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Closure of War Memorials Continues to Cause Conflict (Vietnam Vets Kicked Out of Wall)
WRC-TV ^ | Friday, October 4, 2013

Posted on 10/04/2013 10:45:02 AM PDT by kristinn

SNIP

Like the hundreds of World War II veterans who came to National Mall to pay their respects this week, a group of Vietnam veterans found a barricade blocking the way to their memorial Friday. News4's Mark Segraves said two U.S. Park Service Rangers manning the gate asked that the group respect the government's shutdown but moved aside.

Segraves described the exchange as pleasant and respectful.

The veterans then moved the barricade and walked down to the wall to pay their respects. But a flood of tourists followed even though the memorial is closed to the general public.

U.S. Park Police arrive to the scene, asked everyone to leave and put the barricade back into place.

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KEYWORDS: abortion; barrycades; deathpanels; govtshutdown; kenyanbornmuzzie; obama; obamacare; obamasfault; shutdown; tyranny; vietnam; vietnammemorial; vietnamwall; ww2memorial; wwiimemorial; zerocare
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It's time for patriotic Americans to "Occupy" the war memorials 24/7 until this government abuse is stopped.
1 posted on 10/04/2013 10:45:02 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Is the Martin Luther King monument/statue similarly closed off?


2 posted on 10/04/2013 10:46:29 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: kristinn

They are really poking the wrong bear on this one.


3 posted on 10/04/2013 10:46:37 AM PDT by cincinnati65
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To: kristinn

This is so asinine and beyond stupidity. It shows just how petty and childish the obamanites are...............


4 posted on 10/04/2013 10:47:01 AM PDT by Red Badger (It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. .....Voltaire)
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To: kristinn

UN-FRE$%&*$#KING-BELIEVABLE!

Methinks they want war.


5 posted on 10/04/2013 10:49:23 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: kristinn

Ring the White Hut too.


6 posted on 10/04/2013 10:50:54 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: kristinn

The Vietnam Wall? Are they series??? You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, you don’t spit into the wind, and you never, EVER mess with the Vietnam Vets.


7 posted on 10/04/2013 10:52:40 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Occupy the DC Mall - take back the monuments)
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To: kristinn
That is an excellent idea right there. And the occupiers need to explicitly call it "Occupy" something, and let the media untangle that one.
8 posted on 10/04/2013 10:53:00 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Sir Napsalot

These degenerate commies in the Clown Prince nobama administration have no shame and no limit. At the same time they are harrassing veterans through these obscene closures, the Clown Car administration distributed $455,000,000 to PBS. Disgusting. I realize now why we build so many prisons. This Clown Car administration of the Clown Prince nobama should be arrested and imprisoned.


10 posted on 10/04/2013 10:53:17 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: kristinn
Peaceful non-compliance. Ignore the goons.

/johnny

11 posted on 10/04/2013 10:53:45 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: cincinnati65

>>> They are really poking the wrong bear on this one. <<<

Indeed. Given all the crap the liberals (who now occupy government) gave them when they returned from service; keep’n them away from honoring and remembering their fallen brothers could be the last straw.


12 posted on 10/04/2013 10:54:20 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Blueflag

Yes. But King’s supporters are by-and-large Obama supporters so they’ll take the abuse by their new king and won’t complain.


13 posted on 10/04/2013 10:54:39 AM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn
U.S. Park Police arrive to the scene, asked everyone to leave and put the barricade back into place.

British regulars under command of Lt. Col. Francis Smith asked the Massachusetts militia to abandon their position on the North Bridge and allow the British troops to proceed on towards Concord.

14 posted on 10/04/2013 10:55:19 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: kristinn

While O may have overplayed his hand on the WW2 memorial, he also knows these were votes he would never get anyway. The gamble is that it won’t inflame the public at large... a risky one IMHO.


15 posted on 10/04/2013 10:55:25 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: kristinn

“two U.S. Park Service Rangers manning the gate”

Uh, why do you need two people to keep them out? How many people did it take to “man” a fixed wall usually?


16 posted on 10/04/2013 10:55:52 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: kristinn
Thee's gotta' be someone in the (Leftist) media that will ask the petulant adminstration why they are"closing" open memorials. Is the Lincoln Memorial closed, too? Can you still sit on the steps, or are people being shooed away from even that?

Some protests should be mounted with lots of people just milling about the "closed" memorials. Notify some sympathetic "news" person so it can hopefully be covered by the media in at least some small part.

17 posted on 10/04/2013 10:56:10 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: kristinn

If the govt is shut down; then why are US Park Rangers on the scene? How are they getting paid?

And are they there on site directing people when the govt is not shut down?


18 posted on 10/04/2013 10:57:07 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Sign at WWII Memorial: “NORMANDY WAS CLOSED WHEN WE GOT THERE, TOO.”)
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To: jeffc; All
Barrycades

20 posted on 10/04/2013 10:59:10 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: kristinn

Meanwhile PBS/NPR got their half-billion dollar kickback.

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/after-shutdown-administration-gives-445000000-corporation-public


21 posted on 10/04/2013 10:59:36 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: hal ogen

Who need prisons when you’ve got so many lamp posts?


22 posted on 10/04/2013 10:59:42 AM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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To: Red Badger

True enough, and hopefully the remaining thinking Americans can see this for what it really is. The Usurper in Chief, PINO, Soetoro, despises all us Peasants.


23 posted on 10/04/2013 10:59:47 AM PDT by Sioux-san
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The guy with the gun makes the law.


24 posted on 10/04/2013 10:59:57 AM PDT by DManA (.)
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Wow - a memorial depicting MLK frozen in carbonite.


25 posted on 10/04/2013 11:00:32 AM PDT by Spirochete (Does the FedGov have the attributes of a legitimate government?)
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To: NonValueAdded

RATs are counting on the WWII vets to be in wheelchairs and fragile. Nam vets haven’t reached that stage yet.


26 posted on 10/04/2013 11:01:31 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Pearls Before Swine
While O may have overplayed his hand on the WW2 memorial, he also knows these were votes he would never get anyway. The gamble is that it won’t inflame the public at large... a risky one IMHO.

Too Late. Even though the LameStream Prestitutes aren't reporting it, it is everywhere on the net. Don't think they stepped it on this? Check out most Any High Profile Demonrat Congresscritter's facebook. They are getting hammered. I can only imagine what the older generation is doing on their phone lines.

27 posted on 10/04/2013 11:01:31 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: a fool in paradise

Obumbler giving the vets the Big Bird again.


28 posted on 10/04/2013 11:01:35 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: kristinn

We have to remember that this is the Democrats war on Veterans.

It has nothing to do with the shut down.

It costs more to bring in the barry-cades and police than to just stand aside.

Please—Please remember this come election time and vote for patriots instead of the garbage we have sitting in Congress now.


29 posted on 10/04/2013 11:01:44 AM PDT by Venturer (Obamacare is a criminal act.)
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To: Blueflag

Yes, but I don’t know if they wired them together.


30 posted on 10/04/2013 11:03:36 AM PDT by airedale
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To: kristinn

We are being tested and we are failing.


31 posted on 10/04/2013 11:04:06 AM PDT by Toespi
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32 posted on 10/04/2013 11:04:07 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: kristinn

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3074874/posts


33 posted on 10/04/2013 11:04:35 AM PDT by RummyChick
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Interesting....muzzies destroy temples and places that are historic and not sharia lovin’ in countries they take over. Obama shuts down memorials and historic sites in this country.


34 posted on 10/04/2013 11:04:51 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: kristinn; All

Any chance this has been sent to Rush, Drudge, Beck, Hannity, Twitter & Facebook???


35 posted on 10/04/2013 11:05:59 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: kristinn

-— It’s time for patriotic Americans to “Occupy” the war memorials 24/7 until this government abuse is stopped. -—

Obviously the Communist-in-Chief is looking for a confrontation. It must be a winning strategy in Alinskyland.

Out here in reality land, it’s an invitation for an ass-kicking. So be it.


36 posted on 10/04/2013 11:06:05 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Hoodat
British regulars under command of Lt. Col. Francis Smith asked the Massachusetts militia to abandon their position on the North Bridge and allow the British troops to proceed on towards Concord.


37 posted on 10/04/2013 11:06:15 AM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: kristinn

The drums of war are getting louder and louder.....


38 posted on 10/04/2013 11:09:24 AM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: LibLieSlayer

I’ll bring the beer.


39 posted on 10/04/2013 11:10:44 AM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: kristinn

No, let’s just make this thorough. Any federal property is closed... all of it. Roads, interstate and defense highway system, bridges, dams, navigation systems, rivers, harbors, sea shore.... all of it. All of it including the white hut, libraries, congress, supreme corpse... all of it.


40 posted on 10/04/2013 11:12:40 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: kristinn
"The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars."
41 posted on 10/04/2013 11:13:26 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: kristinn
"It's time for patriotic Americans to "Occupy" the war memorials 24/7 until this government abuse is stopped."

That is a great idea and there should be cameras at the ready should any attempt be made to remove the patriots who are safeguarding the memorials from the Obama regime.

42 posted on 10/04/2013 11:13:52 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: kristinn

day by day its getting closer!


43 posted on 10/04/2013 11:15:48 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: mrsmel

They can call it, “Occupy Wall.”


44 posted on 10/04/2013 11:17:21 AM PDT by unseelie
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To: eartick

awh ,
now ,
can We talk ???


45 posted on 10/04/2013 11:17:52 AM PDT by Big Red Badger ("don't hurt me , G 'man!")
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To: kristinn

Agreed! Storm the Barrycades and take back our Memorial!


46 posted on 10/04/2013 11:18:01 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: kristinn

Apparently the message the ‘Bikers’ sent couple of weeks ago didn’t register.

While realizing no where near 2 million bikes/bikers showed up, another siege on DC may be in order?

Don’t really just need them, ANY dissidents will do but they get ‘attention’ whenever they travel in groups...


47 posted on 10/04/2013 11:19:01 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Egoist:A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. (Ambrose Bierce))
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To: hal ogen

Tell your congressman. You never what they might be able to use, that slips past them because they’re busy or more focussed on higher things, so to speak.


48 posted on 10/04/2013 11:20:03 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: kristinn

THIS is the issue every single republican should be highlighting in every speech or public appearance. Show them how petty Obama and the dems are being on this. It’s an wasy win.


49 posted on 10/04/2013 11:20:17 AM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: JRandomFreeper
Ignore the goons...

I would be afraid to do that after what happened to an unarmed mother driving her car.

There were other options to stopping her.

50 posted on 10/04/2013 11:23:04 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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