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Old 01-06-2011, 07:14 PM
 
Location: North of Nowhere, South of Everywhere
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Both the White House and the US Capital Buildings cornerstones are missing. What do you think has happened to them are they still there or have they been taken by the Free Masons as some have suggested.

What are your thoughts on the subject.
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Old 01-06-2011, 07:40 PM
 
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I've studied local D.C. history in great detail all my life, but have never heard that - ??

I know that in the 1800s, some nativists or Know-Nothings (name of a political party) stole a memorial stone from the Washington Monument because the stone had been donated and inscribed by Roman Catholics.
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:20 PM
 
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All this Freemason conspiracy stuff is pure BUNK.

No one ever recorded exactly where they were laid in the first place and so much reconstruction has happened since then, they are just not possible to find now.
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Old 01-06-2011, 09:08 PM
 
Location: North of Nowhere, South of Everywhere
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All this Freemason conspiracy stuff is pure BUNK.

No one ever recorded exactly where they were laid in the first place and so much reconstruction has happened since then, they are just not possible to find now.
True, but it would be interesting if they found them. A few presidents have searched but have not found any thing. I believe that Truman searched when the white house was being renovated back in 1929.
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Old 01-06-2011, 10:51 PM
 
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All this Freemason conspiracy stuff is pure BUNK.

No one ever recorded exactly where they were laid in the first place and so much reconstruction has happened since then, they are just not possible to find now.
Why are the Masons linked to the cornerstones "pure BUNK"? And why does it have to be "a conspiracy"?

If everyone is clueless as to what happened to them I think any suggestion is valid until proven false.....

Do you have that proof???
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:55 AM
 
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Does anyone have proof that they are even missing?

And when I say these conspiracies about the Freemasons.....I mean ALL of them, not just what happened to the cornerstones.
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Old 01-07-2011, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Parts Unknown, Northern California
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If everyone is clueless as to what happened to them I think any suggestion is valid until proven false.....

Don't you mean "feasible" rather than "valid?"

Saying all is valid until proven false has the same absense of meaning as saying all is false until proven valid.

The validity or lack thereof of something is a constant, something is true or it is not. That something is later proven to be false does not mean that until that proof it was valid. It was always false.
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Old 01-07-2011, 02:48 PM
 
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Pertaining to the Masons, Ben Franklin said: “Their secret is there is no secret.”
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Old 01-07-2011, 02:51 PM
 
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BTW.....

In 1993, during the Clinton administration, it was announced that the cornerstone had been found just in time for the bi-centennial of the US Capitol
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Old 01-07-2011, 02:59 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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The Masons are bastards but it's not because they steal cornerstones or make grand plots.
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