Tag Archives: National Parks

Shutdown demonstrates the future

By Nathan Barton As the current partial government shutdown continues and sets a modern record for the Fedgov’s closure, it may be that we are seeing the future. No, it is NOT a future that looks like the National Mall … Continue reading

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Government shutdown – two weeks and counting

By Nathan Barton Wow.  Two weeks now.  What a situation! (Please tell me, honestly, has this government shutdown REALLY created any problems for you?  Really?) I should point out that the longest government shutdown in the last fifty years was … Continue reading

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“Keep public lands in public hands”

By Nathan Barton The title of this commentary is taken from a sign showing up in Southeastern Utah and other places, trying to counter the obvious attempts by Trump, his cronies, and the GOP (and other evil people like Libertarians) … Continue reading

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Where the Governmental Shutdown is REAL – and People are Angry

The governmental “Shutdown” is for the most part bogus:  the consensus seems to be that only 17% of all government employees are on furlough:  not expected to get a paycheck on the 15th or 31st of October (remember, even Federal … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Diary, Days #1 and #2

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN DIARY Day 1 of the “Government Shutdown/Economy Shutdown” (Tuesday, 01 OCT 2013) – Left early today for Pierre for EPA-mandated testing and certification required to determine whether too much dust or smoke is being emitted.  Will it be … Continue reading

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