prepper-photo-by-nomadic-lass-on-flickrNow that the shoe is on the other foot, many liberals all over America have suddenly become extremely interested in prepping.  Fearing that a Trump presidency could rapidly evolve into a “Trumpocalypse”, a significant number of leftists are now stockpiling food, guns and emergency supplies. 

Since recent events, like the opening of the Shanghai Gold Exchange, Deutsch Bank paying 5% interest for a limited time, the rise of bankruptcies  and other crazy  shi… stuff  that Jim Willie explains so well, it really might be different this time… maybe…  at least getting closer.
Good thing we still have time.  So, I thought that yet another prepping perspective might be in order…

fire contagionLast Friday, June 26, was D Day.  That was the last day a person in Greece, for all intents and purposes, had the banking freedom we take for granted here in the US.  Today the Greek people are now stuck in a burning barn, finding out that the system they relied on is broken.  If there is not even a small reset, sometime within a week or two, there will be riots when food and gasoline are gone.
The Greeks had many options before June 26 2015. 

One day the stores and gas stations were full: The next day they were empty.
Systems fail slowly at first and then very quickly. You must be aware of the warning signs of systemic failure.
Being 6 months early beats being 1 day late.

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Self-sufficiency crusader Joel Salatin, co-founder of Polyface Farms and widely followed author and speaker on local food and permaculture, joined Reluctant Preppers for a MUST LISTEN interview on the topic “Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front” and provides practical advice to preppers on how to legally circumvent the encroachment of the Police State system. 

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Many in the precious metals community are eagerly anticipating a complete systemic collapse of the financial system because as “preppers”, they expect to not only survive, but to prosper in a SHTF scenario.  We suspect however that the following MUST READ account of surviving the Bosnian war in the midst of a complete collapse of the grid & financial system will be eye-opening in just how difficult it is to survive a full-on Mad Max scenario, even if one has spent years preparing for it.

I am from Bosnia. Between 1992 and 1995, it was hell.
For one year, I lived and survived in a city with 6,000 people without water, electricity, gasoline, medical help, civil defense, distribution service, any kind of traditional service or centralized rule.
Money soon became worthless.  We returned to an exchange.  For a tin can of tushonka (think Soviet spam), you could have a woman
Arms, ammunition, candles, lighters, antibiotics, gasoline, batteries and food.  We fought for these things like animals.
In these situations, it all changes. Men become monsters. 
Strength was in numbers.  For a man living alone, getting killed and robbed would be just a matter of time, even if he was armed.
The following is my experience…

What do we need to do in order to prepare for the coming economic collapse? 
Are there practical steps that we can take right now that will help us and our families survive the economic depression that is approaching?

Below are 89 common sense tips that will help you get prepared for the coming economic depression:

Why would the government want to punish people that are just trying to work hard, become more self-sufficient and take care of their families?
If you use alternative methods to heat your home, or if you are not connected to the utility grid, or if you collect rainwater on your property, or if you believe that parents should have the ultimate say when it comes to health decisions for their children, you could become a target for overzealous government enforcers.

But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”

With all the recent talk in the news about “Doomsday Preppers” and the demonization in the media, you have to be aware that as a stacker and a prepper, you’re considered a little….different.  
The fact that you are self-reliant is such an oddity to most that, frankly, they find you to be either nuts, a little bit scary, or both.   According to the US government, we are all extremists on the verge of committing depraved acts of terrorism.
Here are the top 30 signs, should you ever be the subject of a nationwide manhunt, that you too will be considered a “Crazy Prepper on the Loose“:

silver precipiceFor the last 30 years we’ve been exporting price inflation.  Now we’re going to import 200% price inflation.  This is going to be a nightmare of price inflation and product shortages, you will have violence at the supermarkets, at the gas stations, and at the ATM machines- Martial law is a guarantee!

Jim Willie discusses the implications of Russia stopping trade via the dollar, and calls for HYPERINFLATION, SHORTAGES, & RIOTS to hit the US in his latest MUST LISTEN interview below: