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September 03, 2009 – Comments (9)

States Shut Down to Save Cash


Maine, Maryland, Michigan Slash Service; 'Nightmare' at California Vehicle Registry 


California drivers can't line up to renew their licenses Friday. Wisconsin natives can't order copies of their birth certificates. Georgia consumers will have to postpone registering complaints with state watchdogs. And stranded motorists in Maryland may have to wait a little longer for highway-department help.

Across the country, cash-strapped state governments are shutting down business for a day at a time to save money. State offices are shuttered Friday in California, Maine, Maryland and Michigan. Rhode Island had planned to join them until a judge on Thursday blocked its closure plan.

State legislatures have struggled to cover shortfalls that have ballooned to $168 billion, or 24% of their general-fund budgets, for the current fiscal year, which for most began July 1, according to a report released Thursday by the left-leaning Center on Budget Policy Priorities.

Consumers have reined in spending, eroding sales-tax receipts, while job losses have cut income-tax collections. States have already responded by raising fees and tapping rainy-day funds, and are now forced to deal with wage costs, which make up about 13% of their budgets, according to the Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany, N.Y.

How hard was it for Alstrydomous to predict this one......eventually, practically everything shuts down when bailed out banks cut off credit to a credit dependent overleveraged swap zombulated economy.

Pretty soon, America shuts down and the banks own practically everything....and if you still have a little left, then government will be forced to tax all you have so the politicians can get paid.

This is not doom and gloom, but simply the circle jerk of life in perpetual ponzi plan that comes to an end and you are not the banker or politician.  Just wait until you learn that it is in government and the bankers interest to kill as many Americans as possible simply to avoid the over $100 trillion dollar entitlement obligation they have to you.

Could you imagine, owning America with no entitlement obligations.......brings a new standard to gentlemen farmer.

9 Comments – Post Your Own

#1) On September 03, 2009 at 9:59 PM, alstry (< 20) wrote:

Once you Fools realize that our economy has become primarily dependent on Government spending trillions it can longer afford to will realize and appreciate the economic black hole ahead.

Throw in the bankers cutting off credit, and you will see it is not the end of the world, simply the end of our economy as you know it.

Here are some actual eMails to Mish discussing the economic black hole:


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#2) On September 03, 2009 at 10:04 PM, alstry (< 20) wrote:


Manhattan Commercial Real Estate Office Sales Plunge 91%

Economists are celebrating the stabiliztion!!!!!!!

Just 9 more pecent and there will be ZERO sales....YIPEE AS THE ALSTRYBATERS GO NUTS.............

I guess 9.09 is party time for the Alstrybaters.

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#3) On September 03, 2009 at 10:31 PM, alstry (< 20) wrote:


Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Japanese businesses cut spending for a ninth quarter as the global recession squeezed profits, underscoring the challenge for the incoming government to sustain a recovery from the country’s worst postwar slump.

Capital spending excluding software fell 22.2 percent in the three months ended June 30 from a year earlier, after dropping a record 25.4 percent in the previous quarter, the Finance Ministry said today in Tokyo. Profits slid 53 percent.




Just get over is a world wide depression and it is getting a LOT WORSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Why are you so afraid to face the facts????

If you are doing great that is fine....just don't forget your uncle when he comes knocking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#4) On September 03, 2009 at 10:52 PM, alstry (< 20) wrote:

A Little Update on Today's News from

Board of Equalization Braces for Layoffs

Update: SmartParts

Lehigh Cement Company Plans - 45 Layoffs

Providence Rhode Island - 1,000?

Microsoft - 27

CHBC - 10

Suncor Expects - 1,000 Layoffs

Banagher Concrete ( International ) - 129 

EMD Chemicals - 55

Messier Dowty ( International ) - 55

Update: Cook County Health and Hospital Systems looks to layoff 1,800 by Next Spring

WireCo WorldGroup - 25 

City of Reading Mayor ask for 69 total Police/Fire Job Cuts

Sarasota County - Layoffs Possible?

Hawaii Stations Merger - up to 70 Layoffs result

Trinity Marine Products - 327 Layoffs in Mid Oct.

Store Kraft Manufacturing layoffs begin Monday

Sprint Aerosystems - 62

Akela Pharma Inc - 32

City of Aurora - Layoffs coming

Cuesta College - 2

Madison County - Correction Officers Job Cuts on Sep 21?

Update: Mercer County - 58 Layoffs Friday

Albuquerque School District Prepares for Worst

City of Fort Worth looking at closing Pools, vs Closing Libraries next year

Valley Christian Academy 

Post Office Narrows Possible Office Closures to 413

Rexam Beauty and Closures

OfficeMax Contact Center to close

Covello Motor Company 

Lezzer Lumber Store in Grove City

Hunter Furniture Company in Birmingham 

Kmart closing Glen Burnie Store by Mid Nov - 80 layoffs resulting

Devil Dog Factory Store in Zebulon , NC

Bexar County closing 3 buildings

BioDelivery Science International to close laboratory in Newark NJ

Pacific Rail Systems closes Memphis Office - 118 Jobs Lost

Shoony's Restaurant in Picayune, Miss.

Bobcat Co. to close Bismarck Plant 

Powerhouse Gym in Saginaw Township closed

Librarie de France in Rockefeller Square closing

Shaw's Candy and Ice Cream

Stein Mart in Downtown Clearwater

TTM Technologies Inc - Closing 2 Plants

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#5) On September 03, 2009 at 10:57 PM, alstry (< 20) wrote:


Archdiocese set to make big cuts

The Archdiocese of Detroit announced major cuts today, slashing its central staff by 29% because of a $14.5-million operating deficit, a spokesman said.

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#6) On September 03, 2009 at 11:00 PM, alstry (< 20) wrote:

sorry, bad link.... 

It will reduce its central staff from 264 to 187, one of the biggest reductions in years, said Joe Kohn, an official with the archdiocese. And it plans to sell the Gabriel Richard building on Michigan Avenue in downtown Detroit, one of its main offices.

In a city with OVER 25% reported unemployment....a little divine intervention could help.

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#7) On September 04, 2009 at 1:18 AM, guiron (40.52) wrote:

Just wait until you learn that it is in government and the bankers interest to kill as many Americans as possible simply to avoid the over $100 trillion dollar entitlement obligation they have to you.

If this is true, why haven't they done this already? What is stopping them?

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#8) On September 04, 2009 at 3:13 AM, GeneralDemon (26.60) wrote:

They will as soon as they steal Suzie YooHoo's last candy cane.

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#9) On September 04, 2009 at 3:43 AM, GeneralDemon (26.60) wrote:

Sorry, Cindy Lou-who.


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