Skip to comments.How Horrific Will It Be For The Non-Prepper?
Posted on 05/12/2012 2:48:24 PM PDT by blam
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Simple answer: There are a lot more NP than you. They will eventually overwhelm any defense you have.
I can’t read all that. My attention span is too short today. But I read the title.
Here’s my thoughts...
non preppers will make not just their own lives miserable. they will make your life miserable too. Think about it. The ideal is if everyone is a prepper, then the disaster is not a disaster. The disaster is what happens when non preppers become desperate and do desperate things.
and that is the cliffs notes version of your article.
Add to my list : (more)Insect repellent.
People on the Gulf coast, smart people, know all too well about prep.
Insect repellent, can get it by the case at *Sams*, will never go to waste down here.
Deep Woods Off, pretty good.
As a result of Ike, the hurricane, Texas requires all municipal water systems to have adequte power generation on site to keep pressures up to snuff.
One of the best things we have done and you might want to contact your state legislators about doing the same.
Storms, floods, and other natural disasters are historically more likely than a national collapse into capability paralysis. Yet few people even prep for that, something that may call for only a couple weeks or so of roughing it.
Of course it’s an individual choice, and that ought to be honored. Maybe some people WOULD rather just quickly die if the poop impacts the propeller.
Organizational prepping (like at a church level) is, I’d think, better than so many loner efforts.
During Katrina, we lost everything but water for seven days...the fresh running water was a life saver.
With what resources? Stuff they prepped with? They aren't preppers.
The Twilight Zone episode “The Shelter” comes to mind.
What is their fuel and how long can they run for?
Are the Yankees playing today?
blam, been thinking about this a little more practically, lately. aven’t got the resources to puurchase one of those kits advertised, but do have some common sense + and some experience with long term winter power outages.
Here’s my preliminary list.
Be glad to have your input. Be kind.
a stash of:
beans (maybe canned)
Ballon water bottles
books + Bible &missal
have a 9 mm w/ one magazine know how to shoot don’t know haow to get more magazines
Gosh, that’s my thinking.
This is absolutely one thing that any prepper should take into account.
I am certain that there will be more non-preppers than preppers, those who will try and take by force that which they need - and who can blame them?
Not me. I don;t blame them one bit.
But non-preppers, well..do they have the ammo to back up their threats?
If you don't know how to cook dried beans, I'd be glad to give you some instructions.
Something to consider.
In all of our (America’s) modern day experiences with disasters the calvalry is always ready to come riding to the resue in a few days or weeks.
It is only a matter of time before FEMA, the Red Cross or other relief groups show up with MRE’s, water and medical assistance. Usually local law enforcement or the National Guarrd show up fairly soon to restore some sort of civil order and work crews are right behind to clean up debri and restore utilities.
In a severe SHTF epidode most, or all of that support will not be there for extended periods, or maybe never.
When the supermarket shelves go bare and the utilities go down it may be for the rest of our lives.
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