Veterans storm World War II monument to protest government shutdown and possible loss of benefits after Veterans Affairs warned checks would stop Nov 1 Daily Mail [UK], by Associated Press and Ryan Gorman
As the government shutdown enters a third week, a group of veterans and tea party groups protested their anger by storming the World War II memorial in Washington, DC. The protest Sunday started at the World War II memorial before moving to the National Mall and eventually winding up outside the White House. ´Tear down these walls,´ the crowd chanted. Protesters also sang ´God bless America´ and other patriotic songs as they entered the memorial plaza. The memorial has become a political symbol in the bitter fight between Democrats and Republicans over who is at fault since the shutdown began. Earlier rallies have
The MSM on Sunday could not refrain ONCE from labeling this event a Tea Party effort. Anything that smacks of common sense is automatically branded with their Epithet-du-Jour. It is so boring to hear the talking points spouted time after time after time, as Susan Rice did that memorable Sunday. These "spokespersons" are the lowest of the low.
Paste this UK word and photo coverage to all This will not be seen widely unless each of us take the opportunity to do what our communist controlled press and TV Diane Sawyer blinded TV actors will not show us
1. "The memorial has become a political symbol in the bitter fight between Democrats and Republicans over who is at fault since the shutdown began."
No. It´s about the vindictiveness of the Administration´s selective shutdowns. It´s not about the shutdown´s existence.
2."Almost 60 per cent of Utahans responding to a Brigham Young University poll this past week said they want Sen. Lee to compromise, even if it means funding Obamacare. His approval rating has dropped from 71 per cent in June to only 57 per cent, the poll added.
They polled university students and expect to come out with anything other than Leftist results?
3."Republican leaders attended the event Sunday and turned it into a platform to speak their position."
Makes it sound opportunistic and cynical. The Democrats had a right to attend and didn´t, nor did any of them speak their positions.
4. "...Sen. Lee led the charge to defund or delay funding to Obamacare that is widely credited with causing the shutdown."
"Widely credited"? By whom? What caused the shutdown was a deliberate stonewalling by this Administration. They never had any intentions of negotiating. The only way this shutdown would have been averted is a total victory for Obama. That isn´t politics. That´s dictatorship.
The federal government will NOT run out of money in 4 day. That is a common journalistic mistake. Our government has about $220 billion coming in every month. Our debt service is $18 billion a month, so no default. SS, Vet benefits, and Medicare will consume another $105 billion, leaving 97 billion to fund the rest of the government. Guess what? That $220 billion a month easily funded our entire federal government in 2006.
Our main stream media and our government are lying to us. Give me a week to act surprised...
Hold the line protests will only get bigger as Obama digs in his heels and cuts funding to the people he wants to hurt the most until he gets his way. This is working and Obama´s communist propaganda media is lying on their reporting of the protest and Lee in that stupid college poll. Share the Daily Mail article with friends they are reporting the activities and have great pictures. By the way what happen to the illegals on the mall I didn´t see much on that turn out?
Love the barricades neatly stacked in front of the white house. It fits. The soviet union put up walls or barricades against freedom. It´s entirely in line with his plans for America. I never thought I´d see park rangers as minions for communism but that is basically how obama is using them. AP tell the truth ? Surely you jest !!! Just how do you think they word those polls ? AP= all propaganda.
Beginning with the stimulus and GM/Chrysler bailout, all the way to shutting down the WWII Memorial, the Mulatto Marxist has not put one foot right so far; has not done one thing that is good for the nation.
From Solendra to armed guards at Yellowstone holding tourists against their will, all but confiscating their cameras to prevent them from taking photos of America´s natural wonders, he has played golf and made bad decisions.
I keep asking myself, who is advising the Mulatto? Who is whispering in his ear, telling him these atrocities are the smart thing to do, the wise thing to do.
Since he frauded his way into a second term, he´s really out of control and I can´t see it ending any other way than an all-out rebellion. Yesterday was the tip of the iceberg if We, The People really get our dander up.
Approximately 150K people in Michigan have seen the cost of their health insurance go through the roof. That´s a sizable march on Washington right there, and that´s just one state.
#16 "Who is whispering in his ear, telling him these atrocities are the smart thing to do, the wise thing to do."
This may mean nothing but I had a serial disruptor (those who are paid to disrupt comments on Conservative sites) admit that it was Soros´ millions, as he put it, that paid his salary. He posts hundreds of comments and is paid per post.
#16 and #18 I always thought it was the god-like figure of George Soros who whispered in ValJar´s ear, who then whispered into the man-child´s ear, the directives. You know how the message can become garbled with this manner of communication.
After all, George Soros has been perfectly clear that the destruction of the United States of America has been his lifelong goal. His words in fact. What´s to doubt?
Of course, he is also the man behind Shillary and Billary. Wondering if he will really be able to buy the presidency a third and fourth time. Decades of far Leftism for the country is just Soros´ evil style.
Thank you #15. My rural antenna-reception TV only carries one local station with a national network feed during high-viewer parts of the day, and news overnight. The overnight news showed a few seconds of barricades being piled up by a very small shouting ‘group of veterans’ - that was it. No numbers were provided, no information on where protestors gathered, which memorials they visited, no mention of police, confrontations, politicians, etc.
Something about Soros and pig´s ears comes to mind.
We have a saying that all Southerners will recognize: when someone is just dead wrong about something, we say, He´s got the wrong sow by the ear.
Soros may have a hand in it, in that he´s stirring the pot because financially he can, but he was doing that back in the Bill Clinton days: MoveOn.org, etc. Soros is simply a Leftist who happens to be a billionaire criminal, and funding Leftists to cause trouble and spread lies is a past time for Soros.
I don´t believe Soros is the one whispering in 0buzzard´s ear. I think it´s grandpa and grandma, mom and pop, and Frank Marshall Davis, and Bill Ayers and Rev. Wright, and Black Liberation Theology, step-daddy in Indonesia, and Van Jones, and a Wise Latina, and all the American hating Marxist professors at Harvard, et al, and all of the rest of the Marxists --past and present, who shaped him and formed him and made him what he is. I don´t think Soros can hold a candle light to that crowd.
I think it´s the voices in his head from his past who whisper to him, and he´s surrounded himself with like-minded thinkers who cheer him on every time a voice speaks to him.
Listening to the Bauer and Rose show yesterday on The Patriot channel (Sirius XM) and they and/or a caller said that the Republican Party/Conservatives/etc need to educate more people. As I have stated here before, there has never been so much free information available to so many people in so many forms: newspapers, TV, radio, satellite, internet, etc. There is no excuse for so many people to be so ignorant especially when I see so many with their heads bowed while staring into their smart phones... People choose to be ignorant - makes it easier for them to blame someone else I suppose.
But the big news story yesterday was the one day shutdown of the EBT card - yeah, what a tragedy; already grossly overweight slugs unable to buy food for one day.
Yeah, Soros and Company are having the last laughs all the way to their offshore banks.
"A veteran---whether active duty, retired, national guard or reserve---is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank check made payable to ´The United States Of America´ for an amount of ´up to and including my life.´ This is Honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it." -Unknown
I sometimes wonder when a mental health professional is going to step up and declare that Obozo is truly mentally defecient. And as such, is not mentally capable to be a sitting president. The actions that he has taken during the past 5yrs surely point out that his mental capacity is somewhere in the sewer. Every thing he does is aimed at HURTING the American citizen, not helping them. And I don´t even want to comment on what he wants for illegals.
I pray that the next revolution will start very soon.
The headline sounds reasonable. However when you read the article and comments that follow, it is obvious this is a slanted hit piece. Some British publications get it, but this article was written to harm and vilify the Tea Party and Conservatives in general.
I can understand their consternation. They are internally surrounded by Muslims, and a Socialistic society that doesn´t produce much of anything in these troubled times, except for poor leaders and a terrible medical system. Socialism does that to it´s own citizens.
Isn´t liberalism grand. The editors of this article might consider that some of the demonstrating Vets at this rally saved their butts in WW2. In the end result, I wonder why. THEIR glorious leader Neville the great, like our glorious leader Obama the Lying Putz are alike in that they haven´t a clue.
This whole budget argument could be settled in days if all government employees were required to join Obamacare. The President and Congress are after all employees of the people. Get down off your pedestals and join the newly oppressed, you creeps.
The Fearful Leader keeps pushing the envelope to see just how far it will go. He doesn´t have congress to cover for him in this instance; even the spineless GOPhers see next years votes swirling down if they try to justify this attack on our liberty. The giant is back and he´s po´d.
Obummer is a George Soros finger puppet. Obummer is happy to shutdown anything smacking of the military. He never served. He´s a phoney that foolish people voted for and soon they will regret that mistake.
Thanks veterans..you´ve provided therapy and inspiration for millions..the pictures of barriers piled up at the doorstep of the White House are priceless; they should be discussed far and wide, and preserved.
Obama has been declared mentally unstable in print by several credentialed psychologists. The narcissistic disorder, schizophrenia and the sociopathic tendencies are quite apparent. My question is why do the democrats follow his every wish, knowing that he is looneytunes?
Love the cute little bicycle helmets worn by the police. Obviously, their spines aren´t strong enough to hold up a real helmet. Imagine if the crowd had gotten REALLY angry.
Must-Read caption noted: Media focus has been on the “government shutdown” blaming Republicans for the closure of national treasures; however, the swiftness and efficiency of “Closed” signage avoided. Sources with experience in Armed Services procurement make clear that design, specifications, requisitioning, bids- vetting, contracts, manufacturing, distribution worldwide takes months, not hours-days; millions of taxpayer dollars appropriated-spent in the process. Same sources point out there has not been a government shutdown in 17 years so signage and efficiency suggest this shutdown was orchestrated and planned at least six to eight months ago. Paper trail?
Rarely have I enjoyed witnessing civil disobedience more than watching the Vets instruct the MSM that we are a Nation of free men with a government...NOT a government that happens to have a pliant, subserviant Nation attached to it.
Regarding signs ~ the US gub´mnt has lots of signs, even those for "closed" ~ because, as it turns out, many gub´mnt facilities are open to the public and may, from time to time, be ´closed´ ~ so they print them up for decades at a time.
I went looking for a US Gub´mnt sign on an official website that said I could find all of them, and it gave me over 10 milllion references to the simple request for ´CLOSED´
Having ordered up printing for hundreds of millions of gub´mnt forms over the years, this actually seems pretty normal stuff.
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