How Prepared is America for Civil Unrest?

civil-unrestWith $17 trillion dollars in debt, $238 trillion of unfunded mandates to to programs such as social security, medicare, etc., can it be any more obvious that the United States is facing a major economic collapse?

Bottom line, the banks are going to collapse. This will cause nationwide rioting and eventually a food shortage. Yesterday we showed just how much our food production has decreased over the years. In the event of an economic collapse, whether it be planned or not, I believe food will be used as leverage against the American people.

Dave Hodges from The Common Sense show, published a nice article onSHTF Plan that discusses what may cause this civil unrest, and shared some video of actual events that once the economy collapses will show exactly how citizens will react to food and resource shortages:

Last year, the Adelphi University research center tells us that 53% of all Americans do not have a three day supply of nonperishable food and water in their homes. FEMA and DHS are not about serving the needs of the American people; These agencies are about preserving the status quo of the powers that be. But don’t try and tell that to 55% of the citizens of this country.

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Most Likely Causes of a Societal Breakdown

As the TV show by the same name, there are literally a 1,000 ways to die. The following six events represent some of the most likely events which would mortally wound our society.

1. World War III

2. False flag attack as a result of a series of nuclear explosions

3. False flag attack as a result of a chemical and biological attack

4. EMP attack

5. Military coup resulting in civil war

6. Economic collapse

America’s Level of Preparedness

A brief summation of the Adelphi study reveals the following:

  • 44 percent don’t have first-aid kits
  • 48 percent lack emergency supplies
  • 53 percent do not have a minimum three-day supply of nonperishable food and water at home
  • 55 percent believe local authorities will come to their rescue if disaster strikes

This means that 56% of those with first-aid kits, 52% of those with emergency supplies, and 47% of those who have more than three days worth of water, will be victimized by those who have not properly planned. Please allow me to put this into a real number for you. Over 130 million teenagers and adults will be in the streets seeking to obtain life-sustaining resources in a very short time following the disaster event. This is a train wreck starting to happen.

Time Frame for Societal Breakdown

Those that would be fortunate enough to survive the initial event, or series of events, would face the following timetable of events.

In the first one to two days, all shelves would be emptied of food, water, guns and medical supplies. There will be no resupply as nothing will be shipped.

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On the beginning of the third day, individuals will be in the streets scavenging for anything they can find that will keep themselves and their families alive. If there is a loss of power, many will die as a result of exposure to the elements.

By the fifth day, desperate people will organize into collectives (i.e. gangs) and will go house to house looking for stored supplies from the half that has somewhat prepared. Neighborhoods will begin to organize themselves into local vigilante groups for protection from local gangs who have become desperate. This is the day that many of the police walked off the job in New Orleans in order to protect their families. Groups of police could become the most dangerous groups in society.

In the days that follow, nobody can be trusted. There will be people who will dress up in official looking uniforms (e.g. military, national guard, police) in order to gain entry into a fortified home.

The game changing event will be a civil war. Not only will you have to deal with marauding hordes of resource deficient people, you could also be caught in the crossfire between two, or more warring armies.

Casualty Rates

1. World War III. The casualty estimates dating back to the 1960′s and 1970′s related to an all-out nuclear war was placed at 150 million Americans or at 80-85%.

2. False flag attack as a result of a series of nuclear explosions. The casualty rate is indeterminable and would depend of the number of cities involved and their relative populations and the size and placement of the nuclear device. Generally speaking, one nuclear device in a city the size of Phoenix would kill 20,000 to 100,000 people. Many more would die in the upcoming weeks due to the effects of radiation.

3. False flag attack as a result of a chemical and biological attack. The casualty rates are indeterminable.

4. EMP attack. The Naval War College tells us that within two years of a power grid take down, that 90% of us would be dead.p4h_039_200x200

5. Military coup resulting in civil war. The casualty rates of war as well as civilians victimizing each other would be impossible to calculate. Conservative estimates would place the rate at 5% to 25%.

6. Economic collapse. It is impossible to exactly determine. I think a safe bet would place this event in the category of an EMP attack in which the effects would only be felt for a month. The government would be able to establish order following a brutal crackdown. However, in our weakened state, we would be inviting an invasion. A civil war could break out as well.

What Will the Riots Look Like?

NORTHCOM, DHS, FEMA and the Russians have all practiced on quelling domestic disturbances and conducting gun confiscation. Even the elite have gathered their own private armies in preparation for the same civil unrest.

Unfortunately, DHS is not releasing any videos which demonstrate the severity of the civilian uprising that they are practicing for. However, we do have some Black Friday drills which exemplify how crazy it will get in the first few hours of a societal breakdown.

If you are or someone you know is among the 55% of Americans and believe the government is going to rescue now would be the best time to open your eyes and realize they will not be there. The government isn’t coming. Start stocking up on food and water if nothing else. Start reading and preparing to grow your own food and collecting your own water.

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If you have people close to you that haven’t woken up to the fact that civil unrest is coming to America. Please share this article on Facebook or Twitter and let everyone know that now is the time to prepare.

SOURCE : freedomprepper.com

2 thoughts on “How Prepared is America for Civil Unrest?

  1. Mountain Home

    Excellent article! Thanks.

    Anything the USG touches becomes corrupt and yet we continue to re-elect corrupt politicians (both political parties).

    It’s not a matter of IF….but WHEN the house of cards will crash and burn so it’s time to store canned food.

    Buy a $1 can of beans today (with expiration date of 3 years) and then eat it 3 yrs. later when it’s $3 a can. You save $2 and don’t have to pay capital gains on it. Just buy 6 extra cans of food when you shop and it won’t take long to build up a good supply of food.

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