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Have the Park Rangers always been jerks or are they being threatened to be jerks? ~ Vanity

Posted on 10/09/2013 7:46:27 PM PDT by GraceG

Have the Park Rangers always been jerks or are they being threatened to be jerks or lose their jobs/pensions?

I say this because it seems to me that some of them seem to be behaving over the top as if they have been spooked with their jobs/pension or their families have been threatened via NSA collected data.

Just a deep feeling that has been building every time I hear a story about the behavior of Park Rangers and a "Feel the Pain Government Shutdown"....

Are the Park Rangers acting over the top intentionally as an invitation to media that is scream "Please Please, Check into why we are behaving badly, they have us 'over the barrel' and we cannot say anything sop we are going to act out on our illegal orders to draw attention tot fact we have been given illegal orders..." type of situation...

I don't wanna feel like I am defending their bad behavior, but imagine if you were a Park Ranger and they have threatened you from on high that you are to make the people feel the "pain" of the shutdown and if you don't so this to their satisfaction they will fire you and remove your pension or they will audit you and your immediate family to death using the sadistic tool box of the IRS. And if you tell ANYONE where the orders came from they will make YOU feel the PAIN....

What would you do? I would lash out in an attempt to get attention or to draw attention for someone, anyone to start looking around on why I was acting so harshly...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Conspiracy
KEYWORDS: obama; parkrangers; shutdown

1 posted on 10/09/2013 7:46:27 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG
Have the Park Rangers always been jerks or are they being threatened to be jerks? ~ Vanity
2 posted on 10/09/2013 7:48:10 PM PDT by svcw (Socialism is so great, that it will be forced on you.)
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To: GraceG
Due to various circumstances, I've had a lot of contact with park rangers in the past few years. With a couple exceptions, they've all been pretty good people.

I don't think whats going on is anything darker than, if they don't toe the line they'll get canned.

3 posted on 10/09/2013 7:50:50 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: GraceG

4 posted on 10/09/2013 7:52:26 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

They have a union ... getting canned for having a spine doesn’t ring true. Americans are not going to take the “I was following orders” line favorably ... sounds too much like the Nazi goon’s excuse.


5 posted on 10/09/2013 7:55:27 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (When His Arrogance talks out of his a$$, Harry Reid's lips move.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

They aren’t qualified to hold any other job, which means they’ll do anything for money.


6 posted on 10/09/2013 7:57:56 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kirkwood

REFUND THEM!!


7 posted on 10/09/2013 8:01:05 PM PDT by SADMILLIE (r)
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To: GraceG
Once the off-spring of hippies started infesting the ranks, problems started.

Remember the whining about snowmobiles at Yellowstone? Then the Algor solar powered bathrooms that they built and/or solar-retrofitted in shady areas?

8 posted on 10/09/2013 8:02:33 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: GraceG

Thinking the same thing. Scary. Following orders against the moral grain and honor of America.


9 posted on 10/09/2013 8:02:36 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: GraceG

“Have the Park Rangers always been jerks “
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They might be becoming like many police in the USSA, morphing into jack-booted thugs. I noticed it around 12+ years ago, before I left the country. I have no idea what started the trend. Maybe it is what they see on TV and in the movies, or what low-life types choose for a job. They have gone from “serve and protect” to harass and subject.


10 posted on 10/09/2013 8:03:13 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: GraceG

I’ve personally known a lot of outstanding NPS rangers in my time. That changed when the environmentalist wackos took over. Now the majority of them are freaks who can’t find a real job with their Environmentalism Degrees. What’s bad is that the global cooling/global warming/”climate change” fiasco didn’t work out for them either.


11 posted on 10/09/2013 8:03:38 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DemocRAT Pahtay! Spending our grandchildren's future, today!)
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To: GraceG

I believe they got heavy into affirmative action/political persuasion in hiring, starting about 40 years ago so they aren’t the same outdoor types of 50 and 80 years ago.


12 posted on 10/09/2013 8:07:53 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

The reports from some of the closings/blockades suggests that they are operating under “do this or be fired”.


13 posted on 10/09/2013 8:08:52 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: GraceG
Know how to create a monster?

Give a liberal a badge.

14 posted on 10/09/2013 8:11:47 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Flycatcher

15 posted on 10/09/2013 8:14:03 PM PDT by Route395
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To: GraceG

The definitive book on what went seriously wrong with the National Park system is Alston Chase’s book titled Playing God In Yellowstone.

It has dozens of pages of footnotes, yet is so readable I regularly assigned it to bright high school students.

It defines why the environmental movement and Park Service went bad.

The book is a Must Read for anyone wanting to understand what happened and from that determine what must be done.


16 posted on 10/09/2013 8:17:15 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - Because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

These people follow orders and if ordered to put us in concentration camps the vast majority will obey without question.


17 posted on 10/09/2013 8:19:53 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GraceG

I’ve never been to a national park in the USA, but overall my experience in state parks and provincial parks is that all of the staff go out of the way to make sure that you enjoy yourself and stay safe. Park ranger is the kind of job that you only do if you love the work; unmotivated drones tend to look for jobs closer to home.


18 posted on 10/09/2013 8:24:51 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: GeronL

And if you didn’t resist with every bone in your body I would have serious doubts about whether to rescue you from the concentration camp.

People who aren’t willing to fight for their own freedom don’t deserve to be free.


19 posted on 10/09/2013 8:26:07 PM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- <<http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: GraceG

Park rangers are like Nazis, but in shorts.


20 posted on 10/09/2013 8:27:51 PM PDT by Flick Lives (The U.S. is dead to me.)
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To: B4Ranch
And if you didn’t resist with every bone in your body I would have serious doubts about whether to rescue you from the concentration camp.

Those who resist with every bone in their body won't be in the concentration camps, and neither will I.

21 posted on 10/09/2013 8:28:25 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: RetiredTexasVet
"They have a union ... getting canned for having a spine doesn’t ring true."

The union could be part of the problem. Unions and Socialism are buddies.

22 posted on 10/09/2013 8:29:13 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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To: GraceG

National Park Service rangers were respected and enjoyed a reputation of being courteous, kind, morally straight and eager to serve the public. Given this reputation, supporters of Bill Park, a Republican wheeler-dealer from Bakersfield, Calif. back in the 1980’s called themselves Park Rangers. There is no way they would choose that nickname today, given the thuggish, cowardly and downright sadistic behavior of today’s NPS rangers.


23 posted on 10/09/2013 9:08:20 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: GraceG
The rangers I've dealt with while visiting, hiking, camping, etc. have run the whole gamut from good to bad; from bright, funny, and helpful to duller than the rocks they were standing on.

I think some people get into being a ranger 'cause they are not a people person and they figure they'll be out in the wilderness or something.

24 posted on 10/09/2013 9:39:39 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: GraceG
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25 posted on 10/09/2013 9:52:39 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: GraceG

I know how I would handle it.

Remember Reagan and the air traffic controllers.

I say fire the whole bunch and replace them.

The message is if you dont stand up for what is right, you definitely will get fired.


26 posted on 10/09/2013 10:07:31 PM PDT by joshua c (Please dont feed the liberals)
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Start by “firing” their boss, Clown Prince nobama.


27 posted on 10/09/2013 10:09:49 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: GraceG

Just jerks. They’ve been wanting to do this for some time, but they’ve recently gotten permission from the boss. These people won’t hesitate to start shooting civilians.


28 posted on 10/09/2013 10:12:28 PM 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: Kirkwood
“THey aren't qualified to hold any other job,———”

The government is about hiring the barely employable to take care of the completely unemployable by extorting the famously employable. AKA income redistribution.

THe AHA hires Acorn and SEIU goons to administer its poison. Payola!

Same for homeland security and transportation safety, national parks and FEMA. and NSA no difference.

Time for a government boycott? No service for non essential gov workers? Exclude the military and its dependents.

Maybe health care workers should unite and stop caring for anyone in congress that supports AHA. Let them get their care with the VA. That would at least get our VETS better care of THEY had to get their care there.

“No soup for you!”

29 posted on 10/09/2013 10:45:07 PM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: GraceG

I’m beginning to believe that “Brickleberry” is an excellent portrayal of them.


30 posted on 10/09/2013 11:05:33 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: GraceG
Note to NPS Rangers: “I was just following orders” as a defense was disallowed at the 1945-1946 Nuremberg war crimes trials. Nazis were hanged or sentenced to life in prison. Perhaps losing your job will remind you who your real employers really are?
31 posted on 10/10/2013 1:02:58 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: GraceG
Have the Park Rangers always been jerks or are they being threatened to be jerks? ~ Vanity

Always been low-grade criminals with mental issues, who managed to land gummint jobs that pay then five times what they're worth.
Their behavior under the current "give the public hell," campaign, simply confirms it.

Example of the typical moron... planted, then "discovered "endangered species" hair in a large portion of a National Forest to close it to public access.
They love their private playgrounds.

32 posted on 10/10/2013 2:13:27 AM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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