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World War II Memorial

Steyn on the Gov’t Shutdown

October 5, 2013

Mark Steyn’s latest column on the government shutdown expresses some of his observations on shutting down the open-air WWII Memorial, etc.  Here’s one: The World War II Memorial exists thanks to some $200 million in private donations – plus $15 million or so from Washington: In other words, the feds paid for the grass. But [...]

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Closed WWII Memorial Opened For Vets

October 2, 2013

If you haven’t been to the World War II Memorial, I can tell you that it’s on the National Mall, it has no gates and as such is open to the public at all times of the day or night.  So why should a federal government shutdown impact one’s ability to walk into an open [...]

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The Government Shuts Down

October 1, 2013

I looked up — the sky was still there.  I looked down — a giant hole did not swallow me up.  Life is good. Last night the federal government shutdown — let the political circus begin!  Since the MSM is primarily DC/government centric, they are in a predictable frenzy.  However, if your job is a [...]

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D-Day Prayer at WWII Memorial Stymied by Administration

November 6, 2011

I was greatly disappointed to learn years ago that the World War II Memorial would be the first major DC memorial absent any reference to God.  I believe that it speaks ill of our hyper-sensitive politically correct ruling-class culture;  even nowadays since God is also absent from MLK’s recently dedicated memorial. However, if there was [...]

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Memorializing Martin Luther King Without God

October 16, 2011

Today will be the official dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall, which was postponed from August 28 because of Hurricane Irene.  President Obama will be attending and speaking at the ceremony along with many others.  The memorial has stirred some controversy, as some hope for a correction to a [...]

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It’s the Capitol Visitors Center that Stinks

December 3, 2008

By now you’ve heard Harry Reid’s unnecessarily bourgeois remark about the obnoxiously over-priced Capitol Visitor’s Center which will graciously prevent “smell[y] tourists” during the summer from disturbing his very important office work.  I’m starting to understand why the Bastille drew such a crowd back in the day. On the other hand, another Senator, Republican Jim [...]

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