On Becoming a Gun-Loving Liberal

*****NOTE: To everyone – please see that this is not written by Rourke. I appreciate JS for his honesty. by JS Firstly, I should say a bit about myself. I am a 28-year-old man, and I’ve voted democratic in every election since I came of age. Growing up, I was aware that my father owned … Read more

Scat Cat, or Defeating the Feral Feline

By Joseph Parish Let’s take some time to discuss a somewhat perplexing issue that seems to irk many people residing in residential areas. That dilemma materializes in the form of wild feral cats hanging around ones yards and spraying at every location imaginable. In most cases these felines have been cast off by their owners … Read more

Wiping Your Butt After SHTF

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Yup….you read that right. Wiping your butt after TSHTF. I don’t think I have every really seen it discussed – but guess what: The bombs can fall, the EMP can burst, and the economy can crash – and people will still have to….err….umm……”go?”. This is going to be tough to write. Here in the United … Read more

Emergency Roadside DIY Repairs

You’ve probably already read my review of the Paladin Go Bag and my use of it as an emergency roadside toolkit.  In all honesty, an emergency roadside toolkit is completely worthless, unless you know how to use it.  Today we’ll discuss a few problems which may occur while on the road, and how to correct … Read more

Sharpening Your Edge

by DL Sharp edges are useful, whether on an axe or knife. Knives are a great tool in your home, garden – just about anywhere. It is a 2nd to last resort for self defense, just above hand to hand. A knife needs different types of edges for different tasks. You would not go about … Read more

Water Preparedness – Your Ultimate Guide

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“Each trooper will be charged with responsibility for preserving water. Our existence as an operating army depends on these following water saving procedures. Remember, water is life.” Dune (1984) Frank Herbert’s Sci-Fi classic Dune showed us a world with very little water, where even the moisture of your own breath was captured and retained as … Read more

How to Start Prepping with $100

I have received quite a few emails recently from people that are concerned about the future of this country as well as natural disasters, terrorist attacks, etc. One of the things that I am confronted with is….”I do not make much money and want to prep – but I just cannot afford it. What am I to … Read more

Keeping Your Vehicle Running When SHTF

hammock next to 4x4 vehicle

Personal vehicles are an integral part of most prepper’s plans. A personal vehicle, be they a car, truck, van or something else, factor heavily in most prepper’s survival plans. The mobility, speed and carrying capacity of an automobile are undeniable advantages, not to mention the additional work capacity they convey. The ability to push, pull, … Read more

Grover Rocket Stove Review

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Grover Rocket Stove located at StockStorage.com offers some very unique and preparedness-minded products. Grover Rocket Stoves are made in the USA and are an excellent solution to the often asked question – “How can I cook and heat without electricity, propane, gas, etc?”. I have a Rocket Stove just like what is pictured above and love it. It … Read more

Why Do People Prepare? 15 Very Good Reasons Revealed

I recently was supposed to attend and talk at a Survival & Preparedness Seminar here in South Carolina organized by YouTube’s EastCoastPatriot. Unfortunately something came up last minute, and I was not able to make it. My plan was to talk about “Why people prepare” – along with my own spin on “Why people should prepare“. Well … Read more

A Survivalist Mindset Amongst Apathy

Apathy is described as a state of indifference, or the suppression of emotions such as concern, excitement, motivation, and passion. Over the course of these last couple of years I’ve found myself more inclined, empowered by a sense of urgency and righteousness in my beliefs, to speak with others, sometimes at great length, about my views … Read more

10 Things You Can Do Right Now…

In troubling times of uncertainty – many people are seeing signs of things coming to a head. With the massive violence and turmoil going on in the Middle East to the terrible and ever dangerous situation in Japan – along with the ripple of effects that are coming from both – it would be a good idea … Read more