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Ferguson Cop Advises Residents to Get a Gun: “We will not be able to protect you or your family”

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Are you ready to lock and load if civil unrest erupts? Whether this unrest is genuine or manufactured, the result is the same – in the next day or so, this part of Missouri will be under siege.

Archive: Forget Doom and Gloom: Preparedness is the Ultimate Act of Optimism

Preparedness is the Ultimate Act of Optimism

With all of the hullabaloo about Ebola lately, it seems like a good time to remind ourselves of why we prepare. A preparedness lifestyle is a constant affirmation that we will persevere.

How to be a Prepper…But Not One of Those Crazy Ones

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Did you ever think about dipping your big toe into the waters of “prepping” but it just all sounded so “out there” that you weren’t quite sure it was something you wanted to be involved in? Then this is the guide for you.

Getting Started: Prepping for a Two Week Power Outage

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If you’re new to preparedness, you may be reading some of the excellent and informative websites out there and feeling quite quite overwhelmed.  While many sites recommend a one year supply of food, manual tools, and a bug out lodge in the forest, it’s vital to realize that is aRead the Rest…

Prepping: The Only Way to be Ready for Anything is to be Ready for Anything

The only way to be ready for anything is to be ready for anything

Most folks don’t go through their lives expecting one specific event to occur, and then have it unfold according to a predetermined script.

Lessons from Ferguson: Prepping for Civil Unrest and Martial Law

Prepping for Civil Unrest and Martial Law

Watch and learn from the events in Ferguson, because this type of chaos could be coming to a city near you.

Prepping for an Ebola Lockdown: No one goes out, no one comes in

Getting ready for lockdown in the event of an Ebola pandemic

Are you prepared to go into lockdown mode if the Ebola virus begins to spread across the country?

This Week’s Harvest: Strawberries

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Strawberry season is in full swing. Now is the time to stock up on those delicious vivid red berries! Learn how (and why) to grow them, wash them, and preserve them!

5 Reasons You Should Be Preparing

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If there is one thing we can say about our current economic, financial, social and political climate it’s that we have entered an era in human history of total unpredictability.

Night Vision: Own the Night

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Guest Post by John Q. Public Introduction And in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines and commandments of men…. Let them alone: they are blind, and leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into the pit. Matthew 15:9-14 Will you be blind?Read the Rest…

The Walking Dead: 7 Mistakes That Would Get Somebody Killed in a Real Zombie Apocalypse

7 Mistakes That Would Get Somebody Killed in a Real Zombie Apocalypse

(Warning: Spoiler Alert!) I don’t watch much TV, but my guilty pleasure is AMC’s The Walking Dead. Lots of the preppers I know love watching this show and shouting out advice and criticism – it’s like our version of watching “the big game”. I have to tell you, watching from aRead the Rest…

Infographic: The Lowdown on Water Storage

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Every prepper knows the infamous “Survival Rule of Three”. Three minutes without air. Three days without water. Three weeks without food. So, if a disaster has hit and you’re still breathing, your next concern has got to be water. Contaminated water is one of the number one causes of deathRead the Rest…

Fortune Magazine: “the preparedness crowd isn’t marginal at all”

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You know that prepping has gone mainstream when the popular financial magazine Fortune has a positive write-up about the wisdom of being ready for whatever may come. Columnist David Z. Morris attended a preparedness expo called Life Changes, Be Ready! in Lakeland, Florida last week, where he discovered that our concernsRead the Rest…