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The Anatomy of a Breakdown
If we can all agree on one thing, it’s that the government and disaster organizations alike grossly underestimate how dependent the majority of the population is on them during and after a disastrous event takes place. We need not look any further than the last major disasters that have occurred to find our answers: the Haitian earthquake that occurred in 2010, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the 2011 super tornado of Joplin, MO, and even as recently as Hurricane Sandy.
As preppers are well aware, when the needs of the population cannot be met in an allotted time frame, a phenomena occurs and the mindset shifts in people. They begin to act without thinking and respond to changes in their environment in an emotionally-based manner, thus leading to chaos, instability and a breakdown in our social paradigm.
When you take the time to understand how a breakdown behaves and how it progresses, only then can you truly prepare for it
This glimpse into a systemic breakdown is based on an isolated, limited disaster or event where emergency responders have been deployed. I must emphasize that all bets are off if the event is wide spread, affecting multiple tens of millions of people simultaneously.
Phase 1: The Warning
Although disasters such as earthquakes and tornadoes can come on so quickly that timely warnings are not always given, for the most part, governments typically provide adequate time to get a population ready in advance. Local governments even go as far as to err on the side of caution and sternly warn the citizens to evacuate.
For one reason or another, there will be a select group that stays behind. Some of these citizens are prepared and ready for what may come and may feel the need to stay to defend what is rightfully theirs but the majority of the population will not be ready for what they are about to endure. Those that are in this unprepared majority who choose to ride out the disaster do so because they are either unaware of how to fully prepare for disasters, have become complacent or numb to the heeds of warning from the local government and news media, or are overly confident.
This is the point in this cycle where herds of people go to the grocery stores frantically grabbing supplies. Most grocery stores will not be able to meet the demand of the people’s need for supplies, and many could go home empty handed.
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However, it should be noted that there is an alternate view on what most people will do if society collapses. For historians who study disasters and social collapse, there is hope that people won’t automatically turn into savages if the grid goes down. A writer for Slate recently interviewed several experts on this topic, and here’s what they had to say:
Can this ray of sunshine be trusted? I’d love to believe it can be. I asked Scott Knowles, a historian of disaster, what historians and sociologists who study collapses and disasters have to say. His answer: It depends. “We help, and also we don’t,” Knowles said in an email to me.
Over the years, academic researchers have gone back and forth on the question. “This whole area of work really got going in the Cold War when defense planners wanted to model post-[nuclear] attack scenarios,” Knowles wrote. The Disaster Research Center at Ohio State University (which has since moved to the University of Delaware) “did the work over years to model community response, and they pushed back strongly on the idea of social collapse—they found instead too much of the opposite—people converge on a disaster scene!”
And there are countless examples of people being altruistic and coming together during disasters…
Today we are witnessing a breakdown in civility in many areas of life: at public gatherings, on our roads, in our schools, at our parks and elsewhere. But where I see it at its worst is in the halls of Congress. Politics has never been a game for the meek [even becoming so contentious as to fuel duels in the early days of our nation]… Our nation is the most divided that it has been in my entire lifetime, and it isn’t going to take too much to push America into a state of full-blown civil unrest.
U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is a gifted public speaker. If he chose to use that gift for good, he could make a tremendous difference in this country. But instead, he is using his gift to encourage people to hate President Trump. During a recent appearance at Chicago’s Lincoln United Methodist Church on Saturday, Gutierrez actually referred to Trump as a “criminal” multiple times…
“The major criminal that exists in the United States of America is called Donald Trump [and] he lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Av at the White House,” Gutierrez stormed.
“Someone who takes health care away from 33 million people is a criminal,” he said.
But of course he didn’t stop there.
Gutierrez went on to tell the congregation that Trump must be “eliminated” as soon as possible…
He invited the congregation to “take action” and take back the Congress so that Trump could be put before the Senate in impeachment proceedings.
Gutierrez said Trump must be “eliminated… as the president of the United States of America.”
You can watch Gutierrez making these comments on video right here. Hopefully Gutierrez did not intend to incite his followers to violence with his remarks, but they are definitely rather chilling, especially considering what else we have learned lately.
Just recently, Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne revealed that a prominent member of Congress told him that “there is a plot on Capitol Hill to take the president out”, and that this plot would result in Trump being “removed suddenly from office”…
Members of Trump’s own party are stabbing him in the back. Many establishment Republicans hate Trump as much as the Democrats do, and they would not shed a tear if Trump was somehow removed from power. They are helping to undermine and destroy this nation.
We are at a critical moment in our history. For decades, the elite have had a hammerlock on our political system, and that is why nothing has ever seemed to change very much no matter which party was in power.
When Donald Trump came along, the American people realized that they finally had a chance to fight back against the establishment. And so even though he made mistakes, tens of millions of Americans stuck with Trump because he tapped into that fundamental hunger for liberty and freedom that we all have deep inside of us.
It literally was a miracle that Trump was able to overcome relentless attacks by the mainstream media and the political machines of both major political parties to become the president of the United States. But now the elite figure that if they can just figure out a way to get rid of him that things can go back to “normal”.
We cannot allow that to happen. This is our best shot at taking our government back, and so we need to do whatever we can to support Trump, and we also need to do whatever we can to get him a lot more friends in Congress in 2018.
As I wrote at the beginning of Trump’s presidency [based on predictions from my contacts who are former insiders in the intelligence community], the hatred of Trump, an outsider who usurping the power of DC insiders is so strong they are banding together to do anything to get rid of him. That means sabotaging his family, planting false stories, continual investigations, etc. Distract and disgust and as a former MI6 associate of mine told me, they might even go so far as to “take him out’ before his third year in office” which is how shallow and callous these DC rats are.
The Democrats have only offered the nation a false narrative, one that cheated Blacks and others out of their civil rights rather than promoted them [despite the false bill of goods they promised…you could almost mistake them for real human beings] and seem intent on turning America into a ‘socialist paradise.
Finally, here’s an example of an elected official who truly belongs in prison and has been under FBI investigation for fraud several times [indeed, her entire family has been investigated and she doesn’t even live in the city that she was elected to represent]…
According to Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Tucker Carlson is a racist because he questioned how she was able to live in a $4.3 million home with just a lawmaker's salary.
NOTE: Today more people have access to cell phones than working toilets, and the average person checks their phone 110 times a day – and nearly every 6 seconds in the evening! This perpetual interaction is a detriment to our productivity and personal safety and is actually hurting our intelligence. A study at King’s College at London University found that when distracted, workers suffered a 10 to 15 point IQ loss – a greater dumbing down than experienced when smoking marijuana. A fifteen-point deficiency is significant, as it brings an adult down to the same IQ level as an eight-year-old child.
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