Skip to comments.Trapping Feral Pigs, And Other Parables Of Modern Life
Posted on 10/25/2012 5:19:57 AM PDT by Travis McGee
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There’s a market for the meat. Some trappers have contracts with buyers.
Some of the pigs are too nasty and infected to eat. Those which are healthy are very, very tasty.
First hand experience.
Excellent. Thank you.
Good article. The dumb turkeys are domesticated. Their brains have been bred out of them like American kids in union run public schools.
Your winches look like giant curly bulbs:)
When I was in high school, one of my best friends family captured wild hogs on a regular basis.
They did it with dogs and would literally let the dogs bay them up and grab them by the hind legs then drag them to a portable pen which was then loaded on a pickup.
They would then keep them penned for a month or more feeding them whatever they fed them fattening them and eventually butchering them.
I don’t recall any of his family ever getting hurt but their dogs all were scarred up from fighting the pigs.
Excellent article! Thanks.
“Live like bugs, die like bugs.”
Never heard that before, excellent!
This is very well done. It should become a classic.
The ancient Greeks had Aesop’s Fables. We now have Travis’ Fables.
I and I suspect a lot more of us, really do appreciate your efforts in fighting for our Constitutionally guaranteed freedoms.
Hopefully you can one day say the same as the Apostle Paul “I have run the straight race, I have fought the good fight, I have kept the faith”, or words similar to those.
Brilliant and chilling...
Nobody ever said life would be easy, nor safe, nor anything other than what it is...daily survival on different levels and at different extremes.
Lessons to learn and take to heart.
Thanks for the ping, good brother.
” (And now I will be called the usual pejoratives by the usual politically correct imbeciles,....”
No pejoratives from this guy. I took your advice 6 years ago, sold my home in Los Angeles, and moved 18 miles outside a city in AZ.
Essay was so good I saved it.
Thanks Travis!! Another great thought provoking column.
Bump for later...
Oddly enough, I didn’t get pinged.
I think this is a most excellent article that makes a very salient point. I think it is exactly going to happen like that, most people will be the sheep. Just human nature to follow the crowd, especially these days reinforced by pop-culture, media and skoolz.
Can you imagine (worst case scenario) millions of zombie-looters leaving the cities looking for food and whatever else? How long will that situation last? Will they die off fast enough so that some self-sufficient survivors remain without being overrun and killed? Because the first reaction of this mob to seeing a little place in the country where people still have food is going to be ANGER and a jealous rage.
Deep, deep down they will know that these people worked hard and sacrificed to move away from the city and raise/store their own food. Deeper down they might even know these people did the right and proper thing. The rage also comes from knowing that they their own selves didn’t do this, didn’t prepare, didn’t know to or care to. It will just make them madder. They are conditioned to think it unfair.
So even though many who did the right thing have a shot at survival, if the mob finds them early a few rifles might not make much of a difference.
Hopefully enough of the mob dies off quickly enough for some in the far flung hinterlands to survive, rebuild a society and some day allow the exploration and resettlement of the rest of the continent.
Hopefully it would never get quite that bad.
I hope that folks in a prosperous and happy future America consider me a harmless crank.
Martial Law under a hard tyranny is one route, and most folks will cheer for Martial Law as opposed to anarchy and starvation. It could go Mad Max, or tyranny, or the USA might split into regions, with differing outcomes.
But sooner or later, that city food supply conveyor is going to experience a disruption, and Katie bar the door.
I got this email Monday from Gum't sales folk... Property for sale!
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this is a good link! (My bad!)
That was great Matt!
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