Oct 25

A Different Perspective on Survival Tips

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As a regular reader of several “survival/prepper” blogs, and being a long term prepper and a survivalist well before the term became fashionable, I often shake my head in wonderment at some of the articles on the net! Everyone that … Continue reading

Oct 25

What Can We Learn from History About Food When SHTF?

Customers line up to get in for shopping at a state-run Bicentenario supermarket in Caracas May 2, 2014.  President Nicolas Maduro is introducing a controversial shopping card intended to combat Venezuela's food shortages but decried by critics as a Cuban-style policy illustrating the failure of his socialist policies. Maduro, the 51-year-old successor to Hugo Chavez, trumpets the new "Secure Food Supply" card, which will set limits on purchases, as a way to stop unscrupulous shoppers stocking up on subsidized groceries and reselling them. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3NL83

I’m always surprised, and often more than a little disturbed, when I hear folks say that when SHTF occurs, they’ll just go hunting, or they’ll trade for the food they need, or they’ve got a few boxes of MRE’s, so … Continue reading

Aug 07

The Golden Hour: What to Do in the First 60 Minutes of SHTF

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Many people are convinced that civilization as we know it will collapse or, at best, experience a prolonged interruption. Very few of those people are actually planning for it and even less are preparing for it in advance. For those … Continue reading

Jun 09

Survival Saturday: Is Your Family Being Programmed by the American Way of Life?

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Survival Saturday is  a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared. This Week in the News You just can’t trust anyone, or so it appears in this week’s Survival Saturday round-up.  We’re all being … Continue reading

Jun 09

The Federal Reserve Is Pushing the Economy To “The Verge of Final Implosion”

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This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at his Alt-Market.com website. Editor’s Comment: By design, America is going down. But the nation’s dumbed-down population is slow to catch on to the subtle mechanisms of control that have … Continue reading

Feb 05

Would a Long-Duration Blackout Cause Nuclear Armageddon?

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According to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, there are sixty-one active commercial nuclear plants spread across the United States. A question on the minds of many is what would happen to those plants if the nation experienced a widespread, long-lasting power … Continue reading