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Negativity will drag you down

June 30, 2011 Rourke 9

Sorry this is posting late today:   This world is unbelievably negative. Most people around me – home, work, friends – seem to relish in the demise of others and spew out a constant stream of negative […]

Every Day Carry(EDC) Kit

June 28, 2011 Rourke 4

I have seen a lot of videos on YouTube with people showing their EDC (Every Day Carry) kits. Many of them I see really as survival kits. I mean – some of these are in […]

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Wanting to form preparedness group

June 27, 2011 Rourke 8

Hello all – Someone has contacted me that is interested in forming a survival/preparedness group in the Charlotte, NC area. Here are a few details: Christian family of 4 Lives just south of Charlotte Not […]

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Sponsor Highlight: Grover Rocket Stove

June 25, 2011 Rourke 3

Grover Rocket Stove located at offers some very unique and preparedness-minded products. Grover Rocket Stoves are made in the USA and are an excellent solution to the often asked question – “How can I cook and […]

Why do people prepare?

June 23, 2011 Rourke 0

I recently was supposed to attend and talk at a Survival & Preparedness Seminar here in South Carolina organized by YouTube’s EastCoastPatriot. Unfortantly something came up last minute and I was not able to make it. My […]

A few random thoughts…….

June 18, 2011 Rourke 8

A few things that have been on my mind………. Mountain House – the main supplier of long term storage food throughout the United States –  has put most all shipments to suppliers on hold due […]

Arizona wildfires effect many

June 13, 2011 Rourke 8

The Arizona wildfires – as of this writing (Sunday) – are incredibly destructive and threatening to do much more damage. Over the past 15 days these fires are destroyed in excess of 400,000 acres. Flames in areas […]

Guns, friends……and cooking out

June 7, 2011 Rourke 0

A couple of weekend’s ago my family went over to some friends for some good conversations, good food, and shooting for all. My host has a 100-yard shooting range – and I took full advantage. […]

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Politics, YouTube, and opinions

June 6, 2011 Rourke 11

What is that saying? –  “Opinions are like a__holes – everyone has one.” Ask me anything – I will give you my opinion. That doesn’t make me right – and it doesn’t make you wrong. […]

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In the news…….

June 6, 2011 Rourke 3

Here are a few current event articles you should check out: Moody’s Warns of Rising Risk on US Credit Rating – A serious situation is developing as the United States Government continues its poor fiscal policies which is driving […]

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Thinking about bug-out vehicles

June 3, 2011 Rourke 27

I am in the process of looking for another vehicle after selling my previous “bug out” vehicle – a Chevy Blazer ZR2. My thoughts on what to get and what might be the best bug-out […]

A few random thoughts………

June 1, 2011 Rourke 20

Here are a few things I have been thinking about……. The disaster in Joplin is terrible. The weather that has been occurring in the past month or so is unbelievable. Even with the preps that I have put into […]