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 Post subject: US Import/Export License
PostPosted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:34 pm 
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Bureaucracy, Today was one of the most frustrating days. I applied for my import/export license almost 3 weeks ago. Today I woke up thinking it had been plenty of time for the feds to either approve my license or tell me off..

Funny thing, Not a single person in the state.gov or the federal.gov knew anything about my application. I contacted departments that had nothing to do with fish today by the suggestion of other .gov employees.

Finally i get referred to the nice lady who actually signs the permits and she does not know anything about my application...

She tells me to overnight the application and she would personally take care of it and that I would need to put a stop payment on the previous check..... Basically starting over but with expedited service on her end.

So sitting hear waiting for various inspectors and law enforcement officials to call me back I get a message saying there was a letter from the US .gov that arrived in the mail.

Turns out...... It is my license signed by the very person who told me she could not find anything regarding my company...

At least it is over and it worked out for the best. Now i can sit back and watch my fish :)

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OMG sounds just like my Wife and I's battle with USCIS (Immigration) Never mind that you pay them $2000 for forums (one costs $900). Apparently that is just not enough to hire people that keep track of things. I am the most disorganized person I know, but I managed to do all the paper work with ADD and Memory issues, there job is to do it,, and blah blah I am just going in circles now. I feel your pain Allen! I am glad it ended fairly quickly for you ;)


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I know this is not a political forum, but these are the same people that want to take over our health care.

I better shut up.


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I'm glad you said it Big Jim. I was watching congress all day today (something every American should be doing instead of listening to Corporate media). I heard all day "Americans don't want health care reform" Even heard a rep from my last town in Oregon (highest poverty in the state) saying that the people in his district are against it. A county where 70% of the people are on food stamps, with 14% unemployment doesn't want health care ? I can't be surprised by their lies any more, but I sure am offended that they think so many Americans are dumb enough to believe them. But when So called Liberal media outlets are sponsored by medical companies it is easy to understand how some are very very mislead. All I can say is write your congressperson and give them a very stout piece of your mind. They are lying straight faced, and all you have to do is research for your self to see this. I don't care if you are a democrat or republican, lying is lying, and the republican party might as well be called the Medical insurance lobbyist party at this point, because they are one in the same. When all is said and done we can subpoena their email records and try them for crimes against their constituents wishes.


Sorry Allen but my blood is boiling over this Propaganda machine. "I could go on and on, the full has never been told" - Buju Banton http://popup.lala.com/popup/432627060744195006 <----- link one of my favorite songs of all time. listen love it. love each other.


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uh oh, I just realized Jim is on the other side. sigh.. what can I say. I stand by everything I said. I read and read and read, and watched and watched and watched congress. They are taking advantage of peoples fears. Did you know insurance companies have been refusing health care now to women in their early 20's, because they are at a high risk for getting pregnant. There are also 8 states in which insurance companies consider domestic violence a "pre existing condition". There is no health care to reform, only a bunch of tyrants that only want to insure the healthy. Where is the insurance in that? Insurance that health insurance companies make record gains in the worst economy since the great depression? Look it up. I do not lie.


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I read your posts about your new health care. We here in Germany hear the news about your government which tries to install this and we are surprised about the difficulties they have to do so.
It seems to me as if your "new health care " will be nearly the same like ours. But I confess I do not know everything about it.

Our system helps everyone. Even when they have no work and cannot pay for it. And if someone doesn´t want to be everyone he also can make a private health insurance. But this is more expensive. In this case each person has to pay. In the common health care there is only one payment. And it is for the whole family.

But back to our fish. They have no health care. They have to trust on me. :shock:


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Axel";p="4569 wrote:
It seems to me as if your "new health care " will be nearly the same like ours. But I confess I do not know everything about it.
This is true, it is the closest comparison to what is proposed... with one exception.
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Our system helps everyone. Even when they have no work and cannot pay for it. And if someone doesn´t want to be everyone he also can make a private health insurance. But this is more expensive. In this case each person has to pay. In the common health care there is only one payment. And it is for the whole family.
The plan would require everyone to have insurence, but there would be no option provided by the government. It is all private. I agree with Me, The media in the US paints this as socialistic which they have successfully equated with communisum. This popular "straw man" argument works well in the US. In world politics, the US has always been slightly right of center, even the liberals, Axel. The past fourty years have been a race to the political right for both parties. Our current President is more like George H. W. Bush and Ronald Reagan in deed than any Democrat in principle.
It was 1964, the President was Democrat Lyndon B. Johnson, when the top federal tax bracket was cut from ~80% where it had been for thirty years. Since then it has dropped to the current 38%. With credits and write offs the real median top rate paid is ~16% according the US Government Accountability Office. I could go on with facts... it is a new Guilded Age with toxic investmets still not regulated.

There is a resolution in the House of Represenatives that would open Medicare to any legal citizen at cost. That citizen would pay his equal portion, so no added budget items, it would be paid for. It has 77 sponsors as of now, but there are 437 members in the House. This would make it like the German system.

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The lack of the public option is the only bummer with the package, but it was in there at first. They say most Americans are against the health care Package, yet when they poll people about the individual aspects of the package one by one the majority are for it. This is a fact and a clear example of how the American people are being mislead as to what is included in the package. I do agree Obama is going a bit too right wing. He especially needs to stop GE companies like Monsanto. But that is a whole other story that should be told, but like Al said, there is so much to say about so much that is wrong!


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It's good to hear that the Feds came through for you in spite of themselves. Good thing it the service isn't privatized the fee would probably be astronomical!

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Till I see a legal birth certificate my president is still Bush!
Right now all we have in that office is a post turtle.

I hear Costa Rica is nice this time of year.......

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Till I see a legal birth certificate my president is still Bush!
Right now all we have in that office is a post turtle. I hear Costa Rica is nice this time of year.......
I certainly hope this is a joke concerning Oily Taint's anouncement to run for California secretary of state and use the office to prove Barack Obama’s presidency is illegitimate.Just an other oligarch seeking to muddy the waters.

This is another example of corporate owned media at work. This notion has been so publicly discredited with plenty of witnesses and records that have been validated and certified. Yet, the same people that make these meritless claims also would have no problem with Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Austria, being President. It is part political angeling and a tool of the oligarchy to divide the poor so there is no organized resistence. This is done by controling the information and having manipulated the laws so that there is no legal mechanism to correct the record.

Herr Göbbels wäre stolz, wie gut seine Methode der Big Lie noch funktioniert. Axel, ich glaube, Sie können vereinbaren, dass es viele parllels zwischen der US-Gesellschaft heute vor dem Zweiten Weltkrieg und Deutschland.

As far as being a post turtle, the main reason that nothing seems to be getting done has more to do with the influence of money put into the pockets of these politicians; the fact is that all of them are millionaires in Congress and many that were not millioinaires before they were elected have lost site of why they serve.
Bribery through campaign donations is a huge problem with an FBI investigation uncovering long serving Congressmen of both parties accepting bribes from foreign nationals for specific votes on legislation and top government officials bribed for much worse than anyone could ever imagine. This was publicly revealed by FBI translator Sibel Edmonds, confirmed by the FBI and Congress in public hearings, then made Top Secrect after by the Bush administration. This was covered in the American Conservative magazine, Military.com, detailed here and here.
Again, I could go on.


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congradulations on the licences ariving allen!


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Let's stop talking politics. We all have our own views on whats going on. I really don't want to hurt people feelings, and I could in a hart beat.

I would like to invite everyone on 4th of July we are having a huge Tea Party by Allens house. There will be over 5000 people at this party. You can come see the fish rooms and join us at the Tea Party. :D

Even if we don't agree on politics we can talk about our fish. I won't hold it against you if you are wrong. :D


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Revolution's the ONLY solution ! The armed response of an entire nation ! :twisted:

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Revolution's the ONLY solution ! The armed response of an entire nation ! :twisted:


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