Category: Emergency Preparedness
The largest and most fragile outer ring would be the nation itself. Operations of federal government, supply chains, national banks, military chains of command, etc. are highly vulnerable to attack because they are literally exposed to all of the danger in the world. You have little or no control over what happens on the national level.
Hemorrhagic fever viruses such as Ebola have been widely discussed as a biological weapon. Deliberate introduction of such a weapon, whether in a warhead or a human vector, would be an act of war and a crime against humanity. Protection of our population is a matter of national security.
Everything on these lists can be obtained at supermarkets, wholesale clubs, coops, or online specialty stores. Act now. We have only a few weeks to prepare for the Fiscal Cliff.
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy has brought a lot of attention to preparedness communities, or “preppers.” These networks have become expert in researching and devising ways to prepare their homes to be havens of health and security in the case of local or national collapses.
The threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) strike on this country is a very well documented.
Though bad things have always happened, indications are that new and more intense threats now face Americans, and we would all be wise to prioritize our personal security through a plan of home and family preparedness.
The model of preparedness, which I call The Concentric Rings of Security, places the power of personal safety and survival with the individual.
Americans may be dispersed, economically down-sized, with ideological divisions impeding typical commerce and interaction, but with the Constitution and Bible in hand, those of us ready to coalesce into communities built upon the principles of human freedom can be governed by a unifying set of laws designed for times such as these.
Hurricane Sandy, Katrina, and all the muddy, bloody disasters of recent memory are hard-knocks object lessons of government’s inability, even under the best of circumstances, to mobilize quickly and sufficiently enough to take care of people in the midst of chaos and destruction.