When Prepping for Survival, Put a Low Priority on High-Tech

by Guest Blogger - April 18, 2014 • 11 comments

By Melissa Joe and his group thought they were prepared for anything.  Their provisions included three shiny new SUVs parked in a secure garage and guarded by a sophisticated alarm.  Each member communicated with the others using military-style hand-held radios.  Their communal bunker was outfitted with scanners, CB transceivers, and signal boosting antennas. The armory held […]

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Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The End Of This Decade?

by Guest Blogger - April 18, 2014 • 26 comments

By Michael Snyder – Economic Collapse Blog Do you think that the price of food is high now?  Just wait.  If current trends continue, many of the most common food items that Americans buy will cost more than twice as much by the end of this decade.  Global demand for food continues to rise steadily […]

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Friday Miscellany

by M.D. Creekmore - April 18, 2014 • 21 comments

1. Interesting – Why There Will Be A Robot Uprising : “Anti-social” artificial intelligence in the future is not only possible, but probable, unless we start designing AI systems very differently today.” 2. Al Gore Calls Global Warming Skeptics “Immoral, Unethical And Despicable” : “Ultimately, we are going to win this thing,” he said!” 3. U.K. Lawmakers […]

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Infidel Body Armor Review

by M.D. Creekmore - April 16, 2014 • 9 comments

A couple of months ago the good folks at infidel body armor, contacted me about reviewing one of their products on TheSurvvialistBlog.net , and despite my being upfront and letting them know that with my scheduled (and a number of projects that I want to get done before the heat of summer sets in),  that it […]

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Wednesday Miscellany

by M.D. Creekmore - April 16, 2014 • 54 comments

1. Jewish Community Center shooter Glenn Miller identified as FBI informant : “Glenn Miller, the former North Carolina Ku Klux Klan leader, arrested in the Kansas City Jewish Community Center shootings that killed three people on Sunday, has been identified previously as an FBI informant.” 2. If a nuclear bomb exploded in downtown Washington, what […]

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Mother Earth News – Go Green with Low-Budget Housing

by M.D. Creekmore - April 16, 2014 • 14 comments

From Mother Earth News article - Go Green with Low-Budget Housing : You may be surprised that I’d rate mobile homes low on the list yet write favorably of camper trailers. The difference is that camper trailers are recreational vehicles and are designed for off-grid use. Of course, some models are more like mobile homes, so you’ll have […]

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Conflicted Tuesday

by M.D. Creekmore - April 15, 2014 • 78 comments
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A deadly flu outbreak has infected 1/3 of your group and you do not have the means to quarantine them, or the medicine to help them. Do you vote with the rest of your group to banish them from your group or do you take it upon yourself to eliminate the infected ones before it spreads any further? What other options would you consider?

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What do you think will happen next at the “Bundy Ranch” in Nevada?

by M.D. Creekmore - April 14, 2014 • 143 comments
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With all of the online media coverage, I’m sure that most of you know about the  standoff, at the “Bundy Ranch” in Nevada and that the feds have now pulled away apparently in defeat. But the question is what will happen next? Do you think it’s over? Will the feds just let it go? Will […]

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It’s time for bed…

by Guest Blogger - April 14, 2014 • 28 comments

I interrupt your garden planning to bring you this special bulletin… As we begin out prepping journeys that we always talk of beans and bullets. But as the basic needs are fulfilled, we need to expand our acquisitions to daily items used without thought. In this case I am talking about beds and linens. My concern is that come the evening of the day the SHTF, we are going to collapse in exhaustion and what you lay your body down on might suddenly become vastly important.

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Monday Miscellany

by M.D. Creekmore - April 14, 2014 • 28 comments

1. How to record police encounters without losing your video : “Technology is a double-edged sword. It has enabled the government to become more intrusive than ever with its online spying capabilities. However, cheap and discreet recording devices make it much more feasible to hold cops on the street accountable.” 2. 4.9-magnitude earthquake rattles central […]

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What did you do to prep this week?

by M.D. Creekmore - April 12, 2014 • 345 comments

Before we get started with this weeks “what did you do to prep this week”, I would like to give a shout-out and a thank you to Jana M, Josh B, Brenda C, and Curtis H for their generous donations via PayPal this week. Thank you for your continued support of this blog – if you too wish to […]

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Need a Aquaponic Garden? Here’s How You Can do It – cheap, easy and effectively…

by Guest Blogger - April 11, 2014 • 15 comments

This is an entry in our current non-fiction writing contest  By B A few months ago, I learned of the practice of Aquaponic Gardening. As a homeschooling parent of a bunch of very active kids, I am always looking for multifaceted projects that can enhance my kids’ educational experience while being true to my prepper ideals. Aquaponics fit […]

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Questions and answers with The Wolf Pack : How do I get to my well water after the electric goes out?

by Guest Blogger - April 11, 2014 • 47 comments

Question from Robbin W I’ve seen where people can write in and get advice from the pack, that is what I need!! My husband works out of town a lot. He takes good care of things and keeps most everything in working order but I have this fear of him being gone when the SHTF […]

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U.S. Economy on Brink of Systemic Failure

by M.D. Creekmore - April 11, 2014 • 8 comments

Good video if you have time to watch it…

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Friday Miscellany

by M.D. Creekmore - April 11, 2014 • 47 comments

1. Yep, like that’s going to happen – “The Obama Administration Wants Gun Owners To Wear RFID Tracking Bracelets? : Attorney General Eric Holder says that gun owners in the United States could eventually be forced to wear RFID tracking bracelets. In fact, in recent testimony in front of Congress he gave the impression that […]

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DC/AC Power Distribution Panel Part 4

by Guest Blogger - April 9, 2014 • 17 comments

This is an entry in our current non-fiction writing contest  By DanW As I built this project there were many little details that had to be worked out. Stuff like laying out all the components, figuring out where they would best be situated, how the wiring might be affected, etc. I didn’t want to put this info into […]

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