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EBT To Shut Down Nationwide Starting November
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Posted on 10/15/2013 7:59:03 AM PDT by TigerClaws

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To: Uncle Miltie
Not all, but most.

I think it's the single most factor which keeps black females unwed with chil'run. They pool the EBT and other assistance to their household with mamma, granny, etc.... So you see people who are making $50K to $100K using EBT cards because their children lease out their uterus for food and phones. City employees, school teachers, city judge, hospital workers, etc.... I see with their ID badges hung from their neck lanyards paying for their groceries with an EBT card.

They pimp out their kids.

101 posted on 10/15/2013 8:41:14 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: PghBaldy

Utah is a state, not the nation.


102 posted on 10/15/2013 8:41:20 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: svcw

This isn’t the shutdown, this is the debt ceiling. Different crisis, much more severe. This one could actually turn into crisis.


103 posted on 10/15/2013 8:42:20 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: TigerClaws

I can’t wait to see the results.


104 posted on 10/15/2013 8:43:08 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: cuban leaf

SNAP is the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (commonly called ‘food stamps’).

These days there are credit card looking “EBT” (electronic benefit transfer) cards given to beneficiaries of the program. That way instead of the shame of having the ‘stamps’ like the old days and so the stamps wouldn’t become a currency, the debit card requires the user to present their ID and it’s run like a credit card.

EBT is the common reference now for ‘food stamps’ with benefits being from 100-700 a month depending on the number of dependents in the family and income (if any).

So the money will stop and shoppers will be told, as they were the past few days, “The system is down.” Or a sign at the door, “We no longer accept food stamps.”

This is if the CURRENT state of affairs continues. The ‘shutdown’ is being made more severe to cause more pressure on the GOP to cave. Parks and monuments weren’t enough.


105 posted on 10/15/2013 8:43:18 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: cripplecreek

The letter is addressed to ALL STATES.

Utah just happened to be the one to pick up the story first.


106 posted on 10/15/2013 8:44:11 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Whenifhow
say losing food stamps would mean going hungry.

As opposed to going looking for a job.

107 posted on 10/15/2013 8:44:29 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: MNGal

Concur.


108 posted on 10/15/2013 8:46:21 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (the seed spawn of zor-ketthraa!.)
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To: Silentgypsy

Thanks for posting. Verifies it.

Now is this for the debt default or is this even if a debt agreement is worked out but the current ‘shutdown’ continues?


109 posted on 10/15/2013 8:47:17 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: from occupied ga

What jobs? Obama had seen to it that the economy stays weak.


110 posted on 10/15/2013 8:47:18 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: TigerClaws

There will be an absolute bloodletting riot.

All of the lobbyists for Ralph’s, Krogers, A&P, Albertsons, Giant Eagle, Walmart, Kraft, Hormel, Del Monte, Starkist, Campbells, etc. etc., all descending on Capitol Hill in a blood-curdling rage.

How do you expect to have an economy when you can’t sell to people who don’t have any money?


111 posted on 10/15/2013 8:48:16 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Uncle Miltie
"Shut 'er down" might go further than anticipated.

(link to the Free Republic thread)


112 posted on 10/15/2013 8:48:23 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: TigerClaws

I’m in IT. When I see the letter in the op and see the problems people are having with EBT cards, it is pretty obvious that changes are being released into prod to handle this - and the changes are buggy. Kinda like Obamacare.

This could ger REALLY ugly. I’ve said for years that the dependent class will burn down their own neighborhood if they feel empowered by not getting their entitlement. Look what they did after the Rodney King verdict when they felt entitled by an event that did not even directly affect them. If their cards stop working, they will ransack stores for what they are “rightly entitled to” all over the country.

I don’t know how big it will get, but it really could become CWII of a sort and force martial law. And considering the power this would give the president, it might be just what they want. I need my CCW NOW!


113 posted on 10/15/2013 8:48:25 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: TigerClaws

So Obama, who alone has the discretion to do so, has decided that food stamps are “non-essential services”?

Quick, let’s make sure the media reports this!!


114 posted on 10/15/2013 8:48:30 AM PDT by butterdezillion (Free online faxing at http://faxzero.com/ Fax all your elected officials. Make DC listen.)
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To: Kartographer; TigerClaws

Also note this post:

Troops’ Next Paycheck Disappears if U.S. Defaults
Military.Com ^ | Oct 15, 2013 | Richard Sisk

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 8:30:04 AM by BulletBobCo
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3079102/posts


115 posted on 10/15/2013 8:48:34 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Hieronymus
I can tell you that (Hu) is on first

And Bo's on his knees.


116 posted on 10/15/2013 8:50:22 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: MrB

I’ll bet this dismantling of our Country is going better and faster than the Communist/Socialist/Marxist/Agitator/Racist/Hating America-in-Chief and his cronies could have ever dreamed of.


117 posted on 10/15/2013 8:51:03 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: from occupied ga
"As opposed to going looking for a job."

If we hit the debt ceiling there will not be any jobs to be had. That said we are going to hit it sooner or later so why not now? Bush and Obama made this mess so I'd guess it's our job to clean it up. As long has the lights stay on we can make it thru this.

118 posted on 10/15/2013 8:51:10 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: logitech

Actually, you should have been storing up and rotating food for months and years ALREADY. ..


119 posted on 10/15/2013 8:51:57 AM PDT by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: TigerClaws

They are hell bent on starting riots and full all out class warfare.


120 posted on 10/15/2013 8:54:38 AM PDT by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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To: TigerClaws

Thank God for rifled slugs


121 posted on 10/15/2013 8:55:13 AM PDT by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ----- The New Gold!)
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To: cripplecreek

You might want to get your ice fishing gear out and ready. ;>)


122 posted on 10/15/2013 8:55:13 AM PDT by Gator113 (Ted Cruz is settled law.)
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To: Lazamataz; Travis McGee; cripplecreek

Ping


123 posted on 10/15/2013 8:55:15 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (the seed spawn of zor-ketthraa!.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Are there any very newly discovered comets I’m not aware of?

I’m having a hard time believing POSHITUS really will let this happen to his people.


124 posted on 10/15/2013 8:55:32 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: I want the USA back

He doesn’t need those people any longer. They’ve already done what was needed of them...vote for 0bama.


125 posted on 10/15/2013 8:57:51 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: TigerClaws

All you EBT people - go to the White House. I really doubt that Obama will stop delivery on all that luxury food. Talk about the mother of all EBT cards!


126 posted on 10/15/2013 8:59:56 AM PDT by mom.mom
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To: Whenifhow

Mark Levin Show 10-8-2013:

http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=2591&c=10771&f=1950053 (audio)

3:00 The military is not 50 percent of the budget. Yet Obama went after the military in this battle because he hates the military. He went after them by 50% compared to other budget items.

11:21 on the audio: We will never default on debt payments unless they are so massive we cannot make payments-not because of debt ceiling fight..but the obligations we are taking on. Obama wants the debt ceiling raised to pay for future projects. NOT TO PAY FOR BILLS WE OWE NOW.

20:00 Social security checks will come no matter what until the year 2038, in which time it is all gone. Congress took surplus out of SS fund. U.S. treasury issued IOU’s can be redeemed when default. 2010 was the first time defaulted since 1983. Recovered with IOU’s from the treasury. Treasury can borrow 1.00 to replace 1.00 in IOU paid to SS fund. The federal reserve gives them the dollar. It still remains under the debt ceiling.

24:35 It is a federal statute to pay SS. The govt. redemption of treasury bond would not breech debt ceiling.


127 posted on 10/15/2013 9:00:06 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: SZonian

“He doesn’t need those people any longer. They’ve already done what was needed of them...vote for 0bama.”

He needs these people to do just one remaining thing: Riot!


128 posted on 10/15/2013 9:00:25 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: svcw

Dude! Do you realize you just struck gold with that post.

If no inconvenience was felt due to a particular federal agency being closed, why do we need to re-open it on a budget has been agreed to.

Brilliant.


129 posted on 10/15/2013 9:00:46 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: MNGal

So I was right to move to a small rural town far from the madding crowds?


130 posted on 10/15/2013 9:02:08 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: Uncle Miltie
...Food Stamp recipients all drive Lexi, Escalades and Mercedes? It’s almost a badge of 0bamanation.

Yep. In our area it's the Black Escalades. I started noticing them, markedly, after the '08 election. First at grocery stores, then at the *nicer* chain restaurants. What's up with dat?!

131 posted on 10/15/2013 9:03:47 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: txhurl
"I’m having a hard time believing POSHITUS really will let this happen to his people."

Way more then "his" people have skin in this "game". I am having a hard time believing the global bankers have not descended on the White House/Congress and read the riot act. Tomorrow will be interesting if there is no deal and full out panic takes hold.

I am happy the House is holding the line. There is still plenty of time for a deal if the other side is willing to deal. If not then better to go over the cliff then cave.

132 posted on 10/15/2013 9:06:12 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: TigerClaws
Will AL-QAEDA still receive ObamaGuns from McCain and the Obamatollah Barrany?


133 posted on 10/15/2013 9:06:35 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: MNGal

I agree..it’s a planned and systematic event...next they will cut of Seniors on SS.....

This Pres. has no problem playing Chicago thuggery to get his “Revenue Hog” Obamacare, flowing to the Capital..and distributed as he wants on an International scale.

Americans are “Collateral damage”.


134 posted on 10/15/2013 9:07:10 AM PDT by caww
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To: txhurl

Not just HEB and Walmart....pretty much EVERY grocery store!! I cannot find ONE grocery store in the Houston area that does NOT accept EBT :(


135 posted on 10/15/2013 9:08:31 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: SZonian
"He doesn’t need those people any longer. They’ve already done what was needed of them...vote for 0bama"

Bingo! Their only use at this point is to take his six and twelve on starting a war of fundamental change......I mean riots.

136 posted on 10/15/2013 9:09:52 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: VRW Conspirator

<....”It sure looks like the community organizer (a.k.a. communist agitator) now has the levers of government”....>

Yep....looks like it...so the question is what will the Congress do? Nothing....this is too systematic to be without careful planning ahead of the game.


137 posted on 10/15/2013 9:10:16 AM PDT by caww
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To: Jane Long

In our neck of the woods it seems to be Chrysler products. 300s, 200s, Magnum wagons, Durangos, etc.


138 posted on 10/15/2013 9:13:27 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: Jane Long

139 posted on 10/15/2013 9:13:30 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie ("So the minimum plan for obamacare is 100 bucks a month I like you Obama but nigga I'm broke")
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To: TigerClaws

The White House won’t compromise. Nobody can tell me they care about the American public.


140 posted on 10/15/2013 9:13:32 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: jpsb

Oh, me, too. Just wondering if it’s actually possible this happens. If it does, right after giving PBS 455 million, then it IS CW II. Before Nov 1.


141 posted on 10/15/2013 9:14:04 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: MNGal

Point.


142 posted on 10/15/2013 9:15:01 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: Viennacon

besides the ones that already are?


143 posted on 10/15/2013 9:16:04 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: TigerClaws

The price of steak, lobster, shrimp and bacon to plummet....


144 posted on 10/15/2013 9:16:57 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Menehune56
I guess the EBT shutdown over the weekend was a demonstration of what can be expected to happen.

Think of it as a 'dry run'...

That said, if dems are working at creating a race war it might be wise to expand 'food bank' assistance. I guess the 'pain' dems want to cause isn't enough ... so using their dependent class to rob and beat up more responsible citizens is their first option of choice.

Are democrats evil?

145 posted on 10/15/2013 9:17:22 AM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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To: Jane Long

Costco? SNAP receivers would have to pay the membership fee.


146 posted on 10/15/2013 9:17:30 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: TigerClaws

Let the rioting begin

I’m ready


147 posted on 10/15/2013 9:19:47 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Mr. K

You’re foolish to look forward to that.


148 posted on 10/15/2013 9:21:18 AM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: TigerClaws

Only an idiot would believe it was actually going to happen and despite the fact that FReepers want to BELIEVE like a bunch of liberals.

I’m also hearing that there will be a nationwide power grid shutdown in November.


149 posted on 10/15/2013 9:21:50 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Malichi; logitech

Be sure to stock up on dried Lipton onion soup mix.

It can transform the most tasteless of meals into something delicious

Dried beans are no good without water to soak them in! Have a bunch of 5-gallon containers of water

TOILET PAPER will be better than dollars when TSHTF (it might be cheaper to use actual dollars soon)

who has a hidden room where you can store things? (I wouldn’t tell you if I did)

HAS ANYONE TRIED THOSE MAIL ORDER NGO SEEDS?


150 posted on 10/15/2013 9:24:15 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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