and the beat keeps runnin’ n’ runnin’ n’ runnin’
Lets see; last post was ’bout building stuff, right? And that really is my schtick these days. Not just so that I can say “I built that” despite some jack-ass in some ivory tower saying we didn’t build anything. (and he never built anything anyway so why would we listen to him at all.) Nope, I am building tools that will aid in making other things down the line. Hopefully, soon, I can start adding to that list in structure to house these items, or at least put cover over them.
In a post prior to that one, I mentioned building parallel economies/industry. I am hoping that this will get through to some others. There are more than a few out there that are ‘getting it’ and some are even taking on monumental proportions. That is counter productive as a parallel economy in my eyes, but hey, to each their own: I won’t belabor the point here.
Yup, building tools to make items for use or resale as needed. I won’t be the only person here doing that either. What we build/make/manufacture is not all that important; the fact that we are going to be doing so IS. Think about that. Across the board, we are hearing tales of companies cutting back on staff or cutting the hours of staff to ‘get below the bar’ of the new tax laws coming on line January 1. We have seen a major, near iconic, business fold up due to union pressure and cut the losses across the board. And there are more to come. I think, just MHO, that we are starting to see the approach to that ‘controlled crash’ the socialists in this country have been working towards. Of course, a natural disaster at this point, or even a few cumulative disasters, would just tickle those ghouls silly. FEMA? LOL, that has been a proven disaster each time it has been needed. But we know this. We know all about these things.
Get it local, if you can. Try to build a base of support local if you can. But keep your eyes on the horizons for the black swans. They are flocking just the same as always and when they hit us right between the headlights, we always get surprised. Try to minimize how much damage the black swans can do to YOUR vehicle. Each of us is capable of so much more than any group of politicians, we just need to get our hands dirty in doing it. In my case, that black swan strike will be the kickoff for the rest of my ideas. When that day comes, my bag of tricks gets opened up and I go into full production mode.
Build it local, it may not be a brand name sony flatscreen, but if it keeps you warm or cooks your food, or helps you grow your food; it is worth far more than that hunk of plastic and glass hanging on the wall.