Skip to comments.Sell a few rabbits, earn $200 – Obama fines you $90,000
Posted on 05/20/2011 8:00:25 AM PDT by Steve495
Thats right. Im putting this right at the feet of the president himself. A family in Missouri has been fined more than $90,000 by the US Department of Agriculture for selling more than $500 of the furry creatures in less than one year. The families profit was a whopping $200 for the year.
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Liberalism is a mental disease.
All they have to do is ask for a waiver.
Washington hands them out like party favors.
HA....I was thinking yesterday....when I hit 65 or whatever age they REQUIRE you to join Medicare, I’m going to tell all the medical places....”I have a waiver.” I’ll let them try and prove I don’t.....
Yeah, but you may need to "grease the skids" to get it to happen. The good news is that it will only take political donations of $10k to make that $90k fine go away. A bargain.
It has been well said that really up-to-date liberals do not care what
people do, as long as it is compulsory. -- George Will
If you’re self sufficient, and not dependent on government and liberals,
you’ll have a big ol’ target on your back.
You’re one of those people that will have to be eliminated before their utopia can come to fruition.
1. Taking republican ballots in previous primaries?
2. Donations to conservative political campaigns?
3. Running for office, local or otherwise, on the republican ticket?
4. Serving on a local Republican Town Committee?
I made about the same in the 8th/9th grade selling mice and rats to the pet stores for snake feed.
ROFLMAO! ‘Broccoli Stem...’ That made my day! :)
Until people start eating mice and rats, I think you’d be flying under the radar.
What the ruling class despises is the idea that they can’t control you through controlling your food supply when you raise/grow your own food.
There was an article a while back about a man getting targeted for having “too big” of a garden.
Why can the USDA intervene if no interstate commerce is involved? This fine should be appealed in the courts.
Communism is more like it. We have such a bloated form of government from the cities, counties, States and especially the Federal Government that all they want to do is make laws to prohibit us from our freedoms. In order for the bloated government to survive they must fine or tax us to death and offer nothing for own own choice. We are all criminals by the millions of laws forced on us. No longer free choice from light bulbs to what color you want to paint your house.
I’ll bet the $90,000 is not a figure snatched out of the air. It’s how much the USDA spent investigating the case.
Puts me in mind of Rhonda the Rabbit Lady, who appeared in Michael Moore’s first film, Roger and Me. She was the one selling rabbits out of her home “for pets or meat”.
Turns out that not only did Moore not share his enormous riches gained from the film with her, but it also caused the state to shut her down since she did not have the proper permits to sell meat for human consumption.
I met her a short time afterward. She had been forced to take a job slinging hash in a Kmart cafeteria.
Wickard v Filburn
Notice, if you look at the main letter copy, that the signer is someone named Sarah Conant. However... the signature of this person reads...... “C~~nt” as far as is legibly discernable.
Interesting how federal bureaucrats self identify. Helps them with later federally paid therapy.
What sheer idiocy. I would say that these folks would have had a better chance if they did this through 4H, at least no fines.
I do believe the fault is in their not having responded to earlier correspondence. Given the way this particular letter is put together ~ or should I say chunked together ~ I have no doubt the people receiving the others had no idea at all they were supposed to answer it in some way.
The USDA could use my services, but first they will have to fire half the staff over there ~ when this kind of stuff goes out asking for that much money ~ on a billing that looks like one of those scam operations ~ that means the people behind it are INEDUCABLE!
(Dr. Floyd Ferris, Atlas Shrugged)