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Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by basso, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. basso

    basso Contributing Member
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    please, please, please me...

    [rquoter] Sheehan considers challenge to Pelosi

    By ANGELA K. BROWN, Associated Press WriterSun Jul 8, 7:40 PM ET

    Cindy Sheehan, the soldier's mother who galvanized the anti-war movement, said Sunday that she plans to seek House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's congressional seat 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 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.

    "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."

    Messages left with Pelosi's staff were not immediately returned. The White House declined to comment on Sheehan's plans.

    She plans her official candidacy announcement Tuesday. Sunday wrapped up what is expected to be her final weekend at the 5-acre Crawford lot that she sold to California radio talk show host Bree Walker, who plans to keep it open to protesters.

    Sheehan announced in late May that she was leaving the anti-war movement. She said that she felt her efforts had been in vain and that she had endured smear tactics and hatred from the left, as well as the right. She said she wanted to change course.

    She first came to Crawford in August 2005 during a Bush vacation, demanding to talk to him about the war that killed her son Casey in 2004. She became the face of the anti-war movement during her 26-day roadside vigil, which was joined by thousands. But it also drew counter-protests by Bush supporters, many who said she was hurting troop morale.

    Sheehan, who has never held political office, recently said that she was leaving the Democratic Party because it "caved" in to the president. Last week, she announced her caravan to Washington, an undertaking she calls the "people's accountability movement."

    "I didn't expect to be back so soon, but the focus is different than it was before," Sheehan said Sunday. "Instead of talking and making accusations, we're going into communities and talking to the people who've been hurt by the Bush regime. We're finding out how we can help people."

    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.

    Libby was convicted of lying and obstructing justice in an investigation into the leak of a CIA officer's identity.

    Sheehan said she hopes Pelosi files the articles of impeachment so Sheehan can move onto her next projects, including overseas trips for humanitarian work. But if not, Sheehan said she is ready to run for office.

    "I'm doing it to encourage other people to run against Congress members who aren't doing their jobs, who are beholden to special interests," Sheehan said. "She (Pelosi) let the people down who worked hard to put Democrats back in power, who we thought were our hope for change."

    Pelosi was elected to the House in 1987 and became the first female speaker in January.

    Sheehan said she lives in a Sacramento suburb but declined to disclose which city, citing safety reasons. The area is outside Pelosi's district, but there are no residency requirements for congressional members, according to the California secretary of state's office.[/rquoter]
     
  2. A_3PO

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    Cindy Sheehan is delusional. At first I had complete sympathy for her. But some of her statements and then the visit to Venezuela to embrace Chavez put her in the twilight zone. Opposing Bush is the right thing and it made her a powerful symbol against a presidency gone astray. But she turned herself into a caricature and ruined it all.
     
  3. DonkeyMagic

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    pelosi is shaking in her boots im sure. However, sheehan and pelosi are a lot alike. Both get no real results and their best talent it blaming someone else for problems.
     
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    i laughed when i read this article... altho the title is misleading lol

    sheehan has gone overboard.
     
  5. RocketMan Tex

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    Basso's wet dream is getting banged from behind by Ann Coulter. :eek: :D
     
  6. StupidMoniker

    StupidMoniker I lost a bet

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    I hope every race has a somewhat popular, far left, independent challenger. Hello, return to GOP controlled congress.
     
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    that cats face looks like a brain molded into a cats face.
     
  9. DonkeyMagic

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    cat resembles pelosi
     
  10. Oski2005

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    Aren't you supposed to be above the fray when it comes to political discourse?
     
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    pfft! As if...
     
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    that is pelosi, after her britney spears moment
     
  13. pgabriel

    pgabriel Educated Negro

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    at least sheehan is doing something. this congress was voted in on bring some conclusion to this war. that's why their approval rating is as dismal as the president's
     
  14. basso

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    at a minimum, i'd demand a reach-around...
     
  15. jo mama

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    and im sure he would oblige.

    are you a gannon fan?
     

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