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Video of the Week: The Time for Compromise is OVER

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.

The Patriot Nurse put out another no holds barred philosophy video regarding current events and the direction of this country.

Thoughts?

Rourke

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On the tenth day of Christmas…..

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On the tenth day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Ten MRE Cases,

Nine Insect Repellents,

Eight P-38 Can Openers,

Seven Cases of Toilet Paper,

Six Sawyer Water Filters,

Five Power Banks,

Four Pocket Stoves,

Three Wooly Blankets,

Two Mechanix gloves,

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From the Desk of John Rourke – December 21st, 2015

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Hope everyone had a great weekend.

I started ModernSurvivalOnline.com several years ago to connect with likeminded people. The tag I have used since its inception has been “Thoughts on Survival and the World Today”. I believe it has been accurate. Every so often I receive an email from someone complaining about talking politics, or even my personal life as they expect me to provide them preparedness information and that’s all. As I have said many

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Just what constitutes “SHTF”?

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Whether it is in the pages of this website or countless other places across the Internet the perspective over what constitutes a “SHTF event” is often discussed. Typical characteristics involve power outages, communications down, food shortages, fuel shortages, lawlessness, and economic collapse. Disagreement begins to surface when specifics are put forth.

How will the population react? How much will race play a role? Will civil war break out? Will a top secret government army come

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On the ninth day of Christmas…..

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On the ninth day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Nine Insect Repellents,

Eight P-38 Can Openers,

Seven Cases of Toilet Paper,

Six Sawyer Water Filters,

Five Power Banks,

Four Pocket Stoves,

Three Wooly Blankets,

Two Mechanix gloves,

and totally awesome Chogan

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On the eighth day of Christmas…..

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On the eighth day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Eight P-38 Can Openers,

Seven Cases of Toilet Paper,

Six Sawyer Water Filters,

Five Power Banks,

Four Pocket Stoves,

Three Wooly Blankets,

Two Mechanix gloves,

and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day

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Last minute Christmas shopping solutions…..

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This is the weekend before Christmas and when most of us should be relaxing the reality for most of it is pure craziness. I imagine Panhandle Rancher sitting in front of a fire, reading a book, just enjoying being alive. I envy that. My wife is working on some craft projects she has been doing selling online to make extra money. The kids are sleeping in till noontime since they are out of school. My

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On the seventh day of Christmas…..

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On the seventh day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Seven Cases of Toilet Paper,

Six Sawyer Water Filters,

Five Power Banks,

Four Pocket Stoves,

Three Wooly Blankets,

Two Mechanix gloves,

and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.

 

On the seventh day of Christmas…..

From the Desk of John Rourke – Meeting Other Preppers

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Over the last several years I have met many like-minded people. Preppers. Survivalists. Homesteaders. I joined a survival group a few years ago and the group has become extremely tight. It hasn’t been all “palm tree’s and ocean breeze” but we have stuck together. With the stuff going on the world now we are stepping it up in a major way.

Along the way I have met some very interesting people. While many were good

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On the sixth day of Christmas…..

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On the sixth day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Six Sawyer Water Filters,

Five Power Banks,

Four Pocket Stoves,

Three Wooly Blankets,

Two Mechanix gloves,

and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.

 

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From the Desk of John Rourke – December 17th, 2015

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Getting to this late folks. Running out of time.

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Just got word of my bonus at my job and it is very good. A portion of it will go towards preps. Food will be the main addition. Still deciding on the rest. Possibly some extra magazines for couple of my guns, some arrows, and another AR lower for another build.

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Truth……

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On the fifth day of Christmas…..

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On the fifth day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Five Power Banks,

Four Pocket Stoves,

Three Wooly Blankets,

Two Mechanix gloves,

and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.

 

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Is Post-Disaster Bartering a Possibility?

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By BD

The answer to that question is a wholehearted YES. Whether you know it or not, the barter system you learned about oh so long ago is still up and running. You make use of it every single day to do a whole variety of things! The barter system (which is thought to have ended when we first used currency) is defined as an exchange of goods or services. This

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From the Desk of John Rourke – December 16th, 2015

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Capt.Michaels sent in a couple of links that are very interesting and another reason to keep doing what we are doing.

First – Obama is calling on Governors to use their executive action powers to instill higher levels of gun control. This is another way of bypassing Congress to move the anti-gun agenda forward.

Second – another article reports that a Texas sheriff “warns President Barack Obama in a social media video that trying to

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Videos of the Week: Chuck Woolery and his wisdom…..

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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.

I am a huge Chuck Woolery fan. Here are a few video’s from his YouTube channel. The top two are very recent while the older one

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On the Fourth Day of Christmas…….

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On the fourth day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Four Pocket Stoves,

Three Wooly Blankets,

Two Mechanix gloves,

and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.

 

http://modernsurvivalonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/The_Twelve_Days_Of_Christmas_Instrumental_eMP3.ws_.mp3

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Terrorist Cell in Heart of United States?

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Evidence is mounting that there is a possible terrorist cell operating in the Columbia, Missouri area. Over the past several days local Walmarts have reported having multiple incidents where men are purchasing large quantities of prepaid cell phones and paying with cash. These “throw aways” are often used by terrorists and criminals for communication purposes due to the lack of traceability to the buyer and the difficulty for law enforcement to conduct surveillance.

Terrorist Cell in Heart of United States?

On the Third Day of Christmas…….

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On the third day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Three Wooly Blankets,

Two Mechanix gloves,

and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.

 

http://modernsurvivalonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/The_Twelve_Days_Of_Christmas_Instrumental_eMP3.ws_.mp3

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From the Desk of John Rourke – December 14th, 2015

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What a weekend! It was well over 75 degrees Saturday and Sunday. Felt so good took the top off the Jeep. Put some Christmas lights up on the house and grilled out. Steak and shrimp…..awesome.

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Opened a #10 can of whole potatoes over the weekend. Expiration date was back in 2012. No problem at all.

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Read reports over the weekend that indicated 3 Walmarts in

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On the Second Day of Christmas…….

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On the second day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

Two Mechanix gloves,

and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.

 

http://modernsurvivalonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/The_Twelve_Days_Of_Christmas_Instrumental_eMP3.ws_.mp3

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Per Arlene’s request – Rourke’s Christmas list

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Arlene responded to my comment about not knowing what to get my wife for Christmas – and asked for men to speak up about gift ideas. I generally tell my wife I don’t want anything as being married to her is a gift all year round.

Normal response: “Yeah. Whatever.”

 

It just so happens I did send her a link to something I would like to have. It was a CRKT Chogan T-Hawk. Fellow

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On the First Day of Christmas…….

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Here is the annual Twelve Days of Christmas – Survival & Preparedness Edition:

On the first day of Christmas

my true love sent to me……

 

and totally awesome Chogan T-Hawk in a Paratus 3 Day Pack.

 

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From the Desk of John Rourke – December 11th, 2015

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My Christmas shopping is about 50% done. Looking for something unique for the wife which is quite a feat as she fails to share ANYTHING she wants. Maybe I should buy me her a new gun!

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End of every year I come up with New Year’s resolutions – or better termed goals and objectives. This year will be no different. Preparedness efforts are seriously being stepped up. Food, medical supplies,

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Allergy or Side Effect?

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This post was originally published HERE on DoomandBloom.net.

 

A medical caregiver has many responsibilities in a disaster. Everyone knows that their duty is to deal with injuries and illness, but few are aware of their obligation as medical archivist; that is, they are responsible for knowing the medical history of the people under their care. Part of that medical history includes what medicines to which a patient is allergic.

 

Many people will

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