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May 17, 2011

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Bob Anderson

I would think that the U.S. Park Police would have more important things to do, then arrest a couple for dancing.

Bob Golfer

Kimberlyacarlisle has confused the Bible with the Constitution, they are not, nor were they ever meant to be, interchangeable.

I invite her test her "I can dance were I want to" theory and report her results.

Some suggested places: In any courtroom during a trial, in a hospital ER, in the middle of a busy intersection, in a the aisles of an airliner (bonus points for take off or approach), and finally in the middle of the field at her favorite team's home game.

Yes, Kimberly, the Government can tell you where you can and can't dance and many other things as well.

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This month after the ruling, when Kokesh and others went back to the scene of the 2008 crime, cops obviously knew of his reputation … and likely figured he was there to make TROUBLE. And, indeed, he was! — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jUU3yCy3uI

Back in 2008, Kokesh and his friends were arrested for dancing. It went to court and, according to this story, they lost because you can’t “draw attention to yourself” at the Jefferson Memorial. So, this time he and the other dancers were clearly disobeying the May 17, 2011 court ruling. That PROVES that the perps disagreed with it and went there with the intent to break the law so as to get arrested AGAIN.

There’s no doubt how the court would rule on Kokesh vs. District of Columbia! He’d lose! I’m glad the cops were as rough with him as they were the other day when he didn’t obey their warnings and resisted arrest.

Kokesh is running for U.S. Congress in New Mexico and, according to Michelle Malkin, is supported by Ron Paul. — http://michellemalkin.com/2010/03/10/adam-kokesh-an-anti-war-smear-merchant-in-republican-clothing/

I hope the citizens of New Mexico are aware of his illegal behavior.

Bobby Hawk

If this is in fact the requirement inside the memorial, then there should be ample warning to those who visit the memorial. I have not seen anything in this response which indicates that there is waring to the visitors of this memorial concerning expression and the various forms which are prohibited to occur.
To me personally it would be a violation of a persons 1st amendment rights not to allow them to express themselves in a public memorial unless the expression defaced the memorial or caused interruption to the peaceful assembly of those who are visiting the memorial. Remember the right is to peaceably assemble, not just to assemble.

Kimberlyacarlisle

The Government's "No Dancing" law can't be legally enforced.

My 1st amendment right states: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

On our currency it states: In God We Trust.

An excerpt from the Bible states: Psalm 149:3 "Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp"

NO ONE can tell me where I can or can't dance.

AngelaTC

So they're intent on dictating a solemn atmosphere under a frieze which reads "I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."

Bastards.

Patrick

Damn, I guess I'll have to get another place for my wedding reception!

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