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Thursday, October 10, 2013

a sight for sore eyes

Taking their lead from the veterans who first pushed through the barricades to visit the World War II Memorial, Americans nationwide are defying the federal government shutdown, tossing aside traffic cones and toppling wooden fences to get to national parks and other federal lands that the administration has deemed out of bounds.
As the shutdown hits the middle of its second week, civil disobedience has become a sensation. Some proudly post online photos of themselves overcoming the government’s obstacles, and others use more subtle ways to make their point.


Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/oct/9/first-amendment-used-to-break-park-service-barrier/#ixzz2hLRaW6G9
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