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by absinthe beginner
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Midwest farmland flooded - what will be the impact on food prices?
Replies: 9
Views: 750

Midwest farmland flooded - what will be the impact on food prices?

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-03-30/midwest-apocalypse-satellite-data-show-least-1-million-acres-us-farmland-devastated Michael Snyder: "According to satellite data that was just released by Reuters, “at least 1 million acres of U.S. farmland” were covered by water for at least seven days this...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 463
Views: 25175

Re: The Coming Civil War

Flybynight said: Foreign agitators and events that happen in other countries that will be used to influence American politics/ law and all that. When you ask yourself the "cui bono" question - who benefits? - several parties come to mind who would love to see America tear itself to pieces, giving t...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30066

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

A preview of coming attractions when the SHTF. 'Horror, fear, despair': Venezuela's oil capital shattered by 'tsunami' of violent looting https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/26/venezuela-maracaibo-power-electricity-looting Some liken the damage wrought on Venezuela’s second city to a natural ...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30066

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Venezuela hit by another blackout. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/03/venezuela-suffers-blackout-month-190326055858552.html has been hit by yet another electricity blackout, including much of the capital, Caracas, sowing alarm two weeks after a nationwide outage that paralysed the country. The p...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

NZ mosque attack shows that its time to shut off FB live and deny other would-be whack jobs the opportunity to livestream their atrocities.

https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/03/artic ... book-live/
by absinthe beginner
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Israel vows "forceful response" to HAMAS rocket attack
Replies: 14
Views: 865

Israel vows "forceful response" to HAMAS rocket attack

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/03/people-wounded-rocket-attack-central-israel-190325041026437.html An early morning rocket, allegedly fired from the Gaza Strip, struck a home in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people and prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a trip t...
by absinthe beginner
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Our media flagships are lamenting the fact America doesn't have a leader "as good as New Zealand's Prime Minister" who will ban all those evil semi-automatic firearms.

https://thehill.com/homenews/media/4353 ... e-minister
by absinthe beginner
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Stercutus said: Taking the guns away from their citizens as a response to actions by a third party seems idiotic to me. Reason has little to do with this. I suspect New Zealand's elites were looking for a convenient pretext to ban semi-auto weapons, and the shooter gave them one. In his manifesto h...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

New Zealand Bans Guns After Mass Shooting; All "Military-Style" And "Assault Rifles" Outlawed https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-03-21/new-zealand-bans-guns-after-mass-shooting-all-military-style-and-assault-rifles New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the "first tranche" to reforms ...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

A Senegalese refugee with a criminal record who somehow got a job as a school bus driver (WTF, over) attempted to immolate the kids he was entrusted with transporting, out of anger over the Italian governments hard-line policies against African and Middle Eastern migrants coming in by sea. Thank God...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Are you prepped against a dirty bomb attack?
Replies: 4
Views: 530

Re: Are you prepped against a dirty bomb attack?

I survived a kimchee fart on a packed Korean bus in Seoul, ROK, back in the day. After that horrific exposure, I think a DB will be no big deal.
by absinthe beginner
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30066

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Another power outage hits Venezuela. https://sputniknews.com/latam/201903181073348777-venezuela-blackout-caracas/ CARACAS (Sputnik) - A massive power outage occurred again in various parts of the Venezuelan capital of Caracas and nearby localities, eyewitnesses of the incident told Sputnik on Monday...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Now the extremes are going to feed off each other as each attack begets reprisal attacks.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-03- ... recht-tram
by absinthe beginner
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

VICE news piece on the memes and code phrases that extremists in the white supremacist millieu are using to egg each other on.

https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/vbw ... ommunicate
by absinthe beginner
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

NZ authorities are taking draconian measures to prevent people from viewing or circulating the livestream video the shooter broadcast. I have no issue with that, as long as the authorities take equal measures to prevent the circulation or viewing of jihadi videos as well. Of course censorship is onl...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Livestreaming videos assures nutters an audience of millions and instant infamy. Maybe social media should disable this capability so future whack jobs won't be able to livestream their atrocities and these sick videos never see the light of day except at jury trials. https://www.businessinsider.com...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Stercutus said: The only thing that can be said with any clarity is that he is already well on the way achieving some of his goals such as changing gun laws in NZ. The gunman seems to have taken a very cynical and calculated approach that official actions taken in response to his rampage would prov...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

One of the most discouraging things about these recent mass shootings is how so many people immediately rush to fit them into their own narrative and agenda-pushing, without regard for the actual facts in the case. Especially the claims that it is a "false flag" attack designed by (insert name of ev...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New Zealand Mosque Shootings
Replies: 88
Views: 2891

Re: New Zealand Mosque Shootings

One of the four people arrested in the aftermath of the incident was a dumb-ass who dressed in cammies and went out carrying a gun to pick up his child from school (he was afraid for her safety). That seems incomprehensibly stupid to me, and he's lucky the police showed great restraint when they enc...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: "Bomb Cyclone" batters central U.S.
Replies: 0
Views: 622

"Bomb Cyclone" batters central U.S.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-03-14/bomb-cyclone-denotes-over-70-million-hurricane-winds-batter-central-us The National Weather Service (NWS) announced a meteorological "bomb" detonated over the Central US of "historic proportions." As the powerful winter storm developed mid-week, heavy snow p...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30066

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

China is offering Venezuela help to restore its power grid. https://nypost.com/2019/03/13/china-offers-to-help-venezuela-end-its-nationwide-blackout/ Venezuela sinks deeper into dystopia. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-latin-america-47545055/venezuelan-crisis-running-out-of-food-power-and-cash-in...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30066

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Very instructive to see how Venezuelans are responding to a grid-down scenario as the nationwide power outage drags on. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/12/we-call-it-survival-venezuelans-improvise-solutions-as-blackout-continues At Residencias Karina, an apartment complex in the southeast...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 310
Views: 30066

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

These Pictures Show Just How Severe Venezuela's Massive Blackouts Are

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ga ... wer-photos

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