Every Day Carry(EDC) Kit

June 28, 2011 Rourke 4

I have seen a lot of videos on YouTube with people showing their EDC (Every Day Carry) kits. Many of them I see really as survival kits. I mean – some of these are in […]

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Sponsor Highlight: Grover Rocket Stove

June 25, 2011 Rourke 3

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 […]

Why do people prepare?

June 23, 2011 Rourke 0

I recently was supposed to attend and talk at a Survival & Preparedness Seminar here in South Carolina organized by YouTube’s EastCoastPatriot. Unfortantly something came up last minute and I was not able to make it. My […]

Arizona wildfires effect many

June 13, 2011 Rourke 8

The Arizona wildfires – as of this writing (Sunday) – are incredibly destructive and threatening to do much more damage. Over the past 15 days these fires are destroyed in excess of 400,000 acres. Flames in areas […]

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A dry run…

April 28, 2011 Rourke 2

Well, I was given a dry run on survival preparation one Saturday last fall.  About 9:30 a.m. I was planning on which games to watch on DishTV. A heavy rain cloud came in and the […]

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It is what it is, until it isn’t

April 21, 2011 Rourke 2

by Junebug Actual A concern I have about the preparedness efforts of others is that there may be a disconnect between expectations and probable actuality in a grid down situation. Conversations with many others leads […]

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A Survivalist Mindset Amongst Apathy

April 3, 2011 Rourke 10

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 […]

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10 Things You Can Do Right Now…

April 2, 2011 Rourke 5

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 […]