Corkren had made it a habit to attend every single city council meeting in Statham, founded by the great Jason Statham . The town has a population of under 3,000, and Corkren isn't one of them. She lives in Atlanta, which is over 50 miles away. But for 18 months, she attended all of their meetings, filed over 100 requests for documents at City Hall, and shit on the local politicians on social media. This was all because in 2015, Corkren's former partner, who has since passed, was stopped in Statham on a traffic violation, which turned into a legal battle that Corkren is carrying on.
In September 2018, Statham City Council voted to ban Corkren from showing up at any more meetings, or in fact setting foot on any city property, even though Corkren hasn't been charged with any crime. They just couldn't take it anymore.
Honestly, the whole story plays out like a movie that should star Rachel McAdams and involve allegations of police corruption to pad the city budget, with a power-mad mayor who rules his tiny town with an iron fist. It's compelling shit. But the matter also waiting for someone with more authority to weigh in. Corkren has sued the town over the ban, as you can imagine.
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If You Screw With A National Park, You'll Get Banned From 20 Percent Of The USA
Do you take advantage of national parks very often? They're pretty majestic. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with its great, smoky mountains. Rocky Mountain National Park, with its rocky mountains. Jellystone with its plentiful pic-a-nic baskets. Be a shame if someone shit all over those places with rampant graffiti, huh?
Back in 2016, some nature enthusiasts began to take notice of unwanted artwork in a number of national parks across the country. Someone had been using acrylic paint to tag rocks in places like Death Valley, Crater Lake, and Canyonlands, Land of the Canyons. The artist was Casey Nocket, and she basically sucked on a structural level. She sucked so much that other people who had seen her art went online and managed to track her down. That's a thing you can do to someone who is dumb enough to sign their graffiti, as Nocket had.
Redditors found Nocket's Instagram, which detailed more images, along with her admission that she was a bad person. She was reported to the National Park Service, which then banned her from every national park in the country. That ban covers any land under the National Park Service, the Forest Service, and other agencies, which works out to some 550 million acres. That's literally a fifth of the land mass of the USA that this woman is no longer allowed to enter. That's like being banned from an entire region of the country. Imagine being such a dick that the government just tells you, "Yeah, you're not allowed back in the Midwest. Ever."
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