There's no better way to convince a skeptical public that war is good than to tell them they're in danger of imminent attack.The U.S. government has honed this to a fine art. Not since the early days of the Cold War has the climate of fear south of the border been so pronounced. The U.S. government's fear-mongering and vague warnings about imminent doom have led to a dramatic spike in the sales of duct tape and plastic sheeting and a furious drive toward other survivalist techniques.
The Internet loves paranoia, as the thousands of baseless conspiracy theories online have shown. Nowhere else, aside from an issue of Soldier Of Fortune, can you find so many crackpot survivalist strategies, plans for citizen uprisings and blueprints for the revolution.
The current hawking of fear, terror, retribution and war has only driven the online obsession with protection into a frenzy.
Whether your windows are already covered in plastic and the door bolted shut or you're just pondering turning the backyard shed into a fallout shelter, here are some sites you may want to consult. Looking out for number one has never been easier.
Get the latest hysterical terrorism warnings from the Terrorism Research Center. Includes profiles of some of the groups and individuals who'd like to kill you.
Hoping to teach the kids those classic duck-and-cover survival techniques? This site is an archive of 45,000 educational and amateur films, including A Is For Atom, What You Should Know About Biological Warfare and the classic Duck And Cover, all available for free download.
The Internet loves a good business opportunity. For just $140 you can get this guide to surviving the next terrorist attack, including five urgent, practical steps to take immediately to protect yourself. These steps could save your life!
Sure, you could go out and line up at the hardware store like a sucker. Or you could sit in the privacy of your concrete bunker and order what you need to survive (plastic sheeting, gas masks, a portable toilet) without ever setting foot in that cruel, inhumane world. Nothing says business opportunity like the threat of terrorism.
The Survivalist Community Network is a collection of people just like you, terrified about the future and planning for the worst. Includes a link to ARK II, the second incarnation of Noah's ark that could save you when all hell breaks loose.
Not keen on shacking up with a bunch of militia members or hardcore survivalists? Build your own fallout shelter with these simple plans, then slam the door and let it happen. email@example.com