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Gault on…..Problems at the CDC

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…..OOPS!

 

With all the international news stealing most of the headlines you may have missed the comedy of errors that’s been going on the last few months at the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) in Atlanta Ga.

 

Note: My permanent base of survival operations is located approximately 85 miles down wind of the CDC… oops!

In March, one of the CDC’s labs “accidentally” contaminated

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Bugging out? Don’t leave the bicycle behind……

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YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water filtration….and current events.

 

 

 

From the Supply House: Here are a few popular survival & preparedness items available at deep discounts on Amazon. Many items are available with Free

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Thug Nation….

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The following article was published over at The Pigeon Pages by Sally LeMaster. Miss LeMaster is an investigative reporter who is on an endless pursuit for the truth – in an effort to get this country back from the clutches of those who are in the process of destroying it. The world of this article are right in line with my thinking. – Rourke

 

“In my opinion, Gennifer Flowers was telling the truth; so

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Help for minor burns

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Several years ago I worked for a metal plating business and worked around soldering irons. It was a frequent occurrence that workers – including myself – would get burns on our fingers and hands. As you may know getting burnt on the pad of your fingers is extremely painful and the pain can last for quite a while.

The standard treatment for these burns was an immediate cold water flush and then

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Prepper Survival 1962

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The following article has some unfortunate relevance as tensions grow between the United State and Russia. Many believe that numerous events are signs we are in the midst of a new Cold War. Here is the article. This was originally published back in 2012. It can be seen in its original format HERE.

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LAST CALL: BIGGEST EVER Mountain House Food Sale ending soon!!

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Ending July 31st Emergency Essentials is having the biggest Mountain House Freeze Dried Food sale ever. Incredible savings of 30-50% off on Mountain House #10 cans.

If freeze dried food is part of your food storage program or you have been thinking about it now is the time. A buddy of mine and I are going in together and placing an order to take advantage of these ultra-low prices.

I am

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The Panhandle Rancher speaks….Christianity and Prepping

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Regarding the recent post entitled, “Interesting Question from Reader” (Regina), those of you who are familiar with my scribblings would likely agree that my views fall in line with the first part of Grammyprepper’s response to same:

 

While I have no clue what your nephew’s life path has encountered, I would share with him that prepping IS Biblical…Proverbs 27:12

“A prudent person foresees the danger ahead and takes precautions.

The simpleton goes blindly on

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Reminder……Preparedness Expo: August 16-17, Hagerstown Maryland

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If you live anywhere near Boonsboro or Hagerstown, Maryland I have some great news for you. On August 16th and 17th at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center there are going to be two days of “back to basics”: demonstrations, exhibits, and entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere.

 

Exhibits and demonstrations will include emergency medical supplies, natural and homeopathic remedies, long-term food storage and food preparation, solar energy, outdoor and primitive

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Enjoyable day on a 4×4 ATV…

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This past Sunday I borrowed a friends ATV to go off-roading with a longtime friend. This was not my first time on an ATV and it was an absolute blast.

I pulled the KINGQUAD 400 to Carolina Adventure World here in South Carolina. Place is awesome. They have tons trails with difficulty levels that run from relaxing to extremely difficult. Recent rain provided some big puddles to run through. Unfortunately one “puddle” ended up being

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Row Gardening: Easier & More Bountiful than Square Foot Gardening

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From Rourke: This post was originally posted over at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen HERE.

By Beverly Sandlin

For all of the hype about square foot gardening and raised beds, when two of my sisters, both avid and experienced gardeners (better than I am) stopped by last week, we had a little discussion and all decided that raised beds and square foot gardening is less productive and harder than the time tested standard row garden.

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What will it take? Part #2

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By “The Coach”, Contributing Editor

Part 1 can be seen HERE.

 

I am writing this article on Wednesday, 7/16/14. I am writing this article because NO main stream news service is covering ANY of these stories. These news articles are evidence that we continue to lose our constitutional rights and the main stream news media does NOT even cover it.

I found all of these articles on the “Drudge Report”.

This article was written

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AGENDA: GRINDING AMERICA DOWN

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Note from Rourke: Many may read the following review of the documentary AGENDA: Grinding America Down and laugh at the suggestion that Communism has any influence on current events today. There is a strong parallel between the modern Progressive movement and Communism. Skeptical? Visit the Communist Party USA website – http://www.cpusa.org/ and see for yourself.

 

by Irish-7

As mentioned in my comment the other night, I took notes while viewing the documentary AGENDA: Grinding

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“The Minuteman” News arrives at ModernSurvivalOnline

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“The Minuteman” news is now available here on ModernSurvivalOnline 24/7. The Minuteman is a custom news source made specifically for the readers of ModernSurvivalOnline. It is available here within the pages of MSO (HERE) or as a stand alone website – available HERE.

I created The Minuteman to provide a “one stop shop” for getting news – as well as provide a service to all of you – MSO readers. News categories include HEADLINES, World,

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VIDEO: Common Core education – ridiculous

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Unless you live in a vacuum you probably have hard of “Common Core” – a new way of teaching math. I did not fully understand it until some time ago when I saw a demonstration on the “new and improved” method.

I could not believe my eyes as I watch a simple math problem which would normally take just a few simple steps become over complicated. Does it work? Sure – you get the same

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What if gas suddenly went WAY up?

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Gas prices now are about twice what they were in early 2008. People are so used to paying $3.50 for a gallon of gas that it has become the norm. I even had my wife say some about how “cheap” gas was when it dropped locally below $3.00 per gallon last year. Hmmm…..

With the continued unrest in the Middle East and the rest of the world it got me thinking: What if gas climbed

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Picture of the Day: Inverter Device List

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Inverters can be extremely handy items – especially when the power is out. Inverters can be hooked up to a 12V power source and used to run devices which normally would be plugged into household 110V outlet. Inverters can be used with a car battery – even through a cigarette lighter or power port. Connecting directly to one or more batteries(battery bank) is another method of powering the inverter.

Below is a chart that provides

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Reminder……Preparedness Expo: August 16-17, Hagerstown Maryland

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If you live anywhere near Boonsboro or Hagerstown, Maryland I have some great news for you. On August 16th and 17th at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center there are going to be two days of “back to basics”: demonstrations, exhibits, and entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere.

 

Exhibits and demonstrations will include emergency medical supplies, natural and homeopathic remedies, long-term food storage and food preparation, solar energy, outdoor and primitive

Continue reading Reminder……Preparedness Expo: August 16-17, Hagerstown Maryland

Being frugal……homemade laundry detergent

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This post was originally published back in 2012 – other than the prices everything is still accurate. – Rourke

Many preppers today are doing so out of fear of inflation and the economy. More and more people are shopping sales, using coupons, and shopping discount centers. Part of my inflation protection system is stocking up on many commonly used household items such as shampoo, body wash, soap, toilet paper, dish detergent, and laundry detergent. I

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Sharing a few pictures….

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Figured I would share a few pictures from my Instagram account.

 

My family going for a ride in my Jeep. Enjoying the top down.

 

 

Canning a few jars of green beans. These were bought in bulk from a farm while visiting my brother in Georgia.

 

 

Local Farmers Market provided 30 pounds of tomato’s at .85

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Random thoughts on rice

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The Paleo diet I follow does not afford eating much rice except as a “cheat” food. Regardless – I have stored rice and plan to put back a lot more of it. Rice is super cheap and very versatile. One of my favorite meals is Beef Stew and Rice. Pretty simple and very filling. I open a can of Beef Stew – heat it up and pour it on a bed of rice. Tasty!

I

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Interesting question from reader……

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This was sent in from reader – Regina. Feel free to comment with your thoughts.

 

From time to time, as I talk to other folks, prepping and SHTF topics arise. Usually, most have ideas about survival similar to mine, although once in a while, someone will say it’s foolish to worry about such things. But a couple months ago, I was talking to a 45 year old nephew of mine who is a

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What will it take?

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by The Coach

Contributing Editor

Back when I was growing up, we were poor like many other families. I remember the night my mother and father were sitting in front of our only black and white TV, watching President John F. Kennedy make his now famous speech on the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was telling the Soviet Union to take the nuclear missiles out of Cuba. I could tell that something was wrong just

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To the Wives, Girlfriends and Other Happy Ladies

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by Jennifer S. in Reno

Today I woke up and did some house cleaning, I did some laundry and vacuumed the carpets, I harped on the kids to get them to clean their rooms and I changed the cat litter box, I mopped the kitchen floor and made sure all of my dishes were washed. When I was done with that I went to the grocery store. Actually, I went to

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Water filtration on a “string”

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Here is a very inexpensive water filter experiment I conducted over the past weekend. I was taught this method while serving in the military several years ago and remember it being one of the easiest and most simple methods I know of. All you need for this is two containers and a 1 foot piece of string, cord, or strip of cloth.

Simply place the container of muddy/dirty water at an elevation slightly higher

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