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Read Between The Lines: Hollywood Mogul Buys 2,600 Acres Of Farmland; Moving To New Zealand
SHTF Plan ^ | Mac Slavo

Posted on 02/01/2012 8:54:40 PM PST by blam

Read Between The Lines: Hollywood Mogul Buys 2,600 Acres Of Farmland; Moving To New Zealand

Mac Slavo
February 1st, 2012

James Cameron, the Hollywood producer responsible for blockbuster films like Terminator, Titanic and Avatar, is reportedly preparing to exit stage left. While the move for the Canadian born Cameron may initially be perceived as a rejection or denouncement of American policies and ideals, Cameron, who has made campaign donations to the Democrat Party in the past, most notably during the 2004 Presidential election where he supported democrat John Kerry, may have ulterior motivations, as evidenced by where he’s planning on moving and what he’s planning on doing once he gets there.

From time to time we get a glimpse into the goings on of the well connected. This may be one of those moments:

Cameron has successfully applied to buy 1,067 hectares (2,636 acres) of farmland in New Zealand. In an application filed with the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office, Cameron says he and his family “intend to reside indefinitely in New Zealand and are acquiring the property to reside on and operate as a working farm.”

Source: Associated Press, via Matt Drudge

As we’ve outlined before, farmland is one of the only reasonable physical assets to hold in the event of a major crisis, as you’ll be outside of highly populated metropolitan areas, you’ll have the ability to produce your own food, generate your own energy, and, more so than your urbanite and suburbanite counterparts, stay away from the chaos that will ensue during a major upheaval.

Liberty Media CEO James Malone, like director James Cameron, has also taken refuge outside of major cities at his ranch on the Quebec border, giving him and his family an immediate international bug out plan in the event of an emergency. Another sign from the elite is that large net worth individuals and investment managers are buying up and taking physical delivery of precious metals, which in our humble opinion, is a leading indicator that large in-the-know investors are preparing for a loss of confidence in the stability of the global economic, monetary, financial and/or political systems.

Congressman Roscoe Bartlett recently warned that Those Who Can, Should Move Their Families Out Of the City, and insiders are worried about game changing riots stemming from the Occupy movement.

The theory that elite members of society know something is amiss is further strengthened by comments such as those of financier George Soros who publicly declared in a recent interview with Newsweek that he expects violent riots on the streets of America in coming months and years.

Furthermore, we have federal agencies and local police departments actively training for urban conflict, and the Pentagon has been war gaming scenarios that include large scale economic breakdown and civil unrest.

The stories reported over the last several years point to a growing consensus among elite business leaders, politicians, and military generals that we’re headed into a situation that is wholly unpredictable. They know the system is on the brink, have said so repeatedly, and are actively taking steps to manage a crisis should it ever come to that.

Short of the mainstream media coming out and broadcasting to the American people that the system is about to destabilize and to expect nothing short of total meltdown and pandemonium, reading between the lines and watching the actions of those who are interconnected with the money and power structures on which the system is built will be our only warning signal for the difficult times we face in the near future.

The message is loud and clear. Are you listening?


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: collapse; economy; emergencyprep; finance; jamescameron; jamesmalone; maori; newzealand; preppers; prepping; roscoebartlett; shtf; thecomingdarkness
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1 posted on 02/01/2012 8:54:49 PM PST by blam
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To: blam

I won’t say he’s not going to use part of the land for agricultural purposes, but he’s likely doing a Peter Jackson or George Lucas, and developing the land for his movies and special effects.

That’s how you make more money. Remove the middle man as much as possible.


2 posted on 02/01/2012 8:59:15 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: blam

He’s Canadian. He’s made a boatload of money in the U.S. Now he wants to go live in New Zealand and farm. It’s his money, his life, and he can do anything he wants.

No lines between which to read.


3 posted on 02/01/2012 9:01:07 PM PST by Jedidah
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To: blam

“The message is loud and clear. Are you listening?”

Yeah, I’ll pick up a farm tomorrow while I’m out running errands.


4 posted on 02/01/2012 9:01:25 PM PST by Magic Fingers
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To: Jonty30

I think he has survival in mind.


5 posted on 02/01/2012 9:01:41 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Jedidah

So he is rich, a lot of liberals are, why should that make them taboo to discuss?


6 posted on 02/01/2012 9:04:03 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: unkus

If that was the talk of Hollywood, you’d be seeing mass movements from the elites.

Not saying it won’t happen, but I don’t think it’s the talk at the moment.


7 posted on 02/01/2012 9:05:23 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: blam

Yes, if you have a farm, you are safe from strife! Splendid isolation!

Tell that to the farmers of Poland or Vietnam. New Zealanders and Australians would be speaking Japanese today if not for the US Army, Navy, and Marine Corps.


8 posted on 02/01/2012 9:05:25 PM PST by iowamark
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To: unkus
Typical leftest, turn an area in to a ....hole, then bail
9 posted on 02/01/2012 9:06:40 PM PST by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: Jonty30

Life is just better when you live in an isolated area. We live in a small community of 100 Whites, 30 Indians along the Yukon; 200 miles on a washed out dirt road to nx nearest place. It’s like going back to the 1940’s, no crime, taxes, cell phones, law enforcement, organized local govt, or problems. I don’t blame anybody for seeking a better place to live.


10 posted on 02/01/2012 9:07:57 PM PST by Eska
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To: Jonty30

“I won’t say he’s not going to use part of the land for agricultural purposes, but he’s likely doing a Peter Jackson or George Lucas, and developing the land for his movies and special effects.

That’s how you make more money. Remove the middle man as much as possible.”

***********

my thoughts too. He’s not thinking ‘survival’ - he’s thinking ‘Avatar 2’.

which can’t be much worse than the overrated tripe that was the first movie, btw. Ugh.


11 posted on 02/01/2012 9:09:04 PM PST by Longdriver
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To: unkus
I think he has survival in mind.

So are a few of us FReepers! This Summer is going to get HOT!

It has nothing to do with globaloney warming either!

12 posted on 02/01/2012 9:11:17 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: Eska

Shoot, i would by 2600 acres in New Zealand if I could too. It’s beautiful there and BO and the mooch are nowhere near telling us what we can and can’t do every day. I would love to grow my own food. Sounds like absolute heaven to me.


13 posted on 02/01/2012 9:13:59 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Longdriver

maybe meditate among the ‘Ring’ filming locations..?


14 posted on 02/01/2012 9:14:08 PM PST by RitchieAprile
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To: RitchieAprile

‘meditate’, eh? That’s what they call it these days? ;)


15 posted on 02/01/2012 9:15:14 PM PST by Longdriver
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To: Longdriver

I think people don’t realize how hard it is to guard 4 square miles from random marauders. of the SHTF.

It would be impossible.


16 posted on 02/01/2012 9:15:33 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: blam

If TSHF - really hits, then he is a dead man. A swarm of Maori gang members will take over his land. End of story. End of Cameron.


17 posted on 02/01/2012 9:17:06 PM PST by expat1000
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To: ansel12

?

Not sure what you mean by “taboo to discuss.” Talk about whatever you want whenever you want.


18 posted on 02/01/2012 9:18:43 PM PST by Jedidah
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To: Jonty30

an excellent point.


19 posted on 02/01/2012 9:19:05 PM PST by Longdriver
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To: JDoutrider
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20 posted on 02/01/2012 9:21:03 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: expat1000
"A swarm of Maori gang members will take over his land. End of story. End of Cameron. "

LOL. The Maori will eat Cameron.

All Blacks Haka

Also:

Something you didn't know about the Maori:

Maori Men And Women From Different Homelands

21 posted on 02/01/2012 9:25:59 PM PST by blam
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To: JDoutrider

This Summer is going to get HOT!


I don’t see it this year. 2013 is going to be very ugly.


22 posted on 02/01/2012 9:26:46 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: blam

http://www.LivingInThePhilippines.com


23 posted on 02/01/2012 9:27:39 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: tophat9000

Typical leftest, turn an area in to a ....hole, then bail


......and do it all over again.


24 posted on 02/01/2012 9:30:02 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: blam

To say nothing of happy many more wives he thinks he needs.


25 posted on 02/01/2012 9:32:20 PM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine)
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To: Eska

Ed Gein killed several people and dug up graves in the 1950s in Plainfield, Wisconsin, population 899.

Richard Hickock and Perry Smith killed four people in Holcomb, Kansas in 1966. The town had less than 2,000 residents.

Three men and a woman held up a roadside restaurant, shot the manager to death and killed two hostages in rural Kansas in 1985.

Shawn Bentler killed his three sisters in Bonaparte, IA, a town of 458 in 2006.

Some people would say life in the boonies is better. Others prefer going to museums, major sporting events, or nightclubs. Who’s to say which is better?


26 posted on 02/01/2012 9:34:10 PM PST by SoCal Pubbie
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To: unkus
"I don’t see it this year. 2013 is going to be very ugly."

I tend to agree. All the tings being done to get Obama elected will probably be enough to keep things afloat for a while after the election.

27 posted on 02/01/2012 9:35:37 PM PST by blam
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To: Jonty30

If that was the talk of Hollywood, you’d be seeing mass movements from the elites.

Not saying it won’t happen, but I don’t think it’s the talk at the moment.


One thing about well-to-do lefties is they think themselves immune from the disasterous results of policies they support.

Liberal Jews and the present 0bama attitude toward Israel

is an example.


28 posted on 02/01/2012 9:36:33 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: expat1000

“If TSHF - really hits, then he is a dead man. A swarm of Maori gang members will take over his land. End of story. End of Cameron.”

####

But, but, but he is an enlightened progressive.

He sympathizes with the ...ahem...”plight of the persons of color”.

He’s inclusive and sophisticated, with a truly world-view, not at all like those backward, knuckle-dragging American conservatives.

But, but, but....


29 posted on 02/01/2012 9:38:35 PM PST by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: blam

Obama care kicks in and bush Tax cuts expire in 2013.....for starters.


30 posted on 02/01/2012 9:38:54 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: SoCal Pubbie

32 people were killed in Chicago in January 2012.


31 posted on 02/01/2012 9:39:21 PM PST by blam
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To: EyeGuy

He sympathizes with the ...ahem...”plight of the persons of color”.


And those same people will smile in his face as they slit his throat.


32 posted on 02/01/2012 9:40:44 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: blam

Something you didn’t know about the Maori:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1208808/posts

Interesting. How I wish there was enough time to know all there is to know about everything!


33 posted on 02/01/2012 9:58:23 PM PST by expat1000
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To: blam; EyeGuy
See ya soon, James!



34 posted on 02/01/2012 10:10:43 PM PST by expat1000
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To: blam

Sound pretty boring. I predict he’ll be back in the US within 2 years.


35 posted on 02/01/2012 11:11:11 PM PST by giotto
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To: SoCal Pubbie

Cheez Whiz, buds, you pull four incidents in outer buttnuttin nowhere over 5 decades, versus 4 incidents per HOUR in urbana, and wonder why folks HATE cities?

Either you you really don’t get it, or you are a special kind of stupid.


36 posted on 02/01/2012 11:34:47 PM PST by Don W (You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the breeze.)
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PLEASE DONATE


SO THIS SHIVERING PATHETIC SNIVELING
SHADOW OF A DOG CAN GET OUT OF OUR SIGHT!




37 posted on 02/01/2012 11:40:08 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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To: blam

Having spent 14 day’s in New Zealand, Lake Raturreo ( Pronounced Rha-Tour-O), it’s a volcanic country, nothing says New Zealand like the smell of Sulfur in the morning (All day actually), and like in the Pacific Northwest Seattle area, where pollen can cover a car with a lite coating, New Zealand (Lake Raturreo Area) it’s Sulfur. Worst when it rain’s.

By the way, New Zealand has a VERY BIG PROBLEM, with what I’ll call “Volcanic Outbreak,” you could go to work in the morning and come home to a house that’s been declared unsafe, because of the “Volcanic Outbreak,” think open hole in the earth, with HOT STEAM & Sulfur Vapor’s coming out. Because of this problem, New Zealand has instituted a insurance pool, that everyone has to pay into.


38 posted on 02/01/2012 11:53:15 PM PST by Stanwood_Dave ("Testilying." Cop's don't lie, they just Testily{ing} as taught in their respected Police Academy.)
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To: unkus

Let the Maoris eat him.


39 posted on 02/02/2012 12:04:38 AM PST by Pelham (Vultures for Romney. We pluck your carcass)
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To: Stanwood_Dave

Correction visited Lake Rotorua Not Lake Raturreo. (Two different Lake’s)
I did a check and remembered that we (Wife & I) visited the Bath House.

The Bath House opened in 1908 as the Great South Seas Spa, drawing people from around the world to ‘take the cure’ in waters drawn from nearby springs. In its heyday, around seventy thousand baths were given annually, as well as thirty thousand special treatments including massage, mud baths, and electrical therapy. see @ http://www.virtualoceania.net/newzealand/photos/cities/rotorua/bathhouse/


40 posted on 02/02/2012 1:49:04 AM PST by Stanwood_Dave ("Testilying." Cop's don't lie, they just Testily{ing} as taught in their respected Police Academy.)
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To: blam

I’m good..


41 posted on 02/02/2012 1:54:24 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Eska

Although one thing in favor of New Zealand is that it isn’t 60 below zero.


42 posted on 02/02/2012 2:09:59 AM PST by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: Stanwood_Dave

I love Rotorua.

You get used to the odor and they use the steam to heat their homes.

The thing about NZ, for me, is the quakes. We have friends there and have discussed enduring the interminable plane ride just to escape, if necessary. However, our friends (one US ex-pat and his Kiwi wife) keep us informed and NZ tends to go back and forth between what we would call Democrats and outright Marxists. As a tiny island nation, a lot of things are only available as imports. Gasoline is pricey and so are homes. The Maori have control of the coasts and long-time native whites can be totally paranoid about Asians.

Still, it is a lovely place.


43 posted on 02/02/2012 4:17:48 AM PST by reformedliberal
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To: Jonty30

2600 acres isn’t really that big.


44 posted on 02/02/2012 4:31:38 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: IMR 4350

Its over 4 square miles.

1 square mile is 640 acres.

It may not seem much during times of peace, but when you have hungry, angry, and determined people, its huge.


45 posted on 02/02/2012 4:33:39 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: SoCal Pubbie

from what I can tell, life is hard. I haven’t enjoyed life in years. Just tolerated it.


46 posted on 02/02/2012 4:40:54 AM PST by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Jonty30

No it’s not huge, it’s what you would call mid sized at best and a lot of people wouldn’t even call it mid sized.

It’s just a matter of perspective.

People from the city call our property huge, and it’s only around 500 acres.

2600 acres might seam like a lot at first, but it “shrinks” once you are actually there for awhile.


47 posted on 02/02/2012 4:57:25 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Jonty30

No it’s not huge, it’s what you would call mid sized at best and a lot of people wouldn’t even call it mid sized.

It’s just a matter of perspective.

People from the city call our property huge, and it’s only around 500 acres.

2600 acres might seam like a lot at first, but it “shrinks” once you are actually there for awhile.


48 posted on 02/02/2012 4:57:25 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: IMR 4350

As I said, in times of peace, it is not very big at all. Do not misunderstand me I used to live in an area of farms. I know how big 4 square miles is.

But if you have a hoards of people encroaching on your land, who are hungry, angry, determined, weaponed, etc, it’s a lot of land to try and defend. Especially if you’re by yourself, because most of your employees had to go defend their property and families from these same angry and hungry hoards. It’s a lot to defend. Don’t think that, just because you have a gun(s), that you can possibly defend a property that size effectively.

You’re not going to have employees, or many at least, to help defend you in a time of crisis, because they will busy trying to defend their own families and won’t give too much thought to you and your families.


49 posted on 02/02/2012 5:06:05 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30
One thing about land, you can't pick it up and walk off with it so you don't need to try and defend all of it.

If you had to defend anything it would be your house just like everyone else, only you would have a nice buffer zone around your house.

There are a lot of easier and better pickings than a single house out in the middle of nowhere.

A lot of isolated farms also have houses for the farm hands and their families.

50 posted on 02/02/2012 5:28:57 AM PST by IMR 4350
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