From the outside America may seem to be a land of endless optimism and confidence.

But, as Sky News reports, an increasing number of Americans seem to think it is danger of falling apart, and they’re preparing for the end.

“We’re not talking about folks walking around wearing tin foil on their heads; we’re not talking about conspiracy theorists. I’m talking about professionals: doctors and lawyers and law enforcement and military. Normal, everyday people. They can’t necessarily put their finger on it. But there’s something about the uncertainty of our times. They know something isn’t quite right.”

A now privately-held ex-nuclear missile base in Kansas has been turned into luxury “post-apocalyptic refuge for the very rich.”

It’s an underground complex straight out of a Bond flick.

As Sky News reports:

They call themselves preppers. Mainstream suburban Americans hoarding supplies and weapons while leading otherwise perfectly normal lives.

[They are] afraid of some impending catastrophe but also what that will do to American society.

“I think that is what I’m scared of the most,” he told Sky News, “Not the actual events. I’ve already prepared for that. It’s the aftermath, when there are no police, there are no military to protect us, we’re going to be protecting ourselves.”

Read more at Sky News.

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