The Democrats already voted to fund all of this stuff.<quoted text>
#1 The Obama administration is doing all it can to keep
Americans from even getting a glimpse of Mount Rushmore, but
Barack Obama’s chefs have been deemed “essential” and are still
preparing his meals .
#2 Small businesses cannot get loans, but the exclusive gyms that
are only for members of Congress have been deemed “essential”
andremain open .
#3 The National Mall has been closed to the public , but it will be
opened for a huge pro-immigration rally being held by Obama
#4 Last chance cancer treatments for children with cancer have
been suspended, but the IRS continues to collect taxes from us.
#5 The NIH has stopped therapy dogs from visiting sick children,
but Obama and Congress are still getting paid.
#6 The USDA website has been shut down, but Michelle
Obama’s Let’s Move website is still operating.
#7 A runner has been fined $100 for jogging through Valley Forge
National Historical Park, but the military golf course that Obama
uses regularly is still open .
#8 The Obama administration has shut down the Grand Canyon,
but the new two billion dollar NSA spy center is still spying on all
of us .
#9 The federal government has forced an elderly couple out of
their home on Lake Mead during this shutdown, but the
operations of the Federal Reserve have not been affected at all.
#10 In South Carolina, the Obama administration is actually using
Park Service rangers to keep people away from a privately-owned
#11 In Tennessee, the feds have totally shut down the Foothills
Parkway, a major thoroughfare that runs through Blount County.
At this point the feds are not even letting people visit the graves of
their dead relatives.
#12 The Obama administration has actually removed all of the
well pumps along a 184 mile trail that goes from Washington D.C.
to Pittsburgh just so that anyone that decides to use the trail will
not be able to get any water to drink.
#13 The Obama administration is actually attempting to
close 1,100 square miles of ocean off of the coast of Florida. It is
going to take a tremendous amount of time, money and energy to
keep fishing boats out of that area.
#14 According to one news report,“Gestapo tactics” were used
against one tour group made up mostly of senior citizens at
Yellowstone National Park…
Pat Vaillancourt went on a trip last week that was intended to
showcase some of America’s greatest treasures.
Instead, the Salisbury resident said she and others on her tour bus
witnessed an ugly spectacle that made her embarrassed, angry and
heartbroken for her country.
Vaillancourt was one of thousands of people who found
themselves in a national park as the federal government shutdown
went into effect on Oct. 1. For many hours her tour group, which
included senior citizen visitors from Japan, Australia, Canada and
the United States, were locked in a Yellowstone National Park
hotel under armed guard.
The tourists were treated harshly by armed park employees, she
said, so much so that some of the foreign tourists with limited
English skills thought they were under arrest.
When finally allowed to leave, the bus was not allowed to halt at
all along the 2.5-hour trip out of the park, not even to stop at
private bathrooms that were open along the route.
#15 Of course one of the most disturbing abuses of power is how
the Obama administration is using barricades and guards to keep
military veterans away from open air memorials such as the
World War II Memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial and the Iwo
Jima Memorial that are normally open to the public 24 hours a
Republicans aid they would fund it only if the ACA was defunded & delayed.
You really need to pull your head out of your ass & blame the party that shut down the funding.
You people are beyond pathetic.