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Families throw off the cones at Badlands National Park in South Dakota
Twitchy ^ | 10/06/13 | Twitchy Staff

Posted on 10/06/2013 6:01:46 AM PDT by Winstons Julia

Tax-paying, hard-working families aren’t letting White House shutdown politics stop them from enjoying America’s beauty. They’re defying the orange cones at Mount Rushmore. They’re breaching the barrycades at Zion National Park. And now, the Badlands of South Dakota.

Noelle Bruno tweets that she and her family made it through Mount Rushmore despite the White House obstacles:


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: South Dakota
KEYWORDS: 113th; badlands; barrycades; bho44; chicagocommunists; govtshutdown; jarrett; mountrushmore; nationalparks; nps; obama; obamapunishes; openairmemorials; shutdown; southdakota; zionnationalpark
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1 posted on 10/06/2013 6:01:46 AM PDT by Winstons Julia
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To: Winstons Julia

How can a park like that be closed?
Its amazing how they can have guards at parks and memorials but the border between the USA and mexico is wide open.


2 posted on 10/06/2013 6:04:32 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Winstons Julia

As part owner I give my permission to visit national parks, forests, and monuments.

Just clean up after yourselves.


3 posted on 10/06/2013 6:05:13 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Winstons Julia

People should print out little signs saying,

“Ordered Shut by President Obama to Punish the American People.”

Then tape or glue them to the Barrycades.


4 posted on 10/06/2013 6:05:55 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: cripplecreek
As part owner I give my permission to visit national parks, forests, and monuments.

Just clean up after yourselves.

They have my permission to visit my part too.

5 posted on 10/06/2013 6:07:55 AM PDT by McGavin999
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To: Winstons Julia

6 posted on 10/06/2013 6:08:14 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

thanks Winstons Julia.

Meet Sylvia Burwell, the woman who ordered the government shutdown
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3075546/posts


7 posted on 10/06/2013 6:13:15 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Winstons Julia

Well, if they get lost or injured hiking around mount Rushmore they shouldn’t call the government for help. Some folks don’t seem to understand that the federal government is shutdown. I’m sure they’ll have a chance to visit the federal parks and monuments in the near future. But they shouldn’t insist in visiting right now.


8 posted on 10/06/2013 6:13:28 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: Libloather

WOLVERINES !!!


9 posted on 10/06/2013 6:14:47 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Winstons Julia
She may have directed that a shutdown occur but the fashion of its implementation, its cruelty, comes from elsewhere.


10 posted on 10/06/2013 6:16:20 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“I’m sure the King will allow us to cross the mountains in the future but his subjects shouldn’t do it right now.”

Overheard in the colonies upon the issuance of the royal proclamation of 1763


11 posted on 10/06/2013 6:19:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

That is much more polite than what I was gonna say.


12 posted on 10/06/2013 6:24:50 AM PDT by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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To: Winstons Julia

I have never seen a single government thug the times I was n the Badlands


13 posted on 10/06/2013 6:25:17 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Winstons Julia

Don’t know how much longer can contain my JOY!


14 posted on 10/06/2013 6:25:39 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“But they shouldn’t insist in visiting right now.”

It’s mine, I will visit it whenever it suits me


15 posted on 10/06/2013 6:26:28 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Winstons Julia
Obama has done us a favor here, in that he's giving people the confidence to take on their oppressors.

Thanks, Zero!™

16 posted on 10/06/2013 6:27:41 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: cripplecreek

“Just clean up after yourselves.”

These aren’t liberals. They know to clean up after themselves.


17 posted on 10/06/2013 6:27:54 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

The government is not shut down. Something like half of all gov employees are still on the job. Saturday, SECDEF Hagel announced may DoD civilians will go back to work (active duty military have been working all along).

Don’t buy into the lie of a government shut down.


18 posted on 10/06/2013 6:29:45 AM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“May your chains set lightly upon you, ...”


19 posted on 10/06/2013 6:31:02 AM PDT by 2111USMC (Aim Small Miss Small)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I’m not sure where your screen name came from, but if it is a referrence to the great ship the Barnacle, you’re not representing it very well, to state it kindly.


20 posted on 10/06/2013 6:32:15 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Damn ObamaCare, full speed ahead!)
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To: Winstons Julia

This land is your land This land is my land
From California to the New York island;
From the red wood forest to the Gulf Stream waters
This land was made for you and Me.


21 posted on 10/06/2013 6:32:48 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Winstons Julia
"Occupy America" has a nice ring to it.

http://twitchy.com/2013/10/06/occupy-america-visitors-at-utahs-zion-national-park-defy-cones-and-barrycades/

22 posted on 10/06/2013 6:34:44 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Libloather

I should probably watch that movie at some point.


23 posted on 10/06/2013 6:34:47 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: cripplecreek

That’s not what this is about. The parks and monuments are maintained by the federal government for entertainment purposes. They are non-essential and without a budget, they should not be in operation.

Most park rangers are not working because of the shutdown. If the parks are left wide open, there’s nothing to prevent people from going in and vandalizing the place.


24 posted on 10/06/2013 6:35:35 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Well, if they get lost or injured hiking around mount Rushmore they shouldn’t call the government for help. Some folks don’t seem to understand that the federal government is shutdown. I’m sure they’ll have a chance to visit the federal parks and monuments in the near future. But they shouldn’t insist in visiting right now.

You forgot a /sarc tag after that, right?

25 posted on 10/06/2013 6:37:23 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Proud2BeRight

Speaking of that...did anyone else catch the story about eminent domain in NJ?

When the government pays for your shore protection...apparently they shore can claim your property.


26 posted on 10/06/2013 6:39:10 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“Well, if they get lost or injured hiking around mount Rushmore they shouldn’t call the government for help. Some folks don’t seem to understand that the federal government is shutdown. I’m sure they’ll have a chance to visit the federal parks and monuments in the near future. But they shouldn’t insist in visiting right now.”

So, in your view Americans are bunch of helpless children that must have Uncle Sugar at the ready? Why shouldn’t they visit THEIR monuments? Is that your view that they should support Obama by not visiting? If the government is shutdown then who placed all those Barrycaids and signs saying it is shutdown? That’s right, government employees, that’s who.

Some people don’t seem to understand the federal government is NOT shutdown, sucker.


27 posted on 10/06/2013 6:39:15 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: Winstons Julia

Storm the scenic turnout!!! Damn the cones!!! Free the Presidents!!!


28 posted on 10/06/2013 6:40:18 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Have you ever heard of citizen search parties? It happens all the time. If you rely on the federal government for your every breath, shame on you.


29 posted on 10/06/2013 6:40:54 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: BarnacleCenturion

But it takes a real bastard to prevent people from stopping to take photos in a designated place to pull of and take photos.


30 posted on 10/06/2013 6:42:00 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Oh really? Like the vandalism that happened in front of the capitol and supreme court a few weeks ago WHILE the federal government was operating? Is that what you are talking about? So you are saying that all those who wish to see THEIR monument are vandals? Like the Vets? Those vandals?


31 posted on 10/06/2013 6:42:10 AM PDT by crz
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To: Winstons Julia

Lucianne

32 posted on 10/06/2013 6:44:43 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Congratulations!

While most folks at FR are probably on the “naughty” list stored on some government server, I’m sure you just cemented your position on Obama’s “nice” list with your comment.


33 posted on 10/06/2013 6:45:27 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Winstons Julia

These people have a hell of a nerve looking at Obama’s sky without a federal permit.


34 posted on 10/06/2013 6:47:13 AM 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: BarnacleCenturion
But they shouldn’t insist in visiting right now.

So what ya gonna do if this was a planned vacation? If they're like me when I was employed, I was required to submit my tentative vacation days to my employer usually during the first couple weeks of January. If I didn't then somebody else was likely to get my preferred days........

35 posted on 10/06/2013 6:49:10 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Ms. Muffett suffered from arachnophobia)
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To: Winstons Julia

Do you have a link to an article by chance?


36 posted on 10/06/2013 6:52:17 AM PDT by Faith65 (Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior!)
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To: CodeToad

Obama’s tactics seem to be working. You can’t be in favor of the government shutdown and at the same time demand that the federal parks stay open.

Just to be clear, I don’t think the federal government should be in charge of maintaining any of these parks. They should be transferred to the private sector or to the state government. But as things stand right now, the federal government is in charge. And the federal government is or should be shutdown if anybody still bothers to follow the constitution.


37 posted on 10/06/2013 6:53:06 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: cripplecreek; McGavin999

As part owners they don’t need anyone’s permission.

But I agree on keeping it clean.


38 posted on 10/06/2013 6:56:07 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: 2111USMC; BarnacleCenturion
The complete quote:

“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.” ― Samuel Adams

39 posted on 10/06/2013 6:56:52 AM PDT by Popman (Liberal wars are about killing people for humanitarian reasons...)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Look! Obama has sent out the rescue dog in case someone gets lost or injured while hiking the Vietnam War Memorial sidewalk. How thoughtful of him!


40 posted on 10/06/2013 6:57:04 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Winstons Julia

The cones need to be captured and repatriated to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Since they don’t appear to be very agile, maybe by USPS or Fedex?


41 posted on 10/06/2013 6:58:08 AM PDT by Calamari (Pass enough laws and everyone is guilty of something.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

There’s nothing to prevent my from getting injured or vandalizing the state land I wander on now. For that matter most national parks and forests are minimally staffed as it is and aren’t preventing anything now.

It wasn’t but a month or so back that a woman vandalized several DC monuments in the middle of the day.


42 posted on 10/06/2013 6:58:27 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Winstons Julia


43 posted on 10/06/2013 6:58:27 AM 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: BarnacleCenturion

We have a “Loyalist”’in our midst.


44 posted on 10/06/2013 6:59:22 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Leave it to a liberal to get lost around Mt Rushmore.

Former Presidents pointing the way and they are still lost.


45 posted on 10/06/2013 6:59:46 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: BarnacleCenturion

The government is not shut down, Barnacle. Surely you recognize this.

Who is closing all these places? Ghosts?

Why is 0bama doing this then? Because he is a criminal who is attempting to extort trillions from taxpaying Americans. He is a criminal.

The Nicolae moment is approaching. And 0bama is doing it on purpose. In his mind that he is king and can usurp the power of the House of Representatives. That’s why he will not accept that the HOR is doing exactly as they have for 230 years. He wants it how it’s been done since he’s been “in charge” - no budgets - just omni CRs. I’m glad HOR is frickin’ finally recognizing that this guy is trying to take over. He wants to be Commander in Chief AND he wants the power of the purse... as in king. He’s mentally ill.

He sees this as a battle to win power to control our money. That’s all. He’s a sociopath/pshychopathic common criminal.


46 posted on 10/06/2013 6:59:50 AM PDT by Principled
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To: BarnacleCenturion
You can’t be in favor of the government shutdown and at the same time demand that the federal parks stay open.

Strawman

These cones were set up to stop people from parking on the side of the road to prevent them from looking at Rushmore not visiting the actual site...

So you think the WWII and Lincoln memorial should be shut down when they are open areas accessible by a sidewalk?

47 posted on 10/06/2013 7:00:35 AM PDT by Popman (Liberal wars are about killing people for humanitarian reasons...)
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To: McGavin999

To: cripplecreek
“As part owner I give my permission to visit national parks, forests, and monuments.
Just clean up after yourselves.

They have my permission to visit my part too. “.........

I’m “all in”, go for it folks.


48 posted on 10/06/2013 7:01:26 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: BarnacleCenturion

But as things stand right now, the federal government is in charge.


And you seem to be OK with that.


49 posted on 10/06/2013 7:01:55 AM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: moovova

“I’m sure you just cemented your position on Obama’s “nice” list with your comment.”

It’s just the opposite. The people demanding that the parks stay open are in effect working against the shutdown. They are playing into Obama’s hands.

Obama will probably agree to reopen the parks in exchange for the funding of Obamacare and republicans will probably think that’s a good deal.


50 posted on 10/06/2013 7:02:01 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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