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Girl takes sticks from Yosemite National Park, returns them with a cute note
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Feb 28

Posted on 03/08/2013 11:02:35 AM PST by nickcarraway

Edited on 03/08/2013 1:02:59 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

When a little girl named Evie visited Yosemite National Park, she accidentally went home with two sticks in her pockets.

Evie was dismayed by her discovery. During her visit, she went through the Junior Park Ranger Program and learned that visitors shouldn’t take pieces of nature home with them.


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1 posted on 03/08/2013 11:02:35 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Too late. The Stick Police division of DHS have already been dispatched.


2 posted on 03/08/2013 11:03:18 AM PST by relictele
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To: nickcarraway

She’s very fortunate the drone program isn’t quite up and running yet.


3 posted on 03/08/2013 11:04:07 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: nickcarraway

This isn’t funny. It’s a sad commentary on how children have been indoctrinated. It’s pathetic, not funny.


4 posted on 03/08/2013 11:05:24 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: nickcarraway

Alleged ‘cuteness’ notwithstanding, this is disturbing on several different levels, ya know ?


5 posted on 03/08/2013 11:06:43 AM PST by tomkat
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To: nickcarraway

The National Park Service Gestapo of DHS has dispatched an assassination team to “eliminate” the national security threat posed by Evie to Yosemite National Park. No good deed ever goes unpunished. Goodbye, Evie.


6 posted on 03/08/2013 11:09:09 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: nickcarraway
"This is a stick up!"


7 posted on 03/08/2013 11:10:10 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

yep...already conditioned to follow every stupid little moronic rule the gov’t put into place. lol...my son wuld have stuffed his pockets with all sorts of “cool” things from the ground and not thought twice about it.


8 posted on 03/08/2013 11:10:31 AM PST by ItsOurTimeNow ("This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no foolin' around.")
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To: nickcarraway

My 9 year-old daughter was berated by a park ranger who saw her picking up and carrying something. The ranger launched into her screed as my daughter calmly showed her the bit of litter she had picked up. As the ranger paused, my daughter offered to put the candy wrapper back where she had found it. The ranger stalked off without the grace to even apologize.


9 posted on 03/08/2013 11:11:00 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: tomkat

I knew there was a reason I posted this.


10 posted on 03/08/2013 11:12:43 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: tomkat

What an adorable little automaton.

I did like one of the comments - “the cute store called - they’re out of you”


11 posted on 03/08/2013 11:12:44 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: nickcarraway

My GOODNESS!

Hope no one in the gummint finds out about the water I drank from lake Yellowstone. It passed through me already and I don’t know where it is now.

Don’t Drone Me Bro!


12 posted on 03/08/2013 11:13:25 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: muir_redwoods

What a megajerk.


13 posted on 03/08/2013 11:14:27 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

What’s the difference between that and the Boy Scouts’ “Leave no trace”?


14 posted on 03/08/2013 11:16:43 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway
Time to send in the original Yosemite Twig Ranger.

Photobucket

15 posted on 03/08/2013 11:19:44 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Progressive, Marxist liberals do not evolve, they morph into fascists.)
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To: muir_redwoods

*** berated by a park ranger***

I have always found park rangers to mostly be friendly. I did find a jerk ranger at Arches NP several years ago.

I had taken a toy poodle to Canyon de Chelly, Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands with no problem. When I went to Arches, the ranger berated me and said I could not take my pup on a leash up a short trail. And “NO!” I could not carry him either!

So, the wife stayed in the truck with the pup, when I got back I stayed with the pup till she got back.

It is easy to see why some kid forty years ago said to a ranger...”HI pig ranger!”


16 posted on 03/08/2013 11:26:04 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (CLICK my name. See the murals before they are painted over! POTEET THEATER in OKC!)
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To: nickcarraway
She is learning to become a good little slave of the state.

Sickening.

17 posted on 03/08/2013 11:31:56 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: nickcarraway

STICK!

RAT TAT TAT, RAT TAT TAT TAT TAT!!!

KILL THE DAMN DOG BEFORE YOU LEAVE TOO!!!


18 posted on 03/08/2013 11:32:06 AM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! [You can vote Democrat when you're dead]...)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Yeah, mostly they are nice. In January, I was treated to a lecture on the difference between sunset and dusk, and given a $45 ticket. (In my ignorance, I did not know)


19 posted on 03/08/2013 11:32:35 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
Best comment from the SFGate thread:

How can I get a job writing at sfgate.com? I can poach threads from reddit too!

20 posted on 03/08/2013 11:33:34 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: nickcarraway
In the movie The Long, Long Trailer (1953), Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz are newlyweds who are traveling around in the county on their honeymoon. Lucy gets the idea of collecting a large rock from each place they visit as a souvenir. Twigs would have been a much better idea.
21 posted on 03/08/2013 11:42:08 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: nickcarraway

She’s lucky she didn’t get a fine or a ticket.


22 posted on 03/08/2013 11:42:24 AM PST by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag Fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

Maybe that stick will be the thing that causes a massive forest fire.


23 posted on 03/08/2013 11:44:55 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: nickcarraway

Take pictures of them starting a fire. That will teach the girl that no good deed goes unpunished.


24 posted on 03/08/2013 11:45:39 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: relictele

Complete with a Reaper Drone armed with Hellfire missiles.


25 posted on 03/08/2013 11:47:11 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Re Elian’s pic.

Your large, hi def photo revealed something I never noticed before —

The ‘operator’s’ gear is all BRAND NEW.

No sweat, no wear, no dirt (= no experience).


26 posted on 03/08/2013 11:47:27 AM PST by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Don’t know about the other parks, but pets really aren’t allowed on trails in Canyonlands and Arches.

So you got away with breaking the rules at Canyonlands, which puts you one up on the Park Service.

OTOH, the guy didn’t have to be a jerk about it.


27 posted on 03/08/2013 11:48:01 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: muir_redwoods
“My 9 year-old daughter was berated by a park ranger who saw her picking up and carrying something. The ranger launched into her screed as my daughter calmly showed her the bit of litter she had picked up. As the ranger paused, my daughter offered to put the candy wrapper back where she had found it. The ranger stalked off without the grace to even apologize.”

What more needs to be said. These people are narcist’s by nature, swelled by a sense of power. The fact that your daughter was able stand him down with kindness should be a lesson for us all. These people need confrontation, they cannot stand to be humiliated. Kudo’s to you and your daughter

28 posted on 03/08/2013 12:02:17 PM PST by BornToBeAmerican (Things aren't as good as they should be and its Obama's fault, the resident said)
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To: backwoods-engineer

No she isn’t, what foolish talk is that? Give her a break, she should be commended for doing what she “thought” was right, and BY THE LAW OF THE PARK was right. What do you want, her to grow up with no regard to any law. This sounds so liberal to me. So sorry if this offends.


29 posted on 03/08/2013 12:05:08 PM PST by BornToBeAmerican (Things aren't as good as they should be and its Obama's fault, the resident said)
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To: nickcarraway

And in a few years she’ll have an abortion and believe that it’s no big deal. For libs, twigs have value; babies do not.


30 posted on 03/08/2013 12:40:24 PM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: muir_redwoods

“My 9 year-old daughter was berated by a park ranger who saw her picking up and carrying something. The ranger launched into her screed as my daughter calmly showed her the bit of litter she had picked up. As the ranger paused, my daughter offered to put the candy wrapper back where she had found it. The ranger stalked off without the grace to even apologize.”

It takes a special type of loser to bully a 9 year old child over a bit of litter...WOW!

The only consolation is that the idiot will die one day and the obituary will be a joke that nobody reads.


31 posted on 03/08/2013 12:48:32 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: nickcarraway

If this was a more sane age then this would be heart-warming and adorable.

The fact of the matter is that the little girl is very lucky that she didn’t catch the attention of idiot liberals. They have no problem hunting down and putting handcuffs on small children. Then comes the verbal and physical brutalization. It happens over ‘illegal’ food in schools, ‘illegal’ lemonade stands, etc etc.

We are already in Bizarro world! Pray for nuclear Armageddon!


32 posted on 03/08/2013 12:48:50 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: BornToBeAmerican
No she isn’t, what foolish talk is that? Give her a break, she should be commended for doing what she “thought” was right, and BY THE LAW OF THE PARK was right. What do you want, her to grow up with no regard to any law. This sounds so liberal to me. So sorry if this offends.

"The law of the park" doesn't exist, you totaliarian maniac. It's actually a part of the US Code, and it only applies to government and corporate workers, and has been extended by contractual presumption to everyone else under duress, which makes it void ab initio. But arguing this has been made expensive through Court procedures designed to fool people into believing that there is actually such a thing as a "law of the park" by which they can go out and scare little girls into kneejerk obedience to mysterious powers that hold them as slaves.

Is that clear, jackass?

33 posted on 03/08/2013 1:11:40 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: muir_redwoods
Call them what they are:

Squirrel Cops With Glocks!

34 posted on 03/08/2013 1:37:29 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: Verginius Rufus

But the movie would not have been nearly as funny!


35 posted on 03/08/2013 1:41:11 PM PST by jimmango
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To: onedoug

She should have bought them at the Stick Store.


36 posted on 03/08/2013 2:22:30 PM PST by windcliff
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To: Talisker

Boy, you sound like a real prick.


37 posted on 03/08/2013 2:28:20 PM PST by samson1097
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To: Uncle Miltie

Keep in mind that there are MILLIONS of people now that have NO IDEA what this photo is about...


38 posted on 03/08/2013 4:51:50 PM PST by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: muir_redwoods

That just makes my blood run cold.


39 posted on 03/09/2013 5:49:02 AM PST by JimSp
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To: Talisker

‘totaliarian maniac’ & ‘jackass’ proves that you have a liberal-foul mouth, any would be adult that would lambaste a child for doing what she “thought’ was law would appear quite childish as your words suggest. Relax and loosen up a bit.


40 posted on 03/12/2013 10:59:58 AM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (Things aren't as good as they should be and its Obama's fault, the resident said)
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