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Shutdown Overreach
The Washington Examiner ^ | October 2, 2013 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 10/03/2013 7:49:58 AM PDT by Academiadotorg

-- At the World War II Memorial on The Mall in Washington, where veterans have been staging protests to keep it open, Washington Examiner's Charlie Spiering reports that at least seven officials were dispatched Wednesday morning to set up a ring of barricades to block tourists from the memorial. That is two more than the State Department had in Benghazi a year ago on the night of the terrorist attack that killed four, including the U.S. ambassador.

-- National Park Officials closed down the educational Claude Moore Colonial Farm near the CIA in McLean, Va., even though the federal government doesn't fund or staff the park popular with children and schools. Just because the privately-operated park is on Park Service land, making the federal government simply its landlord, the agency decided to close it.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: barrycades; operationwhipcracker; shutdown; worldwarii

1 posted on 10/03/2013 7:49:58 AM PDT by Academiadotorg
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To: Academiadotorg

He’ll get away with it, even if lawsuits start getting filed and won.


2 posted on 10/03/2013 7:51:36 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: Academiadotorg

Are the National Cemeteries open?


3 posted on 10/03/2013 7:52:32 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Academiadotorg

Are there Changing of the GUARDS at JFK’s ETERNAL FLAME?? Is ARLINGTON OPEN???


4 posted on 10/03/2013 7:54:13 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Academiadotorg

We need those bikers back in DC.

I’d like to see an Obamawimp come up against any Vietnam era biker.

Heh!


5 posted on 10/03/2013 7:54:55 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Academiadotorg

Soetoro wants to make sure everybody is feeling the pain.


6 posted on 10/03/2013 7:55:24 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: Academiadotorg

Even in shutdown, Feds get overtime, comp time, ‘Sunday pay’
http://washingtonexaminer.com/even-in-shutdown-feds-get-overtime-comp-time-sunday-pay/article/2536565
 
Washington Sees Incomes Soar as Most of U.S. Declines
http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2013/09/19/washington-sees-incomes-soar-as-most-of-u-s-declines/?mod=WSJ__MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsThird


7 posted on 10/03/2013 8:00:49 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Da Coyote

Boehner IS Agent Orange.


8 posted on 10/03/2013 8:01:45 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Academiadotorg
The Marxists are using the government "services" to extract the maximum amount of pain from the public to get their way.

This is very similar to a union action. ???

9 posted on 10/03/2013 8:10:54 AM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: Academiadotorg

If the pubs keep a backbone this thing will turn on the dems. The fact that they feel it necessary to cause as much pain as they can shows what scum they are!!


10 posted on 10/03/2013 8:13:02 AM PDT by ontap (***)
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To: Academiadotorg
They even shut down websites: Space Science Images
11 posted on 10/03/2013 8:14:14 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Soetoro and tens of thousands of federal employees.

It really is us against all of them.

12 posted on 10/03/2013 8:17:50 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: oldbrowser
Its Pure Alinsky Community DIsorganizing! TIme to Shutdown The Obama TV Networks!


13 posted on 10/03/2013 8:18:25 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Izzy Dunne

thats patently ABSURD.

perhaps the NSA and IRS websites will be shutdown as well??


14 posted on 10/03/2013 8:19:51 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Academiadotorg

These are Alinsky’s tactics.


15 posted on 10/03/2013 8:21:40 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone
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16 posted on 10/03/2013 8:22:18 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Academiadotorg
So they shut down Space Science Images, but these others are up:

NASA Photo Journal

Planetary Kp Index

Voyager

NASA Photo Gallery

17 posted on 10/03/2013 8:22:43 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

They shut down EVerify as well. Arizona and Mississippi require employers to use eVerify to make sure employees are eligible for employment.


18 posted on 10/03/2013 8:24:07 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: Academiadotorg
HUZZAH

the Federal Government EMployees website IS up and running...and running

http://www.usa.gov/Federal-Employees/Federal-Employees-Gateway.shtml


19 posted on 10/03/2013 8:24:21 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: petitfour
I have to wonder when the decisions to shutdown some sites and leave others up and running was made?

Before the inevitable shutdown began or after?

the federal Employees site...OPEN.

a Privately Funded "colonial Farm" SHUTDOWN because it's on goverment" land.

how can we insist OBAMA TV be shutdown??


20 posted on 10/03/2013 8:27:54 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey
perhaps the NSA and IRS websites will be shutdown as well??

I didn't check NSA, but IRS is still up.

21 posted on 10/03/2013 8:28:02 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Academiadotorg
The other day I was looking up something regarding one of the national parks. I clicked on one link, which happened to be the official park link. Guess what? On the webpage is a big announcement that the website was shut down due to the shutdown. Yeah, like they couldn't even afford to keep the webpages up because of those nasty terrorist Republicans.How much money could be saving by doing so?
22 posted on 10/03/2013 8:29:45 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: MeshugeMikey
Voyager is up, but it has a notice that it's not being updated.
23 posted on 10/03/2013 8:30:49 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

the clearly UNEVEN enforcement of the shutdown is likely going to raise a FEW Hackles

I have yet to cross the digital threshold of the NSA site....

this just in

Partially Closed/Shutdown Consumer Product Safety Commission

OOO heres a biggie:

Partially Closed/Shutdown Department of Homeland Security


24 posted on 10/03/2013 8:32:51 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Thank God we dont have a Space Station...


25 posted on 10/03/2013 8:33:33 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Academiadotorg

Open/Functions continue Kennedy Center 50

SAY WHAT??? oh its a KENNEDY deal....nevermind


26 posted on 10/03/2013 8:35:24 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Closed/Not able to function Office of Government Ethics

ahahahahahaha

WHAT a choice!


27 posted on 10/03/2013 8:36:56 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Izzy Dunne

The PEACE CORP is open.....but the Smithsonian Isnt.

is the OBAMAPHONE office and warehouse open? thats My MAJOR CONCERN!!


28 posted on 10/03/2013 8:39:04 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Are the National Cemeteries open?

No

But people are dying to get in there.

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29 posted on 10/03/2013 8:55:48 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Academiadotorg
Just because the privately-operated park is on Park Service land, making the federal government simply its landlord, the agency decided to close it.

Actually, no.

The Park Service didn't decide to close it.
This only speaks to the quality of park service employees in terms of character and perhaps intelligence and mental health.

They are simply Obama's willing executioners...
Just following orders.

I have never had much respect for park and forests administrative personnel, but it's hard to lower that respect below zero.

30 posted on 10/03/2013 9:25:06 AM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: Academiadotorg

Hey.. Oustide of the network histrionics, anybody notice this “government shutdown” yet? I did see on the local news that two vacationers from England were disappointed they wouldn’t get to see the Liberty Bell (it’s closed). I thought, “How appropriate. That thing doesn’t really have much meaning these days.”


31 posted on 10/03/2013 9:27:59 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: skeeter
Soetoro and tens of thousands of federal employees.

Last I heard, it was around 400,000.

32 posted on 10/03/2013 9:28:12 AM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: publius911
The Obamgoonsquad is alive and working...

But they need a logo. Any volunteers? I am still Photoshop-ignorant.

33 posted on 10/03/2013 9:34:12 AM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: Lancey Howard
I did see on the local news that two vacationers from England were disappointed they wouldn’t get to see the Liberty Bell (it’s closed). I thought, “How appropriate. That thing doesn’t really have much meaning these days.”

So the rumor might be true?
The Obamagoon Squad is enclosing the Liberty Bell in "prison-like" bars?

34 posted on 10/03/2013 9:36:22 AM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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