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Yosemite Sam National Park?


Call me a sissified urban wuss, but I’m having a hard time figuring out why someone would absolutely need to take his gun to a national park. Republicans have let Christopher Dodd and other would-be populists sock it to the credit-card companies, in exchange for the right to carry your piece into Yosemite. Last time I checked, crime rates in our national monuments were negligible, and presumably no one’s gonna be shootin’ critters there. You can’t just leave your gun at home? So I have to possibly give up my frequent flyer miles bonus points in order to subsidize some lousy credit risk, just so the NRA can beat its chest in victory. I don’t think that this is where the Republicans should be demanding concessions, as Obamanomics continues its death march through our economy.