Monday, October 7, 2013

Just For Spite

Because of the government shutdown (of 17% of the government), the National Park Service has closed all national parks and monuments.

A lot of that is understandable. It takes a lot of park rangers to keep Yellowstone and Sequoia operating. But what's their excuse for blocking public highways to keep people from seeing things from miles away, and for ordering privately owned businesses closed, and for throwing people out of their own privately owned homes? And why are they using more personnel to close the World War II Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Jefferson Memorial than to keep them open?
With all this, and the testimony of those taking the orders, it appears the orders came from the very top, from
It's just for spite — just because he's angry everyone wouldn't just give him everything he wants. And some of the elements of this spitefest combine both the spite and the narcissistic self-centeredness of our Dear Leader.
Because of all this, most of the country feels this way:
And why is that? It's because of a very simple truth.

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