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National Park Service to keep WW II Memorial open to veterans (Barry blinks)
The Washington Post's Post Local ^ | October 2, 2013 | Michael E. Ruane and Mark Berman

Posted on 10/02/2013 10:07:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

At Marion Park on Capitol Hill, two fence gates were chained closed, but one was not, and a group of children played inside.

At the Korean War Veterans Memorial, on the Mall, the entrance was blocked with barricades, but visitors just walked around the barriers and entered.

At the closed-off National World War II Memorial, two days of assaults by veterans prompted the National Park Service to announce that they had the legal right to be there and would not be barred in the future.

Across federal Washington on Wednesday, the government shutdown was leaking badly — partly as a result of citizen contrarians, war veterans, politicians and the difficulty of enforcement by the National Park Service....

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: backoffbarry; barrycades; bhofascism; bhoshutdown; donttreadonme; obama; operationwhipcracker; presidentshutdown; shutdown; veterans; washingtoncompost

1 posted on 10/02/2013 10:07:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barry and President Valerie Jerrett blink.


2 posted on 10/02/2013 10:12:01 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It took more people to cover it up, tape it up, and barricade it than it would have to get a college intern to give them a tour, and a security guard to stand by in case of medical emergency.

No ticket takers, maybe a head counter.

It was an Honor Flight group.

What did BO think they’d need a security guard in case these men and their entourage decided to trash the place? Or spray paint it?

I mean his contempt just blinds him.


3 posted on 10/02/2013 10:15:47 PM PDT by stanne
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not good enough.


4 posted on 10/02/2013 10:19:25 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Honor Flights were allowed - BUT, the general public was barred since the Obama Admin. reasoned that they didn’t have any 1st Amendment assembly rights ...


5 posted on 10/02/2013 10:22:29 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

Arrest me and cite the portion of federal law that gives you the slightest authority to close a national park ‘because you said so.’ You can’t apply trespassing without having the actual authority to bar someone entry. NPS might even try to wiggle through loopholes by stating that they’ve simply changed the hours of operation to none; but federal law REQUIRES national parks to be open absent actual emergencies or dangers to the public, and an overflowing trash can, much to the dismay of the NIH, isn’t a public health hazard of significant level.


6 posted on 10/02/2013 10:47:11 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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7 posted on 10/02/2013 10:54:59 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
B T T T ! ! ! ©

8 posted on 10/02/2013 11:07:36 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why just veterans? I CONTRIBUTED TO HELP BUILD THAT MEMORIAL FOR THE VETS! How can I be denied except to admit we are now living under a dictatorship that has taken over our country?


9 posted on 10/03/2013 12:15:51 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ( The Republican Party has become the White Flag Party-shamefully surrendering daily to Socialism.)
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10 posted on 10/03/2013 12:18:23 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
OK, then, what about THIS one?

Are they screwing the 'NAM vets?

These ones are not in wheel chairs and can still give a good fight. Anyone know if they are pulling the bullshit over across town from the WWII Memorial?


11 posted on 10/03/2013 5:24:14 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Should have caveated here just now that a number of ‘Nam vets are in fact disabled and unable to walk. But meant in comparison with their WWII brothers, they physically, numbers wise, can confront the jackboots a bit more effectively. I think of all the support they will get from the motorcyclists across the land as well, if Barry and Jarrett try to close the Vietnam War Memorial to spitefully “make the Republican Shutdown painful.”


12 posted on 10/03/2013 5:30:26 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“assaults by veterans”????


13 posted on 10/03/2013 6:32:39 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

I think it was paid for with private money. How Obama thinks he can do things like this is astounding.


14 posted on 10/03/2013 8:35:01 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I would have run the focus groups for free, re how the real people felt over this latest Nazi action by Herr Obozo.

The arrogance of Herr Obozo and his SS troopers continues to amaze so many of us.

His reprehensive actions re closing the WWII memorial is another prime example of the new Nazis in charge.


15 posted on 10/03/2013 8:47:54 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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To: ViLaLuz

Tough guy Hairy Reed should go stop those anarchists.


16 posted on 10/03/2013 8:47:58 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good one and while I appreciate our veterans, they’re citizens too. We don’t need Obama creating a special class that gets access when others don’t. These guys didn’t kick Hitler and his Nazis into the dirt just to come home to this garbage.


17 posted on 10/03/2013 9:10:27 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Apparantly the Park Police and Rangers at Korea and Vietnam have the barricades up, but aren’t doing a damn thing about people who are crossing them.

And for the record, I’ve never met a NPS Ranger I didn’t like. Looking the other way like they are just reinforces my opinion of them.


18 posted on 10/03/2013 9:17:25 AM PDT by tanknetter
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Charlie Spiering ‏@charliespiering

Live from the WWII memorial where park officials are setting up more gates and tape to block visitors pic.twitter.com/XkzBTWFMEE

19 posted on 10/03/2013 9:18:02 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

FYI, I saw that “live” picture posted here on FR repeatedly yesterday morning ....


20 posted on 10/03/2013 9:21:20 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“...two days of assaults by veterans...”

sigh... but it IS the Washington comPost, after all...


21 posted on 10/03/2013 9:30:34 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: tanknetter

Good point. This intransigence to carry out our lord and savior Lord Holy O’s Supreme Orders by National Park Service, etc., i.e. their looking the other way and letting people cross barrycades, will cause him to have epipleptic seizure-level fits of rage right there in the Oval Office.


22 posted on 10/03/2013 7:07:23 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The only way for Obama to get the People upset over the Gov’t shutdown is by closing parks, and the People are just ignoring them!


23 posted on 10/04/2013 1:06:07 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: LyinLibs

I am surprised the sign didn’t have ‘because of the GOP’ on it.


24 posted on 10/04/2013 1:07:21 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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