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October 25, 2006

Cindy Sheehan is all About Free Speech … Except When its About her … Then its about Suing

Posted in: Bizarre,Cindy Sheehan,Media,Military,War on Terror

“These people are using our tragedy for profit,” she charged. “They always accuse me of exploiting Casey’s death for profit, and what are they doing?” Cindy Sheehan

Cindy Sheehan

Did Cindy Sheehan just admit profiting from her son’s death in the above comment? What is most amazing is the hypocrisy of Ms Sheehan. She is allowed to circumnavigate the globe protesting a war, the Bush Administration and everything in-between. Sheehan meets with dictators and embraces Hugo Chavez, then denigrates the USA. All this is fine and falls under free speech.  However, when it comes to other practicing their free speech, she suddenly has a problem. What does anyone do he wants to prevent someone else’s free speech? Sue of course.


We’re gonna see them in court, and I hope they sell a bunch of their crappy books, because I’m gonna sue them for every nickel they have,” Sheehan said.

I would say amazing; however, these actions have become all too typical.   Read the following from CNS News, “Sheehan’s Legal Threat Led CNN to Censor Me, Author Says”

CNN restricted an on-air discussion about a new book dealing with the Iraq war because peace activist Cindy Sheehan threatened to sue over provocative claims about her in the book, one of its co-authors claims.

American Mourning” examines how the death of two U.S. soldiers in Iraq affected their families. One of the two is the Sheehan family.

Won’t this get interesting if any type of law suit is pursued? This looks to be a nasty mess. Let’s see if the actual law suit is carried out or if it is just a threat to have the media shy away from covering the book tour.

However, Kristen Schremp, a publicist for Morgan and Moy, told Cybercast News Service that the authors “thoroughly researched and documented each and every fact in this book. There are over 600 phone records, emails, instant messages and FEC documents that back up these facts.”

“We hope for the sake of Ms. Sheehan’s loved ones that we are not forced into litigation,” Morgan and Moy said Monday. “But, if the documents are subpoenaed, we will have no choice but to act in accordance with the court’s requests, therefore making the documents public.”

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