Wyoming towns meet fundraising goal for plowing Yellowstone roads on time

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  1. Lifesgood
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    Lifesgood - March 23, 2013 8:47 pm
    Great JOB!!! I hope other states will follow in this example. AMERICANS DON'T NEED HELP FROM THE FED'S. ( Amazing how they tryed to shut us down. Wyoming you showed them! )
  2. End Daze
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    End Daze - March 23, 2013 5:43 pm
    Great going Wyoming. I agree this is what AMERICANS do. They don't kneel to authority figures, wringing their hands and pleading for handouts. Just make sure when you vote next time that you are voting for people who are going to help you keep your resources your own so you can take care of your own problems, and don't need the bureaucrats and politicians.
  3. dblup
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    dblup - March 23, 2013 3:52 pm
    Private sector working people take care of themselves AND others, as always.

    Shirkers, whiners, government and union employees sit around and pout.

    One of these days the freebies are going to run out.

  4. Guardian Angel
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    Guardian Angel - March 23, 2013 9:17 am
    Attn: Regular Guy
    Last I checked, Wyoming and the Federal Government (whom manages land for Wyoming) split the revenues generated on Wyoming lands managed by the federal government.
    Therefore, the federal government is not returning to Wyoming, its fair share, in which that would be called, theft. Its times like now that {I'm sure} makes ceding from the union even more attractive to Wyomingites.

    Wyoming can make it without the federal government, as it is the federal government whom can not make it without states like Wyoming. Good job to Wyoming in taking the lead hand showing the nation and this government, "they don't really need them".
    No taxed land on federally managed lands belongs to that state but, since the federal government does manage lands, its the federal government that is the free loader, not the other way around.
  5. Regular Guy
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    Regular Guy - March 23, 2013 8:55 am
    Resentment over having to cover a federal shortfall? That's funny. States like Wyoming get more back in federal taxes than they put in.
  6. 2012
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    2012 - March 23, 2013 8:51 am
    I had no doubt the money could be raised. That's what we do in the West, we take care of our own and gather round the neighbor when he needs help. Good job. BUT, what you have really done is allow the NPS to escape their irresponsibility, with no consequences. You've just fed the stray dog. They NPS management has met and were directed to close some campsites, not fix potholes, ignore the public bathrooms and a few other areas that serve the public. This is a punitive action, teaching us a lesson for taking some of their money(your tax dollars). So, Cody, where are you going to stop? Who's going to be cleaning the bathrooms in the park? Who wants to volunteer to take care of the campgrounds? Who's going to shovel blacktop to fix pot holes? Cody and Jackson have stepped up to the table and will clear the roads, to what? Dirty bathrooms, closed campsites, and potholes? Let's see if the managers of the Park will step up and do what they get paid for. I think not.

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