Federal Government Shutdown

Discussion in 'The Dungeon' started by galloway840, Jan 3, 2019.

  1. sheepofblue

    sheepofblue Well-Known Member

    I am not affected but as a contractor if the shut down did get us I would get ZERO back pay. Guess what that is common knowledge so I have an emergency fund. The people they are highlighting for the most part made crap decisions and are now cornered. I do have some sympathy for a fresh graduate that has had little chance to build a buffer but they will survive and learn a valuable lesson (or they were in the poor life decision group but just have not had as much time to compound the stupid).

    Keep things closed DT
  2. cBJr

    cBJr Well-Known Member

    I went back and read your first post that I relied to, thinking that I missed something.

  3. K51000

    K51000 Well-Known Member

    The ONLY Problem I can see/point out with your post?

    You were listening and/or watching NPR news! That BS is SOOOOO Left biased! FT
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  4. ryoung57

    ryoung57 Off his meds

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  5. ryoung57

    ryoung57 Off his meds

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  6. TWF2

    TWF2 2 heads are better than 1

    Are those walls working considering immigration crisis Europe is having?
  7. Spang308

    Spang308 Well-Known Member

    You need a geography lesson there Chief. Neither Jordan, Isreal, Saudi Arabia, nor Turkey are in Europe.
    Maybe ask for a globe next Christmas...
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  8. TWF2

    TWF2 2 heads are better than 1

    And somehow those Syrians pass through Turkey to get in Europe.
    There are also walls/fences through out the Europe, not just those G posted.
  9. In Your Corner

    In Your Corner It's a little-known fact...

    Pass through being the important part of that sentence.
  10. blkduc

    blkduc no time for jibba jabba

    Yessir...hundreds of people daily from countries other than Mexico. A lot from the ME...just stop and think about that for a second.
  11. G 97

    G 97 What's my name

    Europe doesn’t have walls. Hence the current immigration crises in Europe.
  12. ryoung57

    ryoung57 Off his meds

  13. G 97

    G 97 What's my name

    A wall is only as effective as the country it’s in wants it to be. The only reason the South American caravan was able to gain entry and pass through Mexico is because Mexico permitted it. Mexico has a vested interest in supporting an open border with the USA so it’s not surprising. Same with Turkey. They don’t want to deal with the issue so they allow passage.
  14. G 97

    G 97 What's my name

    Nope what? Never mind you’ve already demonstrated.
  15. Potts N Pans

    Potts N Pans Well-Known Member


  16. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

    So went through check-in and security at JFK on Friday AM and TSA-precheck was still open. Took less than 5 minutes to get through. One of my co-workers was on an evening flight out of JFK and he said TSA-pre was closed when he got there....took him an hour to get through the regular security.

  17. HPPT

    HPPT Admin/Mod

    Ever heard of Melilla?
  18. D-Zum

    D-Zum Watching LivePD

    Mexico wants an open border with the US because our dollars coming into Mexico exceed what Mexico makes off their oil exports. We're their biggest cash cow...the Rio Grande is the udders.
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  19. G 97

    G 97 What's my name

    Not in Europe I haven't. :D
  20. D-Zum

    D-Zum Watching LivePD


    LOVE IT when attempts to propagate their BS backfires on the Clinton News Network.

    Yeah...I know my cited source is Fox....biased as well. I just like how CNN swept this under the rug because it didn't suit their agenda.

    Accosta needs to be reassigned at the very least. When a reporter "becomes the story" in any situation, they are no longer reporting. Any news organization with any integrity would know that's the right thing to do and do it. The weatherman that said the MLK snafu on the air recently, Megan Kelly, Matt Lauer all come to mind. Violated ethics and became the story...fired. At least that's my take on it.

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