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Are the Interstate Highways next?
Lowcountry

Posted on 10/07/2013 9:32:13 AM PDT by Lowcountry

Based on the thuggish Federal closings of open air monuments and National Parks, is it feasible the feds could TRY shut down the Interstate Highway system?


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1 posted on 10/07/2013 9:32:13 AM PDT by Lowcountry
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To: Lowcountry

shhhhhhh....don’t give ‘em any ideas!


2 posted on 10/07/2013 9:33:23 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: Lowcountry

They are going to close the DC Beltway?


3 posted on 10/07/2013 9:33:25 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Lowcountry

No. Although partial funding for the IHS was provided by the feds, the states are responsible for law enforcement. Ever see an FBI agent write a ticket?


4 posted on 10/07/2013 9:35:02 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: Lowcountry

Apparently the FED has also shut down the Atlantic Ocean somewhere in FL. Heard it this morning on the way to work from a local Talk Radio guy. No fishing and no Charters. the FED will be patrolling. The reference was a Breitbart article but I haven’t seen it.


5 posted on 10/07/2013 9:35:14 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Waiting for next tagline.)
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To: Lowcountry

From what I am seeing, we should make it priority to defund and disband the Park Service. And Forestry. And BLM.

Return the land to the states.


6 posted on 10/07/2013 9:35:17 AM PDT by marron
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To: Lowcountry

Yeah, and the airports too.


7 posted on 10/07/2013 9:35:30 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Lowcountry

Ordinarily I would just pas this off as a nuisance comment. But not any more.................


8 posted on 10/07/2013 9:35:43 AM PDT by Red Badger (It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. .....Voltaire)
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To: left that other site

Maintained by the state from gas taxes, so I don’t think so.


9 posted on 10/07/2013 9:35:52 AM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: Lowcountry

I wouldn’t put anything past them,,,including shutting down the highway system to stop food supplies from being delivered to stores.


10 posted on 10/07/2013 9:36:15 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Lowcountry

The WH needs to be shut down - for sure!!


11 posted on 10/07/2013 9:37:06 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Lowcountry

...and at what point does Obama p!$$ everyone off?


12 posted on 10/07/2013 9:37:15 AM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Farnsworth

Oh, he’ll find a way, especially since it’s named after Eisenhower!


13 posted on 10/07/2013 9:38:49 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: Slyfox

Shutting down Christmas celebrations?


14 posted on 10/07/2013 9:38:54 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Lowcountry
AMTRAK...Willie Green and 3 other people deeply saddened.

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15 posted on 10/07/2013 9:42:08 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Lowcountry

Just shut down the interstates only in Las Angles ...


16 posted on 10/07/2013 9:42:42 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Slyfox
...and at what point does Obama p!$$ everyone off?

Never, as long as the polls and his focus groups keep saying it's everyone else's fault.

17 posted on 10/07/2013 9:43:13 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Lowcountry

It would certainly be a hoot if they tried...

It would crash the economy of the nation within 3 days. And it might make the union OTR truckers a bit grumpy.

Mark


18 posted on 10/07/2013 9:43:34 AM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Farnsworth

Maintained by the state from gas taxes, so I don’t think so.


Doesn’t mean anything.

“NPS Orders Closure of Park that Receives No Federal Funding”

http://freebeacon.com/shutdown-theater/

This park will probably be driven out of business and never be able to reopen again.


19 posted on 10/07/2013 9:45:01 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Tenacious 1

They shutdown the entire Florida Bay. From the Everglades to Key West. No Fishing, Boating or use of the waters of any kind. This is crazy... This is TYRANNY plain and simple.


20 posted on 10/07/2013 9:45:50 AM PDT by bbernard
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To: Slyfox

...and at what point does Obama p!$$ everyone off?


There is no such point.


21 posted on 10/07/2013 9:46:41 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Lowcountry

That would stop the government from looting the incomes of the American private sector..

So that will never ever happen.


22 posted on 10/07/2013 9:49:11 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Tenacious 1
Apparently the FED has also shut down the Atlantic Ocean somewhere in FL

Tried to close florida bay

23 posted on 10/07/2013 9:53:04 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Lowcountry

That would only happen if the WH thought it would help win in 2014.


24 posted on 10/07/2013 9:54:56 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: Lowcountry

Let them try it...


25 posted on 10/07/2013 9:55:21 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: madison10

See the beloved “Separation of church and state”, ACLU would have a field day


26 posted on 10/07/2013 9:55:39 AM PDT by jughandle
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To: Lowcountry

He might selectively close roads in areas that voted for GOP or have GOP Senators/Reps.


27 posted on 10/07/2013 9:55:57 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: marron

For those who live east of the Mississippi, there are vast portions of western states which are controlled by the Feds.

NO taxes are paid from these lands, either. Nevada land mass is 87% controlled by the Feds. Utah is about 82% the same. IF you take time to look at really detailed maps, you will see that millions of acres of forests, desert, and canyons are controlled by the Feds. Where I live, the BLM controls wide areas of desert and they can shut it down if they can find enough persons to enforce the shutdown.

Millions of acres are leased to ranchers for grazing, and they can cause havoc with that, also.

Utah is trying to get back their Fed controlled land, but the guy leading that push isn’t getting much support.

Maybe this weeks actions by rangers will change that.


28 posted on 10/07/2013 9:58:58 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: American Constitutionalist

Pero tengo mis conductores licencia!


29 posted on 10/07/2013 10:00:10 AM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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To: Wordkraft

On another thread over the weekend, Freepers in Michigan reported that the Feds were trying to shut down COUNTY roads leading to various seashore parks.


30 posted on 10/07/2013 10:00:44 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: bbernard

requires mass disobedience. fedgov doesn’t control the ocean.


31 posted on 10/07/2013 10:04:36 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Lowcountry

This President has no scruples. He announced today that he’s sending Nancy Pelosi out to the Head Start programs....AND SHE WON’T BE WEARING ANY MAKEUP!!!!! Harry Reid doesn’t care about dying kids, but this is ruthless! Children running and screaming, “Make the bad old woman go away!” The horror.....the horror.....


32 posted on 10/07/2013 10:06:43 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: bbernard

imagine is gwb tried this. you’d see reid and schumer and pelosi and hillary screaming ‘who the hell does this little dictator think he is?!?!’ you’d see the media running stories about how our govt is dead, how this is not how it’s supposed to be, how it’s killing the economy, how it’s soviet-style totalitarianism....

on every tv news segment.


33 posted on 10/07/2013 10:06:46 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: blueunicorn6

someone needs to tell pelosi the day to scare children is october 31st.


34 posted on 10/07/2013 10:07:33 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Tenacious 1

True. He closed the Florida Bay (West Coast) and Biscayne Bay (East Coast).


35 posted on 10/07/2013 10:08:06 AM PDT by CelesteChristi
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To: Lowcountry

Nah, next to be shutdown is airspace. We already have precedence for that.


36 posted on 10/07/2013 10:08:11 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: Secret Agent Man

I am sure the boys down in the keys are sitting on the docks looking at their boats. /s


37 posted on 10/07/2013 10:08:27 AM PDT by bbernard
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To: Lowcountry

Short of taking out bridges its virtually impossible.


38 posted on 10/07/2013 10:09:00 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ridesthemiles

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3075215/posts


39 posted on 10/07/2013 10:10:00 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Lowcountry

US Hiways belong to the states.

At the very beginning, there were those who said the constitution did not allow for expenditures for hiways.

The issue was resolved by turning the first, the national pike from cumberland d to vandalia il to the states. The feds provided engineering and some money to the states.


40 posted on 10/07/2013 10:10:55 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: marron
Return the land to the states.

Exactly. Plus lands seized by eminent domain to their original owners.

41 posted on 10/07/2013 10:12:06 AM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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To: Secret Agent Man

I know. This is Tyranny. People have no idea what is to come. If this is accepted now it is going to embolden the feds big time.


42 posted on 10/07/2013 10:12:43 AM PDT by bbernard
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To: Lowcountry

I believe that “we the people” own all of these federal lands - not “the government”. How can shutting down the bureaucracies shut down an unmanned asset owned by the people?


43 posted on 10/07/2013 10:15:28 AM PDT by Lowcountry (RIP: Peterdanbrokaw)
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To: Lowcountry

I hope the clown tries.


44 posted on 10/07/2013 10:17:35 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Lowcountry

NO.


45 posted on 10/07/2013 10:18:19 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: Cincinatus
No. Although partial funding for the IHS was provided by the feds, the states are responsible for law enforcement. Ever see an FBI agent write a ticket?

That's right. And the Feds have *never* been known to horn in on states' jurisdictions, right?

46 posted on 10/07/2013 10:19:25 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: Lowcountry

I would not be surprised.

Last week I was thinking Team Petulant would at least try to shut down the Interstate highway overpasses and bridges.


47 posted on 10/07/2013 10:23:54 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Lowcountry

As birth certificates are issued by the government, until the evil Republicans relent and end the government shutdown, there will be no birthday celebrations. That is all.


48 posted on 10/07/2013 10:26:18 AM PDT by Hegemony Cricket (The emperor < still > has no pedigree.)
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To: bbernard
It IS tyranny. Ideally we would have a media that would question and investigate, but well.. yeah.

Wonder how the hell much added tax dollars are being squandered to ‘enforce’ the gov’t shutdown? Coupled with the hypocrisy of what “essential” items are selectively being left open.

49 posted on 10/07/2013 10:28:06 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: Lowcountry
You folks have it all backwards. As his royal hinda$$ keeps turning the screws to try to make this shutdown "painful" more of the idiots who elected him are understanding their mistake.

I hope he shuts down everything. The faster he does it the sooner congress will achieve a veto proof majority and "affordable" health care will be gone. Hopefully he will be gone, too. There is no way he is stupid enough to take it that far, but I'm hoping he is arrogant enough; I think we have a shot there.

50 posted on 10/07/2013 10:35:08 AM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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