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Vandals desecrate 9/11 memorial near New York City
disrn.com ^ | Jul 10th, 2020 8:35 am 22 | by Peter Heck

Posted on 07/10/2020 10:30:36 AM PDT by Red Badger

Last Updated Jul 10th, 2020 at 12:46 pm

A memorial just north of New York City honoring five firefighters who died during the September 11 terrorist attacks was defaced by vandals, who knocked the flag pole to the ground.

City police are investigating the vandalism that occurred sometime Tuesday night in Washingtonville. Vandals successfully severed the monument's flag pole about five feet from the base. An undisclosed message was left written across the base of the granite memorial erected to honor firefighters Mark Whitford, Bobby Hamilton, Gerry Nevins, Dennis Devlin, and Glenn Perry.

Washingtonville Mayor Joseph Bucco said the flagpole will be replaced, and is offering a $3,000 reward for information about the criminals who perpetrated the act.


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We knew this would happen sooner or later...................
1 posted on 07/10/2020 10:30:36 AM PDT by Red Badger
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Surprised the US flag wasn’t set on fire or at least ripped to the ground.


2 posted on 07/10/2020 10:31:43 AM PDT by CatOwner
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Yes.....clearly these vandals have some breeding and standards. /sarc


3 posted on 07/10/2020 10:33:22 AM PDT by xp38
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“...City police are investigating the vandalism...”

Maybe in another year or two the police will read a paper or catch a newscast about the monument destruction going on. Whether they would take any proactive measures to protect them is doubtful.


4 posted on 07/10/2020 10:35:50 AM PDT by Bonemaker (invictus maneo)
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Or maybe they know that a desecrated US flag would be the final straw for patriots. Oh, who the hell am I kidding?! The vandals could have pissed on the flag, and people would just shrug and submit a sternly written letter or post here.


5 posted on 07/10/2020 10:35:53 AM PDT by CatOwner
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De Nauseo doesn’t care. It was probably his mulatto spawn.


6 posted on 07/10/2020 10:36:13 AM PDT by Ancient Man
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I’m just happy they didn’t spray paint it! Flagpoles can be fixed.

Still, NO EXCUSE! Hang the perps FROM the flagpole and let the crows do the rest. Grrrrr!


7 posted on 07/10/2020 10:39:17 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'hobbies.' I'm developing a robust post-Apocalyptic skill set.)
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An undisclosed message was left written across the base of the granite memorial ...

It doesn't say how it was written or what it said.................

8 posted on 07/10/2020 10:42:59 AM PDT by Red Badger (To a liberal, 9-11 was 'illegal fireworks activity'..........................)
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It's just a flag...

Hope I don't need to add the sarcasm tag.

9 posted on 07/10/2020 10:43:27 AM PDT by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwell)
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Aw, cr@p! :(


10 posted on 07/10/2020 10:44:35 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'hobbies.' I'm developing a robust post-Apocalyptic skill set.)
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The vandals need to be SHOT, publicly. They have demonstrated that they are (1) totally ignorant about even recent U.S. history, (2) utterly insensitive to the horrific loss of nearly 3,000 innocent people whose crime was going to work that day, (3) dangerously stupid to adopt the ideals of BLM, Antifa, and the commie. Yes, shoot them in the face or the gut to die slowly and painfully, your choice.


11 posted on 07/10/2020 10:47:05 AM PDT by EinNYC
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That flagpole must have had some pro-Confederate writing on it. [/sarc]


12 posted on 07/10/2020 10:50:40 AM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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Probably said Kill whitey.


13 posted on 07/10/2020 11:03:48 AM PDT by funfan
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To: EinNYC

They are anti-work.


14 posted on 07/10/2020 11:07:53 AM PDT by Morpheus2009 (If you want me to be afraid, then be consistent in your logic, standards, and your lies!)
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New York City is a sewer crawling with criminals and lead by an enemy that hates America and is supported by a likewise anti-American governor.


15 posted on 07/10/2020 11:36:06 AM PDT by DOC44
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Nancy Pelosi: These things happen!


16 posted on 07/10/2020 11:53:00 AM PDT by Midwesterner53
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TRUMP should beat LIBERALS over the head with this.

He should demand Liberals and Democrats CONDEMN this desecration of the 9/11 monument and APOLOGIZE to the families of survivors.

POLITICAL HOMERUN.


17 posted on 07/10/2020 12:18:35 PM PDT by LeonardFMason (Lou Dobbs)
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The vandals need to be SHOT, publicly

Too quick and too easy.

Eighteenth century sentence for Treason is more fitting:

"You are to be hanged by the neck until not quite dead.
Then your bowels shall be removed from you before you are beheaded.
Then the Sheriff will quarter you and distribute the pieces as he sees fit."

18 posted on 07/10/2020 12:35:14 PM PDT by lightman (I am a binary Trinitarian. Deal with it!)
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Frankly, I am for bringing back the public stocks for crimes like this. These vandals think this is a victimless crime and minimal punishment. It isn’t and I think days in the stocks is minimal.


19 posted on 07/10/2020 12:54:35 PM PDT by SES1066 (Happiness is a depressed Washington, DC housing market!)
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Make the next pole from a material that is extremely difficult to cut and when one of the rabble says, “All this for a damn flag?!” we’ll know who to arrest.


20 posted on 07/10/2020 12:56:31 PM PDT by Rastus
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