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More Shutdown Woes: Kids’ Sandcastle Contest on San Francisco Beach Cancelled

If you thought the Shutdown Follies couldn’t get any more absurd and spiteful, you were quite mistaken.

It was announced today that an annual sandcastle contest on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach has been cancelled out of sheer malice by the Obama administration, despite the fact that the beach on which it is held — part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area — normally has no lifeguards, no rangers, is permanently open to the public, and requires no funds for day-to-day operations...

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Park Service Approves Immigration Reform Rally on ‘Closed’ National Mall…

A planned immigration reform rally will take place on the National Mall on Tuesday even though the site is closed due to the government shutdown. Organizers for the Camino Americano: March for Immigration Reform were spotted Monday setting up a stage and equipment on the National Mall for the rally which will take place on Tuesday. A few scattered barriers around the park have signs informing visitors that the area is closed as a result of the government shutdown. Susana Flores, a spokesperson...

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