Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Something missing

Remember how I said the Corps of Engineers had posted signs saying the public fishing areas of the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam on the Ohio River were closed for the duration of the federal government "shutdown"?

This evening on my way home from work, I made a side trip to Winfield WV to see if the signs at the Winfield Locks and Dam on the Kanawha River were keeping fishermen out, or if local anglers were engaging in a bit of civil disobedience

Guess what. Gate open. No sign.

Don't know if there ever was a sign or why the corps would close one public area and not another.

Another mystery of this great controversy that has the political class and its wannabes all screaming at one another and the rest of us shrugging our shoulders and waiting it out. Meanwhile, people I know are going without work and paychecks. For now, at least.