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Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by gatorchamps0607, Oct 9, 2013.
I'm not sure what that point has to do with your premise.
OBOB I know this is your MO and you won't give it up so I'll just lay it out nice and easy for you so its not confusing.
95, open air portion of Lincoln Memorial open.
13, Lincoln memorial completely closed.
OP asks why Open air portion of parks not open.
This is not rocket science OBOB, but I know you like to argue irrelevant details for your own pleasure. Its not my fault you completely misread this thread and wasted your time posting irrelevant links and pictures.
It was not open in 1995. I have posted several articles stating as much.
Why is this confusing? Do you just not believe the 4+ articles I posted that said the monument was closed?
Dude, stop acting stupid. The OPEN AIR portion of Lincoln Memorial WAS OPEN to pedestrians. There is a picture as proof. Right now the whole Lincoln Memorial is COMPLETELY BARRICADED.
Again, I know this is your MO so I'm not responding to another one of your irrelevant responses to this topic.
No, it was not "open." You could walk up there. You can do that now, assuming there's no security.
There were barricades then, there are barricades now. It is not open now, it was not open then.
You are wrong.
Stop acting stupid OBOB
DECEMBER 16, 1995
But if we want to pretend this is some unprecedented thing, in light of all evidence to the contrary (including a photo showing a barricade), I guess that makes us all feel better.
I mean you realize that photo shows that people got in there, not that the monument was "open," right?
(I'm hoping you realize this).
OBOB is playing the semantics game.
Oh you mean the two places you require a boat to get to?
OBOB, you're smarter than this. This cannot be the real OBOB, you are being rather obtuse right now.
It's not semantics. The monument was closed in 1995. Not open.
These are two distinct concepts. I've supported it with ample evidence.
Look up the dates of your links. You're much smarter than this OBOB, you're making yourself look rather silly right now. I'd stop while you're "ahead".
And he has, again and again, explained the difference that he was speaking of. I understood his intent.
Hopefully you can read.
Yes, that was in the very first article I linked to. The memorial was still closed.
Either way they are closed now, and if a park needs no workers to operate it why close it? Regardless whether it is this year or not, there is absolutely no reason to close a park in which it cost nothing to run.
Also wasn't Clinton president in 95'?? Is this a democrat thing? To close down free parks, and not see America's history?
Hopefully you can read:
“Tourists were free to wander the halls of the Capitol, touch the walls of the Vietnam Memorial and climb the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to read the Gettysburg Address – those and other similar sites don’t require supervision by federal employees.”
Don't know source of the 1995 picture or what it was intended to show. It does appear that there is a construction barricade running along the side and up the steps. I seem to recall the Lincoln getting a facelift/cleaning, but that may have been more recently. I do know that my parents still lived in the DC area during that time, and I do not recall open air parks being shut down to pedestrian traffic. Couldn't tour WH, go up Washington Mon, enter Smithsonian, etc., but the rest of the parks, monuments, etc. were "open."