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river of blood
Member
Tue Apr 10 17:38:43
I've been trying to get to the bottom of this rumor. Lots of people claiming that there are either federal, state or local laws against stockpiling food (sometimes they use the word hoarding), but no one seems to profer up the actual codes, laws, rulings etc. I wouldn't be even MILDLY surprised to see such a law on the books somewhere, but I'm not going to just assume that there is such a law anywhere until someone can show it to me. Does anyone have any relevant info on this? And please do not clog up this thread with a bunch of bullshit personal opinions. I want only actual laws, ordinances, rulings, government legal action taken against people for storing food, etc.
Aeros
Member
Tue Apr 10 17:47:09
Its not.

/thread.
river of blood
Member
Tue Apr 10 17:49:05
(Airhole would be for this.... and then not want you to know about it so that the government could bust your ass.)
ehcks
Member
Tue Apr 10 17:55:37
I love when people try to make up rumors and then be afraid of them.
Aeros
Member
Tue Apr 10 17:55:59
You truly live in a delusional world Rob. There is no law against you buying as much food as you want for your personal consumption. If there are laws, they are obscure ones designed to prevent Monsanto and Arthur Daniels Midland from deciding that the price is not right for selling the crops this year. Thus, they sit on the food, causing a rapid price increase as supplies of essential staples run out and people begin to starve.
ehcks
Member
Tue Apr 10 17:57:46
There's simply no way to make it illegal. What's the difference between a standard monthly shopping list and a year's or more supply?

At best, someone said you shouldn't let anyone know, or you'll end up having to feed them too, which cuts into your stockpile duration.
river of blood
Member
Tue Apr 10 18:36:36

"There's simply no way to make it illegal. What's the difference between a standard monthly shopping list and a year's or more supply?"

I don't know. What's the difference between having some guns to hunt and protect your property with and stockpiling assault rifles and such? Or abusing your children versus disciplining them? Or statutory rape versus having sex with your 17-year-old girlfriend when you're 19? Or "tax evasion" when you don't understand the 30 million pages of self-referential, spaghetti tax code you're obliged to comply with? I guess there's no way to make laws about that shit. Oh wait.....
McKobb
Member
Tue Apr 10 18:47:07
Maybe related to rationing in a crisis. But I doubt it.
Aeros
Member
Tue Apr 10 19:36:02
RoB confirmed for idiot...again.
river of blood
Member
Tue Apr 10 19:37:27
Within the next year or two such a law will be passed and Airhole will defend it.
Aeros
Member
Tue Apr 10 19:43:16
No it won't, and no I won't.
river of blood
Member
Tue Apr 10 20:44:44
Good thing we have the ability to search old posts now.
Aeros
Member
Tue Apr 10 20:45:27
You truly are a tard.
roland
Member
Tue Apr 10 20:50:14
" Within the next year or two such a law will be passed and Airhole will defend it."

like oil price would hit $200/barrel two years ago?
McKobb
Member
Tue Apr 10 21:15:23
$3.69 a gallon still sucks.
roland
Member
Tue Apr 10 21:28:11
not the point, Kobb.

that was RoB 's prediction from before, and he promise to leave the forum if it failed to materialise.
river of blood
Member
Tue Apr 10 21:59:38
So oil tripled instead of quadrupled. Yeah what a bunch of wacky conspiracy bullshit.
river of blood
Member
Tue Apr 10 22:00:04
Lol. I promised to leave the forum? Show me.
jergul
Member
Wed Apr 11 01:13:21
ROB
It could be illegal under certain emergency powers conditions.

My guess is you are looking for a presidential decree from world war 2.
WilliamTheBastard
Member
Wed Apr 11 01:45:31
indeed. someones found some ancient regulation on some scare commodity during wwII and gone full retard on it
ehcks
Member
Wed Apr 11 10:44:08
But it'll happen again, you'll see!

The government will declare World War 3 so they can make stockpiling food illegal. Then when the aliens land and turn people into zombies, only the government will have food and everyone else will starve!

I'll never post again if I'm wrong!

</rob>
Rugian
Member
Wed Apr 11 10:47:53
This government has already declared that it has the right to assassinate an American citizen without due process, whenever and whereever it pleases. After that, any other claims of the federal government seizing unwarranted powers are entirely plausible.
ehcks
Member
Wed Apr 11 12:02:33
If you leave the country to recruit for a country or organization we're at war with, I won't have any problem with a lack of due process. You'd be a war target.

Or should we start reading miranda rights to everyone the military shoots at?
Rugian
Member
Wed Apr 11 12:10:36
The US didn't make any attempt to apprehend him whatsoever. I'd be one thing if US or Yemeni soldiers had attempted to arrest him, only to be fired on and forced to respond in kind. No, the US decided to simply bomb him on an open road with a Predator drone, and for good measure it did the same thing to his teenage son a few weeks later. That's a government committing murder.
jergul
Member
Wed Apr 11 12:48:18
ehks
At war with what according to whom? You have a war on crime and war on drugs with the exact same formal war status as your war on terror.

Maybe we should call a drone strike down on you the next time you go to Vancouver to buy some pot.
Dakyron
Member
Wed Apr 11 12:57:40
"Maybe we should call a drone strike down on you the next time you go to Vancouver to buy some pot. "

Jergul's best idea ever.
river of blood
Member
Wed Apr 11 20:09:57
Rugian wins the thread.
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