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Pisgah Inn Owner: National Park Service 'Out There with Lights Flashing Right Now' (Update @ 92)
Breitbart - Big Government ^ | October 4, 2013 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 10/05/2013 2:58:27 AM PDT by don-o

On Thursday, the Pisgah Inn, which holds a concession on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, North Carolina, announced that it would defy the National Park Service’s order to close up, and would open doors for business on Friday. On Friday morning, NPS rangers showed up, lights swirling, to close down the business and turn away its customers, supposedly thanks to the government shutdown.

Pisgah Inn receives no federal money, and according to owner Bruce O’Connell, who spoke exclusively to Breitbart News, “All we do is pay the government money. We don’t take anything from them.” It is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, which was deemed a thoroughway and therefore left open by the National Parks Service. Nonetheless, earlier this week, the NPS moved to shut it down. Michael Litterst, chief spokesman for the Park Service, said, “We do not believe it is appropriate or feasible to have some parts of the system open while others are closed to the public.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: asheville; barrycades; blueridgeparkway; dncrico; fedbeast; greenshirts; nps; obamarico; obamatyranny; pisgahinn; shutdown; shutdownrico; spitehouse
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1 posted on 10/05/2013 2:58:27 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

So the gov is going out of it’s way to LOSE money.


2 posted on 10/05/2013 3:04:50 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Rebelbase

Ping

From what I see on the video, it looks like anyone who drove up to the Inn expecting to have a meal or to shop is going to encounter Park Police.

They might need to talk to them for a few minutes to understand what’s going on. I looks like a small area to turn around at the gate.

Traffic might get backed up on the Parkway.

Just sayin’

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


3 posted on 10/05/2013 3:09:04 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: don-o
Responding to Crisis
4 posted on 10/05/2013 3:12:29 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: autumnraine
LOSE money.

Heard the man on Hannity say that the FedGov receives a portion of the daily receipts.

5 posted on 10/05/2013 3:14:45 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: don-o

It is time for collective action, perhaps with a couple of supportive Congressional Representatives. Will NPS call out the riot squad to stop a peaceful crowd with Congressional representatives from going in to have lunch? If the answer is yes, then Obama will be unmasked even more and time for everyone to read Matt Bracken’s “What I Saw at the Coup.”


6 posted on 10/05/2013 3:14:49 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: autumnraine

No. It is likely, because they are profitable, the feds are looking to shut them down, force them into bankruptcy, buy up the properties, and open Under new ownership, the feds or friends of feds.


7 posted on 10/05/2013 3:15:31 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: don-o

Mrs. abb and I stayed overnight there back in August. Views from the restaurant are to die for.


8 posted on 10/05/2013 3:16:18 AM PDT by abb
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To: don-o; Salamander

Gee.

I wonder how many Veterans and Bikers and Veteran Bikers live within an hour’s ride of this place?

I wonder if any of them might be hungry today?


9 posted on 10/05/2013 3:17:54 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: don-o
Is there any doubt we're living under a tyrant? I stand with Patrick Henry!
10 posted on 10/05/2013 3:18:44 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: don-o

Also, this time of year is the highest volume of traffic on the Blue Ridge because of fall foliage tourists.


11 posted on 10/05/2013 3:21:19 AM PDT by abb
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To: autumnraine

No, they don’t care about money. If they need it, they will come to you and me and take it.

What they care about is maintaining their control - just like the Nazis, the Stalinists, the Mussolinis of times past.


12 posted on 10/05/2013 3:22:03 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Jonty30; Travis McGee

I would not put it past them, but I do not think they actually are thinking that far ahead - at least the operatives are not. Those folks got the memo: “inflict pain.”

Monkeys with grenades.


13 posted on 10/05/2013 3:22:13 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: shibumi

Looks pretty. Bring the kids and some cameras.


14 posted on 10/05/2013 3:23:00 AM PDT by Claud
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To: don-o
THIs kind of CRAP should get at least SOME brain Dead Democrats to come alive and see the VINDICTIVENESS and TYRANNICAL ACTS that Obama is doing!!

WAKE UP!!!! THEY ARE CLOSING PRIVATE PLACES!!

15 posted on 10/05/2013 3:23:58 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: don-o

But, the reason Obama’s golf course is staying open was supposed to be because it took in payments as well...


16 posted on 10/05/2013 3:24:19 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: All

From Asheville TV 13

http://wlos.com/shared/news/features/top-stories/stories/wlos_pisgah-inn-forced-close-13495.shtml


17 posted on 10/05/2013 3:31:07 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: Ann Archy
THIs kind of CRAP should get at least SOME brain Dead Democrats to come alive and see the VINDICTIVENESS and TYRANNICAL ACTS that Obama is doing!!

If the regular news media won't report it, how are Democrats going to know about it? You think Jon Stewart is going to do a send up of his hero Obama? And even if a number of Democrats do learn about it, most of them will be happy that "those right-wing pukes" are getting what they deserve.
18 posted on 10/05/2013 3:31:31 AM PDT by fr_freak
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To: Gaffer

http://westernrifleshooters.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/what-i-saw-at-the-coup/


19 posted on 10/05/2013 3:33:20 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: don-o
Hmm huh. Just confirming Obama and his bureaucrats view themselves as rulers of the public and not public servants who work for the taxpayers
20 posted on 10/05/2013 3:33:31 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: fr_freak

I STILL have HOPE.


21 posted on 10/05/2013 3:34:43 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: fr_freak

The local media in western NC and upstate S Carolina has the story.

The locals got riled up back in 2000

http://www.bpnews.net/printerfriendly.asp?ID=6382


22 posted on 10/05/2013 3:39:46 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: don-o

http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20131005/NEWS/310050025/Pisgah-Inn-reopens-defies-government-shutdown?nclick_check=1


23 posted on 10/05/2013 3:40:16 AM PDT by abb
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To: don-o

Sounds like the king needs a trip to Runnymede.


24 posted on 10/05/2013 3:41:55 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: shibumi
I wonder how many Veterans and Bikers and Veteran Bikers live within an hour’s ride of this place?

This time of year, on Weekends, there are LOTS of bikers, Gold Wing clubs, Corvette clubs, Miata clubs, Hot Rod clubs which come up to drive the Parkway and see the leaves changing.

Atlanta, Greenville, Spartanburg, Knoxville are all within 1-3 hours drive.

(if any Freepers are organizing something, call & give owner Bruce O’Connell a heads-up so he can be prepared!)

25 posted on 10/05/2013 3:43:20 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("Life is short. It's even shorter if you suggest going out for pizza on your anniversary" Peter Egan)
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To: BwanaNdege

The Park Police are supposed to have cruisers blocking the entrance.

Is there a “Tow Trucks for Freedom” club located nearby?

/s


26 posted on 10/05/2013 3:46:28 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("Life is short. It's even shorter if you suggest going out for pizza on your anniversary" Peter Egan)
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To: 9YearLurker
"But, the reason Obama’s golf course is staying open"

I was thinking that myself, hmmm, obviously there is a different reason why the golf courses are staying open. hmmm, I wonder what that could be?

On a serious note, are all military courses open or just the ones around DC?

27 posted on 10/05/2013 3:50:12 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: BwanaNdege
The Park Police are supposed to have cruisers blocking the entrance.

Those who pray might pray that these people get convicted in their hearts about enforcing illegal orders. And refuse.

28 posted on 10/05/2013 3:50:22 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: autumnraine

Not only lose money, but spend money using Park Police to enforce shutting down a money making activity that does not need to be shut down because the purpose of the Anti Deficiency Act is for the government to NOT SPEND without Congressional authorization. It is not TO SPEND in order to shut down. That is completely the opposite.

We need to find another term than government shutdown to describe the situation of not being authorized to SPEND!


29 posted on 10/05/2013 3:54:23 AM PDT by AMDG&BVMH
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To: don-o

http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/23615245/wnc-hotel-ignores-government-shutdown


30 posted on 10/05/2013 3:54:37 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: don-o

Off Topic: CNN at 6:45 am est, just did a story on bees in China, the TV graphic showed Hong Kong on the coast of Brazil with CNN logo on the bottom. Can anyone capture and post this Epic graphic? LOL !!!


31 posted on 10/05/2013 3:55:13 AM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: autumnraine
So the gov is going out of it’s way to LOSE money.

The money involved is trivial.

It's really simple. It's that the word has come down from the WH that the sheeple must be inconvenienced in order to cast blame upon the Tea Party!

The more the sheeple suffer, the better! It's Obama's fault! It's even beginning to show in the rigged polls.

32 posted on 10/05/2013 4:00:09 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: jpsb

On an even more serious note when does he shut down the name servers that run the internet?


33 posted on 10/05/2013 4:00:45 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: Truth29

The ‘plan’ ? Totally believable IMO.

I did quite like how the ‘plan’ became unraveled by the unexpected emergence of “the Militia of One,” the largely unorganized eruption of independent citizens taking their own actions wherever they could with a devasting effect on the common federal collaborators and enforcers that held the government’s power together.


34 posted on 10/05/2013 4:01:27 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: don-o

How is this not a crime? How is this not actionable in court?


35 posted on 10/05/2013 4:04:32 AM PDT by Ophiucus
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To: jpsb
On an even more serious note when does he shut down the name servers that run the internet?

Doubtless the Rooskies or the Chinese, both having learned how to use this US invention, the Internet, would step into the breach with (somewhat) viable solutions. (BTW, the Rooskies recently acquired a notable US expert on internet infrastructure).

36 posted on 10/05/2013 4:06:54 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Ophiucus

P.I. facebook posting

Greetings Pisgahteers,
all I can say is WOW!!!! The last 72 hours have been the craziest of my life. I have talked to more media and congress people than I ever thought a simple, country boy would. Michelle Bachman called me by my first name and told me I was a a great American. Like her or not it was a thrill for me.
So here is our latest. We have Park Service Rangers at our gates blocking entry to the Inn. We are essentially closed at this time. We are still moving some chess pieces but now those moves are taken with a little more caution. For those of you that wish to support us financially call the Inn and purchase a gift certificate. It will always be good and it can be used in the restaurant, gift shop or hotel. We will be in the office from 9-5 until we re-open or at some time when a decision will be made to close for the season. We love you all and are so humbled by the out pouring of support and prayers from all over our still great nation. See Ya Soon,
Rob
Like · · Share · 6 · 3 minutes ago near Asheville, NC ·


37 posted on 10/05/2013 4:07:16 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: autumnraine
NC is a Red state. Therefore bammy has instructed his flying monkeys to to go our of the way to make them SUFFER! He (or VJ and axlegrease)'s sure gonna prove who's boss!

And per the park rangers: "I'm only following orders" is not a valid reason for doing wrong!

38 posted on 10/05/2013 4:10:08 AM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: don-o

This man should have standing to sue over Obama’s ineligibility. Particularized, justiciable harm.

If there was a groundswell of lawsuits in too many courts for Obama to bribe and/or threaten, maybe Obama would learn to fear the people.


39 posted on 10/05/2013 4:10:41 AM PDT by butterdezillion (Free online faxing at http://faxzero.com/ Fax all your elected officials. Make DC listen.)
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To: don-o

Resist! Take a lil drive up to Pisgah to see the leaves.


40 posted on 10/05/2013 4:13:15 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

My wife and I have been there...it is absolutely stunning, especially in fall. Make sure you hang this shutdown albatross right around the neck of EVERY SINGLE democrat you encounter...b*stards. All 65 million of you.


41 posted on 10/05/2013 4:15:24 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: don-o

Michelle Bachmann ought to show up with a tow truck or two...


42 posted on 10/05/2013 4:16:50 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: autumnraine

Yep.

They just shut down one of the oldest restaurants in San Francisco.

It is privately owned and always has been.


43 posted on 10/05/2013 4:18:03 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: don-o

The governor needs to call it an invasion and mobilize the state guard.


44 posted on 10/05/2013 4:18:43 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: don-o
When the Park Service rangers showed up to shut him down, O’Connell related that they told him they “hate to do it, but it’s their job.” They handed him a written copy of an order directly from National Parks Service Director Jonathan Jarvis. “Apparently,” said O’Connell, they contacted Washington when I refused to close, and they brought me the order and handed it to me personally just a few minutes ago.”

We now have a name...

45 posted on 10/05/2013 4:20:30 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: don-o

I thought they weren’t allowed to work


46 posted on 10/05/2013 4:21:41 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: don-o
Michael Litterst, chief spokesman for the Park Service, said, “We do not believe it is appropriate or feasible to have some parts of the system open while others are closed to the public.”

Two names.

47 posted on 10/05/2013 4:25:54 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Timber Rattler
“hate to do it, but it’s their job.”

Then quit.

48 posted on 10/05/2013 4:27:42 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: don-o

One man’s spite and anger is responsible for this. One man who micromanages all agencies of the government. One man who is getting his revenge on the people that he hates so much.


49 posted on 10/05/2013 4:28:41 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: who knows what evil?

And that’s the rub...they love their jobs more than their country.


50 posted on 10/05/2013 4:28:52 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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