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Obama Administration Lashes Out at Critics of 'One Nation' Rally Trashing of Nat'l Mall
Monday, October 4, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 10/04/2010 3:18:17 PM PDT by kristinn

National Park Service spokesman Bill Line has lashed out at conservative critics of the trashing of the National Mall by attendees of the leftist One Nation Working Together rally held at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Saturday.

The Park Service is part of the Interior Department which is headed up by Obama appointee, former U.S. Senator Ken Salazar (Dem.-CO).

Line spoke to the Daily Caller, in an unprecedented protest of coverage by the Caller and other conservative news sites and blogs that criticized the One Nation Rally for the large amounts of trash left at the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial and Memorial Bridge near Arlington Cemetery.

Line's statements are contradicted by a Park Ranger filmed at the Lincoln Memorial after the rally ended who said the trash was the worst he had seen. The Ranger noted the conservative Restoring Honor Rally held on August 28 by Glenn Beck was cleaned up by its participants who left the trash bagged and piled for pick up.

Line's comments from the Caller:

“I consider [The Daily Caller’s article] to be highly inaccurate,” said a very forceful NPS spokesman, Bill Line.

“To imply that this past weekend’s event is more dirty, contains more trash or is filthier than any other demonstration is not grounded in reality.”

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“This trash you have on [TheDC’s] front page could be found at any other large rally that has happened previously at the Mall and could happen in the future,” said Line.

Line said the garbage at the “One Nation” rally was no different than any other rally. Trash, it seems, is apolitical.

“It is common, typical, regular ordinary, commonplace. You get the idea?” said Line. “It’s very commonplace with ANY rally, march demonstration, anywhere on the Mall where you have large numbers of people.”

The Caller also spoke with a spokeman for the One Nation Rally, Flo McAfee who said the group wanted to leave the Mall as they found it.

“In putting all this together we very much worked hand in hand with the park service because we wanted to follow the guidelines and respect the grounds also,” said McAfee. “You know, those moments are our moments just like it’s everyone in the nation so we wanted to make sure it was left as we found it.”

Conservatives have been holding rallies on a regular basis on the National Mall since Free Republic's October 31, 1998 rally to impeach Bill Clinton, called the March for Justice. I was a part of the rally and subsequent ones by the Second Amendment Sisters, the D.C. Chapter of FreeRepublic.com, Support Our Troops and Their Mission Weekend, and the Gathering of Eagles. We always left the rally sites cleaner than we found them. The tea party rallies and Glenn Beck's Restoring Honor Rally have also left their rally sites pristine.

The same cannot be said for liberals when they hold their rallies.

I cannot remember the Park Service lashing out at critics of a rally like they have with the One Nation Rally.


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1 posted on 10/04/2010 3:18:21 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

hey that sucka help make it happen and no is sore. hahahaha


2 posted on 10/04/2010 3:19:48 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: kristinn

TRASHED, just like Inauguration Day. WHY don´t they own up to the smell of their own farts.


3 posted on 10/04/2010 3:20:16 PM PDT by rovenstinez (,)
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To: kristinn

Real photos don’t lie!


4 posted on 10/04/2010 3:21:12 PM PDT by tflabo
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To: kristinn

Apparently the unions lost out on a lot of work picking up trash?


5 posted on 10/04/2010 3:21:44 PM PDT by epithermal
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To: kristinn
hunh wow don't remember them defending the glenn back rally. or the march for life. or the original (and, I daresay, historic) tea party rally.

The more they yap about it, the less of an "event" it was.

That's tih's first law, btw: h=1/v.

6 posted on 10/04/2010 3:22:10 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (after your fifteen minutes are up you get a lifetime of ignominy.)
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To: kristinn

Don’t complain about all the trash, complain about the people who noticed.......

Okay then.

Kind of like the Schultz jackass saying that the crowd for Beck’s rally was the same as any summer day at the mall.


7 posted on 10/04/2010 3:22:35 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: tflabo

No, they don’t, but liberals close their eyes and with the images away


8 posted on 10/04/2010 3:22:34 PM PDT by rightistight
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To: kristinn

We have ALL SEEN THE PHOTOGRAPHS AND VIDEOS. The Park Service is saying, “Who ya gonna believe? Me? Or your lying eyes?”


9 posted on 10/04/2010 3:22:42 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: tflabo

No doubt....we should belive him....or our own eyes....


10 posted on 10/04/2010 3:24:11 PM PDT by Crim (The Obama Doctrine : A doctrine based on complete ignorance,applied with extreme incompetence..)
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To: kristinn
Conservatives have been holding rallies on a regular basis on the National Mall since Free Republic's October 31, 1998 rally to impeach Bill Clinton, called the March for Justice.

Amen!

11 posted on 10/04/2010 3:24:35 PM PDT by bvw
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To: kristinn

THEY are lashing out? Seems like We the People should be the ones lashing out, after the way they trashed our nation’s monuments. (And they claim to be the ones who care about the environment? This is how they take care of “the planet”?)


12 posted on 10/04/2010 3:24:40 PM PDT by MizSterious ("Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -JFK)
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To: tflabo

>>Real photos don’t lie!

“Who you gonna believe, me or your own eyes?” Chico Marx


13 posted on 10/04/2010 3:24:44 PM PDT by MichaelNewton
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To: kristinn

"There's no trash to see here folks!"


14 posted on 10/04/2010 3:25:18 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: the invisib1e hand

What was this rally for? Karl Marx’s Birthday?


15 posted on 10/04/2010 3:25:46 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (lame and ill-informed post)
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To: kristinn

Same thing happens in Madistan (Madison WI) when liberals protest. Litter everywhere on the capitol mall. When conservatives protest, the place is extremely clean afterwards.

We plan ahead, people bring their own bags, they either bring big bags for lots of people to use and/or take their stuff with them when they leave.


16 posted on 10/04/2010 3:25:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: kristinn
Obama Administration Lashes Out at Critics of 'One Nation' Rally Trashing of Nat'l Mall

Well there you go, my lying eyes lying to me again ;^)

17 posted on 10/04/2010 3:26:23 PM PDT by The Cajun
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To: kristinn

Someone needs to make a video and post it on GoogTube to show the difference in the trashiness after each rally. But in the mean time some still photos would be great!


18 posted on 10/04/2010 3:26:34 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: kristinn

I can only say that Bill Line must have had a lobotomy recently. Sheeeeshhhh....


19 posted on 10/04/2010 3:27:23 PM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: kristinn

EXPOSURE.......they hate it, squirm you bassturds


20 posted on 10/04/2010 3:28:17 PM PDT by Doogle (IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN....PLEASE donate, because it's the RIGHT thing to do)
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To: kristinn

Were most of these people communists? Does Obama endorse the communists?


21 posted on 10/04/2010 3:29:06 PM PDT by FreedBird
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To: kristinn

Can’t expect anything from pigs but grunts...and trash.


22 posted on 10/04/2010 3:29:30 PM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Jack Hydrazine
It's a given, you let your typical leftwingtards loose in any public space they'll trash it. These are the same people who toss cups of cold coffee out the window on the highway, or sometimes even cups of ice, bags of trash, dead fish, you name it.

They are trashy people.

23 posted on 10/04/2010 3:29:59 PM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: kristinn

Hey! All that trash means more work, overtime, and money at budget time. Don’t ruin it by complaining. /s


24 posted on 10/04/2010 3:29:59 PM PDT by Waryone (RINOs, Elites, and Socialists - on the endangered list, soon to become extinct.)
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To: kristinn

“a spokeman for the One Nation Rally, Flo McAfee who said the group wanted to leave the Mall as they found it.”

They want to improve healthcare, end wars, and create jobs too, but they are liberal screw ups.


25 posted on 10/04/2010 3:29:59 PM PDT by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: Carley
Don’t complain about all the trash, complain about the people who noticed.......

The same thing happens when they screech with outrage at FOX, Breitbart or Drudge when they accurately quote a democrat saying something evil or moronic. They don't complain about the words, they complain that someone reports them...how sick is the mind of a liberal!
26 posted on 10/04/2010 3:30:35 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: kristinn

I like my rallies just a little on the trashy side! LOL!


27 posted on 10/04/2010 3:30:54 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: kristinn

Well, I am lashing out right back at them.


28 posted on 10/04/2010 3:31:09 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: kristinn

WEll the pictures don’t lie.....


29 posted on 10/04/2010 3:32:07 PM PDT by celtic gal
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To: kristinn

There is no doubt what-so-ever which side trashy obammy is on.


30 posted on 10/04/2010 3:32:44 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: kristinn
Cleaning up wasn't in our contract . . . .


31 posted on 10/04/2010 3:32:48 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: kristinn

Funny — the guy who doesn’t have to pick up trash knows how much trash was left...


32 posted on 10/04/2010 3:33:03 PM PDT by AnglePark
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To: kristinn

mmmmm—wonder who he votes with? LOL


33 posted on 10/04/2010 3:33:34 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: kristinn

It is surprising that so many in D.C. seem to think it’s still the 1970s, and that they can lie to our faces, apparently oblivious to the existence of instantaneous fact-checking resources: the internet, talk radio, youtube, etc.


34 posted on 10/04/2010 3:33:37 PM PDT by whinecountry (Semper Ubi Sub Ubi)
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To: kristinn

Lashing out does not = denial.


35 posted on 10/04/2010 3:34:26 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

SEE FOR YOURSELF............before it disappears.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DN_6lv86wwY

sent it out for all to see


36 posted on 10/04/2010 3:34:37 PM PDT by Doogle (IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN....PLEASE donate, because it's the RIGHT thing to do)
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To: celtic gal

gadzooks..makes me wonder what the
WH looks like..Yikes...bet there is dog poop everywhere.


37 posted on 10/04/2010 3:34:41 PM PDT by celtic gal
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To: muawiyah

Kinda like the way they have been working on trashing the USA for the past 40 or 50 years. They just don’t appreciate anything good and decent.


38 posted on 10/04/2010 3:35:01 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: kristinn

The only memorable aspect of that rally was the TRASH. Nothing else was memorable, including Special Ed’s hate fest on conservatives.


39 posted on 10/04/2010 3:35:55 PM PDT by drierice (The 'stimulus' cost more than 6 years of the Iraq war.)
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To: kristinn

And the Promise Keepers’ rally, in ‘97 or ‘98, was a tidy gathering as well.


40 posted on 10/04/2010 3:36:15 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: FreedBird
Does Obama endorse the communists?

You can tell about a person by the way they act and when they open their mouth.

41 posted on 10/04/2010 3:36:32 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS= Obama's Mosque, taxes, painful death. Is this what you want?)
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To: Doogle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCcwXlvb74Y&feature=related

MORE


42 posted on 10/04/2010 3:36:37 PM PDT by Doogle (IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN....PLEASE donate, because it's the RIGHT thing to do)
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To: kristinn

This same Bill Line claimed after “Glenn Beck’s August rally, the Park Service found damage on the National Mall that it estimated to be in the range of $5,000 to $10,000” (last paragraph of link). Wonder what his estimate of the 10/2 damage is...

Seems like he has an ax to grind with conservatives.

http://www.dailyfinance.com/story/media/park-service-no-guarantee-stewart-and-colberts-d-c-rally-wi/19642771/


43 posted on 10/04/2010 3:36:49 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: FreedBird

But, there again 0 will tries to convince you that you love being screwed
but in his case... not in a good way.

The commies HAVE to get you to agree with them even tho
they already have you bent over.


44 posted on 10/04/2010 3:39:25 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS= Obama's Mosque, taxes, painful death. Is this what you want?)
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To: Dallas59

“There is no doubt what-so-ever which side trashy obammy is on.”

Well said.


45 posted on 10/04/2010 3:39:47 PM PDT by Canedawg (... not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: kristinn

Ever heard the saying, “pictures don’t lie”?


46 posted on 10/04/2010 3:39:47 PM PDT by Biggirl (GO UCONN FOOTBALL!!!!!!!!!!! :)=^..^=)
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To: Doogle

Thanks!


47 posted on 10/04/2010 3:40:07 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Qbert

Bill Line knows where his bread is buttered. He is yet another politically sensitive loser employed by taxpayers. He should be fired immediately and deported. What a goof. There were two piles of trash at the Saturday rally: the attendees & their refuse. We have been to three Tea Party events in WDC downtown. There was NO trash outside the waste containers.


48 posted on 10/04/2010 3:41:31 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: kristinn

These people are trash ! Here is my own experience with liberals and their cr@p.

Place I worked at in the early 1990’s, we had this 350 lbs woman. She was very liberal, anti-American. You look at her desk and there is piles of papers on it and some onthe floor. You couldn’t see the desk surface. My desk was pretty clean. Back on the woman, go into her car and go to the place she lived at. Pig’s sty. Another place I worked at, there was a man who was also liberal, he was also very messy ! At least he wasn’t obese !

These people don’t have respect for themselves, what they have is trash and they want to trash this country and those who like to keep their $h!t together !

Most liberals, if they cannot handle their own affairs, they have no business handling the country’s affairs !


49 posted on 10/04/2010 3:41:39 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Qbert

Thanks. There’s no other mention of it, so my guess would be that it is for sod repair. The Park Service has gotten quite fussy in recent years about maintaining the grass. They require expensive rubber mats to protect the grass from heavy equipment and vehicles.


50 posted on 10/04/2010 3:44:12 PM PDT by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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