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UPDATE: Here is a link showing historical data on barn fires and animal deaths: https://awionline.org/content/barn-fires-An This shows that we had a spike in 2019, before the fear-porners started hyper-focusing on this problem and declaring "OUR FOOD PRODUCTION IS UNDER ATTACK!!!"
OpEd - by OOMAN
A lot of YouTube channels have been screaming “Our Food Production Facilities Are Under Attack!!!”. I have not seen anything other than a list of facilities, dates, and the type of “attack”. These have ranged from: FIRES!!!, to EXPLOSION!!!, and PLANES CRASHING INTO BUILDINGS!!! I challenge everyone that starts reading this to have the mental fortitude to read this to the end, and resist the urge to start screaming “DENIER!!!!!”.
I was having a conversation about this with Steve from the Corsair Trainers channel, and we were both getting a feeling this story was being over-hyped. Instead of starting to scream into the interwebs, we decided to look into it further and do some research!
Our starting point was a list that was floating around that contained 23 locations that had incidents. The Claim was all of those were from 2022. 7 of them dated back to 2021 and earlier, and the Walmart fire in Indiana was listed twice. I added one newer one that wasn’t on the list, so we have 16 “attacks” to look at. It might be helpful to download the PDF or Excel Spreadsheet that is also posted at https://theRSyndicate.com/news and follow along.
The first thing I did was find numerous articles about each of these incidents. I included the links to the articles that provided the most details or latest updates to each situation. I noticed that MOST of the locations on this list were not food “PRODUCTION” facilities at all. I created categories and color coded them on the spreadsheet.
The first category I created was “Red” for BUUUUUULLSHIT!!! There were two that without a doubt fall into this category. First, the Bonanza Meat Company fire in El Paso, TX on 2/15. If anyone bothered to read past the first paragraph or two, they would see that the building was VACANT, but had Bonanza Meat Co. painted on the wall !!!! Second, was the General Mills airplane crash story out of Georgia on 4/21. The story clearly states that the plane crashed NEAR the facility into a remote tractor trailer storage PARKING LOT. Plane was having engine trouble at takeoff, control tower knew about it, it crashed, and the pilot is dead.
The second category I created was “Orange” for Grocery Stores, Butcher Shops, and Food Pantries. By definition, Grocery Stores and Food Pantries do not meet the definition of a “Food Processing Plant”. Small family owned butcher shops may “process” meat, but none on this list are on the scale of being a “plant” or having a significant effect outside of their immediate areas. There were 4 incidents that fell into this category:
Being a small business owner myself, I do not mean to downplay or demean the losses these businesses suffered. My heart goes out to them and the communities that they serve. That, however, does not change the fact that these were not huge “Food Production Plants”, that the fear mongers and master click-baiters are portraying.
The third category I created was “Yellow” for minor producers, supplementary products or distribution related facilities. Again, these are by definition not “Food Processing Plants”, and will not have a catastrophic impact on food supplies in the U.S.. There were 5 incidents that fell into this category:
The fourth category I created was “Blue” for Major Distribution Facility. The only incident that tell into that category was the Walmart fire in Plainfield, Indiana on 3/16. While Walmart is a major distributor of food, they do not Process food at their facilities, and food is only a portion of what they distribute. I do not know the breakdown of food vs. other goods, so you can decide if it should go under Green or Yellow for yourselves, and adjust the numbers accordingly.
Finally, the 5th category I created was “Green” for actual Food Production Facilities. There were four that fell into this category:
At the end of the day, I do not believe ANY of these accidents are the result of a focused effort on destroying our food supply. If they are, all but three or four of them TOTALLY SUCK at choosing their targets!!! Most of these incidents can be explained by accidents, negligence, lack of maintenance, and possibly even things like disgruntled current/former employees or insurance fraud. Those three or four are also the only ones that would have any (minor) significant nationwide, long lasting effects. When you look at the big picture, which includes the size of our country and all of the other plants out there, these are not even going to be a blip on the radar.
The following are the numbers of “Fires, Explosions, Crashes” at various food processing plants since 2017:
There is no context or criteria given as to what is considered a Food Processing Plant, so I cannot say it is an apples-to-apples comparison. Even so, if we are currently at 4 food processing plants, according to my criteria, four months into the year, we would be on target for 12 for the full year. 12 is not that far off from the 11 in 2021, and does not raise the bar high enough for me to consider the crisis that the Fear Mongering Master Click-Baiters are making this out to be. All it takes is a few exaggerated stories like this to land us in a crisis like we saw with the Great TP Shortage! Don’t get sucked into the HYPE!!!
Let me know what you think, and tell me if I’m missing something. I really want to know if there is something I’m getting wrong here. You can send me your feedback at OOMANFEMA5@gmail.com Thank you, if you had the mental fortitude to get all the way to the end, and give this some serious thought…
-OOMAN / Oliver
I've received a bunch of emails this week asking, "What Happened To John???!!!" We got strikes on the main and BC channels over the last two weeks, and have had to use the backup, backup channel: John the Prepared Mind. To find the videos from the last two weeks, you have to go to the LIVE tab (https://www.youtube.com/@johnthepreparedmind9137/streams ). For some reason it isn’t listing them in the VIDEOS tab. We will be having a ZOOO Sunday at the regular time (6EST/5CST/3PST). Not sure which channel, so be sure to subscribe and hit the bell on ALL the channels, so you get notifications in the future, and hope to see you at the ZOOOOO!!!
If you've sent an email to Joleen, and she hasn’t gotten back to you, it's because she has been on a well deserved vacation this week. We hope to be back on the Prepared Mind BC channel sometime this week. Please let anyone else that is having problems finding it know where we will be tonight!
-Oliver / OOMAN
Lots of folks have been citing a study from the Society of Actuaries Research Institute, claiming it is "proof" death rates in the US are up 120% (Link Below). I DO NOT dispute ANY of the data it contains.
Once again, we see that folks are either accidentally or intentionally mis-reporting the data that is presented…proving there are morons on both sides of the aisle that are either pushing an agenda or too stupid to interpret/understand data. Start on page 4. I’m sure that the low IQ folks screaming about “DEATH’s ARE UP 122% IN THE 35-64 AGE GROUPS !!!”, see the number, let confirmation bias kick in, and never bother to read the report to see what the numbers actually mean! That number represents a RATIO of the ACTUAL death rate vs. the EXPECTED death rate, which means that the number of people that died was 122% of the number they were expecting would die. In other words, there was a 22% increase over their PROJECTION! KEEP IN MIND THAT WE ARE NOT LOOKING AT ACTUAL DEATH RATE INCREASES IN THESE REPORTS! WE ARE LOOKING AT ACTUAL vs. EXPECTED (made-up number that has no relevance to actual increases in death rates).
On Page 5/Table 1/TOTAL Column, it shows that the ACTUAL vs. EXPECTED death rates 3/2020-1/2021 for under 15yo’s was 96.5%, or a 3.5% DECREASE in expected deaths. Rates for all 15-64+yo’s, was at 122-123%, or a 22-23% increase over the EXPECTED PROJECTED numbers. Overall total population experienced a 22% increase in EXPECTED deaths, not the 122% increase everyone is incorrectly screaming about causing people to panic.
On Page 5/Table 2 TOTAL Column, it shows that the from 1/2021 – 1/2022, EXPECTED deaths in the 15-64yo range were 131% of the EXPECTED number, or a 31% increase in EXPECTED deaths. Over the entire population, the actual number of EXPECTED deaths was 117.3%, or a 17.3% increase over EXPECTED.
Now, let’s take this one step further!!! We still don’t know what the ACTUAL increases of deaths was year over year. Keep in mind that numbers in the report are INSURANCE COMPANY PROJECTIONS, not actual death reports!!! They are comparing the number of people that actually died to the number of people they expected to die. They are not comparing the number of people that actually died in 2019 to the actual number that died in 2020, or actual numbers that died in 2020 to actual number in 2021, actual 2021 to actual 2022! The numbers could be that much higher, because the insurance companies didn’t expect deaths to increase as much as they did. Maybe they thought the numbers would be less because people were locked up and not doing dangerous stuff like driving their cars, crossing streets while taking a walk, or KILLING EACHOTHER because they were under stay at home orders!!! Perhaps they thought the vaccines would reduce the “Covid” deaths shown in their tables, but they didn’t!!! The following are numbers from the CDC:
Total Increase US Pop.
Year Deaths In Deaths Population Increase
2015 2.71 M +3.0% 324.6 M +0.8%
2016 2.74 M + 1.1% 327.2 M +0.8%
2017 2.81 M +2.6% 329.8 M +0.8%
2018 2.84 M + 1.1% 332.1 M +0.6%
Covid Identified late 2019
2019 2.85 M +0.4% 334.3 M +0.7%
3/2020 lockdowns started, 12/2020 JJJ Started
2020 3.38 M +18.6% 335.9 M +0.5%
Virus still spreading through population
2021 3.46 M +2.4% 337.0 M +0.3%
2022 N/A N/A 338.3 M +0.4%
TOTAL deaths in 2019 were actually down compared to historical average increases of 1.1% -3%/year. My guess is that the Actuaries thought that after the spike in 2020, the vax would bring the death rates back down to pre-2020 levels, less ~1.5% annual increases, which works out pretty close to that 117% number they show for 1/2021 – 1/2022. Instead, the vax didn’t work and the numbers continued to go up at a “normal” level year over year.
The death rates already spiked in 2020, before the vaccines even came out. Average population growth from 2000-2015 has been between 0.8% - 1.0%. During the worst year in 2020, it fell to .5%. That means net population change was probably only between .3% to .5% (1,000,000 – 1,680,000 people lost). If we actually had a 120% increase in deaths, those numbers should have been up by 4,056,000 people or a total of 7,436,000 people total! Declines in population growth are also probably due to people staying home and not having babies and an aging population, but appears to be on the increase again in 2022. There is nothing here to indicate that actual deaths amongst ANY AGE GROUPS is up 100%+. People are deceptively or ignorantly using statistics to scare people, and that PISSES ME OFF!!!!! If deathrates were up that much, the 2-4 funerals a month I see at each of the two funeral homes I pass twice a day, every day, would be up to 4-9 per month each. That would be very noticeable. We all would be noticing stuff like that in the real world!!! My guess is that we will see a % decrease in total deaths for 2022 or 2023. I’m guessing we get back around 3 million total deaths per year.
When you compare EXPECTED numbers to ACTUAL numbers, you are comparing a projection to a result. If I project/guess 100 people will die of XXXX, and 1,000 people die of XXXX, that would be 1,000% of my projection, but a minuscule number compared to the population. Be VERY careful and skeptical about how people use statistics!!! If I'm seeing this wrong, please let me know how, by emailing me at the address below.
-Oliver / OOMAN
This weekend, we had a great R-Syndicate get together at Indiana Beach in Central Indiana! We met some new friends (Mr. & Mrs. Hoosierlife), and saw some old friends as well (Sharlan, Krystyne, YankeeWatchdog, Majik, & RonStryker). Yes, you heard that right! YankeeWatchdog drove all the way out from COLORADO!!!
Lots of good food, cold drinks, great conversation, and a day at the coolest little amusement park we've never heard of! Indiana Beach is an old-school park, that is reasonably priced, short lines, and has plenty of stuff for the kiddies and adults as well! There are 3 bars, and feature live music! Top that off with a fireworks show, and you've got one helluva weekend! Thanks to everyone for coming out!!! Hope to meet many more of you on the next outing. Location TBD...
You can watch the highlight video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqPJnTjrvC0&t=657s
Earlier this month, a document was leaked showing PayPal was planning to change it's TOS (terms of service) to add the ability for PayPal to automatically fine customers upto $2,500/incident for things they deem to be mis-information. Despite saying the leaked letter was a mistake/not true, that they would not implement such a policy (after their stocks tanked 24%), PayPal silently announced/released a slightly changed version of this policy yesterday. The policy is reportedly going into effect on 11/3/2022. In response, we at The Prepared Mind Channel and at The R-Syndicate, have closed our PayPal accounts, and encourage everyone else to do so as well.
There are many other options out there, although not as universally accepted as PP. We have chosen to use Cash.App because they seem to be the best option out there for freedom loving Americans. We are not aware that they have banned any customers for political ideology. If that changes, so will we! In the mean time, you can continue to support The R-Syndicate and The Prepared Mind Channel at:
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After the devastation following Hurricane Ian, many folks are trying to find out how they can help. Governor DeSantis, in his news conferences, has asked people NOT to haphazardly rush down to assist in the cleanup efforts. The worst hit areas have no electricity, no water, no spare places to stay, as well as severe fuel and food shortages. Please do not rush down without a plan! You will get in the way of the professional clean-up crews, and contribute to the problems they are having more than helping at this time.
This is not meant to discourage anyone from helping! If you have family and friends down there that specifically need help you can provide, please DO NOT HESITATE to go help them if you can! Just make sure you are adequately prepared with everything you will need! As John The Prepared Mind always says: Have Food, Water, Shelter, Clothing, Medicine, a Means of Self Defense, and a Plan!!! Also make sure you have extra fuel, and anything else you may need before you get down there. Tools, generators, pumps, chain saws, and clean-up supplies will be next to impossible to find.
The organization VOLUNTEERFLORIDA.org has a great website that lists charities you can donate to (they are saying this is what they need most, immediately after the storm), sign up to volunteer in areas that are ready for outside help (and get notifications when/where help is needed, according to your availability), and to get additional information.
2022 03 23: A friend just told me about this FREE APP for discounts on Diesel at Truck Stops and many other stations and wanted to share it with you. Whether you're driving a Big Truck, RV, or Diesel Pick-Up, this app will get you discounts at participating stations without the hassle of getting a fuel card and credit checks. You can use your existing credit or debit card. Savings look to be around $0.50/gallon in my area in northern Illinois. Truck stops are usually higher than local stations, but the prices shown are still $0.30/gallon lower than the cheapest station around here. They are currently offering a $10 fuel credit when you sign up! Click the link below or the image to the right to get the app and sign up:
My biggest concern was giving my credit card information, but then I remembered all the fraud warnings I get when traveling and filling up multiple times per day and often times in different states. My credit card company told me (off the record) certain stations are flagged for fraud cases and will trigger a fraud alert when you use your card there. All charges go through MUDFLAP, so only one place is getting your card info.
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We are pleased to announce that American Regulators have joined the R-Syndicate as a supporting creator!
The American Regulators is a group of individuals that love this country and would like to see every member flourish. We wish to produce real change on every level in this nation. Through community events, rallies, and petitions organized by our dedicated members, we work to hold leaders and decision-makers accountable for their actions, moving them to rethink what is possible.
We encourage everyone to check out AMERICAN REGULATORS at YouTube & their Website , and to get involved and support them in any way you can!
2021 04 18: Caz has created a new store at Teespring. His 4thDimension merch is currently available, and R-Syndicate merch will be available soon. We will post more information/links when they are ready!
2021 04 16: This morning, Caz received a notification from Spreadshirt that his account has been terminated. The reason they cited was, "Hate speech and Hateful Content, Inciting violence and Harmful Misleading Content for Three Percent and Oath Keeper content. As well, this is in violation of the Partner Terms and Conditions."
We highly encourage everyone to BOYCOTT and STOP BUYING ANYTHING from Spreadshirt. If you have a store there, strongly consider moving your products elsewhere before they terminate your store as well.
We will post new links to a store you can purchase your 4thDimension and R-Syndicate merchandise as soon as Caz is able to find a provider that will not censor his artwork and our messages!!! Any suggestions as to where he can do that would be greatly appreciated. Send us an email with the info to firstname.lastname@example.org . THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!
Big thanks to Caz at 4thDimension for finding this info! Turns out that the whole Q-anonsense movement is eerily similar to a psy-op used by the Soviet Union in the 1920's! The Soviets created a fake anti-Bolshevik movement supposedly headed by high ranking members of the military that were opposed to the communist take over. The plan was called "Operation Trust". The operation was used to identify the opposition and keep the monarchs from making any moves against the Bolshevik's, while they waited for the fictitious military group to come to their rescue. Don't believe us, just search for "Bolshevik Operation Trust" in your favorite browser, and you'll find LOTS of information about this!
A successful psy-op will tell you 9 truths to sell you 1 lie. - Unknown
It's easier to fool people, than to convince them they've been fooled! - Mark Twain
The first R-Syndicate Across America Tour is complete! It was a great trip, and videos are now all posted. Check out the links below. We look forward to doing another tour in the spring, and hope to get down to Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Hope to meet a lot more great creators and R-Syndicate members when the weather breaks. Send emails to OOMANFEMA5@gmail.com , if you would like to participate and we'll see if we can get together in your area!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtJeJYqro0M&t=3s Colorado Springs and a visit from Mike, the YankeeWatchdog!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSoI4_iauq8&t=2s Northern Arizona, the Grand Canyon, and visits with Von (Back Country Preps), Roger (Detroit Preppin), and Tobin (AZ Off Grid).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN-foxoXKTA&t=303s Littlefield Texas (near Lubbock), a visit with Rob Painless, the Waylon Jennings Museum at Waymore's with James & Hellen Jennings, and a stop in Houston.
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