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Poop! This stuff is getting serious! (Millions will die)
Did I not say to expect food prices to rise because of fukinshima? All these little disasters are either purposely created or hyped to drive up prices. And as I've said before, over and over, expect this shit to continue around the world. What people don't understand is that it's not that simple to create price inflation through money printing. And driving up the price of oil has its limits, especially if you live in say, California. Sometimes you just have to disrupt the supply chain of whatever it is you're trying to manipulate. In the case of food, it's not that hard, you do it through droughts, contamination, environmentalism (quotas on water), etc.
Edited: Oh, btw, if this stuff catches on, expect other crops, FAR FROM JAPAN to be affected, such as in California, Oregon. Watch and see, you heard it right here.
Edited: Oh, btw, if this stuff catches on
Be specific what you mean by "this stuff".
expect other crops, FAR FROM JAPAN to be affected, such as in California, Oregon.
Specifically, what crops?
Let them eat cake (just not rice cakes). Rice was $19. /50 lb bag at Sam's Club yesterday, guess I'll go down and buy a couple more bags for the bunker.
Millions will die? A million is 0.015% of the world population. Sorry, you haven't scared me yet.
Totally and gratuitously OT, but if anyone sees RoboMomoFaderTrader, tell him gold called, and said "Beeeeeeeoooootch!"
The real effect of the G7's statement on liquidity: Food riots, SHTF, Bitchez!
Since Lehman, I have accumulated in an AC'd storage unit of 1 year's food supply for 22 otherwise totally unconcerned family members; now I am realizing that I, and my prepper friends and family, when the riots start, may have to maintain an armed defense of that storage unit.
We'll be totally outnumbered and outgunned by the local gangs, and my immediate plan B is to arrange a truck transfer of the food storage items to a nearby, isolated, mountain retreat, but it looks like the 'you can run but can't hide' scenario may be developing.
Be sure to have a contingency plan for when the supplies runs out. Seed and drinkable water will play a crucial role. Seeds are also one of the things to be overlooked as soon as SHTF and the herds run with whatever they can get their hands on in the supermarket.
I've been stocking up on small animals myself as well as seeds. I have dwarf dairy goats, chickens and rabbits. It's important for where I live, the high desert. Our growing season is short. I will need to depend more on animals. Rabbits are a good choice. They can be kept as pets anywhere. They are small for travel, make meat out of eating things that you can't, and breed quickly.
However, I think we all still have some time. The end is not here yet. Right now, most food futures are down.
I thought I was the only clown stuck in the High Desert. I plan to stay in place and defend, but if I have to bug out, I will creep to the Sierras via paths untraveled and remote. From that point have a predetermined safe place with supplies on hand, and am very familiar with the general area and sympathetic locals for foraging and hunting/fishing. You are right though not much of a growing season here, but some fruits and veggies are fairly easy to grow. We used to raise rabbits, chickens, and swine for food when I was younger, and may get into that business again very soon.
I like my rice burnt.
Put the rice and the water in the rice cooker; you don't even have to plug it in. What's the problem?
The Kiwi and Aussie are crashing. Why?
Because their main trading partner, with whom they export massive amounts of mined products to, is crashing.
Australia and New Zealand are tied to China's fate, but if China catches a cold, they catch pneumonia.
and if China catches chlamydia....
Australia and NZ get a bunch of hairy crabs?
I'm not sure. I do know hairy crabs are a delicacy in China.
Drink enough Fosters and they are in Aus or NZ.
Throw another hairy crab on the barbie, mate?
and if China catches chlamydia....
Australia and New Zealand clap?
Thanks. That was my thinking too and in the absence of any other news there was nothing else to speculate about.
Chinese demand for food will not change which is both Aus & NZ. Demand for materials, ore, industrial metals, etc. will, of course, deteriorate as that demand slows, which is mainly Australia. Logically, a slow down in manufacturing should affect Aus more than NZ. However, I have heard it said that there is some kind of linkage between the Kiwi and the Aussie so they move somewhat together with the Kiwi being more fragile.
Who knows anymore with the intervention that is going on. Maybe the central banks decided to raid Aus & NZ to prop up another currency.
Australia is New Zealand's major trading partner. Australia is just starting to fall off their cliff now, driven by a China slowdown and a massive private debt overload.
Same as it ever was...
If this runs true to form, you aint seen anything yet.
Wait for the RBA rate cuts for some epic lulz.
Possibly, Western financial woes mean China's Western retail customers will go away, resulting in less demand for those Aussie resources. Tyler mentioned slowdown in China tonight. Am not sure if Kiwi moves in sympathy with the AUD. Maybe retail is buying gold downunder now too.
Agree seems we're missing the usual lag time. Of course, there's always the fear of holding any fiat. No other ideas, unless there is an unknown unknown.
This is why China cant be a super power.
SJGR yet again. Poor Japan.
Shit Japan Got Radiated?
"Shit Just Got Real"
ALL of abovd above contribute to SJGR...
This is sad. People will starve. Glow in the dark rice is no fun to eat.
Maybe they can import some of the Chinese rice made of plastic.
And lead... Mmmm... Lead...
Why do you need rice when you are powered by radiation dust ?
Maybe they should do like Mexicans and eat corn products.
They will lose their favorite spirit & staple.
My nerves are going. I am going to snap very soon.
Calm down, this is just transitory.
That really sucks for them. I still feel bad for Japan. Thinking their ground water is going to be contaminated too. There'll be no end to it for them.
Good luck and God bless. We are in it now, see you on the other side.
I am Nucking Futs and I support this message.
It take them 4 months to realize that ? Also, last week, they had flash flood in two rice producing prefectures. What take them so long to figure it out ?
Don't panic. Rice is a few times more expensive in Japan than elsewhere. Yes it's silky and tastier, but so what? South Korea will be more than happy to sell as much as they want. With the YEN/DOLLAR at 87, they can even buy 1/4 of Korea.
Fried Rice! Pretty soon "100% RAD Free" labels will show up at the supermarkets as a selling point.
Been taking crazy pills again Mugatu? :|
Have you ever wondered if there was more to life, other than being really, really, ridiculously good looking?
No, I never did. Is there?
Ahhhh! Your talking loco and I like it!
Japanese don’t like Thai/Vietnam rice. Furthermore they will not grow/allow GMO rice in their country.
I bet they would love to purchase some USA GMO non cesium rice with that strong yen today.
What's this got to do with the price of rice in China?
Let them eat liquidity!
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