Category | General Discussion

Survival One-Hit Wonder Bag

Posted on 22 April 2014

Survival is an action or series of acts. It is just staying alive. It’s, at its most basic, the ability to preserve your own life by answering the most basic needs of food, shelter, water, defense and first-aid needs. Preparedness is more of a lifestyle. It’s living in a self-reliant fashion. It’s minimizing your dependence on contemporary conveniences and/or being able to recreate them yourself.

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Gun Control: Education vs. Legislation

Posted on 22 April 2014

In this article I’m going to attempt to address my personal beliefs about the 2nd Amendment, but I’m going to do so from a particularly odd angle: I’m going to pretend that the 2nd Amendment never existed.

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Is Camping or Backpacking Prepper Practice?

Posted on 22 April 2014

HOW you go about your camping and/or backpacking trips determines the depth to which you are practicing being prepared for an emergency situation. I know folks who “camp” in their fifth-wheel trailer with satellite TV. I know “ultra-light” backpackers who carry far less than I do when they go camping.

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Weight Loss versus Fitness Focus

Posted on 18 April 2014

The real goal should be to improve your overall level of fitness, lowering the amount of fat you have on (and in) your body while increasing the strength of your muscle mass, flexibility of your joints, health of your organs, etc.

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Movie Quotes Today

Posted on 15 April 2014

One of the things I enjoy doing most as I watch what I consider to be entertaining, is thinking about how some of the key quotes – often used as catch-phrases to promote the movie – can be applied to today’s world in some way. Just for fun, this week I thought I’d take a look at some of my favorite movie quotes from (mostly) recent movies and how I think they might apply to today’s world. Here we go…

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The 10% Flat Tax Rate

Posted on 15 April 2014

In 2011 the reported (from the government budget office) median household income in the United States was $50,502. There were an estimated 117 million households in the U.S. that year. That means that a total personal income of $5.9 TRILLION dollars was earned. From the same government office we can see that a total of $1.09 TRILLION was taken by the federal government in personal income tax.

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Do I Believe In The Death Penalty?

Posted on 14 April 2014

Yes, I am in favor of the death penalty and believe that every state should act upon it. The death penalty was something that people came up with to punish people for doing something that was unethical and against the law.

Compassion Without Strength Is Useless

Posted on 11 April 2014

Compassion and a willingness or drive to reduce cruelty and heartlessness can be worthless unless a person also has the strength and will to enforce it. Pacifism may be great, but no pacifist ever overcame the violence, cruelty or heartlessness of a bully.

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What We Do & Why

Posted on 10 April 2014

All of that BS that the mainstream media feeds us so regularly only distracts us from what’s important: what’s being done around us that has a direct impact on our liberties and our quality of life.

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Unacceptably Politically Correct?

Posted on 10 April 2014

It strikes me as unacceptable that we live in a society that has grown so politically correct… so intensely aware of POTENTIAL offense… so set on cowtowing to whiny mouthed people – that an honest, educated, law-abiding, responsible parent has to worry about some pictures put on Facebook.

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