Patriot Express Newsletter Edition #53
Welcome to the Patriot Express Newsletter (PENL) Edition #53. Thanks for your time and for being here. Ms. Lucy and I certainly appreciate you stopping by to check out news and views for the week. I try to keep things sensible the best I can but occasionally I hit a pot hole or hiccup that disrupts my momentum. I try to avoid certain words categorized in today’s culture as socially unacceptable. I said “try” and that doesn’t mean I always succeed.
Buckle up and hang on. My goal is to get you thinking and eventually saying “I knew that and I read that already” as you come back each week for more. If you can survive about ten to twelve weeks of the PENL I would hope you can then see the world from a different perspective. If not, keep coming back for the free coffee and bagels. We never run out and you are always welcome.
HEALTH ALERT: The Coronavirus awareness level should remain increased during this period. Like I have said previously, there is no need to panic but folks should remain ALERT to their news and surroundings as well as guidance from the national leadership. The daily numbers continue climbing and we expect this to continue. The US of A now leads all nations in number of C-virus infected personnel and will surpass the total number of deaths shortly. I’m not a doctor or expert but I do not think this is going to end anytime soon. As you may have noticed, many towns and cities around the nation have implemented lock downs, curfews, no movement, essential personnel only allowances, and so on. Here is the link to my weekly C-Virus update posted on Wednesday of each week. https://www.hopeforsurvival.com/post/covid-19-coronavirus-update-april-15-2020?siteRevision=17
TRAINING: During this period of social distancing it is a great time to dust off your plans or consider building your plans if you still do not have them created. You have several options available to you at no cost. YouTube is a great place to visit for additional information on topics of interest. I have posted several short training type Podcast on the Hope for Survival YouTube page covering numerous topics of interest to help in your preparedness planning. Most recently I posted a video on how to build your Risk Analysis Plan to determine threats and needed mitigation steps that you identify in your plans. If you have built a plan and haven’t identified possible shortfalls, threats to cause your plan to fail or the things that could go wrong, you are setting yourself up for possible failure. You can visit the Hope for Survival YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxzpwOcydroW96rFBd2Vvw?view_as=subscriber
Another step we have taken at Hope for Survival is to begin a weekly Virtual rally through Zoom where we discuss world events and topics of interest to the Patriots attending the Zoom rally. Last week we discussed personal security, gardening and growing crops, building raised beds, and trucking and food supplies impacting the nation and other important topics. If you have interest in attending a Hope for Survival virtual training event please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the distribution list for attendance information. The virtual conference room information will not be posted in open on the website for OPSEC
We conducted the 2nd Zoom virtual training session on Thursday evening and it was great spending time with fellow Patriots discussions world news and events, discussing topics such as security cameras for the interior and exterior, portable water showers, chickens and goats, long term storage of eggs and methods to do so, and the mental aspect of firearms. The group discussion makes these events the best.
Recommended Reading: This was sent to me via email from Ms. Kim Fletter. Some of you are on Ms. Fletter’s email listing and receive the fantastic information she sends out during the week. I wanted to share this information with our readers on PENL. Have you ever read Tragedy & Hope by Carroll Quigley? It might not be believable if others I’ve studied had not confirmed this deceptive plan. My Bible tells me even the demons believe & shudder. Here’s the book that reveals the Deep State by one of their own. Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time: Carroll Quigleyn, https://www.amazon.com/Tragedy-Hope-History-World-Time/dp/094500110X
Since the book Tragedy & Hope is over 1300 pages here is a more digestible book. The Naked Capitalist by W. Cleon Skousen and can be purchased at Amazon.
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Thoughts for the week –
It has been an adjustment doing telework from the hills of Tennessee. Wonderful, yet
demanding. I like it even though the hours can be demanding. The level of self discipline is high and one must adjust to communicating and participating with coworkers virtually. Technology is great in this aspect. I have enjoyed the peacefulness of the early mornings and admiring the beauty of nature as it wakes up each morning as the sun rises. I've previously shared my enjoyment of watching my new friend, Wilson, as he hangs out and collects nuts for his daily consumption. He seems to agree with my thoughts because he doesn't run or argue back. I wonder how Wilson will survive when the time comes for me to return to the city. I wonder how I will survive being around humans again because they don't listen so well.
Was it just me or did it seem as though something strange was in the air this week? I can’t tell you what because I don’t know. But I talked with several like-minded Patriots who all agreed that something just seems off. Something is off kilter or off balance. Is it maybe so many weeks of witnessing the unknown to the future of our nation in the coming weeks and months? Is it the fact we just passed the $24 trillion dollar debt mark and the amount is still going up yet no one is talking about it? I don’t know. I just know my “calm” meter has been a little ruffled and twerked this week.
Fellow Patriots, it’s time to pull up your “spenders” and prepare to “suck it up” because the tides ahead are looking rough at this point. Of course we don’t have a magical ball, do we? And just think, sixty days ago we could expect nearly a million deaths in the near future from the C-virus. So why the difference? Because one was a projection and the other is a result of many realities starting to surface as results of the projection. We can only hope this is short term but I fear the damage is a compilation of years of band-aids and scabs that has finally decided to get infected.
Granted, we can be resilient as humans when left alone to build things and fix things. The question is keeping the suited bureaucrats locked up for their failure to provide growth, leadership, and for not sounding the alarm that our ship sprung holes. I’m still scratching my head as to why not a single Washingtonian had the “guts” to provide a heads up or a Forrest Gump command of “run Forrest run.” Not one. When you read the numbers being forecasted for the remainder of 2020 someone should be singing like a canary. So my question to you is “are you ready?”
You will probably note some of the next few items being talked about as “signs” we should be watching for in the days and weeks ahead. These are normally occurrences that one can watch for to indicate how things are going as a result of past events. Job cuts and losses equals unemployment. Unemployment equals loss of wages. Loss of wages equals loss of income. Loss of income equals loss of ability to pay rent and buy food. Loss of ability to pay rent and buy food equals homelessness and hunger. You get the picture. It is a chain reaction to prior events. Guess what? We are already witnessing the events unfolding. While our worthless in Washington D.C. fight over politics the tax paying citizens who pay their salaries now suffers. What is wrong with this picture? Seriously. And think about this, Capitalism in its true form cannot work with business and the power of the supply chain shut down for an extended period. Don’t you think certain members of the Washington elite realize this?
There are all kinds of bells and indicators flashing around us to pay closer attention. Don’t wait until they happen. Cross check your plans with the indicators to see how your plan counters the possible threat to your way of life.
Here is a great explanation to the livestock problem taken from Market Ticker….
”The hog does not stop growing if you don't harvest it; it continues to require feed and for its waste to be removed yet there's no money coming in to fund either the feed or waste removal since the plant to process said pig into pork chops and bacon is closed and thus the hog cannot be sold.”