No One Wants To Fix The Housing Crisis.

All over the world people are struggling to find a place to live. I'm not talking about the chronically homeless that have other demons to fight, such as drug addiction, alcoholism, or mental illness. I'm talking about your friends, family members, and even co-workers who have steady income and stable housing histories but can no longer afford to buy a home or rent an apartment. Until just recently, decent homes could be found for sale in the southern United States for under $100,000 for an older property and around $150,000 for new construction. But check out the little house listed for sale in North Carolina at a whopping $275,000. For that price you get a decent sized lot for a city property, but only 2 bedrooms and only a half bath. It doesn't even have a kitchen according to the real estate agent's listing. If you want something with a full bathroom and functioning kitchen, expect to pay $350,000 and up. Way up. I'm sure people living in California think these prices are bargains, but in an area where most people make less than $20 an hour, buying a house that costs a quarter million dollars or more is a fantasy, not a realistic goal.

If buying a house isn't possible, how about renting an apartment? Not so fast! There's a shortage of rental properties all across America, and it's a problem other nations are facing as well. Even though we've just allegedly come through a pandemic with millions of deaths, for some reason every city and town has waiting lists for apartments, and rents have doubled and even tripled. How can all the apartments be full if so many people died from covid? At the same time that rents are skyrocketing due to a lack of available units, businesses are struggling to find enough employees to keep their doors open. If we don't have enough people to fill jobs, how do we have too many people for the available housing? It makes no sense. And don't blame unemployment benefits for the lack of employees. Most of the pandemic relief funds dried up long ago, and some greedy states are even trying to claw back the money they gave out. But regardless, if you go out apartment hunting, here's what you might find:

Yes, a one bedroom apartment that's under 700 square feet will cost you $2623 per month on a twelve month lease. And that's an older property where the same apartment rented for under $800 two years ago. I've seen other apartment complexes renting at $1200 to $1500 per month, almost double their rates from a year ago. Anything under $1000 is probably in a high crime area you'd rather not live in. 

But that's not the worst of it. Many apartments require a full month's rent up front as a security deposit, and some rental companies now "nickel and dime" their tenants with mandatory extra fees for parking, "valet" trash collection, water bills, and usage of amenities such as the fitness room that no one uses. One company even charges $4 per month for pest control, something that should be a part of the basic rent. The greed being demonstrated by landlords is astonishing. In my city, senior citizens have been forced out of apartment complexes in mass evictions after rents nearly tripled. City officials say they're unable to do anything to ease the situation.

And something rarely mentioned is what it takes to qualify to get into one of these overpriced apartments. Landlords have traditionally required proof of income that is 3 times the monthly rent. When average rents were $600 to $800, most working people qualified. But with typical rents being $1500, the income required to qualify is now $4500 per month. Even someone earning $20 an hour would not be accepted as a new tenant in most of the apartment complexes in America. Getting a roommate is an option, but most landlords require all parties on the lease to earn 3 times the monthly rent. They won't accept two combined incomes to reach the 3X requirement.

So houses are too expensive and apartments are out of reach. What are the alternatives? You might consider building a tiny house somewhere, since they can built for under $10,000 if you're frugal and creative. You might even have a friend who lets you build your house in his backyard. But no so fast! City, county, and state building codes and zoning laws will almost certainly stop you in your tracks. And if the government doesn't catch you, that nosy "not in my neighborhood" neighbor will certainly turn you in to the authorities so they can fine you and tear down your new home.

That leaves tent cities and homeless encampments, which are also targets of city officials and nosy neighbors. Or you could throw away everything you own and move into a homeless shelter. But you can only stay a couple of months before they tell you to leave, and the shelters are all full anyway.

The lack of affordable housing is a major crisis that's only going to get worse due to inaction by developers and government officials. Developers are only interested in building luxury properties that earn the greatest return on their investments. Governments say they can't afford to build public housing, but often the truth is that property developers moonlight as city council members and they don't want cheap housing built that will suppress the value of the properties they own. Governments build just enough housing so that it looks like they're working on the problem, but not enough to make a real difference. 

And so the problem continues, and it continues to get worse. It's gotten so bad where I live the city has opened a parking lot with security guards where people can safely sleep in their cars at night. Many of these people are single moms with kids who could afford a decent place to live just a few months ago. Apparently the greed of landlords hasn't kept them from getting a good night's sleep in their posh homes overlooking the golf course. They're certainly not sleeping in their cars.

The housing crisis could be solved if governments would get out of the way. People need to be allowed to build tiny homes on small lots. Regulations need to be amended to allow rainwater collection or bulk water deliveries instead of requiring city water hookups or expensive wells. Composting toilets need to allowed as an option instead of requiring a septic tank or city sewer service. People should allowed to live permanently in RV's on private land without the city or county forcing them to move. These changes would make housing more accessible to more people and could ultimately reduce crime thanks to there being less pressure to come up with enough money to get off the streets. 

This is a crisis that is easily fixed if people would just be willing to fix it. Will we do it? Or will we turn a blind eye to the suffering until that suffering becomes our own?

Stop Waiting For Heroes.

As a long-time observer of politics and human behavior, something I see over and over is hero worship. There's something about us, perhaps it's all the constant brainwashing, that makes us view the world like a spectator sport. Instead of taking action to solve our problems, we pick political heroes to do the work for us. We place our heroes up on pedestals and treat them almost as gods, clinging to their words, believing their promises, and waiting for miracles.

But nothing much changes. Our heroes aren't gods. Their words are nothing but opium. Their promises are rarely kept. The miracles never come. Often our heroes lead us deeper into despair than we were before we met them.

I don't really blame them. After all, they're just people like you and I. Perhaps a bit more charismatic, but they have flaws like everyone else. 

When each of our heroes fails to deliver in their turn, we abandon them and find someone new to pin our hopes to. 

Over and over. Again and again.

Relying on heroes causes us to sit idly by, doing nothing but complaining about how bad the world is.

We never stop to think that we are the heroes we're looking for. Each of us has the power to create change. Each of us has some unique skill that can make a positive difference. And when we come together, even for brief moments, we can get more done than any false hero ever could.

So stop waiting for heroes to save us. You and I are all we need. 

The Problems Of The World Are Caused By Your Obedience.

It's easy to blame the psychopaths for all the oppression and chaos we're seeing today. But the problems of the world aren't caused by insane politicians. They're caused by our obedience to them.

Fascism and tyranny cannot exist without our compliance.

Mass non-compliance will set us free.

Government Actions Prove A Lack Of Concern And An Obsession With Control.

I was listening to a podcast and the looming food shortages were being discussed. Although I've been predicting food shortages for over a year, this particular podcast hit a nerve because it made me realize how little the government actually cares about us. 

Ye shall know them by their deeds. -- Matthew 7:16

When the pandemic psy-op began in 2020, government officials with the CDC, the NIH, and the Surgeon General's office began issuing recommendations and mandates, most of which were devoid of any scientific credibility, to wear face masks, keep six feet apart from others, and to practically bathe ourselves all day in toxic alcohol-based hand sanitizer. The recommendations changed over time but they always focused on avoiding a virus that had never been proven to exist. Society was almost torn apart by the constant insistence that diseases were everywhere and people were the dirty spreaders of them all. A deadly chemical goo, which was called a vaccine, was rushed into production and health authorities elevated it to god-like status, claiming it alone would be our salvation and lead us back to normalcy. But keep wearing your mask, don't touch anyone, and while you're at it, let us track and control your life with a digital passport.

At no point were we told to do anything natural to boost our immune systems and protect our health. We weren't told to take vitamins and minerals such as vitamin D, vitamin C, zinc, quercetin, and selenium. In fact, such measures were ridiculed and discouraged. We weren't told to go outside and soak up some sun and get fresh air. Instead we were told to stay inside and breathe stale air. Gyms and health food stores were forced to close, but government-owned liquor stores stayed open. And I don't recall a single government official suggesting we drink lots of pure water and eat fresh vegetables. The news media did nothing but parrot whatever they were told to say by the people who paid their salaries, which in many cases was Pfizer.

Now we're facing food shortages, and once again the government, health officials, and the media are failing us. We're being targeted with propaganda to condition us to the idea that meat may no longer be available, and that bugs can be a tasty part of our daily meals. We're being told to lower our expectations and accept the new normal. At the same time, the government promises we won't starve to death if we just accept whatever handouts they manage to provide, handouts that will be limited to those of us who accept the coming digital ID's the elite's have planned to track and control us common folk. 

At no point has it been suggested that we learn how to can and preserve food. We've not been told to stock up on anything. In fact we've been told to not buy extra, out of fear we'll overwhelm the already sabotaged supply chain. And we've not been told to start a garden, not even something as simple as a single tomato plant. During World War 1 and World War 2 we were told to start "victory gardens" (also known as war gardens) in backyards and even in public parks so everyone would have a source of food during the austere days of the wars. During WW2 around one third of the vegetables produced by the United States came from victory gardens. But here we are today facing food shortages in the United States and famine in third world countries and not a single leader or media figure is suggesting we grow our own food. In March Joe Biden said, “With regard to food shortages, yes we did talk about food shortages. And it’s going to be real.” He went on to say, "We are in the process of working out with our European friends what it would take to help alleviate the concerns relative to food shortages." He had no advice for anyone. "Trust us" is basically all he had to offer as the solution to a problem he helped create. 

I have advice no one else seems willing to offer: First, begin building up your food reserves. You don't have to clean out the local grocery store in a single visit. Just get in the habit of buying a little extra each time you go to the store. If you need one bag of rice, buy two. Over time you'll have enough in storage to get you by a few months. Second, learn how to grow your own food. Don't wait until you're hungry. It takes time to grow food. It takes time to learn how to grow food. You won't plant a seed and eat tomorrow. You have to start today for what you'll need one, two, or three months from now. 

If you don't have space for a traditional dirt garden, consider hydroponics. Using the simple Kratky method, you can grow leafy greens and herbs without the expensive equipment needed in other forms of hydroponic growing. At the very least, buy a couple of tomato plants and put them on your porch. And then take care of them. Care for them and they'll care for you, which is something the government will never do. 

With both the pandemic and the coming food shortage, the authorities are proving they don't have our best interests at heart. Don't wait for them to prove it again. 

It's up to you to protect yourself and your family.

The Clowns Are Here On Purpose.

The news seems to get crazier and crazier by the day. Things that would be considered insane only ten years ago are now being pushed in our faces in a radical attempt to normalize the abnormal. Although we've always had eccentric characters, goofballs, and clowns in our midst, today we have these people in positions of power, dictating policies and controlling arsenals powerful enough to destroy the world.

The clowns are in charge, and they're here on purpose.

Over the past several years, the psychopath elites who own most of the world have been quietly grooming these clowns and putting them into positions of influence and power. But unlike the circus, these clowns aren't here just to entertain and distract us. They're also here to fuck things up and send our polite, familiar society into a tailspin. When they do stupid things and create harm, it's not by accident. It's what they're here to do.

It's no coincidence that the President of the United States, a man with nuclear bombs at his command, is so mentally deficient he can't even put together a coherent sentence. Remember this one? 

“You’re going to see when you’re there, and some of you have been there, you’re gonna see — you’re gonna see women, young people standing in the middle in front of a damned tank.” 

Or this confusing message about food shortages:

"We both talked about how we could increase and disseminate more rapidly food. Food shortages.”

Try to sleep well knowing this imbecile is running the show. But here's the point: he's not building anything back better. His job is to destroy, dismantle, and disillusion the United States and makes things so bad we will beg for foreign intervention. Biden wants the economy to crash, crime to skyrocket, and bridges to collapse. He wants us angry. He wants us to take to the streets violently. He wants everything stable to become unstable. He wants us to wonder where our next meal will come from and if we'll have a place to sleep at night. Because once we're desperate enough, we'll turn our backs on our own country and accept a One World Government, with our every action dictated by investment banks and the multi-billionaires who own them.

And it's not just in America that this clownish path of destruction is being followed. We see it in Canada with Justin Trudeau, in the United Kingdom with Boris Johnson, in France with Emmanuel Macron, and in New Zealand with Jacinda Ardern. These aren't just clueless idiots who coincidentally all ended up in power at the same time. These are puppets, remote controlled clowns working to bring us to our knees.

But when their tent folds, it will be replaced by an open-air digital prison run by what is basically the Fourth Reich: a cabal of technocrats and power-mad psychopaths who see us as nothing more than slaves.

These circus performers may act funny and sometimes amuse us, but the next show we see will be brutal and horrific.

And that's no laughing matter.

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