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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 with the beginning prepper.  At the time I was somewhat…

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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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more load testing

August 11, 2014
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more load testing

We were back at the 200 yard line again this morning. After some quality time communing with my reloading bench, I had some more ammo to test. For CMP and NRA High Power Rifle matches, we use a “service rifle” which is in appearance and…

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The Most Deceptive Word In The English Language

August 9, 2014
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The Most Deceptive Word In The English Language

  This article was written by Bob Livingston and originally published at Personal Liberty Digest This is a political and subversive word created and promoted by the establishment as a major key to formulate and channel the public mind. It has more than saturated the…

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Community Preparedness Team

August 7, 2014
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Community Preparedness Team

Organized Community Defense Is America’s Last Hope Wednesday, 06 August 2014 02:42 Brandon Smith Not long ago, I felt compelled to address the idea of self defense as a moral imperative in an article titled “Violence In The Face Of Tyranny Is Often Necessary.” My…

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200-yard range results

August 7, 2014
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200-yard range results

.308 load testing .223 load testing

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being poor VS poverty

August 6, 2014
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Poverty vs poverty: Seven traits of the successful poor Claire Wolfe It’s a mystery why one person can be poor but still be proud, independent, and reasonably content while the guy next door is only content to slide into a swamp of misery, blame, slovenliness,…

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The Big Blackout

August 4, 2014
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Why I’m Going Low-Tech to Prep for an EMP from The Organic Prepper.ca by Daisy Luther This might be stating the obvious, but in the event of an EMP, things will not be the same, no matter how great your generator is. Aaron Dykes of…

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I Can’t Help That I’m a Libertarian

August 4, 2014
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I Can’t Help That I’m a Libertarian

by Sheldon Richman from The Future of Freedom Foundation It’s not easy being a libertarian. I am not looking for sympathy when I say that. I just mean to point out that rejecting the conventional wisdom on virtually (do I really need this adverb?) every…

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math exercise

August 3, 2014
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math exercise

I’m putting together some factors. Decide for yourself what adds up and what doesn’t. For this math exercise, definitely don’t overlook what DIVIDES. That’s been one of their most important tricks… mainstream media, legislators, etcetera, continue to subdivide the peasants into black, brown, gay, gun-guys,…

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multi-million dollar prostitution ring busted

August 2, 2014
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multi-million dollar prostitution ring busted

Laws? Laws? Those are for lesser people. Ditto Honor and Integrity. The USofA was sold a long time ago, but never so blatantly as it is now. These people don’t even bother hiding it. Hitlary and Slick Willy openly accept massive bribes selling inside connections…

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airliner story crashes

August 2, 2014
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airliner story crashes

Ukraine MH17 may be CIA false flag and it ain’t flying by William Engdahl William Engdahl is an award-winning geopolitical analyst and strategic risk consultant whose internationally best-selling books have been translated into thirteen foreign languages. Get short URL Members of a group of international…

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