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You Know We’re in Trouble When Walmart is Hurting

It’s been a bit of a side hobby with me to take note of “The Signs of The Times” concerning our failing economy. Ever since the “economic downturn” sideswiped America five years ago, we keep seeing clear signs that things are not turning around the … [Read more...]

Sunday Pictures (2015-07-05)

Looks like a full moon – taken July 2 Time to take a break. Look around. Look up, look down, look around… There’s a world out there other than that of the 2-legged variety and all its associated issues… Here are a few more … [Read more...]

PREPPER: Preppers Guide: Essential Tips and Strategies To Ready Your Home For a Disaster (PREPPING Book 1)


LEARN THE ESSENTIAL PREPPING TIPS AND STRATEGIES TO READY YOUR HOME FOR A DISASTER! DOWNLOAD TODAY AND RECEIVE A FREE BONUS! Today only, get this Amazon top seller for one great low price Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. … [Read more...]

Fishing Basics for the Complete Novice (Part One)


Fishing—a skill and an art that dates to the earliest recorded time—is both a popular pastime and an excellent survival skill. People have developed various methods for winkling those elusive, delicious fish out of the water ranging from fly-fishing … [Read more...]

Anti-Muslim Protests: Should Christians Participate?

Image source: How should Christians approach interacting with other groups with whom they strongly disagree? For example, recently there was a clash between anti-Muslim protest in Arizona’s capitol of Phoenix and others who … [Read more...]

Why You Should Be A Boy Scout (Even Now)


Fred Ullrich was with his Boy Scouts when the tornado blew through their camp in June, 2008. Using the only shelter they had – a small cabin – Ullrich helped his boys take cover. Within minutes the tornado was at their door. Their cabin was … [Read more...]

Italian Meatball Casserole

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Survival Medicine Hour: Fireworks, Burns, Chamomile, Forgotten History

  In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton discuss fireworks safety tips for celebrants of the 4th of July, plus, how to deal with burns that may occur in good or bad times. Nurse Amy discusses the various uses of … [Read more...]

Lessons Learned: Our First Evacuation


So here’s one for the family blog: two weeks ago, my husband and kiddos and I were officially evacuated from our home. We don’t live in an area particularly known for wild weather; nor are we anywhere close to big, messy factories or power plants. In … [Read more...]

No Trump Apology Tour

By ilana mercer CNN anchor Don Lemon conducted an interview with Donald Trump. It went very well, for Mr. Trump, that is. So well that Lemon’s scoop is difficult to locate on CNN’s website. Instead, scooped the telephonic exchange. Lemon … [Read more...]

Kevin the Tac Daddy, Tim Knight & More – Next Week on Lock-N-Load w/ Bill Frady

Bill Frady Genesis Communications Network, Inc. Burnsville, MN -( Genesis Communications Network is excited to announce its Monday morning lineup with Bill Frady on Lock-N-Load starting July 6th, 2015. Monday, 10 am EST: The World … [Read more...]

Preparedness Skills: Dehydrating Basics


Dehydrating has been one of my favorite ways to preserve food—especially foods meant for snacking. It’s an easy way to get the kids involved in storing food and they like being able to choose how we flavor some of their snacks. I love trying to … [Read more...]

Easy Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe

This Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe combines home canned chicken, oranges, and cream cheese. … [Read more...]

Frederick Douglass: What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

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Happy Independence Day, USA!

On this day 239 years ago, the Declaration of Independence was formally adopted by the thirteen original US colonies of Massachusetts, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, New … [Read more...]

Shooting $7 of Freedom…

I hope you all had a good 4th of July.  Aside from the somber importance of this day to the American readership, I thought you all could appreciate some gun porn.  Nothing really new here, but wanted to share how I spent some of my day. BMC Tactical … [Read more...]

Build Your Own Solar Water Heater


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Is That Common Sense Gun Control.. or More Spin?

By Rob Morse Slow Facts California – -(  Media spokesmen from anti-gun lobby groups say they want to regulate guns in the name of safety.  They say they are for “common sense gun safety regulations”.  Are they really?  Let’s look … [Read more...]

What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2015-07-04)

(My flag) Today is Independence Day, July 4th. I wish you a great day while reflecting on our freedoms and independence, and the ways in which you can keep them from slipping away. Hint: First step: Don’t be mute. Talk about the issues with … [Read more...]

Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis


Americans see water as abundant and cheap: we turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other culture in the world, much to quench what’s now our largest crop—the lawn. Yet most Americans cannot … [Read more...]

What did you do to prep this week?

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Emergency Kit Supplies for 10 Bucks or Less


Emergency kits come in all shapes and sizes, filled with all types of food, water supplies, shelters, and tools. But what is the right type of emergency kit for you? Building your own emergency kit is as simple as one, two, and three. For $10 or less … [Read more...]

The City That Tried Banning Anti-Government Signs

Opponents of eminent domain won an important victory this week when the US Supreme Court ruled against a city that had ordered removal of an anti-eminent domain sign. The justices did this by vacating a US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling and … [Read more...]

The Survival Buzz #176: A Preppers Nod to Independence and Independence Day

Welcome to this week’s Survival Buzz and a special prepper’s nod to independence and Independence Day.  Let me explain. Since starting this website, I have always championed the individual  and families as well as our right to freedom, free … [Read more...]

Shelf Life: Is 30 Years Better than 15 Years?

Here’s a tip for the day. Properly dried and stored food generally does not spoil so it has an almost unlimited shelf life. You’ll see food storage companies quote the shelf life of their products from 5 years to 50 years, with most people thinking … [Read more...]

Baby Steps: Add a Map to Your Prepping Supplies


When you think of your prepping supplies, what are the most important items for your survival? To me, food, water, and a fully stocked emergency kit are pretty high up on the list. However, a printed map displaying alternate routes to avoid traffic … [Read more...]

Fireworks Safety

It’s the 4th of July, and many proud Americans will be celebrating with fireworks. An unlucky (or careless?) few will wind up running afoul of their own pyrotechnics; just ask my old buddy “Three-Fingered Fred”.   Let’s face it, the safest … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Commissioners Update Quail Restoration Program

Progress being made on effort to establish bobwhite quail at Fort Indiantown Gap. COMMISSIONERS UPDATE QUAIL RESTORATION PROGRAM Pennsylvania Game Commission Pennsylvania -( The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today provided an … [Read more...]

Hunters Could be Limited to One Middle Creek Goose Per Season in Pennsylvania

Proposed rules do not allow successful hunters to return Hunters Could be Limited to One Middle Creek Goose Per Season in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Game Commission Pennsylvania -( The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave … [Read more...]

Spices Add Variety to Life (and to Your Food Storage)

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The old saying that "variety is the spice of life" can be turned around to express the truth that spices give variety to our lives by making our cooking more interesting and tasty. Herbs and spices allow us to use many of the same basic ingredients, … [Read more...]

Rekkr Custom Kydex Holsters——“The Constitution”

A few weeks ago I was searching the Internet for new holster designs made from Kydex. As much as new designs I was looking for quality. Since the popularity of Kydex as a holster material the number of companies making Kydex holsters has skyrocketed … [Read more...]

Episode-1603- Expert Council Questions and Answers for 7-3-15

TweetToday is Friday so it is time for our ask expert council show. To ask a question for a show like this, just send an email to me at jack at with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line. In … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Do It Yourself Cold Frame, Cheap and easy.

DIY Cold Frame with cinderblocks and old windows. It works! A great tool for the serious gardener. … [Read more...]

NSA-French Flap Confirms Euro-Servility

July 4, 2015 (Ulson Gunnar - NEO) - For those who labor under the misguided delusion that Europe defines its own destiny independently, no clearer wake up call could have been given than the latest US-French spying scandal. It is a wake up call not … [Read more...]

Benghazi Lies Began With Obama and Hillary?

This all leads me to conclude that Hillary Clinton originated the video lie in partnership with the Obama White House. Judicial Watch Washington, DC – -( When the complete history is written of the 2012 terrorist attack in … [Read more...]

Guess What Happened The Last Time The Chinese Stock Market Crashed Like This?

By Michael SnyderThe second largest stock market in the entire world is collapsing right in front of our eyes.  Since hitting a peak in June, the most important Chinese stock market index has plummeted by well over 20 percent, and more than 3 … [Read more...]

A New World Order Reading List

By James CorbettPeople are always asking James what reading he recommends. It's an overwhelming question with hundreds (or thousands) of must-read books that could be named, but here James offers a few suggestions to get you started. To continue … [Read more...]

Pest control: The Black Powder solution

A reader sent this in to TFB when they stumbled across an odd patent for a type of “Vermin Control”, patented in 1882 by a certain James A Williams. It uses a lever that a rodent would feasibly step on and would be connected to a trigger, … [Read more...]

Montana Hunting & Fishing News July 2015

Montana Hunting & Fishing News July 2015 Montana – -( Big Sky Outdoor News & Adventure Inc is pleased the announce that the July 2015 issue of the Montana Hunting & Fishing News is available online free for readers of … [Read more...]

Elbow Strikes for Street Fighting and Self Defense by Coach David Alexander

Please share this video with your friends and on your blogs. In this video I am going to show you the five basic elbows that you can practice at home. I am also going to show you what targets, on the attacker, where you need to focus your elbow … [Read more...]

Botulism, a canning risk easily avoided.

Botulism; use the correct canning methods and your foods won't be spoiled. … [Read more...]

Oklahoma Highway Patrol turns to SIG 320

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has selected the SIG Sauer P320 full size in 9mm as their new duty gun. I’m not sure what they had before, but from an overview of media pictures it appears that they formally had Glock 17s as standard issue with … [Read more...]

POTD: Kick-Ass 1942 Mosin Nagant “Obrez” Pistol Conversion

Cory purchased a chopped barrel Mosin and turned it into a beautiful Obrez-style Mosin Nagant. “Obrez” in English literally means sawn-off or cut-off.  These sawn-off Mosins were apparently a popular side-arm in Russia at least as early … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Delmarva Fox Squirrel to be Classified Extirpated

Species never appeared in Commonwealth in high numbers, and has been absent for years Delmarva Fox Squirrel to be Classified as Extirpated in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Game Commission Pennsylvania  -( The Pennsylvania Board of Game … [Read more...]

Marauder Named Favorite Airgun of Game & Fish / Sportsman Readers

Benjamin Marauder Air Rifle Crosman Corporation Bloomfield, NY -( Crosman Corporation is proud to announce its Benjamin Marauder rifle was recently recognized for a Readers’ Choice award by Game & Fish / Sportsman Magazine for … [Read more...]

American Sportsman Shooting Center Hosts Summer Youth Shooting Academy

American Sportsman Shooting Center Grapevine, TX -( American Sportsman Shooting Center, home of the nation’s only indoor, live-fire cinema range, has announced a summer Youth Shooting Academy, presented by K-5 Arms Exchange, that … [Read more...]

Mentored Pennsylvania Youth Hunters Could See Rabbit, Dove Opportunities

Preliminary vote would need final approval before becoming effective in 2016-17 license year. Mentored Pennsylvania Youth Hunters Could See Rabbit, Dove Opportunities Pennsylvania Game Commission Pennsylvania  -( Mentored Youth hunters … [Read more...]

Georgetown Man Fined for Harvesting Deer Out-of-Season

Betts William Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Georgetown, DE -( DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested a Georgetown man earlier this week, following an … [Read more...]

Knife Rights Wishes You a Happy & Safe Independence Day

Knife Rights is Rewriting Knife Law in America, Protecting & Enhancing Our Freedom. Celebrate Freedom Gilbert, AZ –-( When Thomas Paine wrote in 1776 that, “these are the times that try men’s … [Read more...]

New 260 Remington Ammo Loaded with Berger Hybrids

Match Ready 260 Remington 140 gr Berger Match Hybrid Target load Applied Ballistics Munitions (ABM Ammo) Avondale, AZ -( Applied Ballistics Munitions (ABM Ammo) has announced a brand new cartridge addition to their Ammunition lines, the … [Read more...]

This Week on Gallery of Guns TV – Davidson’s Airs Its Second Episode of the Season

This Week on Gallery of Guns TV Gallery of Guns TV Gallery of Guns TV Prescott, AZ -( Tune in Monday, July 6 at 9:30pm Eastern, as Davidson’s airs its second episode of the season. Co-host Anne-Marie and special guest … [Read more...]

Kalashnikov USA products released

Kalashnikov USA has come out with a press release stating their new products are ready for sale/shipping in the United States, under the new banner “Russian Heritage/ American Innovation”. The company is not directly connected with … [Read more...]

Carving Out Kurdistan – The US/NATO Plan To Break Up Syria and Iraq

By Brandon TurbevilleOver the last few months, Americans who pay attention to current events have been treated to a surprising barrage of praise coming from the mainstream media regarding the Kurdish fighters in Syria. The Kurds have been presented … [Read more...]

Habitat Restoration is Top Priority for $18.7B Oil Spill Settlement

Projects to restore and protect Gulf fisheries need to move forward without delay Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Washington, DC -( Leaders of the Gulf of Mexico’s … [Read more...]

Ruger Announces SR-556 Takedown Oprod AR-15

Ruger has announced a new takedown addition to their operating rod actuated SR-556 rifle line. From the press release: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to introduce the new Ruger® SR-556® Takedown autoloading rifle, an … [Read more...]

L.W.F.C. Sets 2015-2016 Early Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons

Duck Hunting Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Abbeville, LA -( The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the dates for the 2015-2016 early migratory bird hunting seasons at their July 2 meeting. These dates, … [Read more...]

SWAROVSKI OPTIK NORTH AMERICA Announces New Digiscoping Adapter for iPhone 6

SWAROVSKI PA-i6 Adapter for the iPhone 6 Swarovski Optik Cranston, Rhode Island –-( SWAROVSKI OPTIK NORTH AMERICA, a subsidiary of the Austrian-based company, announces the release of the PA-i6 Adapter for the iPhone* 6. Digiscoping … [Read more...]

Cape Henlopen Beach from Gordons Pond to Herring Point Reopens in Delaware

Piping Plover Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Dover, DE -( DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that a stretch of ocean beach between Gordons Pond … [Read more...]

New Louisiana Law Clarifies That Bow Hunters Can Carry Firearms While Hunting

New Louisiana Law Clarifies That Bow Hunters Can Carry Firearms While Hunting Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Louisiana –-( The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is advising bow hunters that they may … [Read more...]

Armed American Radio Host Mark Walters Thanks Millions of Listeners

Armed American Radio Armed American Radio Pittsburgh, PA -( Mark Walters, host of the nationally syndicated Armed American Radio and Armed American Radio’s Daily Defense broadcasts thanks millions of listeners across the country for … [Read more...]