9 things to hoard in the new year

Fear of economic collapse has meant high prices for things like gems and metals -- and rising gun sales. Can you profit from the trend?

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Dec 25, 2012 4:10PM
Instead of hoarding water, learn how to purify it. Simple purification consists of boiling, chlorination, and filtering. More advanced procedures need a little more studying and equipment.. It's not hard, learn it now instead of later.
Dec 25, 2012 4:02PM
What you really need is a skill you can trade for all of the above.
Dec 25, 2012 3:54PM
It's always a good idea to hold a few things in the event of a recoverable disaster; but if anyone believed what Gods word says, they might see the bigger picture of all this. But even my notation will cause all types of nasty comments. And that is a shame it doesn't change what He said was going to happen, ..." when these things begin to come to pass".... Keep disbelieving and truly see where it gets you. It will not be like 12-21-12 where you wake up the next morning an go on as usual, you will know you truly missed out...
Dec 25, 2012 2:57PM
Dec 25, 2012 2:04PM

You have at least one right.  If civilization as we know it fails,,, only one item on your list is going to really help you and your family.  I know I'll get bashed by some for saying it,, but it is too obvious a truth to be discounted.  Of course,, you forgot the important items that are needed to make it work,,, ammunition.


If you have guns and ammo,,, all the rest on your list are yours if you need them.  No matter your liberal or conservative stance or beliefs,,, if it comes down to seeing people starve to death,, would you allow it to be your own children?

Dec 25, 2012 1:58PM

Mitt Romney and Donald Trump arn`t hoarding.They are the secret santas passing

out $100 bills in the poor areas.If you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you.

Dec 25, 2012 1:52PM
I just need to know one thing, If you cook a Zombie long enough, can you eat them ?
Dec 25, 2012 1:22PM
Dec 25, 2012 1:08PM
If the **** hits the fan, the only thing you really want to have is the flexibility to kiss your sweet **** goodbye !!! Just like everything else in this world, people are using fear to make money, and all the "scenerios" they come up with, line pockets that are already overflowing with cash. No matter what you have planned, things are going to be much worse than anyone cares to say, because if they did tell the whole story, they couldn't sell you all the stuff they tell you is needed. In reality, in a situation of colapse, whether economic or grid, violence will imediately reach levels never seen before by mankind, AND there will be enviromental conditions, including radiation, that will render this planet uninhabitable for a long long time. With half of the worlds guns, and a population that isn't afraid to use them, can you imagine the bloodshed that will most definitely occur ??? This country has always ignored the possibility of the grid going down for long periods, although I bet they have military plans to deal with the situation, and those plans aren't going to be very "citizen friendly". Oh ... I think that there are preppers out there who might make it a few days, weeks, or months, but they will only be delaying the inevitable. The couse of action should focus on preventing the disasters, not preparing for their comming, but in a world where money talks, that just ain't gonna happen.
Dec 25, 2012 12:35PM
How about hoarding some common sense and cultivating 8 more brain cells !
Dec 25, 2012 11:17AM
After  what just happened in Newtown Ct...your suggesting people hoard firearms??? not to bright!!!
Dec 25, 2012 11:16AM
If you don't know how already, then learn to live off land. Can't do that with concrete, sorry.
Dec 25, 2012 11:13AM
If you don't already know, learn to live off land. Can't do that with concrete.
Dec 25, 2012 10:50AM
What a lovely holiday article.....for idiots.
Dec 25, 2012 8:36AM

The Father gave us his Son, and the Son gave of himself. Now you must freely give.

Dec 25, 2012 2:53AM

check it out. The us grew massive hemp fields in ww2. it was an industry like corn methanol in volume

Dec 25, 2012 2:26AM
Twinkies, Twinkies, Twinkies, Twinkies and Twinkies!.
Dec 25, 2012 1:59AM
Hoard common sense,and dried beans.
Dec 25, 2012 12:29AM
Just remember if you don't have guns and ammunition & know how to use both then, it does not really matter.  Because there will be those who will have guns and ammo & will use them to take what you have and if necessaary kill you for it.
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