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Lake Mead property owners forced out until shutdown ends
KNTV ^ | 10/5/13 | Jacqui Heinrich

Posted on 10/05/2013 6:29:29 PM PDT by Lacey

The government shutdown is being felt close to home for some locals. They say they're being forced out of private homes on Lake Mead because they sit on federal land.

Joyce Spencer is 77-years-old and her husband Ralph is 80. They've been spending most of their time in the family ice cream store since going home isn't an option.

The Spencers never expected to be forced out of their Lake Mead home, which they've owned since the 70s, but on Thursday, a park ranger said they had 24 hours to get out.

"I had to go to town today and buy Ralph undershirts and jeans because I forgot his pants," Joyce Spencer told Action News.

The Stewart's Point home sits on federal land, so even though the Spencers own their cabin outright, they're not allowed in until the government reopens.

Park officials said property owners can visit only to retrieve belongings; they sent Action News a statement which reads in part, "Unfortunately overnight stays are not permitted until a budget is passed and the park can reopen." Joyce Spencer said she's alright in the meantime, staying with nearby family, but the move was a lot to handle as a senior citizen.

"I had to be sure and get his walker and his scooter that he has to go in," Spencer said. "We're not hurt in any way except it might cost me if I have to go buy more pants."

The Lake Mead properties are considered vacation homes; one of the lease requirements to own a plot is people must have an alternative residence.

Regardless, the Spencers said it's their property and they should be allowed in, shutdown or not.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: 113th; 1600federalland; bho44; bhofascism; communism; democrats; govtabuse; liberalfascism; nps; obama; rapeofliberty; shutdown; tyranny
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It just keeps getting crazier. Where's Harry Reid on this?
1 posted on 10/05/2013 6:29:29 PM PDT by Lacey
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To: Lacey

Come on Fed boys, push harder. Wimps.


2 posted on 10/05/2013 6:31:26 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Lacey

Harry “cancer kids suck” Reid is totally on board to make life as difficult as possible for as many people as possible! And that includes everyone from Nevadans to stinky tourists.


3 posted on 10/05/2013 6:31:49 PM PDT by uncitizen (Obamacare IS TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION)
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To: Lacey

This is criminal and Zero needs to be impeached over this.


4 posted on 10/05/2013 6:32:14 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: CodeToad

Obama and Biden live on federal property too. Kick ‘em out!


5 posted on 10/05/2013 6:33:20 PM PDT by Lacey
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To: Lacey

His Arrogance and his sniveling lackeys must think the public will forgive and forget when this is over .... I think not.


6 posted on 10/05/2013 6:34:15 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (A civilian forece funded and equal to the military ... Obama/DHS & Hitler/Gestapo & Stalin/KGB)
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To: Lacey
Regardless, the Spencers said it's their property and they should be allowed in, shutdown or not.

Amendment V

No person shall be . . . deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

7 posted on 10/05/2013 6:34:16 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: CodeToad

This is Criminal. Expect nothing less from the Community-Organizer-in-Chief. This is from the Community Organizer Playbook. I have never seen such a hateful, petty, hating his fellow Americans, “man” in the White House.


8 posted on 10/05/2013 6:34:37 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
It’s time to reverse JFK’s executive order on unions in government agencies. It’s a conflict of interests just like FDR said.
9 posted on 10/05/2013 6:35:00 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: Lacey

The results of putting alittle man in a position of power.


10 posted on 10/05/2013 6:35:05 PM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: Lacey

Law suits should be filed ASAP


11 posted on 10/05/2013 6:35:33 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: Lacey

This is bovine excrement.
I have always wondered why leftist are not more afraid of conservatives.......we have all the weapons.
obama is pushing the country to civil war......his plan is succeeding.


12 posted on 10/05/2013 6:35:47 PM PDT by svcw (obama lied my plan died)
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To: CodeToad

I agree - but what is equally concerning is that the feds have this much power to use when they want to. This is the frigging park service! Just think if he really turned the other agencies loose on us.

Well, on second thought, he’s been doing it quietly but just hadn’t consolidated enough power yet to go full bore tyrant. I think Cruz foreced his hand sooner than he wanted.


13 posted on 10/05/2013 6:36:04 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Lacey


“I wouldn’t call it a government shutdown,” said Hitchcock, 71, a retired zone manager for 7-Eleven. “I’d call it a government meltdown. If my kids ever acted like these politicians are acting — it’s probably not politically correct to say this anymore — but I’d beat the crap out of them, then send them to their rooms.”

I think hes on to something here..

Hairy Reed on the other hand...not so much

I stand High above..and Behind this...This is Government Land and Im The Government


14 posted on 10/05/2013 6:36:15 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Lacey

This true, ‘WTF!’ moment has been brought to you by your Federal Government.


15 posted on 10/05/2013 6:36:23 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: onyx; RedMDer; The Cajun

ping


16 posted on 10/05/2013 6:36:37 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Lacey

obama wants civil forking war because of his massive ego and hatred of this country. gay muslim pig.


17 posted on 10/05/2013 6:36:40 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Lacey

This seems to be more and more a test everyday to see just how much We the People will accept. Unfortunately, people are even allowing themselves to be removed from their homes.

“If we do not hang together, we shall surely hang separately.”
Benjamin Franklin


18 posted on 10/05/2013 6:36:53 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (REMOVE ALL EXEMPTIONS, EXCEPTIONS, AND WAIVERS TO OBAMACARE)
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To: Lacey

Total unnecessary harassment conjured up by the Democrats to force our hand, to force us into submission to their will.

Hold on, and don’t even let the bastards get close to winning. The Democrats are the United States of America’s worst of enemies within. We have more, but they are the worst.


19 posted on 10/05/2013 6:36:53 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: Lacey

Time for the House to defund the National Park Service. This Nazi-like behavior is being ordered straight from the White Hut.


20 posted on 10/05/2013 6:37:05 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: Lacey

“on Thursday, a park ranger said they had 24 hours to get out.”

Tell them no through the door. Tell them there are several hidden cameras recording them and uploading. Force them into something they call “bad optics”.


21 posted on 10/05/2013 6:37:38 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Lacey

Lamposts.


23 posted on 10/05/2013 6:38:43 PM PDT by lafarge
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To: Lacey

Not sure why people are so meek but my answer would be “Make me.”


24 posted on 10/05/2013 6:39:17 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: Lacey; zot; Interesting Times

the level of idiocy of this administration just keeps growing. It almost like bh0 has a death wish for any dimocrats coming after him. He is showing the power of the government gone berserk, unfortunately the msm is hiding it and supporting him. I can only hope that this will backfire.


25 posted on 10/05/2013 6:39:28 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Lacey

WHAT THE HELL DOES IT COST THEM TO LET THEM GO HOME????

NOTHING!


26 posted on 10/05/2013 6:41:58 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Lacey

A question just occurred to me. Since the reservations are technically federal land when are they going to force out the Indians?


27 posted on 10/05/2013 6:43:49 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: lafarge; Lacey; zot; Interesting Times

Here is a link to a Hot Air article that gives mention that the closings may be of the NPS’s own doing:

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/10/04/park-service-ranger-weve-been-told-to-make-life-as-difficult-for-people-as-we-can-its-disgusting/


28 posted on 10/05/2013 6:44:45 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Lacey

The state should sieze the Federal Managed Land, via state eminent domain, kick all Fed employees to the curb(expel Fed from the state)and declare land rightfully returned to state ownerhip.

Then tell the Feds to POUND SAND


29 posted on 10/05/2013 6:44:50 PM PDT by Bellagio
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To: Wisconsinlady

The pushback has to begin at the spiritual level. Grasp the God of Justice and Righteousness again. Then proceed. This is going to entail some satanic resistance. We’ve goofed off way too long for it to be easy. But the sooner it begins the sooner it will see significant victory. (It will never make this mortal coil perfect, though.)


30 posted on 10/05/2013 6:44:50 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Lacey

When government becomes destructive to those ends......


31 posted on 10/05/2013 6:44:59 PM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: Lacey
This is just a little too much to believe. People affected had better be contacting anyone and everyone from Congress-critters to all the "news" media. Get the media to stop looking so hard for someone who has actually signed up for ZeroCare and report some real news.

The White House sits on federal property. No one should be allowed back in until Zero and his Dem cronies get with it and sign a bill funding the government.

32 posted on 10/05/2013 6:45:11 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Lacey

When this is all over I will be greatly disappointed if Congress doesn’t severely punish NPS. The senior staff must be forced out for openers.


33 posted on 10/05/2013 6:45:31 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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Thankfully, our health care isn’t yet anchored to the govt.


34 posted on 10/05/2013 6:45:36 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

Good question.


35 posted on 10/05/2013 6:45:41 PM PDT by Lacey
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To: Lacey
Where's Harry Reid on this?

He's on the 17th green at Washington National Golf Course.

36 posted on 10/05/2013 6:46:26 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Lacey

Then why are Obama and Michelle allowed to return “home” to the White House? Shouldn’t they also be kicked out?


37 posted on 10/05/2013 6:46:49 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: Lacey

Or those living on military installations?


38 posted on 10/05/2013 6:46:52 PM PDT by Lacey
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To: Lacey

Clearly all Federal land ownership must promptly be transferred to the states, except for military bases.

When is Fedgov going to empty the urban Federal housing projects? Monday?


39 posted on 10/05/2013 6:48:20 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Lacey

The Community Organizer in Chief is leading a strike, and no one is forcing him back to the bargaining table. Yes...another “empty chair” epic fail.


40 posted on 10/05/2013 6:49:01 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Lacey

Looks like it’s time to privatize the national parks service.

They are the custodians of OUR LAND, but act like the own it!


41 posted on 10/05/2013 6:49:19 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: VeniVidiVici

This Nazi-like behavior is being ordered straight from the White Hut.


The White House is going to resemble the Fuherbunker before long. The evil bastard is going to hunker down and go all out in doing what he can to destroy America. The more opposition he gets, the more determined he becomes.


42 posted on 10/05/2013 6:49:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: CodeToad

Not just Impeached but Removed From Office.


43 posted on 10/05/2013 6:50:05 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: GreyFriar

These closures are showing a little glimpse of the power of the federal government.


44 posted on 10/05/2013 6:50:19 PM PDT by zot
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To: Lacey

The optics are just astounding. The leg humping press is AWOL.


45 posted on 10/05/2013 6:51:20 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Lacey

Quickest way to stop this crap is for the House to start impeachment.


46 posted on 10/05/2013 6:52:07 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Hoodat

Get the sheriff involved. And many citizens.

They’re just banking on us complying.

Don’t.


47 posted on 10/05/2013 6:52:27 PM PDT by Principled
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To: Gay State Conservative

Sure it’s not the 19th green?


48 posted on 10/05/2013 6:52:32 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Lacey

More, keep it up. Close the Interstates. Come on we dare you.


49 posted on 10/05/2013 6:53:02 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Lacey

50 posted on 10/05/2013 6:53:20 PM PDT by Paladin2
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