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Nobody Needs Another Presidential Library

Nobody Needs Another Presidential Library

Right now rangers are readying Acadia Park in Maine for the summer arrival of 2.4 million visitors. But there is not nearly enough staff to handle all those visitors. Acadia, like all national parks, has suffered from budget cuts due to sequestrations, shutdowns and all the rest. And the facilities themselves are in poor shape. The National Park Service said this spring that Acadia has $57.6 million in deferred maintenance needs for trails, bridges, roads and the like. That sorry state of affairs is repeated at all of the other important national parks across the country — Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Yosemite, etc. Meanwhile, back in Washington, President Barack Obama is setting up...

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