Skip to comments.Doomsday Preppers are Socially Selfish (emergency mgmt. college)
Posted on 12/02/2012 7:17:14 PM PST by dynachrome
You might wonder why someone like me, who has been in the business of encouraging disaster preparedness for a very long time, is so critical of people who are doing just that. Its because they are being socially selfish preparing themselves and the hell with everyone else. Instead of spending time and energy making changes that would benefit the larger community, in their very narrow focus of loyalty they are more concerned about themselves.
Emergency Managers cant afford that kind of attitude. It is diametrically opposed to everything we do. Our job is to prepare individuals and communities and jurisdictions and regions and ultimately the globe for disasters, knowing we wont always succeed. I could find statistics about how unprepared some citizens are, and then show you hundreds of active and volunteer CERT teams preparing whole communities. In major disasters (think 9-11 or the Christ Church earthquake or Superstorm Sandy), survivors for the most part WANT to help each other.
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In the next blog post she sez it is only you ‘doomsday preppers’ that are selfish. Disaster prepping is ok. She got hammered for the original post I guess.
Semi-apology follow up post:
This meme has to start somewhere because they need to lay the groundwork. They will confiscate the stuff.
The ‘emergency manager’ is retired from Marin County (Ultra Liberal Stronghold).
All generators food guns will be “nationalized” in a super disaster.
People never thought this could happen in America.
I have watched some of the shows.
Seems a bit pointless when one does not know what the disaster will be.
Everyone, of course, should have certain items always on hand, but most of these people seem really nuts, not to mention the time that they are spending on preping for God only knows what.
Well, HELL Val...we just thought everyone else could get help from Barry! After all, HE’S the community organizer!!!
Sounds to me the subliminal socialistic propaganda messages are taking hold upon every facet of America now, all they rant about is sharing, no man can have more than his neighbor, all must be equal in their misery.
The little red hen and the hard working ant are now public enemy #1!!!!!!!!!!!
I wonder what the other farm animals and the grasshoppers will do once the “locusts” descend upon us all?
Well at least they will suffer in the end.....
After Katrinna the mayor declared martial law and grabbed guns from citizens.
being able to feed your family and take care of yourself when the lights go out is SELFISH??
As a cow, not a stuipid one, I find your comment hillarious. :)
I wonder how many serious survival situations Valerie Lucus-McEwen has actually personally been through.
If people voted for Zer0 and expected him to take care of them then I will help them not. Let them place their demands on Zer0 and not me. Those who work and are the “Makers” I will try to help.
There. Fixed it.
You knew it was coming.
Damn communists always looking at others with a jealous eye.
That’s true, and everyone else on the Gulf Coast has said... “oh h#ll no.”
Nobody else will EVER hand over a gun again. Not to the Police, National Guard or Marines.
She couldn't make it through one of my standard issue mountain man days.
Wake up before dawn, start coffee, grab a shovel, a roll of TP, and a firearm, and head to the woods...
A few minutes later, after the grinds have settled in the pan, have the first cuppa and a cigarette to start the day and wait for the sun to come up.
First 8 minutes of a standard day.
It’s like they tell you before the plane takes off: If you’re a parent with a child and the oxygen masks fall down, put yours on before you put the child’s on. When firefighters have to make a rescue, they put on all their personal protective equipment on first. You’re in no position to help anyone else if you don’t take care of yourself first. If you don’t, you’re a victim too.
Communist Obamanation File.
If THIS is the type of attitude that emergency preparedness folks have ..... you are MUCH better off to be a ‘prepper’. The comments after her post are almost all taking her to task on her terrible post - I’m guessing she’s wishing she hadn’t said what she said. As one commenter suggested, she should resign her position ..... I think that’s a good idea.
That’s twice today I’ve been called selfish by a liberal who just wanted to take something.
The first time was over my opposition to the state buying up all the land in the township so Ann Arbor liberals from the next county over can put in hiking trails at further taxpayer expense.
It's also really good to turn to the child and say "Y'ur on your own." (Blazing Saddles preacherman voice).
It helps to motivate them to listen to instructions and pay attention. ;)
She’s been trying to defend her articles, but not doing a very good job.
No, you are supposed to help your parasite neighbors first so they can waste all the toilet paper, waste alll the ffood on their pet yappy dogs, waste the bottled water to flush the toilet, and burn all the firewood in a bonfire in the middle of the street......
Of course you are expected to save the parasites and useless trash first while ignore the law of natural selection as long as it is liberal parasites are saved and you are brought down with them...
Saw a TV interview the other day where a man was complaining that several people had electrical generators up and running while he had none. He was indignant that those people had generators even though they had purchased them in advance for just such an emergency. The feeling I got was that if he had no generator then no one should have one....have the government redistribute generators?
Yeah... selfish is a term used a lot by people that want something they don't earn.
His next step would be to steal one or have the gov’t. do it for him.
Come after my food and you will die!!
Make your own way in this world or lie down and die!!!
I give em an earful of Authentic Frontier Gibberish
“All generators food guns will be nationalized in a super disaster.”
They will die trying to get it!!
fifty percent voted for Santa,
that cuts My guilt factor in half.
Selfish people project their flaws on others and parasites get the most indignant when you call them on it...
She was in danger at all the Folsom Street Fairs she attended
Here is real proof she is clueless:
Why would I worry about others who can be doing the same thing themselves? Sorry not going to feed anyone outside of the family if SHTF.
Are you allowed to hunt on that land at this time?
The huggers like hiking & Biking trails because they have a way to stop hunting.
If you try to warn people that they should be prepared for an extended emergency the vast majority won’t listen and they’ll call you a kook. I wonder how many people who were/are affected by hurricane Sandy had ignored warnings to prep?
And, if you do prep. . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QdvGnKaI54 Watch the first minute. If you don’t want to watch, it’s Rand Paul saying the gov’t views you as a suspected terrorist if you have 7 days worth of food. Think about that, the gov’t says you’re an enemy of the State if you’re prepared for an emergency. Is there anybody left who thinks they have your best interests at heart?
I have never understood why people do not inherently realize this and ‘conduct their business’ IE talk about their prepping activities so openly on the net.
Sit down, shut up and do what you need to do to get ready for hell without painting a damn target on your back folks!
“Youre in no position to help anyone else if you dont take care of yourself first. If you dont, youre a victim too.”
It seems to me that this is what the woman writing the article would prefer—that everyone in an emergency should be dependent on the government. I’m sure the people are much more easily controlled and subdued when they are not able to care for themselves. I find her attitude sickening.
“Selfish people project their flaws on others and parasites get the most indignant when you call them on it...”
Yes, and we’re supposed to believe that the parasites that voted for Obama weren’t doing it for “mo’ money mo’ money mo’ money” and Obama phones....
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