Skip to comments.We Never Could Have Imagined (Or Prepped For) What Actually Happened In Venezuela
Posted on 03/11/2018 10:40:19 AM PDT by blam
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If everyone runs to a rural area, it won’t be rural anymore.
Does Costco sell the Firearms and Ammunition to help protect the Food stash too?
One Austrian Jew, a scientist whose research ended up in food preservation, converted his holdings to platinum, fashioned it into clothes-hangers, and emigrated.
If $6000 buys a years worth of food for a family of four its a bargain at just $115 a week.
Give a shipment to a welfare family instead of them getting food stamps.
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.
My In -Laws had that choice in Cuba in late 50s. They stayed for a bit and then got out
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."
Actually, thats a bargain if you have the space for it.
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.
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.
My view is that the 21st century is going to be the century of Asia, of China.
No one can prep for their nation going socialist, except for having an escape plan
Well said. That is so true.
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.
Hey! They cured obesity for the masses, just not the masters.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
That usually comes after the masses get “fed up.” And results in the loss of heads, not weight.
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