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  • Yellowstone National Park Memorial Day weekend 2022 visitation statistics (34 % decline)

    06/12/2022 6:15:10 AM PDT · by abb · 36 replies
    National Park Service ^ | June 8, 2022 | National Park Service
    MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Parkwide vehicle entries over the Memorial Day weekend in 2022 showed a 34% decrease over the same weekend in 2021. Visitation statistics (*vehicle entries) per day for May 27-30, 2022, compared to May 28-31, 2021, are listed below.
  • More than 30 people dead from gun violence over Memorial Day weekend across US

    05/30/2022 6:18:35 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    Nypost ^ | 05/30/2022 | Selim Algar
    More than 30 people lost their lives from gun violence around the country over a blood-spattered Memorial Day weekend — just days after the tragic school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Dozens of victims — including 13 in Philadelphia alone — lost their lives with violence spiraling across the nation.
  • Trump on Memorial Day: We ‘Will Always Be Thinking of You’

    05/30/2022 3:54:22 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 30 May 2022 | HANNAH BLEAU
    President Donald Trump on Monday offered a Memorial Day message, thanking the brave men and women of the country who paid the ultimate price and making it abundantly clear that they will never be forgotten. His brief remarks were pointed, contrasting President Joe Biden, who used the day to push for gun control and pay homage to Ukraine. “Happy Memorial Day! God Bless all of those who fought and worked sooo hard to build, and now SAVE, our Country,” Trump wrote in a Monday post on TruthSocial. “Many brave and beautiful souls were willing to make the ultimate sacrifice. Please...
  • Gas Prices Soar to Record High on Memorial Day

    05/30/2022 3:21:15 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/30/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    Gas prices on Memorial Day soared to a record high of $4.619 per gallon, up nine cents over the weekend, according to AAA. Last year, gas prices were averaging around $3 per gallon, and in May of 2020, gas prices were around $1.77 cents.
  • Joe Biden - Key gaffs from Memorial Day speech "Democracy has never been good".

    05/30/2022 2:22:45 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 34 replies
    Torric Rodas Newswire ^ | 28/5/22 | Joe Biden
    Biden gaffs his way through a memorial day address. This is a special report for those of you wanting the soundbites.
  • By Keeping The Past Alive, Memorial Day Can Help Us Save The Future

    05/30/2022 12:04:29 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    The Federalist ^ | MAY 30, 2022 | SCOTT POWELL
    Memorial Day takes on its deepest meaning when we connect it with our heritage and roots. Memorial Day is a profound American holiday because it connects the present with so many different points of our past. It was originally known as Decoration Day, a day set aside to honor those who lost their lives in the Civil War—America’s most costly war, taking the lives of at least 620,000 men. Among American holidays, Memorial Day is unique also in that it originated from the vanquished, not the victor. After the war was over, women from the South—Columbus, Mississippi and Richmond, Virginia—set...
  • Joe Biden Gives Memorial Day Speech: Democracy Has “Never Been Good” (VIDEO)

    05/30/2022 11:58:44 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 27 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 30, 2022 | Cristina Laila
    Joe Biden on Monday delivered a Memorial Day address at the 154th National Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery. Biden was joined by Jill Biden, Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff. 79-year-old Joe Biden struggled to read his teleprompter and had a slip-up. “Democracy is not perfect. It’s never been good – perfect,” Biden said. VIDEO:
  • Joe Biden on Memorial Day: ‘The Constitution, the Second Amendment Was Never Absolute’

    05/30/2022 8:49:00 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/30/2022 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden pushed for more gun control on Monday, even though it was Memorial Day, a national patriotic holiday. “The Constitution, the Second Amendment was never absolute,” Biden said to reporters. The president spoke to reporters about gun control as he returned to Washington, DC, from Delaware for Memorial Day ceremonies. Biden falsely claimed again that Americans were unable to purchase a cannon when the Second Amendment was passed, despite being repeatedly fact-checked as false by even the Washington Post and Politifact. “You couldn’t buy a cannon when the Second Amendment was passed and you couldn’t go out and...
  • A day at the beach

    05/30/2022 3:36:09 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 3 replies
    A picture for today’s holiday, Memorial Day.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Memorial Day 2022 ~ 30 May 2022

    05/29/2022 5:02:02 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 75 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    The FReeper Canteen Observes ------------------------Memorial Day 2022 ------------------------ HistoryMemorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being the birthplace of Memorial Day. There is also evidence that organized women's groups in the South were decorating graves before the end of the Civil War: a hymn published in 1867, "Kneel Where Our Loves are Sleeping" by Nella L. Sweet (see below) carried the dedication "To The Ladies of the...
  • Memorial Day in Light of Our Very Turbulant Day

    05/29/2022 5:14:54 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 2 replies
    IFB ^ | 5/28/22
    Memorial Day in Light of Our Very Turbulant Day This Memorial Day we think of those who gave their last full measure on our behalf as Americans; to preserve our freedoms and liberties in rightness, which only come from Almighty God (John 8:32, 36, Gal. 1:4, 3:13, 5:1, Titus 2:14). There can NEVER be TRUE liberty in this fallen world without a saving relationship to our Creator and apart from the firm adherence to Almighty God's moral absolutes (Prov. 14:34). Our Founding Fathers knew this to be true and have communicated this to us in their writings and in our...
  • Memorial Day 2022

    05/28/2022 10:29:45 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 15 replies
    startribune ^ | AUGUST 10, 2011 | JON TEVLIN
    A quick recap: Amateur photographer Frank Glick was on his way to work when he drove through Fort Snelling National Cemetery early one morning. He spotted a bald eagle through the mist, perched on a gravestone, and snapped shots with his aging but ever-present camera. Nice shot, he thought. An acquaintance saw the photo and suggested that he see if the deceased soldier had any living relatives who might want it. Indeed, Maurice Ruch's widow was alive and well and delighted to receive a copy of the eagle watching over her beloved husband. Glick's friend called me. Nice story, I...
  • Doctors recommend people follow CDC guidelines over Memorial Day weekend amid COVID spike

    05/28/2022 11:59:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Cbsnews ^ | 05/27/2022 | SUZANNE LE MIGNOT
    CHICAGO (CBS) -- With the holiday weekend upon us along with a surge in COVID-19 cases, we're all asking the same questions: Should we gather? and if we do, should it be outside? and what about masks? CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot talks to an expert to get some answers. "Now we've moved into the high risk and high risk means we have more people hospitalized related to COVID infection."
  • New York Times Blasts Americans on Memorial Day Weekend for Driving Too Much

    05/28/2022 11:36:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/28/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    The New York Times on Memorial Day weekend blamed American citizens for record-high gas prices, instead of President Biden’s war on American energy. As gas prices reached another record on Saturday of $4.60 per gallon, up 45 cents from one month ago, according to AAA, many Americans are looking to enjoy their holiday weekend by getting out of town using a gas-powered vehicle. Yet the Times on Friday slammed American drivers for over-consuming gasoline.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Memorial Day Patriotic Music Festival ~ 28 May 2022

    05/27/2022 6:01:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 93 replies
    Our Troops Rock!! | The Canteen Crew and FRiend
    ***** Tunes For Our Troops ~ Memorial Day Patriotic Music Festival ~ *****~ Support The Artists You Hear Throughout The Canteen ! ~ ***** Warning: Not all music may be appropriate for children! Please click with caution. Thank you! Tunes For The Troops This music is provided for the entertainment of our Troops, Veterans, Allies & their families! Enjoy the variety of musical selections that the Canteen DJs provide throughout the thread. Please ping any DJ with your requests for the Troops! All music is removed on Monday.Thanks to all the DJs for their time & effort providing entertainment...
  • Memorial Day Tribute and Prayer thread for those who died in active service

    Memorial Day was declared a national holiday through an act of Congress in 1971, and its roots date back to the Civil War era, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs. Unlike Veterans Day, Memorial Day honors all military members who have died in while serving in U.S. forces.
  • To Those Whose Grave is the Sea

    05/27/2022 8:12:14 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 23 replies
    Article V Blog ^ | May 25th 2020 | Rodney Dodsworth
    Where our Sailors Rest. “If you ever want to sleep with a blonde again, you had better shoot down these bastards as soon as they come up” – a destroyer captain motivates his exhausted crew shortly before a kamikaze attack. The sea-battle toll for Okinawa that ended on June 21st 1945 was 36 U.S. warships sunk and 368 damaged. Almost 5,000 sailors were killed in action and another 5,000 wounded. War naturally conjures images of courageous infantrymen. Gettysburg, Flanders Fields and not the Coral Sea or Leyte Gulf. Too often forgotten are the heroic Navy, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine...
  • The USAA Poppy Wall of Honor is a tribute to these fallen heroes and each of the more than 645,000 service members lost in the line of duty since World War I.

    05/26/2022 1:04:33 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 6 replies
    USAA ^ | May 26, 2022 | USAA
    Parents and children. Spouses and partners. Siblings and friends. United in service and sacrifice for something greater.Heroes Remembered We honor the brave men and women by sharing tributes to help ensure their memory lives on. See or read some of their stories. If you'd like to share a tribute, send your story and any images or videos to poppyinmemory@usaa.com. The USAA Poppy Wall of Honor is a tribute to these fallen heroes and each of the more than 645,000 service members lost in the line of duty since World War I. Visit the Poppy Wall of Honor in D.C. For...
  • Chicago Police Department memo cancels all officers' days off over Memorial Day Weekend

    05/12/2022 7:19:27 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 13 replies
    ABC7 ^ | 5-12-22 | Chuck Goudie, Diane Pathieu, Ravi Baichwal and Barb Markoff, Christine Tressel and Ross Weidner
    Even though Memorial Day is three weeks away, Chicago police officials are ramping up staffing to head off possible holiday weekend violence later this month. An internal CPD memo obtained by the ABC7 I-Team Monday night, and now being read at police district roll calls, orders that all days off be canceled for one full week between May 24 and 31. Officers may also be put on 12-hour work shifts during that time "if operational needs arise," according to the memo. It is expected that downtown retail corridors will get special attention during that period as well. CPD has increased...
  • Donald Trump Announces Rally with Liz Cheney Challenger Harriet Hageman in Casper, Wyoming

    05/02/2022 3:23:17 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 May 2022 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Donald Trump announced Monday his plan for a political rally in Casper, Wyoming. The president is expected to rally with Harriet Hageman, a Republican primary challenger to Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY). The rally is scheduled for Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 4:00 PM MDT on Memorial Day weekend. Hageman was chosen by Trump in September 2021 to challenge Cheney despite a crowded field of interested candidates. “Unlike RINO Liz Cheney, Harriet is all in for America First. Harriet has my Complete and Total Endorsement in replacing the Democrats’ number one provider of sound bites, Liz Cheney,” Trump wrote at...