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National Guard out Victoria's Secret in?
NY Port ^ | 2:06 AM, November 5, 2012 | TARA PALMERI and DAVID K. LI

Posted on 11/05/2012 1:46:28 PM PST by Macoozie

Dozens of National Guardsmen, and Army and Air Force personnel who have been sleeping at Manhattan’s Lexington Armory in between hurricane-relief shifts are being booted — to make room for Victoria’s Secret models in anticipation of Wednesday’s runway show.

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National Guard on disaster relief booted from their own HQ?

Only in Amerika!

1 posted on 11/05/2012 1:46:30 PM PST by Macoozie
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To: Macoozie

“National Guard on disaster relief booted from their own HQ?”

I’ll bet that Victoria’s Secret is a paying customer. That’s the main reason Bloomers did not want to cancel the NYC Marathon. The city lost the $340 million the marathon committee was paying. Similarly, I’d bet Bloomers does not want to lose whatever rent the runway show is paying, even if that means relief crews (for whom the armory was built) get booted and NYC citizens end up suffering as a result.


2 posted on 11/05/2012 1:50:37 PM PST by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: Macoozie

They should all claim that their sexual identity is female, thereby making it possible for the 2 groups to “share” the barracks in Obama’s new army.

Every cloud has a silver lining. HE HE


3 posted on 11/05/2012 1:52:20 PM PST by ping jockey (Maybe we aren't going down the crapper after all.)
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To: Macoozie

Liberal “values.” Let’s go sluts! National Guard and flooded, not so beautiful people? Git outta here!


4 posted on 11/05/2012 1:56:54 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Macoozie

I’m sure the Guard would agree to share bunks...


5 posted on 11/05/2012 1:59:10 PM PST by TigerClaws
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To: Macoozie

Does the picture rule apply to this thread? And no, not pictures of Guardsmen.


6 posted on 11/05/2012 1:59:14 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: ping jockey

Was just about to suggest they share the rooms... nothing like hot-racking with a Victoria’s Secret model...


7 posted on 11/05/2012 1:59:48 PM PST by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: ro_dreaming

lends an all new meaning to the term “hot racking”.


8 posted on 11/05/2012 2:03:55 PM PST by ping jockey (Maybe we aren't going down the crapper after all.)
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To: TigerClaws

One way or another, this would have a detrimental effect on the models’ “beauty sleep”.


9 posted on 11/05/2012 2:08:39 PM PST by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: Macoozie

The “other side” of this story is that apparently it was the show producers who got the power going in the armory, because they were already there doing show prep:
http://shine.yahoo.com/work-money/victorias-secret-rescue-lingerie-giant-helped-superstorm-sandy-190500953.html

So maybe they earned bumping the guys for a bit.


10 posted on 11/05/2012 2:08:39 PM PST by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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To: Macoozie
National Guard on disaster relief booted from their own HQ?

Only in Amerika!

Cuomo is another worthless Leader.

He is the CIC for the National Guard in New York.

We as Americans need to boot out all Socialist/Democrats.


11 posted on 11/05/2012 2:32:26 PM PST by Uriel-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: Macoozie

I get it, it’s all about PRIORITIES!


12 posted on 11/05/2012 2:46:03 PM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: discostu

No. they did NOT earn the right to bump them.

Half naked women, while nice to look at are NOT a need.

Housing for those affected by the storm and the people working to help those people come first.

Naked women can wait.

sesssh


13 posted on 11/05/2012 2:47:16 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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So the fact that if it wasn’t for this show the guardsmen would not have electricity mean nothing? They get bumped for one day and in exchange they get electricity for the duration of the relief effort. Really it’s a pretty good trade.


14 posted on 11/05/2012 2:51:44 PM PST by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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To: Macoozie

(Sorry fellas) Geeeez can this town *get* anymore vapid & shallow?


15 posted on 11/05/2012 2:54:17 PM PST by KGeorge
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To: Macoozie

Admittedly, the entire world laughs at us (for this fiasco “federal response” to the big storm, and for a dozen more things nowadays). But, hey, if you succeed in getting the National Guard back into their building, send the Victoria”s Secret models to me!

There now, all problems are solved.
See how easy that was?
(Time for a new federal government! Vote vote vote!)


16 posted on 11/05/2012 3:44:06 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Macoozie

I left the New York City area in 1988 due to the area’s messed up values (MONEY! POWER! IMAGE!....wood, hay, stubble). The Guardsmen and the rest of New York are not important because they are not the “beautiful people”. The place continues to be dominated by vapid shallow phony limousine liberals. Good riddance! Go to Hell, Bloomingidiot, for I have gone to TEXAS!


17 posted on 11/05/2012 3:45:16 PM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: discostu

No it does not mean nothing. However, it should not be “we’ll give you light, Just go away for a day or two” It should be “your doing such a great job, we got the lights turned on for you”.

Plus, I’d be the guard has generators.

Who got pushed off so that this show could get their lights turned on?


18 posted on 11/05/2012 4:21:29 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: cableguymn
Naked women can wait.

Yeah!.. Wait, what... :)

19 posted on 11/05/2012 4:35:52 PM PST by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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They could always put on a show for the Guard..


20 posted on 11/05/2012 4:41:24 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: cableguymn

Those young ladies could show our boys somethin about those other kinds of runways, struts and shifts.. Plus, they could show the fellas about a different kind of GI Party if they really wanted to show their patriotism .. Hoo Haa


21 posted on 11/05/2012 5:13:22 PM PST by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: cableguymn

I doubt it was that abrupt. For one thing they’ve been in there getting setup for the show with the guards around all week. Apparently the guards DIDN’T have generators. Nobody got pushed off so that this show could get their lights turned on, they brought their own generators (probably with the original intent of running the production van, and probably even the TV lights and cameras, ancient buildings like this tend not to be able to take the electric load a TV production needs), and when the situation went down they hooked their generators into the buildings mains and powered the building.


22 posted on 11/06/2012 7:27:33 AM PST by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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