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Shelves in Two Lousiana Walmarts Cleared When Welfare Recipients Thought They Were Getting Free Food
PJ Media ^ | October 14, 2013 | Bryan Preston

Posted on 10/14/2013 10:29:37 AM PDT by Q-ManRN

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To: from occupied ga

Musical chairs those who got out for those 2 hours before the system worked again, probably are scot-free


51 posted on 10/14/2013 10:58:48 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: McGavin999

No they don’t. I have seen comment after comment, complete with thugged-up picture, bragging about how “I gits mine”. Sometimes they’re referring to welfare, sometimes to flat-out regular stealing, shoplifting, etc. Even pictures of the loot with the tags still on it, including those heavy plastic security tags, and comments about how hard it was to do the laundry while having to remove the security tags. Pictures and all-no shame whatsoever. See “Charleston Thug Life”.


52 posted on 10/14/2013 10:59:32 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: DannyTN
What you suggested is not so far-fetched. I had a black co-worker once who'd lived in the DC area. He told me this was not an uncommon means of escape from the crappy public schools and culture for parents who really cared. Ghana, as just one example, offered high school boarding schools for about $800 per year. Most of these schools were run by Catholic orders or Protestant missionaries. Great structure, great discipline and great education. Most of the American students made friends with the local families and spent the holidays with them.

The tickets were rather pricey, almost as much as the school year tuition, room and board. But for less than $2000, his kids got a great education, made some decent friends and avoided the gang and drug thing completely. They also came home more respectful and appreciative of what we have in America.

It may not be a great solution for kids already into drugs and gangs. They don't deal with those kind of problems with kid gloves . . . but for basically decent kids who haven't gone in that direction, it can be a life changing event.

The entire DC area could send their kids for far less than what the taxpayers spend now.

53 posted on 10/14/2013 10:59:34 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: McGavin999

There are those among us that don’t have the
“I shouldn’t do this because it’s wrong”
circuit in their brains.


54 posted on 10/14/2013 11:00:07 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Grimmy

I agree. I posted in another thread that it’s “uncanny” that this should happen now, with all the other things closing in on tax-paying Americans at once.


55 posted on 10/14/2013 11:01:33 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Errant

Meanwhile, we’re slaughtering our steer in a couple of months. :)

Oh, and one difference between here and our old home of 45 years, Seattle, is that on a walk from our house down to the church (one mile), on our way back in the moonlight we could make out a couple of guys working at something next to the road. When we got closer we saw in their flashlight the deer they were expertly field dressing.

Never would have seen that in our neighborhood in seattle. ;-)


56 posted on 10/14/2013 11:01:51 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: listenhillary

Yeah, your post touches what I was hinting at in mine: EBT cards have become a major part of the engine which drives our consumer economy. Wal-mart honored those purchases because they didn’t want to alienate a major part of their customer base.


57 posted on 10/14/2013 11:03:21 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Black Agnes

It happened in my town on the MS Gulf Coast. I had to go get dog food that night. I carried just in case.


58 posted on 10/14/2013 11:04:36 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Q-ManRN

Actually, this shows how fast news now travels via Facebook and Twitter, with Obamaphones...

We have nothing on our side to counter this, and it’s how memes get spread to the low/no-info voter.


59 posted on 10/14/2013 11:05:31 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Q-ManRN

THOUGHT they were getting free food? EBT is all about free food and free everything else for leeches who refuse to work.

More correctly, they thought they were STEALIING even more free food than the government normally steals for them.


60 posted on 10/14/2013 11:06:40 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade (The people have the right to tell government what guns it may possess, not the other way around.)
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To: Black Agnes

It happened in Hazlehurst well. One welfare queen loudly exclaimed ‘imma burn dis place down!’ when she found her card wasn’t working.

I’ve since heard that particular walmart started just letting them have $50 of groceries ‘free’ apparently to stave off what happened in Philadelphia Miss.


61 posted on 10/14/2013 11:06:54 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Q-ManRN

Absolutely, positively, a display of the corrupt human heart at work.
It cannot be fixed by anything other than Christ.


62 posted on 10/14/2013 11:07:56 AM PDT by vpintheak (Thankful to be God blessed & chosen!)
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To: GeronL

It scanned their cards, it just wouldn’t show how much was stored on their cards. I’m not sure if anyone has determined who is on the hook for the charges.

The person who bought the food
The government who’s system wasn’t working
Or Walmart

Walmart issued the order for the store to accept the cards knowing that they might be already overdrawn.


63 posted on 10/14/2013 11:08:31 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary

rush talking about this now...


64 posted on 10/14/2013 11:09:13 AM PDT by naturalborn
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To: Q-ManRN

Was looter man there?


65 posted on 10/14/2013 11:10:07 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (What's the frequency, Kenneth?)
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To: cuban leaf

You’ve no idea how many rural dogs are fed via roadkill deer.

Lots.


66 posted on 10/14/2013 11:10:20 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Exit148

I was in a Kmart in Stockton California. The power went out for a few moments and suddenly a stampede headed for the door. The moment darkness fell, numerous people in the store ran outside with whatever merchandise they were holding at the time. I was dazed with shock when the lights went back on and the store was nearly empty - the power wasn’t off for more than 2 minutes. How could so many people have thievery in their hearts so that they could instantly take advantage of a momentary power loss? The store had been filled with white, low income persons - some of the holding the hands of children as they browsed through the store, looking like ordinary people. But they were takers...it was like a scene from the movie “The Body Snatchers.”


67 posted on 10/14/2013 11:10:29 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: cuban leaf

“EBT cards have become a major part of the engine which drives our consumer economy.”

The entire economies of most Democrat-run inner-cities, like Detroit, or Memphis, now subsist almost entirely on Government and drug money, from EBT’s to grants, which finance the drug trade, which finances just about everything else.

When food stamps became handouts, instead of purchases, this began in earnest.


68 posted on 10/14/2013 11:11:23 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Q-ManRN

I am relieved we taxpayers don’t have to pay for this and that the president is providing it. Obamamoney. Thank you Hero of Benghazi.


69 posted on 10/14/2013 11:12:37 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: from occupied ga

What got me was the mention of something called the “bridge cards”.

I think they are like cards that “bridge the gap” for when someones normal EBT runs out.

It’s food stamps for people on food stamps!!


70 posted on 10/14/2013 11:12:44 AM PDT by djf (Global warming is turning out to be a bunch of hot air!!)
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To: Q-ManRN
WELFARE


71 posted on 10/14/2013 11:12:48 AM PDT by conservativeimage.com (I Won't Go Underground http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wema3CNqzvg)
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To: cuban leaf
we could make out a couple of guys working at something next to the road.

Thanks! I'd forgot about road kill becoming an important source of food in Obama's "transformed" America! ;)

72 posted on 10/14/2013 11:13:47 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Q-ManRN

Let’s be honest. It’s just more stealing by a mob.


73 posted on 10/14/2013 11:14:27 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Q-ManRN

“It was worse than any black Friday”

Hmmmm. New meaning for “Black Friday”?


74 posted on 10/14/2013 11:15:29 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Q-ManRN

“Free food”: What they don’t have to eat, for sustenance and to maintain those 54” waistlines, they can sell to buy fun stuff.


75 posted on 10/14/2013 11:15:49 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: AppyPappy
That too. But not so much the boxes of cereal or macaroni and cheese. They have to be kept in a relatively clean environment to avoid insect or rodent damage. There is a very large underground economy which resembles the above ground economy in many ways. Only they are using warehouses as distribution points which don't have the same insect, rodent, climate control standards in place as the above ground economy.

Canned foods are the favorite, especially meats. A bud of mine in the FBI once broke up a ring which was hijacking and selling mostly canned tuna-fish. Long shelf life, durable packaging, relatively small size, national brand names and not so easy to trace.

The amateurs, of course, go after anything to turn a quick buck. The pros are a lot more selective.

I sometimes wonder if some of that really bargained priced canned goods which you can buy at places like Big Lots have been laundered through such a system. We're talking big business here. My bud in the FBI says they think is may be conservatively about 20% of the size of the above ground economy. More generous estimates range as high as 50%. That's one hell of a lot of taxes which are being evaded . . . and a number which can only grow as the government's take increases.

76 posted on 10/14/2013 11:15:56 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: mrsmel

BTW, I’ve no idea what’s local to you but we’ve found that getting dog food at the local animal feed store is way cheaper than wallyworld. And it seems to be better quality (ie, higher protein content) than the stuff at walmart too.


77 posted on 10/14/2013 11:16:04 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Q-ManRN

I’ll bet ther had a run on lobster, filet mignon, and Mums champagne.


78 posted on 10/14/2013 11:18:23 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: Vigilanteman

During the communist famines it was the underground “black” market that kept some families from starving to death. Especially in North Korea in the mid-90’s where a saying developed that those who trusted the government the most were the first to starve (waiting for the government to help)

NK is in another commie famine now.


79 posted on 10/14/2013 11:19:13 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Q-ManRN

Everything that is happening in America is part of a carefully constructed plan to overwhelm us with more “situations” than we can handle. That way, barry and his boys slip another screw job past the watchers.

I’m not a conspiracy theorist, but there are just too many coincidences for comfort.


80 posted on 10/14/2013 11:19:55 AM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for the American politburo!!)
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To: listenhillary

I think Wal-Mart is probably going to have to eat it. Maybe they won’t do it again next time.


81 posted on 10/14/2013 11:20:05 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Errant

In this particular case they had just shot it. ;-)


82 posted on 10/14/2013 11:22:16 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Black Agnes

I realized I should have mentioned that they had just shot the deer.
But you did give me a great idea!


83 posted on 10/14/2013 11:22:57 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: vpintheak
Christ or


84 posted on 10/14/2013 11:26:01 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: popdonnelly

Called “looting” in almost every other context.


85 posted on 10/14/2013 11:27:28 AM PDT by abb
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A near riot at the Philadelphia Wal-Mart over a glitch with
the federal government’s electronic food stamp cards forced
the store to close briefly on Saturday night after customers
became unruly, the authorities said.

86 posted on 10/14/2013 11:27:42 AM PDT by deport
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To: Q-ManRN

Anyone still left in Louisiana, should get out as fast as possible.


87 posted on 10/14/2013 11:27:56 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Black Agnes

Winn Dixie, I needed a few cans (5 big dogs!) to tide us over until my husband gets over to FL where a friend with whom my husband does business has some kind of grocery store where we get brand-name dog food cheap. Mine get dry mixed with canned, and with 5 large dogs, I need the really big bags and cases of cans.


88 posted on 10/14/2013 11:36:33 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: mrsmel

Hubby buys the 50lb bags of ‘big dog’ food at the feed store. We are rural though. We also buy the chickens food there. And the cats.

I’ll have to ask him specifics on how much we save. IIRC it’s on the order of 30%-40% over grocery store prices.

If you have a local co-op you might ask there. Or ask around for a ‘feed store’.

Fortunately we only have the one big dog. But she’s an outside dog (with lots of protection from weather) and winter is coming. I save my freezer burned meat to cook in the winter and add to her dry food. She also gets all the au jus from any roasts or crockpot meats in the wintertime too.


89 posted on 10/14/2013 11:41:46 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Q-ManRN

He says Walmart was so packed, “It was worse than any black Friday” that he’s ever seen.

Obviously, that’s a racist statement and the African American community should be demanding he be fired. [/sarc]


90 posted on 10/14/2013 11:42:25 AM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: Q-ManRN

They didn’t think they were getting ‘free food’ from Walmart (in the sense that Walmart magically turned into a poverty food bank) - they thought they were able to steal without getting caught... That’s an important difference.


91 posted on 10/14/2013 11:43:24 AM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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To: GeronL
Wal-Mart was just giving it away for 2 hours apparently

Willing to bet a dollar that Walmart receives payment in full from the US Government.

92 posted on 10/14/2013 11:44:03 AM PDT by Newbomb Turk ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.")
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To: cuban leaf

*chuckle*.

You’ll be ‘country’ before you know it!


93 posted on 10/14/2013 11:46:07 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Black Agnes
Aww :) I spoil mine like that too. They're all older and “rescue” dogs, so since they are mostly couch potatoes, they live inside, with a doggie door to a big fenced-in back yard. We have a feed store around here, that's a good idea and I'll check into it, thanks :)
94 posted on 10/14/2013 11:46:39 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Errant

“......but if you haven’t prepared for the possibility of food shortage, better do so ASAP.”

That can’t be said often enough!!!!

My wife and I could survive for 6 months without leaving our home. I still need to get a hand pump for our water well or fresh water could become an issue during an extended power outage.


95 posted on 10/14/2013 11:47:31 AM PDT by Gator113 (Ted Cruz is settled law.)
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To: conservativeimage.com

Well done....... and it’s cute.


96 posted on 10/14/2013 11:49:05 AM PDT by Gator113 (Ted Cruz is settled law.)
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To: Q-ManRN

Someone should ask Don Lemon from CNN if he’s embarrassed for his race!!!


97 posted on 10/14/2013 11:50:17 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: GeronL

Unlimited amount or not, Walmart will charge the taxpayers (Washington) for every charge made. We get screwed regardless.


98 posted on 10/14/2013 11:53:18 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: ameribbean expat

No, not finished. That’s when things are going to start to get REAL INTERESTING...


99 posted on 10/14/2013 11:53:40 AM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: listenhillary

You are “on the hook”.


100 posted on 10/14/2013 11:54:17 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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