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Vietnam Memorial Wall Defaced This Weekend (September 7-9, 2007)
Eyewitnesses to the damage, Concretebob, Mr. and Mrs. Trooprally ^ | September 9, 2007

Posted on 09/09/2007 6:55:45 PM PDT by tgslTakoma

Mrs. Trooprally called me this evening to tell me that she and her husband, as well as Concretebob, saw damage along almost the entire length of the Vietnam Memorial Wall. They found this damage this morning, when they walked through the area before participating in the September 11th Freedom Walk.

Concretebob was told by a National Park Service employee that the damage was done on Friday night. There was no police report taken or written about the vandalism, apparently. And the damage was still very much there today.

Here are a few of the photos that Mrs. Trooprally took this morning...

This first one is not so noticeable, but as they walked into the center, it got worse.

It seems like a oil that has and acid in it; As you go up the Wall some the names can not be read!!!


It looks like the person who did this walked along The Wall with some type of container, perhaps hidden at their side so that they could squirt the oily substance without being caught in the act.

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The names along the lower part of The Wall appear to have taken the brunt of the damage.

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Because of the reflective nature of The Wall, Mrs. Trooprally had a tough time capturing the extent of the damage. Mr. Trooprally said that the oily substance has discolored the shiny stone, but that it has been absorbed into the more porous area where the names are etched into The Wall.

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KEYWORDS: anarchist; answer; commies; gatheringofeagles; johnkerry; memorialdesecration; ratcrime; sds; sept15org; thewall
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It is unknown who did this to The Wall, and apparently the US Park Police did not know about this damage until today; though the Park Service employees knew about it.
1 posted on 09/09/2007 6:55:47 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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To: tgslTakoma

Scum. Complete scum. I am beyond words.


2 posted on 09/09/2007 6:59:16 PM PDT by rlmorel (Liberals: If the Truth would help them, they would use it.)
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To: tgslTakoma

From the same people who want to “bring the troops home”

so they can p!ss on them


3 posted on 09/09/2007 6:59:42 PM PDT by digger48
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To: tgslTakoma

And one thing is certain.

This was done by someone on the Left.


4 posted on 09/09/2007 7:00:24 PM PDT by rlmorel (Liberals: If the Truth would help them, they would use it.)
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To: tgslTakoma
tgsl. Do they have surveillance cameras at that The Wall???

I can't image them not having it at that site.

5 posted on 09/09/2007 7:00:35 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear..on this good earth... I bid you stand! Men of the West!)
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To: tgslTakoma

Looks petroleum based the way it penetrated the concrete and the Memorial.


6 posted on 09/09/2007 7:01:27 PM PDT by shadowcat
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To: tgslTakoma

Of course it would be too much to ask for the govt to guard these sites.


7 posted on 09/09/2007 7:01:38 PM PDT by pacelvi (In general, Democrats are the only real reason to vote for Republicans. - Thomas Sowell)
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To: 1 Olgoat; 103198; 10Ring; 11Bush; 1stbn27; 2ndClassCitizen; 2SterlingConservatives; 2yearlurker; ...

D.C. Chapter mega ping.


8 posted on 09/09/2007 7:02:08 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: tgslTakoma

What evil people to do something like this.


9 posted on 09/09/2007 7:02:41 PM PDT by Brandie (Duncan Hunter in 08')
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To: mware
I don't know the answer to that.

If they don't, they should.

10 posted on 09/09/2007 7:02:51 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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To: tgslTakoma

Socialism rears its ugly head again. Anything to destroy our democratic republic and demoralize our troops. They are getting bolder thanks to the socialists in Congress.


11 posted on 09/09/2007 7:03:17 PM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: tgslTakoma

In other news, the Democrat National Committee recently ordered a case of organic liquid toxic materials.


12 posted on 09/09/2007 7:03:54 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims.)
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To: mware; pacelvi

Video cameras and guards would be nice. That way the oh-so-mature people who do things like this can be paraded for the country to see.


13 posted on 09/09/2007 7:04:34 PM PDT by abercrombie_guy_38
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To: tgslTakoma
tgsl, I can not image any national memorial sites that do not have survalance in DC.
14 posted on 09/09/2007 7:04:58 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear..on this good earth... I bid you stand! Men of the West!)
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To: kristinn

Maybe you guys in D.C. can figure this out. I am at a loss for words.


15 posted on 09/09/2007 7:05:01 PM PDT by groanup (Limited government is the answer. What's the question?)
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To: tgslTakoma

This post is pre-deleted before an Admin Mod has to do it.


16 posted on 09/09/2007 7:05:32 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (...."We're the govt, and we're here to hurt."....)
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To: tgslTakoma
Disheartening for all the families of all these heros who gave their lives.
17 posted on 09/09/2007 7:06:08 PM PDT by sweetiepiezer (Do not lick envelopes from China.........)
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To: Brandie

I can not comprehend the mentality of the people that would this. If caught, they should be sent out as IED detonators in Iraq.


18 posted on 09/09/2007 7:06:26 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: tgslTakoma
The cowards who did this had better not e-v-e-r, never, tell anyone that they did it, or boast about it, or utter a peep, or do anything else that will give away their identity......

....for I am sure that there will be a couple of Vets who would love to discuss the matter with them....

19 posted on 09/09/2007 7:06:47 PM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance......)
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To: Doctor Raoul; Jim Robinson; Impeach98; The Spirit Of Allegiance; RaceBannon; Little Bill; ...

ping


20 posted on 09/09/2007 7:07:26 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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To: tgslTakoma

This damage was brought to you by... anti-American libs.


21 posted on 09/09/2007 7:07:30 PM PDT by rbosque ("To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." - Teddy Roosevelt)
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To: tgslTakoma

I wanted to say, “can’t believe this”.

However, I can!


22 posted on 09/09/2007 7:08:57 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: tgslTakoma
Libs. The sooner we find a constitutional way to put them into the kind of "re-education camps" they abandoned good and decent Vietnamese folk to, the better.

The other options... I'm not going to say. Now.

I'll leave those to the watering of the roots of the tree of liberty.

23 posted on 09/09/2007 7:09:03 PM PDT by Clint Williams (Read Roto-Reuters -- we're the spinmeisters!)
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To: Scotsman will be Free
You are entirely too kind.

This sort of thing is usually done by someone who is mentally unbalanced, or given to leftwingnut thoughts.

24 posted on 09/09/2007 7:09:08 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: tgslTakoma

They forgot their matches....


25 posted on 09/09/2007 7:09:26 PM PDT by usmcobra (I sing Karaoke the way it was meant to be sung, drunk, badly and in Japanese)
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To: tgslTakoma

I have never seen evidence of competence in D.C. They should contact the grounds keepers at the L.D.S temple in Salt Lake City . They have got to be among the most experienced graffiti removers in history .


26 posted on 09/09/2007 7:09:41 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it , freedom has a flavor the protected will never know. F Troop)
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To: B.O. Plenty

I suggest we check Kos and DU. I suspect someone over there would brag about it.


27 posted on 09/09/2007 7:10:25 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear..on this good earth... I bid you stand! Men of the West!)
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To: tgslTakoma

Bump


28 posted on 09/09/2007 7:11:33 PM PDT by dalight
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To: mware

or youtube. they might just be that stupid.


29 posted on 09/09/2007 7:11:43 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear..on this good earth... I bid you stand! Men of the West!)
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To: tgslTakoma
Perhaps Katie will report on this tommorrow...
Brian...?
Charlie...?

30 posted on 09/09/2007 7:11:51 PM PDT by frankenMonkey (An Army Dad)
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To: Scotsman will be Free
"I can not comprehend the mentality of the people that would this."

You should have been paying attention in 1973.

And, as to the comment about nothing having been reported - anyone really surprised about that?

31 posted on 09/09/2007 7:17:01 PM PDT by norton
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To: rbosque
The anti-American libs are ever pressing the issue to the point where some extraordinary measures will have to be brought up in order to deal with them......

If they want a war.....well........

32 posted on 09/09/2007 7:17:07 PM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance......)
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To: Scotsman will be Free
I can not comprehend the mentality of the people that would this.

Of course you can't. You're not a socialist.
33 posted on 09/09/2007 7:17:16 PM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: tgslTakoma

Look like the feces is about to hit the air circulator.


34 posted on 09/09/2007 7:17:21 PM PDT by mdittmar (May God watch over those who serve,and have served,to keep us free)
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To: B.O. Plenty

I’ve had with these folks,,I’m done


35 posted on 09/09/2007 7:18:11 PM PDT by silentreignofheroes (When the Last Two Prophets are taken, there will be no Tommorrow!)
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To: Clint Williams

Yeah....32


36 posted on 09/09/2007 7:19:12 PM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance......)
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To: tgslTakoma; Impeach98; RonDog; Iam1ru1-2; trooprally; BillF; Just A Nobody

“There but for the grace of God go I,” ‘tis said.

The Right’s secret weapon—prayer and repentance and conscience. The Left has nothing but lies and deception and instant shallow gratification, nothing fulfilling to offer and they know it deep down.

Those cheap laughs of somebody out there are masks for the hollow, desperate lives such folks are living, medicated by anything that dulls the conscience to numbness.

What meaning! What a legacy! To soil someone else’s hallowed ground.

Pitiable.

Loathsome.

May they not sleep at night until they repent.

And may we not sleep comfortably until we achieve prosecution and redress.


37 posted on 09/09/2007 7:19:14 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: tgslTakoma

Speechless.


38 posted on 09/09/2007 7:20:06 PM PDT by nina0113 (If fences don't work, why does the White House have one?)
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To: tgslTakoma

Would it be possible to get a list of the full names and dates of all of the names that were desecrated?


39 posted on 09/09/2007 7:20:17 PM PDT by frankenMonkey (An Army Dad)
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To: silentreignofheroes
Anyone got a ping list to Gathering of Eagles???

This is going to make 9/15 real interesting.

BTW didn't they have the walk for FReedom in DC today. I thought I saw one of the Fox & FRiends guys as the MC during it.

40 posted on 09/09/2007 7:21:11 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear..on this good earth... I bid you stand! Men of the West!)
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To: tgslTakoma

Filthy bastards, they are asking for it now.


41 posted on 09/09/2007 7:21:12 PM PDT by roses of sharon
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To: digger48

If it is body fluids you have evidence, if you can get LE to collect it.


42 posted on 09/09/2007 7:24:44 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: tgslTakoma

Filthy, low life scum! How low, mean and miserable a creature would you have to be to deface this memorial? Hope they spend the rest of their lifes suffering with a wounded conscience...but they won’t.


43 posted on 09/09/2007 7:27:02 PM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: mware

yea there’s a list,,was pinged but my bike is down,,got a couple days,,gonna do my best to get her going,,I’m getting to old to put up with this crap..will check on the ping right now..


44 posted on 09/09/2007 7:27:07 PM PDT by silentreignofheroes (When the Last Two Prophets are taken, there will be no Tommorrow!)
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To: CindyDawg

It looks like oil to me. Bet it was squirted out of a bottle of some kind.


45 posted on 09/09/2007 7:27:19 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear..on this good earth... I bid you stand! Men of the West!)
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To: tgslTakoma

more and more scum&ags are making their attitudes known; this anonymous swine and those who couch their disdain in so-called patriotism associated with “dissent”.

the sad part is that a large part of the electorate is like the scu&bags, and they vote for scu%bags and so they re-produce exponentially just like scu&bags.


46 posted on 09/09/2007 7:27:49 PM PDT by ripley
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To: tgslTakoma

bump


47 posted on 09/09/2007 7:27:56 PM PDT by lowbridge ("We control this House, not the parliamentarians! -Congressman Steny Hoyer (D))
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To: norton
>>"I can not comprehend the mentality of the people that would this."
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>You should have been paying attention in 1973.

Unfortunately, you are correct. And some of those people sit in Congress. Despicable.

48 posted on 09/09/2007 7:30:52 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Fred Dalton Thompson for President)
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To: rlmorel
Be careful with your prognostication that this damage was done by someone from the left.
It won’t take long before you hear a politician or newsman tell us that this damage most likely was done by the right in order to “logically “ blame it on the left.
49 posted on 09/09/2007 7:31:01 PM PDT by hermgem (Will Olmr)
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To: tgslTakoma
The same rectal orifices that object to the troops and this monument are the same rectal orifices that are subscribing to PC history. They are going after US history, both North and South, and applying PC to it so they can destroy our heritage...

Next they will be playing toesy with the left handed butt wipers and destroying all of our history and replacing them with monuments to Mohalland's child molestation and the heaven turned into a whorehouse with virgins.

50 posted on 09/09/2007 7:33:06 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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