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Bug In


Basic Two Person Bug In Kit Most of the time, the best course of action during a disaster situation is simply to bug in, or remain inside your home. Your home, assuming it is undamaged, provides the best chance for your survival, mainly because … [Read more...]

From the Desk of John Rourke – September 2nd, 2015

Ken W. was the winner of the Sunwayman C22C flashlight giveaway. Appreciate everyone who entered. Stay tuned a new giveaway will be scheduled soon. ? ? ? ? ? Move!!!! I have a few people I know that complain about their weight. Frustrating is they … [Read more...]

Solar Disinfection


Using the sun’s ultraviolet rays as a purification tool depends on the amount and the intensity of the sun light where you are. Solar disinfection is more than likely a last resort method if indeed you have no way to boil or add chemicals to your … [Read more...]

Adventures in Solar Cooking Part 2


This week, we are testing out our new SOS Sport Solar Oven. Check out Part 1 in our Blog series, where we give you all the details about how this oven works. First Attempt: Dinner Rolls We keep hearing a lot of contradictory reports about bread and … [Read more...]

Video of the Week: Free Candy Bar over Free 10 oz Silver Bar?

YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water … [Read more...]

Vote for ModernSurvivalOnline!!

Yes – this is a shameless request to ask you to take a few seconds and vote for this site – ModernSurvivalOnline –  over at   If you appreciate the efforts here as we try to bring you daily thoughts on survival … [Read more...]

Survive Water Crisis

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Obamacare Survival Course


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Lessons Learned, Volume 2: Don Pectol Survived a Once-in-a-lifetime Flood. Twice.


Once in a Hundred Years In 1955, I was 6 years old and lived in the small Northern California town of Blue Lake. Our family lived next to a creek—the type of creek that completely dried up in the summer. It was about a mile away from the Mad River. … [Read more...]

By The Sword: How The Islamic World Was Formed – An Exercise In Common Sense

Revelation 6:4, “Another horse, fiery red, went out. And it was granted to the one who sat on it to take peace from the earth, and that people should kill one another; and there was given to him a great sword.” Here is another very informative … [Read more...]

Stormproof Matches


In an emergency situation I am the type of person who would lose all my matches in the black hole of my emergency kit. After digging around in my pack I would find that one glorious match! I’d light it and watch in amazement as it blazes and flickers … [Read more...]

Mississippi: Muslim Man Threatens To Kill All Non-Muslims At Local Hospital

Proverbs 12:20, "Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil ..." Deadly heart issues continue to plague the Islamic world. According to Allah and his co-equal partner, however, the best way to heal a Muslim's beating heart is by stopping the … [Read more...]

12 Pieces of Crucial Survival Gear


For many people, building a food storage supply is an incremental process. We start with the basics, buy what we can when we can, save up for larger purchases, and watch happily as the stash grows month by month or year by year. So, it only makes … [Read more...]

Beekeeping for Beginners


Have you ever thought about keeping bees? Well, if you haven’t thought about it—or you’ve considered it but haven’t taken the leap—here are four great questions to answer before you decide to become a beekeeper extraordinaire. Beekeeping for … [Read more...]

The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible, 2nd Edition


The invaluable resource for home food gardeners!Ed Smith's W-O-R-D system has helped countless gardeners grow an abundance of vegetables and herbs. And those tomatoes and zucchini and basil and cucumbers have nourished countless families, neighbors, … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Building Your Food Storage


If you’re new to prepping, getting a long term food storage supply built up can seem to be an undertaking, but it isn’t really. Sometimes starting out small, then increasing over time will help make it much easier. Coming up with a system that will … [Read more...]

How To Stop An Infection From An Ordinary Cut

It doesn’t take long for the possibility of an infection setting in as a result from an ordinary cut on your skin. In today’s modern world of medicine we don’t give it much thought – especially with all of the ointments and … [Read more...]

Homesteading and Pioneer skills Part 1, survival, homestead, survivalist, peak oil, back to the land, end of oil

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Basic Emergency Backup Meal


"We were impressed with the price and quality of the Basic EBM. We were amazed by everything we got in just one package. Also, I was pleasantly surprised by the nice mix of meat and non-meat meals. I was glad to see some vegetarian alternatives. I … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Start a Fire with Water


A crucial skill to have in practically any emergency situation is knowing how to build a fire. Whether you get lost overnight on a ski trip or your car runs out of gas as you pack up to leave your campsite, knowing how to build a fire and stay warm … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Why You Should Grind Your Own Wheat


Have you ever seen a wheat grinder and wondered if it’s worth it? Well, here are some reasons you should give grinding your own wheat a go! Shelf-life. Whole grain flour (or meal) that you buy at the store goes bad relatively rapidly. Plus, you … [Read more...]

Inland M1 Carbine Giveaway from Student of the Gun

Student of the Gun and Inland Manufacturing are giving one lucky winner an M1 Carbine. Student of the Gun Radio Biloxi, Mississippi (Ammoland) Student of the Gun is pleased to partner with Inland Manufacturing, an official sponsor of SOTG Television, … [Read more...]

New Mexico Department Seeks Next Generation of Conservation Officers

Department seeks next generation of conservation officers New Mexico Game & Fish New Mexico -( The Department of Game and Fish is seeking qualified men and women to join the next generation of Conservation Officers who protect and … [Read more...]

What to do if you get Caught by a Gator or Croc


Two of nature’s most skillful predators are the alligator and crocodile. Why? Crocodiles and alligators will eat just about anything if given the chance, and they have all the predatory characteristics needed to make it happen. These intelligent, … [Read more...]

From the Desk of John Rourke – September 1st, 2015

Every so often I throw up some pics from my Instagram account. I enjoy Instagram due to its simplicity. Simply – people post pictures of “whatever” and you follow people that post things you may be interested in. About once a day I … [Read more...]

Duracell Power Pack Product Review


Click Here To Get The Duracell Power Pack! If you liked this post, subscribe below with your name and best email to get more survival tips! … [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...]

Have We Won The Fight For Gun Rights?

The sword is not a killer. It is a tool in the killer’s hand. Michigan Coalition For Responsible Gun Owners Michigan – -( Have we won the fight for gun rights? Can we all just relax and enjoy our time at the range and in the … [Read more...]

Mylar packing food for long term storage

Rourke: This post was originally published here on It is just as relevant today.   Storing food continues to be my main priority in gathering survival supplies. Canned goods are the mainstay of much of my stockpile … [Read more...]

Let’s See More of Hillary Now, to See Less of Her Later

By David Limbaugh Hillary Clinton David Limbaugh USA – -( Hillary Clinton shows signs of anger and desperation and pops out of her shell with shrill and extreme rhetoric. She should be nervous, with both the feds and rivals … [Read more...]

YETI Coolers Hires Matt Reintjes as CEO

Matt Reintjes YETI Coolers AUSTIN, Texas – YETI Coolers, the premium outdoor product brand that created the Tundra and Roadie hard coolers, Hopper portable coolers, and the Rambler family of vacuum-insulated stainless steel drinkware is pleased … [Read more...]

Can the GOP Deal With Iran?

Can the GOP Deal With Iran? Pat Buchanan USA – -( Ten weeks before the first U.S.-Soviet summit ever held in Moscow, in May 1972, North Vietnam, with Soviet-supplied armor and artillery, crossed the DMZ in an all-out offensive to … [Read more...]

Conservation Agencies Conserve Imperiled Species in Eastern Kentucky

Propose delisting for one plant, and positive steps for a darter. White-Haired Goldenrod U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Stanton, Ky. – -( State and Federal conservation agencies came together here today to celebrate partnerships that … [Read more...]

Leadership … A Revealing Clue

By Thomas Sowell Thomas Sowell California –-( Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men handled people who tried to disrupt their … [Read more...]

1st and 2nd Under Attack – Indiana Front Lines Report

Indiana Senator Mike Delph gave a riveting explanation of our current status in Indiana and what events have brought us to this point. Indiana –-( Saturday night’s 2nd Amendment Patriots meeting was a lot … [Read more...]

National Preparedness Month

Some in the preparedness community believe that they are at loggerheads with the government. The United States, however, has a pro-preparedness stance and a valuable website in has officially declared September to be National … [Read more...]

Purple Bersa Thunder .380 – Davidson’s Exclusive Pretty in Purple

Purple Anodized Bersa Thunder .380 Davidson’s PRESCOTT, Ariz.--( Davidson’s is now offering Exclusive Purple Bersa Thunder .380 pistols that are sure to align with both shooter needs and a sense of style. The Bersa Thunder .380, … [Read more...]

Queen Elizabeth: Long May She Reign

by Dr. Gary Welton Queen Elizabeth II The Center For Vision & Values Grove City, PA –-( Barring the unexpected, Queen Elizabeth II, on September 9, 2015, will become the longest reigning British monarch, overtaking Queen … [Read more...]

How to use a Siphon Hose


Imagine this… You’ve been storing water over the past few years, sealed safe and sound in the 55-Gallon Water Storage Barrel, but an emergency just turned the world upside down. There’s barely any water left in the state, let alone your city, and … [Read more...]

NRA’s National School Shield on This Week’s All New NRA All Access

  Fairfax, Va. – ( On this week’s season finale of NRA All Access, we devote an entire episode to the NRA’s National School Shield program. Introduced in December 2012, the National School Shield focuses on providing … [Read more...]

DIY: Ceiling Fan Wind Turbine


To view all of the instructions to build your own wind turbine, please enter your name and e-mail address below: … [Read more...]

Islamic State Burns Chained Iraqi Shiite Fighters Alive

For peaceful purposes. After all, these pious pyromaniacs of the "prophet" are simply following "the footsteps of Allah’s Messenger … in his harshness towards the disbelievers" ... Qur’an Sura 48:29, “Mohammed is [Allah’s] apostle. Those who … [Read more...]

Minnesota DNR Asks Bear Hunters Not to Shoot Radio-Collared Bears

Minnesota DNR Asks Bear Hunters Not to Shoot Radio-Collared Bears Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Minnesota -( The Department of Natural Resources asks hunters participating in Minnesota’s bear season that opens Tuesday, Sept. … [Read more...]

Warning for California Upland Bird Hunters

Lead Ammunition Restrictions in Effect for Opening Day of Dove Season and Beyond NRA – Institute for Legislative Action Fairfax, VA -( The National Rifle Association (NRA) and our affiliate the California Rifle and Pistol … [Read more...]

Murmurs Of War: ISIS Militants Moving In On The Heart Of Damascus

While the world groans and labors with birth pains Syria is now beginning to feel significant chest pains. If ISIS militants were to overtake Damascus this would certainly spur a soon-to-be-nuclear Iran to get involved militarily. For both the … [Read more...]

Trap Warmth at its Most Important Point with the Boreal Beanie from Sitka Gear

Top Your Sitka Gear Waterfowl System Off with This Headwear Boreal Beanie from Sitka Gear : Sitka Gear Bozeman, MT -( Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear introduces its warmest hat yet to an … [Read more...]

How LaserLyte Leapt to the Forefront of the Laser Industry

Family-owned and operated, LaserLyte turns a passion for the shooting sports into a life-long commitment to serving their customers with innovative micro-laser technologies. (left to right) LaserLyte team; Dusty Gibson, new Marketing Manager; Aaron … [Read more...]

Overcome the Elements with the STORMR Lineup Of Clothing

Neoprene Core Technologyfrom STORMR STORMR Foul Weather Gear Millville, NJ -( Advances in technology from STORMR have changed how sportsmen overcome harsh weather and conditions. The STORMR lineup of outerwear uses modern advances like … [Read more...]

California: Anti-Gun Legislation on the State Senate and Assembly Floor

Please contact your state Senator and Assembly Member TODAY to OPPOSE AB 1134, AB 96, SB 707, and SB 347. California: Anti-Gun Legislation on the State Senate and Assembly Floor NRA – Institute for Legislative Action Fairfax, VA … [Read more...]

Emergency Fire Safety


The following information is taken from A fire can engulf a structure in a matter of minutes. Understanding the basic characteristics of fire and learning the proper safety practices can be the key to … [Read more...]

Arkansas GFC Urges Hunters to Hunt “S.A.F.E.” This Season with Project ChildSafe

Arkansas GFC urges hunters to hunt “S.A.F.E.” this season with Project ChildSafe Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Arkansas -( This hunting season, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is partnering with Project ChildSafe to remind … [Read more...]

N.H. Panel OKs Bill to Legalize Hunting with Suppressors

N.H. Panel OKs Bill to Legalize Hunting with Suppressors National Shooting Sports Foundation NEWTOWN, Conn –-( A New Hampshire House subcommittee gave its approval last week to HB 500, which would repeal current prohibitions on … [Read more...]

Colorado: U.S. Forest Service Hosting First Open House

Regarding Direction for Recreational Sport Shooting in Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests Colorado: USFS Hosting First Open House on August 31 NRA – Institute for Legislative Action Fairfax, VA -( The U.S. Forest Service … [Read more...]

Hunting Is Easier with LoopRope

LoopRopen Hogs LoopRope USA – -( Many hunting seasons are scheduled to open in September. Whether you are gearing for waterfowl season, or riding the ATV to the backcountry or strapping the canoe to the RV; the hunt for the … [Read more...]

YPOD Gun Rest Offers Portable, Lightweight Solution for Hunters & Shooters

Shooter using a YPOD YPOD Rincon, GA -( Just in time for deer hunting season, Live Oak Tek, Inc. has unveiled a one-of-a-kind, versatile gun rest that can be used both at the shooting range and in the deer stand to improve accuracy and … [Read more...]

Poison Prevention


The Poison control number for anywhere in the country: 1-800-222-1222 In 1999, poison control centers in the United States reported approximately 2.2 million poison exposures, 873 of which resulted in death. These cases most often involve young … [Read more...]

White House Media Misled on Crime Trends, Ignore Evidence that Could Save More Lives

The White House NRA – Institute for Legislative Action Fairfax, VA -( Tragedy strikes – and the White House immediately shifts into exploitation mode, trying to use raw emotion to push “solutions” that don’t fit the … [Read more...]

Theater Chain Doubles-Down on Unreasonable Search Policy

Regal Theaters & Entertainment Group Grass Roots North Carolina North Carolina –-( Grass Roots North Carolina (GRNC) supporters have been receiving chain letter replies to their concerns about being searched while attending … [Read more...]

My Take on ‘Common Sense’ Laws – Make ‘Irresponsible Speech’ A Crime

By John Farnam Common Sense in Our Grandfathers Time Defense Training International, Inc Ft Collins, CO –-( More “Common Sense?” It is time to make “Irresponsible Speech” a crime! In our time, laws and “rights” need updating, … [Read more...]

The Bergara Premier Tactical Rifle Now Shipping to Distributors and Dealers

High Precision Bergara barrel built into a custom chassis and stock for serious professionals and top choice for several S.W.A.T. teams now available Bergara Premier Tactical Bergara USA Duluth, Ga. ( – Bergara USA, a division of BPI … [Read more...]