Shutdown: Own a home on Lake Mead? To...

Shutdown: Own a home on Lake Mead? Tough! Get out!

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“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#1 Oct 5, 2013
The latest effort to inflict as much pain as possible during the shutdown:

http://www.ktnv.com/news/local/Lake-Mead-Prop...

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV)-- The government shutdown is being felt close to home for some locals. They say they're being forced out of private homes on Lake Mead because they sit on federal land.

Joyce Spencer is 77-years-old and her husband Ralph is 80. They've been spending most of their time in the family ice cream store since going home isn't an option.

The Spencers never expected to be forced out of their Lake Mead home, which they've owned since the 70s, but on Thursday, a park ranger said they had 24 hours to get out.

"I had to go to town today and buy Ralph undershirts and jeans because I forgot his pants," Joyce Spencer told Action News.

The Stewart's Point home sits on federal land, so even though the Spencers own their cabin outright, they're not allowed in until the government reopens.

“*=* Always Thinking *=*”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#2 Oct 7, 2013
There is such a thing as "Taking things too far!"
Obama falls in that 'threshold', and I hope he's critically injured! "Political Wise!"

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