Conspiracy theorists continue to beat the drums and run for cover. Progressives dream of political victory and look forward to a bright new day of plenty and happiness for all when they are once again in power. Conservatives are in disarray, unsure what to do with newly won political clout. They are all deceived.
There is a deep undercurrent of fear and uncertainty running through the general population unlike anything that has existed since the Cold War. At least the threats of communism and thermonuclear war were somewhat founded at the time. Today the enemy is shrouded in ideology and operates without borders.
The United States is in an unprecedented moral crisis. Never before in the history of our country has there been such a wholesale abandonment of the fundamental principles upon which the nation was founded. The results are going to be devastating. Many voices are speaking out but it goes beyond political debate, getting the right people elected to office, or passing the right legislation.
This is a personal and a community issue. Individuals, families, small groups and communities need to come together to plan and prepare. Preparation is not just surviving in the near term but planning for sustainability over the long term. How long might this be? That is the question of the hour.