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WWI Mojave cross stolen?

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by swoop, May 11, 2010.

  1. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have any more info on this?
     
  2. SheepDog223

    SheepDog223 Salem Well-Known Member

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  3. Partsproduction

    Partsproduction Tillamook Oregon Active Member

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    The biggest sin now is to be intolerant, except of course intolerance of Christian sentiments, that's OK.

    :confused:
     
  4. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    Intolerance will NOT be tolerated!

    Keith
     
  5. Partsproduction

    Partsproduction Tillamook Oregon Active Member

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    We certainly don't want to offend any muslims!
     
  6. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Sickening.
     
  7. pdx lefty

    pdx lefty portland Active Member

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    WOW!!! They sure put the Christians and Veterans in there place!!! Lost in court, lost in another court, then got no love from The Supreme Court. So whats next? Go out at night and steal it like a coward. I'm sure there women are proud.

    Lefty.
     
  8. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I'm quite sure this was the work of some stinky dredlocked hipsters.
     
  9. ZachS

    ZachS Eugene/PDX Active Member

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    You must mean filthy dreadlocked hippies - hipsters don't generally associate with those types.

    But I agree. Either a far-left idiot or some kids who just want to piss people off.
     
  10. chainsaw

    chainsaw East side of Or. Active Member

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    Wasn't it the ACLU or some other outfit that raised the stink about it?
     
  11. Partsproduction

    Partsproduction Tillamook Oregon Active Member

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    I wasn't implying it was, but rather that it's not ok to disrespect of any group except Christians, a bit of drift for sure.

    The $35,000 reward may shake some criminal loyalty off someone who knows about who did this. It's not about Christianity, it's about a 70 year old mark of our appreciation for those who died in the service of their country. But we have bred a new class of people whose anti Christian ideology causes them to be blinded to such ideals as respect for the dead heroes of our country.

    Totally disgusting.
     
  12. Doubletap

    Doubletap Newberg Well-Known Member

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    If I found them..they could keep the reward.. just give me 5 minutes alone with them...
     
  13. pdxjohann

    pdxjohann Portland near Tigard Member

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    There is no way to tell what they look like, how they worship, nor is there a way to guess their political slant. Cowards. I do know they are cowards.
     
  14. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    People are calling this vandalism(and it is that) but when these fools are caught I think we will find a political side to this un-American act.
     
  15. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    Personally I think this constitutes a hate crime.

    Someone hated the cross, the Veterans and the Christians.
    Furthermore they showed no respect for the SCOTUS and/or the rule of law.

    A hate crime conviction will put them away for a long time, carrying a mandatory sentence.
     
  16. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I can't really say that I am surprised. Both sides of the aisle have morons willing to do anything to help and not smart enough to recognize that their efforts hurt mostly themselves. (I just hope that it wasn't some group of conservatives who stole it to make the other side look bad.)

    If the cross is never found, my bet is that a new bigger cross will be put in the place of the old one. :laugh:
     
  17. elsullo

    elsullo Portland Oregon New Member

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    I hope that a new memorial, bigger and better, is raised upon that spot to continue to honor the sacrifices of fallen veterans! I hope it has a new shape so that it honors ALL of the different faiths of ALL of the veterans and does not select and promote only one religion over all of the others. Myself, I'd love to see a giant flag pole with the American Flag flying day and night, representing the best intentions of all of us...........................elsullo
     
  18. BrentN

    BrentN Kelso Active Member

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    replace it with a 100 foot cross. Electrified.
     
  19. Ravenous

    Ravenous West Linn, OR Member

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    This made me angry when I heard that some hyper-sensitive tard was suing to get this taken down. It makes me furious that somebody or a group of somebodies would sink to the level of desecrating a war memorial. I say screw the hate crime. This is treason. Even if you don't agree with the war, you best damn respect those that have fought and died for this country. After Doubletap gets his 5 minutes, I want mine!
     
  20. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    You wont find a much bigger proponent for the separation of church and state than myself.
    Having said that, whoever stole this cross needs to be prosecuted the same way they would if they had taken a sledge hammer to the Vietnam Wall.
    This was a long standing monument raised BY veterans FOR veterans.
     
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