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February 28, 2013 Rourke 4

by D. MAPS and DIAGRAMS Map out your retreat. If you can, use the county plat drawing that shows the boundary lines, fences, out buildings, etc. Blow this up to size and post it where […]

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February 27, 2013 Rourke 3

THE UN-THOUGHT OF Part 4 by D. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 DEFENSES Plan your defenses in depth. Layer them. Your first defense is patrolling, get some manuals and learn. Patrol one to two […]

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February 26, 2013 Rourke 10

Author: Matthew D. Goebel, Disabled Veteran, Retired US Marshal, Patriot &  Survivor.   I believe the most important necessity needed to survive any disaster or breakdown in the WILL to survive.  I know this […]

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Affordable Auxiliary Solar Arrays

February 25, 2013 Rourke 7

Affordable Auxiliary Solar Arrays By John from Iowa The first thing to remember is that solar is not cheap! The power is free and sustainable, but it’s costly to get there. A person can spend […]

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Common Myths About Self-Defense

February 23, 2013 Rourke 4

Common Myths About Self-Defense There’s nothing scarier than facing a stranger in a dark alley. Every year in America, 5 million are victims of violent crime, and sexual assault occurs every 2 minutes. Most people […]

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Protecting Your Rural Home

February 23, 2013 Rourke 2

Protecting Your Rural Home Your home is more than the house you live in, it’s an investment. Not only should you be concerned with keeping your family safe, but you should also be concerned with […]

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2013 Chattanooga Sustainable Preparedness Expo…..

February 23, 2013 Rourke 2

Chattanooga Sustainable Preparedness Expo – March 10 When? – March 10, 10am-6pm Where? – Chattanooga Convention Center – Chattanooga, TN What? – A family friendly event packed with solid and practical seminars by people who really know what they […]

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YouTube Video: Oil Filter Suppressor

February 22, 2013 Rourke 10

Interesting. Have you ever tried this? – Rourke             From the Supply House….. Atlas Shrugged DVD – awesome movie!! Kaito KA500 Voyager Solar Crank Radio and Flashlight Holding Your Ground: Preparing […]

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Guest Post: Long Term Food Storage Plan

February 22, 2013 Rourke 2

Long Term Food Storage Plan by Matt K   Remember that USDA food pyramid that’s been inflicted upon us for so many years? Even if the suggested serving counts don’t work for you, this pyramid […]

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Fitness and survival……..

February 21, 2013 Rourke 5

There are tons of article written on which caliber is best for survival. Same goes for how much water you should have and which water filter is the best. Let’s throw in the countless opinions […]

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February 16, 2013 Rourke 36

I posted a blurb about a website/information product today and was overwhelmed with negative responses. For those that read the post and visited the site – you’ll know what I am talking about. Absolutely the […]

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How To Become a Great Leader

February 16, 2013 Rourke 4

It takes more to be a leader than giving orders. The best leaders embody everything employees should aim to be; they are skillful and motivated to the point that it’s infectious. They speak with authority […]

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Thoughts on alternative weapons…..

February 15, 2013 Rourke 25

A discussion recently came up on alternative weapons with a group I meet with once in a while. My first thought when I saw that the topic of discussion was “alternative weapons” was alternative to what? […]

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Guest Post: Legitimate Self Sufficiency

February 14, 2013 Rourke 2

Legitimate Self Sufficiency Let’s face it, if we were forced to fend for ourselves today, without any help from the government, our friends, family, few of us would be truly prepared. Sure, you may have […]

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February 13, 2013 Rourke 0

I just received some news that I wanted to pass on to everyone. Longtime affiliate just informed me they are now offering FREE SHIPPING on ALL orders.   In my discussions with Kelley over at […]

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Agenda: Grinding America Down

February 10, 2013 Rourke 7

Below is a trailer for a movie/documentary called Agenda: Grinding America Down. It is controversial, but from my perspective very enlightening as to what has been happening in this country. Below is a short 6 […]

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When the “little lady” Says “No Guns!”

February 6, 2013 Rourke 1

This article was originally published over at It can be seen in its original form here – SURVIVAL PRIORITIES When the “little lady” Says “No Guns!” By Greg Rentchler Editor at large, NV   […]