Cindy Sheehan Calls For Invasion of Syria

Apr 26, 2013

12-cindy-peaceAnti-war protester Cindy Sheehan called for the United States to invade Syria today and halt what she termed a "humanitarian catastrophe."

In an interview with the Washington Standard, the notorious Iraq War opponent argued that the international community could no longer sit idly by and let the civilian death toll in that country's civil war climb any higher.

Her bold declaration comes one day after the U.S. said it believed the Syrian government under dictator Bashar Al-Assad had used chemical weapons against its own people, a "red line" which Obama had previously indicated would trigger increased American intervention.

"According to the United Nations over 70,000 people have already been killed in this civil war," Sheehan explained. "Innocent women and children have had their lives stolen from them. Families have been destroyed. Many more have been displaced.

"A well-planned invasion using precision air strikes and special forces could save thousands of Syrian lives. What are we waiting for? Why won't Obama act?

"Is it because Syrians are Arab? Is that why America is leaving them for dead? I bet if blond Swedish people were being slaughtered, we'd intervene imminently. It's racist, frankly, to not even consider invading Syria."

No Blood For Civilians 

Sheehan came to national prominence in the summer of 2005 when she staged a dramatic protest outside president George W. Bush's ranch in Texas and soon became the face of the anti-Iraq war movement.

She has since marginalized herself, however, by aligning with fringe political movements and making controversial statements such as claiming that Osama Bin Laden's death was a hoax. Sheehan has also been accused of anti-Semitism, a charge she did nothing to dispell in her interview.

"We lost over 400,000 of our brave solders in World War II trying to save the Jews," she argued, "but we won't risk the life of one American solider for an Arab? This is nothing but a continuation of America's imperialist, Zionist foreign policy.

"What good is being a all-powerful global empire if we can't use our power to help people? But I guess that's the capitalist game huh? Just wait for everybody in Syria to die, then have Exxon colonize it and take the oil.

"The multinational corporations are just loving the Syrian civil war. Once the the country is depopulated, McDonald's can use all the empty land to grow hormone-treated beef, Monsanto can test their new genetically modified super-tobacco, and Goldman Sachs can finally build that for-profit refugee camp they've been talking about for years.

"Obama could end this deadly war in two weeks with quick, decisive American military action. But the capitalist puppet-masters won't let him. How can we as human beings sit by and let this atrocity take place? Where's our moral compass?"

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1434337349 Karen Mitchell

    Dammit! Ya’ll got me again! I was reading the headline and wondering why she would be calling for a military invasion.

  • D Umbo

    I think its like time Syria should invade mary Paylin and Cindy sherman? dont you think?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=673141089 Lars Von Panzerbjørn

    Please hire a proof reader -_-

  • jeff4justice

    YouTube search: Cindy Sheehan In Depth Interview jeff4justice

  • deanrd

    Too bad people didn’t fee that way when Bush stood by and watched Iraqi Christians get slaughtered and chased from their homeland. Bush has been, for far too long, given a bye. He did let Bin Laden go after all.

  • Cupric

    Did Cindy ever buy a headstone for her son’s grave?

  • Guest

    “Where’s our moral compass?” Cindy Sheehan wails … well Cindy? You might start by digging up your uterus (that you buried at Bush’s ranch in Crawford Texas), attaching a magnet to it, and see if it will find ‘true North’.

    Cindy Sheehan is to intelligent discourse what a monkey with cymbals is to an organ grinder.

  • GoodMojo1

    deanrd: Put the pipe down! Coptic Christians in Egypt and Christians all over the Middle East are being tortured and murdered and churches burned on OBAMA’S watch. In fact, he could be considered complicit since he promoted the “Arab Spring” ascension of the Muslim Brotherhood to power and command in Egypt.

    Something has made you “null and void”. It was Bubba Clinton that let Bin Laden slide, at least once, and probably more. Note:

    Bin Laden Lived To Fight Another Day–Thanks To Bill Clinton
    http://www.forbes.com/sites/henrymiller/2011/05/05/bin-laden-lived-to-fight-another-day-thanks-to-bill-clinton/ And:

    US missed three chances to seize Bin Laden
    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/602402/posts

    Bush was imperfect, no doubt. But, he displayed leadership under very tough circumstances. while tarnishing his presidency with profligate spending. If you comment here expecting anyone to believe you would not have found any reason to bash Bush approaching five years after his presidency ended, we’re not buying Brooklyn Bridge here. Slick Willie was a cad, a whore, a liar, and worst of all: A rabid Leftist (with Hillary screeching in his ear) in the White House. But, he’s not POTUS anymore either.

    The current Empty Suit-In-Chief is exponentially worse,without a known history of whorish, or caddish behavior to “enhance” his resume.

    You and Cindy Sheehan may deserve each other. Hypocrisy must be quite a bond.

  • Mike in Grasonville

    Why would anyone care what this leftist, brain dead, piss poor excuse of human life says, or does. She epitomizes everything that is wrong with this nation, and everything the left believes in, which are one in the same. Go crawl back in your hole, and stay there. We’re sick of you, and all you stand for. Got it!

  • Guest

    It would be an insult to idiots and imbeciles to call this woman an idiot or an imbecile.

  • jamesben

    Is this an “Onion” article? Is this article/she serious?