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10 Signs That The American People Are Starting To Freak Out About The Condition Of The Economy
Hawaii News Daily ^ | July 15, 2011 | Michael Snyder

Posted on 07/16/2011 3:58:48 PM PDT by Kartographer

All over America, restlessness and frustration are growing. It has now been almost three years since the great financial crash of 2008, and yet the U.S. economy is still a complete and total mess. In fact, there are all sorts of signs that things are about to get even worse, and the American people are just about fed up. Virtually every major poll, survey and measure of consumer confidence shows that the American people are becoming more pessimistic about the economy. Millions of hard working Americans that worked their fingers to the bone for their employers and that did everything “right” are sitting at home on their couches tonight staring blankly at the television. Many of them still have a hard time believing that they were laid off and that there is nobody out there that wants to give them a good job. There are millions of other Americans that won’t get much sleep tonight because they will spend much of the night rolling around in bed wondering how they are possibly going to be able to pay the mortgage. We have never faced such an extended economic downturn in modern U.S. history, and a lot of people are starting to freak out about the condition of the economy.

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As Gerald Celente likes to say: “When people lose everything and have nothing left to lose – they lose it.”
1 posted on 07/16/2011 3:58:53 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

PING!


2 posted on 07/16/2011 4:00:02 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Ain’t hope and change grand? You should be thanking Zero.


3 posted on 07/16/2011 4:02:04 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: Kartographer

I think that we are at the very least in for a collapse much like that of Argentina’s ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yerKMQc7-w&feature=grec_index), but as a armed society with a very large entitlement minded population our collapse will be much more violent and I see many many small business wiped out by flash mob looting, and large scale violence (look at what happened just this past Memorial Day and 4th of July weekends)we are seeing these mobs grow bolder and bolder like:

Chicago’s CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, the problem of mob attacks downtown is much bigger than the weekend beatings, according to beat cops who wanted to remain anonymous.”

And it’s not just Chicago, but Washington DC, Las Vegas, St Paul, Philadelphia and on most major big ‘Blue’ cities are increasingly reporting such flash mobs and gang muggings. Look what happened just this past weekend in Peoria, Il:

http://peoriachronicle.com/2011/06/25/peorians-living-in-fear/

Teenage Flash Mob Robberies on the Rise:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/06/18/top-five-most-brazen-flash-mob-robberies/

Rash of violence isn’t flash mobs, it’s wilding

http://www.suntimes.com/news/roeper/5826624-417/rash-of-violence-isnt-flash-mobs-its-wilding.html

Teens in a mob assault and rob Center City patrons

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20110629_Teens_in_a_mob_assault_and_rob_Center_City_patrons.html

Milwaukee Police Go Barney Fife On Mob Attacks

http://www.620wtmj.com/blogs/jeffwagner/125017329.html

Milwaukee Mob Victim Recalls Beating ... ‘Oh, White Girl Bleeds a Lot’

http://nation.foxnews.com/flash-mob-robberies/2011/07/06/oh-white-girl-bleeds-lot-race-mob-attack-rocks-milwaukee

I see what I call ‘Pocket Pogroms’ taking place in many big ‘Blue’ cities and if you aren’t a ‘0bamamite yute’ or one of ‘Holder’s People’ it’s going to get Reginald Denny bad for you very quickly.

For those who are just starting or are old hands at prepping you may find my Preparedness Manual helpfull. You can download it at:

http://www.tomeaker.com/kart/preparedness1i.pdf

For those of you who haven’t started already it’s time to prepare almost past time maybe. You needed to be stocking up on food guns, ammo, basic household supplies like soap, papergoods, cleaning supplies, good sturdy clothes including extra socks, underwear and extra shoes and boots, a extra couple changes of oil and filters for your car, tools, things you buy everyday start buying two and put one up.

As the LDS say “When the emergency is upon us the time for preparedness has past.”

Or as the bible says: A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.
NIV Proverbs 22:3

“There is no greater disaster than to underestimate danger.

Underestimation can be fatal.”


4 posted on 07/16/2011 4:03:58 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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5 posted on 07/16/2011 4:04:05 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Kartographer

What do you mean, ‘just about? The smart people have been fed up since 2008.


6 posted on 07/16/2011 4:09:09 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.. VOTE out the RATS!)
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To: Kartographer
My husband used to supplement our income finding and selling collectibles.

Now the market is flooded. Pieces that would have been snatched up for major bucks are ignored. Items so rare that they were never seen on the open market are now selling for fractions of what they are listed for.

People are not selling duplicate pieces or stuff from the attic any longer, they are selling their prized items to keep afloat. What will happen when they run out of things to sell?

7 posted on 07/16/2011 4:09:38 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (I have no time to worry about turbot, a parrot is eating my house)
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To: Kartographer
We are preparing to sell appropriate armbands suitable for identifying YOUR SIDE in any public confrontation.
8 posted on 07/16/2011 4:12:03 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

“What will happen when they run out of things to sell?”

They will come for yours.


9 posted on 07/16/2011 4:13:17 PM PDT by Gator113 (Palin 2012, period.....)
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To: Kartographer

“As Gerald Celente likes to say: “When people lose everything and have nothing left to lose – they lose it.”
___________________________________________________

I guess the stupid 45 percent that still approve of Obozo
never had anything to lose.
Do blacks and Commies make up that much of the population?


10 posted on 07/16/2011 4:13:17 PM PDT by AlexW (Proud eligibility skeptic)
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To: KansasGirl
Ain’t hope and change grand?

That's what I heard. Ain't true, but I've heard it.


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If you can't appreciate the pure beauty of the violin after hearing this, something's wrong with your ears.

Or you can get raw with these strings. Either way, the violin is sweet yet lethal.

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11 posted on 07/16/2011 4:14:31 PM PDT by rdb3 (The mouth is the exhaust pipe of the heart.)
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To: KansasGirl

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2011/07/hampden_township-based_herre_b.html

Yet another big closure of business here in PA - and after 98 years!!! OBAMA is doing a “helluva” job!!


12 posted on 07/16/2011 4:14:59 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear
What will happen when they run out of things to sell?

It's Gulag time.

13 posted on 07/16/2011 4:15:13 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: Kartographer

The inept, shuffling ,racist African ,the loons elected is enough to turn anyones stomach!


14 posted on 07/16/2011 4:15:31 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Kartographer

Someday this country will begin taking illegal immigration & the drive for cheap labor more seriously. The foreign labor force is destroying traditional salary/benefits structures in jobs that used to cover the cost of living.


15 posted on 07/16/2011 4:16:32 PM PDT by eaglestar
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To: Kartographer
I hope Zero doesn't think this economy will turn around before the 2012 elections, because it aint going to happen. We've just experienced a huge run up in gas prices. Over the last month it looked like we were getting some relief. The price was actually dropping.

Now, has anyone else noticed a sudden spike in gas prices this past week? Maybe it's just a CT tax increase, but in the past week gas has gone up about $0.10 /gal. The reason I'm not sure if it's a local or national increase is because the silence has been deafening from the media, Fox included. Now, if it's only CT than maybe things aren't too bad (except here in CT of course). If it's another nation wide run up, then just as night follows day, we're in for another dip in the economy in about a year....just in time for the elections. Should make for an interesting election.

16 posted on 07/16/2011 4:16:54 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: Kartographer
Ummmm....these folks are late to the party.
17 posted on 07/16/2011 4:18:25 PM PDT by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: Kartographer

Let’s be fair. This isn’t Obamas fault, it’s the fault of the federal government and the morons that elected them. BOTH parties are to blame, not just one.

The GOP is every bit as corrupt and clueless as the dems.


18 posted on 07/16/2011 4:19:53 PM PDT by Sporke (USS-Iowa BB-61)
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To: eaglestar
Someday this country will begin taking illegal immigration & the drive for cheap labor more seriously.

Yep, when they have to report to their Aztlan masters.

19 posted on 07/16/2011 4:19:59 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: YankeeReb

It’s nation-wide; here in Florida, gasoline prices have gone up about 20 cents per gallon in the last week and a half.


20 posted on 07/16/2011 4:24:32 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: Gator113
Then they will have chosen... poorly.

And all their troubles will be over.

21 posted on 07/16/2011 4:24:55 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (I have no time to worry about turbot, a parrot is eating my house)
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To: Kartographer
It has now been almost three years since the great financial crash of 2008, and yet the U.S. economy is still a complete and total mess

That's why this is rightly called not a recession or a depression, but the Great Oppression.

22 posted on 07/16/2011 4:25:16 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Please stop posting comments in the title box. Thank you.)
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To: Kartographer

Everyone is freaking out but the unemployed racist blacks that just lost their house, because all that matters to them is the color of the presidents skin.


23 posted on 07/16/2011 4:26:51 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: AlexW
If ya add illegal aliens, the dead, Jews, atheists, Presbyterians, feminists, queers, perverts, ex cons, cons, supplemental security, medi cal, and government employees, ya get to 45% real quick.
24 posted on 07/16/2011 4:27:32 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: Sporke

“Let’s be fair. This isn’t Obamas fault,”

Yes, by all means, let’s be fair:

TARP — Obama
Obamacare — Obama
20% unemployment in CA — Obama
Crippled oil drilling — Obama
Surrender of Afghanistan — Obama

My fingers are tired...


25 posted on 07/16/2011 4:27:39 PM PDT by Blue Ink
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To: YankeeReb

Yes, gas is going back up. You can check prices at

http://www.gasbuddy.com.


26 posted on 07/16/2011 4:28:00 PM PDT by bgill
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To: YankeeReb

I’ve seen the same thing. One of the stations I drive by daily had $3.65 for the longest time. One morning I drive by and it is $3.78. I might have forgotten to look one day, but it is still a fast increase.


27 posted on 07/16/2011 4:28:11 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Kartographer; TigersEye; LucyT

And once Americans REALLY begin to freak out,Obama will get to declare martial law, and postphone the 2012 elections. Obama is certainly doing ALL he can to ruin the economy, polarize our society and convert the USA to poverty as a basis for futire socialism.Tghis loast weeks defined bad boys of polarized hatred were corportate ececutives and theor corporate jets who refuse to eat their peas.Our nation deserves much better that a version of Mugabe as the president of the United States.

Manwhile the GOP opposition is trying to snatch defeat from the jaws of Victory. True, genuine leaders of our nation are decried and villified in the press that seems to also suffer from more than just a dereliction of traditional duty, they are screaming propagandists for our version of Mugabe in the White House.Their histrionics add to the polarization of America.

This is no time for Americans to freak out, it is time for Americans to get deadly cool and calculating in order to throw out the liberal fascist regime which now threatens our way of life.


28 posted on 07/16/2011 4:28:16 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: YankeeReb

Prices are going up on everything. They want riots, they’ll get them. They want more illegals, they’ll get them. They want higher taxes, they’ll get them. It is said that the WH wants at least half of everything you make. He needs more money to pay his cronies.


29 posted on 07/16/2011 4:29:21 PM PDT by RC2
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To: Ken522
It’s nation-wide; here in Florida, gasoline prices have gone up about 20 cents per gallon in the last week and a half.

Yup, and have you also noticed the distinct lack of coverage. I'd figure at least Hannity would be mentioning it.

30 posted on 07/16/2011 4:30:03 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: Kartographer

# 7 (at the linked article) is interesting. People are becoming desperate to sell anything for money. Every story about copper thieves is another sign.


31 posted on 07/16/2011 4:30:23 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: muawiyah
We are preparing to sell appropriate armbands suitable for identifying YOUR SIDE in any public confrontation.

I may need one, if the SHTF. I'm a melanin enriched conservative who can easily be mistaken for one of "Holder's people".

32 posted on 07/16/2011 4:30:31 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: eaglestar
The foreign labor force is destroying traditional salary/benefits structures in jobs that used to cover the cost of living.

Tell me about it. Competition from illegal labor has virtually destroyed the business that my wife and I sweated ten years to build. What used to provide us with a comfortable, above average income, now barely keeps us afloat.

33 posted on 07/16/2011 4:33:22 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: AlexW
Do blacks and Commies make up that much of the population?

No, but that is not the relevant number. I heard the other day that 70,000,000 Americans are getting a check from the Federal Government. About 100,000,000 Americans vote in our national elections. Those my friend are the relevant numbers.

34 posted on 07/16/2011 4:33:54 PM PDT by trek
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To: YankeeReb

Speaking of gasoline, we just got back from dropping our son off at camp in Nebraska. The gas stations we filled up at all sold super unleaded for a cheaper price than regular unleaded. That’s not the case here in Denver/Colorado. Anyone know the reason?


35 posted on 07/16/2011 4:35:10 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: YankeeReb

Ever since Ben Bernanke mentioned QE 3, gas prices have been rising in central Indiana....about 30 cents per gallon.


36 posted on 07/16/2011 4:36:13 PM PDT by MustKnowHistory
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To: Kartographer

People who voted for a community organizer for president have no one to blame but themselves. For the others, if have empathy for...


37 posted on 07/16/2011 4:39:39 PM PDT by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: Windflier
Oh, darned, you will need our CHINESE RED color ~ to overcome the contrast ~ with the blinking LED array on the margins.

Otherwise buddy I'm afraid you are out of luck ~ they won't know where you stand.

38 posted on 07/16/2011 4:40:21 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: YankeeReb
I hope Zero doesn't think this economy will turn around before the 2012 elections, because it aint going to happen..

Au contraire. All is going as planned.

Ruin America.

And the 'quiet riots' are becoming noisy - just what they plan on? Why would he worry about the election? There ARE no elections during Martial Law.

I wonder if it isn't dangerous to wait for an election that may not happen. Someone needs to drop to dime and get the truth of ineligibility out there - while there's still time.

39 posted on 07/16/2011 4:42:27 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (I AM ISRAEL)
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To: beaversmom

Can’t remember about Nebraska, but it is like that in Iowa because the “super” is higher octane 10% ethanol blend; the regular contains no ethanol. Probably the same deal.


40 posted on 07/16/2011 4:44:35 PM PDT by garandgal
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To: Kartographer

My main concern is, what’s going to happen in the future? We’re above water now, but I’m afraid Obamanomics will make the future bleak. Inflation, higher taxes, no economic recovery.


41 posted on 07/16/2011 4:46:04 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: Kartographer

Oh come now, I know the Progressives, Libtards, and Dems are not freaking out...puuuuullleeeeezeeee. /s =.=


42 posted on 07/16/2011 4:49:31 PM PDT by cranked
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To: beaversmom

The difference the 89 is cheaper than 87 in Iowa is that it has lower state gas tax. Support the farmers and all by selling more ethanol blend, with lower taxes.


43 posted on 07/16/2011 4:49:50 PM PDT by Pappy Smear (Support the presidency, end the policies.)
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To: Candor7

“Obama will get to declare martial law”

Declaring martial law amounts to declaring war on the citizens. So many citizens in this country have guns and ammo...


44 posted on 07/16/2011 4:50:06 PM PDT by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: maine-iac7

“There ARE no elections during Martial Law.”

See #44


45 posted on 07/16/2011 4:53:39 PM PDT by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: Blue Ink

I agree with you. I’m no fan of the chosen one at all.

However, just what good has the GOP been in the past 10+ years?


46 posted on 07/16/2011 4:53:44 PM PDT by Sporke (USS-Iowa BB-61)
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To: warsaw44

ping for later.


47 posted on 07/16/2011 4:54:00 PM PDT by warsaw44
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To: trek

“I heard the other day that 70,000,000 Americans are getting a check from the Federal Government.”
____________________________________

I assume you are including social security, which is not a handout.
I agree, however, there are plenty of bums that are on the dole, and having been out of the US since 2004, I have failed to see how low the society has sunken.
I just now installed satellite US TV, with FOX news, and I really see the change from when I left.
It now looks like something out of a horror film.

On another note, if you really want to see the real dregs of society in America, check out the “Topix” US forums.
It is a real cross section of the red diaper doper babies.
It seems to be mostly kids, seeing who can out-insult each
other.


48 posted on 07/16/2011 4:54:11 PM PDT by AlexW (Proud eligibility skeptic)
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To: Kartographer

Some of these jackasses deserve everything they’ve got. It’s just a shame that the rest of us have to get it too.


49 posted on 07/16/2011 5:00:07 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: babygene

True. But you know, when have civilian weapons worked against military ordnanace,it would at best be a prolonged guerilla war.The military would have to rebel against our usurped government.Certainly some red states would immobalize the fedeeral government and the military.Its not a pretty picture, with an unsecured southern border with armed war lord invaders waiting.

Obama has already declared war against the citizenry, a fact that people are gradually understanding as things continue to ripen.Therefore our future is fraught with uncertainty.We need patriotic leaders, true Americans, and its time to roust them and form the lines.


50 posted on 07/16/2011 5:06:07 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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