Monday, March 11, 2013

Preppers Are Crazed, Marginal Types

Crazed and marginal like Los Angeles Fire Battalion Chief Larry Collins:
Residents were urged to prepare for a number of disaster scenarios, including how to cope for being at least “two weeks on your own”.

“The message for a lot of us needs to be, ‘Be ready for anything’,” said Battalion Chief Larry Collins. “The message used to be 72 hours, but we’ve seen in disasters like [Hurricane] Katrina, even [Hurricane] Sandy recently, that, really, if it’s wiped out your infrastructure, and your electricity grid and your communications, it will be very likely be more than three days before you start getting food, water and other supplies coming in from outside.”
Two weeks is a long time, but not at all difficult if you have access to Amazon.com

Really now, not having a couple weeks food and water is just irresponsible. Who do you think should take care of you if you can't be bothered?

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