While some people invest in precious metals as an investment, preppers tend to look at is as a useful currency in the event of a dollar collapse or all-out economic crash. We tend to think of it more as “insurance.” Regardless of why you may want to own some precious metals, oftentimes the only place to get it is online.
It’s difficult not to see signs of this same trajectory in the U.S. since the fall of the Soviet Empire in 1990.
A recent comment by my friend and colleague Davefairtex on the Roman Empire’s self-destructive civil wars that precipitated the Western Empire’s decline and fall made me rethink what I’ve learned about the Roman Empire in the past few years of reading.
Scientists are quite “concerned” about the huge earthquake swarm that has been shaking southern California in recent weeks, and right at this moment bubbling tar is literally coming up through the streets in one section of Los Angeles. None of this means that a major seismic event is imminent, but it is certainly not a good sign either.