Survival and Self-sufficiency
Make no mistake, the law-abiding populace of this country is at war with the criminal subculture. The gathering of accurate intelligence on the enemy’s identity, location and strength is a vital part of planning your overall defensive strategy.
Food can be dead or alive. Foods that sprout are considered live foods, and processed food is considered empty and dead. Enzymes, the biochemical catalysts in each cell, orchestrate complex biological processes. Every transformation — every nutrient breakdown and transfer — involves enzymes. They are life.
As a competition shooter and customer of commercial ranges, I’ve had the opportunity to observe good, bad and ugly gun-handling habits. That experience has led me to accept an inconvenient truth about gun owners: Every gun owner believes that his or her gun handling is safe, regardless of how good or bad that gun handling is.
For preppers looking for a way to combine fun and survival preparedness training, Trackers Earth, a Portland, Ore.-based organization, offers a Zombie First Responder course that plays on the popularity of zombie films and television shows in recent years to encourage survival preparedness.
The better prepared you are and the more skills you have, the less fear and anxiety you will experience in case of an emergency or disaster situation. Learn how to stay warm, build a shelter, find and filter water, and build a fire. Also, be sure to stock emergency food and other fundamental items in your vehicle and bug-out bag.
A new show that premiered on Discovery Channel yesterday follows the day-to-day activities of a company that specializes in building bunkers for disaster scenarios. Dallas-based Deep Earth Bunker owner Scott Bales and his engineers show exactly what goes into making intricate survival bunkers.
Your family may be scattered to the four winds when an emergency strikes, and there’s a good possibility cellphones won’t work. It’s prudent to plan a meeting location to prepare for disaster. Of course, the first and most logical choice for a meeting place is the home. But, depending on the nature of the disaster, it might not be feasible to meet there.
When social order breaks down, the “riot beast,” as some people call it, grows quickly and can suck in innocent bystanders as easily as it can the fringe criminal element just looking for an opportunity to strike. Do you know what to do if a riot begins in your area?
The number of American preppers appears to have grown in recent years, and with shows such as “Doomsday Preppers” on major television networks the prepper lifestyle has become a bit more mainstream. If one space physicist is correct, now may be a better time than ever.
State legislators in Wyoming, like American preppers, have decided to prepare for economic and political collapse of the United States because of the Nation’s soaring national debt and Americans’ growing dissatisfaction with the Federal government.