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UNBELIEVABLE: Obama closes Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial over shutdown
The Right Scoop ^ | October 3, 2013 | The Right Scoop

Posted on 10/03/2013 10:47:49 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

NEW YORK POST — Tourists travelling to Omaha Beach to pay their respects to the 9,387 military dead at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial will find it closed, a victim of the U.S. government’s partial shutdown.

The site overlooking the D-Day invasion beaches is one of 24 U.S. military cemeteries overseas that have closed to visitors since Monday. Ten more cemeteries in in France, as well as others in various European countries as well as Mexico, Panama, Tunisia and the Philippines, will remain closed for the duration of the shutdown.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; barrycades; bhofascism; bhoshutdown; deathpanels; democrats; memorial; normandy; obama; obamacare; presidentshutdown; shutdown; veterans; zerocare
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Don't worry, though, if you're a leech, we're still paying for your Obamaphones.


1 posted on 10/03/2013 10:47:49 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

** IN YOUR FACE AMERICA **


2 posted on 10/03/2013 10:49:42 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The EPA better NOT be open!!!!


3 posted on 10/03/2013 10:50:16 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The Sc#m bag in Chief and his army of flying monkeys are determined to make a shutdown as painful as possible for the American people. The message is “you shut off the funds, we will make your lives miserable”.


4 posted on 10/03/2013 10:51:00 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears; Revolting cat!

He’s going to build up a wall in front of the sun next!


5 posted on 10/03/2013 10:51:32 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
Jump the fence and let them beat you with billy clubs.

Just make sure you record it.

6 posted on 10/03/2013 10:52:26 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

One thing is for sure: OBAMA HATES THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA !


7 posted on 10/03/2013 10:53:00 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Marxist Obama'care' Insurance violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
WW II VETS: Normandy, was also closed we when got there!!!
...Hussein Obama
...tear down YOUR BARRYcades!!!


Interesting information/data tidbit. The WW II Memorial is PRIVATELY funded. It is an open facility accessible from adjoining sidewalks. How does Hussein Obama closed this facility? By what right?
National World War II Memorial ~ WEBSITE ~
The National World War II Memorial was funded almost entirely by private contributions, as specified in Public Law 103-32. The campaign received more than $197 million in cash and pledges. Support came from hundreds of thousands of individual Americans, hundreds of corporations and foundations, veterans groups, dozens of civic, fraternal and professional organizations, states and one territory, and students in 1,200 schools across the country.

Donated and pledged funds were used to cover the total project costs of approximately $182 million. These costs include site selection and design, construction and sculpture, a National Park Service maintenance fee required by the Commemorative Works Act, groundbreaking and dedication ceremonies, fund raising, and the 11-year administrative costs of the project from its inception in 1993 through completion in 2004.

Remaining funds are held on deposit with the U.S. Treasury in a National WWII Memorial Trust Fund. The funds will be used by the American Battle Monuments Commission solely to benefit the World War II Memorial.


8 posted on 10/03/2013 10:53:05 AM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
UNBELIEVABLE: Obama closes Normandy

Hitler couldn't do it, but a communist kenyan working from within our government apparently can. As an AMERICAN and a VET, I'm ashamed of my government.

9 posted on 10/03/2013 10:55:18 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas
I've been there. They have a bunch of French guys in uniform who look like retired body builders, heavily armed, guarding the visitor station.

Of course, like so many other things, it's kind of security theater. If you had a small band of thugs, well armed, you could sneak up on the building from a half dozen angles and take those guys out in 60 seconds or less.

There is no fence around the cemetery itself. There is only security in the visitor's center. So I'm not exactly sure what they've "shut down" unless it's the visitor's center.

10 posted on 10/03/2013 10:56:10 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (You can keep your doctor - if you lock him in your basement.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Welcome to the Democratic Party


11 posted on 10/03/2013 10:56:30 AM PDT by BibleGunClinger
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To: EagleUSA
golf course on military land?
12 posted on 10/03/2013 10:57:39 AM PDT by yoe ( Defund Obamacare now — or risk voter backlash in 2014)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Agitation is the only thing community agitators know how to do.


13 posted on 10/03/2013 10:57:47 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Religious faith in government is far crazier than religious faith in God.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I wonder how the Anti Birther Obama Supporters in the GOP and GOP Talk Radio feel now? You folks were the ones attacking Birthers. Look what’s happening now?


14 posted on 10/03/2013 11:01:04 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Fact Is: GOPe want ObamaCare.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

We have something’s we don’t like in the closing, but overall this is good. Leave it alone or you will give the tense sitters a reason to reopen the government with Obamacare.


15 posted on 10/03/2013 11:01:44 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Hardastarboard

An earlier thread pointed out that we’re still paying these buff frogs, like ‘furloughed’ federal workers. (laid-off is too blue-collar?)
So everyone on the feral dole gets some downtime because some native Americans—like Pootie Poot—refuse to kneel before pResident Xerxes.


16 posted on 10/03/2013 11:04:35 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Nothing surprises me. It might be unbelievable, but nothing surprises me ever since the Clintoons were in the WH.


17 posted on 10/03/2013 11:06:30 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: EagleUSA
Obama's Punishment of Citizens is Neither American nor Christian [Vanity]
18 posted on 10/03/2013 11:07:05 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: napscoordinator

“Leave it alone...”

No, broadcast it. It shows what a crybaby Obama is, and it is very offensive to millions of Americans.


19 posted on 10/03/2013 11:08:00 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("There's always free cheese in a mousetrap." - Marine Col. Peter Martino)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

you have to understand, this cemetery represents a free people fighting for a land of liberty against a Nazi dictatorship

exactly opposite to everything our current administration stands for, believes in


20 posted on 10/03/2013 11:08:46 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (Er)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

21 posted on 10/03/2013 11:11:16 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: yoe

22 posted on 10/03/2013 11:12:15 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: EagleUSA

The woods-colt should have been thrown out of office a long time ago.

23 posted on 10/03/2013 11:14:55 AM PDT by yoe ( Defund Obamacare now — or risk voter backlash in 2014)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

They’ve turned the webcams off at Glacier National Park. The webcams. Unattended, and some of them run off solar power.


24 posted on 10/03/2013 11:15:23 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill
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25 posted on 10/03/2013 11:17:12 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Mad Dawgg

That about says it all.


26 posted on 10/03/2013 11:21:05 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Barrycading vets and their families.

Barry is a very vile and vindictive POS.


27 posted on 10/03/2013 11:22:18 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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To: Mad Dawgg

If a tree falls in a national park and a government employee is not there to document it, does it still make a noise?


28 posted on 10/03/2013 11:28:45 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

What a Big Baby! Hello there O-Bots! How do you like him NOW?


29 posted on 10/03/2013 11:34:03 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

What are the chances the Cheese eating surrender monkeys will help us out here?


30 posted on 10/03/2013 11:35:20 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: TurboZamboni

We’ve been to Normandy. In all our time overseas, it was the best trip we ever made, anywhere. It was living history. Glad my husband was e able to serve under Reagan ... at least we can say we knew American when.


31 posted on 10/03/2013 11:35:42 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: The Sons of Liberty

I’m sure as hell am ashamed of roughly 65 million American people, as well.


32 posted on 10/03/2013 11:37:07 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

What bothers me the most is that evidently we are paying people in some back room somewhere to brainstorm, I’m sure on an ongoing basis for future opportunities, how to hurt the American people the most.

How else would there be “barry cades” at Mount Vernon and someone shutting down some small business on a river without a lot of previous thought and planning.


34 posted on 10/03/2013 12:21:28 PM PDT by Guardian Sebastian (Mother of God, pray for us and our country.)
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To: Guardian Sebastian

They’ve also closed a small inn on Cape Cod. it sits on land at The National Seashore.


35 posted on 10/03/2013 12:30:52 PM PDT by surrey
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To: SeminoleCounty

You are not alone in your feelings.


36 posted on 10/03/2013 1:03:03 PM PDT by mcshot (The takers exceed the makers and we're going down.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Lucky for the Luxembourg-American Cultural Society that they finished their tour in Luxembourg last week. They always take a tour of the American Cemetery in Hamm where George Patton is buried with about 6,000 of his men who died in the Battle of the Bulge.


37 posted on 10/03/2013 1:05:48 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

The Wrongest Day


38 posted on 10/03/2013 1:08:39 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.))
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To: Graewoulf
One thing is for sure: OBAMA HATES THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA !

But he sure loves flying around in that plane with the name on the side of it. And I might add, wearing the thing out.
39 posted on 10/03/2013 1:53:41 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Who am I to judge homosexuals? That's what the Tony Awards are for.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

He closed the City Tavern in Philadelphia which is entirely operated by private citizens. The land is owned by the Park Service, but the entire operation is privately owned. The only thing the park service does is cut the grass. I’m sure for a couple of weeks the people running the place would gladly do it rather than losing a couple of week’s pay. The clown sits there pontificating while 30 or 40 people sit there needing that money for food. I’ve watched these ‘shutdowns’ before, but the people in charge didn’t do this trivial crap. Come on democrats, grow up and let the working people work. These people will never get what they lose during the shutdown and some will be hungry.


40 posted on 10/03/2013 4:07:10 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Stand Watch Listen

While privately funded (ironically initiated by Slick Willy)it is maintained by the NPS.

I guess people could volunteer to clean the toilets or pick up the trash or stand around and tell people not to walk on the grass, but getting upset behind a keyboard seems a heck of a lot easier.


41 posted on 10/03/2013 4:22:39 PM PDT by frickin_frackin
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

And, what are you going to do about? Nothing. Just a post here on Free Republic hoping someone else will do something about it. lol


42 posted on 10/03/2013 5:32:25 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: PATRIOT1876

Is NPR on the air?


43 posted on 10/03/2013 6:20:24 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

What am i doing about it? I am posting on Free Republic to make fellow conservatives aware of it. I am also posting it on social media, and it has been shared many times.

Shining light on these abuses in the public eye is crucial.

I am also contacting my congressmen and senators everything these daily outrages take place.

What are you going to do about it, jackass? Besides shoot the messenger, that is.


44 posted on 10/03/2013 6:55:38 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("There's always free cheese in a mousetrap." - Marine Col. Peter Martino)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
What are you going to do about it, jackass? Besides shoot the messenger, that is.

Your post was a perfectly fine answer until the word "jackass", which wasn't necessary. Please refrain from name calling. Just posting messages isn't getting us anywhere. What I plan to do I am telling no one. No further comment.

45 posted on 10/03/2013 7:04:59 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

“Just posting messages isn’t getting us anywhere. What I plan to do I am telling no one.”

If you think posting/reading messages is a waste of time, what are you doing on Free Republic, mocking others who do so?

Bizarre.


46 posted on 10/04/2013 4:38:17 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("There's always free cheese in a mousetrap." - Marine Col. Peter Martino)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
You're right. So many do consider me to be bizarre. And, now, for something completely different: What would government do to you and me with the way we think if they will shoot an unarmed woman who has not fired on them and has a small child in her car? Something to think about. I don't hear Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Quanell X or any other Martin Luther King wannabees saying a word about it.

So, as some said after the Trayvon incident, is it now open season on unarmed black women with small children by their sides? Well????

47 posted on 10/04/2013 5:12:55 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
If you think posting/reading messages is a waste of time, what are you doing on Free Republic, mocking others who do so?

What are Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, Quanell X and other MLK wannabees doing? Answer that question.

48 posted on 10/04/2013 5:14:06 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I don’t have time for your riddles or stupidity. Have a nice day.


49 posted on 10/04/2013 5:15:17 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("There's always free cheese in a mousetrap." - Marine Col. Peter Martino)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

I understand. About the stupidity thing...if you only knew.


50 posted on 10/04/2013 8:16:45 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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