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Gov. Walker Ignores Washington Order to Close Parks
NewsMax ^ | Oct. 04, 2013 | Dan Weil

Posted on 10/04/2013 2:24:15 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker has decided not follow Washington's order to close several state parks that receive federal funding during the shutdown.

State officials say Wisconsin provides more than half of the parks' funding, so they can be kept open with state money, The Hill reports.

The federal government allotted Wisconsin $701,000 for its state parks in fiscal 2013, which ended Sept. 30.

The state also has opted to disobey a Fish and Wildlife Service order to forbid hunting and fishing on federal lands. State officials said hunting can continue in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, according to The Hill.

Walker instructed his cabinet to "streamline things and make sure services are available," Wisconsin's Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp told The Hill.

"It was his direction that let me pursue this further to find out what rights do we have from the state’s perspective regarding contract language and long-standing agreements, and is there something that we’re legally grounded to do," Stepp said.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: governor; ignoralinsky; ignorillegalorders; parks; walker; wisconsin
An exercise in State's rights!
1 posted on 10/04/2013 2:24:16 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

there should be no fed parks or roads except the roads crossing the great lakes to Canada


2 posted on 10/04/2013 2:26:00 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

“there should be no fed parks or roads except the roads crossing the great lakes to Canada”

We need to get rid of the concept of Federally owned or managed land. Make it all private. The sales would go toward reducing debt.


3 posted on 10/04/2013 2:28:44 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Name names. This order was given by an individual.


4 posted on 10/04/2013 2:33:00 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
I think everyone needs to acquire a souvenir shutdown barricade.
5 posted on 10/04/2013 2:34:29 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Money is fungible. The funds disbursed during the shut down are not Federal funds.


6 posted on 10/04/2013 2:39:00 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: Gen.Blather
That was the original intention of Federal Lands was to reduce the debt.

They got all the states to give up their claims to anything west of certain lines...which the states did. It was beneficial to just a few "land barons".

7 posted on 10/04/2013 2:40:19 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
And if the Federal goon squad shows up, shoot them. Civil war is on just our side hasn't recognized it yet. The communists rats have declared war already.
8 posted on 10/04/2013 2:41:09 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

The states ought to seize control of the federal parks within their borders. The land belongs to THE PEOPLE.


9 posted on 10/04/2013 2:44:40 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

“The state also has opted to disobey a Fish and Wildlife Service order to forbid hunting and fishing on federal lands. State officials said hunting can continue in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, according to The Hill.”

Obama is nothing but the head thug in a greater thugocracy known as the Federal government.


10 posted on 10/04/2013 2:46:13 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

This government is at war with the citizens.


11 posted on 10/04/2013 2:47:03 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

The requests for Dick Cheney to deliver the refusal may strain the poor man’s heart.


12 posted on 10/04/2013 2:48:51 PM PDT by tnlibertarian (Shut 'er down and leave it.)
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To: freedomfiter2

“Name names. This order was given by an individual.”

Ordered by yet another unaccountable, faceless, bureaucrat in an out of control federal bureaucracy.


13 posted on 10/04/2013 2:51:14 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: freedomfiter2

Barack Obama


14 posted on 10/04/2013 2:56:25 PM PDT by nixonsnose (you never know how much pee splatters until you are standing at the urinal in flip flops.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

My sister called this morning from Madison. Her husband and five sons are planning a hunting gathering up north in Wisconsin this weekend. One son is flying in from Colorado.

She told me her family were upset with Obama over the closing of the parks. So, I told her that Walker had ordered the parks to say open in Wisconsin. One of her sons decided to verify this and he called the government to check on it. He was told that they can hunt on the land, but there would not be any federal workers available in case of an emergency. Nor would the bathroom facilities be open. So their weekend father-sons bonding hunt is on!


15 posted on 10/04/2013 3:03:26 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: SampleMan

I like that idea. I’ll hang it up in my garage.


16 posted on 10/04/2013 3:09:12 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: headstamp 2

Obama and his fascist regime is at war with Liberty.


17 posted on 10/04/2013 3:10:45 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: bert
Money is fungible. The funds disbursed during the shut down are not Federal funds.

Pardon. Are you claiming that I can't spend part of my Social Security check at Wal*Mart? :)

18 posted on 10/04/2013 3:15:21 PM PDT by upchuck (nobamacare must be stopped before it can live down to our expectations.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

The shutdown is nothing more than a vindictive act by a Chicago thug that’s mad because he can’t have his way.
And, I agree, all Federal lands and parks, excluding military bases, should revert back to the respective states, shutting down for good the NPS, USFS, and BLM, followed by a furlough of all federal workers and bureaucrats within these agencies.


19 posted on 10/04/2013 3:35:27 PM PDT by RLM
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
"An exercise in State's rights!"

THE only way back. When VetsCor was active, that was at the top of our agenda.

STATES' RIGHTS! THINK 9TH AND 10TH AMENDMENTS!

20 posted on 10/04/2013 3:58:38 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
"An exercise in State's rights!"

THE only way back. When VetsCor was active, that was at the top of our agenda.

STATES' RIGHTS! THINK 9TH AND 10TH AMENDMENTS!

21 posted on 10/04/2013 3:59:49 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: Gen.Blather

And we need to realize that “federal ownership” of a park means that we own it.

They are groundskeepers.

My hiking down that trail is no different than my hiking a trail on my own property. There is no impact. That land did just fine with people walking on it here and there before it ever became OUR property.


22 posted on 10/04/2013 4:09:41 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: headstamp 2; Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America; eyedigress; RLM
It is personal between governor Walker and Obama.

Remember the state government labor union reform controversy in Wisconsin in March 2011? Obama’s White House coordinated labor union attacks. From around the country, labor union thugs descended on Madison. They helped the teachers unions trash the capitol building and stopped a state government from operating for days.

It was a boldfaced, and of course unreported, impeachable violation of separation of powers for a president to use federal agencies to disrupt state government.

Governor Walker's action this week is a single finger salute to dear leader.

23 posted on 10/04/2013 4:12:53 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Obamacare forces slaves to buy their chains.)
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To: Jacquerie

There are a few courageous men out there willing to go toe to toe with Obama,

Cruz, Walker and Rand. All young and all well spoken and intelligent. That is the future of freedom.


24 posted on 10/04/2013 4:16:43 PM PDT by Chickensoup (...We didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Barack, the Super-Alinsky acolyte, is hitting the wall. A slow-motion crack up.

Please pass the popcorn.


25 posted on 10/04/2013 4:20:43 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

“The federal government allotted Wisconsin $701,000 for its state parks in fiscal 2013, which ended Sept. 30.”

Obama will make sure it is $000,000.00 for the next year.


26 posted on 10/04/2013 4:21:44 PM PDT by Revel
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To: headstamp 2

Punish severely starting at the bottom. Give a slight measure of mercy to those that talk. Our forefathers made this kind flee their homes in the dead of night in fear. Systems are always created to give advantage to the undeserving. Our justice system is created to protect the corrupt.


27 posted on 10/04/2013 4:23:34 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Revel

“Obama will make sure it is $000,000.00 for the next year.”

Fine - we can take care of ourselves and thanks to Walker we are operating in a massive surplus..


28 posted on 10/04/2013 4:26:05 PM PDT by acw011 (Great Goooogly Mooogly!)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Walker is a Saint as far as I’m concerned, doesn’t have the charisma of some politicians but does the right thing.


29 posted on 10/04/2013 4:26:19 PM PDT by BeadCounter (Really? Syria?)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

This is the ticket to defeat these people. Ignore them, use civil disobedience, and move on. The dems are far left whacko communists. You defeat them by not allowing them to bully you!


30 posted on 10/04/2013 4:26:49 PM PDT by dforest
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To: BeadCounter
And Saint Walker is a comic book superhero...


31 posted on 10/04/2013 4:27:23 PM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Too bad more governors aren’t standing up to the commie-in-chief and his RAT minions.


32 posted on 10/04/2013 4:30:10 PM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: JediJones
Hey, I found the 0bama action figure!:


33 posted on 10/04/2013 4:34:57 PM 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: SampleMan

You mean Barrycade doncha? ;’)


34 posted on 10/04/2013 4:56:21 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Polyxene

.......promise you that Perry and Abbot are sitting home tonight just chomping at the bit to tell Obama where to put it....................


35 posted on 10/04/2013 5:03:11 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Sacajaweau

Gov. Walker quietly and forcefully dedicated to maintaining some sanity.


36 posted on 10/04/2013 8:40:38 PM PDT by eleni121 ("All Along the Watchtower" Book of Isaiah, Chapter 21, verses 5-9)
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To: SampleMan
I think everyone needs to acquire a souvenir shutdown barricade.

I keep thinking a bunch of those would be nice. They could keep the neighbor's horses out of my garden.
37 posted on 10/04/2013 9:36:04 PM PDT by Ellendra ("Laws were most numerous when the Commonwealth was most corrupt." -Tacitus)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Scott is a good man, would make an excellent presidental nominee!
38 posted on 10/04/2013 10:31:33 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I LOVE Gov. Walker!!! STAND STRONG!!


39 posted on 10/05/2013 9:02:42 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: freedomfiter2

The name is Barrycade Obama.


40 posted on 10/05/2013 9:03:29 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Gumdrop

heh heh! Like they need toilets!

Hope they have a great time and success here! :o)


41 posted on 10/07/2013 12:57:23 PM PDT by Ladysmith (Every time another lib loses its job, an angel gets its wings.)
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