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  • Britain 'four meals away from anarchy' if cyber attack takes out power grid

    03/17/2018 2:50:28 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 108 replies
    yahoo ^ | 03/17/2018
    The warning comes weeks after the Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, said Russia had been spying on the UK’s energy infrastructure and could cause “thousands and thousands and thousands” of deaths if it crippled the power supply. America this week blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the US power grid.  Energy and security experts say a cyber attack is one of a number of so-called “black sky hazards” that have the potential to knock out power for days, weeks or even longer across large parts of a country, or even continent....
  • “I Haven’t Eaten Meat In 2 Months” – Venezuelan Oil Workers Are Collapsing From Hunger On The Job

    02/24/2018 10:26:29 AM PST · by blam · 111 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 2-24-2018
    Those who are unfamiliar with Venezuela’s unprecedented economic collapse might be surprised to learn that the country’s oil production has only slowed, even as the price of a barrel of crude has risen in most international markets. Unsurprisingly (it’s Venezuela), there’s a macabre explanation for this phenomenon: The workers at PDVSA – Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, which once showered Venezuelans with oil wealth – are literally collapsing due to hunger and exhaustion as workers defy their government handlers and flee their jobs in their desperation as the value of their pay has been completely erased. Bloomberg spoke with several workers...
  • 2017: The Dollar Fell, Gold Rose and My Friend Won a Bet

    12/20/2017 3:00:42 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 9 replies ^ | Dec 20, 2017 | Mike Fuljenz
    A year ago, in their December 26, 2016 issue – their last issue for 2016 – the Barron’s Commodities column carried the headline, “The End of a Gold Era.” They quoted leading Wall Street banks like Bank of America, which said that Fed rate hikes will be “a key headwind to gold.” The London Bullion Market Association, however, was more bullish than usual in their 2017 predictions. The summary statement of the LBMA survey said: “2017 will certainly be an eventful and unpredictable year given the high degree of geopolitical uncertainty, with a more nationalistic U.S. President in residence and...
  • The sell-by dates you shouldn't swallow because they're a myth (tr)

    12/04/2017 10:48:37 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec 04, 2017 | JOANNA BLYTHMAN
    Hurrah for the Co-Op! I’m no fan of supermarkets, but I’m delighted by its decision to introduce a ‘10p aisle’ to sell food that is past its ‘Best Before’ date in a determined effort to reduce waste. The Co-Op isn’t known as an innovator, so it has stolen a march on Tesco and Sainsbury’s with an initiative that means a selection of products — tinned goods, dried foods etc — will stay on sale for one month after their ‘Best Before’. I believe this is perfectly timed to take advantage of the public’s desire for a return to common sense...
  • How to survive an APOCALYPSE: Expert reveals the five key things city dwellers should do (tr)

    11/25/2017 12:35:42 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 83 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 24, 2017 | CECILE BORKHATARIA
    From Hurricane Irma to the Northern California wildfires, this year has seen its fair share of natural disasters. These disasters may have you thinking about what you should do in the eventuality one hits your city - how do you prepare and should you think about leaving? According to an expert, a lot of what drives large-scale evacuations is mass hysteria and fear, and most natural disasters don't require an immediate evacuation because they can be predicted, for example hurricanes. However, there are certain things city dwellers can do in preparation for a sudden disaster. John Renne, the Director of...
  • What to Do If All Hell Breaks Loose on Nov. 4th (Antifa)

    11/04/2017 2:59:56 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 99 replies
    The Organic Prepper ^ | November 3, 2017 | Daisy Luther
    Tomorrow is November 4th, the date that has been bandied about by wannabe Communists and people who hate the President since last summer as the starting date of their uprising. Cities across the country have planned events (find the list of locations here) and I’ve gotten photos from people in small towns all over the place of signs with the ominous warning, “November 4th It Begins.” Now, before we delve into prepping for this, please know that there is every chance this is a tempest in a teapot. It’s most likely that anywhere from 20 to 200 people will...
  • On November 4th The Antifa Insurgency Against Donald Trump And His Supporters Will Begin

    11/01/2017 9:14:08 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 108 replies
    The Economic Collapse ^ | October 31, 2017 | Michael Snyder
    Are we about to see chaos in the streets in major cities all over America? Antifa and other radical leftist groups are promising that a series of protests will begin on November 4th that will never end until “the Trump/Pence regime” is “removed from power”. And as you will see below, Antifa has openly and publicly embraced violence and the Department of Homeland Security says that they have engaged in domestic terrorism. Hopefully these “protests” will fizzle out after a few weeks, because political organizations that believe in “the necessary use of violence” have no place in our society....
  • ANTIFA Leader: “November 4th […] Millions Of Antifa Supersoldiers Will Behead All White Parents”

    10/30/2017 1:55:59 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 166 replies
    GP ^ | 10/30/17 | Lucian Wintrich
    Tom Bloke, considered to be one of the leaders of the domestic terrorist group ANTIFA, took to Twitter today to threaten violence against “white parents” and “small business owners”.   can't wait for November 4th when millions of antifa supersoldiers will behead all white parents and small business owners in the town square — Tom Bloke (@21logician) October 30, 2017 Adding to the open display of anti-white racism and coupled with violence against small business owners (for whatever reason), the top-rated subtweet doubled down:What is “AntiFa” – a.k.a. “Anti-Fascists”, “ANTIFA”, “Antifa”? A historically relevant and radically far-left domestic terrorist organization...
  • Is George Soros Funding Riots Planned on November 4 Nationwide?

    10/27/2017 7:20:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    Lombardi Letter ^ | 10/27/17 | Benjamin A. Smith
    Is George Soros Funding Riots Planned on November 4th?  Is George Soros funding riots planned on November 4 in America? That’s the claim by several web sites on the alt-right end of the political spectrum. We’ll analyze what we know, and how strong—if any—financial and logistical ties can be traced back to Soros-connected groups.The claim first surfaced in an October 20, 2017 piece penned by the Conservative Review. In it, they attempt to link  Soros as a main financial backer for a consortium of groups led by Refuse Fascism. The article describes Refuse Fascism as a a “big-tent movement from...
  • 8 Items That Disappeared Immediately after Hurricane Harvey

    10/28/2017 7:13:31 PM PDT · by aMorePerfectUnion · 60 replies
    Ask a Prepper How to... ^ | October 27, 2017 | James Walton
    There is a parallel between the core basics of survival and those things that nature takes from us in one of these powerful hurricanes. When I think of survival and the very basics, there is shelter, water, food and fire. As the powerful winds and punishing rains of Hurricane Harvey approached Texas people were most concerned with these survival basics. It was immediately apparent that there were many people unprepared to deal with the aftermath of this storm. Most resources were gobbled up in storm prep and no one really knew when trucks would return to Houston to restock shelves....
  • House GOP Fears Wave in 2018 as Money Woes Grow

    10/22/2017 4:32:38 PM PDT · by familyop · 44 replies
    National Journal ^ | Oct. 22, 2017 | Josh Kraushaar
    House Republicans are growing increasingly alarmed that some of their most vulnerable members aren’t doing the necessary legwork to protect themselves from an emerging Democratic tidal wave. In some of the biggest media markets, where blockbuster fundraising is a prerequisite for political survival—most notably in New York City, Los Angeles, and Houston—Republican lawmakers aren’t raising enough money to run aggressive campaigns against up-and-coming Democrats. Of the 53 House Republicans facing competitive races, according to Cook Political Report ratings, a whopping 21 have been outraised by at least one Democratic opponent in the just-completed fundraising quarter. That’s a stunningly high number...
  • Some thoughts on how we might get from where we’re at now to a Second Civil War

    10/11/2017 8:33:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 233 replies
    Foriegn Policy ^ | October 10, 2017 | Thomas E. Ricks
    Lt. Col. Robert F. McTague, U.S. Army (Ret.) Best Defense office of Second Civil War affairs If we have a second Civil War, trying to understand what is happening will feel more like Ukraine in 2014 than Virginia in 1861. Our first Civil War was primarily about slavery, but that was in the context of social and economic models in the South that were ripe for extinction. The South’s reaction was to launch a last-ditch effort to maintain and prop up its way of life at all costs, so it was visceral and violent. Likewise, Trump’s election was an angry,...
  • How to Survive: Lessons from Puerto Rico

    10/08/2017 11:20:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 79 replies
    American ^ | October 8, 2017 | Norman Rogers
    The takedown of the Puerto Rican power grid by Hurricane Irma will, we hope, provide a teaching moment. The United States power grid is vulnerable, and the consequences of a widespread failure, especially if lengthy, will be a disaster of monumental proportions. This should not be a new realization. Serious analysts such as the Foundation for Resilient Societies and the EMP Commission have been warning us for a long time. The warnings have been ignored or even actively opposed by the electric power industry. America's electric grid can be brought down by sabotage or by natural forces, such as the...
  • How to Survive the Apocalypse

    09/23/2017 10:44:31 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 88 replies
    NYT ^ | 9/23/17 | ALEX WILLIAMS
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  • US survivalists stock up as disasters roil planet; nuclear war threat looms

    09/22/2017 7:25:12 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 55 replies
    NST ^ | September 23, 2017
    US survivalists stock up as disasters roil planet; nuclear war threat looms By Reuters - September 23, 2017 @ 10:01am NEW YORK: Two earthquakes, three monstrous hurricanes and the North Korean missile crisis have US survivalists convinced that the end of the world is nigh. And they are clearing store shelves to stock bunkers in anticipation of Earth's final chapter. Sales of freeze-dried food, gas masks and other survival equipment have spiked in recent weeks as so-called "preppers" get ready to ride out any disaster, whether natural or man-made. Inspiring their actions: images of people helpless against floodwater from Hurricanes...
  • Arizona Antifa - Clock 19 Austria 9x19 Tutorial

    09/02/2017 1:45:33 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 28 replies ^ | 17 August 2017 | Arizona Antifa
  • Armed Antifa group declares “Everywhere a battlefield” (CWII)

    08/30/2017 9:50:59 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 216 replies
    Far Left Watch ^ | August 29, 2017 | Far Left Staff
    The Austin based Anti-fascists group, Red Guards Austin, has been gaining prominence in the Texas Antifa movement. As we have previously reported, they are a self described autonomous Marxist-Leninist-Maoist collective and their website contains multiple reports on their confrontational and often armed demonstrations. They also openly advocate for violent revolution against capitalism. “we must seriously take up the task not only of self-defense on the personal and community level, but we must also struggle to unite all genuine antifascists behind the necessity of revolution. Revolution means the long fight for communism and nothing less.” In a recent blog titled...
  • A Call from Refuse Fascism – November 4 It Begins: The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go! (CWII)

    08/22/2017 8:13:18 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 68 replies
    Refues Fascism ^ | 2017 | Refuse Fascism
    ON NOVEMBER 4, 2017 Take To The Streets And Public Squares in cities and towns across the country continuing day after day and night after night—not stopping—until our DEMAND is met: This Nightmare Must End: The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go! In the Name of Humanity, We REFUSE to Accept a Fascist America! A Nightmare: Immigrants living in terror—their next step could mean detention, deportation, being torn from children and loved ones. A Nightmare: Muslims and refugees demonized, banned and cast out. A Nightmare: Millions—children, the elderly, the sick, the poor—denied healthcare, food assistance, the very right to live. A Nightmare:...
  • 10 Easiest Goat Breeds to Raise

    08/18/2017 4:12:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    Stocks Review ^ | August 17, 2017 | Maria Mancic
    If you consider buying a farm or you already have some field and want to use it for this purpose, you would need to know about 10 easiest goat breeds to raise. First of all, you need to know why to choose goats instead of cows, pigs, or sheep? They give the same product as these three breeds, but products of cows, pigs, and sheep are more in demand. Well, that is true, but, when you look at the numbers, you will see that raising goats is more profitable and better in every matter than keeping these three. First of...
  • Question on Canning for SHTF

    08/12/2017 2:00:52 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 117 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Aug 12, 2017 | Vanity
    I either read or dreamed that I read in one of the SHTF preparedness manuals that one of the religious orders usually has a canning facility set up in their halls so members can get ready for the future and save via economy of scale. Was that the Jehova's Witnesses? Can nonbelievers use their facility?