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Making a mint off the 9/11 dead
Take Back the Memorial.org ^ | Tim Sumner

Posted on 08/19/2006 4:21:33 PM PDT by Sergeant Tim

Yesterday, the New York Daily News wrote:

The hucksters who two years ago tried to peddle the fraudulent Freedom Tower Silver Dollar are back with an even more offensive scheme for trading on the memory of 9/11 for money.

They go by the name of the National Collector's Mint of Port Chester, N.Y., and they're marketing a monstrosity called the 2001-2006 World Trade Center Commemorative over the Web and on late-night cable TV. You've got to see it to believe it.

SEE IT AND READ THE REST

(Excerpt) Read more at takebackthememorial.org ...


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KEYWORDS: 911; 911victims; commemorative; commemorativecoins; ghouls; scam; septempter11; wtc
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1 posted on 08/19/2006 4:21:34 PM PDT by Sergeant Tim
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To: Sergeant Tim


Limit of 5 per customer. Cripes. I hate these charlatans.


2 posted on 08/19/2006 4:25:29 PM PDT by onyx (1 Billion Muslims -- "if" only 10% are radical, that's 100 Million who want to kill us.)
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To: Sergeant Tim

I usually flip by these ads to the Girls Gone Wild Uncensored Spring Break ads.


3 posted on 08/19/2006 4:32:47 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG-49) Freedom's Fortress)
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To: onyx

Making a quick buck off the tragedies of others. Second only to suing companies with deep pockets as America's favorite passtime. Shameful ghouls.


4 posted on 08/19/2006 4:33:53 PM PDT by stm (Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence)
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To: Sergeant Tim

I saw this garbage on a TV Ad. Would anyone really buy it? Most likely.


5 posted on 08/19/2006 4:34:52 PM PDT by ladyinred (Thank God the Brits don't have a New York Times!)
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To: Sergeant Tim

Tasteless and tacky.

Coincidentally, I just finished watching the DVD of "Flight 93".

That was damned hard to watch.


6 posted on 08/19/2006 4:35:44 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: stm

They have to ne making a lot of money. I see their damn ads continuously.


7 posted on 08/19/2006 4:38:23 PM PDT by onyx (1 Billion Muslims -- "if" only 10% are radical, that's 100 Million who want to kill us.)
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To: Sergeant Tim

The mind boggles..

Imagine..the moral relativism and excuse-making that goes on in the minds of these people. I hate them.


8 posted on 08/19/2006 4:40:47 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet-pray for Israel))
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To: Sergeant Tim
Their website

Barry M. Goldwater, Jr. Director of National Collector's Mint Member United States Congress (RET.) Life Member American Numismatic Association

9 posted on 08/19/2006 4:40:58 PM PDT by lysie ("Lowering the price to be paid by aggressors virtually guarantees more aggression." Dr. Sowell)
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To: Sergeant Tim

CRAP! I invested my 120,000$ 401k into these coins.


10 posted on 08/19/2006 4:41:18 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Islam is a perversion of faith, a lie against human spirit, an obscenity shouted in the face of G_d)
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To: Sergeant Tim

Pretty disgusting.

More disgusting would be what would be on a Bill Clinton pop up coin.


11 posted on 08/19/2006 4:42:04 PM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: Sergeant Tim

I've seen this ad too, didn't pay much attention, and hope no one else does either. Just another way to milk money out of people. the American way, isn't it? Like all the hubbub over building a memorial at the WTC site. The most moving, and beautiful memorial I've seen were the simple, expressive twin beams of upward light, but noooooooooooooo! Somebody's gotta make millions.


12 posted on 08/19/2006 4:42:09 PM PDT by YaYa123
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To: Sergeant Tim
I was down at the WTC site a few years ago and along one side there were all kinds of tables set up with people selling T-shirts and souvenirs of the site. My son & I couldn't believe it.
13 posted on 08/19/2006 4:43:47 PM PDT by Left2Right ("Democracy isn't perfect, but other governments are so much worse")
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To: Sergeant Tim

Just chceked out these people's web site and they are THIEVES. 34 dollars for one ounce of silver is suckering folks. Criminy.


14 posted on 08/19/2006 4:44:10 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (Islam is a subsingularity memetic perversion : (http://www.orionsarm.com/topics/perversities.html))
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To: YaYa123
The twin beams of light were beautiful and inspiring. But the neighbors made them turn the lights off. They didn't want the annoyance of the light.

Only in NY.

15 posted on 08/19/2006 4:44:56 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: Riley

I was wondering if it were on DVD yet. I need to get it and yet I am afraid to watch.....it's going to be hard.


16 posted on 08/19/2006 4:48:21 PM PDT by LUV W ("I want our troops to understand that not only does the country support them, but--we'll win! GWB)
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To: OldFriend
The twin beams of light were beautiful and inspiring. But the neighbors made them turn the lights off. They didn't want the annoyance of the light.

"AY! TURN OFF THE F&#&*@&# LIGHTS ALREADY, AIGHT? SOMUVUS GOTTA F&@&*#&( GET TO WORK OVA HEAH!!!!"

17 posted on 08/19/2006 4:51:14 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Islam is a perversion of faith, a lie against human spirit, an obscenity shouted in the face of G_d)
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To: LUV W
You want UNITED 93, out on DVD in September.

FLIGHT 93 is the cheesy A&E telemovie.

18 posted on 08/19/2006 4:53:14 PM PDT by Hazzardgate
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To: Hazzardgate

Oh...thanks! :D I would have never known till I got it home! Sheesh!


19 posted on 08/19/2006 4:54:55 PM PDT by LUV W ("I want our troops to understand that not only does the country support them, but--we'll win! GWB)
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To: LUV W

I think Flight 93 is a different movie than United 93. We got Flight 93 and it was a movie from the A&E channel on dvd.


20 posted on 08/19/2006 4:55:05 PM PDT by processing please hold (If you can't stand behind our military, stand in front of them.)
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To: Sergeant Tim

I've been seeing that advertised on late night TV. Repulsive.


21 posted on 08/19/2006 4:55:54 PM PDT by kms61
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To: LUV W
Oh...thanks! :D I would have never known till I got it home! Sheesh!

We made that mistake. :(

22 posted on 08/19/2006 4:56:43 PM PDT by processing please hold (If you can't stand behind our military, stand in front of them.)
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To: onyx
They have to ne making a lot of money. I see their damn ads continuously.


They may or may not be making a lot of money, but I once read (and anyone that knows for sure please confirm or deny) that a lot of the commercial like this on late night television is on a commission basis. That is the station or network will run the commercial for a piece of the action. The more often they are ran, the more the station can make.

The point being, those selling the product may not have put down any money up front.

One of the most perishable commodity in the world is the billable air time on network TV. Once that minute is gone, it is gone for good. So if you have not sold it, you may as well make deals. But like I said, this is smoking I read a very long time ago, and may no longer be true.

23 posted on 08/19/2006 4:56:55 PM PDT by CIB-173RDABN
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To: YaYa123

I think that the raw foundations where those buildings stood is the most fitting memorial. Put a fence up close by so people can leave memorials like they do in Oklahoma City, and leave it alone! Why try to make something that awful "beautiful". It loses it's meaning and memories.


24 posted on 08/19/2006 4:57:03 PM PDT by LUV W ("I want our troops to understand that not only does the country support them, but--we'll win! GWB)
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To: pbrown

Ruh-roh....I am glad I was told the difference before I ran out and bought the wrong one.


25 posted on 08/19/2006 4:57:57 PM PDT by LUV W ("I want our troops to understand that not only does the country support them, but--we'll win! GWB)
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To: Lazamataz
CRAP! I invested my 120,000$ 401k into these coins.

Perhaps I can help you out with your cashflow problem. I am related to Nigerian royalty, and find myself in a position to DOUBLE your investment. If you will immediately forward the appropriate information to the attorney listed below, with a certified check for the paltry sum of $USD 12,000.00; we will pay you 80% after the transaction is complete! Please reference the following: "LAZSCAM240K".

26 posted on 08/19/2006 4:58:32 PM PDT by ARealMothersSonForever
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To: Sergeant Tim

Does anyone else remember "the investment that keeps on grinning?"


27 posted on 08/19/2006 5:00:43 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (I LIKE you! When I am Ruler of Earth, yours will be a quick and painless death)
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To: ladyinred

Perhaps if enough people sent this to Fox and CNN, they would expose it.


28 posted on 08/19/2006 5:01:41 PM PDT by Concho (IRS--Americas real terrorist organization.)
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To: LUV W

So I don't feel so bad about buying the wrong movie, I told my hubby, well, we'll have it for posterity's sake.


29 posted on 08/19/2006 5:02:23 PM PDT by processing please hold (If you can't stand behind our military, stand in front of them.)
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To: OldFriend

I've always thought the twin beams of light should have been the memorial. They were so beautiful and powerful and most of all, simple. A perpetual light shining upon them...


30 posted on 08/19/2006 5:07:31 PM PDT by ishabibble (ALL-AMERICAN INFIDEL)
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To: Hazzardgate
FLIGHT 93 is the cheesy A&E telemovie.

Actually- it was pretty good. But you're right, there are two movies.

31 posted on 08/19/2006 5:09:34 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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My wife and I saw United 93, on April 28, the nigth it opened. Those forty angels fought to save their own lives and to see their families again. Any of us could have been on those planes or in those buildings. When the screen went black and the credits rolled, I thought of our troops and of what they will not leave to chance. The next day I saw thousands of “antiwar” protestors marching in Manhattan yesterday and wondered what they will do when evil returns to finish the job.
32 posted on 08/19/2006 5:09:48 PM PDT by Sergeant Tim (In the War on Terror, there is no place to run from here.)
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To: CIB-173RDABN


I actually feel happier after reading your post. Thanks!


33 posted on 08/19/2006 5:09:54 PM PDT by onyx (1 Billion Muslims -- "if" only 10% are radical, that's 100 Million who want to kill us.)
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To: Lazamataz

LOL!!!


34 posted on 08/19/2006 5:12:04 PM PDT by squarebarb
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To: Sergeant Tim

It's disturbing that Goldwater has sullied his family name by being associated with these charlatans.


35 posted on 08/19/2006 5:28:33 PM PDT by cydcharisse
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.....and wondered what they will do when evil returns to finish the job.

1.)The first thing they'll do is whine about not being safe
2.) Next they would want everyone to stop the world to "feel their pain"
3.) Contribute to their lifetime retirement for going through all of this.

etc. etc.

36 posted on 08/19/2006 5:31:47 PM PDT by ThreePuttinDude ().....temporarily empty .....()
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To: Sergeant Tim

Any one who buys this crap is too stupid to own a gun.


37 posted on 08/19/2006 5:32:38 PM PDT by aomagrat (Just when you think you have it made in the shade, the tree falls on you.)
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To: Sergeant Tim
The next day I saw thousands of “antiwar” protestors marching in Manhattan yesterday and wondered what they will do when evil returns to finish the job.

They will demand that President Bush and our Military save their fat rear ends

And they will save their sorry rear ends

Because they are the are best of the best and not sorry good for nothing pos like those anti war protesters

38 posted on 08/19/2006 5:52:50 PM PDT by Mo1 (Bolton- "No one has explained how you negotiate a ceasefire with terrorists")
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To: Sergeant Tim
The Journal News newspaper had the precious metals analyzed and discovered they were worth about 32 cents.

BUMP

39 posted on 08/19/2006 6:21:02 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: ishabibble

Evidently some NYers prefer a hole in the ground to a memorial.


40 posted on 08/19/2006 6:25:25 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: Sergeant Tim

I saw that too, Sarge ... disgusting.


41 posted on 08/19/2006 6:26:52 PM PDT by sono ("It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.")
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What the antiwar protestors will do.......why blame the President of course. The dems are constantly screaming that the President is now doing enough for homeland security.

Just listen to Tom Kean, that ba$tard, constantly complaining that the administration didn't take the advice of the commission.

Well, pardon my french, but to HELL with the commission and everyone on it.

42 posted on 08/19/2006 6:28:52 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: Dr. Scarpetta

I have heard from a very reliable source in the genuine numismatic community that Goldwater Jr. is one apple that fell very far from that tree.
I have also heard that the companies that sell these products are owned by just a few parent companies. If one gets busted for fraud, they can just shift operations to one of their other front companies.
If you buy one thing from these clowns, count on getting junk mail left and right offering more of these great "deals." My favorites are the "24-karat gold (plated)" coins. In real bullion value, this amount of gold = diddlysquat. You can get more gold digging the fillings out of your own mouth.
Buying coins from an ad in a magazine or from a tv commercial is a bad idea. Better to try your local coin shop or ebay.


43 posted on 08/19/2006 6:36:14 PM PDT by ohioarmedneutrality
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To: Sergeant Tim
The next day I saw thousands of “antiwar” protestors marching in Manhattan yesterday and wondered what they will do when evil returns to finish the job.

They will die.

44 posted on 08/19/2006 6:44:12 PM PDT by null and void (Islamic communities belong in Islamic countries.- Eric in the Ozarks)
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To: Sergeant Tim

Time to email AG Spitzer. Since he's running for Governor, and shut 'em down the last time, I'm sure he'll be only too happy to take 'em on again.


45 posted on 08/19/2006 6:48:31 PM PDT by sono ("It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.")
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To: doug from upland
More disgusting would be what would be on a Bill Clinton pop up coin. You owe me a Keyboard, Dammit!
46 posted on 08/19/2006 7:10:08 PM PDT by Right Winged American (No matter how Cynical I get, I just can't keep up!)
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To: Riley
Actually- it was pretty good

Yes - sorry, didn't mean to sound harsh about the quality of A&E one. But, UNITED 93 is definately the one everyone needs to see.

47 posted on 08/19/2006 7:14:29 PM PDT by Hazzardgate
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To: Right Winged American

Okay, I'll fax you a keyboard.


48 posted on 08/19/2006 7:16:03 PM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: LUV W

Hey Luvy!

Stick to the United 93 out in Sept. It is very very good and as tough as it is, it is worth it. Very respectfully done, no b.s. and quite uplifting in the end, in a strictly substantive way. Don't hesitate to see it.

I saw it in the theater and will buy the DVD when I can.


49 posted on 08/19/2006 7:27:52 PM PDT by HonestConservative ((It's SNOWING!))
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To: doug from upland

"...More disgusting would be what would be on a Bill Clinton pop up coin...."

Need I ask what part of that coin would pop up?


50 posted on 08/19/2006 7:32:09 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (RADICAL ISLAM IS A CULT. IT MUST BE ELIMINATED FROM THE FACE OF THE EARTH.)
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