Saturday, March 29, 2014


On 3/29/14, stage3alpha <> wrote:
> Today, millions of Americans say that they believe that the United States is
> on the verge of a major economic collapse and will soon be entering another
> Great Depression. But only a small percentage of those same people are
> prepared for that to happen. The sad truth is that the vast majority of
> Americans would last little more than a month on what they have stored up in
> their homes. Most of us are so used to running out to the supermarket or to
> Wal-Mart for whatever we need that we never even stop to consider what would
> happen if suddenly we were not able to do that. Already the U.S. economy is
> starting to stumble about like a drunken frat boy. All it would take for the
> entire U.S. to resemble New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina would be for a
> major war, a terror attack, a deadly pandemic or a massive natural disaster
> to strike at just the right time and push the teetering U.S. economy over
> the edge. So just how would you survive if you suddenly could not rely on
> the huge international corporate giants to feed, clothe and supply you and
> your family? Do you have a plan?
> Unless you already live in a cave or you are a complete and total mindless
> follower of the establishment media, you should be able to see very clearly
> that our society is more vulnerable now than it ever has been. This year
> there have been an unprecedented number of large earthquakes around the
> world and volcanoes all over the globe are awakening. You can just take a
> look at what has happened in Haiti and in Iceland to see how devastating a
> natural disaster can be. Not only that, but we have a world that is full of
> lunatics in positions of power, and if one of them decides to set off a
> nuclear, chemical or biological weapon in a major city it could paralyze an
> entire region. War could erupt in the Middle East at literally any moment,
> and if it does the price of oil will double or triple (at least) and there
> is the possibility that much of the entire world could be drawn into the
> conflict. Scientists tell us that a massive high-altitude EMP
> (electromagnetic pulse) blast could send large portions of the United States
> back to the stone age in an instant. In addition, there is the constant
> threat that the outbreak of a major viral pandemic (such as what happened
> with the 1918 Spanish Flu) could kill tens of millions of people around the
> globe and paralyze the economies of the world.
> But even without all of that, the truth is that the U.S. economy is going to
> collapse. So just think of what will happen if one (or more) of those things
> does happen on top of all the economic problems that we are having.
> Are you prepared?
> The following is a list of 20 things you and your family will need to
> survive when the economy totally collapses and the next Great Depression
> begins....
> #1) Storable Food
> Food is going to instantly become one of the most valuable commodities in
> existence in the event of an economic collapse. If you do not have food you
> are not going to survive. Most American families could not last much longer
> than a month on what they have in their house right now. So what about you?
> If disaster struck right now, how long could you survive on what you have?
> The truth is that we all need to start storing up food. If you and your
> family run out of food, you will suddenly find yourselves competing with the
> hordes of hungry people who are looting the stores and roaming the streets
> looking for something to eat.
> Of course you can grow your own food, but that is going to take time. So you
> need to have enough food stored up until the food that you plant has time to
> grow. But if you have not stored up any seeds you might as well forget it.
> When the economy totally collapses, the remaining seeds will disappear very
> quickly. So if you think that you are going to need seeds, now is the time
> to get them.
> #2) Clean Water
> Most people can survive for a number of weeks without food, but without
> water you will die in just a few days. So where would you get water if the
> water suddenly stopped flowing out of your taps? Do you have a plan? Is
> there an abundant supply of clean water near your home? Would you be able to
> boil water if you need to?
> Besides storing water and figuring out how you are going to gather water if
> society breaks down, another thing to consider is water purification
> tablets. The water you are able to gather during a time of crisis may not be
> suitable for drinking. So you may find that water purification tablets come
> in very, very handy.
> #3) Shelter
> You can't sleep on the streets, can you? Well, some people will be able to
> get by living on the streets, but the vast majority of us will need some
> form of shelter to survive for long. So what would you do if you and your
> family lost your home or suddenly were forced from your home? Where would
> you go?
> The best thing to do is to come up with several plans. Do you have relatives
> that you can bunk with in case of emergency? Do you own a tent and sleeping
> bags if you had to rough it? If one day everything hits the fan and you and
> your family have to "bug out" somewhere, where would that be? You need to
> have a plan.
> #4) Warm Clothing
> If you plan to survive for long in a nightmare economic situation, you are
> probably going to need some warm, functional clothing. If you live in a cold
> climate, this is going to mean storing up plenty of blankets and cold
> weather clothes. If you live in an area where it rains a lot, you will need
> to be sure to store up some rain gear. If you think you may have to survive
> outdoors in an emergency situation, make sure that you and your family have
> something warm to put on your heads. Someday after the economy has collapsed
> and people are scrambling to survive, a lot of folks are going to end up
> freezing to death. In fact, in the coldest areas it is actually possible to
> freeze to death in your own home. Don't let that happen to you.
> #5) An Axe
> Staying along the theme of staying warm, you may want to consider investing
> in a good axe. In the event of a major emergency, gathering firewood will be
> a priority. Without a good tool to cut the wood with that will be much more
> difficult.
> #6) Lighters Or Matches
> You will also want something to start a fire with. If you can start a fire,
> you can cook food, you can boil water and you can stay warm. So in a true
> emergency situation, how do you plan to start a fire? By rubbing sticks
> together? Now is the time to put away a supply of lighters or matches so
> that you will be prepared when you really need them.
> In addition, you may want to consider storing up a good supply of candles.
> Candles come in quite handy whenever the electricity goes out, and in the
> event of a long-term economic nightmare we will all see why our forefathers
> relied on candles so much.
> #7) Hiking Boots Or Comfortable Shoes
> When you ask most people to list things necessary for survival, this is not
> the first or the second thing that comes to mind. But having hiking boots or
> very comfortable and functional shoes will be absolutely critical. You may
> very well find yourself in a situation where you and your family must walk
> everywhere you want to go. So how far do you think you will get in high
> heels? You will want footwear that you would feel comfortable walking in for
> hours if necessary. You will also want footwear that will last a long time,
> because when the economy truly collapses you may not be able to run out to
> the shoe store and get what you need at that point.
> #8) A Flashlight And/Or Lantern
> When the power goes off in your home, what is the first thing that you grab?
> Just think about it. A flashlight or a lantern of course. In a major
> emergency, a flashlight or a lantern is going to be a necessity - especially
> if you need to go anywhere at night.
> Solar powered or "crank style" flashlights or lanterns will probably be best
> during a long-term emergency. If you have battery-powered units you will
> want to begin storing up lots and lots of batteries.
> #9) A Radio
> If a major crisis does hit the United States, what will you and your family
> want? Among other things, you will all want to know what in the world is
> going on. A radio can be an invaluable tool for keeping up with the news.
> Once again, solar powered or "crank style" radios will probably work best
> for the long term. A battery-powered until would work as well - but only for
> as long as your batteries are able to last.
> #10) Communication Equipment
> When things really hit the fan you are going to want to communicate with
> your family and friends. You will also want to be able to contact an
> ambulance or law enforcement if necessary. Having an emergency cell phone is
> great, but it may or may not work during a time of crisis. The Internet also
> may or may not be available. Be sure to have a plan (whether it be high-tech
> or low-tech) for staying in communication with others during a major
> emergency.
> #11) A Swiss Army Knife
> If you have ever owned a Swiss Army knife you probably already know how
> incredibly handy they can be. It can be a very valuable and versatile tool.
> In a true survival situation, a Swiss Army knife can literally do dozens of
> different things for you. Make sure that you have at least one stored up for
> emergencies.
> #12) Personal Hygiene Items
> While these may not be absolute "essentials", the truth is that life will
> get very unpleasant very quickly without them. For example, what would you
> do without toilet paper? Just think about it. Imagine that you just finished
> your last roll of toilet paper and now you can't get any more. What would
> you do?
> The truth is that soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, toilet paper and
> other hygiene products are things that we completely take for granted in
> society today. So what would happen if we could not go out and buy them any
> longer
> ?
> #13) A First Aid Kit And Other Medical Supplies
> One a more serious note, you may not be able to access a hospital or a
> doctor during a major crisis. In your survival supplies, be absolutely
> certain that you have a good first aid kit and any other medical supplies
> that you think you may need.
> #14) Extra Gasoline
> There may come a day when gasoline is rationed or is simply not available at
> all. If that happens, how will you get around? Be certain to have some extra
> gasoline stored away just in case you find yourself really needing to get
> somewhere someday.
> #15) A Sewing Kit
> If you were not able to run out and buy new clothes for you and your family,
> what would you do? Well, you would want to repair the clothes that you have
> and make them last as long as possible. Without a good sewing kit that will
> be very difficult to do.
> #16) Self-Defense Equipment
> Whether it is pepper spray to fend off wild animals or something more
> "robust" to fend off wild humans, millions of Americans will one day be
> thankful that they have something to defend themselves with.
> #17) A Compass
> In the event of a major emergency, you and your family may find yourselves
> having to be on the move. If you are in a wilderness area, it will be very
> hard to tell what direction you are heading without a compass. It is always
> a good idea to have at least one compass stored up.
> #18) A Hiking Backpack
> If you and your family suddenly have to "bug out", what will you carry all
> of your survival supplies in? Having a good hiking backpack or "survival
> bag" for everyone in your family is extremely important. If something
> happened in the city where you live and you suddenly had to "go", what would
> you put your most important stuff in? How would you carry it all if you had
> to travel by foot? These are very important things to think about.
> #19) A Community
> During a long-term crisis, it is those who are willing to work together that
> will have the best chance of making it. Whether it is your family, your
> friends, a church or a local group of people that you know, make sure that
> you have some people that you can rely on and work together with in the
> event that everything hits the fan. Loners are going to have a really hard
> time of surviving for long.
> #20) A Backup Plan
> Lastly, it is always, always, always important to have a backup plan for
> everything.
> If someone comes in and steals all the food that you have stored up, what
> are you going to do?
> If travel is restricted and your can't get to your "bug out" location
> immediately do you have a Plan B?
> If you have built your house into an impregnable survival fortress but
> circumstances force you to leave do you have an alternate plan?
> The truth is that crisis situations rarely unfold just as we envision. It is
> important to be flexible and to be ready with backup plans when disaster
> strikes.
> You don't want to end up like the folks in New Orleans after Hurricane
> Katrina. You don't want to have to rely on the government to take care of
> you if something really bad happens.
> Right now the U.S. strategic grain reserve contains only enough wheat to
> make half a loaf of bread for each of the approximately 300 million people
> in the United States.
> How long do you think that is going to last?
> Now is the time to get ready.
> Now is the time to prepare.
> The United States economy is going to collapse and incredibly hard times are
> coming.
> Will you be able to survive when it happens?
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

HOGWASH ! Who are you trying to scare ? Get your head out of the sand !