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Rand Paul: "Goons" blocked WWII Memorial
Politico ^ | October 2, 2013 | Lucy McCalmont

Posted on 10/02/2013 6:55:34 AM PDT by Biggirl

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To: boxlunch

Great idea-—read the speech on the floor of Congress.


51 posted on 10/02/2013 8:23:41 AM PDT by Liz
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To: keats5

“Thank God for the WWII vets.”

Many who come today and are turned away from their own memorial - paid for by blood and sacrifice - will not have the health to make a return trip to give honor to their fallen comrades.

SHAME ON DEMOCRATS AND THIS ADMINISTRATION!


52 posted on 10/02/2013 8:25:56 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: Biggirl
Obama was never an American.
Not EVER.


53 posted on 10/02/2013 8:27:43 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Liz

The man with no birth certificate nor friends from his past?


54 posted on 10/02/2013 8:28:41 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: stars & stripes forever

That is why those same barricades are being broken down. They face worse.


55 posted on 10/02/2013 8:32:46 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: penelopesire
"Obama has sent more people to shut out WW2 vets than he did people to rescue our men in Benghazi!

Post of the year and a very profound quote that symbolizes everything wrong about the priorities of the "enlightened/progressive" low informative electorate (Despite having plenty of information at their fingertips).
56 posted on 10/02/2013 8:36:35 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Biggirl

I like the guy, but Rand Paul needs to start his brain before engaging his mouth.

The “Goons” just pulled a “We see nothing here” move and turned their backs as the Honor Flight vets approached the baricades. The Heroes of WWII are now BACK in their memorial. To great fanfare.

Let me be clear here: the “Goons” just pulled off a major act of civil disobedience against the President and their own leadership.


57 posted on 10/02/2013 8:38:39 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: tanknetter
The “Goons” just pulled a “We see nothing here” move and turned their backs as the Honor Flight vets approached the baricades. The Heroes of WWII are now BACK in their memorial. To great fanfare.

bttt
58 posted on 10/02/2013 8:41:36 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Liz

best post (image) I have seen in months!!!!!

HA!!!


59 posted on 10/02/2013 8:42:55 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: tanknetter
Let me be clear here: the “Goons” just pulled off a major act of civil disobedience against the President and their own leadership.

Bttt
60 posted on 10/02/2013 8:44:11 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Biggirl

Wish they would have stuck a Garand up their azzes!


61 posted on 10/02/2013 8:49:24 AM PDT by Renegade
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To: Biggirl

I stand with Rand!


62 posted on 10/02/2013 8:53:30 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Paine in the Neck

No, YOU get off MY park!

63 posted on 10/02/2013 9:10:50 AM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: tanknetter

“...the “Goons” just pulled off a major act of civil disobedience against the President and their own leadership...”

If that is so, then they need to commended and cheered, loudly and publicly on the spot, to send a message.


64 posted on 10/02/2013 9:23:44 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: tennmountainman
If Obama denies these WW2 Vets the right to visit this memorial. It may be time for someone to organize some help for these vets. I would be willing to drive to DC to help these vets “Storm” these memorials. I am sure others would too.

Two million bikers would be a nice touch.
65 posted on 10/02/2013 9:27:46 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Who am I to judge homosexuals? That's what the Tony Awards are for.)
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To: NFHale

HA!

The vets apparantly found a loophole in the shutdown rules. Per the WTOP feed, people can’t be denied access to public open space if they’re engaging in 1st Amendment activities.


66 posted on 10/02/2013 9:31:12 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: NFHale

Fox had cameras rolling.


67 posted on 10/02/2013 9:31:34 AM PDT by MestaMachine (My CAPS work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: UCANSEE2

68 posted on 10/02/2013 9:31:53 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Who am I to judge homosexuals? That's what the Tony Awards are for.)
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To: canuck_conservative
Yup, I saw the election results last November.

Assuming it wasn't rigged, of course.
69 posted on 10/02/2013 9:33:22 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Who am I to judge homosexuals? That's what the Tony Awards are for.)
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To: tanknetter

Tanknetter, you have NO idea how happy I was to read your post that the NPS guys stood tall - and ACTED LIKE AMERICAN MEN - in doing what they did.

Again, I thank you for posting it and bringing it peoples’ attention here.

The “goon” terminology is just a natural reaction among free people to efforts like this; people are quick to react because the outrages just keep coming.

Please keep reinforcing who is helping OUR people, and who isn’t.


70 posted on 10/02/2013 9:39:50 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: tanknetter

Yeah, the law’s a bitch when it ain’t working for the other side, ain’t it... Haha!!

Excellent...


71 posted on 10/02/2013 9:40:49 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Paine in the Neck
as previously set forth on this forum
.....Hussein Obama
...tear down theses BARRYcades!!!

72 posted on 10/02/2013 9:44:08 AM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: Old Yeller; MestaMachine

“...Two million bikers would be a nice touch. ...”

How about letting every VFW post and American Legion post know what’s going as well... pronto.

MestaMachine says Fox has a camera on it right now. Good. They should be speeding MORE reporters there as we speak.

Put a spotlight on this so it CAN’T be ignore, and everyone on this board should be emailing and tweeting folks who aren’t aware of this being played out...


73 posted on 10/02/2013 9:44:32 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: TigerClaws

This needs to be posted and commented on every MSM story online. Don’t let them off the hook. Point out their chicanery and lies.


74 posted on 10/02/2013 10:24:56 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: tanknetter; NFHale
66 posted on 10/2/2013 11:31:12 AM by tanknetter: “The vets apparantly found a loophole in the shutdown rules. Per the WTOP feed, people can’t be denied access to public open space if they’re engaging in 1st Amendment activities.”

I just got done reading the three dozen pages of shutdown regulations which I've been given by a furloughed federal employee. I may have missed this, or it may be in another document. I don't doubt what you're saying at all but I'd love to get a “chapter and verse” reference.

It would also be helpful in responding to some Freepers who may not understand the legalities here. The other side is really good at manipulating fine print of regulations; we need to get just as good if we're going to win this thing.

75 posted on 10/02/2013 11:50:39 AM PDT by darrellmaurina
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To: darrellmaurina

It was out on the WTOP newsfeed several hours ago. They didn’t provide any citation beyond it coming from NPS sources.

It wouldn’t surprise me if some entrepreneurial NPS staffer came up with it as a creative interpretation in order to defuse the situation. Yesterday there were 90 vets, a few Congresscritters and several dozen of the vets’ family members

Today those numbers, from reports and pics, were easily double. It was becoming a spectacle that would invariably continue to grow on a daily basis. A spectacle that distracted from and ran counter to the desired visuals and narrative. So an “out” that would get the situation out of the media was quickly found.


76 posted on 10/02/2013 12:01:15 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: darrellmaurina

It’s out, in more detail, on the current ABCNews.com article. Sorry, can’t link to it from cellphone, but the cite is in the 5th para of the article


77 posted on 10/02/2013 12:06:10 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: tanknetter

Thanks very much for your update earlier.


78 posted on 10/02/2013 12:07:01 PM PDT by novemberslady
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Backlash coming, wanna bet?
== = = = = = = = = =
Sooner, rather than later BUT we have to do as ‘they’ do.
Chip at the top and work your way down, we know there are 15% on either side you couldn’t move if you detonatd an HBomb in their back or fanny pack.

You can bet your bippy that if the R’s had the WH and Senate, with the D’s having Congress and if the #’s were 54 R’s and 46 D’s, that the D’s would ram legislation through that would demand a 60 vote vote.......R’s just TALK about it, D’s do it.

Also, at the 56-46 the D’s would not be worrying about a lot of ‘crossing the aisle’...UNLESS, of course, it meant say a D in a strong R state was on the fence and his vote were meaningless......

The D’s play CHESS while the R’s are still trying to figure out if they want Red or Black in the game they think may be checkers...

I don’t ‘like’ and can’t ‘stand’ the LIBS but at least they have loyalty down pat.....


79 posted on 10/02/2013 12:27:54 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Egoist:A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. (Ambrose Bierce))
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To: tanknetter; NFHale
Thank you to both Tanknetter and NFHale for your comments.
80 posted on 10/02/2013 1:50:03 PM PDT by darrellmaurina
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To: darrellmaurina; tanknetter

tanknetter found it and posted it.

I just repeated it.

Whatever gets the word out. One Team, One Fight.


81 posted on 10/02/2013 2:41:00 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale; darrellmaurina

You both are VERY welcome!


82 posted on 10/02/2013 3:12:01 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Biggirl

I’m sure Juan Williams was there to argue.


83 posted on 10/02/2013 3:14:24 PM PDT by Fledermaus (OMG! The Federal Government is Shut Down. World To End: Film At Eleven.)
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To: UCANSEE2

Enjoy hell bitch.


84 posted on 10/02/2013 3:15:40 PM PDT by Fledermaus (OMG! The Federal Government is Shut Down. World To End: Film At Eleven.)
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To: UCANSEE2

85 posted on 10/02/2013 3:16:34 PM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: tanknetter

Sometimes even useless government morons do the right thing.


86 posted on 10/02/2013 3:19:17 PM PDT by Fledermaus (OMG! The Federal Government is Shut Down. World To End: Film At Eleven.)
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To: Fledermaus

Or maybe they heard the remarks and didn’t want to be painted as stupid a-holes since now they know they’ll be in photos and videos.


87 posted on 10/02/2013 3:21:13 PM PDT by Fledermaus (OMG! The Federal Government is Shut Down. World To End: Film At Eleven.)
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To: tanknetter

Whatever little part we play... we play it.


88 posted on 10/02/2013 3:24:12 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Biggirl

There is no good reason why any site on the mall and surrounding areas should be closed. They should be open during daylight hours. We don’t need people to hold our hands. Shame on the Democrats!


89 posted on 10/02/2013 4:52:06 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Arlington should never be closed. If I had someone interred there, I’d be furious! Heck, I’m furious without someone interred.


90 posted on 10/02/2013 4:53:47 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: rollo tomasi

It makes me physically ill that it is true. I grieve for my country.


91 posted on 10/02/2013 5:16:53 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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