5 Survival Kit Essentials You Must Have

Call it a bug-out bag, a SHTF plan or just a plain survival kit. It is the bag of stuff you need to survive if things suddenly go sideways. We mean more than just civilization taking the long jump off a short pier. Survival means making it when you get lost in the woods, your vehicle wrecks on a really deserted road and being prepared to live for several days with no help.

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Why Arming Teachers Is Not Enough

Our government is good at many things, and we believe the intention behind suggesting we arm teachers to be genuine, but it’s unlikely that our federal government will be able to provide educators with the necessary practical training to protect our children. Change starts with the person staring back at you in the mirror. No permission is required.

 

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Introduction to Edible Plants in the Midwest

Welcome to the 3rd part in our 5 part series on edible plants in the United States. This part will feature the Midwest which includes the states of, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota, and North and South Dakota. Not only do they grow what is considered “cereal crops” but many edible plants grow there that you can eat throughout the year. 

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An Introduction to Edible Plants in the Southeast

When living in an apocalyptic environment, food might become scarce, and you might find yourself asking, now what? Once you’ve gone through all the canned foods, and perishable items, you might have to start looking elsewhere, but where? The answer is probably closer than you think; the outdoors. You can find many things to eat...

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An Opening Battle in an Unending War

I am, admittedly, a glass half empty sort of guy, but I did take a few moments last week to celebrate the defeat of one of the most corrupt and venal candidates to ever run for the presidency. That said I remain uncertain of the man I voted for. I hope for the best, but don’t know if he truly has the convictions and talents needed to save the...

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Safety and Security at Polling Places

Election day is not only a celebration of our democracy, but a growing security challenge. In general, we’re seeing an increase in violence in our country, and it’s obvious by reading the daily news that people are acting out on their anger like never before. This is a contentious election...

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EYES FRONT!

Stealing a great line, for me this is déjà vu all over again. In my former news guy life, I sought out hurricanes. A couple really hit me hard on a personal level. In 2004, while walking through rubble in Charlotte County, FL after Hurricane Charlie, I thought about the fact it had been forecasted to hit my then home in Tampa. Charlie took...

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Rescue Writing - How Making Your Own Pencil In An Emergency Can Help You Survive

I never understood why someone would want to know how to make a pencil in an emergency situation... then Kirsten effortlessly made a set of pencils while casually cooking a rabbit over the fire and quite literally spelled it out for us all to see.  Watch now to learn the top reason why you need to know this skill.  Even if you don't live near a desert or EVER plan to be in one!  This skill can be applied to nearly any survival situation....

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Strange Spikey Survival Plant To Shampoo Your Hair, Scrub Under Your Nails, or in Personal Areas if You Wish...

I consider this chapter to be critical to your survival in the high desert, or low mountains, which is why I'm giving it to you just for be subscribed to our email list.  

This incredible spiked plant, with anti-fungal properties, can be used to scrub your hands, sew your clothes, turn into shampoo, or clean personal parts of your body with.  In vitro experiments suggest that this plant's constituents may exert anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antioxidant, antiplatelet, and anti proliferative activity...

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