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originally posted by: AnteBellum
I think the people who receive these benefits should work for it. . .
Starting positions would be replacing each and every member of Congress, then the HoR, the Senate, all the way to their crooked crony cohorts positioned in anything that has to do with the Fed.
Might start a trend and it's much easier then a regular torch and pitchfork revolution.
originally posted by: Daughter2
Strange timing on this tread, just a few minutes ago the store in my nice little middle class neighbor stopped taking debt and food stamps due to a computer glitch. There are five other stores and and least five banks within a mile radius - and there was still semi-hysteria.
For sure there will be riots if the stop food stamps - it would take less than 48 hours.
As for funding actually being cut off - maybe. A few days of riots might stop the deadlock.
originally posted by: Metallicus
The idea of the Federal Government shutting down sounds great in theory, but of course only the parts that benefit the people actually shut down. None of the spying, bombing or other disgusting behaviors of the Government will actually be affected.
They better be careful not to stay shut down too long, though. People might realize how little we actually need a Federal Government and especially the do nothing politicians.