Morning News: Privatizing Public Airwaves, Campaign Money, and Free State Parks


Not just free state parks day, it's also Free Museum Day, courtesy of The Smithsonian.

Go see that vile glass-and-crap museum and not have to shell out two sawbucks of your own hard-earned money!
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@1: I'd much rather gladly show my appreciation and patronage by spending $2.00 on regular day and deal with the smaller crowds.

@3 and all the while you can prissily mutter "We built this!" under your breath. Free of us pinko commie riff-raff.
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@5: You are advertising for a commercial product. Isn't that a bannable offense? (Pardon my mini-modding.)
@6, venombrain, negative, sonny, I'm trying to get people to read (not attempting to get the moronic stooges like you to read, though, that would be a lost cause, and your orthography sucks and denotes your lack of literacy, sonny.
@7: I agree with venomlash. Comments are for *your* commentary, not for selling other peoples' commentary. Please be considerate and obey comment posting guidelines.

This isn't your personal blog. Take your agenda elsewhere.

Sgt. Doom: I wouldnt read the bullshit you post anyway, but the moment you insult other regular sloggers you invalidate any point you were trying to make. More flies with honey, ya know.
Go spam your dippy shit somewhere else, you galloping twatwaffle.
Yes, i just insulted you. You deserve it.
@3 GDfR

I agree with you. It's like what Rick Steves' says, consider the value of your time and money well spent versus always looking to save a few dollars. Of course, he's talking about making the most of your vacation, but it certainly applies here too.

It's worth it to me to pay and support museums so that they can have free days for all to enjoy.
@3 and 11: Yeah, except it's $20, not $2 for the glass and crap museum, but whatever. I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
@7: I like how in the course of criticizing my orthography and literacy, you post a comma-ridden run-on sentence containing an orphaned open-parenthesis.
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Just visited Flaming Geyser for free...I think that Discovery Pass has had the effect of reducing down to 1/20th of what they would normally be.

The sad truth is that there are two types of WA state parks. Some of them are smaller versions of national parks, with manicured trails and nice facilities. However. many of them are just glorified K.O.A. campgrounds for RVs and and trailers.

I say make day parks free, and at the hookup parks they pay market rate.
@14. He'd just go as unregistered. Dude'll never go away.

Just for the record--

No way would I cough up any amount of money for Chihuly's glass "museum".

And yes, most museums do cost upwards of $20. I'm only saying that I am fortunate enough to be able to afford that, and I encourage others who can to do so as well.
@19 just eat in the Glass Cafe instead.