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Marine Band Anniversary Concert Cancelled (sequestration)
Notes ^ | May/June 2013

Posted on 05/11/2013 8:14:14 PM PDT by real saxophonist

The United States Marine Band's 215th anniversary concert scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has been canceled due to sequestration. This event will not be rescheduled.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 215thanniversary; marineband; notbreakingnews; obama; sequestration
That's what my copy of 'Notes' says.
1 posted on 05/11/2013 8:14:14 PM PDT by real saxophonist
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To: real saxophonist

This must be one of THE HORRORS we were told to expect from sequestration...

*Yawn* what’s on TV


2 posted on 05/11/2013 8:25:39 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Mr. K
Beautiful girls, BTW, sorry to hear about your wife.

There's been so much here about 'sequestration', that it's just amazing to hear that from an official source.

3 posted on 05/11/2013 8:36:24 PM PDT by real saxophonist (If something is TRULY 'common sense', then a law about it is unneccesary.)
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To: real saxophonist

Why would there be a need for a 215th anniversary concert anyway? Maybe 225.


4 posted on 05/11/2013 9:26:16 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: crusty old prospector

The US Marine Corps treats November 10, 1775, as its birthday, but after the Revolutionary War it was disbanded and not re-established until July 11, 1798, at the time of the so-called Quasi-War with France. So this July would be 215 years from that date.


5 posted on 05/11/2013 9:35:04 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: real saxophonist

Another addition to the anti-patriot de-moto list. Grrrr.


6 posted on 05/11/2013 10:17:50 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

7 posted on 05/12/2013 12:20:56 AM PDT by Bullish (May the time soon come when Obamunism is only spoken of in hell.)
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To: Bullish; MinuteGal

The word has gone out from the Obama regime to the heads of each governmental entity to choose the most painful monetary action they can take to pimp the public and then blame it on sequestration. Out of the hundreds of options available for cutting that would not impact the public negatively, the ones chosen are the ones most guaranteed to inconvenience, financially impact, or otherwise screw the people of this country.

And, remember, the sequestration cuts weren’t even real cuts; they are cuts in future spending not in current spending. And in an economy of trillions, Obama is claiming that there can’t even be a 2% cut in future allocations. Well, if that is the case, we are in deep doo doo, as our national debt will continue to spiral out of control because of continual reckless spending by Obama and his regime.

I would never in my lifetime have expected that we would have a President who would intentionally inflict pain on his own U.S. constituents, making their lives more miserable in order to justify his political stance on sequestration. Fight on the political court in Congress, don’t fight against your own countrymen. Geez.....


8 posted on 05/12/2013 1:09:46 AM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: flaglady47

The Obama regime is a dung heap that is crapping all over the American people.


9 posted on 05/12/2013 1:14:01 AM PDT by Bullish (May the time soon come when Obamunism is only spoken of in hell.)
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To: real saxophonist

The African communist Ubama and his Chicago mob are downright childish.
This is just another example of them stomping their feet because they didn’t get their way.


10 posted on 05/12/2013 1:22:26 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: real saxophonist

Guess you should’ve sold more tickets.


11 posted on 05/12/2013 4:26:23 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: Verginius Rufus

STFU pogue.


12 posted on 05/12/2013 4:34:12 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: crusty old prospector; real saxophonist
Why would there be a need for a 215th anniversary concert anyway? Maybe 225.<

There's no need it's only tradition...

13 posted on 05/12/2013 4:47:31 AM PDT by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: flaglady47
I would never in my lifetime have expected that we would have a President who would intentionally inflict pain on his own U.S. constituents

It's what happens when you let everybody vote, impose universal suffrage via Constitutional Amendment.

The Founders didn't put the right to vote in the Constitution for a REASON.

14 posted on 05/12/2013 4:51:08 AM PDT by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: real saxophonist

Is that $30,000,000 pledged to Syrian rebels being cut, too?


15 posted on 05/12/2013 5:13:09 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: flaglady47; oswegodeee; mickie; Chigirl 26; seenenuf; seekthetruth; surfer; Bob Ireland; ...
Excellent post, Flaglady. You nailed it!

Since the majority of voters consider Obama their father, not only temporal, but eternal, it's only just and right that he should punish us severely when he deems we need it.

I can't believe the number of masochists in this country that not only endure but seem to enjoy the psychopathic maneuverings, omissions and commissions of the illegal occupier of the presidential office.

Leni

16 posted on 05/12/2013 5:43:44 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: TArcher

No cost for tickets I seem to remember.

Is this the summer event at the Kennedy Center?

It gets lots of attention in that area from my memory of being there over the summers.


17 posted on 05/12/2013 6:31:54 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: 3D-JOY

The best event in D.C., hands down, is the evening parade at the Marine post at 8th and I. It’s held every Friday during the summer, it’s free and you don’t need reservations. It is a very moving event.


18 posted on 05/12/2013 6:42:53 AM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: Verginius Rufus

Anniversary of the Marine Band itself, not the Marine Corps.


19 posted on 05/12/2013 7:16:56 AM PDT by real saxophonist (If something is TRULY 'common sense', then a law about it is unneccesary.)
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To: flaglady47
So VERY TRUE!!

I do believe the tide of love for Obama is taking a big turn for the worst! Time will tell.

20 posted on 05/12/2013 8:55:10 AM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: ladyjane

Yes, I have taken my Grandson. Most Fridays for 6 years in the summer I was at Walter Reed Hospital Rally so it was not possible to do both.

I wonder if that contributes to his desire to be a Marine and to play in his school Marching Band and now Jazz Band too. He is working on his Eagle Boy Scout project...16 years old now and a really nice boy.

I have a fine granddaughter 21 and in college. She is a bone marrow donor and active in a breast cancer group too.

My smallest granddaughter (10) is starting to show all the same kindness to others. She understands Obama and redistribution of wealth. During his first campaign she told anyone who would listen: “He is not going to give my dad’s money to people who won’t work! AND he is not getting any of my toys either!”

Three different families and each one child...can you tell I am proud of them? LOL


21 posted on 05/12/2013 9:46:50 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: 3D-JOY

>>No cost for tickets I seem to remember.

There’s always a cost for “free” tickets.


22 posted on 05/17/2013 6:14:26 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: TArcher

Well said! Somebody has to pay. Spread the cost to all taxpayers for a few thousand to enjoy the event.

Are you thinking that there is NO reason for a Marine Band?


23 posted on 05/17/2013 10:58:39 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: 3D-JOY

>>Are you thinking that there is NO reason for a Marine Band?

I’m thinking costs imposed upon all taxpayers so the DC vanguard elite can enjoy “free” events are increasingly irritating - and that selling tickets would be a perfectly reasonable and equitable act of American commerce.


24 posted on 05/17/2013 8:20:09 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: TArcher

Definitely. Since there is a ticketing process there is a hidden cost too.

This is all so minor compared to the money we are giving foreign countries...not even friendly ones...it is just another smokescreen.


25 posted on 05/18/2013 7:15:38 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: 3D-JOY

>>This is all so minor

There’s nothing minor about the McSheeple’s indoctrinated expectation that they’re entitled to “free” stuff.


26 posted on 05/18/2013 7:29:24 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: 3D-JOY; real saxophonist


We were led to believe
that we'd be fiddlers
and saxophonists
and tuba-players
and pianists
- musicians
in the grand orchestra of life...
but we're not,
and we're slowly realizing that fact
--- and we're very, very pissed off about it....
27 posted on 05/18/2013 8:59:21 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: ladyjane
The best event in D.C., hands down, is the evening parade at the Marine post at 8th and I. It’s held every Friday during the summer, it’s free and you don’t need reservations. It is a very moving event.

Agreed, and to hell with the umbrellas

28 posted on 05/18/2013 9:05:28 AM PDT by mware
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To: TArcher

Many days I feel like I am fiddling while my country goes up in flames!


29 posted on 05/18/2013 4:56:27 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: TArcher

Minor number of dollars, wasted...compared to the big give-aways.

All the minor ones add up to HUGH totals.

It is all very SERIES too.

LOL


30 posted on 05/18/2013 5:01:26 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: 3D-JOY

When did providing free entertainment get a constitutional mandate?


31 posted on 05/19/2013 9:25:54 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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