Browsing All posts tagged under »Natural Disaster«

What The Potential Crisis On The Yangtze Means For China And The World

August 5, 2020 by


By Dean Cheng ~ As if 2020 has not been sufficiently crisis-laden for the People’s Republic of China, it now faces the potential for major catastrophe due to massive rains. For much of the past several weeks, central China has been inundated by massive rainstorms, which have generated the country’s third major flood for 2020. […]

Science Shows California Fires Not Global Warming

December 14, 2017 by


By Craig Rucker ~ They just can’t help themselves. When natural disaster strikes warming campaigners and politicians blame it on “climate change.” Large areas of California has been tragically devastated by fire.  This is serious, and deserves a better response than Governor Jerry Brown using the situation to score global warming political points. CFACT’s Marc […]

3 Reasons Trump Should Consider Appointing A Disaster Relief Commission

September 8, 2017 by


By David Inserra ~ With Hurricane Harvey leaving massive amounts of damage in its wake and Hurricane Irma now heading toward Florida, tools for disaster management, response, and recovery are needed more than ever. Looking to past examples, one model that may serve the Trump administration well is to set up a temporary commission to […]

Five Helpful Hints For The Newbie “Prepper”

August 10, 2014 by


– by David Huntwork – As recent events continue to show us, one never knows when either a man-made or natural disaster can strike. Normal, routine, everyday life can change in the twinkling of an eye. Part of being a responsible adult (especially if one has a family to protect and care for) is to be […]

Mother Nature’s Message To Mankind

May 22, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ After a tornado tore through Moore, Oklahoma in 1999, people returned and rebuilt their homes and other structures destroyed by it. Many of the homes, instead of including a basement, were rebuilt on concrete slabs that offer no protection when high winds tear them loose. The elementary school was believed to […]

Federal Disaster Relief Spending Out Of Control

April 7, 2013 by


By Matt Mayer ~ The world’s second-largest reinsurer, Swiss Re, reports “that natural catastrophes and man-made disasters cost the insurance industry $77 billion in 2012.” The report noted this figure covered “more than 300 catastrophes and disasters caus[ing] the loss of 14,000 lives and $186 billion.” These disasters included many of the 112 events for […]

Japan: Two Years After 3/11

March 13, 2013 by


By Riley Walters ~ Yesterday marked the anniversary of the three-tiered terror that happened to Japan two years ago. On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit off the eastern coast of Japan. The quake, along with a tsunami reaching heights upwards of 100 feet, slammed the coast of Japan, killing 19,000. The quake […]

An Election-Year Trend: Disaster Declarations on the Rise

January 5, 2012 by


By Jessica Zuckerman The Iowa Caucus was not the only thing folks looking to the 2012 election were talking about this week. Barron’s Washington Editor Jim McTague warned that 2012 is likely to be a banner year for natural disaster declarations. Why? As the numbers show, “In nearly every presidential election year since 1972, there […]

It Really Is a Small World

January 13, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba There is a flood in Australia of biblical proportions though it must be said there is little news of it in the U.S. media. Much of Queensland is under water which would be comparable to saying that much of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and a large portion of New York is under water. Australia […]

No Link Between Global Warming And Civil Wars

September 9, 2010 by


By Nicolas Loris Proponents of domestic and international global warming regulations like to argue that human-induced climate change could affect the safety of not only the U.S. but other countries as well. They suggest that global warming will lead to more natural disasters, which will in turn lead to increased global conflict. Even the Department […]

How Will You Survive The Collapse Of Civilization?

February 16, 2010 by


By Renee Taylor. TonyfromOz prefaces ….. This is a long and considered post that I urge you all to take the time to read.  The scenario may indeed by hypothetical, but what it does do most effectively is to make you think what you might do if a situation similar to this may arise, be […]

Deadly Earth, Deadly Humans

January 19, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba The earthquake in Haiti is a perfect example of the arrogance of environmentalists who are always running around crying “Save the Earth” or making claims that any or all forms of life are going extinct. For three decades we have listened to these charlatans claim that the Earth was heating up to […]

Haitian Earthquake

January 18, 2010 by


We humans are a strange and dangerous species. Our missions of mercy are outnumbered by acts of organized human cruelty, aggression, violence, and war-making. But that, of course, does not make our missions of mercy any less noble or important. Read More Dry Bones by Yaakov Kirschen

The Civil Defense Versus Obama’s Army

June 29, 2009 by


Most of you reading this are probably not old enough to have heard of an organization once known as the Civil Defense, or what it once stood for. We’ll get back to that in a minute. Some of you may recall that during the Presidential campaign, Barack Obama made the claim that “America needs a […]