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
In a crisis situation it may become necessary to defend your home and proprieties from marauders who do not have good intentions. For many older folks, especially women, firearms are often strange objects that are feared and looked down upon. For others, especially those with military experience or … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Firearms for Home Defense
Note: Harold was a beloved contributor to SCP who was targeted by some youths who threw a fire bomb at his home, which burned, and he and his wife barely escaped with their lives. This wasn't the first incident in that town, but hopefully it will be the last. Harold is sharing with us an update and … [Read more...] about My House Was Bombed By Teenagers – Insurance Was A Nightmare
When the power goes out in a community for an extended period of time, there are many people who find themselves feeling very vulnerable. Without power, the lights will not work, most security systems only work for a short period of time, and there are numerous breaking and enterings that occur … [Read more...] about Should Preppers Consider Kevlar Body Armor?
Although some may argue from my point-of-view firearms and preparedness absolutely go together. From talking to many readers of this site and others there are people out there getting involved in prepping and have NEVER shot a firearm. They are uncomfortable with firearms and often do not know … [Read more...] about Firearms: A Major Part of Preparedness
Unless you’re fond of shooting out someone’s eye, regularly cleaning your shotgun is a must. Granted, not every speck of dirt, gunk, rust or grime may have the power to mess up your gun badly enough to blind someone, but three major dangers can quickly evolve into hazardous situations. The … [Read more...] about Top 3 Pitfalls of Not Properly Cleaning Your Shotgun