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NY Mag Writer Mocks
WWII Veterans Barred
from D.C. Memorial

Breitbart´s Big Journalism, by Warner Todd Huston

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 10/2/2013 7:50:27 AM

New York Magazine writer Jonathan Chait spent his government shutdown day mocking WWII veterans who were shut out by the National Park Service (NPS) when they came to visit the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday morning, Representative Michelle Bachman (R-MN) and several Republican members of Congress helped tear down the barricades shutting the elderly veterans out of the WWII memorial. After the barricades were removed, dozens of veterans flooded in to conduct their often emotional visits. But, thinking he was being funny, Chait took to Twitter to poke fun at the veterans, joking that the NPS should


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pinger, 10/2/2013 7:59:21 AM     (No. 9545933)

If a free press still exited, which it probably would not, Chait would be writing his drivel in German....had it not been for the people of whom he decided to make tasteless comments.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 10/2/2013 8:01:50 AM     (No. 9545939)

Millions of dollars are spent building these memorials so "tourists" can visit them and spend money in and around the sites. It helps the economy. These veterans spent hard earned money and savings to get to Washington for the purpose of going to that memorial. Instead of making fun of them, he should have used his "clout" as a part of the news media to help them get to where they were going. Shame on him for being such a know-nothing jerk!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Clinger, 10/2/2013 8:03:36 AM     (No. 9545944)

What ignorance and disregard for the true meaning of sacrifice. And by the way Jonathan, German WWII vets would stand with the American vets as brothers against the likes of you. But I wouldn´t expect that you´d have a clue what the heck I´m talking about.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: skedaddle, 10/2/2013 8:04:30 AM     (No. 9545945)

Maybe Twitter is a good thing - something about 140 characters seems to unmask an awful lot of people. Too bad Chait didn´t spout his nonsense to the vets faces - he might have got what he deserved.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/2/2013 8:06:49 AM     (No. 9545950)

Chait must be lobbying for a job with the regime.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/2/2013 8:07:38 AM     (No. 9545954)

Have never been able to read more than 10 words of his drivel.

[PL is a card-carrying member of the Natoinal Book Critics Circle.]

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/2/2013 8:11:01 AM     (No. 9545958)

Thanks for showing us your true colors, Mr. Chait... Brown, and a distinctly steamy brown at that.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Newtsche, 10/2/2013 8:15:23 AM     (No. 9545967)

"..conservative fake-outrage-ists seem more taken with violent fantasies."

I can´t speak for others.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rather Read, 10/2/2013 8:22:27 AM     (No. 9545978)

My own dear father spent WWII in the Pacific. Sadly, he has dementia and would not understand the memorial. He spend his youth fighting for freedom, and I fear I will spend my old age under the thumb of Big Gov.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: krause, 10/2/2013 8:22:43 AM     (No. 9545979)

These vets and this fellow Chait would seem to be on opposite sides of the patriotism issue. What a weenie he is.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 10/2/2013 8:24:05 AM     (No. 9545983)

If you don´t expect much you won´t be disappointed.

This liberal pap slinger does not disappoint me.

He must have skipped his history lessons when in the Michigan school system, but then again he has the right (not personally earned) to say what he pleases even when using a journalistic pen.

The Michigan school system does not disappoint me either.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lydwho, 10/2/2013 8:36:02 AM     (No. 9546008)

And think of the many who died for this ditz to be able to spill his drivel!!!!


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Reply 13 - Posted by: Refried, 10/2/2013 8:48:05 AM     (No. 9546036)

Too bad we don´t have time machines. Would love to see this idiot dropped into 1942 Berlin or Tokyo!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 10/2/2013 8:50:50 AM     (No. 9546041)

Chait seems to be of the spineless cowards who spit on returning Viet Nam vets in uniform and called them ´baby killers´.
I know I was one of those spit upon returning home wearing my uniform.
Chait wouldn´t want to confront me to my face I would suspect he´ll hide behind his ´tweets´.
Coward punk.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 10/2/2013 8:53:04 AM     (No. 9546045)

Iowahawk jumped into the fray. It wasn´t even close. Chait was too stupid to realize he was being destroyed. It was fun to follow.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 10/2/2013 8:57:02 AM     (No. 9546058)

If there was any justice in the world, this person would be snatched up and put in a combat zone for the duration. Not all the WW2 combat soldiers/sailors were heroes and some only did so under force, but, forced or not, they faced the terror and won. What blood has this person shed for our country?
Hey, how about a picture and a bio of this person. Show his courage and love of his country for all of us to see.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: GoodGrief, 10/2/2013 8:57:54 AM     (No. 9546060)

Mr. Chait, I would enjoy watching you find out how you can learn 100 words of Japanese in one day as a prisoner of the Japanese Imperial Army in a SEER* school environment.

*(Survival, Escape, Evasion and Resistance)

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Reply 18 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 10/2/2013 9:03:37 AM     (No. 9546066)

We always knew Chait was a chicken shiite. Now we see he´s a ROTTEN chicken shiite.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Freeloader, 10/2/2013 9:05:25 AM     (No. 9546068)

As my long departed Dad, a veteran of the front-lines in the Argonne Forest during World War I, was fond of observing..."That p*ssant isn´t worth the shot and powder to blow him to hell."

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Reply 20 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/2/2013 9:08:58 AM     (No. 9546070)

Where´s General Patton when someone really needs to be slapped?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 10/2/2013 9:11:35 AM     (No. 9546074)

As I have often observed, "Chait" is French for "poodle scat."

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Reply 22 - Posted by: nimby, 10/2/2013 9:14:26 AM     (No. 9546077)

His upbringing shows !

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Namma, 10/2/2013 9:22:04 AM     (No. 9546086)

how stupid to block the memorial in the first place. its next to the sidewalk..the memorial is NOT in a building.
I bet ole Martin Luther King ugly statue was not blocked...should put a huge paper bag over that thing...

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Reply 24 - Posted by: CEP, 10/2/2013 9:24:28 AM     (No. 9546089)

That is what I was also thinking #21, just everyone remember to pronounce using the "sh" sound. He lives up to his name with this twittering.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Sandbar, 10/2/2013 9:35:11 AM     (No. 9546107)

In ´04, I had the pleasure of driving my now 94 yr. old Dad from Illinois to D.C. to see the then new WWII memorial. He stood in front of the European side of the memorial with tears creeping down his cheeks. An infantry platoon sergeant he was wounded five times over there, lost friends, and endured the horrors inherent to war.
This asshat has no idea what these memorials mean to these brave men.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Aunt Agnes, 10/2/2013 9:48:11 AM     (No. 9546130)

I read with great PLEASURE about the vets going around the barricades. Or are they Barry-cades? My 88 yr-old uncle got to go on one of the Honor Flights a couple of years ago & when he told us about it - it was the high point of his life. He has told us the terrible story about how he & some ship-mates got stranded on an island with very little food. It was several weeks of near-startvation before they could be picked up by an American ship. Most of my WWII uncles are gone now - but I loved & respected all of them & their sacrifice for their country. Blocking off that Memorial was just more of BO´s spite against much better men than he could ever HOPE to be.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Italiano, 10/2/2013 9:50:28 AM     (No. 9546133)

When Civil War II kicks off, he´s all mine.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 10/2/2013 9:50:49 AM     (No. 9546134)

In the lowest circle of hell, Hitler, Goering, Himmler and Goebbels are celebrating with a group hug.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Bohallx, 10/2/2013 9:51:52 AM     (No. 9546135)

#6 ~ doesn´t that membership denote that Chait is probably a pedophile?

Jus´ asking.

Regarding being abusive to memorials or those who visit them, there is no punishment possible short of a full flensing and boiling in oil while still alive that can possibly convey to the perpetrator what is going on in the minds of his critics.

Chait is scum.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: grampus, 10/2/2013 9:55:51 AM     (No. 9546138)

Interestingly and deservedly, some alert American patriot has updated Chait´s Wikipedia blurb to show his stupid slander of WW II vets. Well done! Read it before it´s scrubbed.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: jasmine, 10/2/2013 10:50:05 AM     (No. 9546246)

The contrast could not be clearer.

Our veterans quietly defied an unnecessary and tyrannical decree.

Chait, the "journalist" responded with the taunts and contempt of an overgrown child.

America´s elderly, sick and disabled veterans deserve better than this. Shame on Chait and on the White House.

"...but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”
? C.S. Lewis

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Reply 32 - Posted by: EnsignO, 10/2/2013 11:10:12 AM     (No. 9546296)

#11´s mention of Michigan and its school system perked up my ears, since I am a recent escapee from The People´s Republic of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and its surroundings. I also taught school near A2 until I had the smarts to realize it was the wrong profession for me if I was expected to be in a labor union.

If a "journalist" graduated from the University of Michigan, you could count on anything he/she writes is probably liberal/progressive. There are exceptions, of course, but the Editor-In-Chief of The Michigan Daily is generally a notorious lefty - think Tom Hayden.

Chait´s information in Wikipedia doesn´t quite make sense to me. It states: "Jonathan Chait (/´t?e?t/; born 1972)". Not knowing what the first part meant I figured out it must be Yiddish, since he professes to be Jewish; though, from the tone of his writings he probably isn´t sympathetic to Israel - just my opinion - I could be wrong. However, I think he is a leftist/socialist/communist - I think that about covers it.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 10/2/2013 11:18:34 AM     (No. 9546318)

He is quite a looker, in addition to being so truly hilarious.

I especially like the hair style and the close-set, pedophile-in-training eyes.


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Reply 34 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 10/2/2013 12:26:45 PM     (No. 9546487)

Three words for Chait, "Bataan Death March"

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Reply 35 - Posted by: broken01, 10/3/2013 9:12:52 AM     (No. 9547940)

Liberal weenies like Chait isn´t worthy to be in the same room as ANY WWII vet let alone mock them. This toilet ring would be speaking German if it wasn´t for my two grandfathers and a whole bunch of better men than him. It was a despicable act by a pathetic excuse for a CinC to put up those stupid barricades. Both of my grandpas are in heaven now but I gather that Chait isn´t even man enough to make fun of one of the WWII vets in person. He´s liable to get a beat down. Don´t let them fool you because they´re older.

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power rapidly to avoid catastrophic global
warming, say UN scientists in major report

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Ben Spencer    Original Article
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A rapid shift to wind and solar power is needed if the world is to avoid catastrophic global warming, the United Nations warns in a crucial report today. Emissions of greenhouse gases need to be cut by up to 70 per cent before 2050 to control climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says. ‘Large-scale changes in energy systems’ are required, with coal power stations to be switched off and replaced by wind and solar. And the transformation needs to be made in the next 15 years or controlling climate change will become increasingly harder and more expensive. The report was published

Video: Flash mob of women steal
$20,000 worth of sunglasses
from California store

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New York Daily News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/13/2014 10:50:38 AM     Post Reply
A brazen flash mob has been caught on camera storming a California store and making off with $20,000 worth of sunglasses. Surveillance footage shows eight women piling into a Sunglass Hut and crowding around display cases. Shielding workers from what they´re doing, they quickly stuff dozens of fashion specs into their bags. A store clerk pleads with them to stop, before running out of the shot to get help and dial 911. The thieves then all bolt outside and escape in a waiting SUV. The incident occurred at the Valencia Town Center mall, in Santa Clarita, at 3 p.m. on

Democrat Center Folds
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American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman    Original Article
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It’s hardly been a secret that in recent years the moderate center of the Democrat party has been driven away and what remains is a conglomeration of disparate blocs which, to date, the party has been able to treat as if there were no conflicting interests between them. As the midterm elections approach and the administration’s incompetence, along with the distaste for the president’s signature ObamaCare legislation, drive the party’s chances down further, the make-believe coalition of opposites may well crumble if the opposition doesn’t blow it. Democrats hope to retain control of the Senate and recapture the House by driving

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