[Socialism at work...] Boy Scouts banned from planting American flags on veterans' graves for Memorial Day due to coronavirus

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Leroy N. Soetoro

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May 17, 2020, 7:52:40 PM5/17/20
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A longtime Memorial Day weekend tradition to honor veterans is now
canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are persisting calls
to bring it back.

For decades, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other groups have devoted
part of the holiday to place small American flags at the graves of
veterans and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice as a way to honor
our country's war heroes.

Yet this year the Department of Veteran's Affairs has prohibited public
events at the sites because of COVID-19. The Boy Scouts and other groups
have been barred from carrying out the mass flag placements.

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On Long Island, N.Y., where more than 500,000 veterans are buried at two
national military cemeteries, there are demands for the VA to reconsider
and rescind the ban.

"If we can't figure out a way to make sure we are placing flags at their
graves to honor them, then something is seriously wrong," said Suffolk
County executive Steve Bellone, whose county includes the sprawling
Calverton and Long Island National Cemeteries, which hold more veterans
than any other military cemetery in the nation, including Arlington
National Cemetery.

Bellone is confident that officials can carry out a plan that would keep
the Scouts safe.

"What we're asking the VA to do is, rather than have a blanket policy
across the country, allow the national cemeteries at the local level, to
make this determination in conjunction with the local health department,”
he told Fox News. “We will take the responsibility to say that this flag
placement plan meets the state and national guidelines but give us that
opportunity to do it, allow us to honor our fallen heroes.”

Every year, the members of Boy Scout Troop 443 from Middle Island, N.Y.,
place thousands of flags next to the headstones at one of the Suffolk
sites, the Calverton National Cemetery.

DON'T FORGET WHAT MEMORIAL DAY IS REALLY ABOUT

For the past five years, 18-year-old Eagle Scout Kieran Monaghan has been
one of the Scouts who has walked the hallowed ground and gingerly placed
an American flag next to each headstone. He is confident that his troop
can again carry out their mission this year, safely, if only given the
chance.

"It's definitely a very emotional, kind of moving experience. Personally,
my Dad is a veteran,” Monaghan told Fox News. “He was deployed in Iraq for
a year. It's good to be able to pay our respects to our fallen heroes,
it's important to me, it's important to the Boy Scouts, it's important to
the community and it’s something that I would hate to see go.”

The U.S. National Cemetery Administration, the federal agency within the
VA that operates the sites, told Fox News that because of the "national
emergency, VA national cemeteries will not be hosting public Memorial Day
events," and that includes "mass placement of gravesite flags."

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In a statement, the agency noted that in the case of Suffolk County's
location, "Long Island has not yet met the state criteria for re-opening,
which is why limits on social gatherings on Long Island are still in
place."

The agency added that "families and community members are welcome to visit
national cemeteries throughout Memorial Day weekend and place individual
flags on graves to honor friends and family. We ask that all visitors
adhere to CDC, state and local health, safety, and travel guidelines."

Monaghan said he recognizes the VA's reluctance to allow the mass flag
placements but believes that they can be carried out observing standard
coronavirus precautions.

"It is understandable to a point, but I don't think that it is
unreasonable to be able to put a plan together to be able to still
accomplish the same thing we have done year after year, still following
social distancing guidelines, having everybody masked up, with gloves on.
It's definitely doable," he said.

"We just commemorated VE Day, this is the generation that lived through
the adversity of the great depression, they won World War Two. What is it
going to say about our generation if we can't figure out a way to honor
the greatest generation by placing flags at their graves on Memorial Day?"
asked Bellone.

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The Boy Scouts of America says that scouting takes pride in the flag
tradition because the activity not only honors the veterans, but at the
same time scouts “learn the importance of duty to country and of honoring
the people who served it through the values outlines in the Scout Oath and
Law.”

The BSA says that Scout troops will follow all local, state and federal
health guidelines, including social distancing.

“Our local councils will continue to monitor regulations in their area and
will work with local officials to honor fallen heroes in a manner that
protects the safety of our Scouts volunteers, employees and communities,”
the organization told Fox News in a statement.

“The BSA is working to coordinate a national effort to honor all our
fallen heroes this Memorial Day,” and the group says it is also working on
finalizing a plan that would enable “the public to join us from home.”

Boy Scout troops from California, Maryland, Missouri and Wisconsin have
also been among those scrapping their plans to plant flags, at least for
now.

"I hope we are able to put the flags down on the graves and pay our
respects," Monaghan said.



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BeamMeUpScotty

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May 18, 2020, 10:51:51 AM5/18/20
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On 5/17/20 7:52 PM, Leroy N. Soetoro wrote:
> https://www.foxnews.com/us/boy-scouts-banned-memorial-day-coronavirus-
> veterans
>
> A longtime Memorial Day weekend tradition to honor veterans is now
> canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are persisting calls
> to bring it back.
>
> For decades, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other groups have devoted
> part of the holiday to place small American flags at the graves of
> veterans and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice as a way to honor
> our country's war heroes.
>
> Yet this year the Department of Veteran's Affairs has prohibited public
> events at the sites because of COVID-19. The Boy Scouts and other groups
> have been barred from carrying out the mass flag placements.

https://youtu.be/afGz0dzVSIU?t=145

Obama says you will have to change your traditions and history.

Are you still "American" if Obama forces you to change "who we are" ?





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graduates do when they graduate into the Democrat's economy and they
can't get a job to use that education and the Democrat's regulations
prevent them from starting their own business? Looks like they will be
the most educated generation of *FOOD* *STAMP* recipients in history.

KWills

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May 19, 2020, 4:39:19 AM5/19/20
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On Mon, 18 May 2020 10:51:48 -0400, BeamMeUpScotty
<NOT-...@idiocracy.gov> wrote:

>On 5/17/20 7:52 PM, Leroy N. Soetoro wrote:
>> https://www.foxnews.com/us/boy-scouts-banned-memorial-day-coronavirus-
>> veterans
>>
>> A longtime Memorial Day weekend tradition to honor veterans is now
>> canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are persisting calls
>> to bring it back.
>>
>> For decades, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other groups have devoted
>> part of the holiday to place small American flags at the graves of
>> veterans and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice as a way to honor
>> our country's war heroes.
>>
>> Yet this year the Department of Veteran's Affairs has prohibited public
>> events at the sites because of COVID-19. The Boy Scouts and other groups
>> have been barred from carrying out the mass flag placements.
>
>https://youtu.be/afGz0dzVSIU?t=145
>
>Obama says you will have to change your traditions and history.
>
>Are you still "American" if Obama forces you to change "who we are" ?

Obama is no longer President. You need to come to terms with
that.
Your delusions about Obama still being President aside, being
American typically means being a citizen of the United States of
America. No matter anything else, if one is a citizen one is an
American.

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Klaus Schadenfreude

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May 19, 2020, 9:58:15 AM5/19/20
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He's still looking for the Birth Certificate.

BeamMeUpScotty

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May 19, 2020, 10:34:58 AM5/19/20
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And yet Obama's Ideology is still out there and the Shadow Governmet is
still trying to make policy using the Justice system...


The Justice system should refrain from entering into policy arguments
between political rivals. They should solve those by ordering
referendums and votes by the people...

And Democrats love to tell how the people voting is the best way for
FREEDOM and the will of the people to be seen yet when the people voted
against things like GAY MARRIAGE then Democrats use the Justice system
to thwart the will of the people and have the will of the one judge or
the 9 Justices to decide what the WILL OF THE PEOPLE IS.
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108 - And Liberal-Democrats as we know, want all the money, benefits and
accolades.... but they want *none* of the responsibility, work or
consequences.

Anonymous

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May 19, 2020, 10:53:28 AM5/19/20
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In article <j8SwG.30784$qK6....@fx22.iad>
BeamMeUpScotty <NOT-...@idiocracy.gov> wrote:

>
> the Shadow Governmet is
>

Fake news bullshit.

BeamMeUpScotty

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May 19, 2020, 11:14:40 AM5/19/20
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Being American is a concept that most citizens have because they are
born in America and lived there all their life....

If Obama comes along and requires that you change your history and
traditions.... he;s changing America and so the people born and lived
there all their lives can no longer be those that understand the concept
of America and no one but Obama will understand what America is, because
it's a group of people that have created it by being there and living
it. And if Obama changed it then it's NO longer what all those people
lived.... it's Obama's outsider vision of what he thinks it should be
and teh rest of the people have no association to it.

In essence it's the Marxist theft of a NATION from the people that have
created it by working and voting each day. NOT that thefts like that
haven't happened in the past by wars but Horticulturalists like Obama
and the RADICALIZED LIBERAL LEFTIST should be aware that they're NOT
being very Multicultural when they swoop into a NATION and attempt to
change the CULTURE by changing their HISTORY and their TRADITIONS.


From an American's view it looks like Obama and his ilk are trying to
Colonize a continent with Marxism and take over the lands and the houses
of an existing culture and colonize a people the same way that Obama and
Liberals tell us is evil for larger wealthier nations to colonize weaker
and poorer nations.

SO apparently the Marxists and Liberals and Democrats don't think
colonizing the world is evil as long as it's the Marxists and Liberals
and Leftists doing the colonizing.


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Socialist-Democrats have lost their "collective minds".
Arar-ararrarararar ;)

BeamMeUpScotty

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May 19, 2020, 11:19:54 AM5/19/20
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On 5/19/20 9:58 AM, Klaus Schadenfreude wrote:
Being American is a concept that most citizens have because they are
born in America and lived there all their life....

If Obama comes along and requires that you change your history and
traditions.... he;s changing America and so the people born and lived
there all their lives can no longer be those that understand the concept
of America and no one but Obama will understand what America is, because
it's a group of people that have created it by being there and living
it. And if Obama changed it then it's NO longer what all those people
lived.... it's Obama's outsider vision of what he thinks it should be
and the rest of the people have no association to it.

In essence it's the Marxist theft of a NATION from the people that have
created it by working and voting each day. NOT that thefts like that
haven't happened in the past by wars but Multiculturalists like Obama

LinuxGal

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May 19, 2020, 10:14:41 PM5/19/20
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On Tue, 19 May 2020, Scooter wrote:

> Newt Gingrich says only socialist think Trump's Wuhan Virus is real and not a
> hoax by the Jews to discredit him and expose him as a dithering, incompetent
> drug abusing kiddy diddler.

Newt says "socialist" like that's a bad thing.

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May 19, 2020, 10:16:54 PM5/19/20
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On 2020-05-19 7:14 p.m., LinuxGal wrote:
> On Tue, 19 May 2020, Scooter wrote:
>
>> Newt Gingrich says only socialist think Trump's Wuhan Virus is real
>> and not a
>> hoax by the Jews to discredit him and expose him as a dithering,
>> incompetent
>> drug abusing kiddy diddler.
>
> Newt says "socialist" like that's a bad thing.
>
knewt rocks

KWills

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May 20, 2020, 5:19:53 AM5/20/20
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Anyone with an interest has already seen Obama's birth
certificate. It's not as if it was kept a secret.

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KWills

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May 20, 2020, 5:20:10 AM5/20/20
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On Tue, 19 May 2020 10:34:54 -0400, BeamMeUpScotty
It existed before he was President, so it's going to continue to
exist now. The same is true of Trump's ideology.

>and the Shadow Governmet is
>still trying to make policy using the Justice system...

There is no shadow government. If there were, the credible, valid
evidence of it would have been presented any of the number of times
you've been asked for it.
You once tried to claim you got the information about it from
Alex Jones. The problem is he admitted, openly, to being an
entertainer, not a journalist. And he can be very entertaining, so
long as you realize he's not trying to present anything factual or
true.

[...]

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KWills

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May 20, 2020, 5:20:53 AM5/20/20
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On Tue, 19 May 2020 11:14:38 -0400, BeamMeUpScotty
You snipped out the reply Klaus wrote. Was it too much for your mind
to handle?


>Being American is a concept that most citizens have because they are
>born in America and lived there all their life....
>
>If Obama comes along and requires that you change your history and
>traditions.... he;s changing America and so the people born and lived
>there all their lives can no longer be those that understand the concept
>of America and no one but Obama will understand what America is, because
>it's a group of people that have created it by being there and living
>it. And if Obama changed it then it's NO longer what all those people
>lived.... it's Obama's outsider vision of what he thinks it should be
>and teh rest of the people have no association to it.
>

First, invest in Grammarly. you NEED it.
Second, Obama never required I, or anyone else, change anything
in regards to being American. This is the reality you fear so much.

>In essence it's the Marxist theft of a NATION from the people that have
>created it by working and voting each day. NOT that thefts like that
>haven't happened in the past by wars but Horticulturalists like Obama
>and the RADICALIZED LIBERAL LEFTIST should be aware that they're NOT
>being very Multicultural when they swoop into a NATION and attempt to
>change the CULTURE by changing their HISTORY and their TRADITIONS.
>
>
>From an American's view it looks like Obama and his ilk are trying to
>Colonize a continent with Marxism and take over the lands and the houses
>of an existing culture and colonize a people the same way that Obama and
>Liberals tell us is evil for larger wealthier nations to colonize weaker
>and poorer nations.

Only the delusional think so. Do you count yourself among their
numbers?

>
>SO apparently the Marxists and Liberals and Democrats don't think
>colonizing the world is evil as long as it's the Marxists and Liberals
>and Leftists doing the colonizing.

But they aren't. And no amount of your paranoid delusions will
change this truth.

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KWills

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May 20, 2020, 5:21:07 AM5/20/20
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On Tue, 19 May 2020 11:19:52 -0400, BeamMeUpScotty
[...]

Posting the exact same thing, five minutes after you first posted
it, doesn't make it any less delusional.

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Klaus Schadenfreude

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May 20, 2020, 8:37:41 AM5/20/20
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This is one of the reasons I've filters poor, demented Scotty.

BeamMeUpScotty

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May 20, 2020, 1:15:11 PM5/20/20
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Obviously I made a correction or added some relivant ideas or facts....


*But thanks for noticing*

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by accident or by genius, it's always the truth.

KWills

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May 20, 2020, 1:26:07 PM5/20/20
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I've been considering adding Scotty to the kill file. When
challenged on his claims, he never really answers. He posts long rants
in the hopes of diverting from his delusions.

BeamMeUpScotty

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May 20, 2020, 2:12:38 PM5/20/20
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Stalking me is sure delusional.... and hate filled.


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have arrested at least eight other 'Lone Wolves' who had conspired with
the original 'Lone Wolf' in planning the 'Lone Wolf' attack. Even though
all involved are Muslims, you can rest assured, the 'Lone Wolf attack
has nothing at all to do with Islam, just like the other 1000 plus 'Lone
Wolf' attacks by Muslims are completely unassociated with Islam.

BeamMeUpScotty

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May 20, 2020, 3:07:40 PM5/20/20
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On 5/20/20 2:08 PM, Rudy Canoza wrote:
> When I write "#ReamMeUpTheAssSnotty, brain-damaged fucktard who rode his
> scooter into a tree while not wearing a helmet, stupidly bawled and
> lied:", I'm not joking.  He seriously has brain damage.  His original
> posts never make a bit of sense, and they only go downhill from there,
> until eventually he's only posting random words, not all of which are
> English.  Don't forget his bizarre insistence on putting certain words
> in all upper case, something meaningful only to him and only serving to
> reinforce the awareness that he is brain-damaged.
>
OH no... Rudy is the NORMAL one here?


That means I'm crazy, thank God.... or Darwin or the aliens.


I'm just happy I'm different from Rudy, hallelujah!

Mattb

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May 20, 2020, 3:15:28 PM5/20/20
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On Sun, 17 May 2020 23:52:39 -0000 (UTC), "Leroy N. Soetoro"
<leroys...@kaga.com> wrote:

>https://www.foxnews.com/us/boy-scouts-banned-memorial-day-coronavirus-
>veterans
>
>A longtime Memorial Day weekend tradition to honor veterans is now
>canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are persisting calls
>to bring it back.
>
>For decades, the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other groups have devoted
>part of the holiday to place small American flags at the graves of
>veterans and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice as a way to honor
>our country's war heroes.
>
>Yet this year the Department of Veteran's Affairs has prohibited public
>events at the sites because of COVID-19. The Boy Scouts and other groups
>have been barred from carrying out the mass flag placements.
>


Could not this be done following all separation rules? I think so.

KWills

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You're stalking yourself? That's pathetic, even for you.
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