Skip to comments.Occupy-ers: This is our "Valley Forge moment" (Groan!)
Posted on 10/28/2011 11:11:24 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Anti-Wall Street protesters around the U.S. who are vowing to stand their ground against the police and politicians are also digging in against a different kind of adversary: cold weather.
With the temperature dropping, they are stockpiling donated coats, blankets and scarves, trying to secure cots and military-grade tents, and getting survival tips from the homeless people who have joined their encampments.
"Everyone's been calling it our Valley Forge moment," said Michael McCarthy, a former Navy medic in Providence. "Everybody thought that George Washington couldn't possibly survive in the Northeast." Valley Forge in Pennsylvania was the site of the Continental Army's winter camp during the Revolutionary War....
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Those at Valley Forge were heroes. They SACRIFICED everything to bring about a Country based on FAITH FREEDOM and LIBERTY. The riff raff in the parks have NOTHING in common with those at Valley Forge. In fact they mostly would destroy what the Valley Forgers brought about...........
The soliders at Vally Forge:
(1) had guns to fight with
(2) prayed to God for guidance
(3) had a great leader (Washington)
(4) knew what they were fighting for (independence from England)
I certainly hope so...I’d like to see them freeze their pussy asses off.
My daughter, as part of a project, found a letter written by a doctor at Vally Forge complaining that the men’s health was suffering due to a shortage of rum.
IMHO, the powers that be on the left are hoping for a “Kent State” moment.
This infuriates me. How many truly needy people could use those coats and scarves this winter? Meanwhile these pampered brats are playing at being revolutionaries on someone else's dime.
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