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Caro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 03:55 AM
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Nominate Cindy Sheehan for Time Magazine Person of the Year
There is no one in this country more emblematic of the change in Americans' attitudes toward the Iraq War than Cindy Sheehan. Let's make sure that Time Magazine at least considers her for 2005 Person of the Year.

Nominate Cindy Sheehan for Time Magazine Person of the Year - Pass it on!

Click here to vote.


Thanks to Mike Hersh for the idea and the link.

Carolyn Kay
MakeThemAccountable.com
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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 03:58 AM
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1. Kick and nominated nt
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darkism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 04:01 AM
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2. Sorry, I nominate Fitz.
His investigation will have a long-lasting impact.

Cindy's cause, while extremely noble, has faded significantly from those few months in August when she was camping outside **'s little playhouse.

Also, the whole "intentionally getting arrested" thing is kind of silly and certainly doesn't give her more credibility.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 04:38 AM
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3. It's a tough call, but I did nominate Cindy.
Unlike, Fitz, she has nothing but the courage of her convictions AND she went forward anyway. He has the apparatus of the Justice Department. She only seeks Justice.

She got herself arrested in the time honored tradition of our great civil rights leaders who were willing to appear "foolish" in service of following their conscience.

And she will be spending Thanksgiving in Crawford, if I remember correctly.

So, my vote went to Cindy. :)
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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 04:03 PM
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69. Yes it's a tough call. Valerie Plame might give her a run for her money.
Or Joe Wilson Or Fitzgerald. But Cindy Sheehan is a worthy nominee. She should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, next time around, too.
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nofurylike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 05:12 AM
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5. ...
Edited on Wed Nov-23-05 05:14 AM by nofurylike
"Individuals have international duties which transcend the national obligations of obedience, therefore have the duty to violate domestic laws to prevent crimes against peace and humanity from occurring." : Nuremberg War Crime Tribunal, 1950


peace
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lvx35 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 05:38 AM
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7. I gotta say Cindy too
Fitzgerald is only doing his job, it just happens his job pits him against Bush. Yes he will do more damage, but it does take something special to go out and make a stand on your own.
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SamuelAlito Donating Member (70 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:08 AM
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22. Is it too late to nominate me?
I'm just doing my job too. And my job will last longer than Fitz or Cindy's.

The Right Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
(the A stands for Awesome.)
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Marie26 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 01:47 PM
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41. How about Murtha?
He's making a courageous stand on his own too, and really seems to be inspiring a backlash against the Iraq War. He might even be the one that finally gets Bush to withdraw the troops.
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lvx35 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 08:56 PM
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55. I agree.
Murtha could turn out to be a really important player in all this.
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Clark2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 06:06 AM
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11. And, I don't think it got as much on-going coverage
as Fitzgerald's investigation, either.

I agree that Cindy stood when others wouldn't, but I think more people, nationwide, heard about the Libby indictment than Cindy's pilgrimage.
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paineinthearse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 07:18 AM
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13. "intentionally getting arrested" thing is kind of silly
"intentionally getting arrested" thing is kind of silly? Civil disobedience is silly?

Tell these people:



I'll side with the silly any day, and my vote is for Cindy.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 08:55 AM
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18. I didn't know Ben Kingsley got arrested! n/t
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Al-CIAda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 01:01 PM
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40. 'the whole "intentionally getting arrested" thing'
Is that like, valley girl-speak? Like wow, who are those people in the photos? I like totally don't care about any dead guys.

:sarcasm:
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nofurylike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 05:03 AM
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4. done! thank you, Caro! and thank you, Mike Hersh! eom
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bigbrother05 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 05:16 AM
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6. done and recommended
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Paradise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 05:43 AM
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8. Thanks. My vote went to Cindy!
Courage, Conviction, Strength, Tenacity...
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Hekate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 05:48 AM
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9. Done and kicked
She was a catalyst who put a human face on the suffering Bush's little adventure has caused.

He showed callous indifference by ignoring Cindy's presence at his gate -- I am still astonished that he did not simply make a kind gesture; not because I think Bush is kind, but because it would have been very simple to have defused and undercut Cindy's purpose for being there.

And people saw that callous indifference, too.

While Cindy was camped out in Crawford, a friend of mine said that she believed that was the moment the tide turned. I was afraid to let myself believe it then -- instead, I felt that way when Jack Murtha gave his recent press conference. Still, I think my friend was right about that moment in Crawford Texas: the tide started to turn when she walked through those ditches in that hellish August heat.

Hekate
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bklyncowgirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 05:58 AM
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10. Cindy # 1 and Hurricane Katrina # 2
Both exposed to Americans the brutal fact that the emperor has no clothes.
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WePurrsevere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 06:59 AM
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12. I submitted mine, gave them an earful and did their poll
http://www.time.com/time/personoftheyear/2005/walkup /
where I voted for "Mother Nature"... partly to tweak the RW idiots whose heads are spinning over her being included ;) but mostly because in my opinion the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, NO, etc was one of a two fold, of which Cindy was one, breaking point for the majority of the American people seeing the incompetence and uncaring of Bush and his admin. There's nothing like seeing dead bodies hunched over in thir chairs, babies weak from lack of food, bodies floating, etc and NOTHING but news of Bush "playing" to smack folks upside the head.


My submitted write in however was Cindy (... although I did tell them they should have included Fitzgerald as well) I wrote her in not just for her courage and strength but to honor our troops and echo her messages of "Why?" and "Bring our men and women in the military home now, not in 6 months+ when it will be a political move for re-election. Iraq won't be more stablized then any more then it is now whether 6 months or year... it won't stabilize until what the Iraqi insurgents see as an invasive force (US) leaves.

So which "votes" (write in or poll) will Time actually use to decide.. IF either?
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0007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-05 08:31 PM
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80. I did as well, thank you!
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il_lilac Donating Member (756 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 07:30 AM
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14. done
thanks for the link
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Oceansaway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 07:38 AM
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15. Done....
but i didnt like the choices.......
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sonias Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 07:57 AM
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16. It was a tough call but I nominated Cindy too
Cindy was the tipping point in finally getting the war front and center in the American publics eye. Her simple action finally got a lot of America to look at the cost of the war in human lives. And she continues to spread her message to help save the lives of other soldiers and innocent Iraqis.

Sonia
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Mad_Dem_X Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 07:58 AM
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17. Done! nt
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 08:58 AM
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19. I'm voting for Fitzgerald. He's stayed on-message 100%...
Cindy Sheehan, on the other hand, occasionally drifts off into a tangent I find disagreeable.

I'm still going to give Cindy an "Honorable Mention." I admire her and respect her for what she's doing and sympathize with what she's gone through.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:05 AM
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20. I changed my mind. I nominated Xenu!
It was a close call between Xenu and The Flying Spaghetti Monster.


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marions ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:06 AM
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21. Cindy Sheehan
has been the most visible fighter against the war.

John Conyers would be worthy, as would Patrick Fitzgerald --both are fighting the criminal corruption at the heart of government.

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Catchawave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:19 AM
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23. Cindy was a great suggestion!
I nominated her and her "noble cause" :)
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NJmaverick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:29 AM
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24. Done
We really need to get all of DU behind this project. Imagine the outrage by those that mislead us to war, if she wins.
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ClassWarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:36 AM
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25. Done - and welcome to DU, Caro!
It's a pleasure to welcome a legend such as yourself to our humble ranks.

NGU.


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Booster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:42 AM
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26. Done and a little kick for Cindy.
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electropop Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:56 AM
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27. Done.
Though Fitz is certainly a valid choice too.
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Nimrod2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 10:04 AM
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28. Done
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OregonBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 10:10 AM
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29. Cindy, because she finally called attention to the horror. I
went to see her speak to a group in Napa, CA. Not more than 30 people there. She has tirelessly crossed the country speaking to grooups of people no matter how small. What energy and dedication.
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bluedog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 10:19 AM
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30. should be persons.......We the People of the United States
who have endured hurricanes.........soaring gas prices.bankruptcy bills...medicare and Medicaid cuts...the truth that came out about the WAR......the lies now now being uncovered......

This is not just about one person...its all the people.......
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IndyOp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 10:50 AM
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34. Good point - Rosa, Martin, Cindy are, in very important ways, 'symbols'
-- the hereos are always 'all the people' -- if the people of Montgomery hadn't all decided they had had enough then Rosa and Martin would never have been 'leaders'. If 100's of people hadn't gone to Crawford to stand with Cindy, hadn't sent love and money from far way -- then Cindy would not be nominated as Person of the Year. The leaders of any group really just reflect what is happening with the people - if Cindy wins, I win, you win, and, very importantly, our troops and the Iraqi people win.

:toast:
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robbedvoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 10:19 AM
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31. Done.
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Dinger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 10:36 AM
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32. Done, Kicked, Nominated. Here's Mine For Cindy:
Cindy Sheehan! Her courage was a catalyst for the anti-war movement, for the truth movement, and it was exactly at this point that people in this country woke up for real. She deserves to be Person Of The Year like no other.
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IndyOp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 10:44 AM
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33. I nominated Cindy - Fitz might be Person of the Year for 2007 --
Show me the indictments Fitz, and I promise I will nominate you next year. :headbang:

This year Cindy made August come alive for the progressives and got our energy up so that the Dems hit the ground running when the Fall session started in D.C.

Cindy has remained, throughout, humble and courageous -- and that is a powerful, powerful combination.

:kick:
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watercolors Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 11:27 AM
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35. Cindy here also
helped to wake up this nation, and push down bush's poll numbers.
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mattomjoe Donating Member (598 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 11:37 AM
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36. 42% J.K. Rowling???
WTF?
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 11:48 AM
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37. I know
:wow:

We are doomed as a people.
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Mabus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 12:34 PM
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39. and Bono is a far second
42% J.K. Rowling
15% Bono
14% Steve Jobs
10% Mother Nature
6% Lance Armstrong
4% The Google Guys
2% Pope Benedict XVI
2% Condoleezza Rice
2% George W. Bush
1% Bill and Melinda Gates
1% Rick Warren
1% Valerie Plame


Given these choices I voted for Valerie.
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Dinger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 01:49 PM
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43. Rowling Over Cindy? Umm, I Don't Think So
That would de-validate the whole thing. Screw that. Cindy, Cindy, Cindy!
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Hypatia82 Donating Member (207 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 12:56 AM
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59. Why not?...
How many bestselling well written novels have you come out with? JK Rowling has done something truly amazing and wonderful.
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BlueStater Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-05 12:31 PM
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84. I've only read one of her books so I'm in no position to judge her...
Edited on Sun Nov-27-05 12:34 PM by BlueStater
...as a writer.

But how have her books changed the world? Would things really be all that different if Harry Potter didn't exist?

By the way, I don't think Cindy should be "Person of the Year" either. If I were to pick anyone, it would probably be Joe Wilson.
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JI7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 01:00 AM
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61. many of those voting for her are young kids
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babydollhead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 11:49 AM
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38. cindy sheehan; mother of peace
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pberq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 01:47 PM
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42. Kick! - Recommended
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mirandapriestly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 01:53 PM
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44. I don't understand the form
do we put the nominee in the "comments" section or the "name" section?
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Synnical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 03:51 PM
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46. Comments section
Your name goes in the "name" section
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Pam-Moby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 03:46 PM
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45. Done
Thanks
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SCRUBDASHRUB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 04:04 PM
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48. Here's what I wrote:
Cindy Sheehan. She represents the growing anti-war movement in the United States and, furthermore, embodies the spirit of the majority of Americans who believe the Iraq War is unnecessary, illegal and immoral.
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wiley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 04:03 PM
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47. Hurricane Katrina
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wiley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 04:06 PM
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49. Lance Armstrong?
What?
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Hypatia82 Donating Member (207 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 12:57 AM
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60. considering...
he's done something no one has ever done before, raises quite a lot of money for cancer research, and is just all around cool, no surprise people want him from Time's Person of the Year.
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corbett Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 04:12 PM
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50. Thanks For The Suggestion! Nominated!
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Mr.Green93 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 04:27 PM
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51. If we vote in that poll will we be put in a repug database?
Time wants your name and e-mail to vote. Is that legal? Shouldn't a vote be anonymous?
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Melissa G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 06:18 PM
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52. i said both Cindy and Fitz for standing up to Lies and Corruption
and trying to get our democracy back on track!
Thanks for the link!
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ananda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 06:32 PM
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53. Done, and it was a privilege.
I wrote in the comments box:

I nominate the wonderful and courageous Cindy Sheehan for keeping visible the agonies and evils of war.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 08:05 PM
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54. Lots of nominations for
Fitzgerald.
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peekaloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:02 PM
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56. lol....someone in Chi-town voted Bu$h as person/ buffoon of the year.
Go Cindy!
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ClayZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-05 09:19 PM
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57. Done! Cindy Sheehan has changed the world!
Edited on Wed Nov-23-05 09:27 PM by ClayZ
O8)She should get the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE TOO! O8)
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garthranzz Donating Member (983 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 12:52 AM
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58. Did so, and with a few words....
Cindy Sheehan gets the nod over Parick Fitzgerald for tw reasons. 1) She became the conscience of America, in a way similar to that of another great American woman, Rosa Parks. Her simple question "What noble cause?" echoes Rosa Parks's simple act. Both women refused to be "put in their place," literally and figuratively. Both called the bluff of a lie and shamed the media into doing its job. 2) Patrick Fitzgerald's work has just begun.
Many others deserve consideration, of course, but I think Cindy Sheehan exemplifies the real values America wants to export: a single, seemingly insignificant, individual compelled by the ethical imperative of "no" to "speak truth to power."
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LiberalUprising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 01:22 AM
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62. Cindy no longer on the list?
Edited on Thu Nov-24-05 01:23 AM by LiberalUprising
:wtf:

Steve Jobs Pope Benedict XVI
Bill and Melinda Gates The Google Guys
J.K. Rowling Rick Warren
Condoleezza Rice Valerie Plame
Bono Mother Nature
George W. Bush Lance Armstrong
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JanusAscending Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 01:48 AM
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63. Duh!
You have to go to the "my comments" and write her name in! :silly:
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Crunchy Frog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 02:13 AM
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64. Done, with great pleasure.
Thank you for providing the link.
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Iowa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 03:04 AM
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65. Done! n/t
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RagingInMiami Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 04:39 AM
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66. This is what I wrote:
Cindy Sheehan is without doubt the 2005 Person of the Year. She proved that the United States is still a country "for the people, by the people" despite what the Bush administration and his corporate cronies, not to mention the media moguls, would like us to believe.

Cindy Sheehan singlehandily started the momentum for this antiwar sentiment that is finally sweeping the country. She is not much different than "The Unknown Rebel" in Tianamen Square in 1989. It's time for Time to nominate a real person for it's Person of the Year award, not some bumbling idiot as it did last year.
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AngryAmish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 07:34 AM
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67. This is what I wrote:
With Cindy leading us we will crush our enemies. We will cleanse our nation of the Rethug scum that follow Chimpy McHitler. The day of reckoning is coming.
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Einstein99 Donating Member (171 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-05 03:55 PM
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68. TIME rarely gets it right.
They were at least 10 years behind in changing the title from "Man of the Year," and their choices are usually wrong or belated. Last year they picked Bushie II when they should have named Karl Rove. (Remember, the choice is not who you like, but who you think had the most impact, and that was clearly Rove.)

Sometimes the best way to approach such a selection is not to think in terms of individuals, but movements. In 2005, there were four major "movements," if you will: (1) the emergence of the anti-war movement, (2) Plamegate and other efforts to manipulate people and facts, (3) Mediagate, the media's complicity in all of this, and (4) the incompetence of the Bush Administration as exemplified by the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In various ways, these are all related, of course, but if we rolled them all into one, the Person of the Year would again be George W. Bush (or perhaps Dick Cheney). (Remember the choice is not who you like, but who had the most impact on our lives.)

Frankly, I don't think the people at TIME have the guts to touch either #3 or #4. As much as I like Fitzgerald, I don't think he is the person of the year. As someone else said, maybe next year.

Personally, I'd go with the composite "Anti-War American," as exemplified by Cindy Sheehan, Paul Hackett, and John Murtha, but, of course, TIME won't do that either.

"Mother Nature" is cute, but it's also a cop-out, which makes it the most likely choice for the wise old men at TIME.
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understandinglife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 07:55 AM
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70. Done.
Peace.
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 08:13 AM
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71. Done. n/t
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maynard Donating Member (514 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 02:48 PM
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72. Done
Done
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Caro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 03:08 PM
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73. Thank you
Thank you all so much!

Caro
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cynthia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 06:14 PM
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74. done
:kick:
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Ferret Annica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 06:29 PM
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75. Done
Even though I am still pissed at Time for killing their forum.
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howmad1 Donating Member (959 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 06:51 PM
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76. Done!
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TexasLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-05 07:04 PM
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77. done
good suggestion.
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choie Donating Member (899 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-05 02:50 PM
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78. Thanks! My comments...
My comments were:

"Cindy Sheehan. Her resolute bravery gave voice to the anger, grief and suffering caused by this disgraceful and unjust war. Despite ongoing attacks against her by the administration and its allies, Cindy still does her best to ignite the millions who protest the continuation of our presence in Iraq. For the peace movement she inspires in support of our troops, Cindy Sheehan deserves our respect and gratitude."

(I can't beLIEVE they didn't include Cindy, but still had room for the freakin' "Google guys"!!)
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Chicago Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-05 05:43 PM
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79. Cindy Sheehan - The Rosa Parks of the anti-war movement!
She single handedly tipped the balance and will end the Iraq War. Its Cindy Sheehan! A year from now, noone will doubt she is the Rosa Parks of the Anti-War Movement. People started taking it seriously the day she started her protest. Now even the Republicans are talking about withdrawal in 2006. Noone can stop a mother's rage. Nobody.


That's what I wrote. Kicked and nominated!
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beaconess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-05 12:09 PM
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82. Sheehan has performed a valuable service - but she's no Rosa Parks
And I will still feel the same way a year from now.
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Independent_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-05 11:51 AM
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81. Done!
I went with Sheehan.
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doubleplusgood Donating Member (810 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-05 12:28 PM
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83. done n/t
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