From the Ridiculous to the Inconceivable

From the Ridiculous to the Inconceivable

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“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#1 Oct 6, 2013
By: Mike Flynn (Breitbart)

Just before the weekend, the National Park Service informed charter boat captains in Florida that the Florida Bay was "closed" due to the shutdown. Until government funding is restored, the fishing boats are prohibited from taking anglers into 1,100 square-miles of open ocean. Fishing is also prohibited at Biscayne National Park during the shutdown.

The Park Service will also have rangers on duty to police the ban. Of access to an ocean. The government will probably use more personnel and spend more resources to attempt to close the ocean, than it would in its normal course of business.

This is governing by temper-tantrum. It is on par with the government's ham-fisted attempts to close the DC WWII Memorial, an open-air public monument that is normally accessible 24 hours a day. By accessible I mean, you walk up to it. When you have finished reflecting, you then walk away from it.

At least that Memorial is an actual structure, with some kind of perimeter that can be fenced off. Florida Bay is the ocean. How, pray tell, do you "close" 1,100 square miles of ocean? Why would one even need to do so?

“He said What?!”

Level 5

Since: Feb 10

No Way! LOL

#2 Oct 6, 2013
Is there barbwire on the beaches yet?
A Noted Observer

Glen Ellyn, IL

#3 Oct 6, 2013
When your henchmen shut down the government in a temper tantrum, did you 2nd place finishers realize that the government might shut down- IN A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN????

Sheesh....

“He said What?!”

Level 5

Since: Feb 10

No Way! LOL

#4 Oct 6, 2013
No one wants to believe what their eyes are seeing and their ears are hearing.
WAKE UP AMERICA!

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Level 8

Since: Mar 11

Rockin' USA ;)

#5 Oct 6, 2013
Talk about THINKING the government had That much CLOUT...

Kinda compared to...TAXING...Rainfall..WHAT??

“Will cause trouble when bored”

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Since: Dec 12

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#6 Oct 6, 2013
This shutdown from the republicans is equivalent to a child holding its breath trying to get their way.

Another victim of the shut down is the closure of a lot of hunting grounds just in time for hunting season. Ha bet those southern republicans supporters didn't realize they were supporting that.

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#7 Oct 6, 2013
In the South it's always "OPEN SEASON!"
At least Obama opened the Muslim Museum in Mississippi/with his own money - from "US" taxpayers of course.

“He said What?!”

Level 5

Since: Feb 10

No Way! LOL

#8 Oct 6, 2013
Have they ordered the drapes for Mt. Rushmore yet?

“Will cause trouble when bored”

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#9 Oct 6, 2013
Uh no hillbilly its not open season down here. Lol if ur caught poaching outta season its big trouble. They can take ur guns, truck and future hunting rights. Not to mention the fines!

“Living With A Grateful Heart”

Since: Jan 13

Counting Little Blessings

#10 Oct 6, 2013
Have they designated The Grand Canyon A No Fly Zone?
PDX Dave

Portland, OR

#11 Oct 6, 2013
The Republicans are the heroes of our nation, and our time. The Democrats are the ones trying to give the country away! Ending any and all immigration laws, now California has allowed illegals to get law degrees and practice. It's all over, anybody having babies these days is dooming their children to inherit a once great nation. Kind of sad, and a pathetic comment on what Americans used to be. Does anyone remember the days when immigrants came here, and wanted to become Americans? Now they want to bring their "culture" with them and turn America into just the place they left. And they are doing so because we let them. Because we allow it, we deserve to have our nation fail around us. Pity the children.

“Will cause trouble when bored”

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Since: Dec 12

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#12 Oct 6, 2013
I know change is scary but when the first immigrants settled here they remembered their culture to and still do. One example st Patrick's day which is in honor of an Irish Saint. People still come here to be American. They of course are going to remember their culture Remember unless u are of native America decent, your ancestors were immigrants.
A Noted Observer

Glen Ellyn, IL

#13 Oct 6, 2013
PDX Dave wrote:
The Republicans are the heroes of our nation, and our time. The Democrats are the ones trying to give the country away! Ending any and all immigration laws, now California has allowed illegals to get law degrees and practice. It's all over, anybody having babies these days is dooming their children to inherit a once great nation. Kind of sad, and a pathetic comment on what Americans used to be. Does anyone remember the days when immigrants came here, and wanted to become Americans? Now they want to bring their "culture" with them and turn America into just the place they left. And they are doing so because we let them. Because we allow it, we deserve to have our nation fail around us. Pity the children.
So, you are pro-choice. Interesting....
justy_unplugged

Atwater, OH

#14 Oct 6, 2013
It would appear that Ranger Smith has finally locked down Jellystone from all the pic-a-nic basket stealin' & the honey boo boo's...
A noted observer

Glen Ellyn, IL

#15 Oct 6, 2013
Aren't the real victims of this shutdown the republicans themselves? I mean- they screwed it up big time! It didn't stop *Obamacare*. Government workers are getting paid not to work as if they were Congresspersons. They'll lose many seats in '14. They did not think this through.

“Living With A Grateful Heart”

Since: Jan 13

Counting Little Blessings

#16 Oct 6, 2013
justy_unplugged wrote:
It would appear that Ranger Smith has finally locked down Jellystone from all the pic-a-nic basket stealin' & the honey boo boo's...

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Level 8

Since: Mar 11

Rockin' USA ;)

#17 Oct 6, 2013
Think ANYONE that wanted the SHUT DOWN..Should be replaced...

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#18 Oct 7, 2013
DiamondDustedRose wrote:
Have they designated The Grand Canyon A No Fly Zone?
That was a Gud'n DDR.
I guess if they can close the ocean down they can do it to the air
also?
Obama did say it'd be there when the shutdown was over, but he didn't say anything about going over it=?=

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