Skip to comments.Cindy Sheehan’s lost intentions (sister and father speak of Casey's service to God and country)
Posted on 08/29/2005 6:05:05 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Army Specialist Casey Sheehan joined the Army in 2000 at the age of 20, then reenlisted four years later, well aware that he would probably be sent to Iraq.
March of 2004 arrived and Casey was, in fact, sent to Iraq as a mechanic with the artillery division attached to the 1st Cavalry Division.
Casey Sheehan died during a rescue mission he volunteered to join.
A convoy had been attacked in Sadr City, and although he had no obligation to take part in the rescue mission, he went anyway.
For his heroism, he was awarded a purple heart and a bronze star.
His father tells stories of how Casey knew he wanted a life in the military, and how he loved the military because it gave him a chance to serve his country, which he did proudly and willingly.
Caseys sister said, Thats all he wanted to do is serve God and his country his whole life.
So what does it say for Casey that his mother has publicly announced that she feels that this country is not worth dying for?
Was it a waste that he volunteered to fight for his country and ultimately gave his life for a cause he felt strongly about?
As I write this, 1,873 U.S. troops have been killed in Iraq. The parents of 1,872 of those troops have mourned the deaths of their children privately and have allowed their children to live on in memory with well-deserved dignity, regardless of their feelings on the war.
Cindy Sheehans behavior is tarnishing her sons memory and robbing him of his valor, his bravery and the sacrifice he made.
Maybe she is a grieving mother who began this whole crusade with the intention of achieving justice for her son.
But if she continues, her son will be remembered for his rabid mother and not the gift he gave his country.
As is the case with most mothers, Cindy Sheehan feared for her son before he left for Iraq, so much so that she was willing to help him avoid his impending tour. She offered to run him over with a car.
A mothers love knows no boundaries.
The Sheehans met with President George W. Bush two months after their son died. After the meeting she said, I now know hes sincere about wanting freedom for the Iraqis, and, I know hes sorry and feels some pain for our loss. And I know hes a man of faith.
The medias love affair with Cindy Sheehan began with her more recent demands to meet with President Bush. Apparently she began feeling differently about the Presidents reaction to the situation and to their meeting.
It also might have had something to do with the involvement of some leftist anti-war radicals named Michael Moore and Sam Husseini.
All of a sudden, Sheehan is asking President Bush, Why did you murder my son? and calling him the biggest terrorist putting her in the good company of Islamic fundamentalists like Khalid Khawaja, who calls Osama Bin Laden a man like an angel.
From Camp Casey, in front of George Bushs Texas ranch and through messages on Michael Moores Web site, she is exploiting her position as a grieving mother to further her cause as a leftist and an anti-war activist.
She is even raving that her son died to benefit Israel and the neo-con agenda.
Now, the leftist anti-war groupies have found a live one, and are jumping on the bandwagon from near and far.
The groupies have created quite a sizeable coalition at Sheehans campout in Texas. Some of the headliners include Gold Star Families for Peace, Code Pink, Veterans for Peace, Military Families Speak Out and the Crawford Peace House.
All of these groups are on the steering committee of United for Peace and Justice, a major anti-war organization.
Also with a presence on UPJs steering committee is the Communist Party USA. Makes for interesting bedfellows, doesnt it?
UPJ was the brainchild behind the march on the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York.
When 253 of its protesters were polled by the New York Sun as to whether they felt that Iraqi attacks on Americans occupying Iraq are legitimate resistance 67 percent answered yes.
This means Sheehans coalition thinks the kind of attack that killed her son is perfectly okay.
Convinced yet that this is not about grieving her sons death?
Cindy Sheehan has become the new poster child/puppet of the anti-war, anti-American, extreme left lobby in this country. It really is a shame that her sons death is being used as an opportunity to propagate the far lefts political platform.
And yes, when you want your country to fail, such as these people do, you are anti-American.
Its a good thing for Cindy Sheehan that she has the love and affection of the leftist radicals and the American media.
Her husband has filed for divorce, and it is almost a sure bet her son is looking down on her as a disappointed man.
Yet it's not too late to hear from other Casey Sheehans from our soldiers in Iraq, any one of whom might volunteer for a dangerous mission tomorrow. Why don't some of the reporters who spent weeks hanging on Cindy Sheehan's every word tell us what our soldiers are thinking?
Cindy versus Casey Sheehan has posed a stark choice a choice this nation will remember long after the Texas vigil: "This country is not worth dying for" versus "all he wanted to do was serve G-d and his country." Where do our soldiers stand? They have as much right to be heard as Cindy Sheehan. .........***
Looking for her personal legacy at the cost of her son's.
Cant get much lower than that.
Cindy Sheehan is a MAGGOT eating off her dead sons honorable legacy to feed her media whoreish ways!
It is interesting that the "grieving mother" is against everything her son was willing to fight and die for all his life, and she is against it in his name. How could she not grieve for her son, but her anger and lashing out is misdirected.
Her husband and other children are showing the class and grace in their grief that I would have expected from the family of a hero that Casey was, his mother is not.
It's obvious that he would never say, "George, please speak with my mother," if the President had really met with Cindy. Casey is angry.
"I know that the Camp Casey movement is going to end the war in Iraq," Sheehan told more than 1,000 cheering activists crammed into the shade under a circus tent. "When you read about the Camp Casey movement in the history books, you can say, 'I met Casey's mom.'
Original thread and LA Slimes link right here.
Cindy Sheehan is a CONTEMPTIBLE DISGUSTING MAGGOT eating off her dead son's flesh to feed her media whoreish, grandstanding and profiteering ways!
..... and spit full in her face.
This woman ought to be locked up for her own safety and the safety of those around her. She is certifiable and it looks like it started BEFORE Casey died.
Your comment was so spot on, that all I could do was amplify it.
Are you kidding me??? The media whore is having the time of her life! She loves the attention.
She offered to run him over with a car.
When I was summoned to small claims court, my mom offered to cut off my arm with a chain saw.
A mothers love knows no boundaries.
Fenton Communications, a Washington public relations firm has worked intermittently with Sheehan over the past year to coordinate media coverage.
She's in media heaven.
She's a star.
She's loving it.
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