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  • Obama is one mean, vindictive bastard

    01/15/2015 12:10:54 PM PST · by Starman417 · 37 replies
    Barack Obama is one mean, vindictive bastard. There is no other way to put it. During the last government "shutdown" Obama blockaded the WWII memorial, which is normally is open and ungated. He spent money on personnel and materials to prevent WWII vets from gaining access to their own shrine. The vets requested access to the memorial but were refused by Obama and the Department of the Interior: The White House and the Department of the Interior rejected a request from Rep. Steven Palazzo’s office to have World War II veterans visit the World War II memorial in Washington, the...
  • Holder/Obama/Reid: Hypocracy and Selective Enforcement: Bundy vs Illegal Immigration

    04/13/2014 3:08:41 PM PDT · by topher · 18 replies
    Various referenced | April 13, 2014 | Vanity
    During the government shutdown, the Obama Administration made it a priority to put up barricades at the World War II Memorial: preventing Veterans who had made a special trip to Washington, DC from visiting the Memorial. According to Sarah Palin, Sylvia Matthews Burwell (HHS nominee) was behind this. Then the Obama Administration took the stance that Illegal Immigrants should be allowed in the US. Any damage to property or crimes committed seemed seemed to make this administration turn the other way. Then the Bureau of Land Management decided that a rancher Clive Bunday, who has had cattle grazing on the...
  • Shutdown cost national parks at least $414M

    03/04/2014 8:47:05 AM PST · by ColdOne · 31 replies
    ap.org ^ | 3/4/14 | MATTHEW DALY-ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said the shutdown was a striking reminder that national parks are a powerful economic engine for local economies across the country. The report released Monday said five states, including California and Arizona, lost more than $20 million during the 16-day shutdown.
  • You Know Who Shut Down Roads, Parks and Memorials for Political Reasons

    01/09/2014 4:34:05 PM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 60 replies
    http://www.frontpagemag.com ^ | January 9, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    It’s the skinny half of this duo. Nice of the media to hold Christie accountable for causing traffic problems, but the guy in a clinch with him shut down the road to Mount Rushmore, barricaded multiple memorials, forcibly shut down private parks and even private restaurants at gunpoint.
  • GOP blasts National Park Service for shutdown closures (Director Had to Be Subpoenaed)

    10/16/2013 1:33:45 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 20 replies
    Hill ^ | 10/16/13 01:09 PM ET | Laura Barron-Lopez
    House Republicans on Wednesday assailed the National Park Service director for erecting barriers at national monuments during the government shutdown. They accused Jonathan Jarvis of violating federal law by putting up the barricades at 401 national monuments and parks with no apparent imminent threat. In a joint hearing Wednesday, the House Natural Resources, and Oversight and Government Reform committees met to review the actions of the Park Service since the government shutdown took effect Oct. 1. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) charged the NPS with violating the Antideficiency Act in barring visitors from the parks during the shutdown. The law prohibits...
  • Park Service Director: I Discussed Closing Monuments With White House

    10/16/2013 9:53:24 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 12 replies
    The Weekly Standard Blog ^ | October 16, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    National Park Service director Jarvis said he discussed closing the open-air monuments and memorials with the White House, as well as the secretary of the Interior Department.
  • 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...
  • Greta interviews Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee at WWII Memorial…

    10/14/2013 5:00:57 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 26 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 10-13-2013 | Fox News
    Greta interviewed Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee yesterday at the WWII Memorial:
  • Where Are the Arrests Over the World War II Memorial Protest?

    10/14/2013 5:09:44 PM PDT · by kristinn · 99 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Monday, October 14, 2013 | Colbert I. King
    A crowd of demonstrators converge upon U.S. government property closed to the public. The demonstrators know that they are prohibited from entering the property. Nonetheless, they push through the metal barricades, chanting, “Tear down these walls.” That incident occurred yesterday at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall. Not confining their protest to the World War II Memorial, some of the protesters then picked up the government’s metal barricades and carried them blocks away to the White House, where the barricades were deposited outside the gates. Television recorded police struggling to keep the protesters away from the White...
  • Bill Press: Million Vet Marchers Are 'Idiots,' 'Should Have Been Hanging Ted Cruz in Effigy'

    10/14/2013 11:36:54 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 63 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | October 14, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    BILL PRESS: God, I’m telling you. So there they go. And then of course they stormed into the World War II Memorial, which, actually, the park police had long ago decided they’re just letting them do it. And they picked up the barricades and they took them down 17th Street to Pennsylvania Avenue and in front of the, and piled them up in front of the White House. They were throwing them at the White House fence and at the White House gates and continuing their protest, which absolutely drives me crazy. And here’s, here’s what's wrong with it. First...
  • Snit fit redux: Barrycades ordered back up at WWII Memorial; A simple suggestion [pics]

    10/14/2013 7:38:35 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 38 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10-14-2013 | Twitchy Staff
    President Stompyfeet send essential govt employees to re-install barricades at WWII memorial https://twitter.com/DaveFox5DC/status/389720494737727488 …
  • Vets Vs. Obama

    10/14/2013 5:57:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 14, 2013 | Rich Galen
    Anyone old enough to remember Viet Nam can remember how the country felt toward the man and women who were sent to Southeast Asia to prosecute that war. They were treated like [as this is a family column] garbage. We have discussed before how, in the National Guard during those days, it was suggested that we wear civilian clothes to and from drills. Of all the dumb things the federal government has done during this partial shut down was to have shut down national parks, and national monuments. Some of the national monuments that have been shut down are the...
  • Million Vet March

    10/13/2013 1:11:48 PM PDT · by ConorMacNessa · 129 replies
    13 October 2013 | Self
    MILLION MAN MARCHAfter Action Report13 October 2013 As I walked down 17th Street to the WWII Memorial I was passed by at least a dozen D.C Police cruisers and Paddy wagons. Two Secret Service cruisers were blocking vehicular access to 17th below Constitution Avenue. I was late arriving and missed Sarah Palin, Mike Lee and Ted Cruz. Photo by KC Lion Arriving at the Memorial, I made my way to the high U.S. Flag and Gadsden Flagheld by FReeper Mr. Trooprally. ConorMacNessa, Mr. Trooprally and Ron G. Kirby Those who arrived before me made short work of the Barackades:...
  • Truckers Ride for the Constitution and Veterans [VIDEO]

    10/13/2013 4:07:21 PM PDT · by DCLIBERTY · 3 replies
    Russia Today-TV America ^ | 10/11/2013 | Russia Today Perianne Boring
    The government shutdown the World War II memorial, now truckers are shutting down America. On October 1, the Obama administration closed the WWII memorial in DC, which was paid for with private funds to honor the country's most beloved veterans. One week later, the Administration allowed for an immigration reform rally to take place on the National Mall with hundreds of illegal immigrations in participation, just a few hundred feet away. The outrage caught national headlines and the National Park Service has since changed the wording on the signs around the memorial. Ride for the Constitution has sent their drivers...
  • CNN Mocks Million Vet March as Tea Party Crazies

    10/13/2013 2:23:55 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/13/2013 | Ben Shapiro
    CNN.com covered Sunday’s “Million Vet March” in Washington D.C. against the Obama administration’s closure of military memorials by castigating the marchers as Tea Party kooks and fringe crazies. “At tea party-like rally, Obama told to ‘put the Quran down,’” the headline read. CNN derided the size of the crowd: --snip-- CNN focused on one speaker, Larry Klayman, whom it quoted as stating, “I call upon all of you to wage a second American nonviolent revolution, to use civil disobedience, and to demand that this president leave town, to get up, to put the Quran down, to get up off his...
  • Barricades Torn down at the Lincoln Memorial People carrying them to Barricade the White House!

    10/13/2013 9:00:47 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 133 replies
    http://www.rpvnetwork.org ^ | 10/13/2013 | F.R. Newbrough
    At the Million Vet March in DC people have torn down the barricades at the Lincoln Memorial and are carrying them to the White House to Barricade the White House. One man carrying a barricade said,"We are taking these things where they belong." Watch Live on Ustream. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mlr13
  • Protesters Who Moved Lincoln Memorial 'Barrycades' Removed by Park Police

    10/13/2013 9:49:47 AM PDT · by Nachum · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/13/13 | William Bigelow
    On Saturday, at a little before 9:30 a.m., citizens determined to break through the “barrycades” around the Lincoln Memorial moved the government barricades aside and proceeded to enter the Memorial. According to Taylor Hemness from KLTV 7: [The protesters] went completely up those steps, past the National Parks Service members who didn’t do anything to stop them as they made their way up to the Lincoln monument asking people to come with them, begging them to make people in DC listen to what they were doing.
  • Sarah Palin Storms DC, Riot Police Show Up

    10/13/2013 9:45:42 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 184 replies
    The Shark Tank ^ | 10-13-2013 | JAVIER MANJARRES
    Sunday’s rally at the WWII memorial in Washington, D.C., which was headlined by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, has broken out in utter chaos, as both D.C. Metro and Park police attempted to shut down the event. According to one of the Shark Tank’s correspondent on the ground, ‘Special K,’ two police cruiser blocked entrance into WWII memorial, in an effort to stop truckers from arriving from the highway. Four marked Secret Service vehicles had arrived on the scene, joining dozens of law enforcement assets, who had already arrived, including a SWAT team dressing in full riot gear. Prior to...
  • {Live Thread} Million Vet March on the Memorials taking place across the nation

    10/13/2013 7:12:41 AM PDT · by KC_Lion · 668 replies
    http://www.examiner.com ^ | Oct 13, 2013 | Million Vet March on the Memorials taking place across the nation (Video)
    Veterans from every branch of the military have a message for our government. The message will be delivered in person at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, in Washington, D.C. and at war memorials all across the nation. The Million Vet March on the Memorials is a grassroots movement started by five military brats, a term used to describe children of military members, to honor the nation's veterans.
  • Crowd storms World War II Memorial

    10/13/2013 11:06:07 AM PDT · by mdittmar · 59 replies
    WTOP ^ | 10/13/2013 | WTOP
    WASHINGTON - Thousands of people converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Sunday morning and tore down the barricades blocking it off, protesting the closure of the memorial during the federal government shutdown. Beginning at about 9:30 a.m., Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, as well as former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, were among the luminaries in a crowd that chanted "Tear down these walls!" and sang "God Bless America" as well as other patriotic songs as they entered the memorial, which has been closed since the government shutdown that began Oct. 1....