WWII-Baricade

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Leave it to spokespersons in government and media to try and convince us the sky is falling the one time it actually isn’t. Say, isn’t this that same group of numbskulls who have been trying to convince us the recovery is right around the corner? So how about making up your mind, Mr.Pundit? What’s it… Read more »


eFoods customer drawing family on bikes

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For the next five days (Thursday, September 26th through Monday, September 30) enter the eFoodsDirect Customer Appreciation Drawing for random chances to win some exciting prizes! Some of the prizes are as follows: Fuel-less Generator (Retail $2700) Solar Oven ($400) 72-hour Food-Fire-Filter Kit ($129) 60-Count (1 bucket) of InstaFire ($105) Solar Crank (AM-FM short wave)… Read more »


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Not long ago my nine year old grandson was relieved when I informed him that zombies were not real. At least I think he was relieved; I’m not sure he believed me. It’s possible he still thinks some representative member of the living dead might still show up one night and eat him in his… Read more »


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When I was growing up, my mother was a den leader for a group of Cub Scouts. I tagged along for most of the activities and had fun. I learned about their motto – Be Prepared – and it has become a part of my outlook on life since. I recently learned that September has… Read more »


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Awhile back in this space, I posted a series on the basics of buying survival silver. I believe that along with having an adequate supply of storable food for the future, it’s a good idea that you also have a few silver coins on hand as well. But since the price of precious metals fluctuates… Read more »


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An online friend told me about her recent experience purchasing food storage from one of Efood’s competitors. It turns out the product was set to expire not long after she received it. Lucky for her she caught the problem the day the product arrived, and didn’t put the food away for a couple of decades…. Read more »


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Awhile back me and the missus were enjoying a meal at KFC. You remember KFC -used to be known as “Kentucky Fried Chicken” before people started becoming more health conscious and that word “fried” started scaring away the customers.  So the clever folks in marketing decided the restaurants should just be called by their initials… Read more »


tractor on farm

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Congress is currently working on passing a farm bill that essentially distributes money across a number of agriculture and nutrition related program. Though you might think it has nothing to do with you, think again. We’re talking about how to divvy up a trillion dollars for the next ten years and not surprisingly, it’s causing… Read more »


coins on a clock

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The New York Times published an Op-Ed piece by Paul Krugman entitled “The Geezers Are All Right” [1], wherein Krugman decreed that Social Security and Medicare will remain solvent well into the future. Well, that settles that. I guess now we can all breathe a sigh of relief.