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Park Police Try to Shut Down Mount Vernon
Stephen Gutowski's Twitter Feed (@collegepolitico) ^ | 2 October 2013

Posted on 10/02/2013 2:46:24 PM PDT by magellan

Stephen Gutowski (@collegepolitico) reported on Twitter the Park Police blockaded the entrances to the parking lots to Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon is not a government site. According the the Mount Vernon web site:

No Shutdown Here

The Federal government may be shut down, but Washington’s home remains open. Mount Vernon has remained a private non-profit for more than 150 years.

Gutowski posted these photos and others to his Twitter feed:

Other photos are surreal. Parking spots along the side of the George Washington Parkway were blockaded too:

And even this small lot:



TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: obama; shutdown
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This is what happens when the Chicago Mob meets Chicago Politics meets Saul Alinsky meets Cloward Piven.
1 posted on 10/02/2013 2:46:24 PM PDT by magellan
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To: magellan

The thugs are out of control. BTT


2 posted on 10/02/2013 2:47:50 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: magellan

Yes having been there; a foundation owns and runs it.


3 posted on 10/02/2013 2:48:37 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Sign at WWII Memorial: “NORMANDY WAS CLOSED WHEN WE GOT THERE, TOO.”)
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To: magellan

Its also what happens when public servants ignore they are servants to the taxpayer.


4 posted on 10/02/2013 2:49:07 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: magellan

These look like new barrycades! Wonder what they cost? Not to mention the costs of putting them up, and then having to take them back down?


5 posted on 10/02/2013 2:50:43 PM PDT by Errant
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To: magellan

Newt visited there today and tweeted about it. Said the park police Barry-caded a tour bus turnaround. Just for spite.


6 posted on 10/02/2013 2:51:52 PM PDT by DManA
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To: magellan

Punch it and let the barrycades fly!


8 posted on 10/02/2013 2:54:39 PM PDT by CelesteChristi
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To: magellan

They have employees doing more unproductive work?

And, and!!! Where the hell did they find all these barriers???

Just so stoopit.

Close it!!!

Close everything down!!!

Who is gonna guard the National Parks and Monuments and keep “The People” out of their property????


9 posted on 10/02/2013 2:55:30 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

If it’s owned and run by a foundation then why is it being closed?


10 posted on 10/02/2013 2:56:06 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

Good question; I have no idea. Possibly the Park service either helps give the tours; or owns roads going to it? No idea.

But I’m pretty certain a foundation owns the grounds.


11 posted on 10/02/2013 2:57:43 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Sign at WWII Memorial: “NORMANDY WAS CLOSED WHEN WE GOT THERE, TOO.”)
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To: magellan; All

12 posted on 10/02/2013 2:58:30 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: magellan

Bttt.


13 posted on 10/02/2013 2:58:41 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Vendome

are congressional giftshops closed?

are congressional barbershops closed?

if they are open then there is no “shet down”, only posturing.


14 posted on 10/02/2013 2:59:59 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: magellan

Dear America, Are you paying attention yet?


15 posted on 10/02/2013 3:00:32 PM PDT by opus86
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To: magellan

This is all ‘in your face’ tactics from Obama, Reid and the rest of those filthy democrats.

You treasonist bastards in DC are playing with fire while standing on a powder keg.


16 posted on 10/02/2013 3:03:12 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: magellan

I guess this will not be enough for a Thomas Jefferson moment.

Out government is openly at war with us but only they are allowed to fight.


17 posted on 10/02/2013 3:03:38 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: magellan

I’m suddenly reminded of when Mayor Daley seized Meiggs field.


18 posted on 10/02/2013 3:04:26 PM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: longtermmemmory

good questions. Wish someone like Greta would investigate.


19 posted on 10/02/2013 3:04:35 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: magellan

This is blatantly illegal, blocking access to private property. The ladies should sue the bastards, make them take the barricades down and pay damages and attorneys fees to boot.


20 posted on 10/02/2013 3:05:47 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: magellan

21 posted on 10/02/2013 3:05:56 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: magellan

We are sending a clear message to the half breed president that we are so chicken we can be thwarted by overgrown saw horses.


22 posted on 10/02/2013 3:06:04 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: opus86
Dear America, Are you paying attention yet?

Not a snowball's chance in Hell as long as they can watch Dancing with the Stars.

23 posted on 10/02/2013 3:07:21 PM PDT by stboz
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To: magellan

This is where Americans need to start taking their country back. The thugs don’t own Mount Vernon.

Just how many essential personnel did it take to put up those barriers and how many would it take to stand by and let Americans wander around the monuments that they have paid for??


24 posted on 10/02/2013 3:07:37 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Billthedrill

“The thugs are out of control. BTT”

Unglued!


25 posted on 10/02/2013 3:08:09 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: longtermmemmory

I believe they are close and the Po’ representative have to push the button on the elevator to go from floor to floor.


26 posted on 10/02/2013 3:08:28 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: opus86

Be happy that they are over playing an already bad hand. I wonder if they have the nerve to close the Arlington National Cemetery?


27 posted on 10/02/2013 3:08:45 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: LyinLibs

Excellent photo of this treasured gentleman vet! A travesty to the 1,000 degree. What must this man think?

This photo of yours should be front page in every paper across the country.

Tea Party folks, rise up and set this DC mob straight. For those close to DC, can you also go join these blessed honor flight visitors?

Thanks everyone!
Keep the faith.


28 posted on 10/02/2013 3:08:46 PM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (Would Winston Churchill stand still for all this nonsense?)
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To: DManA

“Just for spite.”

That describes Obama perfectly, spiteful!


29 posted on 10/02/2013 3:09:08 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: ncpatriot

The DIMwit DIMocRATs are running scared. Keep on them. Throw the bums out as soon as possible. They are desperate to get you to cower. Resist...resist...resist.


30 posted on 10/02/2013 3:09:33 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Rehabilitation Camp?)
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To: Diogenesis

THAT photo alone should have saved us from this nightmare we are living.


31 posted on 10/02/2013 3:10:10 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: magellan

i double triple dare them to close down the bike path along the Potomac.


32 posted on 10/02/2013 3:10:34 PM PDT by TBall
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To: LyinLibs

That photo really pisses me off!


33 posted on 10/02/2013 3:10:37 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

remember:

it is not YOUR MONEY, democrats/dc believes it belongs to them.

it is not your HOME, DC believes they just let you live there but they own it.

it is not a private business, dc believes they OWN it and you are just a silent slave/partner.

Obama brought slavery back to the usa.


35 posted on 10/02/2013 3:14:18 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: magellan

Until King Obama is impeached America is finished.


36 posted on 10/02/2013 3:18:03 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: CelesteChristi

Great mind really do think alike.


37 posted on 10/02/2013 3:22:57 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: magellan

This must be what Obama was referring to when he said he has bent over backwards to work with Republicans. In other words, he has done everything he could to intimidate them into caving.


38 posted on 10/02/2013 3:24:45 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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39 posted on 10/02/2013 3:25:07 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: magellan

Just go anyway. Are they going to arrest people for trespassing?


40 posted on 10/02/2013 3:28:08 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: magellan

He didn't build Mount Vernon! I did with my own hands!!

41 posted on 10/02/2013 3:30:30 PM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: magellan

The Mount Vernon Foundation will receive no more donations from this generous giver if they allow this travesty to stand.


42 posted on 10/02/2013 3:31:16 PM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: doug from upland; Jane Long

Pinging for a potential hitler in the bunker video.


43 posted on 10/02/2013 3:33:46 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media. No Blood For Ego!)
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To: IMR 4350

Yes, yes. Fodder for my Explorer!


44 posted on 10/02/2013 3:36:52 PM PDT by CelesteChristi
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To: hal ogen

I agree.


45 posted on 10/02/2013 3:39:54 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: billhilly

Arlington is run by the military, not the parks dept.


46 posted on 10/02/2013 3:49:07 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: zot; Interesting Times; Alamo-Girl; 2ndDivisionVet; NYer

Obama’s park police attempt to close Mount Vernon, which is NOT federal property.


47 posted on 10/02/2013 4:00:49 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: magellan

So why not just move them out of the way?

Sorta like the vets did....


48 posted on 10/02/2013 4:01:49 PM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: magellan

Pick a place. Rebel.


49 posted on 10/02/2013 4:06:24 PM PDT by steveyp
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To: magellan

Øbama is screwing with the DAR. If he thought the WWII vets were tough, mama mia!

Did you know his mother was eligible to join the DAR?


50 posted on 10/02/2013 4:20:58 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Occupy the DC Mall - take back the monuments)
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