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Enter New Contributing Editor: Archer Garrett

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Hi, I’m Archer. First off, thanks to Rourke for inviting me to contribute to MSO. I’m honored, my friend. I’ve followed your blog long before we ever spoke.

John has given me freedom to write about whatever I see fit, so chances are we’ll cover a lot of ground. I intend for my posts to be colloquial and informal, like a couple of old friends and a pot of coffee on a back porch, listening

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I am not a fisherman

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As the title states – I am not a fisherman although I have hauled in a few.

As a kid living in Athens, Georgia I would walk to a local pond with a few buddies hoping to catch one of the “monster” large-mouth Bass. Countless casts with a small Diawa reel brought in many Brim – which always went back. There was this one large Bass that I would see in the shallows on the

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Black Berkey Primer just released……

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Just received word from loyal MSO sponsor The Berkey Guy of this new accessory that is a welcome sight to me and other Berkey owners: The Black Berkey Primer.

 

Check out the FAQ below for more information.

1. What is the Black Berkey Primer™ & what does it do?

The Black Berkey Primer™ is a hand-powered priming pump that makes it possible to prime Black Berkey™ Elements easily offline, without

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Politics and ModernSurvivalOnline

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I have recently been talking with a few people about the direction of ModernSurvivalOnline. I want to reach out to as many people as possible and deliver some quality content assisting others in a variety of ways. One aspect of “reaching” others is related to politics. More than one suggested I stay away from politics (and religion I might add) as it is controversial and may push some people away. I appreciate that advice however

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Defending your property during WROL involving walls

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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.

 

 

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Another reason why I’m not a Republican

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I’m sure you’ve heard about Cantor’s election loss to David Brat, whose main financer was an auto repair shop. The experts are busy interpreting what this must mean, as usual they get it mostly wrong. I think a slight rewrite of Thomas Jefferson’s famous quote fits well “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of incumbents”. Cantor’s loss is being portrayed as “extremist TEA PARTY growing pains” by

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REMINDER: Free Shipping for ModernSurvivalOnline readers…..

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Ready Reserve Foods is running a sale on many of their survival & preparedness products AND offering FREE SHIPPING to all ModernSurvivalOnline readers.

Ready Reserve Foods is a leading supplier of emergency preparedness products and a sponsor of this website. Their current sale has featured items such as food storage products, ammunition, Potassium Iodate tablets, seeds, and more.

Here are a few examples (supplies are limited):

 

5.56x45mm NATO 62 Grain

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Truth……

It is happening right now.

 

Kissing Freedom Goodbye

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This article was originally published over at JamesRobison.net. It can be seen HERE in its original format.

You can kiss freedom in America goodbye unless those who say they know and love God stand together against the forces of deception and destruction. If we don’t act now, it will be too late to halt evil’s intent, which is the destruction of meaningful life and freedom. This has always been Satan’s goal,

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The Left’s Self Destruction Continues

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The following post was originally published on May 29th over at The Warriors Place. It can be seen in its original form HERE.

I’ve been staying away from politics this year. What with the remodel and trying to acquire a modicum of competence at competition shooting I haven’t really had the time. Plus the fact that I’m pretty sick of the whole thing. But I can’t help chuckling from time to time at the obtuseness

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Raspberries – A Primer

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The following post was originally published at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen in its original form HERE.

 

By Bev

When I was a little girl a yearly ritual was when my Mother took us all out to hunt for blackcaps. Blackcaps are those delicious little wild berries that pop up everywhere. We always took the dogs because it could be dangerous if you ran into rattlesnakes – which it seemed we always did. The

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Disposal of Human Corpses Part One & Two

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This post was originally published back in March of 2013. Part One HERE & Part Two HERE. It’s a long one…..

by Harry

The radio next to Brandon’s sleeping bag squawked bringing him instantly awake. He heard his oldest son, “Dad, Dad, we have visitors, lots of them, and they are armed”. For several weeks he had observed a number of roving bands scavenging in the neighborhoods at the

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Another great sale at Emergency Essentials….

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Emergency Essentials is having another great monthly sale. This month they have numerous food storage products at great prices as well as a few other preparedness items.

Here are a few examples:

Freeze-Dried Organic Blackberries Regular: $35.99 SALE: $16.99

Freeze-Dried Beef Dices Regular: $59.99 SALE: $32.99

Katadyn Hiker Microfilter Regular: $79.99 SALE: $49.99

Freeze-Dried Green Bell Peppers Regular: $29.99 SALE: $13.99

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: The Truth About Wolf Ammo

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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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Half The Country Makes Less Than $27,520 A Year And 15 Other Signs The Middle Class Is Dying

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This was was originally published over at the excellent website – The Economic Collapse.

by Michael Snyder

If you make more than $27,520 a year at your job, you are doing better than half the country is. But you don’t have to take my word for it, you can check out the latest wage statistics from the Social Security administration right here. But of course $27,520 a year will

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Built a rotating compost bin

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I just completed another project building a rotating compost bin out of scrap deck wood. I am no carpenter and focus more on utility than appearance (obviously ). I have had a compost bin located in my garden for several years and wanted another. Originally I created a couple of circular enclosures with some fencing but my dog was enjoying pulling out my discarded scraps and running off with them.

My solution was to build

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Welcome CBMint.com!

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I am very pleased to announce that we have a new sponsor – CBMint.com.

CBMint offers a wide range of precious metal products including gold and silver. Regardless of what you see the stock market doing – this economy is in trouble. Investing in gold and silver offers protection against a US dollar that is nothing but a piece of paper with no real value behind it.

My own interests have been peaked recently regarding

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Truth……

It is sickening to see the number of BLATANT people with the entitlement mindset. There are people that are down on their luck and I have no problem giving them a hand, but the government needs to stay out of it. The other morning on the way to work there was a guy standing at a set of lights with a sign that said “HOMELESS VET – PLEASE HELP”. I called the guy

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Want to Build a Fallout Shelter? Here are a few ideas……

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Here are a few old Civil Defense fallout shelter plans. I love old Civil Defense-era material. I remember as a kid going to the local City Hall and picking up brochures and booklets as I wondered if there would be a nuclear war some day. I was just a kid back then but reading through those pamphlets somehow made that kid feel safer. I imagine that my parents thought I was one weird 5th grader

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Next week at ModernSurvivalOnline…..

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I will be AFK “away from keyboard” next week and will be posting a combination of new and old posts – and maybe a few from other sites. Email will be checked periodically so if you need to let me know something – feel free.

Email address is emergencycd(at)gmail.com.

Take care all -

Rourke

Project: Country Retreat

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I have a dream of having a place in the country – a retreat. Maybe not an entire side of mountain and not a massive underground complex with blast -proof doors and an underground stream running through it. I am talking a few acres down a country road with living quarters not visible when driving by. I have a limited budget and my timeframe is 3-4 years away before funding would be possible. This is

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How the California Drought Will Affect our Food Prices and Availability

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by Arlene

The drought in California is the WORST it’s been in 500 years. The Weather Channel will be offering a special program soon entitled Cracked : The Soil in California.

 

Stock up now on the items that are produced primarily in California. as soon they may be extremely cost prohibitive or non-existent. California produces approximately 3/4 of all vegetables, nuts and fruits grown in the USA.

In California the

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New book released…..Sanctuary

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The 3rd book in G. Michael Hopf’s New Word Series of apocalyptic fiction has just been released. If you are a fan of “prepper fiction” then you may want to take note and check out Sanctuary.

Here is a brief summary:

Surviving the attack proved to be more than they could have imagined…

Months after a super-EMP attack devastated the United States, the country is now unrecognizable. Major cities

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Obama places a bullseye on American soldiers backs

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Captured Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was traded for five Gitmo Taliban detainees. Now – these were not just a bad guys suspected of a wee bit of terrorist activities. No – these guys were the worst of the worse. In fact, the Taliban has tried to get them released for close to a decade. These guys have been considered extremely high risk detainees and believed that if ever released would pose a threat to wage

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