16 Reasons Why the United States is Going to Hell in a Handbasket

by | May 21, 2014 | Headline News | 222 comments

Do you LOVE America?


    This article has been generously contributed by M.D. Creekmore of the popular Survivalist Blog. You can follow the Survivalist Blog via your RSS feed or subscribe by email for regularly updated information that includes everything from top-notch preparedness articles to important global news developments.


    A couple of weeks a go after expressing an urgency to put our preps into high-gear, several readers asked why that I felt so strongly, about it, and why I felt the “the end” was getting close. I think that is a good and reasonable question, so I decided to do a write up, and offer an explanation. As you can see, I don’t think any one problem or event will cause the collapse of the American empire, but a number of separate but interlocking events and issues.

    Another point to consider is that the U.S. government has the resources, and inside information that would allow them to foretell when a major disaster or complete collapse is coming and they have been prepping and building underground bunkers on a mass scale and despite the fact our tax dollars are being used to build those bunkers we are not invited.

    Free Trade with Communist China

    Communist China is not our friend and has overtaken the U.S. economically, and will be in a position to surpass the U.S. militarily within the next ten years. Yet we continue to import, buy and consume their products by the millions everyday. In fact it’s getting more and more difficult to  buy a product in the U.S. that does not have the “made in china” label attached to it. U.S. goods and private services trade with China totaled $439 billion in imports 2012.

    Meanwhile china uses those funds to build it’s military might and expand it’s military technology.  The U.S has even been selling and giving china advanced technology that could be used against the U.S.  in a military confrontation. A large portion of that technology has passed from the U.S. to Israel and then from Israel on to China.

    In 2012 a pentagon contractor was caught selling military technology to China (no doubt bought with funds that U.S. consumers of “made in China” products had sent them) according to the report they had sold China the software and engines needed to make its first-ever modern attack helicopter.

    A break down of the traditional family

    America has turned from a nation promoting morality and a belief in God to a nation where anything goes, with the most perverse and ungodly acts being accepted, promoted and even glorified.  And if anyone disagrees, or speaks-out against this immorality they are quickly labeled as promoting hate, bigotry or of being a racist. This quickly shuts most opponents up while simultaneously, implanting the message in everyone’s mind, that those acts in-question are are to be accepted and are somehow cool.

    A  break down of morality

    Everywhere we turn today we (and our children) are bombarded with images of sex and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, music, and TV. This constant bombardment has promoted promiscuity, and corrupted the minds of the American people and made us into a nation a degenerates and perverts. And in many cases molesters of children and even animals.

    According to this report Americans spend 13.1 billion dollars on pornography every year.

    Americans spend 13.1 billion dollars on pornography every year, which is the same amount the country spends on foreign aid. More than 260 million Internet pages are pornographic, an increase of 1,800% in just five years. Christian Broadcasting Network said: “We’re living in a sex-saturated society. Even the popular culture is often pulsing to a pornographic beat. Clothing that was seen only in porn magazines decades ago, now drapes some of our most celebrated pop icons

    A declining belief in God, the Bible and Christian values

    According to a report on The Daily Mail,  “Americans starting to lose faith? Belief in God and miracles declines as Darwinism becomes more popular” from the report;  The number of Americans who believe in God is declining, as a new poll shows a move away from traditional beliefs.  The Harris poll, which questioned more than 2,250 adults about their beliefs, found that those with the strongest faith lived mostly in the South, voted Republican, and were black.  The online poll also showed that more Americans were describing themselves at ‘not very religious’ and that there was an increase in those believing in Darwin’s theory of evolution.

    As a nation we are turning away from God and the religious principles that this nation was built on, these founding principles have been what has held us together as a nation and kept us strong, but it seems that we are banning God from the country and our lives.

    Declining freedom and turning away from a constitutional government

    We have been seeing a decline in freedom for a longtime but after 9-11 the lose of personal freedom, privacy and constitutional rights have been on a rapid decline. Now we are constantly, watched, monitored and recorded, we can now legally be detained and held indefinitely without a trial or due process. And U.S. citizens can even be assassinated on U.S. soil by order of the president.

    Just like the imaginary, war on drugs, the war on terror has been used as an excuse to trample on individual constitutional rights and to increase the power of the government and the ultra wealthy that control the country from behind the curtains. Scare the population enough and they will willingly turn over their freedom and rights for a promised margin of safety – even Glenn Beck was so afraid after 9-11 that he supported Patriot Act.

    As has been said; and is practiced religiously, by those in power “never let a crisis good  go to waste“, this is also the same tactic that the Obama administration tried to use to destroy the second amendment after the Sandy Hook ordeal

    A militarization of  the police forces nationwide

    It seems that just about everyday I get emails from readers and read news reports of police abuse of power – everything from shooting and killing an unarmed and handcuffed man, to shooting a suspect in the back while running away, or a man executed by police for camping on public land (did you hear the “officer” yell, Booyah after shooting the man 6 times?), all justified of course,  to police shooting and killing chained and caged dogs. Even puppies and a 5 pound Chihuahua aren’t safe from thugs in uniform.

    And now to make matters worse police departments around the country seem to be gearing up for war with military hardware, and tactics. Who do they plan on going to war with you ask, well the American people of course, who else. We are already living in a police state under a “soft” form of martial law, and they are getting ready to tighten the screws down even tighter, that’s why those in power are getting all of this in place.

    A one party political system

    Many Americans think that they have a choice when they enter the voting booth. Well guess what they don’t – republicans and democrats, democrats and republicans what’s the difference? Neither represent the American people or give one big crap about defending individual rights or the Constitution.

    In the U.S. we have a one party system masquerading as a two party system, to give voters the illusion of having a choice and hope for change, but both parties are controlled by the same people who really run the country. The system is rigged and we don’t have a choice…

    Corruption of the political system

    See above.  As former Governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura has said; when you spend millions of dollars to get elected to a position that pays a hundred thousand a year, we know those figure don’t add up. They are all a bunch of crooks – money, ego and a hunger for power has corrupted the American political system.

    “The truth is there are very few members [of the U.S. Congress] who I could even name or could think of who didn’t at some level participate in that [system of bribery and corruption in Washington D.C.].” Jack Abramoff, professional lobbyist and onetime power broker for the elite of Washington, D.C. (during a CBS’s 60 Minutes interview, Sunday November 6, 2011)

    School system used to indoctrinate children

    Government ran school systems are nothing more than indoctrination centers for our children, a place where they can be groomed and molded to the liking the government via propaganda that was designed by trained psychoanalysts to make future generations of American citizens into subservient slaves in a Big Brother police state.

    When I was going to school, I carried pocket knives, (so did other kids and no one got cut or murdered) and I even read gun magazines in the classroom and no one said anything, other than my teachers asking to take a look at the magazines after I was done. I think they were just glad that I was reading something. I remember one boy bringing a sling-shot to school, and we set up a cardboard box and shot at it with the sling-shot, while the teachers watched.

    Now school is like a prison where everything is watched and monitored and any form of free expression is suppressed and quickly beaten down. They are training children to be adults who view being constantly watched and monitored by “authorities”  as normal and even to be welcomed and demanded by a subservient population.

    They are also training children to be dumbed down adults that can not think for themselves, to have no personal beliefs, thoughts or opinion other than what they are told by the “authorities” via the government controlled main-stream media.  Children are

    He alone, who owns the youth, gains the Future!

    – Adolf Hitler, speech at the Reichsparteitag, 1935

    Please read – Hitler Youth… and Indoctrination by Our Public Schools.

    A government controlled main-stream media via newspapers, magazines, radio, movies and TV

    The stuff that you see on broadcasts like CNN aren’t news or reporting but the controlled media simply spewing forth talking points that have been provided for them by the white house and other government agencies – this has beenadmitted to by main stream “news” organizations.

    The corporate media is now openly admitting that they are in fact controlled stenographers that do nothing more than echo pre-scripted narratives outlined in talking points created by the rulers of America’s shadow government.

    They use the main stream corporate media to push their agenda and views and to pursued the American people to do and believe what they want them to do and believe all while believing that it’s for their own good and was their decision.  This is called mass media brainwashing and those in power are good at it.

    People as drones, as automatons, in some kind of mind-control stupor, while thinking they are living in a free society.  I don’t say this with disdain, but more as matter of fact.

    Taking control of the internet…

    Just about the only semi-free media left is the internet, and that is why they want to control it. Currently the Obama administration is about to introduce a Chinese-style ID program for everyone and a few other tweaks that will afford government agencies and their controllers to tights their grip and control of everything done and said online.

    What Obama has done to free speech is kill it dead utilizing a bias-oriented justice system and governmental control. He has effectively put the gears forward to shut down free speech on the internet, and is now planning an even more erroneous putsch that will destroy freedom of expression completely. Plans are coming into place for a Chinese style thought control program called the “National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace” which will force every internet user to completely give up their privacy, be labelled, and tracked even further than is usual by the NSA.

    And now we have Democrats proposing trolling media, and internet for “hate speech” which will be defined as whatever they say it is. Folks it’s all about control, control of everything you do, control of what you thing and control of what you say, and the best way for those in power to do that is to have full control over all media outlets, including the internet.

    Political Correctness is out of control

    You might be a racist if you have an American flag, don’t like Mexican food,disagree with Obama policy, but the one 100% guaranteed way to know if you’re a racist is to look in the mirror – if you see a white person looking back at you then you’re a racist – because only white people can be racist. At least this seems to be the general assumption made by the main-stream media andrace-baiters like Al sharpton, who would probably call me a racist because, I own white-leghorn hens or maybe it would be because I own two black giant hens, who knows how he would go, but one thing is certain he would probably find a way to make it racial and the main stream media would be all over it.

    By now, I’m sure, that you’ve heard about the LA clippers owner Donald Sterling and his racist, comments that he made to his girlfriend during what he thought was a private conversation. And while his comments were undoubtedly, racist against blacks, those comments are his personal views and no matter how wrong those comments might be or whom those comments might offend, is he not entitled to his beliefs and to express those beliefs in a “private” conversation?

    Apparently not. At least according to the NBA, the players, the media and fans nationwide. Because of his private (but recorded) comments he has been banned from attending any NBA events, he will have to pay a $2.5 million fine and they are trying to force him to sell his property, which is the L.A. Clippers team.

    While his comments were offensive, and disgusting and he is obviously an elitist prick, should anyone be able ban him from public events, or force him to pay a fine or sell his property for something he said in a private conversation?

    Almost as soon as this story broke the race baiter Al Sharpton was threatening to call for an advertising boycott of the NBA during an interview with TMZ if Sterling was not punished for his speech.

    And who could forget the Paula Dean fiasco…  where she while under oath during a court appearance admitted to using the dreaded “N word” in a private conversation with her husband in the past, resulting in her being fired from the food network, being dropped by sponsors and having her merchandise pulled from store shelves across the nation. All because of something she said 20 years in a private conversation with her husband.

    The list could go on and on, but I don’t want to waste anymore time on this. The race issue is being constantly poked by operatives of the federal government like Al Sharpton to keep racial tensions high and the government controlled main-stream media uses this stuff as a distraction to keep everyone occupied and infighting so we don’t come together and see what is really happening with their corruption, to our country,  to our economy and to our freedom.

    They want to keep us divided alone racial lines so that they can better lie to and control us.

    An entailment mentality

    Sadly, the United states is turning, (some would say it has already turned) from being a nation of producers and working folks to a nation of takers that feel that they are somehow entitled to “free money” for doing nothing but setting an their ass, watching TV, playing video games, drinking, doing drugs and breeding like rabbits, after all the more that they breed and produce the larger their check will get in most cases.

    According to http://www.heritage.org/

    America is increasingly moving away from a nation of self-reliant individuals, where civil society flourishes, toward a nation of individuals less inclined to practicing self-reliance and personal responsibility. Government programs not only crowd out civil society, but too frequently trap individuals and families in long-term dependence, leaving them incapable of escaping their condition for generations to come.

    And according to Statistic Brain there are 12,800,000 Americans on welfare, 46,700,000 on food stamps or SNAP, 5,600,000 on unemployment, with a total government spending on welfare annually (not including food stamps or unemployment) of $131.9 billion. Folks these are the true zombies, that will be clawing at your door when the welfare stops coming and they get tired of waiting for the taxpayer to feed them.

    Foreign companies taking over big business and buying up property in the U.S.

    China and to a lesser extent other nations are buying up business and property in the United States, for example China recently, purchased 90% ownership in AIG’s airplane leasing unit, International Lease Finance Corporation, to a Chinese investor group for approximately $5.28 billion. And according to the same site the Chinese have also bought 80.1 percent of ILFC for approximately $4.23 billion, with an option for an additional 9.9 percent stake. According to its website, ILFC is ‘world’s largest independent aircraft lessor measured by number of owned aircraft.’

    And it’s not only airplanes that the Chinese are interested in – CNBC reportsthat the Chinese are on a buying spree and sweeping up every energy and natural resource in the United States that they can get their hands on. And they’re even buying up and taking control of the U.S. food supply – China’s largest acquisition to date of a U.S. company, Smithfield Foods, is raising among market watchers who question China’s interest in taking possession of one of America’s largest food producers – via CNBC.

    And they’re not stopping there the Chinese are also buying large chunks of land across America, according to Michael Snyder, it the Chinese are on a real estate buying spree all over America…

    Declaring  anyone who doesn’t agree with government policies as having a psychiatric disorder

    Support the U.S. Constitution, or disagree with government policy or the policy makers then you might have a  psychiatric disorder. After all according to B.O. we “wrongheaded” Americans need to just trust the government more and everything will be peaches and cream from then on…

    Obama: “Wrongheaded” Americans Must Trust Government More

    President Obama today said Americans had developed the “wrongheaded” view that Washington won’t look out for them, a fallacy he said was stoked by conservatives and their philosophy that says people are “on their own.”

    Disagree with Al Gore and others on global warming then you probably have a psychiatric disorder, don’t want to join the Borg, then you undoubtedly have a psychiatric disorder because Psychiatrists now say non-conformity is a mental illness. Yep, nothing to see here folks, take your meds, and relax, everything is going to be okay. No more “wrongheaded” Americans allowed, you will be assimilated.

    Folks this is being done for a couple of reasons, number one if they can legally declare you a nutcase  then they can legally and easily, take away your rights, or lock you up and two no one wants to be labeled or considered a crazy person, so most folks will shut-up and keep their thoughts about the government and governmental policy to themselves.

    U.S. national debt at unprecedented levels

    As of May 13 2014 the current national debt stands at 17,518,681,450,890 – yep, that’s a lot of numbers, over seventeen trillion in debt and growing fast. To put it into perspective and to see what a trillion dollars looks like click here. How much longer this spending and adding to the national debt can go on before completely crashing is up for debate, but the world is starting to lose faith in the U.S. dollar and are looking to move away from and out of the U.S. currency.

    When the world (or a couple key countries) lose faith in the U.S. dollar and stop lending to us, because of our massive  growing debt and our out of control currency printing, the U.S. economy will crash. This won’t happen over night, and has in fact been happening for years, but as we are getting closer to “the end” the whole process will be put into overdrive – we can see this starting now with our lenders using  their dollars to buy euros or yen or gold rather than U.S. bonds.

    You see the U.S. dollar is backed by nothing but air and everyone with half a brain knows it – but the fact that many people still view it as having some value, allows you to be able to make purchases with it. But as you can see by the chart below since 1913 the dollar has continually, been decreasing in buying power and will continue to do so… This has been caused mostly by uncontrolled currency printing and increasing debt. For a complete breakdown of how the financial system “works” and is crashing please read  DollarCollapse FAQ’s this is the best and easiest  to understand explanation that I’ve found.


    Well there you have it folks – my thoughts and a few explanations of what I think is wrong in America, why we are collapsing as a nation and why I prep.  I could go on forever, and we could get into issues like our failed foreign policy, the three global predator predator nations all fighting for control and to be the leader of the new world order, the corrupt banking system etc… but we will leave that for another day…

    I would love to read your thoughts in the comments below…

    This article has been generously contributed by M.D. Creekmore of the popular Survivalist Blog. You can follow the Survivalist Blog via your RSS feed or subscribe by email for regularly updated information that includes everything from top-notch preparedness articles to important global news developments.


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      1. Looks like we have been there for a while, but it can always get worse…

        • This article makes it all seem so hopeless, with so many negative things piled on each other and on us every day.

          Do what you can with what you have where you are everyone. Something’s gotta give as we can’t go on like this as a nation.

          • I read an article in the 80’s sometime that was written in the 70’s about a guy who used to be a driver for a group of very wealthy people in Los Angeles. The driver said that these guys were upset at the fact that the middle class has grown so much since ww2 and taken huge chunks out of their profits. There intention was to crush the economy, put these pesky middle class people out of business by importing cheap labor and pushing manufacturing overseas into developing countries until the middle class evaporated. Then they would impose trade restrictions during a war and be in control of everything when the war ended.

            • Allow me to offer a reason #17 why the U.S. is going to hell in a hand basket.

              “…What’s happened is that we’ve effectively left behind the Age of Persuasion and ushered in the Age of Confirmation. It sometimes seems the whole world exists to re-affirm our conceptions of it; you can get through days, even weeks, without being at all discomfited, if you know which sites to visit and which channels to watch…”

              The article elaborates better than I can.


            • No, people who are racist or don’t believe in Global Warming are not “wrong-headed”; they are just ignorant…like people who don’t have the brains to realize our Constitutional rights are being stolen from us constantly– they are just ignorant and don’t know the facts. Period.

              • World temps have been basically flat since the late 1990s, the oceans haven’t risen, and we still have the polar icecaps. I think we can finally trash the idea of man-made “global warming.”

                According to the charts presented by the “global warming” people, atmospheric carbon dioxide rises after the temperature rises and lowers after the temperature lowers, not the other way around. The sun heats the earth, and carbon dioxide comes out of solution in the world’s oceans. Mankind’s emissions are a drop in the bucket compared to that.

                We can also get rid of man-made “climate change.” The climate has always been changing. It’s never the same two years in a row. It would be nice if we did have a little bit of global warming, because our gardens would grow better and produce more.

                • Most CO2 actually comes from the limestone crust of the earth. Not the oceans.

            • Any government which tries to take the guns from its citizens are not “looking out” for its citizens…

              Sounds like something Hitler would have said– trying to convince us to “trust him”. Obama is reminding me more and more like Hilter all the time!

            • research Bilderberger Group, Counsel on Foreign Relations, and trilateral Commission. Then you will really feel angry, helpless, and violated.

          • If I lived in Russia, or India, or elsewhere in Southeast Asia, I would be very concerned about China’s military modernization.

            I live 12,000 miles away from China, all the way across the Pacific Ocean from China. I am not concerned. Especially when they start spending their money buying American Real Estate and businesses.

            Do they buy Russian Real Estate? No.

            The USA has been invaded by Dutch investors, British investors, European investors, Arab investors, Russian investors and Japanese investors.

            Now WE are being invaded by Chinese investors. Whatever happened to those HUGE, scary Japanese banks? British and Dutch Pension Funds?

            The goal of the NWO through the Trilateral Commission has long been to have an elite global investor class of the Uber Rich with interlocking international business interests to mitigate the possibility of war.

            This is why Ukraine has not exploded. No Western Nation wants to shoot itself in the foot. So it’s a strategy that is working pretty well for the Uber Rich.

            Not so much for everyone else. 🙁

            • You are a simple minded fool. Keep fooling yourself that Chinas motives are the same as Japan and other non aggressive nations.

              • I never said that China’s motives are the same as Japan or other non-aggressive nations. I said I am not concerned about their military modernization because I live 12,000 miles away.

                China has yet to defeat Japan in the East China Sea. They cannot project any sustained, significant power across the Pacific and it will be a decade before they can.

                China needs natural resources, land, and fresh water for its people. These commodities are available in Asia for the taking. Asia is the path of least resistance. They also need markets for their products and consumers to buy them.

                That would be US, most of all. 🙂

                • China needs resources but has no need for the US consumer when there are 1.2 billion consumers in China. Out money is only good because we say so at more or less the point of a gun.

                  When Bretton Woods collapsed in 1971 it was only a matter of time before the USD looses world reserve currency status. Our economic survival is predicated upon maintaining that status.

                  • K2: OUR money is good because it is the life blood of the New World Order. All of the major corporations and banks use it to facilitate their wealth, power, and dominance.

                    Why would they use something else?

                    Yes it is also backed by the most powerful military in the world, bar none. So, that military will have to be destroyed if North America and Europe are to be subservient to another power.

                    The NWO is, at its core, North America, Europe and Japan with a combined population equal to that of China. Moreover the combined economy of the NWO core is much larger than China for now, and with the current valuation of the Yuan.

                    In another ten years China will be an independent economic entity on par with or greater than the Core NWO. By then China will be fully integrated into the world economy and a full partner with the Core NWO; while North America expands via the TPP to include Mexico, Central America and parts of South America in an economic union.

                    Puerto Rico (US Territory)is being positioned to be the next offshore financial hub linking NA, SA, Africa and Europe.

                    While OUR economic survival and prosperity relies upon the dollar as WRC, the UK and Germany made the transition to a status of less than WRC and they are doing fine. So will WE if and when that day arrives. It is a long way away.

                    Yes, all fiat currencies eventually fail. The dollar might very well fail too, or be revalued and backed by metals; or a global central bank might issue a world currency backed by something, or nothing. Its hard to say and no one has those answers yet. Changes are coming but they are a long, long way away.

                    War will come first and the Anti Christ will have all the answers. 🙁

                  • The trends show that despite all of the efforts of the NWO the USD which was 55% of international transactions in 2000 is now at 33% in 2013.

                    “Changes are coming but they are a long, long way away.”

                    Thirteen years and a 40% drop made up by a huge increase in QE (through the front and back door) to replace Treasuries bought previously by nations tends to disagree with your timing predictions. Given another 40% drop puts the USD below 20% of international transactions and considering the nations bailing on the USD that might be a conservative figure and not be 13 years away.

                    The NWO has been so desperate that they have to unleash the US military to make nations (Iraq & Libya) continue to accept it for oil. That is telling.

                    I hope your correct but as they say the math don’t lie.

                  • K2: Yes the math does lie. In October of 2012 (?) the USD was used in 87% of global commerce. 🙂

                    Personally, I do not see the number, whatever it is, as a big deal because while the percentage of USD transactions might decline as a percentage, the World GDP is expanding, so it might be larger in the number of dollars in the aggregate even as it is declining as a percentage of global trade.

                    I suspect that everyone in the NWO expects the USD transaction percentage to decline as China and India join the global economy. As the TPP expands, it is likely that the dollar would become the currency of choice in Mexico and Columbia, like it is in Panama, and Ecuador.

                    Like wise the Yuan will dominate Asia while the Euro dominates Europe and the Middle East. Petro dollars will lose importance as the world transitions to alt energy now that carbon capacitors will cheaply store wind and solar energy.

                    These events are to be expected in a multi polar world and it doesn’t mean the demise of the dollar, just a change in its use. Eventually I would expect the dollar, Euro, and Yuan to be in everyone’s wallet depending upon where you are in the world; and quantum computers would automatically give you the local currency when you place your debit card into the ATM using your dollar account.

                    Yes Change is coming. Buckle up! 🙂

                  • DK

                    For the USD to remain viable without high inflation / devaluation which would be catalyst to abandon it for one of the better managed up and coming currencies its use needs to continuously expand to absorb its increase. Not expanding is declining.
                    Its management sucks and its competition is severe. As I stated we have to literally use force for many nations to use it. You can’t fight everyone and its expensive too. The more USDs you create to fund the empire the more nations desire to leave its grip.

                    Absolutely unsustainable. The use of force to maintain it is proof.

                  • K2: WE use force to make other nations use OUR dollar? No, I don’t think so. The FED is the Chairman of the CLUB. The CLUB has Rules. If you want to join the CLUB, you must accept the Rules.

                    Rule No 1: The dollar is the currency of the CLUB. It is backed by the largest economy and the most powerful military in the world.

                    Rule No 2: The CLUB protects its Members.

                    Rule No 3: You are with US or against US.

                    Rule No 4: Remember the first three Rules. 🙂

            • This is an article that I agree with so much that I can only comment with one word, BOOM! Talking about boom, there is what I think is likely a hoax going around about some nuclear explosion off the coast of Japan. It is right now on youtube and a top story on Before Its News. I feel it is a hoax unless some nuclear sub or something exploded out there or someone decided to test some nuke above ground. Here is the video to those interested:


              • There are a couple of very reliable experts on nuclear bombs/Fukushima.

                One is Helen Caldicott– fantastic speaker and expert on the health affects of nuclear disasters, and Arnie Gunther– who is expert on Nuclear Technology. If you want to find oout the truth about this, I would highly recommend going to their websites for latest news.

            • I suppose it’s a better strategy than eating a nuke or 50. I have to at least hand it that one. Although it does seem frustratingly like for the average person… doing global trade with highly nationalist countries is a big time losing proposition.

              Then again one wonders if anyone would be stupid enough to even attempt to nuke a country sitting on a couple of hundred Fukushimas just waiting to happen.

            • It’s lonely in the land of being aware,

              to be surrounded by so many that cannot

              hear the bell that tolls for us.

              • II Chronicles 7:14 –
                If MY PEOPLE, which are called by MY NAME, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

                • If you want to read the most nonbiased, educated explanation of the Book of Revelation:


                  I have no idea who the author is or whether he/she is a theologian, but you really get it when you read this.

                  He/she explains the terminology, who the penman is for the Book of Revelation (the Apostle John), and also the politics of the time period…well worth your time.

                  • One heartwarming point the author makes: “John considered how the wicked prospered while he suffered, it almost broke his spirit. “until I went into the sanctuary of God; then I understood their end. Surely you set them in slippery places; you cast them down to destruction” (Psalms 73, v.17-18). In other words, it encourages him to see that injustice would not always triumph.”

                • @ Grafique

                  Let’s not lose sight of the primary problem with “davening.” While Jews’ ritualistic simulated sex with the “goddess” (actually a demon) Shekinah by “davening” is repulsive in itself, the primary problem is Judaism’s worship of false gods. Far from the rabbis’ cover story that Judaism is monotheistic, Judaism is a pagan polytheistic creed complete with reincarnation (gilgul neshamot, gilgul neshamah) and black magic.

                  Recall that Egyptian and Babylonian black magic spawned idolatry of the Golden Calf, even to the Israelites worshipping, fornicating with, and sacrificing their children to the demon Moloch (Leviticus 20:3-5, 3 Kings 11:5-33, et al.). No less than in the days of the Israelites (1 Kings 8:8; Malachias 2:8-12), contemporary Judaism retains worship of pagan “strange gods”: Birkat ha-Hammah sun worship (persists even though Ezechiel 8:16-17 specifically damns it as an abomination in the eyes of God), moon worship (kiddish levanah), death curses (pulse d’nura), even the rabbis’ magic skulls:

                  “There are two kinds of necromancy: the one where the dead is raised by naming him, the other where he is invoked by means of a skull.” —The Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Sanhedrin 65b

                  • You have to wonder about people who hate the truth.

              • “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend’s or of thine own were; any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”

                Rev.John Donne

            • Actually their efforts through international ownership have put a negating effect on a major war. You really don’t want to bomb a foreign city that you essentially own.

              The greed that goes along with facilitating the above tends to mitigate the above and facilitates civilian unrest.

          • Pornography —————-$ 13,100,000,000.00 per year.
            Distilled alcohol ——— $120,000,000,000.00 per year
            Other alcoholic beverages – $240,000,000,000.00 per year.
            Cigarettes/tobacco ——– $153,500,000,000.00 per year.
            Illegal Drugs ————- $ 80,000,000,000.00 per year.
            Prescription drugs ——– $ 70,000,000,000.00 per year.
            Hookers? Who knows, but it is in the billions of dollars.
            Gambling? Again, in the billions of dollars easily.

            It appears that porn is a small and low health problem considering the other vices. (Yes, prescription drugs are addictive and most are not necessary.)

            Just putting things into perspective.

            • Who labels them vices? Politicians with vices.

        • only 16 ?

        • Nice Rant by the Author- Unfortunately it is all true. Here are several more words to add why America is already going to Hell. GREED, LIES, CORRUPTION, SOCIOPATHS, POWER, RELIGION, RACKETERRING, PILFERING, INCOMPETENCE, STUPIDITY, GULLIBLE, TRAITOROUS, TYRANNY, WALSTREET PONZI SCHEME, JUST TO NAME A FEW. Want to add more to the list, feel free!!

          • Here are a few more: perverts, dopers, alcoholics, millions of convicted criminals, bureaucrats, politicians, lawyers, congressmen, state and city governments, all commies.
            Have a nice day, commies. Commies everywhere.

          • @WWT: RE: Want to add more to the list, feel free!!

            The $17 trillion in national debt is propagandist BS. Because of the massive expansion of welfare for the millions of deadbeat non-speaking, immigrants who serve as an expansion of the D_RAT voter base in this country the government has stolen everybody’s FICA and Medicare payroll tax withdrawals to the extent that the unfunded liabilities of Medicaid, Medicare, and SS tally $114,000,000,000.00. That’s $ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN TRILLION! in addition to the $17 trillion that the MSM puts out as a total. With 100,000,000 out of work and 12,000,000 drawing SSI, (the entire population of Cuba) these sums add up to one end: NATIONAL BANKRUPTCY! Meanwhile your Congressmen and women loot the till with $180,000.00 salaries and perks and benefits that probably add another $100K. And they have SOLD EVERBODY DOWN THE PROVERBIAL SH*TTER!

        • And it will.

      2. When ever you reject GOD, where else would you go!

        • @ Mountain Trekker…..The French philosopher and Jesuit priest, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, wrote, “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” If we can remember this and act accordingly, we will “survive”.


          • They will all have to face God and will find out that their greed was… well greed and have to face eternity. Very short sighted.

            • evey knee shall bend and every mouth shall confess

            • Wher you guys talk to God, what does he say ?

              • “For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise” ….2 Corinthians 11:19

                Well, you asked.

              • COF,
                I don’t know whether you asked that innocently or cynically, but empathy, compassion, altruism, tribal connectivity, romantic love, love of humanity, and love of God are all more or less made possible by the connections that the orbital cortex and the medial-ventral cortex has with the amygdala, the anterior cingulate, and other structures.

                If you can’t “feel” God at all, you might benefit from a PET scan. Those who can’t feel a “God” of any kind are often the same ones who have no real empathy with other people. They tend to treat people as game-pieces and can be very manipulative. Some with such brain-wave activity patterns turn out to be corporate CEOs. Others become serial killers.

                • i.e. Sociopaths.
                  Intelligent, soul-less humanoids.

                  • Please, you guys are wack jobs….

                • I’ve got one of those living next door to me.

                • Didn’t take you bible thumpers long to spout your myths.

                  • If you can’t take the heat, get out of hell.

                  • Since you’re in hell, how’s that Satanic myth working for ya?

                  • Archivist: It never fails, when the poorly educated, such as yourself, can’t find and answer, the parroting retort is always “Well God must have done it”. In Logic that’s called an Argument from Ignorance. Another term is for this type of so-called thinking is ‘god of the gaps’; no current explanation-God then fills the gap in knowledge/information. Well the real world doesn’t work that way. Simply because it can’t currently be explained by science doesn’t mean it’s something supernatural. Diseases, floods, famines, and earthquakes were all believed to be acts of God. Well science has now proven otherwise in all these cases. We now know the causes of all these things and they can be explained and demonstrated by science. Until Ben Franklin positively proved that lightening was nothing more than electricity, people of his day actually believed that God was angry. Your ‘god of the gaps’ is continually shrinking with each new scientific discovery. To continue to think in magical terms is to say that though you live in the modern world created by thousands of scientific discoveries, psychologically you still live in the jungles with those primitives (Africa and Brasil) who still believe that everything they can’t explain, which is almost everything, comes from something supernatural. Small wonder you’re confused and get angry at people like me who point out the glaring errors in your thinking because you straddle two worlds; the modern one with all of its science and the superstitious one of gods and magic.

                  • Professor Higgins, if you’re actually a professor.

                    I happen to be well-educated. I attended school back when there was real education. I also attended a major university. My IQ is probably 20 or 30 points above yours. My points in my other post still stand.

                    I have seen the results of prayer. I was once at a financial low point and prayed for some kind of help. Within days a wealthy man called me out of the blue and said he would give me lots of money if I would work on his genealogy. That went on for two years.

                    You can choose not to believe. We all have free will to choose. Or you can look at the world around, read the Bible, study, and choose to believe.

                • I don’t “feel” there is God. I “know” it.

                  Entropy always increases. Things don’t get more complicated all by themselves. Yet we have a complicated clockwork universe that supposedly came into being from an explosion, with no explanation of why the explosion occurred or where the substance came from that exploded. The universe had to be created somehow or the original shaped charge that exploded just the right way had to be created.

                  I don’t know how well it applies because of the outside addition of energy, but the classic experiment is to put watch parts into a bag and shake it. How long do you think it would have to be shaken to have all the parts assemble themselves into a working watch?

                  Anyone who doesn’t “feel” God needs to look up into the night sky, or walk around through a forest or meadow.

                  • Indeed. Mankind is without excuse because he can see creation all around — but most refuse to believe it.

                  • The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. 20For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.

                    21For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools 23and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.

                    24Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. 25They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised. Amen.

                    26Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones. 27In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.

                    28Furthermore, just as they did not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God, so God gave them over to a depraved mind, so that they do what ought not to be done. 29They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. They are gossips, 30slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant and boastful; they invent ways of doing evil; they disobey their parents; 31they have no understanding, no fidelity, no love, no mercy. 32Although they know God’s righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.

                  • Archivist: It’s Professor Emeritus Higgins to be precise my good fellow. Prayer studies have yielded that prayers are unprovable and unrepeatable in scientific terms and therefor meaningless except to the desperate dolts who cling to their superstitions when they can’t find a rational reason for an occurrence. In your feeble mind you equate a helpful coincidence with a ‘miracle’ from God. This man called you because he somehow knew that you did genealogy work, not because God whispered in his ear and told him just to give you some money. I know, you’ll rationalize this by saying that how God works; in strange and mysterious ways. Apologists such as yourself are always making up things in order to support your beliefs so that they don’t collapse under the weight of rational scrutiny. By the way, if you fancy yourself as some sort of Mensa candidate/member (high IQ), why is it that you got yourself into such a poor financial state in the first place? Oh wait, let me guess; it was God testing you, right! Feelings and coincidences are not proof anything supernatural. If you can’t repeat for someone else then you can’t prove it, and if you can’t prove it then it’s what we call in the academic community pure conjecture, or in more common parlance-BULL SHIT.

                  • Archivist, since this blog won’t allow me to reply directly to “Professor Higgins”, I’ll let you know my opinion regarding his post. It’s unfathomable to me that an arrogant, conceited sociopath like him is allowed to contaminate the youth in our Country with his verbal swill! This is why the Country is becoming more and more leftist by the day. Well, Mr. La-De-Da Professor (Emeritus, no less!), you may be able to impress wet behind the ears college students, but you’re only impressing the rest of us with the fact that the “highly educated” are not necessarily wise or good people.

          • FOB,Very Good! This country may be going to hell in a handbasket, but I ain’t goin with it. Trekker Out.

            • What this country needs is a good $.03 22 round.

              • been picking up a couple boxes of thunderbolts for 1.99 @ bimart recently when available. Makes for a 20 dollar brick. Only allowed 2 but have wife also buy 2 so the stock is looking good. The thunderbolts are a great hunting round as they are 40 grain solids. hollow points blow up the animals s o not good for small game it you plan on eating them. the 40’s smack hard and leave the same hole in as out.picked up 4 more boxes yesterday.

            • Barbara: We are slowly winnowing out all the troglodytes such as you and your children and educating the best and brightest. We’ve been doing it for decades and we now have these highly educated people in all levels of government and business and they are running this country. You hicks and you country cousins will still be allowed to provide the necessary lower level services, that’s why we continue to have junior colleges and trade schools. This country didn’t become great from folks like you with the minimum of education. People like you don’t invent or create anything of any real use or value because you lack the mental capacity for higher education. It takes intelligent people to become doctors, scientists, engineers, and business leaders. As for your sociopath comment, I volunteer at three local charities and probably give more money to others than your entire family. This is hardly the hallmark of a sociopath. But then I can afford to be so generous because I am retired and probably make more than your household does working. I do these things because I actually care about the less fortunate than myself which is more than I can say for all the phony so-called Christians at this site and I’m sure I can include you in this group.

        • Agreed Trekker: Love of God, the family, morality and work ethic are the basic building blocks of this nation. And they have been under systematic attack from parties within the Federal Government since the 1960s if we believe recently releases/found government documents. So it took from then to now to get us into this mess.
          To get out we need to reverse the process:
          1. Be vocal (and loving) about public praise for God. Call all Christians back to their Father.
          2. Take steps to create strong family bonds within each family and extended family. That means spending time together doing things that do not involve TV. Talk to your kids and get then looking to you for support, information, opinions and wisdom rather than the “school” or media or friends. Redefine what is “cool”. And reach out to your kids friends and their parents. Get them on board with the new/old family time system.
          3. Politely but firmly refuse to accept immoral behavior or media in your life. Write to companies that advertise during your favorite TV/radio shows ( or your kids shows) and remind them what is acceptable to family values and what is NOT. Especially write to all advertisers when a show is out of line even a bit. As we have seen in the past decade if they can take an inch they will keep inching further into unacceptable areas. Do not demand change. Just state your values and that you will not watch shows/ media/ music that is not compliant with family values. And you will not buy from companies that support it! And then do turn it off if it is out of compliance. And do not buy products from those companies.
          4. Be the example that you want your family to follow by exhibiting a good work ethic. Encourage your family and friends to work together on some tasks and then enjoy the company and the result of a job done faster and with more fun. Praise all those who join in and give them ownership of what was completed. Teach them the cowboy/farmer way: You do what needs to be done and you rest when it is completed, not before.
          5. If we want a stronger nation we must do the work: praise God every day, thank God every day, ask for His blessing and protection on this nation every day and give something to God or another in Gods name ( a helping hand, a generous act, an extra tithe etc) as your part of this project.

        • I’d like to ask Mountain Trekker a question.

          If the Christian GOD is so all-powerful, then I’d like for you to help me understand why He has stood by and allowed Satan and his kids (we know who they are, right?) to make such incredible, and seemingly irreversible, unstoppable progress in advancing every one of the diabolically evil nation and culture destroying items cited by this very somber sounding article? I mean, for crying out loud, pal.

          Can you or anyone else cite for me even a single significant, lasting victory that has been chalked up by the rational, decent, reasonably moral, conservative community – which is the demographic group most likely to be bible thumpers? If you are really desperate, you might be tempted to cite the Duck Dynasty incident – but, in reality, did that really slow down or impede the homosexual, lesbian Perversity tsunami even a tiny bit? Not that I can tell from observing the news.

          When I was reading this article, does anyone care to guess what I was thinking about? The Joe Biden speech last year, where that greasy slab of despicable liberal excrement stood before an audience consisting of jews and this mentally deranged, jew testicle licking ass-wipe had the amazing gall to PRAISE these nation wrecking termites for being the PRIMARY promoters of just about every negative item cited by the author of this article.

          Anyone need a refresher?

          [ Begin quote ]

          “Joe Biden, the Vice President of the United State praised American Jews for playing leading roles in the fight for homosexual marriage, open borders, feminism, “social justice,” and more. Biden said that Jews were one of the biggest factors, if not the single biggest, driving social change in the United States.

          Speaking at the Jewish Heritage Month reception of the Democratic National Committee, Joe Biden credited Jewish people in Hollywood for changing the culture of America. He said Jews are responsible for 85% of America’s changing attitude on homosexual marriage. “Think — behind of all that, I bet you 85 percent of those changes, whether it’s in Hollywood or social media, are a consequence of Jewish leaders in the industry.”
          “Jewish heritage has shaped who we are – all of us, us, me – as much or more than any other factor in the last 223 years. And that’s a fact,” said Biden.

          Joe Biden also credited Jews with playing a major role in the feminist movement and changing America’s immigration policies to allow for massive third world immigration. Biden also praised Jews for playing a leading role in getting the Civil Rights Acts passed that mandated affirmative action policies and special privileges for minorities.

          Speaking on Jewish political power, Biden stated ”the Jewish people have contributed greatly to America. No group has had such an outsized influence per capita as all of you standing before you, and all of those who went before me and all of those who went before you.””

          [ end quote ]

          So, essentially, we have a maggot infected particle of human excrement sitting in the Vice President’s chair who has orgasms on stage while praising the termites who are destroying the USA. Oh, and with regards to the war being waged against what remains of the old White Christian America?

          Let’s hear the words of another hate filled, racist jew:

          “CNN featured the extremist Tim Wise, who last year called on his followers to murder members of the TEA Party. Tim Wise, who is Jewish, says that Jesus Christ is a symbol of “white supremacy” and “genocide.” Wise stated “The image of a white Jesus has been used to justify enslavement, conquest, colonialism, the genocide of indigenous peoples. There are literally millions of human beings whose lives have been snuffed out by people who conquered under the banner of a white god.””

          So, Mountain Trekker. Please explain why Satan and his evil kids are steamrolling this nation over into the dustbin of history, and Jesus isn’t lifting so much as a pinky finger to help stop it?

          I mean, after all. Are we to believe that the millions of people, mostly White European Americans – who are practicing Christians haven’t been praying their asses off to Him? So why hasn’t He been listening to his people and offering them a helping hand to save this rapidly decomposing turd dump of a once great nation?

          You know, I see a lot of debating going on about whether Jesus was a jew or whether he was a Judean from Galilee and I really don’t know which of these arguments that I agree with. But, it does occur to me that if the first claim is true – maybe that is the reason why Jesus hasn’t lifted a finger to help save this nation. Maybe He agrees with the Cultural Marxist agenda to destroy America?

          I mean, we really need to think deeply about this question. Based on the unbelievable progress of the nation wrecking termites, it sure as heck looks to me like the Big Guy in the Sky wants to pull the plug on America.

          Which kinda means, he ain’t our friend or ally, does it not?

          After all, does it really make good sense for us to use a book that was written for us by the very same tribe of devils who, in Joe Biden’s own words, “No group has had such an outsized influence per capita as all of you standing before you, and all of those who went before me and all of those who went before you.” ?

          Has following their advice and allowing them to advance their agenda been helpful or destructive to the traditional America that most of us on this website love and treasure so passionately?

          Hint: If it takes you longer than 3 seconds to answer that last question, then you’re beyond salvation.

          • Tucker
            Its simple it isn’t God that is letting the Nation go to hell. It is us!

            • Also, God gave humanity free will and God doesn’t interfere with because then it wouldn’t be free will. It’s up to humanity to do good or evil, come to or reject the Lord freely.

            • You’re avoiding answering my question. When there are probably millions of Christians praying every day to their hero Jesus, and asking him for his help in saving their nation from the destruction that the forces of evil (liberalism, Cultural Marxism, Joe Biden’s objects of worship, etc.)are foisting upon it – I am asking for anyone to explain to me why all of those prayers are not being answered?

              Am I to believe that Jesus is refusing to step in until he has 100 percent of all Americans praying their butts off, and that he isn’t satisfied that he doesn’t have 100 percent participation?

              Or, are you insinuating that Jesus expects individual Americans to rise up and smite these forces of evil who are causing the death of our nation?

              BTW: The fact that my perfectly reasonable earlier comment got so many thumbs down that it was blocked from regular view tells me that there must be a dangerously large number of visitors to this website who are uncomfortable with the idea of critical thinking. Now, more than ever before in the history of this nation, critical thinking and hindsight are vitally important to any pursuit of a solution to save what’s left of White Western Civilization. Instead, people would rather plug their fingers in their ears, stomp their feet, and shove their heads into a hole in the ground and refuse to think critically about the situation we find ourselves in?

              That, my friends, is formula guaranteed to finish killing off this nation.

          • Interesting that you use the word “salvation,” a Biblical term. It sounds as though you want hard, concrete proof as to why evil is allowed to exist.

            Think of it as having a Constitutional Republic v Communism.

            Constitutional Republic: Officials are elected as representatives of the people, and must govern according to existing constitutional law that limits the government’s power over the people.

            Communism: “A system of government in which the state plans and controls the economy and a single, often authoritarian party holds power, claiming to make progress toward a higher social order in which all goods are equally shared by the people.” (Wordnik)

            The difference between the two is about CHOICE:

            Constitutional Republic allows for self-determination as long as the constitutional laws are followed, with its legacy of limited government intrusion.

            Communists demand that you do something that enrich themselves (but not you) in some way..whether it is relocating you to collectives, where they will reap all that you sow, or in our case, things such as FORCING you to feed your children x, y and z, even though it is genetically modified and unhealthy, because they “know” better than you do how you should raise your child, and if you don’t comply exactly, they will take your children away from you, and taxing you beyond your ability to endure so that they can benefit.

            So Satan DEMANDS you to do things that are destructive to yourself for his own aggrandizement, which will lead you to some seriously rotten consequences. He wants to call the shots….he leads you down the path with pretty promises until you are destroyed.

            God offers you a choice of self-determination as long as you follow the “constitutional laws.” It is truly: What you “sow” = what you “reap.”

            At one time, Americans did “pray their asses off”…but they don’t anymore. Do you see the correlation between the way things were and the way things are now?

            People don’t seem to pray UNTIL the shit hits the fan because they get cocky, complacent, and start thinking, “Hey, I can do this myself…I don’t need Him.” But when the shit hits the fan, humility sets in and that’s when you hear their voices pouring forth unto the heavens.

            To summarize, what people don’t seem to understand is that God operates on the principle of “FREE AGENCY” … choice. Satan only operates on the law of forced rule and destruction because he is one pissed-off being who is seriously upset that he can’t run the show.

            Our existence on this planet may seem scary and unfair if these few years are ALL there is or ever could be….but it’s not.

            And just because somebody else is evil, you DON’T have to follow the pack.

            REMEMBER: Satan isn’t interested in going after evil people…he’s already got them.

          • Modern Christianity, if there is such a thing, would be unrecognizable to Jesus. It is a control mechanism, replete with jewish fables, mythology, astrology, paganism, idol worship and veiled occult sciences. Only a small percentage of so called christians recognize this fact and practice the faith accordingly in the modern world. It is a vehicle utilized to control and facilitate oppression by those in control. King James VERSION??????The version of a incestuous homosexual psychopathic murderer. How about a Charles Manson Version, or a Attila the Hun Version. Study the bible in Aramiac, or Hebrew…..its a different story.
            “Aint no hustle like religious hustle…”

          • Tucker, Earth is not our home we’re merely passing through. There are two destinations and we’re all going to one or the other, and GOD being the greatest believer in Freedom, he gives us all the opportunity to chose whichever destination we desire. My role in life should be to introduce “everyone” to Christ. But it’s up to each person to make the final decision. And in GOD’S word, He didn’t say things would get better as it draws toward the end. So race,color or creed makes no difference to GOD, he is no respector of persons. Trekker Out.

            • Trekker,


              PS Yes Red Rocks is a nice area. If you are ever in need of back up Sir, please remember we are your neighbors.

              • WRM, Do you know the people with the wind generator by Bull Lake Creek. Looks like a very nice location, always wanted to stop and visit. Good Neighbors are alway needed, lights are dimming as I speak. Trekker Out.

                • Trekker,

                  I know the place but not the people. The ‘blue roof ranch’ could also be good SE neighbor/watchers. We have met them.

                  Would it be acceptable to you if we discussed this via snail mail (off the internet)?

                  • Preferably. Don’t know how to exchange addresses. attempt something later. Do you live on the highway? Nuff said. Trekker Out.

          • “Please explain why Satan and his evil kids are steamrolling this nation over into the dustbin of history, and Jesus isn’t lifting so much as a pinky finger to help stop it?”

            Here’s my take on that, Tucker:

            The only thing that is NOT part of Creation is God Himself. God gave EVERYONE in Creation free will, even Demons and Angels. Lucifer himself is part of Creation.

            FREE WILL means God does not interfere with our choices. This means if we want to destroy ourselves and give up our place in His Kingdom, then so be it. It is our choice and WE are responsible for the consequences of that choice.

            Man has been born into slavery for generations. None of us who live today, can even remember a time when we were TRULY and utterly “free” of all government but God.

            Evil men have just as much free will as the Righteous. The difference is in the choices that are made.

            We live and die by our own hand and only when our life is over here, do we receive our due for those choices we abused.

            That’s my take on why God “allows” evil to happen to good people. It’s called “trial by fire”…and boy, are we walking on red-hot coals right now.

          • godisimaginary.com pretty much spells it out for those who are interested or have open minds but the ones that have been indoctrinated to not believe anything else then there is nothing left to say. After all, we are all puppets.

          • Tucker,
            It isn’t a competition between “this god” and “that god over there”. It’s not luchadores in stretchy pants and masks like in “Nacho Libre”.

            God = God. It’s a tautology, which doesn’t add much to your knowledge, so consider this. God is that which, as Archivist pointed out above, created that big ball of matter and energy that blew out to the corners of space-time. After that, the nature of the raw materials resulted in lots of local collections of matter and energy in space-time, which eventually yielded amino acids in free water, and lately, the multifarious life-forms that are observed or hunted by a certain self-aware species called “Homo sapiens”.

            Unfortunately, we walked away from God at some point, so Christ God the Divine Logos, the visible sum of all things that are in God in eternity, became a man and veiled Himself in the Kenosis so that He could talk to us without burning us up.

            Now that God has saved us through the means of the Incarnation, we have “eternal” life now and outside of the procession of moments in time, and not just temporal and phenomenal life.

            The “lasting victory” you referred to is already won, even if Joe Biden becomes King of the World and the USA falls into ruins and the ocean floods us to the tip-top of every “Fourteener” in Colorado.

            Our faith is invested in eternity, not in anything temporal.


        • Disney World. lol

        • To Hell.

      3. The “system” is working just fine…………………yawn.

        • Lol & we have had great presidents over the last 20yrs.

        • The system IS working……..just like it was designed. It was ok and cool 40-50 years ago when we exported this “system” overseas to other nations/peoples and devastated them. Now the chickens are coming home to roost and its a thang. Again, its cyclical, and its another group’s turn. One has to be silly, naive, or delusional to believe that massive ill can be exported for generations and that same ill will not come back around…….(slap) wake up and welcome to the real world that previous generations here in this nation have created……dont whine now, you should’ve spoke up then!

      4. DHS recently reported that a major utility was hacked but it remained operational.

        One attack was a brute force attack where hackers run through passwords until they find one that works. Why did critical equipment have such poor encryption?

        There was a second attack but they have not released many details about how that occurred other than to say there were no serious consequences.

        • Why in THE hell is the power grid hooked to the internet?
          If I were an operator of one of these systems I would have that as a priority, DISCONNECT FROM THE INTERNET,
          you cant tell me that they need to be connected to it with things the way they are now,,,

          • Remote control via the internet allows utilities to easily and efficiently monitor and control substations and switching equipment from a central location. Less people; lower cost energy. If the internet goes down they still have dedicated land lines for backup communications. But when the San Jose, CA substation was attacked in 2013, they first took out underground AT&T communications equipment down the road by cutting fiber optics and land lines.
            It gets worse. Smart Meters are slowly but surely being installed all over the US on millions of households. These meters can and will be controlled via the internet/cellphone system. Individual meters can be shut off for any number of reasons, from non-payment to avoiding a widespread blackout (a process called load shedding).
            It gets even worse. Most new appliances now incorporate computer devices in their design. The latest generation is able to be monitored and controlled remotely. Have you seen the ads for the new Smart Thermostats that you can control through your cellphone? Guess what? The utilities will also have access. These appliances are able to communicate with your Smart Meter via the house wiring or by wireless technology.
            This is folks should consider a backup system that does not depend on the grid.

            • “Remote control via the internet allows utilities to easily and efficiently monitor and control substations and switching equipment from a central location.”

              They need to have someone’s ass THERE to monitor the plants. That is nuts. Have people become SO LAZY that we can’t even get up off our asses and personally go monitor our power plants?

              Those systems were not made to be automated. Stupid sheep.

            • The US gov has an Internet within the Internet that is far more secure. The power grid should be on a completely encrypted virtual private network, hidden from the Internet.

              It is crap that our most critical system is wide open for attack?

        • Connecticut power grid hacked, no power outages


          Report: Chinese Military Hackers Targeting US Electric Power Grid, Oil And Gas Pipelines And Water Suppliers


          just a matter of time before LIGHS OUT

          maybe they can get Kason of the TSA to help out ?


          • Yes, there are things to prevent this. The people on the west side of the pacific try and hack me 70 times per day. I log it and prevent it. 150 hack attempts per day. I will post a solution if anyone wants one.

            • I would like to know your solution, please inform us.

              • Snowman,

                One thing I do is to block all the IP address space for entire countries. Here’s a list of the zone files for all Top Level Domains that you might want to block:


                Don’t know how this is going to format, but here’s a script I use to block china and Afghanistan. You can add Russia (ru) or any other country.

                ### Block all traffic from AFGHANISTAN (af) and CHINA (CN). Use ISO code ###
                ISO=”af cn”

                ### Set PATH ###

                ### No editing below ###

                $IPT -F
                $IPT -X
                $IPT -t nat -F
                $IPT -t nat -X
                $IPT -t mangle -F
                $IPT -t mangle -X
                $IPT -P INPUT ACCEPT
                $IPT -P OUTPUT ACCEPT
                $IPT -P FORWARD ACCEPT

                # create a dir
                [ ! -d $ZONEROOT ] && /bin/mkdir -p $ZONEROOT

                # clean old rules

                # create a new iptables list
                $IPT -N $SPAMLIST

                for c in $ISO
                # local zone file

                # get fresh zone file
                $WGET -O $tDB $DLROOT/$c.zone

                # country specific log message
                SPAMDROPMSG=”$c Country Drop”

                # get
                BADIPS=$(egrep -v “^#|^$” $tDB)
                for ipblock in $BADIPS
                $IPT -A $SPAMLIST -s $ipblock -j LOG –log-prefix “$SPAMDROPMSG”
                $IPT -A $SPAMLIST -s $ipblock -j DROP

                • Thanks Nimrod.

            • Before it was bought out, the old Zonealarm used to flatly identify “.gov” attempts to get into my computer, and it blocked and logged them all. It used to even note which node the attempt was from and where.

              I’ve noticed that the company who bought them out does not stop those attempts. It doesn’t log them or bring them to your attention in any way.

              • sixpack,
                Some P2P programs like eMule used to have a list of guvmint IPs.

                This site has a list of guvmint, hacker, and torrent IPs (it’s partly for webmasters who want to block evil), and you can adapt the lists to please yourself.


                • Thanks, I’ll go take a look.

          • Most Americans now a days are stumbling around in the dark and can’t see the forest for the trees.

            • These days it seems most people can’t see the forest through the fire.

              • In the near future, people won’t be able to see the forest for the Shit-Tsunami(tm).

                • Mister Lahey?

                • People are walking into trees.

                  Fall down.

                  Get up and do it again.

            • Those who follow the beaten path will be beaten. I think so many people are in survival mode now, just scraping along that they have no access to world news or from the internet or they are so wiped out and numb, they just retreat to anything of the lowest denominator like Dancing with the Stars, drugs or alcohol. And hoping all the bad stuff will pass them by. Their coping skills are way low to deal with anything negative.

          • Better make sure the generators are working and start storing up gas with fuel stabilizer.

      5. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

      6. Good content, but the spelling/grammar needs to be tightened up a bit.

      7. Opt out of the “beast system”. Stop buying from the beast.
        Stop feeding the beast.
        Create a beast-free civilization.

        • Yep,,,
          self sufficiency and being a subsistence farmer is looking better and better all the time,,,

          • To me, it always looked “better.”

      8. 16 reasons? I can think of 545 reasons: the voting members of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the President.

        • Yes, they are scary aren’t they?!

          • cara

            I would put them more in the category of pathetic narcissists, it’s more likely they scare themselves every morning in the bathroom mirror for being the traitor’s monsters they are.

      9. RE: Crash Bunker Building Programs

        All our fedgov politicians have bunkers in D.C.
        All our stategov politicians have bunkers in state capitols.
        Where are our bunkers?
        Do our leaders know something we don’t?

        We have to do them ourselves.
        If you have deep pockets, you can retain engineering and construction expertise or buy a shelter off the shelf that may or may not work.

        There is an alternative for the do-it yourself person.
        More to follow…

        • I was looking at some big plastic culverts today,, 8′ diameter corrugated plastic, 40′ long,, I am thinking bury a couple of them side by side and connect them and cap them with concrete block walls,,, make a false floor in them so there is a flat space, for whatever,,, was actually looking at them for root cellars but for a fallout shelter or bunker would work just as good,, burried under about 10′ of dirt, have a perfect spot for them and can just knock down a big bank to cover them, cost effective too, are only about 1800 each, leftover from a big sitework job,

          • i would’nt knock over a BANK to cover them , they only cost what $1800 each. robbing a bank NO…

            • I enjoyed the knock-off-a-bank pun but it appears that it got missed by many.

          • so you are going to dig a 20x20x40 foot hole? that’s a lot of digging…

            • Already have a spot that i can just place them, do the concrete work i want, then push dirt over the to cover.

            • Better watch out for DEP.

            • Well, Wiley, Obama is just one of those who inspires visceral hatred in many people. That’s why you hear so much about him.

              Bush DID do a lot of evil, including the stuff you listed above. I still remember that quiet October day in 2006 when he quietly signed the law passed by Congress effectively suspending habeas corpus for everybody.

              But it was hard to HATE Bush the way people hate Obama. Perhaps it’s because he was such a goofus; you couldn’t stop laughing at him long enough to hate him. Molly Ivins was very liberal, and she disagreed with Bush on most everything, saying once that “Personally, I think he’s further evidence that the Great Scriptwriter in the sky has an overdeveloped sense of irony.”

              I myself don’t trust any politician from either the Republicans or Democrats, and I think they are all leading us down the primrose path to Hell. We may already be in Hell and we just don’t know it yet.

              So what is to be done?

        • RE: Bunkers

          This is an excerpt from a comment in response to the “Russia Test-Fires Nuclear Missile Article” on zerohedge last night.

          Every Swiss home, from the mountain to the valley, protects the occupants from blast and radiation and chemical, biological, and radiological agents.

          GRID DOWN! NO WATER!
          What are you going to do?
          “Using Water Resources” is vital information for those who desire to keep drinking water and growing food.

          The document “Technical Directives for the Construction of Private Air Raid Shelters and the 1971 Conception of the Swiss Civil Defense” contains pre-engineered plans that would allow a competent do-it-yourself person to construct a safe home shelter. Of course if your pockets are deep enough, you can hire custom designs and construction or take your chance with an off-the-shelf bunker that may or may not work.

          Why should we concern ouselves with blast and radiation shelters? I assure you that our .gov politicians in D.C. and in every state capitol have a seat in a shelter. If our leaders are protected why not us? Do they know something we don’t?

          The scientists who designed the bombs also knew how to protect against them. There is a substantial literature on the subject.

          For all who are new to this discussion and for all who may read this comment, please purchase a copy of “Nuclear War Survival Skills” by Cresson Kearney. The 1987 Expanded Edition with a Forward by Edward Teller is best. It has a bright green cover. You can inspect an on-line edition here:

        • I saw a pretty good idea for a quick and complete shelter:
          A guy had a “basement” dug and poured on 3 sides and the floor. He then drove an RV into it and poured the 4th side and the ceiling. That was waterproofed and covered with dirt. Yes the “basement” cost about $10,000 for all work done but the RV provided all the daily living amenities in one quick unit. And it only took up half the “basement”.
          The owner was working on solar panels topside and an air flow/filter unit. But he quickly and relatively cheaply had a bunker. Many of the basic bunkers cost far more.

          A variation of this would be to gut an RV and use the parts but then your have to gut and re-assemble all the parts, wiring and plumbing etc. My only problem is the propane pollution in a closed environment. I would prefer all electric but then you have issues there also. Still it is a creative idea and with a few people working together the technical issues could be solved I think.
          Two neighbors who each build a similar unit could sink a 40 foot cargo container between the 2 basements as a connecting walkway. That is way out of my league but I am sure some of you out there could do it.

          • Kula and cara

            It’s encouraging that you are thinking about this. I have a follow-on post in moderation that has live-links to some resources. For all in need who want the documents, follow the instructions at the “Tool Shed” for free downloads.

            I strongly recommend the book “Nuclear War Survival Skills” by Cresson Kearney. It has many suggestions for expedient shelters and a treasure trove of information. There will be a direct link to an online version when the post emerges from moderation.

            I hope we have a good discussion here on this topic.

            • Another good bunker setup is to bury a shipping container or two or???
              A friend of mine actually burried 3 40 footers side by side then covered them with Geotex fabric and filter rock then poured his house slab over them,

              • One caution: cargo containers are not designed to be buried. They will not take the load. Mythbusters tried it and it collapsed.

                • That’s because the one they buried was a composite type , not completely steel
                  The steel ones can be reinforced internally to accept the load , the composite ones would be more involved and not worth the investment
                  Go back and listen to what is said on that program by Adam
                  And look at the container that was collapsing
                  It wasn’t a full steel container

                  • Also
                    on the Steel ones, it depends on how deep you go, and how much earth you stack on top.

                    One thing nice about the full steel containers is, you can always reinforce with additional steel supports , a grid work of internal or attached external steel will greatly improve its external loading capabilities in order to go deep and load more earth on top

                    you can also mitigate the loading by building a grid steel work around the container pouring a concrete cap slightly above the container and letting the concrete take the top load..options are endless if you think outside the container (box) , or have an engineering degree 😉

                    Opsec , will only allow me to go this far with this conversation

                    In other words seeing is believing , feeling is the gods truth

                  • The ones i saw buried had a structural slab poured over them, so once cured the loads were taken up by the grade beams in the slab, and i believe they did some poured fill at a few places along the length of the containers to act as columns under the grade beams and to prevent too much of a load on the walls of the container. That corrugated steel they use is pretty strong stuff though.
                    Good point though, the other thing is corrosion.

              • Kula, shipping containers are not designed to be buried. The top loading will compress them. Your culverts are designed to be buried. Talk to an engineer about the conexes, see what depth you can get away with, and heed that advice. It’s not very deep, less than three feet. You have to add the weight of water to the calculation, up to 100% soil saturation, as well.

                Best thing to do is use reinforced concrete. It costs money, but cheaping out can be a killer.

                • They will take more vertical load than sideways load, since they are usually stacked pretty high at docks. If buried, they need a lot of horizontal reinforcement.

        • “Do our leaders know something we don’t?”

          I believe they do, with every fiber of my being!

          There has never been a plausible explanation as to why the vatican needs to operate any telescopes….What are they looking for? Or is it scientific curiosity?… please… even though, back in the “day” they did control it…and vilified anyone who spoke the truth…

          Do they know something…You can bet your life on it!
          They have and they’re sure as hell not going to tell you.

      10. You guys out there getting ready for some people slowly turning more violent on each other. Do you notice people are not nice as they used to be???? Drivers are getting more aggressive on the east coast. THe cost of goods are going up or to do anything and people will start stripping anything they can get ahold of for money. In Wisconsin on some of the resorts people can leave their equipment out, fishing poles and all sorts of things and nobody touches or tries to steal stuff. We will start to see more people stealing to try and pawn or sell online.

        Nobody in Washington is getting fired. Eric holder and Obama and tons more should of been history but zip zilch nada, we won’t see anything done. Cops are becoming more aggressive and giving more tickets that you can’t get out of and have to pay fines, fees, penalties, special fees, entry fees, court fees, police duty fees and now Obama fees. Its out of control and we do Nothing!! Alex jones showed nothing on the american spring why??? We see Doctors, cops, courts becoming out of control to control us and strip everything we have. DO NOT put all your weapons in one spot. Spread them out in different places if you can, if you do one issue they will take all of it and good luck getting it back. That is theft and you police that do it need to be dealt with!! Tired of the theft and the lack of freedom that we have anymore. We are divided and fight with race/religion and people will become less social. We have online facebook BS that posts all their workouts or their kids move to the kitchen then to the toilet then to school and back home.
        I don’t know what to do. I’m ready to go in full force if we could do it. Why are we letting these mob people control us why we work and they steal all we have. This is not freedom or America. We have to do something. Remember too Never stop at a roadblock in a crisis or ride alone if you have weapons, they will strip them and your going to be detained until they decide you are free to go. We have to fight back people. Make sure you have clutter in all your home entrances to protect you with some time to arm yourself from rouge police. Buy a plate carrier for less than 100 bucks and ar-500 steel plates for about 120 bucks online unpainted. I tested them against all my rounds. I tried them with green tip batch of ar-15 rounds from the early 90’s and also with the new batch. Some of the new ones do not have the steel core and are basically just lead. They do stop both just to let you know. I tried them with my 338 laupa and of course they did not stop them but was a hell of a fight. Be ready and get into shape, do some short quick sprints for quick exits if its possible. Tannerite 5lb range does a great job for lots of fun cant say it. And yes it can be ignited without a high powered bullet.

        Back in the old days people used to take black poweder in a tight tube and run a wire to it with a resister from radioshack and run currrent which would overheat the circuit and make a flame which would ignite the blackpoweder for a fireworks display show to blow up rocks so they could clear roads for railways or a road. That was hard work back in those days and was dangerous work. I guess these didnt have radioshack back then. lol But that used to be the ways of the west. I think you got my point. We need America back and good hard workers and honest people. It’s depressing to see people not happy. We all could be happy if it wasnt for greed and money,. I guess the bible is right about corruption and greed. So whats going to happen a miracle or a revolution by the people because we are at that point. How long do you guys think before people lose it????

        • Thank you Clint for your perspective. Your recommendations are well taken.

            • So says Mike:

              “I spent many, many years trying all the usual things. Arguments of law, history, common sense. Resort to the ballot box. Heck, I still do that today. But I came to the realization, probably because I used to be a collectivist myself, that such people would not ultimately be persuaded by argument but only would be deterred by credible threats of countervailing force, and by the absolute certainty that the Three Percent represents an irreducible determined minority that cannot be intimidated, cannot be persuaded, but only killed. By our defiance, we force those who evince an appetite for our liberty, our property and our lives to consider the personal costs to themselves of those tyrannical compulsions. Believe me, it is the only language they truly understand.”

              Heh…I like that.

          • I think it’s close, Clint — very close……

            We can feel it heavy in the air, the pressure

            suffocating us, the need for freedom lost ….

            • Well, does anyone know if anyone actually showed up the the OAS? Was it a dead end, like the trucker protest before it? I know the MSM didn’t report it, but I’d figure they would have, if it had been a spectacular flop. Not even the web page has been updated as far as I could see.

              Does anyone know what happened, if anything?

              • We are way beyond being able to vote, protest, or lobby things right in this country, the only thing that will change anything will come out of the barrel of a gun

        • Agreed. Don’t get drug into the negative mindset.
          Be the change you want to see in the world.

          • sage advice…

            In my circles, one mind at a time…

            Sometimes more than one… 😉

        • @Clint
          Im with you on this stuff,
          It feels like everything we were taught about our country was a lie,
          Is real frustrating, disappointing, and also infuriating,

      11. I’m not sure America has the convenience of a hand basket, but hell on earth barreling down on us fast, I just hope it’s a barrel of Jack Daniels.
        All kidding aside no societal avenue looks good, we each individually and internally sift through the news of the day and arrive at conclusions. I’m currently operating on Oct, Nov 2014 my thought is that people are becoming aware that things just aren’t right, anyone even slightly conscious can feel it in the air.

        I’m less concerned at this point how it all goes down, I’m far more concerned about the aftermath. The fact is people in this country are going to go bat shit crazy, ensure you have a plan, preps and a network of people, survive the first month and you’ve got a better then good chance…unless of course you’re in a FEMA camp.

      12. Fuck their cornbread asses! This is mt my home.

      13. I am doing a little road trip vacation this weekend and I dare any SOB government puke to challenge me on my way. My wife has already been asked to video any “encounter”. Hopefully, there will be none, as I plan to flow with the traffic and avoid any accidents.

      14. The AC/DC song Highway to Hell is pure prophecy concerning the US as it is today.

      15. The Quickening is about to happen. Nothing we can do about it, except prepare spiritually, mentally, financially, and other stuff. When the World goes full force, we will all be caught. Good luck and keep the awareness factor going….

      16. “Josey Wales: Now remember, things look bad and it looks like you’re not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is.”

        Also remember…

        “God created anger for a reason. If He had not intended for us to use it He would not have put it in our souls.”

        • Sadly, that season is close at hand…

          I for one do not want this fight… but will not shirk away, except to fight asymmetrically…thank you DoD…

          I pray they’re not that foolish…

      17. Jeez…be a free thinker, just as long as you believe in God, that one ain’t optional…Darwin bad…

        You have a few good points but you used like 3 of them to chastise people for not bowing down to God. The people that do are no less of a problem.

      18. Actually there’s one reason, Peak Oil.

        Simply put, there’s not enough energy that can be easily accessed at a fast enough rate at a low enough price to sustain our current level of living standards.

        That’s the reason, that’s it.

        Take care.

      19. I’m surprised the wheels haven’t fallen off the cart already. The .gov has been out of control for nearly a 100 years, and when the collapse happens, it will be instant, and horrible.

        I find it amazing every day just how many people have absolutely no clue as to what is going on around them. They can tell you though every stat in sports. Distractions keep the non informed in a state of bliss, and when TSHTF they will be in a complete state of chaos. Urban areas are going to be hell when the .gov cheese gets cut off, the grocery stores emptied, etc.

        I have been accused of being “doom and gloom”, negative, you name it. Personally, I prefer to be informed and realistic. There is a stark difference.

      20. Americans spend 13.1 billion dollars on pornography every year, which is the same amount the country spends on foreign aid.


        Why not combine the costs? Why pay twice for what you could pay only once for?

        *this post brought to you by EXTREME sarcasm…*

        • The govt already does buy prostitutes on our dime…it was even in the news many times.

          • Hey Six, we are the prostitutes, the govt. gets the money and we get the shaft.

            • That’s not prostitution, Confederate—that’s RAPE and STRONG-ARMED ROBBERY.

      21. They say America is going to hell in a handbasket.
        What the heck is a ‘handbasket’ anyway? And why are they always going to hell? Have none of the handbaskets been saved? Are they really that evil?
        HANDBASKETS OF THE WORLD UNITE! Change you ways while there is still time!!

        Handbaskets don’t kill people, people kill…no, wait.

        They can have my handbasket when they pry it from…no, that won’t work either.

        The only good handbasket is a dead….oh, forget it!

        • To hell with the handbasket, im still tryin to figger out what a “jackboot” is , and please no one tell me i’ll find out soon enough..

          • Moon’s over hammy

            Hand basket is similar to a Picnic Basket. Straw construction with lids on both sides of the handle.

            To keep the public blind.

            Jackboot. Heavy leather boot which extends over the calf of the leg. Military uses by the Russian and German armies during WW2

        • Okie, don’t make a handbasket case out of yourself, now.

        • I thought we were going down the tubes, I been looking for the tubes we are supposed to go down, but alas….

      22. Food for thought
        M.D. Creekmore

        I have been looking for the handbasket for more than 10 yrs. I live in a community of seniors in the Phoenix area. More than 40,000 of them. I keep asking them if they have seen the hand basket? The looks and reply is very common. No clue what I mean, or am I out of my mind. Than I mention how the country has gone to hell; well I’ve done it! Done ruined there day! Time to play more golf or play tiddlywinks. They just don’t get it. I don’t know …

      23. Basically we are ancient Rome meets George Orwell and Aldous Huxley with Rod Serling as narrator…

        Just another bad rerun of history past..


        • …and Charlie Manson and Nancy Pelosi doing a rhumba on “Dancing with the Stars”.

      24. Are we having fun yet?

        • Old Guy.

          I was just thinking that.


      25. I think it is coming. Short of Divine intervention we as a nation are in trouble that grows worse daily. Corrupt leaders that have no morals is only the start of our problems. Falling away from God and core values is another. I hope we can get back on track soon.

      26. This Texans had enough , looks like you got some rain coming. Hope it is the start of a trend. Good luck.

        • Swinging Richard- there was a lot of rain in some places west and north of us last night. Not a drop here, but we have good chances for rain for the next 5 out of 6 days. Nobody who lives in this area will complain if their Memorial Day cookout is rained out!

      27. Can u hear the thunder? There’s a storm coming……

      28. There’s just (one) reason: treasonous government for at least 50+ years, bowing down to the financial elites!

      29. The Number One reason this country is going to Hell is that it was taken over by Foreign Globalist ZIONIST forces.
        Read the disputed “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” written in 1897 and though the Zionist Machine denies it’s validity, It sure does Mirror present day Amerika and the World. Written by the powerful Jewish leaders of the pre WWI world and now surprisingly is 100% accurate to our current situation in the world.
        Or…just keep believing the “self-Chosen People” all the way down the “Goyim” (Cattle) chute to your Slaughter. Amerika is a Terminally Ill Cancer Patient and it’s Cancer is Elitist Bankster Zionism.

      30. Good summation. I agree with Clint in that people seem to be discouraged and much less civil. October-November, this year do you think? That doesn’t leave much time. Our area of Ohio is severely economically depressed, and I don’t know if that’s causing most of the malaise or if it’s D.C, or an intrusive and bossy state government or all of the above, but we can feel it, too. I was so very disappointed to see that Kentucky, a normally sensible state, re-elected McConnell. Never, ever, vote for an incumbent, which will at least put a kink in the plans.

      31. One of the major problems today is religion, people have become complacent because of religion, now that they have someone who can save their sorry asses and they only have to believe, doesn’t require any action in life, who would worry about anything if you was going to be raptured and you have been taught that you should be a pacifist and just wait on the rapture, suffer all things by those criminals who rule over you and let Jesus take care if it when he comes. Well your first mistake is that Jesus ain’t coming to clean up the mess that so called Christians have made, second, there won’t be a rapture.

        Religion is a tool and has been used to brainwash the so called sheep into complacency and pacifism. Money is the other tool that has been used to control the sheep, but another big one is that you think you have power in your vote, your vote has always been worthless, you just didn’t understand that your leaders serve the rich elite of this world and not dumb sheep and they aren’t going to let those sheep run their business, but in believing that you have power you followed along just like you did in religion and now have a false hope in religion and your assumed power of the vote, all the while your country has been destroyed right under your noses by your leaders, corporations, banking and religion who have no allegiance to anything but themselves. America is fastly becoming a third world shithole of crime, filth, and disease, and guess what you allowed it all, voted for it, and supported it with your dollars, and now that the dumb sheep is finally waking up you cry foul but its too little too late, your govt is preparing for an insurrection and riots according to a recent pentagon analyst. All agencies of the govt is preparing for a revolution, civil, race war that they know is coming and have known for years and have been preparing for it, they now have the means to control you and you will see more and more tyranny as the dumb sheep begin to wake. You have supported the enemies of America, with your vote and your money, you as Americans have sold each other out for a job and a few dollars and a retirement that you think you are going to get but it is going up in smoke soon. I really don’t think you American are ready for the reality of what you have done and allowed in this country and what the consequences of what you have done is going to do to the people and your own country. The police are not peace officers any more, many have an attitude of tyrants, abusive, overbearing, egotistical, and many don’t hesitate to use violence even when and where it isn’t needed, just cause they can and they know their fellow officers and courts will support them for the most part. Don’t get me wrong there are good cops out there and I support them, but too many of the wrong kind are wearing uniforms and carrying guns that should be working a garbage detail someplace. And as for the military while America was being destroyed right here at home many of the military were fighting for someone else’s supposed freedom some other place in the world, destroying countries, people, so the almighty leaders of this world can have their way and the corporations and banking cabal could get richer. The bankers of the country and wall street have robbed the country and your leaders have helped them and soon all that you have worked for will be gone. The bottom line is americans have been fools and now you are going to have to pay the piper, and the bigger part will pay with their life, and when the dust settles and the smoke clears, there may only be ten to twenty five percent left alive in this country. At this point after years of trying to wake the dead, personally im few up with religious fanatics, newagers, and liberals and even so called conservatives who have destroyed our country, so im taking my dog out of this fight, America as I have known it is over and will never be again just like others before it, the handwriting has been on the wall for America and americans for a long time. This going to be my last post ever on the net, i’m tired of the bullshit of people who have no clue what they are doing or what they are saying and will die with their false belief systems that have destroyed everything around them, for me its finished I have fought long enough for fools and idiots who will never learn, fight your own battles i’m out, and before you start giving me shit, you should know that you are the real traitors.

        • PLUS 10!

      32. This article might have had more credibility if it had been adequately edited for spelling errors, vulgarity and grammar.

        Aside from that, I dispute the contention that China has overtaken the U.S. economically, and even further, that they could surpass our military within the next 10 years.

        Few U.S. businessmen take China’s economic statistics seriously, simply because many of them are made up. Contracts mean nothing in China and it is not uncommon for a contract to be abrogated before the ink is dry. No one really knows what China’s economic strength/weakness is, so it is foolish to claim that they have overtaken us. And to think that a third world, fully and longtime communist system could overtake us, even WITH Obama in the White House, is, in my opinion, just a clever attempt at propaganda.

        China’s propaganda machine loves to push, aggressively, the line that China is the this, the that, and the other in the world. You hear it even in U.S. high school classes on elementary Chinese taught by local Chinese residents. It’s all propaganda. Period.

        Could we please have more fact-based articles instead of opinion pieces?

        And to encourage people to take some type of action on an urgent basis without much fact to support the encouragement smacks, to me, of manipulation. Manipulation toward what, I don’t know, but I do know that a number of the survivalist businesses are advertising price reductions to spur sales, which indicates to me that business has fallen off.

        But don’t waste my time with sub-par writing based to a certain extent on derived opinion.

        • Perhaps Mac needs to hire an English teacher to check for grammer, punctuation, and spelling before posting. Get real, people get fired up and sometimes the fingers don’t keep up with the thoughts.

      33. Belief in Christianity delays mental growth.

      34. The US has been in a slow decay for the past two decades at least. It seems to be the country has to be thought more of islands of prosperity and dynamism – world-beating in fact – surrounded by an ocean of depression and failure. It seems as if the parts of the US that saw the opportunities in the global economy are thriving, while those slow to wake up to how the world has changed just got lost in the shuffle.

        It is perplexing for foreigners to watch because the US is still clearly very wealthy and very powerful. Bases are opening up all over the world and there are drones and spy devices everywhere. The US security apparatus is very generously funded and thriving. You always know a US base because it has the best equipment and is very modern and luxurious. It is hard to square that with the sad sacks back in the US wandering around in a zombie daze in the ghettos and sprawling urban poverty centers. There now seem to be two Americans: the global Americans, who are fit, extremely smart, well dressed, good looking, well educated and well traveled, and the dumb-f#ck Americans, who are fat, lazy, badly dressed, ugly, and seem to be failing on a grand scale.

      35. them guy I believe you arr one of the few who really gets it.

        Financial Control: The Jewish-owned Federal Reserve Bank which is neither “federal” nor has any “reserves,” has as its Chairman & Vice Chairman, the Zionist Jews, Ben Shalom Bernanke & Donold L Kohn. The Zionist Jew, Randall S Krozner, is also on the 5 member Board of Governors.

        To protect Americans from Jewish bankers, the framers of the Constitution specifically stated in Article I-Section 8, “Congress shall have power to coin money and regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin.”

        Through intense Zionist intrigues, bribes, threats, and intimidation, Congress handed over the power to coin money to the Federal Reserve System, a consortium of Jewish banks controlled by the Rothschild Dynasty. This was effected through the Federal Reserve Act Of 1913.

        The Federal Reserve Act Of 1913 marked the end of American sovereignty by sinking America into eternal debt. “The present day parasitic control of the gentile host,” points out historian Eustace Mullins in an exclusive Rense.com Interview, “depends largely upon the Jewish monetary system of private money issued by Jewish banks and bearing interest so as to enslave the debtor.”

        • Sure, blame the Jews like every other satanic muslim nazi does. It sure fits in with your prejudices, doesn’t it???

          • Barncat:

            Please, are you saying what Frank the band has posted is NOT TRUE? If that is what you are saying, please post what you think is not true in his post and why.

            No more name calling barncat. Post some facts showing his post is not true. Tiresome name calling is a part of communist tactics.

            Cant destroy the message? Then by all means try to destroy the messenger. People are catching on to this barncat…….wondering why you cant come up with a better debate to a post than name calling……possibly because you cant?


      37. Good content but horribly written. This detracts significantly from what the author is trying to convey. Please get someone to edit this author’s English composition.

        • That’s quite prophetic, Wrong.

          Today it could be the way the

          UN is going about revising the

          pecking order of whole nations.

      38. I can think of more than 16

      39. “U.S. special forces and commandos from as many as 19 foreign nations practiced “invading” Tampa, Fl this week during an unprecendented international training exercise”. They had a similar event here last year. Faux news local station reported it as a routine event in the war on terrorism. What war on terrorism? They must mean the terrorist governments war on the American people.

      40. Any time I see a heading saying more than one reason why the Nation is going to hell I just take a deep breath.
        There is only one reason why.
        We have taken the All Mighty out of the picture.
        For me It is God, and his Son Jesus.
        For you it might be someone else, that is your call.
        But it is because we have take The All Mighty out PERIOD!

        • You are absolutely correct SGT Dale. Taking Jesus Christ and his Father out of this country has left us with a very evil empty vessel.

          I know we both know how it will eventually end. “Every knee will bow” when He says “Enough”.

      41. Despite all of the bad around us (and yes there is plenty of that), the best thing you can do aside from defending yourselves and you families is try to find the good and to try to do good for others when ever possible if we are to ever survive as a society.

        • I agree with you up to a point,
          But heres a question to ponder.
          Does society care about or for you or I?
          Is our society REALLY what we want to survive?

      42. Off topic: Found this little tidbit on Infowars this morning.

        The TSA has issued a solicitation requesting 24 million rounds of .357 SIG “duty ammunition” over a five year period, prompting fresh questions as to whether the federal agency is planning to arm its workers.

        “Estimated quantity is approximately 4,800,000 rounds of .357 Sig duty ammunition per year, totaling 24,000,000 over the life of the contract,” states the solicitation, posted on Fed Biz Opps, which adds that the ammo is for use at “DHS component locations

        DHS component locations nationwide. IMHO checkpoints, roadblocks, detention camp reception centers, etc.

        Another noteworthy aspect to the story is that the Department of Homeland Security has stopped referring to such ammunition as “hollow point,” and is now referring to it as “duty” ammunition.

        Indeed. The noose tightens just a little bit more.


        KySSG . . . out.

        • They are really going to popularize .357 SIG.
          Sounds like .40 S&W is not good enough for the purposes they have in mind.

          • .308 Winchester is perfect for what I have in mind !

      43. They destroyed the Dollar in order to finance the expansion of the Globalist Empire. Then they destroyed the demographic integrity of our country and Europe in order to bring down the cost of labor. These two things are probably not fixable. Is it a coincidence that this was also the plan of European communists back in 1930? I think not.

        • Poon Tang

          The populations within the developed nations did not want to loose their industrial capacity but did.

          I don’t think there is a country on the earth of any size in which “The People” truly control their government. I’m of the mindset that a citizen in the US has an insignificantly greater amount of control over their government than a citizen in the USSR had in 1970. The difference is we can (for now) complain but in the end TPTB do what they want anyway.

        • You got it in one. The idea is to make a global government where are all are equal and earn the same amount – all ruled by a small elite at the top of the corporations and government. It is the British Empire model: they ran the entire empire on a few thousand civil servants. The day-to-day running of things was done by colonials who got their orders from London. That’s the model: as an American might say, “That bitch done work!”

          When they are ready, they will flush the dollar down the crapper and wipe their asses with the US Constitution. From that flush will rise the SDR currency basket. The control grid will be used to lock everyone down during the transition. This will last no more than six months and then the whole re-set will happen and the global economy re-booted. All digital currencies only for trade. Each transaction will extract a tithe or tax sent directly to the government. Nothing will be allowed to happen without the government making money from it. By 2017, things will be the New World and a new generation will be getting used to it. By 2025, the old world will have been forgotten by the majority of the world’s population (remember, most of the world is in the developing countries and their populations skew young so they unlearn things very quickly: wisdom is in short supply and the world of the early 2000s will be wiped clean from the Great Servers of the Internet). Few will remember, few will care: not when there is an orgy to go to tonight or a hit of crystal meth to take.

          • Frank Thoughts

            “not when there is an orgy to go to tonight or a hit of crystal meth to take.”

            Food and circus. Sex and Drugs increase the circus show. The greater the show the greater the diversion.

      44. Ten Four.

        • Sadly, the day is fast approaching when using an online identity like, “Poon Tang” will be outlawed, deemed “insensitive”, and causing “discomfort” among a certain protected class of citizens… replaced with your guvmint-issued code name.

      45. The Christian gods are dying … just like the pagan gods before them.

        • satansHog:

          Christians do not have “Gods”. Take your pigshit somewhere else.

          Hillary the hog, the she/satan any relation of yours?

      46. #17 breakdown of law. Obama does what he w ants. Congress

      47. The de-dollarization escalates…

        China Halts US Dollar Transactions With Afghan Banks


      48. Finally got a few stamps back for suppressors. Just in time for the show!

      49. found this somewhere–can’t remember where though:

        The nasty things that you think are coming
        always take longer to arrive than you think they will,
        but once they get here,
        they make up for their tardiness
        by being worse than you thought they’d be.

        it’s coming.
        prepare your heart, your soul, and your family (preps)

      50. Obama this, Obama that. Cowardly to beat up on the playground weakling. To wit, invoke the name of the somewhat-elected globalist whose greatest hits include: 2 failed wars costing over 4-5 trillion dollars collectively, the Department of Homeland Security (a massive bureaucracy designed to prevent The Boston Bombings from happening), America’s Gestapo – The TSA, and not least of all, the near repeal of the 4th Ammendment: The Patriot Act. Can I help? George W. Bush. While on the subject add: massive data collection, drone killings, awareness wiretaps, permanent war footing. Welcome the the New American Security State!

      51. This weekend, get out of the blue light and into the yellow light.

        David Allen Coe:

        “Need a little time off for bad behavior…

        I’ve been sayin yes sir all day at work
        I’ve been sayin yes ma’am at home
        I’ve been storing up the “fuck yous”
        keepin them under my tongue…

        Some good ole boys called from Alabam’
        Said the fish is been a missin’ me
        And I need to renew my friendship with Jim Beam…

        Need a little time off for bad behavior, devil in me’s been sleepin’ for too long…”

        BBQ some animal meat, drink some natural spirits, fish the crick, laugh real loud and luv the one you with. Cheers.

        Oh…and if you’re from the government, stay off my fuckin grass.

      52. You are wrong about a government-controlled media. I know Rush likes to use this phrase a lot, but the media is controlled by large corporations, not the government.

        Corporations turned news into entertainment to keep us stupid. They get their revenue from ads, so they’re not going to run a news item that upsets advertisers. They make billions off of political ads, so they encourage “discussions” from both Republicans and Democrats–if they focus on opinions and arguments then you’ll never know the real facts.

        Entitlements: Instead of focusing on the poor, why aren’t you complaining about the tax breaks given big corporations? I don’t hear you bitching about ExxonMobile, which had a $5 billion profit, didn’t pay a penny in Federal income tax–and we gave it a refund to boot. The top 65 American companies paid between 8% and 10% in income tax while the rest of us peasants paid closer to 25%. And Congress still refuses to stop giving tax credits to companies that outsource.

        I don’t know how close we are to the end, but America has been sliding into Third World status for years and things can only get worse.

        • sharonsj

          “the media is controlled by large corporations, not the government”

          Check out the governmental flow chart at Zero Hedge.

          Fascists are in control at the top and they’re using communism to control the masses at the bottom. We have the power structure as officially defined and the power structure as it really is. Both co-exist.

      53. In the end, we’re screwed.

      54. The collapse will not happen until they get the guns and that will take quite some time IF it doesn’t turn into another revolution so put all your panties back on and take it easy cuz we are far off from any major chaos

      55. All this is true, and yet NO ONE does a thing!

      56. Agree with some of what you said. A few parts come across as crazed myopic right wing ranting, especially the part about the ‘traditional family unit.’ A gay couple can love and raise a perfectly normal upstanding moral person just as much as a man and woman can. How do I know this? Because I’ve seen it.

        You may not understand it, but that doesn’t mean it’s ‘wrong’ or ‘immoral.’

        Your parts about the corrupt political system, the militarization of police, a breakdown in constitutional rights, and the school system are spot on however.

        • It is wrong and immoral. The Bible says so, both in the Old and New Testaments.

      57. Forget about bringing slingshots and knives to school. I remember bringing my .22 rifle to school so I could participate in an after-school shooting program that the US Army put on for kids. My Dad was a soldier at the time and thought this a good idea. I did too, winning several medals and patches for my jacket for the shooting skills that I developed via this program. I have been a good shot with rifles, shotguns, and pistols all my life and not one did I have the slightest interest in shooting at anything that didn’t need shooting. What we are seeing today is nothing short of the complete wussification of the American male by wussies pretending to be concerned moms and other do nothings who have nothing better to do than rain on other people’s parades. If they keep this up and the SHTF, who will save their worthless butts from those who are aggressive, hostile, and could not care less about their rights? Not me. I have had it with these a**holes. They are on their own from here on out.

      58. Scripture tells us this all would happen… so why are any Christians even surprised? Ya cant vote or pray out of this… just prepare for worse… youlleither be part of the 3/4 wiped out or survive till His return…either way things over the next decade are gonna get interesting.

      59. Haven’t been on here in a month or so…thought I would pop in and see if anything has changed…


        Nope, nothing has changed.

        Heel out –

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