Big Bubba's Big List Of Cindy Sheehan Quotes
"58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end."
"Am I emotional? Yes, my first born was murdered. Am I angry? Yes, he was killed for lies and for a PNAC [Project for the New American Century] Neo-Con agenda to benefit Israel. My son joined the Army to protect America, not Israel. Am I stupid? No, I know full well that my son, my family, this nation, and this world were betrayed by George [W.] Bush who was influenced by the neo-con PNAC agenda after 9/11."
"And if you think I won't say bulls**t to the President, I say move on, cause I'll say what's on my mind."
"And it's because our country, is so good at demonizing people, I still have relatives from WWII that still call Japanese people Japs'."I just wish George had as much courage in his entire body as Casey had in his little pinky, then he would meet with me."
"Congressman Rangel said today that history will record us as the true patriots, and I believe that that's true."
"He won't tell us what 'complete victory' is. Is it when every citizen of Iraq is dead?"
"I absolutely believe he [President Bush] has an obligation to meet with me,"
"I never set out to become the 'Rosa Parks of the peace movement.' I ventured out on August 6, 2005, to hold George Bush accountable and to raise awareness about his lies and misuse and abuse of power. I didn't set out to become anyone's hero. I am a regular mom who just wants peace and no one else to be murdered for the deceptions of our government."
"I was raised in a country by a public school system that taught us that America was good, that America was just. America has been killing people ... since we first stepped on this continent, we have been responsible for death and destruction. I passed on that [expletive] to my son and my son enlisted. I'm going all over the country telling moms: 'This country is not worth dying for.' " (27 Apr 2005, Speech at San Francisco State University)
"I will not support a pro-war Democrat [in the upcoming elections] ... I regret supporting John Kerry in 2004 [t]he movement gained nothing from his candidacy."
"I think if one is not speaking out right now against the killing in Iraq, one is supporting it."
"If he thinks that it's so important for Iraq to have a U.S.-imposed sense of freedom and democracy, then he needs to sign up his two little party-animal girls. They need to go to this war."
"It's up to us, the people, to break immoral laws and resist. As soon as the leaders of a country lie to you, they have no authority over you. These maniacs have no authority over us. And they might be able to put our bodies in prison, but they can't put our spirits in prison."
"Is there anyone in America who cannot yet see that Donald Rumsfeld is a liar, that he -- as with Hitler and Stalin -- will say anything so long as he thinks it will help shape the world to his own liking? Is there even one sane adult among us who cannot see that Donald Rumsfeld is a threat to our nation's security and to peace on our beloved earth?"
"Our country has been overtaken by murderous thugs... gangsters who lust after fortunes and power, never caring that their addictions are at the expense of our loved ones, and the blood of innocent people near and far. We've watched these thugs parade themselves before the whole world as if they are courageous advocates for Christian moral values... and for the spread of democracy. Yet we all know that they are now putting in place, all across this country, a system of voting that provides no way to validate the accuracy of the counting of the votes... and that, by its very design, prohibits recounting the votes. Our loved ones have been buried in early graves even as these arrogant thugs parade themselves before the entire world, insisting that democracy is worth dying for, killing for, and destroying entire cities for... In their secret hiding places, while celebrating newly won fortunes with their fellow brass, these men must surely congratulate themselves with orgies of carnal pleasure as they mock the dwindling multitudes who are yet so blind as to mistake them for God's devoted servants."
"Our government is run by one party, every level, and the mainstream media is a propaganda tool for the government."
"So what really gets me is these chickenhawks, who sent our kids to die, without ever serving in a war themselves. They don't know what it's all about."
"Some of us are covered in blood, and Colin Powell is one of those people."
"Thank God for the Internet, or we wouldn't know anything, and we would already be a fascist state."
"The biggest terrorist is George W. Bush."
"Then we have this lying bastard, George Bush, taking a five week vacation in a time of war. You know what? I'm never going to get to enjoy another vacation because of him. My vacation probably -- this is really sad because I have a really cute dress I was going to wear to the banquet tomorrow night -- but I'm either going to be in jail or in a tent in Crawford, waiting until that jerk comes out and tells me why my son died."
"To make my son's death count for peace and love, and not war and hatred like he [Bush] stands for."
"You tell me the truth. You tell me that my son died for oil. You tell me that my son died to make your friends rich. You tell me my son died to spread the cancer of Pax Americana, imperialism in the Middle East."
"You get that evil maniac out here, 'cause a Gold Star Mother, somebody whose blood is on his hands, has some questions for him."
"You get America out of Iraq, you get Israel out of Palestine."
"We can't let somebody rise to the top who will pardon these war criminals. Because they need to go to prison for what they've done in this world. We can't have a pardon. They need to pay for what they've done."
"We are waging a nuclear war in Iraq right now. That country is contaminated. It will be contaminated for practically eternity now."
"We can't let them continue to make us believe that our voices don't make a difference."
"We haven't been happy with the way the war has been handled. The president has changed his reasons for being over there every time a reason is proven false or an objective reached."
"Well, I believe that since 62 percent of Americans know this war is a mistake -- and based on lies -- and want our troops to start coming home. That transcends all kinds of party lines."
"What can we do to get him out of power? And I'm gonna say the 'I' word: Impeach. And we have to have everybody impeached that lied to the American public, and that's the executive branch, and any people in congress, and we got to go all the way down... to the person who picks up the dogs**t in Washington because we can't let somebody rise to the top who will pardon these war criminals. Because they need to go to prison for what they've done in this world. We can't have a pardon. They need to pay for what they've done."
"When I was growing up, it was 'Communists'. Now it's 'Terrorists'. So you always have to have somebody to fight and be afraid of, so the war machine can build more bombs, guns, and bullets and everything.
"You're taking away our freedoms. The Iraqi people aren't freer, they're much worse off than before you meddled in their country."