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#4020735 - 09/26/13 03:46 PM will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability
foxkidd44 Offline
trapper

Registered: 06/29/07
Loc: shelbyville, illinois 42years ...
was wondering if the government shuts down will the ssi, disability checks be stopped............worried about my mom if this is the case
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#4020740 - 09/26/13 03:48 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Dawgcatcher Offline
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Registered: 07/25/11
Loc: Rochester MN-ish
we've been down this road before,, they will close national parks and other "non-essential" services before
they start taking money out of lil' ol ladies hands (NOt saying your mom is that old)

but you get what I mean,,
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#4020750 - 09/26/13 03:57 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Hupurest Online   content
"Andy S wannabe"

Registered: 09/20/10
Loc: Anchoragua
well, it all depends on what they choose to fund or not fund. of course, like the sequester, a certain group will do their best to score the most political points and harm the elderly, orphans and starving.
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#4020792 - 09/26/13 04:27 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Aaron Proffitt Offline
trapper

Registered: 10/14/07
Loc: El Reno,Oklahoma
I've never understood how Congress, judges and the executive staff continue to get paid during a shutdown.
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#4020798 - 09/26/13 04:34 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
CajunMan Offline
trapper

Registered: 06/27/12
Loc: Lakeland, Louisiana
They need to stop some of the SSI disability checks in Louisiana for sure. I can't tell you how many "Dissabled" B/M's I have arrested who are in thier 20"s and are in way better physical shape than me, who get $600.00 or more a month SSI for being dissabled because they have A.D.D. or they can't read and claim that thier dissability is that they are slow learner's. Makes me sick. Had one tell me the other day that he was dissabled, I asked how is that, he didn't look dissabled when he was running from the Police and jumping fences in yards. He said he had been getting $660.00 a month since he was 10 yrs. old because he had A.D.D., He is 22 now. You just got to love the Fedal Govmint ///////

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#4020826 - 09/26/13 04:58 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Otis Offline
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Registered: 11/01/10
Loc: Watertown, SD
No, those services won't stop.
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#4020831 - 09/26/13 05:02 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Jtrapper Offline


Registered: 12/22/06
Loc: Alabama (Bama for short) 108 y...
We're all gonna die!
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#4020834 - 09/26/13 05:03 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
2ndjoborfun Offline
trapper

Registered: 10/14/10
Loc: Alabama
Maybe not soon though!

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#4020897 - 09/26/13 05:41 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Ohio Offline
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Registered: 12/27/08
Loc: NE Ohio
I hope you all remember the government stole OUR money (SSI)from us.
From what I remember it started with Clinton.

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#4020914 - 09/26/13 05:52 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
mnsota Offline
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Registered: 02/26/09
Loc: minnesota
I thought LBJ was the first robber.

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#4020981 - 09/26/13 06:27 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Anchor Online   content
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Registered: 07/21/10
Loc: wisconsin
Can end that by drug testing them!

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#4021006 - 09/26/13 06:37 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
CajunMan Offline
trapper

Registered: 06/27/12
Loc: Lakeland, Louisiana
you'll be violating thier civil liberties if you try to drug test them!

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#4021033 - 09/26/13 06:47 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
seniortrap Offline
trapper

Registered: 05/25/12
Loc: michigan,USA
Only a slow down, not shut down. Then again, have you ever tied to push a worm?

Kind of like how fast the government is anyway. So we probably won't even notice.
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#4021041 - 09/26/13 06:49 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
wv albinomexican Offline
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Registered: 12/30/06
Loc: Eastern wv
Yes

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#4021073 - 09/26/13 07:04 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
corky Offline
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Registered: 12/29/06
Loc: Three Lakes,WI 62
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I'm sorry I hurt your feelings when I called you stupid. I really thought you already knew.

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#4021115 - 09/26/13 07:26 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
James Offline
"Minka"

Registered: 12/26/06
Loc: Anchorage, Alaska
The infants are throwing tantrums in DC again. One even reads Dr. Zeuss in the halls of Congress.

They lost the election. Grow up and live with it.

Jim
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#4021158 - 09/26/13 07:44 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
HobbieTrapper Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/01/08
Loc: Eastern Shore of Maryland
I'm so glad some still don't just sit down when "the people have spoken" other wise we wouldn't have any guns or traps, might even still have slavery.

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#4021277 - 09/26/13 08:29 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
bucksnbears Offline
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Registered: 10/29/09
Loc: western mn
more time for Obummer and his wonderfull tribe to vacation.
heard through the grapevine they may go visit our very own delusional pest James whistle
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#4021291 - 09/26/13 08:32 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: James]
BuckNE Offline
"Dirk Studmuffin"

Registered: 12/17/12
Loc: Nebraska
Originally Posted By: James
The infants are throwing tantrums in DC again. One even reads Dr. Zeuss in the halls of Congress.

They lost the election. Grow up and live with it.

Jim


Still control the house. Grow up and live with it.

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#4021317 - 09/26/13 08:40 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
SJA Offline
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Registered: 10/09/11
Loc: Western Shore Delaware
Personally, I say let it shut down, "Necessity is the Mother of Invention" . . . so it is said.

Let's see.

SJA
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#4021323 - 09/26/13 08:42 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
BuckNE Offline
"Dirk Studmuffin"

Registered: 12/17/12
Loc: Nebraska
The liberals spent 2 years in total control of the government, and now they are throwing tantrums because they don't control the House anymore.

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#4021328 - 09/26/13 08:44 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
BuckNE Offline
"Dirk Studmuffin"

Registered: 12/17/12
Loc: Nebraska
2009 to 2011 was a prime example of why Democrats shouldn't be in charge of a lemonade stand, much less the US government. Most of the additional national debt was accumulated during that time, and the programs that have kept unemployment above 7% were adopted.

2 years to come within a hair's breadth of destroying what took 200 years to build.


Edited by BuckNE (09/26/13 08:44 PM)

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#4021335 - 09/26/13 08:46 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
JakeDog Online   content
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Registered: 01/01/07
Loc: Morehead city NC
Nothing gonna happen other than news media makin bunch of drama over it like they do everything else.
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#4022311 - 09/27/13 11:29 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
2ndjoborfun Offline
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Registered: 10/14/10
Loc: Alabama
Is it wrong to ask for longevity?
2nd

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#4022346 - 09/27/13 11:59 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
ringtailtrapper Offline
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Registered: 04/28/09
Loc: Illinois
I wonder if the Obama phones will be shut off laugh...................RTT
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#4022371 - 09/27/13 12:27 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: Aaron Proffitt]
foxtrpr Offline
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Registered: 09/13/12
Loc: Hamburg NY
Originally Posted By: Aaron Proffitt
I've never understood how Congress, judges and the executive staff continue to get paid during a shutdown.


Good question. What the media doesn't tell us matters. There is currently a bill in committee that would stop Congress's pay during a shutdown. It is NOT the first such bill. They go to committee and die there. Why is it the media is all over scandals of this one or that yet ignores the scandal of these bills deaths. Call your congressman they all know and are thereby guilty. But they're in the cat birds seat. Because when push comes to shove do you think they'd do without pay when its in their hands to decide? Dream on!
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#4022543 - 09/27/13 02:33 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Possumslayer Offline
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Registered: 11/02/07
Loc: South Central Nebraska
Correct me if I am wrong, but doesn't a shutdown end up costing a lot in the end? The suspended salaries must be paid back, plus the cost of catching up everything that was left alone during a shutdown?
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#4022559 - 09/27/13 02:40 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
FlyinFinn Offline
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Registered: 11/18/12
Loc: MN
Maybe, if we're lucky, it will be a permanent shutdown. Economy will be happy to get the boat anchor of government from around its neck if it stays shutdown long enough.

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#4023253 - 09/27/13 10:43 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
seniortrap Offline
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Registered: 05/25/12
Loc: michigan,USA
Shut it down for a couple of months. Then offer the same bill to the Senate again.

Hold your ground on commitment! Not just for the PARTY, but what the people wanted instead!

And its not higher premiums and poorer quality care when needed.

Also ground Air Force one and all travel by the president.

This is a Republic, not a Democracy!


Edited by seniortrap (09/28/13 10:51 AM)
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#4023403 - 09/28/13 06:07 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: James]
2poor Offline


Registered: 12/23/06
Loc: Lake Mille Lacs , MN
Originally Posted By: James
The infants are throwing tantrums in DC again. One even reads Dr. Zeuss in the halls of Congress.

They lost the election. Grow up and live with it.

Jim


Pretty sure it was Dr. Seuss.

And I am positive that Dr. could do a better job of running this Country.



"I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!" Dr. Seuss
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#4023486 - 09/28/13 07:38 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
MJM Offline
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Registered: 12/25/06
Loc: ND
They should have been told if they couldn't get a budget figured out they would all be replaced by someone that could. It is their job, isn't it. Then they are way over paid for not doing their job from what I can see.
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#4023507 - 09/28/13 08:07 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
K91773 Offline
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Registered: 01/02/11
Loc: Southeast KY
Folks, the aggravating thing about it is that the US Constitution only requires a few things from Congress, one of them is to pass a budget. The last budget was passed in 2009 the Government has operated on a continuing resolution since then. Where else could you get by with not doing a critical element of your job for 4 years and still have a job. No where in the Constitution does it say that Congress shall monitor Major League Baseball, dabble in health care or any or the other umpteen things they have been doing rather than their mandatory duties as specified by the Constitution. They only get by with it because the American public is so poorly informed and apathetic about how things work, it is simple math that you can only live on growing debt for so long before you go bankrupt, we are there now.

Now as far as SSI and disability goes, those payments should continue, and yes the shutdowns always cost more but in the past Congress has voted to give back pay to the workers who were furloughed this is not guaranteed, Congress must authorize it.

The bad thing about it is though there are a lot of career bureaucrats in the Federal Government there are also a lot of really diligent hard working people as well who will be affected by this irresponsible behavior of Congress.

Also something a lot of people don't realize is that not only will National Park Service sites be shut down, all US public land will be closed so technically you will not be able to enter onto USFS, and BLM lands as well so how many non Government employees will this affect because I am sure a lot of people have hunting trips planned, and what about the loggers, miners, guides, and other folks that depend on this for a living? The effects are much farther reaching than many realize.

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#4023516 - 09/28/13 08:13 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: MJM]
live action Offline
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Registered: 06/01/13
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: MJM
They should have been told if they couldn't get a budget figured out they would all be replaced by someone that could. It is their job, isn't it. Then they are way over paid for not doing their job from what I can see.


x2
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#4023625 - 09/28/13 09:43 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
BuckNE Offline
"Dirk Studmuffin"

Registered: 12/17/12
Loc: Nebraska
But who do you blame? Democrats blame Republicans because Republicans won't go along with them, and Republicans blame Democrats because Democrats won't go along with them.

20 years ago, the Democrats and Republicans sat down and COMPROMISED, and budgets got passed. But not anymore. This week, the President of the United States came out and publicly stated that he refuses to negotiate on the budget. What do you do with that? When the guy with the veto pen says in no uncertain terms he refuses to negotiate, that it is his way or the highway, what do you do?

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#4023641 - 09/28/13 09:52 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Jtrapper Offline


Registered: 12/22/06
Loc: Alabama (Bama for short) 108 y...
They've not had a budget in 5 years! So why start now?


It's just a continuing resolution, democrats are too stupid to figure out a budget!
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#4023679 - 09/28/13 10:10 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
2ndjoborfun Offline
trapper

Registered: 10/14/10
Loc: Alabama
That's a start - I mean to start dialogue!

2nd

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#4023738 - 09/28/13 10:58 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
2ndjoborfun Offline
trapper

Registered: 10/14/10
Loc: Alabama
Or a confrontation - Ball/train keeps a rolling.

last

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#4023753 - 09/28/13 11:13 AM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: BuckNE]
Recondo Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/28/06
Loc: Alaska
Originally Posted By: BuckNE
But who do you blame? Democrats blame Republicans because Republicans won't go along with them, and Republicans blame Democrats because Democrats won't go along with them.

20 years ago, the Democrats and Republicans sat down and COMPROMISED, and budgets got passed. But not anymore. This week, the President of the United States came out and publicly stated that he refuses to negotiate on the budget. What do you do with that? When the guy with the veto pen says in no uncertain terms he refuses to negotiate, that it is his way or the highway, what do you do?



shutdown is what you do...
and go to media and lay it out to the public, use the same tactic the grifter and chief uses..
but tell the truth don't spin and lie like Obama does.

Raising the debt ceiling is indeed spending more money.. Bring out the ross perot pie charts to explain it to our dim wits..
Obama care will risk many jobs, make a professional scene so it will be remembered when Christmas roles around and 1000's get pink slips so employers are under the personnel cap of 50.
Show the multitude of snippets where the grifter and chief says he wont accept anything except what he wants.
Talk about his contribution to the debt and how unpatriotic he is by his own words..
Tell the people Obama still hasnt paid for the wars he's continued..
Tell the people that as the majority leader my concern is for the health of the nation, not my legacy like the grifter and chief.
Give up your pay voluntarily..and try to get others in congress to do the same.


Edited by RECONDO (09/28/13 11:16 AM)
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#4023852 - 09/28/13 01:16 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
Snowpa Offline
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Registered: 01/05/08
Loc: USA MN
K91773 , You mention Congress a lot, Do you realize where we would be if it were not for Congress resisting Obama and his Senate full of liberals????
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#4023974 - 09/28/13 03:02 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: BuckNE]
KeithC Offline
trapper

Registered: 05/13/09
Loc: Champaign County, Ohio.
Originally Posted By: BuckNE
But who do you blame? Democrats blame Republicans because Republicans won't go along with them, and Republicans blame Democrats because Democrats won't go along with them.

20 years ago, the Democrats and Republicans sat down and COMPROMISED, and budgets got passed. But not anymore. This week, the President of the United States came out and publicly stated that he refuses to negotiate on the budget. What do you do with that? When the guy with the veto pen says in no uncertain terms he refuses to negotiate, that it is his way or the highway, what do you do?


Buck, as obama has proven again and again, his word is worthless. Look at his back pedaling on Syria. obama's mouth writes checks his but can't cash.

Keith

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#4024010 - 09/28/13 03:32 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
seniortrap Offline
trapper

Registered: 05/25/12
Loc: michigan,USA
Quote:
KeithC said: Buck, as obama has proven again and again, his word is worthless. Look at his back pedaling on Syria. obama's mouth writes checks his but can't cash.

Keith


Then lets take it to him and see if he blinks again!
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#4024129 - 09/28/13 05:17 PM Re: will the government shutdown affect ssi,disability [Re: foxkidd44]
K91773 Offline
trapper

Registered: 01/02/11
Loc: Southeast KY
Snowpa, I agree the House has kept things from getting worse but that still doesn't change the fact that the House and Senate (Congress) have spent a lot of time and tax payer money fooling with stuff that they are not Constitutionally directed to do and have not accomplished the things that the Constitution mandates that they do. It has come down to a group of elected officials who are charged with managing our Country for the Citizens of the Country bickering like a bunch of small children on the play ground. It wouldn't surprise me if one of them up a said "oh yea, well my daddy can beat up your daddy" it has gotten to the point of ridiculous, they are wasting tax payer dollars like we have a trillion dollar surplus instead of a huge debt load.

Something has to change really fast if there is even a chance that this great Nation will survive in any form close to what we have known, for the first time in history the next generation of Americans will be worse off than the previous one, that is quite the legacy for us to leave our children and grandchildren, and it is not a Republican or Democrat problem, it is an American problem and we need to put all this party BS aside and recognize that, roll up our sleeves, make some hard choices and try to get this problem under control before the house of cards collapses. The finger pointing, grandstanding and blame gaming along with the countless scandals are doing nothing to improve the situation it is only getting worse. The solution to the problem is obvious and simple, we must start running the Government on less than they bring in and start getting the debt paid down, it is the implementation of the solution that is problematic because no one in power wants to give up any of their piece of the pie and neither do those who are reaping the benefits of all these expensive programs. But it must be done or it will all crash at some point in the future, now I don't know if that will be next year, 5 years or 20 years but there is a point of no return and for all I know we may already have passed it but I sure hope not because for all her faults, America is still a far better place to live than any other place that I know of!

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