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USB drive won't format, cannot partition - Read Only filesystem. HELP?

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http://askubuntu.com – Whenever I try formatting my Sandisk Cruzer Glide 16GB, I get this error message on Gparted. GParted 0.11.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid Libparted 2.3 Create Primary Partition #1 (ntfs, 14.42 GiB) on /dev/sdc 00:00:00 ( ERROR ) create empty partition 00:00:00 ( ERROR ) libparted messages ( INFO ) Unable to open /dev/sdc read-write (Read-only file system). /dev/sdc has been opened read-only. Unable to open /dev/sdc read-write (Read-only file system). /dev/sdc has been opened read-only. Unable to open /dev/sdc read-write (Read-only file system). /dev/sdc has been opened read-only. (HowTos)