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From TheDC Photodesk: Vets storm WWII memorial, march on White House (Many Many Pictures)
Daily Caller - Photo Desk ^ | 10-12-2013 | Grae Stafford

Posted on 10/13/2013 10:06:04 AM PDT by smoothsailing

From TheDC Photodesk: Vets storm WWII memorial, march on White House

By Grae Stafford 12:38 PM 10/13/2013

Hundreds of veterans descended on Washington, D.C. on Sunday under overcast skies and light rain to protest the closure of the war memorials during the government shutdown — and tore down the barricades surrounding the memorials to sounds of horns from truckers and cars and the roar of motorcycle engines.

They were joined by Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who urged the Democratically-controlled Senate and President Barack Obama to remove the barricades and end the partial government shutdown.

Police blocked the roads, leading to tense stand-offs as the protesters swarmed on to the road surrounding police cars, chanting “Move these cars!” They then began marching on the White House to continue their protest, carrying uprooted barricades along with them to toss in front of the White House.

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1 posted on 10/13/2013 10:06:04 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
IT COULD HAPPEN AGAIN

In 1932 Veterans marched on Washington, DC in a similar way to the Veterans marching today.

For anyone not already familiar with the 1932 Veterans Bonus March it is worth reading about.

http://www.worldwar1.com/dbc/bonusm.htm

The 1932 Bonus march was comprised of about 43,000 marchers — 17,000 World War I Vets, their families and supporters.
They camped in a shantytown called Hooverville.

President Hoover and his Attorney General ordered Army Chief of Staff General Douglas MacArthur to clean the Vets out of Washington.
MacArther sent Majors George Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower in with regular Army troops and tanks to do the job.

All three ended up with their hands soiled by the blood of veterans and their families. Major Patton became General Patton and gained fame in WWII.
Major Dwight D. Eisenhower is the same man who became Commander of Allied Forces in WWII and went on to become USA President Dwight D. Eisenhower

They attacked the vets and fired on them killing at least one vet and injuring many more.
Then they set fire to Hooverville, injuring many more including some of the Vets' family members.

the final death tally is really uncertain as some of the injured died later of their wounds in various places around the country.


2 posted on 10/13/2013 10:08:09 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: Iron Munro

Not one of our finer moments, like when
we elected klinton.


3 posted on 10/13/2013 10:10:56 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: smoothsailing

AWESOME!


4 posted on 10/13/2013 10:16:28 AM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: Iron Munro
Unintended Consequences just around the corner...
5 posted on 10/13/2013 10:16:53 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: longfellow

Don’t forget”OBONGO”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


6 posted on 10/13/2013 10:17:35 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: smoothsailing
If these marches on DC keep going...and the shut-down keeps going...I really expect the regime to REALLY overplay its hand with a violent over-reach.

And then its on like donkey kong.

7 posted on 10/13/2013 10:21:47 AM PDT by NELSON111
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8 posted on 10/13/2013 10:25:32 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
I bet at the end of the day the Vets will leave the place cleaner than the illegals did.


9 posted on 10/13/2013 10:27:22 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Don’t take my word for it, these are my opinions...Do your own Homework)
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To: smoothsailing

valerie jarrett orders her jack-booted thugs to open fire in 3, 2, 1, ...


10 posted on 10/13/2013 10:30:09 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: smoothsailing

Tossing Barry`s Cades onto WH = Tossing George`s Tea into Boston Harbor


11 posted on 10/13/2013 10:42:04 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 ((("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.)))
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To: Iron Munro

“They attacked the vets and fired on them”

Overt lie or ignorance.

Army did not fire on Vets.

Used tear gas and did forcefully remove them. An infant did die of the tear gas. A participant who was shot and killed was shot off site in a building In a separate incident, unrelated to the Army’s forced removal of the campers, by DC police

I became familiar with the Bonus March history after hearing Chinese Communist apologists justifying the Tiananmen Square massacre with the supposed massacre of US Vets of the Bonus March, trying to create the moral equivalence of US and communist regimes.

Let this not turn in to a thread about the Bonus March. Just setting the record straight to off set long term leftist disinformation.


12 posted on 10/13/2013 10:50:41 AM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: smoothsailing

Those memorials, the land, the SpiteHouse and all belong to the American people; not the government.


13 posted on 10/13/2013 10:53:58 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: smoothsailing

Bravo! Our vets are awesome!!


14 posted on 10/13/2013 10:56:54 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: smoothsailing

God Bless our Vets and may 0bummer and his lapdogs rot in hell for closing these sites belonging to the people.


15 posted on 10/13/2013 10:59:38 AM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: bandleader

No, I want someone in jail. Hang BJ and Mr. Rotten Clunton. the red skull carville, the poison dwarf steponallofus, the whole damn administration.


16 posted on 10/13/2013 11:02:26 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: smoothsailing; zot; NYer; Alamo-Girl; 2ndDivisionVet; Interesting Times

Thanks for post this.


17 posted on 10/13/2013 11:02:27 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Iron Munro

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonus_Army


18 posted on 10/13/2013 11:03:50 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: ifinnegan; Iron Munro

Dear Finnegan, Thank you for pointing out that the Army did NOT fire on the Bonus Marchers. I concur with your research.

And thank you for keeping truth, not disinformation, alive.


19 posted on 10/13/2013 11:06:41 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: ifinnegan; Iron Munro

Dear Finnegan, Thank you for pointing out that the Army did NOT fire on the Bonus Marchers. I concur with your research.

And thank you for keeping truth, not disinformation, alive.


20 posted on 10/13/2013 11:06:51 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: smoothsailing
An Obama goon showed up:


21 posted on 10/13/2013 11:14:45 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: smoothsailing

Great job!..BTTT


22 posted on 10/13/2013 11:19:44 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks. I really appreciate your reply.


23 posted on 10/13/2013 11:39:42 AM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: smoothsailing

God bless them all.

Obama, with his filthy democrats, are eventually going to lose.


24 posted on 10/13/2013 11:43:13 AM PDT by Gator113 (Ted Cruz is settled law.)
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To: ifinnegan

Thank you for setting the record straight. I was unfamiliar with the incident though I had heard about it. There is too much revisionist history promoted these days.


25 posted on 10/13/2013 11:57:44 AM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Iron Munro

And everybody still thinks the military will be on our side.


26 posted on 10/13/2013 12:54:56 PM PDT by wastedyears (One nation, under wub. Saints Row IV)
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To: ifinnegan

Fact remains that a force was assembled to drive out their brothers in arms.

The military will obey orders.


27 posted on 10/13/2013 1:04:35 PM PDT by wastedyears (One nation, under wub. Saints Row IV)
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To: smoothsailing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I21GaQ_H8vA&feature=youtu.be


28 posted on 10/13/2013 1:08:13 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: jazusamo
God Bless our Vets and may 0bummer and his lapdogs rot in hell for closing these sites belonging to the people.

President Obama, it's time for you to take measure of your deeds. As the most un-American president in our history you have dared to insult our nation's dearest treasure, our military.

The monuments in our nation's capitol, to the fallen and to the ones chosen to return from battles in foreign lands were built by the people of a nation grateful for the freedoms they secured. The monuments were paid for in full by the lives, blood and mangled bodies of our nation's best. Many never returned yet many others were spared, perhaps for their last mission, their last battle on our own shores where our individual freedoms are threatened by an enemy that is one of us.

Perhaps the numbers of veteran's from the "Greatest Generation" have dwindled, perhaps their strength and agility has decreased from when they sailed the ships, flew the planes, stormed the beaches and charged the enemy's fortifications. Do not be deceived, Mr. President for when the trumpet call is heard, these remaining men and women will join battle and bring with them reserves in numbers never before seen in human history. They will be backed by legions of patriots as far as the eyes can see, from sea to shining sea.

They will not be denied!!!

29 posted on 10/13/2013 1:11:06 PM PDT by varon ( para bellum, remove Obama)
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To: HokieMom

Excellent video!


30 posted on 10/13/2013 1:14:51 PM PDT by wastedyears (One nation, under wub. Saints Row IV)
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To: HokieMom

WOW! That’s great, and the music!!!


31 posted on 10/13/2013 1:20:49 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: varon

Very well said!

This resident of the White House has no inkling of the sacrifices made and hardships our veterans have endured for the country or these sites would have never been closed to anyone.

I don’t believe any former president would have allowed this to happen on his watch.


32 posted on 10/13/2013 1:28:10 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: HokieMom

Thank You, HokieMom! That was most powerful.


33 posted on 10/13/2013 1:32:28 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: RightGeek
Looks like another satanic/muslime goon....


34 posted on 10/13/2013 1:37:58 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: HokieMom

Nice work!!


35 posted on 10/13/2013 1:49:26 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: ifinnegan

What’s always left out of most descriptions of the Bonus March was that the WWI vets eventually got their wish; the bonus was paid out in 1936 rather than 1945, the original payout date (but those who did wait until 1945 kept earning interest).

Congress passed the measure for the early payout and it was VETOED by Franklin Roosevelt! His veto was then overridden. My grandfather used his bonus to make down payment on a house.

Anyway, God bless our WWII vets! Hope there’s more vets’ marches on Washington so I can be there next time.


36 posted on 10/13/2013 1:51:08 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: reagandemocrat

I found it on twitter!


37 posted on 10/13/2013 2:41:48 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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Barry called in his BarryCops to Rescue his BarryCades

BARRYCOPS TO THE RESCUE

38 posted on 10/13/2013 2:51:29 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: varon
That, varon, was great. Thanks.

FMCDH(BITS)

39 posted on 10/13/2013 2:56:23 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: ifinnegan
Batons were ready. An elderly woman was hit by a PPL.
The immigration rally got 100 rented potalets from Hussein. Facts.


40 posted on 10/13/2013 3:49:21 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: ifinnegan
Complicit thugs on-the-job today.


41 posted on 10/13/2013 3:56:06 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: jazusamo
Pulitzer material,IMO.


42 posted on 10/13/2013 3:57:47 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: Daffynition

Such over reaction and fear on their part.


43 posted on 10/13/2013 3:59:31 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: varon
Indeed! [Image from today]


44 posted on 10/13/2013 4:00:13 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: ifinnegan

Agreed. I predict more of this type behavior filtering down to our own hamlets and home towns.


45 posted on 10/13/2013 4:02:07 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: Daffynition

Agreed. I predict more of this type behavior filtering down to our own hamlets and home towns.

********
All the more reason to stop it now. Keep it in DC. Turn up the heat. Today was great (I was there) but we need a much bigger turnout next time. I’m talking tens of thousands.


46 posted on 10/13/2013 5:33:42 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping.


47 posted on 10/13/2013 6:05:26 PM PDT by zot
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To: Starboard
Amen.

God Bless you for your participation. I was with you in spirit. I longed to be there!

For me, this day's events filled me with such pride and hope for our Republic.

*We the People.*

48 posted on 10/13/2013 6:23:44 PM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping!


49 posted on 10/13/2013 7:30:10 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: smoothsailing

50 posted on 10/13/2013 10:14:46 PM PDT by zeugma (Is it evil of me to teach my bird to say "here kitty, kitty"?)
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