Playing Tourist During the Shutdown

Signs of the times, sad to say. According to what I am hearing on local media, these barricades have not been present during previous shutdowns. I wonder what’s different this time?

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I awake this morning knowing that one more day of furlough at least and listening to the radio that Congress will go home for the weekend.  No end in sight and the OPM (Office of Personnel Management) posted

Federal Government

Applies to: All Federal Government

STATUS: DUE TO A LAPSE IN APPROPRIATIONS, FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS VARY BY AGENCY.

Employees should refer to their home agency for guidance on reporting for duty.

So being a good sport, I thought I’d go sightseeing while I am furloughed and take in some of the memorials, when you know that isn’t possible.

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Tourist that planned vacations during this beautiful time of the year, found these signs and many more memorials closed

At the Lincoln Memorial and all of the other memorials in the District, Park Police and Civilian Park Service employees were busy Tuesday morning establishing them as off-limits.

Barricades were set…

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About Don Merritt

A long time teacher and writer, Don hopes to share his varied life's experiences in a different way with a Christian perspective.
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2 Responses to Playing Tourist During the Shutdown

  1. dirofpr says:

    I hope it’s not the opening act for Les Mis – Part Deux : The American sequel. Can you hear the people shout?

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