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17 Things to do Before the Civil War




There are 17 things that you must do between now and January 6, 2017, when the Electoral College’s votes are counted by Congress. I predict that this will be a day that will live in infamy and many of our cities could be in flames before the sun rises on January 7, 2017. Martial law could well be in effect by January 10, 2017.  More than likely, you have until 1/5/2017 to be prepared. You cannot be fully prepared by that date, however, you can certainly increase your chances for survival.




We see rioting in the streets in Venezuela over the food lines, year.Subsequently the food lines in Venezuela are a sight to behold and remember, that according to FEMA, we are nine meals away, as a nation, from repeating the same exact thing here in America. Are you ready for when the Civil War commences?

As Donald Trump helps to wipe the cognitive dissonance from our collective eyes, here is a shopping list of what we must individually obtain in order to increase our chances of survival.

On January 6, 2017, when Congress “counts” the Electoral college vote, there will eventuallly be a civil war, no matter who wins. And at the end of the day, Trump cannot save you, Clinton can only destroy you and it all comes down to what you can do and are willing to do to save you and your family.

Here are 17 things you must do, including recommendations for obtaining products and services, before the Civil War begins:

1. Create a Fake-Identity

It may be necessary to become invisible in the event you think you believe that your name could be on a (Red) list because roundups will usually occur in dire situations. Therefore, the creation of a pseudo-identity could become very important.

2. It Takes Money to Prepare

I have committed much effort, time and resources illustrating how a coming economic collapse is unavoidable and how the elite have conspired to steal as many of your assets as possible prior to the collapse. There are some common sense things one can do which could increase the chances of surviving a major societal meltdown resulting from an economic collapse. If you have any doubts as to what is coming, I strongly encourage you to read what I have written about on this topic over the past several months. Ray Charles could see that our economy will not be around much longer in its present form. Your can read these stories here, here, here, here, herehere, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.

If you have read the articles at the above links, you should have concluded that it is the height of stupidity to leave your life savings in an institution that is planning to steal from you. You need to divert your cash, other than the ability to pay basic bills, in preparation for what is coming.

Getting your money out of the bank has become an art form and you need to be careful.  In a future article, I will be revealing steps you can take in order secure your money from the institutions that are presently holding you hostage.  I cannot promise you that you will be able to retrieve all of yourassets. However, I can promise you that if you do not act, you will lose everything and you will lack needed supplies to weather what is coming.

I would strongly suggest that you keep your gas tank filled and you have plenty of cash, food and ammunition on hand. It is better to be safe than sorry.

3. Making a List and Check It Twice

Buy a good prepper book. Holly Deyo is an excellent source for this information (www.standdeyo.com). In the interim, procure your food, water, guns, ammo and home security adjustments.  If you do not have a big dog, consider obtaining a pair. These animals will be your companion, home security system and ally if someone attempts to breach your home with bad intent. Of course, you will have to store dog food as well.

Sit down and construct a list of what you will make a complete list after reading a good prepper book.

Make all of your purchases in cash! You do not want to let the wrong people know what you are up to.

4. Rural Vs. Urban

We have to live our lives for today and it may not be possible to move to a rural area because of your job. However, one survivalist that I was speaking with estimates that the rate of survival for a country in economic chaos would be 10 times higher for rural residents as opposed to urban residents. Consider buying a place in an isolated area and commuting to work in the interim.

5. Pay Off Your Mortgage

If you have a CD, a 401k or any other long-term investment, you might want to consider taking the penalty and executing a withdrawal and apply what’s left of the principal, usually about 50% of the original value, and paying down your major debts.The key word here is “consider”. Because nobody can accurately predict the time frames of these kinds of events, one has to judiciously decide for themselves what is the best course of action.

After an economic collapse, you most likely will not have a job and your retirement and savings will likely be wiped out and confiscated. That is why it would be wise to pay down your debt while you can afford to do so because after the collapse, there will still be foreclosures and repossessions and if you and your family survive, you could be on the street if you cannot pay your bills.

6. Buy Gold and Silver While You Can Afford It

Goldman Sachs has been shorting gold. By his actions, George Soros has been telling you to get out of the markets, cash and the American banks. Soros and the rest of the criminal elite have been hording gold as have the BRICS. These entities are telling you, by action, what medium of exchange is going to be of value following the collapse that is coming.

Storing gold and silver is an economic survival strategy which will pay dividends after the smoke begins to clear in the post-collapse era.

7. Practice Austerity Before the Banks Impost Austerity On You

It is critical to immediately eliminate all unnecessary expenses. Give yourself some operating capital. You may be able to purchase a bug-out residence in a rural area. You will certainly be able to afford more survival gear.

In order to increase your immediate cash flow, start an at-home business. Start a business which has virtually no upfront and startup costs.  Even if you are not able to generate much income, you will create a legal tax evasion strategy in which you can legally deduct many of your present activities and expenses (e.g. mileage, the purchase of any office supply, etc.) including survival gear.

8. Create and Store Your Own Food

With regard to storing food, you need to do so immediately. I recommend storing two years worth of food. However, you need to master the art of growing food inside your home. There are plenty of resources which can teach you how to do that. However, you would be wise if you would create a hiding place in which you can store food and water safely in a hidden location.  If you are ever robbed, you will not have exhausted your food supplies.  You are most likely to be robbed by FEMA or one of their mercenary groups (e.g. Academia) during the beginning of the crisis because food and water will be used as weapons to control you. I am personally aware of FEMA going to selected homeowners in order to track a family’s reserve food and water supplies. Remember, water is sunlight and temperature sensitive. There are plenty of prepper manuals that you can consult for instructions on how to meet these needs.

The biggest threat to survival is death due to dehydration and starving to death.  Contaminated water will also pose a threat. There are plenty of places to purchase large drums and obtain water tablets for water purification purposes.  Obtain a pair of water filters in case you have to go mobile to survive.

Finally, learn to grow your own food within your residence. Your garden will likely be raided by humans and hungry animals alike. There are plenty of prepper manuals which can teach you how to accomplish this task.


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9. Personal Supplies

Of course you will need toothpaste, toiletries, eating utensils, etc. For a complete list of personal items see Steve Quayle’s list on his website.

10. Stockpile Medicines and Medical Supplies

 If you or your family has a chronic health condition, it is critical that you have 6 months to a year in medicine. Also, you should research natural alternatives to treatment for health conditions in case you are not able to meet this goal due to the inability to obtain prescriptions. Don’t forget to obtain some pain medication and antibiotics in case of unforeseen emergencies.  Make a trip to Mexico and sneak across medication in old pill bottles in order to escape detection by the Border Patrol who will ask you if you obtained medication in Mexico when you come back across the border.

If you can safely ration your existing medication doses, do so and store the excesses. Make sure you also have a first aid kit. Take a First Aid class including CPR at your local fire station. Do not forget your hygiene supplies.

Some are thinking that this is a lot of work. My response would be, how bad do you want you and your family to survive?

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11. Guns and Ammunition

darpa gun behind grass Yamamoto-Japanese-AdmiralRegardless of your moral convictions, ask yourself if you want your family to survive.

Buy your guns off the books from private parties and at gun shows.

“Keep guns for show and guns for go”. In other words, have a safe location that you can bury guns so that when gun confiscation begins, you will not be left totally defenseless.

America needs to not only create safe and secure homes, but to create as many Warsaw ghettos as possible (look it up). We need to make ourselves a hard country to conquer and occupy. We cannot
stop a treasonous leader from handing off the country
to some foreign entity (e.g. the UN). However, occupation of America should be problematic for the blue-helmet wearing Russians, Chinese and other proxy forces training on our soil to occupy us.

It is recommended that you have 3 types of weapons: (1) pistols for close in fighting; (2) shotguns for defense of the entrance to your home; and, (3) a rifle with a scope in order to fight back against long-range snipers that do not want to storm your home because you appear to be prepared. Immediately, obtain weapons instruction for you and your family, firearms training and then practice!  Conduct mock raids on your residence so that you can see your vulnerabilities. An armed populace makes a people more feared by an abusive government. If I had not gun training at all, I would opt for a shotgun with regard to home defense.

Do not forget about gas masks for each member of your family and make sure to store extras. If you have the means to obtain body armor, do so now, because Congress is preparing to outlaw the private use of body armor.

 12. Obtain Night Vision Equipment

If your family is located in a fixed location, the challenges of defending your property go up exponentially at night because you cannot see
where the threat is coming from. Night vision equipment is not cheap, but your family is literally defenseless without it after the sun goes down.

13. Prepare to Survive in the Raw Elements and Build a New Culture for Your Family

It is possible that you can learn to survive in the raw elements without heating and central air conditioning. You may not have lights. Obtain flashlights, many batteries and a hand crank radio. Make sure you have clothes befitting all weather that you may encounter because a crisis that begins in January, may not be over by August.

Take a weekend and pretend the grid is down. This will allow you to see firsthand what supplies you will need. When should you perform this drill? There is no time like the present. Also, take a camping weekend where you simulate having to “bug out”.

To people with generators, congratulations on your foresight. However, if you are the only house on the block with lights, how long do you think it will be until you have unwanted visitors with bad intent?

Don’t forget about procuring non-electronic forms of entertainment. This should include board games and educational materials for your children. You will want to establish some normalcy for the sake of your children. You are preparing to adopt a new way of life. Make the new life worth living.

I would also recommend that every personal library contain The Constitution of the United States. After the chaos subsides, we will need to rebuild. You will not want to live in a “might makes right” society.

14.  Prepare Yourself Physically

If you are on the run, you may have to travel up to 20 miles per day. Get in shape, begin to walk, jog or run. The better shape you are in, the better.

Take self-defense classes. Many of these classes are offered free of charge at churches and community centers.

Practice shooting on a regular basis. If you can afford it, take gun safety and shooting lessons.

15. Do Not Tell Anyone

enemy of the state preppersIf your four adjacent neighbors broach the topic of preparedness, gauge the situation and then make an informed decision. If your neighbors are on board with preparing, that will help you form a defensive perimeter and a mutual alliance pact. Otherwise, tell nobody of your preparation plans. Do not tell your friends, family members, and co-workers. Make your preparations in cash or cashier’s checks as much as possible. Limit the paper trail to you. You do not want the government to know that you are prepared because you could be the first one on your block that is visited at 3AM. You and your mate should prepare in stealth. Kids talk and so do their friends.

Once you have your allies established, begin to trade and barter because the existing system may not be available for much longer.

16.  You Need to Become the Neighborhood Nut Because There is Safety In Numbers

conspiracy theory alert Never offer what you are doing to prepare or how far along you are with your preparations. However, you will need allies because you cannot guard your property 24/7/365.  So, how do  you recruit neighbors to become your allies without telling them what you are up to? Simple, with each neighbor that is convinced and understands what is at stake, you should feign ignorance and act as if you and your neighbor are learning prepping together. Teach your awake neighbor how to prepare. You will need allies to help protect your family and resources and it is not likely that you can do this alone.


Survival is never guaranteed, salvation is! And do not forget one of your most important resources, your Bible.


I believe that you have until January 6, 2017. When the election becomes official, one way or another, the violence will commence in earnest. There is a time to stop talking and to start doing. That time would be now. The economy is going to collapse, the only question is when. Of course if fail to prepare, this administration will be all to happy to lend you a helping hand. A helping hand right into a FEMA Camp.


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By | 2017-10-26T21:57:30+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Activism, Featured, Main|17 Comments

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  1. Glenn December 18, 2016 at 8:42 am

    Hello Dave. I’m supposed to have surgery on 12/22. Is that a mistake.

  2. Nam Marine December 18, 2016 at 8:53 am

    The sooner, the better !

  3. Grumpy December 18, 2016 at 10:09 am

    I find it hard to believe that a republican dominated house would do such a thing. If they do it there will be a civil war that’is why they will never do it.

  4. Squerrial December 18, 2016 at 3:01 pm

    Glenn are you just being funny ? Or, are you one of the village idioms?

  5. supercalafragisticespalidocious December 18, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    I’ve been told fish meds (antibiotics like amoxocillin, penicillin, etc) will be illegal to buy on Jan 1, 2017. Surprise, surprise. Stock up now in cash!

  6. Vasella December 18, 2016 at 5:36 pm

    Berkeley, San Francisco, California: IDIOTS

  7. Vasella December 18, 2016 at 5:37 pm

    Berkeley, San Francisco, California: IDIOTS, no hope.

  8. Mark Timothy December 18, 2016 at 8:14 pm

    What is the boarding capacity of all the FEMA camps, including designated stadiums?
    The magic (occultic) six million?

  9. toejam December 18, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    In the Peoples Socialist Republic of Oregon they have enacted gun laws that require when any gun changes hands the party buying the gun is required to have a background check to take place at a Licensed gun shop in which any gun will then be registered. Only transfers of guns without background check can take place with family members. What follows is the Oregon “Law” on weapon transfers. Other States may have similar laws. The next Oregon Legislature will be cooking up more gun laws. Oregon’s current background checks conducted by the State Police is for the most part a failure.

    Oregon Revised Statues
    166.435 Firearm transfers by unlicensed persons; requirements; exceptions; penalties. (1) As used in this section:
    (a) “Transfer” means the delivery of a firearm from a transferor to a transferee, including, but not limited to, the sale, gift, loan or lease of the firearm. “Transfer” does not include the temporary provision of a firearm to a transferee if the transferor has no reason to believe the transferee is prohibited from possessing a firearm or intends to use the firearm in the commission of a crime, and the provision occurs:
    (A) At a shooting range, shooting gallery or other area designed for the purpose of target shooting, for use during target practice, a firearms safety or training course or class or a similar lawful activity;
    (B) For the purpose of hunting, trapping or target shooting, during the time in which the transferee is engaged in activities related to hunting, trapping or target shooting;
    (C) Under circumstances in which the transferee and the firearm are in the presence of the transferor;
    (D) To a transferee who is in the business of repairing firearms, for the time during which the firearm is being repaired;
    (E) To a transferee who is in the business of making or repairing custom accessories for firearms, for the time during which the accessories are being made or repaired; or
    (F) For the purpose of preventing imminent death or serious physical injury, and the provision lasts only as long as is necessary to prevent the death or serious physical injury.
    (b) “Transferee” means a person who is not a gun dealer or licensed as a manufacturer or importer under 18 U.S.C. 923 and who intends to receive a firearm from a transferor.
    (c) “Transferor” means a person who is not a gun dealer or licensed as a manufacturer or importer under 18 U.S.C. 923 and who intends to deliver a firearm to a transferee.
    (2) Except as provided in ORS 166.436 and 166.438 and subsection (4) of this section, a transferor may not transfer a firearm to a transferee unless the transfer is completed through a gun dealer as described in subsection (3) of this section.
    (3)(a) A transferor may transfer a firearm to a transferee only as provided in this section. Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, prior to the transfer both the transferor and the transferee must appear in person before a gun dealer, with the firearm, and request that the gun dealer perform a criminal background check on the transferee.
    (b) If the transferor and the transferee reside over 40 miles from each other, the transferor may ship or deliver the firearm to a gun dealer located near the transferee or a gun dealer designated by the transferee, and the transferor need not appear before the gun dealer in person.
    (c) A gun dealer who agrees to complete a transfer of a firearm under this section shall request a criminal history record check on the transferee as described in ORS 166.412 and shall comply with all requirements of federal law.
    (d) If, upon completion of a criminal background check, the gun dealer:
    (A) Receives a unique approval number from the Department of State Police indicating that the transferee is qualified to complete the transfer, the gun dealer shall notify the transferor, enter the firearm into the gun dealer’s inventory and transfer the firearm to the transferee.
    (B) Receives notification that the transferee is prohibited by state or federal law from possessing or receiving the firearm, the gun dealer shall notify the transferor and neither the transferor nor the gun dealer shall transfer the firearm to the transferee. If the transferor shipped or delivered the firearm to the gun dealer pursuant to paragraph (b) of this subsection, the gun dealer shall comply with federal law when returning the firearm to the transferor.
    (e) A gun dealer may charge a reasonable fee for facilitating a firearm transfer pursuant to this section.
    (4) The requirements of subsections (2) and (3) of this section do not apply to:
    (a) The transfer of a firearm by or to a law enforcement agency, or by or to a law enforcement officer, private security professional or member of the Armed Forces of the United States, while that person is acting within the scope of official duties.
    (b) The transfer of a firearm as part of a firearm turn-in or buyback event, in which a law enforcement agency receives or purchases firearms from members of the public.
    (c) The transfer of a firearm to:
    (A) A transferor’s spouse or domestic partner;
    (B) A transferor’s parent or stepparent;
    (C) A transferor’s child or stepchild;
    (D) A transferor’s sibling;
    (E) A transferor’s grandparent;
    (F) A transferor’s grandchild;
    (G) A transferor’s aunt or uncle;
    (H) A transferor’s first cousin;
    (I) A transferor’s niece or nephew; or
    (J) The spouse or domestic partner of a person specified in subparagraphs (B) to (I) of this paragraph.
    (d) The transfer of a firearm that occurs because of the death of the firearm owner, provided that:
    (A) The transfer is conducted or facilitated by a personal representative, as defined in ORS 111.005, or a trustee of a trust created in a will; and
    (B) The transferee is related to the deceased firearm owner in a manner specified in paragraph (c) of this subsection.
    (5)(a) A transferor who fails to comply with the requirements of this section commits a Class A misdemeanor.
    (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, a transferor who fails to comply with the requirements of this section commits a Class B felony if the transferor has a previous conviction under this section at the time of the offense. [2015 c.50 §2]

    Note: Section 1, chapter 50, Oregon Laws 2015, provides:
    Sec. 1. Section 2 of this 2015 Act [166.435] and the amendments to ORS 166.250, 166.291, 166.412, 166.422, 166.432, 166.433, 166.434, 166.436, 166.438, 166.460, 166.470, 181.150, 181.740 and 426.133 by sections 3 to 19 of this 2015 Act shall be known and may be cited as the “Oregon Firearms Safety Act.” [2015 c.50 §1]
    Note: 166.435 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 166 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

  10. matt December 18, 2016 at 9:59 pm

    Folks, open a goldmoney account. This was one of the items talked about yesterday with V the guerrilla economist and his guest Peter Schiff. Your money is stored in gold, debit card access to it. Vaulting in Singapore, switzerland and others. Easy money movement internationally and checkwriting coming soon. Not for all your precious metals but it is a great way to transact. I have an account with them and am very happy with them.

  11. Philip December 18, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    I know I shouldn’t be uneasy that Obama is in Hawaii until at least the 27th… But I do have a feeling of unease.

  12. Freedom lover December 18, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    Squerrial, are you just being funny, or did you mean village idiots?

  13. Disabled Veteran December 19, 2016 at 4:11 am

    Thank you for this timely warning.

  14. mike. December 19, 2016 at 5:56 am

    Survival gear will be 1/2 price after the inauguration. That would be a perfect scenario. However, don’t count on it. The Country is bankrupt, like every state which has two sets of books. No matter what, the godless politicians have destroyed any decency and if black lives matter does not destroy us, God will.

  15. Slim December 19, 2016 at 2:20 pm

    is a brokerage account with say “schwab” safer then a bank? it seems that portfolio holdings will not be convenient to “bail in”.

  16. Russ December 20, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    Sage advice for those who have ears to hear and eyes to see Dave.

    Hey Matt If you trade you may want to short and long your portfolio. In the next six to twelve months the smart long and large paying additions to one would be in food, natural gas and short any real-estate holdings that you may have. I’m being really bullish and actually changing mine to a new level of exchange. Penny stocks in promising companies who are in food and food processing and producing, Natural Gas. Looking to break up my portfolio and plunge into this new Wall Street and take steps to protect it’s wealth from a bankrupt government. The housing market is going to take a big plunge again so if you have equity in your home then you may want to take steps to protect it. I’ve been buying real-estate for its hard worth just like precious metals.

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