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Where Will You Go if America Collapses?

Jay Wye Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 1:54 PM
HOW do you defend a large farm against the inevitable raiders from the cities? You'd need a commune. Read One Second After by William Forstchen to get an idea of America after a collapse.
Jay Wye Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 7:42 PM
note how the "progressives" are totally dependent on their government.
they rely on police to protect them,despite the evidence from the LA riots,and several natural disasters.They mostly live in cities that would quickly become unlivable in a collapse.(no heat,water,food,or sanitation.)
Jay Wye Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 7:39 PM
Of course,what worth does gold have in such a society? zero.
Lead is worth far more,it can be cast into useful bullets.
powder can be made from sulfur,niter,and carbon.all readily available.
AuntiRE Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 5:02 PM
I have. One of the most interesting parts was the fact bullets became the highest prized item.

A reader from New York has a follow-up question for me.

Referencing a “Question of the Week” from last month, in which I expressed guarded optimism that America could be saved, she wants to know what I would do if things go the wrong way.

In other words, what if things go really wrong and America suffers a Greek-style fiscal collapse? And imagine how bad that might be since there wouldn’t be an IMF or European Central Bank capable of providing bailouts to the United States.

Perhaps because of an irrational form of patriotism, I’m fairly certain that I...

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