🦾 I'm a capitalist bootlicker
🤣 and my response
Today is gonna be slightly shorter than usual since the fam is going to look at some trailer RVs.
This is what we're looking at. 👇🏻 We need a model with two legit sleeping areas—a queen bed for Allison and the boys and a bed for me. My sleep is sacred.
After working nonstop for the past two months, I've been craving nature and breaking up my routine. When I felt this way at the end of 2019, we ended up buying 10 acres an hour outside of Austin. Then I started to feel a bit isolated, and it was a bit too far to drive into the city regularly, which I still was twice a week. So we sold and took advantage of the completely stupid real estate market.
I’ve realized that my ideal setup is a place in the city, maybe a primary residence, then some land with a small cabin on it outside the city. That's also where we can store backup resources as our Plan B. Having a Plan B became so painfully obvious earlier this year when the house we had moved into a week prior flooded, and we went without power for nine days during Austin's once-in-a-hundred-year snowstorm dubbed Snomageden.
What a story/experience that was—we ended up burning IKEA shelves in the fireplace in a feeble attempt to warm our freezing cold house since there was no firewood available and the streets were undrivable anyways. And with a newborn and a toddler, it was quite the experience.
Part of me is hesitant to take on a land project and an RV because I'm allergic to spending money right now. After all, every dollar I can use to buy Bitcoin will bring us exponentially massive returns over the next five years, especially if we get a hyperinflation scenario or if the powers at be decide to host another pandemic.
But we are moving into winter, and some are predicting our winter being aggressive again, and who knows if the Texas power grid is any better. (Apparently, according to someone high up at ERCOT, the state was a couple of minutes away from a complete 3-month outage).
Most people have no idea how reliant they are on power and how quickly society can devolve, and everything breaks down in the face of an ongoing power outage. Everything from emergency services to the myriad complex supply chains that deliver millions of products and services to the population can come to a halt like that. Ask those stuck in Katrina how long it took FEMA to help them out. The thing about government is you don't ever want to need government, because, in the infamous words of Ronald Regan, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’”
Listen, I really don't like fear-mongering. I can't stand how politics and the MSM are built upon appealing to your fear receptors.
The problem is, the risks I'm talking about here are the actual risks you need to worry about/plan for. These are the real things you should be afraid of, not the made-up by those in power things meant to divide and manipulate you.
The powerful want you to rely on them, so you keep voting for them, paying attention to them, paying their taxes, and not revolting. That's all it is.
And the illusion they sell is they will be here to make you safe and give you what you need whenever you need it.
Yet history shows this to be a false promise.
Power's chief focus is to maintain power. Anything done in the name of "safety" or "equality" or "national pride" or whatever other bullshit narrative they come up with is designed to justify their existence and their monopoly on power. That's all it is.
If 2020 didn't show you that's the case, then you have some very hard thinking to do and are quite likely to be one of those unprepared in the future when the house of cards comes tumbling down.
📰 News 🚨
A positive news piece for once.
I’m putting one of these together in Austin. I encourage you to do the same. The Bitcoin Impact fund now has enough for 2 Afghan refugees, so that’s where we will disburse the funds. I’ll look into some possible fundraising soon here.
🔥 Useful $HIT CORNER 🔥
🗓 On this day in 1983: The US invades Grenada, a country 1/2000 its population. (I haven’t researched why, though I’m sure it’ll be for the typical reasons—money, power, control, politics, bs.
🦾 How to be dangerous → Get a Plan B for your money, your food, life, etc., then watch how you rise above the muck that the rest of society is stuck in.
🌞 Health → Walk barefoot as much as possible. Shoes can create back pain, food issues, and other postural problems, especially over years of wearing them. The solution, as it is with most things, is to go back to how your body is designed—without shoes.
🍳 Cooking: One good chef’s knife. Seriously. Stop buying all those knives. I used to own 30 or so high-quality knives. Then I sold most of them on eBay (they hold value surprisingly well, btw). All you need is one good knife, 6”-7” and a honing rod, and a knife sharpener. Then treat it with care and keep it sharp.
🐦 The Twitter bird’s official name is Larry.
🦅 Birds fly in a v-shape to conserve energy—it’s more aerodynamic—and so they can see the leader who flies at front.
0 → Zero was invented by Brahmagupta(Hindu astronomer and mathematician) in 628 AD in India, used later by the Persians and Arabs and later in Europe. → And he didn’t really invent it, he discovered it. Similar to Bitcoin. Zero is integral to our evolution of math. It’s one of those pivotal discoveries that most people don’t think of as such.
🏕 Being Prepared: This is the same one from last week… it’s that important → Buy Bitcoin. Buy a few 1oz silver rounds. Buy Ammo. Buy knives. Buy a hatchet. Buy paracord. Buy a portable cooking stove. Buy fire starters. Buy matches. Buy extra water and food.
I’m a capitalist bootlicker
bootlicker: noun. someone who seeks favor or goodwill in a servile, degraded way; toady: He comes across as a facile bootlicker, someone who would do anything like a lapdog to please somebody in the chain of command. An obsequious or overly deferential person; a toady.
This was an email I received in response to the last newsletter: 🦾 Taxing the rich = what you might not expect
How To Do Something Important
The new IOS update makes it harder to turn off Bluetooth and WiFi. Bluetooth now stays on even when you switch on Airplane mode. 🤮
You should turn these signals off anytime you aren’t using them, and never put your phone on your lap, next to your head, or near your children.
To make it easier to turn these signals off and on, use the Shortcuts app.
I created an icon for WiFi + Bluetooth Off and On, so in one click, they both go away or come back.
This saves me having to go into settings and click multiple times to turn them off.
Apple did this to keep things like the apple watch, and AirPods connected most likely. Their incentive is not suitable for you or your health or your user experience. Such is the case with misaligned incentives. So like everything, you have to take matters into your own hands. If you accept whatever Big Tech, Big Pharma, your doctor, the education system, or what some politician on TV tells you to accept, you’ll end up with less health, less money, and less power to control your sovereignty and future. Fk that.
Get Bitcoin from every purchase… for real
The Fold card has impressed me. I’m now using it for everything. Man, I wish I had this a couple of years ago… my Bitcoin rewards from shopping on Amazon alone would be tens of thousands.
It’s a debit card (credit card coming apparently) that gives you rewards back in Bitcoin.
Why is this better than typical reward cards that might give you 1-3% cashback?
Because that’s cash… and cash is a devaluing currency whereas Bitcoin is an appreciating asset. Over time, the difference in a lesser amount of Bitcoin will completely demolish whatever you can get back in dollars.
I’ve upgraded to the Fold+ card which has a $150 yearly fee. I did the math. It’s so worth it. If you sign up for that, you get $25 off and I get $25 towards my yearly fee. Win win.
Get your Fold card here today (there’s a free version of the app you can use to earn rewards as well, so sign-up either way).
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“Moderna says COVID vaccine shows strong immune response in kids”
Even if this vaccine is 97% effective (wtf ever that means), it still targets a virus with a 99.9%+ survival rate—that number climbs to basically 100% in children.
So you’re saying we should inject children with a Toxic substance made by for-profit companies that have “emergency exemptions” that allow them to forgo enough testing, turning them into, effectively, human guinea pigs?
How does this compute?
Oh right… it computes if you don’t actually think about it, which the masses have a hard time swinging.
🤑 Corruption and money: This is what’s wrong with America…
💬 A Quote To Ponder:
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
📘 Book I’m reading: Red Rising → My fav fiction of all time. Our son is named after the main character.
🙋🏻The Power of Questions: Why did you get upset? And don’t answer with whatever you think the answer is. Ask yourself that question 7 times. You’ll start getting closer to the truth around the 6-7 time.
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