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We Never Could Have Imagined (Or Prepped For) What Actually Happened In Venezuela
SHTF Plan ^ | 3-11-2018 | JG Martinez D.

Posted on 03/11/2018 10:40:19 AM PDT by blam

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To: Georgia Girl 2

If everyone runs to a rural area, it won’t be rural anymore.


21 posted on 03/11/2018 11:14:44 AM PDT by Terry Mross (Liver spots And blood thinners..)
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To: blam

Does Costco sell the Firearms and Ammunition to help protect the Food stash too?


22 posted on 03/11/2018 11:14:44 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative ( An Armed Society is a Polite Society. An Unarmed Society is North Korea.)
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To: Calvin Locke

One Austrian Jew, a scientist whose research ended up in food preservation, converted his holdings to platinum, fashioned it into clothes-hangers, and emigrated.


And I would suspect a lot of extra dental work was done for the same plan.......................


23 posted on 03/11/2018 11:15:11 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple (Thinking Caps are no longer being issued but there must be a warehouse full of them somewhere.)
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To: PapaBear3625

If $6000 buys a years worth of food for a family of four it’s a bargain at just $115 a week.
Give a shipment to a welfare family instead of them getting food stamps.


You just want to buy your stash for $.25 on the dollar.


24 posted on 03/11/2018 11:17:21 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple (Thinking Caps are no longer being issued but there must be a warehouse full of them somewhere.)
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To: Bryanw92

Had a friend in the UK who escaped East Germany. Left all his family behind for a better life. Hid in the woods to escape the guards. He was working on his Master’s Degree in Yorkshire.


25 posted on 03/11/2018 11:20:23 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Screw The NFL!!!!!! My family fought for the flag!)
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To: PeterPrinciple

My In -Laws had that choice in Cuba in late 50s. They stayed for a bit and then got out


26 posted on 03/11/2018 11:29:29 AM PDT by MattinNJ (I am optimistic about the USA for the first time in a decade)
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To: PeterPrinciple
"If you were a jew in Germany in the late thirties, what were the options? First your business(livelihood) is taken away from you and then your house and real estate. so you convert your wealth to jewelry and paintings and you group up with others to survive. Then you can’t leave the country with your wealth, you might without it though. Then you can’t leave under any condition. Then they work you to death and extract the gold from your teeth.

If you are a German what are your options? Stand up to Hitler and be killed. Go underground and fight the situation but then others are going to die for what you do. Shut up and survive you think, but then you go to war and are killed.

It does not end well for anyone except those that left EARLY."

Jim Rogers has a point.

27 posted on 03/11/2018 11:30:59 AM PDT by Macoozie (Handcuffs and Orange Jumpsuits)
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To: blam

Actually, that’s a bargain if you have the space for it.


28 posted on 03/11/2018 11:35:51 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Alex Jones isn’t quite the wing nut now, all things considered.)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Ping.


29 posted on 03/11/2018 11:36:57 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Alex Jones isn’t quite the wing nut now, all things considered.)
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To: Macoozie

Jim Rogers has a point.

We’d just mention another bonus of living here rather than in the U.S. — You can generally drink open beers in public places without harassment, unlike in 43 of America’s states.


A strong argument is presented..................


30 posted on 03/11/2018 11:48:18 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple (Thinking Caps are no longer being issued but there must be a warehouse full of them somewhere.)
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To: thoughtomator

Venezuela is what Chile would have been, had Pinochet and his patriots not put an end to Allende’s socialist madness. Those who threw Pinochet under the bus after he saved Chile are beneath contempt. He did what needed to be done when faced with Socialist fanatics bent on the destruction of his country.


31 posted on 03/11/2018 11:51:37 AM PDT by littleharbour ("You take on the intel. community they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you" C. Schumer)
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To: Macoozie

My view is that the 21st century is going to be the century of Asia, of China.


I have thought about trends too. USA appears to moving toward more socialism/communism. China is moving the other direction. It is not the current situation (USA still being the best option today) but the future. Place your bets.................


32 posted on 03/11/2018 11:53:51 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple (Thinking Caps are no longer being issued but there must be a warehouse full of them somewhere.)
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To: Bryanw92

“No one can prep for their nation going socialist, except for having an escape plan”
Well said. That is so true.


33 posted on 03/11/2018 11:56:59 AM PDT by MCF (If my home can't be my Castle, then it will be my Alamo.)
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To: thoughtomator

We ought to get up a go fund me page to send Bernie there for 6 months and have him give a report on that if he returns.


34 posted on 03/11/2018 11:57:14 AM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: IronJack

Hey! They cured obesity for the masses, just not the masters.


35 posted on 03/11/2018 12:01:32 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing")
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To: blam

Venezuela would make a great Walking Dead type survival show. Every season things get worse, and the characters have to find a way to survive. It might even convert a few socialists.


36 posted on 03/11/2018 12:03:52 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: blam
The best investment of all might be a functioning crystal ball. Venezuela's current plight took 19 years to develop, and at each point down people were saying "surely it can't get worse, surely it can't last much longer." But it has.

In a state-sanctioned political apocalypse the only real options consist of escape to a safer place or joining the victorious party. Where the state is formally involved in control and settling the order into permanence, the options for the non-involved consist of slow starvation or violent revolution, an it is the unvarying objective of such a state to remove the people's ability to perform the latter at the earliest opportunity. That might be one certain warning sign.

One of the most interesting studies of what happened in Venezuela and how is one we'll likely never read: how the party enforcers and their Cuban "consultants" have managed to keep the lid on. A similar study might be conducted of Iran, whose government we know has purchased the services of mercenaries from everywhere from Uzbekistan to the Palestine Authority. That state does so under the color of religion, but thugs are thugs, and their importation might be another certain warning sign.

Possession of the sort of redoubt capable of growing its own food is vital in the case of a natural disaster, futile in the face of a state determined to maintain control by seizing the food as the Soviets did in Ukraine. You grow it, they steal it. And they have a neighborhood watch network to ensure they know where it is. Those onions you're taking to the Farmer's Market, citizen, where did you get them? The gun to your wife's head will ensure that you tell them.

The overall point is that a political disaster is harder to survive than any natural disaster short of a planet-destroying volcano or asteroid. It's also far easier to produce and common to witness. If there is a place to run, prepare it and be ready for a timely exit. If there is no place to run, prepare to fight it out. If someone seems unusually eager to confiscate the means of defense under the color of state safety, they're not your friend.

37 posted on 03/11/2018 12:08:46 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: PeterPrinciple

“and where would that be?”

Exactly...there is nowhere else free on earth to flee to. This is more of a stand and fight it out for possession of America thing.


38 posted on 03/11/2018 12:12:20 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: Bryanw92

Canada is socialist and has a lot of innate disdain for America, hidden under a veneer of friendship because we are extremely strong militarily and economically. The minute we are in desperate straights, you’ll see places like Canada, New Zealand, etc slam the door shut.

They aren’t about to let in millions of pissed off Americans.


39 posted on 03/11/2018 12:15:37 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: rawcatslyentist

That usually comes after the masses get “fed up.” And results in the loss of heads, not weight.


40 posted on 03/11/2018 12:22:52 PM PDT by IronJack (A)
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