HomeSearchLog inRegister
Latest topics
» MORE on: The Truth about Corey Goode
Today at 10:39 am by Light Being

» This Weeks RV/CGR News - 2017: 4/30 - 5/06
Today at 10:08 am by PurpleSkyz

» Pie ~ This Dull Election
Today at 10:02 am by PurpleSkyz

» Snowden Warns Us Of Major Event! Secret Weather Control Program Exposed 2017
Today at 9:58 am by PurpleSkyz

» Time and Space as Shifting Higher-Dimensional Perspective of Peripheral and Central Awareness
Today at 9:53 am by PurpleSkyz

» A Case for LIFE: Stop Killing Us, Please!
Today at 9:50 am by Light Being

» Eyes wide Open ~ We're Mad as Hell - A Call for a Stand!
Today at 9:49 am by PurpleSkyz

» Selenium additives are exposed for all to see
Today at 9:40 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ UFO Over Colima Volcano Makes Hard Right Turn plus MORE
Today at 9:28 am by PurpleSkyz

» OCEAN ENIGMA: Bermuda Triangle Mystery Deepens 4/30/17
Today at 9:26 am by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ Can we Expect Wide-Spread Flooding from Planet X? plus MORE
Today at 9:24 am by PurpleSkyz

» POOFness for APR 29: ONE LEFT BEHIND (I need more donations from the gullible!!)
Today at 9:12 am by PurpleSkyz

» Gay lunatic lefty principal harasses Christian children.
Today at 9:02 am by PurpleSkyz

» Humanus CON ference Call for April 26
Today at 7:13 am by WilliaminUSA

» Television News Catch Formidable Glimpse of Yet Another Floating City Over China
Yesterday at 9:38 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Elon Musk Lays Out Plans to Merge Human Mind With Computers
Yesterday at 9:35 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Number 9 Found On Mars A Second Time!
Yesterday at 9:09 pm by PurpleSkyz

» TBM/Tunneling
Yesterday at 8:48 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Healing Frequencies | 528Hz & 432Hz
Yesterday at 7:27 pm by PurpleSkyz

» How Do We Know That Energy & Healing Are Real? This is How
Yesterday at 7:16 pm by PurpleSkyz

» David Wilcock Update - New Briefings on Antarctic UFO Crashes - April 29, 2017
Yesterday at 4:56 pm by PurpleSkyz

»  what does E-Y-E-S spell?
Yesterday at 4:08 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Cassini Survives Saturn Plunge Returns Spectacular Images
Yesterday at 4:01 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Tuning Into the Frequency of Cannabis
Yesterday at 3:27 pm by microaggressor

» Another inspiring song.
Yesterday at 12:41 pm by microaggressor

» Carrie Underwood:How great thou art.
Yesterday at 12:15 pm by microaggressor

» Traditional Osteopathic Medicine for Animals...
Yesterday at 11:58 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» *Jaw-Dropping* Storm rapidly forms covering HALF of USA!
Yesterday at 11:16 am by Serena1

» ‘Everything Is As It Should Be’ – Really?
Yesterday at 10:13 am by Light Being

» The Healing Darkness
Yesterday at 10:07 am by PurpleSkyz

» Marine Le Pen Savages Merkel, to Her Face in EU Parliament
Yesterday at 9:56 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Biocrystal- Tuning The Human Energy Field Into Coherence
Yesterday at 9:13 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Power To Heal Ourselves Is Increasing
Yesterday at 9:08 am by PurpleSkyz

Who is online?

Share | 
 

 The Shutdown Chronicles: You go, Lawnmower Man!

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
PurpleSkyz
Admin
avatar

Posts : 58567
Join date : 2012-01-04
Location : Woodstock Nation

PostSubject: The Shutdown Chronicles: You go, Lawnmower Man!   Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:59 pm

The Shutdown Chronicles: You go, Lawnmower Man!
Posted on October 10, 2013 by Ann Kreilkamp
Not only are some D.C. restaurants feeding furloughed federal employees, this man has decided to make sure the memorials stay pristine. “This land is our land” YES!







Chris Cox has taken cleanup around Washington’s memorials into his own hands.
October 10, 2013
by Catalina Camia
USA Today



(Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP)

STORY HIGHLIGHTS


  • ‘These are our memorials. Do they think that we’re just going to let them go to hell?’ he asks
  • Posts on social media are cheering him on
  • One Facebook comment: ‘Lawn mower man is the epitome of what it means to be a proud American!!!’

Most everybody complains about the government shutdown, but Chris Cox is actually doing something about it.
With many government operations shuttered by the political standoff in Washington, Cox took a lawn mower to the National Mall this week and began cutting grass areas between the Lincoln and World War II memorials.
“These are our memorials. Do they think that we’re just going to let them go to hell?” Cox told Washington radio station 99.1 in a story recounted by Columbia, S.C., TV station WIS.
Cox carried a blue South Carolina state flag as he pushed a standard gasoline-powered mower. He is a native of Mount Pleasant, S.C., living just outside Washington in Alexandria, Va.
He calls his one-citizen effort the Memorial Militia, aiming to keep things tidy and trim the grass that failed to halt its growth when the U.S. government issued furloughs and suspended many official functions last week.
“If they shut down our memorials, we’re still going to take the trash out, we’re going to clean the windows, we’re going to cut the grass, we’re going to pull the weeds, we’re going to do the tree work,” he said.
Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., said Cox visited him at his congressional office last week to voice displeasure with the shutdown. Sanford said he had never before met Cox, whose hometown is in Sanford’s district, and assumed that visit was the end of it – until the congressman spotted Cox and his flag at work Wednesday.
“It turns out he had taken it upon himself since our visit last week to keep up the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam and World War II memorials and surrounding grounds,” Sanford said.
“He bought a lawn mower, a blower and told me he had spent the days and evenings since our visit picking up trash, cutting grass and blowing leaves to keep walkways clean,” said Sanford, a former governor of the state.
There’s no official sanction for his work, Sanford noted. He said Cox told him a U.S. Park Service officer had approached him an hour earlier and “told him he was no longer allowed to do so … though the park service would not maintain these monuments now.”
Cox told the station that he’s not motivated by politics but wants to keep the memorials looking tidy as veterans arrive for a planned Million Vet march on Washington.
Pictures of Cox at work popped up on social media websites, where he has received lots of support and praise – particularly from the Palmetto state.
“That’s how we roll in S.C.!! Bless you sir!,” Natasha Morgan Graham wrote on a Facebook page run by FoxCarolina.com, a TV station website.
“You go lawn mower man!!!, wrote Lisa Marie Stoehrer. “Lawn mower man is the epitome of what it means to be a proud American!! Mow on!!”

Thanks to: http://exopermaculture.com


  

Back to top Go down
 
The Shutdown Chronicles: You go, Lawnmower Man!
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Out Of Mind :: THE INSANITY OF REALITY :: PROTESTS & PETITIONS-
Jump to: