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Sat May 25, 2013, 09:18 PM

Just wait you effin ReTHUGs

Let those National Parks close for summer and you will pay

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Reply Just wait you effin ReTHUGs (Original post)
malaise May 2013 OP
mokawanis May 2013 #1
malaise May 2013 #2
Mnemosyne May 2013 #3
nadinbrzezinski May 2013 #4
malaise May 2013 #5

Response to malaise (Original post)

Sat May 25, 2013, 09:22 PM

1. That would be a good way

to really piss off millions of people, including me. I go to at least one National Park every year.

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Response to mokawanis (Reply #1)

Sat May 25, 2013, 09:44 PM

2. I was watching news from Washington State

and here we go
http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Sequestration-affecting-access-to-Mount-Rainer-National-Park-208905901.html
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MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK -- The word sequestration sends shivers down the spine of anybody who's work depends on federal funding.

Effects of the stalemates in Washington D.C. are having a direct impact on one of "this" Washington's most beloved natural treasures.

No amount of governmental goofiness can shut down the sheer majesty of our lovely looming neighbor.

But it can chip away at our access to Mount Rainier National Park and that's exactly what's happened.

"Well we had a 5 percent budget cut this year due to sequestration and we had to make some hard choices," Patti Wold, a spokeswoman for Mount Rainier National Park, said.

The park has more than $600,000 less to work with this year than last year.

And they had $500,000 less to work with last year than they did in 2010.

"Well yeah, definitely we're feeling it," Wold said. "As you can see its reflected in our services that we're able to offer."

Something's gotta give.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sat May 25, 2013, 10:19 PM

3. They sure don't seem to pay for much, do they? K&R nt

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sat May 25, 2013, 10:26 PM

4. Good... And I will tell you why

 

Border patrol...meh, civilian DOD employees, whatever, meals on wheels...who cares? None of those is obvious. Just like the airports this will make the idiocy obvious. It's the only way people notice.

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Response to nadinbrzezinski (Reply #4)

Sun May 26, 2013, 07:10 AM

5. 100% correct

The people who travel will make lots of noise.

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