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….On Education

May 31, 2013 Rourke 8

….On Education I’ve been involved in this game for a lot of years and I didn’t get here by accident. I am a big proponent of READING, something our society particularly our young seem to […]

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May 29, 2013 Rourke 1

Skillsets by M.K.   My father was one of those guys that no matter what was needed done he could either do it or figure out how it was done, and I have tried to […]

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On Force Multipliers (Night Vision)

May 28, 2013 Rourke 6

  …On Force Multipliers (Night Vision)             Night vision, Passive, Infra-red, and thermal may well be the best investment that you can make to protect your stores and loved ones. I suspect when the seams […]

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May 27, 2013 Rourke 5

 DON’T WAIT TO BARTER! By F. J.   Everywhere you look there are references to bartering, and how it will be an asset when shtf. But why not use bartering now before the shtf to […]

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A First-timer’s Guide to Aquaponics

May 26, 2013 Rourke 9

By MsKYprepper Aquaponics is a very intelligent idea.  But it’s also ugly – pipes going every which way, around large growing containers.  I want one but I want one that looks good.  I’m dreaming of […]

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Why Survival Gear and Training: The 3 Ws

May 25, 2013 Rourke 6

 Why Survival Gear and Training: The 3 W’s    There is a misconception out there about folks who prepare to survive devastating situations or emergency scenarios. They are not crazy and they are not paranoid. […]

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Food Storage for 30 Days

May 20, 2013 Rourke 12

  Food Storage for 30 Days by Harry   I’m an Engineer and really like solving problems.  Especially, when there are lots of variables leading to a number of potential solutions.  That allows me to […]

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This place is falling apart……

May 19, 2013 Rourke 22

The United States is falling apart. I am convinced daily that this country is falling apart and I believe history will show things are accelerating. What the end game will be I don’t know and […]

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The 3 5’s……….

May 18, 2013 Rourke 9

  The 3 5’s   We know that in the aftermath of any major event like a hurricane or even some riot brought on by a political differences, society tends to fall apart. Once that […]

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Irish-7 on Arsenal and Gear…….

May 17, 2013 Rourke 7

What follows is an edited and updated version of an article that Irish-7 wrote and had published over at  Arsenal and Gear by Irish-7, Editor-at-Large    First, a little background and base information. I […]

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Technical difficulties…….

May 16, 2013 Rourke 4

All – I am having some continual problems with the site. Hopefully within a few hours it will be fixed – if not, within a few days. Fun, fun and more fun………. Rourke  

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Mead – Berserker Beer

May 16, 2013 Rourke 5

Mead is almost certainly the first beverage that got humans tipsy (sorry, beer).  It predates wine by at least 10,000 (and possibly as much as 30,000) years.   It probably predates the cultivation of soil.  Is […]

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COMMUNITY FILE #5 Training day!

May 15, 2013 Rourke 3

This is another of my “Community files” that I send out to my retreat group. It and the others I have posted here may be of use to you in planning training for your group. […]