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post card from Conner

September 14, 2014
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post card from Conner

It has been a long time since I posted one of these. It is very definitely not because I don’t appreciate the nature surrounding us, how beautiful it is and how lucky we are to be here. Today I am working in “the front yard” burying my ham radio grounding lines. The river is splashing…

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foresters for the beetles

September 14, 2014
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foresters for the beetles

I just made the trip from Darby to Dillon and back. That area of the Bitterroot and Beaverhead National Forests is being devastated by the mountain pine beetle. More than half the trees in huge tracts of what can today be called “forest” are standing…

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feeling smug and toasty

September 12, 2014
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feeling smug and toasty

Our new woodstove is starting to earn its keep and has me feeling a bit clever with a couple of my installation innovations. First off, it is definitely warm in my studio. Actually, as predicted, a bit over-warm, truth be told. Sitting a tad over…

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Never Forget

September 11, 2014
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Never Forget

There is an incredibly diverse number of organizations that are dedicated to uncovering the truth of that fateful day. Each specialty recognizing glaring holes in the official story from their expert perspective. Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth Our mission is to research, compile, and…

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Propane For Preppers

September 10, 2014
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Propane For Preppers

How much do you really know about storing and using propane? If you are like most folks, you open the valve on your tank and for all intents and purposes, you have fuel. In the Backdoor Survival series, Propane for Preppers, we are going to…

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MMD

September 9, 2014
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MMD

I had a friend who was a psychologist, with a PHD adding the title “doctor” to his name. He was disgusted with what his compatriots had done to the business, not to mention the kind of people it attracted as practitioners of the head shrinking…

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infinite grid-free firewood

September 7, 2014
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infinite grid-free firewood

I finished installation of an efficient woodstove in our river-side cabin. It is a small woodstove, but we live in a small house. This should easily keep us warm so long as we keep it fed. Nice that we have electric central heat on the…

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beware boogiemen

September 5, 2014
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beware boogiemen

The Time Is Ripe For A False-Flag Attack On American Soil Thursday, 28 August 2014 03:23 Brandon Smith Government engineered false-flag terrorism is a historically established fact. For centuries, political and financial elites have been sinking ships, setting buildings on fire, assassinating diplomats, overthrowing elected…

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license to kill roaming the streets

September 4, 2014
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license to kill roaming the streets

Police shoot 13-year-old boy while walking home with toy rifle “Today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home,” Andy’s killer wrote in S.W.A.T. Magazine Posted on October 23, 2013 by Site Staff in News SANTA ROSA, CA —…

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how to make a trillion dollars

September 2, 2014
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how to make a trillion dollars

In five easy steps, you too can be a trillionaire. Earn unbelievable income without any hard work or risk of your own money. 1. Make up your own currency. It should look like a trusted currency, but does not need any backing such as gold,…

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12 Months of Prepping

August 29, 2014
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12 Months of Prepping

from Backdoor Survival Sometimes we all need to go back to the beginning to regroup, redefine and start over with a new perspective Back in 2011, when I first wrote about 12 Months of Prepping, I was excited and highly motivated to share monthly checklists…

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70 things that go wrong

August 29, 2014
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As recent as four years ago, when someone mentioned disaster preparedness, the nature and scope of the disaster was typically something caused Mother Nature.  Sure, some consideration was given to man-made disasters and terrorism, but for the most part, it was a freak of nature…

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protecting us from umbrellas and cameramen

August 27, 2014
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protecting us from umbrellas and cameramen

A histerical California gun phobe called the police reporting a man with a rifle strolling on the University of San Marcos campus. The trained, enthusiastic, protectors of the peace responded with a SWAT team and campus lockdown. They should have sent A Peace Officer to…

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safety in a riot

August 25, 2014
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safety in a riot

I posted some great Lessons from Ferguson that Daisy Luther put up at The Organic Prepper. I fully agree that the safest place when angry mobs roam the streets is barricaded in your home … with your well-armed neighbors preventing violence from entering your neighborhood.…

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when your town breaks down

August 25, 2014
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when your town breaks down

Any prepared and informed person knows that the threat isn’t always the event itself, which could be anything from a natural disaster to a rioting spree after a sporting event to an economic collapse. It’s the chaos during the aftermath of the event. If you…

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California earthquake

August 24, 2014
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California earthquake

Okay, this is a dog-bites-man story, but somehow people in earthquake country are always surprised by an earthquake. Today’s shaker in Napa is no exception. Facebook is all a-twitter with snapshots and news bytes. “The quake struck at 3:20 a.m. PT near American Canyon about…

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87% disapprove of Congress

August 23, 2014
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A poll conducted by Gallup last week shows that Congress’ approval rating has stayed near historic lows since last November, currently hovering at 13 percent. They have been horrible. Allowing the executive branch on a drunken rampage of constitutional violations, completely undermining the Constitution they…

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dead, stupid spart-phones

August 22, 2014
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The Government Can Kill Your Smartphone California thinks a “kill switch” on your smartphone will protect you. Here’s why you should be terrified. Most Californians probably think their government was looking out for them when it passed SB962. The legislation requires phone manufacturers to install…

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police state

August 21, 2014
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police state

The National Guard protects Ferguson’s police, not its people Backing a militarized police force with civilian soldiers makes a mockery of the right to protest On August 16, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon called National Guard troops into Ferguson to “ensure the safety and welfare of…

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manual mowing again

August 17, 2014
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manual mowing again

My 20-year-old little Honda mulching mower is still gimpy. The quality time we spent together in the shop did not make it young and spry – like I am. I recognize a fuel-flow problem, but am unable to find a fuel filter anywhere. If there…

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tunneled in to Syria

August 17, 2014
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tunneled in to Syria

Blatantly for the past year, The War Machine has been trying to take over Syria. I published several articles with supportive links here: see Syria. The British people shockingly thwarted the full-on nuclear war last fall, with other crowds in Europe and online continuing to…

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Ferguson – the big picture

August 17, 2014
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Ferguson – the big picture

Oh, the Things We Choose Not to See! By Claire Wolfe, August 16th 2014 JPFO writer contributor, © 2014.   A week ago, most likely you’d never heard of Ferguson, Missouri. Now, you’re probably sick of hearing about the aftermath of policeman Darren Wilson’s killing…

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near miss

August 14, 2014
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near miss

Funny thing on the way to town yesterday afternoon. One of those scattered squalls had ripped through, dumping deluges after flinging branches all around. But I figured the roads were probably dried off enough that I could take my hydroplaning-prone, fuel-efficient CRX without functioning seat-belts.…

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Shadowstats

August 13, 2014
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Shadowstats

The Shadow Cabinet is a feature of the Westminster system of government. It comprises a senior group of opposition spokespeople who, under the leadership of the Leader of the Opposition, form an alternative cabinet to that of the government, and whose members shadow or mark…

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great news show

August 13, 2014
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Paul Craig Roberts is among the most credible sources of information and analysis available today. An economist in the Reagan Administration; researcher and analyst thereafter. He is knowledgeable, informed and connected to great sources of information. In this YouTube show, he covers the important BIG…

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high power rifle weekend – August 30/31

August 12, 2014
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high power rifle weekend – August 30/31

The Nampa Rod And Gun Club is hosting a weekend of competitive rifle shooting at the end of this month. Both matches ask and answer the question: “Are you a rifleman?” You most certainly will be in the company of riflemen. The Idaho State High…

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the apprentice … (revised 8/12)

August 12, 2014
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the apprentice  … (revised 8/12)

Government is good at one thing: It knows how to break your legs, hand you a crutch, and say, “See, if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.” – Harry Browne Harry also liked to challenge people and audiences to “Name…

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