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Student Protesters Rip 2,977 American Flags Out of Ground at 9/11 Memorial
Breitbart ^ | 9/13/13

Posted on 09/13/2013 1:08:22 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

More than 200 colleges and high schools across the nation participated in Young America's Foundation's 9/11: Never Forget Project. Students came together to establish an American flag memorial on campus consisting of 2,977 flags representing each person murdered in the terrorist attacks. Unfortunately, five student protesters at Middlebury College ripped the flags out of the ground before 3:00 pm. The 9/11: Never Forget Project has been an annual nonpartisan event at Middlebury College for the past ten years. By participating in the 9/11: Never Forget Project, students honor the victims of the attacks, as well as honor the American principles for which they died.

Middlebury student groups spent nearly two hours setting up the flag display yesterday morning. The protesters told Ben Kinney, president of the conservative club on campus, they were "confiscating" the flags in protest of "America's imperialism."

The protesters refused to compromise with the students because the flags were supposedly located on an "Indian burial ground and you can't have anything penetrating the Earth."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Vermont; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911; leftistactivism; neverforgetproject; stupidstudents; vermont; waronterror
How could anything be stolen from a society that had no concept of property ownership to begin with? A recent episode of Bizarre Foods, Andrew with Zimmer it was shown how most Indian tribes from northern New England survived on beaver meat. Doe this Amanda Lickers eat beaver? Not insuating nuttin, just sayin. She ought to team up with Sidney Leathers.
1 posted on 09/13/2013 1:08:22 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

So an imagined victimizing of a specially-priviliged group trumps patriotism.
The left hating the USA, as usual.


2 posted on 09/13/2013 1:10:41 PM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: Impala64ssa

The liberals don’t care about the NYC dwellers killed on 911.

Why should I send my son to protect those NYC dwellers that hate me?


3 posted on 09/13/2013 1:10:47 PM PDT by NoLibZone (The reason we are where we are today is the belief that posting on a website will fix the nation.)
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To: Impala64ssa

“American imperialism” is the old Soviet propaganda line. Of course, leftist imperialism is just fine and dandy . . .


4 posted on 09/13/2013 1:12:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Impala64ssa

I’m with just a slightly deeper look, you will find behind all of this a communist college professor.


5 posted on 09/13/2013 1:12:42 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Impala64ssa

Remember this scene when your children or grandchildren are contemplating what college to attend. The majority are total leftist indoctrination mills and this kind of anti-patriotic nonsense proves it, were any more proof needed at this late date.


6 posted on 09/13/2013 1:13:05 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Olog-hai; Impala64ssa

PS. These so-called “students” ought to go to federal prison at the very least.


7 posted on 09/13/2013 1:13:10 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Impala64ssa

What kind of limp-wristed, cowardly, sheep stood around and let FIVE people do this while they watched?


8 posted on 09/13/2013 1:13:58 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: Impala64ssa
Unfortunately, five student protesters at Middlebury College ripped the flags out of the ground before 3:00 pm.

Toss them from the top of the new WTC to help them "understand."

9 posted on 09/13/2013 1:14:01 PM PDT by twhitak
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To: Impala64ssa

I know a place that makes handmade Indian arrows, and I’m thinking of some fine places to put them.

Ghosts. The ancestors are displeased.


10 posted on 09/13/2013 1:17:27 PM PDT by Anton.Rutter
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To: Impala64ssa
in an email to the Huffington Post the school's director of public affairs, Sarah Ray, admitted it has "never before been suggested that this is a Native American burial ground."

That's not to say it couldn't be.......

11 posted on 09/13/2013 1:18:41 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: NoLibZone

“Why should I send my son to protect those NYC dwellers that hate me?”

That’s why I keep preaching to Freepers to hate liberals 1000 times more. It’s in my daily prayer. They effing’ hate us so why would we turn the other cheek to these traitorous bastards?


12 posted on 09/13/2013 1:23:47 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Impala64ssa

Five emasculated boys raised by single mothers who hate men? Just guessing..


13 posted on 09/13/2013 1:25:45 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Impala64ssa
How could anything be stolen from a society that had no concept of property ownership to begin with?

True story: I was at a Tea Party rally here in South Florida, when some of these anarchist-wannabe punks showed up. They were noisy, banging pots and pans with drumsticks and making noise that had nothing to do with anything.

I got one particularly noisy one to stop a second to engage in conversation...asked him why he thought (if he did) that personal property should be shared among all people...how was that fair?

He responded with something like "There is only communal property--nothing is personally owned."

As SOON as those words left his mouth (I knew something like that would come out), I snatched the drumsticks out of his hand and ruined them--telling him that for the moment, I was living the world he envisioned.

He was not happy.

14 posted on 09/13/2013 1:25:57 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: PoloSec
you will find behind all of this a communist college professor.
Yup, learned that from my college days. Whatever the cause du jour, it was easy to notice commie agitation involved.
15 posted on 09/13/2013 1:26:33 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa

It’s a felony to steal an American flag.


16 posted on 09/13/2013 1:29:27 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Impala64ssa

And no one opposed them and there will be no consequences. This only encourages them to act out in more destructive and violent means.


17 posted on 09/13/2013 1:32:02 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: SoFloFreeper

Thanks for the best laugh I’ve had today.


18 posted on 09/13/2013 1:44:56 PM PDT by ken in texas (Obama schedule- Nice weather: golf, else play spades with Reggie)
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To: Impala64ssa
they were "confiscating" the flags in protest of "America's imperialism."

Hey kids, do us a favor. Contribute something to society. Drop out of Worthless U. and get a job at Dunkin' Donuts.

Middlebury. $50k/yr? Pffffffffffft.

19 posted on 09/13/2013 1:48:06 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: SoFloFreeper
He responded with something like "There is only communal property--nothing is personally owned."

As SOON as those words left his mouth (I knew something like that would come out), I snatched the drumsticks out of his hand and ruined them--telling him that for the moment, I was living the world he envisioned.

Ha-ha...I love your concept of what a practical demonstration looks like!

20 posted on 09/13/2013 1:58:59 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: SoFloFreeper

Good for you!


21 posted on 09/13/2013 2:02:29 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR THE WORLD.)
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To: WayneS

Those who allowed it?

They are comfortable, good looking, athletic, academically brilliant and unaware of the sacrifices of their great grandfathers, some of whom they personally met as toddlers.

They lost family members, neighbors, perhaps even parents in the Twin Tower attack.

They are brainwashed by school culture, and the entertainment media, perhaps a liberal news outlet or so.

They are wealthy, or their fathers are. They are onepercenters, many of them.

The same can be said of their parents who simply reffffuse to discern the moral and spiritual upbringing of their children and keep them away from these anti American holes.

Perhaps one or two are rethinking their actions and those of their classmates. But they are far away from the thinking of Captain Winters and Guarnier, Popeye Wynn and Buck, the Seal Team Six, and The firefighters 343 of whom died, charging toward the trouble after receiving absolution from priests like Fr. George Rutler and Fr. Judge, both of whom ran toward the trouble, whom these kids are far away from in spirit.

Spiritual neglect is the worst form of child abuse, from the thoughts of Fr. Goesslein.

Wake up, parents!


22 posted on 09/13/2013 2:09:25 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Impala64ssa
We need some Rick Mondays...

23 posted on 09/13/2013 2:11:53 PM PDT by drew
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To: Jim Scott
the left has amassed so much money ...either from their professorships, their govt nonservice, etc, that its their sense of entitlement and privilege that they don't mind sending their kids to these schools...they want their kids to feel elite and smug as well...

gated community attitude....I'll pass laws to forbid everyone else from doing what they want, or what they believe, or what they should eat, or where they should go, but damn if you little rabble are going to live next to me...

24 posted on 09/13/2013 2:20:21 PM PDT by cherry
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To: SoFloFreeper
As SOON as those words left his mouth (I knew something like that would come out), I snatched the drumsticks out of his hand and ruined them--telling him that for the moment, I was living the world he envisioned. He was not happy.

You just made my day.

Carry on.

25 posted on 09/13/2013 2:21:44 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Olog-hai

IIRC there is no portion of official life at Middlebury that is not out-and-out communist.


26 posted on 09/13/2013 2:27:15 PM PDT by crusher (Political Correctness: Stalinism Without the Charm)
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To: Impala64ssa

When you see people doing that, they need to form human walls in front of them. If they touch them to push them out of the way, that’s assault.


27 posted on 09/13/2013 2:46:42 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Jim Scott; Impala64ssa

On another thread I commented on the magnificent display of flags at Pepperdine University on the Pacific Coast Highway, CA, that we see for days (and nights) at this time of the year.

R E M E M B E R
9-11


28 posted on 09/13/2013 2:56:43 PM PDT by USARightSide (S U P P O R T I N G OUR T R O O P S)
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