“This morning I received a call from a very prominent person in the storable food industry. He has asked me not to reveal his name. I have been dealing with him for an extended period of time and I consider him to be a rock-solid source. When I talked to him today, he had just received a huge order for storable food from a U.S. government source. He told me that the dollar amount of the order was in the “five figures”.
“When he asked about why so much food was being ordered, the government source told him essentially that “you know what is coming”. When pushed further, the government official did not elaborate. It was unclear whether this was part of a larger food stockpiling program by the government. Perhaps this order was just part of the normal preparations that government agencies make for potential emergencies. Nobody could blame the government for storing up some emergency food. That is something that we all should be doing.
“The truth is that the government is taking emergency preparedness very seriously these days. For example, you can see video of a high-level NASA official urging NASA employees to develop preparedness plans for their own families right here.
“But what if this is a sign of something bigger? Remember, this is not some rumor I just pulled off the Internet. This is not something that someone got from “an aunt” somewhere. I got this information over the telephone from the person who took the order. I promised that I would not reveal any more specific details, so I won’t. But this does seem to fit with a pattern that we are beginning to see emerge.” …