Stock market crash of 1929 repeating?

March 4, 2014 Rourke 4

Please look at the graphic below which compares a period of time leading up to the 1929 Stock Market Crash, and recent market trends over the past few years. This information is circulating the Internet […]

Death by China

November 23, 2013 Rourke 4

I recently received the following email from a reader:   Dear Rourke,  I would ask you to advise all your readers to watch “Death by China”, (it is on Netflix), well before the Christmas shopping […]

Russian lawmaker wants to outlaw U.S. dollar…..

November 21, 2013 Rourke 15

Check out the following excerpt from article published on November 13th –  MOSCOW — Predicting the imminent collapse of the U.S. dollar, a Russian lawmaker submitted a bill to his country’s parliament Wednesday that […]

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Why prepare?

April 11, 2013 Rourke 8

Man. What a question! Why prepare? Well, let’s take a look at what could be an endless list: unemployment disability inflation/hyperinflation house fire car accident car breakdown divorce alien invasion earthquake tornado hurricane winter storm […]

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January 9, 2013 Rourke 3

This post was originally published over at I have to be honest – I never knew that New Zealand had the economic troubles the author describes. After reading – I waned to share with the MSO […]

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Preparedness Website Q&A………question #3

September 26, 2012 Rourke 8

    We continue the multi-part series of Questions and Answers involving several websites who each take one simple question…..and answer it. This Q&A will continue through Friday.  The other participating sites are as follows: […]

Interview: The Retreat’s BadVooDooDaddy……

September 4, 2012 Rourke 4

  Those who have hung around the halls here at ModernSurvivalOnline Institute for Preparedness Studies(M.I.P.S.) are likely familiar with the name….BadVooDooDaddy. This fine gentleman often comments on posts and engages in discussions providing his expert analysis and […]

Is a war between Iran and Israel inevitable?

February 23, 2012 Rourke 25

For years the unsettling violence and unpredictable nature of the Middle East has been concerning. Lately the tension between Israel and Iran has me concerned. Though threatening words is nothing new – what is  different now […]

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 […]