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Mon Jan 21, 2019, 02:41 PM

I'm getting pretty worried here.

https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2019/01/politics/shutdown-effects/

This link shows the shutdown calendar and the millions and millions of Americans that will be hurt in the worst possible ways - no paychecks, not enough food, losing affordable housing.

I'm so angry that it has come to this. An emotional five-year-old shuts down part of a $4.4 trillion government over $5.7 billion in US taxpayer funding for a wall he said Mexico would pay for.

The coast guard isn't getting paid.

TSA isn't getting paid and 10% of that workforce called in sick yesterday.

This shutdown is a criminal action that to my mind is designed to pull down the US, put us in a state of revolution. Just what Putin wants. It is nothing more or less than TREASON.

I'd like to urge all of you who read this post to:
1. call your US representative
2. call both your US Senators
3. call your governor's office (yeah, I know it is indirect, but it could add pressure on these lizards in the Senate, and NO governor wants chaos in his/her state, which is exactly what we will be seeing).

Because here's the thing - when 40 million Americans don't have enough food next month, air traffic stops, 800,000 federal workers and over a million federal contractors can't fill their tanks, pay their mortgages, buy groceries or even have a life, we will be in a state of revolution.

I mean, this is surreal. It reminds me of Rocko in the Boondock Saints saying, "See you on the flip side!"

Problem is, I think all of us want the 'flip side' to consist of the institutions we count on functioning properly. I sure do.

Last thought: Let's not EVER forget this. When we take power, we must hold these criminals accountable for their treason, crimes against humanity, and utter corruption.

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Reply I'm getting pretty worried here. (Original post)
PatrickforO Jan 2019 OP
bluestarone Jan 2019 #1
Wounded Bear Jan 2019 #6
Kablooie Jan 2019 #10
47of74 Jan 2019 #29
OMGWTF Jan 2019 #31
The Truth Is Here Jan 2019 #42
onlyadream Jan 2019 #72
smirkymonkey Jan 2019 #36
Bayard Jan 2019 #58
Kablooie Jan 2019 #63
Bayard Jan 2019 #71
lagomorph777 Jan 2019 #53
Hermit-The-Prog Jan 2019 #70
lagomorph777 Jan 2019 #85
Texin Jan 2019 #18
PatrickforO Jan 2019 #22
Texin Jan 2019 #40
defacto7 Jan 2019 #74
Hotler Jan 2019 #77
ProudMNDemocrat Jan 2019 #2
PatrickforO Jan 2019 #24
onenote Jan 2019 #41
PatrickforO Jan 2019 #47
SirElaih Jan 2019 #56
KPN Jan 2019 #60
Old Vet Jan 2019 #66
LanternWaste Jan 2019 #73
ansible Jan 2019 #64
bdamomma Jan 2019 #3
mindfulNJ Jan 2019 #4
True Blue American Jan 2019 #13
volstork Jan 2019 #20
True Blue American Jan 2019 #21
volstork Jan 2019 #38
SWBTATTReg Jan 2019 #78
bluestarone Jan 2019 #79
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bluestarone Jan 2019 #82
klook Jan 2019 #27
PatrickforO Jan 2019 #32
klook Jan 2019 #37
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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 02:45 PM

1. STILL SAY

McTURTLE is the key to ending this!! He needs somebody in his face at ALL TIMES!! Maybe some how put pressure on the other RETHUGS to get TURTLFACE to allow a voter!!!!!!!!!

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Response to bluestarone (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:36 PM

6. #WheresMitch...nt

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Response to bluestarone (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:41 PM

10. A campaign needs to hit Kentuckians. They are the ones who keep him in power.

If they can be made to see that he's the problem then something might be done.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #10)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:12 PM

29. Yeah it's time for a boycott against Kentucky

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #29)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:30 PM

31. I once crossed the Ohio River from Cincinnati to Kentucky and turned right back around

just so I could say I was in Kentucky because I'd like to have been in all 50 states, but that's as close as I wanted to get. The stupidest person I ever met was from Possum Trot, Kentucky.

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Response to OMGWTF (Reply #31)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 07:30 PM

42. If you landed in the Cincinnati airport, you're already done.

 

It is in Hebron, Kentucky.

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #29)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:29 PM

72. I wonder if businesses in blue states can boycott KY

maybe start a campaign against the turtleman?

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #10)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:57 PM

36. +1000

I am beginning to think they are the most backward and racist state in the union.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #36)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:51 AM

58. DAMMITT!!!

I am sick to death of all Kentuckians being thrown into the same pot as our two senators here! There are a number of people from Kentucky on this site. I don't see any other state being wholly maligned like this.

Kentucky is a beautiful and great state, that just happens to have some asshole politicians at the moment. If we are on DU, we are not like them.



AND another thing--Get off my Bluegrass lawn!

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Response to Bayard (Reply #58)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 03:13 AM

63. I was just thinking that if Kentuckians started calling out Mitch it might have some effect.

Because they are his voters.
It would have to come from Republicans, though, to make any impact.
That's why a public campaign in Kentucky blaming McConnell for keeping the shutdown going might have some effect.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #63)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:10 PM

71. All you ever get on his VM

Is a message saying his VM is full. I have emailed him dozens of times, and may get a canned letter months later.

The best we can do is vote him out in 2020. I am fully behind that effort.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #10)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:20 AM

53. Hey KY: lube up Mitch and slip him into the ass end of his career!

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #53)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 11:53 AM

70. he's already elsewhere

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Response to Hermit-The-Prog (Reply #70)

Wed Jan 23, 2019, 12:47 AM

85. LOL!

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Response to bluestarone (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:23 PM

18. He's impervious to furious criticism. That was obvious while he was highjacking Merrick Garland.

He demanded that Obama stonewall what he had learned from the intelligence community and about Russian *assistance* to Commie Cheetolini prior to the election*. That alone proved he doesn't give a shit about America. He is determined to have white, one party rule in perpetuity and he doesn't care that the "party" involved is not committed to the republic of the United States or its people. He's as treacherous as tRump.

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Response to Texin (Reply #18)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:26 PM

22. I just have one minor edit, Texin.

I'd change 'treacherous' in that last sentence to 'treasonous,' because to my mind that's what this is. Treason.

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Response to PatrickforO (Reply #22)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 07:21 PM

40. I changed treasonous to treacherous because I try to use that word carefully.

Constitutionally and legally, in order to be branded a traitor, one must have given aid and comfort, i.e., assistance or conspiratorially, to an enemy of the country that we have declared war on, whether in retaliation or preemptively. As we are not at war with Russia, he cannot legally be classified and called a traitor. We never declared war on Saudi Arabia back in the day when OBL used terrorists to take out the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. We, instead, declared a War on Terror that led to all the extreme renditions and cyber warfare (mostly on our own citizens in the case of cyber warfare and other types of intelligence intercepts on everyday Americans). Before that, we engaged in the Cold War, which involved Russia among all the others, but we never had a declared war specifically on Russia.

Now, do I think the bug-eyed turtle is a traitor? You damn bet your ass I do. He ought to taken out back of the U.S. House of Representatives, lined up on the wall there and shot at noon in front of television cameras. I hate this bastard even more than I hate tRump, and I would've thought all but impossible.

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Response to Texin (Reply #40)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:44 PM

74. We don't use the word sedition enough.

It may not have the same punch as treason but it's more appropriate.

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Response to bluestarone (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:15 PM

77. Yes, we need to be in his face. Remember when he refered to progressive activist ....

in the halls of the capital building as mobs. We should show him mobs.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 02:54 PM

2. There will be riots in the streets....

Recall when the French citizenry rose up against the Monarchy , which resulted in the overthrowing of Louis XVI and Marie Antionnette, and their ensuing execution. Push people to the brink, and they will eventually take matters into their own hands. Republicans will have to hire their own security because the Secret Service should not have to risk their lives for the cheapskates.

Federal workers should walk off the job and cripple the skies, roadways, etc., until the Government reopens. For Federal workers need more than the charity of others, they NEED Government to open and operate.

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Response to ProudMNDemocrat (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:27 PM

24. Massive general strike!

Now you're talking.

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Response to PatrickforO (Reply #24)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 07:24 PM

41. You first.

It's so easy to demand that others stop working, thereby putting their jobs at risk.


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Response to onenote (Reply #41)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 08:43 PM

47. If a massive general strike is declared I will join.

I'll tell you a story.

In 1925 in Colorado, the Ku Klux Klan ruled. It was their heyday. My great uncle Percy worked as a grocer in the Piggly Wiggly supermarket in Colorado Springs.

His boss came up to him one day and said, "Either you join the Klan or you're fired."

Percy walked off the job that day.

I'm very proud of him.

My grandfather was a union organizer. I'm also proud of him.

So, yeah, if there's a general strike I will be participating. You know what else? If we ALL do it, no one will lose their job. Dirtbags like the Koch brothers and other billionaire parasites have been busting unions with impunity for decades. The door was opened when Taft-Hartley passed in 1948, making general or sympathy strikes illegal. Then Reagan took it to a whole new level.

This is what happened:

https://www.epi.org/m/?src=&w=608

So, yeah, it's about time workers rose up and took back their share of wealth. If we all put our hands in our pockets, the Wall Street lizards and C-suite people could last maybe a month, but no longer. Can you last a month? I can.

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Response to PatrickforO (Reply #47)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:45 AM

56. Look at Germany

 

... they've kept their Unions strong, and their economy prospered. I hope we will come to once again realize how important Unions really are, and what we lose without having strong Unions.

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Response to PatrickforO (Reply #47)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 02:00 AM

60. I'm retired but I will be on the streets for sure. I'd consider it an obligation.

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Response to KPN (Reply #60)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 06:50 AM

66. Same here KPM, Ive been waiting cause its coming IMHO

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Response to onenote (Reply #41)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:32 PM

73. Almost as easy as the pretense someone is 'demanding' something...

"It's so easy to demand that others stop working, thereby putting their jobs at risk."

Almost as easy as the pretense someone is 'demanding' something.

But I get it... often we have to pretend in order to feel righteous.

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Response to ProudMNDemocrat (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 03:17 AM

64. Until people start starving, I doubt it

French Revolution was motivated mainly by failing food harvests. Sadly people are just too indifferent these days as long as they have something to eat.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 02:57 PM

3. I am with you on this

our Reps and Senators whether repigs or Democrats need to get on this, this is NOT NORMAL. And there are many of us who see this situation of not being NORMAL.

During the Muslim ban people banned together and stopped this despicable action. ACLU was on it.

Never underestimate the power of people. We need to do this. I understand the Senators and Representatives are home please call your local offices. I know I will.

This is certainly bothering me, and if air travel gets to be a problem this will reach to other countries too.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:01 PM

4. Honestly

at this point I think it may take rioting in the street and a general strike to move McConell to action. I'm sure there are plenty of poor people in Kentucky who will not be receiving their food stamps in the very near future.

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Response to mindfulNJ (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:45 PM

13. Mitch is going to allow a vote

On Trumps $5.7 billion.

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #13)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:24 PM

20. What makes you think that?

No apparent sign that he is preparing to do so...

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Response to volstork (Reply #20)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:26 PM

21. I heard it on the news.

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #21)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 07:00 PM

38. Link please?

Thanks in advance...

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Response to volstork (Reply #38)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:33 PM

78. Any status updates? Thanks! nt

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Response to SWBTATTReg (Reply #78)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:40 PM

79. I heard it's NOT the House bill!!

I believe it's RUMPS bill, that TURTLEHEAD will allow a vote to proceed. HE will not allow a vote on the house version!!!

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Response to bluestarone (Reply #79)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:45 PM

80. Thanks. I am assuming that it'll go through the Senate and then to the House, ...

where (happily) it will be changed and/or marked up by the democratically controlled House of Rep, eh?

Thanks for the status!!

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Response to SWBTATTReg (Reply #80)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:47 PM

82. YEP The house will FIX it LOL!!

GO NANCY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YEA!!!

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Response to mindfulNJ (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:58 PM

27. Rioting in the street

would result in a violent and repressive crackdown. It would be just the thing to give Trump the excuse to protect "ordinary, decent, law-abiding Americans" from "those Antifa and BLM thugs." I wouldn't put it past him to declare martial law, and I wouldn't put it past his enablers and worshippers to enthusiastically go along with that.

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Response to klook (Reply #27)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:31 PM

32. Yeah, but if we do nothing then what?

I don't advocate rioting - I'm right with you on that.

But what about a national strike?

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Response to PatrickforO (Reply #32)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 06:32 PM

37. I'd support that. (nt)

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Response to klook (Reply #37)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 08:20 PM

45. Then tRump and his thugs will hire Agents Provocateur,

who will riot, and then trigger the scenario in reply #27 anyway.

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #45)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 10:46 AM

69. Thanks for Bringing this Up

Thanks for bringing this up, it happens more than we think. Watch for it, calll it out and nip it in the bud!

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Response to klook (Reply #27)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:45 PM

75. to be clear

I am in no way advocating violence here, it's just a prediction. Historically this is how people react when denied basic human needs.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:35 PM

5. This has got to badly hurt the Republicans.

 

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:39 PM

7. Let's Not Forget ...

Patrickfor() is absolutely correct. So many times in the past we talked a good game of prosecuting their crimes only to back off and let it slide. NOT THIS TIME! We have to be on their backs 24/7! Let's nail these fuckers!

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:39 PM

8. there won't be any rioting in the streets, things will have to gert much, much worse

 

fascists destroy a country little by little, the changes are small & people forget. Much of the population weren't alive during the golden age when a family could live off one paycheck and had enough money & time to take vacations, demonstrate against the fascists. Now they are too busy working 2 or 3 jobs, worried about paying off student loans, losing their home or going bankrupt over their healthcare costs.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:40 PM

9. You're worried ? I'm scared.

I'm on Section 8 and food stamps.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:42 AM

55. I don't know if you know this, but I believe there will be an additional deposit

for the month of January this week but none in February. I had to help my friend earlier today. She had no idea.

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Response to dewsgirl (Reply #55)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:49 AM

57. Locally ...

January was paid.
"They" say February will be paid.
(They being the head of the local Section 8)

After that, 'they' hope to have reserve funds available.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #57)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 07:44 AM

67. I'm so sorry I didn't differentiate, I meant the EBT.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:43 PM

11. "Let's not EVER forget this."

"When we take power, we must hold these criminals accountable for their treason, crimes against humanity, and utter corruption."

No more "Let's not revisit the wounds of the past. Let's just look forward." The basta(R)ds rely on getting away scot-free after plundering and destroying the country.

While I admire the "Truth and Reconciliation" movements I think we need a whole lot of Truth, Cleansing, and Guilty Pleas with some significant punishments. (Please ask me what I think is appropriate for Cheney, Rove, Murdoch, etc. I'll be happy to put a menu together for your delectation.)

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Response to erronis (Reply #11)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:49 PM

14. That would be nice but history shows that the American people forget everything soon after it's over

Some will remember but by the time the next election comes around this will all be ancient history.

The Republicans are willing to let their reputation suffer right now because they have 2 years to recover which is plenty of time to put this whole incident behind them.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #14)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:30 PM

26. It took a generation to forget the lessons of WWII.

We didn't forget at Nuremberg. We held those people accountable.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:43 PM

12. And the debt has gone up $117 trillion.

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #12)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:35 PM

35. I believe you've got that wrong

The current total national debt is only (only!) $20 trillion.

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Response to tparrett62 (Reply #35)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 07:20 PM

39. I Putt a 1 instead of a Period

1.7 trillion.

Here are the figures. This from the Weekly Standard.


.https://www.weeklystandard.com/irwin-m-stelzer/national-debt-under-trump-rises-to-21-7-trillion



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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:57 PM

15. He needs to be...

and I mean all his activities public and private, shut down until he opens the government. If he refuses, I would suggest contacting all the r senators be contacted and told to toss him out of the leadership role because he has failed his oath of office and thus, We the People. He needs to be removed from the leadership role and replaced by someone who will open up the government to fucking day.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:59 PM

16. So how about we march into our halls of governing and have a face off

with these mofos? Seriously, if thousands of people are at the door ready to physically remove them from the hall...

I'm thinking it's half past pitchfork and torches time.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:17 PM

17. The answer to the shutdown is a general strike.

The Senate knows that all federal government employees are explicitly forbidden from striking. We are also required to report for work, without pay, if so ordered. It is written into the employment agreement when hired. Many of us, I work for the IRS, enjoy and like our jobs and are not in a position to quit and find work elsewhere. Due to age or personal situations quitting or being fired would only make our lives worse so we try to hang on and hope for the best when dealing with an immature president and a narcissistic Senate leader.

Our fellow citizens need to step up and shut down all aspects of our country until everyone is back to work and are being paid. We are all in this together and until everyone feels the pain of not receiving needed services from all areas of society will Congress and the Orange Mussolini feel the ramifications of their game play. Truckers need to stop delivering food and goods, pilots need to refuse to fly, teachers stop teaching, donít just shut down the government, shutdown the country. Panic would race through the White House like receiving a Mueller subpoena if Cheeto Man couldnít get his Big Macs. Just a suggestion.

PS - I failed to mention IRS employees are also forbidden from getting part time jobs to tide them over until they go back to work. All part time jobs are required to be approved by their supervisor before applying. They want to make sure there is no conflict of interest and especially no filing of taxes for pay.

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Response to Democrat 4 Ever (Reply #17)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:27 PM

30. THIS

We need a general strike to make Turtle and Cheetoh understand.

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Response to Democrat 4 Ever (Reply #17)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:58 AM

59. It is in fact the best solution in my view. It's the only one that entirely defeats and mortifies

the bastard living in our WH. It will lead to the GOP Senate caving. The bastard never will -- he can't, his ego won't allow it.

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Response to Democrat 4 Ever (Reply #17)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 02:31 AM

62. Agree about a strike...but dotard may then use that to declare a nt'l emerg. Worrisome

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:23 PM

19. kick

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:26 PM

23. It is Republican billionaires whose goal is destroy govt

Since the 1970s, the Koches and their donor network has been trying to destroy government to cut taxes on the rich.
Trump would be impeached by now if Republicans and their donors wanted him out. They donít want him out because they like shutting down government. They want to damage and destroy government. Because they want to enrich themselves and they donít care about 99% of Americans.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 04:29 PM

25. It's also hurting the whole economy - here's how:

I talked to my former sister-in-law today who lives in the DC/VA area. She and her husband are both furloughed without pay. She's a federal employee in the CalFresh program, he's a federal contractor and won't be paid even after the shutdown ends probably.

They are canceling services they normally used, costing businesses money. They cancelled a house cleaning service, for instance.

Their daughter is a professional dog walker. Her business is down because federal workers off work aren't hiring them.

Some furloughed workers are looking for part-time jobs, which further puts pressure on others who are looking for work as their opportunities lessen.

The only ones benefitting are school kids because a lot of very smart federal workers in the DC area are taking jobs as substitute teachers.

But of course once education funding runs out, that will negatively impact the kids, too.

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Response to Liberty Belle (Reply #25)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:31 PM

33. Education is already affected

Grant awards disbursements are now delayed. New grant opportunities are delayed. RFP decisions are delayed. This thing is snowballing like this in all sorts of sectors that most folks don't even think about, education included.

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Response to Liberty Belle (Reply #25)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 07:34 PM

43. I can attest to that.

 

Even Door Dash/Grubhub/PostMates have not gotten very much delivery orders... Normally it's very busy, but since the 2nd week of the shutdown, everything just spiraled down next to nothing. I work for both Door Dash and Postmates... volume delivery is very important in making $$. When you wait minutes or hours before the next one, it's costing you money.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:02 PM

28. You can text RESIST for 50409

Text RESIST to 50409 and you can sign up (for free) to text your Senators, your Congressional Rep and/or your Governor. I think it's sent as an email. It will send to them no matter if they're Democrat, Republican or Indy.

let your voices be heard that you don't negotiate with terrorists

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #28)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 08:29 PM

46. Thanks just sent

nt

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #28)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 10:32 PM

49. ResistBot

for those not familiar:
https://www.bna.com/wanna-join-trump-b57982085087/

Thanks for the post.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 05:31 PM

34. Confrontation is inevitable.

The sooner the better.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 08:13 PM

44. Kicking

for visibility

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2019, 09:09 PM

48. wake up! wake up! They told us the plan from the beginning!

Shutter government.

Sow chaos in the land.

Crash the economy with taxes and tariffs.

Halt commerce and trade.

Empty out the government employees.

Appoint stooges and incompetents to executive and cabinet positions.

All to weaken America and the Western Alliance.

Wake up! Wake up!

Fascism/autocratic rule nearly here!

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Response to Grasswire2 (Reply #48)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 06:36 AM

65. I agree.

This isn't really about a damn wall. It's all just an excuse to sow chaos, to "weaken America and the Western Alliance."

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Response to Grasswire2 (Reply #48)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 08:46 AM

68. +1

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:02 AM

50. It's Trump's Get-Back at the FBI and Other National Security Agencies-He's Actively Taking Them Down

Without a doubt, Trump is a traitor.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:05 AM

51. I see everybody is forgetting what really happened. nt

 

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:25 AM

54. K&R

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 02:06 AM

61. This needs to be on the very top of the Greatest Threads, daily until the federal government

re-opens.

We need a general strike to support the 800,000 and all the other collateral victims. The bastard living in our WH won't do it, he will never accept defeat until he is forced to. We can force him. We can all strike and be present in the streets to support the victims of this insane shutdown and presidency.

We each has an obligation to do this. We owe it to each other and our country.

We have an obligation.

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 12:58 PM

76. A food collection box was in the Portland Airport terminal.

The TSA folks got us through security. The Air Traffic Controllers safely guided our 737 to Denver. I trust that Customs will be on hand to welcome us home next week.

To put these folks through the stress that they are incurring is un-conscionable!

If this is "MAKING AMERICA GREAT", I want to sign up for a different plan!

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Response to PatrickforO (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:46 PM

81. FBI needs to record EVERYTHING McConnell and wife say and do

Love the fact that the FBI is crying about lack of pay absolutely love it maybe next time they won't guarantee a fucking asshole gets elected. 100% behind Nancy Pelosi. Hate the fact that their finances are being negatively impacted so they have to report themselves as security risks subject to blackmail by China Russia xcetera but love the fact that they can only blame the man they got elected.

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Response to populistdriven (Reply #81)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:50 PM

83. I will disagree only because I live in mortal fear of a McConnell sextape surfacing

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Response to Bucky (Reply #83)

Tue Jan 22, 2019, 01:58 PM

84. OMG LOLX100

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