Worse than Healthcare.gov: EBT food stamp system crash is inevitable; here’s why
by Mike Adams
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Thank you to all those who shared and supported our feature article from yesterday about the EBT card recipient ransacking of Wal-Mart stores in Louisiana. With stories like that, Natural News has gained a reputation for stating things that everyone is thinking but few have the courage to print.
I also want to thank James Wesley Rawles over at SurvivalBlog.com for his important comment on the story, where he stated, “Keep in mind: A nationwide grid power failure would also mean a nationwide EBT card system failure. If and when this happens, it will not be pretty.” He’s right, and I’ll explain why in this article.
Consensus is now quite strong among the well-informed (i.e. people who read the alternative media) that the downfall of the EBT system will be the downfall of civility across America. Thanks to Obama’s disastrous economic policies, nearly 50 million Americans are now on food stamps, and the program is on track to double by the time Obama leaves office. Obama will go down in history as the only president to have doubled the national debt and the food stamp program at the same time.
As the Wal-Mart ransacking in Louisiana just demonstrated, people will clear the shelves and engage in mass theft if they believe they can do so with a minimal risk of getting caught. This is no longer debatable. We just saw it happen in a short-term, localized test case.
What’s on many people’s minds right now is whether the EBT card system is vulnerable to other glitches, failures or defaults. That’s what this article attempts to answer.
Let me thank you in advance for sharing this article with others who need to know this information. I believe this knowledge can save lives. Those who face reality and prepare for the inevitable EBT debit card crash have a far better chance of surviving it than people who had no idea this could happen.
EBT crash possibility #1) Computer code failures