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by absinthe beginner
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30039

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Somethings going down in Venezuela this morning. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6975871/Venezuelas-Juan-Guaido-calls-military-revolt-final-phase-overthrowing-President-Maduro.html Heavy gunfire crackled through the Venezuelan capital of Caracas on Tuesday after opposition leader Juan Guaid...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Emergency preparedness tax free weekend in Texas
Replies: 8
Views: 550

Re: Emergency preparedness tax free weekend in Texas

More states are also encouraging their citizens to buy precious metals, by lifting sales tax on bullion, as a hedge against the debasement of the dollar.

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1554731073.php
by absinthe beginner
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Synagogue shooting near San Diego
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: Synagogue shooting near San Diego

Breaking news: Seven shot near Baltimore church. Targeting houses of worship is a new low.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... hurch.html
by absinthe beginner
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Synagogue shooting near San Diego
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: Synagogue shooting near San Diego

The role played by Internet forums in radicalizing the shooter and propagating his manifesto, and those of other far-right mass shooters, is likely to come under intense scrutiny.

https://www.businessinsider.com/8chan-f ... ing-2019-4
by absinthe beginner
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Synagogue shooting near San Diego
Replies: 8
Views: 448

Re: Synagogue shooting near San Diego

The suspect was also linked to an earlier arson attempt against a mosque.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/suspe ... ar-BBWnvIy
by absinthe beginner
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Food Insecurity 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 945

Re: Food Insecurity 2019

Uninsured Farmers Face Existential Crisis As Floods Destroy 100s Of Millions Of Dollars In Crops https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-08/uninsured-farmers-face-existential-crisis-floods-destroy-100s-millions-dollars Our ongoing trade war with China had greatly depressed prices for wheat, corn and...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Black Summer and The Silence on Netfix
Replies: 11
Views: 998

Re: Black Summer and The Silence on Netfix

Thanks for the heads-up!
by absinthe beginner
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: US designates IRGC as Terrorist Group
Replies: 3
Views: 438

And, countermove.... https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-08/iran-designates-us-military-terrorist-organization Just hours after President Trump formally designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps as a terrorist organization, Iran's foreign ministry has put forward a bill placing US Cent...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: US designates IRGC as Terrorist Group
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Implications of US designating the IRGC a terrorist group, and possible Iranian responses? Coming so soon on the heels of the US approving Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights, how will Iran and its regional allies react? https://www.debka.com/trumps-blacklisting-of-irans-guards-bodes-tougher-us...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: US designates IRGC as Terrorist Group
Replies: 3
Views: 438

US labels Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps a 'terror group' https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/04/designates-iran-elite-irgc-terrorist-organisation-trump-190408141756166.html Iranian officials warned against the move, calling it 'another US disaster' and saying it could destabilise the regio...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: US designates IRGC as Terrorist Group
Replies: 3
Views: 438

US designates IRGC as Terrorist Group

Revolutionary Guard Corps: US labels Iran force as terrorists https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47857140 US President Donald Trump has designated Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organisation. It is the first time the US has labelled another nation's milit...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30039

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Stunning Photos Reveal "Zombie Apocalypse" Conditions As Caracas "Empties Under Darkness" https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-06/empties-under-darkness-caracas-descends-zombie-apocalypse-level-conditions New reports by the Associated Press and Human Rights Watch paint a grim and increasingly des...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30039

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Venezuelans take to the streets as power struggle persists https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/04/venezuelans-streets-power-struggle-persists-190406075444885.html Caracas, Venezuela - Supporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are once again pouring into the streets of Caracas,...
by absinthe beginner
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Food Insecurity 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 945

Re: Food Insecurity 2019

Farmers are pretty resilient people.

https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/qvy ... them-under
by absinthe beginner
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30039

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Venezuelans struggle to find water in the aftermath of blackouts https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/04/venezuelans-struggle-find-water-aftermath-blackouts-190404065537683.html Caracas, Venezuela - Weeks of power cuts in Venezuela have further crippled an already fragile infrastructure, creating wi...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Food Insecurity 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 945

Re: Food Insecurity 2019

I drink very little these days, and rarely eat pork. But I enjoy red wine and pork chops.
by absinthe beginner
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Food Insecurity 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 945

Re: Food Insecurity 2019

Stercutus said: Vietnam now has a CV rate twice the planet average without a large enough medical system to keep up. This is likely evenly split between the increase of pork and alcohol consumption.

Yes, but without copious pork and alcohol consumption, is life truly worth living? :o
by absinthe beginner
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Food Insecurity 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 945

Re: Food Insecurity 2019

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/21/us/floods-nebraska-iowa-agriculture-farm-loss/index.html The Midwest flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers worried for their future (CNN)Farmers in parts of Nebraska and Iowa had precious little time to move themselves from the floodwaters that...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: My plan for bugin
Replies: 8
Views: 593

Re: My plan for bugin

My plan for bug-in is mostly complete. I just need to find an anerexic to answer the door.
by absinthe beginner
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Food Insecurity 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 945

Food Insecurity 2019

So I've been noting some rather alarmist headlines about various natural disasters and plant or animal diseases that cumulatively could have an adverse impact on global food production, potentially creating "food shocks" if prices of basic foodstuffs soar due to shortfalls or distribution issues. Th...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30039

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

"Return to the Middle Ages" in Venezuela as blackouts continue. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-03-30/return-middle-ages-venezuela-again-plunged-darkness-red-cross-mobilizes Ahead of broad opposition protests planned for Saturday, Caracas and other large cities across Venezuela were once again p...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Communications
Topic: Sonim cell phones
Replies: 20
Views: 3526

Re: Sonim cell phones

In most SHTF scenarios, cell phone coverage goes down early on. In that case, a rugged cell phone is going to be as useless as a regular cell phone.

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