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US Girl Scouts prepare for war, pestilence

WASHINGTON — The United States wants to enlist its 3.4 million Girl Scouts in the effort to combat hurricanes, pandemics, terror attacks and other disasters. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) launched a campaign Tuesday to entice the blue, brown and green-clad multitudes to be even more prepared, with the promise of a new patch [...]

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Trends In Emergency Preparedness

Often times, like with everything in life, we become complacent with our surroundings and our day to day routines. But with preparedness we must stay motivated and organized or efforts may be in vain. Interesting data from Google Insights shows actual interest in emergency preparedness based on search volume. As you can see in this [...]

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US May Face ‘Armageddon’ If China, Japan Don’t Buy Debt

The US is too dependent on Japan and China buying up the country’s debt and could face severe economic problems if that stops, Tiger Management founder and chairman Julian Robertson told CNBC. “It’s almost Armageddon if the Japanese and Chinese don’t buy our debt,” Robertson said in an interview. “I don’t know where we could [...]

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Pic of The wildfires in Southern California

Angeles National Forest, in the hills outside of Los Angeles currently has several wildfires tearing through it, the largest of which – named the Station Fire – has so far burned over 140,000 acres, destroyed nearly 100 structures, and claimed the lives of two firefighters whose vehicle fell from a road into a steep canyon. [...]

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Why This Fall and Winter Could Get Ugly

Why This Fall and Winter Could Get Ugly

Since March of this year, we have seen growing consensus and excitement from the mainstream media and government about an economic recovery underway. Scattered economic indicators are released and spun in a positive light when they are proportionally minuscule improvements compared to the declines already experienced for each given indicator. They typically use this sugarcoated [...]

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Farmers Almanac Predicts Long Winter

LEWISTON, Maine (Sept. 1) — Americans, you might want to check on your sweaters and shovels — the Farmers’ Almanac is predicting a cold winter for many of you. The venerable almanac’s 2010 edition, which goes on sale Tuesday, says numbing cold will predominate in the country’s midsection, from the Rocky Mountains in the West [...]

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