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Archive for November 2nd, 2012

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More on “storms”

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

According to CBS, reports of looting in the wake of Hurricane Sandy are “scattered”:
In some info attributed to Glen Beck, it may be uglier than that. This from a well-connected friend and correspondent: “They said they have received several calls from members of the church who had boarded themselves in their own apartments and are afraid to come out because of these roving gangs of kids, which are now already being named ‘wolf packs,’” Glenn Beck explained on his show this morning. “They’re terrorizing the neighborhood.”
Please review reader commentary in my last couple of blog entries, paying particular attention to reports from those actually “on the ground” in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Our nation is simply not geared to quickly feeding and warming large segments of the population on a rapid-response emergency basis. Hunger, cold, and desperation and deprivation have not yet hit with the full force that long-term unavailability of food and shelter may bring in the aftermath of this “Frankenstorm.”
And…another “storm” brews. For many weeks now, there have been indications that the outcome of the Presidential election only days away may trigger significant civil upheaval. It ain’t just “Twitter talk,” which has definitely been there for some time, and can’t be ignored for reasons recently stated in this blog. Before Hurricane Sandy hit, law enforcement was already quietly planning for such a post-Election Day contingency. Law enforcement agencies don’t do that unless they have solid intelligence indicating a genuine risk.
Be on high alert next Tuesday and Wednesday, particularly if you’re in metropolitan areas. And, if you’re in the areas devastated by Sandy, you don’t need me to tell you that it might get more dangerous before it becomes less so.



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