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Posted on 06/28/2013 7:26:10 PM PDT by Kartographer
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That said, I'm glad the price has come down...so I can buy more.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
You’re right...of course. Too much time without sleep. My apologies here.
A fool opens their mouth and removes all doubt.
OOPs sorry, Didn’t mean to the post to neither of you, just want folks to know what was going on. Seems I’ve been accused of being a metals hawk and making money off my prepping advise. As well as purposely leading FR preppers down the road of ruin to my advantage.
I purposely stay away from two prepping subjects metals and bartering ammo, because both cause hard feelings among preppers.
I also in no way make money either through my recommendation of reading various blogs or through any of my recommendation on equipment, food, gear of any kind. I try to rotate the blogs, but there are only so many that post stuff worth reading.
I was very reluctant to take over the Preppers’ Ping list from ChocChipCookie when I was asked but I did and tried to do the best job I could. It’s been good at times as I told someone the other day that I do it because I think of this passage:
But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes someone’s life, that person’s life will be taken because of their sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for their blood.’Ezekiel 33:6
And though I feel its a duty there have been many times its been a real pain, what with the name calling, bs to a point of having to bring Jim Rob in even to the threats which though many were in anger and bluster more than a couple were serious.
It’s all very disheartening and takes a toll. I will pray on it.
Jane Long and vox_freedom thank you for the defense. To you Marcella the Iron Lady of FR who has always had my back a especially big thank you.
As soon as you mentioned 1970 as if it were somehow relevant, I knew there was no use trying to convince you otherwise. All I can do is wish you all the best in the coming years. I think you are wrong about the country being in a healthy normal recovery. I think there is some real rough waters ahead of us and I am doing my best to be financially prepared and stocked up on important supplies.
Her name is Ursula?
I never knew that.
You should be prepared. See *all* of post #24.
Chin up, buddy. Don't let them get you down.
You're doing good work...there are some people you just have to ignore.
I second that, laplata. The Kartster does an much as any other poster on FR to make the world a better place. Hell, a discussion of prepping has been the best angle to approach people to share genuine conservative common sense. I don’t have to have the same political or theological viewpoint as someone else to have a rational and often mutually enlightening discussion about prepping.
Well said, RSR. We should be thankful.
Kart, I think we mostly forget when we write on a prepper thread, its there for the whole world to read. How many Freeper lurkers are there who have benefitted from your prepper threads? How many around the world have benefitted from your prepper threads? Then, add up the naysayers, the uncouth, the bad language critics, and compare the numbers. The miserable malcontents amount to nothing when compared to those you help. Keep your eye on the goal and not the critics.
When you get verbally attacked, we will be here as soon as we are alerted. Much of the time, I see it when it happens and put on my iron armor really fast and run in. I normally carry my long machete with me that lops off the offending written words thrown at you. If I could be a moderator ah, but that is just a dream zot, zot, zot.
Thanks for the new handle of Iron Lady. Think Ill keep it.
That is bad grammer.
Allow me: "You cant get over more much maxi-wrongifieristic."
If you stop doing prepper threads, you condemn me to certain death.
Can you live with MY BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS???!?
Well, that’s what I named her.
Ursula the VK has been appearing on Zot Threads for years; just in the last year or so, I’ve expanded her wardrobe and her arsenal.
Its really really simple. If you aren’t interested don’t come to these threads.
Fact is this is the first time in recorded history when it wasn’t commonplace for people to store food and other resources against lean times.
All the indications point to problems ahead. The only thing we don’t know is how bad they will be. I pray I’m wrong but am not willing to bet the lives of my children.
You are soooo screwed.
Excellent! Thanks, I needed that!
The real difference between preppers is how long we are prepping for and what we are expecting.
I’m sort of lucky, the odds are overwhelminglyt that I will have to deal with an earthquake and the subsequent societal disruption. There are those who expect society to collapse and intend to play a role in the complete reformation of America after she goes Road Warrior, to me that is beyond point of diminishing returns and not worth it, being ready for no water or power for a few weeks on the other hand is common sense and the question is merely the best and lowest cost way to do it and to convince others to do so.
I mean I *WANT* my lib neighbors, my gay neighbors, my neighbors who had the Obama lawn signs to ALSO prep.
Maybe some don’t feel that way, and would wax tumescent in watching them die of thirst or mob violence whilst saying “I told you so, see you in hell lib”.... not me; if they will have their stash of water, sanitation, food and first aid stuff together, and if they want to come out to the shooting range with me and/or learn how to reload, I’ve done more for presenting what I think of as the reality based viewpoint than getting in their face with condemnation
Acquiring metals is certainly not the *first* thing to do in preparedness, but they make sense as one of the subsequent steps.
One thing I've started doing lately is sending silver rounds to my son who is living on the other side of the country. I know he doesn't have room to store a lot of food, but he can store some rounds. I look at it as being "better than nothing".
Besides ... they're practically giving silver away these days!
LOL, you most certainly have a way with words!
And you are correct, of course.
I’m none too keen on the notion of arming my jailbird neighbor, should it come to that. He shoulda prepped by not being a three-time (caught) idiot, IMHO. But I’d fend off home invaders from there just ‘cause we don’t need that kinda crap in the neighborhood.
Thanks, my thinking is that if the jailbird neighbor has a few days worth of water and food, and even maybe some first aid stuff and knowledge of how to use it, a potential threat becomes a potential resource. And they just might start to buy into a bit more of a sense of community; let’s face it, prepping makes one feel a lot smarter and more responsible and empowered. :-)
Probably based on the idea that Obama wants to continue as President for life,and intends to manufacture a crisis to suspend elections.
By “G_d” do you mean Yehova, or some other ‘god?’
There is way too much that has to happen, even for the trib to begin before another 10 years or more.
And remember, Daniel’s 70th week has to begin on a sabbath year.
If you are referring to my post #4, I am referring to G_d the father, the first part of the Christian trinity , you know ... as in Father, Son and Holy Spirit. I use the expression G_d as I am of Jewish decent (second generation Christian) and wish not to offend our Jewish readers ... respect only.
Hope this answers your question.
You’re full of what catfish are usually full of pal!
Karto works hard for others’ benefit, and doesn’t hawk anything here.
There is way too much that has to happen, even for the trib to begin before another 10 years or more.
Are you sure? Things can happen very quickly.
No accusation was made, read the “to” comment and you will understand.
Marcella Thatcher? :o)
There are several wars yet to come, one of which will be nuclear. Antichrist cannot appear before them because they are what weakens the global structure to allow him to come to power. The ‘abomination’ has to be in the middle of a sabbath of years.
Do you agree that before the Antichrist can come, the United States will be reduced in power and will no longer be a viable nation?
I definitely believe there will be nuclear war.
Respect needs to be reserved for Yehova, who has commanded that his name be proclaimed. Respecting those that reject his commandments does them no favor, they need his name more than any do.
All nations will be reduced to fecklessness; that is how he rises.
The SCOTUS decisions will do their part to weaken us!
Keep his commandments, spread his word, and watch, that is all we can do.
Study his Fall Feasts, they predict the times for which you are concerned.
To each his own. If, for some reason, you are trying to pick a fight ... that is your cause, not mine. I use the expression “G_d” only to respect my FR Jewish friends, if you find a problem with that, it is your burden.
Although I am a Christian, I still respect the sensitivities of my Jewish friends and my Jewish heritage. And, by the grace of G_d will continue to do so.
Not trying to fight!
If you love your friends, your duty is to lead them to knowledge, not to extend their darkness.
Would you want to hear them ask “Why didn’t you tell me?”
The world is in such a mess that only God can fix it.
Things are set in motion and all this political stuff no longer matters.
Obama is an enabler of evil and in turn, the Antichrist.
It is written.
That's a good fit. I have a picture of both of us, Margaret Thatcher and me, standing side by side. We are about the same height and our skin color is the same. I am of English decent on both sides, so she and I could be sisters.
The picture was made in Madame Tussauds wax museum in London. I didn't care about the various kings and queens, etc., but I did want a picture of Thatcher and me.
So, yes, just all me Iron Lady Marcella Thatcher. I think she would be pleased.
>> “Things are set in motion and all this political stuff no longer matters.” <<
Very true, and probably politics as such never did matter; he has a plan, and it is precise. Souls matter.
>> “ I think she would be pleased.” <<
From what I know of you here, I think so too.
Thanks again for all your good work and a good heart, Kartographer.
“I got my answer First song Sunday’s services.
“The Lord is my light and my salvation why should I be afraid “”
Count on God/Jesus/Holy Spirit every time when you are distressed. I think the Trinity is our only hope. You are needed here. You have an earthly job to provide what you need, but I think your job on FR is more than earthly and I mean that.
No, but the slackers depend on the economy.
From Kipling, a year after the end of The Great War:
In the Carboniferous Epoch, we were promised abundance for all
By robbing selected Peter to pay for collective Paul
But though we had plenty of money, there was nothing our money could buy
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings said If you don't work, you die.
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