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Barrycades previously purchased and NOT rented
self | 10/4/2013 | LonePalm

Posted on 10/04/2013 8:57:44 AM PDT by LonePalm

I placed a very polite call to SONCO at their 800 number on the fencing.

I was bumped up to a Vice President, it might have been the President, of the company.

The Barrycades were PURCHASED by the Park service years ago. They are NOT BEING RENTED from SONCO. They are not happy with the situation and have been getting calls and emails.

I would have to say SONCO gets a pass on this one. They are not involved and not happy.


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: barrycade; barrycades; wwiimemorial
I want to make sure that SONCO does not get blamed for this. The people I spoke with were VERY polite and seriously not happy with the photos associating them with the Barrycades.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

1 posted on 10/04/2013 8:57:44 AM PDT by LonePalm
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To: LonePalm

Well, there is that saying about lying down with dogs and waking up scratching.


2 posted on 10/04/2013 8:59:31 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Occupy the DC Mall - take back the monuments)
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To: LonePalm

0bama signs need to be attached all over those barricades.


3 posted on 10/04/2013 9:01:08 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: NonValueAdded
Well, there is that saying about lying down with dogs and waking up scratching.

Right. Blame the company for a bad customer. Not their fault the U.S. Government is currently being run by thugs. Guess it is the fault of McDs that stupid people cannot figure out that HOT coffee is, you guessed it, HOT.

4 posted on 10/04/2013 9:06:15 AM PDT by madison10
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To: LonePalm

They look new.


5 posted on 10/04/2013 9:09:02 AM PDT by Errant
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To: NonValueAdded
I was asked in a private message about my dogs/fleas post above.

My open response is ... if you put your name on your product with the hope to generate future sales, advertise that is, then you had better think about the nature and use of your product and where it might wind up in the public's eye. It has to be a consideration.

The the seller do anything wrong? No, that's not the point. Just look at the chitstorm that is descending upon them now.

Oh, and I DEFINITELY, POSITIVELY DO CHARACTERIZE THE CURRENT NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AS A DOG WITH FLEAS. A mangy mutt of the female variety, doing it's equally mangy master's bidding.

6 posted on 10/04/2013 9:10:14 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Occupy the DC Mall - take back the monuments)
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To: madison10

see post above. It isn’t blame, it is an object lesson for anyone who puts their name on their product. Blowback is blowback.


7 posted on 10/04/2013 9:11:06 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Occupy the DC Mall - take back the monuments)
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To: LonePalm


8 posted on 10/04/2013 9:13:01 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: LonePalm

Who is SONCO? The photo I saw had barriers from RENTAGUARD. I would think that those were rented.


9 posted on 10/04/2013 9:14:03 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Errant

They sure haven’t been banged around with a fork lift very much. If I was Sonco I would be sending someone to remove the stickers with their name on it


10 posted on 10/04/2013 9:14:19 AM PDT by cork (Remember Bengazi!)
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To: Paladin2

Paladin2: “0bama signs need to be attached all over those barricades.”

That’s actually an excellent idea!


11 posted on 10/04/2013 9:15:44 AM PDT by CitizenUSA (Conservatives are not anarchists!)
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To: LonePalm
veteran standing for flag photo: vet stands for flag vetsalutesflag.jpg
12 posted on 10/04/2013 9:18:40 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: tumblindice

I would like to hear from the Kenyan in the White House the rationale, in writing—not a glib statement from his carnival barker mouthpiece—for denying Americans access to the WWII Memorial.


13 posted on 10/04/2013 9:23:42 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: tumblindice

This photo has broken my heart since I saw it for the first time several years ago.

This could very well be a truthful representative of standing Americans and the disrespectful government.

That being said, God Bless that veteran and every other who has served our country.


14 posted on 10/04/2013 9:25:05 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: NonValueAdded

Yes, I read your post above and I still say it is NOT the company’s problem.

Blame. Pointing fingers. Example. All the same.


15 posted on 10/04/2013 9:27:58 AM PDT by madison10
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To: tumblindice


16 posted on 10/04/2013 9:29:53 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: LonePalm

If SONCO’s name is on the barricades, then they appear to be SONCO’s property.

SONCO, or a concerned citizen, could return them to SONCO. Alternatively, SONCO could go pick up their stuff.


17 posted on 10/04/2013 9:30:37 AM PDT by Principled
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To: blueunicorn6
SONCO is the company. It is spelled out in the phone number.

rentaguard.com is their website.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

18 posted on 10/04/2013 9:32:23 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: NonValueAdded
By the same logic, should we hold Smith & Wesson responsible for bad actions by a purchaser of their products?

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

19 posted on 10/04/2013 9:34:53 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Principled
SONCO doesn't own the Barrycades. They were sold to the Park Service several years ago.

Holding them responsible for any of this would be like holding Smith & Wesson responsible for bad actions by a purchaser of their products.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

20 posted on 10/04/2013 9:38:13 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: LonePalm

I didn’t say hold them responsible.

I said if their name is on them it is reasonable for anyone to think the barricades belong to them - including responsible citizens or employees of SONCO.


21 posted on 10/04/2013 9:41:15 AM PDT by Principled
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To: LonePalm
I am NOT saying we should hold the company responsible, I am simply pointing out that the once-brilliant idea to put their name on their product has unintended consequences. It had YOU calling the company to complain, did it not? You weren't looking for a quote on a couple hundred yards of barrier.

If Smith & Wesson had their name prominently featured on that weapon held on Elian Gonzales in the closet on the day Janet Reno condemned him to return to Cuba, there would be blowback (npi).


22 posted on 10/04/2013 9:43:22 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Occupy the DC Mall - take back the monuments)
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To: Paladin2
"0bama signs need to be attached all over those barricades."

How about: "Brought to you by Hope and Change!"

23 posted on 10/04/2013 10:16:43 AM PDT by cincinnati65
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To: NonValueAdded
"I DEFINITELY, POSITIVELY DO CHARACTERIZE THE CURRENT NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AS A DOG WITH FLEAS."

Yep, the "legacy" of the current NPS leadership is going to suffer and there will be blowback to their minions on the ground at the Parks.

24 posted on 10/04/2013 10:24:57 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: LonePalm

Those barricades were likely purchased years ago with “end of year” money that just HAD to be spent or their budget would get cut the following year.


25 posted on 10/04/2013 10:33:35 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: LonePalm

I don’t know. When the federal government purchases something, they don’t normally let you put a big ad like that on the product. Stamping your name into the steel? Sure. Putting a panel like that on a government purchase? Competitors would scream. But I looked at their website and I don’t see that big ad on their other products. They do say that they lease out barricades, so they are in that business. I don’t doubt what you are writing. I believe you called them and they told you that. I have my doubts about them. They may have sold the government barriers in the past, but those look like rentals to me.


26 posted on 10/04/2013 10:39:04 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: NonValueAdded

Some time back I had the proviledge to stand with the DC FReepers as we viewed the parade of leftist scum on 15th street. They were amazed at the FReeper gall to oppose their every word and sign and action.

We were on sort of an island, behind a double row of those steel barriers with the space between patrolled by mounted police.

The DC barricades are not all bad. It is the treacherous tyrants that order the barricades that are bad


27 posted on 10/04/2013 10:48:08 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: Paladin2

Remember the Obama Joker posters being planted everywhere? We need to have our team post the “Stay out of my park” fliers at all closed memorials.


28 posted on 10/04/2013 10:57:48 AM PDT by PuzzledInTX (Proud to say that Ted Cruz is my Senator!)
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To: LonePalm

The Obozo and his thugs in the outhouse and park service need to realize that if they create/cause a Kent State incident with our vets at a Barrycade. All hell on earth will descend on them and the rats in congress for the next decade!

29 posted on 10/05/2013 7:19:17 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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To: LonePalm

HAHAHA! “Barrycade” has made it to the Urban Dictionary.

http://legalinsurrection.com/2013/10/hah-barrycade-enters-urban-dictionary/


30 posted on 10/05/2013 1:52:19 PM PDT by bryan999
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