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HAM…..Not The Meat On Your Sandwich

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We are so spoiled with communications these days. How many people remember it wasn’t long ago that cell phones were NOT in every person’s pocket or purse. Everyone you know is either a phone call, text, or email away. So with this, we have become complacent when it comes to forms of communications. No longer do we take time to compose a handwritten letter, or send post card when email and texting is so much quicker. But wait. A major event has just occurred and we can’t do these things any longer.

The 10 Rules For Your Emergency Food Pantry

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The article has been generously contributed by Tess Pennington of Ready Nutrition. After joining the Dallas chapter of the American Red Cross in 1999 Tess worked as an  Armed Forces Emergency Services Center  specialist and is well versed in emergency and disaster management & response. You can follow her regular updates on Preparedness, Homesteading, and a host of other topics at www.readynutrition.com . Those of you who plan to take the first steps toward preparing for emergencies may feel a bit overwhelmed at where to begin. After...

Is Now The Time To Move Away From Major U.S. Cities?

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This is a very good article which should be shared with our readers. As the U.S. economy falls apart and as the world becomes increasingly unstable, more Americans than ever are becoming “preppers”.  It is estimated that there are at least two million preppers in the United States today, but nobody really knows.  The truth is that it is hard to take a poll because a lot of preppers simply do not talk about their preparations.  Your neighbor could be storing up food in the garage or in an extra bedroom and you might never even know...

FAB Defense ‘K.P.O.S.’ Pistol to Carbine Conversion Kit

'K.P.O.S.' Pistol to Personal Defense Weapon
I am a Glock fan, so I am always on the lookout for gear and goodies for mine. I came across a conversion kit that caught my eye and I wanted to pass it along to my readers. The folks at FAB Defense have come up with the K.P.O.S. Personal Defense Weapon Converter  which converts certain Glock and Sig Sauer pistol models into a small carbine.

FBI Stepping Up Monitoring of Social Media

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Source: All Gov. The Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) is creating a spy system that will allow it to monitor social media websites, including Facebook and Twitter. FBI analysts are hoping to pick up tips about future terrorist threats by examining “publicly available” material from Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, as well as national and local television news, including Fox News, CNN and MSNBC. The bureau intends to zero in on keywords relating to terrorism, surveillance operations, online crime and other criminal matters....

LAX: FEMA Camp Rendition Hubs Discovered

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com January 27, 2012 On the Thursday evening edition of Infowars Nightly News, Alex Jones featured photo evidence of a FEMA rendition facility located at the airport in Los Angeles. The photos and an interview with an eyewitness who described the facility and its inward facing barbed wire fence and one-way turnstiles add more compelling evidence to the indisputable fact that FEMA operates as a modern version of the Gestapo.

From The News – Disaster Preparedness

When Patty Tegeler looks out the window of her home overlooking the Appalachian Mountains in southwestern Virginia, she sees trouble on the horizon.”In an instant, anything can happen,” she told Reuters. “And I firmly believe that you have to be prepared.”Tegeler is among a growing subculture of Americans who refer to themselves informally as “preppers.” Some are driven by a fear of imminent societal collapse, others are worried about terrorism, and many have a vague concern that an escalating series of natural...