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Every year when we compile this round-up, I find the retrospective interesting. It says a lot about the things that were on our minds the most strongly over the previous year. Often we’ve all but forgotten stories that grabbed our attention the most thoroughly by the time the holidays have rolled around.
This year, there was a lot of coverage of Russia and concerns about China. However, the overarching theme was without a doubt, concerns about our food supply.
Without further ado, here are the top 22 of 2022.
Meat prices are skyrocketing, making it even harder for Americans to afford to eat. Two years of statism have led to the beginnings of a period of inflation that is only going to grow worse. Here’s how to get ready.
No, the GMOs never disappeared. They’re still here, and they’re being produced with a vengeance. Here are some of the major items to watch.
We’ve run out of silver. The US Mint has announced they won’t be minting any Morgan Silver dollars or Peace Silver dollars for 2022. Learn more.
Georgia has just declared a state of emergency to help them combat “supply chain issues.” Is this the first domino to fall? Here’s what happened.
When it comes to looking at the hard facts and data of survival, what do we find when we look at wool blankets?
Here’s what you need to know.
Are we seeing tell-tale signs of an impending Chinese invasion of American soil? Here’s what we know. Decide for yourself. Learn more about it here.
Now that Germany has instituted food rationing, how long will it be before these policies spread? How long until the USA follows? Here’s our analysis.
Whether you’re for it or against it, you need to prepare for the American Freedom Convoy. Based on Canada’s response, things may be “interesting.” (What a letdown when the American Freedom Convoy didn’t equal the rebellion of the Canadian one.) Read more.
Montana citizens no longer have the rights to their own water. Why would anyone think this is a good idea? Read more of this worrisome story.
As the world gears up for another crisis, learn from others’ mistakes. These are the top three mistakes our writer made before SHTF in Venezuela. Read the article.
How do communists eliminate personal property? What are the consequences of doing so? Because that is where Americans are being pushed. Check out the article.
The Selective Service recently tweeted out something that suggests they think a draft is in the cards for the near future. What do they know? Read more about it.
Why did Russia just move to disconnect their internet from the rest of the world? To crack down on the truth, or for protection from a cyber pandemic? Here’s the article.
Do you remember Augason Farms’ letter saying they were out of food? What ever happened? Here’s how to get supplies from them now. Read more.
There are a host of consequences of the Russia-Ukraine war you need to be aware of. Don’t be blindsided by what could be coming. Here are some thoughts.
Self-imposed food rationing has hit Washington, DC. Where will things head from here? If history serves as a guide, let’s look at what comes next. Read more here.
How do you get water when there is no utility grid? You have to have it. So, what can you do? Here are some ideas that have worked in Venezuela. Go here to check it out.
The news station Russia 1 is now talking about nuclear war with Europe. Is this something to just brush aside, or should you sit up and listen? Read the article here.
Why does American food infrastructure keep catching on fire? We’re seeing this throughout the nation right now. What gives? Check out the roundup here.
A Chinese container ship has been sitting in the Chesapeake Bay, 37 miles from DC for the past two weeks. And the Coast Guard doesn’t know why. Check it out here.
Another day, another mysterious fire hitting American food infrastructure. The headquarters of Azure Standard just went up in smoke. Read it here.
The biggest story of the year for The OP was this one. We were facing a railway strike and running out of diesel fuel. Somehow, the government managed to kick this can down the road but the strike is still a possibility and the cost of diesel is astronomical, driving up prices even further. This is still a pending event, in my opinion, and it’s just a matter of time before it occurs unless something dramatic happens to change the tides. Revisit the article here.
What are your thoughts on 2022?
How was YOUR year? Did 2022 pan out like you expected? If not, was it better or worse? Are there any topics you’re surprised not to see here? What are your predictions for 2023? Let’s discuss it in the comments.