Skip to comments.UPDATE/STATUS/PLANS - WTC Flag Raising Petition - 127,500+ Signatures
Posted on 01/31/2002 6:50:30 AM PST by Jeff Head
This is an update report to those who have signed, or who are contemplating signing, the:
"Depict the Flag Raising at Ground Zero of the WTC Attack as it actually Occurred!" Petition
It is also to those who have otherwise supported that effort in any way. The purpose is to give a status and let you know plans for the petition.
First, let me thank those who have signed or supported this effort to insure that an accurate memorial is erected to the victims and heroes of 9-11, instead of anything based on a political agenda. The activism of thousands i showing just what people can accomplish if they take a mind to.
There are now over 127,500 signatures in sixteen days!
This issue has struck a nerve in tens of thousands of people all across this nation. That number is growing to hundreds of thoiusands, and I am sure if people were aware of it, it would grow to millions. Revisionism and political correctness are not going to be tolerated with respect to 9-11. They should never be tolerated and perhaps this issue and this effort will start the ball rolling that way.
Specifically, the effort is paying off and together with the firefighters themselves and the many thousands of others who have protested, it has resulted in New York City scrapping plans for an altered flag raising statue. Ultimate plans have not yet been announced, and so there is still a chance that they will propose some other politically driven memorial which alters the history of what happened that day. Therefore according to the 2nd point in the petition, which indicates that only a historically accurate memorial should be erected, the petition is continuing. It will do so until final plans are announced for a historically accurate memorial not based on any political agenda.
In that regard, I am also writing to let you know the current plans for the petition and its signatures.
It is my intent intent to have the first 100,000 signatures delivered directly to the City of New York and the New York City Fire Department as soon as possible. I intend to give two copies of professionally bound signatures (which will amount to ten volumes of five hundred pages of signatures each) to firefighters there in New York City who can in turn present them to the Fire Department and to the Mayor and/or his representatives. I would hope to attract media attention to that event, but intend to do it with or without the media. I would then repeat this process at the 250,000, the 500,000 and the one million signature marks if the petition goes that far, which I hope it does.
I believe that stacks of bound signatures from all over the country piled on politicians' and planners' desks will help insure that we hold those same politicians' and planners' feet to the fire. It will help insure than no more political nonsense and revisionism is applied to any ememorial dedicated to any event of that tragic day, 9-11. Tragedy that turned to heroism that generated patriotism and unity across this entire nation.
The effort required to make this happen will not be incosequential. Electronically extracting the 100,000 names, formatting them, professionally printing them, copying them, professionally binding them and then delivering them to New York City will take considerable effort and expense. Anyone who is interested in the details of that effort and who agrees with the importance of it, and would like to help, please contact me at the following email address and I will send you the details regarding how you can help.
Any excess funds that result from this effort will be donated proportionally to the IAFF New York Fire Fighters 911 Disaster Relief Fund, the Port Authority Police WTC Disaster Survivors Fund, and to NYPD and EMS worker funds established directly by those associations for the support of families of personnel killed or injured on 9-11.
Thank you for your time, and again, either way, thank you for your support in this effort to insure that we depict accurately what occurred on 9-11. It must remain accurate so that we can always remember and never forget those who died or were injured ... and so that we can therefore maintain our national sovereignty and liberty against those who would destroy them.
BUMP'ed back at 127,775
Thanks for signing and spreading the word. We can all make a difference when we work together for what is right!
Specifically, the effort is paying off and together with the firefighters themselves and the many thousands of others who have protested, it has resulted in New York City scrapping plans for an altered flag raising statue. Ultimate plans have not yet been announced, and so there is still a chance that they will propose some other politically driven memorial which alters the history of what happened that day. Therefore according to the 2nd point in the petition, which indicates that only a historically accurate memorial should be erected, the petition is continuing. It will do so until final plans are announced for a historically accurate memorial not based on any political agenda.The issue of the altered flag raising is all that is settled, the issue of a non-revisionist, non-politically correct memorial is not. We intend to hold their feet to the fire and not walk away while they wait to come up with something equally objectionable.
It is breaking news because of the Plans announced with the post to get the first 100,000 signatures to New York City and because of the surpassing of the 125K mark on the petition. Some may not view that as "News" but I decided to let the moderators make the decision. Many, many Freepers have been involved with this.
Hope that helps.
You've done a wonderful thing here, Jeff!
We can turn this PC-BS around, starting here and gravitating out in expanding circles. This has touched a nerve with a lot of people and awakened them I believe ... I pray it may be so.
... and if not here, then somewhere else.
They are working behind the scenes right now to covertly beat this petition and real history.
In New Jersey, NY's neighbor state, the left wing revisionists are trying to require their new revisionist history books for all NJ students.
These maggot infested revisionist history books do not mention our founding fathers, Washington, Jefferson and other because they owned slaves at the time. I understand that the use of Patriot owned guns has been eliminated from these maggot infested revised history books.
This is why we need to keep this alive. I know that conservatives like to close a page and get on with life thanking that a small victory equals winning the war. Our enemies, the left wing maggots who hate America/Americans, work 24/7/365 to destroy our country. One of their biggest tool is the revising of our critical history!
If you are tired, move on to something else. Too many of us know that this cultural war never stops. We will continue the war with this battle.
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