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Memorial to honor 50,000 bumble bees that died in Oregon parking lot
Fox News/AP ^ | June 28, 2013

Posted on 06/28/2013 7:56:20 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Fifty thousand bumblebees will be honored at a memorial Sunday in the same shopping center parking lot southwest of the Portland, Oregon, where most of the insects died earlier this month.

Rozzell Medina, of Portland, said on a Facebook page that the event will "memorialize these fallen lifeforms and talk about the plight of the bees and their importance to life on Earth," The Oregonian reported.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: bees; bumblebees; ericthehalfabee; napl; portland; portlandia
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1 posted on 06/28/2013 7:56:20 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Not a word about the 50,000 or more aborted babies. Sad.


2 posted on 06/28/2013 7:57:33 AM PDT by The Louiswu (One brave man, that's all we need.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

The pain ... It stings me...


3 posted on 06/28/2013 7:58:07 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: ConservativeStatement
And for aborted human babies?
4 posted on 06/28/2013 7:58:11 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Will George Nouri be there?


5 posted on 06/28/2013 7:58:17 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Believe me, Rozzell (guy or gal?), you most likely are PRO-ABORTION of INNOCENT BABIES!!! Have you had a Memorial to 55 MILLION DEAD BABIES, Rozzell???? Doubt it.


6 posted on 06/28/2013 7:58:40 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

they should have invited the weeping tree hippies.


7 posted on 06/28/2013 7:59:30 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

We are truely beyond help.


8 posted on 06/28/2013 8:00:02 AM PDT by anoldafvet
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To: ConservativeStatement

I bet no crosses will be allowed on the memorial.


9 posted on 06/28/2013 8:02:21 AM PDT by needmorePaine
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To: ConservativeStatement

No memorial for the aphids? They are life forms too.


10 posted on 06/28/2013 8:03:00 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: ConservativeStatement

LMAO!!!... Portland.. again.

They are really striving to be San Francisco North.


11 posted on 06/28/2013 8:03:05 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: The Louiswu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFUDEmMjC-c


12 posted on 06/28/2013 8:03:24 AM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: Vendome

LOL !!!


13 posted on 06/28/2013 8:03:42 AM PDT by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself- Mark Twain)
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To: The Louiswu

This is so much Oregon.
They will probably send out SEIU thugs to threaten the perps who killed the bees.


14 posted on 06/28/2013 8:04:03 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: anoldafvet
We are truely beyond help.

Exactly. Much is said about how much we need the next President to be conservative. Really now... what self-respecting, sane conservative would want to preside over THIS mess?

15 posted on 06/28/2013 8:05:31 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
As a symbolic gesture I now refuse to eat Bumblebee Tuna!!

But oh my....The ant carnage the other day when I unveiled my can of deadly RAID, wiping out entire colonies. It was like a tiny AC-130 Gunship! I'M A MONSTAH! (ssshhh....don't tell FOX News)

*teardrop welling up*

16 posted on 06/28/2013 8:05:36 AM PDT by USS Johnston (Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be bought at the price of chains & slavery? - Patrick Henry)
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To: ConservativeStatement

This will generate some buzz.


17 posted on 06/28/2013 8:05:38 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

In other news one million unborn humans inside the United States will be butchered during their termination this year.

No parking lot memorial planned by these bee lovers.


18 posted on 06/28/2013 8:06:37 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Breaking News: Hillary not running in 2016. Brain tumor found during recent colonoscopy...)
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To: NonValueAdded
No memorial for the aphids? They are life forms too.

Lol...

"The Expendables."

19 posted on 06/28/2013 8:06:55 AM PDT by USS Johnston (Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be bought at the price of chains & slavery? - Patrick Henry)
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To: ConservativeStatement
talk about the plight of the bees and their importance to life on Earth

Well, that part isn't so bad.

20 posted on 06/28/2013 8:07:07 AM PDT by Leaning Right
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To: The Louiswu

The left yawns at dead babies.It is no wonder that Obama can also yawn and go back to bed as Americans beg for any kind support while they are under attack in Benghazi;whilst the ambassador is being raped by Obama’s moozlim people.


21 posted on 06/28/2013 8:08:01 AM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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To: DoughtyOne
"Our bodies, our votes" and "Support a woman's right to choose." I saw those stickers on a vehicle the other day. Someone openly in favor of killing babies. The new America.
22 posted on 06/28/2013 8:09:12 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

A, c d Bs?


23 posted on 06/28/2013 8:09:37 AM PDT by GSWarrior (When someone points at the moon, don't stare at his finger.)
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To: swamprebel

Dang! Beat me to it. Didn’t see the boulder co one for the deceased deer or moose or whatever they had a “celebration of life” event/gathering for.


24 posted on 06/28/2013 8:10:46 AM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

No memorial for the Head and Body lice? They are life forms too.

When will they honor all the bugs killed on auto windshields?

Don’t for get all the ants killed by those killer anteaters, looking for some jail time for that crime.


25 posted on 06/28/2013 8:12:03 AM PDT by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416,Feisty Old Vet !!)
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To: EXCH54FE

Apparently, there is a website which names hotels that have had bed bugs reported by guests. Isn’t that being intolerant towards bed bugs?


26 posted on 06/28/2013 8:13:47 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

O death, where is your victory? O grave, where is thy sting?
Aunt Bea


27 posted on 06/28/2013 8:15:02 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: rktman

I have never seen one for a dead deer or moose, can you post it?


28 posted on 06/28/2013 8:15:51 AM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: The Louiswu

Liberal Insanity reigns supreme, IMO.


29 posted on 06/28/2013 8:19:10 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: swamprebel

Sorry. I said I DIDN’T see the one for the deer/moose/whatever. It was some familiar critter in/near boulder co that was killed and the town folk held some sort of candlelight vigil for it to celebrate it’s life. Not quite as amusing as the tree thing. If I find it I’ll post it.


30 posted on 06/28/2013 8:20:00 AM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Yep, sad state of affairs...


31 posted on 06/28/2013 8:20:12 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Breaking News: Hillary not running in 2016. Brain tumor found during recent colonoscopy...)
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To: rktman

I misunderstood, sorry. I would like to collect that one, so thanks in advance if you find it.


32 posted on 06/28/2013 8:22:08 AM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Memorial to honor 50,000 bumble bees that died in Oregon parking lot

I've come to the conclusion that humans thrive best under adversity and tough conditions, however when they live in times of comfort and relative ease like we have today, the lack of stimulation causes their brains slow down and we get things like memorials to honor fallen bumble bees

33 posted on 06/28/2013 8:22:10 AM PDT by apillar
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To: ConservativeStatement

Just another group of empty-headed libtards without any purpose in their shallow lives.


34 posted on 06/28/2013 8:24:56 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: ConservativeStatement

You...just...can’t...make...this...stuff...up.


35 posted on 06/28/2013 8:26:38 AM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: needmorePaine

They were probably animist bees............


36 posted on 06/28/2013 8:26:44 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: apillar
I agree with that. Look at much of the under 30 crowd and the addiction to zombie texting in public and the inability to communicate verbally. Would this crew aided in the efforts to win WW2? Doubtful.
37 posted on 06/28/2013 8:27:32 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Sounds like a good skit for the show Portlandia...


38 posted on 06/28/2013 8:28:39 AM PDT by Chad_the_Impaler
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To: ConservativeStatement; All
Very, very old ditty.....

The bee, he is a busy soul,
He has no time for birth control;
And that is why, in times like these,
There are so many SOBs."

39 posted on 06/28/2013 8:28:55 AM PDT by ken5050 (Due to all the WH scandals, MSNBC is changing its slogan from "Lean Forward" to "BOHICA")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Was it only 50,000? I want a re-count!

40 posted on 06/28/2013 8:30:02 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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41 posted on 06/28/2013 8:31:00 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Death where is thy sting?


42 posted on 06/28/2013 8:31:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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There was a mass slaughter of yellow jackets in FL recently. The largest nest ever documented with more than a million bees and hundreds of queens was totally killed off in one day. There was no memorial and not a tear shed. Sad that a prehistoric site with an ancient hive could be obliterated by a pest service with not one cry of "Shame."
43 posted on 06/28/2013 8:31:49 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Louis Foxwell
There was a mass slaughter of yellow jackets in FL recently

Yes, it believe it was the Georgia Tech-Florida State game.

44 posted on 06/28/2013 8:32:54 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Louis Foxwell

OK OK -
<Sarc


45 posted on 06/28/2013 8:33:19 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Louis Foxwell

I demand that Orkin Pest Control be brought before a congressional committee! They are murdering innocent insects. ...now on to protect microbes.


46 posted on 06/28/2013 8:36:08 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: ConservativeStatement
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

Sure, they care about bees, but their PRIMARY focus is keeping democrat politicians in office.

47 posted on 06/28/2013 8:36:34 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Portlandia episode.
Has to be. (bee!)


48 posted on 06/28/2013 8:39:04 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Just wanted to say I hope you great NSA folks are enjoying my posts here.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

As much as I think Memorial Service for dead bees is liberal softheadedness, there is a problem, worldwide, with the disappearance of bees due to pesticides and parasitic mites. The disappearance of bees is alarming because of their importance to agriculture....


49 posted on 06/28/2013 8:39:22 AM PDT by freebilly (Creepy and the Ass Crackers....)
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To: RedMDer

You’ve got to BEE kidding, right!


50 posted on 06/28/2013 8:43:43 AM PDT by k4gypsyrose
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