Never forget that Trad Americans do not have a large group of civilian supporters in the Federal government.
In fact, most DC denizens scorn TradAms as ignorant, racist rednecks who drive pickup trucks and don’t understand “how things really work”.
Best to have water, power, nutrition, comms (especially listening), and defense capabilities stacked and racked.
Are the people around you ready?
As you think things through, do watch this vid: