“The world is coming undone and the world is splitting into different camps. Those who understand individual liberty, that it is not about the collective, that the only way to truly bring the collective up is for individuals to empower themselves and to behave like men determined to be free.
"When you understand what that means, it means that you are someone who obeys the law, that you are somebody who does not pick the pocket of your neighbor, that does not, does not push off responsibility to others, that you take responsibility for your action and you insist that those around you also take honest accounting and responsibility for what they have done. And that’s the way you get to be free.
“But the other group that the world is splitting off into is one that will take anything. They are a drowning swimmer and they will pull you under the water....
“Please, do not tell anyone. Do not panic. There’s time, but this is a warning that you should see. Deepen your preparation and keep it to yourself." ~Glenn Beck
Hurricane Irene Headed for Major Population Centers
Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are in the path of Hurricane Irene. Our daughter arrived in New York City just three days ago, excited to begin an internship with Bon Appetit Magazine. She loves adventures and we hope this is one of many adventures she will be able to tell her grandchildren about.
Resources for Those Preparing for Hurricane Irene
If you have friends and loved ones on the East Coast, Ready.gov
has some excellent information on how to prepare for a hurricane. And here is a helpful resource from FEMA: