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    Matt Drudge Issues Warning: “Have An Exit Plan”

    Mac Slavo
    January 27th, 2014
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    matt-drudge-217x300His web site may consist of just a single page, but Matt Drudge is arguably the most influential media personality in the world. Garnering nearly one billion readers monthly, the Drudge Report is able to literally shift public sentiment, making it an essential read for D.C. insiders, Wall Street professionals, and anyone who wants to stay on top of the latest global issues.

    If Matt Drudge headlines a story its viral spread to millions of readers in near real-time is guaranteed.

    With his established connections to critical spheres of influence that include everything from politics and government to finance and entertainment, when Drudge speaks, people listen.

    Over the weekend, as noted by Steve Quayle and Susan Duclos, the self made media behemoth took to his Twitter account with a simple warning consisting of just four words… Have an Exit Plan

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    Drudge included no other details with his Tweet.

    The warning, while cryptic, may be the result of direct insider information. Considering he once nearly brought down the Clinton administration by revealing the President’s indiscretions with a White House intern, one could make the case that if anyone has legitimate sources pouring in from across the world it’s Matt Drudge.

    Could his warning be for stock market investors regarding foreknowledge of an imminent collapse of financial markets in the United States, China and Europe?

    Or has Drudge’s access to insiders in key positions given him the ability to connect the dots for an event that may occur in the near future? Few may recall, but just three weeks ahead of the September 11th attacks, Drudge headlined warnings of possible strikes on US-based targets, so there may well be a credible insider source for his most recent warning as well.

    In recent years the mogul has expanded his news distribution service to  include alternative news powerhouses like Alex Jones’ Infowars, which researches and analyzes key events and happenings globally. As of late, Drudge has made it a point to link to a variety of topics at Infowars that include the militarization of America’s domestic policing apparatus, Constitutional transgression at the highest levels of our government, and other insider reports often ignored by the mainstream media. While establishment news media shuns the rapidly growing alternative media, a warning to “have an exit plan” is one that the alternative news sphere has consistently suggested, while often being laughed at in mainstream circles.

    Given Drudge’s massive following, reach, and credibility, perhaps we shouldn’t be laughing any more.

    Something has spooked Matt Drudge and he’s not alone. Last year one of America’s leading talk show hosts, Mark Levin, warned that the U.S. government has been simulating the collapse of our financial system and society with the potential for widespread violence. There are countless such examples of highly influential media personalities who are issuing similar warnings.

    Within the realm of the alternative media, the last several years have yielded incredible insights into the inner workings of the U.S. government, political system and economic machinations. Everything from manipulations of our monetary system to the sometimes unbelievable expansion of the American police state has been extensively studied and reported by thousands of independent journalists, broadcasters and bloggers operating outside of the mainstream establishment’s sphere of influence.

    There have been insider reports indicating that a crisis of unprecedented magnitude is coming to the United States. Contrarian economists, who are almost completely ignored by mainstream media, have warned of dire consequences to the continued operation of our systems of commerce, including our domestic food distribution networks. And though it has not been reported on the alphabet news channels, the U.S. military has been actively war gaming collapse scenarios and engaging in highly suspicious exercises across U.S. metropolitan areas.

    While Matt Drudge’s latest comments could be referring to anything, given the types of stories he’s covered in recent years we could make the case that he is referring to worst-case scenarios.

    His exit plan warning may encompass any number of potential scenarios such as a coming shock to financial markets, evacuating major cities in an emergency, preparing for the destruction of our currency, or having a way to get out of the United States in the event of a Soviet-style purge.

    Whatever the case, Matt Drudge understands that his views and comments are followed by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, thus we are confident that he would not publicly issue such a warning unless he has access to credible information that supports his claims.

    That being said, we urge readers to remain vigilant. And, in the off chance that some terrible event is in our near future, we strongly suggest having a preparedness plan that includes emergency food storage, barter supplies, medicinesprecious metals, and a strategic relocation plan in case you are forced to evacuate your current residence.

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    1. Rasputin says:

      Good article

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      • Be informed says:

        HERE IS SOMETHING POSITIVE TO JUST CONSIDER WITH PREPARATION FOR ANY SHTF EVENT :)

        When true chaos slams the fan, will you be ready?

        Everyone hears of talk of war, new geophysical events and threats, deadly viruses, collapse of the economy, terrorism, nuclear contamination and much more. So what is the difference now between 10, 20, 50, years ago? This can still happen at a moment’s notice. We are in no way safer now than any previous perilous time in history. There are of course a whole list of other catastrophes that can end the society that we have become much too dependent on. Whatever mega disastrous event(s) eventually hits, which it will given time, how a person and group of people can be better equipped to survive it is what is all important.

        There is much advice on preparedness that focuses usually on one set of people being ready for a specific widescale calamity. One may be the urban setting of surviving in the city. Another making it in rural areas. Still another living through a complex wilderness setting. This however does not change what a person and group of people usually needs to live and be prepared for regardless of the disaster.

        With most prepper/survivalist you will hear the most important to survival is water, food, ammo, and shelter. Not to harp on what is necessary to and most important to everyone. There are still some other crucial considerations and an expansion of these customary needs to think over and understand that go into productive preparedness and are survival musts no matter the circumstances of what has happened and is happening.

        Look at following 10 generalized priorites to survival that should be included in all survival plans:

        1. Number one is staying hydrated. Being out of water will kill people very quickly and the last stages of severe dehydration are ugly to die from. People can store large amounts of water in cisterns. Others have workable wells and some have springs and streams. People stuck in urban settings must rely on storage of water within their homes or apartments, perhaps using cases of bottled water depending on size restrictions. Water filters and means of purfiying water are essential. Catchment areas using tarps for rainfall and learning dew collection is very important. A reliable source of drinkable safe water needs to be planned out before something terrible occurs.

        Staying hydrated also means remaining as MOIST as possible. People lose tremendous amounts of water when it is hot and dry. Staying immobile as possible during extremely warm or hot days will help retain body fluids. Eating high protein foods during hot periods uses up more water. Loosely fitting clothes to light colored clothes all helps in minimizing water loss and staying out of direct sunlight. Many people in desert regions also breathe through a lightweight type of clothe to avoid the loss of moisture through the mouth and nose. Misting of skin with spray bottles not only keeps the skin from drying out too much, but helps cool someone through evaporative cooling as long as the relative humidity if not at the saturated level. Don’t get thirsty by trying to ration water, this will become a detriment in the long run to your body, have enough safe clean water by making this a top priority no matter what.

        2. Avoiding hunger. No matter where your refuge is people have to eat to stay alive. What many people that prepare for emergencies don’t do is stock up with good quality food. We all need a certain calorie intake to maintain our weight and strength. This doesn’t mean high calorie food that has no nutriental value to it, especially high levels of sodium in it that requires a lot of water to balance it out in the body. People should when storing food to make sure that is quality food that they would eat during the pre disasterous times. Chemical additives in food simply mean that the food is cheap and the manufacturer is trying to hide the poor quality of it. Good wholesome food doesn’t require much, other than natural ingredients to make it taste good. If you can afford it, buy better quality food to store. During stressful times it is always nicer to have food that taste good. Something is better than nothing, but the better the food is you eat, the better off your body will be for it and the better your body will feel for it.

        Every person should scout out their area before something happens to determine what they can look around for to eat because their food supply is likely to run out sooner than later. Urban setting are the most difficult because of lack of natural vegetation and game, but not impossible. Each place that a person lives has some form of food available to them outside their home refuge. The best time to go searching is beforehand, and to map out what possible hazards they will face in a post SHTF environment around their home.

        3. Special needs. This is what few people would regard as third most important, but it can be life threatening without that special need. Many people need a certain something stay alive. It could be blood sugar levels, a certain type of medication or vitamin or mineral, or some other need to keep the body alive and functioning. Don’t assume that you can do without something that you need. Each person is different as well as others in any survival group, stocking up and finding alternatives to conventional treatment is paramount in survival. Address your personal needs now and the personal needs of others in your survival group that may depend on something to live or remain well and stock well for these needs.

        Another special need is something that few people give much thought to after a catastrophe, this being something to bribe your way out of a bad situation or on occasion trade for something that you need. This should be considered in any survival stockpile, items to be used by desperate people to save yourself and others. Trading with an alcoholic is not such a good idea, but having alcohol (booze) available to bargin your way out of something is not a bad idea. Cigarettes are of course another item highly prized, as many prisoners have saved themselves with a cigarette or two. Another really needed item will be rock salt. People like animals become quite in need of salt to live, and this essential nutrient will become in short supply quickly. Rock salt in 50 lbs bags is cheap. Certain items you might not have use for should be considered to add to a stockpile that others may desperately have desire for them.

        4. Protecting yourself from others. This is an absolute must. Even someone totally isolated needs good protection. While some people are opposed to firearms, it must be understood that the further you are away from an attacker, the less of a chance you have or being injuried or killed. This means having something that will project an object at enough force to stop the attacker(s). There is a whole school of thought of what someone needs from rifles to handguns to ever size of caliber. The main focus needs to be on the individual needs of a person and/or group. Any prepper/survivalist should also not limit themselves to ONLY firearms. Many other weapons offer protection and practicality such as stealthness and ease of use, especially hunting game. Bear spray is a lot more effective on a large attacking animal than a lower caliber firearm for example. Booby traps and other means of slowing down, impending, or stopping something is something to consider also.

        One of the worst misconceptions of self defense is not understanding the stopping power that is necessary. Many people still rely on a baseball bat or other weapon that can be easily taken away from someone, especially by more than one attacker. People have to think about what life will be like after a severe disaster, it is not business as usual. There is likely no help from law enforcement or nieghbors, most people will be on their own. What do you need to stop someone, packs of hungry vicous animals, or many people from taking what you have? Realistic thinking of this needs to be contemplated before something occurs and acted upon. The willingness to do whatever is necessary to protect you and your family is something that all must be ready for. Someone is not being a Rambo type by being simply well prepared to defend themselves and their families with extreme force from harm and death.

        5. Safety from the elements. We are all use to turning on the air conditioner when it is hot and the heater when it is cold. This luxary is something likely to be part of the past after a major disaster. Your home can become like an ice box or like an oven. This takes its tool on people and uses up more valuable supplies to stay warmer or cool enough. People should consider some sort of insulation scheme with their survival area before anything happens to maintain temperatures like the way a thermos does. Safety from elements also includes the wind, rain snow, and from the aftermaths of a SHTF event. This can include sheltering from radiation from a nuclear war, nuclear disaster, or terrorist incident. Protecting everyone from anything from the outside that makes life more difficult and trying, on the inside.

        Another hazard from outside that needs to be kept outside is vermin. Many people will have blown out windows after certain disasters that let in the air and the pests. Rodents carry every type of disease imaginable, control of these animals must be a top priority. Proper waste disposal is one way of keeping these parasites at bay. Insect control is another consideration, as fleas, ticks, and flies have been the source of death throughout the ages. Many natural and man-made repellents work well with them. You are trying to keep your place as sterile and clean as possible.

        6. Personal upkeep. There cannot be said enough of keeping the body as near to healthy and free of physical stress as possible. Personal hygiene is essential. This means some method of bathing, keeping your mouth as germ free as possible through daily dental care, and not allowing your body to have to highly regulate and repair itself. This goes with the safety from the elements and maintaining as near to what your body is most comfortable with. Too many people try to rough out a situation, and this macho attitude has its definite pronounced liabilities. The more your body has to cool or warm itself, the more fuel is needed, eating into your survival stash. The more physical stress someone has, the more vulnerable they are to succumbing to disease and sickness, and the overall shutdown of the body itself.

        Many nutritional deficiencies of the past are seldom seen anymore such as scurvy, but will pop their ugly head as soon as the regular diets of people are no more. On top of a stockpile of vitamins and minerals, each person needs to understand all the basic needs a body requires. Books on mineral and vitamin counts of individual foods is the best source of information on this as people will eventually need to obtain their food through other means than the accustomed store brought supplies.

        7. Germs are my enemy. Sanitation is something that everyone must practice. It is not just to keep the insects and other vermin away, it is to stop bacteria and other pathogens from getting into your body and into your environment around you. It should be known that anti-bacteria soaps and other disinfections have a limited shelf life. Bleach for example loses its ability to kill germs quickly, months to a couple of years depending on the brand and concentrations. This should be planned for by any prepper and these items should be rotated frequently. Fuel to boil water, sturdy containers to hold water, as well as to sterilize items necessary for cleaniness.

        Too many people lose the hands awareness motto. Very few germs actually infect people through the air. Even the flu is mostly contacted because of touch, which is more concentrated usually than in the air. Throughly washing hands can save much grief from sickness. Proper cooking of food is something some people fail at to kill pathogens in the food. Use of cutting boards, knives, and other cooking instruments for items not cooked are another source of contamination. The nearly invisible germ is what will kill more people after a disaster than anything else. Something else to remember, when one becomes ill, many often soon follow.

        8. Remaining civilized. This is something that many don’t think is that necessary for survival. This is a board scope of what it means to be civilized. People without light during the night are in a dangerous situation, it is depressing and mostly leaves people vulnerable and crashing over each other and anything left around. Just like maintaining temperature control, it is necessary for the well being of people to have some means of being able to properly cook their food, being able to go to the bathroom and use toilet paper, anything that helps someone to maintain what they and their bodies are use to. Change is difficult to deal with, drastic change can be life threatening. While the credo of any prepper/survivalist is adaptation is key to survival, people still want to have something they are use to and ease into a new world as well as possible. Remaining above the level of a savage or an animal must be maintained as much as possible.

        Another thing to consider is that being civilized has its benefits in that people think with a clearer head when they can still remain logical and reason through problems. One of the worst aspects of someone that is no longer civilized is that they begin to act and think like a savage. This might work in some circumstances, but in most situations the one best defense a person has is their ability to use their brains and out think any opponent or threat. Losing being civilized and someone loses part of that superior thought process to outwit most problems and predators.

        9. I can still fix it. After a cataclysm the regular world is going to be gone, and with it most of the most conveniences that people have come to expect. A person’s ability to repair what is left to make their world at least function is a skill that will take anyone far. Jerry rigging devices, being inventive and creating workable parts and machines, and regular repair will become a norm for the new harsher world. One just has to see someone without a proper tool just how much total misery they go through in the present day world. A tool that works makes all the difference to a task that is impossible without it. Everyone wants to obtain the hand, eye, and mental coordination to work with tools and fix items on their own and with others.

        People can train themselves before a disaster happens by using hand tools to repair an item instead of modern electric tools. They can attempt to repair an item using only what is around the house. People can make useable items out of “good” junk or spare parts. It is training of the mind to think, create, and make repairs that someday will become more than routine, but a necessity to help them to survive. Also make such a person high in demand for any type of post end of civilization as we know it work force.

        10. Mental stability. This is something that will play a huge part in many lives. People see the world they are use to come crashing down, and see a new world that is extremely frightening and even more threatening. Some people will opt out to suicide either through immediate means or slower and dragged out than face such an impossible world. This is why all of the above 9 priorites are so important. A person must have hope and that hope is so deeply drained away when times become so awful for them that they feel the only way out is death. Retaining some form of normalcy is a basic requirement for many to survive after everything is taken away.

        One of the best means of retaining some mental stability is diversion and any sense of accomplisment and progress. The more someone’s mind can be taken off how miserable they are and how much despair a situation is, the better chance they have of not falling into deep depression or coming out of such despondency. While entertainment such as boardgames, cards, puzzles, etc. may seem like space taken up for no good purpose, much of this become a life saver to many. Books are something that have saved people from going insane in confined spaces such as jail. Boredom on top of despair are a really bad combination. Anything that can offer some happiness or distraction from the shear horror of what is going on is quite valuable. Positive feedback to others for chores and tasks and showing appreciate can go a long ways. Remember just because you are all right doesn’t mean someone in your family or group is.

        There is another problem that many people fall into that prepare for emergencies from minor to the end of the world as we know it. This is not a clear focus on their personal immediate and long term needs. Each person has different and unique needs and no survival plan fits all in regards to what exactly a person needs to put away. Some people lose sight of what and how much they actual will need have, ending up with not nearly enough to survive even a couple of weeks. A false sense of security. While others go to the other extreme of putting away everything, including junk and useless items that take up space and send their survival organization into total disarray. This is what is defined as a “Pack Rat Prepper”.

        Someone should always aim to become a ‘Practical Stockpile Prepper’ that utilizes their volume of space, their limited resources, and their supplies into a well organized and cost effective life saving cache of supplies. This means to balance what you need and not stock what you don’t need and you or no one else can realistical ever use. It often means quality over quantity. Someone needs to know, so it is not lost in confusion. Items that need to be rotated are done so. A person can get to exactly what they need rapidly, being time efficient. Material is clearly labeled and organized. Even items that require a lot of them, the more the better like toilet paper, are keep clean, dry and stacked orderly. The opposite of this can be very self destructive to everyone.

        Like the common pack rat that see something and grab it and hide it, many people see items as someday valuable and pack them away for later. There are big problems with this as most pack rats are clueless what they actual have. There is no concentration of true need. Pack rats put all their eggs into one basket and that basket is consistant of utter clutter. Pack rat preppers will keep items that have become useful to no one. This might include food that not even a cockroach could eat, piece of broken plastic, broken tools, even broken glass. They see junk and litter as something someday someone can use. Screws, nails, and other spare parts have much value, but trash just takes up space and prevents any type of organization of real needs. They totally lose track of everything and only see the stacks of what they have as volumes of value. This is extreme, but is a downfall that many people that store up for tomorrow fall into in varying degrees of severity.

        This is where a true skill comes in before, during, and after a calamity hits, being what is called an ‘Expert Scrounger’. Being able to forage around for useful items is a true art. Anyone can collect useless debris in a big pile that serves no purpose. It takes someone with an imagative and creative mind to see an item being put together that will work and be helpful to them and others. Many talk about after some monster cataclysm that we all will be reduced to an 18th century level of primitiveness. They don’t see all the potential of so much finished products out there laying around that anyone from the 18th. century would have relished having for the taking. People will also have to learn how to be the gatherer of food, herbs, and other medicinal plants out there in nature for the picking.

        Another expertise that almost all people will need to learn and hone is living by their wits. Having what is called savvy will be necessary. A hunter needs this to be able to outthink what they need for dinner. A trader needs this to out master whom they are bartering with. A traveller must have this to not get caught up in a manmade or natural trap, and how to get loose if they do. A survivalist needs this know-how to be able to adapt constantly to the multiple changing world around them after the stability of the human civilization might not be around.

        One other trait that most people don’t like is fixability. Sometime you may have to bug out to another location or do something that you might not have ever considered to survive. The old adage here is that sometimes beggers can’t be choosers. Even the catchphrase of grin and bear it might apply. The ultimate goal is to live and live as well and as long as possible. Common sense must take precedence here, whatever is best going to suit that goal of survival even if that means shallowing one’s pride to do what is necessary for everyone’s benefit.

        What anyone is aiming for is the ability of themselves and the people around them to be able to survive and make what they have left around them work to keep them alive and well. The more serious any situation is, the more someone and a group will have to pull from what they have stored up physically and from within themselves. A strong and well balanced level of storage of these needs that can be efficiently used and will be the difference between a likelihood of survival and a miserable difficult possibly fruitless effort at it.

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        • slingshot says:

          BI.

          You went all out on that one. Thanks.

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          • Calgacus says:

            I agree. Thanks Be informed.

            I must also say, it may be that Drudge is referring to the Sochi Olympics.

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          • Eisenkreuz says:

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            • Eisenkreuz says:

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              • Indy Colts says:

                Crap, I wish I would have given your coming out party a thumbs up now.

                BTW, I’m sure this article will bring out all the jew hate since Drudge and Levin are both jews. The jews everyone should dislike and not support, are people like Weinstein whos making a anti 2nd ammend film.

                http://dailycaller.com/2014/01/21/nra-ila-responds-hollywood-mogul-aims-to-attack-nra-with-new-film/#!

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                • Art Dodger says:

                  So, I reckon that would be about 90% of the Jews.

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                • Darryl says:

                  Its not the jews we need to worry about, its the muslims. Haven’t you been paying attention? Mulsim immigrants are flooding over the Mexican border into the US. Plane loads of them are being taken in from Syria with no ID & straight through immigration. They are not friendly. The global caliphate is their goal & obama is their champion.

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              • Mark Smith says:

                The genocidal Chosenites have lies, name-calling, and dirty tricks.

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              • 1braveheart says:

                Eisen, I’m not using your name at all. you can believe whatever you like, but I’m not the one doing it. There’s no telling who is really behind it. You’ve actually pissed off more than a few people at this website.

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                • Eisenkreuz says:

                  What I really want to do for my party is go to the white house wearing my thong and twerk for bambi, bawney fwank, and janet reno.

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                • Be informed says:

                  @ bravehaert. Call me naive, but I truly thought that was eisenkrust was coming out of whatever closet he has locked himself in. I could see where people might find this amusing with this crazed rat, but people like this one day go and hurt a bunch of people because they can’t get to the people that they feel have done them wrong on these sites. This did not start with my linking a story on Fox News about how the law system is going after Christians that choose not to serve homosexuals. He was already like a wild animal going after person after person about anything that disagreed with notion that eisenkretz is right about everything. This denented person must howl at the full moon each month. I think this is where they got the term lunatic, meaning lunar or moon. I am not sure about this though.

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                • TRENT says:

                  Bravehart- I responded to you in the thread about Nugent.
                  Said Thanks etc etc etc.

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              • Jim in Va. says:

                Thats it Eisen just pull a name outa your ass an accuse somebody when you have no idea who did it.take your meds and go back to your corner in a round room.

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            • Be informed says:

              @ Eisenkrust. You flip back and forth from a deranged talking person filled with deep hatred to this calm person. I mean some of your comments are lunatic based and they are not meant to be humorous, they are pure hate for ALL those that doesn’t subscribe to your point of view.

              Is that the coming out party to admit that you are a dangerous schizophrenic that keeps making comments on how everyone too old should die on the site and in the country and that you are playing around with your rifles like private pyle in the Full Metal Jacket movie right before everything in his mind went south? Or that you have other desires? Why don’t you enlighten us all.

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              • Mark Smith says:

                While I do not agree with all he posts, Eisenkreuz mostly posts unpopular and concealed truths… forcefully.

                Obviousy he is not trying to win an election or popularity contest, but a high percentage of his posts are truth, truth that any honest person can verify.

                The soggy minds that have spent too much time in the talmudic brainwashing machine are too far gone for that.

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                • Be informed says:

                  @ Mark Smith. Someone can posts truths about anything without saying that they want all boomer generation people to die. There is a line between being a troll that infuriates people and someone that is a lunatic. Even NC Joker has only once or twice threaten people with death, braveheart one time. Eisencrust has done this on too many occasions to just discount him as blowing off steam or trying to get people’s goat. I have been looking back at these comments and it is very interesting to see how someone pushes his buttons wrong and he goes totally ballistic, to the point in which you can see the wanton rage behind the keyboard.

                  I for one cannot stand criminals and the way society has empowered them. I have made points about how society has made it far easier for the pedophile fags to molest children. Even South Park did an episode about this about how the kids were sent off the intolerance camp because they tried to tell their parents that these two queer teachers, Mr. Garriso and Mr. Slave, at school were inserting gerbils up their ass. They called the kids gay bashers.

                  Kids now face the danger, as well as parents of discrimination because of the political correctness that is favoring the evil homo. Yet eisencrude took it that I was calling ALL gay people evil and all of them are child molesters and went into a total crazed rage saying that I need to lick a porcupine’s ass, I was some toothless red neck hillbilly incapable of understanding anything and much more.

                  This is not just me. Eisencracks went off on other people too many times to count like someone ready to snap, crackle, and go pop. How many trolls on this site other than NC Joker have threaten people with death, or wished that an entire age group die? This is a psychopath. I don’t even think about hurting anyone, I think about defending myself and the innocent against attack as most people on this site think. Eisennuts might sometimes bring up a valid point, but this is all lost because he is uncapable of holding his out of control temper. I would never want to be around this guy with my back to him, he is just one personal event away from frothing at the mouth and go after everything that moves.

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              • Anonymous says:

                Kinda like Gollum.

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              • 1braveheart says:

                BI, way to go. sic him, sic him!

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              • 1braveheart says:

                BI, I don’t know if eisen has multiple personalities or if someone is using his name to screw around with his mind. the latter option is what I suspect. Whoever it is, I’m sure the person is having fun. eisen has irritated more than a few people at this site. all I know for sure is I’m not the one doing it, since I’ve had other things going on today. I don’t really care if eisen believes me or not, so what the hell.

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              • Any Mouse says:

                Eisarkrossed does seem to have a thing for Braveheart most of the time. When he does post a valid point it quickly gets lost when he/she flips out.

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              • George Zimmerman says:

                Shorten your posts. You’re prone to rambling.

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              • You do know that the “name” field can have anything in it by any poster don’t you?

                Mac,
                You need to post some articles that are out there from the last three years in regards to how the evil corp and their goons infiltrate the internet with different personas / personalitites, tactics and strategies. You’ve got an infestation of them right here on your site to study and learn from.

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          • sixpack says:

            What I want to know is, why Mac doesn’t publish pieces like BI’s, so they have to be relegated as comments when they should’ve been an article all by themselves.

            I sent one to Mac a while back, about the possible role of disabled people in SHTF, and what disabled people might be able to do to contribute to a survival group…Mac didn’t want that perspective either.

            In the mean time, we get a steady diet of the same-old-same-old, reworded.

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            • Dave in ID says:

              @ Six pack. thumbs up for a good topic. I would be interested in reading your article. The only problem I see is…. nevermind you probably figured it out.

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        • Unreconstructed Southron says:

          It’s truly amazing to see how Drudge has evolved over the years.

          Goes to show you there’s only one truth…and those who genuinely strive to find it always end up in the same place.

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        • KY Mom says:

          This is SCARY!

          FEMA to Conduct Chemical Contamination Operation on Food Supply

          “On February 26 FEMA will be conducting a virtual exercise that involves a chemical incident scenario that contaminates the food supply. Weeks before the exercise the government in partnership with the Resource & Resources in Food Protection will hold a Webinar on assessing the potential adverse effects of contamination of the drinking water distribution system.”

          “Not much is known about the chemical-food exercise outside the exercise design team and participants. What we do know is that it part of a comprehensive 2014 exercise schedule that includes radiation, pandemic, wildfires, and environmental issues”.

          www dot nonaiswa dot org

          Imminent False Flag? FEMA To Contaminate World Food Supply (Video)

          “Was the poisoning of West Virginia’s water supply a “leak?” An accident? A test run? Or could it have been a false flag?

          The question is the first thing that popped into my head after seeing the beginning of the video below, based on an upcoming FEMA “chemical food” exercise, scheduled for February 26, 2014, and will include scenarios including “radiation, pandemic, wildfires, and environmental issues.”

          Another scenario is a “chemical incident” that contaminates the food supply.”

          Before Its News

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            • iceman says:

              Did I scare off Peterson with that security guard story…maybe it was him, he’s usually under your post KY.

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            • PKLauLau says:

              KY MOM…..thanks for posting this information!

              Fema is having an operation containing “contaminated food supply, wildfires, chemicals, radiation and pandemic,” on Feb 26, next month.

              Uh, that doesn’t alarm you red thumbers?

              PKLauLau

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            • Legion7 says:

              Sorry DK, usually agree with you, and do on this too, to a point. The problem is that our government IS preparing, NOT to save US, but to CONTROL and further enslave us. I wish I could trust that our government has our best interests at heart. But they don’t.

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            • Sgt. Dale says:

              D. Kid
              We’ve been in the last days for 2014 years.
              God is the only one that know when he is going to destroy everything. Keep the Faith. Don’t for get to PRAY!
              Sgt.

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              • durango kidd says:

                Agreed Sgt Dale: I say my prayers every night before I go to bed, every morning when I awake, and usually spend time during the day in the presence of My Creator.

                With Christ as my constant companion, with God as my ARK on the sea, I will ride over the storms of the ocean. I will ride out the storms of the Sea.

                In Him I live and move and have my being. Everything else is just hubris. :-)

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            • I agree that the only way for first responders to be able to help is for them to practice before help is needed.
              But isn’t it odd that while FEMA and the Red Cross take in abundant funding, they don’t seem to actually spend it in emergency response? Look at the FEMA response after hurricane Sandy. Look at the Red Cross’ own admissions that they have still not spent even half of the money they took in for hurricane Katrina,… or Haiti or Sandy! Yet they continue to fund raise after each catastrophy. So what are they doing with all that money?
              Black opps?? Underground bases? What? It sure has not been used to help the people. So where is it?

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              • Warchild Dammit! says:

                Seems after sandy the best were volunteer that got help organized,love when folks take problems into their own hands and have solutions without govt.!The govt. of course hates that and actually at times fights it,hence,stay prepared friends.

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              • Gwyn says:

                To c – The red cross is corrupt and mismanaged.
                Believe me, I know, I used to work there.
                Don’t give them a dime. They also throw
                out blood for minor screw ups, which is why
                they are always bleating the need more
                blood. Also, with every natural disaster, it
                is a perfect excuse to demand more blood.

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              • munchkin52 says:

                I do not donate to the Red Cross, I send my donations, no matter how small, to other organizations.

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              • nameless faceless attack dog says:

                Well duh, they are the emergency MANAGEMENT agency, not response agency.

                Their job is to make sure we all get safely on the trains.

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            • The Lone Ranger says:

              Good God, DK man, are you deluded???

              Have you lost your MIND???

              Let me name just a FEW of those “earth changing events” our government, as you put it, is “preparing for, and practicing for”:

              - the Oklahoma City bombing
              - 9/11
              - the Batman movie theater shooting
              - the Boston Marathon bombing
              - the September Naval Yard shooting

              And there will be more to come.

              Let me be clear: I am not anti-government, I am not anti-USA, and I believe in democracy, a healthy democracy. My country right, to be kept right. My country wrong, to be PUT right.

              But Satan HATES man and when a group of women and men in and out of our government cooperate with Satan, what do we get?

              - 55 million babies aborted
              - GMO foods, that cause cancer
              - Vaccines that cause Autism
              - Gardasil that causes young girls to go sterile
              - HAARP created storms like Hurricane Sandy
              - Countless coffins purchased along with body bags
              - 2 billion bullets stored up for the next civil war against their own people

              And you don’t think this “one nation under God” will NOT suffer DIVINE Consequences because we have been under all this MAN-inflicted DEATH?

              Wake up and smell the Formaldehyde– we are living in a DEATH Culture!

              Christ told John Leary the one world people want to use HAARP on the New Madrid Fault Line to split the country in two, and bring about Martial Law.

              Pay attention to what happens this weekend, especially during the Super Bowl. I personally hope and pray to God that NO evil happens!

              Right now, there are perfectly fine English-speaking Russian AND Chinese soldiers training in our own country, hidden from everyone’s view.

              There are Fema DEATH camps that no reputable journalist has ever been permitted in to broadcast about.

              And as for your super cheery attitude and the unequivocal TRUST you have in our government, there is NO doubt in MY mind you work for them, so we get further caught UNprepared.

              DK stands for dark knowledge.

              Get right with God. Time isn’t short, it’s shorter. God’s Judgment is coming.

              The Light that is God’s Truth is now shining on what you have written. May God forgive me for judging you, if I have judged you.

              Consider yourself unmasked.

              - The Lone Ranger

              “Thou shalt not kill.”

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              • durango kidd says:

                Lone Ranger: A death camp for you maybe. I have been aware and prepping for 45 years. I am ahead of the curve.

                Way ahead. :-)

                Having said that, I do not count my life in this illusion for much, but I do the best I can with what the Lord has given me.

                I do not trust my government unequivocally. I believe that Americans are responsible for their government and should be engaged with it, for as long as they breathe.

                As for “getting right with God”, I have been out of the body and face to face with Jesus Christ. I can promise you, that my salvation is assured; which is why I have a cheerful attitude.

                Consider yourself a paranoid schitzoid hiding behind your mask, Masked Man! LMAO!!! :-)

                PS: repeat this mantra everyday and see if it doesn’t help you: “I sought the Lord and He heard me and delivered me from all my fears”.

                The DOCTOR is always in. :-)

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                • Barn Cat says:

                  For someone who says they’re a Christian you certainly don’t act like one. By the way, works don’t save you. They’re the evidence of a saved person. Have you heard of the fruit of the Spirit? How much of it do you have?

                  (Gal 5:22-23 NIV) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, {23} gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

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                • The Lone Ranger says:

                  I apologize to you if I went for the jugular.

                  But I’m confused. The tone of your original post spoke of your implicit trust in our government and this one says you do not trust unequivocally.

                  Furthermore, you neither agree nor disagree with the list of evil stuff I mentioned. Am I to infer you believe government was not involved in any of those? What about the president protecting Monsanto from anti-gmo laws?

                  As for me, I, too, believe in my salvation, as you do in yours, but I don’t believe my salvation is assured only because I sin every day and therefore I know I (personally) believe I have to repent every day. Or at least once a week. I know I’ve got my sins to answer for. That’s what I mean by “getting right with God”.

                  By the way, toward the end of his life, John Lennon told his friends his phone was bugged and he was being followed, to which they replied, stop smoking the damn weed, it’s really making you paranoid!

                  After his death, a journalist sued under the Freedom of Information Act for his records and discovered Nixon and Hoover had him under surveillance and his phone bugged.

                  So as for your giving me a so called DSM-IV diagnosis, lol, I can assure you, “Just because I’m ‘paranoid’, as you put it, doesn’t mean they are not out to get ALL of us!”

                  Which is what I think http://www.shtfplan.com is all about.

                  Is it not?

                  Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I rest my case!

                  - the Lone Ranger

                  “You can’t HANDLE the truth!”

                  “Truth is stranger than fiction.”

                  “Who WAS that masked man?” :-)

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                • durango kidd says:

                  Barn Cat: I didn’t say that works were my salvation. I said that “faith without works is dead”, to coin a phrase I read somewhere.

                  I agree with you about the “fruit of the spirit” and if you had read my previous posts you would also see that I said that the Gifts of the Spirit are the natural manifestation of the “fruit”; so WE need not fear OUR spiritual nature but embrace it, and pursue the presence of God in OUR lives through them.

                  Catch up. :-)

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                • Amen Barn Cat!

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              • oldguy says:

                Lone Ranger wrote Let me be clear: I am not anti-government, I am not anti-USA, and I believe in democracy, a healthy democracy. My country right, to be kept right. My country wrong, to be PUT right.—————— Sorry to shake you however a democracy is nothing more than mob rule. What we have is a republic. A republic that is supposed to protect the god given counstitional rights of the few against the wants and wishes of the many. even when the few is just one person and the many is everyone else. democracy is two wolves and one sheep voting on who to eat. I can do without the democracy as long a the republic protects my counstitional rights.

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                • The Lone Ranger says:

                  The problem is that the Republic has been infested and taken over by collectivists, globalists, and others who are hell-bent on destroying the planet, our Constitution, and us.

                  - the Lone Ranger

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              • I am not defending DK, I agree with most of what you say, especially about that schill.

                But one verse I look at to determine at a quick glance on whether or not I will buy a new Bible…which I haven’t done in years. Is whether or not the Ten Commandments in said Bible says “thou shalt not kill” or “Thou shalt not murder.”

                I will only buy the latter.

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              • durango kidd says:

                Lone Ranger: I didn’t dispute your litany of evils in America, perpetrated by OUR government, because I agree with you.

                The division of America along the New Madrid was predicted by Cayce more than 70 years ago. Whether that is by HARRP or not I don’t know.

                Why dwell on the negative and bemoan the Changes that are coming? I cannot stop God, Satan, or HARRP. Why not focus on the positive and what I can do with my time and energy: embrace those Changes, and put the stamp of a Patriot upon them, to the best of my ability?

                Life is Change. How America changes depends upon each of US, collectively, doing OUR part as best as WE can with the understanding and resources that WE have leaving the rest to God to unfold His plan.

                Christ does not come until after the Anti-Christ. And the Anti-Christ probably doesn’t rise until after the death of Mabus. Should WE pray that the Anti-Christ not come? The Earth is the Lord’s to do with as He wills and according to His Plan.

                I am not concerned, worried, or anxious in the least about wars, rumors, economic collapse, or any other evil thing because I TRUST The Lord will keep His promises to US according to His Word.

                As it is written, so shall it be. So why get oneself in a tizzy when WE know how the story ends? Embrace the joy of the Lord. Peace. ;-)

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            • George Zimmerman says:

              You’re an idiot. I hope they choose your area for their exercise.

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            • Walt Kowalski says:

              All the government is preparing for is to perpetuate itself…..the “elites”. Everyone else are considered by them to be “useless eaters”. And they include many of those who work for the government to be part of that group as well. To the “elites” they are simply useful idiots to be eventually liquidated along with the rest.

              The government’s preparation is along the same lines as Hitler’s preparations prior to WWII. Their plans are for suppression of dissent, oppression and extermination of those they perceive to be a threat to their power.

              Wake up DK. And stop drinking the kool-aid.

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              • durango kidd says:

                Hey Walt! Yes OUR government is preparing to perpetuate itself. And I would prefer that they do, rather than not prepare and leave the Nation open to invasion as the judgement of God is manifested upon America.

                While the political class and OUR bureaucratic employees believe that THEY are the government, I still believe that WE THE PEOPLE are the government, which is why I encourage everyone to become politically active.

                Politics IS the responsibility of FREE men and women.

                So while I believe WE can still turn this behemoth around, I do not want to invite an ill advised invasion of the Nation by outside forces by being militarily weak and unprepared for many possibilities.

                Every prep the government makes is one last item that it will not need to take from anyone else for its survival. That rationale is no different than whether your next door neighbor preps or not.

                I want my government to survive what is coming and I want Americans prepared to defend the nation and OUR Constitution from the New World Order when those Changes arrive and they attempt to use that crisis to fully enslave US. If WE THE PEOPLE take control of OUR government again, the NWO will not be able to implement their plan.

                Keep prepping Walt! It ain’t over until no blue helmets are left! :-)

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              • I told you Walt, he doesn’t drink it. he only mixes and serves it to others. He or she, is nothing at all what he or she leads people online to be.

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            • MXLord327 says:

              I wouldn’t mind if the gov’t was prepping for earth-changing events to help out the citizenry, but they are not. They are only prepping to ensure their own survival, us serfs are on our own….

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              • MXLord327 says:

                Oops, I guess I should have read Walt’s reply before posting mine, now mine looks like it came from the gov’ts “Redundancy Dept of Redundancy.”

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            • SWFL says:

              I am amazed but, in all honesty, I agree with you. Preparing for disasters is what they SHOULD be doing. Of course, their preparations will not be to our benefit but so what? The more they stockpile, the more information they accumulate, the more will be available to us, whether they like it or not. Does anyone really think EVERYONE working for DHS will follow orders and let everyone they know go hang?

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          • Harriet says:

            I heard the chemical tanks in wva were punctured. Now they gubberner orders them removed. Like janet rhino ordering the Branch Davidians’ place bulldozed. Move along, nuttin to see here.

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          • Eileen K. says:

            KY Mom, you have an excellent point here. I suspect that the chemical spill in West Virginia that affected the drinking water near the chemical plant involved was no accident, but a false flag instead.

            I wouldn’t put it past FEMA to chemically contaminate the food supply, either; after all, it’s part of the Agenda 21 plan of the “NWO”.

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        • No jojo says:

          you missed the most important two items–if you have sons of military age—hide them. Even if you don’t have sons, head faraway north into canada’s wilderness.
          There are crazies in Washington :^(

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          • Any Mouse says:

            WTF is that, hide your sons? That kind of thinking is a bit archaic don’t ya think? A female can squeeze a trigger just as easily as a male and in some cases do it better.

            My advice, execute your plan now to head north, if you haven’t already. Those attempting to make a mass exodus after a SHTF event will be easiest targets to acquire for the PTB.

            Get as far from Dysfunction Central as possible.

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            • DRD5508 says:

              Any Mouse, it is too late to head north. Additionally, there are too many elderly and children that’ll need our help. I will go the extra mile with extra ammo to assist the weak and helpless. Do be on gaurd for all the wandering dogs that’ll be released by people that won’t be able to feed them.

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              • DRD5508 says:

                Also folks, the state and federal park rangers have been armed to the teeth. All those thinking they’ll be ok in the parks are in for a surprise. Alot of the DC bought ammo has gone to many of the fringe LEOs.

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                • Warchild Dammit says:

                  Those state park and fed rangers in for a even bigger surprise when they try and stop folks from surviving/hunting ect.!

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                • Dave in ID says:

                  I run into them all the time up here and I am more armed than them. I pick thier brains for the location of the downed fire wood for me to cut. They are our friends and neighbors, thoughthey do seem to lean to tree huggin a little too much.

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              • Any Mouse says:

                Hadn’t thought about the dogs. I wouldn’t be heading very far north anyway, its too cold and the winters are too harsh for my liking once you get near the latitude of the southern most great lakes.

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                • Indy Colts says:

                  Dogs….. Thats a free meal running around the neighborhood. Of course my dog would never be on the menu. LORD willing it will never come to that.

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              • buttcrackofdoom says:

                without a dog, your chances of survival diminish greatly. dogs will be PRICELESS when the SHTF! possibly MORE expensive! and DO get a little one. they eat LESS and their ears are VERY in tune to ANY noise, not so much with bigger dogs….my MAIN reason for a dog is to WATCH/LISTEN. hell, with the right dog you may even be able to survive on yer OWN!

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            • George Zimmerman says:

              Nothing in the BI post that hasn’t been said 1000 times.

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          • The Old Coach says:

            Um, it’s currently minus fifty up there……

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          • Merree says:

            I suspect that, if they initiate a draft, they will include women. And no exemptions for gays and lesbians, making the military a very different place. Only exemptions for the wealthy and politically connected. That alone will set the stage for civil unrest.

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            • John_Allen says:

              Merree,

              This was a tee shirt and bumper sticker in some parts of society during the late 60s:

              certainly sir, I’ll carry that rifle. I don’t guarantee which way I’ll point it.

              During the most dysfunctional period of the coming “troubles” their ability to compel anyone’s physical presence and involuntary servitude will be limited.

              Once things settle down a bit, the more able bodied sheeple resident in their Treblinka Fema Death Camps may be given a choice:

              “You and your family want to eat do you? We need storm troopers to go take out those survivalists. See you on the drill field at 0800.”

              Don’t think government is sufficiently savage to use food as a weapon? Then you probably believe that umbrella kept Mary Poppins airborne.

              I can think of six specific lesbians who are more skilled at martial arts and shooting than many men. They have been at the range shooting with FLE and shot better than the federal gendarmerie.

              Gender generalizations are specious.

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              • Harriet says:

                Those worried about your stash being confiscated for the ‘greater good’ …do you really think cops are going to risk getting shot to take things to give to some slacker? They’ll clean you out if they are already there, but won’t try going door to door. Their reaction to resistance in Waco speaks volumes. The gooberment’s not the all powerful beast it would have us all believe.

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                • sixpack says:

                  They WILL go take your food because they’ll be LIED TO.

                  What they’ll likely be told is, that they will be gathering “surplus” food for hungry children, elderly and people in hospitals. They’ll be told that innocent people will starve to death while greedy hoarders sit on their stores.

                  They’ll be told they’re taking from people who have much more than they can use, to save those unfortunate souls who lost everything they had.

                  …not everyone will know better.

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            • Eileen K. says:

              And, don’t forget a very possible mutiny, either.

              How many young men dodged the draft during the Vietnam War? Or fled into Canada? How many practiced fragging (killing their superiors) once in Vietnam? No, I bet there will be a good number of draftees turning on the NWO types, if they have not already dodged the draft and skipped town.

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          • Canuck with a gun says:

            Run away to Canada? Asshole, very few of you will make it across. We promise you that. No way we are letting you bring your issues here. Not welcome.

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            • Paranoid says:

              If you run out of ammo come see me. I don’t like the runners either.

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            • Harriet says:

              the world trembles at the thought of angry Canadians with no guns,eh?

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            • Anonymous Patriot says:

              I would never tell someone to try and escape to Canada, and that’s sure not in my game plan. But if women and children are running for sanctuary I sure as hell hope you wouldn’t shoot them.

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            • CameronD says:

              A million muslims have been let into Canada, they turn the lunch rooms in some of the public schools in Toronto into mosques on Friday afternoons for muslim students (and nonmuslims can’t get into their own lunchrooms when this is going on.) A mosque on Gerrard St.in Toronto has a jihadist battle cry symbol on it. You think your biggest problem is going to be Americans? HAHAHAHAHA!

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            • Churchill says:

              Welcome to the North American Union. Agenda 21 anyone?

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        • TXGranny says:

          Wow, BI! Awesome post!!! Hope you don’t mind if I copy and paste your entire post to print and give to some family members that won’t get on the internet and read. I’ll wait for a bit, and if I don’t see a negative from you, I’ll get it done.

          I’ve been working on most of the 10 you listed. Mostly on my own, unfortunately. But as discouraged as I get sometimes, if I don’t carry the load no one else will.

          We’ve had some prowlers and theft around the house over the past year. I now carry a loaded weapon every time I go out back to tend to the chickens or the garden. That makes me feel better, but I have had to really talk to myself over facing the reality that I must be prepared to USE the weapon. Mental toughness and resolve need a workout just like any muscle!!!

          Thanks again for the great post!
          And thanks for this wonderful site, Mac. I’m here every day, even though I seldom post.

          Be strong and prepared, everyone. Quite a few of y’all seem like family, I’ve been reading your posts for so long. I’ll be keeping all of you in my prayers!!!

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          • Sierra Dave says:

            Being armed is good. BUT! Know the terrain. Shadows and corners where someone can hide. Maybe some lights to remove shadows.

            Set some basic traps. Stack some wood in corners. If you go out and the stack is toppled. You know something is up. Some wind chimes in corners can be a great way to alert you too.

            I will save the dangerous or deadly traps for post collapse.

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          • dick Cheney says:

            way too long. rolls past it.

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        • KY Mom says:

          Be Informed,

          Well said!

          Thank you!

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        • 1braveheart says:

          BI, I enjoyed your comment more than the article. You really went all out with that one. You can be my leader and I would follow you to hell and back. braveheart

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        • Anon says:

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          • Be informed says:

            @ Anon. This not even close to some revenge thing on poor Mac. I spent many, many hours putting something like this together for helping out our fellow survivalist enthusiast. I said to myself upon writing this I will do it for not one single bit of self glorification, ONLY to help others out there have a plan, an idea how to better survive. I don;t know why Mac did not use this for an article, but I respect this as this is his site.

            I truly could not just let this sit on the computer and not let others see this is someway. These are just suggestions, but I though some of this was new and might aid in others getting together a plan before this happens.

            i admit it I don’t like this relentless milking of the economic collapse issue, but this article I wrote was for the SOLE purpose of helping everyone out there. We all live in this sticken world for a very limited amount of time, and if we can help each other in someway then it makes it a little more worthwhile to be alive. I decided last week that I was going to send this in as an article and not let it sit in mothballs any longer. I hope lots of people copy this and it helps give them a different plan for survival to add to the one they already have. That is positive don’t you think?

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            • Anon says:

              Me thinks thou doest protest too much?
              But truly BI, I have to say thanks for being calm and logical and polite when some one disagrees with you.
              To the best of my memory, I have not seen you degrade into name calling and pretend cussing.
              (except for that one weird article you wrote a while back labelling undesirable qualities under the heading of Liberal…)

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              • dick Cheney says:

                you calling me illogical?

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              • Be informed says:

                @ Anon. That was meant as some off color humor, not all of us can be as talented as Smokin Okie or Eppe when it comes to making people laugh. I wish I could.

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              • munchkin52 says:

                Guess what???? I think you post your vile of venom too much! I’ve read you hatred on another site, you’re putrid!! You know what you can do, don’t you?????

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                • Anon says:

                  Hey Munchkin!
                  This is the first time I have used this moniker on any site!
                  In fact I picked it off of another site.
                  Anon , like unkown you know?
                  Do not assume I am the same Anon you see posted other places.
                  In fact I’ll come back as someone else now eventually, after my email clears the hurdles.
                  Just so you do not get confused I’l’ tell you now –
                  I will come back as one called – Later…

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            • t-zulu says:

              don’t worry about it BI I cut and paste a lot of what you and others say here, put it in my BI file on desktop and print it off. knowledge is power, and power is in the knowing Im glad and thankful for the kernels I gleam here. thanks for what you do and thanks again for what is to come in future. :)

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            • Nathan Cline says:

              Maybe you red thumbing assholes should actually read the comment someone is replying to before rating posts? Be Informed has the right to comment on any article on this site however he damn well pleases. Like I’ve said before, his comments are one of the main reasons I keep coming to this site. Anyone who has a problem with his postings can “go fuck themselves”, just like I said.

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          • The Old Coach says:

            Well said, Anon. These novellas are a crashing bore. If you can’t get your point across in 500 words or less, you don’t understand what you were trying to say.

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            • Be informed says:

              @ The Old Coach. People with limited attention spans cannot appreciate anything over 500 words. If you can put together some good old fashioned mega condenced detailed usable survival plans that everyone can someday utilize in less than 500 words they do it. I sure would read it with interest.

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              • John W. says:

                You need to draw cartoon pictures so as not to overstress their widdle brains.

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              • The Old Coach says:

                This is the COMMENTS section on a blog, BI, not a vanity press!! Get your own website if you want to publish something that big, and stop poaching on Mac’s.

                Doesn’t matter how good or bad it may be, it does not belong here if it’s not short and to the point, i.e. DIRECTLY germane to the article.

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            • Nathan Cline says:

              If 500 words is too much for you to read, maybe you should head over to Reddit.

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          • 1braveheart says:

            Anon, you back off from Mac and BI. go f#$% yourself!

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            • Anon says:

              Dude I am holding Mac up as a guide and congratulating him.
              learn a better understanding of the written word.
              And you have changed a lot since I began reading over two years ago.
              Lots of anger and pretend cussing from you these days.
              Is it time to start medicating?

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              • 1braveheart says:

                Anon, if you were truly complimenting Mac then I apologize, but it sure sounded like condemnation when I read it. No, I don’t need meds and no, I don’t pretend at anything. It’s just that this community and its people have become like family to me. mac and BI are both sharp individuals. A lot more than I can say for certain trolls like eisen, ncjoe, Peterson, etc. once again anon I do apologize and stand corrected as long as you’re complimenting Mac.

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              • munchkin52 says:

                Nope, it’s not time to start medicating! The fact is, if a person hasn’t changed in the last 2 years, much lees, the last 5 under this administration, that is the very person that needs medication!

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          • Risky Whiskey says:

            lotta bitches lately in this web community…Anon ain’t welcome in my foxhole…but he can clean the latrine.

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            • Anon says:

              because one person does not like the diversion from Macs article to one that a reader submits in the middle, all of a sudden there are bitches?
              What about that free speech you all like to protect,
              criminey sakes, sensitive skin ain’t gonna get you very far in a disaster…

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              • Warchild Dammit says:

                Sensitive skin won’t get you far,but,according to Eis,good/properly baked mac and cheese will!I suppose in really tough times a good mac and cheese would actually be very welcome!

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        • Any Mouse says:

          @BI

          Awesome comment! It stands on its own merit and would make a heck of a nice article in its own right.

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          • Be informed says:

            To everyone that enjoyed what I wrote about preparedness thank you. I strive to add whatever I can to this site and especially to all those out there that think like I do that preparedness is the ONLY way to survive and the ONLY way to go with life. Also to Mac for not censoring me like so many other sites have done because I have not conformed to their idea of political correctness. This says a lot about Mac’s belief in the First Amendment to let people speak their opinions even if it is criticism. We all are so much better when we can learn from each other.

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            • Warchild Dammit says:

              Be’s long winded but informative response is fine,if you do not like it,simple,move the page down!I do this with many of articles on this site and just glance it and then come to responses/ideas from readers/have already read some of the articles or frankly am just not interested in em.I am more interested in ideas shared by readers be they prep/survival in nature/their take on a article /or the humor.To those who do not like a response/article whatever,use the scroller!

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              • iceman says:

                I would have to agree with what you just said warchild,I for one like what most on here post,that is what keeps me coming back, the more I take in the better off I’ll be when and if shtf! I seen first hand where I work as they are preparing for something big, the first 15 years I worked there nothing, the last 8 it’s looking like we will be taken on mass casualties with the items being stored and stocked up on as well as the training, so I decided to be ready myself!

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              • George Zimmerman says:

                A cat will blink when struck with a hammer.

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              • MXLord327 says:

                Exactly Warchild, a lot of times I don’t want to read about earthquakes in the South Pacific, so I scroll past BI’s posts. I would never red-thumb them though, because I know they are of interest to many people, and his research is amazing.

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              • WagonDriver says:

                +1
                exactly what I was thinking, you wrote it better than I could.
                The comments are so important. We learn from everyone .
                Long time reader, never post cos you guys usually cover it.
                I thank everyone here.

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            • clint hospo says:

              BI, are you in college still or out now. I forget. Friends,,,Remember all the things we have can be burned down or even taken if we dont have protection or have it hidden. Be warned people will try and take what you have or suck on you like a leech during hard times. Use good judgement and remember anyone can turn on you in a sec. Just a friendly reminder.

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            • George Zimmerman says:

              You didn’t say anything I haven’t seen 100 times.

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        • Just_Sayin says:

          GOOD LORD !!
          For the love of God… please get your own blog and stop hi-jacking Mac’s. Even for you this is a bit much.
          We get it.. water, food and security… thanks.

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          • Anon says:

            I did not think that I was alone in this thought. Thanks.

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          • Be informed says:

            @ Just_Sayin. Old Vet posted much very valuable the other day about viruses and preparation oils that was very long, slightly longer than waht I sent. I like others totally enjoyed it. You are saying that I can’t post something I worked on for a long time to try to help others? That doesn’t seem very fair does it?

            It was where I posted it, second from the top. This shows that a new type of forum needs to be here so everyone is not so desperately trying to rush everything to the top of the comment section, especially now that there is no past 10 comments listed.

            I am not trying to harm Mac. Here is the whole truth of why I posted it today. I am locked out of the Microsoft Officd Word section that saves documents. My 25 character code is not working. Therefore I cannot save a document and then access it again. IF I lose power, which is common where I live, all that writing I have to do over again from a hard copy I saved. I did not want to take the chance of losing it and retyping it. I really need to get the computer into the shop. I also thought that the beginiing of the week would be a good time to let others see what I have written. Like all other survival writings, nothing is a cure all for everything, these are only suggestions.

            I want to add to this site. I have asked Mac to please tell me if I am doing any wrong just tell me and I won’t do it. I assumed because Mac didn’t say to not post the comment it was okay, as I sent him this beforehand to look at. I am not some villian trying to steal Mac’s thunder or hijack the site. As the comment bar below says, “this web site thrives because of it community”. So what is wrong with sending in information that is in total theme with the site’s name, SHTF PLAN. IF Mac is upset with anything I do all he has to do is say so and I will of course respect this. I really thought I was helping people with this to have some differnet ideas to survival.

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            • Just_Sayin says:

              BI…Although I appreciate your efforts, you have taken an article and completely changed the dynamics 180 degrees from the original content for no other reason than personal computer problems.

              Again, I don’t mean to sound like a d-bag because I know you put a lot of work into your writing but lets stay on topic.

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              • Be informed says:

                @ Just_Sayin. In the last paragraph of the article Mac posted it says have a preparedness plan and the regular supplies. I think what I sent actually tied very nicely into that last bit of advice given in the drudge article. This is one reason that I send to myself that I have to post this now, it seemed completely appropriate at this time after reading that last paragraph. I feel this connected well to the theme of the article and the site as whole. Ask Matt Drudge and I suspect he might even say it did IF he visited this site.

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            • Im quite sure if Mac thinks youre off base he will say so…wouldn’t pay the naysayers too much attention otherwise… :)

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        • Paranoid says:

          I’m not sure about that No.10 “Mental stability”. I kind of gave up on it a few years ago. It didn’t seem that sanity or reason gave very good results. Especially in predicting things out of DC.

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        • Sgt. Dale says:

          BI>
          Very good run down. You did a great job on it. Thanks
          Sgt.

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        • The Old Coach says:

          My finger is REAL tired from scrolling past that……

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          • Be informed says:

            @ The Old Coach. You mean that there is nothing in that post that you could even think about planning for? Guess you have all the survival plans already figured out. I want to hear them, tell us.

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            • Warchild Dammit says:

              Easy Be,coach may have Alzheimer issues,hence tough to lay out survival plans!& coach,before you roast me for comment just part of the humor I like in the forum occasionally!

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              • George Zimmerman says:

                Old timer’s disease.

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              • eppe says:

                CRAFT = Can’t remember a fooking thing…
                BI, Great article…
                Here’s an old one for everyone, if you have seen it before, remember many have not… I might have CRAFT…

                One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbors to come over and help him. They all grabbed a shovel and beganto shovel dirt into the well. At first, the donkey realized what was happening and cried horribly. Then, to everyone’s amazement, he quieted down. A few shovel loads later, the farmer finally looked down the well, and was astonished at what he saw. With every shovel of dirt that hit his back, the donkey was doing something amazing. He would shake it off and take a step up. As the
                farmer’s neighbors continued to shovel dirt on top of the animal, he would shake it off and take a step up. Pretty soon, everyone was amazed as the donkey stepped up over the edge of the well and trotted off!
                Life is going to shovel dirt on you, all kinds of dirt. The trick to getting out of the well is to shake it off and take a step up. Each of our troubles is a stepping stone. We can get out of the deepest wells just by not stopping, never giving up! Shake it off and take a step up!
                Remember the five simple rules to be happy:
                1. Free your heart from hatred.
                2. Free your mind from worries.
                3. Live simply.
                4. Give more.
                5. Expect less.

                Enough of that crap.
                The donkey later came back and kicked the shit out of the farmer who tried to bury him.
                Moral: When you try to cover your ass, it always comes back to get you

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            • John W. says:

              Very few will survive. Still have to try though.

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            • The Old Coach says:

              There wasn’t anything on that post that I haven’t ALREADY thought about planning for.

              No I won’t copy you and write 5000 words on how to prep and cut-and-paste it here. I don’t need the self-gratification.

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        • laeagle says:

          @Be Informed:

          Thank you for your article just overflowing with wisdom and great information. It is quite obvious that you have put a lot of thought into it and I believe the valuable information is relevant and appropriate for these very critical times we are going into in the days ahead. There is something going on out there that does not quite sit right with me. Mac’s article from several days ago where he pointed out all the various trouble spots in the world was a good article and made a thinking fellow pause and think.

          I believe there is something afoot, something lurking in the deep, something (sinister) moving in the shadows. The pieces are being put in place and the signal for action is awaiting final approval. We do not have much more time to get our acts together. The sentinel event may have already happened but we must be on high alert, be suspicious of everything, be paranoid without letting paranoia cripple us.

          BI, Mac, thank you for all the good work that you are doing at this site. Everyone, thank you for your great comments. Keep them coming.

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          • 1braveheart says:

            I’ll read any long post as long as it comes from someone intelligent like Be Informed. On the other hand, if it’s a long post of propaganda from some libturd dickhead, I’ll definitely pass on it.

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            • Anon says:

              More name calling, perhaps you should change your name to that.
              I used to like your posts, they now seem like the ramblings of one who has eaten too much MSG!

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              • 1braveheart says:

                Anon, sorry to see you feel that way, but we all come here for good information on survival-related subjects. It’s true that a lot of politics are on this site now, but hey, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a site without politics on it these days. It’s part of life and it come wit the territory. there are times when I do get away from the political stuff and get out and just try to enjoy life all I can while I can. there won’t be anymore enjoyment of life for anyone once the balloon goes up. It’s going to be the maximum survival mode for all of us. I understand a lot of people think my posts are ramblings. you’re the first one to say that about my posts since I got kicked off the MSM sites. But that’s nothing compared to what all of the deluded libs called me back then. What you call my ramblings are what I truly believe and based upon my own personal experience. You can take that for whatever you think it’s worth but those are my beliefs. people are free to accept me like I am or reject me. I’m not out to win any contest and I’m damned sure not changing anything about myself to make someone else happy. other people can have their opposing viewpoints about me all they want. But that doesn’t mean I have to be concerned with such viewpoints and submit to them. I don’t have any obligation to accommodate them.

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              • George Zimmerman says:

                1bh is full of himself. always talking tough, but needs panty liners.

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              • Nathan Cline says:

                Nobody cares, asshole. You made your point, a thousand times already. Now shut up. I for one enjoy both Be Informed and Braveheart’s postings.

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            • 1940justme says:

              how would you know the difference??

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          • buttcrackofdoom says:

            i do, 1940. you OBVIOUSLY didn’t read it, or you wouldn’t have made that libturd dickhead comment! you MIGHT find out that there’s a LOT of good info here, if you can just sit still long enough to soak it all in. or is it that you can’t dee-sy-fer all those big words when you see a long post? sorry for the namecalling, but i had to show braveheart my support..hee he hee.

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            • 1940justme says:

              you’re right, I don’t read any long posts, they’re just rambling on to hear their head rattle, I don’t need to read a lot of fear mongering to know what’s coming down the pike and how I’m going to handle it. I don’t mind people calling me names on the computer, they were usually in the bottom 2% of their school class and didn’t improve as time went on.

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              • Any Mouse says:

                So you didn’t actually read the post but felt compelled to post snarky comments about it.

                You do realize that you show your ass when you do that right?

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                • buttcrackofdoom says:

                  when i encounter people like you, i think of when i was a kid, a friends dog was running around near us on a not so busy street, prancing around, tongue hanging out and having all kinds of fun…just enjoying life…and then WAP!…a car took him out. DEAD! all he had to do was to look around and see the car coming, even when his master called to him, he just ignored the warning, he was having to much fun. ignorance is bliss!…until it AINT.

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            • 1braveheart says:

              buttcrackofdoom, thanks. could 1940 be related to eisen?

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          • mqg25 says:

            “no one reads a long post”
            In my generation reading books was a requirement in order for one to think, imagine, emote, learn, reason, etc. Today unfortunately, books have been replaced by fast pace technology where one no longer has the time to read books.

            Reading “Be informed” post I did realize that I had very little salt on hand. Damn, how could I forgotten something so simple? Thanks Be informed. Now I will get back to Tolstoy.

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        • Risky Whiskey says:

          you forgot to say….have a collection of quality ice picks to pluck out the gold fillings and grills of all the feral low-income, low-IQ, highly volatile Obama voters you’re going to have to kill when their government-gravy for votes scam runs dry.

          Have some extra lyme and a backhoe on-hand as well since rotting corpses of already rotting people spread disease, infect the scavanging wildlife that we’ll be trappin’ and eatin’, and stink-up the neighborhood something fierce.

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        • Darkstar says:

          Great post BI. What kills me are the 27 thumbs down. I mean really.

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        • buttcrackofdoom says:

          printed and redistributed…thanks for this one…and ALL you’ve done for SHTFPLAN BI!

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        • Northern Grower says:

          BI-
          A well thought out and impressive list. Everyone should consider printing out a copy to have for reference or to share with others. Your posts are always thought provoking. Thank You

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        • Norse Prepper says:

          Great article Mac. Good follow up BI.

          I wish Drudge could have been a little more specific.

          God Bless, stay warm, fed and safe,

          NP

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          • buttcrackofdoom says:

            i don’t need no specifics. there are at LEAST a dozen things right now that are getting ready to come to a head, any ONE of which will set us back 50 years or more. the most important one being fukusheemuh, and if that’s not horrible enough, there’s our national debt/money printing making our standard of living WORSE every DAY. and WORST of all, we are very likely to have world war 3 any day now. but even worse than that, obama has decided HE is going to be KING of america. but the ABSOLUTE worst thing is our kids aren’t getting a good education, in SPITE of spending MASSIVE amounts of money on it. but the worst thing that’s gonna happen is we are about to run out of petroleum, which is essential to keep the world’s engine running to feed the masses….and if THAT wasn’t bad enough, the worst, worstest thing is all the GMO crops are about to kill us by the millions. and then even WORSE than that, the bees are all dying and soon we won’t even have ANYTHING growing to feed us. and then theres the corrupt political system…no WAY to fix THAT ONE! well, i’m glad i got all the worlds problems LISTED, so we can start working on FIXING them. wait, i forgot the WORST of them ALL problem. obamacare is BANKRUPTING our country! no, the worst thing about to happen is the obummer administration is trying to DISARM america! wait, no, worse than THAT, chinese(and some other countries too) banks have just decided you need a “good reason” to remove YOUR MONEY from their bank. but above ALL ELSE, it LOOKS like the gold is GONE from ft knox(and SOME COUNTRIES ARE PISSED)!. but even worse than that, ben bernanke is being retired. oh, wait, one more thing to worry about. china is putting out enough pollution for the WHOLE WORLD, all by it’s little old lonesome self! how are WE gonna fix THAT problem? oh well, at least that’s all we got to worry ’bout, right? oh, i almost forgot, the stock market is overvalued by at LEAST 50%. and the PIIGS are bankrupt(portugal italy ireland greece spain). OOPS, almost forgot the NSA knows what yuh been talkin’ ’bout for what…10 years now. but if ALL THAT aint bad enuff, we got 42% of working-age americans WITHOUT A JOB! awww, hell, there aint NOTHIN’ here worth WORRYIN’ ’bout, now is there? run along now, and enjoy LIFE. oops, almost fergot, ………

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            • Anonymous says:

              buttcrack, great post! You forgot one– the very, very worst: climate is going bezeerk! In the next 2-5 years food prices will soar (where we pay 2x to 3x what we’re paying now) due to the jet stream, which will get 10 times worse than it is now (more extreme weather swings) and will occur 10 times more often… which will destroy our food crops, California will not have for water for agriculture or for drinking (snow all melting away from mountains)… and

              In about 2 years all the conventional oil AS WELL AS UN-CONVENTIONAL OIL– like fracking and tar sands, will be gone and civilization will collapse. (Read…forgot name of the website– something about impact…)

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              • buttcrackofdoom says:

                awrite!, that DOES IT!…i’m takin’ a bath with my TOASTER!

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                • buttcrackofdoom says:

                  in all seriousnous though, i HOPE people learn some lessons from this epic COLD hitting america’s midsection right now. have some cold-weather gear, longjohns from the military, goretex coat/pant(raingear) will keep out the wind…thereby saving your LIFE in that kind of weather. and the mil. sleep system keeps you warm down to minus 30 degrees(if you USE it right. this stuff can be had CHEAP, compared to the crap you buy in the stores, and it’s BETTER. and for crisesakes! keep a towstrap in yer car, and a way to attach it to both vehicles.

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        • mike prince says:

          Bro you said it all.

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        • RealAdvice says:

          BI, you should have your own website =)

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        • Miss DeeDee says:

          Thanks Matt, Mac and B.I.
          — Miss Dee Dee

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        • tess says:

          Remember everyone, some people are new to this site and need all info and plans reinforced. Please be patient with us and keep the good stuff coming! The long posts are excellent when you are starting at square one!

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        • Allan says:

          To Be Informed, The original article was very well written. Your comment, good addition. However, having been in some difficult situations, we will find that people want to work, people want to stay civilized, and of course the criminal mind, wants to stay criminal. Most people have good hearts. Criminals right now take advantage of people in this way. “When people’s hearts grow cold.” yes, and it will, when we see the criminal element doing their due diligence because they have less of a chance to get caught. Thus, remember, most people are good, criminals will have to be dealt with differently, shoot them on the spot, there will be no jails, they will not get a flash of reality and be good from now on, thus, one has to realize that when they are in a safe position, a stranger walks up, the story is too good to be true, shoot them. The criminals will send in their con artist, man, woman or child, and they will get your guard down. In order to be safe, you are now the law for your area. If it sounds to good to be true, shoot them. The con artist will tell an excellent story, and of course, you will be the winner, that is the way of con artists. The story will benefit you, more than you can believe, it will be a dream come true, it will be to good to be true. The Father, the SON and the HOLY Ghost, are the redeemers, that is whom we trust, and we follow and we listen to.

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        • Anonymous says:

          Thank you very much, BeInformed! Excellent post!

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        • no justice says:

          Even though I comment little, I read articles here often. BI has spent much of his time trying to get people to listen, and I read everything he says. And 42 people don’t like his comments? Unbelievable. When the old saying “the strong will survive” comes to mind, it also means using your head, not just your strength.

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        • CajuRicanPatriot says:

          Very well said! If you do not mind I am going to share this with some individuals I know that are “on the fence” with the preparedness lifestyle, in the hopes they jump in with both feet. Hopefully this info will sway them towards the good side!

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        • Anonymous says:

          Be informed, great writing. I always love reading your posts. You should make some of your posts into articles for shtfplan

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      • Wilson says:

        “Mark Levin, warned that the U.S. government has been simulating the collapse of our financial system and society with the potential for widespread violence.” Shouldn’t that be stimluating? sarcasm

        Thanks for a good article, Drudge, shtfplan, and ZeroHedge are where I lurk several times a day scanning for information. Then on Monday I toss in Old Remus and the Woodpile Report. Speaking of which it’s time to lurk.

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        • KY Mom says:

          Are We On The Verge Of A Massive Emerging Markets Currency Collapse?

          Economic Collapse blog

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          • Canada Canuk says:

            @ KY Mom….it seems things are getting very scarey around here…dh had to be rushed to hospital on Sat..in intensive carer unit….had a siezure, and doctors can’t find the reason why….having MRI today…but it has really hit the fan for us! take care all, CC

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            • 1braveheart says:

              CC, I’ll pray for your Dad.

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              • Canada Canuk says:

                @braveheart, Connie, jayjay, donna, and ALL…thanx for your kind words, info and prayers….braveheart….Cliff is my husband, and thanx again……JayJay, I will look into Levetiracetam…thanx, and you all take care, CC

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            • JayJay says:

              CC–don’t waste your resources or time.
              Gene had two attacks, they have NO idea why and guess what?
              They want him in for tests–expensive tests at Vanderbilt that are ‘SERIOUS AND DETRIMENTAL TO HIS WELL-BEING’.
              My precious called a couple weeks after coming home from the Vanderbilt stay(because VA did not have a bed for him!)and explained he was VA insured, all he had and would it be covered?
              The nurse assistant said sure; I’ll call you if it is okay before you come for your appointment if all is well.
              THERE..HAS..BEEN..NO..CALL!!!
              VA did not authorize any tests at Vanderbilt; doctors and hospitals don’t make billions if you don’t have tests!! ;-)

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              • JayJay says:

                CC–an acquaintance that had insurance had all those tests; his cause for seizures was never found.
                Levetiracetam–get him on it.
                Gene’s mood swings are gone. He is working in 10° weather right now.
                It does make him sleep. Only side effect I have noticed.
                Hope this eases your mind. I watched Gene have an attack in ER and it was horrendous and I felt so helpless–I know what you are going through.
                God watch over you and yours.

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                • Merree says:

                  Many people who have had seizures can control the seizures with a ketogenic diet. There is a lot of information about this online. It is still important to find out the source of the problem. Usually this requires an MRI and these are expensive. If he is covered by the VA health care, it should be covered, minus any deductible or copay. The price for an MRI can vary a lot and it might be possible to shop around.

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            • KY Mom says:

              Canada Canuk,

              I am sorry to hear this. I will keep you and your husband in my prayers.

              Please keep us updated.

              Take care.
              KY Mom

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            • VanMom says:

              Praying for your DH!

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            • CC,
              So Sorry will keep you and your family in my prayers. Hope all goes well.
              Connie

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            • Babycatcher55 says:

              Prayers for you guys!

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            • Sgt. Dale says:

              C.C.
              My prays are with you and yours.
              Sgt.

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              • Warchild Dammit! says:

                I would really like to know what ass is negging those that take the time to offer a little moral support to someone with a family issue.Tis people like that and their thought process that has me believe will not be long for this world when it finally falls,anyone that nasty is the kind I will be hunting as they think they have free reign when it falls apart

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                • Maudy Frickett says:

                  Every time I post I get 1 thumb down. I could say it’s sunny and pleasant and get a thumb down. Free country but strange.

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                • Smokey says:

                  Just mention prayer and there are some losers that will thumb it down, just on their petty little principle of disbelief.

                  The fact that it was for someone else makes no difference to them, we have to think the same as them or suffer their displeasure.

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            • Northern Reb says:

              C. C.
              I’ll keep you and yours in my prayers.
              Good luck and my GODS healing hand tuoch you and yours.

              S.T.S.F.P. N.R. N.S. N. REB

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            • George Zimmerman says:

              ECU expensive care unit

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            • Allan says:

              Canada Canuk, for the most part seizures are benign. Status epilepticus is a problem, life threatening problem.
              You will meet many people that have had a seizure and they will tell you take this medicine, this herb, this therapy, though there is a standard deviation of what works, where an individual is in the bell shaped curve is unknown. What works for dh is what works for dh. There is a range of possibilities. THe more professional opinions you get, the closer you will come to the correct diagnosis. Getting the diagnosis is the key for best solutions.

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            • Prayers for you both!

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        • 1braveheart says:

          I’ll take Drudge over anyone in MSM and certain others in the alternative media that I won’t name at this time.

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        • http://www.standeyo.com is a real good one too

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      • posseecom says:

        Exit stage left…

        possee

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      • TRENT says:

        Have an exit plan for WHAT exactly. Another vague, fear mongerinf bullshit article.
        I am really sick and tired of heaing that the economy is collapsing… and guess what? The DOW is up today.

        ENough already. This site is getting to suck and I am getting tired of the same old recycled articles form everyone. Two years ago it ws buy buy buy gold…it will never go down….the dollar is collapsing…here we are atill.
        Can it happen?
        Yes.
        But enough talk already. Every day same thing. ENOUGH.

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    2. CO Beach says:

      Exit plan already underway. Just need to sell the house, any takers? No money in stocks or bonds, it’s all in food, fuel, heavy metals (lead and steel), and a plan to bug out should it come to it. Just can’t wait to do the final bug out once the house sells. Hope you all are ready. Let the fun begin.

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    3. Eisenkreuz says:

      Ive recently started reading the Koran. ON THE SECOND FUCKING PAGE IT ALREADY STARTS TO BASH CHRISTIANS AND JEWS. I HAVENT EVEN FINISHED THE FIRST FUCKING CHAPTER AND ALREADY THERE ARE TOO MANY ANTI JEW AND ANTI CHRISTIAN SLURS TO COUNT. NO FUCKING WONDER THESE DUNE COONS ARE SO SCREWED IN THEIR HEADS. THE NEXT TIME BURN A KORAN DAY COMES AROUND YOU OLD BASTARDS ALL NEED TO PARTICIPATE. AND IF ANYONE OBJECTS TO YOU DOING SO, CALLING IT SACRILAGE, ASK THEM WHY MUSLIM SCHOOLS DONT HAVE DRIVERS ED AND SEX ED ON THE SAME DAY? THEY DONT WANT TO WEAR THE CAMEL OUT.

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      • Be informed says:

        I don’t get you. You come out against the koran which is based on killing all infidels. You are against children being used by perverts in islam countries. Yet you don’t admit that so many countless homos have attacked and continue to attack kids all the time. I am not an idiot, I realize that not all queers are perverts, absolute of course doesn’t apply. Yet there are a huge number of homos that go after kids, given the chance. You can see this all the time in the way these homosexuals look at boys from age 8 to teenager. They ONLY have to have the opportunity to act on it. Like you say they can’t help themselves for the way they are. It is the same expression that you see when you see a really hot women walk by a group of guys.

        I ONLY want to protect children and the innocent from these deviants. Yet you go psycho everytime I mention that even one gay is a weirdo molester. You want kids protected from the muslims attacking them, but you don’t want the same afforded protection from pedophile queers. There are vast numbers of homo deviants, police records more than prove this. You really are totally off base aren’t you?

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        • What? says:

          @ Be Informed

          There is a reason most “supermodels” are built like pre teen boys.

          You just described why.

          Sad but true.

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        • What? says:

          @ Be Informed

          There is a reason most “supermodels” are built like pre teen boys.

          You just described why.

          Sad but true.

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          • 1braveheart says:

            What?, WOW, that is cold even for eisen, but I do agree.

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            • What? says:

              Well, I was actually pointing out that the gay fashion designers like to have their “creations” draped over something that they find attractive. They have to use women to placate the general population, but prefer that they have the bodies of little boys.

              Sick and disgusting.

              Wasn’t taking a shot at Eisen.

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        • 1braveheart says:

          BI, eisen makes ncjoe and finx look good, and I know that is a scary thought. “Off base” is an understatement for eisen.

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        • homosexuality is a perversion of natural sex. Therefore they are perverts.

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        • 1940justme says:

          for that post, short and to the point, you get a thumbs up, Oh I never give a thumb down anyway, everyone is entitled to their opinion even if they don’t agree with me and are wrong.

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      • George Zimmerman says:

        Hey Abdule, take the diaper off your head & wash the shit out of your ears.

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      • buttcrackofdoom says:

        will the REAL eisenkrantz please stand DOWN!

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    4. WARFACE says:

      Oh…the collapse….again

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      • Be informed says:

        @ WARFACE. IF they are manipulating the markets or not, the Dow is right now up 10 points. All this talk about a massive Monday collapse has yet to manifest itself. I wonder why everything is so quiet. I am loooking into all the other SHTF events that are just simmering away right now that could be brought on by an economic debacle that we will never hear about, ONLY the mega SHTF such as war that will hit us suddenly.

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        • WARFACE says:

          Be Informed…I was a regular on this site for awhile and realized I was all caught up in this collapse thing and it was changing who I was. I still read the articles but rarely comment anymore but these “chicken little” stories are so old. I prepare for preparedness sake. The markets are assuredly manipulated and what happened on Friday was probably more of the same. There is chaos and strife and uncivil acts almost every day of our lives but to over-react and claim “collapse” for every hiccup in the market is boardering on lunacy. I really do wish we WOULD have a collapse because I am ready for almost any event and I thoroughly believe this country needs an enema and a RESET but I just can’t live my life waiting and wondering what or when it will be. There is certainly more to life than being paranoid all the time.

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          • Kris P. Kritter says:

            A-Fuckin-Men

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          • George Zimmerman says:

            A 1K point drop really wouldn’t be a lot. 1650 would only be a 10% correction. I like doom porn as much as the next lunatic fringe dweller, but its not time to panic yet. When the so called circuit breakers in the NYSE kick a few times on the same day, I’ll be a little more concerned.

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            • John W. says:

              It is a big deal because there is so much of the market that was bought on margin. You cannot ignore a margin call and the brokerage will liquidate an account to meet the margin call plus suspend trading rights. That is why even a five hundred point drop can snowball out of control.

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              • George Zimmerman says:

                A big deal for the trader in question, but not for the market overall. Although panic IS contagious. Another good reason to not borrow money. Funny how that advise from that old, outdated fairy tale book seem to keep being proven true.

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          • bigben says:

            Great post, thanks for reminding me.

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        • Realtime Prep says:

          @BI They are manipulating the markets, for one the wealthy know that this house of cards isn’t going to last much longer. Two when it does go they want to make sure that they can stay on top. The problem is, if it TOTALLY falls apart, nobody will be immune. The wealthy just like the middle and bottom will not have a pot to piss in. Prepare as best as you can, but unless you can be totally self sufficient, you will be impacted. We can discuss all the scenarios until we are blue in the face, but unless we are proactive all the prepping in the world isn’t going to save us.

          RTP

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        • BigB says:

          @ All you economic collapse doubting Donna’s:

          It is coming. Please don’t let your guard down. As God is my witness I tell you that what I am saying is true. I work, actually own a business, in the financial industry. Have studied the stock markets to the nth degree when it comes to American and Chinese markets along with the collapse of the Russian economy when it fell.

          Everything is aligned for the WORLDS biggest financial collapse ever. We and the Chinese, since the Russian economic collapse, have borrowed and stole from the entire world leading up to this point where it can no longer maintain the economic status quo in it’s present form. Doubt me and the pros such as Drudge at your peril.

          BigB

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          • Canada Canuk says:

            @Big B..off topic, but could U ask Mac to send U my email address? We have a ‘mutual’ friend, and I need to give you some info…..Daisy, KY Mom and JayJay also have my email address if U correspond with any of them(if you don’t get it from Mac) thanx and take care, CC

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          • cabinfever says:

            I absolutely agree. The thing is, there are only so many doom and gloom articles you can read before it has one of two effects: You hear it so much you don’t believe it to be true or you hear it so much it brings your spirit down. The key is to always know in the back of your mind that things can change on a dime. Take one day at a time friends…and trust that God is on the throne and in control. His timing is perfect and he will always be with you in whatever circumstance you find yourself in. We are expecting our first Grandchild in the late summer…I have no choice but to be joyful – one day at a time. God is good…even in perilous times.

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          • Babycatcher55 says:

            Big B, thanks for the heads up..I’m still a newbie, but I know this financial house of cards cannot go on much longer; if we did our finances the way the govt does, we would be jailed for fraud and theft…

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    5. Jim in Va. says:

      Keep an eye on Drudge…he keeps coming up with good info and in some cases is the first to break a story.

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    6. 1braveheart says:

      Matt Drudge is one of the most reliable sources in the alternative media today. I consider him every bit as reliable as the late William Cooper. When Drudge says something is going to happen, you can bank on it. Keep prepping.

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    7. SoapDish says:

      When they want it to collapse, they will pull the rug right out from under the world economies. There are those that know, but it seems that things are always continuing to be moved towards another day and time.
      We all know that it is going to happen, but will it be fast or just a continuing of subjugating the populace into accepting what is to come??

      All anyone can do is keep your mind clear and expect all and anything to happen at this point.

      B Aware, B awake, B alive

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    8. TnAndy says:

      Exited the main stream years ago. Won’t be exiting the farm unless in a box.

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    9. unknown suspect says:

      A soviet style purge? No problem. Shoot first, ask questions later.

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    10. JoeBlow says:

      Good general advice to be prepared, but the whole story has been fabricated base on four words that have no context. WTF

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    11. Ryan R says:

      Just bought some more PMs this weekend. Just waiting for that sign to head for the Ranch.

      GL to you all.

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      • 7 3/4 tinfoil hat says:

        me too….all in 9mm & 357

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        • Sgt. Dale says:

          R & 7
          Very god keep buying the PMs. only thing R you buy the ammo and 7 you buy the silver or gold. Guts don’t forget the food and water. Good luck out there after the SHTF. I think we are all going to need it. Hang in there guys and good job.
          Sgt.

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        • Kulafarmer says:

          I just got mine delivered today,
          Got 500 Lapua 308 Winchester cases and 500 Lapua 223 Rem cases
          Something about high quality brass that is soothing,,,,
          On a side note, they sell it in real nice plastic boxes now

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          • Sgt. Dale says:

            Kula
            30 below wind chill in Marseilles Il. Stayed in basement and reloaded all afternoon. Got 200 rounds of 6.8 150 Rds. 308s. and 200 Rds. of 45ACP.
            Part of my Exit plan.
            Take Care and my the Good Lord watch over you and yours.
            A.S.M.S.
            Sgt.

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            • Kulafarmer says:

              Thank you sarge,,
              Was rainy here today, about 55, foggy, made a fire to dry stuff out, did some reading, had done a small harvest and pack in the morning,
              Made bean soup with portugese sausage and a little left over pork loin, mixed up with stewed tomatoes and bushs beans an onion and some kale,
              Gonna have that on rice for dinner,
              Cant get off my ass to go stand at the loading bench!
              God bless

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              • NIGHT BREAKER says:

                Sound s good Kula!
                If I ate that also I probably would not make it to the bench either, nap time instead.
                Lapua brass is the best! You can make some REALLY GREAT match ammo with that each case weighs the same and is consistent. When I am at its getting real hard again to find components and ammo due to our illustrious dim witted state legislators going for Gun control Round 2 , this time they are still trying pass their Firearms I’d scheme with mandatory training , banning ALL semi auto rifles , 5 round maximum capacity and requiring background checks for ammo . All this was vetoed last year now they are bringing it all back again . The North Jersey contingent controls the whole state and its getting worse every year . They have the free shit army to keep them in office , this state is only one step away from being a total collectivist shit hole.

                It’s going to be fun to watch it collapse .

                Any good ideas for long term covert storage of firearms? It may come to that .

                RESIST

                Semper Fi 8541

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          • John W. says:

            Kulafarmer,

            Ever shot any of the Turkish made 5.56 that Wal Mart sells? Not sure if it is any good. Any knowledge about that? Thirty round boxes instead of the usual twenty.

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    12. Eisenkreuz says:

      Hidden due to low comment rating. Click to read it.

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    13. randall says:

      When the SHTF here in the US, and the people react…the US government response to the unrest will be overwhelming and brutal. Despite criticizing the government of the Ukraine for the way the violent protest were handled…the US will will go WAY BEYOND the Ukrainian response, showing the true scale of the hypocrisy of the US government. The US criticized Assad for how he reacted to armed revolt against his government, but when it happens here, the US government will make Assad look like an amateur with its brutality.

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    14. Gene Rat0r says:

      So many preppers waiting for a big sudden event/change…

      Tell you what folks…
      They say that if you put a frog into a pot of boiling water,
      it will leap out right away to escape the danger.
      But, if you put a frog in a kettle that is filled with water that is cool and pleasant,
      and then you gradually heat the kettle until it starts boiling,
      the frog will not become aware of the threat until it is too late.
      The frog’s survival instincts are geared towards detecting sudden changes.

      This is a story often used to illustrate how humans have to be careful to watch slowly changing trends in the environment, not just the sudden changes. It’s a warning to keep us paying attention – not just to obvious threats but to more slowly developing ones.

      When the Lord has gathered His people from earth, and the shit really starts to hit the fan, it’s too late. Prepare your souls now, before it’s too late.

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      • Gene Rat0r says:

        Oh, and ofcourse in combination with crying “Wolf! Wolf!” until noone bothers to hear the cries, as yelling wolf becomes pretty common with all the shit in this world…

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    15. Shootit says:

      Been living bugged out for years and didn’t realize it until 2012. Now I am in tweak mode polishing the homestead.

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    16. KY Mom says:

      A ‘super blood moon eclipse’
      (includes video interview)

      Lunar eclipses will occur in consecutive years on the Feast of Passover (April 4, 2014 and April 15, 2015) and on the Feast of Tabernacles (Oct. 8, 2014 and Sept. 28, 2015).

      This has happened only eight times over the last 2,000 years!

      “The last time the same sequence happened was in 1967 and 1968, when Israel recaptured Jerusalem in the Six-Day War. Before that, it was in the 1940s, when Israel was born.”

      It didn’t happen the 1800s, not in the 1700s. Not even in the 1600s.

      It did take place in the 1400s, in 1493 and 1494, when the Jews were expelled from Spain.”

      WND dot com

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    17. hammerhead says:

      How do we know Matt Drudge didnt just happen to see his ex-wife in the same resturant and was alerting his security team ?
      Its dont really say much “have an exit strategy” does it?

      If we jumped up and ran for the hills everytime a flag flies , we would never stop runnin.
      Well written article all the same .

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      • wrong says:

        my thoughts exactly…

        hows your snow hammer?

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        • Anonymous says:

          not too bad , wrong , only a foot yesterday .
          The blowing and drifting and -15 chill sucks.
          BUT , i just watched a video from fargo ND and i am glad i anit there !
          Snow plow business is REAL good so i will cout blessings instead of bitchin .

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          • wrong says:

            Here too. I don’t mind the snow but the drifts are unbelievable. I have a low spot in my road that has a 6 foot drift that runs for about a hundred yards. My blower on my tractor takes care of it but it just gets packed by the wind. I’ll be glad when this crap is done. I need to buy a cab if this keeps up.

            May have to change my name to frozenuts.

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            • OutWest says:

              Frozenuts — Bustin’ a gut, you’re killing me pal!!

              Wait till you are old, numbnuts becomes a way of life.

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              • wrong says:

                60 feels pretty old but I’m still breathing and laughing and that’s all that counts!

                Hows that wind off the lake feeling?

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                • OutWest says:

                  Screaming, now that the lake has frozen over
                  to the islands.

                  I walked over to the south island in the freeze
                  of ’76. 18 miles over and back, hard walking.

                  The old timers used to talk about it, so I had
                  to give it a go around. Schmatz, eh!

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      • AvidReader says:

        “Have an exit strategy”

        May have been a blind date ……Always gotta have a bail plan for those when they south

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    18. Detroitdemolition says:

      With the exception of the inbred,wal-mart,G.M.O.fed High fructose crowd! Everyone can feel the tension in the air! Including the ordinary non prepping citizens! While most of us With our heightened senses have been on Dev-con 4 for quite a while! The coming financial collapse is already happening and were watching it in real time, in High definition,and Surround sound! Thanks to people like Matt Drudge, Peter Schiff, Gerald Celente, Max Kaiser, Alex Jones, Marc Farber, the Bible,and sights like these, that we are able to keep on the watch! I take Drudge’s statement as a hint, because lets face it, the whole planet is Bankrupt!With everything that is going wrong with this planet it convinces me that we are living in the last days! According to the Bible!I suggest we all prepare ourselves spiritually! If you do not have relationship with your creator, try to establish one! Hang on everyone, It’s going to be a bumpy ride from here on out! May God bless, Dd!

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    19. Socrates says:

      Firstly- “Have an exit plan” is only part of the strategy…you need a backup plan to that plan as well.
      With all the chaos worldwide and the banks and markets getting nervous, you had better have working plans in place, NOW.

      I find it striking that FEMA is scaling up exercises for different events, when it has been apparent from day one that they cannot respond adequately to any large scale emergencies. Maybe they *think* they can respond but are in fact, mistaken.

      Several banks have been very skittish as of late- China, HSBC, BOA, Bank of Scotland and Lloyds to name a few. JP Morgan has had the largest gold bullion withdrawal to date from their vaults…seems like a lot of pieces on the chess board are in movement. You don’t create waves or movement unless you need to. What’s that need? Hmmm.

      New studies on the New Madrid fault have been recently disclosed that indicate a lot larger area of destruction than previously thought as well. Years ago they deemed it all quiet and it wouldn’t happen again.
      http://www.standeyo.com/NEWS/14_Earth_Changes/140127.New.madrid.how_many_die.html

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      • George Zimmerman says:

        Watch FEMA go when the guberment machine’s survival is at stake. They’re not incompetent, they just don’t give a rat’s ass about the unwashed masses.

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    20. Old Vet says:

      So the POTUS is going to laser focus on the MIDDLE CLASS in his LIE’N speech tomorrow night. Can you say BYE-BYE Middle Class in the year 2014. How in the HELL do we the people still allow this shit to go on unanswered, it just looks like all of us including myself are going to sit at our keyboards and BITCH till the KNOCK on the DOOR. Just me spouting off I guess, but I’m getting tired of no action to stop it. Like it or not!

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      • Warchild Dammit! says:

        Vet,hope you have a exit plan for the door knockers,a final exit as it were!

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      • slingshot says:

        Old Vet.

        Little long in the tooth? I agree. I suspect there are not enough of US. There are those who have guns and ammo but are not prepared or have the resources to go the Country Mile. We have engaged in so many topics and procedures, that to initiate them would take time to be of any benefit. First place, nobody wants to listen to us.
        I will wait till they start knocking on doors. Take Family to the camps and have them disappear. Make them choose a side. Slavery and Tyranny or Freedom and Justice.
        I am not going to chase after them anymore. Just answer questions here at SHTF.

        #8 Being Civilized.

        Only after we all realize how much of an animal we can be is when it will stop.

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      • Kulafarmer says:

        Im with you there,,, its starting to get real old and also starting to get too close for comfort with all the “control” crap that is being started,,,
        Sooner or later the pot will boil over.

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    21. Mountain Trekker says:

      Thanks Matt, nothing like making a statement like “Have an Exit Plan” And leaving it open to the fact that no one seems to know what your going to exit from. Kind of like the old Jean Dixon that made ten thousand predictions about the future and when two or three came true everone thought she was so great. You can think what ever you want, but as for me he needs to be a little more precise, I personally don’t just jump on blanket statements to plan my life. Trekker Out. Si vis pacem, para bellum!

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    22. Any Mouse says:

      Without further confirmation from Drudge, everything is mere speculation. It will be interesting to see how this progresses.

      Caught Alex Jones last week on short wave and he got a little more tin foil hat on the air than I was expecting. Much more so than he does on the website.

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      • TRENT says:

        ALex is not credible. He is really far out there. He is in this for money. Maybe did not start that wya, but he sure is now. Fear sells and he is cashing in.
        His tinfoil hat is so tight his head is crushing. He’s cukoo.

        ANd Drudge may as well have said have an ENTRANCE plan, cuse who KNOWS what the fuck HE is talking about.

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    23. Indy Colts says:

      Anyone see the Indiana law that passed that states “if a cop enters your residence without a search warrent or unannounced, castle doctrine applys and you have the right to self defense” I’ll see if I can find the article link.

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      • Indy Colts says:

        Indiana self defense law signed last year.

        http://rt.com/usa/indiana-shooting-law-state-591/

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        • Probably like so many other Americans I have to go to a foreign news media (RT) to find out what is really happening in America (except for Drudge).

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        • Kulafarmer says:

          And then people wonder why i want to leave Maui!
          Over here the cops expect you to leave your home if a CRIMINAL threatens you in it!
          Cop actually said you have a duty to retreat.
          I told him i have a duty to empty a 30 round mag into the idiot,,,
          He didnt like that as the comunity outreach officer, dont think he liked that people cheered at that but where aghast that they needed to run from THEIR OWN HOME.

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          • George Zimmerman says:

            Some of those stupid “duty to retreat” laws are still on the books. HI sounds pretty, but the rampant socialism that seems to be present puts HI lower on my list of places to visit. Obviously, if you have a home invasion and call the cops in your state, their main focus will be to try to crucify YOU, all the while treating you to stories about the “good boy who lost his way” turning his life around.

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      • GulfVET says:

        The problem is many thugs, gangs, and individuals know that by yelling POLICE when they break into your home, you probably won’t be armed when greeting them. And then your FU**ED! Anyone who is a law abiding Citizen who is the recipient of a 0200 “NO KNOCK” raid won’t be expecting it as they are after all, “law abiding” and most likely should be ready to defend themselves. I suspect you’ll be seeing the SH*T hitting the fan in Connecticut soon as from what I’ve read, MANY Citizens of that state DID NOT register their evil “assault weapons” and “Hi Cap” mag’s and the State Police are royally PI**ED OFF and plan on visiting those who failed to comply with registering. Guess they’ll find out soon enough though.

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    24. Trailer Park Investor says:

      Yes the stock market can be at 0
      and 0 growth, 0 jobs, 100% un-employment millions dead from rioting in the streets and all CNN will be talking about is Justin Beiber gets another DUI and how Lowhan gets her 29th arrest for shoplifting and gets re-hab (AGAIN).
      Way to go CNN with the REAL news that counts.
      World will be burning down around them but it’s Justin Bieber as the lead story.
      Unemployment is really 25% and climbing, but who cares as long as you know what is going on with Justin Bieber you are well INFORMED… If it wasn’t so funny, it would be hilarious. One day the joke will be on them.
      WORLD ENDS AT 5 – NEWS AT 11

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    25. Warchild Dammit! says:

      Exit plan?!Yep a final bout of partying as it falls apart(not applicable in nuclear war/killer comet ect.!),and then see how I and my supplies hold up,do not have the money to leave country though family is considering buying outside,will probably die fighting evil be it murderers/rapists wether they are in or out of uniform,as I have said before,cool with that as long as I take a few to the rock in hell with me.

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    26. Satori says:

      of interest

      Spanish Flu Pandemic Originated in China

      http://www.weather.com/health/cold-flu-activity/spanish-flu-pandemic-originated-china-20140124

      “”I would say that the takeaway message of all of this is to keep your eye on China,” historian James Higgins, who lectures at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn., told National Geographic. “We have seen a lot of emerging diseases travel around the world in recent decades.”

      National Geographic reports that the 1918 flu pandemic was tied to a strain of H1N1 influenza — the same strain that caused the 2009 global “swine flu” outbreak. This year, H1N1 is back in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, disproportionately targeting young, healthy adults.”

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      • Sierra Dave says:

        It’s because the way the Asians are with their farms. Pigs and chickens and humans all living in close proximity. Sharing germs and waste.

        It’s like a hundred million petri dishes. Sooner or later you’re going to get the right combination of genetics. A germ that is air born, likes humans, takes a few days to incubate(so-as to spread far and wide), and has a high mortality rate.

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        • The Old Coach says:

          And ducks. Especially ducks.

          Not just flu, either. They’ve given us insects that are destroying our ash trees, carp that will destroy the Great Lakes fishery if they ever get in, for starters. Too tired to look up the rest at the moment.

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      • George Zimmerman says:

        Satori, stop worring about little things like flu. Just get a flu shot & the world will be filled with rainbows and unicorn farts.

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    27. Dave says:

      Those who should “have an exit plan” are in the government & congress.
      Frightened lambs run for the exits, but the slaughter that will take place will be of those who threaten the heavily armed US population…
      We are many, they are few, they fear us.

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    28. Sgt. Dale says:

      Pray for Mat Drudge. He has a lot of INFO and TPTB don’t like people warning people about things to come.

      EXIT plan was a great article.

      I have had not only one exit plan but a second. I know when the SHTF everything will change and you first plan might not fit what is happening. I hope I’m wrong and I can stay with my first exit plan which I have already started.
      A.S.M.S.
      Sgt.

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    29. Be informed says:

      I have a fair plan to either disprove the immediate direness of the economy because numbers can be jiggled too much and there is some wiggle room left, or prove that I and others should be listening very closely to these people that say the economy is in the last death throes.

      I personally feel that a mega SHTF is coming, but will hide any economic collapse. Others feel that the economic collapse will be the sole ONLY stated cause of martial law and every other disasterous governmental power grab. That will happen in my opinion from some other reason like the New Madrid breaking or war or some plague or something. So I am going to each day that I can remember to count the numbers of days since the real fear and scare has been put into the minds of everyone. Last Friday when the stocks went down 2% will be the starting point. So that was DAY ONE and Saturday is day two, and so on. Today is DAY 4 since all of this “FINAL” unravelling of the economy has started on day one. So IF this is “the end” for the economy, that DAY should not reach 100 or 150.

      This way each of us can be reminded that the fear started here, no moving the goal posts, starting point last Friday. This will also remind us the number of days should something happen that have passed to give us an idea how long a collapse, if it occurs took. No more saying it will happen tomorrow without remembering WHEN tomorrow actually is. I am going to call it: “DAY __ since the possible proposed beginning of the end of the economy”.

      This will either hold all those accountable for unjustified fear mongering that this is definitely it, OR it will make people like myself look like total fools, jackasses, for not believing this FINAL warning of imminent economic danger was so close. Let’s see what will happen.

      Jan.27, 2014. DAY 4 since the possible beginning of the end of the economy.

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      • Sgt. Dale says:

        Bi
        I hope you are wrong about only 4 days left.
        I really don’t want it for a “B” day present.
        Then again if it dose happen so be it I hope it bites TPTB in the A$%.
        If it dose start then I can tell my grandkids it happened on my “B” day!
        A.S.M.S.
        Sgt.

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        • Be informed says:

          @ Sgt Dale. I feel that something awful is coming, this is just a feeling. Tomorrow will be day 5 since the possible proposed beginning of the end of the the economy, and Wednesday would be day 6. IF we can get to day 90 or so without an economic collapse, then all of this was possibly chicken little squawking away. This doesn’t mean that something else could not happen, and I suggest to everyone to make sure your plans and supplies are in order because a SHTF can come on so quickly. Just look at the Japanese earthquake that brought about the worst nuclear accident ever and quite possibly the worst long term disaster in human history.

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          • Sgt. Dale says:

            BI
            Don’t think it is chicken Little.
            I thank God you and those who are not afraid to speak their minds and say how they feel.
            I too have the feel of something just ain’t right. I don’t know what t is but it just doesn’t feel right.
            My the Good Lord watch over you and yours.
            A.S.M.S.
            Sgt.

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      • slingshot says:

        BI.

        The only hitch I can see is the elections.

        The competing parties for power.

        1 Old world Bankers
        2 Emerging Countries.
        3 Countries interested in demise of the Dollar as World Reserve and the Petro Dollar.
        4 The Fed and the US Banks of Wall Street.

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        • Be informed says:

          @ sligshot. If you are correct about the elections then all these people talking about an imminent economic collapse coming would be totally unjustified crying wolf. That is unless they told us it was at least several months away at least. This COUNTER on a start date gives people an idea just how long this panic started and if they should take credence in further warning IF they fail to manifest themselves.

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        • The Old Coach says:

          You left out Soros, who probably has all his ducks in a row to make billions out a dollar debacle. That is, after all the way he got where he is today. Would be his crowning acheivement, to kill the dollar. But if he does, what will he live for after?

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          • Warchild Dammit! says:

            What would he live for,why to supply my scope on 308 ar plaform a nice target of course!

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            • Sgt. Dale says:

              WAR;
              I have a load for the 308 that you might be interested in, for bullet placement on the target you are talking about.
              A.S.M.S.
              Sgt.

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              • PO'd Patritot says:

                175 gr. Scenar?

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              • Kulafarmer says:

                Sarge,,,
                Curious what sorta ranges your shooting with 308,
                And what sort of bullet and muzzle speed your going for,, always curious, havent spent near enough time working up loads and comparing, just sorta picked one on the high side and went with it

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                • Sgt. Dale says:

                  KULA
                  I’ve been shooting it out of my M1A standard match, and my short bull barrel Mauser action.

                  With the M1A I’m getting around 2650 FPS.
                  With the Shorty I’m getting around 2550 FPS these are averages.
                  Range at test was 100 yards. (FBI trains at 100 yards any further back you are too far). But I have shot them at over 300 yards.

                  Groups M1A les than an 1″ at 100 yards Clover leaf.
                  Shorty clover leaf with holes touching.

                  300 yards the M1A shots a little better, both are pretty close I’m getting a under a 2 1/2 group from both. These are all shot from a rest.

                  Commercial brass 45.0 grains W.W. 748 With W.W. primers, case trimmed to 2.000.
                  Military brass 42.0 grains of W.W. 748 With W.W. Primers. same case length.

                  Here is the tricky part. I was using W.W. Failsafe bullets 168 Gr. W.W. doesn’t make them any more.
                  So my next round that I have just started trying is the Barnes Triple shock 165Gr. So far so good. I’m hoping that W.W. starts releasing the XP3 slug I want to try them.

                  Now for practice I use Hornady. 165 grain boat tail soft point. Same load behind it.
                  LOAD AT YOUR OWN RISK. (DISCLAIMER) YOU KNOW YOU HAVE TO HAVE ONE OF THEM.

                  My 2nd load is BLC2 it works very very close to the W.W. 748. As I’m setting her at the computer I can’t remember the load, and the boss (Wife) needs to use the computer for her job.

                  My 3nd load is with H4350 & Varget It works almost as good. Just doesn’t meter well.

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                • Kulafarmer says:

                  Thank you Sarge,
                  Was mostly curious about velocities and bullet weight, pushing the 175 SMK at avg of 2560
                  My 180g game kings with Varget are low, 2250, but cant fit too much more powder, the readings were in a Ruger compact laminate rifle, didnt like it, ran out of light the day i was checking velocities so never got to test my custom 700, last time i did was avg about 2560,
                  Need to spend some more tech time…

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                • Sgt. Dale says:

                  Kula:
                  I didn’t give you OAL 2.800
                  Sgt.

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                • Shootit says:

                  K… Ream your flash holes in the brass on the inside. Only have to do it once. Trim cases to spec. as needed. Best combo for me has been Federal 210M primers, RL15 powder for all bullet weights. You just have to adjust your powder weight to the bullet weight. If you really want to get picky you can sort your brass by weight and/or even volume. Next sort your bullets by weight. Eventually with enough effort and sorting you can end up with a box of shells that shoot dime groups. I do this for some of my hunting rounds and have a couple of boxes for each caliber. The brass never gets switched or mixed with any other brass in the future. There are many more tricks, but not enough time to expand.

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              • Warchild Dammit! says:

                I do have access to a friends loading equipment though not very good at it yet,I usually just pop old primers/size/learning to trim ect.,still,needs to get done and grunt work can help with.He is actually going to be loading some 308 for hunting so any tech insite would be appreciated,have to say,am not that good a long shot as still trying to find the land to do it more regularly(these damn trees!)but will do the best I can with what I have.

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                • Sgt. Dale says:

                  My best overall hunting load is 165Gr. Honrady. With the above spec I gave. (Just under a 1 1/2″ group at 100 yards. Don’t forget a lot of shooting time.
                  Kula:
                  I prefer 150 to 165/168 in the 308
                  165/168 to 180 in my 30-06
                  180 to 200 gr. in my 300 Win. Mag.
                  Sgt.

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                • Shootit says:

                  If your friend has reloading manuals read them. If not go buy Nosler’s reloading manual(book), read it, than make a donation the to reloading effort. There are other good reloading books from Speer, Hornaday, etc. I have built a library over the years of printed reloading information.

                  Be safe….

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              • MXLord327 says:

                I love the Nosler Accubond, I shoot the 150 gr in the .308, 165 gr in the .30-’06, and the 180 gr in the .300 Win Mag. The accuracy is nearly as good as match-grade bullets, and the performance on game is devastating. Every now and then I will go up the the 200 gr Nosler Partition for really big game in the .300 Win Mag.

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          • John W. says:

            Soros and Juan Mclame were best buds at Davos. That makes me feel so much better.

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        • Sierra Dave says:

          Slingshot – With the failure of Obamacare. Whether by design or not. It looks like big wins for the Republicans in both houses. Not that I’m super enthused by them. They DO generally support the 2nd though.

          But with Obamacare screwed up. And I’m sure he and the bad guys know what the polls are saying. They might decide to move NOW. Lest the Repubs throw out the ACA.

          With the aging boomers generally moving conservative. The left could lose the government for decades.

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          • slingshot says:

            SD.

            Agree. There are a few power plays at hand. I am not so sure TPTB have a SOLID handle on everything.

            Have you notice that Public Figures look more Stressed Out than ever.

            Chuck Schumer looks more like Mr. Burns. Obama needs hair dye. Hillary has crows feet similar to road maps.

            Stay Calm. Everything is fine.

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      • Kulafarmer says:

        Its funny, people talk about the economy collapsing, its been collapsing off and on for me since 1990!
        Never seem to have money, and it doesnt really even bug me any more,
        I get all sorts of people telling me what i need to do,
        How about they need to just STFU and mind their own business!
        Theres no law that says you need to work your ass off and make tons of money to stuff away, some folks are ok with just bumping along the bottom.
        Ive kinda come round to the realization that its ok to not always be pressuring out about money,,,
        Collapse?
        Bring it on!

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        • OutWest says:

          Kula — now yer talkin’, Brother.

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        • slingshot says:

          Kulafarmer.

          I was looking at a Hershey’s milk chocolate almond bar in the store the other day. Price was $1.24. Once was 5 cents. The collapse takes many forms.

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          • Kulafarmer says:

            So true!

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          • Be informed says:

            @ slingshot. Not only was it 5 cents but the candy bar was bigger. When it was 5 cents, it had I believe about 2 oz. That made it 2 and 1/2 cents per ounce. The candy bars now are anywhre between 1.2 and 1.6 ounces. lets say it is 1.6 ounces. That makes it 77 and 1/2 cents per ounce. That is a 31 times increase in per ounce chocolate. That is what you call some serious inflation as few people factor in the price per ounce of what an item is. Just look at the how the items contents have strunk so much over the years, slow enough so the public won’t notice. I grew up when everything was 4, 8, 16, 32, 64 oz. Not 5.25, 13.75. 24.17, 30.2, or some other number that they use the excuse it metric friendly. Yet these totally are odd metric numbers like .65 liters, 445 grams. 1.7 kilograms, not round numbers. The deceit is overwhelming sometimes isn’t it?

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            • Archivist says:

              I was working in convenience stores back when candy bars were 15 cents. They would drop the size, change the price, increase the size, and change the price again repeatedly. I would rather they had just raised the price without changing the size. I want full size without tricks. Miracle Whip is now 30 oz. instead of a full quart. Ice cream is 1.5 quarts instead of a full half-gallon. And different brands of products are different sizes so you can’t compare the prices without a calculator. Today I saw that Grandma’s Molasses is in a 12 oz. jar, but the Food Lion brand is in a 16 oz. jar. I’m tired of the trickery.

              And I’m tired of how often the prices and sizes change now. In the old days, a small loaf of bread (there was only one size) was 10 cents. It didn’t matter what brand or what store, it was always 10 cents. The same thing with soft drinks. Coke or Pepsi in 10 oz. was ten cents everywhere. Now bread is in a number of different sizes and varies from $1.00 to over $3.00. Wal-Mart has 2-liter Pepsi for $1.00 regular price, and Food Lion has theirs at $1.99 regular price and on sale for $1.69. If we have to buy soft drinks for a party, we have to know a month in advance so we can buy at the best price.

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            • Mountain Trekker says:

              Ain’t it fun talking about how it use to be. Remember when you use to put peanuts in your coke. Back when I was in grade school there was a mom and pop grocery store about every two or three blocks in a medium size town. There was one a block from school and when ever I could come up with a dime, I would get a coke and a bag of planters peanuts, 5 cents each. Trekker Out.

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          • Arby says:

            And now it only weighs half as much as it did when it sold for one Dime !

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          • JayJay says:

            Kroger’s had a table of $1 bars yesterday. Yep–can you remember when candy bars were 50¢??
            We would go to Dollar General and buy oodles of bars, stick them in our bags, go to the movies and not buy there–hey, you do whatcha gotta do. :-)

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            • Archivist says:

              You can’t be very old. I can remember when the huge candy bars that you could split with friends or eat over the course of days cost only 49 cents. The regular ones were 10 cents and went to 15 in the early 1970s. The big item for kids trying to stretch their money was Now & Laters. They were 10 cents and there were a number of pieces in the pack. Most of the kids called them “Annihilators.”

              Actually I can remember the times when candy bars and Pepsis were a nickel each, but I didn’t have any money, so I didn’t know what they cost at the time. I just knew my father had a wallet full of money all the time, but wouldn’t buy me anything. I might get a Coke a couple of times a year.

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              • Archivist says:

                PS. My wife and I still sneak in candy bars to the movies occasionally, when there’s one worth watching. She has a really big purse. And we always go to the cheaper matinee for $4.

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              • JayJay says:

                Oh, archivist, those hard chocolate, strawberry or vanilla blocks to break your teeth??
                Oh, I remember!!

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                • wrong says:

                  When I was a kid. Movie – 25 cents. Popcorn – 10 cents. Candy bars 5 cents. Box of Red Hots to throw at other kids 5 Cents.

                  The movie had 2 cartoons too.

                  A whole afternoon of walking to town with the gang. Movie and candy. Under 50 cents.

                  Priceless!

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            • slingshot says:

              Hellman’s Mayo is of thinner consistency.

              NOTHING IS SACRED ANYMORE!

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      • The Lone Ranger says:

        So you now feel a Mega SHTF will hide any economic collapse.

        Glad to see you are now informed, since I posted the near exact idea last week!

        - the Lone Ranger

        “Those that think they know it all upset those of us who do!” – common saying

        haha– just couldn’t resist that, young Jedi!

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    30. RICH99 says:

      Problem is non of this is coming to America any time soon …..MAYBE by 2020 …..MAYBE !!!

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      • Be informed says:

        @ RICH99. I am going to prepare period for any SHTF event(s). Though I have grown wary of all this alarmist about the economy unless there is imminent danger, so I thought let’s have a starting date of the economic dire warnings. Let’s see from starting point A, Jan. 24 (day 1) how long before it either happens or people say to themselves, this is day 324, where is it? I am fully willing to wear egg on my face if all of a sudden it does happen, if it is going to do what is best for everyone out there to prepare, and to keep as much interest in preparation for other potentially dire events other than an economic debacle should it fail to occur.

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        • Kulafarmer says:

          Why else would the ad council be puting out those adds about “the day before”
          I think maybe we have gone too long without a big shaker and or eruption, i would bet that the USGS knows something but isnt saying anything, better to deal with the aftermath than mass hysteria before!

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          • Be informed says:

            @ Kulafarmer. I am glad you have brought up earthquakes, I am growing tired of this eisencrap garbage. Today there was an earthquake east of Easter Island and about 90% of the time a major earthquake follows within 15 days. The same locations as before are indicating this stress; Australian plate especially Vanautu, east Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and New Guinea, the Nazca and Cocos plate where central America including south Mexico and the western South American coastline, northern Pacific plate especially Kuril Islands and Alaska, and this one happened in the same exact spot before the Californian and Mexico border had a 7.2. Yes it is building. I said on oor before Jan.31 and it is indicating there is a strong chance of this occurring by Friday. I would say something bigger this time 7+.

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        • 1 4 all says:

          Whats your take on the Greece earthquakes.That place is going crazy.

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    31. Northern Reb says:

      Matt: know something is about to happen and so do we, but does he know more??? What ever it is and we need an exit plan I pray we are ready for it.
      I hope nothing happens until spring the weather here is bad. It looks like more snow this Thruseday and Friday and and very heavy snow fall from Feb. 3rd. thru the 5th. for central Illinois.
      It is going down to -15degs tonight wind chill -40degs. it is warmer in NOME AK.
      SECURTIY THROUGH SUPERIOR FIRE POWER
      NOR RETREAT NO SURRENDER. N. REB

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      • JayJay says:

        Wouldn’t this be an opportune time for TPTB and the govt. to pull some chit and a bad time for us??
        Especially the northern states.
        It’s 2° tonight in Ky..

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      • Archivist says:

        It doesn’t snow very often here, but we got 2.5 inches last week, and AccuWeather says we might get 12 inches tomorrow night and Wednesday. Last week’s snow shut down everything for a couple of days, mainly due to black ice on the roads. We topped off the perishables for possibly the rest of the week.

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    32. Chilton says:

      One of my local Walmarts finally had quite a bit of 5.56 ammo in at .46 per round. So if you need some last minute preps and haven’t been there in awhile it may be worth checking out. Still no where near the pre-SandyHook levels but this is the most ammo I’ve seen on their shelves in awhile.

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      • Warchild Dammit! says:

        My local wally worlds have had 69 grain 5.56 for a few months at about 36 cents a round,that said still better deals on the net for larger purchases but still,the smalls add up and have value!

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    33. Maudy Frickett says:

      Just saw on Bloomberg Business Channel, the Chinese claim to have defused the default problem scheduled for Jan. 31.

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      • Northern Reb says:

        Maudy:
        I hope they did .
        My question is, can we trust the Chinese to tell the truth?? We can’t trust our government to tell us the truth.
        So keep your eyes and ears open and your preps going it might be a wild ride.

        S.T.S.F.P. N.R N.S. N.REB

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      • Dave in ID says:

        The fed resrv bailed them out.(sarc) Someone actually did bail the bank , and it wasnt the chinese gov.

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    34. Pissed off white guy idea says:

      I’ll sit back along with all the other preppers and just laugh it all off. Roll over and go back to bed. I earned the right not to worry along with all the other readers of this site.

      Yeah…….. bring it on.
      Who cares…

      The worse things get…the better we’ll do.

      Frankly ….I really don’t care about the inner city ghetto fucks.
      They’s shoot me for the $20 bill in my wallet.
      Let them eat each other.

      Tired of all the multi-culturalism.
      It’s NOT America anymore.
      Let it collapse..thin the herd…send the people back from where they came.

      Damn… I’m actually hoping for ww3. Weed out the planet.
      Too many people here.

      I’m just saying…

      Can you imagine how many people would be here if we did not have ww1 and 2?
      You know they are planning the final war!

      Beans and Disease to you!

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      • The Lone Ranger says:

        Studies continue to show that when you improve the quality of LIFE in a country, the birth rate recedes, goes DOWN.

        But the powers that be, some of whom masquerade as elected leaders, keep on destroying that quality of life now, don’t they, with vaccines, gardasil, false flags, genetically effed up food to give you cancer, and I could go on and on. And don’t let me forget the NDAA and the patriot-LESS act.

        WWIII will annihilate whole countries. It won’t be a fist fight, it will be nuclear armageddon.

        And your bullets won’t stop the phallic shaped missiles flying over you and other states and nations.

        Most of the living will envy the dead, and it will make the Fukoshima Radiation Catastrophe look like someone simply forgot to flush the toilet in the other room once billions of survivors inhale radiated air and plants and soil become destroyed.

        You think you are gonna storm the Steel and Concrete-Reinforced Doors that lead to the elite’s Underground Cities where water, food, energy, and seeds are stored?

        You think the shows on TV like Revolution and the Walking Dead are just for entertainment?

        We are all the Walking Dead, right now, unless we pray to God, and get right with Him, as a country, and as individuals.

        God did not create a galaxy that would develop shortages. But that’s what Satan would have you believe. Despite Tesla’s invention of wirelessly transmitting electricity around the world at no cost.

        What we have here is a shortage of goodness coupled with a shortage of truth.

        Which is Satan’s perfect recipe so he can lure and then trap you on the dark side, behind the forever locked gates of Hell. After all, he is the king of lies, right? and of deception?

        Let me tell you my Exit Strategy. Nor sure for OPSEC reasons I’ll tell you everything I’ve rigged up (boy, wouldn’t that be fun) but here goes:

        - Confession every week or every other week
        - Communion and Mass every week
        - Daily prayer (even if for a few moments, because I consider myself a lousy “pray-er”

        Let me be clear: I ain’t no Saint. But I try.

        There’s something in the air. People around the world can feel it, sense it, intuit it.

        IF you are fortunate enough not to be at the ground zero either of a nuclear weapon or an EMP or a bioterror thing or a blitzkrieg assault by chipped foreign soldiers arriving by local trains and highways and parachutes, you will have, at best, just one hour to make the most important decision of your life: to get right with your God or follow Satan, and to stay put, or to bug out.

        Pretend to be thoroughly evil for a few moments: the only way to snuff out these disgusting creatures called humans is to totally discombobulate them, destroy their ecosystem, destroy their currency, shake up the ground underneath their feet, poison the water and food, watch them die slowly of starvation and disease, and laugh as they cry to their God to save them.

        My exit strategy also consists of the Seal of the Living God, downloadable at http://www.thewarningsecondcoming.com

        Yes, something wicked this way IS coming. It’s all in the Book of Revelations. The seals are being opened. I believe the next one to be opened is worldwide Famine. How horrible.

        So get right with your God now, not tomorrow but now, because once we have died, it will be too late to express contrition and sorrow.

        And my understanding is that once the gates of Hell are closed behind you, the screams are nothing short of agonizing.

        Yet the Mercy of God is incomprehensible! But He cannot grant His Mercy unless each of us, because of our respective free will, repent and become less unloving and more just.

        And for the record, I consider myself the biggest sinner here, and if I ever have or now come across as judging anyone, as opposed to judging their behavior, I sincerely apologize. We are called not to judge people, but behavior, but sometimes I get so darn mad I screw that up.

        - the Lone Ranger

        “Luke, whatever you do, do not give in to the Dark Side!” – Obi Wan, in Star Wars

        “The gates of Hell will not prevail against My Church.” – Christ

        ‘Lord, make me an instrument of your peace
        Where there is hatred, let me sow love
        Where there is injury, pardon
        Where there is doubt, faith
        Where their is despair, hope
        Where their is darkness, light
        Where their is sadness, joy.

        Oh Divine Master,
        Grant that I may not so much seek
        To be consoled as to console
        To be understood, as to understand
        To be loved, as to love.

        For it is in giving that we receive
        It is in pardoning that we are pardoned
        And it is in dying that we are born to Eternal Life

        - Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

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    35. Maudy Frickett says:

      I’m not sure if you guys are aware of it but, Matt Drudge is openly Gay. So maybe, “have an exit strategy” means something entirely obtuse.

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    36. Cowdoc says:

      Have all of you got your 2014 garden seed and fertilizer on hand? Might be your last order, so order plenty. We will be planting our tomato seed and pepper seed in about 2 weeks in our indoor plant starter trays. We have enough seed to plant at least twice. Everything else will be direct seeded. Don’t wait. Get your seed now. I have been having that feeling that you have when the wind blows and you wonder if a tornado is just over the hill and coming your way.

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      • Anon says:

        I do not have three years of food but I do have three years worth of seed.
        Something to think about.
        And I also know how to use it!

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        • JayJay says:

          And if there are 3 consecutive years of drought, or continuous rains?
          I’ll have my 3 years of food; you keep your seeds.
          There is not a balcony or raised bed garden anywhere in the CONUS that can feed a family.

          I pray EVERY meal for God to bless our meal, and bless the farmers that provided that food.

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          • Kulafarmer says:

            Think Sacramento valley and no snow in the Sierras,
            Should be an interesting year.

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          • Anon says:

            No balcony.
            20 acres.
            Underground stream. Gravity feed.
            Black silty loam soil.
            Green houses.
            And at least a years worth of food and growing larger.
            Don’t you beleive in having seed Jay Jay?

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            • JayJay says:

              No, I am in Ky. and the ground here must have been stripped by previous crops?
              Tried raised bed–no luck–bad tomato plants–3 times?

              I’m just gonna stick to canned goods and farmer’s market.
              I have over 6 years of food, but would like to grow tomatoes and green peppers; just dried and vacuum sealed in jars.
              Neighbors can’t grow either without spending a fortune on fertilizers, etc. and still touch and go.

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              • Anon says:

                Ohhh…
                I am sorry to hear that Jay Jay.
                I really did not know it was that bad.
                If’in you really want some fresh tomatoes,
                You could try savin your compost up with some grass clippings to cut back on purchased fertilizer and plant them in five gallon buckets or even old tires.
                maybe get some ‘free’ chiken manure to mix into the pile?
                again,I am truly sorry the soil is so poor. That is sad to me…
                I always thought Kentucky had rich soil, for the blue grass, you know?

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    37. I gave up on the MSM when I came across The Drudge Report years ago & I have never gone back to the MSM.

      When Matt says something then I put more credence into it than anyone else in journalism. His 4 words have me worried so I’m preparing.

      Great article (again). Thanks

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    38. Ted Kennedy says:

      Long day out sailing in Caribbean. I’ll stay right here with the scotch. Can’t wait to see the State of Coup Address & wait for the best game.

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    39. thisTexan has had enough says:

      Sigh…We are going to have to sell some firearms to pay the medical bills and taxes. Have any of you ever used an online outfit like Gunbroker or AZ Firearms? Need some advice please.

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      • slingshot says:

        TTHHE.

        I had a friend that needed money. I gave him cash for a rifle that his Grandfather carried in Korea. Sold it back to him later for the same price. Couldn’t keep it for myself. Wanted him to keep it in his family. Rifle had Kill Marks on stock.

        Can you do the same with the help of a friend?

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      • Buck says:

        @ Texan
        Do you really need to sell? Do you have plenty of others? How much are the medical bills? We have had an incredible increase in our medical expenses over the past 3 years and we take our time paying them. I figure if some illegal or government moocher can come in and get treatment for free and i have pay and we have had the same insurance for years they can take my 25-50 dollars a month and that’s all they are getting. we have taken several years to pay off a couple thousand dollars and have acquired more bills in the mean time. Don’t care. I have other friends that do the same…pay 25 bucks a month on a thousand dollar bill. Screw em! I am pissed with what is becoming of our medical system…and it’s this bad now…just wait :(

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        • JayJay says:

          Make those piddly payments to a doctor for a few months and you’ll get a phone call instructing you to pay $100 and the bill is purged.
          I did it for the same reason you stated, Buck. If they can cover any and every Mexican that has done not one thing to contribute to this economy EVAH, let them cover me too.

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        • thisTexan has had enough says:

          Buck-we do have excess and some of them my husband can no longer handle in his weakened condition. Will be sure and keep enough to defend the homestead.

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          • Dave in ID says:

            Make small monthly DR. payments and keep the guns for full price barter. Folks here are correct on the DR’s settling for a small % of the original bill….which has a built in subsidy for the wetbacks and gimme dats.

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          • TXGranny says:

            What part of TX, and are you talking long guns or hand guns?? I know some folks who are always interested in acquiring additional weapons. Don’t have to give away location…can make arrangements to meet at a different location!

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      • The Old Coach says:

        Gunbroker works, I’ve sold dozens of items there, but not whole guns. I have BOUGHT a couple of rare guns there, though.

        Don’t expect to get the crazy high prices that the dealers post their stuff at. Set your opening bid about 40% below what you need to get, and hope that your listing will get noticed. Use a Reserve to keep from having something go for pennies on the dollar. Use a Buy It Now at the price you want to get.

        Your strike price may be squeezed downward by the cost of the shipping and the FFL fees. The Gunbroker commission is only about 3%, so that’s not a big issue.

        When I sell whole guns, I list them locally in a “Want Ad” weekly newsprint paper. Listing costs me zero, and I usually get the gun sold inside of two weeks. But I’m in a gun-friendly area – other parts of the country those papers won’t take firearms ads.

        BTW I will never again use Craigslist! You can get some serious weirdos coming to your house off of that site. Don’t ask how I know…

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        • thisTexan has had enough says:

          Thank you for that info Old Coach! I will investigate the site so I can use it if I must sell something there. Maybe the problem is handled without going outside my circle of friends. Will know for sure this evening.

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        • JayJay says:

          I think these doctor’s resources are pulling our credit reports and seeing we aren’t paying for $30,000 cars, cars are 10, 15 years old, our homes still have mortgages, we don’t owe bills to credit cards, etc…..just don’t have insurance and you know they have access to our income even if it is SS and disability.
          They know our ages, and situations and they know more than we like to admit.
          Yep–they also see the Mexicans getting artificially inseminated(happened in Louisville, Ky) on the taxpayer’s dime and are fed up too!!
          So, they cut some slack and don’t bother with the hassle of collection.

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      • wrong says:

        Texan

        Seems like someone on here could purchase those firearms from you and then sell them back when you could afford it.
        Like Slingshot says.

        What do you have?

        I hate to see you see them but I know how hard it is.

        wrong

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        • Warchild Dammit! says:

          Tex,if you must go with Armslist, http://www.armslist.com/classifieds/vermont/guns ,I know my example is Vermont but they have listings for all the states,this keeps it local and face to face.I hope you can find some other solution to getting funds,perhaps small payments over years if necc.Selling ones firearms unless just feeling to overloaded(has anyone had that feeling?!)is really a tough thing.

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      • thisTexan has had enough says:

        I love the posters in SHTF! Have been making payments on a huge hospital bill for over two years.The balance was the 20% Medicare did not pay. New company bought the hospital and demands the balance, but I just set up affordable installments with them, thanks to the advice I got here.
        Property taxes are another story since the house is paid for they are due all at once with stupid high interest if not paid in January or before. I am going to ask friends to buy a gun and hold it until we can redeem it. Had not thought of that!
        Thank you all so much! Things look brighter this morning.

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        • JayJay says:

          Good luck, Texan. Our house still has mortgage, and I do live frugally to have property taxes ready and try to have the next year stuck back.
          God bless and take care.
          Lots of us have been there, done that.

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        • Warchild Dammit says:

          Tex,times are getting more challenging for many,perhaps you know someone/trust might rent a room say for cash.I realize sometimes won’t work but someone you trust especially if you have pets and want to take a vacation(guess not in your budget at moment),just a thought,see more and more of that as folks trying to stay above water.One nice thing is when SHTF good fucking luck collecting any bills/taxes!

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    40. Maudy Frickett says:

      Flying soon? Muslim rebels in Egypt shoot down helicopter with stolen Libyan MANPAD. 20,000 still missing. None could possibly have made it thru our secure borders, right?

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      • Be informed says:

        @ Maudy Frickett. If several of these were used in different airports on airlines around the country it would be more devastating than 9/11 because no one would know if it could happen again, and where. 20,000?! It would take only a few and these have a range of about 1 and 1/2 miles to 3 miles depending on the make. Something very little discussed now, and a very awful impact it could have.

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      • George Zimmerman says:

        Only 19,999 missing. One has been located.

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    41. Hadati says:

      1) the president will make his state of the union address tomorrow night and has asked everyone to watch – wasn’t it during the state of the union address in the show Jericho that the first nukes went off in mainland US?
      2) the Super Bowl is this weekend on the east coast – I can give you 137 millions reasons terrorists would like to target the game
      3) the Winter Olympics start in a little over a week – located right by the Caucus mountains where there are a metric butt ton of former war refugees who want to engage in terrorism
      4) the stock market has lost 750 points in a week – circumstancial but I wouldn’t doubt higher ups will let each other know so they can get out early to maximize profits
      5) Ukraine – the people are rising up and are attempting to overthrow their corrupt government. So what does the corrupt Ukrainian president do? He puts the real president that the people want in jail for years, takes away citizens rights, sends out brutal riot police, jails anyone who goes against him, borrows billions from Russia and brings in 1200 spetsnatz troops dressed as civilians to sabotage the uprising from within. Think it can’t happen here? Guess again.

      There are a lot of opportunities for things to happen in the next two weeks. So when I hear: “have an exit plan…” I listen really hard and keep my eyes open.

      If it looks like a false flag and quacks like a false flag…

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    42. KY Mom says:

      China’s Credit Crunch

      The People’s Bank of China has announced that due to ‘normal system maintenance’ it’s going to be delaying fund transfers.

      “Transfers will be delayed right after January 30th until February 2nd for domestic transfers and it will continue until February 7th and the end of the holiday for foreign currency transfers.”

      Zerohedge

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    43. dmitry says:

      @Mac,

      thanks for this information that you provided.

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    44. I’m new to this site and think it is good. Thanks for all the info you all provide. By the way is that eisenkreuz for real?

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      • Sgt. Dale says:

        DUB
        Welcome:
        You will find a lot of GREAT Folks here. There are also some Trolls. again welcome.
        A.S.M.S.
        Sgt.

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      • PO'd Patriot says:

        dub, no he’s just a figment of his imagination.

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      • 1braveheart says:

        Dub, welcome aboard, and try to ignore eisen if you can. He is the worst of the trolls that come here.

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      • (D.C.)newbee says:

        He’s a troll. That’s hates baby boomers and thinks they all should die. So he’s the lowest life form here at SHTF. I would say that 99 percent of the folks on here are great people and are very helpful. I have been here for about 5 months now I think and learned a lot from the articles that Mac and other authors write and I learn even more by the comments and links people post. I am new at the research thing and being on here gave me a good push to do my own research on things. Welcome to the site.

        And just so you all no I am going to start using my old cb handle from when I was in high school.

        One more thing Thanks to Mac for providing us with this great site. And Thanks to all for posting the info you guys and gals do and for answering my questions.

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      • Miss DeeDee says:

        Dub,
        Hello and Welcome
        Sometimes this site seems to be very political but I have come to realize that preparedness is political in the environment of the present situation.
        Welcome once again.
        — Miss Dee Dee

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      • Welcome!

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    45. Tor Munkov says:

      More Relevant Tweets From Matt:
      Only in a fading nation would it become WHERE to store gov’t spying on its citizens. Any free people would demand it STOPPED and DESTROYED!
      I’ve opted out of Obamacare for life. Not interested. Pay the tax. Monopoly money anyway.
      Earth is littered with the ruins of empires that believed they were eternal. – C. Paglia
      Why would anyone vote Republican? Please give reason. Raised taxes; marching us off to war again; approved more NSA snooping. WHO ARE THEY?!

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    46. Eisenkreuz says:

      I TOLD YOU OLD BASTARDS ABOUT BITCOIN! WHO IS LAUGHING NOW???

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    47. Shifty says:

      Drudge knows his shit. Unfortunately, no one knows what this particular shit references.

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    48. Ernie Kaputnik says:

      Of course a collapse is coming. The gubmint has borrowed 2 trillion dollars propping up the economy since 2008 to no avail, the fed keeps printing and distributing billions of worthless dollars every month to no avail, Obama loans 500 million dollars to his cronies on multiple occasions for business ventures that go bankrupt every 6 months, the Labor Department continually redefines the definition of unemployed, and more people rely on government benefits than people who pay taxes. It’s a house of cards and anybody who doesn’t realize that and prepare properly doesn’t deserve to survive.

      F***ing idiots.

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    49. Be informed says:

      @ Eisenkrutz. I don’t know which split personality I am talking to of yours, but the source of this sh$% that you say is this. I explained this to you before, therefore this is really for the other people that are interested in this earthquake forecasting method that still needs a few bugs to be worked out.

      There are outer boundaries for the plates, where either the plates spread apart or slide by slide to each other. Earthquakes occur in these areas and are usually back fed energy signatures from faults ready to rupture. ONLY 5% of faults have foreshocks because they are so locked that the fault cannot move much at all. Mostly microquakes at best. This energy though has to go somewhere and is channelled to distant areas not so locked where plates pull apart or rub up against each other. Not thrust or convergant plate boundaries.

      In years past these near exact points have had quakes and then there is a record of major earthquakes to follow throughout the earthquake achieves. These areas repeat the same pattern over the past decades with near 90% accuracy within usually a 15 day period. By charting these records you get a picture where the next major earthquake is likely coming. Triangling this is the next picture on a three dimensional scale. This is probably because these points are along a hidden buried very deep past fault system in which they travel along a break much the same as a broken windshield fractures along a certain curve of the window, weak points. It makes sense since out of thousands of miles of plate boundaries these tiny areas often within 1/2 degree of latitude and varying degrees of longitude depending on the distance from the equator continue to have these precursor quakes. 1/2 of a degree is about 35 miles.

      Anyone can see this by taking an earthquake location on say the most recent one east of the Easter Island and put in the latitude and longitude within .2 degrees which is pretty narrow, only 14 miles of the exact point of today’s quake and see all the past dates which the near same spot was hit. Take these dates and see all the major quakes that followed within a 15 day period. For example when it was hit back on August 20, 1999, later in the day a 6.9 hit Costa Rica and two days later a 6.5 hit Vanautu. The wider the scope of the area searched for these precursor earthquakes the less accurate they are. This is why I usually use .2 or less of a degree when seeing what major earthquakes followed after one of these points has been hit. It is almost like trying to trace back where a bullet came from that was fired hundreds of yards away.

      Nature has patterns that follow the same course year after year, as the way weather follows wind direction, and clouds formations during a certain time of year. This is how these little cloud charts that sporting goods sell work to very accurately forecast the weather in your area in the next 12 to even 36 hours in some cases mostly by the time of clouds in the sky, the direction of the wind, and what season it is.

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      • dmitry says:

        @Be Informed:

        Save you energy to this freak -> Eisenkrutz will never listen.

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        • Exactly, Dimitry!! Why is so much energy wasted on “responses” to Eisen-etc and the like? In reality (i.e., the REAL world), Eisen-etc is probably a 14-year-old girl, and most of what she gains from her “virtual” appearance is from engaging you and annoying you.

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          • Anonymous says:

            The other possibility is that Eizen is a mid 50′s or early 60′s male professional who enjoys the release he gets from his daily job-related stresses to blow off steam, annoy without consequence, indulge in profanity and naughtiness, and get attention anonymously. It’s a form of entertainment for him that he sees as safe.

            Best to ignore him and stop continually taking his bait.

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        • 1braveheart says:

          BI, eisen doesn’t have the capability of understanding what you’re saying.

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