Prepper News Brief 12/26/2016

1.) If you’ve stopped prepping, it could be the biggest mistake of your life: My warning for all preppers — no matter what your political affiliation — is that if you’ve been lulled into a sense of complacency by the rising stock market and the Trump election victory, you could be making the biggest mistake of your life.

2.) 10 TIMES THAT GOD HAS HIT AMERICA WITH A MAJOR DISASTER AFTER THE U.S. ATTEMPTED TO DIVIDE THE LAND OF ISRAEL: Over the past several decades, whenever the U.S. government has taken a major step toward the division of the land of Israel it has resulted in a major disaster hitting the United States. This keeps happening over and over again, and yet our leaders never seem to learn. And despite the fact that President-elect Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and prominent members of both parties in Congress strongly urged Obama to veto Security Council resolution 2334, he went ahead and let it pass anyway.

3.) Christianity Under Attack: Christianity is under attack worldwide; new poll numbers state that Christianity is declining; meanwhile, other polls show that Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world.

4.) How Ready Is America for the Coming Globalist Attack?: In 2012, FEMA surveyed American citizens regarding their individual level of preparedness. The news is not good. Here is a snapshot of the relevant results: Only 52% of American citizens surveyed by FEMA reported having supplies for a disaster. And most of these supplies are only enough to survive a weekend. This represented a decline from a reported 57% who reported having such supplies in 2009.

5.) Trump Can’t Stop This Bubble From Bursting, Nor Should He Try

6.) India Tests Long-Range, Ballistic Nuclear-Capable Missile: India successfully test-fired its longest range nuclear-capable missile, confirming its status in the select group of nations with weapons that can travel from one continent to another.

7.) Winter Storm Europa Leaves Behind Hundreds of Miles of Interstate Closures In Northern Plains, Upper Midwest: “Blizzard conditions will continue in parts of the northern Plains through at least Monday morning. Road closures will still be widespread and some power outages are possible due to high winds plus snow and/or ice accumulated on trees and power lines,” said Erdman. “Monday afternoon, winds should gradually wind down. However, it will take some time for plows to clear roads plagued by significant drifting snow.”

8.) Why Are U.S. Dollar Bills Worth Anything?: Why are the dollar bills in people’s pockets worth anything? According to some experts, the dollar bills carry value because the government in power says so. Other experts are of the view it is because people are willing to accept it as payment.

9.) Swine flu moving closer to pandemic: WHO: The World Health Organization warned Wednesday that the swine flu outbreak is moving closer to becoming a pandemic, as the United States reported the first swine flu death outside of Mexico, and Germany and Austria became latest European nations hit by the disease.

10.) Is A Disease That Will Kill Tens Of Millions Coming?: Epidemiologists are bracing themselves for what has been called the next “Big One” — a disease that could kill tens of millions of people in the coming years.

11.) BIRD FLU IS BACK: 1.2 million chickens and ducks culled in pandemic panic: It comes after infectious diseases experts told Daily Star Online that a pandemic like the deadly Spanish Flu could happen again. The 1918 outbreak killed up to 100million people – and researchers say the building blocks of the virus are in modern ducks.

12.) Trumpocalypse? Suddenly Liberals Are The Ones Stockpiling Food, Guns And Emergency Supplies: Now 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. In fact, even though many had expected a sharp drop in gun sales following Trump’s victory, what actually happened is that fear of what is coming under Trump pushed background checks for gun sales to an all-time record high on Black Friday. The election of Donald Trump has awakened the left to a degree that we haven’t seen in decades, and some on the left are embracing hardcore survivalism without any apologies.

Comments

  1. Still Prepping!

    Today is after Christmas sales. No telling what we’ll find!

  2. #1. The reasons we started prepping haven’t changed. We are closer to our goal, but not there yet. Just because the governemnt leadership has changed, and many of us don’t feel like were are daily the potential target of the current/incoming administration does not mean that there won’t be earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, political unrest, or financial issues.

  3. I do feel a quickening or instability in the air. Ironically I think that the trigger will be left wing politicians and activists who will openly and clandestinely work to make anything Trumps attempts fail. While their cynical effort will only be intended to make their elections in the future more probable the unintended (or perhaps for some intended) consequence will be a more dangerous world and possible economic crash. Watch for yourselves in the coming months as the politicians, activists and the MSM work relentlessly to undermine the new administration.

  4. Draq wraith says:

    Well let’s help these liberals out.
    Give them a minimum quota so they can survive the trumpocalyse.
    Beans- kidney beans, lima beans, pork and beans – 50lbs min each.
    Bug out bags with no weapons listed, you know the very ones ready.gov pushes.
    Water filters that don’t work under real outdoors conditions. You know the ones commonly sold that cannot filter dirty water from a running river. Or chemicals either.

    Also on the other note on the same page been reading the false news.
    Black Panthers are planning an attack , BLM thinking of disrupting the inauguration and all the liberals refusing to put on a show for trump ball.
    You can bet there are rich liberal Jerks planning to sabotage the markets too.

  5. The election outcome has changed our evaluations of virtually none of the reasons we prep. Hurricanes? Yep, still out there. Earthquakes? Yep. Power outages? Of course. Cyberwar? Ummm….yeah. EMP attack? Sure. Inflation on the way? Eeyup. Burglaries and home invasions? Uh huh. Likelihood of politicians responding to economic problems with counterproductive laws which make things even worse for even longer? That’s what politicians do.

    Reasonable people can decide that some of those are less likely now, or more likely, but none of them has gone away.

  6. Encourager says:

    Umm…. #9 was in 2009. Surely there has been an update since then?!
    #10 is also old news.
    #12 makes me chuckle. Actually, the more people that prep, be they liberals or conservatives or neither, the better for all of us, right?

    • Encourager:

      Everyone will be better off if Liberals prepped. Afterall, if they follow their stated convictions, they would be the first to share what they have with others….right?

    • Hi Encourager, theoretically…very theoretically…if liberals start taking personal responsibility for their own safety during a disaster, they could become less tolerant of those who refuse to do what they can to take care of themselves all the time.

      In any case, as you said, the more people who prep, the better off we all are.

      • Encourager says:

        Penrod!! Are you saying liberals will become intolerant of those who have a ‘I need you to take care of me’ attitude?? But…but…that might cause them serious psychological problems…won’t it?? Or maybe they might just wake up.

        • ER, maybe they are just trying to buy up all the guns and supplies so we can’t have them. Lol Too late hehehe !!!

        • Hi Encourager, well, I have to admit I was on pain meds for my back when I wrote that, but hey, lemme fantasize a little, OK?

          Or maybe ‘hallucinate’ is a better term….

          I have some pretty liberal nieces in the Cascadia Subduction Zone, and the most librul of them, a PETA person, is making some noises about being prepared for emergencies.

          As she wrote me a few days ago “I spent three days without power last week due to an ice storm, and if I didn’t have family here I would have needed some of these things. You don’t really realize how different life is without utilities. I have some old camping supplies but it’d be worthwhile getting a fresh stock.”

          Three days without power is a long way from a 9.0 earthquake, but she is at least starting to think. Baby steps.

  7. I just read this epiphancy: The head of the Chicago Police Department is now admitting that more gun laws don’t necessarily result in less gun violence because criminals don’t “play by society’s rules.”

    “These gun offenders have repeatedly shown us that they’re not going to play by society’s rules,” Johnson said. (WLS-TV)

    Maybe there’s hope for Chicago in the new year.

    • JP, are you writting a fictional novel ??? Lol

      • Hi JP, “Maybe there’s hope for Chicago in the new year.”

        Yep. Maybe all those murderous middle class suburban couples will stop driving in to Chicago to gun down innocent, promising youths.

        We can hope so, anyway.

        Suburbanites: Scourge of Promising Youths everywhere.

  8. I have taken a deep breath, grateful that DT is our next president, not HC. But, I have NOT stopped prepping. I have never thought that I would stop irregardless of who was in the WH. I have been doing it for years and God willing will continue to do it for more years.

  9. #1 Anyone who quits prepping because of a change in politicians was never a prepper to begin with.

    #8 “Why are the dollar bills in people’s pockets worth anything?”
    Because it’s better to use a dollar bill than it is to cut off a hunk of shirt tail when you’re caught short in the woods. Why I probably paid 4 or 5 bucks for that shirt back when I bought it….lol

  10. RED ALERT ………..10 & 11 Report from New York, bird flu has been transferred to cats eating dead birds. Cat was taken to a veterinarian and bird flu has been transferred to humans !!!

    • Obvious lesson: Don’t eat dead birds in New York!

      • JP, it transferred!!! It has a 96% mortality rate if infected. No joke. Whole flocks of birds have fallen from the sky.

        2nd thing, was CHAMP used on the Russian plane? Obama is trying to start WW3 and declare martial law.

    • First take out your copy of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and gaze at the large friendly letters on the cover. Don’t Panic

      It’s already known that cats are susceptible to certain strains of AIV (avian influenza virus) via respiratory systems. In the case of H9N2 dogs are as well.

      In this case the strain is H7N2, a strain of the Influenza type A, a low pathogenic virus. The vet had prolonged exposure to respiratory secretions from the infected cats and has already recovered from a mild case.

      Also remember that cats and humans catch some of the same diseases. This isn’t the big one. Yet. But if it has to start somewhere the only better location would be LA.

  11. Most of my relative, (many are left leaning) accepted a copy of “Nuclear War Survival Skills, by Kearny”. The younger ones, accepted the book, a little better than the older people.`Just “planting seeds”. Next time, I will bottle up some potassium iodide for people. A “fried” thyroid is survivable today; post-attack it “would be much more hazardous”(chapter 13, p. 114). Still asking for Guidance.

  12. Patriot Farmer says:

    Now is the time to continue and intensify your prepping. The lunatic left has shown they are not willing to accept anything or anybody not in line with their warped view of the world. Riots and demonstrations will only get worse the more liberals are told no and are left out.

  13. #12 Oath Keepers article has this to say about that…lol
    Rush by ‘Liberals’ to Buy Guns Refutes ‘Progressive’ Narrative and Raises Hypocrisy Questions
    https://www.oathkeepers.org/rush-liberals-buy-guns-refutes-progressive-narrative-raises-hypocrisy-questions/
    I found The Liberal Gun Club website amusing as well. Link is in the article above.

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