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    Meet Lindsey Stone. She was on a paid trip to Arlington by her company "Life" Taken before Veterans day.

    LIFE, Living Independently Forever, Inc., is a non profit organization that provdes supported independent living for adults with disabilities within its condominium communities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. www.lifecapecod.org



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    The mission of LIFE, working in collaboration with families is to assist residents to develop the skills to function as independently as possible, and to provide supports to assist them in attaining their maximum level of independence, self fulfillment and happiness. Our commitment is life-long, and encompasses the personal, social, and employment needs of LIFE residents.


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    LIFE, Living Independently Forever, Inc., is a non profit organization that has served adults with learning disabilities within its condomium communities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts for fifteen years. Residents have joined the LIFE community from many areas of our country and beyond. LIFE's professional staff is dedicated to the goal of encouraging each residentís aspirations, strengths and abilities.

    LIFE provides support and resources in the areas of vocation, education, social/community involvement and daily living. LIFE is a thriving community, whose residents live full and productive lives.

    Residents own or share a condominium within LIFE's condominium communities which offer recreation facilities and state of the art fitness centers in Hyannis and Mashpee on Cape Cod, MA LIFE's professional staff provide responsive support services appropriate to each individual resident.

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    She left that photo up through out V. day, even thou her friends told her to take it down out of respect. Only recently scrubbing her FB account of it and all others due to the fact her employer is now being blasted for her actions.

    Her response is pathetic to say the least.
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    She's got some disabilities, all right. Mental ones.
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    I'm sure she will be available for hire soon if someone needs a horses ass to do something.
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    It's pretty sad, actually.

    I don't think she was deliberately offensive -- I think she honest believes that smoking next to a "no smoking sign" is equivalent to flipping off a "show respect" sign at Arlington.

    So it's sad that Americans don't understand that the sacrifice of men and women is a real, tangible thing; that soldiers have died overseas since the birth of our nation in service to our nation. "Showing Respect" is not some sort of city ordinance or bylaw (like no smoking in certain areas). It's what you do because you are American, and have freedoms that others have fought and died to secure.
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    her job is payed by American taxpayers. She needs to be fired so she can get a job at MSNBC.

    She would also be a good spokesperson for taxpayer funded birth control, she would probably be just as good a reason for birth control as Sandra Fluke was.
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    LIFE- Living Independently Forever

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    On Nov. 19 at approximately 6 p.m., we became aware that one of our employees had posted an offensive, inappropriate photograph on her personal Facebook page. The photo was taken at a national historic site in October by a fellow employee during a trip to Washington, D.C. attended by 40 residents and eight staff. The photo has since been removed from Facebook, and both employees have been placed on unpaid leave pending the results of an internal investigation.

    This photograph in no way reflects the opinions or values of the LIFE organization, which holds our nationís veterans in the highest regard. We are proud to have veterans serving on our staff and board of trustees, and we value their service. The men and women who have selflessly fought and sacrificed their lives to protect the rights and lives of Americans deserve our utmost respect and gratitude. We are acutely aware that this photo has done a disservice to veterans and we are deeply saddened that it was taken and shared in a public medium.
    Don't know sounds too muck like we hope it quiets down and we will keep them both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by m00 View Post
    It's pretty sad, actually.

    I don't think she was deliberately offensive -- I think she honest believes that smoking next to a "no smoking sign" is equivalent to flipping off a "show respect" sign at Arlington.
    Then she is an idiot.

    Quote Originally Posted by m00 View Post
    So it's sad that Americans don't understand that the sacrifice of men and women is a real, tangible thing; that soldiers have died overseas since the birth of our nation in service to our nation. "Showing Respect" is not some sort of city ordinance or bylaw (like no smoking in certain areas). It's what you do because you are American, and have freedoms that others have fought and died to secure.
    A number of the responses on the "Fire Lindsey Stone" page on Facebook were worse than her original action. One guy had the obligatory crap about us not being as upset when one of us rapes or murders a civilian. Lindsey Stone has no business whining about her intention. We know when the mask slips.
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    I encourage this type of behavior. I prefer they self-identify.

    If one ever worked for me I would take pleasure for years with phrases such as:

    "I'm sorry, there's just no room in the budget for a raise for you this year. In fact, I'm going to need you to work this weekend. FYI, you don't get unemployment if you quit".
    "I know you put in for that big promotion but we've decided to go in a different direction".
    "We're going to have to let you go".

    I don't live near her but some dude should start dating her, get her to pay off his credit cards, rent for a few months, dinner every night and then a foot in the ass when she asks where this is going.
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    Quote Originally Posted by linda22003 View Post
    She's got some disabilities, all right. Mental ones.
    Maybe her organization is like the Hair Club For Men-she's the spokesperson and a patient!
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    Heard back from CW3 Hauger:


    As a former 11M It doesn't offend me or any of my peers I've shown this to.
    You and I are charged with defending their right to do just this without
    fear of reprisal. She wasn't shouting for real and she was not 'flipping
    off' the soldiers. She took a picture that I've seen hundreds of soldiers
    take similar pictures in front of the Ammo Supply Point sign that says no
    open flame pretending to use cigarette lighters. Didn't intend to upset
    you, just letting an American citizen know that not everyone finds a joke
    offensive all the time.
    My reply:

    I served at The Old Guard for 4 years...did thousands of ceremonies there
    never once saw or heard of such an offensive picture being taken. That kind
    of "I've seen others do this stuff" is how photos like the ones at Abu
    Ghraib get taken...looking the other way on pictures like this gets us photo
    collections like the ones collected by the "kill team" in 5/2 ID.

    Laugh at that all you want...but giving photos like that you
    mention...civilian or soldier a pass is how it all gets started...baby
    steps.

    And if you haven't noticed...her employers didn't find it funny. Her and
    the person who took the picture are now unemployed.

    Funny joke huh?
    His retort:

    Looks like freedom of speech is no longer so free. Now you and I are wholly
    non-productive consumptionist.
    And the last word on the subject:

    Even free speech has responsibility tied to it.

    Don't believe me...go yell fire in a movie theater or talk about having a bomb in your suitcase at the airport.

    I mean you SHOULD be able to joke about that...right? Freedom of speech and all?
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