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Funding the wall is easy

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by The_RH_Factor, Dec 16, 2018.

  1. The_RH_Factor

    The_RH_Factor GC Legend

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    Shut down the government.

    Calculate the savings each day of the government being shut down.

    Divide this amount into $5 billion to find the number of days it would take to raise the $5 billion.

    After that number of days, and you have the $5 billion!
     
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  2. mdgator05

    mdgator05 Premium Member

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    Q&A: Everything You Should Know About Government Shutdowns
     
  3. citygator

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    Throw in a few days for some affordable healthcare too!
     
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  4. BigCypressGator1981

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    There will be no wall.
     
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  5. docspor

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    The Mexican government?

    P.s I can cross a desert but oh no a wall, whatever shall I do?
     
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  6. gator_fever

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    Those shutdowns show you how we don't really need a lot of the employees. Trump has shrunk the work force down some but it needs to go much further. Obama and them saw a bigger federal workforce as an asset to their agenda.

    Not sure what will happen here but if there is a way to have the military start the work he may end up having to go that route eventually. I think he needs 60 in the Senate to get this done so that would mean some Dems on board and they will probably just obstruct.
     
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  7. BigCypressGator1981

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    LOL @ the military building Trump’s wall.
     
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  8. mdgator05

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    Federal employees in November 2016 (in thousands): 2,803.
    Federal employees in November 2018 (in thousands): 2,804.

    All Employees: Government: Federal
     
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  9. fastsix

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    Yes, these shutdowns show how we don't need government, the same way a shutdown of cancer clinics would show how we don't need cancer clinics...unless of course either of those shutdowns affected us personally, then they probably don't seem so benign.
     
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  11. mdgator05

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    Are Republicans back to not caring about wasteful government spending again or something? Oh right, they always do that when they take the White House...

    I think "let us waste a bunch of money on something stupid or we will waste a bunch of money on something else stupid" might be the best argument that Republicans can put forward...
     
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  12. AndyGator

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    What do the Dems have to do with this shutdown?
     
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  13. duchen

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    The Republicans oppose the wall. That is why shutdown would the Dems fault. They will not pay for the wall. See, it is easy! The Too Hot test will be Tuesday night, after Flynn's sentencing.
     
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  14. GatorNorth

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    Obstruct? Maybe they, like most of America, think the wall is a giant waste of money if not simply a political stunt at this point.

    If this is obstruction, what did you call McConnell not holding hearings for judicial nominees from 2014-2016?
     
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  15. GatorNorth

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    Similar to how everyone hates lawyers.......until they need a lawyer.
     
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  16. GatorNorth

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    It’s the Dems fault Mexico isn’t going to pay for the wall, as the Builder In Chief promised they would.
     
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  17. NavyGator93

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    “Funding the wall is easy”

    I thought this was going to be a thread about less golf outings.
     
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  18. vaxcardinal

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    Unfortunately, I won't be affected by this proposed shutdown so won't be getting the 'free vacation'. Hopefully I dont miss out completely and Trump gives us the 24th off.
     
  19. gator10010

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    No. This comparison doesn't quite work.

    Everyone still hates lawyers even when they "need them".
     
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  20. OaktownGator

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    It's been posted in here before, but this is too funny. NSFW language.

    "Look at this schematic downloaded from the dark web." LMAO

     
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