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    What Will the Coming Civil Unrest Look Like?

    Dave Hodges
    November 30th, 2013
    The Common Sense Show
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    This article has been generously contributed by Dave Hodges at The Common Sense Show and sourced via SteveQuayle.com.

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    According to a survey conducted by the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation55 percent of Americans believe that the government will come to their rescue when the proverbial poop hits the fan because your big brother really cares. Literally, every alternative media outlet could show conclusive proof that an EMP was going to wipe out the power grid. We could conclusively prove that nuclear bombs were going off in 39 American cities in the most horrific false flag attack in world history and it would not make any difference to 55% of all Americanbecause of their cognitive dissonance.

    In Part One of this series, I detailed how the present administration, through Executive Order 13603, is positioning itself to impose martial law and subsequently control all food and food production. Part One further pointed out that despots use the control of food, and subsequent starvation of millions, as a means to subjugate an unruly population.

    The United States is staring at an economic collapse in the face with its $17 trillion dollar deficit, $238 trillion dollars of unfunded mandates (e.g. social security, Medicare, etc.) and a one quadrillion dollar derivatives debt in which the governments of the world are being forced to assume in the form of the “bailouts”. Even if Obama and his bankster puppet masters never had any intention of executing a false flag event in order to put this country into martial law in order to fully complete the coup d’état that is already underway, a crash is coming. The banks are going to collapse, the people will riot, there will be food shortages, whether they be planned or unplanned. I do, however, believe that food will undoubtedly be used to control the unruly masses, despite the DHS and their new found friends in the Chinese and Russian armies which are on our soil.

    Are you prepared? At the bottom of this article, I will visually demonstrate to the reader with real time examples of human behavior in groups, how each of us is going to be in very grave danger when the collapse comes. But first, let’s analyze America’s present level of individual and collective preparedness.

    How Prepared Is America?

    Last year, the Adelphi University research center tells us that 53% of all Americans do not have a three day supply of nonperishable food and water in their homes. FEMA and DHS are not about serving the needs of the American people; These agencies are about preserving the status quo of the powers that be. But don’t try and tell that to 55% of the citizens of this country.

    Most Likely Causes of a Societal Breakdown

    As the TV show by the same name, there are literally a 1,000 ways to die. The following six events represent some of the most likely events which would mortally wound our society.

    1. World War III

    2. False flag attack as a result of a series of nuclear explosions

    3. False flag attack as a result of a chemical and biological attack

    4. EMP attack

    5. Military coup resulting in civil war

    6. Economic collapse

    America’s Level of Preparedness

    A brief summation of the Adelphi study reveals the following:

    • 44 percent don’t have first-aid kits
    • 48 percent lack emergency supplies
    • 53 percent do not have a minimum three-day supply of nonperishable food and water at home
    • 55 percent believe local authorities will come to their rescue if disaster strikes

    This means that 56% of those with first-aid kits, 52% of those with emergency supplies, and 47% of those who have more than three days worth of water, will be victimized by those who have not properly planned. Please allow me to put this into a real number for you. Over 130 million teenagers and adults will be in the streets seeking to obtain life-sustaining resources in a very short time following the disaster event. This is a train wreck starting to happen.

    Time Frame for Societal Breakdown

    Those that would be fortunate enough to survive the initial event, or series of events, would face the following timetable of events.

    In the first one to two days, all shelves would be emptied of food, water, guns and medical supplies. There will be no resupply as nothing will be shipped.

    On the beginning of the third day, individuals will be in the streets scavenging for anything they can find that will keep themselves and their families alive. If there is a loss of power, many will die as a result of exposure to the elements.

    By the fifth day, desperate people will organize into collectives (i.e. gangs) and will go house to house looking for stored supplies from the half that has somewhat prepared. Neighborhoods will begin to organize themselves into local vigilante groups for protection from local gangs who have become desperate. This is the day that many of the police walked off the job in New Orleans in order to protect their families. Groups of police could become the most dangerous groups in society.

    In the days that follow, nobody can be trusted. There will be people who will dress up in official looking uniforms (e.g. military, national guard, police) in order to gain entry into a fortified home.

    The game changing event will be a civil war. Not only will you have to deal with marauding hordes of resource deficient people, you could also be caught in the crossfire between two, or more warring armies.

    Casualty Rates

    1. World War III. The casualty estimates dating back to the 1960′s and 1970′s related to an all-out nuclear war was placed at 150 million Americans or at 80-85%.

    2. False flag attack as a result of a series of nuclear explosions. The casualty rate is indeterminable and would depend of the number of cities involved and their relative populations and the size and placement of the nuclear device. Generally speaking, one nuclear device in a city the size of Phoenix would kill 20,000 to 100,000 people. Many more would die in the upcoming weeks due to the effects of radiation.

    3. False flag attack as a result of a chemical and biological attack. The casualty rates are indeterminable.

    4. EMP attack. The Naval War College tells us that within two years of a power grid take down, that 90% of us would be dead.

    5. Military coup resulting in civil war. The casualty rates of war as well as civilians victimizing each other would be impossible to calculate. Conservative estimates would place the rate at 5% to 25%.

    6. Economic collapse. It is impossible to exactly determine. I think a safe bet would place this event in the category of an EMP attack in which the effects would only be felt for a month. The government would be able to establish order following a brutal crackdown. However, in our weakened state, we would be inviting an invasion. A civil war could break out as well.

    What Will the Riots Look Like?

    NORTHCOM, DHS, FEMA and the Russians have all practiced on quelling domestic disturbances and conducting gun confiscation. Even the elite have gathered their own private armies in preparation for the same civil unrest.

    Unfortunately, DHS is not releasing any videos which demonstrate the severity of the civilian uprising that they are practicing for. However, we do have some Black Friday drills which exemplify how crazy it will get in the first few hours of a societal breakdown.

    The following video is from the 2012 version of Black Friday. It raises the question, that if people will act like animals with depraved indifference towards the welfare of their fellow human beings in the first few minutes of a Black Friday sale, what will they do when it comes to food, water and guns?

    If you think that this phenomena is just confined to 2012, think again. The following two videos from yesterday’s 2013 version of Black Friday.

    And if this is not enough for you, take a look at what was going on in Texas on Friday.

    Conclusion

    At minimum, there is an economic collapse in our near future with the massive debt which is unsustainable. The presence of the NDAA and EO 13603 speaks to the government’s plans to deal forcefully with any disturbances. The preparation by DHS is unmistakable with its acquisition of over two billion rounds of ammunition and 2700 armored personnel carriers. And when we see foreign troops (e.g. the Russians and the Chinese), we should all be gravely concerned.

    To the 55% who are clueless, take out an insurance policy and begin to store food, water guns and ammunition. To everyone else, who has at least some idea of what is going on, begin to reach out to your neighbors because you will need the additional safety that numbers can bring.


    Dave Hodges is an award winning psychology, statistics and research professor, a college basketball coach, a mental health counselor, a political activist and writer who has published dozens of editorials and articles in several publications such as Freedom Phoenix, News With Views, and The Arizona Republic. 

    The Common Sense Show features a wide variety of important topics that range from the loss of constitutional liberties, to the subsequent implementation of a police state under world governance, to exploring the limits of human potential. The primary purpose of The Common Sense Show is to provide Americans with the tools necessary to reclaim both our individual and national sovereignty. You can follow Dave’s work at his web site, on Facebook and Twitter.

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    1. Mountain Trekker says:

      We have become no better than a third world country. Trekker Out. Si vis pacem,para bellum!

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      • Outlaw says:

        One thing we can agree on, its gonna be SHITTY. So we can quit splitting hairs over the details and starting taking action.

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        • OutWest says:

          How will people know the difference between

          a soup kitchen and a government bait pile?

          The government bait pile will be strewn with

          empty .40 caliber cartridge cases.

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          • sixpack says:

            Here’s an article I just found on local news website… this is what we can expect to see more of in the near future. IMO, THIS is really the first warning signs.

            http://www.kptv.com/story/23749395/deputies-couple-charged-after-filthy-house-found

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          • Patriot One says:

            The cowardly government employees and what’s left of the police and military will have their own problems trying to defend their stock piles. I mean hey if your an experienced operator or associated with highly trained personnel are you going, to the empty Walmart or where you can get all the equipment you need in one place? There are always at least two sides to every conflict offense and defense.

            You will need community, but the community needs to be fast, light and mobile.

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            • Sam Smith says:

              Exactly right. Heck, look at the Walmart videos above and you can see the police cannot even handle a mob that is shopping for stupid deals on black friday. How will they ever control millions of people when the food runs out? They won’t!

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            • wheedle says:

              Local government/police/military will seize control of the distribution centers for food and medical supplies. They know looting of individual stores will be too widespread to control Patriot One. Matthew Bracken’s books suggest “big box stores” will become holding areas for looters after the shtf. The gloves will come off when people get hungry and sick.
              Also, Conflicted card game at survivalogics.com is an awesome dose of reality. It will separate the armchair strategists from the real deal.
              Gear up and good luck folks.

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          • lonelonmum says:

            one question:-

            If some some snotty nosed college kid asked YOU about your personal preps for some official survey would you tell em jack? I know I’d play dumb nut for the camera.

            Surveys like this only reveal no concept of OPSEC or lies, lies produce statistics no fool would trust.

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        • possee says:

          What russian and chinese troops?

          How many and where the hell are they?

          Good God..are any of you falling for this b.s.?

          Yeah..there were joint exercises that involved Chicoms and Ruskis of late..that’ it in a nut shell..

          You mean to tell me/us that russkies and chicoms are waiting in the wings on our soil?

          Ok then where the hell are they..how many?

          Verify..document..video..anything..please!

          Time for an Adult beverage..

          possee

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          • David in AZ says:

            Don’t know what rock you have been living under but this is MSM stuff… The Ruskies and Chinese were even present to watch how we respond to a crisis during the recent GRID EX drill. There are presently over 380,000 Russian troops in the once good ole usa. The number of Chinese is up for grabs but they had boots on the ground in Hawaii a couple weeks ago. They are there and if you don’t know this you have not been paying attention…

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            • lemmingsrnotusdamnit says:

              380,000 Russian Troops on U.S. soil?

              And an unknown number of Chinese troops.

              This is what makes people in the Prepper/Liberty movement look like whacky kooks. Hopefully most of us have more sense.

              You have no reliable evidence. A bunch of hogwash!

              We have enough real problems that will probably destroy the country without listening to this nonsense.

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              • possee says:

                Probably got the info from Sorcha Faal..

                a complete total dis info site..

                and all I asked is proof,verification,documentation..

                nothing more

                nothing less

                Let’s deal with facts..

                not some beyond conspiracy site(s)..

                Red Dawn 1 and 2 are pure fiction

                just as Santa Claus..

                time for more “adult” beverages

                possee

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                • lastmanstanding says:

                  Possee, for what it is worth, a friend of mine had a friend who was recently in Hawaii.

                  There was a Chin sub in port. Not sure what island. The guy also claimed that the big f’n floating HARP platform was there as well.

                  Maybe brother Kula could provide some testimony. My guy and his buddy get it and are not wacks.

                  I did however watch the original Red Dawn this eve…only one faction wins when war is waged.

                  I want them burning in hell for eternity.

                  “adult beverages” do temporarily soften the blow. Hanging tough with ya…lms

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            • Smokey says:

              So just where are these 25 divisions of Russian troops at?

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          • jerrytbg says:

            Possee

            If I hadn’t seen and heard both Russian and Chinese young men of military age at the local wallyworld, in what appeared to me to be squads, dressed in civies,I’d be thinking and saying the same thing you are…but I did…
            oh and btw…every group I saw… they got into white minibus van type vehicles with US gov plates on them…

            oh and btw2…
            Saw Brazilian also…I know what Portuguese sounds like…

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            • minuteman72 says:

              I observed a small group of Russian men in military fatigues buying water and snacks at the Walmart in Ashland, VA. I followed them out to the lot and watched them pile in to a white van with federal plates. A couple of days later I watched a similar van at a gas station in Ashland, same type of young men. They have black patches over the insignia locations on their BVD blouses. The only thing I can figure is that they are barracked at Fort A.P. Hill, which is also suspected of containing a large containment camp. This was half a year ago, and it was later that I started reading and hearing of similar sightings in other locations north of Richmond, VA. I have also heard that most of the Russian “peacekeepers” are located on the East Coast, and the majority of the Chinese “peacekeepers” are located on the West Coast. An unsubstantiated report is saying that there are German “peacekeepers” from the German Air Force located at air bases in Kansas and a couple of other states in the mid=west.

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          • Mountain Trekker says:

            Possee, where in the world have you been, not only Russians and Chicom but Japaness troops are surrounding us, every time I go to Yellowstone Park the place is loaded with Japaness troops dressed in civies and disguised as middle aged people with cameras and kids. Don’t let them fool you they have us out numbered. Trekker Out. Stay Alert!

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            • lol

              “…disguised as middle aged people with cameras and kids.”

              Good one Mountain man. I think I saw a couple Germans or Dutch troops disguised as Amish…complete with horses and buggies.

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              • hammerhead says:

                I was told by a “friend” that in an emergency situation of large scale that DHS will have breadlines that require the wieghing in and brief health exam before a
                “ration” card will be issued.
                You will be issued food based on your age , weight and health condition .
                Lets hope it never comes to this .

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                • Calgacus says:

                  Whether thats true or not, why would any of us be in that situation? Grow your own and make it yourself NOW. Anyone here who isnt doing this or gearing up for all of this gets to enlist w/ DHS for a sheeple style refuge camp permit.

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                • Well for sure I wont be in line for their so called food…that’s why Im independent now…. :)

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              • LOL, thanks, JRS, it’s good to see a voice of sanity and reason mixed in here. Brum

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              • Smokey says:

                Here in the Pacific NW, we see hundreds of crack Canadian special forces, shopping for milk and gas just across the border. They keep a low profile, wear civilian clothes and have families with them.

                The Canada Hwy. 1, their Main Supply Route, runs just a few miles from our northern border. Their Pacific naval squadron is based just four hours’ steaming time from Seattle.

                Cleverly, they even speak our own language during their intelligence-gathering visits to our shopping malls and gas stations.

                John Candy tried to warn us about them, before he was Breitbarted in Mexico, just like Trotsky.

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              • Mountain Trekker says:

                JRS, your right Missouri is full of those German and Dutch troops and they are always driving those cross country vehicles being pulled by a horse, and they’re always talking in code, cause I never could understand what they were saying. Trekker Out. Live Free Or Die!

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              • The Mexicans aren’t even bothering with disguises anymore.

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            • even the smallest rural town now has a chinese restaurant too – spies are everywhere!

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            • Lumpy Rutherford says:

              I see Mexican troops here in NM–all heavily armed with EBT cards…

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          • Shipton says:

            Government troll, do not feed!

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          • Anonymous says:

            I couldn’t agree more. This is all the more regretful that there really is cause to fear an economic breakdown. The consequences could easily be much more subtle and invidious. This guy clearly has a deep-seated resentment. I would be practically prepared to guarantee that he has had trouble pulling women throughout his life and that he’s taking his revenge on the rest of us. Could be wrong, of course, but most deep-seated resentments have sex at their core at some level.

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          • theglimmerman says:

            I’m not buying that crap either possee! The other day, we were playing hide and seek with China over the China sea. Now we’re supposed to believe that we have elements of their military on our soil? BS

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          • Tucker says:

            I sure am going to miss my two ice-cold Corona Lite beers every day. As I get older, and as the number of things that give me pleasure begin to wane and subside, I find myself really savoring those frosty, ice-cold Corona long necks as I pop one out of the freezer after a 15 minute chill down period and take a nice long swig.

            No doubt about it. Life’s simple pleasures are the best ones. Gus McCrae said it best:

            Gus’ Healthy Way To Live

            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=617O2JeWwk4

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          • Anon7 says:

            possee: You’re quite correct, this ‘foreign army’ stuff is total bullshit. These clowns don’t provide one ounce of evidence and yet get mad because at you and I because we don’t believe in their unsupported paranoid fantasy. It’s the same bunch clowns who think Roller Derby and WWF are real, half-witted morons who parents were related before they had kids! You can easily spot them, their IQ matches the number of teeth still left in their rotting mouths.

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            • Mountain Trekker says:

              Anon7! Now you’ve crossed the line! There may not be any Russian or Chinese troops or even Japanese soldiers at Old Faithful disguised as middle aged tourist. But don’t come in here trying to tell us that Roller Derby and WWF is Fake! I suppose you don’t believe in Bigfoot either. Trekker Out. You Skeptic!

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          • John_Allen says:

            possee,

            I’ve debunked claims like this seventeen times on previous threads. Anyone who knows anything about Russian history knows why this claim is bullshit.

            I can’t speak for the Chinese but my quick and dirty opinion is that’s equally unlikely.

            To those claiming “the Russians are here” … PROVE IT or shut up.

            Their “proof” always amounts to: their drinking buddy’s cousin’s best friend’s son-in-law saw two guys walking down the street in an army town in Russian uniforms speaking Russian.

            And those “instant experts” who don’t speak any language but english and have never been outside the US would recognize that … how?

            Oh yeah? This in a country where half the high school graduates couldn’t find Ohio on an unlabelled map? unbelievable stupidity permeats Amerikan culture. Stupid does not make for credible witness.

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            • Mountain Trekker says:

              John Allen, I guess you saw where they asked all those Harvard College Student, what the Capitol of Canada was,an only one girl could answer correctly. You guessed it, she was from Canada. But then again shamefully probably most Americans can’t answer that either. Sorry all our fellow Patriots of the North Country, sometimes us Americans are selfcentered or maybe I should say selfabsorbed. Trekker Out.

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      • JustMe says:

        Just another paranoid conspiracy theory! Bon’t worry, be happy! Spend all your money on that new 99″ Chinese made TV, you know you want it! Just think of all the games you can watch on it, while you eat like a pig! And, don’t forget all the new reality shows coing out, like the new one with kim-what’s-her-name! And, you can droll all over yourself, as you watch mr.obummer lie to you, lifesize!

        Ah well, in the end, America had a good run, but the concepts of Freedom and responsibility are lost on the inhabitants of this country. I refuse to call them “Citizens”, because they do not deserve the title, and most do not deserve the Freedom they have, anyway. I hear a lone bugle playing in the distance…

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      • PO'd Patriot says:

        MT, been prepared for war for years now. A lot of hard decisions gonna have to be made real soon.

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        • sixpack says:

          You know what I find interesting about your statistics: I guess it really IS how you look at it…and how much you believe in statistics.

          IF 44 percent don’t have first-aid kits— that means 56 percent do. (More than half)

          IF 48 percent lack emergency supplies— that means 52 percent do. (More than half)

          IF 53 percent do not have a minimum three-day supply of nonperishable food and water at home— that means 47 percent do. (Almost half)

          IF 55 percent believe local authorities will come to their rescue if disaster strikes— that means 45 percent don’t believe the govt will be there. (Almost half)

          What I find interesting is, a higher percentage of people have first-aid kits, emergency supplies and a three-day supply of food, than the percentage of people who believe the govt is going to save them if a disaster strikes.

          That sounds a whole lot better than the former “3 percent of the people” whom it was said were preparing for a disaster before. In that case, according to that statistic, 97 percent were totally unprepared.

          Now, what’s the percentage of people who have some viable form of protection (guns, cross bows, swords, martial arts, hardened dwellings etc…).

          How much veracity should we really put into statistics, anyway? “Within a few percentage points ”
          Thanks for the holiday cheer, Mac.

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          • Calgacus says:

            What matters is what each of us as readers here have stocked up and prepped for. Didnt we decide we dont have the time or energy to convert the sheeple? I dont waste much time on anything but living or working to support myself and family. Gave up on the idiots long ago and since there not in the plan they cant stay with us.

            Our place our rules. The charity foods we have prepped to give away will be to neighbors to get them at a different level where they function to help our small community. Theyre all mostly conservative here so theyll figure it out. At least they hunt. Where we are theyll be needed to grow grains or other foods and labor is always handy. But if they decide to beg for handouts and not contribute we have the red line to stick with and we dont cave like Obama does.

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          • On the other hand see who has the stuff. It’s not in DC, LA, or NYC. And as to the truth. Well I only have one part box of old 22 ammo and a half jar of P-Nut butter. No one here but us mice

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      • maudy fricket says:

        The census reports that in fact we are now a third world country. Demographically.

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      • sd mule says:

        Mountain Trekker,
        Why would the USA not look like a third world country, we have been importing third world people since the Vietnam war ( Viets, Cambodians, Laotians, Iranians, Iraqis,Mexicans, El Salvadorians, ect.)?? Where ever America goes to pillage their resources, we get the refugees. We also get to pay for the refugees, while the large corporations get the profits. So, America a third world country?? Why wouldn’t we be one??!!??

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        • John W. says:

          Think positive. Soon we will not be a nation at all. Enjoy the relatively good times while you can because when they are gone they are not coming back.

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          • jerrytbg says:

            I would certainly agree John W.

            Because I believe we will return to tribalism…

            and if we don’t “teach the children well”, the first few generations are going to be brutal…

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          • sd mule says:

            Euro-scum?? I was born in the United States, in the commonwealth of Virginia. I will sound as high and mighty as I like!! The Puritans did not come to the new land because some large corporations went to their country (with the protection of the US government) and pillaged the resources. When the Puritans came to the new land, the taxpayers did not have to house them (tax payer funded),provide schooling (taxpayer funded), provide medical care(taxpayer funded emergency room care), provide WIC services(taxpayer funded), ect. Do I need to continue?? Before the Vietnam War, were there Laotian gangs in the US?? Cambodian gangs?? Was MS13 in America?? I could go on ALL day, truth is truth!!

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            • Mama Bear says:

              Well…since truth is truth and all that…technically the Pilgrims and other Separatists were brought here by speculative financiers in The London Company (also known as the Virginia Company), along with a bunch of non-Puritans, with a mandate to pillage the resources of all that “free land.” And I believe the Pilgrims swiped their EBT cards at the Indian’s storehouses–oh wait, no, they just *stole* the caches and robbed graves.

              At Jamestown, also an exploitative corporate endeavor, the colonists practiced cannabalism…not sure if that was covered by WIC, but anyway, yum. And they brought with them a horrifying level of violence and rum-running that would shame the typical MS-13 member.

              “So great was our famine, that a Savage we slew and buried, the poorer sorte took him up againe and eat him; and so did divers one another boyled and stewed with roots and herbs…” –George Percy, Jamestown

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        • jaxx says:

          Just as a data point, I know two Salvadorans that have immigrated here. Both worked their asses off and went to college. One is a medical doctor (his children were going to Sandy Hook when it was hit). The other has been an accountant for close to 30 years, is a licensed small-aircraft pilot and might be more of a prepper than many here…he knows what real trouble looks like, he knows how to prepare for it and I want him on my side if it comes to that. Both of these men have gained US citizenship the old-fashioned way, have married and raised families here and are really decent people.

          Many immigrants are useless and/or trouble. Many also aren’t, and are assets to our society. Know the difference before you start making trouble with them.

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      • “55 percent of Americans believe that the government will come to their rescue when the proverbial poop hits the fan”

        How STUPID do you have to be to believe this? If we believe this statistic (and I actually think it’s much higher) these are our future enemies.

        Get ready.

        ~GV

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      • Genius says:

        Wow, compared to those people I look like a genius lol :)

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      • theglimmerman says:

        If you desire peace, prepare for war! One of my favorites!

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      • Theophilus says:

        Does anyone live in Oklahoma?

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      • snake eater says:

        could anyone tell me where these troops are,,i want to fly my drone over them

        snake

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    2. arco says:

      55 percent believe local authorities will come to their rescue if disaster strikes.

      Only 55%? Remember Sandy? Maybe some of the sheeple learned their lesson, but I doubt it.

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      • HD74Man says:

        @Arco…Remember Sandy? How about Katrina when hordes occupied the Astro-Dome in New Orleans and turned it into a vertible open sh*t filled toilet. It’s also when cops were getting sniped from roof-tops and subsequently threw down their badges and took off. I remember reading a story in the WSJ about a white guy along with a neighbor who refused to abandon his house. Night came and he could hear the screams and gunfire coming down the street. With law enforcement gone, he and his buddy crawled up into his attic…His thought at the time was…”I WOULD GIVE EVERYTHING I OWN IN THIS WORLD FOR AN AK-47 AND A 1000 ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION”. Lesson for the day…and beyond.

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        • JustMe says:

          “When civilization melts down, I want an AK-47.”- Top Tens

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          • HD74Man says:

            @JustME…Best get at it, brother. Don’t get caught in the attic with nothin’ like that guy from New Orleans. Best damn story I ever read about why a man wants to be armed, Plus any type of procrastination can literally kill ya in today’s world. Regards.

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            • barry fupducked says:

              Old man talking to the neighborhood kid, “Do you know what’s wrong with the world today?” Kid says ” I don’t know and I don’t care.” The old man says, “Kid, that’s exactly right!”

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          • Kulafarmer says:

            AK is ok,
            But i prefer something with a bit more punch,,,

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            • sixpack says:

              Ill be satisfied with whatever leave a big enough pile of bodies at the door, that the rest won’t want to go there…

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              • jerrytbg says:

                Prep tip of the week…

                stock up on many bags of lime… :)

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              • Warchild says:

                That pile of bodies will be viewed as a food source by many when times get real tough,just like the book Alive.

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              • jaxx says:

                Yep. My smallest gun is a 10/.22, and with that, a few magazines and a brick of LR I think I can at least make a good showing. I’ve always felt that people make too big a deal about the details of their armory. Meh. Broadly, there are two categories: armed and not. Likewise there are two levels of ammo: lots and not enough. Be armed with lots, and you’re already so far ahead of the horde that it’s very unlikely a bigger or more accurate or fancier gun will save you when what you have won’t. Extra cash over that is best spent getting 1-2 years of provisions stacked.

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            • Warchild says:

              The upsides of ak’s is fairly inexpensive to buy,ammo at moment plentiful,easy to clean,take one hell of a beating and keep working.The two downsides,without some work not a great long distance rifle and as it is a “assault weapon”in some minds could soon be outlawed,i.e. get one now!My friend has one with basic wood stock ect.,fun to shoot and easily 100 yards and inside accurate onece sited in,most people that will be more then enuff.For those that want to a slew of companies that make accessories to set it up just how you want it.In the end a .22 will do you,just a bit more limited in tasks.

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              • HD74Man says:

                @Warchild…upside of AK’s-inexpensive…When the first rumors of an assault gun ban surfaced under Bill Clinton, I rambled on down to the gun store and scored a NORINKO AK-47 chambered in .223 for a whopping $289.00. There where 4 more in the rack. A CenturyArms underfolder later cost me $695.00 Every day when I see what assault guns are now going for, I kick myself in the ass for not grabbing the entire NORINKO lot.

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        • arco says:

          HD74, I hear ya. Thats why I refuse to live in an urban area. Out here most people are used to losing power for days and most are prepared. In the rural areas, your neighbors are more likely to come to see if you need anything then come over looking for a hand out.

          I know in a bad situation, the vermin will migrate out of the city and come out to the country. But we’ll be expecting them and ready to provide a ‘warm’ welcome.

          BTW, does HD74 stand for 74″ shovel? (or maybe a panhead?)

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          • HD74Man says:

            @arco…I’m from Maine, and life there is exactly as you describe. I closed my summer house last week and notified the sheriff’s dept. to watch for flashlights movin’ around or strange vehicles in the driveway, as the place had been broken into before. His reply…”Your neighbors will keep an eye out too. They know who’s who, who drives what car, and what looks normal. They will be on anything that looks suspicious. It’s a different world out there today”. So you nail the rural attitude perfectly. Also, you are very astute relative to my blog name, lol! Bought my first HD at 23 in 1976. It was a “74″ci 1200 FX shovelhead kickstart, purchased for the princely sum of $3,175.00 new. A friend of mine just bought a ’14 Sportglide for $32,000.(WTF?) just to show you were we are today. Currently ride an ’82 FLHS shovel set up like a 50′s Duo-Glide. Gotta keep those shovelheads and panheads flyin’! Sincere regards.

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            • arco says:

              I was just up there back in early August on a ride with a couple bro’s. I loved it up there. You’re right about knowing who drives what. I not only know what the neighbors drive but what their friends and family drive. In fact when someone is shopping for a new car, they tend to get it out on the local grapevine. When a strange vehicle comes down the road it gets scrutinized very quickly.

              BTW, I got an ’87 bagger that I kind of did the same thing with the throw back look (Love the old duo glides) I also picked up an ’07 bagger back in the spring. Only had 6K miles on it and I got it for $12K.

              When the SHTF its not TV, or radio or internet or any of that crap I’ll miss, it’ll be hopping on the scoot, leaving all my cares and worries behind while I’m riding in the wind. I remember reading about Joe Perry of Aerosmith when he got his first scoot. He said it saved him 60 grand a year in therapy. You never see a motorcycle in a shrinks parking lot.

              Ride safe brother, FTW. (Forever Two Wheels, for the cage drivers)

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            • Warchild says:

              Tis the same in N.H. outside of say Concord/Nashua ect.Though people live further apart they know and help each other out.As I said,one neighbor is a off grid hippy couple,when Mr. hurt himself I ended up cutting his land with his tractor.Since then as they clear land for more planting ect. they dump the cut wood on me,for whatever reason they don’t like the idea of burning wood but will run a diesel tractor on their property!The small family on other side nice folks to,they own about 40 acres and though don’t hunt themselves know for some folks tis the difference between eating well and not thus allow hunting,good people.On a side note,did they even make a panhead in the 70′s?Only motor really familiar with is S&S crate drop ins.

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        • The Old Coach says:

          A few of us are old enough to remember Watts, and Detroit. My long-ago brother-in-law was in Detroit. Spent several days hunkered on the floor against inner walls, because the hoods were using the roof of his apartment building to shoot at the national guardsmen, and the guardsmen were shooting back. That was when the issue rifle was a .308, too. He and his roommates probably didn’t care much about not having much food and water, just about avoiding the gunfire. (Although knowing him, I suspect he lived on booze and beer. I never saw him but he didn’t have cases of the one and kegs of the other.}

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        • Big Dick says:

          The Astro Dome is in Houston.

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      • Shooter says:

        The local authorities will go home to protect their families. It will be a free for all!!

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      • I would wager that if you want a poll to say anything you want…you go to the best place for your desired results to ask the poll…like for pro-gun control you go to boston not Houston…for cutting govt you ask smalltown America…not DC…so 55% think govt will help them? where? Texas or South Florida?…location matters in a lot more than business!

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    3. clyde says:

      Get yourself a ham radio and learn how to use it now. You will want to know what is going on in the world in a SHTF scenario. It is the original world wide web.

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      • John Q. Public says:

        Specifically, make sure your ham radio transceiver works the HF (High Frequency) bands.

        In a grid down scenario, the auxiliary power to VHF/UHF (Very High Frequency/Ultra High Frequency) repeaters will be very short-lived. When the repeaters are down, you will have short range line of sight capability with VHF/UHF-only radios, but have NO long distance capability with VHF/UHF-only radios.

        HF is not as easy as VHF/UHF, so it is worth getting a GENERAL license now (the Technician license gives almost no access to the useful HF voice bands) and PRACTICING your long distance HF skills NOW, called “DXing.” Get your license, get your radios, tune your antennas, and PRACTICE NOW. If you are up for it, an EXTRA license gives you even more bandwidth privileges.

        Some links to follow (lest this whole post end up in moderation limbo).

        I encourage Mac to provide some basic background in communications, a skill that requires work to be really useful.

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        • Back to asking permission for the ability to talk on monitored airwaves which can be shut down at whim by tptb. Similar reason i don’t get a concealed pistol permit.. When shit goes south, I sure as hell don’t need a beacon shining bright for the drones to lock on to.

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          • John Q. Public says:

            @ 2¢

            Yes, there is risk and you can be sure that all but authorized broadcasts will be prohibited and that is why people should consider doing this NOW, to practice and to learn the ways the risks of unauthorized broadcasts can be partially mitigated. If you openly broadcast things from a fixed location that TPTB are trying to suppress, yes, you can expect a deadly visit, maybe even a JDAM.

            LIfe is risky. Everyone gets to make their own risk/benefit assessment. Factor into your assessment the risk of not knowing what is happening near and far.

            Just as there are exceptions in the gunnie community, there are exceptions in the ham community, but a high percentage of hams are on our side.

            Step 1 preparing for the Technician exam:
            http://www.amazon.com/Technician-Class-2010-2014-Gordon-West/dp/0945053622

            Step 2 preparing for the General exam:
            http://www.amazon.com/2011-15-General-Class-Gordon-West/dp/0945053657/ref=pd_bxgy_b_text_y

            ARRL:
            http://www.arrl.org

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            • Prepared Pastor says:

              I was very reluctant to get any license whatsoever until I realized I could use a PO Box for the address of record and a Google voice number for the phone. It is about the only thing in my real name. I learned everything to pass the Technician and General exams for free in one week at HamExam.org.

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          • John Q. Public says:

            There is even a niche in ham radio for sending slow scan analog video, giving you the capability of transmitting live coverage of important events.

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            • I figure when it gets to the point we are back to radio, you better be dug in deep with your head down as the lead will be flying, or maybe ya’ll forget how much ammo is being stockpiled? Try to buy any 22 in the last 5 years? And truthfully, I don’t plan on trusting some voice on a radio as far as I can throw them/it.Eyeball to eyeball only is the way to measure a person to gaze into their soul. Look at B Friday and tell me you want to be sitting in a room with power broadcasting on a radio when the rest of the world is black and dark and starving. Me, I am going to be THE FIRST ONE in the street begging for food and water when it goes down. This way it will be known I have nothing, plus I will be gaining valuable intelligence. I do not live in a large town at all, but there are still druggies and a lot of broke EBT people here so I want everyone to know I am the worse off of the bunch. Beg from the ones that will be the first beggars is my policy. Opsec.

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    4. TimTheCrusader says:

      Black Friday always reminds me of how horrible people can act, even over something stupid. Here’s hoping that when the crap starts we can all bug in and stay safe.

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    5. The Rifleman Next Door says:

      it’s going to be what it’s going to be. In the end, the centrist/Marxist/collectivist/hyper-capitalist (including the Pope) will lose this war for the control of humanity; however in the process half of us will either kill each other or starve… once the spigot of free shit from the wealthy to the poor freezes up.

      I’m in it for my kids’ future, for the name of Jesus, and to preserve the idealism of the founding fathers who penned our Constitution. Freedom is the natural state of man and I for one cannot see myself or my kids existing in a state of serfdom.

      Preppers, patriots, conservatives, libertarians, constitutionalists, veterans, Christians need to unite and thrive NOW so that we don’t cancel each other out via competition for resources when pandora’s box finally opens.

      I only hope and pray that those of us who so richly believe in and support that which the cabal is trying to destroy and replace with a serf-like system have the financial/control and surveillance system of humanity’s enemies as deeply infiltrated as we fear that they have infiltrated us.

      We will win in the end because God is with us….I only hope that I live to see the day.

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      • Rude dog says:

        Rifleman, I totally agree with you! If there was only a way to create a sanctuary for like minded people (Christians, Libertarians, Constitutionalists, Conservatives….) so we can make a stand together against the NWO, Illuminati, Globalists, and Luciferians! But many are dislocated and fragmented. I fear many may have to stand alone or in very small groups which does not bode well against the coming persecution.

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        • Outlaw says:

          TRND, excellent!
          RD, that is what I feel also, we are so damn fragmented, with not a lot of organization, so to speak. Unfortunately I fear the same as you. We will be taken out in small pockets, or one by one, or they wait for us to die off. The time to act is now, for time is not on our side in this matter.

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        • durango kidd says:

          Rude Dog: Let me remind you that “conservatives” gave US FREE TRADE: a euphemism for the managed trade of NAFTA, GATT, WTO, and the TPP. “Libertarians” parrot this FREE TRADE as if it were garage sale economics and personal liberty.

          It is not. Don’t be fooled. It is anything but FREEDOM.

          It has been the NWO strategy to decimate the Middle Class and the program to steal the American means of production and ship it offshore, as a prelude to the destruction of the US Constitution and a Referendum to merge the US and Mexico into the North American Union under UN auspices.

          Both of these groups are wolves in sheep’s clothing and have sold America out. If there are any “Libertarians” or “Conservatives” in my bunker, I’ll blow their fucking brains out.

          Kill the FED. Death to the New World Order. :-)

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          • Eisenkreuz says:

            Ross Perot was right and Al Gore was wrong. Whoever acknowledges that these days?

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          • yourmotherwaswrong says:

            The durango kidd says:

            “If there are any “Libertarians” or “Conservatives” in my bunker, I’ll blow their fucking brains out.”

            That leaves you with Collectivists of the Marxist bent in the bunker with you.

            After you kill “any Libertarians or Conservatives,” your Marxist friends will most likely disarm you, and then blow your “fucking brains out.”

            Way to play it moron!

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            • durango kidd says:

              Yo Mama: No, it leaves me with Patriots and Constitutionalists. Wrong again!!! LMAO!!! :-)

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              • clark says:

                Who are you kidding, durango kidd?
                You love protectionism and mercantilism. We all know that. Which makes you one of them fascist mother fuckers who are brothers to the Marxist.

                I guess you mean “patriots” to the empire, and “constitutionalists” to the living document that’s ever evolving and open to interpretation by your overlords in black robes?

                You are so full of hate, it’s sad.
                Your hate has blinded you.

                I pity you.

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                • yourmotherwaswrong says:

                  @Clark

                  The Durango (I love Central Banking and the State) Kidd is a Fascist for sure. Proof of that is in the archives.

                  Genus/Species ~ Collectivist/Fascist
                  Common Name ~ The Durango Kidd

                  BTW… on more than one occasion, he has accused me of actually being you, and you, of being me. Yep, we are the same person.

                  Like all facists, he’s also paranoid.

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                • hammerhead says:

                  YO MAMMA, CLARK , DK-
                  I am glad you all live someplace other than where i am. The speed at which your “conversation” devolved is amazing . Just like Black Friday .
                  Cant get along here ? Just wait….

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                • durango kidd says:

                  No Clark, I do not love protectionism or mercantilism. I just want a fair system where every nation competes on a level playing field.

                  As it stands, the Chinese and the Global Investors who profit from them, have a manipulated currency and exploit cheap labor. If the value of the Yuan was free to rise to its MARKET level, it would be equal to the dollar, and the Chinese economy would be much larger than the US economy.

                  FREE TRADE is not FAIR TRADE. FREE TRADE has REAL COSTS. The destruction of the American economy and the impoverishment of the Middle Class evidences and examples those costs.

                  In a fair system, manufacturing would gravitate towards those workers who are the most productive. American workers are the most productive in the world. Jobs would flow to America under a FAIR system.

                  I got MINE. How is FREE TRADE working out for you? :-)

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                • durango kidd says:

                  Yo Mama: No I do not love “central banking”. I usually end my post with an admonition to “Kill The FED”. Why do you like to call “white”, “black” hoping someone will believe you?

                  LMAO! :-)

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            • Tucker says:

              Maybe he meant to say ‘kwanservatives’.

              Which is another word for a neo-con or a RINO.

              Each of which need to be dealt with in the same fashion one might deal with a termite or roach infestation in one’s house.

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              • durango kidd says:

                Tucker: There are few “conservatives” in Congress. Most of them that claim to be so, like McLame, are RINOS; Globalists masquerading as Patriots.

                Like wise, mainstream “Libertarians” promote FREE TRADE as if it were garage sale economics between a buyer and seller exercising a personal prerogative on an old picture frame at a yard sale on a Sunday afternoon. They have sold their FREE TRADE to the American people as a FREEDOM.

                Lew Rockwell promotes the FREE TRADE of the PTB: the FREE TRADE of NAFTA, GATT, WTO, and soon, the TPP. This is not personal freedom being exercised at a yard sale; it is highly sophisticated international MANAGED TRADE. It is the same FREE TRADE that has destroyed the American economy and is impoverishing the Middle Class.

                My Peeps, understand the euphemisms that are being used to lead you into captivity. Globalists are calling “white” ,”black” and hoping you believe them. Today’s Conservatives are not your FREEDOM loving Barry Goldwater Conservative Republican.

                They are RINO’s selling you a new conservatism that embraces NWO Globalism. Libertarians parrot this “conservatism” selling you Globalism as if it were a FREEDOM.

                Follow the money. Where do you think Lew Rockwell gets his money to spread the globalist agenda? the “Libertarian- ism” of Lew Rockwell and his minions here will enslave you, one rule, regulation, and law at a time.

                Engage your enemy or be enslaved and impoverished by them. :-)

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          • J. Roy says:

            Ross Perot doesn’t look so crazy now, does he?

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            • John W. says:

              He still looks crazy. He was right on one thing. So what did he do? Quit the race not once but twice just to ensure that Clinton would win, not that Bush was any great deal. Dole was an absolute moron. We are being sold out and can do nothing to stop it. Both parties are evil. The looting of the middle class continues.

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          • Hunter says:

            Durango-

            Understand!

            Finally realized “intelligence” is a life long/evolving phenomena, if one allows for such, call it the definition of WISDOM, yes?

            Worry not overmuch, per the red thumbs ‘cuz..you NEVER take FLAK unless you’re..

            ..on/over the TARGET!

            +1 to ya!

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        • snake eater says:

          Rude Dog
          there are places like that all over the country

          snake

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      • Nicely said, well reasoned. Thank you. You are 100% right.

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      • tayronachan says:

        @The Rifleman Next Door, “…to preserve the idealism of the founding fathers who penned our Constitution.”

        I’m in.

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      • Barn Cat says:

        God is getting ready to turn over the world to the antichrist. The Great Tribulation will start once the world leader signs a 7 year peace treaty with Israel. I believe the Rapture will occur just before the antichrist is revealed.

        The natural state of mankind is tyranny because most governments are corrupt and brutal.

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    6. Satori says:

      “Any community that fails to prepare, with the expectation that the federal government will come to the rescue, will be tragically wrong.” Michael Leavitt, HHS Secretary.

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    7. Rude dog says:

      Have you seen Tacloban, Philippines after the typhhon hit them hard? Its gonna look like that. Except that Americans are psychologically weak when it come to things being taken away. The unprepared will go nuts!!! This country is so divisive and morally inept now. I think the majority will go tribal and it can turn into racial warfare. Its every tribe for itself!!! In general, Filipinos are a religous people and are used to being poor. Americans are fat, spoiled , and half of the population are parasites and zombies. IT is the prepared and the patriots of this once great country that has a chance agianst the coming tribualtion. I’m so angry and frustrated that the majority will not wake up. Everyone is a sheep or zombie. OUR children’s future is being f#cked up and no one sees it!!! Instead we continue to shop until we drop with money we dont have and buy shit we dont need and for people we dont like. WTF!!!!!!! But in the end there will be balance. And I have to believe that God is greater thatn this world. My 2 cents. Sorry for ranting. But I feel like this almost everyday.

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      • Rainman says:

        Don’t apologize for ranting, I feel the same way most days, on a positive note, mabey the fallout from Fukashima will help with the obesity problems.

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      • Outlaw says:

        You are not alone. I feel the same daily also. As you state, our kids future is screwed. Everything that we find so whack, they have been born into and see as normal. We can try to teach them right, but they also see the majority go the other way, and question if we are right. One generation… that is all we are away from total failure.

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        • Rainman says:

          Outlaw, you hit the nail on the head.
          Unfortunately, I’ve come to a point of humourizing these ‘normal’ events to save myself from crying.
          Sanity preservation.

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      • wrong says:

        Ditto… Well stated.

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      • braveheart says:

        Rude dog, welcome aboard, and no need to apologize. You’re in good company. Most of us are like that most of the time.

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      • The Old Coach says:

        Well, SOME parts of the USA will look like that. Those that have congenitally violent subcultures. But I wouldn’t expect high level of violence in, say, North Dakota, or any of the American Redoubt states. Look how they banded together after the tornadoes. And the Red River floods.

        I will be ready for, but don’t really expect, heavy violence in my Eastern rural area, ‘cept for the pillbillies and meth farmers, but they’re outnumbered 1000 to 1 by the deer/turkey hunters, so I’d reckon I’d have better shot at bagging an elk in Nebraska than I would at getting a pillbilly mount for my fireplace.

        Outsiders will take weeks or even months to get here, and then it’ll be Deliverance, but with Burt Reynolds ending as buzzard bait this time. We know the land, they don’t. We’ll be on the high ground, they’ll be on the roads.

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      • John W. says:

        Most Americans cannot walk a mile at a fast pace. If they have to cover six or more miles a day most will just sit down and die where they are.

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        • JustAnotherBubba says:

          A while ago I realized that the times might need me to be back in “climbing” shape. I grudgingly started training again. I simply started walking a few miles a week and doing basic excercises. Then I added more back to back miles and heavier boots. Then I added a light pack and some more miles.
          I am now humping a 50+lb. ruck up and down a sandy dirt road 3 or 4 times a week. Good workout! I can crank out 4 straight miles at a 13 -14 min pace now and I’m not suffering badly at all. Suprisingly it is helping my sore back. Pretty soon I’ll add 2 miles and add more water weight and start inching toward my 70 to 80 lb. final “climbing” pack.
          Sadly my days of humping a pack any heavier than that left me behind during the last decade. I may not be able to hold with the pace of the “young guns”, but I’ll surely walk many fools who follow me into the woods straight to the gates of hell.
          Those who still can should start a start an excercise program. Start today please. Remember…your ability to survive will be directly proportionate to how well you can adapt to extreme conditions.

          Adapt…improvise…overcome.

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      • jerrytbg says:

        Hey dog…

        It would seem we’re on the same page…scroll up, I mentioned tribalism before i read your post…
        YOU ARE 100% CORRECT!!

        much like the song… we must teach the children if they’re going to survive.

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      • Justice says:

        Rude Dog. For the most part I agree with your post. This is the reason that Veterans have been lisyed as potential targets in a SHTF sceneraio. We have seen what a failure to plan can do. We have been trained to go the distance. Mission first. Nothing else matters. God is greater than this world. But don’t forget that you gotta live in this world no matter what is going on around you.

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    8. Facebook Page says:

      Look Like

      Your personal Hell

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    9. nevermind says:

      I realize there are those of you readers who disagree, but, IMHO, when the government and lawyers country took God out of our society, good was replaced by evil. The 10 commandments, while quite simple, provided a moral structure for society for thousands of years. When they were removed so was most civility.

      I try to find something,just one thing, which is good in each person I meet, but much this society is so hateful and hard-hearted, I can see no redeeming quality in most of them. They have lost all feeling and self-respect; they have no integrity. People of this caliber only beget ignorance, hatred and brutality. Live by the sword; die by the sword.

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      • Yes, psychopaths and sociopaths all trained at the alter of materialism brought to you in living color via the MSM. Agenda? What agenda? Stevie Wonder could see this one.

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      • braveheart says:

        Nevermind, I have to agree. I find it so disgusting what people have turned into. You’re especially right about there being no redeeming quality in them. Such people will reap what they have sown. They will receive what they deserve.

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      • John W. says:

        Slavery and abortion will have been our undoing. Too late now.

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    10. Simplicity's Homestead says:

      The lust of the eyes…terrible images of people whom have lost their souls to the love of things…God help us to learn to be content with what we already have. I will stay home, work wit pith my hands, and mind my one business! When the stuff hits the fan, I hope. To avoid this terror!

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    11. PA farmer says:

      Looks like it might of all ready started in pittsburgh, I’m looking at pittsburghs craiglist under barter, somebody wants to trade TP for food, heres the ad ( TP for trade for pizza-$10(hungry) looks like a Industrial roll of TP.lmao

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    12. I believe based on current events along with the state of our economy and push to progressivism a false flag war with china is being staged for cover of the economic collapse, and push to socialism.

      War would falsely effect the economy in a positive way, but only if we’re winning which in the case of destroying America from within won’t be the case.

      Traitors and tyrants are knowingly guiding us to destruction, so keep your powder dry and knives sharp.

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      • GulfVET1970 says:

        “Traitors and tyrants are knowingly guiding us to destruction, so keep your powder dry and knives sharp”.

        Truer words haven’t been spoken y99. 2014 looks to be a very bad year for the United States of America IMO. There are just too many events that can cause a collapse at this point that NO ONE knows for sure what is coming. I use to think that an economic collapse would be the cause of our demise, but know not so much.

        They ALWAYS seem to be a step ahead and ALWAYS seem to have an answer for everything. Seriously, did anyone here think that we would have gone this far without something BIG happening? These people who are hell bent on destroying this greatest of countries are absolutely brilliant and have obviously planned this all down to a “tee”. God Bless and I hope you all are prepped and ready…….

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        • My thought is that the powers that be will work together in order to bring the whole world to its knees. Yes they do have a plan that can take us past the brink, but once the chaos starts I find it difficult to believe they can control it and I’m not even sure they want to since depopulation is a major goal of the end game.

          China again threatens Taiwan by infringing on Japanese airspace, sabers are rattling yet again. History repeats, can we believe China cares about money in the end when world power is what they want? Is money important when you have 10’s of millions of slaves?

          A world of Sheep is what TPTB want, stacked in high-rise cubes above the factories we work, dystopia is the goal.

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    13. Simplicity's Homestead says:

      I hate my iPad’s auto spelling!

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    14. braveheart says:

      I see articles like this time and again, but still very few people learn form their experience and seek to become preppers. It used to really burn me that most people wouldn’t learn from whatever experience they’ve been through. Regardless of whatever SHTF event they’d been through, the thought just wouldn’t enter their minds to even look into prepping. I’ve tried to build a neighborhood group in the past, but no takers; everyone thought I was a loose nut. I stopped talking to anyone about prepping years ago. People will continue to do as they will. Stupid is as stupid does and there’s no cure for it.

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      • OutWest says:

        braveheart

        Have you noticed, the more the trolls

        red thumb us, the closer we are to the

        truth?

        I wear my thumbs down proudly, they are like
        my red badge of courage.

        Does 5 red thumbs make us an Ace?

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      • Warchild says:

        Brave,though realize it is a frustrating thing keep talking to those you care about,as I have mentioned many times got a family member to prep when the little nonsense ebt thing hit,she saw the light.She is a family member and old but at least she now has a chance i.e. food water defense ect.,I sleep better at night knowing this.To those who are short on money,as I have said before,the smalls add up,you can do this people,i.e. those who are here and unsure.Buy what you will use no matter what,just have extra,just think a bit outside the box,don’t let fear/paranoia rule your life,just do what you can to be ready in more challenging times.

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    15. Steve J says:

      Excellent article but I think most of us envision these types of scenarios after watching natural disasters or have military experience. I don’t need commentary on current events as much as training. How to “prepper” web sites is what I need.

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    16. I dunno about the FF War with China.. They are not ready and I don’t think they are that stupid to tangle with the US yet. That is IF the PTB don’t try a land invasion.. Now that would be stupid to goo back into the Asian jungles..again.. If they go all in over China and try a ground invasion, then we know damn well they want every troop out of the USA.

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    17. Most of us think we are free. We are not. We live in an open air prison. Most don’t want to be free.

      Ever have a parakeet or similar bird?
      If you open up the cage door they won’t come out.
      They are confused.
      The freedom of the outside is foreign to them.

      It takes a long time before they even stick their head out. Some will never leave the familiar surroundings of the cage.

      Most of us are like that parakeet, in spite of what we say.

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      • GulfVET1970 says:

        I agree, because IF we were truly free we could:

        Take a picture ANYWHERE we wanted.

        Fly without being physically molested.

        Actually have representatives that do what WE want.

        Own guns WITHOUT being regulated to death in violation of the 2nd Amendment AND Bill of Rights.

        Have police that actually believe that they work for US and don’t need MILITARY hardware to be used against us

        Have a federal government that believes that we need THEM, not the other way around.

        Be able to travel ANYWHERE in the US with being tracked, filmed and watched via CCTV’s.

        Have our conversations and electronic messages recorded and analyzed 24/7, 365!!

        I can go on and on, but you all get my point. And i’m sure you all can add many more to the list…..

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        • Good points GulfVET…

          I will add to your list the main thing (IMO) that keeps us chained to the whole system… the Federal Reserve Note and the decree that it must be used to pay the tribute (legal tender laws).

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    18. RED PILL says:

      this is the end of civilization as we know it.
      the only protection is in Lord Jesus.
      the end of the material age and the beginning
      of the spiritual age is upon us.

      pray you will be worthy of redemption.
      in the time left to us, relearn the true history
      of this world and that knowledge leads to wisdom.

      in about 25,000 yrs and countless incarnations you
      will get another chance, maybe.

      Matthew 24:21
      For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.

      how bad will it get?
      real fricken bad

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    19. Padre says:

      I think his time table contradicts his own statements about who we expect to take care of us, the Gubermint.

      Certainly Day 1-3 will see rushes on stores, and perhaps some violence, this will end in rioting in some places, however after the stores are out I think you have 3-7 days, while most people eat their winter storms worth of food (3 days) and wait for the gubermint to come help them. During this time there will be a lull, marked by curfews and perhaps martial law, it is only toward the end of this period that people will start getting desperate and consider going house to house. And once that crime wave begins I think there is a still a few day grace period before things get all mad max. During this period violence will steadily increase as LEOs and Nat Guard start going AWOL to protect their family.

      This “grace period” may even be longer if the SHTF is an NBC attack as peoples fear of bugs or rads will for a time overpower their hunger.

      I also think he is completely wrong about a coup…it is completely possible that the army be used to enforce a dictatorship, i.e. the will of the ruling class, but I don’t see any of the army’s commanders having the personality to usurp power for themselves. Perhaps he means a civil war hear were the Army might perhaps stand up for God given rights together with patriots, but this is different than a coup.

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    20. aljamo says:

      People say the Russians are already in this country to police the civilian population under the threat of a ciitizen uprising to disarm lawful Americans. Growing up into adulthood, Russia and communism were the dictated enemy to the American people, so was communist China. It is clear to me now that Russia and China were always in cahoots with the u.s. government from the beginning. The lies from our government are long standing and all encompassing.

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    21. WARFACE says:

      YAWWNN. Another “breakdown of civilization” or ” financial meltdown story”. I am a prepper, but I am damned tired of these stories. Take some time off from reading all the doom and gloom stories and when you come back, you will realize how caught up in it you can become.

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      • GulfVET1970 says:

        Warface, yep I agree. I too have been reading these articles about the BIG meltdown and collapse that never seems to come. Will it come? OF COURSE it will. But when NO ONE knows. All we cab do is prepare the best we can. I’ve seen war. I’ve seen what happens when people are desperate and hungry.

        What’s coming will be more horrible then most peoples worst nightmare. That’s why I prepare. Because NOT do so would most likely mean the death of family members and friends and that’s UNEXCEPTABLE in my book. Even though that’s still a possibility. And yes, if your not careful, reading too many of these articles IS NOT GOOD for most people……..

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        • SWFL says:

          What it will look like is like looking in your rear-view mirror. It started quite some time ago and is still progressing. If you live long enough you notice it happens over time and most people have a short attention span/life experience to draw on.

          If you’re waiting for it to start you’re backing up.

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        • anonymous says:

          “Some” here are not “most”. Most are, but they are going through the wash. Rinse, spin, repeat.

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      • The Old Coach says:

        Gotta keep our hopes up.

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    22. watching and waiting says:

      Your worst nightmare……..and beyond……

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    23. Warchild says:

      I know what it will look like if alone in the sticks,looks like I will get very drunk at the very beginning,figure a last hurrah!.I will then survive and try and enjoy life and as it gets real ugly will as stated before fight (and perhaps die)like a rabid weasel!This will be very different if I am in a situation where others will immediately depend on me,in that case hope I don’t let em down.

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    24. But… but…. I thought just chanting “Yes we can” (or more effectively, “Yes we have no bananas”) was gonna save me?

      If not, can’t I just call someone on my “free” Obamaphone?

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    25. Warchild says:

      On a side note,that video has in end bits of the preview for the movie “Grey State”,wish they would get enuff funding to do the actual film,saw the long preview and looked very good,hell,though a fictional tale very close to home,fiction wakes up a few minds all the better.

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    26. 21Bravo says:

      It will be ugly…. No matter how much ammo one has, it might not be enough…. Katrina, these Black Friday sales, Hurricane Sandy all gives one a snapshot of things to come…..

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      • The amount of ammo is dictated by circumstance/area. If one has to keep the golden horde in check then you better have more than a few truck loads. Otoh, if you are bugged out, decent at trapping, fishing, snares etc. the ammo is not going to be disappearing that fast. I am to the point that it will take at least 4 people to carry it all, not to mention the assorted lead catapults, and am trying to justify buying more? In a trading scenario, I would feel a bit apprehensive trading ammo to someone down and out enough not to have any and having them know where/who has it. I figure if I have to trade for something, ammo will probably be the last thing I use as barter item.

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    27. TPTB are liars says:

      Something will definitely happen that will be life altering. But we won’t know what until it happens. I have a hard time believing it will be economic. The downward spiral we are in was started many years ago and will continue until there is only a few rich and everyone else poor. The economies of the world can be manipulated forever when the majority of the people don’t care.

      Lately I’ve been paying more attention to our magnetic polar shift that is happening. It is accelerating and this could be the reason we are seeing strange and extreme things happen in the world. Birds, dolphins, whales, all different kinds of animals, going in circles or beaching themselves.. Extreme weather systems, increasing volcanoes and earthquakes. Everyone has their ideas why these things happen. But what if it is caused by the pole shift? As the shift accelerates and finally flips I think we will see an enormous amount of extreme activity of all kinds going on.

      The next couple years will tell. No matter what happens to create a shtf, everyone that is downwind of a nuclear reactor should prepare for the eventual meltdown of the spent fuel dump. Unless your going to keep those pumps running by yourself!!
      molon labe

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      • Anonymous Patriot says:

        I will never forget on the morning of 9/11, walking into the grocery store and seeing the entire shelf of water gone. I asked a guy who was working there if they would be getting water soon and he shrugged his shoulders and said that the water that they had was all cleared out in an hour. Walked over to the aisle with bread, it was cleared out except for hot dog buns. The canned goods was a little over half way gone. Toilet paper, all gone. Milk, almost all gone. It was amazing to see it. The only thing is, no one was going crazy and fighting each other, but everyone was pretty much moving quickly in and out of there. The lines going into the gas stations were around the block. You see a small panic but it never got out of control.

        That was about 12 years ago. When you didn’t hear about people getting shot, stabbed, or beaten at the black friday sales. Things have changed even more drastically since then. These black friday incidences are the best example we have that show us what happens when food runs out.

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    28. Great article and well reasoned.

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    29. Sir Peter Michael Burke II says:

      Prepping has its benefits, however there is a philosophy behind it that is decidedly anti-society and anti-charity. “I’ma make my house a fortress and shoot any bastard that gets too close.”, is really no situation that will begin a rebuild of a destroyed society in the short term. Am I implying a reliance on a federal power to take charge of a collapse? Not in the slightest, but the extreme alternative of millions of preppers living in plots of land surrounded by landmines and store houses full of food to feed their family of three while their neighbors starve to death or get overtaken by bandits would be a horrible injustice. Subsidiarity demands a build up of locality. In the event of a collapse the first line of protection is of course the family, the next is the neighborhood, village, town, township, ect. If we really want to protect ourselves from the dangers of the coming collapse then it’s time we finally invite the Johnson’s over for cheese and crackers instead of stocking up on ammunition.

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      • Smokey says:

        Right, if we don’t act together for the community, it will not end well at all.

        We need to be leaders, not isolates.

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      • Sierra Dave says:

        You must be new. We preppers have been screaming from the rooftops for people to prepare. Most don’t listen. Nothing anti-societal about that.

        The reality is that when a collapse happens. Most preppers will NOT be able to feed more than some family and friends. Don’t drop that anti-charity crap on us. It’s simply that most don’t have that much money.

        And history shows that when it collapses. People get mean and desperate.

        Sure, it’s good to have a community. But it ain’t easy. And it takes like minded individuals to work together.

        Are you going to invite Ghetto trash into your community? Sir Peter Michael Burke II? With no skills and NO ethics?

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        • Kulafarmer says:

          Amen,
          Why should i be responsible for feeding someone who didnt see fit to put food water and orher basic supplies away for a rainy day? I struggle to pay for my own stuff, the free stuff army can go suck eggs!

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          • Slick One says:

            Kulafarmer we have been supporting the career welfare moochers for decades.I feel that if they get culled via disease,starvation and lead it would be better for everyone involved. They come to my place they are risking much.

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      • Nimrod Hunter says:

        SPMB II:

        I’m a “prepper” and I’m not at all “anti-society” or “anti-charity”. My house is reasonably secure, but it’s not a “fortress”. I will not “shoot any bastard that gets too close”. I don’t even know anybody who owns such a philosophy. Even in a hot war, most men have to be ordered by their commanders to shoot a REAL enemy; never mind the faceless bastards who happen to “get too close” to some imaginary hardened site in civvie-land.

        Your caricature of the “prepper movement” is a classic straw man attack: construct a mannequin, shoot down the false image, and then suppose that you’ve done away with the real-life constellation of issues that are subsumed under the heading of the “prepper movement”.

        So why the shadow-boxing polemics? Even the facile summary of your thesis in the last sentence is deliberately misleading. There never is any either-or dichotomy such as “Invite strangers into personal space OR buy bullets with which to shoot the strangers”. If that’s what passes for mental Jiu Jitsu with you, then you need to take a remedial Rhetoric class.

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    30. Eisenkreuz says:

      Correction: The casualty estimates for EMP were 90% dead in one year, not two.

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    31. rednek101 says:

      Hi all…

      “No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government” — Thomas Jefferson

      The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. … God forbid we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion; what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms.
      Thomas Jefferson to William Stephens Smith, 1787

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    32. maudy fricket says:

      Out of the ashes of what used to be America will rise the new America. Safer, freer, and better looking, because I’ll be there.

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    33. Be informed says:

      The two least prepared for and the two most deadliest and hardest to contain and detect, wild virus and/or nuclear fallout. Virus could be engineered or natural, either way it would be a nightmare as nature puts out some of the worst and human made would be one the worst. So few people really practice hand awareness. Because viruses are air borne a lot of the time, this can be even more difficult to avoid getting it.

      The misconception of a N-95 being safe for everything is dangerous. It means that 5% of the viral particles are going to get into your breathing ways. It takes a certain amount of viral particles to infect, why most people catch the flu from their hands because it is more concentrated, but certain virus are extremely infectious. Lassa Fever I read is thought to have infected people with as little as 3 individual particles. While something like smallpox it takes several hundred. Avoidnace is probably the most efficent way of staying well and that means isolation and lots of supplies and not having to go out. The more people infected the more likely the pathogen is going to be in far more places and again concentrated, especially in tight closed spaces like an elevator or something.

      Nuke fallout can come from A Fukushima type of power plant being melting down, from a terrorist TRUE dirty bomb, nuclear war, and believe it or not from something very rare but possible in a massive radiation storm that gets through the protective atmosphere. It is not just detecting the gamma radiation either, it is the beta and alpha even and of course how it affects the crops, wild game, and livestock. The main issue is immediate protection and this means shielding and potassium iodide so your thyroid is not fried when the particles get in the air that match the same atomic structure as what your throid fills up on. The Potassium iodide will fill up your thyroid and it would absorp the elements of radiation. Shielding is another probelms.

      It takes mass, about what is equal to more than 3 feet of dirt to protect a person enough. In some areas the shielding might have to be several feet depending on the closeness to primary targets in which ground burst will be used. Air bursts over industrail areas and cities will produce little radiation fallout over large areas, mainly high concentration in the immediate areas like demonstrated in the two cities nuked in Japan and over countless test areas. It is when they ground bursts the tests is when the fallout hit areas much further away.

      These are two areas in which several good survival books would be a very good idea to purchase that concentrate on covering the topics of germ warfare and natural germs, and fallout and protecting yourself from blasts from nuclear weapons. If you are willing to print up a hard copy of these topics on pieces of paper this would be a good idea from sites on the internet. Otherwise I suggest books because anything electronic could be suddenly worthelss. You want such important information in a book or something you can hold in your hands like printed up from the internet. Of course the more supplies you have, especially natural alternatives such as herbs, vitamins, minerals, etc. the better.

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      • The Old Coach says:

        Well put, except a Fukushima meltdown scenario doesn’t put much into the air. Even Chernobyl didn’t. Which is not to say it’s zero, but it won’t be like a ground burst in Topeka. And the musloids, being more focused on their religion than science, will more likely pick New York for their suitcase nuke, and the fallout all goes out to sea. Hopefully sterilizing Long Island on the way.

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        • Be informed says:

          @ The Old Coach. All depends on the wind direction of such a scenario within New York. Remember Hurricane Sandy that was driving the air direction a considerable distance towards the west. You can get off shore winds that drive the wind right back into Pennslyvania and Ohio. Noreasters can do this also depending on the center of the low pressure. I have seen designs for not just suitcase nukes but very simple type of very heavyweight cans, they call them “coffee cans”. These are forced together like the plug type a-bombs that were dropped over Japan. If I remember correctly the plug has to be around 43% of the mass while the core that the plug is forced into by high explosives is 57%. It has been awhile seen I saw this design on the internet. It is not making the nuke that is difficult, it is obtaining the material. Though some idiot trying to mold such a design could reach a critical mass by hammering it out and cause a small chain reaction and nuke themselves. Usually it would take some financial backing even with the raw material to make a crude nuke.

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        • Hunter says:

          Old Coach-

          Pray that somehow it’ll make its way up the POTOMAC also!

          Thumbs up!

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      • OutWest says:

        Be informed

        This is really out in left field …. but ….
        in the previous post you mentioned the dinosaur
        killing meteorite.

        My question to tease your brain is:
        I have a hard time wrapping my head
        around a meteor by itself causing
        such a global life ending event.

        When the BP disaster was going on in
        the Gulf, a big fear was that they
        would rupture the crust and release
        the huge methane deposit located there.

        So, when the meteorite of yore hit the
        Gulf off the Yucatan Peninsula with
        such a force, do you suppose it could
        have compromised the crust and released
        the whole nine yards of methane, and
        that, along with the impact, was a
        deciding factor in the extinction.

        Honest, I’m not drinking ~ just curious

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        • Be informed says:

          @ OutWest. First of all the methane bubbles in the Yucatn Penisula likely did not exist 65 million years ago like it does today. If you look at the plates at this time they were not in the same position as now. It is possible that something that large punctured an area of the crust, it sure could have in the wrong spot. The catastrophic effects of such a large impact is more than enough to do in most life that could not find shelter.

          During this time there was a massive volcanic episode going on in what is now India. This on top of the impact of the asteroid created a super nuclear winter. The amount of nitrous oxide released from such an impact of 6-8 miles wide would rain down massive amounts of water vapor from high in the atmosphere on most of the planet and in some cases be as acidic as car battery acid. This on top of the Sun being blocked out for many years or decades like to a serious food storage, which leads to the number killer of species, disease. When the skies cleared there would also be ozone depletion and plants would have a hell of a time from excess cosmic radiation. Note this would also effect the photoplankton and other marine life a lot for the worse in the shallow seas.

          I kind of harp on this a lot about kinetic energy, when you have something moving at least 38000 mph and with a mass the size of a mountain it punches a hole right into the crust. Then the crust rebounds back and sends molten material into the air. This is why you have such huge craters from much smaller rocks. Meteor crater that is a mile or so in diameter in Arizona was made by a nice chunk of iron that was not too much bigger than what hit Russia last year. Density plays a big part of course in how much energy comes from an impact. Comets are very loosely packed and it would take something 1/4 size or so made of iron to do the same destruction. One small positive note of an iron asteroid hitting would be very valuable to mine what survived on impact, that is if anyone is left alive to mine it.

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      • John W. says:

        They will not have to use any nuclear or NBC warfare. They want things intact for reuse by the new owners. They will sort through the population keep the ones they need and dispose of the test. The country is willingly turning itself over to tyranny so why wreck things? A little patience is all that is needed. They have been at it for a hundred years, waiting a couple of more is no big deal.

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    34. jim in Va. says:

      Get the people you trust together and get organized,people are going to die. Make sure you are the last to go and hopefully from old age.

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    35. Buzzfix says:

      We’re not the ones out in public acting like maniacs fighting over food, clothes and, t.v.’s

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    36. Folks, I won’t be surprised if next year we see fully armored riot police and fire trucks in front of department stores ready to treat the crazed and rabid shoppers like convicts in a prison riot while firemen turn the hoses on them in freezing conditions, if this keeps up. It’s disgusting and reprehensible. Welcome to hope and change.

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    37. Out O' Time says:

      Back in 2011 I was able to spend 3 months in North Central Alabama helping out with the restoration after dozens of tornados rolled through and caused more damage than I had ever seen with my own eyes. I’ve been through several hurricanes but those tornados left me speachless. The one thing that still sticks with me to this day is the sense of community that I witnessed. I loved seeing the FEMA trailer in the parking lot with not a soul there looking for assistance but every church was packed with volunteers helping everyone that was there. Food, water, medical supplies were all there for anyone that needed it and bands of people going door to door looking to help anyone in need. I witnessed vans full of people with chainsaws walking through neighborhoods helping people remove trees from their roofs and yards. Being there for so long I was able to make some incredibly strong friendships and still go back at least twice a year just to feel that unbelievable feeling of community again. I just hope I’m around those kind of people when the SHTF…

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      • Warchild says:

        Tim,stories like that give me hope for the country,happens more then we know I believe.

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        • lonelonmum says:

          Warchild – it’s my personal view that tptb do all they can to prevent the good stories getting out into the MSM.

          It furthers their agenda to make the general populace feel powerless & fearful. Yet we’d never have evolved from the apes if we didn’t learn simple kindness and altruism. Cooperation has been a key factor in mankind’s overall success as a species through the ages. Without this ability we’d never have colonised the entire planet from desert to tundra.

          Likewise diversity of thought – again mankind’s innate creativity, sense of adventure & problem solving abilities are what enable to survive in so many natural environments. The tpb are putting crazy amounts of effort and resources into suppressing this if you take an objective look at the propaganda and education machine – yet they aren’t totally succeeding as garage inventors pop up in every darn neighbourhood despite their best efforts.

          Despite all the urban myths about how uncivil big city life is, the specific neighbourhood I moved from recently in Londistan was one where people looked out for each other for the most part. Most people there were kind of heart, and helped their neighbours. The teenage lad who does a spot of grocery shopping for the old dear 3 doors down every week doesn’t make good news cover though. Actually though there are more of these kids around than those high on drugs yet we never hear of them.

          Sorry for the random waffle but I suppose I’m trying to explain why I feel the elite won’t be the ultimate victors of the war they have instigated against humanity. We must not forget of the true strength of the human spirit.

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    38. Sheepdog says:

      Pretty sad to see societal disintergration in times of “peace”. The PTB are counting on Katrina on steroids. The seeds of division planted long ago have become a powderkeg waiting to explode.

      Should the breakdown occur, so much hatred will be released, the End Times will be upon us all.

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    39. Sgt. Dale says:

      I went to one Black Friday shopping trip. Never again. People are abunch of Zombies. Not all of them but most. It got so bad at the Disc. players that I had to break up a fight between two women over a player. They were fighting over one when there was at least 15 still on the pallet.
      The pushing and shoving was not so bad, but the yelling was so bad I wished I had my Shooting ear plugs.
      I can’t imagin how bad it will be if we have an EMP or a total collapse, Or WWW3 starts.
      The way I look at it we will have about 10 to 14 days before the Zombies attack.
      What a shame that our country has the idea its mine and you did build that and if I want it I’ll take it.
      THANKS OBULLSHIT FOR THE HOPE AND CHANGE!!!!
      Sgt.

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      • Mountain Trekker says:

        Sgt Dale I know what you mean, I went to one and there was two woman fighting over an AR15 and I had to break them up. I told them since there was just one AR and two of them I would just have to take it and they wouldn’t have fight over it. And since I was a quite a bit bigger than both of them they agreed. Trekker Out. Naw Just Kidding.

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    40. phicrappazappa says:

      The Chinese military on our soil should cause no more worry about martial law to us than the Chinese people worry that when Obama visits, he’s really there to start a franchise of Mans’ Country Bath Houses. The latter being closer to the truth.
      However, should the Chinese militsry show up on your doorstep, I urge all of us to sqint as hard as possible, and say:
      Deck the harrs with barrs of horry,
      Fa ra ra ra ra, ra ra ra ra,
      Tis the season to be jarry,
      Fa ra ra ra ra, ra ra ra ra.

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    41. jimmy says:

      OK guys when is this shyt going to happen. I have been on this site for 3 years now and everybody says it is coming soon . We will never have a election in 2012 etc. WTF is going on here . I for one am getting sick of watching my canned goods getting outdated and having water stacked up and getting old. Please when is this day comming? I think this may just be a big scam.

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    42. Matthew says:

      False flag stuff is on the more extreme end of paranoia, IMHO.

      Don’t get me wrong, I prep, but I don’t see much help in this article.

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    43. kent says:

      walmart, target and the other big box companies are to blame for the BLACK FRIDAY fisco…THEY are the ones who promote the big savings and midnite sales…they pale & stock piles goods at their stores for momths prior to the day after Thanksgiving( thats what we called it back in the day when i was retail manager. i have over 35 years of retail experence)back then we open at 7 or 8 am and never had mobs causing bodily harm maybe the walmart kids should go back thinking like their Dad( bet you Sam is turning over in his grave )….

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    44. marine1371 says:

      Jimmy…we could only be so lucky that it is a scam. None of us are mind readers and trully know when or how. We just look at what happens around us and see that things are not good. We are on a path that can end only one way. Keep preping and stand ready. Semper Fi

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    45. KIDON says:

      Lessee. . . . .
      1. Cabin in the Wallowas of E. Oregon, 14 miles from my “Town home” near a stream. Check.
      2. Five totes of freeze dried and canned food. Check.
      3. Large tote of Medical supplies. Check.
      4. Large tote of toilet paper. Check.
      5. Large tote of books. Check.
      6. Spgfld. M1A & Ammo. Check.
      7. 1911 & Ammo. Check.
      8. Rem. 870 & Ammo. Check.
      9. Case of Glenlivet. Check.
      10.Genset w/Stabil Gas cache. Check.
      11.Propane Stove & Heater. Check.
      12.ICOM TA90 w/ lots of batteries.

      As far as I’m concerned, this is just a start.

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    46. JC75 says:

      This may be off topic, but am I the only one noticing how unnatural the sky/cloud formation has been looking lately? I’ve heard of chemtrails/geoengineering/Morgellons awhile back & I encourage anyone curious about the subject to look into it. There is truly legitimate research happening on this & the picture it portrays is truly horrifying. Are we all slowly being poisoned, breathing in toxic nano- particles & chips, integrating them into our bodies? Is that what this transhumanist crap is about? Agenda 21? Not sure what to believe anymore…

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      • JayJay says:

        JC–go to TSC and get some food grade Diatomaceous Earth.
        Take one teaspoon every day with vitamin C to cut the bad taste. YUK!!

        But, it destroys the impurities from chemtrail metals and the clinicians in the Gulf prescribed it for children affected by CorExit.
        My hair is healthier at age 63 than ever before.

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    47. Sgt. Dale says:

      Jimmy:
      I wish I could give you a date, but I can’t.
      Just look around you dose your dollar buy what it use to? Look at Food up, fuel up, Insurance up, Heating bill up, electric bill, up, and you are not making more money. Are you? I don’t think so.

      The Fed are using Q.E. to just keep things going, and giving everything away to the Zombies and Leaches. You know that people are getting pissed about having to work there BUTTS off to give it away to the Zombies and Leaches.

      People trying to take God out of everything. God won’t let that happen. We have all sorts of example of what God dose to nations that turn their backs on him.

      During the summer they tried to use the Martin case to start a race war. We were smarter than they were and nothing happened. The A.G. didn’t press charges against the Black Panthers for voter intimidation. Why? He wanted to try and start something.

      Just look at this administration, Gun running, IRS spying on the Citizens, Drones watching us, Benghazi, Fed buy its own debt. All the alphabet agencies buying millions of round of ammo & weapons. How about FEMA camps? This is just to name a few. This administration has turned her back on our best allies. Using NATO and the UN to strike a country like Libya that didn’t strike any NATO country. Now they are letting Iran off the hook and letting them build NUKES! Signing the UN gun ban. How do you thing we will respond to that if they try to come for the guns. CAN YOU SAY CIVIL WAR!!!

      I wish that would happen ASAP so that we can start rebuilding this Republic.

      We are looking at what the Frog did when he was in the pot in the warm water, and they keep adding more wood to the fire so that the water gets warm very slowly until it gets so hot you are cooked.

      I’ve been doing this for 30 years and I can look back to the Carter administration, and see just how bad it is getting.

      Please just stay FROSTY, and keep prepared, and up your faith in God. TPTB are wanting you to give up, and that is when the SWFTH.

      My friend sleep with one eye open, and put your Faith in the All Mighty.

      AIM SMALL MISS SMALL
      Sgt.

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    48. I’m an Obama supporter, and I plan to call for help on my “free” Obamaphone, and then just chant “Yes we can” until the government comes and saves me. May take 50 years, but I am a true lemming!

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    49. barry says:

      so they used clips from the movie “grey state” that is still being shot and that I donated money to. With no end in sight for release and only comments like “it’s hard to film a movie” at least a few clips is better than nothing, not.

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    50. James Woroble Jr says:

      Being that the shit really hasn’t hit the fan… YET! Extrapolate the future by examining what is occurring presently.

      Council of Conservative Citizens
      http://topconservativenews.com/

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      • Nimrod Hunter says:

        JW, Jr.,

        The events reported by the CCC are happening every day now; that nobody can deny. We are actually in a slow-motion SHTF process that ain’t so slow-motion any more.

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    51. Look like ?

      It will look like hell , multiplied by jesus , divided by where the fuck are we

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    52. Too Much Govt. says:

      In the first video, on the movie scene shown after ‘The Road’. The scene where there are four in the car running for their lives. Anyone know the name of this movie? Thanks!

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    53. SurvivalFail says:

      Personally, I expect to get killed in the first 20 minutes of SHTF, mainly due to experience teaching me how unprepared I am, when I think I am prepared.

      I’m wondering how to play the “do I go to work, and leave my gear unprotected?” game in my head at this moment; The gray area between partial to total socioeconomic collapse will be interesting.

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    54. Nam Marine says:

      Over 60% of Amerikan’s have no idea whats going on at all!

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