the WaExaminer writes:
step one: Take out all the transportation. Step two: The financial base and telecoms. Step three: You get rid of all the utilities...that's why they call it a fire sale, because everything must go."
On Wednesday, the U.S. experienced two out of three of the stages described in the movie.
Well, welcome to the third world.
At least we have generators and our own water pump...and an old fashioned jeep that doesn't have a computerized carburator...and a pickup that uses diesel (read biodiesel). And if worse came to worse, we have two waterbuffalos for plowing and transportation.
Which is why Lolo, who lived through the great Depression and WWII, told me if I move here, I would always have enough rice to eat.