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If Romney had won, I’d have gone down and gotten a new (used) truck. Now? Forget it. I’ll stay with the one I have till it falls apart. It’s long paid for and runs like a top.
#1 Cancel your cable. You’d only be supporting the MSM that lied and defended Obama to the tooth and help secure his re-election. I cancelled my cable and saved $1000 from going to Hollywood and the MSM.
#2 Get some business card printed up that say “Obama’s government has taken all of my money and I am unable to leave you a tip. You might try calling the White House at: (phone number) and ask Obama for your tip.” Leave this on the table whenever you go out to eat at restaurants or places where tips are customarily given.
#3 Before hiring anyone to do work on: your car, lawn, house,etc. Ask them who they voted for if they either won’t tell youor say Obama, tell them “Sorry I cannot trust your jugdment when it comes toimportant matters, how could i trust your judgement when it comes to my car...”
I already do some of those things out of necessity. I do however savor my conscious decision to boycott UAW made vehicles and with one exception, I have done so for the last 20 years.
The whole union industry can circle the drain as far as I’m concerned. F’m.
Go Alinsky before Galt. Obama is a wounded lame duck. The Congressional Republicans paid no price for opposing him. The subpoenas ought to fly thick and fast.10 million who voted for him in ‘08 didn’t this time. Isolate, freeze and destroy Jarrett (”it’s our time...We’ll pay back after the election.”)and Holder. MSNBC celebrated the deaths and destruction of Sandy so that their demi-god could gain a few votes based not on his governing style but a one time only photo-op. The first item in Boehner’s sequestration negotiation has to be with-holding all funds for the implementation of Obama care. Romney couldn’t fight that battle over Obamacare, now is the time to fight it.
Buy local - support mom and pop, family owned businesses when you can. Hopefully owned by conservatives. Avoid chain stores, restaurants unless you have no other option. Big business will become an extension of government in some cases, requiring registration. If you use a credit or debit card, somewhere your purchases are being put into a database.
Categorize your purchases. Is the purchase a want or is it a need?
Will it help keep you alive when the SHTF? Will the purchase cut your dependence on the system in case the system fails? Remember to keep it simple. If you plan on complex systems for heating, cooling, water supply, food; can you keep them running without spare parts or technical knowledge?
I agree with this sentiment and posted it before this article was written — including the Cloward-Piven angle. I claim no ownership of this idea, but I have been pondering it for some time now.
The article is too complicated. “Going Galt” will not be understood. How about we just call it what it is, economic boycott.
Save money, you’re going to need it anyway. Reduce your expenditures across the board and increase your savings.
‘Order out’ your stocks, bonds, gold, silver. Do not let it get hypothicated. It’s safer in your hands then the brokerage firm. Even your safe deposit box may not be safe enough.
Buy as much of your food as possible at local markets and from local livestock growers to avoid paying taxes.
good stuff, thanks.
Select out Democrats when doing business. Pay other conservatives in cash when at all possible.
We need word of mouth, off the books, by invitation only co-ops.
The problem with hastening our demise is,With Obama at the Helm in a Collapse what form do you think he will remake our Government? Fact is, there have been MANY people over the past few Years who have written that Collapse of the United States Of America as we Know it,IS Obamas Goal. I agree a Collapse, not a Pleasant experience we are going to face,but if we had A Leader who Believed in the Constitution the Rebuilding would at least give the country a Chance.
With Obama, when it comes in the near future with Folks like Valerie Jarrett,Bill Ayers and the Rest of the Marxist Hourde,we are I am Afraid in for It BIG TIME,First act Obama will Declare Himself President for Life according to any Number of Executive Orders he has already Penned. The Internet will be shut down,we will all Probably end up in Camps somewhere. So Good Luck and God Bless
One thing I am also doing is lowering my electronic profile. I'm not posting on Facebook, except stuff that is docile. I was pretty vocal before the election. However, I do not want my activity to be reported...and I think we are coming to a time in which it will be. This electronic lowering includes my time here on FR. I'll lurk...but posting is going to become a thing of the past. This might be it outside of the gardening thread.
Republicans......."LEAVE ME ALONE, I CAN DO THIS BY MYSELF"!!
I used to like doing the NYT crosswords - used to be the only reason left to buy the newspaper.
Now I print them off http://puzzles.about.com/od/beginnersxwords/a/tuenytxwords.htm
You can also try the local library - they might be willing to give you yesterday’s paper free.
All great ideas - I am feeling better today when I can read articles like this that have actual suggestions to take my mind off feeling helpless to do anything - that is the worst.
Don’t forget the library - Excellent source of free materials!! Reading, CD’s. everything.
Also I agree about buying local completely. Unfortunately a lot of the “organic” type small farmers market produce people around here are “greenie” liberal Obama fans. It is possible to find good old fashioned conservative farms - you just have to be aware.
Maybe about a million of us should move to Ohio and go Galt there.
Some credit where credit is due? ;-)
bookmarked/emailed to family. thank you.