When nations, rather bankers, chart a course for war, it is time for all of us to move away from activism as our primary focus and turn to adaptation and survival.
When we prayed and worked to get Donald Trump elected, I did not anticipate that the Deep State would actually be willing to commit planetary suicide this early into the game. However, this is exactly what the globalists are willing to do. If you and your family are to survive, you need to change your thinking right now. As of this moment, you should be in survival mode. Perhaps this present crisis will fade, but for now, it could prove fatal to not be thinking in these terms.
I am often asked, “Dave, what are you doing to get ready?”
There is no such thing as being ready. What one should be doing at this point is increasing their odds of survival. Below are some general things that I think are important. Of course, many of you will be thinking of things not listed here. Feel free to post your ideas in the comment section.
It should be known that I turn down far more advertising offers than I accept on The Common Sense Show. The simple reason is that I want our site to be as much service to our audience as possible. Therefore, when appropriate, I will be sharing some of the vendors that facillitate surival in a hostile environment as I discuss the principles of survival.
1. Create a Fake-Identity
It may be necessary to become invisible in the event you think you believe that your name could be on a (Red) list because roundups will usually occur in dire situations. Therefore, the creation of a pseudo-identity could become very important.
2. It Takes Money to Prepare
I have committed much effort, time and resources illustrating how a coming economic collapse is unavoidable and how the elite have conspired to steal as many of your assets as possible prior to the collapse. There are some common sense things one can do which could increase the chances of surviving a major societal meltdown resulting from an economic collapse. If you have any doubts as to what is coming, I strongly encourage you to read what I have written about on this topic over the past several months. Ray Charles could see that our economy will not be around much longer in its present form. Your can read these stories here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.
If you have read the articles at the above links, you should have concluded that it is the height of stupidity to leave your life savings in an institution that is planning to steal from you. You need to divert your cash, other than the ability to pay basic bills, in preparation for what is coming.
Getting your money out of the bank has become an art form and you need to be careful. In a future article, I will be revealing steps you can take in order secure your money from the institutions that are presently holding you hostage. I cannot promise you that you will be able to retrieve all of your assets. However, I can promise you that if you do not act, you will lose everything and you will lack needed supplies to weather what is coming.
I would strongly suggest that you keep your gas tank filled and you have plenty of cash, food and ammunition on hand. It is better to be safe than sorry.
3. Making a List and Check It Twice
Buy a good prepper book. Holly Deyo is an excellent source for this information (www.standdeyo.com). In the interim, procure your food, water, guns, ammo and home security adjustments. If you do not have a big dog, consider obtaining a pair. These animals will be your companion, home security system and ally if someone attempts to breach your home with bad intent. Of course, you will have to store dog food as well.
Sit down and construct a list of what you will make a complete list after reading a good prepper book.
Make all of your purchases in cash! You do not want to let the wrong people know what you are up to.
4. Rural Vs. Urban
James Wesley Rawles says that to be safe, you must be 200 miles away from a major urban area. We have to live our lives for today and it may not be possible to move to a rural area because of your job. However, one survivalist that I was speaking with estimates that the rate of survival for a country in economic chaos would be 10 times higher for rural residents as opposed to urban residents. This is particularily true if your country is being invaded (eg Red Dawn). Consider buying a place in an isolated area and commuting to work in the interim.
5. Preparing to Thrive After the Crisis Fades- Buy Gold and Silver While You Can Afford It
In the relative recent past such globalists as George Soros and Goldman Sachs has been shorting gold. By his actions, George Soros has been telling you to get out of the markets, cash and the American banks. Soros and the rest of the criminal elite have been hording gold as have the BRICS. These entities are telling you, by action, what medium of exchange is going to be of value following the collapse that is coming.
Storing gold and silver is an economic survival strategy which will pay dividends after the smoke begins to clear in the post-collapse era. My precious metals strategy includes the following:
6. Storing Food and Water
With regard to storing food, you need to do so immediately. I recommend storing two years worth of food. However, you need to master the art of growing food inside your home. There are plenty of resources which can teach you how to do that. However, you would be wise if you would create a hiding place in which you can store food and water safely in a hidden location. If you are ever robbed, you will not have exhausted your food supplies. You are most likely to be robbed by FEMA or one of their mercenary groups (e.g. Academia) during the beginning of the crisis because food and water will be used as weapons to control you. I am personally aware of FEMA going to selected homeowners in order to track a family’s reserve food and water supplies. Remember, water is sunlight and temperature sensitive. There are plenty of prepper manuals that you can consult for instructions on how to meet these needs.
Many cannot afford to go out and buy two years worth of food, or even 6 months. However, I feel strongly that everyone should have enough to get through an initial crisis. Most crises burn out in a month. With that in mind, I have the following storable food option that will help people get through an intial challenge.
FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY
The biggest threat to survival is death due to dehydration and starving to death. Contaminated water will also pose a threat. There are plenty of places to purchase large drums and obtain water tablets for water purification purposes. Obtain a pair of water filters in case you have to go mobile to survive. Ready Made Resources is where I go to get my water filtration equipment. There will always be water, but not drinking water. Good water filtrattion equipment, changes your odds.
Final thought, learn to grow your own food within your residence. Your garden will likely be raided by humans and hungry animals alike. There are plenty of prepper manuals which can teach you how to accomplish this task.
7. Personal Supplies
Of course you will need toothpaste, toiletries, eating utensils, etc. For a complete list of personal items see Steve Quayle’s list on his website.
8. Stockpile Medicines and Medical Supplies
If you or your family has a chronic health condition, it is critical that you have 6 months to a year in medicine. Also, you should research natural alternatives to treatment for health conditions in case you are not able to meet this goal due to the inability to obtain prescriptions. Don’t forget to obtain some pain medication and antibiotics in case of unforeseen emergencies. Make a trip to Mexico and sneak across medication in old pill bottles in order to escape detection by the Border Patrol who will ask you if you obtained medication in Mexico when you come back across the border.
If you can safely ration your existing medication doses, do so and store the excesses. Make sure you also have a first aid kit. Take a First Aid class including CPR at your local fire station. Do not forget your hygiene supplies.
Some are thinking that this is a lot of work. My response would be, how bad do you want you and your family to survive?
9. Guns and Ammunition
Buy your guns off the books from private parties and at gun shows.
“Keep guns for show and guns for go”. In other words, have a safe location that you can bury guns so that when gun confiscation begins, you will not be left totally defenseless.
America needs to not only create safe and secure homes, but to create as many Warsaw ghettos as possible (look it up). We need to make ourselves a hard country to conquer and occupy.
We cannot stop a treasonous leader from handing off the country to some foreign entity (e.g. the UN). However, occupation of America should be problematic for the blue-helmet wearing Russians, Chinese and other proxy forces training on our soil to occupy us.
It is recommended that you have 3 types of weapons: (1) pistols for close in fighting; (2) shotguns for defense of the entrance to your home; and, (3) a rifle with a scope in order to fight back against long-range snipers that do not want to storm your home because you appear to be prepared. Immediately, obtain weapons instruction for you and your family, firearms training and then practice! Conduct mock raids on your residence so that you can see your vulnerabilities. An armed populace makes a people more feared by an abusive government. If I had no gun training at all, I would opt for a shotgun with regard to home defense.
Do not forget about gas masks for each member of your family and make sure to store extras.
OBTAIN YOUR GUNS FROM PRIVATE PURCHASES SO IT CANNOT BE TRACKED!
10. Obtain Night Vision Equipment
If your family is located in a fixed location, the challenges of defending your property go up exponentially at night because you cannot see where the threat is coming from. Night vision equipment is not cheap, but your family is literally defenseless without it after the sun goes down. Ready Made Resources will finance your night vision purchases.
11. Prepare to Survive in the Raw Elements and Build a New Culture for Your Family
It is possible that you can learn to survive in the raw elements without heating and central air conditioning. You may not have lights. Obtain flashlights, many batteries and a hand crank radio. Make sure you have clothes befitting all weather that you may encounter because a crisis that begins in January, may not be over by August.
Take a weekend and pretend the grid is down. This will allow you to see firsthand what supplies you will need. When should you perform this drill? There is no time like the present. Also, take a camping weekend where you simulate having to “bug out”.
To people with generators, congratulations on your foresight. However, if you are the only house on the block with lights, how long do you think it will be until you have unwanted visitors with bad intent?
Don’t forget about procuring non-electronic forms of entertainment. This should include board games and educational materials for your children. You will want to establish some normalcy for the sake of your children. You are preparing to adopt a new way of life. Make the new life worth living.
I would also recommend that every personal library contain The Constitution of the United States. After the chaos subsides, we will need to rebuild. You will not want to live in a “might makes right” society.
12. Prepare Yourself Physically
If you are on the run, you may have to travel up to 20 miles per day. Get in shape, begin to walk, jog or run. The better shape you are in, the better.
Take self-defense classes. Many of these classes are offered free of charge at churches and community centers.
Practice shooting on a regular basis. If you can afford it, take gun safety and shooting lessons.
13. Do Not Tell Anyone
If your four adjacent neighbors broach the topic of preparedness, gauge the situation and then make an informed decision. If your neighbors are on board with preparing, that will help you form a defensive perimeter and a mutual alliance pact. Otherwise, tell nobody of your preparation plans. Do not tell your friends, family members, and co-workers. Make your preparations in cash or cashier’s checks as much as possible. Limit the paper trail to you. You do not want the government to know that you are prepared because you could be the first one on your block that is visited at 3AM. You and your mate should prepare in stealth. Kids talk and so do their friends.
Once you have your allies established, begin to trade and barter because the existing system may not be available for much longer.
14. You Need to Become the Neighborhood Nut Because There is Safety In Numbers
Never offer what you are doing to prepare or how far along you are with your preparations. However, you will need allies because you cannot guard your property 24/7/365. So, how do you recruit neighbors to become your allies without telling them what you are up to? Simple, with each neighbor that is convinced and understands what is at stake, you should feign ignorance and act as if you and your neighbor are learning prepping together. Teach your awake neighbor how to prepare. You will need allies to help protect your family and resources and it is not likely that you can do this alone.
15. PREPARE YOURSELF SPIRITUALLY AND BE SURE TO PRAY!
Survival is never guaranteed, salvation is! And do not forget one of your most important resources, your Bible.
The conclusion is simple, if you want to increase your chances for survival, now is the time to act. You may not use any of the vendors that I have listed here, however, you need to get busy preparing. The globalists are in panic mode and all of us need to react accordingly.
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For just $25,000, you, too, can lay claim to your own piece of what a growing community of survivalists in rural South Dakota plans to depend on as “life assurance” in the event of an “end of the world” apocalypse scenario.
Hundreds of families, reports indicate, are already prepping for the worst by purchasing their own stakes in a vast underground military bunker-turned-survival shelter known as Vivos xPoint, located in Edgemont, South Dakota, near Wyoming’s eastern border.
Though the former military space is currently outfitted with only 575 bunkers, which its owners are referring to as “phase one,” it will eventually be expanded to accommodate upwards of 10,000 people by the time it’s fully completed.
And we’re not talking basic accommodations here. A $25,000 bunker within the cavernous space is described as luxurious, with pictures showing hardwood-like flooring, modern Edison bulb lighting, stainless steel appliances, and an array of fine furnishings.
The complex itself also has an impressive list of amenities, including a store, restaurant, bar, theater, hot tub spa, gym, medical clinic, and chapel, as well as barbecue areas, gardens, classrooms, shooting ranges, and even horse stables.
The compound will also feature 24-7 onsite security with military trained guards, a number of “members only” access gates, security cameras, and high-security military fencing all around the property, which once was home the United States Army’s Fort Igloo.
“Our buyers are aware – not paranoid – they’re highly intelligent, well educated, they read a lot,” says Robert K. Vicino, founder and CEO of Vivos, the company that owns the revolutionary bunker compound.
“The whole world is concerned. Everybody is having gut level feelings and they’re all feeling something is about to happen.”
Underground bunker homes are larger than many people’s regular homes
The whole thing is quite impressive, considering it’s roughly the size of Manhattan – though without all of the tall buildings, and all completely underground.
From the surface, Vivos looks like little more than a giant field dotted with tiny igloo-like concrete domes that serve as entry points into various areas of the compound. And it’s exactly how those who’ve already invested in the property want it to be, in preparation for what they see as impending global doom.
“Some are concerned about North Korea, others are concerned about an economic collapse, others are concerned about World War III,” adds Vicino about why folks are flocking to his survivalist compound.
“There’s threats from the sun, a mass ejection, threats of asteroids hitting the earth… There’s near misses every week now.”
And just in case you’re thinking it’s just a bunch of tiny homes underground – a nightmarish situation for claustrophobics – think again. Each bunker is roughly 2,200 square feet in space, which is larger than many above-ground homes in the United States.
To Vicino, it’s simply a no-brainer to invest in one of these, especially considering their relatively meager price tag.
“To not have this or a back up plan for mankind, an insurance policy is crazy,” he says, noting that it’s probably the best investment a person can make for the long-term survival of his family.
“The cost that we’re able to do this is nothing,” he admits, which is a much different scenario than the “only for the wealthy” underground bunkers that are reportedly sprouting up across Kansas and elsewhere.
“It’s crazy not to [buy one] – it’s nothing more than life assurance… This place is huge, the bunker we’re in is bigger than most houses… It’s going to be the largest survival community on the planet.”
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Russian Ministry of Defense just stated that it possesses information the US-led coalition acting to enforce ISIS in Syria is preparing an attack against Syria.
Among the targets are expected to be Syrian Arab Army positions, especially the spearhead of the forces advancing in Eastern Ghouta, Syrian Armed Forces, and Syrian public facilities. This would not exclude attacking Syrian media buildings like the Syrian State TV and also the presidential palace.
The remnants of the terrorists in Eastern Ghouta would carry out a staged chemical attack against the civilians on air, accuse the Syrian Arab Army of it and instantly provoke the US, France, and the UK to attack the SAA, Russian MoD added.
There’s no legal base for the US or any of its allies or stooges to carry out any act of any feature inside the sovereign state Syria. Any strike will be seen only as a destabilization in the country and only support terrorist groups especially after the latest successes of the Syrian Arab Army in Eastern Ghouta.
The US wants to take advantage of the elections in Russia tomorrow and the engagement of the Russian leadership to carry out this strike. They want to deliver a blow against Russia and Syria to protect their alternative armies in ISIS, Nusra Front, FSA, SDF and other terrorist organizations.
Russia warned also the three western countries in the UNSC the USA, UK, and France have special forces in Syria, bodies of these forces were identified when they were killed fighting alongside ISIS and other terrorist organizations.
Source Article from http://www.syrianews.cc/breaking-russia-warns-of-us-strike-against-damascus/
New York–Toys R Us Inc. is making preparations for a liquidation of its bankrupt U.S. operations after so far failing to find a buyer or reach a debt restructuring deal with lenders, according to people familiar with the matter.
Although the situation is still fluid, a winding down of the U.S. division has become increasingly likely in recent days, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Hopes are fading that a buyer will emerge to keep some of the business operating or that lenders will agree on terms of a debt restructuring, the people said.
A representative for Toys R Us declined to comment.
The toy chain’s U.S. division filed for bankruptcy protection in September with the goal of emerging as a leaner business with a more sustainable debt load. The Wayne, N.J., company secured a $3.1-billion debtor-in-possession loan to maintain operations while it developed a plan to reduce its unmanageable $5-billion debt. But Toys R Us’ holiday sales were worse than expected, casting doubt on the chain’s viability.
The situation has also deteriorated for many of the retailer’s overseas divisions, which weren’t part of the bankruptcy. Toys R Us’ British unit put itself in the hands of a court administrator after talks to sell the business fell apart. Its European arm is also seeking takeover bids. And talks are being held to offload the growing Asian business, the company’s most profitable arm. It’s not yet clear what will happen to the Canadian unit, which filed at the same time as the U.S. division.
The downfall of Toys R Us can be traced back to a $7.5-billion leveraged buyout in 2005, when Bain Capital, KKR & Co. and Vornado Realty Trust loaded the company with debt to take it private. For years, the retailer was able to refinance its debt and delay a reckoning. But the emergence of online competitors, such as Amazon.com Inc., weighed on results. Massive interest payments also sucked up resources that could have gone toward technology and improving operations.
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With the recall of Sudan’s Ambassador from Egypt, the closure of the Eritrean Border and a recent visit by Turkey’s President in which a Turkish takeover of a strategic island port fuelled uncertainty, it is safe to say that Sudan has moved closer than ever before to direct military conflict with its neighbours. The country now finds itself preparing its strategy to deal with major geopolitical issues facing the region.
The relative calm was arguably first disturbed by the Sudanese President’s visit to Sochi on 23 November last year, where he met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Omar Al-Bashir’s brief encounter set off a chain of reactions adding disquiet to the already tense atmosphere between his country and Egypt, and served to worry Sudan’s neighbours across the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia.
Many commentators were astonished by Al-Bashir’s outburst in which he blamed the US for Sudan’s problems and for partitioning a once united country. His request to the Russians for protection “from the interventionist aggression of the United States” was viewed as a rather clumsy attempt to alter the dynamics of the geopolitical balance in the Nile Basin region.
Equally, the possibility of Russian naval vessels plying up and down the Red Sea also became a worry. Fortunately for the US and Egypt, Russia’s announcement that it was not in need of a military base in Sudan allowed opposing voices to heave huge sighs of relief.
However, the visit by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the decision to grant Turkey a 99-year lease on the former Ottoman port of Suakin Island — once a haven for Muslim pilgrims heading to Makkah — brought back memories of “foreign” occupation of the Nile Basin.
Even before Erdogan’s two-day visit was over, the Egyptian media launched a scathing attack on Sudan. In Emad Adeeb’s stinging opinion piece headlined “Omar Bashir’s political suicide” the writer sensed a conspiracy and summarised Egypt’s concern: “Sudan is violating the rules of history and geography and is conspiring against Egypt under the shadow of Turkish madness, Iranian conspiracy, an Ethiopian scheme to starve Egypt of water and Qatar’s financing of efforts to undermine Egypt.”
Iran and Qatar have not commented on all of this, but on the third day of Egypt’s media frenzy Khartoum and Ankara issued separate statements firmly denying that Turkey was about to set up a military base on Suakin. The late denials only help to fuel the firmly held theory surrounding Turkey’s high profile stance in the Muslim world, which claims that Erdogan is trying to re-establish the Ottoman Empire. An article published in the Huffington Post titled “Erdogan: The Sultan of an illusionary Ottoman Empire” claimed that the Turkish President is hell-bent on using Islam as a tool to “indoctrinate the public in a subliminal way to his perspective of the glorious Ottoman period.”
To add fuel to the fire, media reports — described as “fake news” by Cairo, unsurprisingly — suggested that Egypt had attempted to cut Sudan out of the Nile water agreement by calling on Ethiopia to have direct talks. Ethiopia’s decision to build the Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile has rattled Cairo. Despite trilateral meetings and the signing of accords guaranteeing Egypt’s water share, Cairo has sought to obtain firmer pledges from Ethiopia in the form of binding written agreements.
A few days ago, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates moved troops and heavy artillery into the Eritrean base of Sawa. The move has not only troubled Sudan but Ethiopia is also reported to have deployed military reinforcements on the border triangle with Eritrea. Over the weekend, Sudan first denied that thousands of its troops were amassing on the Eritrean border, but then the Governor of Kassala in east Sudan announced a complete shutdown of the border, with neither goods nor people being allowed to enter or leave the country.
It appears that Sudan, Ethiopia and opposition groups in both countries are preparing for the worst-case scenario of an Egyptian air strike on the Renaissance Dam. Such a move would be a disaster for the region, bringing chaos and retaliatory strikes, the first of which, according to sources in Sudan, would be an attack on Egypt’s Aswan High Dam.
However, whilst the withdrawal of Sudan’s Ambassador from Egypt was a sign of Sudan’s displeasure, observers say that Khartoum is holding out for a de-escalation of tension, leaving room for the issues to be resolved through diplomatic means. The strongest illustration of that hope will be if Ambassador Abdel Mahmoud Abdel-Haleem gets on a flight to Cairo and normal diplomatic relations between the neighbouring states are restored.
The stunning revelation came into the spotlight earlier this week after Germany’s Focus magazine published a report citing an assessment of the domestic intelligence agency, the BfV.
Responding to Focus’ request for comment, the BfV, the agency in charge of monitoring extremist groups threatening constitutional order, said the number of Reichsbuerger (Citizens of the Reich in German) members had grown to 15,600 as of January – with the figure marking a dramatic increase of more than 50 percent within one year.
The highest number of extremists is in Bavaria, where the authorities recorded about 3,500 “Reich Citizens.” The former hotbed of German Nazism is followed by the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg with 2,500, and North Rhine-Westphalia with 2,200 members. Further down the list are Lower Saxony with 1,400, and Saxony with 1,300 Reichsbuerger.
In addition, the extremist movement is reportedly nurturing plans to set up an armed wing and stage violent acts, Focus reported. “They have begun preparing themselves for Day X,” an unnamed security official told the magazine, allegedly referring to a day of reckoning or uprising against the government.
The Reichsbuerger, a loose association of nationalist groups spread across the country, believe that modern-day Germany and its political institutions are run by a puppet government installed by the victors in World War II, which makes them illegitimate.
Many members of the group are considered to be on the extreme right. They maintain that the old German Reich – which ceased to exist in 1945 after the capitulation of Nazi Germany – should be restored in its pre-1937 borders, which included large swathes of land in Poland, Czech Republic and other neighboring countries.
In the past, members of the Reichsbuerger movement were often perceived as eccentric conspiracy theorists, but a string of attacks on police prompted the German government to take aim at the extremists.
The radical movement made headlines both nationwide and internationally in October last year, when a 47-year-old gun enthusiast, Wolfgang P., shot and killed a rapid response police officer on his doorstep.
On the day the shooting happened, police officers arrived at Wolfgang P.’s house in the Bavarian town of Georgensgmuend, when the man, already armed with a loaded shotgun and wearing a kevlar vest, began shooting, firing 11 rounds in total. Three officers were injured, and one would later die in hospital.
In August 2016, Adrian Ursache, a former Mr Germany winner, opened fire at officers and was injured during a police raid on the house belonging to his parents-in-law, which he had proclaimed an autonomous state, ‘Ur’. In May 2014, police in Rhineland-Westphalia arrested the self-declared ruler of an imaginary state called ‘Germanitia’.
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