has anyone wondered

has anyone wondered

PostBy: bigstick6017555 On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:23 am

Did anyone besides me wonder how they got all those signs printed and distributed far and wide, including to all the national parks and cemeteries overseas only eight to ten hours after the government shut down? Take a look at this from someone who wanted to remain anonymous. I have worked in the government on and off for 40 years. During that time I became quite familiar with requisitions, bidding, awarding contracts etc. It is a time consuming process with bean-counters and pencil-necked bureaucrats every step of the way. The simplest request takes months not days or hours. In less than 8 hours of the shutdown, miraculously, professionally printed 3X4 foot signs appeared all over the country in the tens of thousands saying-“this [park, facility, etc. with custom logos] closed due to government shutdown. There has not been a government shutdown in 17 years. These signs were designed, specifications were determined, signs were then requisitioned, bids were posted and vetted, government contracts were awarded. The materials were then ordered and the signs manufactured then distributed U.S. Mails or freight companies. This shutdown was orchestrated and planned well in advance at least 6-8 months ago. Millions of tax dollars were appropriated and spent in this process. There is a paper trail a mile long leading directly to the White House.
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Re: has anyone wondered

PostBy: anthony7812 On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:28 am

Wow, scary things is you are exactly correct. Dont expect a news story on it though, they(the media) portrays the potus as our greatest leader.
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Re: has anyone wondered

PostBy: KLook On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:33 am

Are you indicating that the gov. is not efficient in its workings? Say it ain't so! :shock: If someone got on the tube and said that and used your example it would just be blown off. People hear and see what they want to. Not what is.

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Re: has anyone wondered

PostBy: dcrane On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:38 am

its all a bunch of smoke N mirrors :mad3:

Even when they shut down they will all get paid retroactive for ALLLLLLLLLLL the time they lost (and they all know it!)... its totally rediculousness and at this point I can only blame the man in the white house! weve lived for 200 years with a 2 party system and nobody else has these issues... its a big mess and nothing is right anywhere!
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Re: has anyone wondered

PostBy: bigstick6017555 On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:54 am

This is the biggest problem in politics today. The Spin cycle is all we get. See how we have morphed from defaulting on our debt to defaulting on our bills. To default on our debt would be catastrophic...and all the rhetoric about how bad that would be was pumped into the political pipeline by a deliberately deceptive press with an undeniable bias. However, that is a total straw man. It was never going to happen. As long as the government can come up with $20 Billion a month to pay the interest on the debt, we will not default on our national debt. I repeat. This was never going to happen...an everyone knows it. We bring in over 10 times that amount every month in revenue. But now they are taking all that scare grandma to death rhetoric and putting it behind us not paying all our bills. By bill they mean our budgeted spending and all the projections of automatic 8-20% yearly increases in the spending over the next decade. That is also a straw man. People and companies rework their spending to fit their income all the time. And the government needs to do the same.
We cannot reopen a government that never shutdown in the first place. On the worst day 83% of the government was still working. That 800,000 figure included people who were sent home a couple hours early or laid off for a few days and then brought right back to work. And over 700,000 of them will get all their back pay. They are not shutdown, they are on vacation
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Re: has anyone wondered

PostBy: waldo lemieux On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:02 pm

bigstick6017555 wrote:Did anyone besides me wonder how they got all those signs printed and distributed far and wide, including to all the national parks and cemeteries overseas only eight to ten hours after the government shut down? Take a look at this from someone who wanted to remain anonymous.


Now wait just a minute. Before you know it youll have another conspiracy thread goin. Dont ya think just maybe every govt. office has a PRINTER? Jeez! :roll:
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Re: has anyone wondered

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:20 pm

Metal signs and it would still take liberal 8 months to print off a paper sign. It would take that long to work out how to get big xs funds from the contract to moveon and Acorn (whatever they call themselves now).
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Re: has anyone wondered

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:13 pm

Of course these signs were made MONTHS ahead of time. Seems every year our jackass leaders are trying to avert a shutdown. Whether it's debating over the debt ceiling every 8 months, gun control or which way the damned toilet paper should hang off the roll. These morons are always threatening a shut down. Wasn't it just last year they were talking about shutting down over the debt ceiling? These signs were probably made last year and just sat in storage until they were needed. There isn't some huge conspiracy here. The country avoided a shutdown last year (I think) they avoided one in 2012 (I think) the avoided one in 2011. Hell, there has been threat of a government shutdown since Barak "I'm an idiotic retard" Odumbass took office. These signs have probably been sitting in storage for years.
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Re: has anyone wondered

PostBy: Black_And_Blue On: Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:44 pm

its intentional.

just as all media news is contrived.

witness the EBT malfunction and you have to conclude the same.


or.... if you prefer, blame it on poor infrastructure, ineptitude etc etc....

either scenario you choose to acknowledge should be a cold bucket of water on your head.


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