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The Dixie Chicks Were Right by Amy Branham  Last night, septra ds while surfing for something to watch on the television, septra ds my husband ran across the show “Austin City Limits”. Septra ds The Dixie Chicks were playing, septra ds so he stopped his surfing and we watched them perform. It was good to see them up on stage performing again, septra ds especially in a Texas venue, septra ds though I do believe the show was a rerun from about a year ago. As I listened to the songs they performed, septra ds I thought of what the Dixie Chicks had been through because they dared to voice an opinion contrary to that George Bush and the war in Iraq. They have had death threats, septra ds nearly lost their careers, septra ds and have virtually been blacklisted in country music. Their patriotism and right to life have been called into question time and time again, septra ds their CD’s burned. Yet they came back, septra ds full of defiance, septra ds to sing and perform for us again, septra ds to a new crowd and fans that were happy to see them back. I couldn’t help but think, septra ds as I sat there listening to them, septra ds that the Dixie Chicks were right… They dared to speak the truth. When Natalie and crew spoke out, septra ds when so many others spoke out again the war in Iraq during the lead up, septra ds we should have listened to them. They had more sense than so much of the rest of our country. We were caught in fear, septra ds and that fear was used to fan the flames of war. When the Dixie Chicks spoke out, septra ds my son and the sons of my friends were still alive. They had just released a CD that had a song called ‘Traveling Soldier’ that tore me up every time I heard it. Septra ds I could imagine that traveling soldier being my son, septra ds going so far away from home, septra ds writing letters to some girl back home.  I could imagine my son coming home in a box and his name read in a memorial to the war dead. I could imagine…  More at:  http://www.teambio.org/2007/05/the-dixie-chicks-were-right/