We discuss a lot of things on here, why we prep, how we prep. I have a burning question that I would love to start a conversation about. But first for some of you that don’t know me.
In 2005 after getting the survivalist / prepper bug I picked up and moved 750 miles away to an area that I deemed rural and safe for my survivalist/ lifestyle. We sold our home for less than market value. We gave up our jobs cut our losses and moved to the country. We had a pickup truck and a 97 Chevy Tahoe that I still drive today. We loaded everything in a 26 foot camper and a livestock trailer. We rented a very small place. I found a job making a little more than half of my previous job and my wife found a part-time job. In 2007 I purchased 7 acres up against 6000 acres of timber company property (all mountains). We lived in our camper for 2 years till we could build our house. We have turned it into a small homestead and we really could be totally self sufficient if we had too.
A lot of people on here have taken the gaunlet and run with it so to speak. Buying food, guns, equipment, BOBs GHBs. We always bring up hurricane Katrina as a reference(it’s the best real life scenario we have). There was food shortages, water shortages and lack of hygiene supplies not to mention the crime that occurred. Almost all the regular commenters that I am familiar with here are almost positive it is going to happen on a larger scale. If I could or had to bet money on what is about to happen today it would be an Economic collapse, Iran or N. Korea slipping in a backdoor nuke or both working together or possibly a revolution with the coming gun ban (and I think it will happen).
If you live anywhere near one of these higher populated areas I think you will have no choice but to bug out. Do you really think you will be safe in a home among hundreds in the suburbs of Dallas, Chicago, Richmond, St Louis, Los Angeles. Even if the whole community stood together you wouldn’t be able to fend off the golden horde.
OK so here is my Question. If you have committed yourself to the prepper lifestyle and you truly believe something may happen soon why do you still live in SUBURBIA.
I’m not trying to start an argument or say I’m better than anyone else. I’m just trying to say I care and if there was something that has drawn you to prepping and this website, then you are someone who is looking for a brighter future of our country. And I want you to be safe. God bless you all and God bless America.