“Sorry, Bob. Go Die Somewhere Else.”

December 31, 2013 Rourke 35

by D.B. As I write this, I stare out my window at the minor destruction caused by the recent thunderstorms that ripped through the Midwest over the past few days. It always amazes me what Mother Nature […]

Obamacare? A total waste of money!

December 31, 2013 Rourke 8

by MSO News CorrespondentHunter   http://money.msn.com/business-news/article.aspx?feed=AP&date=20131230&id=17222320  I stumbled across this and got to thinking. OK, the supposed experts that are in charge of this train wreck are saying that they are expecting anywhere from  2 […]

We continue to lose our rights……

December 30, 2013 Rourke 8

  Below is an excerpt from thenewspaper.com…… North Carolina Appeals Court Allows HOAs To Arrest For DUI North Carolina Appeals Court allows armed HOA security guards to conduct traffic stops that would be illegal for […]

Vote for ModernSurvivalOnline!!

December 30, 2013 Rourke 23

Yes – this is a shameless request to ask you to take a few seconds and vote for this site – ModernSurvivalOnline –  over at TopPrepperSites.com.   If you appreciate the efforts here as we try […]

Emergency Communications

December 27, 2013 Rourke 8

   As I learned from working in the areas ravaged by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav, and several others, cell phones and land-line telephones are basically useless.  It became obvious very quickly that I could not […]

THE UN-THOUGHT OF……….

December 26, 2013 Rourke 10

THE UN-THOUGHT OF by D. The author has collected a small group of like- minded and recently moved from a major metropolis to the country six miles from a small rural agro-city. The retreat has […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Twelve

December 23, 2013 Rourke 0

  On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Twelve Holy BiblesEleven Cylume LightsticksTen SOG Tactical TomahawksNine Israeli Battle DressingsEight Preparedness BooksSeven Fresnel LensesSix Trustfire LED FlashlightsFive pairs Mechanix GlovesFour […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Eight

December 19, 2013 Rourke 1

  On the eighth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Eight preparedness booksSeven Fresnel LensesSix Trustfire LED FlashlightsFive pairs Mechanix GlovesFour Fishing KitsThree LifeStraw Water FiltersTwo Midland GMRS Radiosand a Cold […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Seven

December 18, 2013 Rourke 0

  On the seventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Seven Fresnel LensesSix Trustfire LED FlashlightsFive pairs Mechanix GlovesFour Fishing KitsThree LifeStraw Water FiltersTwo Midland GMRS Radiosand a Cold Steel Recon […]

How to make char cloth

December 17, 2013 Rourke 6

I was recently introduced to char cloth with a brief demonstration. I was impressed with how well it worked and how simple it sounded to make it. I decided to make my own and documented […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Six

December 17, 2013 Rourke 1

  On the sixth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Six Trustfire LED FlashlightsFive pairs Mechanix GlovesFour Fishing KitsThree LifeStraw Water FiltersTwo Midland GMRS Radiosand a Cold Steel Recon Tanto in […]

Some of the reasons I am a prepper

December 16, 2013 Rourke 5

About 35 years ago I fled the VA system in fear of my life. I never refiled a rejected claim and swore I would never go back. I dealt with various PTSD demons on my own nickel […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Four

December 15, 2013 Rourke 0

  On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Four Fishing KitsThree LifeStraw Water FiltersTwo Midland GMRS Radiosand a Cold Steel Recon Tanto in a Condor Assault Pack.     Come on Santa! How […]

Kerosene heater suggestions?

December 14, 2013 Rourke 27

I am in need of picking up a kerosene heater for emergency back up heating in my home. I have checked out the offerings at Wal-Mart and the couple models I have seen were very […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Three

December 14, 2013 Rourke 0

  On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Three LifeStraw Water FiltersTwo Midland GMRS Radiosand a Cold Steel Recon Tanto in a Condor Assault Pack.     water filters, walkie-talkies, and an awesome […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Two

December 13, 2013 Rourke 0

  On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Two Midland GMRS Radios and a Cold Steel Recon Tanto in a Condor Assault Pack.      Sure, why not?        

Seasoned Preppers “Bug Out Bag”

December 12, 2013 Rourke 16

The following post was originally published over at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be scene in its original format HERE. by “The Coach” I am not ashamed to say that I am 63 years old. I have been […]