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Peak Oil: Good News and Bad News

Written by Gary North on December 22, 2011

Is peak oil real? Yes. Is it an imminent threat? No. Take a look at this graph. It reveals that peak oil usage per person peaked in 1973. Then it dropped. It has been flat for decades. What are some of the implications: These. The global population data are from the US census bureau, and […]

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FEMA’s Emergency Camps: Hiring Has Begun

Written by Gary North on December 16, 2011

Alex Jones has posted a “Help Wanted” advertisement issued by a private firm that is working for the U.S. government, namely, FEMA. TheĀ  document reads as follows: KBR is establishing a National Quick Response Team for our current Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) work, and for anticipated future […]

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Good Economic Reasons for Not Fleeing the USA

Written by Gary North on December 15, 2011

There have always been people who have recommended leaving the USA for greener pastures. I have not been one of them. I have always recommended that Americans move abroad for a year, rent a house, and see how well they adjust. Don’t go cold turkey. Go “warm turkey.” A recent article on this spells out […]

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Preparation for Crisis:Networking Opportunities

Written by Gary North on December 15, 2011

Americans are sensing that business as usual is getting risky. They are looking for ways to reduce their risk in a financial crisis. So, “preparationism” is growing. This has created local business opportunities. But, more important, the opportunity to create a local network of trusted people is growing. One site announces: Shows are popping up […]

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Food Storage: The Government’s Noose Tightens

Written by Gary North on December 14, 2011

This report comes from a well-known libertarian activist, Karen DeCoster. As much as many folks understand the real aim of the government’s war on guns, less is known about the government’s war on preparedness. Survivalists, off-the-grid folks, gun “nuts”, and now, preppers who are determined to stay self-sufficient (and alive and crime-free) in times of […]

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Guns: Radio Ad Shoots Sales Through the Roof

Written by Gary North on December 14, 2011

I am in advertising. We have a saying: “Clever doesn’t sell.” This time it did. This ad is getting tremendous business for a local gun shop in Fresno, California. What I like about it is that it gets women into the store. I’m not sure why. My advice: follow the advice in the ad.

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FEMA’s Internment Camps: Hiring Has Begun

Written by Gary North on December 8, 2011

What you are about to read may seem too far off the wall to be taken seriously. But, after you have examined the evidence, you will see that our problem is not that this story is off the wall; it is off the radar. The public is unaware that the federal government is preparing to […]

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U.S. Gun Manufacturers Are Being Swallowed Up

Written by Gary North on December 6, 2011

A mysterious company, privately owned, is buying up small American manufacturers of guns. Its financial backer is a private investment organization. Very little is known about who the owners are. It is very big. It has bought Remington. It has bought Bushmaster. It has bought DPMS, the military style semiautomatics. It is like the Lone […]

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Black Friday’s Gun Sales: A Record

Written by Gary North on December 5, 2011

Background checks for gun sales on Black Friday were 129,000. That was a one-day record. It was one-third higher than any day on record: Black Friday 2008. The actual number of firearms sold was higher. Multiple firearms can be purchased on the basis of one background check. The FBI does not track sales, only background […]

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