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Update: "The Vets Have Control of the Memorial"
Ace of Spades ^ | 10/1/13 | Ace

Posted on 10/01/2013 10:10:31 AM PDT by Haiku Guy

At the WWII Memorial on the National Mall:

No sign of folks leaving. The vets have control of the memorial. #shutdown pic.twitter.com/eGj4kmFEiP

— Leo Shane III (@LeoShane) October 1, 2013

So, the WWII memorial is open today... Park police letting everyone by right now. #shutdown

— Leo Shane III (@LeoShane) October 1, 2013

No attempt to stop any WWII visitors right now. Maybe after the congressmen leave ... #shutdown pic.twitter.com/SZmxBfh2cr

— Leo Shane III (@LeoShane) October 1, 2013

As noted in the last post, Congressman Steve King "distracted" the Capitol Park Police while the veterans, per their training, rushed over the barriers.

Here's a brief Vine video of the veterans reclaiming their Memorial from Obama's Shutdown Theater Prop Workshop.


TOPICS: Government; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: defundobamacare; honorflight; ignoreusurper; nationalmall; nobudgetobama; peoplepower; shutdown; veterans; wwiimemorial
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To: Haiku Guy

A glimmer of hope for our republic’s recovery.


151 posted on 10/01/2013 11:18:16 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Haiku Guy

Everything but the cops. The Great Smokies NP along with the others have all their ranger cops, they just dropped everybody else.

Amerika the Beautiful.


152 posted on 10/01/2013 11:19:45 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: dead
Why does Mt. St. Helen's even have a live cam? It's a mountain - it just sits there. Other than that one time, it doesn't do anything.

Well, yea, but, it could do something! And if watching it via live cam 24/7 can save the life of just one little child, or starving mom, or downtrodden illegal immigrant, or someone else, then surely the money is well spent!

It is my understanding that one of the SOROSian democrat senators will be submitting a bill in the next session to increase the number of live cams watching the mountain.

The bill will also fund the building of a centralized "Mt. St. Helens Live Cam Monitoring Headquarters" in His/Her home state.

The headquarters will also be funded for 1000 AR-15s and 5 million rounds of ammunition, just in case some taxpaying terrorist decides to protest this critical government expenditure.

153 posted on 10/01/2013 11:22:01 AM PDT by Col Freeper (FR: A smorgasbord of Conservative Mindfood - dig in and enjoy it!)
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To: MWestMom

*Veterans* Geeze the meds for this bronchitis really blur things, like spelling.


154 posted on 10/01/2013 11:22:15 AM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: KeyLargo

I think they would have thrown kerry out. Too bad the little islamist didn’t show up, eh?


155 posted on 10/01/2013 11:25:39 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Haiku Guy

If they don’t leave the veterans in control, consumer spending and projects requiring fees could decrease much more quickly.


157 posted on 10/01/2013 11:33:52 AM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt.), Army National Guard, '89-'96)
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To: Haiku Guy

“I’m not going to enforce the ‘no stopping or standing’ sign for a group of 90 World War II veterans,” said a U.S. Park Police officer, who declined to give his name. “I’m a veteran myself.”…


158 posted on 10/01/2013 11:39:30 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Haiku Guy

Seems to me that if the park police were sent home, the government would spend less money and yet see the same effect.


159 posted on 10/01/2013 11:41:11 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: Col Freeper

It makes no sense to have a Mt. St. Helens Cam. It already exploded.

No a Mt. Shasta Cam or a Mt. Rainier Cam might make a little more sense...


160 posted on 10/01/2013 11:42:37 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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To: Venturer

It’s the Washington Monument syndrome. During the government shutdown they close the most public things to make it look worse than it is.

In short, there is no reason they should close this Memorial. They did it because they know people will get angry about it and clamor to end the shutdown.


161 posted on 10/01/2013 11:43:58 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: Personal Responsibility
Seems to me that if the park police were sent home, the government would spend less money and yet see the same effect.

What they were after was a tearjerker interview with disappointed vets who could not visit the memorial because of the "Hostage Taker" and "Terrorist" Republicans in the House of Representatives.

They didn't get that...

163 posted on 10/01/2013 11:46:29 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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To: Haiku Guy

So I guess the fact that the narrative changed means we won’t hear anything about it on the evening news...


164 posted on 10/01/2013 11:50:23 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: Haiku Guy

“Honor Flight vets just knocked over the barriers at the WWII memorial to get inside, #shutdown or no.”

Great job by members of the Greatest Generation! Thank you all for your service!!


165 posted on 10/01/2013 11:51:39 AM PDT by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: Personal Responsibility
So I guess the fact that the narrative changed means we won’t hear anything about it on the evening news...

Funny, this looks like news to me...

But if it can't be made to serve The Won, it didn't happen...

166 posted on 10/01/2013 11:51:58 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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To: Haiku Guy

The Clown has picked a fight that he will certainly lose.


167 posted on 10/01/2013 12:00:36 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: flaglady47
Kudu’s Kudos
168 posted on 10/01/2013 12:07:45 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Haiku Guy

If it can’t serve the narrative, it will be ignored...or twisted. Countdown to when a bunch of Dem politicians show up for their photo ops, complaining the whole time that the Republicans shut these vets out...three...two...


169 posted on 10/01/2013 12:09:20 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: KeyLargo

Van Jones, kind of like shingles.....the virus lays dormant waiting for the compromised system and then attacks, again and again. Never goes away.


170 posted on 10/01/2013 12:25:57 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Batman11

Could this be another Bonus Army incident that turns into Lexington and Concord?


171 posted on 10/01/2013 12:27:16 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: flaglady47

:...And biker Vets should show up to, on their bikes....”

Maybe time for another Million Patriot Biker Ride through town...


172 posted on 10/01/2013 12:29:20 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Haiku Guy

These vets prevailed on the beaches of Normandy, the forests of the Bulge, the deserts of North Africa, the mountains of Italy, the jungles of Guadacanal and New Guinea, and on every cratered atoll of the Pacific; and someone thinks they can be deterred by a 3 foot barrier.

Where is facepalm guy?


173 posted on 10/01/2013 12:30:08 PM PDT by Hiryusan
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To: Haiku Guy; All

“...any standing against the needs of the almighty state, ..”

Because once upon a time, these same men - my father and uncles amongst them - flew across two oceans and forcibly DISMANTLED TWO “ALMIGHTY STATES” and destroyed the progenitors of them...

And here they are, witnessing the SAME ideology taking over their country in their twilight years...

If we let this fall, they should spit on us.


174 posted on 10/01/2013 12:33:55 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Eleutheria5

“...The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity....”

Yeats assumed people wouldn’t fight back.

He didn’t know Americans.


175 posted on 10/01/2013 12:38:17 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Eleutheria5; Mrs. Don-o

We were trying to recite this the other day. Time to exercise the memory muscle!


176 posted on 10/01/2013 12:40:59 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: SVTCobra03

“Could this be another Bonus Army incident that turns into Lexington and Concord?”

I certainly hope so! :)


177 posted on 10/01/2013 12:41:35 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: Hiryusan
These vets prevailed on the beaches of Normandy...

Once you face down Hitler, preening pantywaists like 0bama don't seem much of a problem.

178 posted on 10/01/2013 12:41:47 PM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: Haiku Guy

The headline, in Libspeak, is “Radical Right-Wing Tea Party Reactionaries with Paramilitary Training have SEIZED Control of the Great Patriotic War memorial!”

That’s what’s going through the MSM’s collective hive-mind right now...


179 posted on 10/01/2013 12:45:08 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: All
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180 posted on 10/01/2013 12:47:05 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: nutmeg

way cool!


181 posted on 10/01/2013 12:48:06 PM PDT by Syncro ("So?" - -Andrew Breitbart --The King of All Media RIP Feb 1, 1969 – Mar 1, 2012)
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To: lonevoice

They just proves that We the People can accomplish so much with so little when right is on our side. The Greatest Generation is still teaching us all how to stand up for our God given and Constitutional rights and freedoms.


182 posted on 10/01/2013 12:51:59 PM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: Eleutheria5; MestaMachine; onyx

Ha! I just got suspended from twitter....was on a roll and irritated the college ‘babies’... telling them how uniformed and the education they are lacking.....loved every minute and worth getting booted! LoL...it was a good day!


183 posted on 10/01/2013 12:59:22 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

Ignorant, dogmatic cretins hate being reminded of of their ignorance and stupidity. It’s often what drives them to violence.


184 posted on 10/01/2013 1:02:01 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Haiku Guy

good job steve king!


185 posted on 10/01/2013 1:02:47 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: caww
Ha! I just got suspended from twitter....was on a roll and irritated the college ‘babies’... telling them how uniformed and the education they are lacking.....loved every minute and worth getting booted! LoL...it was a good day!



LOLOLOLOL
God bless and keep you, caww

Well done!

186 posted on 10/01/2013 1:04:54 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Haiku Guy

This is great. The Obama Administration trying to prevent people from visiting the WWII Memorial. Didn’t Uncle Somebody liberate Auschwitz?


187 posted on 10/01/2013 1:25:20 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: who knows what evil?

There is no reason to shut down the Memorial. It’s a large, public park. It doesn’t need ticket takers or maintenance.


188 posted on 10/01/2013 1:27:35 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Vigilanteman

The Obama Administration acting like dictators. Let’s make the public as miserable as possible. That’ll show those Republicans. It’s all a cheap show.


189 posted on 10/01/2013 1:33:21 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: EBH

Their actions bring a tear to this old Consevatives eye, its like when Rand Paul spoke on Drones and Ted Cruz sloshed though his 21 hour non-Filibuster! America isn’t dead—it just needs to find herself again. Let the MSM ramble about bussed in people—tea party nut jobs all they want—their day is coming to an end. The fight has started—think Battle of the Bulge rather than Normandy Beach head. Its going to be a long and hard battle—but one worth winning.


190 posted on 10/01/2013 1:39:25 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: DrewsMum

Think Minute Men at Lextington Green. the Agents of Tyrany in Red Coats ordered them to stand aside. They stood firm and a free nation was born.


191 posted on 10/01/2013 1:45:57 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: popdonnelly

This Obama crowd relishes taking away anything that inspires traditional America. The WWII memorial means nothing to them, in fact, they believe flags, war memorials, veterans are everything that is wrong in America. I think Moochelle demonstrated this quite well when she complained, “all this for a damn flag”


192 posted on 10/01/2013 1:47:57 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Batman11

Is the Viet Nam Wall Memorial closed? Anyone know?


193 posted on 10/01/2013 1:51:30 PM PDT by cornfedcowboy
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To: nutmeg; All

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The one thing The LOVE Itself needs more of in this world is ..more LOVE. And that only comes when people ..are FREE..!!!

http://www.freerepublic.com/~aloharonnie/

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194 posted on 10/01/2013 1:55:25 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: Windflier

Kudu’s Kudos

Nice catch. Right you are. Kudos to you, thanks.


195 posted on 10/01/2013 2:08:57 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: cornfedcowboy

If it is, let me know.

I can be there by tomorrow afternoon to reopen it, if I have to do it all by myself.


196 posted on 10/01/2013 2:12:48 PM PDT by Unrepentant VN Vet (For why should my Freedom be judged by anothers conscience? 1 Cor 10:29)
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To: Personal Responsibility

Of Course, but this one is in open space and no one really guards it anyway.

As you say, it was designed to bring forth a scream and they got it shoved up their butts.,


197 posted on 10/01/2013 2:35:08 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: diverteach

I went there a few months back and I believe the closest rest room are at the Smithsonian anyway.

The Smithsonian is not a Government agency.


198 posted on 10/01/2013 2:36:38 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: jmcenanly

They could shut down the Lincoln Memorial and really piss off the tourists.


199 posted on 10/01/2013 2:44:29 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: NFHale

these brave vets have done more and served more than all of this regime combined and to hell with bozo and his ego.


200 posted on 10/01/2013 2:48:18 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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