Skip to comments.EMP – the unimaginable reality (Red Dawn?)
Posted on 04/06/2013 9:06:45 PM PDT by Perseverando
Exclusive: Joseph Farah warns of 'Red Dawn' scenario becoming real-life catastrophe
Have you seen Red Dawn?
I dont mean the old movie starring the late Patrick Swayze.
It was good. But Im talking about the more recent version.
I hesitated watching it for a long time, mainly because I thought the producers of the movie sold out when they opted to substitute a North Korean invasion of the U.S. for what was originally planned as a more likely Chinese invasion.
Supposedly they did so because the Chinese movie market was too lucrative to pass up.
But, having seen it recently, and having followed the news of recent weeks, I think the producers made the right choice.
Watch trailer here:
The new Red Dawn is worth seeing as it comes to pay-per-view and video rental release.
Its not a bad action movie.
But, more than that, the tactic that facilitates a joint North Korean and Russian invasion of the U.S. is the one I would use if I were trying to take down the U.S. quickly and efficiently and inexpensively.
I wont ruin the movie for you by telling you the invaders use what is described in the script as a new weapon.
Its actually not new at all. Its relatively old technology called an electro-magnetic pulse. The power of an EMP attack was first recognized during the Cold War era. Its a power that has the potential to defeat overnight Americas strength technology.
And thats exactly what happens in the new Red Dawn.
If I were the lunatic Kim Jong-un, its how I would use at least one of my nine nuclear weapons in taking down the U.S. something he threatens to do on nearly a daily basis now.
As F. Michael Maloof explains so adeptly
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
Didn’t 9/11 come close to sending us to an economic brink, or at least to within sight of the possibility of one?
By the way the map is from a declassified report by Dr. Michael P. Bernardin of Los Alamos headed the Joint DoD/DOE Phase 2 Feasibility Study of a High Power Radio Frequency (HPRF) Weapon, which focused on the feasibility and effectiveness of developing an HPRF (i.e. enhanced EMP) weapon for offensive purposes. Consequently, the U.S. has designed low yield nuclear weapons with massively enhanced EMP output.
So in your estimation he’s wrong? Why?
“I mortgaged the house and bought 2 commercial freezers and 4 large homeowner freezers, maxed out the credit cards to fill them with four years of food, and wrapped the electrical cords in aluminum foil, so Im pretty much covered for whatever North Korea can throw at us.”
As long as you have electricity.
You gonna plug them into the wall socket that’s connected to your circuit box that’s connected to the power lines that are connected to transformers with tons of circuits that will be fried?
Or are you going to connect them to your generator that will be fried?
Short of putting a generator in a Faraday cage, you’re screwed.
He could just run an extension cord over to Lazamataz house!
Yes. I think you are drawing the wrong conclusion from the report.
I never worked for DOD, AEC, or DOE, but I have been in the plant where they make the damb things. 3 years ago.
My father in law was a division manger there for 15 years and worked there for 40 years. I knew several of his tech staff well. Some of them are dead now.
He was an EE and I have been a Ham Op since the 1970’s. Also hold a commercial ticket. We spoke the same language. I ran with the techs in NM & AZ from the Labs and the Mil Bases. Does that make me an expert. No.
But the conclusion is false.
Perhaps I should have read the rest of the comments before posting. It’s clear to me now that you forgot your /s tag.
But seriously, generator in a Faraday cage, with a bunch of replacements for your necessities (boards for freezers/etc).
This is what I would do if I seriously thought an EMP was a threat.
I’m kind of a prepping skeptic. If I go all out and prep magnificently, all it takes is one person besides me to know that I have, when the system crashes I’ll have to be shooting people all day long, every day.
I think it’s more practical to buy things that will allow you to survive, hunting gear, etc. Some antibiotics, other medicines, flint, weapons, warm clothing, camping gear, one of those nice hand held water filters that can filter sewage , Iodine tablets, maybe a few packs of dehydrated water and some dehydrated food, perhaps a weeks worth. But why stock up on food/water? This makes you a HUGE target, and when the SHTF you need to be GONE , OUT, MOBILE.
“so Im pretty much covered for whatever North Korea can throw at us.”
If there was to be an EMP occurrence, you have done nothing to protect yourself... Fortunately for you, it’s not going to happen anyway.
When all your computerized cars stop dead in their tracks my pickup and my 36 Chevy hot rod will still be running!
At some point it will all happen.
Nuclear and EMP weapons cannot exist without someday being used, tommorow? 11 years from now? 35 years? at some point weapons get used, the world has had only one atomic war in history, but history isn’t over, and the weapons are more common and routine than in the first war.
For sure the Traffic Cops would notice, but most of the vehicles would be recovered fairly easily, unlike our computerized contraptions.
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