Anyone have a question for Cindy Sheehan?

I really apologize for this tiny essay (probably the shortest I’ve ever written), but I’m just posting it to solicit questions for Cindy Sheehan.  I’m interviewing her tonight and if you have something that you want asked of her, just let me know!

To give this diary some beef (or tofu, if you prefer that), I’ll add some information about the venue tonight and Cindy Sheehan.

Sheehan became the face of the anti-war movement in 2005, with her Camp Casey setup at Bush’s Crawford Ranch.  I’m sure most of you remember that more than I do.  She’s become reviled by a lot of people since then, although she’s also the hero of a lot of people.  Kos hates her for some unknown reason.  She ran against Nancy Pelosi for Congress in 2008 as an independent (with the support of the Green and Peace and Freedom Parties) and got about 17% of the vote, better than anyone else in that race except for Pelosi.

Interestingly, I just picked up a copy of Johnny Got His Gun yesterday and there was an introduction by Sheehan.  I think I’m going to get it signed by her.

If you’re in or near Philadelphia, Sheehan will be in the area for a few more days.  Her events are in this list:  http://bucksmontprogressiveeve…

For the event tonight (and there’s one at 2:30 today, too, in Princeton), here’s the info:

Cindy Sheehan

speaking on “Revitalizing the Peace Movement”

Sunday, June 21st, 6:30 p.m.

at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ

11080 Knights Road, Philadelphia, PA  19154

and

Monday, June 22nd, 7:00 p.m.

at BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

2040 Street Road, Warrington, PA  18976

What’s next for the peace movement? Join us as Cindy Sheehan shares her ideas for re-invigorating the movement for peace & justice. Reconnect with local peace groups. Hear about their current activities and future plans. Come share your ideas!

We have to BE THE CHANGE that was promised to us. We need to STAND UP and FIGHT BACK. We CAN win the struggle for Peace and Justice if we stand together to make the changes we need to create a world of Peace, Freedom, Justice, and Equality!

CINDY SHEEHAN is barnstorming across America, RE-framing the Debate, RE-invigorating the Peace Movement, and RE-energizing our Sisters and Brothers in the Peace and Justice Movement.

presented by BuxMont Coalition For Peace Action, Delaware Valley Veterans for America, St. Luke’s UCC, and BuxMont UU

Let me know if you want me to ask her something.

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    • rossl on June 21, 2009 at 8:53 pm
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  1. I would ask her where has she been, but the anti war movement has been non existant since 07 and the pimary wars.

    If interviewing Mrs Sheehan myself, I would ask her her opinion of The Obama Administration, as well as her take on the Bush/Cheney war crime ‘situation’ as well as DADT and Warrantless Wiretapping.

    But that is just a start, I leave the rest to you.

    Cheers, buddy and good luck.

    • Viet71 on June 21, 2009 at 11:56 pm

    working within the system or without.

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