Notes for Thursday – August 06, 2015

On August 6, 1945, the United States of America dropped the first Atomic bomb on Japan. The bomb, though small by today’s standards, possessed more power than 20,000 tons of TNT, a destructive force equal to the load of 2,000 B-29s and more than 2,000 times the blast power of what was previously the world’s most devastating bomb. While the effect of the bomb on the outcome of the war is still debated today, one thing is sure–Pandora’s box had been opened. Even today, the fear of a single nuclear bomb in the hands of an unstable government sends chills …

Our Experience Growing and Storing Our Own Food- Part 1, by Tennessean

A recent post commented on how it is next to impossible to grow one’s own food. It’s very hard work, has a difficult and long learning curve, but it can be done. This essay explains how to efficiently grow and store your own food. You can learn from our mistakes. Both my sets of grandparents farmed with a team of mules. We know a couple in a county north of us who farm using with a team of mules; they are able to feed themselves, the mules, and also customers at a farmer’s market. About Me I’m 73 years old …

Letter Re: Jade Helm 15

HJL, What do you think of Jade Helm 15? I’ve heard lots of things about this from mild to wild… What say you? – B.D. HJL Responds: While our minds always have a tendency to fall to the conspiratorial side, I am a firm believer in Occam’s Razor. The more complex an issue is, the more people have to be involved and people are the greatest weakness of any “plan”. JWR and I are in complete agreement on the implications of Jade Helm 15 and its impact on the people in the United States. It is nothing more than a …

Economics and Investing:

Global Oil Supply More Fragile Than You Think o o o “I Sure Am Glad There’s No Inflation” – B.B. o o o San Francisco living in containers and NorCal tents: The housing mania is causing people to pay high prices for what amounts to camping. o o o The Crash And A New Depression – The Seeds For The Next Crisis Have Already Been Sown – G.G. o o o Saudi Arabia may go broke before the US oil industry buckles

Odds ‘n Sods:

Middle Eastern Men Intimidating U.S. Military Families In Colorado & Wyoming – H.L. o o o Iran Warns of ‘Third World War’ o o o Chicago police detained thousands of black Americans at interrogation facility – G.P. o o o Shooter At Nashville Movie Theater Now Dead – T.P. o o o Rohnert Park Officer Pulls Gun On Man Recording Him On Cellphone – T.P.