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Screwed by the #SpiteHouse: Blue Ridge inn forced to throw out food after shutdown closure
twitchy ^ | 10/8/13 | staff

Posted on 10/08/2013 4:22:45 PM PDT by Nachum

Jon Ostendorff @JonOstendorff

Workers at Pisgah Inn forced to throw out food today as #shutdown lingers. #avlnews #ncpol

The Pisgah Inn sits on federal land on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. When the government shut down, the inn was forced to close right in the middle of the fall foliage tourism season.

Federal workers are likely to be paid retroactively, but the Pisgah Inn is losing money. And now, several days into the shutdown, the kitchen is tossing out food.

(Excerpt) Read more at twitchy.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: bho44; blue; inn; nps; pisgahinn; ridge; shutdown; spitehouse

1 posted on 10/08/2013 4:22:45 PM PDT by Nachum
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2 posted on 10/08/2013 4:24:07 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Sorry they didn’t do what hundreds are doing, say FU and stay open.


3 posted on 10/08/2013 4:25:51 PM PDT by svcw (obama lied my plan died)
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To: svcw

She reported over the weekend that there were 5 armed guards in her parking lot 24/7.

They are keeping people from coming into her parking lot.


4 posted on 10/08/2013 4:28:47 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Nachum

Moral: Don’t let the FedGov be your partner or your landlord, especially when the FedGov CEO is a Marxist racist.


5 posted on 10/08/2013 4:31:33 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: Nachum

Sue the DNC for the cost of lost food and revenue.


6 posted on 10/08/2013 4:33:12 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: ridesthemiles
Too bad these folks won't get the same *backpay* that the fed workers sitting on their collective arsses will.

0's paybacks are hell on private industry :(

7 posted on 10/08/2013 4:33:13 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Nachum

The owner Bruce and his 90 year old mother need to get a court injunction to reopen. I hope the case can be expedited and the employees have a place to stay in the meantime.


8 posted on 10/08/2013 4:33:28 PM PDT by erlayman
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To: ridesthemiles

Then bring 500. Or 5,000. And sue for breach of contract. And sue Obama for SPENDING money when the Anti Deficiency Act is in effect, so that his armed gauards are in violation thereof. No I do not blame those poor people in the least, just let them stand, and let us stand with them, for this abuse against private enterprise cannot be allowed to stand.


9 posted on 10/08/2013 4:34:37 PM PDT by AMDG&BVMH
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To: erlayman

I wish I were an attorney so that I could take it on pro bono and I have no doubt that among Freepers, there is someone who can and will. This abuse of power cannot be allowed to stand.


10 posted on 10/08/2013 4:36:42 PM PDT by AMDG&BVMH
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To: Nachum

Trust me on this. If food is being thrown away, some gub’mint workers are bringing it home. Salads and some perishables might go but steaks and high dollar items are going home with somebody.


11 posted on 10/08/2013 4:37:38 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (You hear it here first.)
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To: ridesthemiles

I understand, and in other places people walk around them and go in.
Over five hundred people stormed the Lincoln Memorial the other day with armed guards standing there.


12 posted on 10/08/2013 4:38:48 PM PDT by svcw (obama lied my plan died)
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To: Nachum
The Parkway is open. This is blatently illegal behavior by a bunch of damn thugs. A landlord can't order a tenant in compliance with a lease to just shut down.

I will never again look the same at those "friendly" park rangers. It is obviously all an act. They don't think the people own the parks; they think they do.

13 posted on 10/08/2013 4:42:46 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: WorkingClassFilth
Trust me on this. If food is being thrown away, some gub’mint workers are bringing it home.

Hope they sprinkled some chlorine bleach on the old food... just to make sure that it's disinfected.

14 posted on 10/08/2013 4:43:32 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: colorado tanker

Every ranger gets a free booger on their sammich after the serfs are allowed to reopen.

no extra charge.


15 posted on 10/08/2013 4:47:30 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Nachum

When this all ends, and it will not end well, Ophonybama and his LIEberal posse will have pissed off a lot of Americans.

Hopefully, this NPS Gestapo tactic will be the straw that broke his back!


16 posted on 10/08/2013 5:44:18 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: colorado tanker

We had an incident here in central Alabama the other day. There is a boat ramp on the Alabama way out in the middle of nowhere. No one mans it, you just put your money in a box. Good ol’ boy went fishing. When he got back there was a note on his truck telling him that the ramp was closed due to the shutdown. He drove to the entrance and found it padlocked. He smashed the padlock with a hammer. The rangers showed up and told him they didn’t know anyone was using the ramp. He asked them “then who the ****” put the note on my truck.” The rangers backed off and let him go.


17 posted on 10/08/2013 5:50:10 PM PDT by Himyar
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To: svcw

Protesters could take evasive action but overnight guests obviously need the space for parking for business to reopen. They are going to have a tough time coming back this season in any case without a sufficient stash of food on hand. God bless.


18 posted on 10/08/2013 5:53:15 PM PDT by erlayman
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To: erlayman

The problem with that is the courts are owned by Obama and his minions. Essentially, they, like us, are own their own as far as the protections afforded by the law are are concerned.


19 posted on 10/08/2013 5:57:15 PM PDT by sport
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To: WorkingClassFilth

I would take steps to make sure that it was not fit to eat when I threw it out.


20 posted on 10/08/2013 5:58:55 PM PDT by sport
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To: Nachum

Where are the governors of these states when their constituents need them and their National Guard muscle?!


21 posted on 10/08/2013 6:48:11 PM PDT by poindexters brother
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To: Taxman
When this all ends

Where in Heaven's green Earth did you ever get the idea it will end?

22 posted on 10/08/2013 6:51:09 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: sport

In the most disgusting ways imaginable.


23 posted on 10/08/2013 6:59:17 PM 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: Nachum

I wonder how the tax payers will react when the next company to run these inns will have to be paid to take them over, with revenue guarantees and performance bonds for the nps.


24 posted on 10/08/2013 7:15:39 PM PDT by buffaloguy
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Every conservative operation negatively affected by the Marxist dirtbags will hopefully enjoy a surge of business once they are unchained.


25 posted on 10/08/2013 7:17:24 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Wordkraft

“Sue the DNC for the cost of lost food and revenue.”

You are right in so far as whom is calling the shots on this “shutdown”. I doubt any lawsuit would be viable, but the thought is right on the mark.


26 posted on 10/08/2013 7:47:44 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: Nachum

And the Rangers said: “just followings orders”. They should do well when activated to become FEMA camp guards and goons.


27 posted on 10/08/2013 7:53:51 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (When His Arrogance talks out of his a$$, Harry Reid's lips move.)
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To: colorado tanker

“I will never again look the same at those “friendly” park rangers.”

The NPS Rangers have screwed the pooch on this one. They’ve decided they are law enforcement first and have changed their image from friendly servant to that of potential dog shooters.

The damage to their PR will be difficult to overcome.


28 posted on 10/08/2013 8:00:37 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Himyar

In your friend’s case had it been somewhere other than the middle of no where he’d have been charged with damaging federal property.

Being Egypt, AL where everyone knows everyone else eats and shops at the same joint, and knows where the Rangers live they did the smart thing and didn’t press it.


29 posted on 10/08/2013 8:05:12 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Lazamataz

You are right, Laz. There will be no end to Ophonybama crises. How does this rewrite work?

“By the time this crisis resolves (and it will not resolve well) into the next crisis, Ophonybama and his LIEberal posse will have pissed off a lot more Americans.

“Ophonybama’s Gestapo tactics will be his downfall!”

There. Will that do it?


30 posted on 10/09/2013 7:21:10 AM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: Nachum

Public relations for the Inn would be better served if they offered the food to a charity that feeds the needy. Then the regime would try to block the pick up, further revealing their true nature.


31 posted on 10/09/2013 7:31:45 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: ridesthemiles
She reported over the weekend that there were 5 armed guards in her parking lot 24/7.

They are keeping people from coming into her parking lot.

What are they going to do, shoot us for passing their Barrycades? I wish I was in a position to test their devotion to the regime!

32 posted on 10/09/2013 7:35:08 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: ridesthemiles

She reported over the weekend that there were 5 armed guards in her parking lot 24/7.


Good spot to practice their goosestepping.


34 posted on 10/09/2013 7:49:18 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Nachum

Just imagine the press coverage if it was a Republican president doing this to American citizens. His own party would call for impeachment and removal from office! Yet we hear nothing from the members of the Democrat Socialist Party who should be embarassed by their failure to condemn the actions of their petty, vindictive tyrant.


35 posted on 10/09/2013 7:54:21 AM PDT by glennaro
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