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In your face, Spite House! Blue Ridge inn blockaded by Park Police reopens today [legal docs #80]
Twitchy ^ | October 9, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 10/09/2013 9:28:20 AM PDT by abb

The Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina created a publicity crap storm for the Spite House when operators were forced to close during the government shutdown. The inn sits on federal land and despite the owner’s attempt to defy orders from the Park Police, he was forced to close his doors and throw away spoiled food during the height of fall foliage season.

Today, the inn will reopen at 5 p.m. and all October reservations will be honored.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: barrycades; bloggersandpersonal; blueridge; fubo; northcarolina; nps; obama; operationwhipcracker; pisgah; pisgahinn; spitehouse
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Obama blinks...
1 posted on 10/09/2013 9:28:20 AM PDT by abb
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To: abb

Didn’t they have to dispose of a lot of perishable inventory yesterday?


2 posted on 10/09/2013 9:30:52 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: don-o

I think it deserves breaking news status. The bastards blinked.


3 posted on 10/09/2013 9:30:53 AM PDT by abb
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To: abb

It should ban federal employees from staying there.


4 posted on 10/09/2013 9:30:56 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: abb

http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20131008/NEWS01/310080064/Workers-Pisgah-Inn-weigh-options-shutdown-lingers

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20131009/NEWS/310090044/Pisgah-Inn-reopen-today

http://www.wbir.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/03/blue-ridge-lodge-to-defy-shutdown-order/2916637/

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/10/08/heres-how-the-owner-of-a-private-inn-barricaded-by-park-rangers-amid-government-shutdown-is-responding/


5 posted on 10/09/2013 9:31:34 AM PDT by abb
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To: abb
Indeedy!

Thank You.

One of these incidents.....Obamas gonna irritate a real mouthy former leftist....and then the fur will fly


6 posted on 10/09/2013 9:31:37 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: abb

Good for these people! I hope folks make an extra attempt to dine there and enjoy the beautiful surroundings in order to make up for the lost revenue.


7 posted on 10/09/2013 9:31:46 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: abb

We’re winning. The Community Organizer doesn’t understand street theater? He doesn’t understand the people?

This is the worst politics I’ve ever seen. Who is running this guy?


8 posted on 10/09/2013 9:31:52 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: abb

Free Republic had the story almost an hour before Twichy

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3075173/posts


9 posted on 10/09/2013 9:32:09 AM PDT by don-o (Hit the FReepathon hard and fast! Nail this one for the Jimmer. Do it now!)
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To: GeronL
It should ban federal employees from staying there.

I like the way you think!!

In a truly free country they would have the right to refuse service to Federal Nazis.

10 posted on 10/09/2013 9:32:47 AM PDT by sand88
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To: 1010RD
Just heard on ABC Radio News that the Pres and the Dems are having a big shut down pow wow today at the Spite House.
11 posted on 10/09/2013 9:33:07 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: don-o

If it ain’t on FRee Republic, it ain’t news!


12 posted on 10/09/2013 9:33:33 AM PDT by abb
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To: 1010RD

“This is the worst politics I’ve ever seen. Who is running this guy?”

The Lizard Queen Jarrett.


13 posted on 10/09/2013 9:35:54 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: 1010RD

His petulant desire for vengeance causes him to make stupid mistakes.


14 posted on 10/09/2013 9:35:59 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: abb

Sounds like teh kind of place that has a woodshed where Bammy could be (new) skooled.


15 posted on 10/09/2013 9:36:01 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: lonevoice

Yes!


16 posted on 10/09/2013 9:38:17 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Yes quite a bit of food supposedly. Poor owner better look out IRS colonoscopy coming soon, courtesy of the boy king.


17 posted on 10/09/2013 9:38:30 AM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Paladin2

Never let a good disaster go to waste. With the shutdown we know exactly where to cut government fat out of the system. Let’s get trimming in 2014.


18 posted on 10/09/2013 9:38:38 AM PDT by spawn44 (moo)
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To: abb

Keep the names of the thugs who enforced this for a national database of Shameful Americans. The citizens need to come to know that being a government thug is a Shameful thing.


19 posted on 10/09/2013 9:38:59 AM PDT by healy61
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To: abb

These episodes of park police doing this blockading and closing of even private properties have revealed something: the arrow of their loyalties points away from the people and toward the government.

If things go badly for the country, you might want to keep that in mind.


20 posted on 10/09/2013 9:40:21 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Paladin2
Mrs. abb and I spent the night there a month and a half ago. Decent rooms, decent food in the restaurant. Views from the giant picture windows in the restaurant to die for.


21 posted on 10/09/2013 9:41:06 AM PDT by abb
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To: 1010RD
This is the worst politics I’ve ever seen.

His optics are melting down. We are winning! Steady as she goes.

22 posted on 10/09/2013 9:41:23 AM PDT by don-o (Hit the FReepathon hard and fast! Nail this one for the Jimmer. Do it now!)
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To: leapfrog0202

Afraid you are correct.


23 posted on 10/09/2013 9:43:00 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: FReepers
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24 posted on 10/09/2013 9:43:27 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: abb

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pisgah-Inn/64363295664


25 posted on 10/09/2013 9:43:55 AM PDT by abb
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To: abb

Since his popularity ratings dropped to 37% even in an MSM poll, I’d say he had no idea what this would stir up.

Arrogant little ... well, fill in the blanks.


26 posted on 10/09/2013 9:45:10 AM PDT by livius
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To: DAC21
“This is the worst politics I’ve ever seen. Who is running this guy?”

The Lizard Queen Jarrett.

But who is Jarrett's controller? Soros is just the front man for whoever is doing this. I can't imagine that any foreign country like China or Russia benefits from the utter destruction of the US because of he worldwide economic consequences. I'm not a sophisticated person and I can't figure the whole game out with the limited information the public and Freepers have access to.

27 posted on 10/09/2013 9:48:38 AM PDT by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: abb

Awesomeness!

About the National Parks: I’m inspired to visit the new one in my area when it reopens. Don’t know if they have much going on, it’s a battlefield.

The $hutdown may have not have the impact anticipated by $pitehouse because due the the continuing recession there aren’t that many people able to travel anyway. The Vets were available and the Evil Ones knew they would be visiting on a schedule.


28 posted on 10/09/2013 9:50:53 AM PDT by madison10
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To: GeronL

Just ban half-white presidents.


29 posted on 10/09/2013 9:51:11 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: sand88; GeronL
It should ban federal employees from staying there.

Robert Heinlein - "Time Enough for Love" / "Notebooks of Lazarus Long"
- "In a mature society, civil servant is semantically equal to civil master!"

He wrote this in 1972 (published in 1973!)

30 posted on 10/09/2013 9:51:52 AM PDT by SES1066 (To expect courteous government is insanity!)
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To: GeronL

“It should ban federal employees from staying there.”

The only problem with that is they lease the building from the Fed. Gov as a concessionaire which is renewed on a frequent basis.


31 posted on 10/09/2013 9:52:52 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: 1010RD

>>>This is the worst politics I’ve ever seen. Who is running this guy?>>>

Soros


32 posted on 10/09/2013 9:53:56 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY.)
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To: ottbmare
But who is Jarrett's controller?

Think horns and pitchfork

33 posted on 10/09/2013 9:54:13 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: abb

Just a thought, but I wonder if Zero’s approval rate sinking to 37% had anything to do with backing down?


34 posted on 10/09/2013 9:54:51 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: lurk

Personally, I think this was sort of a trial run.

However, that said, I think a lot of parkies (and I know some) are very devoted to the US and its people and honestly weren’t expecting anything like this and didn’t know how to react. I would also suspect that a lot of them didn’t think they were really going to be expected to enforce it and it was just for show.

Rangers always complain about being regarded as an enforcement arm, something that was not always true (although they had certain police powers) and actually developed more in recent years as there was more crime in parks. However, there is a separate United States Parks Police, which is armed and does most of the hard stuff and which is the one that appears in most of the recent photos of park closings, etc.

I notice that in some places Obama had to hire what was clearly contract labor to shut down the parks, so there may have been more resistance than we know about.

Also, this has rallied the States like nothing else, which is also something you don’t hear discussed.

When Obama did this, he wanted to punish average Americans, mostly Anglo whites but with a fair number of Hispanics and even some black Americans (judging by what I saw of the attendance this summer on a tour through various National Parks). He knew that anybody interested in this country and its history and even landscape would be no friend of his.


35 posted on 10/09/2013 9:58:41 AM PDT by livius
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To: Rebelbase
Just a thought, but I wonder if Zero’s approval rate sinking to 37% had anything to do with backing down?

This poll was taken BEFORE Obama's BS speech yesterday! I will bet that he got advance notice about how bad these stories are hurting his approval ratings and THAT is why he went out to play mister negotiator!

Yesterday's BS time was nothing but another attempt to deflect ownership of his failures!
36 posted on 10/09/2013 9:59:59 AM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: livius
Since his popularity ratings dropped to 37% even in an MSM poll, I’d say he had no idea what this would stir up.

The MSM keeps referring to and comparing against the popularity of Congress. Ignore that because what you see there is a pure popularity contest and most members will be re-elected, so that score is meaningless. Obama, on the other hand needs an appearance of popularity to keep his Democrat allies in line and elect enough to take the House in 2014. At this rate, it looks like his battle plan is failing!

I weep bitter crocodile tears! (really, I do!)

37 posted on 10/09/2013 10:00:26 AM PDT by SES1066 (To expect courteous government is insanity!)
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To: ottbmare
But who is Jarrett's controller? Soros is just the front man for whoever is doing this. I can't imagine that any foreign country like China or Russia benefits from the utter destruction of the US because of he worldwide economic consequences.

You'll probably find Jarrett's controller somewhere in Chicago -- in the Chicago cell of domestic communists (William Ayers is a member in good standing).

Operations funded by radical Islamist sheikhs, which became necessary as the Soviet Union's funding started to wither and disappear thru the eighties.

As a consequence, the Chicago cell runs domestic policy while the Muslim Brotherhood calls the shots on foreign policy.

Just my best guess...

38 posted on 10/09/2013 10:02:29 AM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: 1010RD

Two that I know of, Trumpka and Soros. Trumpka is in the whitehouse all the time.


39 posted on 10/09/2013 10:03:53 AM PDT by tillacum
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Glenn Beck interviewed him last night. What a terrific guy. He stated 50 employees had no place to go and he has been feeding them and helping them out. Way to go Glenn for getting this story out. This restaurant owner said he was not affected so much and could weather the shutdown... but his employees could not. Small Business hero of the day.


40 posted on 10/09/2013 10:07:20 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: momincombatboots

Thank you for that information.


41 posted on 10/09/2013 10:09:33 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: lurk
These episodes of park police doing this blockading and closing of even private properties have revealed something: the arrow of their loyalties points away from the people and toward the government.

At least in Saddam's regime, they had the decency of covering their faces when they they tormented their neighbors and friends.

-PJ

42 posted on 10/09/2013 10:11:15 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
Jonathon Moseley ‏@JonMoseley 1h @PrayingMoreRU Bruce O'Connell of the Pigsah Inn (Blue Ridge Parkway) was in Court yesterday, will explain on radio today @4:17 EST WNJC1360
43 posted on 10/09/2013 10:14:57 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: abb

GOOD!

I had the pleasure of stopping there a few years back while on the Blue Ridge. Gorgeous views, perfect location. Love that area!


44 posted on 10/09/2013 10:19:10 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

“The Spite House” is part of the language no longer in use by the old (sometimes called mainstream) media. Lots of us look for those gems for the chuckles they bring.


45 posted on 10/09/2013 10:34:09 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Yes, and I’m sure as soon as they restock with fresh food the Spite House (Good one!) will close it again.


46 posted on 10/09/2013 10:36:42 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: 1010RD

*Who is running this guy?*

It would seem a robot from another galaxy that has batteries that are running down and no way to charge them!


47 posted on 10/09/2013 10:37:32 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: lurk

You got that right. The old “we don’t make the laws, we just enforce them” will be the trump card of the day.


48 posted on 10/09/2013 10:38:20 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: GeronL

They can stay there,. but they have to eat the spoiled food.


49 posted on 10/09/2013 10:38:40 AM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: DAC21
*“This is the worst politics I’ve ever seen. Who is running this guy?”

The Lizard Queen Jarrett.*

I thought maybe it was robots from another planet, but this theory is better.

It seems that a Slestak is controlling him!

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-wu9PRS1Mk6Q/Tdg3tWKqXJI/AAAAAAAABvw/9ZBOKyQ9iYw/s400/sleestak.jpg

50 posted on 10/09/2013 10:39:42 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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