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I can see it. Imagine 100 people deciding "Hey, let's just go down this gravel road a half mile and crap here and maybe camp here wherever we want." It would start looking like day 3 at Woodstock.
God help all the Americans who through the overt enslaving process have become dependent on all things Government. Look at the chaos produced when funding is held up for a week. Housing is closed (camp grounds), toilets back up, roads closed to vehicular travel, and government agents with guns outlawing many once-ordinary social and legal activities. If you receive some benefit from Santa Claus for some of your well being, (over half of Americans now do), you are becoming one of the enslaved.All brought to us by politicians who care more for illegal foreigners than Americans. A little secret; all those illegal foreigners arriving instantly become dependent/ enslaved by Santa Claus.
Unless you'd kinda like to go backpacking.Also at the face-to-face level, the stern arbiters of order - the remaining rangers at BBNP - are threatening citizens with citations and promulgating announcement posters. And low-impact, tax-paying, backcountry backpackers remain at home.
Well, the vast majority of all of our families arrived here illegally and/or unwelcome.
But, the notion of the majority being 'illegal' arrivals has no basis.
QuoteBut, the notion of the majority being 'illegal' arrivals has no basis.Yeah, I didn't say that. Unwelcome, certainly. And a lot of words irrelevant to campgrounds.
Well, the vast majority of all of our families arrived here illegally and/or unwelcome. Sorry for the inconvenience.
It was a matter of time before the political BS was going to be posted.Keep that crap on Facebook where it belongs!
A message from the Leave No Trace organization:Desperate Times Call for Leave No Trace MeasuresYou've read the disturbing stories reported from our National Parks, now that the partial government shut down has moved into January. The situation is serious: wildlife picking through bins piled high with trash, latrines overflowing with waste and unfettered off-roading in fragile ecosystems. With 85% of National Park employees furloughed, rescue services are limited and maintenance continues to be deferred. Please consider sharing our important recommendations for the duration of the shutdown through your various outlets:1. Develop a Plan B: Choose an alternative to national parks and other federal lands if at all possible. The country has many vast and sweeping state parks and municipal lands, many adjacent or nearby. So if you can, give our national lands a breather. 2. Pack It Out: Plan ahead and prepare takes on an elevated meaning during the shutdown. Make sure that you equip yourself with extra bags for any potential trash that you generate and plan to remove all of it from the park. Pack out trash left behind by others to lessen potential impacts on wildlife, waterways, and the environment in general. 3. Itís Time To Try: Given that many restroom facilities on federal lands are closed or already compromised, the use of biodegradable, disposable toilet-in-a-bag-type products is essential. Even if it has never been in your repertory, this is a tremendously important commitment you must make to protect wildlife, water sources and fellow users. Contact your local outdoor retailer and ask if they have Restop, Clean Waste, Biffy Bags or comparable products so you can pack out your human waste. 4. Share Well With Others: With a lack of critical personnel on site at areas, many visitors will not receive important Leave No Trace information they would otherwise absorb from rangers. Share Leave No Trace far and wide with those around you. You may find that people are very receptive to hearing from you during the shutdown.
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