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by DarkAxel
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Social Unrest Going Viral Globally
Replies: 75
Views: 2056

Re: Social Unrest Going Viral Globally

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns amid fraud poll protests.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-50370013
by DarkAxel
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Social Unrest Going Viral Globally
Replies: 75
Views: 2056

Re: Social Unrest Going Viral Globally

Bolivian police join protests against President Morales

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-50360413
by DarkAxel
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Social Unrest Going Viral Globally
Replies: 75
Views: 2056

Re: Social Unrest Going Viral Globally

The mayor of a small town in Bolivia has been attacked by opposition protesters who dragged her through the streets barefoot, covered her in red paint and forcibly cut her hair.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-50332167
by DarkAxel
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Climate Changes
Replies: 63
Views: 4601

Re: Climate Changes

What ticks me off about global climate change is all of the hand wringing over what to do about it. There are things we can be doing now that are proven to reduce the amount of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere. Plant trees and stop cutting down the existing ones. Nature already has an existing an...
by DarkAxel
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Unknown Gun
Replies: 9
Views: 773

Re: Unknown Gun

I always think of Escape to Athena When I see a C96. That movie made me actually want one with the little stock. Imagine my disappoint when I grew up and found out about the paperwork nutroll and the void of 50 State legal issues. http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/9/91/ETA_22.jpg/400px-ETA_22.jpg T...
by DarkAxel
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 792
Views: 49735

Re: The Coming Civil War

When a government in the US declares law-abiding citizens to be domestic terrorists, you know things are going sideways fast.

The San Francisco city government has formally labelled the pro-gun lobbyist National Rifle Association (NRA) a "domestic terrorist organisation"
by DarkAxel
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 792
Views: 49735

Re: The Coming Civil War

Things like this do not happen in a healthy, functioning democracy. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-21/come-heavily-armed-oregon-senator-threatens-violence-governor-hunts-down-lawmakers Excellent find. Practically no major news outlets were reporting on this, which in of itself is fascinatin...
by DarkAxel
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Unrest in Memphis
Replies: 16
Views: 2077

Re: Unrest in Memphis

https://www.wlbt.com/2019/06/14/dps-gan ... -officers/

Street gangs are threatening law enforcement with murder again.
by DarkAxel
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Zombie Biology
Topic: Zombie Pig Brains
Replies: 3
Views: 1349

Zombie Pig Brains

Mad scientists. Reanimated pig brains. What could go wrong? https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/17/health/dead-pig-brain-function-study/index.html (CNN)A new experiment has raised medical and ethical questions as serious as those surrounding human gene editing: A support system delivering artificial blo...
by DarkAxel
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Scientific American: Disaster Myths
Replies: 33
Views: 4459

Re: Scientific American: Disaster Myths

It has been my experience that citizen response goes beyond community-level and above disasters. When I experienced a very personal SHTF situation back in June of 2017, it wasn't government agencies or food banks that helped me at first, it was friends and neighbors. After my preps ran out, it was f...
by DarkAxel
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Six String Samurai
Replies: 7
Views: 907

Re: Six String Samurai

I liked it. It's a smarter movie than it seems on the surface, especially if you like rock music.
by DarkAxel
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: When will The Big One hit New Madrid Seismic Zone?
Replies: 10
Views: 1951

Re: When will The Big One hit New Madrid Seismic Zone?

This sounds like it would be a nice topic for discussion... In another thread. On topic: https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Second-earthquake-in-4-days-centered-in-eastern-Tennessee-502881551.html MASCOT, Tenn. (AP) - An earthquake centered in eastern Tennessee also was felt in three other states. Th...
by DarkAxel
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Where would you ideally go?
Replies: 50
Views: 9174

Re: Where would you ideally go?

What about the Isle of Man? Some one mentioned the Applachan (sp?) mountains the US. It would be great to hide in but agriculture is almost non existent in the mountains. Not many places in the UK. 65 million people, at least half of them trying to surge out of the cities. Three days of food max du...
by DarkAxel
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Anti-vaxx Issues
Replies: 11
Views: 1677

Re: Anti-vaxx Issues

A few thoughts. People who choose not to vaccinate their kids are putting the lives of other kids who can't be vaccinated at risk. Children who are battling cancer or who have received organ transplants can't be vaccinated because their immune systems are shot due to chemo or immunosuppressant drugs...
by DarkAxel
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Red Flag Laws and You
Replies: 12
Views: 1871

Re: Red Flag Laws and You

I don't see much to discuss on ZS here. If you are the subject of a red flag order, comply with police and fight it in court or end up a criminal or dead like the guy in MD. Everything else is politics.
by DarkAxel
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Mental health disorders rising in every country
Replies: 19
Views: 2464

Re: Mental health disorders rising in every country

I think part of the problem is the tendency of drug companies to invent new disorders to sell new drugs. A lot of things are being classified as mental illness that are common, like seasonal affective disorder (the winter blues), are being included in the new editions of the DSM, and pharmaceutical ...
by DarkAxel
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: To reload or not to reload, that is the question
Replies: 27
Views: 3354

Re: To reload or not to reload, that is the question

No matter what you chose, no prepper worth his salt should rely on salvage or barter for something as important as self-defense and game-getting. As far as the question asked in the OP I tend to fall into the "Buy it cheap and stack it deep" camp, because unless you are planning to shoot your way th...
by DarkAxel
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Military Parade Attack In Iran
Replies: 8
Views: 916

Re: Military Parade Attack In Iran

I have to wonder if the gunmen could have been actual Iranian military instead of terrorists posing as soldiers. I know I don't trust Iranian government sources to tell the truth about it at all. Nonetheless, the parade is a symbolic target for Sunni terrorist groups in Iraq.
by DarkAxel
Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Personal SHTF After Action Review
Replies: 7
Views: 2557

Personal SHTF After Action Review

Well ZS, I had quite a bit happen to me in the last year. My business partner died, I had to put my brother into skilled nursing care, and my mom has been in the hospital since last June. I saw my income completely dry up, and if I hadn't had my food and financial prepared in order I would have been...
by DarkAxel
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 792
Views: 49735

Re: The Coming Civil War

While political divisions get all the press, I see deep cultural divisions tearing this country apart. There is a huge gulf between rural America and urban America, and political divisions are only a symptom of this. America's strength has always been it's diversity, but not in the modern PC sense. ...
by DarkAxel
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Minutemen groups in A PAW
Replies: 85
Views: 9721

Re: Minutemen groups in A PAW

I'll give a semi serious reply, with the caveat that I haven't read the whole thread. In Iraq and Afghanistan militia groups sprang up to cover local defense in the absence of government authority. They mostly used weapons seized from former government sources like military and police units. Here in...
by DarkAxel
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Ask ZS
Topic: Is the End Nigh?
Replies: 95
Views: 9104

Re: Is the End Nigh?

I noticed that traffic has been on a downward trend for the past few years, and the number of people posting has dwindled, too. Heck, when we had the last forum fundraiser we didn't get an update on the final totals for almost a year, and when I pointed it out Whisk.E. seemed to get upset that his h...
by DarkAxel
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Any worthwile non-tacticool SKS upgrades?
Replies: 19
Views: 2648

Re: Any worthwile non-tacticool SKS upgrades?

Not to throw a wet blanket on the fire, but remember that any change to an SKS brings in almost an instant 922r compliance situation. If you change the stock you have modified three 922r items and you will instantly have to change 3-4 more depending on your model. the stock is three items and chang...
by DarkAxel
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs
Replies: 956
Views: 66709

Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Job

A thought stuck me the other night that make me shake a bit.

Super intelligent AI might be scary, but what about the lesser forms? If computers get as smart as a 4 year old they are still going to be put to work. The scary thought? How easy is it to fool a 4 year old? How cruel can 4 year olds be?

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