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Important headlines to consider……

September 30, 2011 Rourke 4

In just the past week there have been several headlines in the news that are troubling. Here are a few: 20,000 Heat Seeking Missiles May Be Missing From Libyan Warehouse – 20,000! 20,000 heat seeking missiles. Think of the […]

Rechargeable batteries

September 27, 2011 Rourke 12

Rechargeable batteries are not only a great way to save money – but can be a valuable resource in a disaster. Most of my battery-powered components use a standard AA battery. I am trying to keep […]

Make a commitment for one month……

September 26, 2011 Rourke 10

This replaces my “Assignment of the Week” regular post. Alright – here is the deal: First – pick a level of commitment you can afford. Anywhere from $1.00 to $5.00. Second – every time you to go into a store – […]

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A few random thoughts……..

September 24, 2011 Rourke 19

A few things that have been on my mind……. Thank you to TL, MJ and AH for your recent donations – it is greatly appreciated. As always – please do not donate unless you can truly afford it. If […]

Charlotte NC area Prepper meeting?

September 21, 2011 Rourke 2

There are a couple of local preppers that I meet for lunch every so often. It is great getting together with fellow preppers and having discussions that you just can’t have with most co-workers and […]

New food storage product found

September 20, 2011 Rourke 10

The majority of my food storage revolves around common foods found in grocery stores all over the country. Storing what I eat and eating what  store is what I practice for the most part. I have […]

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Guest Post: On September 8th………

September 19, 2011 Rourke 4

by Thunder Bearer On September 8th, 2011, an outage rocked a large swath of Southern California, from Mission Viejo, to the Mexican border and beyond.  Somewhere close to a million people were affected by the […]

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Netflix Pick: On the Beach

September 16, 2011 Rourke 3

This is a classic. Netflix summary: In this 1959 doomsday classic, a U.S. submarine led by Capt. Dwight Towers (Gregory Peck) surfaces near Melbourne, where the passengers learn that nuclear war has wiped out most […]

Project: 10/22 Tactical Part 2

September 15, 2011 Rourke 1

A small update on my latest Ruger 10/22 project. I have decided and acquired my selected stock – a Choate pistol grip polymer stock. I chose the Choate for a few reasons. I am familiar with it […]

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On Preparation

September 12, 2011 Rourke 18

Hello, My name is Michael. I am a graduate student at a University in the SW United States. In this article I discuss what preppers are doing wrong. My hope is that the people who […]

A day not to forget……..ever

September 11, 2011 Rourke 0

Let us not ever forget the heroics displayed and sacrifices made exactly 10 years ago today. We must always remember the innocent lives that were lost this day – and pray it never happens again. […]

Just a Taste is Unsettling

September 11, 2011 Rourke 3

by ET As I write this, Hurricane Irene is approaching the eastern seaboard near Florida and evacuation plans are already commencing.  As I read all the news concerning this recent storm with potential for disaster, […]

Build Your Own AR-15

September 10, 2011 Rourke 2

by Gilfner I recently completed a project AR-15, M-4 style.  I am really pleased with how it came out. There are some advantages to building one yourself.  First is cost, but not necessarily the overall […]

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Tune in Monday…..

September 9, 2011 Rourke 3

Alright everyone…….. Make sure you tune-in Monday for a very special announcement. That’s it. No hints. Sorry – gotta wait. Rourke

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Guest Post: Food

September 8, 2011 Rourke 5

by Ken Let’s make a few assumptions, here, before we start:   1) You have at least a year’s supply of food and water, in a safe, transportable manner for your whole family/crew/group. 2) You […]

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Guest Post: Firearms in a TEOTWAWKI

September 6, 2011 Rourke 12

By Gilfner Lately I’ve been thinking real hard about firearms in a TEOTWAWKI situation.  Maybe it’s just  me trying to find a way to justify to my wife the purchase of more guns.  I really […]