Showing posts with label SHTF. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SHTF. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

20-somethings, college students prepping for TEOTWAWKI

Shortages, Food Prep, and a Sound Mind

Especially the Irish

The Forgotten Horrors of Famine Show Why Americans Should Not Take Prosperity for Granted

Free markets have allowed the West to have unprecedented economic growth and send standards of living up and up, year after year. We often forget that things that we consider everyday items now, not even the richest among us possessed 100 years ago.

John D. Rockefeller was one of the richest men to ever live, possibly the richest. His adjusted net worth, while varying from source to source, was at least several hundred billion dollars once adjusted

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Checkpoints ?


NEW YORK CITY - Wednesday, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio announced the city would be setting up "checkpoints" at key entry points in order to enforce the city's 14-day mandatory COVID-19 quarantine.
Since Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is like-minded with DeBlasio, the question is raised, will Chicago soon be setting up similar checkpoints on the Dan Ryan Expressway, Michigan Ave, Lake Shore Drive and other major access locations? The mayor already has placed a

Quick Tip: Is It OK to Store Magazines Loaded?

SHTF - Talk

This is the incident he is talking about

Food Prices

You may have noticed that food prices have started to go up very aggressively.  I repeatedly warned my readers that this is precisely what would happen, and more price increases are on the way.  Fear of COVID-19 has sparked a tremendous amount of extra demand as Americans have feverishly stocked up their pantries, and at the same time the virus has made it very difficult for the major food companies to keep up.  Over the past several months we have seen a large number of food production facilities close down temporarily, food supply chains have been thrown into a state of chaos, and grocery stores have found it increasingly difficult to keep their shelves full.  Many years ago I remember sitting in an Econ 101 class as a very young college student, and one of the things that I learned was that prices are going to rise when supply goes down and demand goes up.  So it was inevitable that grocery store