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  • Watch: Belgians protect Israeli flag at Brussels memorial

    03/29/2016 3:33:59 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/3/16 | Gil Ronen
    At ad hoc memorial for the victims, Muslim man rants against Israel and shouts ‘Palestine’ - but the locals are having none of it. Video In Belgium, a Muslim man disrupted a memorial for the victims of last week’s massacre in Brussels Sunday, but he was promptly knocked down by a local man, and led away by police. The incident was captured on a Facebook video embedded above. Belgians had transformed the Place de La Bourse in Brussels into a memorial for the 35 people who were killed last Tuesday in a series of suicide bombings at the capital city’s...
  • Shocking video shows hijab-wearing woman TEARING UP Israeli flag at Brussels memorial to the dead

    03/24/2016 4:20:10 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 24 March 2016 | Kate Samuelson For Mailonline
    This is the shocking moment a woman removes an Israeli flag from a Brussels memorial and rips it up, before hiding the pieces away underneath another flag. A French-language station captured the footage at the shrine set up at Brussels' Place de la Bourse. During the clip, which is just over one minute long, a woman wearing a hijab, a brown coat and a scarf picks up a Palestinian flag from the candle-lit vigil and takes it over to an Israeli flag. She bends down to pick up the blue and white Israeli flag and begins ripping it up, before...
  • No peace for the mourners of the Brussels Terrorist Attack Dead

    03/24/2016 3:09:50 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/24/16 | Judi McLeod
    VIDEO: Muslim woman rips up Israeli flag at Brussels makeshift memorial Not even in their inconsolable mourning for the 34 slaughtered by Tuesday’s horrific Islamist terrorist attack are the Brussel grieving safe from the desecration of their oppressors. Thousands of family, friends and strangers left flowers, flags, burning candles and notes at the vigil set up on at the central Brussels landmark Place de la Bourse in the days following the attack. The flowers, flags candles and notes are the public’s only way to honour the dead of the carnage that broke hearts, worldwide, in Brussels on Tuesday, March 22,...
  • Eight trees planted for children slain in house of horror

    12/19/2015 7:20:49 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    DPA international ^ | December 20, 2015
    Sydney (dpa) - Relatives of eight children slain in their beds one year ago gathered Sunday to plant eight blossoming frangipani trees in their memory. The stabbings of three sisters, ages 2, 11 and 12, their four brothers, ages 5, 6, 8 and 9, and their 14-year-old cousin still shocks the community of Manoora, a suburb of Cairns in tropical far north Australia. The mother of the children, Raina Thaiday, 38, was found by her 20-year-old son in the garden of 34 Murray Street that the morning covered in blood and suffering self-inflicted wounds. Within days she was charged with...
  • Classy: Climate Change Protesters Destroy Memorial For Paris Terror Attack Victims

    11/30/2015 12:42:43 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 30, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Conference of the Parties Climate Change Summit, which President Obama is currently attending. Not only did protesters destroy a memorial left in remembrance of those killed by ISIS terrorists a little over one week ago, they picked up candles dedicated to victims and threw them at police.  This is what the climate change protesters have done to the memorial to those murdered last week #Paris. pic.twitter.com/MFGkjWRQfT— Geeza (@Geezajay2013) November 29, 2015 H/T Twitchy
  • Anger as protesters trash Paris attacks memorial

    11/30/2015 7:21:53 AM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    The Local (FR) ^ | 11-30-15
    Since November 13th and indeed the terror attacks of January Place de la Republique in Paris has become the focal point for locals to show their unity and solidarity. The Marianne statue at the centre of the square has also become a makeshift memorial, with mourners leaving bouquets, candles and other objects in memory of the victims. On Sunday, demonstrators left an estimated 10,000 pairs of shoes beneath the statue and across the square (see picture below). But on Sunday the square became the centre of violent clashes between French police and extreme left-wing groups on the eve of the...
  • A troubling (to me) aspect of the Hillary juggernaut - Vanity needs comments from vets

    10/31/2015 6:34:19 PM PDT · by Baynative · 10 replies
    Vanity ^ | 10/31/15 | Baynative
    I asked for comments from veterans who may be able to tell me if my premise here is wrong. But, I am personally troubled by the willingness of the media to ignore what is possibly a most horrible and disgusting part of Hilary's Benghazi debacle.
  • Alachua Florida County Commissioners vote to remove Confederate memorial monument in Gainesville

    09/23/2015 10:32:25 AM PDT · by Rebeleye · 10 replies
    The Gainesville Sun ^ | 22 Sept 2015 | April Warren
    The Alachua County Commission voted late Tuesday night to move the county's Confederate Memorial Soldiers' Monument to the Matheson History Museum.
  • People In Toronto Created A Memorial To A Dead Raccoon After The City Forgot To Pick It Up

    07/10/2015 4:30:45 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 30 replies
    BuzzFeed News ^ | 9JUL2015 | Craig Silverman
    Just after 9 a.m. Thursday morning a good citizen of Toronto saw a dead raccoon on the sidewalk. He alerted the city’s contact centre to come get the animal. The city responded 12 minutes later. Animal Services was notified, they said. But around noon the raccoon was still there. And someone put a note next to it. Six hours after being reported to the city, the raccoon was still on the sidewalk. People had started to create something of a memorial to it. City Councillor Norm Kelly, who is surely one of Canada’s greatest Twitter users, saw the raccoon tweet...
  • UKRAINE: Enemies of Ukraine do not realize WHAT awakened in Ukraine! [Memorial video]

    06/07/2015 11:00:18 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 15 replies
    http://ok.ru/video/7348225335 Ukraine Enemies not realize WHAT has awakened in all Ukrainians! Glory to the Heroes! The glory of the nation, death of the enemies. Ukraine above all! https://www.facebook.com/petr.sukhan?fref=nf
  • Tours on USS Arizona Memorial Suspended After Ship Hits Dock

    05/27/2015 8:23:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | 5/27 | Audrey McAvoy
    The National Park Service says tours on the USS Arizona Memorial are suspended after a vessel struck and damaged the memorial's dock. Spokeswoman Abby Wines said Wednesday that boats are taking visitors to a spot near the memorial where they may view it from a distance, but visitors are not being taken on it. Wines says the ramp and handrails connecting the dock to the memorial are mangled. Park service and Navy divers are expected to assess the damage from underwater Wednesday. The incident occurred when the hospital ship USNS Mercy and a civilian tugboat contracted by the Navy were...
  • The heartbreaking scene at one Marine's grave on Memorial Day during visit by son

    05/26/2015 5:41:00 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 8 replies
    daily Mail ^ | kelly Mclaughlin
    Christian Jacobs, 4, visited his father's tombstone with his mother, Brittany Jacobs, of Hertford, North Carolina Sgt Christopher James Jacobs died in a training accident in 2011, when Christian was just eight months old Christian Jacobs wore a replica Marine Corps Dress Blue uniform with his father's medals pinned to his chest
  • Do we really want to remember our heroes on Memorial Day?

    05/25/2015 10:48:10 AM PDT · by ProfDavidASmith · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2015 | David A. Smith
    Do Americans really want to remember their war heroes? Not just to claim to one day per year, but really to do so in a meaningful way? If by remember, we mean it in the same sense in which we remember things like the 2004 World Series, the television show Cheers, or the Ford administration, then sure, we can remember those who have given their lives in war.
  • Memorial Day flowers: Plant a red white and blue patriotic floral flag garden

    05/24/2015 7:01:01 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 3 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 5-18-15 | Marilisa Sachteleben
    There are several ways to make a patriotic garden. My mother-in-law arranged hers as floral tribute around her community's flag. Use this option if you have a flag pole. Or place a flag in the center. Make sure that it is in a solid holder, does not touch the ground and is either lit at night or taken down at dusk. You can create a patriotic garden around a lamp post. Place small flags in and around the perimeter and leave the light on at night.
  • Unquestionable courage & sacrifice

    05/24/2015 5:35:55 AM PDT · by statestreet · 6 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | May 23, 2015 | Salena Zito
    ARLINGTON, Va. The perfect symmetry of alabaster headstones, majestically holding formation along this national cemetery's pastoral hills, reminds you that our soldiers are sentinels guarding our republic, even in death. On a sunny spring day, a lone figure held a tiny flag blowing vigorously in the wind as he knelt before a headstone. He held a conversation with a lost service member, perhaps a son or daughter, alternating between amusement and grief. Taps played from off in the distance. Only the heartless could fail to be touched by the raw emotion of that moment or by the somber presence of...
  • Who will free us like in Operation Jericho: Languages of Militarization and Federalization

    05/21/2015 10:34:13 PM PDT · by lavaroise · 3 replies
    Newsninja2012 ^ | 05/21/2015 | Marcel Casteloni
    This month, Air Force, the Royal Australian Air Force News magazine, celebrates the daring role of Operation Jericho by its valiant air force personnel during WWII. Mosquito aircrafts were dispatched despite bad weather in order to breach walls of a Nazi prison allowing French resistance to escape. Compromised British Intelligence officers were amongst the prisoners urging accordingly. On their return home, several pilots were shot down by the Luftwaffe, while many of those escaping were killed. These are the histories of bravery clashing with ideologies the like of Hitler. Nowadays “liberation theologies” competing for recognition against historical record for political...
  • Cops Threatening To Turn Their Backs On Obama At Annual Police Memorial Friday

    05/13/2015 8:49:45 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 40 replies
    Law enforcement officers at Washington, D.C.’s annual Police Week tell The Daily Caller that the anti-police climate is taking its toll on the men and women in uniform and that morale is low in departments across the country.
  • Grande Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich, His Spouse Laid to Rest at WWII Memorial Chapel

    05/05/2015 6:23:44 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 11 replies
    Interfax ^ | 5/5/15
    Moscow, May 5, Interfax - The remains of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Romanov and his spouse Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolayevna have been reburied in Moscow to the sound of funeral tunes and artillery gun firings. The remains of the princely couple arrived from France on April 27 and were reburied at the Chapel of the Transfiguration at a military cemetery in the Russian capital. "The Duke and the Duchess have returned to their Homeland, their names are acquiring a worthy place in the Russian public memory," State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin, who chairs the Russian Historical Society, said at the...
  • A Scar On The Calendar

    04/22/2015 2:37:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | Paul Greenberg
    April 19th has come again this year, but it never quite goes. How can it? It stands out like a scar. It may no longer be the bleeding wound it was on that first April 19th -- except to those who were there and in a way still are. And can never leave. Their lives, their families, even their memories will never be whole again. The explosion that tore through the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, reducing it to a burned-out hulk, left more than an unforgettable stench in the air. It left a gaping hole in...
  • Honoring those almost forgotten. Vets laid to rest in local cemetery for GIs

    03/29/2015 9:50:09 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies
    SIERRA VISTA — A small group of “almost forgotten veterans” were laid to rest during a short, simple ceremony Saturday. Fred Santana, the founder of the Missing in America Project, said those who were honored are like many “who have been on the shelves in America’s funeral homes.” The cremains were brought to Sierra Vista from Tucson. Santana came to the event from California to witness the latest group of soldiers, sailors and airmen — 17 of them this trip — to finally have a military-style burial. He said one time he helped recover 15 Civil War veterans and some...
  • Saturday ceremony to honor indigent service members. Public invited to attend

    03/27/2015 10:03:44 AM PDT · by SandRat
    SIERRA VISTA — The Missing In America Project will have another ceremony Saturday at the Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery during which the cremains of 17 former service members and one dependent will be laid to rest. Joe Larson, the cemetery administrator, said normally two such ceremonies a year are held in which indigent service members are honored. This year, two of those involved are World War II veterans. Since those being honored may not have family members, Larson said the public is a stand in for them an he hopes area residents will attend the ceremony. People should arrive...
  • Everyone is furious about this photo of kids climbing on a Vietnam memorial

    03/25/2015 4:59:48 PM PDT · by Ronald_Magnus · 89 replies
    The Daily Dot ^ | 5 hrs ago | Dylan Love
    A photographer named Matthew Munson took several photos during a recent visit to Washington, D.C., and one in particular is stirring up conversation about American history, parenting, and respect. Munson shared his photos to Facebook, and there's some standard DC fare—that obelisk called the Washington Monument, some military memorials. But one of Munson's memorial photos speaks volumes without making a sound. It's an image of the Vietnam Women's Memorial, which serves to honor the women who served during the U.S. war with Vietnam, from 1955 to 1975. Atop this statue is a young girl using it like playground equipment. On...
  • Star Trek Online Announces In-Game Memorial For Leonard Nimoy

    02/28/2015 9:38:21 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 4 replies
    ComicBook.com ^ | 2-28-2015 | Russ Burlingame
    Following in the footsteps of World of Warcraft's magical tribute to the late Robin Williams, Star Trek Online will feature an in-game tribute to veteran Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy, who passed away yesterday at age 83. "I want to once again express my heartfelt condolences to the friends, family, and fans of Leonard Nimoy," said executive producer Steve Ricossa in a statement. "Everyone at Cryptic Studios was saddened to hear of his passing and we want to make sure we never forget the cultural impact of the man or the character he played. To that end, the Star...
  • War Memorial demo uncovered asbestos

    12/24/2014 5:49:49 PM PST · by Libloather · 15 replies
    News & Record ^ | 12/24/14 | Joe Killian
    GREENSBORO — City employees and contractors may have been exposed to asbestos while working toward the demolition of War Memorial Auditorium. **SNIP** Brandon Hill, a construction project manager with the city, described the problem in an email on Oct. 13, after which work was halted and the building was shut down. “What we found was the worst case scenario of what we tried to warn staff about in August,” Hill wrote. “By allowing the scrappers and everyone else to come into the building before it was abated has caused a rather large issue.” “No one should be allowed in the...
  • 22. "Praise to the Man": A Review of the Annual Joseph Smith Memorial Sermons ['Smithmasing']

    12/15/2014 8:48:42 PM PST · by Colofornian · 30 replies
    BYU Religious Studies Center ^ | 2005 | Thomas E. Thunell
    One of the most significant ongoing tributes to the Prophet Joseph Smith is the annual Joseph Smith Memorial Firesides...These...began in 1944 and have been held each year since, as close as possible to December 23, Joseph Smith’s birthday...Brother Chase...published a ...volume titled Joseph the Prophet, As He Lives in the Hearts of His People. SNIP ...William E. Berrett...“It is an appropriate thing to remember the birthday of...Joseph...This is the birthday of our greatest countryman. Joseph Smith is the only American whose birthday is heralded around the world...People of every land and of every race are coming to honor the birthday...
  • Miller's Model: A Solution for Ferguson

    12/02/2014 4:37:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 2, 2014 | Chuck Norris
    For days, nearly every news media outlet has been consumed with the Ferguson fallout. From coast to coast, pundits and populations have been debating the efficacy of justice and demonstrations. But maybe a true solution for Ferguson -- and every other social skirmish like it -- can only be found in changing the narrative. I think I found it -- or him -- at Pearl Harbor, and just in time for its 73rd anniversary. You know the history. On a quiet Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on U.S. military bases on the Hawaiian island of...
  • Saving Private Turner

    10/29/2014 7:11:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 29, 2014 | Paul Greenberg
    Pfc. Due W. Turner is no longer the unknown soldier of Columbia County, Arkansas. At last his name has been added to the monument dedicated to the country's veterans on the courthouse square in Magnolia, Arkansas. That empty space on the list of Columbia County's veterans of World War II had stood waiting to be filled all these years, like a silent sentinel. The committee in charge of the monument, once it learned that one of the county's own had been overlooked all these years, did its duty -- just as Private Turner had done his. At long last, it...
  • ‘My heart just broke': Achingly beautiful cartoon honors slain Canadian soldier

    10/24/2014 9:05:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 23, 2014 | Staff
    Yesterday, reservist Nathan Cirillo was murdered while guarding Canada’s National War Memorial. Today, Halifax Chronicle-Herald cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon paid tribute to Cirillo — in an absolutely gorgeous way:
  • Obama Declines to Attend Memorial Dedication for Disabled Veterans

    09/16/2014 2:29:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 46 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 16, 2014 | Adam Kredo
    President Barack Obama has declined to attend a dedication ceremony in October for a new memorial honoring American veterans who have been disabled fighting for their country in wars, according to sources close to the event. The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial (AVDLM), the first such memorial of its kind, is set to be dedicated during a ceremony on Oct. 5 near the National Mall in downtown Washington, D.C. However, Obama, who was first invited to attend the event in January, will not be among those in attendance, according to a veteran’s advocate familiar with the situation. This would...
  • 9/11 remembered: World Trade Center Memorial [live stream]

    09/11/2014 5:40:11 AM PDT · by deks · 21 replies
    FOX News ^ | September 11, 2014 | FOX News
    Links to live streams of three 9/11 memorial ceremonies. . . New York, Washington, and Shanksville.
  • Marking The Anniversary…

    09/11/2014 5:15:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 11, 2014 | Derek Hunter
    Thirteen years ago today the United States was attacked. More than 3,000 people lost their lives because a radical group of monsters saw a giant sleeping and took advantage of it. It could easily happen again. The mood in the pre-9/11 world was one of contentment and ignorance. The United States was the only remaining superpower, and we felt invincible. But human beings are not invincible, a lesson we learned that horrible day. We’d turned away from the rest of the world after the fall of the Soviet Union, thinking the threats to our security were crushed under the crumbled...
  • 50th anniversary of York’s death to be celebrated Monday

    09/02/2014 11:58:48 AM PDT · by Borges · 71 replies
    “God would never be cruel enough to create a cyclone as terrible as that Argonne battle. Only man would ever think of doing an awful thing like that. … And I’m telling you the little log cabin in Wolf Valley in old Tennessee seemed a long, long way off.” With those words, Sergeant Alvin C. York recalled the intensity of the October, 1918 battle that defined him for generations of Tennesseans as the most highly decorated American soldier of World War I, earning the Congressional Medal of Honor among numerous other awards. In those moments of battle, York, of Fentress...
  • WWII Memorial Prayer Inscription OK'd Despite ACLU (Exempt Landrieu approves!)

    07/02/2014 8:04:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Military ^ | 7/02/14 | Travis J. Tritten
    WASHINGTON -- The World War II Memorial in Washington may soon have a new prayer inscription added, disappointing secularists and rights groups who had opposed the measure based on opposition to religion displayed in public spaces. President Barack Obama signed a law Monday calling for the fountain memorial to display the text of a national prayer given by Franklin D. Roosevelt during the D-Day invasion of Europe in 1944, which unleashed fierce fighting and eventually led to the end of the war. "With Thy blessing, we shall prevail over the unholy forces of our enemy. Help us to conquer the...
  • ‘Rolling Thunder’ Rumbles Through Washington D.C. in Honor of Nation’s Veterans (Video)

    05/26/2014 9:10:17 AM PDT · by AuditTheFed · 42 replies
    Thousands of bikers roared through the nation’s capitol on Sunday for a “Ride for Freedom.” The Rolling Thunder displayed American flags in a display of respect for those veterans who lost their lives in the nation’s wars. The Rolling Thunder will take part in the annual National Memorial Day Parade today. God bless you all! WATCH:
  • Today is About More than Our Fallen Heroes

    05/26/2014 8:59:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | May 26, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    Memorial Day began as a simple observance of our heroes. Declared by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan as Decoration Day in 1868, the unofficial holiday was intended to furnish the graves of soldiers with flowers, flags, and recognition. “We should guard their graves with sacred vigilance,” Logan explained. “Let no neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and undivided republic.” But there is more to today than merely proclaiming that the lives of so many soldiers were not lost in vain....
  • Why Soldiers Leave Coins as a Memorial

    05/23/2014 9:58:48 PM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    kgw ^ | May 20, 2014
    Have you ever noticed coins on a gravestone, and wondered why they were there? When a U.S. service member or loved one leaves a coin on a gravestone it has special significance. Though the meaning of this custom has changed over time, it’s a tradition with a long history.The idea of leaving coins with the departed dates back as far as the Greeks and Romans. According to Greek mythology, the River Styx separates the living from the dead and Charon, the ferryman of Hades, will not carry your soul across without a payment. So unless you had a coin, your...
  • PETA Asks Iowa DOT For Permission to Build Memorial...

    04/24/2014 1:13:22 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 30 replies
    The Daily Journal ^ | April 24, 2014 12:41 GMT | Associated Press
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has asked Iowa transportation officials for permission to build a temporary memorial tombstone that they say will honor hundreds of turkeys killed in a recent truck crash. Ankeny resident and PETA member Alex Moore says in a letter dated Tuesday that he wants to erect the 10-foot structure in remembrance of more than 500 turkeys killed in a crash April 12 in Sioux City. The truck transporting the animals overturned.
  • Report: Obama To Attend Dem Fundraiser In Texas Same Day As Fort Hood Memorial

    04/08/2014 4:55:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    memorial service Wednesday at Fort Hood — the site of last week’s shooting rampage. The memorial is also the same day Obama will reportedly attend a Democratic fundraiser in Houston for House and Senate candidates. The Associated Press obtained an invitation to the April 9 event where tickets start at $16,200 a person and go up to $64,800 for a couple. Democratic leaders Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi are also expected to attend. The AP reports that the money raised at the fundraiser will go to
  • Suit seeks removal of Bladensburg cross

    03/13/2014 8:01:15 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 51 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 03/01/2014 | Michael E. Ruane
    The American Humanist Association filed a lawsuit last week in federal court in Maryland calling for the removal of Bladensburg’s 40-foot Memorial Peace Cross, which honors men from Prince George’s County who died during World War I. The association and three individual plaintiffs contend that the cross, which is on state property, violates the constitutional principle of separation of church and state. The cross was dedicated in 1925. ...One of the individual plaintiffs, Steven Lowe of Washington, contends that the cross "associates a Christian religious symbol with the state and gives the impression that the state supports and approves of...
  • Thought-Provoking, Pro-Life Memorial to 'The Child Who Was Never Born' in Slovakia...

    02/12/2014 9:34:40 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 14 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 12 February 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Created by young Slovak sculpture Martin Hudáček, the work is meant to capture 'the devestation' abortion can bring to a woman, and the 'pain, mercy, and forgiveness' for those who -sadly- chose to terminate a pregnancy... The Roman Catholic artist added that said the sculpture also 'expresses hope which is given to believers by the One who died on the cross for us, and showed how much He cares about all of us.' Amen to that... LifeSite News   Rose and Her Lilly   h/t UE McGill
  • Jerk of the Week - 9/11 Memorial and Museum

    02/08/2014 12:24:26 PM PST · by rightwingerpatriot · 6 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | February 8, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    This week saw an abundance of foul creatures vying for our Jerk of the Week honors. You had Obama lying through his teeth on national tv during his Bill O'Reilly interview. There was media outlets and Democrats spinning that less jobs under ObamaCare was a good thing. However, the most odious thing that I saw this week (I guess I'm just numb watching Obama lie constantly) was news concerning the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. That is why they are our Jerk of the Week. It was announced this week that the 9/11 Memorial and Museum was going to charge an...
  • International Holocaust Memorial Day’s Fatal Flaw

    01/28/2014 8:49:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2014 | Caroline Glick
    On the surface, it is very moving to see half of the members of Knesset at Auschwitz marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day. But in a larger sense, it is not at all clear why this is necessary. The Jewish people have Yom HaShoah V’Hagevura, our own national day of mourning for the genocide of our people in Europe. More importantly, we carry the legacy of the Holocaust inside of us. Every day, at some level, we experience the ulcerative loss of a third of the Jewish people in the hell of Europe, because we feel the hollow absence of the...
  • Online Memorial Condolence Site Created for Israel PM, War Hero Ariel Sharon

    01/13/2014 4:08:37 PM PST · by IsraelBeach · 3 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | January 13, 2014 | Karen Levy
    Memorial Condolence Page Created for Israel PM, War Hero Ariel SharonBy Karen Levy Israel News AgencyJerusalem — January 13, 2014 ... An interactive, online condolence Website has been created by the Israel News Agency and JewishPr.co for Israel Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. The Ariel Sharon Condolence Page is being hosted by Facebook and within 24 hours has already attracted over 2,000 condolences from around the globe. "Ariel Sharon, was not just an Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister," says Joel Leyden, creator of the condolence site. "Sharon was and is a Jewish hero whose life illustrated a dedication to Israel's...
  • Obama, Cameron, Schmidt take selfie at Mandela memorial (It's all about me me me,, I I I)

    12/10/2013 9:25:37 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 31 replies
    BBC News ^ | 12/10/13 | BBC
    US President Barack Obama, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, and Denmark's PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt took an impromptu photograph of themselves at the memorial service for the late South African President Nelson Mandela.
  • Netanyahu missing Mandela memorial for cost reasons: Report

    12/08/2013 8:04:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Agence France-Presse ^ | 12/8/13 | Staff
    Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided not to attend a memorial service for Nelson Mandela this week because it is too expensive to travel to South Africa, Israeli media reported on Sunday. Netanyahu had notified the South African authorities that he would fly in but cancelled his plans at the last minute due to the costs involved -- around 7.0 million shekels ($2 million) for his transport and security alone, pubic radio and the Haaretz daily reported. "The decision was made in light of the high transportation costs resulting from the short notice of the trip and...
  • Virginia mayor plans ballpark on site of slave cemetery

    11/12/2013 2:15:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    MSN ^ | 11/11/13 | Gary Robertson
    RICHMOND, Va. - The mayor of Richmond announced plans Monday to build a minor-league baseball park on the site of a slave market and cemetery, prompting an outcry over what protesters said would be desecration of the area. Mayor Dwight Jones, a black minister, said the 7,200-seat ballpark would generate badly needed jobs and revenue and include a $30 million memorial. The ballbark is part of a $200 million development in Richmond's Shockoe Bottom neighborhood.
  • FBI orders new agents to see MLK Memorial

    10/28/2013 4:57:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 49 replies
    MSN ^ | 10/28/13 | David Ingram
    <p>WASHINGTON — The new FBI chief on Monday ordered all new agents and analysts to visit the national memorial to late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as a reminder not to repeat the abuses of the U.S. investigative bureau's past.</p>
  • Word of God lives on unknown soldier's tomb in War Memorial

    10/28/2013 1:28:10 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 6 replies
    The Australian ^ | 29th October 2013 | Nick Cater
    THE Australian War Memorial has abandoned a proposal to remove the words "known unto God" from the Tomb of the Australian Unknown Soldier after the personal intervention of Tony Abbott. The memorial's governing council decided at its meeting in August to replace two inscriptions on the tomb at the Canberra memorial with words from a speech by Paul Keating. The memorial's director, former Liberal Party leader Brendan Nelson, announced the changes in an unscripted National Press Club speech six weeks ago on a day when attention was focused on the swearing in of the new government. It was several days...
  • Oath Keepers Establishing Rotating Honor Guard to Ensure WWII Veterans’ Access to Their Memorial

    10/15/2013 8:37:06 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 33 replies
    http://oathkeepers.org ^ | October 14, 2013 | Stewart Rhodes
    Time to Back Up World War II Vets as They Continue to Storm ‘Obama Beach’ First Honor Guard Shift: Wed., October 16 to Sunday, October 20 Every Day, Dawn till Dusk (you pick the day(s) you can serve) World War II Memorial, Washington D.C. (and other D.C. area war memorials, if we have enough volunteers) To Volunteer, RSVP by posting a comment to this article, giving us at least your first name, and telling us what day(s) and times you can be there, at the WWII memorial. See below for more details. In yet another intolerable act, the Obama Administration...
  • Shutdown Showdown - Veterans & Supporters Voice Outrage - The Kelly File

    10/14/2013 6:55:25 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 9 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/ ^ | October 14, 2013 | You Tube
    The introduction includes various clips of the Veterans March and comments regarding the media coverage on different networks. Then Kelly interviews Dennis Michael Lynch, a documentary filmmaker who attended the Veterans March in DC on October 13. Dennis shares his experience of the Veterans March.