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Islam: Religion of peace. 3:160 If Allâh helps you, none can overcome you; and if He forsakes you, who is there after Him that can help you? And in Allâh (Alone) let believers put their trust.
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July 9, 2007 Posted by | Islam | Leave a comment

Second Chances

Second Chances…Michael Yon Reporting

Folks, if this doesn’t touch your hearts, you surely must be an empty hearted fool.

Second Chances

General David Petraeus visits Baqubah.


When distinguished visitors come to almost-where the action is, it can be disruptive to the point of wasteful. I’ve heard commanders grumble all over Iraq about the steady streams of VIPs who, while intending to be seen observing operations, instead seize the mechanics with their clumsy footprint. These are called “dog and pony shows.”


But on D+18, when a most important “visitor” came to Baqubah, not only did he not seem to cause a hiccup, but everyone I talked with was happy to see him. General Petraeus came to Baqubah on 7 July 2007, amid practically zero fuss.


The day wasn’t much different from any other. Mine began with an unrelated mission with the Brigade Deputy Commander, from which we returned around noon. General Petraeus had lunch with commanders, followed by a couple of interesting briefings that the tag-along press—there for only those few hours—were allowed to attend.


After the briefings, General Petraeus headed downtown to an area where many of the buildings had been made into bombs. Most VIPs will not dare leave base, but the top generals and command sergeant majors in this war all roll into danger taking their chances with getting blown sky-high.


When I wrote the dispatch “Be Not Afraid,” I thought at least dozens of soldiers might be killed when we attacked on 19 June, and that hundreds might be wounded. After years of experience, the terrorists had prepared Baqubah to an extent greater than either Fallujah or Ramadi had been. During one of the briefings Saturday, General Petraeus mentioned that Baqubah was probably the most rigged city of the entire war. Another officer at the briefing said there is so much explosives residue in Baqubah that the bomb dogs get confused.


Since the beginning of Arrowhead Ripper—with the loss of one 3-2 SBCT soldier killed in action—troops found more than 130 bombs planted in ambush, about two dozen buildings rigged to explode, and more than half a dozen car bombs. (That’s only the beginning.) Yet street by street, house by house, step by step, the infantry soldiers cleared most of Baqubah, working under intensely stressful conditions. They cleared block by block, no place to sleep but the ground, no showers to wash away the sweaty grit of war. This combat-experienced brigade outsmarted the enemy. I’d like to say more, but the enemy will get no help from these pages.


Saturday, while riding in a Stryker to where General Petraeus was checking out the ground situation, I met Robert Reid [right] from the Associated Press. Mr. Reid seemed to take interest in the information about the graves I reported recently, taking notes while we drove into Baqubah. Mr. Reid would later email that he has been a journalist for nearly 40 years, having first come to Iraq in 1982.


As the soldiers clear Baqubah of the enemy and its deadly trappings, the people here are coming forward and talking. Some Iraqis worry that the US will leave Baqubah too soon, only to have al Qaeda return and start dealing retribution to “collaborators.” That may explain why so many Iraqis here are offering useful information that helps save American lives and keeps al Qaeda out.


The fourth update for what I call “The Battle for Baqubah” described a mission to a village about 3.5 miles from the military base where I—and varying numbers of journalists (now down to one photographer)—stay while covering Operation Arrowhead Ripper. No journalists came along when I accompanied American soldiers to the abandoned village whose nearby palm groves offered the overpowering stench of decaying human flesh. I photographed and videotaped Iraqi and American soldiers as they disinterred the remains of adults and children. In one grave, soldiers recovered the heads of decapitated children, some with still partially recognizable remnants of flesh and hair. When I left the village, the digging was still ongoing, but I had seen and heard enough for the update I published the next day.


Thinking that the reporters here or their editors back home might have been scared off the topic of mass graves, I offered my source material. These included map coordinates, names of Iraqi and US Army officials, my photographs and videotape, and even, in the end, permission to take what I’d written and photographed and use that free of charge.


Today, there are indications that the massacre might be much bigger than what I initially reported in “Bless the Beasts and Children.” Shortly after I published “Bless the Beasts and Children,” I asked a local Iraqi official about the village and the graves. The Diyala Provincial councilmen, Abdul Jabar, went on video explaining why he believes that there might be hundreds of people buried in the area, and he said the correct spelling is actually al Ahamir. (Most Iraqis’ names seem to have variant spellings.)


Watch the interview here:
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Meanwhile, “Baqubah Update 05-July 2007” seems to have generated a dust storm of doubts. That dispatch focused on the emerging presence of Iraqi government leaders in Baqubah—both behind the scenes and actually working hard, as well as out front maintaining high visibility—stepping up to get their city operating again.


The situation under al Qaeda had degenerated on all levels. Although Diyala is Iraq’s breadbasket, it has been 10 months since a food shipment arrived here. Fuel is at a near standstill; the lights are mostly off; and water flow is better measured by drip rate than cubic liters per second.


With dispatches in the works for these topics, the 5-July update was more a chronicle of my observations of the long overdue and very much welcome emergence of Iraqi political leaders from out of hiding. During a meeting, an Iraqi official in the room—who asked to remain anonymous—provided a narrative of how al Qaeda took control of Baqubah and much of Diyala Province. The paragraph that generated controversy follows:

The official reported that on a couple of occasions in Baqubah, al Qaeda invited to lunch families they wanted to convert to their way of thinking. In each instance, the family had a boy, he said, who was about 11 years old. As LT David Wallach interpreted the man’s words, I saw Wallach go blank and silent. He stopped interpreting for a moment. I asked Wallach, “What did he say?” Wallach said that at these luncheons, the families were sat down to eat. And then their boy was brought in with his mouth stuffed. The boy had been baked. Al Qaeda served the boy to his family.

Every syllable I wrote about this reported incident was in that paragraph, which offers no opinion about the veracity of his words.


Mr. Abdul Jabar had lived near the al Hamari village. He had more details about what happened there, and he was willing to go on the record. The reported incidents, wretching though they were and are, were reported “as is.”


When context is other people’s children


As I write these words just a few miles from the graves I saw, the resulting controversy about whether what the man said was true, or whether his words should have been written if the writer couldn’t verify them, seems precious. There is no imaginary line of credulity that al Qaeda might cross should it go from beheading children to baking them.


No unnamed Iraqi stringer claimed that al Qaeda had taken over Baqubah. Al Qaeda said this through the press. I sit writing these words in Diyala Province just a short drive from where the self-proclaimed leader of al Qaeda in Iraq was killed by a bomb delivered by a US warplane. Al Qaeda: the organization that gleefully bragged about murdering roughly 3,000 people by smashing jets full of civilians into buildings and earth. Al Qaeda in Iraq: who proudly broadcast their penchant for sawing off the heads of living breathing people, and in such a manner as to ensure lots of spurting blood and gurgles of final pain, in some cases with the added flourish of the executioner raising up the severed head and squealing excitedly.


These are the same terrorists I often come face to face with: not on television or in magazines, but on bloodstained streets ablaze with human carnage. I remember the charred corpse of a small Iraqi boy. I remember the wailing Iraqi parents and countless other scenes that I am likely to see again and again. Back in 2005, terrorists here were intentionally attacking children. I shot the photo below on a day when they drove a car bomb through a crowd of children who had run out to American soldiers on patrol.


Many soldiers say this photograph symbolizes this war for them. It certainly has become emblematic for me.


In the more than two years since that awful day in May 2005, I’ve witnessed innumerable instances of the work of terrorists of many stripes. One clear indicator of just how bad a terrorist group is, is when battle-hardened soldiers—and writers like me who travel with them—don’t find it hard to believe a story which purports that al Qaeda had baked a child and set his roasted body out as the main course at a lunch for his parents.


People at home might find it incredible, improbable, even impossible. Yet here in combat with al Qaeda, the idea is no more improbable-sounding than someone saying “The chicken crossed the road.” Maybe the chicken crossed the road. Maybe not. The veterans I’ve been talking with here have no difficulty imagining the chicken crossing the road, or al Qaeda roasting kids. Sickening, yes. Improbable, no.




Many look to mainstream media for “verifiable” news from Iraq, as if all those who work for established publications must by definition practice their profession with some basic level of talent and dedication. Not to unfairly single out the Associated Press—who have had some reporters in Iraq, like Tony Castenada, who produced fair and accurate reports—but the AP’s Director of Media Relations, Paul Colford, went on the record for Confederate Yankee about why the AP had not picked up the story of the Al Hamari gravesites, with a statement that seems to indicate they place a high value on reliable sources:

“With regard to Michael Yon, the Iraqi police and the U.S. military—to our current knowledge—have issued no statements to the AP about 10-14 bodies being found on June 29 in a village outside Baquba, even though the military, according to Mr. Yon’s online account, were involved in the discovery.”—Paul Colford

To see what the AP might have by way of reliable, mainstream, news resources, on the morning of 07 July, I asked Talal, an Associated Press stringer in Baqubah, if he had heard about the Al Hamari murders, and our conversation went something like this:

“Yes,” answered Talal.
“How many had been killed?” I asked.
“35,” answered Talal. Not “about 35”, but precisely 35.
“How do you know?” I asked.
“A medic at the Baqubah hospital told me,” Talal said.
“What was the medic’s name?” I asked.
“I don’t know,” answered Talal.
“You didn’t ask?”
“No,” he said. Talal said a doctor told him the same thing, but that he did not know the doctor’s name. He had not asked. Besides which, Talal said, the doctor and the medic were afraid to give their names.
“How were the people killed?” I asked.
“They were shot,” answered Talal as he motioned shooting with a pistol.
“Did you tell someone at AP headquarters in Baghdad?” I asked.
“Yes,” answered Talal.
“Who did you tell?” I asked.
“I don’t know,” answered Talal.

Captain Baker, who was commanding the Iraqi Army soldiers at al Hamari that day, was a primary source of information. I videotaped this interview as his soldiers were still digging up remains nearby:

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In all fairness to Talal, he is extremely busy doing the most dangerous job in Iraq: Iraqi journalist. It takes extreme courage, and I see Talal all over the place. I did a mission with him today on 9 July. On today’s mission, Talal told me about how two nights ago when he did a mission with Iraqi Army and American soldiers, they started walking at about midnight, trying to sneak up on al Qaeda. They sneaked for six hours, he said, and caught about 30 of them sleeping. Talal said his feet and legs still hurt from the weight of the body armor.


Clearly, context like this is not well-served by the adversarial frame of “mainstream-versus-alternative-news.” Reporting from this war is deadly serious business. Deadly for the reporters, but how they report can also be deadly for us all. Writing is only an honorable profession when done honorably. In a market-driven media, cheap stringers who are usually hard to fact-check fit the low-cost model. I do not know what Talal reports and so make no comment on his reporting. But I will say that Talal is intelligent and extremely courageous, and apparently does not sleep much because I see him all over Baqubah.


On the subject of credit given where it’s due, Robert Reid from the Associated Press was out there Saturday on the ground with General Petraeus, taking notes. It remains to be seen what will come of those, but at least he made them. The times are different for everyone who dares to report on this war. Including Talal. Including Robert Reid. Including Michael Gordon and Alexandra Zavis and Michael Yon. The bloggers who demand fairness and truth are auditing what we write, but the market ultimately determines how much of any kind of reporting about this war ever gets placed before consumers.

The Ground Truth

LTC Fred Johnson

A couple weeks ago, LTC Fred Johnson told me a story about General Petraeus. Back when LTC Johnson was Captain Johnson, and General Petraeus was Colonel Petraeus, Colonel Petraeus was Captain Johnson’s new commander. They were doing a live-fire exercise at a range at Fort Campbell when a young soldier named Specialist Terrence Jones tripped and accidentally fired his weapon while conducting a live-fire assault. The bullet from Specialist Jones’ weapon struck Colonel Petraeus, slamming through his chest and taking a piece of his back on the way out. Petraeus fell to the ground, bleeding out of his mouth. He nearly died. We could have lost one of the most important and influential military leaders in generations to a mistake. To a professional misstep.


The best that Captain Johnson and Specialist Jones might have hoped for was a painless end to their military service. I asked LTC Fred Johnson about the story of his own soldier shooting David Petraeus, and I asked how it could be that Johnson was still in the military. Johnson looked me in the eye and said something like, “Mike. You know what Petraeus did?”


“What?” I asked.


“He gave me a second chance.”


Fred Johnson actually got picked up for promotion early.


“But what happened to the young soldier?” I asked, thinking surely there had to be a consequence. Conventional wisdom stipulates that for balance to be restored after accidentally shooting and nearly killing a superior officer, a sacrifice of some magnitude is necessary. A soldier just can’t shoot a commander in the chest and walk away. There is no such thing as an “accidental discharge.” Unplanned bullet launches are called “negligent discharges.” As in negligent homicide.


LTC Johnson answered something like, “Mike, you won’t believe how Jones was punished. Petraeus sent Jones to Ranger School.”


I couldn’t believe my ears! That’s a punishment that a lot of young soldiers dream about, even though Ranger School is a very difficult course. But after thinking on it awhile, I realized it probably explains why LTC Johnson sometimes says, “I believe in second chances.”


Fred Johnson said it just the other day. He said it to me, “When someone gives you a second chance, you should pass it along.”

July 9, 2007 Posted by | GWOT, Jihadists, Terrorists, USArmy, Yon | 5 Comments

Dander Up?

Good For GWB!


Why the man doesn’t show more backbone EVERY DAY is a mystery!

ABC Breaking News:

President Bush invoked executive privilege Monday to deny requests by Congress for testimony from two former aides in connection with the firings of federal prosecutors.

I find it “Rather” interesting how such a non-issue as this is still an issue with the friggin’ mutants of the Leftinistra. Haven’t they seen their dwindling approval ratings recently? Morons.

UPDATE…7/9…1050 hours. CBS is kinda late on the ball here but here it IS anyway:
Bush Fires First Shot At Congress

In the first of several contentious battles on tap between Congress and the White House, President Bush has invoked executive privilege to deny testimony from two former high-level aides regarding their role in the firings of U.S. attorneys. More…

And there yas have it. The Legislative Branch will do its best to rewrite the Constitution.

In a letter to the heads of the House and Senate Judiciary panels, White House counsel Fred Fielding insisted that Mr. Bush was acting in good faith and refused lawmakers’ demand that the president explain the basis for invoking the privilege.

“You may be assured that the president’s assertion here comports with prior practices in similar contexts, and that it has been appropriately documented,” the letter said.

Retorted House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers:

“Contrary what the White House may believe, it is the Congress and the courts that will decide whether an invocation of executive privilege is valid, not the White House unilaterally,” the Michigan Democrat said in a statement.

The exchange Monday was the latest step in a slow-motion legal waltz between the White House and lawmakers toward eventual contempt-of-Congress citations. If neither side yields, the matter could land in federal court.

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Congress, Constitution, GWB | Leave a comment

The LSD Press

Suspect Reporting

OK. I have already posted on the Lame Stream Media’s inability to admit defeat over the “domestic spying” BS. And now we have this from CBS:

There’s growing concern in the White House that Republican support for President Bush’s Iraq policy is “collapsing around them,” The New York Times reports Monday. That’s leading some administration officials to suggest that Mr. Bush should announce plans for a gradual pullback of U.S. troops to forestall more GOP defections.

Please. Enough with the rhetoric. If anyone trusts the Lame Stream Media, they are more useless than Reid is. Give it a break and demand truth in reporting. And demand that the defunct and passe Lame Stream Media to confirm their “sources” instead of quoting a unsubstantiated and unnamed hack. They didn’t learn anything from the “beheading stories” that turned out to be FALSE and LIES?

Morons. CBS is quoting the NY Slimes for crying out loud.

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Leftinistra | Leave a comment

The Losers of The Leftinistra…Too Many To Annotate

Reversal of ‘Eavesdropping’ Ruling Ignored

What IS it with the Lame Stream Media? What IS their deep, dark, secretive agenda? Why won’t they admit to their biased reporting?

Last August, when one federal judge ruled unconstitutional the monitoring of overseas phone calls with suspected terrorists, the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts all highlighted the defeat for the Bush administration. But on Friday, after an appeals court overturned the earlier decision, ABC and CBS were silent while NBC again distorted the policy as “domestic spying.” Last August 17, ABC’s World News anchor Charles Gibson teased: “A federal judge tells the Bush administration one of its main terror-fighting tools violates the Constitution.” Gibson introduced the story of the “major legal defeat” for the Bush administration and correspondent Martha Raddatz filed a full report in which she described the ruling as a “significant blow” to the administration. While the words “Domestic Surveillance” were displayed on screen, NBC anchor Campbell Brown relayed that the judge “harshly condemned” the program.


Yet, eleven months later, though Gibson anchored Friday night during the holiday week, ABC’s World News skipped the reversal from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals as ABC led with the problem of people defrauding the government of Hurricane Katrina relief money. Neither ABC or CBS caught up on Saturday night.

Humph! Imagine that! Silence of the lambs, as it were.

Nah! There’s no bias in the Lame Stream Media. Not at all. If you believe that, I’ll show you an intelligent troll.

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Congress, Conspiracy Morons, GWOT, Lame Stream Media, Leftinistra | Leave a comment

Useless Pelosi and Loser Reid

The UNPOPULAR Leaders Reid and Pelosi…

…fear success in the War In Iraq.

This week, Democrats on Capitol Hill are expected to present several different bills meant to undermine the war in Iraq. I fear that it will be difficult for Americans to discern the facts, as members on the Hill (including some Republicans) will revisit past failures and lament unfortunate losses rather than undertake a serious critique of the new counterinsurgency strategy.

Why? Because for some members of Congress, there is a growing fear that Gen. David Petraeus just might have a winning strategy in Iraq.

So sad to be them, eh?

Iraqnophobia is such a lethal psychosis.

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Pelosi, Reid | Leave a comment

Poor Gore

More On The MYTH of Global Warming…

…and the idiot proponents of same.

Just a small piece of the interviews here:

Gigot: All right, Rob.

Finally, why this weekend’s Live Earth concerts may hurt the planet more than help. Kim?

Strassel: So while most of us are doing really unconscionable things this weekend, like driving our SUVs, Al Gore is hosting seven concerts, rock concerts, across the globe to raise awareness of global warming. You would think something as sanctimonious as this would get him credit, but in fact he is getting slammed by environmentalists. Why? Turns out that hosting big rock concerts wastes lots of energy: the stage lights, the speakers, the private jets to ferry all the performers to their performances.

The Live Earth people are, of course, defending themselves, saying this is going to be as green as an event can possibly get. But I think I’m with the critics. If you’re going to talk the talk, you should walk the walk, and in this case, Al Gore might just have wanted to have sent an email.

Yes, indeed. I wonder how many pounds of jet fuel was burned, how many gallons of gasoline was burned, how many liters of diesel fuel was burned and how many mega-watts of electricity were expended to make the Green Concerts for Stupid People happen?

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Global Warming Myth, Gore | Leave a comment

This IS Too “Funny”

The above was received in an email from Norm.

The entry can be found at Free Republic


Canada At Wit’s End With Illegal Immigration of American Liberals


DATELINE; 7/7/07 Illegal Immigration Concerns Canadians



The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has intensified recently, sparking calls for increased patrols to stop the illegal immigration.

The unflinching arrogance of the Bush Administration is prompting the exodus among liberal citizens who fear they’ll soon be required to hunt, pray, and agree with Bill O’Reilly.

Canadian border farmers say it’s not uncommon to see dozens of sociology professors, animal-rights activists, and Unitarians crossing their fields at night. “I went out to milk the cows the other day, and there was a Hollywood producer huddled in the barn,” said Manitoba.


Farmer Red Greenfield, whose acreage borders North Dakota. The producer was cold, exhausted and hungry. “He asked me if I could spare a latte and some free-range chicken. When I said I didn’t have any, he left. Didn’t even get a chance to show him my screenplay.”

In an effort to stop the illegal aliens, Greenfield erected higher fences, but the liberals scaled them So, he tried installing speakers that blare Rush Limbaugh across the fields. “Not real effective,” he said. “The liberals still got through, and Rush annoyed the cows so much they wouldn’t give milk”

Officials are particularly concerned about smugglers who meet liberals near the Canadian border, pack them into Volvo station wagons, drive them across the border and leave them to fend for themselves. “A lot of these people are not prepared for rugged conditions,” an Ontario border patrolman said. “I found one carload without a drop of drinking
water. They did have a pleasant little Napa Valley cabernet, though.”

When liberals are caught, they’re sent back across the border, often wailing loudly that they fear retribution from conservatives. Rumors have been circulating about the Bush administration establishing re-education camps in which liberals will be forced to drink Bud beer and watch NASCAR.

Liberals have turned to sometimes-ingenious ways of crossing the border. Some have taken to posing as senior citizens on bus trips to buy cheap Canadian prescription drugs. After catching a half-dozen young vegans disguised in powdered wigs, Canadian immigration authorities began stopping buses and quizzing the supposed senior-citizen passengers. “If they can’t identify the accordion player on The Lawrence Walk Show, we get suspicious about their age,” an official said.

Canadian citizens have complained that the illegal immigrants are creating an organic-broccoli shortage and renting all the good Susan Sarandon movies. “I feel sorry for American liberals, but the Canadian economy just can’t support them,” an Ottawa resident said. “How many art-history majors does one country need?”

In an effort to ease tensions between the United States and Canada, Vice President Dick Cheney met with the Canadian ambassador and pledged that the administration would take steps to reassure liberals, a source close to Cheney said. “We’re going to have some Peter, Paul & Mary concerts. And, we might put some endangered species on postage stamps. The president is determined to reach out.”

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Illegal Immigration, Leftinistra | 2 Comments

Fruit Loop Pelosi Asserting Her Nothingness

Pelosi Asserts Her Authority

I saw that headline from the Washington Compost and about spewed my coffee all over my keyboard.

The article describes how she and Dingbat (Dingell) were at odds over a few issues and how the Dingbat pretty much shunned the new and all powerful SoH.

Powerful? At what? Getting nothing done? Hell. I can do that!

Some “powerful majority they have, eh? The WORSE CONgress in our Nation’s history is nothing to brag about and to assert power over when it was that same authority that accomplished one item. Morons.

But if Pelosi has succeeded in uniting her party during her initial months as speaker, she and the rest of the leadership have yet to convince the nation that the Democrats can govern.

Pelosi, of California, has succeeded in getting all of her opening agenda through the House. But few of the initiatives have made it to the president, and only one has become law: an increase in the minimum wage.

Again, some majority. This Democratic Party led CONgress has an approval rating much less than GWB and Cheney. That says quite a bit right there.

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Pelosi | 7 Comments

The Moonbat Of A.N.S.W.E.R. Is BACK!

Sheehan To Challenge Pelosi


I suppose Cindy the Chavez Hugger and Jackson Boot Licker has had enough of the “retired” life. Being out of the lime-light and having been all used up, rode hard and put up wet, was just too much. And, with her announcement that she was “retiring”, no one really tried to talk her out of it except maybe those idiots of Code Pink, the wacko fruit loops of the communist organization known as A.N.S.W.E.R..

This freak of nature is uglier than a box of turtle turds.

In the Houston Chronicle:

Six weeks after announcing her departure from the peace movement, Cindy Sheehan said she plans to run against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unless she introduces articles of impeachment against President Bush in the next two weeks.

Sheehan said she will run against the San Francisco Democrat in 2008 as an independent if Pelosi does not seek by July 23 to impeach President Bush. That’s when Sheehan and her supporters are to arrive in Washington, D.C., after a 13-day caravan and walking tour starting next week from the group’s war protest site near Bush’s Crawford ranch.

I have often wondered what it is that President Bush and Vice-President Cheney have done to warrant impeachment. Haven’t these idiots read the parameters of impeachment in the body of the United States Constitution? It is “Rather” clear.

Cindy the ass said:

“Democrats and Americans feel betrayed by the Democratic leadership,” Sheehan told the Associated Press. “We hired them to bring an end to the war. I’m not too far from San Francisco, so it wouldn’t be too big of a move for me. I would give her a run for her money.”

“Democrats and Americans”…what does that mean, exactly? Are the two separate? Democrats are not Americans and Americans are not Democrats? And what of the Republicans? Don’t they count as well?

And giving Nancy a run for her money? This sad-sack and mutant of nature thinks awfully high and mighty of herself if she even remotely thinks she has a shot at that SoH title. What a freak!

Here is more from the idiot Cindy:

Sheehan, who will turn 50 on Tuesday, said Bush should be impeached because she believes he misled the public about the reasons for going to war, violated the Geneva Convention by torturing detainees, and crossed the line by commuting the prison sentence of former vice presidential aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby. She said other grounds for impeachment are the domestic spying program and the “inadequate and tragic” response to Hurricane Katrina.

First of all, “she believes he [GWB] misled the public”. She can believe that all she wants to. The evidence against that retarded allegation far overwhelms her emotional dichotomy of ignorance.

Secondly, there were no violations of the Geneva Convention. She has obviously been fed a line of shit in that regard. Perhaps she should read Articles 3, 4 and 5 herself. If she can produce the signatories of Al Qaida to the Convention, perhaps someone will take her seriously. Until then, she should shut the fuck up.

Thirdly, as for Libby, the actions taken are Executive Privilege and until those are revoked, she needs to shut the fuck up.

Blue Star Chronicles has some good pictures and verbiage to explain the situation.

After an incredibly short retirement from the public eye, Peace Mother Sheehan is back in the news. It seems like just six weeks ago she said she was going to take herself out of the public forum and ‘try to be normal’. She said at the time that she wanted to pay more attention to her three living children. In fact, it WAS just six weeks ago.

Now the Associated Press is reporting that the face of the anti-war movement is taking on her former friend, Nancy Pelosi.

Some things never change. The Leftinistra say one thing and then turn around and do something exactly opposite. This is why the American People, Democrats, Republicans and Independents alike have grown weary of their bullshit and tirades.

Spree has a portent post here:

Wizbang Politics has a piece here:

The full report is at the link above. Many of us suspected our dear “Mother Sheehan” couldn’t bear to be out of the spotlight very long. I doubt even the moonbats in Frisco would throw out a sitting Speaker as a protest, but I long ago ceased ruling out any foolish actions by their ilk.

Perhaps one day the Democrats will regret welcoming the anti-American radical left into their party with open arms.

Truer words are hard to come by in this day and age and many of us agree. The Leftinistra have made their bed and some have shat in it. I hope they enjoy the stench.

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Communists, M.I.T., Morons, Sheehan, Socialists | Leave a comment

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