In the past I have had people write to me and tell me that I am a ‘fear monger’, using fear to sell products. I would think that Hurricane Sandy would put those statements to rest! Just think where those people are that had some supplies stored up, propane camp stove and a gravity fed [...]
As oil prices decline the price of gas in California continues to set new highs, record highs! You would be wise to ask why.
The reason for this is the ‘outages’ in several refineries in the state. One outage was a power failure that caused the Exxon refinery in Torrence to shut down. With [...]
Isaac hit hurricane strength today and is unfortunately headed for Louisiana, or so it seems. I think that if I lived in New Orleans I would be headed for higher ground. After Katrina everyone should know that flooding is a high possibility.
The Army Corp of Engineers continues to be in control of the [...]
There has been much reporting on the effects of the current drought on crops, particularly corn and soybeans, and the news isn’t getting any better!
The new estimates coming out are even worse than anticipated and the prices continue to rise. Get ready folks this is going to be a record year for higher [...]
As the can tumbles down the road, we are now hearing that the Euro is showing signs of some deeper issues developing. At first the Euros flowed from the troubled nations to the core now the capital flows are outward, from the Euro to outside currency havens.
The Euro has lost 8% against the [...]
Since my last posting on this subject,not a whole lot has changed. Well, except the fact that this situation is getting worse, as we all knew it would, and the markets are noticing.
The stock markets have fallen in 3 of the last 4 days and most of the MSM is placing the blame [...]
After the stormy weather several weeks ago we should all be aware that food shortages can happen even when there is food in a state near you. Without electricity grocery stores can’t offer many types of food for very long and then, well no more food until the juice comes back.
Now with a [...]
As the financial disaster in Europe continues, the German Chancellor Merkel tells Spain to think again on a bond issue backed by the European Community. Spain’s borrowing costs have sky rocketed and are close to 7%. To put that in perspective that is a historical high! For a sovereign country to pay more than a [...]
For those that don’t watch mainstream news, Colorado is suffering the worst wildfire season in history. Hundreds of homes burned to the ground in several areas and the fires continue to rage.
As a resident of Colorado we are keeping a constant watch on the forest and mountain areas near us. Fortunately for us [...]