872 stores unable to accept debit or credit cards. Cash only transactions were unaffected.
Barclay's froze accounts of the exchange leaving customers without access to their funds.
Start making preparations for what is to come. Stage your supplies, and have a means of defense at hand.
Who said "never let a serious crisis go to waste"?
The State isn't the only one who can take advantage of a crisis, Rahm. Especially with shrinking police forces and a military that is heavily deployed overseas. The LEOs here, and the Troops here aren't going to save the empire you just fled.
They've their own families, and wallets to worry about.
Not all Americans have a short memory, Rahm. How are you going to pay your mercs, Rahm? Especially when the coin of the realm is worthless?
Politicians are irrelevant in a revolution, except as every now and then, a rope needs a weight at its end.