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It’s Not Just A Greek Problem, It’s A Bursting Global Debt Bubble

July 7, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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The debt is insurmountable and it can never be paid back in any possible way whatsoever.

The way the current financial system works is that it REQUIRES that we borrow for ‘it’ to continue. However when it is admitted that we have borrowed too much and the burden has become so enormous – to the point of an inability to pay it, we have a debt crisis.

There’s no way out of it. At least none without pain, reset, or collapse…

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Attracting Beneficial Insects To Your Garden

July 6, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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Watercolor painting of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

As every gardener knows, some insects (bugs) eat our crops. The good news is that there are some insects (bugs) that will instead eat the bugs that are eating our plants! These are called beneficial insects. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to attract the beneficial insects to your garden so they can readily prey on the bugs that might otherwise damage your hard work crops?

The secret to attracting them is to make your garden appealing. Here’s how:

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Sunday Pictures (2015-07-05)

July 5, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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Looks like a full moon – taken July 2

Time to take a break. Look around. Look up, look down, look around… There’s a world out there other than that of the 2-legged variety and all its associated issues…

Here are a few more from this week:
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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2015-07-04)

July 4, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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(My flag)

Today is Independence Day, July 4th. I wish you a great day while reflecting on our freedoms and independence, and the ways in which you can keep them from slipping away. Hint: First step: Don’t be mute. Talk about the issues with others when appropriate.

That said, lets reflect upon this past week (and perhaps concerns or plans for the coming week). While the country of Greece appears to be going down in financial flames, many of us wonder whether or not it will set off a chain reaction of contagion or some sort of derivatives collapse. Most all developed nations are broke and in debt beyond their ability to pay. If ‘they’ (the International Monetary Fund IMF, and the European Central Bank ECB, -the lenders) must face the reality as Greece essentially defaults, it will be the first time that this hard but very real truth is exposed in a very public way (non-payment). What will happen next? We shall see. Will they be bailed out yet again by some other entity? We shall see. It is a rickety and dangerous situation not only for them (Drudge headline this morning: GREEK BANKS PREPARE TO RAID DEPOSITS), but it might prove to be very dangerous for the rest of us (a developing financial collapse). This is one reason that I prepare.

On that note, what have you done for your preparedness this week?

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Let Independence Day Inspire You, Not Terrify You

July 3, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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The mainstream media lapdogs for the administration’s alphabet agencies are seemingly conducting a psy-ops campaign to associate independence with terror. There are all sorts of non-definitive warnings and alerts that this fourth of July might involve ‘terror’ due to all sorts of non-specific ‘chatter’, and we all better be afraid about it because big brother says so…

It seems that prior to all of our major holidays the .gov agencies all come out and start ‘warning’ us that ‘something might happen’… I for one am getting tired of it. They try to ‘scare’ us, but what are we supposed to do? There’s nothing that we can do – except celebrate and enjoy the holiday as we always have. Don’t let them scare you. ‘If’ ‘something’ ever were to happen – well then, we’ll deal with it.

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How The Mainstream Media Will Spin Unemployment

July 2, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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image: zerohedge

This is a simple lesson in how the current administration and its willing accomplices in the mainstream press ‘spin’ the unemployment facts into so called ‘good news’.

What all Americans will hear on their alphabet channels tonight is that the unemployment rate has dropped to 5.3%, such as this AP headline today “US Employers Add 223K Jobs; Jobless Rate Falls To 5.3 pct”. Great News! WhooHoo!!

As unusual, nearly all economic news is slanted to the ‘good’. Thus, many or most Americans have no clue (because they don’t dig below the surface of today’s propaganda) that REAL unemployment is much worse.

Here’s another fact about this so called good news, something that you will not hear on tonight’s news, and it’s not so rosy a picture…

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Use Non-Insulated Canteen For Outdoor Survival

July 2, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin

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I’m just putting it out there for those who may not have thought of this – it’s best NOT to use an ‘insulated’ canteen for outdoor survival, and here’s why…

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