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So far, we have looked at a few ways to reduce our need to defend our preparations (by hiding them, keeping quiet about them, or planning to share) and we’ve looked at a few passive ways to defend our preparations (with big dogs, or by securing your home).  Today, we’re going to consider one final… Read more »


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When you tuck your children in bed tonight, consider the following: In America, over 16 million children struggle with hunger. Since 2000, the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. is up nearly 20 percent. Nearly half of the 44 million Americans on food stamps today are children. One-fourth of all U.S. children… Read more »


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IMPORTANT: It’s very simple to turn off your gas, but the gas company must come out to turn it back on, so don’t actually turn your gas off unless it is an emergency! In order to turn your gas off, use a wrench, a pair of pliers, or a gas shut off tool to rotate… Read more »


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Eggs are a great source of protein.  It’s a food that is easy, cheap, nutritious, and delicious to eat.  The best eggs to preserve are fresh eggs, eggs that have never been refrigerated prior to you purchasing them.  You can buy these at the local farmer’s market, farm stand, or farm.  These are the freshest… Read more »


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The most important aspect about emergency preparedness is water. During an emergency, you may lose the water supply to your house by having it cut off or become contaminated. Having a water supply is probably the most important part of your preparations.  DON’T PROCRASTINATE this important item. Many different diseases such as dysentery, diarrhea, hepatitis,… Read more »


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We’ve looked at several ways that you can protect your preparations: you can hide them (or at least keep quiet about them), you can plan to share your preparations, or you can defend them.  Last time we started talking about passive defense options (big dogs), and we’ll be discussing a couple more of those before… Read more »


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The frenzied Black Friday crowds that jostle each other in a frantic attempt to unload their money basically have the right idea.  They were just doing it for the wrong reasons and buying the wrong stuff. In some respects, those manic crowds reminded me of newsreels I had seen of 1930’s Germany during the hyperinflation… Read more »


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So, if storing gasoline is tricky because of explosive vapors and a short shelf-life, what other sorts of fuels can be stored for emergency usage?  Today we’ll look at another option… Propane! You may already be storing propane gas.  If you have a gas barbecue grill, you likely have a propane tank just waiting to… Read more »


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Rocketship on Corn... implying rising food costs

Steve Shenk, the president and co-founder of eFoodsDirect was interviewed on the Alex Jones radio show, and he came bearing bad news: food prices are going up.  Really fast. It’s fascinating to hear first hand from someone involved in the purchase of food commodities. It was good to learn precisely what some of the factors… Read more »