It doesn't take long watching the news to get depressed with reports of terrible crimes and violence. The morality of this country has no doubt fallen and seems to be continuously getting worse. Older Americans are often targeted as they are more likely to carry cash and have the perception of being … [Read more...] about Self Defense for the “Seasoned” Citizen
Submitted by Harold, Editor-at-Large Harold forwarded this to me and I think that you will agree that it is worth reading and thinking about and SHARING! Bev What it really means to be an American! We are ALL immigrants (with the exception of American Indians) in this country. We are a … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Immigration
By Randy Bock I recently read an article on a prepping blog entitled “Are You Crazy To Continue Believing In Collapse?” which made me realize that my ideas and purposes in ‘prepping’ may be a bit different than mainstream. I am first a homesteader. From a young age I had a homesteading … [Read more...] about Are We Crazy?
By WE2's Don't remember where we saw this, but it "stuck' and we did it for ourselves. We call them "rice tubes". If you've ever vacuum sealed rice, dehydrated potatoes or pasta's you've learned that they puncture tiny little holes in the bags (even Mylar eventually) and it's a gonner for … [Read more...] about RICE TUBES
By Wife of the WE2's One of the other sort of "unusual" supplies is what I've always called "pink" tape. It's stretching and it's waterproof, and sticks to itself enough when fully wrapped over itself, to nearly form a complete waterproof barrier over another bandage. I first encountered … [Read more...] about Other Unusual Supplies
Go and visit survival and preparedness forums and read peoples opinions on what fire starting supplies to have and you will see more opinions than you can keep up with. Char cloth, bow drill, hand drill, magnifying glass, matches, etc. I have had all kinds of fire starting kits and have come to one … [Read more...] about My highly complex and extensive fire starting kit