The Bush administration bailed out AIG yesterday to the tune of 85 billion dollars. I can hardly fathom that much money. But I can fathom that the Fascists have used us again to to socialize their loses. The system is still going to fail but Bush is going to help his buddies as long as he can. We need some Internet Detective to go back through some records and see if AIG gave much to the RNC in support of Bush's election or re-election. The Detective might also check to see how much was donated by wholly owned subsidiaries of AIG. Lehman Brothers must have given to the DNC.
I have had a couple nice comments from readers in the last 12 or 16 hours. Less than 1% of my readership. I would much rather be a help to a very small number of people interested in surviving than to be a source of entertainment to a larger number.
Put away about 20 pounds of shell-outs yesterday. They got their freezing and their Bay Leaves and they got put away. I love having that food around. It can prolong life. In reading TEOTWAWKIAIFF this morning I got inspired to get me some more candles. You can catch this fine fella at http://teotwawkiaiff.blogspot.com/. PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT HE SAYS YOU NEED! If it ain't perfect it is way down the road from what most people consult with. A whole lot further down the road. This is not a time to be emotional. It is a time of enforced rationality on the part of those intending to survive. THINK!
Over at SurvivalBlog our guy James W. Rawles had a very good post from a guy in Cincinnati, OH. He had friends who went to stores for survival items at the approach of the remnant of Hurricane Ike. And he duly noted that all the exact things Rawles said would be grabbed off the shelves in the stores were exactly what was gone. Ain't it wonderful to have a good man like Jim Rawles tell you these things? And haven't you shown your appreciation by at least stocking up before hand? Sigh... The truth of the matter is that most of you haven't done a damn thing. And these bloggers out here are telling you every day of the week to get ready!
What a world. That is what pisses me off about writing about survivalism. You tell the people what to have on hand, the latest economic and political news that can affect them, the latest danger signals on the horizon. And most of them are not ready. Shame on ye!
But I am not quitting. I am going on, preparing my food storage and my security and what ever else is necessary and I can afford. What I cannot afford costs me a bit of time while I figure out how to get it.
I go for now. Stay alive.