Monday, February 6th, 2006
...a message from Cindy Sheehan
The now famous black shirt with white lettering that I was wearing on January 31st to the State of the Union address originally read: 2000 Dead. How many more? That shirt was made by Veterans for Peace on the occasion of the 2,000th U.S. soldier killed in Iraq. That tragic number was reached on September 25th, 2005.
About four months later, on the morning of January 31st, before my fellow peace activist and partner in patriotic dissent, Ann Wright, and I set out for our day's adventures, Ann put masking tape over the zeroes...