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Originally posted by wagtail
Thanks for bringing this to my attention.
I hope this is an isolated incident indeed!
I mean, holy cow batman - I don't have a credit card... and hopefully never will!
How would I pay for anything without cash?! I only use hard cash, I don't want to be trapped in a cycle of debt and overdrawn accounts... not to mention leaving a paper trail of my spendings on the grid for all to see -
Stop the planet, I want to get off!!
Originally posted by MyMindIsMyOwn
Ok so let me get this straight.... one government agency/institution (town government) is refusing to take currency printed by another governement agency/institution (Fed Reserve Bank), essentially telling the Fed to shove their worthless FIAT money where sun don't shine!!! Come on folks, yes it's a serious topic of discussion but am I the only one who is finding this just too ironic???
Originally posted by DiscobayDon
This Discovery Bay no-cash policy is a pretext to eliminate anonymous public record requests (PRRs),
Two years ago the board was found to have illegally claimed and received stipends for meeting attendance. One director David Piepho, was forced to return over $6500. Public records request were an integral part of this process.
I have created a website to share information about this situation:
The no-cash policy is a concern for a variety of reasons. The disdain the board shows for public records requests is also a huge issue.
Originally posted by StarLightStarBright2
So there IS a lot of corruption going on...Do you know if any one plans on taking this to court to try and block this no cash policy?...I sure hope so.They can NOT get away with this.
Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
What impositions such as this reveal to me, especially if carried out or expanded to a broader level, is the absolute CONTROL of the citizens, and the MONITORING of their every transaction.
Not to mention with many people being sick and tired of the nonsense going on with the banks and pulling their monies out, this could also be used as a measure to keep people absolutely ENSLAVED to that system.