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  1. Coronavirus
    These are the abuses I expect to pop up more. Never let a good crisis go to waste... https://www.illinoispolicy.org/champaign-city-council-gives-mayor-power-to-impose-curfew-seize-private-property/ On March 13, Champaign City Council unanimously approved an ordinance giving the mayor and city...
  2. General Discussion
    http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2015/04/shockingly-bad-fiscal-health-of-chicago.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MishsGlobalEconomicTrendAnalysis+%28Mish%27s+Global+Economic+Trend+Analysis%29
  3. Financial Forum
    Where are they gonna get 104 Billion dollars to pay the pensions ?? http://www.cnbc.com/id/102209098?trknav=homestack:topnews:16
  4. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Seems to have happened 60 miles north of St louis in Ill. I have come to expect these shootings these days. 5 people were killed. Very little info thus far. Foxnews.com
  5. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    A huge explosion just occurred which rocked my entire house and scared the holy high hell out of me. :eek: Needless to say I jumped up and got dressed and geared real quick, just in case we were getting bombed. :D: I live around the Peoria, IL area and there is a local agricultural company...
  6. Firearms General Discussion
    I have been getting most of my ammo from walmart because they were the only ones with the Winchester value packs of .22 and .40. ****s had BOGO 50% off Win .40 100 packs and sales of Win Supreme elite HD ammo and Hornady HD ammo. Walmart just checked the date and made sure the FOID card was not...
  7. General Discussion
    http://news.yahoo.com/ill-man-joking-mood-despite-nail-brain-214046828.html Judging by the orientation of said nail, wouldn't he have had to stick the gun behind his head and fire? Seems like the article glossed over that, unless "recoil" causes the gun to go 3 feet back and then sideways...
  8. Events, Connections and Get togethers
    I have had an idea for a while to meet up with local like minded folks. Just hate the idea of "outing" myself so to speak LOL. Is there any interest in the area for a meet n greet or something similar? I'm mid 50s, Registered Nurse, novice gardener, becoming more self sufficient day by day. I...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm still new here (I think this is post #4 for me), so if I'm posting this in the wrong section, please let me know. I also apologize that this post is so long... I've been reading up on setting up BOLs, etc., and I think its a great idea that I'm just starting to explore. I currently live in...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://ilga.gov/legislation/fulltext.asp?DocName=&SessionId=84&GA=97&DocTypeId=HB&DocNum=1294&GAID=11&LegID=57470&SpecSess=&Session= Moderators, I put this here in this section because Illinois is a disaster and we should prepare accordingly :o: What is says, in a nutshell, is that you can...
  11. Firearms General Discussion
    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-il-gunowners-disclos,0,5686959.story This is my first time creating a new thread, and I apologize if this thread has already been covered, but I felt I had to bring this to light to all of my Illinoisan friends and others whom would be as outraged as I...
  12. Financial Forum
    http://www.zerohedge.com/article/illinois-higher-default-risk-iceland Illinois does it again. The Presiden'ts home state. Says something, huh?
  13. New Member Introduction
    Hello All, I just recently found this page and after much lurking it has become my go to for all things survival/prepping. I am from Illinois and have been putting together knowledge, skills and gear little by little for going on 10 years now. It seems like the right time to take it to the...
  14. Financial Forum
    illinois follows closely http://www.moneynews.com/StreetTalk/California-verge-System-Failure/2010/06/21/id/362560 I read this about 4 AM this morning, and when I opened the local newspaper at 6 AM I saw that the county just to the north of us is cutting many of its human services offices and...
  15. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/discoveries/2010-06-08-1811-earthquakes_N.htm new theory is that we must watch activity on the Wabash fault line, and that this might be what caused the great earthquakes of the past, and not New Madrid. Hmmmmm gonna do a bit of research. I've always ben...
  16. Financial Forum
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703686304575228582377071698.html Not long ago you will remember the Chicago Pols who suggested getting the National Guard ready to police the streets and keep order. At the time I suggested that was a trial boat to get people used to the idea. IL...
  17. New Member Introduction
    Hey all- Just joined the forum. I am an artist living in Chicago with my wife. I enjoy hiking/biking/shooting/camping in no particular order. I have a BOB I can't seem to stop modifying and love reading books on history. So I guess I'll leave it at that for the moment. Breeze
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Anyone wanna do a training hike? http://www.survivalistboards.com/group.php?&do=discuss&groupid=45&discussionid=1208&gmid=18822#gmessage18822
  19. New Member Introduction
    Hi everyone. I've been looking around on the net and found this site. Looks like I'll be spending a lot to free time here.
  20. New Member Introduction
    Just wanted to check in and say hello to the other members here. Thanks for a great site! :thumb:
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