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  • VANITY ---- Lets talk bug out bags ----

    02/02/2019 1:55:21 PM PST · by afterhoursarmory · 161 replies
    FR: VANITY ^ | 2/2/2019 | Me
    What is in your bug out bag? Curious what others carry. I am in the north east so my needs / choices will probably be different than a southerner depending on season. My primary bag is what I take to work. It is intended to get me home if I have to go on hoof. Couple MRE's, stainless utensils, change of socks (x2), pair of worn in running shoes (outside bag; loose in car), three 1quart canteens hanging off the bag, 3 quart internal to the bag with "straw"; water purifiers, upgraded medical (field sutures, bandages, pressure bandages, etc); stop...
  • Home Remedies

    01/30/2019 2:28:23 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 13 replies
    email | 1/30/2019 | unknown
    AMAZINGLY SIMPLE HOME REMEDIES: 1. AVOID CUTTING YOURSELF WHEN SLICING VEGETABLES BY GETTING SOMEONE ELSE TO HOLD THE VEGETABLES WHILE YOU CHOP. 2. AVOID ARGUMENTS WITH THE FEMALES ABOUT LIFTING THE TOILET SEAT BY USING THE SINK. 3. FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SUFFERERS ~ SIMPLY CUT YOURSELF AND BLEED FOR A FEW MINUTES, THUS REDUCING THE PRESSURE ON YOUR VEINS. REMEMBER TO USE A TIMER.. 4. A MOUSE TRAP PLACED ON TOP OF YOUR ALARM CLOCK WILL PREVENT YOU FROM ROLLING OVER AND GOING BACK TO SLEEP AFTER YOU HIT THE SNOOZE BUTTON. 5. IF YOU HAVE A BAD COUGH,...
  • Rhino Hide - Start Engine

    01/29/2019 12:30:04 PM PST · by Baynative · 22 replies
    Start Engine ^ | 2017 | Staff
    Rhino Hide is a completely new category of product made from a two-part composite-reinforced liquid and filled with a special aggregate. The blend is poured into small holes at the top of any standard wall. Once the wall is filled, the liquid chemically cures in a few hours to a hard plastic consistency. The formulated composite in this new product makes the walls or structures they are filled with impervious to projectiles from small arms fire or projectiles from extreme weather such as hurricanes or tornadoes.
  • Government shutdown is no 'crisis'

    01/16/2019 5:54:20 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 1/16/2019 | John Stossel
    This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word “crisis.” “Shutdown sows chaos, confusion and anxiety!” says the Washington Post. “Pain spreads widely.” The New York Times headlined, it’s all “just too much!” But wait. Looking around America, I see people going about their business – families eating in restaurants, employees going to work, children playing in playgrounds, etc. I have to ask: Where’s the crisis? Pundits talk as if government is the most important part of America, but it isn’t. We need some government, limited government. But most of life, the best...
  • ADOT spends $155M for Phoenix-to-Vegas highway link, but what about Tucson?

    01/03/2019 11:16:56 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    Tucson.com ^ | September 10, 2018 | Joe Ferguson, the Arizona Daily Star
    The Arizona Department of Transportation continues to make plans for the fabled Interstate 11, announcing a $155 million investment into the stretch of highway from Phoenix to Las Vegas. The plans, for what is now known as U.S. 93, have been in the making for years, with several more to go. Meanwhile, the nerve-rattling, headache-inducing, traffic-clogged two-lane stretches from Tucson to Phoenix that are much of Interstate 10 aren’t getting much thought. The issue is that touted improvements to U.S. 93 are part of a larger plan to build a dedicated trade corridor between Mexico and Canada, running right through...
  • Interstate 11 opens

    12/29/2018 8:11:58 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies
    The Boulder City Review ^ | August 15, 2018 | Celia Shortt Goodyear and Hali Bernstein Saylor
    A city with historic origins made history again when the first new federal interstate in almost 30 years opened in town. On Aug. 9, federal, state and local officials gathered at a scenic overlook on Interstate 11 in Boulder City to officially open the highway. “When we work (and) collaborate together, we reach great heights, like today,” said Mayor Rod Woodbury. The 15-mile stretch of I-11 runs from Henderson to the Hoover Dam and goes around Boulder City. It is expected to reduce travel times between those areas by as much as 30 minutes, according to the Nevada Department of...
  • Legacy Parkway’s truck ban and low speed limit will disappear without action by the Utah Legislature

    12/27/2018 10:53:01 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | December 9, 2018 | Lee Davidson
    Legacy Parkway in Davis County is a different sort of freeway. It bans trucks. The speed limit is just 55 mph. Its mere two lanes in each direction have rubberized pavement to dampen sound — all designed to help adjacent wetlands and wildlife. But that could change dramatically in a little more than a year, on Jan. 1, 2020. That is when a 15-year deal expires, initially drawn up to end lawsuits by environmental groups against the highway. The truck ban will disappear that day, and the state is then free to raise the speed limit or look at widening...
  • Businesses, cities laud grant approval for I-49 project

    12/22/2018 10:59:56 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Joplin Globe ^ | December 10, 2018 | Jordan Larimore
    PINEVILLE, Mo. — Gregg Sweeten had difficulty last week putting his reaction into words. When he learned that funding for the long-sought Bella Vista Bypass had been found, Sweeten, the Pineville mayor and McDonald County emergency manager, was stunned. Then he was elated. "That is amazing," Sweeten said. "That is going to be so great. I think it’s going to lead to all kinds of opportunities not only for Pineville but for McDonald County. I mean, it’s just — I just can’t say how happy I am. Wow. That is ... that’s wild. That’s amazing. That’s a Christmas present right...
  • Simple gasket screw-up shut down the bridge from New Jersey to Delaware for 6 hours

    12/11/2018 1:10:39 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    NJ.com ^ | November 27, 2018 | The Associated Press
    A preliminary investigation has found that a gasket failure caused a chemical gas leak that forced the temporary closure of a heavily used bridge connecting Delaware and New Jersey on one of the busiest travel days of the year. Officials with Croda Inc. said Tuesday that initial findings show that an incorrect gasket fitted on a pipe during construction of its Delaware ethylene oxide production plant failed Sunday. The company is sending the gasket to independent experts for analysis and confirmation.
  • Historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat can cruise the Mississippi again

    12/05/2018 6:21:48 PM PST · by logician2u · 32 replies
    KSTP-TV ^ | December 05, 2018 | saff
    <p>After a decade in dock, the historic 1920s-era Delta Queen riverboat will cruise again.</p> <p>President Donald Trump signed legislation on Tuesday authorizing the 285-foot-long riverboat immortalized in poems and songs to cruise again along the Mississippi and several other rivers.</p>
  • Frederick [County, Virginia] concerned it may not get I-81 fixes it needs

    11/21/2018 10:44:35 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Winchester Star ^ | October 23, 2018 | Josh Janney
    WINCHESTER — The Frederick County Transportation Committee on Monday expressed concerns that the county may not get the Interstate 81 improvements it needs to reduce traffic congestion and accidents. The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation are studying the entire length of the I-81 corridor in the Virginia, as directed by the General Assembly, to identify changes that will reduce traffic backups and crashes as well as find the funding to make those changes. The I-81 study team identified 105 projects — valued at $4.25 billion —...
  • Smartphones raising a mentally fragile generation

    11/13/2018 7:30:59 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 80 replies
    France24 ^ | 13 November 2018 | AFP
    SAN DIEGO (AFP) - San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge sees smartphones and social media as raising an unhappy, compliant "iGen." QUESTION: What is the iGen? ANSWER: The iGen is the generation born in 1995 and later, and they're the first generation to spend their entire adolescence in the age of the smartphone. They spend a lot more time online, on social media and playing games, and they spend less time on non-screen activities like reading books, sleeping or seeing their friends in face-to-face interactions. Those children are growing up more slowly. By the age of 18, they...
  • The midterms in Michigan. A choice between safety or sanctuary.

    10/30/2018 6:48:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/30/18 | Megan Barth
    Either way, Michigan voters face a monumental decision in less than two weeks – will they defend their neighborhoods or will they allow progressive politics to sacrifice their communities on the altar of open borders? The midterms in Michigan. A choice between safety or sanctuary. Cities and counties that have had a large influx of illegal aliens, also see an increase in crimes ranging from identity theft to human trafficking. The FBI, for instance, has rated San Diego, California, which borders Mexico, as one of the 13 highest child sex trafficking areas in the nation. A joint study conducted by...
  • The Most Powerful National Security (So Simple, So Effective)

    10/27/2018 10:22:01 AM PDT · by AJourneyOf1000Miles · 7 replies
    RepublicBroadcasting.Org ^ | Sept 22 2015 | Spike
    “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD…” (Psalm 33:12, NIV) Kind of makes me wonder why we export more bombs than bibles. Seems to me that if we were dropping bibles over lands in which multitudes are held in bondage by terrorists, tyrants and false religions, we’d be more likely to see effective national defense while making new brothers and sisters who have an interest in living peacefully along with us even if half a world away. Also, bibles have got to be much less expensive than bombs and I think God approves only bombs He approves, while...
  • Law enforcement bracing for more semis on U.S. 20 in LaPorte County as Toll Road fees increase

    10/09/2018 8:12:39 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    The South Bend Tribune ^ | October 6, 2018 | Stan Maddux
    LAPORTE — Law enforcement in LaPorte County is preparing for the possibility of an already-congested and dangerous U.S. 20 being overrun with more semi-trucks as drivers avoid the 35 percent cost increase of traveling the Indiana Toll Road. Much of that stretch of highway being down to one lane in each direction for resurfacing adds to the concerns. LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd said he’s reached out to Indiana State Police to help patrol U.S. 20 if an increase in truck traffic becomes too much for his staff to handle alone. “We’re going to prepare for it,” Boyd said. “We’re...
  • Concealed Carry Corner: Situational Awareness – Do You Have It?

    09/29/2018 10:44:07 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 51 replies
    thefirearmblog.com/blog ^ | 9/28/18 | Pete
    Even though I started writing this column days ago, apparently Wednesday was National Situational Awareness Day. So much for my digital self-awareness. But the timing couldn’t be better: The US Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) dropped a hypothetical restaurant layout on their Facebook page a few days ago, asking their readers to pick their preferred seat and why. The idea may be overly simplistic, but anything that helps people literally open their eyes is probably worthy of a discussion. So, looking at the above floor plan, what seat would you pick and why? ( graphic of restaurant seating arraingement at blog...
  • There’s a GoFundMe raising $100,000 to Keep Christine Blasey Ford Safe

    09/19/2018 9:07:40 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 51 replies
    Not that we needed more evidence of the immense risk that women take when they speak out against powerful men, but the California professor who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when the two were in high school is now facing a bombardment of death threats—and that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. Yesterday, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford were hesitant to commit a public hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee that would subject her to more trauma, and raise her profile even higher with critics who would seek to do her harm. Instead, they said...
  • String of crashes on new stretch of Interstate 11 spurs concern

    09/17/2018 10:50:24 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | September 16, 2018 | Mick Akers
    There have been three crashes in about one month on the newly opened Interstate 11, resulting in four deaths and causing concern with transportation officials. Representing the first new portion of highway added in the United States in 25 years, I-11 is a 15-mile stretch linking motorists between the Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge near the Hoover Dam and Henderson, bypassing Boulder City. The celebration of the newly opened road on Aug. 9 was short-lived. On Aug. 14, a two-vehicle crash left two men dead. On Aug. 28, a two-vehicle crash left two dead and three injured. On Sept. 6,...
  • Dutch lawmaker cancels Mohammad cartoon contest over safety concerns

    08/30/2018 8:10:12 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    rueters ^ | August 30, 2018 / 12:28 PM /
    In a published statement he said he would never personally stop his campaign against Islam but the risk to innocents, and of attacks on the Netherlands, stemming from the proposed contest were too great. “My point about the intolerant nature of Islam has been proved again by this,” he said. Earlier this week, Dutch police arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of threatening to attack Wilders over his plan. … In 2005, Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published cartoons of Prophet Mohammad that sparked a wave of protest across the Muslim world and several attempts to kill either its editor or cartoonist Kurt...
  • Tamar Braxton Responds to Delta Airlines’ Statement Rebuking Her ‘Unusual Behavior’

    08/13/2018 8:42:33 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 16 replies
    Sandrarose ^ | August 1, 2018
    Tamar Braxton Responds to Delta Airlines’ Statement Rebuking Her ‘Unusual Behavior’ Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Tamar Braxton has responded to a Delta Airlines statement blaming her “unusual behavior” and her refusal to follow a flight attendant’s instructions during a recent flight. Tamar’s sister Towanda accused a Delta pilot of ridiculing Tamar after the pilot left the safety of the reinforced cockpit to deal with the part-time singer’s unruly behavior. “@tamarbraxton got ridiculed by a pilot for flying while black on Delta,” Towanda wrote in an Instagram post dated July 28. “Wow! I guess being a diamond and double million miler...