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  • Some Things I Have Noticed Pursuant to Hurricane Harvey

    08/28/2017 8:00:57 AM PDT · by jda
    <p>The Trump administration is preparing to lift a controversial ban on the transfer of some surplus military equipment to police departments whose battlefield-style response to rioting in a St. Louis suburb three years ago prompted a halt to the program.</p>
  • Woman who survived 5 days alone lost in the Grand Canyon describes her ordeal

    03/23/2017 12:27:38 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 70 replies
    ABC News ^ | 3/23/2017 | Lisa Sivertsen, Jim Scholz, Kelly McCarthy
    A woman who spent five days stranded in the Grand Canyon described the "true panic" of her harrowing experience in an exclusive interview with ABC News. "I was panicking and crying and sobbing - I was a mess," said Amber Vanhecke, 24, about the moment she first realized she was lost without GPS or cell reception. Vanhecke, a college student from Denton, Texas, was sightseeing by herself last week near the southern rim of the Grand Canyon when her GPS instructed her to make a wrong turn, leading her through increasingly tough terrain. An experienced Girl Scout and outdoor adventurer,...
  • Behind the Scenes: Trump Transition Team ‘Murder Boards’ Test Cabinet Nominees

    01/12/2017 10:25:01 AM PST · by Bratch · 19 replies
    Breitbart's Big Govenment ^ | January 12,2017 | Charlie Spiering
    WASHINGTON D.C. — Two bright spotlights shine on former WWE executive Linda McMahon as she sits down at a desk with a bottle of water next to her. As a group of eight serious-looking political figures peer back skeptically back at her. A man identifying himself as Senator Ed Murray asks a question about her support of President-elect Donald Trump during the campaign. The man, although dressed in a suit, looks nothing like the real senator. But a paper with the official portrait of the Irish red headed senator is helpfully taped in front of the desk with an identifying...
  • Mainstream Media Hurricane Matthew’s PR Company

    10/06/2016 7:23:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/06/16 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    If you are maybe a Millennial, or a complacent and uniformed liberal, or even a deplorable other, you had better learn to be ready for ANY natural, or manmade catastrophe. It’s only common sense Today we are being deluged with dramatic and dramatized stories about Hurricane Matthew getting ready to wallop Florida. There are photos of empty supermarket shelves—no bread, no water, no eggs. There are photos of traffic backed up for miles as people “flee,” choosing not to “hunker down,” this time. There are stories and photos of the National Guard prepping to “roll,” although I don’t know what...
  • O homines ad servitutem promptos!

    06/10/2013 8:47:45 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 4 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | June 10, 2013 | Paul Melanson
    Father Charles Arminjon, in his book entitled 'The End of the Present World," explains that, "..the Antichrist will be lord of the world" and that, "It is abundantly clear that the effect of all the events of the present time is to prepare the social setting in which the dominance of the man of sin will be exercised...any careful observer [this would rule out the vast majority today] of the events of the present time cannot escape the conviction that everything is being done to bring about a social environment where the man of sin, by combining in his person...
  • {VANITY} A little prepper help if ya please

    08/18/2012 6:54:12 PM PDT · by mykroar · 57 replies
    8/18/2012 | me
    Looking for a little prepper guidance, specifically around long-term food (MRS vs freeze-dried) and maybe where to obtain. Also interested in a good site to obtain ammunition (or would the next local gun show be the way to go). Picked up a Mossberg 12 gauge & a Hi-point .45ACP Carbine a few months back.I am currently in an apartment, so space is an issue to a degree. Thanks ahead of time - last weekly prepper thread was a month ago.
  • 2012Rejecting the Crucifix as offensive: Preparation for the Reign of Antichrist

    03/15/2012 8:31:02 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 30 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | March 15, 2012 | Paul Melanson
    When one of the world's leading exorcists, Father Gabriele Amorth, was asked how one can tell if someone is possessed, he replied, "By their aversion to the sacrament and all things sacred." One of the clearest signs of demonic possession is a hatred for the Eucharist or the crucifix. Back in December of 2009, little Jalen Cromwell of Taunton, Massachusetts, was forced to undergo psychological evaluations for drawing a stick figure of the crucified Jesus. See here. And electrician Colin Atkinson's palm cross was deemed "insensitive." See here. As noted here, "..David Cameron's government will insist at the European Court...
  • Post melt down not all it is cracked up to be.

    10/08/2011 8:32:15 AM PDT · by Lowell1775 · 15 replies
    Open Source Survival ^ | 10-7-2011 | Ronin Gael
    If you have planned, prepared, and trained can relax and enjoy the simpler life of time gone by where everyday is a satisfying accomplishment if you just live through it. So what about the money? Where does it fit in? Money will be the insurance for what you have forgotten, lost, broke or had stolen from your list of essentials above. You will hopefully be able to use items of value (currency, goods, gold, silver) or some combination to trade for what you need at that moment when the local Wal-Mart has been looted and burned to the ground....
  • Economic Riots And Civil Unrest Inside The United States Are Now More Likely Than Ever

    08/15/2011 9:41:19 PM PDT · by blam · 26 replies
    TEC ^ | 8-15-2011
    10 Signs That Economic Riots And Civil Unrest Inside The United States Are Now More Likely Than EverAugust 15, 2011 You should let the video footage of the wild violence that just took place in London burn into your memory because the same things are going to be happening all over the United States as the economy continues to crumble. We have raised an entire generation of young people with an "entitlement mentality", but now the economy is producing very few good jobs that will actually enable our young people to work for what they feel they are entitled to....
  • It's time to kick butt and chew bubble-gum; and I'm all out of bubble-gum.

    07/04/2011 8:02:07 AM PDT · by KimberInKhaki · 14 replies
    Myself | July 4th 2011 | Myself
    I have been in what I would call a "Serious Survival Preparation" mode for some time now. It is apparent that times are getting rough - in a number of ways - and it looks like they are going to be getting rougher and staying that way for a long time to come. All we can do is prepare as best we can, and to live life to the fullest each day. There is a time at the beginning where it is important to talk amongst ourselves to motivate and encourage each other. But then one day it is finally...
  • Top Post-Collapse Barter Items And Trade Skills

    06/10/2011 6:59:59 PM PDT · by blam · 87 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 6-10-2011 | Brandon Smith
    Top Post-Collapse Barter Items And Trade Skills Brandon Smith June 10th, 2011 The concept of private barter and alternative economies has been so far removed from our daily existence here in America that the very idea of participating in commerce without the use of dollars or without the inclusion of corporate chains seems almost outlandish to many people.However, the fact remains that up until very recently (perhaps the last three to four decades) barter and independent trade was commonplace in this country. Without it, many families could not have survived. Whether we like it or not, such economic methods will...
  • Having an Answer (Part 1)

    04/06/2011 11:56:50 AM PDT · by hawkins · 13 replies
    That Christian Website ^ | 04/06/2011 | Erik Smith
    A teacher stands in front of her classroom of students. She begins to review some of the previous day’s homework that she assigned her students to study and complete. She asks: “Can someone give me the answer for question #1?” She then adds with a smile: “Remember to raise your hands if you have the answer.” The response is mixed. Some of her students almost literally jump out of their seats as their hands shoot skyward. With great enthusiasm they chime in: “I know it, I know it! Pick me, teacher! Pick me!” These students had obviously “done their homework”...
  • Emergency Preparation for 60-90 Days - Kit Resources

    02/24/2011 8:51:52 AM PST · by BCW · 66 replies
    Babylon's Covert War ^ | 24 FEB 2011 | BCW
    If you read the Terrorism Daily tag-lines from various newspapers that I sent out this morning - you'll see that Iran is probing into the Mediterranean Sea with it's warships, US citizens have recently been killed by Somali pirates, and the chaos in Egypt/Libya is driving oil Middle Eastern Oil prices up, and all the while the White House sits quiet - no response. I can analyze that the current administration may still have military and civilian forces deployed - that intelligence and counterintelligence officers are conducting missions throughout the world presently - but to what extent are these efforts...
  • S. Korea: A massive meeting over North (an interesting year?)

    02/19/2011 11:51:37 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies
    Joongang Daily ^ | 02/19/11 | Ser Myo-ja
    A massive meeting over North February 19, 2011 Amid growing concerns of renewed armed provocations by North Korea, a massive meeting attended by President Lee Myung-bak, cabinet members, senior military and police officials as well as mayors and governors took place yesterday to review the country’s readiness against any Pyongyang hostilities. The meeting, attended by 220 senior members of the central and local governments and the military, came after the two deadly attacks by North Korea last year. The participants discussed the country’s defense posture in the radically changed security environment of the peninsula following the attacks, along with the...
  • CA Nurses May Strike Over Swine Flu Preparation

    10/19/2009 9:15:34 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies · 647+ views
    AP) ^ | Monday, 19 October 2009 4:43PM
    California nurses' union has threatened a one-day strike at 34 hospitals, accusing the providers of poor swine flu preparedness. As many as 16,000 registered nurses will strike on Oct. 30 if state and federal swine flu protection recommendations aren't written into their contracts, said California Nurses Association spokesman Chuck Idelson. Nurses have complained about poor access to protective N-95 masks since a 51-year-old Sacramento nurse died in July after contracting swine flu. The gear is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for use while treating swine flu patients. The strike threat comes amid negotiations between the union...
  • Hospital big David Rosen blasts New York State's preparation for swine flu

    09/01/2009 4:47:49 AM PDT · by Brugmansian · 23 replies · 547+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Sept 1 2009 | Glenn Blain & Samuel Goldsmith
    The chief of the hospitals hardest hit by swine flu accused the state Health Department Monday of failing miserably to help prepare for the return of the virus . . . "The swine flu is our own Hurricane Katrina and we're getting no help whatsoever," said David Rosen, head of the MediSys Health Network, which runs Jamaica, Flushing and Peninsula hospitals in Queens and Brookdale University Hospital in Brooklyn . . .
  • N. Korea: Rumors Spread of Kim Jong Un as NK`s Heir Apparent (now a two-star general?)

    03/02/2009 7:13:39 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies · 550+ views
    Donga Ilbo ^ | 03/02/09
    Rumors Spread of Kim Jong Un as NK`s Heir Apparent MARCH 02, 2009 06:39 Conservative newsletters in South Korea specializing in North Korean affairs yesterday said Kim Jong Un, the youngest son of the NorthÂ’s supreme leader Kim Jong Il, is the heir apparent. Rumors are also swirling that the son threw a party Feb. 16 for high-ranking military officials to mark his fatherÂ’s 67th birthday. With the communist countryÂ’s media also cultivating an atmosphere for a power transfer, all eyes are on whether the March 8 general elections of the NorthÂ’s Supreme PeopleÂ’s Assembly will confirm these reports. â–½...
  • The 72-Hour Bug Out Kit

    02/15/2009 7:22:47 AM PST · by StonyMan451 · 262 replies · 5,421+ views
    Blog: Jesus Be With Us ^ | 2/13/2009 | Ben Fisher
    The 72-hour Kit: Gotta Rosary for the run? By Ben Fisher - Jesus Be With Us Published February 13th, 2009 In the event of an emergency, do you have a 72-hour or Bug-out Kit? Gotta Rosary for the run? A 72-hour kit is a bag, bucket, or box of everything you will need (food, water, medicine, …) to survive 72-hours as you flee a natural disaster, terrorist event, or civil unrest. The idea is that you should be able to get where you’re evacuating to within three-days, or that civil authorities (police, national guard, etc.) will have brought the unrest...
  • Extra Notice Helps Wyoming Prepare Families for Historic Deployment

    01/21/2009 3:43:45 PM PST · by SandRat · 177+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2009 – As Wyoming prepares for the largest National Guard deployment in state history, much of the planning has gone into helping those who will be left behind for a year in communities scattered across the rural state. Nearly 1,000 soldiers will deploy in April to Iraq and Kuwait, leaving behind thousands of families and extended family members in nearly every community in the state. “A lot of people think of the ‘spouse’ when they think of military family programs. Not everybody’s married,” William Breckenridge, the state Family Support Program director, said. “We work in terms...
  • VIDEO: "Disaster Preparedness From"

    01/18/2009 10:29:23 PM PST · by Cindy · 18 replies · 736+ views
    Video and Ready.Gov ^ | Added September 10, 2008 | n/a
    VIDEO: "Disaster Preparedness From" VIDEO DESCRIPTION - Snippet: "Three steps on how to prepare for an emergency or disaster."