Skip to comments.How North Korea Could Destroy The United States
Posted on 04/05/2013 7:10:05 AM PDT by raptor22
National Security: The administration moves an advanced missile defense system to Guam because it knows a single low-yield nuke detonated at high altitude could send America back in time a hundred years.
The announcement Wednesday by the Defense Department that it would soon deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System (THAAD), a missile defense system inherited from the Bush administration, to Guam underscores the seriousness of the threat from North Korea, whose actions, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel rightly said, "present a real and clear danger."
This move comes after the Obama administration reversed its previous scuttling of Bush administration plans to increase our ground-based interceptor force in Alaska and the deployment of two destroyers equipped with Aegis missile defense systems, the Decatur and the John McCain, to the region.
Some observers dismissed it as familiar bluster when North Korea's 28-year-old raging runt, Kim Jong-un, signed an order for North Korea's strategic rocket forces to be on standby to fire at U.S. targets in front of a map that included Austin, Texas, as a target.
But other observers are concerned that a specific target may not be what the possibly imploding North Korean regime may have in mind.
The three-stage missile North Korea launched last December that also orbited a "package," which experts say could be a test to orbit a nuclear weapon that then would be de-orbited on command anywhere over the U.S. and exploded at a high altitude, releasing an electromagnetic pulse (EMP). That would fry electronic circuitry and the nation's power grid.
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If they bombed Detroit, would we be able to tell?
Not to worry; for SIN is doing a really good job.
I live on just under 500 acres.
I hunt, fish, trap pigs, and have two gardens.
A lot of what people call prepping is an everyday way of life for me.
I burned a lot of calories just staying alive.
“...just said you couldnt live the normal life you are used to. How many D batteries does it take to run your refrigerator for a week so your food doesnt spoil?”
Will eat food out of fridge frist, then food out of freezer. Then, go to my preps which don’t require a refrigerator so no food will spoil. With no power, my life is still “normal”.
Better have yourself a big dryer ready to go or you are going to have a whole lot of rotten meat duh!
Will tHe idiot who falsely posted this to BREAKING NEWS please DO NOT DO THAT!
Do NOT get me wrong, you are right about rebuild and the extent of the damage.
You are not understating the loss of life and the horror.
I think recovery could be faster. (why?) I am considering a few factors:
1. American ingenuity.
2. Help from other countries.
3. areas within the US not effected.
MY biggest concern is what will the Govrnmnt really do!!!!
This would be an opportune time to “clean house”.
I hear you. I miss it, somewhat. I could go a week without seeing another human being. That was the up-side.
Batteries can also be maintained by an inverter/charger, much like a live aboard boat. Many people that work at home with computers have such systems that can run for a day or two.
“Rechargeable batteries will work....for a while. But they all die in the end.”
These new generation batteries can be recharged 1,000 times (or maybe it was 1,500), and I have plenty so I won’t have all of them in service at one time. I had to junk the old batteries, so all of them are new generation.
I jerk meat in a dutch oven contraption I made in about 2 hours.
“...I live on just under 500 acres....”
I hope you can defend yourself from roving mobs, AND greedy neighbors.
people can get pretty ugly.
(otherwise, you wouldn’t notice a change....)
Ahh the good life.
Just a thought - but something I have yet to see mentioned in all of the doomsday scenarios in these posts: Let’s say the carp hits the fan at high noon, or 2:00 pm, middle of the week. Kids are in school, mom/pop at work ~10, 20, 30 or more miles away. Massive EMP strike would damage all electronics in late model cars, traffic signals, mass transit, etc. You’ll be lucky if you get home and round up your family within a week’s time. And let’s not forget aircraft caught in mid-air. It will happen SUDDENLY - no warning, most likely at the most inconvenient moment; not when everyone’s sitting cozy around the dinner table.
“....Lets say the carp hits the fan at high noon, or 2:00 pm, middle of the week....”
A good observation. (very detailed-pin pointed)
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