Skip to comments.US shutdown closes Cambridgeshire (UK) cemetery
Posted on 10/03/2013 8:20:22 AM PDT by tellw
An iconic Cambridgeshire cemetery has been closed to members of the public as a result of the US government's shutdown.
Around 3,800 US military personnel are buried at the American Cemetery at Madingley, and the site attracts thousands of visitors every year.
However, tourists are now being turned away after funding was cut amid the on-going dispute between President Obama and the Republicans in Washington.
The cemetery has subsequently been closed until further notice.
Give them enough time and they will sink even lower.
I cry for them
Obama: You didn’t build that
HTH is obama closing places in foreign countries? We are sovereign over this ground? I thought all we “owned” was our embassies
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There is also at least one allied cemetery in Libya, which Obama’s friends desecrated last year.
I rather think it was desecrated by the little islamist himself.
“conventionally” sounds like a courtesy, not ceded legal ownership
how can they keep the Brits from visiting British graves?
Do the Brits know obama can close part of their country?
God forbid word gets out that people are capable of walking around cemetaries, parks and monuments, etc. ALL BY THEMSELVES, without government employees.
Is Arlington open?
...because the United States of America owns the property.
I don’t understand how they can do this when Arlington remains open.
No I mean literally, Muslims toppled over stones of British war dead.
Which begs the question why are we wasting these tax dollars? Fine, pay to have it mown and the restrooms cleaned. I'm sure the janitor can keep the bulletin board up to date and the brochure box filled. But that's all that's needed. Same with the Grand Canyon. It's not like it was boxed up and stored away until the government opens back up. Just like NASA didn't turn back Voyager or shut it down. This shut might just wake up some people with just a tiny crack into government waste.
When do the barricades get there? Are we sending some foreign aid to Britain so they can set up barricades. Just remember folks, its all fun and games until the barricades arrive.
And you think hussein didn’t thank allah then and there? Any death or desecration of, or destruction to Americans is exactly what he wants more than anything he can imagine.
Therein lurks the international prime murderer.