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There Will Be No More References To God At Houston Veteranís Cemetery, Not Spoken Or Written
Flopping Aces ^ | 07-06-11 | Skookum

Posted on 07/06/2011 6:27:01 PM PDT by Starman417

Arleen Ocascio, director of the VA cemetery in Houston, has decided to take the Marxist Revolution a step further and has decreed that there will be no references to God or Jesus and that all ceremonies must be written and submitted to her for pre-approval. Obviously, this low level bureaucrat has decided Obama's Revolution is stalled and she must pick up the standard and impose her will on the veterans who come to the cemetery to bury their loved ones.

According to her, there will be no mention of a Christian or Jewish God at future ceremonies, she has spoken and her feelings reflect the Democrats and their antagonism against God. There seems to be no antagonism against Allah, at least he has not been mentioned in Ms Ocascio's demands that religion or God not be mentioned in the ceremonies taking place in her cemetery.

Marilyn Koepp, Secretary of the National Memorial Ladies, a volunteer group that attends every funeral at this particular cemetery, was told by Arleen Ocascio that they could not mention God while on the cemetery grounds.

It's true that Obama'a Democrats wants to erase all traces of God from public buildings and our schools, but why must they insist that the veterans who pay the ultimate sacrifice or old heroes from the wars of yesteryear deny the presence of God before being interred with their brothers. Why is this tyrant being allowed to impose the Socialist creed against religion on the grieving families of our patriots. Is Obama's hatred of our military, going to be allowed to force undue suffering on our Goldstar families when they are at their most vulnerable time.

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TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: cemetery; god; houstonva; religion; verterans; vetcemetary; veteran
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1 posted on 07/06/2011 6:27:06 PM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

That decison will be overturned by outrage and then the she bitch will be fired.


2 posted on 07/06/2011 6:30:01 PM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: LucyT; Alamo-Girl; SandRat; left that other site
According to her, there will be no mention of a Christian or Jewish God at future ceremonies, she has spoken and her feelings reflect the Democrats and their antagonism against God. There seems to be no antagonism against Allah, at least he has not been mentioned in Ms Ocascio's demands that religion or God not be mentioned in the ceremonies taking place in her cemetery.

Is this my country?

3 posted on 07/06/2011 6:30:05 PM PDT by GOPJ (Black flash mobs: street level reflections of elite liberal hatred for middle class America..)
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To: Starman417

She should be sued in her personal capacity, fraud under color of law; and if any other person is involved in an official capacity, then all of them for conspiracy to deprive rights.

Leftists need to start paying, personally, for carrying our their demon orders.


4 posted on 07/06/2011 6:30:11 PM PDT by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: Starman417

That won’t stick around very long.


5 posted on 07/06/2011 6:31:12 PM PDT by Oceander (The phrase "good enough for government work" is not meant as a compliment)
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To: Starman417

Say it anyway! Who cares what this lady says. SAY IT. SCREAM IT!!!


6 posted on 07/06/2011 6:31:19 PM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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To: Starman417
This is un-American and disgraceful. It also is a violation of the First Amendment.

...IMPEDING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION...

Put her goatsmellin' ass in jail where it belongs.

How's that "change" workin' out for everybody!?

7 posted on 07/06/2011 6:33:14 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (When the going gets tough, the tough check themselves into "rehab".)
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To: GOPJ

Marilyn Koepp can go sit on a stump!


8 posted on 07/06/2011 6:33:34 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Starman417

2. Temporary Restraint. Arleen Ocasio, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and all those in concert with them are forbidden from dictating the content of speeches – whether those speeches are denominated prayers or otherwise – at the Memorial Day ceremony of National Cemetery Council for Greater Houston. The government is cautioned that interferences for this suit’s having been brought would be a further Constitutional violation.

Signed on May 26, 2011, at Houston, Texas.

Lynn N. Hughes
United States District Judge


9 posted on 07/06/2011 6:33:51 PM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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10 posted on 07/06/2011 6:37:04 PM PDT by RummyChick
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She supposedly shut down the Chapel.

That Commie needs to be fired.


11 posted on 07/06/2011 6:39:08 PM PDT by RummyChick
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Lib women have to look like dikes? wtf


12 posted on 07/06/2011 6:39:08 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( Ft. Lauderdale Florida (D-20))
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To: RummyChick

Lib women have to look like dikes? wtf


13 posted on 07/06/2011 6:39:22 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( Ft. Lauderdale Florida (D-20))
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To: Starman417

We’ll see about that. I think Arlene is going to be unemployed before too long.


Here is what Houston National Cemetery Director Arleen Ocasio is alleged to have done since taking over last year:

1) Director Ocasio and other Cemetery Officials instructed Veterans of Foreign Wars District 4 to remove prayers from its burial rituals and to no longer utter remarks when handling the discharged shell cases from the rifle salute to the family of deceased veterans.
2) Cemetery Officials instructed American Legion Post 586 to remove prayers from its burial rituals.
3) Director Ocasio told the National Memorial Ladies that it could no longer include God Bless in its condolence cards or speak a religious message to veterans families.
4) Director Ocascio shut down the Cemetery chapel; it is now a meeting facility.


14 posted on 07/06/2011 6:39:26 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: RummyChick

Lib women have to look like dikes? wtf


15 posted on 07/06/2011 6:39:35 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( Ft. Lauderdale Florida (D-20))
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To: Starman417

How on earth does she have the power to make that decision?


16 posted on 07/06/2011 6:41:20 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: GOPJ

>Is this my country?

Can you say that in Spanish?


17 posted on 07/06/2011 6:41:30 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FAK BARAK)
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To: bicyclerepair

From the Judge:

“They ministered to men who needed them – to all – not only to their personal calling. No deputy general counsel of the Department of Veterans Affairs was in the Ia Drang Valley. The veteran may be Jewish and his friends may be Christians – or Christians, atheists, Moslems, pagans, Shinto, and Sikh. “Friends,” of course, means all who appreciate what they did. The government cannot realistically speak for the religious sensibilities of the numerous and varied people of America, even if it were constitutional for it to try. It is for them to speak for themselves as when the President asked Rick Warren to speak for him in Jesus’ name at his inauguration. Americans are free – free to read, write, talk, and pray without permission from George III or other governmental power.”


18 posted on 07/06/2011 6:41:30 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Starman417

Patriotic Americans, it is time to...

DISOBEY!!!!!!


19 posted on 07/06/2011 6:42:57 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Starman417

Were a loved one of mine, having served their country honorably is now deprived of hearing the word “God’’ at their funeral by some low-level government flunky, I’d see to it that the flunky’s funeral would be the second one of the day.


20 posted on 07/06/2011 6:43:09 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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