Courtesy of someone you should be paying very close attention to every Tuesday, while you still can, the indomitable Ol’ Remus at The WoodPile Report,
The Deep State could starve millions of people if it decided to cut supply routes. As time passes, it becomes clear how unbalanced the present situation is. Things will get worse. It doesn’t matter how exactly they will turn so. What matters is that you get prepared
He just pointed out that the most critical aspect of your future survival and it’s tenuous continuation is dependent on forces beyond your control.
It has been proposed that if the trucks stopped delivering critical food and supplies for only three days in a row that absolute pandemonium would start on the fourth day.
Prepping, as it has been called, is not some trendy fad nor the exclusive activity of mouth breathing red necks.
Not so many years ago it was a necessity practiced by virtually everyone.
Every home had some kind of pantry in it and supermarkets were the stuff of science fiction. People bought food stuffs in bulk and knew how to cook, eat and preserve them out of necessity.
Getting people to understand the fragility of our current Just In Time food supply system is nigh near impossible because it is the only system most people have ever known.
It is the result of bean counters chasing maximum profits with minimal investment and has absolutely no interest in whether you eat or don’t.
I don’t know about anyone else but I have been hungry before and it is something I have never forgotten.
It is also something that I don’t care to experience again just because some old rattle trap Freightliner never made it to the loading dock of the local Wally World.
In case you don’t know where to start or are in a hurry to get something stashed away, here is a link to an old article over at Creekmore’s place that shows you how to do a quick and dirty all in one run at Wal Mart that will at least get you in a place to at least have something put away for emergencies.