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Survivalist congressman is ready for doomsday
Washington Post via Bangor Daily News ^ | 8/20/12 | Ben Pershing

Posted on 08/20/2012 4:19:49 PM PDT by Kartographer

Deep in the West Virginia woods, in a small cabin powered by the sun and the wind, a bespectacled, white-haired man is giving a video tour of his basement, describing techniques for the long-term preservation of food in case of “an emergency.”

“We don’t really think of those today, because it’s so convenient to go to the supermarket,” he cautions. “But you know, you’re planning because the supermarket may not always be there.”

The electrical grid could fail tomorrow, he frequently warns. Food would disappear from the shelves. Water would no longer flow from the pipes. Money might become worthless. People could turn on each other, and millions would die.

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TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: preppers; prepping
"People could turn on each other, and millions would die."

"Let me tell you something about humans, nephew: They're a wonderful, friendly people - as long as their bellies are full and their holosuites are working."

"But take away their creature comforts, deprive them of food, sleep, sonic showers, put their lives in jeopardy over an extended period of time and those friendly, intelligent, wonderful people...will become as nasty and as violent as the most blood-thirsty klingon." Quark from: The Siege of AR-558 (#7.8)" (1998) 
1 posted on 08/20/2012 4:19:56 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

Preppers’ PING!


2 posted on 08/20/2012 4:21:17 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Ah Y2K syndrome.

If any of you are adventurous enough to join me at Chichén Itzá (ground zero) at 11:00 AM on 12/21/12 I’ll stand ya up a beer. Look for the ugliest guy there with the most beautiful woman on his arm. Chance are good it will be me.

If the world ends, I am going to have a front row seat.


3 posted on 08/20/2012 4:33:13 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: Kartographer
"Survivalist congressman is ready for doomsday" second term of 0bamanation.
4 posted on 08/20/2012 4:37:53 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: freedumb2003
"Look for the ugliest guy there with the most beautiful woman on his arm"

I was at this dinner party in Denver a month or two before Y2K. There was this short, bald, bespectacled middle-aged man talking about how he was all ready for Y2K. He had a basement stocked with food and ammo and everything he needed to survive the end of civilization.

I thought "Boy this guy is a complete kook!", but then in walked his young, buxom, drop-dead-gorgeous girlfriend to give him his glass of wine.

My scorn turned to awe.

5 posted on 08/20/2012 4:40:31 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Kartographer

He gave a video tour of his hideout to reporters? Not the smartest prepper around, is he?


6 posted on 08/20/2012 5:03:52 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Kartographer

Looks like Congresscritter Bartlett is getting ready for his own disaster: getting gerrymandered out of a job.

As far as taking Washington Post-Obama for a tour of the site, he’s also a fool.


7 posted on 08/20/2012 5:29:11 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Kartographer; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; ...

He’s gonna be missed after the election.

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


8 posted on 08/20/2012 6:15:41 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Paladin2

So true. Four more years of Obama will be like the worst of the Great Depression, with Big Brother’s technology.


9 posted on 08/20/2012 6:51:50 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: who_would_fardels_bear
He had a basement stocked with food and ammo and everything he needed to survive the end of civilization.
I thought "Boy this guy is a complete kook!", but then in walked his young, buxom, drop-dead-gorgeous girlfriend to give him his glass of wine.

Food, check. Ammo, check. Etc. Darn, I need to revise my checklist! Knew something was missing...

10 posted on 08/20/2012 6:54:39 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: Kartographer
"...and those friendly, intelligent, wonderful people...will become as nasty and as violent as the most blood-thirsty klingon.."

As we'll see first-hand the day after the election.

11 posted on 08/20/2012 7:15:42 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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I see it as one of three ways:

1. ‘Bama’ looses and the ‘yutes’ go wild and many a big city lights up the night skies for weeks.
2. ‘Bama’ wins and forces a revolt to free the country from his tyranny.
3 ‘Bama’ sees the writing on the wall that he is going to loose and ‘cracks’ forcing his removal from office.

Take your pick.


12 posted on 08/20/2012 8:04:10 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

If you haven’t seen his video called Urban Danger, you should. It is really great.

http://www.urbandanger.com/Watch-It-Online.html


13 posted on 08/20/2012 8:25:48 PM PDT by goosie
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"Take your pick."

Clearly there is no "glass half full" option...All the major cities will be lighting up for every pick option.

In addition, surburbia and some "country" areas will find out first hand what all the hundreds of WH-inspired mob-violence drills during the last 3-years have been all about.

Since my main home is here in MD (completely behind the enemy lines), I plan to increase my greet-the-yutes skills by increasing from 1-day-per-week to 3-days-per-week at the range.

14 posted on 08/21/2012 1:13:33 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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