reply to post by Mike.Ockizard
You may be correct in this timeline. I'm not sure... again, it depends on too many decisions not yet made. If we are to look to the past as a guide
towards the future, then we can expect to see a continuance of decline until collapse is not only inevitable, but imminent. Too many "economic
prophets (profits)" have already called for this 2-3 year timeline over the last 7-8 years, year after year. We don't know for sure.
I can tell you that I expect it to eventually happen, and have a BOB, and safe house away from the suburbs ready to go. The cities will still be safe
to roam, yet you won't be able to outside of designated times and zones. We're going to eventually have martial law. At least, you better hope we
get that chance and don't experience too steep of a decline.
In my assessment, the potential for such a collapse has already passed, and too many control mechanisms and redundancies have assured that complete
collapse won't happen short of an ecological apocalypse. If it comes down to it, the government will issue martial law, and take control over basic
infrastructure and critical essentials for people and emergency services. We won't go down without a fight, that's for sure.