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  1. Book Reviews
    This is a very readable book about the Siege of Leningrad, especially the brutal 1941-42 winter, by Anna Reid. Ms. Reid is an English journalist who spent most of her career working in Eastern Europe. The fact that it wasn’t written by an academic probably accounts for the book’s balanced...
  2. General Discussion
    http://news.discovery.com/earth/weather-extreme-events/food-wars-could-rage-by-2050-140418.htm "Within a few more decades, dire food shortages may lead to global-scale conflict, warned a top plant scientist in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). There may not be enough land...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    To me this is just another reason to try and help your neighbor. If one can diminish this even a little it may eliminate a bad situation. You can read the full article here.
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My biggest fear during some kind of long term disaster has to be food production. My wife and I have 8 children between us, and 12 grandkids just on my wifes side. It would be impossible for me to stockpile enough food for the whole family. My large family and large extended family is one...
  5. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    During the great depression there was a much greater percent of the population growing food as farmers. We are in big do do. The capacity and swiftness of famine to descend ferociously upon this land are grossly underestimated. Have you seen the farms and dairies disappear ...
  6. Religious Discussion
    There are many different views on the tribulation. Most probably deal just with timeline location. What are your thought's ? I'm looking for short material that is digestible and provocative. Please present any long prophetic formulas via PM . Daniel 12:1 “At that time Michael shall stand...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Threads about a 72hr kit and the kinds of foods to include, got me to thinking..... It wouldn’t be anything for me to go on a 3 day fast, with plenty of water to keep hydrated. But.....I thought that going without food, might not be the best thing to do, in an emergency situation...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have read quite a few people posting that they believe, that if the SHTF and food gets really scarce, there will be a lot of people starving to death. I'm not sure I think that is the way it will unfold. I think it might be more like the Donner party meets Alfred Packer. I hope not, but it...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.999426eed38d24123132435f3d303867.31&show_article=1
  10. Jokes, Humor & Music
    It was a slow day for hunting so my mind wandered to a favorite subject on this website. Let's say your retreat is loaded with food and gold. However, the location and it's contents have been discovered by the hoards of those who have neither. If they come knocking at your door which will they...
  11. Political News and Discussion
    The main food producing nations are in the west, Its a famous quote i think plato "any nation is three meals from a revolution" any thoughts
  12. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    I was wondering: is all the fat that the body stores the same? Or can it be more or less nutritious depending on what you eat? If you eat a ton of really good-for-you food and get fat from it, (from just over-eating) and then have to live with not much food and burn your fat instead, will you...
  13. General Discussion
    The S has hit the fan. Follow this link and watch the CBS news clip. Some highlights- 40 million people currently undergoing a "food emegency." International food bank has a $ 500 million deficit Civil unrest currently in 33 countries "A hungry man is an angry man."...
  14. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I found this story so disturbing, I thought it would be an interesting topic for discussion. The images below are from "The Black Death - A chronicle of the Plague" by Johannes Nohl. If you are able to read the text from the pictures, please do so and post your opinions. Please keep in mind...
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