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US Government Preparing For Power Grid Down

October 3, 2013

In case you were not aware: The U.S. Government is gearing up for a major Preparedness Drill that will simulate a Grid Down Scenario, one that will examine what would happen if the county’s electric grid was taken down by both physical and cyber-attacks.

The threat is very real and is something that we’ve covered in great detail in the past. Our electric grid is extremely vulnerable to an attack that could leave our country in the dark for weeks, maybe even months.

In preparation for this type of attack, our government is going to test the grids vulnerabilities, as thousands of utility workers team up with anti-terrorism experts, Homeland Security, the F.B.I. and other governmental agencies.

On November 13 — 14, 2013, the United States; Canada; and Mexico, along with more than 150 companies and organizations in all three countries, will take part in the GridEx 2013 Preparedness Drill – one of the largest preparedness drills in our country’s history. They will practice for an event unlike anything this country has ever seen, one experts fear is only a matter of time away from happening.

The drill will look at how the three governments react to the loss of the power grid, and a crippled supply chain that would inevitably follow the event.

Video courtesy of ThejmanPrepper

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46 comments

  1. Look for OBama’s Night of the Long Knives on that day.

    • i hope someone kills him on that night! Him and all members of his treasonous administration plus Hillary ( Hitlery)

      • Rosangela ~ You and your kind scare sane people like me. How hateful you seem…. I wonder if all your soccer and classroom cupcake moms are aware of your favorite costume…. the sheet.

        • You will find many times when someone posts about killing other people, it is a liberal or government plant, and they are trying to ensnare you to say something equally vile to declare you a security threat. People that wear sheets wouldn’t be stupid enough to fall for it.

          This is what Jesus said:

          3 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.

          44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

          45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

          46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

          47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?

          48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

          • Jesus did not actually say or write this, someone else did, 200 years after his death. Everything Jesus said is written in third person, and Jesus is a myth anyway. Would you please stop imposing your religion on other people? I can read all the lies in Bible for myself, thank you very much.

          • Did you read this?

            PA’s charter 1681

            CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all whom these presents shall come, Greets. WHEREAS Our Trustie and wellbeloved Subject WILLIAM PENN, Esquire, Sonne and heire of Sir WILLIAM PENN deceased, out of a commendable Desire to enlarge our English Empire, and promote such usefull comodities as may bee of Benefit to us and Our Dominions, as also to reduce the savage Natives by gentle and just mamlers to the Love of Civil Societie and Christian Religion

          • It’s good to understand God’s will…to understand His plan is perfect in all. I myself struggle with sour feelings about what our government is doing and people that follow the obama regime, but then I remember God’s plan. Yes….although I am very upset about the division in this country…I do know that in this all…God’s has a plan..He did not plan this…He is allowing it for his ultimate plan to take place.

        • [email protected]

          Why do you people always have to bring everything back to a race issue? When black folks didn’t like Bush was is because he was white????? It’s not racist to dislike ANY president that is systematically dismanteling the constitution. And pushing our country into a black (uh oh, i said black!) – a black hole of debt. And possibly you may be mentally challenged enough to think that by voting for the black man that you yourself are proven to be not racist. That stated – any time a comment about killing anybody is posted – it’s way over the line. So you’re both idiots. : )

        • Rosangela: HE IS THE ANTICHRIST….I’d kill him too if I didn’t already know that that privilege is given only to the Son of God, Jesus Christ. He will destroy him by the breath of His Mouth!

        • see how you feel when you and your family are dying of disease and starving………………be afraid…..very afraid. We arent in Kansas any more. ha ha

      • Since you use big talk like you hope someone KILLS him why don’t you do it?

      • Whoa. Chill out bitch.

    • john, I totally agree with you

  2. This is a hoax! I have a personal email from the manager of this exercise and am assured that this is a scenario conducted through email commands and functional responses. This type of exercise has to take place in order for responsible agencies to troubleshoot their equipment and protocols. How many of you would want to stop this exercise and wait for the actual EMP to hit before testing the systems???? It would be like changing the brakes on your car and not testing them before loading your family in the car and driving a couple of hundred miles!!! If this testing didn’t happen, and something were to happen, everyone would be crying about their not testing it first….Think about it!

    • Thank goodness there are people like Gregory out there!! Rational thinking doesn’t seem to be the norm on this site….

      • Greatest thing we should all realize is…..BE PREPARED FOR THE UNEXPECTED!
        Think these scenarios through in your mind…what would you do if?…..The more thought given to possibilities will allow you to handle the situation should it actually happen. Set aside the proper supplies to get you and your family through an emergency. Don’t be caught off guard. Keep your eyes and ears open. Stay informed. Don’t stick your head in the sand.

      • i just wana say u guys that looks at this way. what else will our corrupt gov do or rights will they take when this lackout occurs they say its for our safety but i cant help but e scared of what they mite do

    • OK. Since you seem to know about this, can you tell me if they are actually planning to shut down the power grid nationwide or if this is only a “paper exercise”. If they genuinely plan to shut it down, are there plans for them to announce to people what they plan to do, and that it is only a 2-day exercise?

      Another thought…if they really plan to shut the power grid down for two days, and don’t announce what they are doing, how many people will die in the ensuing panic?

      • You can get an idea of how big the grid out would be by researching how many electric companies/org. run this country. Also check into mexico and canada for there would be about %10 of that 150 number included for those 2 countries. This will give you a rational figure for the extent of power outage in America, though it will not allow you to tell WHERE or which companies are signed up. From past articles ranting about the current Region 3 Fema conspiracy, that would be most peoples first guess as to location and severity.

        • There is only 9 Federal power agencies. There are about 2010 publicly owned utility companies, 200+ investor owned companies, about 900 coop companies, and 173 power marketers. In the US. Put the figure 150 within most of those and you have a very low severity level, though people will still be effected and possibly die without breathing machines and such if they target area is anything PUBLIC.

      • You folks will get a taste of this scenario on October 27 with the Broadcast of BLACKOUT airing on National Geo Channel.

        They have tried to “desensitize” the public with the series of REVOLUTION TV broadcast.

        You folks want to get a REAL SCARE for the Halloween Season….? Read the book>ONE SECOND AFTER. It should put things in perspective for ya!

    • First of all you are calling it a hoax, and then saying that it is a must do and we must not be upset. You can NOT simulate a power outage of true proportions with key commands and responses. HOW DO YOU TEST A GRID BLACK OUT WITH EMAIL AND INTERNET….the key source in the formula is ELECTRICITY. Judy, are you thinking like a 1/90 commonsense/thinking type of rational thinking? There is positivity through truth and there is irrational thinking by deliberately expecting positivity through action. Gregory is quoting his sources with no sources. I am not saying this drill will be a dramatic event, but in the case that FBI and DHS are hosting the drill, they have been known to keep important information away from the federal govt.
      I called my state Rep in D.C. yesterday about the situation…they hadn’t heard any news of the sort and that was that. This leaves 3 options…(in reality there are billions of options) but we are using RATIONAL thinking here so… #1 this is truly a hoax #2 this is not a hoax, and just as we have known dhs and FBI to do in the recent past, they are drilling without properly informing the federal govt until they are underway. #3 This is not a hoax, but the information has been blown out of proportion thanks to somebody who received this email..somebody like…GREGORY!! :D Regardless the facts, this is the issue at hand, and from the years of fluoridation that Gregory has been victim to..I will exclaim that he is not a solid provider of information, though he is important!

      • Hey guys! Do you really think that those in office (those that could change the way the wind blows) will tell you the truth if they knew it. Trust no one! Test the waters if you must but don’t be surprised if you do not get straight answers……Those that say they don’t know, or have not been told…may have not been told for a reason. (Remember the big LEAKES the government are always worried about.?)

    • Gregory, so are you saying that the power will NOT go out anywhere, and that this is a theoretical catastrophe, not a real one?

    • Thanks for sharing your “calm rational insight in to a very serious problem”.

    • Thank You Gregory★★★★

    • yah we had a drill on 9/11……how did that work out.

      had a drill in boston….howd that work out.

      had a drill on londin tube bombings….howd that work out.

      had three drills going on during sandyhook ….hiwd that work out.

      had a drill at aurora movie cinemas just down the road….howd thay work out.

      had a drill at L A X ….. howd that work out….

      the list goes on and.on

      either someone.has infiltrated our government….they know about a possible attack and.use drill as cover to find culprit so they can be heroes in paprr and get more fundinh. or are directly responsible for all of these TERRORIST ACTS.

      so tell me…how bad do we need yhese drills when they are obviously not working because we have.more problems.now with more agencies than this country has ever had..

      wake the f up.

    • Fantastic! Please post the email and identify the manager of the project so we can all feel better.

  3. Maybe they’re doing it to see just how much of a panic they can create. Remember, nothing happens by accident in the theater of the world. It’s a conducted orchestra. You and I are just the human resource. A resource is a consumable. While I have my doubts about them actually bringing the grid down I also didn’t believe in the FEMA camps and the 3-body containers, until I saw them.

  4. What about the people on oxygen machines, or dialysis machines..etc. I certainly hope this drill is set up for industrial centers and not the public because I an guarantee that the majority of people in the countries don’t know this is taking place. I haven’t really seen the story in mainstream media….

    • And now that I watch the video, I’m starting to think along the lines of solar storms. If you have noticed the auras lately, they are huge..this indicates that our geomagnetic field is weakening. Party because the suns past activity has been very low. There could be an actual threat coming within our reach, besides the “drill” we speak of. Comet Ison does contain CHARGE. It is common action for the sun to produce flares in the direction of sun diving comets. The fact that Ison could get around the sun in the same direction as Earth is threatening. An Earth directed CME would be more likely within the time Ison is finalizing it’s curve around the sun and starting to rip away from it’s pull.

      • Dustin, you are right on. Watching the sky is paramount. The earth is bound to be effected…we have been living on borrowed time.

  5. I dont doubt it- and I am sure HAARP will mess with the weather and dump tons of snow to kill a lot of people. The elite want to get rid of a lot of people so they can actually gain control of the people.

  6. the question is Why would we develop these systems soley dependent on technology. Should we not keep a manual system on the side for backup like hand water pumps and old style gas pumps gravity water systems etc…….

    • I have been “preaching” this manual backup for years now! We are going to be too dependent on technology in all area of our lives so that when “something” does go wrong…there may be folks going of the deep end….anxiety attacks…maybe suicide…mind blowing reactions.

  7. Fantastic info but the background music is ridiculous.

  8. I don’t believe this for one second! There would be so many law suits it would never end. The looting would be astronomical! The police would be in overload! I heard that tomorrow they are going to allow the aliens from planet 846 ornion visit earth and have lunch with them and they are going to tell us all about their world…….

  9. good time for them to install marshall law and to start going after gun owners.
    what is your opinion?

    • In a grid down first they will let everyone kill each other, while securing the farms. There is a reason they insisted on high speed cable in the StimUwaste to rural red areas. They want to control the food, that is why I said on a government take over, deny them high speed access and force them to rely on satellite phones and not GPS/Google directions. Which they now have to every farm house in America thanks to the census. They don’t need to speak English to get there, just numbers on a GPS.

      If the Federal government were to launch a pre-emptive strike it would most likely be on every governer’s manison, Lt. Gv, and Sec. of State’s home. This is why the new litmus test is for leaders and generals being asked if they would fire on US citizens.

      Obama’s massive use of drones means they have to have a large supply to keep up with the strikes. When he is ready to make a move, he will cut back using then to create a surplus to have at his disposal for domestic use. 6 per state x 48 = 288. Any patriots left in the US government just have to ask themselves:

      #1 Now that Obama has cut back strikes, how many are now based in the USA?

      #2 Are they manned by homosexual “nerd” pilots with fake hero metaks that do not believe in God that will blindly follow their messiah’s orders? Especially if he tells them the Federal government is being attacked.

      imho, The evil spirit inside Obama will take out the top 3 of every cont. state and then some personal enemies just for spite.

      Then maybe ask Russia and the UN for help.

    • That is exactly what I was told this afternoon. This is a diversion to take everyone’s interest away from ObamaCare and install Marshall Law. The top millitary that opposed some of the political decisions have been removed, weakening the military structure.

    • Do you realize how ignorant you sound when you write “Marshall” Law? It’s Martial Law!!! Get some learning in you, for goodness sake! There should be an I.Q. test before letting anyone own a gun.

      • What has how you spell something got to do with gun ownership? You must be one of those gun grabbing, tree hugging, Obama worshippers! Is that all you got to nitpick about? Wake up, there is a lot more going on in this country than to worry about how someone spells!

  10. Call me whatever you want but this is a genuine question! Will the power actually go out or is this like a fire drill you have in school? Just something you practice to be ready for!

  11. Whatever the govt. ends up doing, I hope it functions better than the Obamacare rollout……

  12. did any of you notice that “Greg” made ONE comment and then dissappeared.
    i live by the “cya” creed better to be prepared and nothing happen then Not to prepare and be sacrificial sheeple.

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