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View Diary: The Citadel: Prepper paradise, pipe dream, or survivalist scam? (163 comments)

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  •   The preppers are keeping lots of canned goods... (7+ / 0-)

    to survive the apocalypse, so I'm sure a 6 month winter is no big deal as far as survival goes. They'll probably go insane and start shooting each other first before making human hamburgers. :)

    What better way of "going Galt" than to be cut off from civilization by 10 feet of snow?

    The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. -- John Kenneth Galbraith

    by richardak on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 06:05:18 PM PST

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    •  When their stock of Spam runs out (2+ / 0-)
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      what then? Will these bold pioneers build their own cannery to preserve their foodstuffs? Where will they get steel? How about bullets? Gunpowder? Are they going to make their own? Gasoline? Still going to need some of it, I bet. Energy? Can't run a foundry on trees. If this place is supposed to be self-sufficient, it seems the prospectus has a few holes in it..

      Your black cards can make you money, so you hide them when you're able; in the land of milk and honey, you must put them on the table - Steely Dan

      by OrdinaryIowan on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 07:17:56 PM PST

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