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  •  Good Article in the Guardian , a UK Newspaper (4.00)
    Bereaved mother camps outside Bush ranch

    Gary Younge in Crawford, Texas
    Wednesday August 10, 2005
    The Guardian

    Casey Sheehan did not want to go to Iraq, but he did not want to let down his buddies. So despite his mother's offer to whisk him away to Canada or run his leg over with a car, off he went. Less than two weeks later, the 24-year-old from Zacaville, California, was dead, one of eight soldiers killed in an ambush near Baghdad.,12271,1545845,00.html?gusrc=rss  This is a very good article, much better than what's been coming out of the U.S. media.

    Good luck Cindy, I'm hoping you nail Bush soon.

    Chelicera, my (mostly) political blog.

    by Tarantula Lady on Tue Aug 09, 2005 at 11:30:18 PM PDT

    •  the whole world is watching (4.00)
      china - people's daily "Soldier's mother keeps protest vigil at Bush ranch"

      taiwan - taipei times "Mother of fallen soldier holding ranch vigil"

      crimson gates reek with meat and wine/while on the streets, bones of the frozen dead -du fu (712-770)

      by wu ming on Tue Aug 09, 2005 at 11:58:57 PM PDT

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      •  Great, but don't protest Chinese military in China (none)
        It's good to see that papers on the other side of the world are picking up Sheehan's story, but I'm simply not a fan of governmental suppression of speech anywhere.

        ~~This is Aaron G. Stock~~ (My Public Email is altered. Swap "g-ma-il" and "ace-pumpk-in", then remove dashes to email me.)

        by Ace Pumpkin on Wed Aug 10, 2005 at 10:07:36 AM PDT

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