Today, I’m continuing a two-part series on the Top 10 lies and half-truths about urban survival. The point isn’t to convince people living in rural areas to move into the city. It’s to get people, no matter where they live, to put a plan in place to increase their chances of surviving short-, medium- and long-term disasters right where they are.
There are few things about which history is unanimous. Land wars in Asia, for example… always a bad idea. Paper money falls into this category. Paper money always fails and wipes out the people who depend on it.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States. During the depths of the Great Depression, Roosevelt’s New Deal, inaccurately credited with rescuing the nation’s economy, threw open the United States Treasury in an outpouring of feel-good, make-work programs which would have put even John Maynard Keynes (not to mention FDR’s pal Papa Joe Stalin) to shame.
The incompetence of the Transportation Security Administration’s airport screening porn show/gropefest is again on display. According to news reports, an undercover TSA agent successfully passed through the naked body scanners at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport multiple times with a handgun concealed in her brassiere, and it was never discovered.
Backed by money, volunteers and rhetoric from Democrats ranging from the ill-kempt professional protestor types all the way to President Barack Obama himself (“assault on unions”), the far left is out in force in Wisconsin’s capital bearing placards ranging from the now-ubiquitous “Republican-as-Hitler” mock-ups to images of sniper’s crosshairs superimposed over Governor Scott Walker’s face.
Did you know that if you combine rice and beans in a meal, it could replace the need for meat or other protein? Rice and beans each contain certain amino acids that, when combined together, form a complete protein.
I’ve been on the radio a few times in the last month. Producers are contacting us with interview requests because of our new promotional video, “The End of America.”
As soon as President Barack Obama ascended to the White House through a campaign of overt race-baiting, the Tea Party ascended to wield real clout in the conservative wing of American politics.
For President Barack Obama, the traveling public’s concerns over the Transportation Security Administration’s 4th Amendment-violating policies are a big joke.
As 2010 became 2011, the people of Tunisia, spurred on by a random incident of police brutality, awoke from the slumber of oppression and took to the streets. Within days their government was high-tailing it for quieter climes.