Good News From the Shutdown: KKK Rally is Delayed

Awwww. Poor racists.



Penn Live brings us the best news to emerge, so far, from the government shutdown. “A Maryland-based Ku Klux Klan group has a permit to stage a rally at Gettysburg National Military Park on Saturday. If the government shuts down at midnight tonight, [it did]the battlefield will close too. If the shutdown lasts through Saturday, the Klan members will have to take their white sheets elsewhere, according to park spokeswoman Katie Lawhon.” Suddenly, the the fact that many foods are going uninnspected seems somehow OK now.

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  • rsklaroff

    I have been remitting e-mail to Larry regarding this issue for a few days, and excerpts therefrom will undoubtedly seep into this comment.

    First, efforts are being made to encourage Mike to clarify whatever was quoted in the Inqy, because the Inqy-author hasn’t called-back, so as to clarify what precisely was said [and by whom, etc.].

    Second, it is untrue that “glaring hypocrisy [occurred when the GOP-House] voted three times to support the shutdown,” for they voted to defund ObamaCare [in myriad ways]; the assumption that “blame” rests with the R’s is debunked when it is noted that the R’s have voted to fund numerous facets of government…only to be met by a brick-wall in the Senate [as Reid is as dismissive regarding NIH research as was Sebelius regarding pediatric lung transplants]…and by the POTUS [noting his veto-threat].

    Third, it will be instructive to note whether the polling evolves, as the horrors of the shutdown/slowdown are as empty [despite the best efforts of the Dems] as were the effects [long-term and short-term] of the Sequester; indeed, as “glitches” persist when people attempt to register with ObamaCare and become even more educated as to its intrusion upon personal liberty [and potential to destroy unionization], perhaps it will dawn on people that this level of resolute statism violates the fundamentals of American political history.

    Fourth, whereas KK was clear, the Independence Hall Foundation [manifest here as a quote from one of the Adams-Siblings] keeps trying to stay “friends” with the incumbents and…in the process…distances itself from fundamental principles promulgated by the TEA [Taxed Enough Already] Party Movement.

    Fifth, this physician has clamored for TWO MONTHS for the strategic sequential passage of funding legislation [having talked to everyone who would maintain eye-contact for thirty-seconds, and e-mailing anyone else who would deign to provide one], thereby demonstrating that the R’s do not wish a shutdown; indeed, this has [finally] presented the Dems with a Hobson’s Choice, for they must either fund government [via legislation originating in the House, as per Article I Section 7] or appear insensitive/foolish while remaining intransigent. FOR EXAMPLE, the decision to allow WW-II vets to visit the memorial FORGETS the fact that many of these individuals would want to educate their offspring regarding what happened!

    If anyone has any questions as to why this physician has adopted this posture, please do not hesitate to contact me [].

  • Rob

    I am in no mood to even contemplate a “Clean CR”! A Clean CR simply means that once again, Republicans do the giving and Democrats do the taking! The Republicans DID NOT WANT THIS SHUT DOWN! Republicans have been doing their best to get concessions out of the Democrats that would give “we the people” the same deal as the Big Unions and certain “selected” friends of Obama have received, and that is a 1 year delay in the implementation of Obama Care, only to be met with a “Stonewall” of No’s from Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and President Obama!

    It’s time for Conservative thought and practice to be the norm instead of the extreme!