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posted on Oct, 9 2008 @ 12:46 PM
For almost a year now, I have been wandering these forums, listening to others' comments and ideas, and stating my own. In that time I have met many people on here who I have come to know and admire.

For those, I present this thread. We have been waiting for SitX to occur for some time now, and have actively discussed what to do when it happened, how to do it, why to do it, and when that time would come. That time is upon us, fellow survivalists.

Many of you may have noticed that I have been posting less in the last week or so. This is for two reasons: initially, my anger at the financial bailout was so great I was not sure I could control myself. But lately, something more dire appears to be occurring. I believe with all my heart that the current financial mess, combined now with massive governmental debt, will lead the USA into pure socialism at a pace never before experienced. This will draw the people into a false sense of complacency.

But the real downfall will come shortly thereafter (or perhaps during the transition), when there is no more money to be had. The financial institutions know this; they are juggling assets and making a money grab from the US not to save their businesses, but to save themselves. The states know this; they are actively beefing up police and para-military to control what is to come. Wall Street knows this; they simply cannot do anything except make as much as they can before it comes, and bail at the last moment.

Once this collapse happens, it will be too late to avoid anything. There will be no time to get your act together. The only way to survive the coming events is to make your final preparations now. When people realize that there is no more help coming, and that they are truly powerless to change it, there will be riots, there will be blood in the streets. Everything you have known will change in the twinkling of an eye. I have no doubt that for many, they will fall asleep safe and secure, only to awaken to no power, no heat, no gas, no job, and no hope. From this moment on, although I will still be posting, my major push is to protect myself and mine. Whatever you have been putting off, waiting for some undefined sign to tell you it is time, that sign is here. It is time to be ready. Now.

May I be wrong, but if I am not (and I don't think I am), may God have mercy on us all.


posted on Oct, 9 2008 @ 01:00 PM
Good luck, man. I think you're absolutely correct. I've done what I can in my own, meager non-survivalist way. I've stock-piled some canned food when I could afford it, and I've been trying to read-up on survival. I've just been so busy trying to survive in the system we currently have that I never paid as much attention to being self-sufficient as I should. I'll probably be one of the people with their brain smashed on the concrete.

It's a comforting thought that there are a lot of others out there who had the means and opportunity to learn to care for themselves without the system. It's comforting because there is hope that good, decent, hard-working people might be the winners in the end and they'll be the ones to re-build after the dust has settled.

posted on Oct, 9 2008 @ 03:37 PM
I am not completely sold on the idea that this is indeed the collapse of things that so many of us have been talking about and preparing for, however I would concur that its likely skirting very close to it. Markets have been steadiliy dropping for the past four days, consumer confidence is in the crapper, and generally people are not happy. Either the Fed will work a miracle and pull us out of this nose dive or the daily drops in the market will get progressively bigger which will compound matters until things finally hit bottom and the economy implodes.

posted on Oct, 9 2008 @ 03:41 PM
Considering that Howdy Duty is running the show, there is no hope for the Fed or the Treasury to do anything right...

posted on Oct, 10 2008 @ 10:53 PM
what will we do though...

Where will we go?

Make no mistake about it, we are in the end of times now...

This is the begining of the end...

im pricing sailboats...
Once it hits the fan, im driving to the coast, and giving up everything i have, and sailing away from this mess...

[edit on 10/10/2008 by TKainZero]

posted on Oct, 13 2008 @ 08:23 PM
If you aren't getting ready to take care of yourself once civilization goes down the #ter, you need to! Im in agreement with everyone that major # is going down and if your not ready for it, your dead!

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