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  1. Financial Forum
    Lots of people know that ammo will be a good form of currency once money is worthless. But I also think there is an opportunity for water and food to be a currency. Many preppers say they will keep all their food and water to themselves and for good reason! I get it. But what if you prepped for...
  2. General Discussion
    Looks like the Gov run stores will have even longer lines now... http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-03-09/venezuela-start-fingerprinting-supermarket-shoppers http://brazilbusiness.einnews.com/article/253795114/rkPw5Pl2LZ2-o3L5 If a financial collapse or deep depression hits the US, could you...
  3. Firearms General Discussion
    You have stockpiled ammo,casings,ect for this,but they have now run out. How are you going to craft from scratch bullets? Address the following: Casings,propellant,projectile,primers. This is for discussion and to learn from each other.
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    People here often question why I choose to live in NYS well,, Because I AM a prepper , personally, and professionally and we have the assets I need here---- No, I am not speaking of my tiny villages new 18,000 sq ft emergency shelter nor our 10 bay in town fire house with its engines...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have seen comments in various threads about the importance of skills for a collapse scenario and what the best skills might be. I am not so much talking about survival skills for living in the wilderness as I am skills that are useful in society. As a way to prepare for the future I am looking...
  6. Polls and Surveys
    I have been thinking about this subject for a very long time and I wanted to ask a question from all the forum members. This question is asked not to start a huge argument but to get people thinking. It is inevitable that the present Federal Government is going to implode sometime in the...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://sibitotique.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-collapse-as-process.html Within the Survivalist and Prepper community the concept SHTF is often used in order to describe an event that will require the tools often discussed as tactics to handle a massive breakdown of the modern institutions...
  8. Books, Movies & Stories
    THE WESTERN FRONT Prologue The south Texas sun had long since been replaced by the full harvest moon, but the day’s arid temperatures had not yet fully retreated. The huge orange disk in the night sky appeared so close that one might reach out and touch it. The wind had refused to blow for...
  9. Financial Forum
    About 60% of my Fidelity 401k is invested in the funds that are offered (some good, no trading fees), the other 40% are in Brokerage Link. With Brokerage Link I can buy/sell pretty much any stock/fund. What is the best way to protect capital if there is a large downturn/collapse? Should I...
  10. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Interesting article about why and how nations collapse. There is one sentence that I think rings true today, http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/06/18/10_reasons_countries_fall_apart Our education system is a tilted playing field. Kids that have talent for something besides being...
  11. Financial Forum
    Debt is Endemic In Our System... And the Deleveraging Will be Brutal For Businesses and Investors Alike Debt is absolutely endemic in our financial system. The average non-financial corporation in the US is sitting on a debt to equity ratio of 105%. Bank leverage while relatively low compared...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I would like to recommend a series of videos on The Collapse of Complex Societies by Joseph Tainter that can be seen for free on YouTube. Tainter has also written the book “The Collapse of Complex Societies". Tainter can also be seen in a number of documentaries like the National Geographic...
  13. Financial Forum
    Where does money come from? How does that work? This video will vastly increase your knowledge of the economic system, the money supply and thereby wealth creation and deletion.
  14. Financial Forum
    Here we go again http://politics.blogs.foxnews.com/2011/09/22/threat-government-shutdown-intensifies And so how does it all unravel, well here you go, might look like this
  15. Financial Forum
    http://www.businessinsider.com/18-signs-the-collapse-of-society-is-accelerating-2011-6# Another winner albeit depressing article from Business Insider, thought I would share. If this has been already posted sorry for the double post! Tell me what you think. I liked how they didn't just point...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    After watching the video in the thread "A video you really should watch - Possible QE4 scenario" I began thinking about the panic buying illustrated in the vignette. Suppose we saw the beginning of a collapse, and recognized it for what it was. The general public will be slow on the uptake...
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