November 2011

Splinting an Injury, by ShaneTheNurse

by suburban November 30, 2011 Medical
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There you were just climbing that tree to fetch the squirrel you just shot when the branch breaks and you fall and break your arms. Ouch! Thankfully you have a buddy that is trained to apply a splint and he is going to help you out. No matter if it is closed or open fracture […]

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Endless Fall – Part 6: Trouble Comes For Dinner

by ST November 29, 2011 Civil Unrest
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Note: The following is the sixth installment of a series that represents a first-hand chronicle of a fictional economic collapse in the United States. This series is to be viewed as only one possible scenario. Contains explicit language.   May 2 – 195 days after Black Swan Day My Dearest Children – April showers might […]

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PrepperJim: A Time for Thanks

by Prepperjim November 25, 2011 Personal
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In life, there is a time for everything. There is a time for a boy to become a man or a girl to become a woman. There is a time when the last frost has passed and it is time to put seeds in the ground. There is a time to work hard and a […]

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The Real Thanksgiving Story, And Variations Of It. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

by suburban November 24, 2011 Personal
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A White Washed and Diluted Story of Thanksgiving A Less White Washed and Diluted Story of Thanksgiving A Narrative of What it might have really been like at Thanksgiving:   Click to read The Great Thanksgiving Hoax An Entertaining View of Thanksgiving  

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Coupons for Preparation, by ShaneTheNurse

by suburban November 23, 2011 Preparedness
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My kids will tell you if it is not on sale and we do not have a coupon we do not need it. Having this mentality will help you to save money and build your stockpile of life sustaining goods. I am sure by now many of us have seen shows on television with people […]

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The 3rd Wave, Evacuation From A Disaster Location

by ST November 22, 2011 Bug Out
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Let me preface this article by acknowledging the source for the idea of this article comes from another peppers’ video. Unfortunately, it’s been a long time I’ve mulled over this topic and I don’t recall who exactly it was. With that out of the way, let’s get started. The subject of evacuation from a disaster […]

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Book Review: The Survival Template, by Captain John A. Heatherly

by suburban November 21, 2011 Books
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When I picked up the book “The Survival Template,” I thought it was going to be something different than what it was.  I thought it was going to be instruction in something different.  Upon further reading I found that it was a John’s high level philosophy on how to prepare “yourself.” for life’s challenges or […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban November 19, 2011 General
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Occupy? – Urban Survival The 5 Dollar Multi Use Personal Space Stove The Role of Antibiotics in SHTF Storage A video for new Preppers Inexpensive Preps for Those Just Starting Out Economic Collapse — Why It Won’t Be Stopped Will Hunting had it right 14 years ago  

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One Step Closer, National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act, Passes the House

by suburban November 17, 2011 Guns / Weapons
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U.S. House Passes NRA-backed National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Legislation The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an important self-defense measure that would enable millions of Right-to-Carry permit holders across the country to carry concealed firearms while traveling outside their home states. H.R. 822, the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act, passed by a majority bipartisan vote of 272 […]

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Argentina, Fascism after Default

by Prepperjim November 16, 2011 Personal
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I reviewed Fernando Ferfal Aguirre’s book last post and he has a lot of follow-up posts on his blog. Also timely are some articles from Paul Krugman and Megan McArdle regarding Argentina’s default and how great it was for the Argentine economy. First Paul Krugman: I feel Dean Baker’s pain. Dean is exercised over an NPR report which says that […]

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