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Local Government Passes Law to Seize Your Preparedness Supplies

OK, let me see if I have this right. You invest in being prepared, taking responsibility for yourself, not depending upon government to take care of you. This is supposed to be a good thing. Then, things go bad, the local government decides it’s short of whatever supplies and gear it needs to assist those who are too stupid or lazy to prepare, so it seizes your preparedness gear and supplies. Unbelievable? Not to residents of Cooper City. Read about the new law recently passed by the City Commissioners.

Now, mind you, government at all levels pretty much can do what it wants in a declared emergency, including seizing personal property. It’s happened before and it will happen again. But, how stupid do you have to be to rub the citizens’ noses in this by passing a law of this sort at a time when we are trying to encourage people to be responsible and to be prepared? Joseph Farah, a syndicated columnist seems to feel it’s pretty damn stupid and I have to agree.

I can think of few things government could do that would be more counterproductive. You want to be encouraging folks to be prepared.  Dumb!  Really, really dumb!