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Obama Uses Armed Gestapo-Like Guard Tactics On Senior Citizens At Yellowstone Park
http://noisyroom.net/ ^ | October 8, 2013 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

Posted on 10/08/2013 10:30:03 AM PDT by Whenifhow

Because there’s just no better way to show who’s boss than scaring the living crap out of a bunch of elderly tourists from numerous countries. What a bunch of fascist asshats:

Vaillancourt was one of thousands of people who found themselves in a national park as the federal government shutdown went into effect on Oct. 1. For many hours her tour group, which included senior citizen visitors from Japan, Australia, Canada and the United States, were locked in a Yellowstone National Park hotel under armed guard.

The tourists were treated harshly by armed park employees, she said, so much so that some of the foreign tourists with limited English skills thought they were under arrest.

When finally allowed to leave, the bus was not allowed to halt at all along the 2.5-hour trip out of the park, not even to stop at private bathrooms that were open along the route.

“We’ve become a country of fear, guns and control,” said Vaillancourt, who grew up in Lawrence. “It was like they brought out the armed forces. Nobody was saying, ‘we’re sorry,’ it was all like — ” as she clenched her fist and banged it against her forearm.

Four dozen senior citizen tourists were on a 9 day tour (as opposed to a 3 hour tour for Gilligan’s Island, which would have been far preferable I imagine) of western parks and monuments. The fun ended suddenly when they arrived at Yellowstone Park and the Shutdown descended with Obama’s thuggish bureaucrats at the ready:

Rangers systematically sent visitors out of the park, though some groups that had hotel reservations — such as Vaillancourt’s — were allowed to stay for two days. Those two days started out on a sour note, she said.

The bus stopped along a road when a large herd of bison passed nearby, and seniors filed out to take photos. Almost immediately, an armed ranger came by and ordered them to get back in, saying they couldn’t “recreate.” The tour guide, who had paid a $300 fee the day before to bring the group into the park, argued that the seniors weren’t “recreating,” just taking photos.

“She responded and said, ‘Sir, you are recreating,’ and her tone became very aggressive,” Vaillancourt said.

The seniors quickly filed back onboard and the bus went to the Old Faithful Inn, the park’s premier lodge located adjacent to the park’s most famous site, Old Faithful geyser. That was as close as they could get to the famous site — barricades were erected around Old Faithful, and the seniors were locked inside the hotel, where armed rangers stayed at the door.

“They looked like Hulk Hogans, armed. They told us you can’t go outside,” she said. “Some of the Asians who were on the tour said, ‘Oh my God, are we under arrest?’ They felt like they were criminals.”

I’m sure to these good people visiting our country, they worried that a communist coup had ensued when they weren’t looking and that the State police were arresting them. Well, that’s pretty much what is going on. And for a country already in the grip of an Obama Depression, this will just hasten an already bankrupt country into the economic abyss. Cloward and Piven has arrived at Barack Obama’s usherance and with much gleeful anticipation on his Marxist part.

As the bus made its 2.5-hour journey out of Yellowstone, the tour guide made arrangements to stop at a full-service bathroom at an in-park dude ranch he had done business with in the past. Though the bus had its own small bathroom, Vaillancourt said seniors were looking for a more comfortable place to stop. But no stop was made — Vaillancourt said the dude ranch had been warned that its license to operate would be revoked if it allowed the bus to stop. So the bus continued on to Livingston, Mont., a gateway city to the park.

The bus trip made headlines in Livingston, where the local newspaper Livingston Enterprise interviewed the tour guide, Gordon Hodgson, who accused the park service of “Gestapo tactics.”

“The national parks belong to the people,” he told the Enterprise. “This isn’t right.”

Calls to Yellowstone’s communications office were not returned, as most of the personnel have been furloughed.

Many of the foreign visitors were shocked and dismayed by what had happened and how they were treated, Vaillancourt said.

“A lot of people who were foreign said they wouldn’t come back (to America),” she said.

The National Parks’ aggressive actions have spawned significant criticism in western states. Governors in park-rich states such as Arizona have been thwarted in their efforts to fund partial reopenings of parks. The Washington Times quoted an unnamed Park Service official who said park law enforcement personnel were instructed to “make life as difficult for people as we can. It’s disgusting.”

And so it goes from nudge, to shove and very soon, to shoot. Surely Americans now see they are living under the iron fist of a dictator. They are using lands and monuments that belong to America against us – held hostage as wards of the State, not property of the free. What makes Americans think that with the government in control of healthcare that they won’t use the same tactics? Comply or no antibiotics for you… submit or no chemotherapy… kneel or no transplant. And even then, only those who we deem young enough, correct enough or wealthy and powerful enough will receive the benefits of the all-controlling Marxist State. America has become Russia’s protege thanks to the enemies within.


TOPICS: Education; Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: communist; dictator; nationalparks; yellowstone

1 posted on 10/08/2013 10:30:03 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Whenifhow
Obama is pure evil and a communist.

Maybe now Americans will see what Obama is and that the government is not needed as gov shut down and nothing has happened.

I'm glad Republicans shut down government. government is useless and only oppresses as in the IRS

call them and tell Republicans to hold the line and not cave in to media pressure.

2 posted on 10/08/2013 10:34:17 AM PDT by rurgan (give laws an expiration date:so the congress has to review every 4 years to see if needed)
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To: Whenifhow
"Just Following Orders" was the Nuremberg Defense.

It was the excuse used by the NAZIs


3 posted on 10/08/2013 10:36:17 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: rurgan

“I’m glad Republicans shut down government.”

Yep. And because of it they’re showing their true colors to the world - and it ain’t pretty.


4 posted on 10/08/2013 10:40:24 AM PDT by Paulie
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To: Whenifhow

I hope a lot of seniors on this bus were Barry supporters. Not anymore.


5 posted on 10/08/2013 10:42:11 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

that excuse has worked so well throughout history, too. /s


6 posted on 10/08/2013 10:42:25 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Paulie

Even if the Republicans did shut down the government, IT’S BARRY WHO CONTROLS THE GUARDS.


7 posted on 10/08/2013 10:43:02 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: Whenifhow

‘Sir, you are recreating,’

With a pointy stick?


8 posted on 10/08/2013 10:43:16 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Whenifhow

Sorry about that, but you all just got a taste of 21st century US law enforcement.


9 posted on 10/08/2013 10:43:45 AM PDT by Ken H (First rule of gun safety - have a gun)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

It’s from Barry, and no one else, that the order came to

“make it painful”.


10 posted on 10/08/2013 10:43:59 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Whenifhow

All the foreigners prolly went home and said its great to be back to a free country.


11 posted on 10/08/2013 10:46:01 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Just so you know I was referring to the obama gov’t showing their true colors.

And basically applauding the Repubs for doing it.

12 posted on 10/08/2013 10:48:46 AM PDT by Paulie
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To: Whenifhow

I know others state Obama’s National Security force was supposedly the Peace Corps, but sure seems to be quite the Civilian show of force in the last week.


13 posted on 10/08/2013 10:48:56 AM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: Whenifhow

When you have people who call themselves American citizens treating people this way just to protect their jobs, and become armed bullies, treating older people like this. Folks this is what America has become. An armed camp. Armed by the criminals that are running the federal government and have their hordes of admirers who hold out their hands for free stuff. These people who call themselves Americans should be ashamed of themselves for their conduct. BUT, I can guarantee you they are not. They are probably actually enjoying being bullies, pushing old people around and such. THIS IS WHAT AMERICA IS NOW FOLKS!!! This is what Obama has made America into. This is what a majority of the sit on their ass scum butts for free stuff have turned this nation into. I actually have thought that if there was another nation to go to to start America over again as the Founders did, I would love to go there and start it over using the founding documents we used in the beginning and add those new rules that we have learned along the way to keep the scum liberals and communist out of the nation. I am embarrassed to call myself an American. This is not my country of birth. This is not what my mother and father raised me to live in. My father, his father, his brothers, all fought in wars to protect this nation. Now we have become THIS. This nation of scum leading this country. Inside the beltway, OUR employees continue to live high on the hog on our dime. Their huge salaries, his own health care, their own retirement plan, all voted by themselves. Man, what a great job to have.


14 posted on 10/08/2013 10:50:43 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (I am proud to be a Christian and follower of my Lord Jesus Christ. Time is short for U to know Him!)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

>> ... a lot of seniors on this bus were Barry supporters.

Prolly not - with the exception of the People’s Republics of Boulder and Denver, most of ‘em don’t get more than a few miles from the coast.


15 posted on 10/08/2013 10:51:30 AM PDT by QBFimi (When gunpowder speaks, beasts listen.)
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To: Whenifhow

It’s time to send the State Militia or National Guard to escort the Park Rangers to jail cells for the crimes of armed threatening, intimidation, extortion, and treason.

As I understand it, the National Guard is under orders from the governors of their respective states unless the president activates them for National Defense.

There needs to be an armed showdown with these thugs.


16 posted on 10/08/2013 10:53:04 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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17 posted on 10/08/2013 10:55:30 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: rurgan
Maybe now Americans will see what Obama is and that the government is not needed as gov shut down and nothing has happened.Z

All the Americans who will see what Obama is about have seen what he is about. His mindless supporters, the Obamabots,the ones who elected and re-elected him, the low-info voters, will not desert him, They will be under his thrall for the duration.

18 posted on 10/08/2013 10:58:40 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: Whenifhow
I've not only recreated, I've also masticated, matriculated and fulminated. Take that, Barry.
19 posted on 10/08/2013 11:00:54 AM PDT by JPG (Putin Does Obama.)
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To: Whenifhow
And so it goes from nudge, to shove and very soon, to shoot.

That last part, my friends, would be the biggest mistake ever made in the Kenyan's life. You know that run on the ammo that dried up all the sporting goods stores inventory? It wasn't Obastard's government (although they bought a lot of it). It was us.

20 posted on 10/08/2013 11:01:17 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Whenifhow

Obama is an anti-American thug.


21 posted on 10/08/2013 11:15:09 AM PDT by boycott
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To: Whenifhow
Why are we all sitting around not doing anything? Where is the call to arms? These are our parks and our monuments and this is OUR COUNTRY not the HNIC’s...let's take them back from this bastard.
22 posted on 10/08/2013 11:28:08 AM PDT by Malichi (!)
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To: Malichi

Calling All Patriots: Million Veteran March On The D.C. Memorials October 13th

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3075360/posts

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/10/calling-all-patriots-million-veteran-march-on-the-d-c-memorials-october-13th/#sthash.XQCzxzwX.dpuf


23 posted on 10/08/2013 11:33:22 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: RetiredArmy

Good post. And remember, there is always Australia, which just told the Eco-Nazi’s to take a hike. A few aussies have pointed out to me that Australia is a big as the US, landwise.


24 posted on 10/08/2013 11:34:01 AM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Whenifhow

When it comes to people with badges, the us vs. them mentality is on full display these last few days. If the situation grows worse, they will still be, ‘just following orders.’


25 posted on 10/08/2013 11:34:53 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
I hope a lot of seniors on this bus were Barry supporters. Not anymore.

Dream on. I know true believers. Each day I see them more rabid in their support for the Marxist. They mostly blame the Tea Party.

Their God is government and Obama.

It is scary to see how unhinged his supporters are becoming.

26 posted on 10/08/2013 11:40:43 AM PDT by sand88
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To: Malichi
Why are we all sitting around not doing anything? Where is the call to arms? These are our parks and our monuments and this is OUR COUNTRY not the HNIC’s...let's take them back from this bastard.

The first failure is Congress.

However, governors should be calling up the National Guard with orders to round up these Park Service Nazis.

If we had any Governors with true Warrior for Liberty mindset, this would be happening.

Sadly, most Republican governors are very weak men. They cannot see the raw tyranny right in front of their eyes.

Each day, our governors are failing us because they sit by silent.

27 posted on 10/08/2013 11:47:02 AM PDT by sand88
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To: Westbrook

There needs to be an armed showdown with these thugs.


Where is Tommy Lee Jones when we need him?

http://www.amazon.com/Park-Mine-Stephen-Peters/dp/0385159536/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1381258034&sr=1-1&keywords=the+park+is+mine


28 posted on 10/08/2013 11:54:48 AM PDT by Mack the knife
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To: Whenifhow
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29 posted on 10/08/2013 12:11:28 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: sand88
Sadly, most Republican governors are very weak men. They cannot see the raw tyranny right in front of their eyes.

How can you say that with such courageous, stand-up guys like Rick Scott in Florida...

er, never mind:)

30 posted on 10/08/2013 12:23:48 PM PDT by Ken H (First rule of gun safety - have a gun)
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To: Whenifhow

Day 8 of the ‘War on Tourists’.


31 posted on 10/08/2013 12:24:54 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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