with protests at a bare minimum, the only way we can stop these Robber Class wars for profit is to put a complete halt to military recruitment. As Peace-Activist, Analyst, Ray McGovern said in my recent Soapbox interview of him , Afghanistan will become a "bloodbath." Usually, I write to you to ask you to contribute to the Soapbox to keep it broadcasting, but today, I am asking you to contribute to other worthy causes in Casey's name. The World Can't Wait is organizing for the last two months of school in high schools to send its We Are Not Your Soldiers tour into campuse