Skip to comments.Vietnam Memorial Wall Defaced This Weekend (September 7-9, 2007)
Posted on 09/09/2007 6:55:45 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
Mrs. Trooprally called me this evening to tell me that she and her husband, as well as Concretebob, saw damage along almost the entire length of the Vietnam Memorial Wall. They found this damage this morning, when they walked through the area before participating in the September 11th Freedom Walk.
Concretebob was told by a National Park Service employee that the damage was done on Friday night. There was no police report taken or written about the vandalism, apparently. And the damage was still very much there today.
Here are a few of the photos that Mrs. Trooprally took this morning...
This first one is not so noticeable, but as they walked into the center, it got worse.
It looks like the person who did this walked along The Wall with some type of container, perhaps hidden at their side so that they could squirt the oily substance without being caught in the act.
The names along the lower part of The Wall appear to have taken the brunt of the damage.
Because of the reflective nature of The Wall, Mrs. Trooprally had a tough time capturing the extent of the damage. Mr. Trooprally said that the oily substance has discolored the shiny stone, but that it has been absorbed into the more porous area where the names are etched into The Wall.
Vinegar would do this to marble.....
This damn sick! ‘Course the cowards wouldn’t do it when GOE was there.
You beat me to the post.
I hear you. I was paying attention in 1973. I understand that they have their beliefs. I just can not comprehend how they come to their beliefs and actions. It is too alien to me.
I don’t think this will cause any permanent damage, even if it is a petro-based substance. But it’s certain the intent was there.
Checked ,ain’t to good at this pinging stuff, but it seems alot of outfits have something going on,,give a shout out ,,someone will hear you..Got a farm to tend to,didn;t see fox today.Check GOE
If they catch who did this, they can throw their sorry asses in a cold dark room for the rest of their lives as far as I am concerned.
“mentally unbalanced”......”leftwingnut thoughts”......
These words pretty much describe the entire democrat party.
Probably should test the least important areas first to make sure it works without creating more damage...
People on the conservative side of the universe have consciences, and the utmost respect for our fallen warriors. I don’t think any conservative would do something like this; not even to a memorial for a person or cause with which they do not agree.
Ma Sound the Ping and play call to arms
Dawn dishwashing liquid and a high pressure sprayer should fix it as for the scum that done it there aint enough dawn detergent !
I’ll bet a little carbon tet would take it right off.
Cowards ! May they rot in hell those that did this! You read this you cowards? Satan has a place for you, and, perhaps your lifestyle will hasten your return trip to hell, this country is far to good a place for you to reside on.
Oh, my! You aren't allowed to say those words anymore, are you? What about the earth? What about the human race?
I think we have an idea of who it could have been ... The anti-war left would be my guess
I did a little digging around on the lefty sites this evening, and whoever did this is being quiet about it.
But I found a comment by a person who says he/she is "SDS," posted August 27th on a thread about the Gathering of Eagles, saying, "if they come to our march we will spray the wall."
What kind of low-life pond scum would do this to a memorial to our fallen?
“ever pressing the issue to the point where some extraordinary measures will have to be brought up”
A good asskicking can solve many a liberal illness...
Why get Gub’ment involved?
Just be sure to state TWICE(with witnesses) that you fear for your safety...
Despicable also describes the person or persons who did this.
Which should be a most interesting starting point/clue for all us Sherlock-Holmes-wannabees.
My FReind,there are no least important areas.
There was nothing in the media about this. One would assume that if park employees knew about it they would have reported it to the park police and the reporters who make their livings reading police blotters would have picked it up. The America-hating MSM would love to report on the desecration of the VN War Memorial, especially if they thought the usual array of traitors and anarchists were successfully involved.
In the long and sordid history of dirt-ball things done by the Left this is one of the worst things they’ve done.
Good find tgsl. Looks like one of them jumped the gun.
Why are they too wimpy to face a group of Viet Nam Vets in daylight, face to face?
....for I am sure that there will be a couple of Vets who would love to discuss the matter with them....
There are more than a couple of vets...hundreds of Freepers, thousands of everyday people...I’m mad enough to spit nails.
My POW’s name is on that wall. I have heard nothing but good things about him from the people that knew him. He was a fine, fine man...and not just him, but all of them.
My POW Fred has never been accounted for and for all I know he could still be alive and living in captivity for all these years.
The scumbag that did this not only dishonored Fred and all of the men on the wall, but every vet in this country. There is a good chance one of his/her ancestors was a veteran. What a way to honor the men and women that gave their all for the country that gives them the freedom to even HAVE an opinion.
Sorry for the ramble...I am throughly disgusted.
Regardless which one it is, whoever did this are real scumbags.
Starts to describe them, FRiend, but there are a lot more adjectives that follow in the descriptive list. The perp(s) are what pond scum scrapes off its shoes in disgust.
You are right but I meant the curb or the places hidden from direct line of sight. It is better to "test" small areas like those before irreparably damaging the actual wall.
Does GOE know about the damage to the wall??? Hope they can do a trace on the guy who posted that they would spray the wall. Maybe the police would pay a visit to the guy.
How very, very sad.
I read your post too quickly .. and posted in error. Sorry.
Have asked the mods to remove.
But they did something much worse some years ago. They scratched swastikas into the wall itself. Some panels had to be replaced.
I’m not sure what you can do once it soaks in.
I hope they can repair it
Someone’s head on a pike...like YESTERDAY! If they allow this to happen, just like they blew off the grafitti on the capitol, the vermin will continue to do it and get away with it.
No doubt. I wouldn't be suprized if it was one of their Jihadi pals as well. It would be nice if they caught the bastard(s), but you can be sure MSM wouldn't tell us who and what it was that did it
I hope we can get some detergent sprayed on this soon... hopefully before someone calls for a three month investigation, and the commission of a select committee to determine the finest anthropological group to estimate the proper techniques and ... blah blah blah...
If some punk can squirt corn oil on the monument and solicit this much ado... it will happen again. It’s marble for heck sake. Spray it down and clean er up! A bottle of Dawn and a brush won’t hurt marble. Today isn’t too soon. If I wasn’t a couple thousand miles away, I’d volunteer...
Oil? Maybe. The anti-freedom socialists want to tie the world’s evil and ill-will to oil, capitalism, and the American (industrial) economy.
Perhaps more likely urine.
You're being redundant!
Sound like the Park Service doesn’t really care.
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