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    Default paying cash is now a "terrorist activity" [RANT]

    » Court Rules Motorists Can Be Detained For Paying By Cash at Toll Booths Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

    Can you believe this? Paying cash is now considered "suspicious"? I can see maybe carrying a suitcase full of it around, yeah, but toll booths and internet cafes? Next thing you know simply owning cash will be illegal. We'll all be forced into virtual banking with fees eating our hard earned credits. Argh!
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    Then I'm in trouble because I try to pay cash for everything. Here in Texas the tollbooths are not manned. You are filmed and receive a bill in the mail. If you don't pay within the time allowed, the fines begin to mount at a rapid rate. Not long ago, they published a list of top violators. Ranged from $79K to $182K. They are now talking about booting their cars. Will be interesting to see if they can do that legally.
    As for toll roads, I do everything I can to avoid them unless I'm just in a gigantic rush. I just don't see paying those huge fees for driving a few miles.

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    I'm somewhat skeptical.

    From the article...

    Earlier this year we reported on how the FBI was telling businesses to treat people who use cash to pay for a cup of coffee as potential terrorists.
    I mean come on.. At the McDonalds in my town alone there must be 80 to 100 potential terrorists.

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    I always take anything from the Infowars site with a big grain of salt unless it can be confirmed from another source. They are pretty paranoid over there, imo.
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    Some of the alleged FBI fliers:

    FBI “Communities Against Terrorism” Suspicious Activity Reporting Flyers | Public Intelligence

    Guess they won't be worrying about me since I can't even get my Firefox to work.

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    I paid cash for a six-piece patio table set this morning. I guess I was lucky to escape with my life!

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    Have you checked to see who followed you?

    Don't worry, just hang out with me. I'm sure I'm on the list of "too stupids."

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    The only person who followed me was the guy who brought his handy dandy hand truck to drag the 89-pound box out for me and help me load it in the truck! I was probably on a security cam in the store, though. I'll lay awake all night now thinking about this. Not!

    As for being too stupid, is there such a thing as being too stupid to be a terrorist? Those guys don't seem to be the brightest bulbs in the chandeliers. I mean above and beyond being total nut jobs.

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    Well, that may be the case but when they figure out I can't even operate my own computer....

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    Then they'll just put you on a plane with a bomb in your underwear...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spirit Deer View Post
    Then they'll just put you on a plane with a bomb in your underwear...
    LOL! LOL!

    Sure, give it to Mikey...he'll eat anything!

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    That's crazy...but the responses to it have been hilarious!

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    LOL you all crack me up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spirit Deer View Post
    Then they'll just put you on a plane with a bomb in your underwear...
    HAHAHAHA - this made me laugh out loud SO hard!!

    And don't forget the paparazzi snapping up pics of you in your gitch from the next state over

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    Yikes! On some airlines they won't even accept cash for drinks or snacks (gee, remember when those used to be free??). I swear that is somehow illegal.

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