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Brazil runs out of Gas.

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posted on May, 26 2018 @ 04:28 PM
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Seems like something strange is happening in Brazil, all the truckers have gone on strike because the price of Gas makes businesses, unviable. But just because the truckers are on strike why would the country run out of gas ? the strike seems to be a symptom of a severe shortage. I hope this isn't coming to a gas station near you. Where I am the price of gas has just gone up, Significantly.



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posted on May, 26 2018 @ 04:32 PM
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a reply to: anonentity

If truckers go on strike, a country literally shuts down. They are that important.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 04:37 PM
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a reply to: anonentity




But just because the truckers are on strike why would the country run out of gas 


It takes tanker trucks to deliver fuel to each gas station.

Without the refueling trucks, the gas station supply gets depleted rather quickly.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 04:40 PM
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originally posted by: liejunkie01
a reply to: anonentity




But just because the truckers are on strike why would the country run out of gas 


It takes tanker trucks to deliver fuel to each gas station.

Without the refueling trucks, the gas station supply gets depleted rather quickly.





posted on May, 26 2018 @ 04:46 PM
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This is a good study of what would happen to a Blue liberal zone that decides to #resist the Fed gov with insurrection.
When gas runs out food is next, then zombie apocalypse.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 04:50 PM
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transport and farms are the MOST important people there is .

Congress takes the day off no new taxes .
The leaders of every country all take the same day off no new wars .
YOU take the day with your I am so important job less paper in landfills .

Now let all the farmers take the day off or all the trucks and you have hours till chaos ensues .
O it may take days to deplete stores and fuel but the mint people realize farmers and truckers have taken the day off they will be running over each other to buy as much as they can .

I think its so funny how some people who make tons of money doing some obscure thing believe the world would stop if they do .

Ceos are like paper money they only have value as long as you believe they have value and this appls to 90 % of jobs .
Without transport the store shelf is empty without farms you starve .
With out sewage plants you get sick - without garbage men you get even sicker faster .
The lowest of the low the ones who pick you vegs ( yea you know your kicking them all out thous people .
without them you will see just how fast you start crying for them to come back when a apple cost 5 $



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:00 PM
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its funny you used these so called Illegals as slave labor for the last 40 years now suddenly you want them going so who will pick your food for 1 $ a hour now ?
I worked along side these people tring to do there job made 15 $ for 10 hours .
Now you know why Americans wont take the job .
Now you know just they are even lower then the slaves were . The slaves had homes the slaves had plots of land to farm for money heck some plantations even had schools and most every one had a church .
That modern day plantation was a hell hole .



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:13 PM
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originally posted by: midnightstar
its funny you used these so called Illegals as slave labor for the last 40 years now suddenly you want them going so who will pick your food for 1 $ a hour now ?
I worked along side these people tring to do there job made 15 $ for 10 hours .
Now you know why Americans wont take the job .
Now you know just they are even lower then the slaves were . The slaves had homes the slaves had plots of land to farm for money heck some plantations even had schools and most every one had a church .
That modern day plantation was a hell hole .


But they get to vote Democrat, get free health care, Welfare for free housing and food, Gov worker ID's that suck billions of tax dollars away at tax return time, they get out of jail free if they make it to a sanctuary city, they get free education and never get stuck with student debt. They are living the life that liberals who are trapped in moms basement can only dream of.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:18 PM
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I take back my childish comment.

edit on 26-5-2018 by BELIEVERpriest because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:25 PM
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a reply to: TinfoilTP
What about a red conservative zones that resists the federal government like conservatives have been striving for for decades???



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:27 PM
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originally posted by: Vector99
a reply to: anonentity

If truckers go on strike, a country literally shuts down. They are that important.


maybe our truckers will actually grow some balls and go on strike for something that matters?

I know a lot of truckers are really pissed about government oversight...



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:31 PM
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Truckers are blocking roads and highways, not letting other truckers deliver their cargo, to pressure the government into lowering diesel prices. Fuel prices in Brazil have been steadily climbing and were beeing adjusted almost daily. The government gave into the trucker's demands, but most of them, if not all, continued to protest. This morning our presidente authorized the military to step in and disband these protest. People are calling it a strike, however most of these truckers are autonomous and the only thing they are asking fr is lower fuel prices, not better working conditions, healthcare, dental care, etc... Compare this to, let's say, General Motors, shutting down their factories because steel prices are too high... But in this case the whole country depends on the cargo delivered by these truckers.


Makes me think there's another motive behind these protests.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:38 PM
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originally posted by: midnightstar
its funny you used these so called Illegals as slave labor for the last 40 years now suddenly you want them going so who will pick your food for 1 $ a hour now ?
I worked along side these people tring to do there job made 15 $ for 10 hours .
Now you know why Americans wont take the job .
Now you know just they are even lower then the slaves were . The slaves had homes the slaves had plots of land to farm for money heck some plantations even had schools and most every one had a church .
That modern day plantation was a hell hole .

Being for illegal immigration then makes you being for slavery. Seems to me the right thing to do is not allow slavery.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:44 PM
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Wow.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 06:45 PM
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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: TinfoilTP
What about a red conservative zones that resists the federal government like conservatives have been striving for for decades???



The whole country is red except for the blue voter plantations and Communist Kalifornistan, the red truckers will get through just fine.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 06:54 PM
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How can we spin this to be socialism's fault?




posted on May, 26 2018 @ 08:38 PM
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I use to build truck stops and convenient stores 20,000 to 80,000 gallons is the usual total tank size for a location in the US.

When the trucks stop rolling, you have 2 Maybe 3 days of fuel in the underground storage tanks. The food on supermarket shelves and what's stored in the back storerooms will last a little longer. Some one has to feed the supply chain or shortages will show up everywhere in a few days.

A total transportation shut down would be about the worst nightmare imaginable in less than a week.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 08:56 PM
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a reply to: TinfoilTP

You're delusional. You actually think everything you said is what people want?
Every single democrat or liberal wants 'free' hand outs? I think you need a little dose of reality and maybe go to a soup kitchen and see what liberals are using with those 'free handouts' instead of browsing right wing moronic internet memes all day.

Anyways, this is thread about truckers going on strike because they aren't getting paid enough and gas has shot through the roof, seems like a capitalist booboo to me.
edit on 26-5-2018 by strongfp because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 10:12 PM
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a reply to: Nickn3


Perhaps a good socialized rail network would have been a good strategic idea, I often wonder how more energy efficient it would be. Then electric trucks to shift it to the stores from the station. Trucks hammer the roads, which means the socialist taxpayer has to subsidize road repairs. At the moment it looks like the price of gas could skyrocket due to the middle east, and Venezuela's troubles, add in the factor that Iran China and Russia are bypassing the dollar monopoly on oil, we might be seeing a change in the geo politics of countries making sure they get it cheap. Because if they don't a lot more countries might be going for a horse and cart.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 11:55 PM
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a reply to: toysforadults




I know a lot of truckers are really pissed about government oversight...

Yeah , getting harder to do the 20+ hour pulls and doctor the books....



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