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Revolution, A Love Story available on KINDLE.

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Roseanne Barr for President? Sure, why not?

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Comedian, Roseanne Barr, who had a successful, long running show on corporate media, portraying a working-class mother, wife, and small business owner, has made known her desire to attain the presidential nomination for the Green Party, USA. In the last election, I supported the Green Party candidate, Cynthia McKinney and her running mate, Rosa Clemente. Unfortunately, the Party is not entirely functional (which party is?), even if many of us do support its 10 Key Principles. I have also been impressed by the other woman seeking the nomination, Jill Stein--she is bright, articulate, well-informed, truly progressive and dedicated to public service--but if push came to shove, I would support Roseanne.  Many people have a misperception about Roseanne, but she came to San Francisco to support my campaign when I ran against Nancy Pelosi in 2008 and I have had a chance to meet with her, hang out with her and interview her a couple of times on my radio show. She is also bright, artic

A Voice of Truth in the Belly of the Beast

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Foreword to Revolution, A Love Story (ordering info below) A Voice of Truth in the Belly of the Beast By Eva Golinger I first met Cindy Sheehan when she came to Caracas in January 2006 for the World Social Forum. An event of that size and stature had never taken place in Venezuela before as Caracas became the host to tens of thousands of international guests immersed in a frenzy of politics, activism, debate, dissent, and revolution. Of all the distinguished, admired, and well known attendees, Cindy was at the top of the list. President Hugo Ch├ívez had spoken highly and often about Cindy Sheehan, praising her brave fight against the Bush administration and her fervent opposition to the war in Iraq, which had caused the death of her son, Casey. Before Cindy Sheehan ever came to Venezuela, the people of this South American nation had heard her name many times. We knew of her political transformation after Casey died and her unwavering commitment to peace and justice. We’d heard of

Listen to this good interview OF Cindy Sheehan

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Episode #021 – Special Guest: America’s Beloved Anti-War Activist Cindy Sheehan www.theoverthrowshow.com By Peter Santilli of Overthrow Show. CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO MAKE A TAX-DEDUCTIBLE ONLINE DONATION TO CINDY SHEEHAN'S SOAPBOX

Buy your copies of Dear President Bush by Cindy Sheehan

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After Camp Casey in the summer of 2005, a naive antiwar activist, Cindy Sheehan, sat down for an interview with journalist, Greg Ruggiero, and the result became this pamphlet from Open Media called: Dear President Bush. Now, Cindy never would have chosen that name, if she was in charge of the title, it probably would have been something like: Hey, George. Anyway, as a way to support the work of Cindy Sheehan and the Soapbox, signed (by Cindy) copies of this pamphlet are being offered. It's a good way to support impor- tant work, but to also see how Cindy's activism and political philosophy have developed over all these years. The cost for one is: $5 plus $3 S&H If you purchase multiple copies, though, The Soapbox will pay S&H while supplies last. Click the image for ordering info. Amount of Books 1 BOOK $8.00 USD 2 BOOKS $10.00 USD 3 BOOKS $15.00 USD 4 BOOKS $20.00 USD 5 BOOKS $25.00 USD Or send a CHECK/MONEY ORDER TO:

The BP Plague; Soapbox from 12/19/10

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The BP Plague .   -   December 19, 2010  (SOAPBOX #79) - Cindy welcomes  FOUR  guests (count them!) in this year-ending blowout, all discussing the ever-spreading BP Plague, still destroying our Gulf Coast.  First up is  Karen Mayer Hopkins .  She is Treasurer of  Gulf Change , an environmental group from within the Gulf Seafood Industry.  Next is  Mac MacKenzie , founder of NOLA Emergency Response (http://www.nolaer.org/), who purchased 3 lbs. of Gulf Shrimp and had their digestive tracts tested for contaminants. She found 193 PPM of organic matter and hydrocarbons and then corroborated that by other tests.  She therefore warns us that  the seafood sill isn't safe  to eat.  She's followed by Trisha Springstead, RN - a Medical Research Professional with a web site at  morgellonsreport.com .  Trish discusses the effects and biochemical results of all this ignored oil and dispersant brew.  She proceeds onwards from there.  Cindy completes her power play with Medical Professional,

"Love it, or leave it" v. "Loathe it and stay to fight it" by Cindy Sheehan

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"Love it, or leave it" vs. "Loathe it and Stay to Fight it" January 17, 2012 Cindy Sheehan On January 2nd, I spoke at the rally after our Occupy the Rose Parade protest. There were at least 2,000 activists who formed a contingent at the end of the Rose Parade to protest an alphabet soup of outrages. I was there to represent the antiwar element. I am not just an antiwar activist, I am a peacemonger--being a peacemonger goes far beyond just being "against" wars. Being a peacemonger means connecting an almost infinite number of dots to try and figure out why it seems this nation is in almost constant war because it's so difficult to stop wars once the 1% start them. It's so hard to try and put all of the pieces together and to make sense out of the hodgepodge of crimes and behind the scenes hanky-panky, but one thing I do know--wars can't be fought without an almost bottomless reserve of cash. During my speech at the OTRP protest,

Buy-Buy Myth American Pie

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Buy-Buy Myth American Pie (Afterword to Myth America II ) January 21, 2010 Cindy Sheehan " The roses in the window box Have tilted to one side Everything about this house Was born to grow and die" -Elton John, "Funeral for a Friend (Love Lies Bleeding)" "I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations which dare already to challenge our government in a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country." -Thomas Jefferson I find it super-ironic that I am writing the very last words to Myth America II on the day that any semblance to the US being "by and for the people" died. The publication of this book has been delayed by so many urgent events--Obama goes on a $50k/week vacation to Martha's Vineyard (August 20009) while war rages on--Obama escalates troop presence in Afghanistan, not once, not twice, but THRREE times--Obama approves expanding military and CIA unmanned aerial vehicle bombings--

What Kind of Extremist Will You Be?

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(note from Cindy: This article was adapted from a speech I gave at the historic Riverside Church in NYC on April 04, 2005---one year after my son's death and 32 years after Dr. King's assassination). What Kind of Extremist Will You Be? by Cindy Sheehan    Early morning, April 04, a shot rings out in the Memphis sky, Free at last, they asked for your life, But they could not take your pride. In the name of love, one more in the name of love. - -U2: Pride (In the name of love) Most everyone who is reading this knows what happened to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 04, 1968. Some of you may even know what happened to my son, Spc. Casey Austin Sheehan on April 04, 2004. If you don't know, Dr King and Casey were murdered by the same malevolent entities: People and ideologies that say that we have to be mortally afraid of the "ism" du jour and we, as Americans who have the "moral high-ground" in the world can send our innocent childr

Who Really Killed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr (AND RFK)?

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CLICK THIS LINK TO LISTEN TO THIS SHOW WHICH WAS FIRST BROADCAST ON FEB 20, 2011 Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox continues its quest for truth, peace, and accountability with this offering! Cindy starts with Dr. William Pepper, who talks about his personal associations with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr during the last year of his life, and then the legal battles Dr. Pepper undertook on behalf of Dr. King's family and the patsy: James Earl Ray.   Dr. Pepper offers an unpublicized retrospective view of the passing of one of our nation's most revered and inspirational leaders.   Cindy's dear friend and good Soapbox buddy, Ray McGovern was brutalized at an event where Sec. of State, Hillary Clinton, was speaking, condemning foreign governments for treating protesters harshly.  Ray stood in silent and dignified protest, turning his back on her - when he was blindsided, manhandled and arrested - for peacefully protesting.  ( Fine job Hillary:  Show

BECOME A MONTHLY SOAPBOX SUSTAINER

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HELP SUPPORT PEACE, JUSTICE AND THE TRUTH! (THE OPPOSITE AMERICAN WAY!) Choose your amount from the options below. OPTIONS Option 1 : $2.00USD - monthly Option 2 : $5.00USD - monthly Option 3 : $10.00USD - monthly Option 4 : $20.00USD - monthly Option 5 : $50.00USD - monthly Option 6 : $100.00USD - monthly Or, as always, you can send a check or money order to: Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox, LLC PO BOX 6264 VACAVILLE, CA 95696

IF YOU WORK FOR PEACE, STOP PAYING FOR WAR by Cindy Sheehan

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War Tax Resistance Cindy Sheehan Recently, at the Occupy the Rose Parade Rally where I spoke, I talked about one of my forms of resistance: Not paying my federal income taxes. Even though I have been very vocal about this for almost eight years now, since my son was killed in Iraq; and even though tax resistance is a long and honored form of protest, all of a sudden I am being attacked for tax “evasion.” I can’t help it if people don’t pay attention to what I say and what I do and I also can’t help it if other people want to contribute to the crimes of the U.S. government, but I recently wrote this article entitled: “We Will Never Pay so Stop Harassing Us .” Also, for the last Soapbox of 2012, I hosted the co-ordinators of the National War Tax Resistance League on Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox— listen here at this link .