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Question: Ideas about how to realistically "Go Galt"?
11/7/12

Posted on 11/07/2012 2:53:04 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

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101 posted on 11/07/2012 4:25:24 AM PST by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: silverleaf

You pose some interesting options silverleaf. Had another discussion with a good friend yesterday before the results were known. It centered around incentive, the driving force in a free market economy vs lack of incentive in the socialist or spread the wealth economy. When govt takes from the producer and gives to the non producer, it only takes one harvest for the producer to get the hint, that the only way things are going to be fair, is for him to stop producing.


102 posted on 11/07/2012 4:25:28 AM PST by wita
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To: wita

obama fully expects the House of Rep to cave and give him his tax on the “rich” rather than let the country go into the abyss

He is fully prepared to call their bluff and cares not for the people who will suffer (military, seniors) if the GOP stands up to him. After all, HE WON

AND, he no longer needs to worry about getting elected

In a way I say the GOP should give Soetero EVERYTHING HE WANTS

Then no excuses but the democrats OWN the results
The last time this almost happened in 2010 the democrats scrambled like HELL to save the “Bush tax cuts” because they KNOW Soetero’s tax increases will strangle the economy


103 posted on 11/07/2012 4:26:07 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: WVKayaker

Those are very nice condos


104 posted on 11/07/2012 4:26:43 AM PST by tsowellfan
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To: SoFloFreeper

The union is dead. Time to separate into two nations.


105 posted on 11/07/2012 4:27:39 AM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: meyer
But here’s a couple of things I’m doing - I’ve been holding my savings until this day, thinking about adding on to the house and/or buying a new car. No chance now - I do NOT want to spend any more than necessary in this economy.

It would be better to pay off all debt, and then if you have enough to pay cash, get the car. I'm expecting hyper-inflation by the end of Obama's term, which would make your cash worthless.

Do the home repairs, replace the car, don't hold on to too much cash.

106 posted on 11/07/2012 4:29:39 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: formosa

their are times when death is the more noble choice at hand.

I would argue this isn’t one of them. Your country needs you alive. You know the country you dream about not the one you live in. Just remember what Patton said about the other dumb bastard.


107 posted on 11/07/2012 4:34:35 AM PST by wita
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To: SoFloFreeper
Try having more babies.

Ephesians 6:4
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord!


108 posted on 11/07/2012 4:34:35 AM PST by Theophilus (Not merely prolife, but prolific)
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To: stuartcr

I am going in this morning and annoucing that after 40 years... we are forced to close due to losses and taxes and regulations that we can no longer afford. HOW in the hell am I going to move on with MY life... when 40 years of my life was destroyed in four. What is wrong with you? Can’t you see past the end of your nose?

LLS


109 posted on 11/07/2012 4:35:01 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (OUR GOVERNMENT AND PRESS ARE NO LONGER TRUSTWORTHY OR DESERVING OF RESPECT!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Had a conversation with a friend just yesterday. He said if Obama won he and his wife were going to the Phillipines where they already own land.


110 posted on 11/07/2012 4:36:29 AM PST by vanilla swirl (searching for something meaningful to say)
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To: stuartcr

“What form of slavery do you believe you will be subjected to?”

The “slavery” of having to put up with people who endlessly post everything TWICE!


111 posted on 11/07/2012 4:37:43 AM PST by Twinkie (REMEMBER BENGHAZI !!!!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Already gone. It’s been working out very well the last 4 years. Non-essential spending is at a minimum. Immediate family gatherings have increased. Philosophies of freedom and faith are discussed regularly and grow stronger. Everybody is working and receiving awards/raises/accolades. Everyone is trained for using firearms. We are healthy, cohesive, coherent and have never been stronger. Life in this collective of family and friends is FANTASTIC!

We have DEFUNDED socialist collectives, spoken out against BIG GOVERNMENT socialism/totalitarianism and DEPOPULATED socialists/liberals/progressives/liars/deceivers/totalitarians/parasites from our lives and voted against them in our government.

Life, health, liberty, preparedness BUMP!


112 posted on 11/07/2012 4:40:39 AM PST by PGalt
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To: who knows what evil?

I left that organization years ago, so at least they havent been fattening up those cardinals on MY dime.

now time to starve the other corrupt organization in my world: the US government.


113 posted on 11/07/2012 4:40:57 AM PST by oldmomster
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To: JCBreckenridge

“Why don’t we set up a Freeper thread where folks looking to hire other folks can list jobs and Freepers looking for work can do the same?”

I think we can each figure out who is conservative...probably already know those who are in our lives who are already...but, having said that we can do something like an Angies List here if Jim would go for it. I don’t know if this is the right format.


114 posted on 11/07/2012 4:45:41 AM PST by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: silverleaf

In a way I say the GOP should give Soetero EVERYTHING HE WANTS

I’m not sure I agree, but I know what you are getting at. I’m not sure banking on total disaster just to hang everything on the dems is a good approach. But then banking on the balls of a few embattled Republicans in the US House
to hold the line while being pilloried by everyone, is about the same game. What to do?


115 posted on 11/07/2012 4:46:43 AM PST by wita
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To: JCBreckenridge

“Why don’t we set up a Freeper thread where folks looking to hire other folks can list jobs and Freepers looking for work can do the same?”

I think we can each figure out who is conservative...probably already know those who are in our lives who are already...but, having said that we can do something like an Angies List here if Jim would go for it. I don’t know if this is the right format.


116 posted on 11/07/2012 4:51:22 AM PST by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: RFEngineer
You got that right.

People are getting ready to go Galt whether they like it or not, and it's not just in this country.

People think the Muslims were unglued before, watch them now.

IMO we just took one step closer to full blown WWIII.

117 posted on 11/07/2012 4:52:43 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Jonty30

Trust me. NO ONE is more prepped than I am and I went Galt 4 years ago. I have no fantasy that I will be the one to eat the food or be warm by the fire. Even with all the lead and steel I have I can’t win every time and if I lose once, well, that’s it.


118 posted on 11/07/2012 4:55:16 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: wastoute

What’s your address? :)


119 posted on 11/07/2012 4:57:55 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: JCBreckenridge

My church just started holding a business expo for the parishioners. They have created and will maintain a business directory.


120 posted on 11/07/2012 5:00:46 AM PST by bbernard
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To: wita

1. I’ve been joking to friends for 20 years that I drive my cars until they die or I do. Then if I’m still alive I buy another used one. I can afford a new one, even to pay for one outright, but I won’t.

2. I look at the people in a mad rush to get the latest Apple gadget, flat-screen HDTV, or OS upgrade and shake my head. Spending my wealth on such things only benefits Zero and I won’t do it. I do just fine with what I have.

3. I vacation at home.

4. I stopped going to the movies years ago. I stopped watching the Oscars two decades ago. I will NOT support the Hollywood Left. Two hours of entertainment isn’t worth it. I’ve found ways to entertain myself. I started writing fiction, and I find it very entertaining. Hint: don’t worry about ever getting it published. Just have fun crafting a story that you would like to read.


121 posted on 11/07/2012 5:01:37 AM PST by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: RFEngineer

Exactly. Think depression...Except, this one will come with more chaos and violence because Integrity, Morals, and Fear of God have been stripped away in the last couple of generations. Generally speaking.


122 posted on 11/07/2012 5:01:48 AM PST by SisterK (no compromises)
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To: Jonty30

I will sell you the place right now!


123 posted on 11/07/2012 5:02:08 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I no longer go to any movies, they are all leftists in Hollywierd.

I stopped going to a health club a couple of years ago.

I changed jobs last week because I thought Romney would not win, I can make more money at the new job.

Do not keep money in the bank, leave only what you need.


124 posted on 11/07/2012 5:02:08 AM PST by stockpirate (Slaves to the collective! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress. IMPEACH ROBERTS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer
I am going in this morning and annoucing that after 40 years... we are forced to close

Oh, how I wish I hadn't sold my small business, in which I employed about 25 full timers. If I still had it, I would do the same, and suggest to my employees to ask obama and the left to look after them.

125 posted on 11/07/2012 5:04:57 AM PST by Salvey
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To: formosa
"Most of all, I’m boycotting the music and entertainment industries. These people are examples of a kind of ignorance and moral decay that I’m not even sure I want to attempt to understand."

I understand what you're saying, and this is not a criticism ... but what music is being made that is even remotely worth buying?

126 posted on 11/07/2012 5:05:02 AM PST by StAnDeliver (/)
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To: oblomov

You are so right. Please ping me if you see any info on a way we can stay in contact when they shut FR down.


127 posted on 11/07/2012 5:07:12 AM PST by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: tsowellfan

Nice!


128 posted on 11/07/2012 5:09:23 AM PST by unixman9627
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To: Biggirl

I used to think the same thing, but now I am inclined to believe that the Fed. Gov. will simply spend itself into irrelevance. When that happens the States will pickup the powers they originally gave to the Feds. Do believe there will be problems in States that cannot continue to feed and support their dependent class and maybe some limited military actions between have States and have-not States. I do agree with the Russian physicist who predicted the breakup of the US.
http://en.rian.ru/world/20081124/118512713.html

I am prepared to support my County and State in maintaining order and if necessary move toward independence.


129 posted on 11/07/2012 5:09:40 AM PST by unixman9627
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To: sergeantdave

Or more!


130 posted on 11/07/2012 5:09:45 AM PST by unixman9627
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To: qman

I agree. Pay off your debt, stock up on weapons and we need to let America fall fast and hard. Otherwise we’ll end up like Europe. I’m ready for the civil war


131 posted on 11/07/2012 5:11:31 AM PST by Glacier Honey
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To: MachIV

Funny we were just looking at houses in the Coeur D’Lane Area... not sure what to do now. was looking forward to retirement in 10 years or so... now what?


132 posted on 11/07/2012 5:11:31 AM PST by wyowolf
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To: qman

I agree. Pay off your debt, stock up on weapons and we need to let America fall fast and hard. Otherwise we’ll end up like Europe. I’m ready for the civil war


133 posted on 11/07/2012 5:11:31 AM PST by Glacier Honey
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To: Wpin
“It is illegal to go underground...”

It takes two to catch me, cause I'm gunna deny it.

134 posted on 11/07/2012 5:12:58 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: LibLieSlayer

That troll always comes on with his annoying questions. Ignore him.

Prayers up for us all.


135 posted on 11/07/2012 5:14:09 AM PST by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Find a way to disappear for the duration.


136 posted on 11/07/2012 5:15:13 AM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t see how what your proposing can be called living. “Hey, General Eisenhower, can we put off this landing? Because it’s kind of dangerous out there.”


137 posted on 11/07/2012 5:15:32 AM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine .)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I plan on engaging in as little economic activity as possible. If we all do that, maybe we can collapse the People’s Republic of Obamastan.


138 posted on 11/07/2012 5:16:25 AM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

There is nothing we need to do to “Go Galt”.

God already has that one worked out.

Just make sure your name is written in the book.


139 posted on 11/07/2012 5:17:30 AM PST by Safrguns
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To: qman
Going Galt is impossible

Not if you really work at it.

140 posted on 11/07/2012 5:19:56 AM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: unixman9627
...I also like to give tips in cash, not put them on my CC.

I seldom buy any restaurant bill on my CC.

If we don't have cash, we don't go. More CC security (never let it out of your sight) than going Galt, but we are definitely cutting spending.

141 posted on 11/07/2012 5:21:15 AM PST by CurlyDave
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To: SoFloFreeper

Woke up wondering the same thing. I recently enrolled back into school, haven’t started classes yet, and am now considering my options. My husband is in the coal industry and we both know it won’t be long before he is on the unemployment line. Taking on new debt is probably the stupidest thing I can do right now.

My suggestions are to stock up on food, lower any debts you may have at the moment, start or add to a nest egg and perfect your shooting abilities. Avoid unnecessary purchases and take care of your own.

Me? I’m reading. Reading, reading, reading. Learning as much as I can so I am armed with knowledge and guns when it comes time to use them both.


142 posted on 11/07/2012 5:21:24 AM PST by JenB987 (I'm still an American and 'til they take that away from me there's no day ruined. - El Rushbo)
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To: mkmensinger
" And Catholic hospitals (one out of six of all hospitals in the US) will close as well. "

No they won't close. They'll sell out to a corporate healthcare conglomerate. I could name one in my hometown that's done so already.

143 posted on 11/07/2012 5:22:01 AM PST by OKSooner
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To: StAnDeliver

You are correct most music today sucks. Yet believe it or not my kids still want to purchase that crap so I’m refusing to pay for their I tunes.


144 posted on 11/07/2012 5:26:40 AM PST by formosa
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To: wastoute

I don’t need your place. I just want your food.

I’m ok with it being over your dead body. I’m not too particular about such things. :)


145 posted on 11/07/2012 5:26:55 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

We must now work to make him a lame duck President, investigate all the scandels that surround him and his homo-socialists.


146 posted on 11/07/2012 5:27:06 AM PST by stockpirate (Slaves to the collective! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress. IMPEACH ROBERTS!)
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To: Jonty30

My food is going some place else soon...


147 posted on 11/07/2012 5:29:28 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Utmost Certainty

Going Galt isn’t about moving to some other country. It’s about starving it of what you normally provide and is taken for granted.
If you want to do it realistically you could consider the following:

1. Pay off as much debt as possible. Starve the credit markets and be beholden to as few as possible.

2. Pull WAY back on non-essential purchases. Don’t eat out. Don’t go on vacation. Spend 1/5 of what you normally do during the holiday season. Simply don’t spend.

3. Homeschool if possible. Homeschooled childeren will become the standard bearers of conservative values.


148 posted on 11/07/2012 5:30:22 AM PST by paul544
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To: MachIV

Ditto times a million.


149 posted on 11/07/2012 5:31:45 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: MachIV

If the R’s continue to run middle of the road candidates we’ll continue on the road to hell.

The only upswing to to zero wining is that the pendulum will swing ever farther left which infers an equally distant swing back to the right at some point.

At worst we may even be at the end of this Constitutional republic. 231 years for the same form of government is a long run from a global standpoint.

My admiration for the Canadians is growing.


150 posted on 11/07/2012 5:33:56 AM PST by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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