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The Collapse Is Picking Up Steam

June 30, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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Greek crisis: ‘We rely on imports. Soon even the most basic goods won’t be available’ as all banks in Greece remain shut apparently until at least Thursday as ATM’s run dry and store shelves around the country have emptied. Social unrest is looming…

The Greek finance minister has just confirmed it will default TODAY.
Greece will NOT pay its IMF payment.

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS), the central bank of central banks, has just warned that the world is defenseless against the next financial crisis…
(Please read that again.)

The NYT has just reported that the default wave has jumped the Atlantic and has hit Puerto Rico whose governor has concluded that the commonwealth cannot pay its roughly $72 billion in debts, “The debt is not payable.” “There is no other option.” – an admission that will probably have wide-reaching financial repercussions…

In US “capital markets” virtually all the same hedge funds who are ‘long’ Greece (on hopes of some central bank bailout), are also long Puerto Rico. Quote: “…some of the most “respected” US hedge funds will suffer a gruesome bloodbath.” (NYT)

The Chinese market is in an all out crash – The Shanghai Composite was down nearly 20% in just four days as the Chinese Plunge Protection Team finally arrived and ‘threw the kitchen sink’ at the stock market, deciding to go ‘all in’ stocks. This led to an unprecedented 11% swing from the lows – this was the single biggest intraday swing since 1997 and the largest point swing since 1992! China’s markets are imploding…

It seems the collapse is picking up steam…

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Good Binoculars For Preparedness

June 29, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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Having a good pair of binoculars can be a great asset for many various applications, and similarly will be a valuable and useful tool for preparedness.

I have owned several pair of binoculars over the years, and while I do have a current favorite ‘best’ pair, the fact is that owning ANY pair is better than having none – given their many practical uses.

Here is a bit more about it, as well as a request to brainstorm a list of uses for binoculars:

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Sunday Pictures (2015-06-28)

June 28, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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There are lots of ferns like these around the property. I like the looks of them…

 
While we talk preparedness all week long, Sunday is a good day to take a step back and look around. There’s lots to see out there…

Here are a few more pictures from this week:
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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2015-06-27)

June 27, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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Shadow from a towering ‘supercell’ this week while under a tornado watch…

Another week filled with further erosion of the good old USA by your pals in Congress who have quite willingly voted this week to give away their powers to the prez (TPA ‘Fast Track’), who will in turn (no doubt) take full advantage while fulfilling his goal of ‘transforming America’ and eroding America’s sovereignty and traditional values. The devolution of what was once ‘America’ is in high gear as one roadblock after another is shoved in our face by your ‘bought and payed for’ politicians who are no different from each-other regardless of the ‘R’ or the ‘D’ associated with their political party (divide-and-conquer scam). The new world is entirely about transnational money, mega-corps, and banksterism. The hell with you and I. We are being ‘leveled’ into third world status as willing non-resistant pawns who have been blinded by an upbringing of clever mainstream propaganda and leftist progressive schooling – all the while our debt has soared to exponential heights as we all ‘live large’ for today and ‘party down’… The hell with tomorrow… What could possibly go wrong?

With that said, it’s just one more set of reasons to prepare for what is headed our way like a freight train… What have you been doing for preparedness this week?

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POLL: Major Economic Event Or Collapse During Remaining Months Of 2015 ?

June 26, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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I have NEVER before witnessed a time in which SO MANY (other than the mainstream) are predicting, vocalizing, or feeling a horrible gut instinct that a major economic event or economic collapse is nearly upon us in the year 2015. And not just a ‘dip’ of sorts, but an event or series of events that is going to be (or rapidly lead to be) a MAJOR economic collapse.

We are entering the last half of 2015. Many believe that Q3 (2015.75) is ‘it’. The big one.

The poll question for you today is the following:
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Thanks To Your Congress, President May Now Use Fast-Track TPA Authority For Gun Control

June 25, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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“A nightmare scenario took a giant leap toward reality on Thursday, June 18 when 218 members of Congress voted to grant the president ‘trade promotion authority (TPA),’ the so-called ‘fast track’ “, reports ‘TheNewAmerican.com’ (and many others).

With this new power, the president is free to unilaterally issue international executive orders that are binding on the United States, so long as those orders concern trade.

And this includes your firearms and ammunition…

 
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Situational Awareness: Establish A Baseline And Look For Anomalies

June 24, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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While establishing situational awareness, one might say that first we must establish a baseline, and then look for anomalies.

Every place, every environment, including the people in those places, have a baseline. What is a baseline? It’s what’s “normal” there. The normal baseline in a given situation will be different from one environment to the next and from one person to the next.

For example, the baseline at a small cafe might involve people sitting quietly at dining tables or speaking in moderately hushed tones to their partners, or perhaps reading a book while sipping a coffee or working on their computer – while the line at the register and those working behind the counter have their own environmental ‘baseline’ (people looking up at the menu board or nosing in their smartphones while waiting in line while those behind the counter are hustling to fill orders)…

We first establish baselines, so that we can then spot anomalies…

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