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  • Greta interviews Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee at WWII Memorial…

    10/14/2013 5:00:57 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 26 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 10-13-2013 | Fox News
    Greta interviewed Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee yesterday at the WWII Memorial:
  • Save your Confederate money, boys, the South gon’ rise again (Only a day and here's the race card)

    10/14/2013 10:04:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Orlando Weekly ^ | October 14, 2013 | Jeffrey Billman
    Nothing says “patriot” like waving around the Battle Flag of the Confederacy in front of the White House.I’m still trying to wrap my head around this scene: Yesterday, in Washington, a group of angry white people—it was billed as the “Million Vet March” but numbered in the hundreds, maybe the thousands, and who knows how many were actual veterans—led by Tea Party-aligned Texas senator Ted Cruz and former half-term Alaska governor Sarah Palin, marched on the Lincoln and World War II memorials, tearing down the barricades and demanding that President Obama reopen these sites, which, of course, are closed because...
  • Million Vet March Organizers: We Were ‘Hijacked for Political Gain’

    10/14/2013 9:48:24 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 29 replies
    mediaite ^ | October 14th, 2013 | by Evan McMurry
    Now the organizers of the march are decrying the usurpation what was supposed to be a “peaceful and apolitical” demonstration for political gain. The group posted the following note on their official Facebook page and website: Supporters, as we have said all along. We are not affiliated with any political party nor did we accept any donations. Which we could have used, but we didn't like what we saw that was coming out of Washington; even being courted to become a political action committee which we turned down. Like we said we believe in transparency. Check out this behind-the-scenes "fiscal...
  • Where Are the Arrests Over the World War II Memorial Protest?

    10/14/2013 5:09:44 PM PDT · by kristinn · 99 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Monday, October 14, 2013 | Colbert I. King
    A crowd of demonstrators converge upon U.S. government property closed to the public. The demonstrators know that they are prohibited from entering the property. Nonetheless, they push through the metal barricades, chanting, “Tear down these walls.” That incident occurred yesterday at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall. Not confining their protest to the World War II Memorial, some of the protesters then picked up the government’s metal barricades and carried them blocks away to the White House, where the barricades were deposited outside the gates. Television recorded police struggling to keep the protesters away from the White...
  • ‘Protester’ Shows Up at Vet Rally With Confederate Flag, Democrat Fundraisers Spring Into Action

    10/14/2013 6:34:58 AM PDT · by Qbert · 32 replies
    JWF ^ | Oct 14, 2013 | Jammie
    Nobody expects fair coverage from the media when it comes to peaceful protests against Obama. But this just seems a bit coordinated. About 200 people, counting among their ranks Republican Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz and former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin, converged on D.C.’s World War II memorial Sunday morning. Slightly overselling themselves as the ”Million Vet March on the Memorials,” they cut through barriers to protest the site’s closing during the shutdown. “This is the people’s memorial,” Cruz said in a speech. “Let me ask a simple question. Why is the federal government spending money to erect...
  • CNN Mocks Million Vet March as Tea Party Crazies

    10/13/2013 2:23:55 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/13/2013 | Ben Shapiro covered Sunday’s “Million Vet March” in Washington D.C. against the Obama administration’s closure of military memorials by castigating the marchers as Tea Party kooks and fringe crazies. “At tea party-like rally, Obama told to ‘put the Quran down,’” the headline read. CNN derided the size of the crowd: --snip-- CNN focused on one speaker, Larry Klayman, whom it quoted as stating, “I call upon all of you to wage a second American nonviolent revolution, to use civil disobedience, and to demand that this president leave town, to get up, to put the Quran down, to get up off his...
  • Sarah Palin Storms DC, Riot Police Show Up

    10/13/2013 9:45:42 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 184 replies
    The Shark Tank ^ | 10-13-2013 | JAVIER MANJARRES
    Sunday’s rally at the WWII memorial in Washington, D.C., which was headlined by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, has broken out in utter chaos, as both D.C. Metro and Park police attempted to shut down the event. According to one of the Shark Tank’s correspondent on the ground, ‘Special K,’ two police cruiser blocked entrance into WWII memorial, in an effort to stop truckers from arriving from the highway. Four marked Secret Service vehicles had arrived on the scene, joining dozens of law enforcement assets, who had already arrived, including a SWAT team dressing in full riot gear. Prior to...
  • Protesters Who Moved Lincoln Memorial 'Barrycades' Removed by Park Police

    10/13/2013 9:49:47 AM PDT · by Nachum · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/13/13 | William Bigelow
    On Saturday, at a little before 9:30 a.m., citizens determined to break through the “barrycades” around the Lincoln Memorial moved the government barricades aside and proceeded to enter the Memorial. According to Taylor Hemness from KLTV 7: [The protesters] went completely up those steps, past the National Parks Service members who didn’t do anything to stop them as they made their way up to the Lincoln monument asking people to come with them, begging them to make people in DC listen to what they were doing.
  • From TheDC Photodesk: Vets storm WWII memorial, march on White House (Many Many Pictures)

    10/13/2013 10:06:04 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 55 replies
    Daily Caller - Photo Desk ^ | 10-12-2013 | Grae Stafford
    From TheDC Photodesk: Vets storm WWII memorial, march on White House By Grae Stafford 12:38 PM 10/13/2013 Hundreds of veterans descended on Washington, D.C. on Sunday under overcast skies and light rain to protest the closure of the war memorials during the government shutdown — and tore down the barricades surrounding the memorials to sounds of horns from truckers and cars and the roar of motorcycle engines. They were joined by Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who urged the Democratically-controlled Senate and President Barack Obama to remove the barricades...
  • Video: Vets Carry Barricades from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House

    10/13/2013 10:42:28 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 18 replies ^ | 10/13/2013 | YouTube
    â–¶ Vets Carry Barricades from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House - YouTube
  • {Live Thread} Million Vet March on the Memorials taking place across the nation

    10/13/2013 7:12:41 AM PDT · by KC_Lion · 668 replies ^ | Oct 13, 2013 | Million Vet March on the Memorials taking place across the nation (Video)
    Veterans from every branch of the military have a message for our government. The message will be delivered in person at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, in Washington, D.C. and at war memorials all across the nation. The Million Vet March on the Memorials is a grassroots movement started by five military brats, a term used to describe children of military members, to honor the nation's veterans.
  • Barricading the White House "A present from your Vets"

    10/13/2013 9:31:15 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 41 replies
    Twitter photo ^ | 10-13-2012 | Jake Harris
    "When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. Thomas Jefferson.
  • #1MVetMarch: Barrycades down! Spite House barricades no match for Million Vets March [photos]

    10/13/2013 9:23:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 58 replies
    twitchy ^ | 10/13/13 | staff
    ibreakthings (D) @Kudzu81 @michellemalkin @TwitchyTeam I'm at #vetmarch for million vet march in DC at WWII Memorial 5:06 AM - 13 Oct 2013 Citizens are taking to Washington, D.C., Sunday morning to protest the Spite House’s closing of the nation’s memorials. Twitter users are using #VetMarch and #1MVetMarch to spread the word and to provide on-the-scene reports from the Million Vet March. As Twitchy reported, Sarah Palin is attending the march as well.
  • WTOP -- Crowd Storms WWII Memorial

    10/13/2013 7:57:36 AM PDT · by Bulwinkle · 59 replies
    Wtop ^ | 10/13/13
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  • 'Million Vet March' to support 'neglected' veterans

    10/11/2013 8:12:56 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10-11-2013 | Megyn Kelly
    Capt. Larry Bailey will rally against memorial closings
  • DC Chapter to be at Million Vet March, Sunday, Oct. 13,2013

    10/11/2013 5:17:43 PM PDT · by trooprally · 85 replies
    To all FReepers far and wide I have been hearing here and there about DC Chapter members who will be in DC this Sunday for the Million Vets March. Lets gather under my tall U.S.-Gadston flag. I am hoping to get there around 8AM I will be making some signs. If anyone has a sign idea just let me know. If you want a specific saying for yourself, let me know so I can save it for you. Most public bathrooms are closed due to the shut down. Hopefully the backers of the Million Vet March have order a couple...
  • Support the Vets March on Washington

    10/10/2013 10:37:15 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 10, 2013 | Russ Vaughn
    Nothing seems to have angered the public quite so much as the Obama administration's needless closure of our national war monuments and the forcible denial of access to those sites to the warriors whom they were erected to honor. In an absolutely shameful move, the administration has selected for particular abuse those who have given the most to preserve the democratic survival of this nation. The outrage this churlishness has provoked is so widespread and deep that even Democrats should realize it as petty spitefulness coming from a petulant president and counterproductive to their cause. Sadly, none has thus far...