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Since: Dec 10

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#27347 Oct 15, 2013
WARRIOR wrote:
<quoted text>Oh my GOD! Chicken little, chicken little, the sky is falling! China is going to come over here and repo the United States of America! LMFAO! You can't make this stuff up folks. This is why this country is in such a mess, you actually have LIBTARDS like Boy Barney believing this crap.
Liberals stand for nothing so they fall for everything!
It's so easy being a democrat even a Cave Man can do it!
You should be more informed and less opinionated.

The very fact that more than 60% of central banks' reserves are in dollars gives them every reason to be concerned," Barry Eichengreen, a professor of economics and political science at UC Berkeley and a former senior policy advisor at the IMF, said of foreign governments. "If the bank in which you held 60% of your savings was threatening to default, you'd be concerned too."
WARRIOR

Alamogordo, NM

#27348 Oct 15, 2013
BARNEYII wrote:
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You should be more informed and less opinionated.
The very fact that more than 60% of central banks' reserves are in dollars gives them every reason to be concerned," Barry Eichengreen, a professor of economics and political science at UC Berkeley and a former senior policy advisor at the IMF, said of foreign governments. "If the bank in which you held 60% of your savings was threatening to default, you'd be concerned too."
Berkeley? LMFAO! The sky is falling, the sky is falling, don't worry Boy Barney no matter what happens your entitlement check will still arrive, even if it is in rubles..

The U.S. takes in enough money monthly to pay the interest on all of the debt we have accumulated. You democrats are fear mongering. You will win this because the republicans have no balls. I wish this shut down would go on for months!

Liberals-When you don't stand for something you will fall for anything!

PRICELESS!
Curmudgeon

Mountain Home, AR

#27349 Oct 15, 2013
Well the EBT cards that loaded up on the 15th are empty. It seems the government SNAP program will not be funded Nov 1st?
Curmudgeon

Mountain Home, AR

#27350 Oct 15, 2013




ALERT: Government Freezes EBT Funds: Orders States to Withhold Transfers to Food Stamp Recipients

Mac Slavo
October 15th, 2013
SHTFplan.com

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welfare-stateThis weekend America witnessed a limited crash in the computer systems that manage electronic benefit transfers across the country. Within hours of the crash panicked food stamp recipients who were left with no way to feed their families rushed grocery store shelves to obtain everything they could while the system was down.

The outage lasted less than a day, but it proved what many already knew, that America had become a nation so dependent on government subsidies that any glitch in the system could lead to total pandemonium.

But if you thought that isolated incident was bad, imagine what could happen next month.

We say next month because the USDA, which oversees the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), has just issued an order to SNAP agency directors calling for their respective States to implement an emergency contingency program because of government funding issues. In a letter obtained by the Crossroads Urban Center food pantry, the USDA is directing state agencies to,“delay their November issuance files and delay transmission to State Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) vendors until further notice.”

What this means is that should Congress fail to increase the debt ceiling this week, come November there will literally be millions of people in the United States who will have exactly zero dollars transferred to their EBT cards.

What will happen to the nearly 50 million people who depend on these benefits to survive?

Think this past weekend and multiply it across the entirety of the United States of America.

In the State of Utah the immediate effect of the USDA’s contingency plan will be a freeze in benefits for 100,000 people. Richard Phillips, a homeless man who depends on the government’s monthly distributions, warned what would happen next:

It’s going to cause problems… because then you’re going to come to find out that you’re going to have people starting to steal and do what they have to do to survive.

WARRIOR

Alamogordo, NM

#27351 Oct 15, 2013
The truth about the shut down. Even Boy Barney should be able to understand this. Eat it democrats!

http://www.hpe.com/opinion/x559273386/Thomas-...
Reality Check

Camden, AR

#27353 Oct 15, 2013
BARNEYII wrote:
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How funny do you think this is?
The Xinhua news agency called for an end to the US dollar as the international reserve currency in order to protect the international community from Republicans’ economic jihad.
I don't think it's funny at all that we have an anti-American president. I think the article I referenced is a slap in the face to those Americans that are really struggling under this president. I think it's sad that you can't see that an end to the dollar is exactly what Obama is after and has been since he was elected as a Senator. I think it's sad that people like you don't think for themselves and actually believe what is put out by the main stream media without question. I think it's sad that you actually believe that Obamacare is actually a healthcare bill. Obama and his goons won't release any sign up numbers because they are so low. One of the Wisconsin Congressman told how many signed up in his state. Do you know how many? 50. That's right, for the whole state of Wisconsin, they have had a grand total of 50 sign up for this monstrosity of a bill so far. You can't see that this bill is nothing more than an opening for control that allows a very few to actually get healthcare. Why do you think the fines are significantly lower than the premiums? Which do you think suffering families will choose? The one they can afford which is the fine. If they suddenly get sick, they will get insurance. Obama wants people to pay the fines. It's free money for the government. You don't get it and you never will. Have you signed up for your Obamacare yet? Do you know what your "affordable" premium will be? I would like to know since you are such a staunch supporter of this "president"/dictator .
WARRIOR

Alamogordo, NM

#27354 Oct 15, 2013
Reality Check wrote:
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I don't think it's funny at all that we have an anti-American president. I think the article I referenced is a slap in the face to those Americans that are really struggling under this president. I think it's sad that you can't see that an end to the dollar is exactly what Obama is after and has been since he was elected as a Senator. I think it's sad that people like you don't think for themselves and actually believe what is put out by the main stream media without question. I think it's sad that you actually believe that Obamacare is actually a healthcare bill. Obama and his goons won't release any sign up numbers because they are so low. One of the Wisconsin Congressman told how many signed up in his state. Do you know how many? 50. That's right, for the whole state of Wisconsin, they have had a grand total of 50 sign up for this monstrosity of a bill so far. You can't see that this bill is nothing more than an opening for control that allows a very few to actually get healthcare. Why do you think the fines are significantly lower than the premiums? Which do you think suffering families will choose? The one they can afford which is the fine. If they suddenly get sick, they will get insurance. Obama wants people to pay the fines. It's free money for the government. You don't get it and you never will. Have you signed up for your Obamacare yet? Do you know what your "affordable" premium will be? I would like to know since you are such a staunch supporter of this "president"/dictator .
You know better than that. Barney Boy is a true LIBERAL he is not about to place himself in what he wants others to be in. Liberal rules are always meant for the other person especially the poor.

Liberal-If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything..
Reality Check

Lonoke, AR

#27355 Oct 15, 2013
WARRIOR wrote:
<quoted text>You know better than that. Barney Boy is a true LIBERAL he is not about to place himself in what he wants others to be in. Liberal rules are always meant for the other person especially the poor.
Liberal-If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything..
I do know better. I forgot that liberals will go to any lengths to get what they want done as long as it is with other people's money.
All seeing

Jonesboro, AR

#27356 Oct 15, 2013
Reality Check wrote:
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I do know better. I forgot that liberals will go to any lengths to get what they want done as long as it is with other people's money.
They won't work for it
curious

Conway, AR

#27357 Oct 16, 2013
BARNEYII wrote:
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LOL, not the first time that has been brought to his attention, looks like he would learn that one of these days.
Barney, you don't ever get anything correct. Countless times people have been generous enough to expose your folly and bring it to your attention, and yet you have never learned.
Looks like you would/should/could...but you don't.
RichardWilliams

Atlanta, GA

#27358 Oct 16, 2013
Why vote? Both parties have their own interest and it's not what the people want. How is it a democracy if you continuously end up on the minority side and always being dictated too. If your interests are not being addressed, it's not working for you regardless of the name of the system.....(ie democracy, socialism, communism). Today, Democracy/Pleutocracy is a failed state and can't compete with other systems. If you contrast our system with other systems throughout the world, which one is working for the people? Which conuntries have a surplus of money? Which ones are addressing the people needs? This country is so divided and racist that we would rather have a failed country/market just to prove a point to the president who is partially black. I'm just say'n....
RichardWilliams

Atlanta, GA

#27359 Oct 16, 2013
Reality Check wrote..
I don't think it's funny at all that we have an anti-American president.....

All this is racist rhetoric which produces a sick mental disorder. You can't get logic from an illogical person. You use code words.....be a man and say exactly what's on your mind. You don't like the president because he's from a mixed heritage. But if you do your research, there are other presidents that came before him that share the same heritage.
Curmudgeon

Mountain Home, AR

#27361 Oct 16, 2013
RichardWilliams wrote:
Why vote? Both parties have their own interest and it's not what the people want. How is it a democracy if you continuously end up on the minority side and always being dictated too. If your interests are not being addressed, it's not working for you regardless of the name of the system.....(ie democracy, socialism, communism). Today, Democracy/Pleutocracy is a failed state and can't compete with other systems. If you contrast our system with other systems throughout the world, which one is working for the people? Which conuntries have a surplus of money? Which ones are addressing the people needs? This country is so divided and racist that we would rather have a failed country/market just to prove a point to the president who is partially black. I'm just say'n....
Our Goverment is a Republic or whats left of it. A democracy is mob rule. Its two wolves and a sheep voting on who to eat.

Since: Jun 13

United States

#27362 Oct 16, 2013
RichardWilliams wrote:
Reality Check wrote..
I don't think it's funny at all that we have an anti-American president.....
All this is racist rhetoric which produces a sick mental disorder. You can't get logic from an illogical person. You use code words.....be a man and say exactly what's on your mind. You don't like the president because he's from a mixed heritage. But if you do your research, there are other presidents that came before him that share the same heritage.
Racist rhetoric? If your horse is carrying you to hell and cannot be reined in,
you don't care if it is a black horse,white horse or a paint.
The ultimate failure rests on the President.
Right, wrong, black, white,Republicant or Demorat,
He is in charge! Do something, step up! Forget the photo ops with children eating peanut butter.Get your ass in gear!
He put the Medal of Honor on an Army Captain yesterday, bet the captain could get these foul balls lined out and pulling together.

Since: Dec 10

Kansas City Ks.

#27363 Oct 16, 2013
curious wrote:
<quoted text>
Barney, you don't ever get anything correct. Countless times people have been generous enough to expose your folly and bring it to your attention, and yet you have never learned.
Looks like you would/should/could...but you don't.
I find it hard to believe a "person" with your acumen or lack thereof can find anything beyond random shiny objects to capture their attention for any extended period of time.

Since: Dec 10

Kansas City Ks.

#27364 Oct 16, 2013
Ol Papaw wrote:
<quoted text>
Racist rhetoric? If your horse is carrying you to hell and cannot be reined in,
you don't care if it is a black horse,white horse or a paint.
The ultimate failure rests on the President.
Right, wrong, black, white,Republicant or Demorat,
He is in charge! Do something, step up! Forget the photo ops with children eating peanut butter.Get your ass in gear!
He put the Medal of Honor on an Army Captain yesterday, bet the captain could get these foul balls lined out and pulling together.
If Democrats had been shut out of the White House and Senate and then as retaliation, shutdown the government with a list of very liberal demands, you would know it because it would look like this:




They would demand not one more moment of drilling, an immediate end to fracking, not one more tree cut down, no harming animals, no starving children, safe gun policies, equal pay for women, and employers be free to refuse to pay for health insurance that covers male impotence because their far left, atheist beliefs are offended by impotence, which they view as a mainly a red state problem.(OK, this last analogy is really quite bad, but then liberals don’t base policy on religion or fear an entire sex because of their nether regions, so we have to take a leap in order to illustrate the utterly medieval madness of the modern day GOP and the surreal fact that they are actually using the government shutdown and debt ceiling as leverage to impose their religious beliefs on the country.)

Then at the very same time, Democrats would refuse to raise the debt ceiling unless Republicans raised taxes to 95% on the rich and corporations because our deficit, you see. We need revenue and the children are hungry. It’s an EMERGENCY and it can’t wait. Also, the jobs bill will have to be passed.

Then, when things got down to the wire, and default was looming and the press was asking why Republicans wouldn’t just give Democrats what they wanted because of the country, the poor country, Democrats would offer a new bill from the House that demanded Citizens United be dismantled. No more personhood for corporations. When Republicans refused and the pundits blamed both sides, Democrats would snicker in the corner at the genius of their evil plan. Set the GOP up for failure on their watch, and get the press to assist? Done!




Oh, and Democrats would be planning to do this again around Christmas — even as the current destruction was killing corporations and the rich — in order to get more Democratic policies enacted. See, they know Christmas is important to retailers and thus the economy, and it’s also a way to be super petty, ruining any joy Republicans might be feeling in case things are improving for their base (corporations) during the holiday season.(Yes, Republicans keep “offering” to redo this right before Christmas, for real.)

http://www.politicususa.com/2013/10/16/democr...
Reality Check

Little Rock, AR

#27365 Oct 16, 2013
RichardWilliams wrote:
Why vote? Both parties have their own interest and it's not what the people want. How is it a democracy if you continuously end up on the minority side and always being dictated too. If your interests are not being addressed, it's not working for you regardless of the name of the system.....(ie democracy, socialism, communism). Today, Democracy/Pleutocracy is a failed state and can't compete with other systems. If you contrast our system with other systems throughout the world, which one is working for the people? Which conuntries have a surplus of money? Which ones are addressing the people needs? This country is so divided and racist that we would rather have a failed country/market just to prove a point to the president who is partially black. I'm just say'n....
You need to wake up and realize that the American people's laziness and unwillingness to stay involved, stay current, and hold our elected representatives accountable is the reason we are in so much trouble. I hate a defeatist, victim mentality.
Reality Check

Little Rock, AR

#27366 Oct 16, 2013
RichardWilliams wrote:
Reality Check wrote..
I don't think it's funny at all that we have an anti-American president.....
All this is racist rhetoric which produces a sick mental disorder. You can't get logic from an illogical person. You use code words.....be a man and say exactly what's on your mind. You don't like the president because he's from a mixed heritage. But if you do your research, there are other presidents that came before him that share the same heritage.
Exactly what in my quote led you to your completely off base remark? How did you get racist out of what I said? Are you implying that because Obama is of mixed heritage that he can do no wrong? That we shouldn't question him at all? I will gladly take you to task on this but I bet beyond your initial "your racist" comment your argument doesn't go very deep or have much substance. It's your turn. Let me hear how "racist" I am.

Since: Dec 10

Kansas City Ks.

#27367 Oct 16, 2013
Reality Check wrote:
<quoted text>
You need to wake up and realize that the American people's laziness and unwillingness to stay involved, stay current, and hold our elected representatives accountable is the reason we are in so much trouble. I hate a defeatist, victim mentality.
You need to wake up and realize that the T.P. is our elected racist representatives.

Where is your accountability now?

Armed by and motivated with the Confederate flag, Tea Partiers vandalized our nation’s monuments and national landmarks, because they had been closed as a result of the federal government shutdown — an act which all three not only supported, but which the two Senators actually created.

Since: Dec 10

Kansas City Ks.

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