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Government of Venezuela Forces Farmers to Hand Over Food

The government of Venezuela is playing Monopoly, but it isn’t the kind with those little plastic hotels. They’re controlling essential goods like food, and putting the retail establishments of the country out of business. According to a … [Read more...]

The Natural Method: Self-Defense Techniques


This is the expanded section of self-defense training, Chapter VIII in The Natural Method: Functional Exercises. It covers, kicking, punching, wrestling take-down basics and partner training to protect oneself or others from dangerous individuals. … [Read more...]

Gas Shut Off Tool / Wrench Product Review


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Legalized Gov’t Theft of YOUR Property: “Prosecutor Lives in Seized House Rent-Free for Years”

They are a force to be reckoned with, bringing tanks, guns and the authority of shiny government badges – and they want what’s yours. Civil asset forfeiture, theoretically designed to fight the drug war, has created a loophole in law … [Read more...]

Baby Steps: Gathering Fire Making Supplies


We’ve been talking a lot about fire lately—how to Build a Fire without Matches, how to Prevent Kitchen Fires, etc. Most of us have matches and maybe a lighter on our list of emergency supplies, but how many of us would have to scramble for everything … [Read more...]

/k/ Assembles At Nuggetfest 2015 Innawoods

Looks like good times were had: /k/ keeps it real.  Some cosplay in the mix, and lots of OPSEC.  Some nice firearms too. 4:05 – That’s a cool game… see who can shoot the board in half first.  I’ll have to try that … [Read more...]

Kirsten Joy Weiss Shoots The Double Barrel 1911

Good video, but tbh I’d watch a video of Kirsten reading a book, or watching grass grow if she posted one. hahah #thirst I know. Something I just pondered… what if Kirsten is Royal Nonesuch’s mom?  *Keanu WHOA*  Royal films her … [Read more...]

64000 People RSVP To NYC Central Park Watergun Fight

Hopefully no high capacity assault waterguns were used: Worse yet, I hope no one was drinking a high capacity soft drink to stay cool. Looks like the city wanted to shut the event down over permit issues and fear of it wrecking the grass.  Good … [Read more...]

How to Build an Emergency Car Kit


As the seasons change we ought to be sure our car is prepared for them. Depending on your circumstances and location, your level of preparation may vary. You may need snow tires, new windshield wipers and fluid, anti-freeze, heater/air conditioner … [Read more...]

Couldn’t make this up

Would you believe chicken flavored vegetarian ham??? … [Read more...]

Does McCain Owe A Mea Culpa To POWS & MIAS?

By ilana mercer “It’s the beginning of the end for Donald Trump.” “It disqualifies him as a presidential candidate.” “This is the end of his run.” So crowed the political operatives looking to take down Mr. Trump, and by so doing, protect … [Read more...]

Six Emergency Uses For Paracord


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New Legislation Would Place Breathalyzers in All New Cars: “Drunk Driving Demands Bold Action”

As time goes on, cars are becoming less of a symbol of freedom and status, and more like automated golf carts that coddle their drivers. Every other year they add more features that take the driver’s ability out of the loop, and track the whereabouts … [Read more...]

Transhumanist Candidate Wants “Brain Implants to Manage Violent Actions of Prisoners”… And Society

Maybe the solution to all crime is more surveillance and direct control over the minds of all prisoners, anyone marked with violent tendencies and ultimately everyone in society. That’s what one futurist is proposing, as he runs on a political … [Read more...]

Gamma Seal Lids


Food Grade buckets are a great method for food storage. They keep your food fresh, help you store in bulk, and can stack, making them more space-efficient. Here at Emergency Essentials®, we love food storage buckets. What could make these great … [Read more...]

Liberal Media Openly Calls for Mass Gun Confiscation in America: “The Second Amendment Must Go”

This article was originally published by Alex Thomas at the Intellihub. Shortly after the shooting in a Lafayette, Louisiana theater, liberals throughout the mainstream media quickly begun to once again call for increased “reasonable” gun … [Read more...]

Episode-1612- Listener Feedback for 7-27-15

TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your emails on TSP’s future, our youth, automation, minimum wage and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put something like “comment for jack”, “question for jack” … … [Read more...]

Monday Musings 7/27/2015 Enter to Win a Copy of My Next Book, The Penny-Pinching Prepper

Goodreads Book Giveaway The Penny-Pinching Prepper by Bernie Carr Giveaway ends October 13, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway This post is by Bernie Carr, Welcome to another Monday Musings, where we … [Read more...]

Win A Free Firekable Paracord Bracelet!


Get This Amazing Firekable Paracord Bracelet From! - Has it all: Contains the ferro rod and striker tucked neatly into the bracelet fits discretely on your wrist... - Strikes hot, burns hot: Ferro rod strikes at over 3,000 … [Read more...]

Letter from Delhi, Part 2

What to do? James K. Boyce This is the conclusion of a two-part series on air pollution in Delhi. Part 1, on inequality in exposure—on environmental injustice—is available here. Public awareness of air pollution in Delhi lags behind that in China, … [Read more...]

End of Empire

I stumbled into this series while aimlessly looking for the end of the internet. It is about the end of the British Empire. How they left all, well most, of their various overseas holdings and all that came afterwords. For historic and survivalist … [Read more...]

Gardening: Everything You Need To Know To Grow, Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, And Flowers (Organic Gardening, Homesteading, Urban Gardening, Square Foot Gardening, … Indoor Gardening, Hydroponics Book 1)


Easiest Ways To Make Your Own Garden! ? ? ? This Book is FREE – For Kindle Unlimited Users ? ? ? Begin your homesteading journey today! You must have heard it before when people say “green is good”. Well, it is good most especially if it’s coming … [Read more...]

Farmer Phil’s Permaculture: The Original Permaculture Children’s Book

TweetOne of our guests and MSB members, Phil Williams, wrote a permaculture children’s picture book. He recently sent me a copy and I read it to my grandson. First off the illustrations are excellent, with true to life permaculture features. … … [Read more...]

Create a Disaster Preparedness Plan

You never really know what could happen when a major earthquake or a Category 5 storm would strike your area but a proper disaster preparedness plan would help you and your family cope with these calamities accordingly. While it's difficult to guess … [Read more...]

4 Must-Ask Questions Before You Build Your Own Greenhouse

Image source: The reason many people choose to build a greenhouse on their homestead or for off-the-grid living is simple: Winter in the cooler climates of the world makes it difficult to remain self-sufficient. Hens stop laying as … [Read more...]

Picking The Perfect Firearm For Your Child

Image source: KIFN I will always remember my first firearm. I was 12 years old, and the firearm was a Marlin model 98 .22 long rifle. The rifle-fed from a tubular magazine in the butt stock. It had been my Uncle’s, as had the .12 Gauge break action … [Read more...]

2 Inch Barrel SBR AR-15 Is A CQB Dream

All the benefits of a pistol, in an AR-15 rifle: If you couldn’t tell… I was trolling.  I know this thing is 100% useless haha.  So awesome though these guys made it just because. The best parts are that you can see the tip of the … [Read more...]

Be A Classic Tactical Man In An All Woodland Camo Suit

Ugh *facepalm*.  It can be had for the low price of $99 though, which is easily worth the look on your girlfriend’s face when you show up wearing this to brunch to meet her parents for the first time. Post title inspired by this terrible song / … [Read more...]

Mattv2099 Buys A Hi-Point To Trollture Test

$79, but actually priceless in the amount of trolling this will be used for: “Popularized by it’s sleek lines, devastatingly handsome looks, and popularity in the gangsta community.” -Mattv2099 2:45 – Ahahhah WD-40 *slow … [Read more...]

Helpful Disaster Response Apps for Smartphones


Helpful Disaster Response Apps for Smartphones Posted in News by Brian Neville on August 16th, 2012 file5901240433821 Recently the Red Cross released its new Hurricane app that offers real-time alerts and information about what to do to prepare … [Read more...]

From the Desk of John Rourke – July 27th, 2015

Another reminder that next week I will be AFK. I will not be responding to emails, comments, or dealing with any website issues until August 8th at the earliest. If you see any issues please email me at emergencycd (at) gmail (dot) com. I will get to … [Read more...]

Butter Powder Tip


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A few thoughts on gun control…..

Gun control is certainly on the lips of many today due to recent news headlines and gun control is one issue that I certainly have opinions on. Top online criminal justice programs, police academies, and everything in between all teach that as guns … [Read more...]

Setting Preparedness Goals


“Getting Prepared” is a worthy goal in and of itself, but can be a little bit nebulous. How do you know when you’re done? Do you have a way to be sure you covered all your bases? There’s one easy way to be sure you get everything done that you need … [Read more...]

Gold’s Two Stories: Paper Markets Collapse… While The Retail Public Buys At A Record Pace

We’ve seen some significant swings in precious metals over the last several years and if we are to believe the paper spot prices and recent value of mining shares, one would think that gold and silver are on their last leg. Last weekend … [Read more...]

We’re all on the Same Team – This Week on GUNTALK Radio

Tom Gresham GunTalk Radio Mandeville, LA -( A reloading company’s excellent customer service, legislation asking to study gun-free zones in Massachusetts, and more this week on Tom Gresham’s GUNTALK Radio, the original … [Read more...]

Backyard Chickens Must Be Registered in North Carolina for Your Own Safety

There isn’t much that feels more self-reliant than going out to your backyard hen house to get fresh eggs for breakfast.  There’s no need for USDA approval, you know what your hens have been eating, and you don’t have to pay a … [Read more...]

Where do I begin when it comes to Emergency Preparedness?

Many people ask, “Where do I begin when it comes to Emergency Preparedness?” We'd answer that question by saying that the first thing you should do is to get information first. Information is the most valuable tool to have in an emergency. We have a … [Read more...]

Water Ethics: A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis (Earthscan Water Text)


This book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are being acted out in water policies is fundamental to an understanding of water resource management. … [Read more...]

POTD: The Polymer Cased .264 USA

At the end of last year, we told you about the US Army Marksmanship Unit’s .264 USA round, which has been designed for an intermediate length AR platform rifle larger than an AR-15 but smaller than an AR-10. The round is one of the first to … [Read more...]

Pocket Sand As A Last Self Defense Resort

Watch and learn: A video posted by PracticallyTactical (@practicallytactical) on Jul 19, 2015 at 2:09pm PDT From my dudes Forest City Tactical (Kydex Prodects) and Practically Tactical (YouTube show / Podcast). Note: This defense method is … [Read more...]

Polish Tactical Shooting Pizzaz And Flare

Looks like they have been watching American YouTube shooting videos: ahhaha so much “workspace” and so many “no-look derp scans”.  Doing things just to do them too is high on the list of pizzaz and flare requirements. … [Read more...]

How To Build a Self-Feeding Fire – Wilderness Survival Skills

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Solar Ovens: Do They Really Cook Food?


Yes, you can cook your food using the rays of the sun! With sunny days on the rise, now is a great time to consider alternative cooking methods, like solar ovens. We think the Sport Solar Oven is a great product so we’ve put it on sale. Here’s a … [Read more...]

Low-Tech Solutions to Combat High-Tech Police State

It’s been sold as The War on Terror, Thanks to Homeland Security, The Patriot Act, stockpiling of ammo by government agencies, and equipping local police forces with billions of dollars of military grade equipment, as a concerned American, one … [Read more...]

MSNBC’s Poll Shows Support for Carrying Guns in Public

By Dean Weingarten Dean Weingarten Arizona – -( In the wake of the theater shooting in Louisiana, the Chattanooga Jihadi attack on the U.S. military, and the church mass shooting in South Carolina, MSNBC might have thought that … [Read more...]

Scary Grid: Baby Monitor Hacked to Play ‘Eerie Music,’ Tell Parent ‘You Are Being Watched’

By Melissa Dykes The smart grid is getting dumber all the time. A family from southwestern Ontario would likely agree after someone hacked their baby monitor to prank them in a way that seems like... … [Read more...]

As Prices Drop, Gold Sales Explode at US Mint

By Joshua Krause A little over two weeks ago, a source within the US Mint announced that sales of their silver eagles had grown to the point that the Mint was running out, and would have to... … [Read more...]

ISIS Is Here. Our Military Is Unarmed?

They are here. They’re armed, dangerous and ready to fight. With shocking brutality. Here in the U.S. our own military is unarmed. They’re sitting ducks for the enemy who has vowed to destroy us. Although he killed five unarmed military … [Read more...]

Anti-American Ex-General: It’s Time for Liberal Fascist Police State

If you have disloyal thoughts about America, you should be locked up. Shocking comments coming from an ex- Army General. In fact, this just might be the most outrageous statement ever coming from an ex-General. Former General Wesley Clark has padded … [Read more...]

Oxygen Absorbers: Their Function and Use


Oxygen absorbers are little packets of iron powder packaged in a material that keeps the iron in, but allows oxygen and moisture to enter and be absorbed. The iron absorbs the oxygen causing the iron to rust. As it rusts, or oxidizes, it absorbs any … [Read more...]

Single Mom’s Mall Job Interview Results In Arrest

Laura Browder, a single mom of a 6-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy, landed a job after a short 15-minute interview at a local mall. But she was placed under arrest and now has Child Protective Services keeping a close eye on her. Here’s … [Read more...]

Cop Lies About Account of Taser Traffic Stop of Civil Rights Activist

The whole Sandra Bland arrest and apparent jail suicide is filled with inconsistent stories from both sides. Here’s a case of an innocent traffic violation stop gone horribly wrong. It also points out that police video cams don’t provide … [Read more...]

A couple cast iron cookware questions

When I clean a CI pan down to bare metal I notice a very distinct smell, like it must be the smell of bare iron. Does iron have a smell? I also notice that when I wash a bare iron pan it has a constant black "discharge". Is iron so soft … [Read more...]

Survival Medicine Podcast: Gunshot Wounds, Fish Antibiotics, Medical Barter

In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour: Joe Alton, MD and Amy Alton, ARNP discuss how to control bleeding from gunshot wounds, consider medical supplies as a barter item, and respond to those who criticize the storage of … [Read more...]

This Is EXACTLY Why We Have a Second Amendment

The response to the Chattanooga shooting of unarmed military recruiters is exactly why the Second Amendment exists. Since the Clinton Administration, military recruiters have been unarmed. With the ever increasing threat and growing strength of ISIS … [Read more...]

Hot Summer Days EDC

 It has been awhile since I have done one of these and things change. Right now it is a hundred degrees outside with humidity in the 35-45% range. It's pretty much like a sauna all the time.  So right now my EDC is set up to be as light as … [Read more...]

You’ll Absolutely LOVE This Florida Gun Shop Owner’s Ban

Here’s a ban that just makes sense. It’s a gun shop owner standing up and making a statement to protect American freedom. You’ll LOVE it. In response to the Chattanooga,TN shooting that killed five unarmed military recruiters, this … [Read more...]

5 Vitamin-Packed Asian Vegetables You Can Grow In Your Garden

Bitter melon. Image source: It used to be that in North America, Asian vegetables were only to be found as ingredients in dishes served in Asian restaurants. But as our taste buds became more cosmopolitan, these delicious and succulent … [Read more...]

Pic Post

The last two come from Kenny's place. … [Read more...]