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Sept. 11 museum's planned admission fee stirs some anger
The Los Angeles Times ^ | January 24, 2014 | Tina Susman

Posted on 01/25/2014 7:08:32 AM PST by gooblah

NEW YORK — When the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens in mid-May, it will have shards of the fallen World Trade Center towers. It will have walls covered with portraits of the nearly 3,000 victims, and the watch worn by Todd Beamer when he declared, "Let's roll," and helped launch an attack on the Flight 93 hijackers.

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-911-museum-20140125,0,7936431.story#ixzz2rQIeB4NV

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1 posted on 01/25/2014 7:08:32 AM PST by gooblah
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To: gooblah

As long as the money goes to support, maintain, and operate the museum, then it shouldn’t be a problem.


2 posted on 01/25/2014 7:10:33 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

Id need to see a List ..of the board of directors before I make a call on this one....


3 posted on 01/25/2014 7:14:28 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: gooblah

How else are they going to fund the museum? If it was “free” it would close due to lack of funding. On the other hand, we waste enough money other things so maybe it should be a national museum like the Museum of Nat’l History or the Smithsonian. If our “leaders” weren’t so incompetent I might consider supporting that.


4 posted on 01/25/2014 7:15:18 AM PST by Patriot95
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To: MeshugeMikey

Agreed.

Depending on who’s running it (it IS New York, after all), the money could potentially be funded to “less-than-American” causes...


5 posted on 01/25/2014 7:16:28 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: gooblah

I find it real sad that “the watch worn by Todd Beamer” a great American ends up in that $hithole called New York. City or State!


6 posted on 01/25/2014 7:27:03 AM PST by Tupelo (I am feeling more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: gooblah

As long as it’s not nine dollars and eleven cents. THAT would be in bad taste.


7 posted on 01/25/2014 7:27:56 AM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: Patriot95

I saw the 9-11 exhibit in Albany years ago. They had personal effects that were taken fron the site - just day-to-day things to remind us how the whole world changed on what started out as an average day. There was even a partially crushed fire truck that was salvaged from the wreckage. It was stunning, just stunning. They played tapes from the ground on the day it happened, and to relive those hours was almost traumatic, indeed.


8 posted on 01/25/2014 7:32:21 AM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: gooblah
I have mixed feelings about the $24 admission. On the one hand, it seems a bit creepy. The article also states the public will be able to enter at no charge each Tuesday evening. In the end, the market will indicate whether the fee is appropriate.
9 posted on 01/25/2014 7:40:55 AM PST by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: gooblah

So then the government would pay for it, and it wouldn’t be free because the taxpayers would be paying for it.


10 posted on 01/25/2014 7:41:44 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Fido969

$9.11 -— Easy to remember.


11 posted on 01/25/2014 7:41:51 AM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: gooblah

Admission to the Oklahoma City memorial is $12. If you are ever close to OKC. it is well worth the visit. $24 in NYC is the price of a parking spot. Or a coffee and bagel at a good hotel.


12 posted on 01/25/2014 7:42:27 AM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Fido969

I don’t need a museum to remember that awful morning. Every day at work I go out of my way to avoid the many artifacts and displays that commemorate the day and our coworkers who were killed.

TC


13 posted on 01/25/2014 7:43:57 AM PST by Pentagon Leatherneck
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To: Pentagon Leatherneck
I don’t need a museum to remember that awful morning. Every day at work I go out of my way to avoid the many artifacts and displays that commemorate the day and our coworkers who were killed.

Perhaps we should have rebuilt the Twin Towers, made them a floor taller and just move on....

14 posted on 01/25/2014 7:47:54 AM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: gooblah

I got involved with these thieves early. They are either incompetent or worse.


15 posted on 01/25/2014 7:51:31 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: gooblah

Wonder if CAIR will request a Muslim discount?


16 posted on 01/25/2014 7:58:58 AM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: gooblah

Cost:
USS Arizona Memorial Tour, Visitor Center, & Museum: Free


17 posted on 01/25/2014 8:01:44 AM PST by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: gooblah

A lot of foreign lookie Loos down there now. Let them pay to support the museum.


18 posted on 01/25/2014 8:16:07 AM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Patriot95
How else are they going to fund the museum?

Private donations. Fundraising. Sponsors. The good old American way.

On the other hand, $24 admission will keep out the riffraff.

19 posted on 01/25/2014 8:16:50 AM PST by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: NautiNurse

No “Muslims get in free for Ramadan”?


20 posted on 01/25/2014 8:18:02 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

http://www.911memorial.org/board-directors


21 posted on 01/25/2014 8:54:37 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: gooblah

The obvious way to fund this would be to tax the hell out of every Muslim who tries to come in to our country.


22 posted on 01/25/2014 9:07:56 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: CatherineofAragon

thats some list!


23 posted on 01/25/2014 9:21:46 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: NFHale; MeshugeMikey
Maybe you missed this...

TSA-type entrance screening, ejection for 'offensive' or 'political statement' clothing (e.g., 't-shirts') and 'hate-speech' (1st Amendment stops at the door), no criticizing/mocking his highness, Chairman Bloomburger and coin-op toilets with paid-advertising on the stall doors...

That would round out the $24 admission fee quite nicely.

24 posted on 01/25/2014 9:33:06 AM PST by logi_cal869
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To: logi_cal869
I suspect we will be "treated to headlines such as.."..Patriot refused entry to 911 Memorial ....for wearing NEVER FORGET Sweatshirt"...before very long.
25 posted on 01/25/2014 9:41:32 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Jon Stewart...??


26 posted on 01/25/2014 9:49:30 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: CatherineofAragon

Billy Crystal
Robert Di Niro
Jon Stewart

???!!!!

What do they know about building and maintaining anything? They have “people” to do that for them.


27 posted on 01/25/2014 9:56:17 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl

It’s unreal.


28 posted on 01/25/2014 10:43:15 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: MeshugeMikey

There was a reason I omitted the sarc tag (sadly).


29 posted on 01/25/2014 12:54:48 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: gooblah

Would they rather tax dollars support the museum? And with it bring in the government to decide what’s appropriate and what’s not?


30 posted on 01/25/2014 12:56:31 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: CatherineofAragon

Im surpried that Smiley VIrus isnt on that list...


31 posted on 01/25/2014 1:40:23 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Perhaps that gives him access to televise his schtick from inside the memorial....


32 posted on 01/25/2014 1:52:56 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I wouldn’t put it past him. He is a serious newsperson, you know.... /s


33 posted on 01/25/2014 1:59:36 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: logi_cal869; MeshugeMikey

“...Maybe you missed this...”

I absolutely did, thank you, friend. Did not see it.

But hey... after hearing that, I’ll go JUST FOR THE SHEER HONOR of being ejected for publicly calling Bloomberg an effete communist douchebag.

Hell, that would just make my day complete!


34 posted on 01/25/2014 3:10:54 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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