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  • 5 Tips to Prepare for a Cyprus-Type Event

    04/08/2013 1:31:19 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 54 replies
    1) Have your Standard Preparedness Supplies in Order. 2) Have Cash. 3) Have Precious Metals. 4) Buy a safe, then buy another one. 5) Off Shore Banking.
  • Foods to Stock Up on -- or Not

    03/25/2013 1:33:13 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 82 replies
    Yahoo Shine ^ | 3/25/13 | Elizabeth Sheer
    Huge sales on food items at the supermarket are so tempting. It's an opportunity to save lots of money and ensure plenty of cheap meals (and "pantry shopping" when you're out of money or time) for days to come. But food isn't cheap if it spoils and you have to dump it, and some foods have a shorter shelf life than you might think. Here's an overview of foods to stock up on, and those you should buy as needed.
  • Communicating During An Emergency

    03/22/2013 12:36:02 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 116 replies
    Prep-Blog ^ | 3/22/13 | Butch C
    Being able to effectively communicate with family and friends during an emergency is critical. In the past we’ve seen disasters quickly take down the infrastructure needed for cell phones to operate as well as situations where cell towers were undamaged but overloaded. When too many people try to use the same means of communication the cellular networks can quickly become overloaded and calls simply will not go through.
  • DIY electricity

    12/06/2012 5:20:29 PM PST · by Kartographer · 126 replies
    The Dallas Observer published a report1 recently that Texas has worst electric grid in the nation. This was based on a North American Electric Reliability Corp report2. That’s not very encouraging. They are also reporting that there is the possibility of rolling blackouts in 2013. For a couple of years I have had the interest in setting up a backup power system for home use. There is a mobile system that provides power for work a couple of times per month, and is a backup system when at home. It provided power for 2 freezers, a refrigerator and a fan...
  • Thinking of purchasing SHTF food and silver (total VANITY)

    11/13/2012 2:54:29 PM PST · by bayliving · 85 replies
    Ok, I come here looking for help and advice.
  • Using Layers to Build Your Preparedness Supply

    11/13/2012 11:17:38 AM PST · by Kartographer · 133 replies
    Ready Nutrition ^ | 11/12 | Tess Pennington
    I have found that when starting your preparedness measures, it is best to start at the beginning in order to ensure you have everything you need to build up your foundation. Start your preparations with a 72-hour kit and then create a vehicle 72-hour kit. Once that is complete, you can begin ensuring your basic needs are met for longer periods or begin targeting other layers of preparedness. The 52-Weeks to Preparedness series offers a complete list of getting your home and family ready for unexpected disasters. Having multiple emergency plans is another example of layering up. Not only do...
  • Energy and Food Independence (off the grid)Preparation Tips on Shoe-String Budgets

    10/08/2012 1:56:11 PM PDT · by hope_dies_last · 58 replies
    Any tips or helpful resources to prepare for the coming food shortage and societal collapse? I am the father of two and I owe it to my wife and kids to make any necessary preparations, while I still can, for adequate survival in an economic meltdown or food crisis. I am on a very limited budget, but need any useful advice I can get out there to prepare with very limited resources. I am sure there are others on this platform, beside me and my family, that would stand to benefit from such advice. Recently, it has become more and...
  • 10 Best Survival Foods At Your Local Supermarket

    10/01/2012 12:20:57 PM PDT · by djf · 383 replies
    Activist Post ^ | Oct 1, 2012
    As food prices continue to skyrocket, having a bulk supply of food is a great investment. But it also provides security and peace of mind against potential emergencies. By now most people should be aware that grocery stores only have about 3 days of food in stock when crises strike. So if anything was to disrupt the food supply chain for an extended period of time, there would be untold chaos in most communities. Any number of events could trigger mass disruption to a fragile food system, many of which are well documented and even predicted. Even NASA has warned...
  • Groups, churches urged to prepare for worst

    09/17/2012 9:26:04 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 59 replies
    The News Gazette ^ | 9/17/12 | Tom Kacich
    They say they're not doomsdayers or survivalists, but a handful of people who met in a small room at a Mahomet church last week say they believe it's time to prepare for emergencies and disasters. And they want others to the same. The group, known informally as the Christian Emergency Preparedness Network, wants church and civic groups to band together and prepare food, water, equipment, expertise, security and more for what they believe is an impending crisis. It has nothing to do with the upcoming election, says David Pike, a crop scientist who lives in Champaign and is retired from...
  • What to do with $1000 right now…..

    08/06/2012 7:34:33 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 61 replies
    SEASONED CITIZEN PREPPER ^ | 8/6/12 | Rourke
    A little while back I read a post over at IfItHitstheFan.comconcerning a recommendation on where to spend $900 on survival & preparedness preps. I love thinking about stuff like this. It is sorta like “What would I do if I won the lottery?” Back to reality. There are many people across this great country that are just now seeing the light and beginning there preps. For many of these newcomers the question of where to begin is ever present. Some people are taking things serious and are willing to sink some serious change into their preparations – so I figured...
  • Five Different Shelf Life Studies:Two on Canned Food and Three on Dry Food

    07/19/2012 10:56:25 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 38 replies
    Grandpappy.onfo ^ | Robert Wayne Atkins, P.E.
    fter granting permission, my Entire Food Shelf Life Summary Article was published in the Journal of Civil Defense, Volume 43, Issue Number 2, Year 2010. The Journal of Civil Defense has an extremely wide distribution and readership including all the Congressmen in the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. Publisher's Mailing Address: The American Civil Defense Association, 11576 S. State Street, Suite 502, Draper, UT 84020 Publisher's Web Address:
  • Preparing for the Inevitable

    07/12/2012 9:38:38 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 21 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7/12/12 | George Mantor
    <p>Obviously, government at every level is dysfunctional for a host of reasons. As a result, we have to take greater responsibility for our own well-being.</p> <p>Katrina is still the best argument for self-reliance. Oh, no! Here comes FEMA.</p> <p>It is starting to remind me of the old Soviet Union where nothing worked the way it was supposed to, and there is good reason for that—both were failed attempts at centralization. Or, Globalization as this effort has been named. Or, New World Order as they used to call it. The end is one economy, one currency, open borders and one small group running it all…for the good of all Mankind. Democracy is out. Plutocracy is in. If you weren’t a big fan of totalitarianism or fascism, you’re really going to hate the New Plutocracy.</p>
  • 'End of the world as we know it': Kaspersky warns of cyber-terror apocalypse

    06/08/2012 9:46:07 AM PDT · by SomeCallMeTim · 51 replies ^ | June 6, 2012 | Sergey Guneev
    After his eponymously-named lab discovered Flame, "the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed," Eugene Kaspersky believes that the evolving threat of “cyber terrorism” could spell the end of life on Earth as we know it. ­Doomsday scenarios are a common occurrence in 2012, but coming from a steely-eyed realist like Eugene Kaspersky, his calls for a global effort to halt emerging cyber threats should raise alarm bells. A global Internet blackout and crippling attacks against key infrastructure are among two possible cyber-pandemics he outlined."It's not cyber war, it's cyber terrorism, and I'm afraid the game is just beginning. Very soon,...
  • 10 Things That We Can Learn About Shortages And Preparation From The Economic Collapse In Greece

    06/05/2012 9:06:01 PM PDT · by JimWayne · 10 replies
    Hawaii News Daily ^ | June 3, 2012 | Michael Snyder
    There are reports of food and medicine shortages in Greece, crime and suicides are on the rise and people have been rapidly pulling their money out of the banks. Hopefully this article will give you some ideas that you can use as you prepare for the economic chaos that will soon be unfolding all over the globe. The following are 10 things that we can learn about shortages and preparation from the economic collapse in Greece....
  • Consequences of Collapse: Access to Critical Medicines Is Disappearing in Greece

    05/18/2012 10:18:58 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 27 replies
    Family Preppers ^ | 5/18/12 | Mac Slavo
    For patients and pharmacists in financially stricken Greece, even finding aspirin has turned into a headache. Mina Mavrou, who runs a pharmacy in a middle-class Athens suburb, spends hours each day pleading with drugmakers, wholesalers and colleagues to hunt down medicines for clients. Life-saving drugs such as Sanofi (SAN)’s blood-thinner Clexane and GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK)’s asthma inhaler Flixotide often appear as lines of crimson data on pharmacists’ computer screens, meaning the products aren’t in stock or that pharmacists can’t order as many units as they need. “When we see red, we want to cry,” Mavrou said. “The situation is worsening...
  • Read This First Before You Decide That Preppers Are Crazy

    04/03/2012 11:13:52 AM PDT · by blam · 166 replies
    TEC ^ | 4-2-2012 | Michael Snyder
    Read This First Before You Decide That Preppers Are CrazyApril 2, 2012Michael Snyder Do you believe that preppers are a few cards short of a full deck? Do you assume that anyone that is "preparing for doomsday" does not have their elevator going all the way to the top floor? Well, you might want to read this first before you make a final decision that all preppers are crazy. The information that you are about to read shook me up a bit when I first looked it over. To be honest, I had no idea how incredibly vulnerable our economic...
  • 25 Must Know Skills For Surviving The Coming Nightmare

    04/03/2012 4:21:25 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 62 replies
    SHTF ^ | 4/3/12 | Be Informed
    Many people nowadays are quite aware that the world they live in is going to the toilet. Aside from the geophysical part that “seems” to be going haywire and could be nothing other than the planet’s cycles, there are plenty of manmade catastrophes that loom on the horizon. Never has the planet had as many people as now and the more people there are the more competition there is for resources. More countries seek nuclear devices than ever before and with advancements in technology this is a much easier process than anytime before. Biological and chemical weapons are also much...
  • Prepping for the Financially Challenged: A One Month Survival Plan For Under $300

    03/12/2012 11:27:17 PM PDT · by blam · 104 replies
    The SHTF Plan ^ | 3-12-2012 | Tom Chatham
    Prepping for the Financially Challenged: A One Month Survival Plan For Under $300 Tom Chatham March 12th, 2012 The American Dream Lost The following article has been generously contributed by Tom Chatham, author of the newly released book The American Dream Lost – Economic Survival Strategy for a New Paradigm. Many people are now waking up to the possibility that the future may not provide the great recovery we all expect it to be. They are begining to sense that something is wrong with the economy and it will not get better. Their first thought is the question, What do...
  • Abuse and Getting out of Dodge

    02/05/2012 7:47:35 AM PST · by EnglishCon · 19 replies
    "My husband WAS very abusive to me. The physical abuse stopped, after going to a men's support group. Should i stay or leave? We have a child. I am a student. No work experience because I cared for the baby...WHat to do?" One question and one question only should be guiding you right now. Will the abuse stay stopped? I'm not saying it won't, but I'd also not bet on it. Breaking the cycle of abuse is very hard, and most abusers will eventually re-offend. Maybe your husband is different, I don't know, but there is nothing wrong with keeping...
  • SHTF Planning: 20 Lessons from the Streets of Cairo

    02/01/2012 9:18:43 PM PST · by Kartographer · 263 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 2/1/12 | Mac Slavo
    From the somewhat guilt filled comforts of Greece, I have been thinking about what I learned from the recent Cairo SHTF experience. I am not putting myself forth as an expert of any sort and, frankly, many or even most items on the list below might be flat out wrong….who the hell knows. We were in Cairo from Jan 25th until late Feb 3rd when the neighborhood gunfire became full-auto and regularly occurring. At that point, we decided that Friday prayers (the next day) might not yield a pleasant experience. We had no way of knowing that we had already...
  • Read Between The Lines: Hollywood Mogul Buys 2,600 Acres Of Farmland; Moving To New Zealand

    02/01/2012 8:54:40 PM PST · by blam · 72 replies · 1+ views
    SHTF Plan ^ | Mac Slavo
    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...
  • Antibiotics And Their Use in Collapse Medicine(tm), Part 1

    01/24/2012 9:55:20 AM PST · by Kartographer · 73 replies
    Doom and ^ | 11/28/11 | Dr. Bones
    One of the most common questions that I am asked from prospective survival medics is “What antibiotics should I stockpile and how do I use them?” There isn’t a 60 second answer to this. Actually, there isn’t a 60 MINUTE answer to this, but anyone that is interested in preserving the health of their loved ones in a collapse will have to learn what antibiotics will work in a particular situation. It’s important to start off by saying that you will not want to indiscriminately use antibiotics for every minor ailment that comes along. In a collapse, the medic is...
  • SHTF First Aid: When small cuts kill

    01/21/2012 3:03:38 PM PST · by Kartographer · 111 replies
    SHTF School ^ | 1/20/12 | Selco
    Anyway, point is, to buy today full set for treating wounds, does not cost too much, sterile gloves, compress, forceps, butterfly closures, antibiotic treatment, povidone, hydrogen peroxide, anti tetanus shots, sutures… everything, it can be found for maybe 100$ here. Is it worth 100$? Yes, it can worth 1000$ or 10000$ it can be priceless actually. When it comes to you or your family member it is priceless, if you helping someone else, you can say a price.
  • Subculture of Americans prepares for civilization's collapse

    01/21/2012 9:20:17 AM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 123 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jan 21, 2012 | By Jim Forsyth
    When Patty Tegeler looks out the window of her home overlooking the Appalachian Mountains in southwestern Virginia, she sees trouble on the horizon. "In an instant, anything can happen," she told Reuters. "And I firmly believe that you have to be prepared." Tegeler is among a growing subculture of Americans who refer to themselves informally as "preppers." Some are driven by a fear of imminent societal collapse, others are worried about terrorism, and many have a vague concern that an escalating series of natural disasters is leading to some type of environmental cataclysm. They are following in the footsteps of...
  • Trouble

    11/25/2011 1:47:55 PM PST · by blam · 14 replies · 1+ views
    TEC ^ | 11-25-2011
    TroubleNovember 25, 2011 The global economy is heading for a massive amount of trouble in the months ahead. Right now we are seeing the beginning of a credit crunch that is shaping up to be very reminiscent of what we saw back in 2008. Investors and big corporations are pulling huge amounts of money out of European banks and nobody wants to lend to those banks right now. We could potentially see dozens of "Lehman Brothers moments" in Europe in 2012. Meanwhile, bond yields on sovereign debt are jumping through the roof all over Europe. That means that European nations...
  • meat curing at home – the setup

    11/23/2011 12:14:57 PM PST · by outofsalt · 63 replies
    Wrightfood ^ | 1/21/10 | unsure
    When I first started making moldy meat in my garage over a year ago I figured that it must take very specialist equipment, and a team of well read meat science boffins to make anything resembling a decent cured product. I quite frankly am not a meat science boffin, or have very specialist equipment. Nor do the thousands of other people around the globe that cure meat at home, and make a darn fine product too I should add. It turns out it is actually exceptionally easy to make a basic reliable setup at home to cure meat in, and...
  • Peter Schiff – Prepare or Die

    10/31/2011 8:07:51 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 78 replies · 2+ views
    Snap Wire ^ | 11/1/11 | Peter Schiff
    Jim Rawls is with Peter Schiff today. He maintains a survivalist blog and is the author of several science fiction survival books. He is concerned about the possibility of an economic collapse and the hyperinflation that may be right around the corner. Interest in survival and family preparedness is up by about 30% in the past year. Right now, people seem to be more concerned about man-made disasters rather than natural disasters. You can see this in Egypt right now. The primary catalyst for all the riots over there is because the price of food has increased so substantially. Coffee...
  • Preppers Shall Inherit the Earth: Unconventional Times Require Unconventional Solutions *Micro Doc*

    09/11/2011 9:42:04 AM PDT · by Errant · 39 replies · 1+ views ^ | September 11th, 2011 | Mac Slavo
    This latest micro documentary from New America Now discusses the many problems facing modern day American society, namely the US Dollar, our country’s ever growing debt, rising prices and the crisis that will ensue as a result – and how you can survive and thrive.
  • Police called after man butchers cow in his driveway

    09/07/2011 8:14:23 PM PDT · by flowerplough · 99 replies
    Ogden(?) Standard-Examiner ^ | 6 Sep | Gurrister
    Charges may ensue for an Ogden man who startled the neighbors by butchering a cow in his driveway over the weekend. Police were called to the scene at 1:44 p.m. Sunday after the cow's owner began harvesting the animal. A patrolman was responding to a caller who saw a cow being trailered to the home in the 2700 block of Gramercy Avenue. The caller then reported hearing the cow's audible mooing, followed by what sounded like a gunshot, said Police Lt. Troy Burnett. Then the mooing stopped. The patrolman's report said when he arrived at the scene a half-block above...
  • How to Hide ‘Treasure’ just in case…….

    09/02/2011 3:40:05 PM PDT · by E Tor · 34 replies
    How to Hide ‘Treasure’ just in case……. Everyone has at least some metallic items they would like to hide away some place for safekeeping. Some are just round precious metal objects, others are hand held items and still others are long pieces. Some will say that the time to hide away these items is really the time to bring them out. And while there is a bit of truth to that, it is still wise to have back up items if the need should arise. Introduction The best method to determine how to hide something is to take the viewpoint...
  • Key survival food preps

    09/02/2011 12:36:52 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 77 replies · 1+ views
    Survival Boards ^ | 9/2/11 | Kevin
    When someone says “survival food preps” or “stockpiling survival food“, what do you think of? Do you think of tons of dried rice and beans stored in mylar bags? How about a basement full of #10 cans, does that come to mind? Or is it a combination of several things? When I was thinking of writing an article about survival food preps, the first thing that popped into my head was – MREs, canned goods and garden seeds. But where does perishable goods fit into that narrow picture? For the first week or so people are going to be eating...
  • 6 reasons Why Even Skeptics Should Prepare

    08/23/2011 8:51:08 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 26 replies
    Survival Cache ^ | Lisa Bedford
    Here are 6 irrefutable reasons 1. Unemployment 2. Economic Armageddon 3. Natural Disasters 4. For your loved ones and those who depend on you 5. You’re not sixteen anymore 6. Don’t worry. You won’t look stupid
  • Storing rice beans and oats in mylar bags for shtf

    08/18/2011 12:19:26 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 99 replies
    Survivalist Boards ^ | 8/14/ | Kev
    My SHTF food preps include mylar bags, #10 cans, MREs and canned goods. In this article and video ware going to discuss making up 20 mylar bags of rice, beans, oatmeal,,,,, and various other items.
  • Civil Unrest is Coming to Your Neighborhood

    08/12/2011 9:11:07 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 60 replies
    “Chronic unemployment is spilling over into civil unrest…” But I don’t need to see the police blotter to understand the forces at work here. Chronic unemployment is spilling over into civil unrest, as idled workers team with those who are simply too lazy to work and act out in rage and anger against those they perceive as privileged. As this latest incident of social unraveling played out right here at my own doorstep, I found my attention very sharply refocused. When it happens in your own town, you realize that yes, the you-know-what has officially hit the fan! The need...
  • How to Make Homemade Chlorine Bleach

    08/10/2011 10:04:52 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 210 replies
    Preparedness Daily ^ | 8/10/11 | Tactical Intelligence
    One of the main components that you’ll want to have around the house (or apartment) during a SHTF situation is chlorine bleach. Not only can it be used for cleaning water (although boiling is hands down more effective and healthier) it is excellent for keeping things sanitary. Unfortunately, the average shelf life of liquid bleach (being stored between 50 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit) is around 6 months. After that, bleach will lose 20% of it’s strength at around the year mark and then 20% each year after that. So if you’re not vigilant about keeping it rotated, chances are when...
  • Economic Collapse & Security: I Am Your Worst Nightmare

    08/05/2011 6:43:44 PM PDT · by Noumenon · 154 replies · 1+ views
    email | Aug 3 2011 | NewAmericaNow
    Economic Collapse & Security: I Am Your Worst Nightmare By Jeff T. I am the leader of a band of 8-to-12 looters. I have some basic military training. We move from place to place like locusts devouring everything in our path. My group is armed with light weapons and can develop and follow simple plans of attack. We take what we want by force of arms. We prefer none of our victims survive because that could cause problems for us in the future. It has been six months since the grid went down. You and the other five members of...
  • Collapse: “It Will Be Sudden and Very Painful”

    08/04/2011 12:39:17 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 89 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 8/4/11 | Mac Slavo
    While it’s too early to tell whether or not the destruction in stock markets will continue as it did in 2008, one thing is for sure – when the bottom finally falls out of this economy it’s going to come as a surprise to tens of millions of people who have been bamboozled by their trusted politicians and corporate elite. Today’s Dow Jones collapse of 350 points is but an indicator of the severe volatility and unmitigated destruction we can expect as this crisis enters the next phase. Former comptroller general of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) David Walker warns...
  • The next 72hs: What last minute preps to take?

    07/31/2011 9:23:53 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 138 replies · 1+ views
    The Modern Survivalist ^ | 7/31/11 | FerFAL
    What you would be looking at would be civil unrest in most mayor US cities and thousands of minor ones as well. Once the images of people looting and getting away with it hit the TV you’re looking at thousands of bums thinking of doing the same thing and rushing out the door to the nearest store. That gets bad pretty fast. You’re talking about looting, fires, closed stores, destruction of vehicles and private property, and given US context some gang related activity taking advantage of the lawless situation as well to settle scores. While invasion of residential properties wont...
  • What are you stocking up on? (Notice any changes at your grocery?)

    07/24/2011 1:08:37 PM PDT · by Mamzelle · 361 replies
    Recent trips to WalMart, Whole Foods, Ingles, Publix, BiLo; Food Lion | Mamzelle
    All of my usual stores are rearranging and changing what they put on their shelves. I'm sensing that the big uptick in prices will start to arrive shortly, maybe before Christmas. I'm interested to hear what the impressions of FRugal Freepers. What are you seeing? What will you be buying in quanity before TSHTF?
  • Rich Dad Advisors Discuss Food Storage for the coming 2012 Depression

    06/25/2011 11:33:44 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 50 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/22/11
    Rich Dad "Robert Kiyosaki" and his entire adviser team discuss how they have prepared for the coming depression: - Year's supply of food - Guns - Gold & silver - Cash on hand They speak of the coming depression (inflationary or not it's going to happen), shutting down the credit card system, and higher taxes no matter what. Budget-cutting police forces promotes lawnessness. What scares me now is these are not some local yocals on youtube speaking their wacky thoughts. Instead, these are calm, straight speaking, successful businessesmen in the know, telling us what they have done. We should take...
  • 55 Preparedness Items

    06/21/2011 1:14:26 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 29 replies
    There are many survival preparedness items that you can store now, and “forget” about, which you may need later during varying degrees of an emergency. The following are 55 suggested items that you can store and have ready.
  • NASA Head Issues Agency-Wide Preparedness Alert: "I Became Aware of Some Things..."

    06/13/2011 10:59:27 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 295 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | 6/13/2011
    NASA head Charles Bolden issued a weekend statement through the NASA Headquarters of Emergency Operations advising employees and their families to prepare for unforeseen emergency and/or disasters. Some key excerpts from the video statement follow: They've given me a few minutes just to talk to all of you in our NASA family about emergency preparedness. NASA recently participated in a FEMA exercise called Eagle Horizon that was a part of a continuity of operations of government exercise that we do annually, and I became aware of some things that concerned me about family preparedness... ... So, what I'm asking all...

    06/13/2011 10:16:32 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 70 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 6/13/11 | Mac Slavo
    Trend forecaster Gerald Celente of the Trends Journal advises subscribers of his quarterly newsletter that the collapse is on it’s way and will become apparent to the population of the entire world in short order. While pundits argue over whether or not a double dip recession is coming, many on the street have finally begun to realize that another recession is the least of our problems.
  • Suddenly Everyone Is Warning About The Next Financial Collapse

    05/31/2011 9:50:10 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 46 replies ^ | 5/31/11 | Michael Snyder
    The following is just a sampling of the financial warnings that we have seen in recent days from some prominent voices.... *Economist Nouriel Roubini: "I think right now we're on the tipping point of a market correction. Data from the U.S., from Europe, from Japan, from China are suggesting an economic slowdown." *Jim Rogers: "I would expect to see some serious problems in the foreseeable future….By 2011, 2012, 2013, 2013, I don't know when, we're going to have an economic slowdown again." *Mark Mobius, the executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's emerging markets group: "There is definitely going to be...
  • Preparing for Economic Collapse

    05/16/2011 1:37:04 AM PDT · by bkopto · 28 replies
    Chris Martenson ^ | May 13, 2011 | Fernando Aguirre
    “How can I prepare for an economic collapse?” is one of the most common questions I get. It usually takes me a second to start to explain how complex such a question is. It’s like asking an auto mechanic, “Say, how do you build a car?” or asking a computer engineer, “What’s all that stuff inside my laptop?” I do have some first-hand experience in this matter, though. The economy in my country, Argentina, has gone through various crises, but none as large as when the economy collapsed in 2001 after a decade of apparent prosperity. The currency devaluated, and...
  • Dealing with Our Coming Economic Disaster

    05/14/2011 9:23:12 AM PDT · by OwenKellogg · 153 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 14, 2011 | Frank Ryan
    The situation in the United States has deteriorated and will continue to do so unless drastic action on our federal, state and local government deficits is taken. We need to trace what happens during an economic collapse. In preparation for a collapse here is what you can do personally to avoid being swept away by the tidal wave of fear, anxiety and trepidation. During the early stages of a nation collapsing economically, the debt of the nation swells almost uncontrollably. We, in the United States are already there. From the burgeoning debt loads come the setting for collapse. While the...
  • Survivalists: Are you part of the new subculture?

    05/06/2011 8:20:22 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 160 replies · 1+ views
    KFOR ^ | 5/6/11 | Ali Meyer
    At Red Dawn: Hunting, Survival, Recreation, they specialize in homesteading, emergency preparedness and first-aid. Owner Gaylon Cornsilk first dreamed up this concept about a year ago. The doors have been open just six months and business has exploded. Cornsilk says, "This was kinda born out of a passion to see people prepared for any kind of emergency, natural or man-made. We are growing exponentially everyday. Obviously there's an air of people starting to notice and want to prepare for what's going on around them." Donna Harper manages the store's long-term storage food section. Some of the pre-packaged emergency food rations...
  • Better have a Plan before it all hits the fan

    04/21/2011 12:09:48 PM PDT · by publius321 · 32 replies
    Americans are dangerously inter-dependent upon cell phone towers and Internet servers throughout the nation. Whether intentional or by natural disaster, ALL of these can be instantly shut down during “emergencies”. The CB Patriot Project is organizing around a simple technology and making it the back-bone of an emergency plan. By linking patriotic Americans across their homes, cities, states & country, we will be prepared for national or regional emergencies that could otherwise shut down our ability to communicate with one another. After the financial meltdown of 2007 and the 2008 elections, millions of Americans organically organized and united with one...
  • The CB Patriot Project

    04/19/2011 9:30:18 PM PDT · by publius321 · 30 replies · 1+ views
    Americans are dangerously inter-dependent upon cell phone towers and Internet servers throughout the nation. Whether intentional or by natural disaster, ALL of these can be instantly shut down during “emergencies”. The CB Patriot Project is organizing around a simple technology and making it the back-bone of an emergency plan. By linking patriotic Americans across their homes, cities, states & country, we will be prepared for national or regional emergencies that could otherwise shut down our ability to communicate with one another. After the financial meltdown of 2007 and the 2008 elections, millions of Americans organically organized and united with one...
  • Rainwater recovery for the garden and emergency use

    04/06/2011 2:45:08 PM PDT · by Bean Counter · 16 replies
    Self | 4/6/2011 | Beancounter
    Over the past few months I have made several references to my water tank in the gardening threads and in several of the emergency prepper threads. I've decided to put up a thread here at FR with pictures to explain what I did and how, and be able to reference this thread when I need to. This is not the end-all be-all by any means. This is one man's ideas and my only challenge is to find a way to do what I did, only better. Pass this on and use any of the pictures or comments in any way...