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Friday, October 22, 2021

Supply Chain Issues: ‘There Really Are Problems Everywhere,’ Even For Small Companies

(CBS Baltimore) — Why are the shelves at the local grocery store always partly empty? Why do deliveries take so much longer than they used to? Why is everything more expensive? The short answer is the supply chain. The long answer is not that simple. 

It goes without saying that the once-in-a-lifetime COVID pandemic has exacerbated existing issues. That includes a shortage of workers along the path that products take from the factory to a consumer’s doorstep, creating multiple bottlenecks in a system that depends on timeliness to function, just as demand has drastically increased for those products.

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I personally think that the biggest role the panicdemic played was the fucking government blowing it so far out of proportion that your common everyday sheeple was afraid to go to work.
Then they had to fuck it up even worse by mandating an unproven and unsafe vaccine, make the non-sheeple rebel and say 'Fuck you".

24 comments:

  1. Take a corona virus not transmittable to humans. Through gain of function, increase the virulence thousands of time, add genomes of human infectious virus, freely distribute through hubs located around the world.

    Use super bug to declare a pandemic, use pandemic to cover for government malfeasance.

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    1. Finance the work of your #2 enemy to create this bioweapon, and distribute it to the world.

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    2. ...realize your engineered bioweapon sucks like the rest of your perfect plans, then stick the killshot in as many retards as you can by hook, crook, and celebrity hookers upon pain of being excluded from a degenerate society...

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  2. Did super bug create any of the multiple problems in the supply chain? No, of course not. Government created every problem in the supply chain. At the top of the list, everyone should be asking, Why now? Why are we only now seeing such problems - in severity, duration, multiplicity - in the supply chain? Never before has this logistical nightmare shown its face.

    Employers are in direct competition with the government. Government pays people to stay home. This society had already grown so lazy and careless, that employers, especially small business - are almost reluctant to hire. Too, most potential employees have figured the calculus that it is better to remain unemployed on even 1/2 to 3/4 their wage. I reckon an employer would say good riddance to such a person. The problem is there are too many who thumb their nose at honest work.

    This condition plays favorably to those in government with a socialist agenda. The balance of power between government and business has shifted to government. This is a ramping up of the age old war on the middle class. FY middle America. The battle in logistics is part of the war of attrition. Those cretins in government hope you will blink first.

    We won't. So they will cram the boot a bit harder on your neck. They tried to take away the 4th of July. They are trying to take away Christmas. In the meanwhile they have been trying to tax the hell out of you. If it wasn't for two -just two! - in Congress (Manchin and Sinema) we would already have the 'green new deal' and trillions more in debt. You will die broke and you will thank them for it. Oh, you will die sooner than you think, they arranged that.

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    1. And we see what 1 states version of the Green New Deal has caused.

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    2. Extending what your saying, Biden declared that unemployment benefits would be tax free. My son used to be apolitical. He's extremely pissed at the democrats for the reasons you outlined.

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  3. Some news on the why at BRM's blog: https://bayourenaissanceman.blogspot.com/2021/10/an-insiders-perspective-on-container.html

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  4. Government makes everything worse, the government needs to defend out country and control the borders. Anything else they should leave alone.

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    1. One of the biggest lies ever told. "I'm from the government and I'm here to help."

      One of the greatest truths about government ever told 'Government isn't part of the problem, it IS the problem". - Ronny Raygun

      Nemo

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    2. "I'll sign off on amnesty if you'll give tax cuts, I'll go first and throw in a civilian machine-gun manufacturing ban."-The Guy Who Brought In No-Fault Divorce

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  5. Is the goobermint still paying that extra $600/month to all the shiftless fucks collecting unemployment from Mickey D's?

    Does anyone else remember when every area of 2 or 3 towns had their own bakery for bread? Same with dairies, meat suppliers, produce, & various other goods manufacturers. Fabric mills, tailors, the list goes on. All those local businesses are gone & everything has to come by truck from boats thru ports from across the fucking ocean. Jimmy Hoffa would be smiling. Trains dont clog highways & haul more stuff at a cheaper cost, but maybe not quite as fast. The business district of towns was downtown & the shopkeepers owned their buildings usually living in the back or upstairs. Now we have empty malls, Wallyworld, & Amazon beacuse all the other choices are gone. The whole unnecessary corporate clusterfuck has been happening for decades. Let it all burn & start over.

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  6. they want the chain to fail, so they can assume control of it. lord knows that won't turn out well, but they will control the food supply. commies gonna commie, ask ukraine. starved 20 million to death under stalin because they dared to say no. well stalin got the guns first. our commies haven't been able to make that happen, yet, not for lack of trying. its coming though....btw part of that supply issue is 39% of folks report stocking up for hard times. you can't add 39% more stuff into the j.i.t. supply chain overnight. stock up while you can on what you can. its coming.

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  7. A friend had to go to 5 hardware stores to find a gas line in stock to hook up a stove.
    So, some of the problems are real.

    Pictures showing empty produce aisles and meat counters to illustrate the supply chain are likely fake news. Shipping containers only hold non-perishable products. Mostly, you can live without the clothing, trinkets and toys shipped in containers. The world would be a better place without junk like "Fauci finger puppets."

    Geek

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    1. Not true about the shipping containers holding only non-perishable items.
      When I worked at the Safeway warehouse in California, we serviced the Hawaii stores, and they were shipped produce, dairy and meats from our complex, same as any mainland stores we supplied. It was a two week trip from Oakland to Hawaii and the containers had refrigeration units to keep it all fresh.
      Think about it - there's not enough land under cultivation on the islands to supply the entire State with fresh produce all year round. They have to get it from somewhere.

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    2. I went to my local Super Wally World last week to replenish some things I was running low on. I went to the canned food section just to see if there were any shortages. There was feet of empty shelf space.

      At the grocery store yesterday, my favorite brand of decaf instant coffee was out of stock, same as last week. The shelf sticker noting its usual location had a little sign noting "This item temporarily unavailable".

      A brand of sardines that I like has been out of stock for three weeks. I think it's going to be a long winter. Hopefully it won't be too cold.

      NWS has already declared another La Nina, which probably means little to no snow for my area of the country. That's two years running from the report I read.

      Nemo

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    3. "Think about it - there's not enough land under cultivation on the islands to supply the entire State with fresh produce all year round. They have to get it from somewhere."

      No, they don't.
      - Uncle Joe Stalin

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    4. A painting by my mother won an art contest. All it showed was 'horizontal' lines receding to a murky vanishing point. Look long enough at the painting and you discerned the lines were actually shelves. On one of the lines sat a lonely can of peas. This was during a longshoreman's strike on the mainland. Most every shelf in every store on every island was bare. Local grown produce couldn't meet the demand.

      Our family was one that didn't get hurt too bad. We dived a lot. We traded sea food with Hawaiian ranchers up the valley. And there is the lesson; barter is how you will not just survive but thrive.

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    5. And the key to bartering is having a useful skill or something others want. Yeah, this advice is probably 2 to 5 years too late.

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  8. Making it more lucrative to collect unemployment than to work wasn't going to help either.

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    1. If you work 40 hours a week and go further in debt every month, do you go back to the same shit after a breath above water?

      Or work under the table like all the shit-skins hopping the border?

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    2. An acquaintance is a building contractor. One time he went off about how the illegals hanging out in the Home Depot parking lot were charging less than half as much as he was and keeping twice as much as he was. He started with workman comp insurance, continued with every form of tax imaginable. The system is rigged against the honest man.

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  9. Monkey wrench the system where possible and make it worse. That's the only way it will get better. When the women can't shop for cheap Chinese trinkets to celebrate Christmas maybe some will stop voting Democrat. 60+% of them do. So help empty those shelves, disrupt the holidays.

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    1. That might be one result. The other result will be an executive order confiscating the supply chain. That was one of the throw away comments that I didnt fully pick up on during the campaign. At the time, there wasn't an obvious problem. But now Brandon will come to the rescue.

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  10. that's about the size of it, Wirecutter. Question is, where do we go from here?

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