Levels of Awareness

Look Who’s Coming to Dinner

by ST January 31, 2012 Civil Unrest
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(Note: This article is both a stand-alone piece as well as a response to the article “Who would you bug out with?” that appeared recently on this site.) ”If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And if not now, when?” – Rabbi Hillel (Jewish scholar & theologian, 30 BCE – 9 […]

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Endless Fall – Part 6: Trouble Comes For Dinner (Alternate Ending)

by ST December 6, 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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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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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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Endless Fall – Part 5: Hell Comes To Frog Town

by ST November 15, 2011 Civil Unrest
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Note: The following is the fifth 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.   April 2 – 165 days after Black Swan Day My Dearest Children – Spring has sprung. Unfortunately the warmer […]

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Book Review: Surviving the Economic Collapse

by Prepperjim November 9, 2011 Barter
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I recently heard of a man called Fernando “Ferfal” Aguirre from Jack Spirko over at The Survival Podcast. Ferfal is from Argentina and has lived through their economic crash from December 2001 until today. He wrote a booked about his experience called Surviving The Economic Collapse. He also has a blog called The Modern Survivalist. I […]

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September 11th – 10 Years Later

by ST September 6, 2011 Airport Security
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This 9/11 marks not just another passing year but an anniversary. It’s been 10 years since that fateful day in 2001. I was working in lower Manhattan off Wall Street at that time. The whole thing unfolded before my eyes. But this day isn’t about me. It’s about three things: One – The 3,000 American […]

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Hurricane Irene: A Preppers’ Postmortem

by ST September 1, 2011 Bug In
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The storm has come and gone. Your experiences all depends on where you were at the time. Some places by me got hit hard (and are still without power as I write this). Others like my immediate area got away pretty cleanly (unless you were right on a canal). Even house by house was different. […]

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A Question of Education?

by ST August 23, 2011 General
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It is a common theme on many prepper sites and in prepping videos that all that needs to be done is to educate your family and friends as to why they need to prep. Once they see the light they too will take the responsible road and make at least some level of preparation for […]

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Important Lessons From the S&P Downgrade and Market Reaction.

by ST August 16, 2011 Economy
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Not even a week after the S&P downgrade of American government debt, and the financial market reaction to it, and a very clear set of lessons for preppers is emerging clearly. As the scenario unfolds more analysis can be applied and more conclusions drawn. But right now there are a few lessons that are glaring […]

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