There are so many articles on the Internet from people, especially “prepper” websites, in regards to “what would you do in a SHTF situation” scenario. To be honest with you it gets old. In reality, only a fraction of the authors have ever been in a life or death situation where they could not only talk from experience, but give solid advice on what to do if you are ever faced with something like it. While the rest of them are people who are giving their opinions (and you know what they say about opinions), on what they would...
If you are like me, you go through a lockdown routine every evening by making sure all doors and windows are locked. All exterior lighting is on and there is nothing out of place outside. This almost seems ritualistic. If you don’t do something like this, I believe the video below might help you change your mind. When I mention security, I am not only talking about during a time of emergency, I am referencing everyday life. Some folks live in nice neighborhoods and feel, “nothing like that will ever happen here”, this is a false...
Technology can be your friend. If the Government is using drones for aerial reconnaissance, why wouldn’t we embrace technology to do the same thing?
The recent episode of Doomsday Preppers has sparked a lot of controversy and with that comes questions. When you conduct drills for any part of your preparedness program, how creative are you? How many different scenarios do you drill or plan for? Our seasoned readers may have a plan(s) in place, but we also want to give our new readers and preppers some insight on how to improve their preparedness plan.
Congrats!!! You survived the event that has brought our country to its knees and changed life as we know it forever. You have all your top notch preparedness gear, a sweet food supply which should last about a year, and a cache of firearms that would make the local gun show look small. To sweeten the pot, your bug out location is one that others can only dream of having. Running streams and plenty of fertile land which will have you growing the best crops any farmer could ask for. Your friends and family are comfortable and it feels like you just...
Budget cuts across the country have stripped local police departments of personnel at an alarming rate. So much so that Americans from coast-to-coast are now being forced to fend for themselves. Our latest example comes from East Oakland’s Arcadia Park, where law and order have broken down to such an extent that residents have been been left with no other choice but to band together to police their own streets.
Spring’s coming! While you prepare for another round of gardening and landscaping to feed your family and be more self-reliant, here’s a few insights to consider that will help you boost your security at the same time.