And here we are.
I know that I said no politics on this page. I have to say that over the last 48 hours, I have been mighty silent on things.
And really, what can you say. The voice of modern thinking spoke up and made intentions QUITE clear.
All I can say on the subject at this point is that we have received an extension of sorts. Yes, more of the same, only harder this time around. IF, you don’t have it together, IF, you don’t have your tribe in order, IF, you don’t have the mindset corrected: NOW is when you get a chance to get it in order.
What is coming? God only knows. Will we see civil disruptions due to that divisiveness that the backsliding carpetbagger mentioned in his concession speech? The answer to that depends on how hard the opposition pushes those that actually fund the Nanny State.
Will the Arms laws go even further down the proverbial toilet? Given past history of those involved and historical precedent in other totalitarian regimes: Very likely. Will you comply? All I can say to that is find a local drug head and pay him $5 for a signature on a receipt for any lost guns or what not. Paperwork is always worth more than “Honest words” when it comes to shady and compromised court systems.
Me, I will be doing what I have to, to keep the shop alive and well. There will be need for people to make things that don’t have a paper trail of shipping containers and trucking manifests. Things that will not be available when the full impact of our national debt starts to settle on those that actually make the gears move in our world. Things that are now taken for granted by our JIT delivery systems.
You probably know of a few items you can make that won’t be around when the fuel goes through the roof and deliveries cease. Might want to make an effort to get some of that “hoarded’ now. When the time comes, you will become a hub in the new economy that doesn’t work on monopoly monies. Assuming of course that the JBT’s aren’t ordered to “tax” you for your forethought. (See Urban survival for more info dated Monday Nov 5th)
My opinion? Not that it matters, I am just one iota of the plethora of scribblers on the Nets. My opinion. We have fallen off the edge and are now in freefall. I have to agree with Joel on one point though:
“Fine. Bring it on. Whatever. But in the meantime the chickens want out of their coop. Little Bear has wrapped his cable around his favorite tree again, and there’s fresh bread for breakfast. Same as always. Because I don’t care what these bozos do. To whatever extent I can, I’ve separated myself from them and I plan to stay separated.“
I have things to do to get the shop back to functional again. Let the fall happen, I will be ready for it then.