Saturday, September 7, 2013

When the Lights Go Out On November 13, 2013

Dave Hodges
Activist Post

There are very dark storm clouds gathering around the country and North America as a whole. Things are about to get dark, very dark in just a few short weeks. In just over two months, on November 13-14, 2013, the lights are about to go out. Will the lights come back on? It depends on who you ask. Given the past behavior of those in power, it would behoove all of us to prepare for the fact that we could be living for an extended time with no electricity.

November’s North American Power Grid Takedown Drill

Within most false flag events lies a terror drill which substantively ties together the drill with the terrorist event. The 9/11 attacks and the 7/7 bombings serve as prime examples of hiding a false flag event within a terror drill. This strategy has worked very well before and on so many occasions that it would be naive to not expect this scenario to be played out again when the time is right and the anticipated maximum benefit can be realized from the event.

Along these lines of a coming false flag terror event, the New York Times is currently reporting that "thousands of utility workers, business executives, National Guard officers, F.B.I. anti-terrorism experts and officials from government agencies in the United States, Canada and Mexico are preparing for an emergency drill in November that will simulate physical attack and cyber attacks that could take down large sections of the power grid.” To date, 150 businesses have volunteered to participate in the drill. This is a scheduled two-day drill commencing on November 13th.

The Past Is the Best Predictor of the Future

With the possibility that the upcoming terror drill will turn into a false flag event, it would be in everyone’s best interest to examine this event more closely and to prepare accordingly.

This government has recently left a trail of catastrophic doomsday scenarios a mile wide, the most severe of which speaks to an EMP attack. Many of whom are aware of the coming drill, fear an EMP attack which will permanently disable the grid as TV viewers have seen in the popular TV show, Revolution. Personally, I do not expect to see an all-encompassing EMP attack because so many of the police state surveillance grid assets would be impacted (e.g. surveillance cameras, NSA spy grid capabilities, etc.) and so many resources have been used in its development. Yet, given the unlikely event of an EMP attack, it seems that nearly everyone from former DHS director, Janet Napolitano to former CIA director, James Woolsey have discussed the possibility of a grid takedown through an EMP attack. Further, the Nuclear Energy Regulatory Commission in their, NERC PowerPoint presentation, stated that one of the possible outcomes of an attack will be a “prolonged blackout…”

Although I do not believe that an EMP attack is in our immediate future, it is likely that a false flag terror attack on our power grid, set to coincide with the November North American blackout drill, will take place.

The working scenario that has emerged is that World War III is on the horizon. Syria was to be the flash point. However, with American and international sentiment running so high against American involvement in the Syrian conflict, Obama needs a Plan B in order to get America into war, because it does not appear that Congress is going to give him the authorization that he needs to force our way in Syria culminating in a military stand-off between the Russians and the Chinese and the United States. Subsequently, if Obama fails to obtain Congressional support to attack Syria, he could very well turn his attention to the takedown of the power grid and he could still achieve his goals in under two months.

If and when the power grid is compromised, this would plunge North America into an abyss of darkness. Some people will undoubtedly anticipate “three days of darkness” which will lead to a roll-out of draconian martial law. Certainly, some of the recent government preparations speak to this possibility with FEMA stockpiling massive amounts of food and the acquisition of 2.6 billion rounds of ammunition by DHS. And with the roll-out of martial law, the will of the people and of Congress would no longer matter and Obama would be free to prosecute any conflict he would deem necessary. Personally, this would be an attractive option for Obama because he might very well be setting himself up to be King for life.

The Constitutional Kill Switch

I would then expect that the takedown of the grid, no matter how temporary, could lead to the imposition of total Federal tyranny and the implementation of the Constitutional kill switch, otherwise known as, Executive Order 13603, in which the government would control every resource in the country including the involuntary conscription of any person for any purpose which would be overseen by the Secretary of Labor. All food and water would be subject to Federal control, whether this would be your family garden, your food stockpiles…anything… anybody is subject to confiscation by FEMA and DHS under Executive Order 13603 which is martial law on steroids.This would give those in charge total control over the vast resources of this country.

First, there are some very serious implications which could result from a grid shutdown, but the cost-benefit analysis favoring the elite going through with this plot.

Just as the CIA backed al-Qaeda needed a game-changing even to bring in the US military to break the Syrian stalemate by staging a false flag chemical weapons attack, the globalists need a game-changing event in America. Taking down the grid is a move in that direction, and what better way to accomplish this goal than an embedded event within a terrorist drill.

Bankster Benefits to a Grid Shutdown

There are some tangible benefits to the banksters perpetrating a grid shutdown. In the aftermath of a grid shut down, a shut down that might only last a few days, the Internet would go down and the banksters could restore the Internet at some point with Chinese types of censorship controls which would effectively silence the truth movement. McCain at one time wanted offensive bloggers fined $300,000. Senator Jay Rockefeller stated that he wished the Internet had never been invented. Both men may soon get their way.

A power grid shut down would also allow for the full implementation of a North Korea type of police state apparatus under the guise of keeping order. The NSA would provide the intelligence and DHS would provide enforcement. And I think the beleaguered citizens of the United States would soon discover why FEMA signed the bilateral agreement which allows Russian troops on our soil. Certainly, if the Russians are used to supplement martial law, we could conclude that all the drama over Syria may be very well-orchestrated theater and that Russian and the United States are on the same side and are serving the same “Gnomes of Zurich” banksters. Yes, war could still happen between the two super powers, but it would be a contrived war, not a spontaneous event.

An additional benefit to conducting this drill is that it will allow the banksters to test their ability to shut down power to selected communities and/or regions. This would be a useful tool in combating the insurrection that surely will follow the tyranny of what is coming.

In a grid shutdown, the above developments are likely given the cast of players who are making the grand decisions impacting this country. However, a perpetual state of martial law, extreme Internet control and insurrection suppression through denial of power do not represent the final goals in this latest plot against our citizens.


It is completely understandable as to why some people are viewing this terror drill with extreme suspicion. Sometimes, when journalists cover events, they get a feeling for what lies ahead without fully knowing all the facts. I, too, like so many of my colleagues have that sick feeling in the pit of my stomach which is screaming at me that this terror drill will produce some very ominous spin-off complications. And as bad as the November 13th terror drill may be, I strongly fear that this event will have a second possibility which contains some very dire consequences in which the resulting effects will be much more devastating than just suffering through a prolonged blackout.

There is a strong possibility that there could be a false flag attack embedded within the false flag attack coming upon our grid and I will address that possibility in the next article in this series.

Dave is an award winning psychology, statistics and research professor, a college basketball coach, a mental health counselor, a political activist and writer who has published dozens of editorials and articles in several publications such as Freedoms Phoenix, News With Views and The Arizona Republic.

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Anonymous said...


Sry, this is actually a very well presented warning on the dangers of embedded false flags. Before it happens they'll call you paranoid. If it doesn't happen they'll call you a fool. Ooooh!!!~~~ but if it does happen and we never see activistpost again, then you sir are a genuine Paul Revere.

It's not exactly journalism, but might be something even more valuable. Even as cynics, we applaud you.

Anonymous said...

A prolonged blackout in any region with daytime temperatures below freezing will cause ongoing damage to the infrastructure and personal property due to frozen and burst water pipes which will also affect the supply of drinking water beyond the 3 day event.

There is a possibility of multiple opportunistic attacks on the grid by outside forces, under cover of darkness that will keep the grid down in some places. Shutting the entire grid down has never been done and a “black start” of the grid may not work as well as flipping some switches back on. This may also invite opportunistic military attacks during this time.

In conclusion, if something goes terribly wrong during this false flag event then the powers that be may have all they can do to provide aid the victims and we know from Sandy and Katrina just how bad they are at that.

In preparation you may want to get ready to go camping at home:

More prep:

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

you folks really need to get a life and forget this fear mongering and other BS. No one is taking down the grid. You're all lunatics!!

Anonymous said...

Dear anonymous at 1:54 pm. Thank you so much for your well-researched and cogently articulated viewpoint. I will see your "get a life" critique, and raise you a "neener neener neener!"

Anonymous said...

Yes, I agree; a human generated EMP (an upper atmospheric nuclear explosion) would destroy the “electronics” of all their advanced EM technology that they use for mind control and spying.

I think the “war with Syria” is a planned distraction so that we won’t pay attention to the arrival of Comet Ison (Planet X) due to arrives around 11/22/13. A fly-by of Comet Ison (Planet X?) could also cause the Sun to release CME’s which would also fry the grid.

It all makes sense if we consider that Comet Ison (Planet X) is supposed to make its closest pass to Earth in the end of November. This is why they are having all these preparedness drills; it makes sense that they would want to shut down the grid before Comet Ison arrives and restart it after Comet Ison has departed.

Anonymous said...

It seems like the syria thing was meant to make it look like the power outage was a response by the syrians. Nobody thought us regular folks, or so many other politicians, would object. That makes me think that not only is this article spot on, but they might just make the outage sooner in order to try to distance themselves from the trial run date, and to blame syrians (or someone else). Doing a dry run like this on purpose is the most reckless behavior our gov has ever done. It is likely to kill a very many people. Think of all us old or sick folks, and the ruination of food we have already bought. No stores or stoplights means no meds, no supplies. It's assinine. With surveillance down cops will be entirely unwatched. We will have no source of news.

Hide Behind said...

As to Ison's effect upon both the sun and plaet earths environment it may interest some cubes here to google Ison and see why the "Detail Boys cannot figure out if Ison is a comet or an asteroid.
Spunds minpr but sure ss hell is not a minor point in Academia and Worlds military/ civil defence planners minds.
Toola Loo Kiddies!

Anonymous said...

That planet X thing is another scam. Carefully orchestrated since the early 20th century to make us believe in aliens. It's pathetic, but many do.

This type of thing has been their modus operandi from the beginning. If it was not so awful, it would be funny.

Our whole lives have been one big false flag. Calling people paranoid and conspiracy theorists has always been so effective.

Same old tactics. They figure if the tactic works don't fix it. The people always fall for it.

Nero burned down Rome and blamed it on Jerusalem and used it as a pretext to invade them in 70AD. Hitler burned down the Reichstag as a pretext to invade Poland.

We all know todays false flags. Unfortunately, we are waking up too late.

There is nothing new under the sun. Love yu all and stay as safe as you can.

gmo2ashes said...

Since more than one third of all Americans live within 50 miles of a nuclear power plant, this is a serious issue that should be given top priority. In the past 152 years, the Earth has been struck by roughly 100 solar storms causing significant geomagnetic disturbances (GMD), two of which were powerful enough to rank as "extreme GMDs."

If an extreme GMD of such magnitude were to occur today, it could initiate a chain of events leading to catastrophic failures of our world's nuclear reactors, quite similar to the disasters at both Chernobyl and Fukushima, but multiplied many times.

When massive solar flares launch a huge mass of highly charged plasma (a coronal mass ejection, or CME) directly toward Earth, colliding with our planet's outer atmosphere and magnetosphere, the result is a significant geomagnetic disturbance.

Since an extreme GMD last occurred in May of 1921, long before the advent of modern electronics, widespread electric power grids and nuclear power plants, we are for the most part blissfully unaware of this threat and totally unprepared for its consequences.

Our global system of electrical power generation and distribution -- "the grid" -- upon which every facet of our modern life is utterly dependent, in its current form is extremely vulnerable to severe geomagnetic storms of a magnitude that tends to strike our planet on an average of approximately once every 70 to 100 years.

Unfortunately, the world's 450 nuclear power plants are critically dependent upon maintaining connection to a functioning electrical grid, for all but relatively short periods of electrical blackouts, in order to keep their reactor cores continuously cooled so as to avoid catastrophic reactor core meltdowns and spent fuel rod storage pond fires.

If an extreme GMD were to cause widespread grid collapse (which it most certainly will), in as little as one or two hours after each nuclear reactor facility's backup generators either fail to start, or run out of fuel, the reactor cores will start to melt down.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission currently mandates only one week's supply of backup generator fuel to be stored at each reactor site. After that week supply of fuel to keep the reactors cool is exhausted, we're toast.

Anonymous said...

lmfao....this stuff is a joke. are you the same folks who sat up like an erection for Nibiru?...among other predictions.

Pseudo scientists and their opinions offered like they know something. You don't know nothing, and there is nothing you can do, nor will you do anything regardless.

Yes we live in a complex society created by cheap energy. And it is antiquated. And, yes, at any moment something can and likely will go amuck. So what? That's life. Its not perfect nor will it ever be.

Yeah...there are a million horrible things that could happen at any given moment. Shall we waste our time on them?

Anonymous said...

While most people are geared to evaluate what is practically possible and what is not, many have scant knowledge about the the world from a scientific & mystical or spiritual perspective & even those whom we revere as experts with vast knowledge in their respective fields, remain baffled by the intricacies of even our own little solar system, not to even mention comprehension of immediate galaxies outside of it, while this is not meant to knock the constant advancement of science. As Hide Behind commented, even ISON remains pretty hairy to scientists, to say the least. Although Dave explored the likely dark motives behind the mass blackout drill, is it not possible that this drill is a national, precautionary time & motion emergency exercise, to ascertain how fast Northern America can affect a "black out" to protect its grid should it be hit by a massive EMP which is an imminent surety? Such a scenario would undoubtedly cause mass panic amongst an uninformed public & that is why the drill involves the full Monty. Still, it is evident to all but the most uneducated & ignorant, that world leaders are expecting a major global catastrophe, which many of us believe they have known to be a cert for many decades & which was covered up & hidden from global populations simply because, although scientists know it will leave our planet reeling & savaged, they fear more that it could prove to be an extinction level event. Hence the Emergency Bunkers, all Obama's autocratic EO's, the ammo, the citizen tanks are all means to maintain law & order, the FEMA Camps, the bulk food storage, the body bags, the corrupt machinations of the US stock market & its collapse etc etc, are all engineered around an unavoidable cataclysmic event. It is perhaps better to entertain the probability that ISON could in fact be Nibiru, why not, when scientists already know it & had to accept that earth has experienced many pole shifts before? When scholars such as Velikowsky, Zecharia Sitchen & many highly respected scientists categorically state that Nibiru's passage is a reality we unfortunately cannot wish away, is it not wiser to investigate this event as a possibility & prepare for it as best we can? So yes the ME war games may well be to keep our attention occupied until the last minute to hide the passing of what is not simply an exceptionally bright comet, but a NE Object which although, projected that it won't hit us, could leave our planet devastated & almost completely depopulated. All people have the right to believe as they please, but with the wonder of creation still the most complex unfolding mystery, often leaving us stunned into exclaiming, "Oh My God, that is just too beautiful!" My question is why do we automatically call out to a Supreme Being in our moments of deepest wonder or fear? Is it not perhaps worth considering then that the Creator equipped human beings with a Godly homing device, so to speak, an innate spark of pure love, which immortal, kicks in & operates like a divine compass, which as humans develop spiritually, this compass progressively & unerringly directs us back beyond the material universe to the pure spiritual realm, which is our real home? When man continues delving deeply into our planet's history & have found evidence of horrific past events recurring after long intervals, which also include a vast array of ancient texts expounding on the existence of a Supreme Being, it is highly unlikely that such a being does not exist. Generally Man's problem is that he regards his advancement as infinitely superior when compared to the past, serving to make many arrogant beyond belief & leaving them with the delusion that history will not repeat itself during our time, which denial, however bold, does not make it a reality.

Anonymous said...

Nothings going to happen. Just more infotainment. In November we will see for sure, but this is just another doomsday prediction. I've read this stuff before. Where's the proof anyway? No one is taking down the grid. At the very least not everywhere. Get real.

Anonymous said...

The 12th planet is coming y'all. You better get prepared while you can. This is just another cover up, the biggest in human history. Do your research and read up on survival techniques and wilderness food to forage on. Get away from coastal areas,flood prone places, dormant volcanoes and earthquake zones. Get to high stable ground (Appalachian mountains or Rocky mountains). Stay away from densely populated cities,bridges and nuclear power plants. Have a gun for people that are a danger to society. People are going to be desperate. Try to help those that are truly good to others (go with your gut). Boil and filter all water that is in a safe locale. Get used to the camping lifestyle. If you have to leave an area, use back roads or trails. Make a good bugout bag. Be with positive, like-minded people. Have heirloom seeds ready to trade or grow when conditions are right (don't plant all seeds, just in case of failure). Remember these in order- shelter, water, then food. Good luck to everyone that is in service to other groups. Stay strong and positive. Have more love in your heart. God bless.

Anonymous said...

Enjoyed the post, but not the Obama bashing. Bush was obviously much more of a puppet and really helped lay the foundation for this agenda. It's too bad you had to ruin a good article, with a lot of compelling information, by adding your biased side comments and opinions. Just like your post, there's a lot of truth in the Christian bible - mixed in with a bunch of stuff meant to keep those in power in control of the rest of us (men over women, whites over blacks, rich over poor/middle class, etc.).

Anonymous said...

NOVEMBER 13th begins Ashura," the day when Allah saved the Children of Israel from their enemy ", Wikipedia

Veri Tas said...

I don't buy it - the lights would also go out on the wealthy elite.
Can you imagine them "going camping at home?" Cranking up their generators? Losing their access to the internet, not being able to recharge their cell phones? Letting their champagne go cold?

Angel Writer said...

I agree that Obama has to get us in a war to cover up for his scandals, and the banking cartels crushing debt. The derivatives market is an albatross around the neck of the financial institutions that no one is really talking about. They are a quadrillion dollar, unregulated market that is already in debt with extremely shaky deals. If any one of these cards is pulled, the house comes falling down. There isn't enough money printed in the world to cover their bets, and financial catastrophe does loom on the horizon. Most people do not understand this (I barely do myself) hidden financial disaster waiting in the wings. A reset is probably needed, and what better way to do that then start World War 3. The bankers and the military-big pharma-industrial complex will be overjoyed at the prospect...

BillD said...

The power was not knocked out by an EMP in "Revolution", it was an "homegrown terrorist" nano-tech attack.

The past *IS* the best predictor of the future, but NOT without context and taking into account MANY other factors. You can't have your black and white and eat it too.

Your Obama-psychosis is sad and pathetic. Get over it already.

I finally started making fun of the alarmist fear-mongering idiots at who would post an "it's the end because of this next upcoming 'exercise-drill' by The Gubmint", which occurs roughly every 3 to 6 months.

I don't mean to be mean, but when I read in your Bio that you are "a mental health counselor", I actually LOL'd.

Anonymous said...

I always planned on unplugging from the material consumer world . Now they will pull the plug on us. Prepare now.

Anonymous said...

rumor has it in incoming planet...asteroid can't remember is heading our way is the reason for the shutdown.

Dathon Stone said...

Interesting. The question is where did Dave Hodges get his info about this coming Drill? How would you go by in knowing this? I can see all of this happening but the only proof I've seen as an Internet information reader is this article and other articles referring to this one article. I wish that he would have put in some links as to back up the drill. As for Obama? Oh yes, yes and yes. Pure evil. Putin as well. All game players each one. If they want a WWIII all they have to do is agree on the time and place with little consequence to them, it's not like they'll have to go to the front lines and lead the charge or anything. Same as McCain and several other politicians.

Anonymous said...

by word of mouth of course. i thought i'd never utter these words but this time i actually wish the government was just fcking with us.

Anonymous said...

If the power goes out we are F))ked

Anonymous said...

we had better hope the power comes back on. can't verify with certainty this isn't another false flag, more fear propaganda, or is the real deal but odds are 50/50 either way. cars, dams, etc will be affected. heck! even prison doors may automatically unlock.

Anonymous said...

I missed the great IT meltdown in 2000, and the end of the world last year, PROVEN by the Aztec calendar. I'll come back to this site in December & see what reasons you have for WWIII not starting & martial law not being imposed. C ya

Anonymous said...

This is why people really need Solar Generators. They don't rely on the grid or on fuel. They are inexpensive if you look in the right place. I got mine at

Anonymous said...

GridEx 2013... That's the official name of the drill...

kim said...

When we said "they" were listening in on our calls and reading our emails, you laughed. When we said monsanto was creating GMOs, you rolled your eyes. When we warned about our government using drones, you called us liars. When we showed you proof of corruption in elections and bought politicians, you said we were paranoid. When we warned you that big pharma was selling poison, you called us conspiracy theorists. And here you are, rolling your eyes again, without even the grace to thank us for telling the truth all these years, as you stand in firm denial and attempt, at least socially, to kill the messenger. You'll get what you deserve. Unfortunately, thanks to your willful blindness, and heel-dragging, we will go down the tubes with you.

ourgreaterdestiny said...

The more people who know about this possibility, and cooperate to energize a solution instead of energizing fear and judgement, which sustain the dark matrix, the better off all will be.

ourgreaterdestiny said...

The more people who are aware of this possibility, and cooperate, to energize a solution instead of energizing fear and judgement, which sustain the dark matrix, the better off all will be.

Anonymous said...

Such BS.....Why do people pay attention? Don't you know America will exist until obama can destroy us from within!

Anonymous said...

zeph zellner said...

So why do you think they are doing it?

Anonymous said...

In revolution it was not an employees it was little nano tech particles floating around in the air that absorb electricity and they were put there by the U.S. Now in what we call real life I am sure that there will be a different reason for when the lights really go out.

Anonymous said...

Blackout in London RIGHT NOW !!!

Anonymous said...

I think it can happen but its not

Anonymous said...

so what now? its nov13,2013

Anonymous said...

there is no need for discussion,we must get past our egos and realize that we are not one bit in controll of anything ,including and especially our own imaginations,impulses and thoughts. Even the sparrows in the feild fly with childlike faith.

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