Despite Sequester, Obama to Designate Five National Monuments

Susan Crabtree, Washington Times, March 22, 2013

Even as President Obama highlights impending cuts to national parks because of the sequester, he plans to use his power as president to designate five new national monuments Monday, according to an administration official.

The new monuments will be: the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in New Mexico; the San Juan Islands National Monument in Washington State; the First State National Monument in Delaware and Pennsylvania; the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Ohio and a monument commemorating Harriet Tubman and her role in helping black slaves reach freedom through the the Underground Railway in Maryland.

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Earlier this month, the White House and the National Park Service warned that the across-the-board sequester spending cuts would deal a blow to the parks just as they are trying to gear up for the summer tourism season.

Jon JarvisNPS director, said the sequester could mean canceled parades and dirty bathrooms with 3,000 jobs within the agency affected, many of which are temporary employees just starting their season.

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  • PBL

    Pray tell, which nations will those “national monuments” represent?

    • The__Bobster

      There will no longer be any monuments to White greatness, as per the edict of Obongo the Great.

  • Nate Miller

    Great now we will all have to do the negro jungle tribal dance as we sing: “Shahbulya Shahbullya, Shabulya ain’t no whitey’ah!” This man is ridiculous. He cuts down on military spending & cancels tuition assistance to soldiers, hurting so many white families and crushing the dreams of prospective white patriotic young men through his idiotic sequester and now he has the audacity to spend on PC nonsense like these monstrosities? Gimme a break!

    • So CAL Snowman

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    • mobilebay

      Nate – you’re right about his cutting down on military spending. My grandson is stationed at a nearby army base. He reported so many things have been cut out. They can’t even get necessary office work done because they’re short of computer paper and the parts for vehicles never appear. The tuition assistance being cut out is a real slap in the face, especially since illegal aliens are getting a break with their tuition, This is probably common at all military bases. There’s no telling where it will stop.

      • Paleoconn

        defense spending needs to be cut. Bases overseas need to be closed. Soliders need to be brought home. But other cuts need to be made too: EPA, Dept of Ed. DHS, TSA, welfare, section 8, EBT, almost everything basically.

        • Nate Miller

          Does that include cancelling tuition assistance for soldiers in college? Should that include military employee and veteran benefits too? C’mon!

          • Paleoconn

            Veteran pensions and such can remain, people who served need their reward. Employment assistance and other things. I’m just against the size of the military period and our presence in 170 countries around the world, and fighting proxy wars for Israel.

          • Joseph

            If it’s a bunch of blacks and Mexicans going to college for degrees in “Homeland Security”, “Criminal Justice” “Public Administration” and “Chicano Studies” then yes, they should cut it off.

      • Xanthippe2

        Bet there is still plenty of money to bribe likely foreign despots!

        • blight14

          I can also assure you there’s PLENTY of money for a certain (not) ‘ally’ in the middle east………..

          • plaintruthforidiots

            Yes, the American taxpayers’ money – all to go to save ‘precious’ Israel from ‘another’ Holocaust (LOL).
            Until you all start naming the Jew, you are part of the problem.

          • Raydonn

            Correct Plain, the 800 lb gorilla that’s not-really-in-the-room………surely this debacle is the biggest mistake in American history…………

    • shmo123

      And last weekend, his court jester Biden spent 1,000,000 dollars for two nights in Europe–one night in London, one in Paris. There’s no “sequester” for either of them.

  • MekongDelta69

    Obama’s National Monuments Official Scorecard:

    2 black
    2 brown
    1 White

  • By the time he gets out of office, this country is going to look like a tribute to black and brown.

    What a legacy to leave behind.

    Would not be surprised to see him commission a “Fist” like Detroit has as a Trayvon Martin Memorial.

    • MikeS

      The Secret Service personnel assigned to protect him when he becomes a “citizen” again are going to have their work cut out for them. His protectors should be all minorities armed only with pepper spray and tasers.

      • IstvanIN

        Didn’t Clinton do away with lifetime Secret Service protection for every President after him?

        • MikeS

          Yes. However, on January 24, 2013 Obama signed legislation that gave him and former President George W. Bush lifetime Secret Service Protection. Obama knows he is a “marked” man due to his treachery and isn’t taking any chances, even when it comes to his own “neighborhood.”

      • Why do you think he is moving to Hawaii when he is out of office?

        It is the only state with an actual “immigration” policy.

        They know everyone on the islands at any time. The only way in and out with out Hawaii knowing is via sailboat that never docks. And even with GPS, that is a serious sail.

        His “handlers” will have it easy.

    • Shorum

      America first is what we need. Detroit first is what we get.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Or a ‘bird’.

  • wattylersrevolt

    Allow you and your Native Born White American Family to become a racial minority within the borders of “America” for the most frivolous of reasons…jock snffing…an imported nonwhite voting block will impose a Kenyan Foreigner on you who will change the demographic and cultual context of America..America becomes “America”…overpopulated nonwhite cesspool that over time becomes a paradise for e.coli and cockroaches.

    Remember this:the White Liberal Greedy Cheating Class…CEO billionaire class..did this to you. Race-replacement was completely driven by their monumental-vaulting greed. No more complicated than this. The proper response is full-blown Native Born White American Peasant Revolt.

    • plaintruthforidiots

      No, race replacement was driven by JEWS who are terrified of an all white country, because the Jews know that eventually whites will wake up and take BACK their country from the Jews, once they’ve made things bad enough for us.

      • NC Mountain Man

        Wow, you must have interviewed and infiltrated many Jews to come to that conclusion. Are you a mole? Amazing ideas….

  • The__Bobster

    When will Rubio’s Mestizo museum be completed? I’m sure there will be money for that, too.

    http://www.vdare.com/posts/senator-rubio-supports-latino-museum-in-smithsonian-complex

    • Nate Miller

      Rubio is no Mestizo. He is Cuban, a white Spaniard whose ancestors settled in Cuba. From what I can tell, the lower class non white mongoloid Mexican Mestizos (who tend to vote Democrat) hate white Cubans like Rubio. Most white upper middle class Cubans are conservative and are no big fan of the darkies surrounding them. Mitt Romney had many Cubans, young and old supporting him. To equate a Mestizo with a white Cuban is preposterous at best.

      • IstvanIN

        Rubio would like to be the leader of the new mestizo Unites States. He wants to recreate the no middle-class societies of his friends from the south. A small Spanish descended elite ruling over vast hordes of mixed-race, Indian and Negro peasants. He needs the mestizos to overthrow the Anglo/European-American people so he can install his brand of Latin American society. A huge Cuba if you will.

        • robin

          yes, those countries with no middle class are so much easier to control.

      • Bill

        Racially, maybe. But politically Rubio is not far from the mestizos in his political agenda – he just provides “conservative” coloration for himself and would make this country a hispanic third world nightmare as quickly as Pelosi or Reid. It’s why he was not picked as Romney’s running mate – too obviously for amnesty. Romney would not have had the waffle/wiggle room he used during the campaign. We all KNEW he’d (Romney) bring us more immigration and amnesty for mestizos. He just didn’t want to come right out and say it. Putting Rubio on the ticket would have done that.

  • Butch

    Who is the Jew behind this? Wright gave warnings about Jews.

    • NC Mountain Man

      Despite congressional opposition, Obama and Obama alone is doing this… By misuse of executive authority.

    • Minka Kelly

      Who did the “Joo” figure into this story?

  • IstvanIN

    Why is the Rio Grande Monument named “Del Norte” instead of “of the north”? The San Juan Islands, well they sound like a wildlife refuge so that is OK. Harriet Tubman and Charles Young, a lawbreaker and a colonel who happened to be a National Park Superintendent. How many whites have had the job of National Park Superintendent?

  • Shorum

    Lenin statues were meant to last forever.

  • bigone4u

    Put an African in a suit, give him a title, and some power, and BANG, he’s a dictator. Obongo the Great, as the Bobster calls him is just an in-the-flesh manifestation of African political and cultural values: a liar, filled with hate towards whites, and a pervert at several levels. I don’t have a religious bone in my body, but when Alex Jones refers to him as an anti-Christ, and I see where Obongo is taking the USA, I feel an urge to get that old time religion.

    • saxonsun

      He’s a secular anti-Christ.

      • Katherine McChesney

        He’s also an Anti-Christ to Christians.

  • Tomasso

    I cannot wait for the Christopher Dorner and Trayvon Martin monuments. I personally do not think that it is too soon to immortalize the real life DJANGO! UNCHAINED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!And Trayvon the skittles loving honor student/future lawyer,scientist,astronaut and nobel peace prize awardee. Long Live Obongo and the Planet of the Apes!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • ms_anthro

      Sometimes it’s good to be reminded that humor will keep us all from turning bitter as we face down our enemies. Thank you for the laugh today. Planet of the Apes indeed.

      “IT’S A MADHOUSE!”

  • Shattered

    Honestly, I’m surprised he didn’t designate one for himself.

    • Joseph

      Don’t worry about that. As soon as he leaves office the monuments and honorary awards, street naming, and school renaming will begin in earnest. He won’t have to do anything.

      “The Barack H. Obama award for Social Justice”.

      • Shattered

        If only it were possible to build a successful economy on race symbolism, diversity politics, and evolution why we’d have a positive outlook for the next century. But, of course, that’s foolishness and instead we are on the decline with a NEGATIVE outlook. I wonder if they’ll figure it out before a true economic crash results?

  • Paleoconn

    Apparently the first black mayor of Detroit, Coleman Young dedicated all sorts of monuments in his own name during his reign, not to mention naming of parks and streets and suchlike. African strongmen would blush.

  • Xanthippe2

    Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument? Imagine a monument to White Indian fighters!

  • Bobbala

    Face it. Black people have been carrying this country since before Morgan Freeman’s first term as president.

    • IstvanIN

      Like pall bearers!

      • Bobbala

        Don’t you remember WWII’s Samuel L. Jackson and his howling commandos defeating Hitler in 1941. It was in all the news channels. Except for FOX news. They were racist.

        • Nate Miller

          Fox news is an idiotic channel with the worst standards of journalism and editing I’ve ever seen. Granted they may have conservative positions but since 2012 their viewer ratings have gone bad and they have lost almost 30% of their viewers, the biggest loss of any media channel today. Their standards of editing a story is grossly inferior and substandard.

          I prefer CNN, probably the best major news network in America and the world. Another news network I’m beginning to like is RT ( Russian Television) news which recently featured Jared Taylor several times and even Heimbach.

          • Bobbala

            I don’t think FOX news existed in 1941. WWII ended in 1945. Nick Fury is a white fictional character. Samuel L. is a present day hollywood actor. FOX was still racist. I don’t know how … they just were.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Blacks don’t carry anything but disease, stolen goods and illegal guns.

      • Joseph

        You forgot that they also carry a big major chip on their shoulder.

  • fakeemail

    Why stop there? How about a national monument for Osbourn Dorsey, the African-American who invented the door stop? “He opened the doors for all of us! Amen!”

    • Katherine McChesney

      doorstop? Hilarious. Thanks for the laugh.

  • Xerxes22

    They can put up that monument for Harriet Tubman for very little cost. Just buy one of those old statues of Stalin from Russia as scrap metal. Take a sledgehammer to its face and you have a statue of Harriet Tubman. No one will know the difference. If you have ever seen a picture of Harriet Tubman it would be an improvement.

  • guest

    Hariet Tubman was a nobody. There’s no evidence that she did anything.

    I was thinking about the whole idea of slaves yearning for freedom.

    Slaves in the US probably had more freedom than they had living back in Africa. After coming here, I can’t believe they had some yearning for the idea of personal freedom. I can imagine they wanted to work less and have better quality of life, and I can imagine they wanted more autonomy, but here’s the small problem: if they gained this elusive “freedom”, what would they do with it? They must have known there were no job opportunities lined up for them. They had no assets and no education. Perhaps the smartest 1% of them could have opportunities in business, but then again, that 1% were already the “house negros” who had considerable freedom and a good quality of life, so would they want to throw that all away for some abstract and highly risky possibility?

    No, I expect most slaves didn’t like the hard physical labor but didn’t see much better options in the North or anywhere.

    Certainly the North did not want slaves showing up there and probably treated them worse than they would be treated at home on the plantation.

    Freedom isn’t easy. Even today, many people, including many whites, want freedom taken away, and want a benevolent government to take care of our retirement, healthcare, and physical well-being. I can’t believe that, 200 years ago, slaves wanted to make themselves responsible for all those needs, knowing that they had no resources (physical and otherwise).

    • saxonsun

      Yes, freeing these people and turning them loose on our country was the worst crime ever committed here.

  • obama sux

    He is just being the asshole he is …

  • obama is a pos

    How about a trillion dollar mountain sized monument in the heart of DC dedicated to the great white savior slave traders and elite slave owners commemorating buying up tens of millions of con artist tribal chiefs inferior rejects over a 250 yrs removing the African negro out of his 3rd world wretched jungle hellhole and into modern white western society that he refuses to exit or return back to his roots after 150 yrs of liberation?

  • ms_anthro

    How many non-Whites even use national parks? Camping and hiking are White activities. Cutting funds to these services is a deliberate attack on one of the last affordable recreational activities left to the White working and middle classes.

    • Joseph

      That is because the traditional black recreation is drive-by shooting, rape and dope. they already have recreational facilities for that like Detroit, St, Louis, D.C. etc. Obama is just encouraging them to explore strange new worlds, to wipe out new life, new civilizations, to boldly wreak mayhem where no sub-human has gone before.

  • Obango wants us to celebrate the peoples of ‘manifest destruction’ of northern cities by black people. Why celebrate such a woman. Yuck! And he wants to take away tuition assistance from soldiers but to give free edcuation to illegals. This country is SO fucked!

  • Fed Up

    Hmm. Maybe a “worthier” person honored with a monument would be a Black serial rapist (athletic prowess), or a Black criminal (private enterprise at work).

  • JJCULLEN

    Who’s Harry Tubman?

  • Joseph

    More “bling” for His Hopefulness.