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Obama Instructs Federal Workers To ‘Make Life As Difficult For Americans As They Can’
The Gateway Pundit ^ | 10-4-2013 | Andrea Ryan

Posted on 10/04/2013 5:24:43 PM PDT by servo1969

Our President has no morals. With great ease, Obama and his Democratic minions are issuing orders to their public worker soldiers to make the lives of every American as torturously difficult as possible…to score cheap political points against the GOP “faction.” A Park Service ranger spoke out against what he called “disgusting” tactics.

“It’s a cheap way to deal with the situation,” an angry Park Service ranger in Washington says of the harassment. “We’ve been told to make life as difficult for people as we can. It’s disgusting.”

Via Drudge, The Washington Times reports,

The games politicians play: Barack Obama is having a lot of fun using the government shutdown to squeeze the public in imaginative ways. The point of the shutdown game is to see who can squeeze hardest, make the most pious speech and listen for the applause. It’s a variation on the grade-school ritual of “you show me yours, and I’ll show you mine.”

President Obama is not a bad poker player, but the man with all the chips always starts with the advantage (and he gets all the aces). He has closed Washington down as tight as he dares, emphasizing the trivial and the petty in making life as inconvenient as he can for the greatest number. It’s all in a noble cause, of course. Access to most of the memorials is limited, and often in curious ways. The Lincoln Memorial is easy to reach, with the streets around it remaining open. But the Martin Luther King Memorial is made difficult to reach, relegating it, you might say, to the back of the bus. Not very nice.

The Park Service appears to be closing streets on mere whim and caprice. The rangers even closed the parking lot at Mount Vernon, where the plantation home of George Washington is a favorite tourist destination. That was after they barred the new World War II Memorial on the Mall to veterans of World War II. But the government does not own Mount Vernon; it is privately owned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. The ladies bought it years ago to preserve it as a national memorial. The feds closed access to the parking lots this week, even though the lots are jointly owned with the Mount Vernon ladies. The rangers are from the government, and they’re only here to help.

“It’s a cheap way to deal with the situation,” an angry Park Service ranger in Washington says of the harassment. “We’ve been told to make life as difficult for people as we can. It’s disgusting.”

The Republicans, fighting with smaller-bore weaponry, keep trying to get some things reopened with carefully targeted legislation. The Senate, under the thumbs of Sen. Harry Reid and the White House, refuses to budge from the trivial and the petty. It says here that Harry Reid’s critics, and they are legion, should give the guy a break. No man in Washington is under the pressure he is, and it doesn’t seem quite cricket to do that to an old man, even one who deserves it.

Harry is at the breaking point, weary from exhausting his thesaurus for synonyms for “arsonist” and “terrorist” and “pillager.” Everyone could see the cracks in his exchange with Dana Bash, a reporter for CNN, who asked why, if he is concerned about children with cancer who are unable to enter clinical trials for new drugs because Mr. Obama shut down the National Institutes of Health, why stifle Republican attempts to grant a little relief?

“If you can help one child who has cancer, why wouldn’t you do it?” the reporter asked.

“Why would we want to do that?” Mr. Reid snapped back. “I have 1,100 people at Nellis Air Force Base that are sitting home. They have a few problems of their own. This is — to have someone of your intelligence to suggest such a thing maybe means you’re irresponsible and reckless.”

Over the next two days, Mr. Reid tried to take back, change, adjust and recalibrate his remarks. It’s all John Boehner’s fault. The senator cares not just about the National Institutes of Health, but the Centers for Disease Control, too. The senator likes babies. In fact, he’s quite a stud. And he thinks Dana Bash is “a fine reporter.”

“Listen, I gave a speech on the [Senate] floor, talking about babies, 30 babies. I have 16 of my own grandchildren, and five children.” So suffer the little children, and they will inherit the kingdom of heaven; they just can’t come unto the Senate while Harry stands in the door. (If what happens in Las Vegas is supposed to stay in Las Vegas, how did Harry get out?)

Harry Reid’s black heart has, also, been revealed this week. On the list of government closures is the NIH and its cancer research. Something the Republicans are trying to reopen. But, when Harry Reid was asked by a CNN reporter, “If you can help one child who has cancer, why wouldn’t you do it?”, he responded, “Why would we want to do that?”


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: chicagopolitics; communists; impeach; irs; jarrett; manchild; obama; punish; shutdown; tyranny; valariejarrett
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1 posted on 10/04/2013 5:24:43 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

It’s more punish your enemies.


2 posted on 10/04/2013 5:27:27 PM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not just selectively for Democrats.)
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To: servo1969

Der fuhrer speaks.


3 posted on 10/04/2013 5:28:38 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: servo1969

so how will we mere subjects be able to tell the difference anyway?
(it sounds like SNAFU for this administration to make life as difficult as possible for American citizens)


4 posted on 10/04/2013 5:29:11 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (Er)
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To: servo1969

5 posted on 10/04/2013 5:29:20 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Recompennation

He’s just asking them to do what he’s been doing for five years.


6 posted on 10/04/2013 5:29:44 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: servo1969

From the way they’ve behaved with the WWII memorial, I get the impression that they’re doing some serious slow walking about following their orders.


7 posted on 10/04/2013 5:30:33 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: servo1969

Stalinist - Note should be made of these apparatchiks.


8 posted on 10/04/2013 5:31:07 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Right Wing Yahoos taking Over the GOP --YAHOO!)
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To: servo1969

This is what happens when you elect an America-hater to the presidency.


9 posted on 10/04/2013 5:31:48 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DemocRAT Pahtay! Spending our grandchildren's future, today!)
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To: servo1969

If he is not the anti Christ, he is it’s poster boy.

This is the face of hell.


10 posted on 10/04/2013 5:34:15 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: servo1969

Frankly, aside from the union and hard core tree hugger factions, I don’t see a lot of the ‘Rat constituency spending time at either war memorials or humping it in the park system. Most people affected a)work, b) hopefully have a brain, and will see this for what it is.


11 posted on 10/04/2013 5:35:18 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: servo1969

12 posted on 10/04/2013 5:37:00 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: servo1969

‘Make Life As Difficult For Americans As They Can’

It's the Chicago style gang tactics kicking in.

13 posted on 10/04/2013 5:37:05 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DemocRAT Pahtay! Spending our grandchildren's future, today!)
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To: servo1969

14 posted on 10/04/2013 5:37:38 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: servo1969

15 posted on 10/04/2013 5:38:16 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: servo1969

16 posted on 10/04/2013 5:38:28 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: servo1969

17 posted on 10/04/2013 5:38:55 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: servo1969

18 posted on 10/04/2013 5:39:06 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: servo1969

19 posted on 10/04/2013 5:39:20 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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20 posted on 10/04/2013 5:39:53 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: servo1969

21 posted on 10/04/2013 5:40:14 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: servo1969

He’s a commie thug, pure and simple.


22 posted on 10/04/2013 5:40:21 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: FlingWingFlyer

This is what happens when you do not vet the ‘Unidentified One’.

The country is now stuck with him, courtesy of our failed legislative branch of federal government.


23 posted on 10/04/2013 5:43:10 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I don't say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: servo1969

I wish a high-profile Repub would man up and call 0bama out for this tactic. Oh that’s right, he “knows nothing” about any of this.


24 posted on 10/04/2013 5:43:44 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: servo1969

Impeachment...


25 posted on 10/04/2013 5:45:59 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: servo1969

Obama the Street Punk needs impeachin’. Reason!? Not qualified for the job should do it.


26 posted on 10/04/2013 5:47:24 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Recompennation
It’s more punish your enemies.

Sure is.

27 posted on 10/04/2013 5:47:38 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: servo1969

This administration’s actions have really tested my resolve to “buy American”. I feel like I’m supporting evil.


28 posted on 10/04/2013 5:48:27 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: Inyo-Mono

How long before Zero starts ordering double taps on Congressional enemies?


29 posted on 10/04/2013 5:50:08 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: servo1969

The states need to send out their sheriffs and state troopers to arrest these fat-ass federal nazi pigs. What are they afraid of? That the 400-lb SEIU pigs will sit on them? At our tea party meeting back in 2009, the SEIU slobs tried to crash the meeting. They were chased into a building where they locked the door and bawled like babies for the cops to rescue them.

Anyone afraid to confront these leftist, gutless bed-wetters needs to head to the rear to clean shit cans.


30 posted on 10/04/2013 5:55:37 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: servo1969

Americans don’t cotton much to totalitarian governments. I’m guessing we are getting pretty close to the time to Occupy Federal Parks for a Tea Party ?


31 posted on 10/04/2013 5:57:07 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: servo1969

I’m not even suggesting that we quit complaining, we should be as loud as we can.

But it seems a fair comparison could be made to the sacrifices all those brave men and women have mad from Revolutionary days all the way through the World Wars, Vietnam, Korea, Iraq, and on and on.

These things today are nothing but a sniffle compared to those sacrifices.

We can ‘tough’ it out, no problem.

This card should be played by the Republicans, with class and sincerity.


32 posted on 10/04/2013 6:06:50 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Damn ObamaCare, full speed ahead!)
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To: servo1969

Nuthin but a cheap thug and I am being polite...


33 posted on 10/04/2013 6:08:20 PM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: servo1969

I do not understand how you score points with ANYBODY by treating them with such contempt.

Politics is truly an irrational profession.


34 posted on 10/04/2013 6:09:59 PM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: servo1969

More than usual?


35 posted on 10/04/2013 6:10:17 PM PDT by yuleeyahoo (Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: servo1969
Trail Ridge road to Estes Park CO is closed due to the shutdown. It is one of only two roads into town after the floods. This is a declared disaster area with major infrastructure damage. TR road will close due to weather before long but we need every day and every way we can get to try and get a handle on the flood aftermath before serious winter weather sets in.

TR road is a state highway so where do the Feds get off closing it? Unfortunately our mayor doesn't have the balls to stand up for us he was on Fox News putting the blame on Congress instead of doing his job. But the fact remains, 0bama is applying pain to people in a national disaster area for political gamesmanship.

36 posted on 10/04/2013 6:14:13 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Mister Da

I do not understand how you score points with ANYBODY by treating them with such contempt.

Politics is truly an irrational profession.
_____________________

This is provoking.


37 posted on 10/04/2013 6:17:31 PM PDT by Chickensoup (...We didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

>> I wish a high-profile Repub would man up and call 0bama out for this tactic.

Those barricades are not THAT heavy. Several people, working together, could move them out of the way, one at a time.

I wish a dozen able-bodied freshmen Tea Party representatives would pull on their blue jeans, call up some reporters, bring their lawyers, and parade together down to the WWII memorial and MOVE A COUPLE BARRYCADES ASIDE, letting a few of those WWII servicemen in wheelchairs go inside and see what they came to see.

In addition to being the RIGHT THING TO DO (!), it would make for some fine campaign video and five o’clock news fodder.


38 posted on 10/04/2013 6:19:13 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: servo1969

The Lincoln Memorial is easy to reach, with the streets around it remaining open. But the Martin Luther King Memorial is made difficult to reach, relegating it, you might say, to the back of the bus.

And you bet your bottom dollar that the Regime will blame it on those evil racist Republicans and Tea Party terrorists. See my tagline.


39 posted on 10/04/2013 6:40:25 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: LyinLibs

Pee Wee Obama on a camel. Good.


40 posted on 10/04/2013 6:43:14 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: servo1969
Obama Instructs Federal Workers To ‘Make Life As Difficult For Americans As They Can’

The federal workers aren't Americans?

41 posted on 10/04/2013 6:43:23 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Right Wing Yahoos taking Over the GOP --YAHOO!)
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To: servo1969

Do we have that as a voice or written where the MSM would broadcast it? Oh, well, never mind .....


42 posted on 10/04/2013 6:45:33 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: servo1969

The Administration makes life as difficult for Americans as it can, so why wouldn’t it expect all federal employees to do the same? Really, the Obama Administration is building up a well of resentment against the federal government, which it does not understand.


43 posted on 10/04/2013 6:50:52 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: servo1969; alphadog; infool7; Heart-Rest; HoosierDammit; red irish; fastrock; NorthernCrunchyCon; ..
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44 posted on 10/04/2013 6:52:50 PM PDT by narses (... unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.)
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To: servo1969
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45 posted on 10/04/2013 6:52:55 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is not bliss. It is the road to serfdom.)
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To: servo1969

Just posted this to my facebook page.


46 posted on 10/04/2013 7:06:27 PM PDT by upsdriver ( Palin/West '16)
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To: servo1969
I'm glad my father who would have been 92 this Dec. never had to see this B.S.Two years in the Marines in the Pacific with the 5th.Marine Div. Thirty years with a L.A. County Deputy Sheriffs badge. If I would have taken him there I would have ended up in jail for calling these jackasses out. This WWII monument belongs to these great men just as the Wall belongs to my generation.I have carried to many metal coffins covered with our flag. One was in 1968 that was my brother,my family has paid the price of admission many times over.
47 posted on 10/04/2013 7:48:07 PM PDT by lostboy61 (Only a little side trip,not the whole show)
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To: servo1969

It’s time to pop the pimple that is festering on the butt of America.

Or is it a blackhead?


48 posted on 10/04/2013 8:27:56 PM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: LyinLibs


49 posted on 10/04/2013 8:32:01 PM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: servo1969

Local park in S. MS shut down. Not sure how much the Feds input to it, but the workers are paid by the State.


50 posted on 10/05/2013 3:49:22 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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