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EBT System Goes Down: Obama Voters Threaten Mass Riots
Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/12/13 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 10/12/2013 10:54:12 PM PDT by Nachum

“cuz lock your doors load your guns they cut off ebt cards nationwide” - Twitter

They voted for Obama for the free stuff. Now the free stuff isn’t happening. So they riot.

Today, the Electronic Benefits Transfer system (electronic food stamps debit card) went down in several states due to a computer glitch, and Obama voters are going nuts on Twitter, threatening mass rioting. This is free government money gone bad and exactly what’s wrong with our country.

According to WoodTV (NBC 8),

NBC News reports several states were affected by the glitch. The USDA released a statement saying:“EBT cards in a number of states have temporarily stopped working today due to a technical issue that the vendor that serves these states is experiencing. The vendor is working to fix this issue and EBT cards will work again once it is resolved. This issue is not related to the government shutdown.”

Pat Dollard reports, from TWITCHY,

(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...


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KEYWORDS: ebt; foodstamps; operationwhipcracker; riots; welfarestate
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1 posted on 10/12/2013 10:54:12 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum; Lazamataz; Travis McGee

BTTT


2 posted on 10/12/2013 10:58:10 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Nachum

I say shut it down, SHUT THE WHOLE DAMN THING DOWN and let god sort out the pieces.....


3 posted on 10/12/2013 10:58:58 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


4 posted on 10/12/2013 10:59:08 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

The comments are scary. The idiots must shop on a daily basis and have no food on hand.


5 posted on 10/12/2013 11:01:12 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Here is another little video I found posted on Twitter...

EBT Down Across The Nation! Chaos by Design to Ensue if Not Fixed Soon!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDXjTSi9zsI&feature=youtu.be


6 posted on 10/12/2013 11:02:53 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

***So they riot. ***

BRING OUT THE MACHINE GUNS! That will fix the problem! If you have no machine guns, I’m sure you can find a few willing souls with semi-autos to take up the slack.


7 posted on 10/12/2013 11:03:26 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: mowowie

The thing that really torques me off is that all the food stamp groupies are getting a $100 bonus in their account to make up for today’s “inconvenience”. WE’RE PAYING FOR IT!!!


8 posted on 10/12/2013 11:03:42 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: Nachum

Come on out to the suburbs, exurbs and country and see what happens.


9 posted on 10/12/2013 11:06:03 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Nachum
ammo 1
10 posted on 10/12/2013 11:06:10 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Nachum

if I had not lost all my guns in a tragic boating accident I would be making sure they were cleaned and well-oiled and stocked with ammo in a safe place.


11 posted on 10/12/2013 11:07:50 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Nachum

Damn!

Thanks, Nachum.


12 posted on 10/12/2013 11:07:58 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: All

look, we all know the giveaways can’t last forever. they can’t continue to print a trillion a year. what we’re seeing is just a prelude, it could be a year, or five, but it will surely come.


13 posted on 10/12/2013 11:09:08 PM PDT by willywill
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To: Mr. K

Same here. That lake is very deep.


14 posted on 10/12/2013 11:09:44 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Nachum

Apparently, many of the EBT card users don’t understand that the benefit is to ‘supplement’ their food purchases. Instead, it seems they buy steaks, lobsters, alcoholic beverages, etc., rather than laying in some supplies of bulk rice and bulk beans. ....Don’t these folks have ANY cash to spend on food, or is that all spent on fast food joints? (rhetorical)


15 posted on 10/12/2013 11:10:03 PM PDT by octex
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To: Mr. K

Darn shame about losing your guns in that accident.

Seems like there’s a lot of that going around these days....


16 posted on 10/12/2013 11:11:57 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: octex

Alcohol may not be purchased using SNAP. A transaction of that sort would require a corrupt retailer scanning the wrong barcode or something like that. They wouldn’t get away with doing that for very long.


17 posted on 10/12/2013 11:16:03 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: octex

Social Security was supposed to be “supplemental” too.

How did that work out?


18 posted on 10/12/2013 11:16:44 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Due to the Federal Government Shutdown, the Tagline is closed.)
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To: steve86
The thing that really torques me off is that all the food stamp groupies are getting a $100 bonus in their account to make up for today’s “inconvenience”.

What???? Need confirmation on this, please...sounds too incredulous to be real.

19 posted on 10/12/2013 11:19:35 PM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Nachum
What up Yo? It's free, swipe your EBT
20 posted on 10/12/2013 11:19:36 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Nachum

“Darn shame about losing your guns in that accident.

Seems like there’s a lot of that going around these days...”

I’ve lost all mine twice.


21 posted on 10/12/2013 11:20:00 PM PDT by willywill
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To: hoagy62

Tagline


22 posted on 10/12/2013 11:20:42 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: Nachum

In the old days a steam locomotive had a driver and a shovel man, for the locomotive to operate, the shovel man had to knock himself out shoveling coal into the boiler.

Similarly, obama, Pelosi, Reid, Axelrod, jarrett and McCain have been shoveling money into ebt cards. And, like the locomotive coming to a dead stop when it runs out of coal, the EBT cards are coming to a dead stop because in six days the government is going to run out of money to shovel into the EBT account! Indeed, I bet, if the truth was known, the bastards are out of money NOW and they are trying to buy time re the masses with the 100 buck bribe and blaming the computer!

Then, there is the question of whether or not these rioting bros are EXACTLY what Obama wants!?


23 posted on 10/12/2013 11:22:21 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Nachum

This is a good example of what the Democrat Party is.

It is “give me things for nothing or else I will commit violent acts”. And even if they are given things for nothing they will still commit violent acts.


24 posted on 10/12/2013 11:22:27 PM PDT by detective
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To: Cen-Tejas
100 buck bribe

If you are referring to what I said it was a joke (tagline). Don't want that to get broadcast all over Twitter or somewhere lol.

25 posted on 10/12/2013 11:26:33 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: steve86

Got news for you, FRiend....I went on both Google and Bing to look for confirmation....YOUR POST came up first.

That’s the way rumors get started.


26 posted on 10/12/2013 11:29:01 PM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: hoagy62

I’d better go hide in a National Park somewhere.

Or maybe the masses will start demanding the bonus now and bankrupt Moochele’s slush fund.


27 posted on 10/12/2013 11:32:46 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: steve86

“Alcohol may not be purchased using SNAP. A transaction of that sort would require a corrupt retailer scanning the wrong barcode or something like that. They wouldn’t get away with doing that for very long.”

You can’t be serious. You are living in a fantasy world. People buy cigarettes and alcohol all the time with EBT cards. There are many ways to get around it. As a matter of fact a clerk was fired for not selling cigarettes to an EBT customer.

http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/18898515/2012/06/27/nh-store-clerk-fired-for-refusing-ebt-customer-cigarettes

EBT cards are used at strip clubs and casinos too.

http://www.nbc-2.com/story/15478933/investigators-ebt-transactions

http://conservativehideout.com/2013/01/10/democrats-want-ebt-cards-used-at-casinos-strip-clubs-and-bars/


28 posted on 10/12/2013 11:34:46 PM PDT by detective
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To: steve86

Hand an EBT card to a neighbor with cash. Ooh, that was hard.


29 posted on 10/12/2013 11:36:00 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: detective

You’re confusing the EBT TANF benefit with the EBT SNAP benefit. Seems to be a lot of that disease going around FR.


30 posted on 10/12/2013 11:36:54 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: Nachum

My goodness. The comments from the bugs on that site tell a very sick and demented story.

Those people should stay away from me, very far away.


31 posted on 10/12/2013 11:38:18 PM PDT by Gator113 (Ted Cruz is settled law.)
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To: eyedigress

Except that’s not a SNAP or EBT transaction. That’s a barter outside of the system. The OP was discussing ordinary transactions at the register.


32 posted on 10/12/2013 11:39:04 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: steve86

Corrupt retailers is usually how it works. And every so often you hear of a bust.
The electronic cards were started in part to combat fraud, and I think they do. But scammers can still turn over their card and PIN # to someone else, for a price. The the person would report the card “lost” and get a replacement. So now the state is clamping down and either charging a fee for replacements or limiting how often you can get a replacement. With the old paper stamps people would just sell them, usually 50 cents on the dollar. They would issue an ID that cashiers were supposed to ask but few ever did. Cards also make the cashier’s job easier. I used to cashier in a co-op and since change over a dollar for food stamps had to be given in stamps, it meant setting up the till with $20 each time even if they didnt get used, and they usually didnt. WIC was different. It was a voucher for a certain amount. If her purchases came a little under the amount of the voucher, she just forfeited it, usually a few cents.
Long ago when food stamps were first invented, probably during the Johnson administration, users had to buy them. I don’t know how the proportions worked, but I think having them commit some of their own money was a good idea.


33 posted on 10/12/2013 11:40:18 PM PDT by crazycatlady
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To: laplata
The comments are scary.

Below the "low-information" voter is the "zero-information" voter. Both groups are democrat controlled.

34 posted on 10/12/2013 11:41:11 PM PDT by matt1234 (obamacare: the "New Coke" of the 21st Century)
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To: steve86

Correct. It is a barter outside the system. I am glad the gov cleared that up. /s


35 posted on 10/12/2013 11:41:34 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: laplata
Look at what happened during Sandy in New York. Three days and they were dumpster diving. I figure at Manhattan rates six, maybe seven days "they" start fanning out, probably less for the more intelligent ones.
I find myself doing some day to day run's for a quick evening meal, but that is because I have the convenience to do so at my whim, not because I need to.
The people living in suburbia, 15-20 feet from their neighbor? I hope you "know" your neighbor, and "their" neighbor. The closer you are to a city the harder you will have to fight soon... This administration is fanning the flames.
36 posted on 10/12/2013 11:42:19 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: steve86

Exactly. SNAP is just for food. The other is what used to be known as “welfare” and is now also done electronically in many places.


37 posted on 10/12/2013 11:43:46 PM PDT by crazycatlady
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To: steve86
Both EBT benefits are used to buy alcohol etc all the time. If you think the program is pure and never abused you are naive.
38 posted on 10/12/2013 11:44:19 PM PDT by detective
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To: detective

Folks believe the credit card replaces the food stamp.

All it does it get somebody’s fat ass off the couch. The money stays the same.


39 posted on 10/12/2013 11:47:32 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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40 posted on 10/12/2013 11:48:50 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: steve86

You can easily buy EBT cards at a big discount almost anywhere. People sell them and then report them lost. I could probably buy at least 50 tomorrow if I wanted to.


41 posted on 10/12/2013 11:51:29 PM PDT by detective
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To: Nachum

for what it’s worth, the EBT program run in 17 states is run by our friends at Xerox Corp - who state they are experiencing ‘connectivity issues.’ (damn Al Gore! /s)


42 posted on 10/12/2013 11:52:23 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: detective
Now the republicans have stepped in it.

The EBT recipients will now start voting democrat.

Oh, wait they already DO.

Now they'll start voting DOUBLE democrat!

Oh, wait they already do.

Maybe they'll start voting for democrats THREE times.

So we'll get Charles Rangel that is three times as corrupt.

And Rangel delivers on his promises. He'll now steal three times as much, just to show those republican SOBs.

43 posted on 10/12/2013 11:52:52 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: Ghost of SVR4

It’s all very scary.


44 posted on 10/12/2013 11:53:23 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: matt1234

Below the “low-information” voter is the “zero-information” voter. Both groups are democrat controlled.


Of course. The Dems rely on stupid people and as we know, keeping them stupid.


45 posted on 10/12/2013 11:55:17 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Nachum
I don't what the BS about Monsanto is, but the general idea is promising.

As people's stomachs growl ... Obama's fault!

46 posted on 10/12/2013 11:56:10 PM PDT by cynwoody
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47 posted on 10/12/2013 11:56:58 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: steve86

“A transaction of that sort would require a corrupt retailer scanning the wrong barcode or something like that. They wouldn’t get away with doing that for very long.”

Hell, EVERY inner-city denizen in the handout class knows of a convenience store (or fifty) that will happily take EBT’s for booze, cigs, and everything else.

They just “mistakenly” hit the wrong key, or as I have seen personally, “buy” stuff on the card, then immediately return it for cash, minus a “restocking fee”.

And TANF is just free handout money, that comes on the same card (in most places).


48 posted on 10/12/2013 11:59:53 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: detective

You can easily buy EBT cards at a big discount almost anywhere. People sell them and then report them lost. I could probably buy at least 50 tomorrow if I wanted to.


If they’re reported stolen, they should be voided.

How much would you have to pay for an EBT card?

I wouldn’t have a clue where to go to buy one.


49 posted on 10/13/2013 12:01:18 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Nachum

Time for the Obama “riot now!” graphic.

He wants chaos. If he can’t get it with fake stories about TM, he’ll make it happen this way.

Welcome to Zimbabwe.


50 posted on 10/13/2013 12:02:08 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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