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Cruz, Lee, Palin join memorial protest
The Hill (Washington DC), by Keith Laing

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/13/2013 4:24:57 PM

Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) attended a rally protesting the closure of the World War II Memorial, according to reports. The lawmakers and the former governor – and 2008 GOP vice-presidential nominee – joined a crowd that removed barricades at the memorial and chanted “tear down these walls,” according to Washington, D.C., radio station WTOP. (Snip) The presence of a Confederate flag at the protest, which later moved to the White House, sparked an uproar on Twitter.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rafter, 10/13/2013 4:39:03 PM     (No. 9563651)

Just saw this one moments ago via Drudge.

Gotta love it!

"Mr. Communist Muslim Wannabe Dicktater... tear down these walls!"

And O-Bomber the NO-Bomber, a Nero with a "G", continued his golf game, followed by
a Reggie Wedgie.

"What were all those people parading about?" he axed...
Sheesh.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 10/13/2013 4:40:21 PM     (No. 9563653)

What people need to carry is the Bonnie Blue flag which was theoretically the first Confederate flag and stood for secession as opposed to war. Liberals wouldn´t know what it was so it would make a great statement to those who do know. The original Confederate states don´t need the rest of the country anymore, they can survive on their own, unlike the situation 150 years and more ago. Secede!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: god of irony, 10/13/2013 4:41:23 PM     (No. 9563654)

Yes let´s focus on the ONE rebel flag while we ignore all of the Marxist and anti-white icons when the left protest.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 10/13/2013 4:42:39 PM     (No. 9563656)

Cruz, Lee and Palin fighting for "We The People" while McCain, McConnell and Rove are fighting against "We the People".

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Reply 5 - Posted by: KingBubo, 10/13/2013 4:46:33 PM     (No. 9563669)

what a pair Cruz has

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/13/2013 4:53:38 PM     (No. 9563681)

McCain could not attend, he was having dinner with Biden.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 10/13/2013 4:56:23 PM     (No. 9563684)

Three of the most evil people in the world according to the lefty media and the lying Dems.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 10/13/2013 4:58:42 PM     (No. 9563688)

Did anyone get their panties in a wad when all of the mexican flags were flying over the mall last week. Anyone?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Patriot Forever, 10/13/2013 5:07:38 PM     (No. 9563704)

I agree with all the above comments; however, flying the Confederate flag was dumb. Flying our stars and stripes would have made the point that our nation was standing together in support of our veterans.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kahunavol, 10/13/2013 5:09:10 PM     (No. 9563706)

#7 forgot to include establishment republicans along with lefty media and lying Dems.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Freeloader, 10/13/2013 5:10:02 PM     (No. 9563707)

God Bless Senator Cruz, Senator Lee and Governor Sarah!..."We few, we happy few, we band of brothers..." (and sisters)!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: steph_gray, 10/13/2013 5:32:27 PM     (No. 9563728)

Fascinating #2 - now I know why the daughter in GWTW was named Bonnie Blue Butler. Ldotters know all!

I too have my hopes pinned to secession and think it´s the only answer - the center of the country can dispense with the coasts.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/13/2013 5:34:05 PM     (No. 9563730)

FTA:"In many parts of America, waving a Confederate flag outside the home of a black family would be considered a very hostile act.
— Jeffrey Goldberg (@JeffreyGoldberg) October 13, 2013"


Look at them trying to make this about race over one Confederate flag!

I´m sick and tired to death of political correctness and the lying spin against everything freedom loving people do.

If anybody is trying to enslave the citizens of the United States of America, it is the head of that "black family" that is presently calling the people´s house his home.

The people marching and protesting are marching for the cause of freedom - not slavery.

They would be doing the same against any person of any color who was "fundamentally transforming" America and destroying our freedom.

I´ve got a pretty good idea that Jeffrey Goldberg and his buddies know that.








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Reply 14 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 10/13/2013 5:49:53 PM     (No. 9563743)

I bet I know what the glaring headlines and pictures will be in the MAM - the Democrat hacks will make the most of it (a dumb move to have the flag in the forefront as it will make a convenient detraction from the protestor´s main objectives).

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Reply 15 - Posted by: richwill, 10/13/2013 5:54:07 PM     (No. 9563749)

Until the liberals made it racist, flying the Confederate Flag was a sign of patriotism and freedom. Now eating Oreo cookies is racist.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lcasal, 10/13/2013 6:06:51 PM     (No. 9563765)

Has anyone investigated the person who had the confederate flag, what was that person´s agenda? Maybe I haven´t been paying attention but I have not seen that flag at these kind of demonstrations before. The south´s session from the union is not the issue folks are there for.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: StormCnter, 10/13/2013 6:10:34 PM     (No. 9563768)

Congratulations on the successful protest. Whoever carried the flag was misguided. That was a bad, bad, bad idea. This was not the place nor the event for a Confederate flag, honored and treasured as I hold it.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: dman, 10/13/2013 6:15:31 PM     (No. 9563771)

This was not the place for the Stars and Bars. Of course, the LSM honed right in on it. The Gadsden flag would have been a better choice. I´m so sick of the racism card, overt or veiled.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: clw54, 10/13/2013 6:22:50 PM     (No. 9563779)

Give it a day or two, and it will be discovered the confederate flag guy is a volunteer for some democrat party organization.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: yuban, 10/13/2013 6:24:31 PM     (No. 9563784)

As you can read, to Moderates, carrying the Confederate flag is WRONG. Moderates are as PC as the Left. Moderates are more concerned with how the Left will perceive us than they are concerned about the Nation.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 10/13/2013 6:33:34 PM     (No. 9563791)

Someone should have had the double-cross flag of the State of Jefferson. Proud future resident.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Judy, 10/13/2013 6:34:12 PM     (No. 9563792)

McCain Graham Snowe Boehner Ryan at the Ritz having dinner? Horray for Palin Cruz Lee ..soo proud. It´s been a long time since the repubs had real leadership.


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Reply 23 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/13/2013 7:18:12 PM     (No. 9563819)

There´s no photo, so I´m just guessing that the flag was the Confederate battle flag and not the Stars and Bars, which most Americans wouldn´t even recognize or would think it might be the flag of Puerto Rico.

I would hope that the flag was meant as a symbol of rebellion against tyranny, but I´d bet the guy with the flag was a leftist plant trying to make everyone look like racists.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Hugh Akston, 10/13/2013 7:23:54 PM     (No. 9563823)

Re #12 - From a strategic standpoint if secession were to occur the new confederation would need deep water ports...and there are no shortage of those along the Atlantic Seaboard from Hampton Roads at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay (and to blockade shipping out of Baltimore if needed), south to the tip of Florida, and then the entire Gulf Coast from Florida to Corpus Christi, TX...all ports of the CSA from 1861-1865.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: MHR, 10/13/2013 7:34:48 PM     (No. 9563834)

Already being labeled a tea party even with Palin there......grrrr, the MSM

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Reply 26 - Posted by: charliecoconut, 10/13/2013 8:09:14 PM     (No. 9563869)

#25 it was a Tea Party Event, get use to it, the tea party is on the ground protecting you.

Tea is a state of mind, not a party, why can´t you people get that through you heads.

TEA TIME

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/13/2013 8:22:24 PM     (No. 9563878)

TEA as in Taxed Enough Already..now who here thinks we are not?
As for the Confederate flag..we have been called racist since Obama was running, although we are not. I don´t give a darn anymore.
Blacks are racist and refuse to admit it.
Then we have the illegals..and their La Raza..which translated means the Race.
So La Raza, meet the El Blanco.
Will the SEIU and the AFL CIO build us a big stage at the DC Mall?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 10/13/2013 8:38:42 PM     (No. 9563887)

Cruz, Palin, Lee , Hannity, Levin and Limbaugh have been demanding a government shutdown for months.
They have been challenging Republicans to shut down the government.
Palin said Republicans should " woman up " and not roll over and play dead and be willing to
shut down the government to defund Obamacare.
Limbaugh said Republicans were terrified to to shut down the government to defund Obamacare.
Cruz said it would just be a minor inconvenience
to shut down the government to defund Obamacare.
Hannity said if shutting own the government meant Republicans would lose the House, so be it, because
this was the hill to die on .
Shut Er Down was the cry on all the blogs and websites.
And now the same people that demanded a shutdown are surprised and upset that Obama used his power to shut down things
that were important and
meaningful to the military ???
Where have Cruz, Lee, Palin , Limbaugh and Hannity been these past five years ?
Not only will Obamcare not be defunded , but, the Republicans´ hopes for 2014 , including repeal have been dealt a serious set back and the military , past and current and their families
have been hurt by the shutdown.
Republicans did what they all demanded.
They voted to defund Obamacare.
The government shut down , as predicted , with all it´s awful consequences.
They all got their wish.
Now they need to own it and stop complaining.


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Reply 29 - Posted by: nonsense, 10/13/2013 8:43:42 PM     (No. 9563890)

WoW #28, that was strong. All I have to say is ... that´s one man´s opinion.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: OhMy, 10/13/2013 8:57:57 PM     (No. 9563907)

Did anyone check the flag carrier may have been an Obama plant. The left always uses tricks like this to discredit others. Lets investigate this agent provocateur! I don´t care about the flag but it would be a typical leftist lying trick!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: kahunavol, 10/13/2013 9:00:57 PM     (No. 9563910)

Where were the
Republicans
including the last
two presidential candidates
the last five years
on the issue of Ocare?
Where were the R Congress
people?
Where was the RNC?
Why was the nominee the
only man who had overseen
universal health care?
Why was it not the centerpiece
of the campaign by any
establishment R?
They have been completely
unwilling to fight
anyone other than a
conservative for years.
They are not the solution-
they are the problem.
Feel better?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/13/2013 11:01:58 PM     (No. 9563997)

Maybe it´s time to fly the flag upside down.

So weary of those that complain about the Confederate flag. It´s part of our history.
No complaining about the Mexican or West Indies flags everywhere.

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Wall Street Journal, by Kimberley A. Strassel    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/11/2014 6:33:53 AM     Post Reply
Nearly a year into the IRS scandal, we still don´t know exactly what happened—though we are finally getting an inkling. That´s thanks to the letter House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp sent this week to the Justice Department recommending a criminal probe of Lois Lerner. The average citizen might be dizzied by the torrent of confusing terms—BOLO lists, Tigta, 501(c)(4)—and the array of accusations that have made up this IRS investigation. Mr. Camp´s letter takes a step back to remind us why this matters, even as it provides compelling new information that goes to motive and method—and clarifies some of

White House Denies ’09 Fort Hood Victim´s
Request for Meeting With Obama

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ABC News, by Lee Ferran    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/11/2014 6:08:03 PM     Post Reply
As President Obama spoke of old "wounds” at Fort Hood this week, the White House declined a request from a survivor of the 2009 massacre there to meet with Obama for a few minutes so the veteran could explain face-to-face how he believes the government has mistreated and disrespected the victims of that attack. Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford (ret.) was shot seven times in November 2009 when Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan opened fire at Fort Hood, killing 13 people. Despite Hasan’s admission that he carried out the attack on behalf of the Taliban and revelations that he had been

Jeb Bush defends ‘act of love’
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Politico, by Maggie Haberman    Original Article
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STAMFORD, Conn. — Jeb Bush defended his controversial comments about immigration reform, insisting they were nothing new for him and urging “sensitivity to the immigrant experience.” At a Connecticut Republican party dinner Thursday night, the former Republican governor of Florida did not repeat his remarks from last weekend at his father’s presidential library, when he said that people who come to the United States illegally in search of a better life for their children “broke the law, but it’s not a felony. It’s an act of love.” This time the potential 2016 candidate put it differently. “To be young and

Barbara Boxer Says Keystone
Pipeline a Cancer Risk

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Breitbart California, by William Bigelow    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/12/2014 6:54:45 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is now accusing the Keystone pipeline of being a cancer risk. Her first point was that the pipeline “will bring 830,000 barrels of dirty tar sands oil into our nation every day.” She then segued to point #2 by asserting that the heavy tar sands oil will put people who live near refineries at risk for cancer: Significantly higher levels of dangerous air pollutants and carcinogens have been documented downwind from tar sands refineries, and in these areas people are suffering higher rates of the types of cancers linked to these toxic chemicals, including leukemia and


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