Should You Be Hoarding? | Laissez-Faire Bookstore

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…Historically, government has frowned upon hoarding. In an economic collapse or disaster, that frown turns into a scowl in a flash. Anti-hoarding laws are passed or miscreants are arrested under frivolous laws like transporting gasoline in unapproved containers. Again, government criminalizes hoarders not merely in order to assert its control, but also to deflect blame from the policies and inefficiencies actually responsible for empty shelves. By stirring up public resentment toward those who own one more can of peas than their neighbors, politicians avoid the full and just brunt of the anger…

via Should You Be Hoarding? | Laissez-Faire Bookstore.

What to Do Right Now if the Hard Times Have Begun and You are Not Prepared | Grandpappy

There are two possible scenarios for the beginning of hard times:

  1.  One: You have some money and many of the local stores are still open for business;
  2. Two: You don’t have any money, or you do have some money but the stores are all closed…. go here

via What to Do Right Now if the Hard Times Have Begun and You are Not Prepared by Robert Wayne Atkins, P.E. – Grandpappy.