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Bravo! Thank you for commemorating this horrid anniversary and connecting it to not only history, but also current events.

It’s worth noting that the same investigative journalist who uncovered the massacre at My Lai (Seymour Hersh) more recently documented the Biden administration’s bombing of the Nordstream pipeline despite a continuing official cover-up. https://seymourhersh.substack.com/p/how-america-took-out-the-nord-stream

True to form, American journalists and editors responded by attacking Hersh’s findings, rather than support government transparency or accountability. https://www.reuters.com/world/us/prize-winning-reporter-seymour-hersh-no-stranger-controversy-2023-02-09/

Thank you for doing the work that those “professionals” abandoned!

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very true!

Thanks, Shahid!

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Seymour Hersh is truly an amazing journalist, and I'm pretty sure he was spot on with his Nord Stream sabotage reporting. When the New York Times tries to debunk you, then that's a sure sign you've got the inside track on the Truth...

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I could not agree more on both fronts! Hersh is something of an international hero, while the NY Times has done everything possible to destroy the credibility of journalism. The Intercept's recent reporting exposed that the Times published a false story about systemized sexual assault during the October 7 attacks, and then pursued an internal witch hunt and public coverup. I've written before about failures at the NYT, which frankly does not deserve its reputation. https://shahidbuttar.substack.com/p/the-new-york-times-shows-upa-decade

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Our "Paper of Record" also was a major player selling the Iraqi WMD lie back in 2002. It's really just an Establishment propaganda organ that also likes to attack Substack because there's no censorship on the platform for a certain class of people who have way too much power in this country. Best of luck if you're running for office again!

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Mar 17Liked by Cindy Sheehan

What know what’s sick? We’re seeing a Mai Lai massacre every day in Palestine. And it’s considered “controversial” and instead of being universally condemned as a human horror.

I remember Mai Lai. It changed our world. But if you try to post any of the famous photographs from it on social media, POOF! Gone! Censored. While we see even greater horrors being committed every day aid for by Americans and we are powerless to stop it.

The world is completely insane.

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100%

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Mar 17Liked by Cindy Sheehan

I notice that Calley speaks about the carnage in the passive voice, just as the media does about Palestine. People "died"; Massacres "happened." They never take accountability for what they do.....

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Mar 18·edited Mar 18

At least today we are blaming Netanyahu and Biden instead of scapegoating individual IDF soldiers... "progress"?

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Did I not say that?

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Idk, I was commenting to Phillip

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Mar 17Liked by Cindy Sheehan

I wanna know what rock all the George W. Dumbass Era Democrat anti-war activists climbed under and died?

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most of them fell in love with him when he spoke out against Trump after Trump trounced Jeb....it's sad. They also love the Cheneys now.

Ugh...

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Mar 17Liked by Cindy Sheehan

Democratic Party = The War Party…

#GenocideJoe

#PalestinianHolocaust

*Dems Love The Military Industrial Complex*

*The CIA Democrats in the 2020 elections*

As we explained in 2018, the extraordinary influx of candidates coming directly from the national-security apparatus into the Democratic Party is a two-sided process:…

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/08/21/ciad-a21.html?fbclid=IwAR3jqXNihs_WkkPpMQ_LRaiaWvRZhIXUag8vWru23MRwI9A8Wf6ubUMyA5I

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this is a valid point, but it's too bad wsws went cuckoo for covid pops

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Mar 17Liked by Cindy Sheehan

I'll never understand how so many "opposition" groups fell for it. They wouldn't allow any alternative information on their website. Were they following orders or just plain oblivious?

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me, either.

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Mar 17Liked by Cindy Sheehan

I Like To Post This On BlueBot & Faux Progressive Social Media Sites & Pages…

*Dem Party = The Military Industrial Complex’s Sock Puppet Party* lol

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Mar 17Liked by Cindy Sheehan

Agree: But like Jimmy Dore (who blocked me for 2 years because I kept telling him Bernie Sanders was a Sellout Coward HillBot) they get a lot right!

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Plus, before he was vax injured, Jimmy also went cuckoo for covid pops

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I wanna know when peace movement became pro-Hamas.

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Mar 16Liked by Cindy Sheehan

Very well and beautifully written, Cindy!

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thanks!

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The pandemic gave me lots of time to read, and Hugh Thompson's book was just one of the vietnam era books I bought and read. Truly a 'hero' if there ever was one.

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"Genocide" is a dirty, unsayable word in Mainstream American discourse because America itself has committed so many of them, of which My Lai was another incarnation . War is really genocide, by definition; it never has to happen. The "Just War" doctrine or theory is total bullshit, as there is only "just war," with no redeeming value whatsoever. It seems that some American folks are getting this information, finally, through what is being perpetrated in Gaza by Israel, which is committing America's latest genocide by proxy. I believe Czar Nicholas the Second sponsored two abolition of War conferences in St Petersburg, one in 1899, the other in 1907; the Europeans responded, a few years later, by launching the First World War, a bloodbath that continues to this day. The West is in free-fall, yet still clinging to War as its parachute. One can reasonably ask: Parachute to What? More mass murder at collective scale? People throw their hands in the air at the latest "mass shooting" while ignoring the larger context of mass killing. The psychopathology of everyday Empire: the Emperor may have no clothes, but he's still armed to the teeth, and massacring away...

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I just finished Norman Solomon's documentary War Made Easy. ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hi1CWb82CpI ) Excellent and clear understanding re collusion between military and press. Solomon's new book War Made Invisible has just come out: https://progressive.org/latest/war-made-invisible-kelly-20230614/

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The issue I have with Norm, is that every four years, he badgers everyone to vote for the Democrap for prez---it doesn't matter which asshole war-monger it is, he becomes, with Gnome Chompski, the head cheerleader for "lesser" evilism. I feel like if you support and urge others to support war criminals, then you really don't have any credibility.

Thanks

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Amen Cindy! One of the reasons I quit following commondreams.org. Norm's a regular feature there. Every four years...BOOM!

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thanks--and he's not even ashamed by it.

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I think he has some credibility with the doc he helped make and probably leans more towards the hope the Dems are less corrupt than the Repugs. I believe the two parties are corrupt in equal quantities with different agendas. I am voting for neither regardless of what or who happens between now and November.

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Mar 18Liked by Cindy Sheehan

Nick Turse's powerful book on Viet Nam - which he completed after going thru the archives for a decade - "Kill Anything that Moves" stated that there was a My Lai almost every day during the war. Thanks for this post. It is important to keep telling the truth about war and the atrocities committed.

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I second a Bravo for Cindy !

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Thanks, CIndy. So many anniversaries or benedictions or lamentations to recognize, Cindy. Amazing how "small" Mail Lai is compared to the continuing criminal enterprises run by the feces brigades of U$A, Klanada, EuroTrashLandia, Un-United Queendom, Irsa-Hell, Five Eyes and the wannabe 14 Eyes all Crossed and Poised to Murder.

Special Olympics, Oregon, today, me, communist radical coash, silver medal my team won. Five on the team after the other two got hurt, against 14 others, and they had 6 coaches, against one mother fucker.

https://paulokirk.substack.com/p/do-you-really-want-to-be-schooled

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Every dirty dog needs a mistress to rub it’s nose in it’s shit.. You are ours.

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I try my best!

Peace

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Have a Peaceful St. Patrick’s Day ☘️

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thanks, you as well!

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Mar 16Liked by Cindy Sheehan

Wow . Truly a hero most people need to remember.

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for sure!

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Mar 20Liked by Cindy Sheehan

I remember....

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Mar 18Liked by Cindy Sheehan

Thank you Cindy for commemorating this tragedy, helping us all to understand its significance!

Reiterating for the sake of newbies and to support this post.

Just say NO to war! Do NOT follow orders!

END ALL WARS NOW! END ALL MILITARY MADNESS NOW BEFORE IT ENDS ALL OF US!

Can't say this often enough! STOP BEING PLAYED - TARGET THE PUPPETMASTERS WHO WANT US AT EACH OTHER'S THROATS - ALL WARS ARE BANKERS WARS AS THEY PROFIT FROM DEATH AND DESTRUCTION!

A vast majority of so-called leaders and Public 'Serpents' around the world have been bribed, blackmailed/coerced into serving the interests of their technocratic New World Ordure parasite masters and not We the People.

GREED is behind every evil assailing us in the world!

We the People must try harder to live by The Golden Rule, doing so would solve most problems!

Everything is much worse and certainly including 'deaths of despair', all by malicious calculated design.

The demonic despots of Davos at it again! They are behind everything bad! At it for decades and cronies like The Rothschilds and the Black Nobility and The Khazarian Mafia have been plotting planetary domination for centuries! ALL BECAUSE OF AVARICE!

Apoplectic livid rage hardly describes the intensity of emotions I have had and am having over what these malignant parasites are perpetrating!

I DO NOT COMPLY! NEVER HAVE, NEVER WILL!

Too many 'sheeple' are brainwashed to blindly obey authority figures on the media or in daily life in corrupt system ruled by control freak psychopaths who use propaganda lies to enslave their subjects and they are dumbed down to be obedient by 'education' institutions. Fortunately I was raised to question everything. This transcends party lines. We need a system that punishes psychopaths and rewards compassion and sharing, we need a system that actually follows The Constitution in reality.

There is no noxious crime that the evildoers desiring to lord it over us won't commit to maintain their stranglehold on power. A groundswell critical mass resistance to their murderous enslavement plans is needed urgently!

We the People are facing HORRIFYING TECHNOCRATIC PSYCHOPATHY TO DESTROY HUMANITY AND ALL NATURAL LIFE!

Kudos to Cindy Sheehan's heroic efforts and success in the struggle. We the People must always be aware of the existential threats lurking behind this fight!

All manner of lies and propaganda spew forth from the upper echelons in governments worldwide who are completely intertwined with the global criminal ruling class that wants to commit the worst atrocities imaginable and suffer no consequences. And their corruption slithers down the chain of command creating petty tyrants everywhere.

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It was NEVER about health! The Powers That Should Not Be were ALWAYS about they want you DEAD or a SLAVE! This is a painful truth to accept but we the people must wake up and fight back!

We must never lose sight of the larger picture of the vile malignance we are fighting against.

CLIMATE CHANGE IS AN EVEN WORSE FRAUD THAN THE PLANSCAMDEMIC! SO-CALLED GREEN TECH IS A GIGANTIC SCAM! MINING AND MANUFACTURING 'GREEN' PRODUCTS NEEDS COAL, GAS AND OIL AND MINING RARE MINERALS IS MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY TOXIC AND DESTRUCTIVE THAN LEGACY PRODUCTS. SCREW YOUR DAMNED AGENDA! climateviewer.com

There is an insidious global ruling class plot to enslave all life on earth behind all the madness and suffering inflicted on We the People.

How to fight back against this TOTAL SLAVERY!

RESIST! DO NOT COMPLY! DITCH THE DAMNED 'SMART' PHONES AND THE DAMNED QR CODES AND GO BACK TO LANDLINES OR FLIP PHONES AND USE CASH AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE! INSIST ON CASH! CBDC IS TOTAL SLAVERY!

Other than getting rid of nuclear weapons which I support 100% the rest of the anti-nuclear peace movement and CLIMATE CRISIS propaganda is parroting UN utter GARBAGE, a complete surrender to the ENSLAVEMENT AGENDA by the diabolical despots of Davos - ruling class criminals who lust for total power and control and all of whom should be tried and jailed for life and their malign organizations dismantled: the UN, the WEF, the IMF, the WHO, the BIS, NATO, Blackrock, Vanguard, The Rockefellers, the Rothschilds, The Bilderbergers, the CFR et al.

There is an evil predator globalist technocratic elite agenda of eugenics/depopulation/genocide using bioweapon poison jabs, war, geoengineering, EMF radiation, starvation and economic collapse - THE GREAT RESET/AGENDA 2030/4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION to get rid of billions of 'useless eaters' and to use nano tech to turn the survivors into ROBOTIZED COMPLIANT SLAVES! WAKE UP AND RESIST! DO NOT COMPLY! These are psychopath megalomaniacs who want to play god by turning all life into digitized metaverse mechanistic synthetic biology to be manipulated by their AI algorithms. A more demonic sickening idea is nearly impossible to imagine!

APPALLED AND HORRIFIED AT INSANE TYRANNICAL PROTOCOLS THAT HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH HEALTH AND EVERYTHING TO DO WITH TOTALITARIAN CONTROL! REVERSE THIS NOW!

MAKE THE WORLD AND AMERICA 2019 (comparatively speaking), AND FREE AGAIN!

NO, I AM NOT AFRAID OF THE MORONIC SCARIANT SHMARIANT MONKEYSHINES! WAKE UP ALREADY!

TOTALLY CONDEMN BIDEN AND ALL OTHER POLS WHO HAVE NO POWER TO LAWLESSLY ACT LIKE AN EMPEROR OR DICTATOR AND DECREE JAB CROW 'SHOW ME YOUR PAPERS' FASCIST SEGREGATION/DISCRIMINATION/APARTHEID VIOLATIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION, THE NUREMBERG CODES AND EVERY CIVIL RIGHT IMAGINABLE.

NO GREEN NEW DEALS OR BUILD BACK BETTER FROM THE CRIMINAL TECHNOCRAT TYRANTS KLAUS SCHWAB AND HIS CRONIES FROM THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM.

STOP THE TERRIBLE TYRANNY OF THE TECHNOCRATS GLOBAL AGENDA OF TOTAL SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL USING THE VIRUS AS EXCUSE AND PROPAGANDA TOOL!

NO MUZZLING STIFLING MASK MANDATES! NO FORCED VACCINES! END TORTUROUS DEVASTATING LOCK DOWNS NOW! I WANT MY LIFE BACK.

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https://wrenchinthegears.com

https://www.stopworldcontrol.com/

https://www.thelastamericanvagabond.com

https://pandemicfacts.info

https://wearehumanwearefree.org/7-days-campaign/

https://sonsoflibertymedia.com/covid-19-roadmap-12-step-plan-to-create-a-totalitarian-new-world-order-were-on-number-8-headed-towards-number-9/

https://questioningcovid.com

https://www.corbettreport.com/interview-1581-james-corbett-breaks-down-the-great-reset/

http://www.stopcp.com/GlobalResetPSYOP/GlobalResetPSYOPMindMap.html

https://everydayconcerned.net/2020/09/04/breaking-major-investigative-report-by-association-of-french-reserve-army-officers-finds-covid-19-pandemic-to-have-a-hidden-agenda-for-global-totalitarianism-nanotech-chipping-of-all-5g-irradia/

Pam Popper: https://makeamericansfreeagain.com

Del Bigtree: https://www.brighteon.com/channels/highwire

https://www.technocracy.news

Naomi Wolf: https://dailyclout.io

www.nojabforme.info

https://www.globalresearch.ca/we-must-awaken-from-corona-coma-reject-great-reset-robotic-technocracy-assert-common-humanity/5745213

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Lt. Calley was from my hometown and he was the sacrificial scapegoat. I'm not sure what we expect of 24yo young people when they are ordered to do something or face dire consequences including death. I was not his judge back then when I was 10yo and still not now. Of course, I was influenced by my parents who could see that he was being abused by the system.

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At the risk of being flamed, isn't the current peace movement "ok" with terrorism against women, children and infants as long as the oppressed represented by the "good guys" (Hamas) does it?

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