Skip to comments.18 Signs the Collapse of Society is Accelerating
Posted on 06/10/2011 2:22:35 AM PDT by GiovannaNicoletta
As the U.S. economy collapses, the thin veneer of civilization that we all take for granted is going to begin to disappear. In fact, there are already an increasing number of signs that the collapse of society is accelerating. In cities such as Chicago, roving packs of young people are "mob robbing" local businesses, randomly assaulting tourists and shoppers and are even pulling people out of vehicles. This isn't just happening in the "bad areas" anymore. Over the past couple of months this type of crime has been common in some of the wealthiest areas of Chicago. In fact, many Chicago residents are now referring to "the Magnificent Mile" as "the Mug Mile". But it isn't just in Chicago that this is happening. During this past Memorial Day weekend, cities all over the United States experienced a stunning wave of mass violence. We are supposed to be an "example" for the rest of the world, but as our economic wealth crumbles we are witnessing the collapse of society all around us. So what is going to happen when the economy gets even worse?
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President Obama issued a proclamation that affirmed June 2011 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month.
In honor of Arnold Schwartzenegger, John Edwards and Anthony Weiner; Will BO outlaw FATHERS’ DAY on June 19th ???????????
We Get what we Deserve,How is That Hopey Changey thing working for you?
The thing is 70% of the people Still LOVE OBAMA!
You want a Sign of decay Just try Driving the Speed Limit on the Highway and Experience the love of your fellow Human Beings!
Each one of us, individually, should make an effort to be gentle, kind and friendly to those people who inhabit our space; however fleeting.
As a retiree, with no time pressure, I step back from the check out lanes or yeild to merging cars on the highway. Makes me feel better - and I hope the gesture makes some stranger feel good.
At airports and bus stations - instead of a cell phone - I chat with other passengers. It only takes a genuine smile to begin a conversation and to learn how each human being has a life story and a life lesson.
Of course, my family claims I’m just a senile lunatic;)
roving packs of young people are “mob robbing” local businesses, randomly assaulting tourists and shoppers and are even pulling people out of vehicles
This happens when people Like Holder choose not to up hold the rule of law!
” The thing is 70% of the people Still LOVE OBAMA! “
This is the Honest-to-Goodness truth —
My O-bot neighbor called me yesterday and informed me that some Right-Wing-Cabal is using the Secret Service to hold Mooshell and the kids (and the dog, for all I know) hostage to force Zero to do stupid things....
If I hadn’t long-since given up on trying to inject any facts or truth into these ‘conversations’, I might have pointed out that ‘conspiracy theories’ are the last-gasp of denial....
You sound Like a Decent Citizen to me,Im 61 and I try my best to do the same things you do,when you talk to people one to one you realize we all have similar feelings and desires,we love our families and want the Best for them and we really dont mean Hrm to anyone. I think there is a Wide spread feeling of Loss of Control that Frustrates people and causes them to act in bad ways and I think in Most cases they regret afterward their actions.
Keep the Faith,God Bless the USA
Only certain states and cities in the US allow people to be armed anymore.
Gun free zone = free crime zone.
I think I met you in our grocery store’s parking lot.
I went to retrieve a run-away sharping cart and you pulled up beside me, rolled down your window and told me, You’re a good girl!
I thought you were a senile lunatic. ;-)
Ouch! Your neighbor has slipped the surly bonds of earth, and touched the face of crazy.
” Ouch! Your neighbor has slipped the surly bonds of earth, and touched the face of crazy. “
Since my neighbor has never, to my knowledge, had an original thought in her life, I find that she is a fairly reliable barometer of things that are going around in the dank underworld of the O-bot community...
Talking with her is much easier on my stomach lining than monitoring DU and KOS.....
Everything is legal here.
However, once in a while a person shows up who was raised with values, principles, and a kind heart. I know. I was at the checkout in a supermarket recently and upon opening my purse saw that I had left my wallet at home. I started to ask the checkout girl to hold my things when the man behind me offered to pay! Imagine! It was only a few things amounting to about $19.00 and I said "no, but thanks" two times. He kept insisting and I ended up getting my items for free because of his kindness. There is some hope. Now, I am prepared to do the same if I have the chance, but have made it a point to help others in any way whenever possible. God bless people like that fellow. He showed me a true "Pass it Forward" example.
My wife and I were talking about this the other day.
Things are slipping, and it is getting worse. Children raised by the state don’t turn out that well.
“Of course, my family claims Im just a senile lunatic;)”
I think that you are a wise and humble Christian. Am I right?
I also know that you are correct. People are very hungry for common decency and kindness and want to feel a connection to others. The vast majority of the time, they respond very positively to genuine kindness and consideration.
Sure Holder does! Black mob, ignored. Hispanic gang ‘picking on’ black gang in LA? HUNT THEM DOWN!!! (no joke, Justice Dept hunted down hispanic gangs for threatening a black gang)
I always assumed my Granny was just being ‘racist’ when she said if blacks ever got in an overwhelming position of power that no amount of good will would change the revenge. It seems she was right in this bunch we got in office.
Often that's true. We get more of what we will tolerate and/or encourage and then deserve the consequences, good or bad.
Unfortunately, we've become extremely tolerant of very bad behavior and extraordinarily bad governance.
Fortunately, the rise of the Tea Party tells me we're just about finished being tolerant.
This is a good list. Add to it that the Kagin-Sotomeyer Supreme Court just ordered the release of 46,000 convicted felons from California’s prisons.
This would never have happened with Big Al Capone in charge of Chicago—maybe we need to take a giant step backwards? Seriously folks, we may not have a choice.
Though road rage is inexcusable, regardless of what the speed limit is, if you are driving slower than the rest of traffic...you are causing a hazardous situation. The chances of an accident occuring multiply, because of people making unnecessary lane changes. Slow drivers are almost as much of a hazard as speed demons (even if the “slow driver” is traveling at the maximum legal speed). I have found in driving in all 50 states that the vast majority of drivers drive 5-7 mph above the posted speed limit most of the time.
Though road rage is inexcusable, regardless of what the speed limit is, if you are driving slower than the rest of traffic...you are causing a hazardous situation. The chances of an accident occuring multiply, because of people making unnecessary lane changes. Slow drivers are almost as much of a hazard as speed demons (even if the slow driver is traveling at the maximum legal speed). I have found in driving in all 50 states that the vast majority of drivers drive 5-7 mph above the posted speed limit most of the time.
I guess I’m in the minority. I always assumed a sign stating the legal speed limit was in fact, the law and not just a suggestion. I had no idea I could violate it at my whim by 5-7 MPH.
Of course, when I did my original drivers education class, I was taught that on a freeway or highway system, the middle or inside lane is to be used by people who have no intention of getting off the freeway in the near future. That when you were approaching your desired exit, to signal, and begin moving over a lane at a time, towards whatever the ‘exit’ lane happens to be. That while I’m in my lane of extended driving (say, on the interstate), that I’m much safer staying in the lane that doesn’t have people getting off/on/off/on, as long as I am staying at the posted speed limit.
Now, if you feel the ‘need for speed’, and I’m following the law - it’s not MY problem.
If you havent already its time to prepare. You needed to be stocking up on food guns, ammo, basic household supplies like soap, papergoods, cleaning supplies, good sturdy clothes including extra socks, underwear and extra shoes and boots, a extra couple changes of oil and filters for your car, tools, things you buy everyday start buying two and put one up.
I think that we are at the very least in for a collapse much like that of Argentinas ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yerKMQc7-w&feature=grec_index), but as a armed society with a very large entitlement minded population our collapse will be much more violent and I see many many small business wiped out by flash mob looting, and large scale violence (look at what happened just this past Memorial Day weekend)and then there is this is going on in Chicago:Emanuel said he spoke with McCarthy over the weekend and again this morning about the situation. The mayor said the citys reputation as a safe place to work and shop downtown is being endangered by the thuggery. Many of the attacks are happening near the biggest tourist and shopping attractions in the city.
But, CBS 2s Jim Williams reports, the problem of mob attacks downtown is much bigger than the weekend beatings, according to beat cops who wanted to remain anonymous.
And its not just Chicago most major big Blue cities are increasingly reporting such flash mobs and gang muggings.
I see what I call Pocket Pogroms taking place in many big Blue cities and if you arent a 0bamamites yute its going to get Reginald Denny bad for you very quickly.
For those who havent prepared and would like to start or for those that have and are just interested you may download my Preparedness Manual at:
As the LDS say When the emergency is upon us the time for preparedness has past.
Or as the bible says: A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.
NIV Proverbs 22:3
BHOmo got tired of the FReepers saying “Amish” when referring to “Holder’s people”.
Another one...can’t find the list of keywords.
Could you let me know again? sorry!
My response: "Yeah? Who's holding you hostage?
One never knows what the other person has been going through, and a smile or nice gesture may make their entire day. Or, as I point out to my teenage son, it may be the last straw to the guy driving by that he goofs of to (”Hey - we’re walking here!!!”)
You remind me of the older guy in the checkout line in front of me once where there was a snafu in front of him, and the checkout gal said “Sorry for the wait”. He replied “That’s okay, I’m in no hurry. If I was in a hurry I would have gotten here yesterday!”
Reminds me of die hard Stalinists in the USSR. Even when their loved ones were taken off to the Gulag, they would say “If only Stalin knew about this!”, when of course he was the one responsible.
Ha Ha ,No Im the Guy who is driving 65 and is being passed by cars going 85!
There ya go:
I'll probably be going to a .38 instead of going smaller. Pants are a small expense considering the times.
Just because I’m old - doesn’t mean I’m stupid.
I don’t brake to yield - I check my mirrors before moving into an open lane so as not to inconvenience anyone. You apparently don’t bother.
I had to practice a lot with my exact same maggie in holster grip. I couldn’t hit a soda bottle at ten paces, until I realize the thing was shooting high! I like mine, keep it loaded with hollow points, too.
I’ve found that many people out in the world, if I look them in the face and smile, and converse in a personal way, respond not only well, but with gratitude in their faces. And then of course sometimes we get into “jeez, the world is going to hell and isn’t 0bama horrible”. Then it’s really fun.
I drive the speed limit after getting three speeding tickets some years ago.
The total for all three was in the high hundreds of dollars and insurance went up. Just because other people speed doesn’t mean I won’t get caught if I do! I’m a speeding cop magnet.
You are the reason I live.
Ooooh, I like that! That’s going on my Christmas list this year!
The scariest thing about these felons being released is that there are no jobs for them, either. I worry about my brother and his family in CA.
“The scariest thing about these felons being released is that there are no jobs for them, either. I worry about my brother and his family in CA.”
“They’re going to forcibly take it, and hurt you and your family in the process.”
They’d better execute a well-prepared ambush, then, or I will use the minimum amount of force necessary to ensure our safety.
I really don’t like Comrade Steinbeck, but even a stopped clock is right twice a day. Unless it’s a 24-hour clock. Then it’s only right once a day.