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Checking in on 2018 National Seashore Projects – What’s on the Horizon, and When

Saturday 27 January 2018 at 12:53 am.

By JOY CRIST

Despite a brief three-day interlude due to the federal government shutdown over the past weekend, 2018 is already shaping up to be yet another busy year when it comes to projects within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

And considering that these projects are scattered throughout the islands, it can be justifiably hard to keep up with what’s coming, going, or being renovated.

So with that in mind, here’s a closer look at the ongoing projects within the National Seashore, and where they stand.

ADA Accessible Boardwalk near ORV Ramp 55 in Hatteras

The new ADA accessible boardwalk that’s adjacent to the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum and ORV Ramp 55 is in the final stages of completion, and should be open in the next several weeks.

The boardwalk is similar to the one at the bathhouse just south of Frisco, in that it has a gradual incline with no hills, brings visitors right to the beach, and also has a viewing platform that allows folks to check out the ocean without getting their toes in the sand.

“Right now, we are planting beach grass along the sides of [the boardwalk] to stabilize the sand,” says David Hallac, Cape Hatteras National Seashore Superintendent, “but the structure itself is almost complete.”

Removal of Frisco (aka Cape Hatteras) Pier

The contractor overseeing the removal of the Frisco Pier, DOT Construction, will be focusing on the in-water work in the next couple of weeks.

“They are fine tuning the plan for extraction,” says Hallac. “They have come up with a methodology that is the best way to go [to remove the in-water pilings], so they are getting ready to put a lot of effort into that now.”

Up to this point, all pilings on the land have been removed, with the exception of a couple that are lodged in the tidal zone.

The beach in front of the former pier remains accessible for fishermen, and beach-goers in the area should expect to see a barge arriving in the next couple of weeks to address the remaining water-locked pilings. 120 pilings are completely hidden under the water’s surface, and removing these structures will be the most complicated part of the removal project, with divers being enlisted to help with the process.

The pier is scheduled to be removed in its entirety by May, however the project is very much weather dependent.

Ocracoke Boat Ramps

The Ocracoke boat ramp project is in its initial stages, and contractors have staged everything required to get started. The goal is to have the project complete by Memorial Day, but like virtually all island projects, progress is weather dependent.

“Any of these projects in these coastal areas are challenging, given weather and ocean conditions, but the contractor will do their best to get it done before visitor season kicks into high gear,” says Hallac.

The Ocracoke boat ramp project addresses two issues with the current ramp set-up, which has two concrete ramps and finger piers to assist with docking.

The current concrete slabs that serve as the ramps will be replaced with new ones that go further into the sound, so that boat trailer tires won’t fall off at the end, which was a reported problem.

In addition, the replacement slabs will have a steeper incline, to make it easier for boats to be launched off of trailers and effectively float once in the water. The new slope and extension of the ramps should alleviate both of these problems.

South Beach Parking Area

The new “road” and parking area at the edge of South Beach is expected to be completed by the springtime, and most likely, within the next 4-6 weeks.

South Beach, or “The Hook,” is the shoreline that is situated just south of Cape Point, and which is solely open to pedestrians year round. The road that is being addressed is situated along the interdunal road close to ramp 44, and is currently accessed via the NPS managed Cape Point Campground. (Locals and longtime visitors will remember this route as the original ramp 45, although the former beach road has not been altered or improved in years.)

The road is being rehabilitated, and is being transformed into an improved dirt road with clay and shell on it – similar to the entrance of ramp 44.

When the project is completed, the road itself will be 6-12” higher due to the addition of clay and shell material, and an unpaved parking area that will accommodate 25-30 vehicles will be added to the end of the road, just behind the dune line.

The footprint of the road will remain the same, but the higher elevation will make it less prone to flooding, and easier to access for all varieties of vehicles.

“Once this road is completed, anybody will have the ability to drive down this road and park at the end,” said Hallac in an earlier interview. “We will recommend high clearance or 4WD vehicles - just because it is a park road - but anyone will be able to drive down, park at the designated area, and walk out and enjoy the beach.”

The end result will also reduce the current walk to South Beach from the Cape Point Campground by 1/3 mile.

Passenger Ferry Parking and Facilities

The construction of the passenger ferry parking area and accompanying facilities is slated to begin the first week of February 2018 at both the Hatteras village and Ocracoke village terminals.

The existing Hatteras ferry terminal space will be converted into two additional parking areas to accommodate passenger vehicles and NCDOT ferry division employees.

On Ocracoke, a new open-air passenger waiting facility will be constructed in front of the Ocracoke Visitor Center to shelter passenger ferry users from the sun and rain, and upgrades and improvements will be made at the Ocracoke Visitor Center to accommodate new visitors. (Examples include a new restroom facility behind the center, and the addition of a transit pullout area in front of the center.)

These facilities are being built in conjunction with the new Ocracoke Express passenger ferry, which is scheduled to be up and running for the summer of 2018.

Oregon Inlet Restroom Renovation

The restrooms next to the NPS managed boat docks at Oregon Inlet, which are some of the most popular docks year-round, are also undergoing a renovation which should be done by the spring of 2018.

Wright Brothers Visitors Center Renovation

The entire building that serves as the Visitors Center for the Wright Brothers Memorial is also undergoing a complete renovation, which is slated to be completed by late August.

Now, bear in mind that this is just an update on projects related to the National Seashore. There’s plenty of other big endeavors to keep an eye on this year, like the Bonner Bridge, the new Jug Handle Bridge, and the passenger ferry itself.

Clearly, it’s going to be another busy year when it comes to changes to the local landscape, but there’s also quite a bit to look forward to – and to keep up with. And as piers disappear and bridges are erected, we’ll keep you posted on the completion of all of the projects that are in the works for 2018.

43 comments

Wesley

What is the status of the investigation into water drainage around the Cape Point Campground? Seems to still be a problem when there is a lot of rain…there was lots of interest in this, and then nothing. Before someone says you can’t drain wetlands, keep in mind the whole are was altered and dunes built…no way for it to naturally drain out like it used to when way too much water got in there…

Wesley - 27-01-’18 21:22
Mr big

Any comments or updates on sidewalks in Buxton and Frisco ?

Mr big - 27-01-’18 22:02
Arthur Pewty

So Little Kinnakeet Lifesaving Station is still being left to rot?

Arthur Pewty - 28-01-’18 01:18
Bud

A tourist access at South beach means the end of enjoying that area!

Bud - 28-01-’18 14:26
Bud

We are supposed to be doing LifeSaving Drills for the public at Little Kinnakeet station this summer.

Bud - 30-01-’18 14:56
pussycat

Thanks NPS. Please keep providing pedestrian access since more than 98 percent of the visitors to CHNS are not motorized offroaders but beach walkers.

pussycat - 01-02-’18 23:23
Bud

Wrong Pussycat, 98% of those 98% never step foot on the National Seashore during their visit. They stay in the villages and village beaches. The NPS has no more land in the villages. Most of the Seashore beaches remain empty year round because people cannot or will not walk to them. Which makes them very enjoyable.

During summer, the village beaches have more congestion and vehicle traffic than the driving beaches. Bud - 03-02-’18 14:15
Devil Dog

Thanks NPS, for providing ORV routes around nesting birds and turtles, and for keeping Cape Point open to ORV’s the entirety of the 2017 spring and summer season!

The new interdunal road from Ramp 49 north was also a great and much needed improvement.

Thanks for bringing common sense back to our National Seashore, Supt. Hallac!

Devil Dog - 07-02-’18 23:56
pussycat

Devil Dog,
There is still a long way for common sense to prevail at CHNS. This is because elitist special interest groups have tied the hands of the National Park Service via a congressional bill on defense spending included a political beach action favor between a democratic a senator from West Virginia named Joe Manchin and his friend in Ocracoke. Because of political cronyism, a gross inequity has not been curtailed. It seems as if ORV beach drivers and their passengers—which make up less than two percent of visitorship—have grabbed control of up to forty percent of the beach as their personal offroading course. This must be reversed. This can be easily checked by counting the number of permits issued and then factoring in passengers. It is time to right this wrong born within the self-interested ORV associations and grown in the Washington DC swamp.

pussycat - 13-02-’18 00:51
Bud

Pussycat, you are so far off course you have disappeared beyond the horizon.

Bud - 13-02-’18 02:05
pussycat

Bud,
Contra, yes. Off course, no way. Once you shift your thinking to realizing that less than two percent of visitorship are ORV drivers and passengers, it gets you thinking. The same two percent once called our rangers nazis and asked every store not to serve them. The same two percent gave the island a black eye by telling visitors not to come until they were allowed to drive on more beach. This same two percent now control up to 40 percent of the beach as their personal off road track.
And the same ORV associations are still fighting for more access to include vehicle free areas. All this for two percent…now that’s a sense of entitlement and elitism on the beach that is as clear as can be. Bottom line, you’re thinking within a bubble created, prompted and publicized by a self-proclaimed, elite two percent and their special interest associations and law firms.

pussycat - 13-02-’18 06:28
Devildog

Puss,

(Yawn). In this digital age, broken clocks and pouting enviro-magpies aren’t right twice a day anymore.

You need to be reminded that this mythical “2%” used to “control” 100% of the beach, and lawfully ceded 60% via the ORV final rule. That means “your side” went from 0.0% “control” to 60% “control” with the stroke of a pen.

Your “special interest associations and law firms” claim is laughable, as you’re talking about groups whose membership might number in the 100’s, whereas DOW. Audubon and the SELC measure in the 10’s of thousands. David didn’t slay Goliath in CAHA, it was in fact demonstrably the opposite.

For you to swagger about openly demanding another 38% from be taken from a legally valid user group smacks of fascism.

Devildog - 13-02-’18 22:41
pussycat

Devildog,
All anyone needs to know is that two percent of visitors—ORV permit holders and passengers—control up to 40 percent of the beach as their personal offroad track. The rest of your response is just deflection, spin,
and useless rhetoric, with many facts left out including connections to national assocations and global fishing equipment manufacturers and Congress. This inequality perpetuated by the two percent must be corrected and brought more in line with CHNS’s user base. When two percent demand entitlement to 40 percent, then that is elitism, pure and simple. Your facism remark is just weird and odd and, well, desperate name calling with nothing to back it up. It like when the two percent called our Rangers nazis, screamed about loss of “liberty and freedom, posted no NPS and FU Audubon signs for young children to see and physically threatened those who opposed them, including the dentist whose child was almost run over while playing on the beach. Then there were turtles intentional run over and park property burned and vandalized. We will not forget and not forgive until proportionality is attained.

pussycat - 14-02-’18 01:51
pussycat

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oKyM-TjsLvE

Welcome to Cape Hatteras National Seashore before ORV permits were required and when every ORV driver and association fought against permitting tooth and nail. Look closely and you can even spot an association sticker on a bumber.

pussycat - 14-02-’18 02:55
Salvo Jimmy

PC,

Your “common sense” argument lacks common sense.

Until your “98 percent” utilize the VFAs between Salvo and Avon and at South Beach as much as the ORV areas between Salvo and Avon, The Point and Ramp 48-49 are utilized, especially during prime season, you have no common sense argument.

You only deserve a Submarine Dolphin Code 175 with your current “common sense”.

Salvo Jimmy - 14-02-’18 03:40
pussycat

SJ,
I am suprised that an educated and experienced man like you will stoop so low as to still rely on defecation jokes in order to insult. But then, there you have it. I guess sometimes age has nothing to do with childish behavior. Besides, people in VFAs are far, far less noticeable than trucks that travel for mile after mile Your VFA utilization statement is not based on fact, but, rather, your ineffective observation. It’s like observing a day or a month below 32 degrees and then saying there is no such thing as global warming. No matter, all anybody really needs to know is that ORV drivers and passengers make up less that two percent of visitorship yet control up to 40 percent of the beach as their personal off road track. That can be verified by finding the number of permits issued and then adding in a passenger quotient already deployed by NPS when counting visitorship.

pussycat - 14-02-’18 05:37
Y bother

Until there is a paid gate no one can claim
ANY usage numbers.

Y bother - 14-02-’18 06:33
pussycat

There is no paid gate to CHNS but the park service effectively states visitorship numbers, and not just by car count. Your claim is incorrect. The ORVers don’t want to let the world know that it was the 2 percent mouse that roared because it grabbed control of up to 40 percent of the beach. That scam is officially over.

pussycat - 14-02-’18 18:26
Devildog

Puss,

So many of your lies, and so little time.

“..control up to 40 percent of the beach as their personal offroad track.”

False statement. Pedestrians are not excluded from ORV areas.

“connections to national assocations and global fishing equipment manufacturers and Congress.”

Conspiracy theory, and not even a very good one.

Your facism remark is just weird and odd and, well, desperate name calling with nothing to back it up”

Definition of Fascism: a tendency toward or actual exercise of strong autocratic or dictatorial control, and forcible suppression of opposition.

If the shoe fits…..

It [SIC] like when the two percent called our Rangers nazis, screamed about loss of “liberty and freedom, posted no NPS and FU Audubon signs for young children to see and physically threatened those who opposed them…”

Hmmmm… You just described the Women’s March in DC from earlier this year, but with slightly different signage.

….including the dentist whose child was almost run over while playing on the beach.”

And I was “almost” run over on Rt. 12 last summer. Means about the same to your “position” as the Dr. Kayota reference.

Then there were turtles intentional [SIC] run over….

Hyperbolic falsehood.

…..and park property burned and vandalized.

Until you bring forward a perp, more hyperbolic falsehood.

We will not forget and not forgive until proportionality is attained.

LOL! Good luck with that there pipe dream, sparky……

Devildog - 14-02-’18 19:31
pussycat

Devildog,
Nice try, but hilarious at best. Count the number of permits and add in
a passenger factor. That means two percent of visitorship are driving on up to 40 percent of America’s beloved national seashore. Anything to rationalize that useage is merely ORV propoganda and a great deal of nastiness. The fact that you brought up the womens march just shows how regressive your thinking really is. The gig is up. You are roaring like that little mouse, but you are trapped in modern times and no one can turn back a clock to reach those imaginary better times when things were “great.” Beyond the recent beach driving gyrations, the long term trend is irreversable and will eventually settle on toes on the beach and trucks on the road. Any other conclusion is either wishful thinking or myopia. Remember two percent of visitorship rocked our island, gave us bad publicity and turned progress on its ear. What’s that sound? Why it’s the low pitch drone of a dying breed of regressives. Progress waits for no one, including you. Roar little mouse, roar. No one is afraid any more, including those at the woments march. #metoo—from the womens movement. #resist—started by the employees of the national park service and now a HUGE national movement. I believe the truth is now know for all readers to decide for themselves. Your and my entrenched
views are open for individual judgement. I’m done for now. (By the way,
I like the name Sparky; it is quite an appropriate descriptor.

pussycat - 14-02-’18 20:25
Devildog

There is no paid gate to CHNS but the park service effectively states visitorship numbers, and not just by car count.

Not yet, but I’ll bet you dollars to doughnuts that you’ll see paid gate entry fees for all at CAHA lonnnnnng before you’ll ever see your “2%” punitive pipe dream happen.

And all those paying park users will have you to thank for it, Billfish, er, I mean, Puss!

Devildog - 14-02-’18 21:21
Devildog

Sparkypuss,

Oh my, rarely have so many words conveyed so little meaning, but then again you flailed this poor dead horse down to just bones long ago.

The gig is up. You are roaring like that little mouse, but you are trapped in modern times and no one can turn back a clock to reach those imaginary better times when things were “great.”

Hmmm, my 401K and paychecks since the first of February are looking more “great” than ever, and our economy is mouse-roaring like it hasn’t in nearly 20 years.

Is that what you meant by “trapped in modern times”? Sign me up for 7 more years!

Beyond the recent beach driving gyrations, the long term trend is irreversable and will eventually settle on toes on the beach and trucks on the road. Any other conclusion is either wishful thinking or myopia.

LOL! The “trend” for the last few years is the reversal of over-reach by the NPS, the point staying open and ORV routes around nesting sites proof positive of said trend.

Plus, do you think the cash-strapped NPS is going to slaughter their new PRV cash cow just because some magpie keeps squawking about how much he hates ORVS?

Pipe Dream On, Sparkypuss…..

I’m done for now.

Is that a promise or a threat? I ask because you’ve become quite the bore….

Devildog - 14-02-’18 23:15
Salvo Jimmy

“. Besides, people in VFAs are far, far less noticeable”

Not with 10X50s from either end of a 1-3 mile VFA

“ Your VFA utilization statement is not based on fact, but, rather, your ineffective observation.”

Nearly everyday Jul or Aug over 4 yrs. and I think a bit better than your implication that all of your 98 percent go to the beach or at least should have 98 percent reserved just in case.

Dolphin 16 F

Salvo Jimmy - 15-02-’18 00:00
pussycat

Devildog, I just broke my promise and had to post one more time. But I’m doing it for your own good. When “Everyman” like you starts talking about his paycheck, 401k, and a roaring economy, then a top tick could have been marked. My untimely brother-in-law was the perfect market indicator when he said everybody’s making money by investing in rental housing and he’s going to do it too. That was in 2007. While your investment decisions are your choices, I personally believe that the market will decrease minus-2 percent per year over the next 12 years, but not without a 60 plus percent drop along the way. I suggest you brush up on Sornette’s singularity, Shillers pe10 and business cycles. You might be right and this roaring economy of yours will continuefor many years, but it’s never happened before under similar conditions back to 1900. Unless you are young enough to easily withstand several business cycles, I suggest you be very careful. Do not believe the bs from Wall Street and Trump. They are already out. It’s just retail buying and corporate executives doing buybacks to increase their bonuses. At least that’s my opinion and not necessarily a fact. By my thinking I’ll see you below S&P 900 by the end of 2019 or sooner.
It’s game on and let’s see who is right.

pussycat - 15-02-’18 01:30
Sparky

SJ,
Must be a wonderful natural view of our national seashore without heavy
metal and endless ruts from tire tracks. Go take a walk there, and if you can’t, park in the lot and set up a beach chair. Watch the birds, listen to nature’s sound without motorized background noise. Appreciate the nature and maybe even throw a line or two. You just might become a convert. Teddy Roosevelt might even smile upon you. Dolphins 11 in the Water.

Sparky - 15-02-’18 21:18
Devildog

Sparkypuss,

I personally believe that the market will decrease minus-2 percent per year over the next 12 years, but not without a 60 plus percent drop along the way.

Pfft. You also believe that self-driving cars are just around the corner, and that the NPS will eventually run all ORV’s off the beach.

By my thinking I’ll see you below S&P 900 by the end of 2019 or sooner.

It’s game on and let’s see who is right.

Paul Krugman, is that you?

“It really does look like ‘President Donald Trump’ and markets are plunging. If the question is when markets will recover, a first-pass answer is ‘never’,”

- Economist and Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman, November 9th, 2016

You were also cockily positive that Hillary Clinton was going to be our next president, so pardon me if I choose to consult more non-partisan and reality-based individuals for my investment needs, mmkay?

Devildog - 15-02-’18 22:13
Devildog

Billfish,

So you’re using that handle “Sparky” now?!? That’s two that I’ve bestowed upon you so far. I’ll come up with a new one later, and let you try it on for size.

Must be a wonderful natural view of our national seashore without heavy
metal and endless ruts from tire tracks.

Ah, the old “endless tire tracks” falsehood, trotted out yet again. It would appear that your spark actually isn’t so bright:

However, the Seashore is part of a dynamic coastal barrier ecosystem, and visual effects of ORVs on ocean beaches can no longer be visible in a matter of hours due to daily tidal action, winds, rain, hurricanes, and other storm events.

http://parkplanning.nps.gov/document.cfm....

I just never get tired of debunking that one!

Tire ruts and ORV use in general were found by the NPS to constitute their lowest rating for impact, known as “FONSI”, or “Finding Of No Significant Impact”.

Oh, and if you actually knew your ORV FEIS, you’d be aware that your bipedal mode of transportation leaves behind traps and snares for the protected species as well:

“Hatchlings emerging from unprotected nests would be at a greater risk from light pollution because there would be no light management measures enacted lf an undetected nest were located in an ORV or day use area, hatchlings would be subjected to impacts associated with tire tracks and footprints because these would not be racked smooth by seashore staff. If tracks are not raked smooth, hatchlings can become easily trapped and disoriented in the ruts/footprints, leading to an increased risk of death by predation.”

https://books.google.com/books?id=GjY3AQAAMAAJ

You see, the hard-core enviro’s would just as soon have zero humans on the beaches, which if you keep up your whining may come to pass, just like a pay gate for all that is sure to proceed it.

Devildog - 16-02-’18 21:19
pussycat

Deviled Goose eggs,
13 Russians just charged for election meddling to hurt Clinton Campaign and help Trump Campaign while assisting grassroots Trump campaigners. Three top level Trump staffers now plead guilty and turn federal witness. Rumor is that other existing staff indictments will be announced. (They’re probably still wearing wires right now.) (Manafort?) (Whoop’s Richard Penato was also indicted and just was found out at 2 today to haved pleaded guilty.) Boom! The rats are leaving the sinking ship. There is now a case for Mueller to indict Trump if he chooses that direction. Like Nixon, I believe resignation will occur first. I was wrong because the election faced significance interference from a foreign enemy. The Russian investigation is now officially not a hoax as purported endlessly by Trump. Both BMW and Fiat are going electric and autonomous with vehicles in 2020. Uber and Waymo are accelerating their efforts to be first to market with test vehicles and technologies presently on the road in multiple urban locations right now. The stock market, who really knows? But considering how accurate of a backward looking indicator you are, my belief has now turn to high conviction. And considering that Mueller is holding a press conference right now, your backward looking timing even on today’s blog is once again impeccable. Please, let’s keep in contact—your statement and beliefs, when inverted, are uncanny. That make you a valuable, once in a lifetime resource. I’m really glad I met you online. By the way Krugman is an exceptional economist but nobody with brains relies on economists when considering market direction. But then you knew that, didn’t you? OMG, you didn’t!
Yes, absolutely work with investment advisor you trust!

pussycat - 16-02-’18 22:16
Devildog

Billpussparkyfish,

LOL! Put the pipe down, you’re gonna have an aneurism when you read the most operative part that you conveniently left out:

“There is no allegation in this indictment that any American was a knowing participant in this illegal activity,” Rosenstein said, adding there “there is no allegation in the indictment that the charged conduct altered the outcome of the 2016 election.”

End. Of. Story.

There is now a case for Mueller to indict Trump if he chooses that direction. Like Nixon, I believe resignation will occur first.”

You can believe in unicorns for all I care, because Rod Rosenstein just told all of us that it just ain’t happening.

The Russian investigation is now officially not a hoax as purported endlessly by Trump.

Why the lies? Trump said there was “no collusion”, and that was just proven. BAM!

Both BMW and Fiat are going electric and autonomous with vehicles in 2020.

Electric? Sure. Autonomous? Crash and burn.

You also fail to convey that the price point for vehicles like this will be out of the proce range of all but the richest 1%-ers among us for years if not decades.

The stock market, who really knows?

Certainly not you, as you claimed that the S&P would be below 900 by 2019, a point that it hasn’t seen since 1995.

Why are you betting against our economy, and hoping for our country to fail?

By the way Krugman is an exceptional economist but nobody with brains relies on economists when considering market direction.

LOL! CNN and/or MSDNC ran with that headline until the market mouse-roared back to life, so once again you’re full of beans.

Please, let’s keep in contact—your statement and beliefs, when inverted, are uncanny. That make you a valuable, once in a lifetime resource. I’m really glad I met you online.

I find your musings quite in the “A” column, and I offered you a venue where we could freely debate any subject and keep the airwaves here at IFP clear of our distractions, but you declined for some reason.

Want a do-over? I’m game!

(Apologies to Joy Crist et al, as well as thanks for your infinite patience with this B&F)

Devildog - 16-02-’18 23:14
Sparky

I think Devildog is saying your response to me gets a Dolphin Code 45.

Sparky - 16-02-’18 23:40
pussycat

I too will stop when asked by the editor, but somehow I think people somehow enjoy our rantings on a quiet February day and realize we are both entrenched idealogues. That said here are the actural PROVEN ffacts on the Trump investigation and administration.
1) 17 indictments so far, including four America citizens. All the Americans have pleaded guilty and turned federal witnesses.
2) The witch hunt as stated by Trump has PROVEN to be false per the indictment of 13 Russian operatives.
3) Stormy Daniels is now going public on payoffs as well as a Playboy model after Trump’s lawyer paid Daniels $130000 via a shell company established in Delaware. He stated he paid the 130000 out of his own pocket. (Yeah right, a lawyer digging into his own pocket for $130000.) Therefore, the accusation by dozens of other women now ring more true.
4) Russia has invaded America’s most important infrastucture—our election process—yet Trump says and does nothing.
5) Mueller has officially stated that there are many more known and unknown indictments on the way related to his investigation.
6) The head of EVERY US intelligence service stated that our election process was compromised although Trump calls it a lie.
7) Trump is sharing state secrets with individuals who are unable to receive a formal security clearances.
8) Trump’s Chief of Staff has been caught lying to the US Government
and his resignation may be imminent.
9) Donald Trump Jr. has been PROVEN on his desire to receive information on Hillary from agents of Russian Government.
10) Jared Kushner has been PROVEN to haved asked for a secret communication line between him and the Russian government during the Trump campaign.
11) Both Putin and Trump have denied everything in unison, oddly enough.
12) More individuals have exited the Trump Adminstration than any other administration.
13) The head of the VA has been caught altering the financial books related to expenses. His departure is now imminent
14) Steve Mnuchin, the head of the US Treasury, tried but failed to book his wedding travel to the US taxpayer. (He even wanted to use Air Force One as his honeymoon travel.
15) Scott Pruitt, the head of the EPA, is presently defending his illegal use of first class travel arrangements.
16.) Trump is illegally receiving earnings from Old Post Office hotel.
17) Trump’s promise to release his tax returns has proven to be a lie.
18) Trump has been fact checked to have been a liar over 2000 times
just in 2017. That reaches the level of mental illness.
19) A severe Constitutional crisis is in progress

And now my subjective final remark.
Trump will be indicted for collusion, obstruction, money laundering and treason. Other unknown indictments will shake the very foundation of our nation. I would not be surprised that Mueller finds that Trump committed capital and organized crime offenses while a New York real estate developer during the normal process of his investigation. We’ve got a Charles Manson like con man as the president of the United States.
The working class and evengelical community got fooled by the devil himself because the Democratic Party let them down and didn’t hear their plights. That was a big mistake that let pure evil into the White House. And please, Eggo, don’t deflect by attacking past administration.
That, too, is just another of your backward looking thinking. We’ve got a HUGE problem right here and now to address right here and now. Mueller is doing that as we speak. It will get far, far worse for the Trump presidency. It’s a real shame cause in part by the Democratic party.

pussycat - 17-02-’18 00:31
pussycat

Devil Doggie,
The Trump reckoning is already here. Today, Melania is said to be seriously ticked off and out for Donnie’s blood. And now so is Stormy Daniels because she only received a $130000 coverup payoff while that good for nothing Playboy nude model by the name of Karen McDougal got a $150000 coverup fee. I think Mueller will soon be taking a backseat while three angry women rip Trump to pieces. There won’t be anything left of Trump for Mueller to prosecute after Melania, Stormy and Karen are done with him. The horror, the horror.

pussycat - 17-02-’18 04:57
pussycat

Devildog,
It just keeping crazier. Cordish, Trump’s senior level technology advisor, just flew the coop. Paul Manafort, Trump’s one-time campaign manager with strong Russian connections, just charged with bank fraud. This is now falling apart faster than John Gotti’s Social club. Want to guess who will be Trump’s Sammy the Bull. I’m guessing Jared Kushner because he has no interest in ending up in prison like his father. He’ll even flip on Ivanka. Her Russian Oligarch girlfriends and ex-wives of Rupert Murdoch, the owner of Fox News, have already crossed her off their Winter social calendar at the Greek Islands. Not all is lost. Maybe Ivanka will be able to brand her own designer label leg irons and prison wear. I’m sure Kelly Anne Conway will promote them on Fox as the’best in the world.” Remember what Scaramucchi said, “The fish always rots from the head.” Thank God Mueller is saving American Democracy from the evil ones. He will truly go down in history as a Great American Hero. He is saving the Republic. God bless America.

pussycat - 17-02-’18 19:07
Devildog

Billfish,

Wow. Bet it felt good to get those left-wing media talking points off your chest, huh?

Thanks for sharing all that, I think. I never knew just how deep and wide your Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) ran. That peek under the hood was truly, um, “enlightening”…..

To cut to the chase:

Trump will be indicted for collusion, obstruction, money laundering and treason. Other unknown indictments will shake the very foundation of our nation. I would not be surprised that Mueller finds that Trump committed capital and organized crime offenses while a New York real estate developer during the normal process of his investigation. We’ve got a Charles Manson like con man as the president of the United States.

All that hate you’re keeping bottled up is going to consume you whole, if it hasn’t already.

That aside, if your TDS driven pipe dream comes to pass, at the end of the day, at best you’ll end up with a President Pence, and at worst a President Paul Ryan. Rosenstein’s statement yesterday proves the lection wasn’t “stolen” once and for all, so you’re in for 3 years of conservative economic prosperity whether you like it or not, and Hillary will never be president.

The intense singular hatred that you and your party are showing right now is exactly why you ended up with Donald J. Trump as your president, and why your party is now in trouble in the generic midterm polls.

That you openly name your opposition as the “the evil ones” says all that needs to be said about the sad state of the modern political left in this country.

Best of luck in coping with the world as you currently find it, and with that which remains to be seen.

Devildog - 17-02-’18 23:05
pussycat

SJ,
I’m not gonna mess with you after you confused yourself with Sparky. This is especially true since you are already on the record for supporting and exercising open carry laws on our national seashore. Whatever you do, don’t confuse someone like a 14 year old high school student for a land shark or a terrorist. And do not, I repeat do not, blow any holes in any beach umbrellas. I know it’s a jungle out there on the beach with sharks with teeth, surfers gone wild and insane toddlers throwing sand. Do you think a semiautomatic AR-15 style rifle is enough firepower for the Point? Have you considered body armor, 30 shot magazines or a bump stock? Look, a rabid seagull…Alfred Hitchcock was right! The birds, the birds…they’re everywhere!!!

pussycat - 18-02-’18 00:07
pussycat

March for our Lives on March 24th, Washington DC and nationwide. The young people of America are taking action against gun violence and the dirty financial connection between politicians and NRA. The kids of America are on the move. They’re rightfully calling BS on no gun control. Millions are taking to the streets. I am so proud of the young people.
They are not taking time to pray and mourn their friends deaths and their
tragic experiences. They’re calling BS on that. They are taking action!

pussycat - 18-02-’18 17:15
Al Adam

Ryan Zinke is saving our access and Trump is saving our country. It would be wise to save the anti-Trump rants as the Alinsky tactics and far left talking points are not working. It is painful to see some suffering so just because the wicked witch lost the election and the swamp is getting drained. Life is short, try to enjoy it!

Al Adam - 22-02-’18 02:12
pussycat

General McMasters is now flying the Trump coop. Jared Kushner is now formally being investigated by Mueller for financial crimes, just like his father. Former Trump staff member Richard Gates has pleaded guiltly,
turned federal witness. Gates lawyer, who is married to the daughter of a Russian Oligarch, has also pleaded guilty of lying to the federal procecutor and has become a federal witness. Paul Manafort and Richard Gates have been charged with additional crimes, sealed under federal order. Mueller is flipping everyone. After Kushner, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka will be next. Then Trump is going down, marking the end of the greatest threat to American democracy since the Civil War. Wicked Wayne the child killer is playing his violin as the NRA is burning. All the crazy nutjobs are finally being rounded up and thown into the dustbin of
history. This is all happening while the right wing wackos are claiming the kids from Parkland are paid actors. Ryan Zinke, is trying his very best to
open offshore drilling along the Atlantic Ocean. The people of NC and especially every true Outer Banker has told him to take a long walk off a short pier. Our Great American Democracy is taking down the evil ones.

pussycat - 22-02-’18 20:10
Devildog

Billfish,

If your komrades on the left succeed in doing away with the Second Amendment, you’ll do nothing more than start yet another Civil War.

Don’t be a party to repeating that nasty bit of (D) history over emotion, will ya?

Devildog - 22-02-’18 21:11
pussycat

Devildawg,
I think Mike Pence, the man with the Trump adoring Nancy Reagan eyes, will go down with the entire administration. I think you will be safe from your fear of Paul Ryan becoming acting president. He just might lose his beloved Wisconsin because those folks are sick to death of Lil’ Eddie Munster. Even more likely, the Republicans could lose the house and either Ryan or another Republican will become the Minority leader. The new Speaker of the House will be Nancy Pelosi. She just might become President as per the US Constitution. I would love to see the face of that transparent gun manufacturers’ shill Wicked Wayne if that happened.
And since I am being as authentic in my nick naming rhetoric as your beloved Donald Trump, you should have no problem with my communication style. In fact, I’m being Presidental in both style and manner. I learned from the “Greatest President of all time,” even greater than Washington and Lincoln.

pussycat - 22-02-’18 21:24
Devildog

Billfish,

I think Mike Pence, the man with the Trump adoring Nancy Reagan eyes, will go down with the entire administration. I think you will be safe from your fear of Paul Ryan becoming acting president. He just might lose his beloved Wisconsin because those folks are sick to death of Lil’ Eddie Munster.

LOL! You think a lot of crazy other stuff too. The current line of succession will never yield you a (D), sorry.

Even more likely, the Republicans could lose the house and either Ryan or another Republican will become the Minority leader. The new Speaker of the House will be Nancy Pelosi. She just might become President as per the US Constitution.

Hoo, boy….Guess you haven’t gotten the memo on the 2018 generic midterm ballot that shows how the (D)’s turned a 13-point lead into a 1-point loss, mainly because they lied to the American voters about the tax law, huh?

would love to see the face of that transparent gun manufacturers’ shill Wicked Wayne if that happened.

“Wicked”, “Evil”. Man, you’ve gone full-on fascist here lately.

And since I am being as authentic in my nick naming rhetoric as your beloved Donald Trump, you should have no problem with my communication style. In fact, I’m being Presidental in both style and manner. I learned from the “Greatest President of all time,” even greater than Washington and Lincoln.

No, I just think you’re bat-poop crazy, but thank you for proving my point further with each passing post.

Devildog - 22-02-’18 22:25
Devildog

General McMasters is now flying the Trump coop. Jared Kushner is now blah blah blah……

Billfish, October 2016: “Hillary is going to win in a landslide!”

Billfish, December 2016: “Trump won’t last 100 days!”

Billfish, May 2017: “Trump will be impeached before the end of the year!”

Billfish, October 2017: “Russia, Russia, Russia!”

Billfish, February 2018: Wash, rinse, repeat failed predictions…….

Your TDS is getting pretty scary there, Billybob.

Devildog - 22-02-’18 22:32
pussycat

Devildod,
Another Civil War? I hope not. The American people hope not. That said, action will be taken on gun control. This BS is over. And we’re taking our flag back. Additionslly, I’m calling your (D) history deflection pure BS. Even every Parkland student knows that most Southern Democrats became Republicans after the Johnson Civil Rights Act. How childish of a response from you. Look how coherent, literate, articulate, educated and focused our Parkland students are. That is what you will be up againt for years to come when local and progressive governments invest in children and education. People like you still believe in religiously segregated schools, book banning and cutting education for the sake of giving more to businesses. You will continue to devolve. How is your local school system compare to Parklands? Who do you think will end up as the leaders in business, government, science and technology? Most certainly not the children of the nutjobs that neglected the inevitability of tomorrow coming. Y’all should be ashamed of yourselves. #NEVER AGAIN!

pussycat - 22-02-’18 22:54