And quotes the same Solzhenitsyn piece I did earlier this month. Alger picks up the ball from Bob Owens, all well connected to what Farmer Frank is saying here.

I had hoped we could avert this sort of situation, and I have hope still. But I am not ruling out anything.

To those without young children, or other hostages to your fortune: You are the front lines. If the shit hits the fan, you are the advance guard, and you need to hold back the tide until those of us with young children get them to relative safety.And to those with small children, have a plan to get them someplace safe, out of the country if need be.

Yes, it’s too soon to know what will happen. And it’s too soon to know- really- what to do. But it is not too soon to be prepared.