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Steve Kelley

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  1. d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C and Martens Release

    d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C and Martens Release said, about 1 year ago

    More fees, more penalties, and less recourse to get away from them without having to pay a dime. BOA sucks!!!

  2. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 1 year ago

    @Ms. Ima

    Okay, lets see: I’ve got a can of beans and you’ve got some silver. Why would I sell you my can? I can eat my beans, but I can’t eat your silver! Which is why I have a huge stash of food, being constantly rotated to avoid going over the “best before” date. You might argue that you have a gun, but then we end up in Mad Max territory again…

  3. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 1 year ago

    The picture is not completely correct. It should be like a circular firing squad: the bank holds the gun to the head of the government (“if we go down, you go down”), the government holds the gun to the head of the citizen (“pay or end up in prison”) and the citizen holds the gun to the head of the banks (“give me my money or you will never get any of it again”). That would be the first panel. The second would consist of three “BLAMM!” sounds…

  4. Rise22

    Rise22 said, about 1 year ago

    NO ONE is going to trust their money in banks….then what???

  5. californicated1

    californicated1 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Rise22

    Cash transactions start becoming the normal form of monetary exchange again, which may mean that nobody could trust any credit-based transaction for fear that any bank or government backing one or both ends of the transaction might not and the person taking credit in lieu of actual money may be out actual money if the rest of the transaction goes through.

    And if nobody can trust any credit-based transaction (check or credit/debit card), then the economy slows down even further, worse than it did in August and September of 2008 when nobody could trust the Credit Default Obligations out there being used to guarantee all sorts of worldwide transactions.

    And with only a cash-based economy out there, and possibly a barter-based economy also flourishing locally, any national or even international economy collapses on itself because nobody will trust anybody who uses anything other than cash or goods to back up the transaction.

  6. USN1977

    USN1977 said, about 1 year ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    In a strictly barter-based economy it would make sense that we all trade food for food. But as a group becomes larger and more coherent, more people have more goods to offer and bartering cannot always satisfy that. Thus people turn to an item that is near universally valued, such as silver. This has been seen in the prisons where bartering does occur, however the prisoners also use tobacco as currency as it is in high demand and cigarettes can be used as a medium to obtain things that direct bartering cannot resolve.

  7. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 1 year ago

    @Ms. Ima

    And a portion of that stacked silver should be cast into bullets for the werewolves that will be roaming the streets.
    .
    Zombies? dunno, do they like beans?

  8. M Ster

    M Ster said, about 1 year ago

    The Cyprus bank story was blown way out of proportion. Anyone who deposits more than 100,000 Euros in a bank that offers a 100,000 Euro deposit limit should know they are taking a risk. Evidently a lot of wealthy Russians were too concerned about their tax shelters to consider that.

  9. 4my10851cs

    4my10851cs said, about 1 year ago

    @ScottPM

    yes!!

  10. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 1 year ago

    @USN1977

    Thats the point. In “Fallout 3” it’s bottlecaps! Who knows what the currency after the collapse will be? But you will always be able to get it in exchange for things people really NEED. You get my drift?

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