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Originally posted by dc4lifeskater
If I walk into walmart and bread is even $10 a loaf, I will be filling my cart and my gf will fill a cart full of canned foods and dry foods and I will be walking out the door, anyone who tries to stop me will get a fist.
Originally posted by dc4lifeskater
reply to post by beezzer
Because we can barely afford food as it is and if the price skyrockets I will not starve so corps can get even more rich.
Originally posted by Panic2k11
reply to post by Observor
That seems to be the only possible game plan, but why and to what advantage is the nagging question ? Do the players the lead figures not understand that they will get in a world of pain themselves. That the permanency of the puppet masters in power will at least be challenged by a dissolution of the US a civil war or a the overturning of the state (or a combination of those).
I do not see how anyone could indeed have a guarantee that this strategy would be profitable in anyway, since a collapse of the US would be also painfuller to others, beginning with those that depend on the US for their security (Japan, South Korea, Israel, Colombia, Ukraine, Kosovo, Iraq, Egipt, Jordan, Afghanistan, Taiwan), those that will suffer a bit while they contract it to another power but will risk overthrows (Saudi Arabia, Qatar etc) and instable regions that need continuous care (India vs Pakisan).
The current moves are nothing more than allowing the known energy sources to stretch for a longer time before new ones are proven as viable alternatives. The way chosen has been to allow low per-capita energy consuming economies to grow while allowing high per-capita energy consuming economies to stagnate and collapse.
The political stability in the nations/regions you mentioned will not be allowed to be affected. The costs of maintaining security and stability will be provided from the global economy, not the US economy, which is what I meant when I said "world policing costs" in my previous post. The US military will not be significantly affected, but its actions world wide will be controlled by the UN rather than the US government, because the money will be coming directly from the global economy rather than US economy
Originally posted by manmental
America crashed and burned around the time of JFK being killed by numerous hitmen under the orders of the CIA and it hasn't recovered unfortunately.
It's people are lovely. It's government is the problem and don't talk to me about the 2nd amendment... the root of a lot of evil.
Your gun laws have supplied Mexico with weapons of mass destruction and 1000's upon 1000's of innocents have been killed as a result.
Your paranoia about your freedoms are destroying your nation in the eyes of the world.
I would rather fear being punched or stabbed than have the right to carry a gun. The very idea that everyone has the right to have a gun is totally INSANE!!
USA (government) made your evil bed so you lie in it.
edit on 29-1-2013 by manmental because: (no reason given)
Can someone explain why buying gold/silver/other precious metals would ever be a good idea if an economical collapse is imminent?
You can't eat or wear it
Originally posted by dave_welch
Can someone explain why buying gold/silver/other precious metals would ever be a good idea if an economical collapse is imminent? You can't eat or wear it, don't know why you would hunt for it (assuming werewolves are myth), so why would anyone want to barter for it?
By the way, these are serious questions, I'm not trying to be sarcastic or anything like that.