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    Re: Vets March on DC Memorials & White House, Met By Riot Police

    Quote Originally Posted by Lukas105 View Post
    Those protestors were protesting to get their "bonus" for fighting in WWI, which would of been given to them in 1945, But given the circumstances of the depression, they needed the money now not later. Now, the veterans simply want access restored to THEIR monuments and King Obama is doing what he can to stop them.
    Well to be fair that monument belongs to no one group. I saw several interviews done of vets and they claim a special privilege to go into the area closed off to the public.

    When it suits some on the hard right vets are just regular people due no special consideration past a mumbled, 'Thank you for your service'.

    Now the vets are forcing an issue the right agrees with and it's GAWD Bless them vets... let them go where no others are allowed.

    I can understand the frustration with closed off areas in DC, but no one groups gets special privileges- that should include Congress and running that place/pay for all those aides.

    (FYI, I know using KING is all the TP rage these days but a KING would have blocked the access)

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    Re: Vets March on DC Memorials & White House, Met By Riot Police

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    I sincerely doubt you had much of a problem with the OWS folks violating laws.
    I doubt you had much problems with the OWS folks being tear gassed...
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    Re: Vets March on DC Memorials & White House, Met By Riot Police

    The WWII Memorial and Yellowstone Park are photo ops for both sides to use. There are far more severe problems with the ongoing bluff game by the politicians.

    Photo ops as these attract the likes of Palin to get in front of a camera to bark a few lines and really doesn't change anything for anybody.

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    Re: Vets March on DC Memorials & White House, Met By Riot Police

    Quote Originally Posted by beefheart View Post
    I doubt you had much problems with the OWS folks being tear gassed...
    Well, you'd be wrong.
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    Re: Vets March on DC Memorials & White House, Met By Riot Police

    The Veteran's groups that planned this march asked for all Vets regardless of political leaning to join them to take down the barricades around memorials to verterans of all wars in retaliation to the current administration using them as pawns in the current political battles. I love how they took the barricade fences down around the WWII memorial, then carried and stacked them up at the White House entrance. Obama and the Democrats tried the same ploy over sequestration and at that time closed the White House to all school groups around the country from taking any tours. That one backfired on them and so has this one.
    Last edited by vesper; 10-14-13 at 06:44 AM.

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    Re: Vets March on DC Memorials & White House, Met By Riot Police

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    The one that camped out in a tent city, was cleared away by the order of Douglas MacArthur and lead by Patton and Eisenhower.
    And it was Roosevelt who then thought of Douglas MacArthur as the 2nd most dangerous man in America. Huey Long was the most dangerous.

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