posted on Jul, 4 2012 @ 11:41 AM
The biggest threat to our electrical grid is a massive solar flare, or weaponized nuclear EMP.
In both instances we could expect power outages for months or longer, coupled with a failure
of electronic devices, communication devices. cell phones, satellites...anything that is not shielded.
It would be the perfect scenario to implement martial law, as most delivery systems of food and
water and medical supplies would instantly cease to operate. There could be hundreds of local
fires at points where electrical wiring heats up. In the last major flare railroad tracks were
I hope I'm not giving TPTB ideas, but I doubt it....
BTW...we a bit overdue for another big solar flare.
Funny things is....200 years ago the only harm a flare of this magnitude would have created
is a genuine disappointment in those who happened to miss the auroral light show at night.
Nowadays, millions will die of exposure, and fire and accident
ETA...if you have an old vehicle without electronics that would instantly fry....it will be worth
ten times or more what it is worth now....IF you can keep from being car-jacked that is...
edit on 4-7-2012 by rival because: (no reason