From the Desk of John Rourke – July 31st, 2015

Folks – political correctness and the Progressive movement has reached an all time ridiculous high. The New York Post is reporting that the Commission for Human Rights has fined an Indian restaurant for trying to hire a…..wait for it……Indian server. The amount of the fine? $5,000. How dare they!! How dare an Indian restaurant attempt … Read more

The roadwarri0r’s take on basic economic collapse preparedness

One of my favorite YouTube Channels belongs to theroadwarri0r. Although not active currently he still has some great content. Below is one of his video’s related to Economic Collapse preparation. He discusses the basic items needed to prepare in a simple no-nonsense manner.     Right now theroadwarri0r has over 9,000 subscribers and 75 video’s. … Read more

DVD Pick: I Want Your Money

I watch a decent amount of TV while trying to relax and especially like educational documentaries. I came across a documentary that I thought was just fantastic. The title is “I Want Your Money“. Both funny and educational – here is a summary: “Drawing on presidential speeches, comic animation and graphics, this rousing political documentary examines the … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Download Highlight: FM 21-76-1 Survival, Evasion, and Recovery

  Summary Army Field Manual FM 21-76-1 (Survival, Evasion, and Recovery) is the United States Army’s official guide to survival. With an emphasis towards the soldier who may be trapped behind enemy lines or in a combat zone, the field manual focuses on essential topics such as evasion, navigation, radio communications, signaling, recovery, medical, personal … Read more

A few thoughts on gun control…..

Gun control is certainly on the lips of many today due to recent news headlines and gun control is one issue that I certainly have opinions on. Top online criminal justice programs, police academies, and everything in between all teach that as guns are harder to legally buy so increases the illicit market and use … Read more

Preparing Kids for Their First Hunting Trip

by Cherie What do you remember about your first hunting trip? What do you want your son, daughter or grandchild to remember about theirs? Below are tips to keep young ones in high spirits and excited about their first hunting trip. From advances in bug repellent to clever strategies for teaching gun safety, you’re sure … Read more

Review: Dropdown Weapon Light Mount

A few weeks ago I purchased an Off-Set Tactical Light Mount for my AR. So far – I have been very pleased. Matched up with a Streamlight Polytac LED Flashlight – this is an excellent system system for illuminating targets in night conditions. The mount attaches to a picatinny rail or weaver base via a single knurled knob … Read more

Smith & Wesson M&P9 9mm Pistol

It cannot be overstated the  need to be able to defend not only yourself and your family – but your property/supplies after TSHTF. Those who have failed to prepare will reach a level of desperation where they very well may come to take from you (and your loved ones). You have no choice but to … Read more

Survival Food: Peanut Butter

One of my biggest priorities in Preparedness is increasing my food stores. Although not difficult – for me it is a matter of money, space, organization and planning. One of my favorite food storage staples is peanut butter. Peanut butter can be eaten right out of the jar, on crackers, on bread – it just … Read more