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EBT To Shut Down Nationwide Starting November
USDA

Posted on 10/15/2013 7:59:03 AM PDT by TigerClaws

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To: EBH

Sobering is right - but many have indicated Obama would do this.
Congressman: ‘Constitutional Crisis’ if GOP Caves on Debt Ceiling

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3079233/posts

“Given the ruthless and vindictive way the shutdown has been handled, I now believe that this president would willfully act to destroy the full faith and credit of the United States unless the Congress acquiesces to all of his demands,

Glenn Beck Explains The Debt Ceiling Showdown Using “The Deer Hunter”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaRnc6GGDlk


251 posted on 10/15/2013 11:31:37 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Black Agnes

“Better to avoid all the drama if/when they riot in/around the walmart. Stay home, check defense preps and sip peppermint tea.”

I can lock my front door right now and not come out for a year and have a good standard of living. Before I would lock my door, I would move my car from the front of my house. I have a small public footprint, looks like a house as small as mine would have nothing of value, plus I live behind a gate. Large homes with no gate are in the area so they likely have “good stuff”.


252 posted on 10/15/2013 11:32:47 AM PDT by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Black Agnes

Call up my libinlaws and say “told ya”.


253 posted on 10/15/2013 11:32:51 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: txhurl

I think we will be shopping locally more than ever. The HEB Plus may still be a safe shopping area.


254 posted on 10/15/2013 11:33:18 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: B4Ranch

We need to figure out if this is real or just a threat.


255 posted on 10/15/2013 11:35:58 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: Marcella

Good plan.


256 posted on 10/15/2013 11:36:17 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Travis McGee

I recently moved to an almost completely ‘non-diverse’ area in the mountains of NC. I have 6 months of food, a solar system that can handle lighting, computer, charging USB devices, and the fridge, enough firewood and kerosene to operate a sauna through the winter, shortwave, 2 meter, and CB communications, and I can hit a pie-plate size target at 50 yards with my pistol, 300 yards with my iron-sight rifle, and over 600 yards with my scoped rifle.

Let the “fundamental transformation” begin ...


257 posted on 10/15/2013 11:36:50 AM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Travis McGee

I recently moved to an almost completely ‘non-diverse’ area in the mountains of NC. I have 6 months of food, a solar system that can handle lighting, computer, charging USB devices, and the fridge, enough firewood and kerosene to operate a sauna through the winter, shortwave, 2 meter, and CB communications, and I can hit a pie-plate size target at 50 yards with my pistol, 300 yards with my iron-sight rifle, and over 600 yards with my scoped rifle.

Let the “fundamental transformation” begin ...


258 posted on 10/15/2013 11:37:05 AM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Mr. claret is currently searching the web for .22 ammo. There is none to be had.


259 posted on 10/15/2013 11:38:29 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed "Elderly Kooky Type" Catholic Texan)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
 photo air-force-one-nyc-06_zps1095db6e.jpg NOW tell me how much you love it. /s
260 posted on 10/15/2013 11:38:46 AM PDT by RetSignman (As Goes America, So Goes the World. A Communist America, A Communist World.)
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To: TigerClaws

You mean that parents will have to feed their own children?

What a concept!


261 posted on 10/15/2013 11:39:18 AM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: butterdezillion

I hope the media doesn’t report this. That might cause a panicky stampede to the grocery store that would empty out the shelves before I get a chance to do a little more prepping.


262 posted on 10/15/2013 11:42:11 AM PDT by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
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To: Hieronymus

Prince Fielder.


263 posted on 10/15/2013 11:44:13 AM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: Whenifhow

I’ve been on of the one’s saying this was coming. There won’t be a deal, if there is I’ll be shocked, but everything still seems to be pointing in the direction of an intentional failure.

I’ll very honest, while some say there is nothing to worry about, I am scared nearly out of my mind. Why? Because what a President should be doing he isn’t and is actually doing the exact wrong things. We will “default” and they will use it to inflict maximum terror and pain.

They control everything and this will destroy any kind of opposition party.


264 posted on 10/15/2013 11:45:12 AM PDT by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: spodefly

Can I move in with you?


265 posted on 10/15/2013 11:45:44 AM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: cuban leaf; djf
During the winter, we keep blankets, food and flashlights in the car unless we are stuck in a blizard. We’re ready, but not looking forward to it if it happens.

I agree -- of course -- we do the same.

Unfortunately, there are people even here who seemingly can't wait to lock and load the first round, and even get a shot off.

Some, it would appear, are looking forward to the entertainment value of inner city people tearing each other apart, limb by limb, disemboweling and the rest.

I agree with DJF -- the sentiments of some of these people -- and I don't necessarily mean the poster of the original comment that started this who possibly was making a flippant comment or merely discussing prudent prepping -- are entirely unacceptable and a detraction from the rest of us.

266 posted on 10/15/2013 11:48:41 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: PLMerite
...where... does all the money from high state taxes go to?

Government employees and retired government employees.

(but you knew that, didn't you?)

267 posted on 10/15/2013 11:53:11 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: from occupied ga

“As opposed to going looking for a job”

One problem: Most of our jobs have already been exported.


268 posted on 10/15/2013 11:56:16 AM PDT by oldfart (Obama nation = abomination. Think about it!)
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To: djf

Congratulations. You just won the “Sanest Post Of The Thread” award.


269 posted on 10/15/2013 11:56:21 AM PDT by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
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To: steve86

I had to come to terms with the idea of becoming a “survivalist” back in the 1980’s. I had an epiphany one day.

The bible says that where your tresure is, there your heart will be also. It’s why, if you have money in the stock market you want it to go up, but if you’ve shorted a stock, you want it to go down. And with survivalists (similar to todays preppers) you can cross a line from “being prepared, just in case” to “all of my time and money are invested in survivalist supplies and training”. At that point, you are at strong risk of HOPING it happens.

There are two reasons for this, both based on your heavy time and resource investment in it. First, you are so invested that if it doesn’t happen you will be perceived as investing in the wrong thing and being “wrong”. Nobody likes to be wrong. Second, you don’t want to have wasted all that time and money on something you really don’t need.

So you kinda, if not just plain strongly, hope it will happen.

The only way I hope it will happen is that I think there is no human solution and our only hope is a strong phoenix rising from the ashes. But it means there has to be ashes first. And the sooner there are ashes, the sooner the phoenix can rise.


270 posted on 10/15/2013 11:58:35 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: cuban leaf

“I need my CCW NOW!”

You already have it. You may not have registered it with the state though. That COULD be a good thing.


271 posted on 10/15/2013 11:58:52 AM PDT by oldfart (Obama nation = abomination. Think about it!)
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To: TigerClaws
GOOD!
272 posted on 10/15/2013 12:01:57 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: GOPJ

“Are democrats evil?”

Is the Pope a . . . Oh, wellll,

Does a bear sh!t in the woods?


273 posted on 10/15/2013 12:03:29 PM PDT by oldfart (Obama nation = abomination. Think about it!)
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To: Marcella

You can bet those card holders know where the Krogers is and will be their second stop.


274 posted on 10/15/2013 12:16:22 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: nanetteclaret

Go to gunbroker . com. You can find it, but you will pay a price for i5.


275 posted on 10/15/2013 12:17:51 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Starstruck

I was kinda being snarky. But I hear you. If I had the means I’d probably have an underground bunker with provisions and lots of beer ‘cause survival is the keyword in the new frontier.


276 posted on 10/15/2013 12:19:26 PM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: cuban leaf

oh shut up... you know what I mean


277 posted on 10/15/2013 12:26:03 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: cuban leaf

oops I think I meant the other guy


278 posted on 10/15/2013 12:28:38 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: TigerClaws

LOCK & LOAD!!!!


279 posted on 10/15/2013 12:29:41 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I'm not a gynecologist, but I'll take a look.)
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To: Menehune56
I guess the EBT shutdown over the weekend was a demonstration of what can be expected to happen.

I'm absolutely certain it wasn't accidental.

280 posted on 10/15/2013 12:31:50 PM PDT by zeugma (Is it evil of me to teach my bird to say "here kitty, kitty"?)
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To: Mr. K

No, YOU shut up! ;-)


281 posted on 10/15/2013 12:32:45 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: TigerClaws

Well, well, well. I guess things will get very interesting very fast.


282 posted on 10/15/2013 12:35:59 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Let the parasites riot in MY neighborhood. I can guarantee that, when it’s over, there’ll be a hell of a lot less of them able to collect “benefits”.


283 posted on 10/15/2013 12:38:42 PM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: txhurl

>>We need to figure out if this is real or just a threat.<<

The shutdown was just a threat until it became real.


285 posted on 10/15/2013 12:50:12 PM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- <<http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: Disambiguator
Ok, I've just got to...

Hu is on First. Who is on second. No, Watt is on second...What...?

I don't know...

5.56mm

286 posted on 10/15/2013 1:00:15 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: B4Ranch

Right, but CPB (PBS, NPR, etc) got 455 million because of how their funding budget is dated. My question will these SNAP funds also be disbursed or is there really a chance the EBT cards won’t be loaded Nov 1?

Guess I have to wait for Drudge to put it up to know if it’s a real possibility.


287 posted on 10/15/2013 1:00:22 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: LucyT

Hope its true.


288 posted on 10/15/2013 1:04:19 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Kartographer
I hate the Prepper shows. ...I really do.

They show me just how ill-prepared I am!

I know I am short on ammo.

289 posted on 10/15/2013 1:45:46 PM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: McGruff

“What is an EBT anyways?”

You’ll find out soon :-(


290 posted on 10/15/2013 1:47:26 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: B4Ranch

I saw this October 1, 2013 memo from Audrey Rowe

http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=shutdown_procedures.html

but not the OP’s October 11, 2013 memo on the USDA website.


291 posted on 10/15/2013 1:51:27 PM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: Travis McGee

What can I say other than....Just Damn?


292 posted on 10/15/2013 1:58:47 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: B4Ranch

From Zerohedge:

Foodstamp Program Shutdown Imminent?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3079246/posts


293 posted on 10/15/2013 2:01:42 PM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: spodefly

That’s where I’d go, if I wasn’t an ocean guy. Damn right.


294 posted on 10/15/2013 2:06:03 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SteveH

But the website hasn’t been updated at all.


295 posted on 10/15/2013 2:08:03 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: Georgia Girl 2

The natives are restless,

Underneath Stetsons

What’re these cowboys doin’ in the Congo?,

Look like cows but they’re water buffaloes,

Ropin’ and a ridin’ in the Watusi rodeo.....

-Guadalcanal Diary


296 posted on 10/15/2013 2:15:38 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: TigerClaws

Bkmk


297 posted on 10/15/2013 2:20:20 PM PDT by novemberslady
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To: steve86

Please see my response #293.


298 posted on 10/15/2013 2:56:59 PM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: RetSignman

Geez, I just made a comment. Get over yourself.


299 posted on 10/15/2013 3:29:27 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Major brain damage at UMES, but no property damage!)
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To: SteveH

I’ve had the Tylers in an open tab for a couple of hours — but that’s a place you might go for entertainment and opinion, definitely not official information.


300 posted on 10/15/2013 3:40:29 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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