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Old 10-01-2013, 09:29 PM  
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Veterans break past World War II Memorial barricade

Busloads of World War II veterans, many in wheelchairs, broke past a barricade Tuesday morning to cross into the World War II Memorial, as onlookers applauded and a man playing the bagpipes led the way.

Moments earlier, a few Republican members of Congress had removed a section of the black gates that surrounded the site, allowing a line of veterans to roll past security officers, who willingly stood aside.



Veteran Donald Quinn of Pascagoula, Mississippi, said he was pleased with his visit to the memorial, despite the initial blockade.

"I'm surprised to see so many people here and so many important people, but I've enjoyed it," he said. "At first I didn't think I'd come, but I'm glad I did."

The National Park Service closed all of its parks, including national memorials, as a result of the federal government shutdown that went into effect at 12:01 a.m ET.

But a spokeswoman from the National Mall and Parks Service said efforts were no longer being made to hold anyone back.

"These are important visitors," Carol Johnson told reporters, adding that they're seeking guidance from the director's office on "where we go next."

"Obviously we did not want to do anything to mar the trip of these people," she said, saying the visitors came from Mississippi and Iowa. "They've come here specifically to see the memorial that was built for them."

Some Republican members of Congress and a Democratic senator were on site, blasting the federal government for fencing off the memorial. Outraged and baffled, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, crossed through an opening in the railing earlier in the morning–before the breach–and got on the phone to try and reach the secretary of the Department of Interior.

"I don't get it. I'm furious. I'm trying to get a hold of people," he said, standing on the other side of the barricade and looking around for help. "But I can't seem to get a hold of anybody."

Harkin faulted Republicans for what he called their "nonsense" legislative push that led to the shutdown.

"Obviously I can walk here," Harkin said, as he walked past the barrier. "Why can't I walk there?" he added, pointing at the memorial located not far away.

A few House Republicans were also at the memorial to disparage the government for closing off the landmark on a day that veterans were set to arrive.

Rep. Steven Palazzo, one of the congressmen who helped move the gates, argued the decision to close the memorial may have been more of a political ploy than a bureaucratic oversight. The Mississippi Republican said it makes no sense to close an open-air monument and compared it to prohibiting someone from touching a tree.

"All Americans should have access to the monuments, but if there's one group, it's our greatest generation, and this might be the last opportunity in their lifetime to visit their memorial," he said.

"We've got park service employees out here," said Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, before the gates were opened. "Why wouldn't you have them here to allow the veterans in, instead of stand and keep them from coming in?"

Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, wearing casual clothes, said she was out walking when she heard about the pile-up outside the memorial and decided to hustle over to the site.

"The last thing we should see in America is a barricade for World War II veterans to be prevented from coming to their memorial," Bachmann said.

She vowed she and colleagues will be there "today, tomorrow, the next day, however long it takes" to keep the memorial open.

"America is not shutting down," she said. "If we have anything to say about it, we're going to keep this open."


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Old 10-03-2013, 11:08 AM   #76
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You quoted what I said, yet I don't see where I was critical of "Republican" lawmakers. Clearly, I didn't mention party. You seem to have a real problem understanding simple written sentences.
No, I understand them perfectly well. You think you are being clever and nuanced...when in reality you a just a partisan hack.

Still waiting on you to answer pete's post...or are you still unwilling to criticize the President for his uneccessary and political partisan actions by closing the memorial?
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:10 AM   #77
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A little hypocritical, don't ya think? You have plenty of time to criticize the R's for pushing for the memorial to be open, but cannot bring yourself to criticize the one who ordered it shut down---The President.
Yeah, never did that. You've got some mental problems.
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:12 AM   #78
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Yeah, never did that. You've got some mental problems.
Sure you did...you never criticize any Democrats...so when you refer to the congressmen at the memorial, you must be talking about Republicans. You try to parse your statement so you can claim to be objective and a centrist..blah blah blah...but everyone here knows you are a partisan liberal hack.
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:14 AM   #79
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You want to prove you have an ounce of integrity? Then admit Obama sent those barricades unnecessarily and for nothing more than political bs.
Still waiting Cosmo...you ever going to address this?
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:14 AM   #80
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Cosmo is a despicable lackey, dedicated to the socialist who holds power over all of us...

I'm sure Hussein was hoping that just the sight of the armed guards would deter the veterans from trying to approach the memorial so he could make a speech about the government shutdown depriving them of being able to pay their respects...

Being a dishonorable man, without courage except when hiding behind his Brownshirts, he did not understand that it would fail.
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:22 AM   #81
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Cosmo is a despicable lackey, dedicated to the socialist who holds power over all of us...

I'm sure Hussein was hoping that just the sight of the armed guards would deter the veterans from trying to approach the memorial so he could make a speech about the government shutdown depriving them of being able to pay their respects...

Being a dishonorable man, without courage except when hiding behind his Brownshirts, he did not understand that it would fail.
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:26 AM   #82
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Did someone say brown shirt?

Lawboy is a the modern day Ernst Röhm

Not sure if anyone will get that?
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Old 10-03-2013, 04:50 PM   #83
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You have no idea what happened under Clinton.

Who said planes would fall from the sky?
Who said the world would end?
I do think terrorists did actually attack though.
I do. And barricades around open air memorials did not take place.
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Old 10-03-2013, 05:01 PM   #84
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And then there is this; the administration also tried to shut down a national park that is not a national park but privately owned.

http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/feds-try-...n/?cat_orig=us


Which one of the dipshits running around here was accusing the republicans of trying to set traps for the purpose of false advertisement? I think it was jettio. I'm sure he still holds to that belief like a complete tool.
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:29 PM   #85
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Bump for Cosmo..... we are still waiting for you to answer pete's post you hypnocrite.
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:32 PM   #86
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:42 PM   #87
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Come on Jay
That dipshit up there lied a couple times about what I've said. I'm done with him on this unless he wants to acknowledge that. Anyway, I've given my opinion on the barricade.
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:46 PM   #88
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That dipshit up there lied a couple times about what I've said. I'm done with him on this unless he wants to acknowledge that. Anyway, I've given my opinion on the barricade.
Bullshit...I lied about nothing. You are a hyprocrital partisan hack...Obama could kill little children in the street and you would figure out a way to support him.

pete made the challenge to you...not me. But I will admit, I did not expect to actually answer. That would take integrity, and you do not have any.
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:49 PM   #89
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So how did this work out? I was listening to the radio over lunch, and they said at that particular moment they were letting the honor tour people in to visit, but turning others away, including some other veterans.
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Old 10-03-2013, 09:15 PM   #90
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So some dumbass congressman from Texas decided he would verbally assault a park ranger over this.........lighten up Francis.......she was just doing her job....something you evidently can't do. Love the dude who stood up for her.


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