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New Orleans City Tour. Artifacts of Katrina, 10 Years Later

by suburban February 25, 2014 Preparedness
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Hey everyone.  This weekend I am in New Orleans for the very first time for a work conference.  I am fortunate enough to have my significant other with me to enjoy the weekend with.  We’re having a good time.  Dinner, & a couple drinks on Bourbon Street, etc. Yesterday we took a city tour.  It […]

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Review of “Without Rule of Law, Advanced Skills to Help You Survive: Hide, Evade, Scavenge, and Infiltrate”

by suburban February 20, 2013 Civil Unrest
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This review is probably months overdue. I’ve had “Without Rule of Law: Advanced Skills to Help You Survive” for months. It also took me a couple months to get through because I picked it up just every now and then to read it when I had a spare moment. To be sure I did not […]

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Survival is a Fools Game; I Want to Live by Jesse Mathewson

by suburban November 20, 2012 Preparedness
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Jesse Mathewson is a contributing author to the Suburban Survival blog.  He is an individual who believes in Liberty, Non-Aggression, Self-Defense, Self-Ownership and a Free Market without state interference it is Jesse’s firm belief that we should all be better students in life. His autodactic education in American History, World Religious History, Government and accredited education […]

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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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100 Items a Prepper Must Have for Survival and Barter

by suburban October 7, 2011 Barter
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I was cleaning off the hard drive of my notebook computer, and found a list that I copied and pasted to Microsoft Word a few years ago.  I don’t know where I picked it up, but thought I would share it with everyone… Updated: 3/16/2014:  I am adding links to the products so you do […]

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Lessons Learned from Hurricane Floyd Employed in Hurricane Irene

by suburban October 5, 2011 Bug In
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This generous post was contributed by Cameron Green, of Green Academy of Personal Protection.  Cam has contributed several other posts, and I continue to value his help and contributions.  Please visit his Website at GAPPNJ if you live in the NY, NJ or PA area, and are looking for certification for CCWs, or learning how […]

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Who Will Help me Eat My Bread?

by ST October 4, 2011 Barter
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There is an old children’s story about someone who asks “Who will help me make my bread?” No one helps. No one helps plant the wheat, harvest the wheat, mill the wheat, make the dough, or bake it. But at the end when it is asked who will help eat the bread everyone comes running […]

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Promises To Keep : Your New Post-SHFT Credit Card

by ST September 27, 2011 Barter
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There is no honor among thieves. But, thankfully, most people aren’t thieves. Even in a SHTF scenario, with some exception (e.g. Katrina), most people do behave well. For the most part. Living in or near a big city it can be hard to understand that a persons’ word still holds value for a large number […]

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Rural Land for Bug Out Location: A Response to Suburban

by ST September 20, 2011 Bug Out
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This article is a response to Suburban’s May 31st article “Thinking About Buying Rural Land for Your Bug Out Location”. A good article certainly. I too have been looking into the possibility of buying some undeveloped (“raw” as Suburban puts it) land, both as a BOL and simply a second get-a-way home for the family. […]

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Rant About the Main Stream Media, Post Hurricane Irene. Following a Post from Modern Survival Blog

by suburban September 2, 2011 Personal
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This post is probably more of a rant, and you will want to read the post over at Modern Survival Blog about Hurricane Irene: Main-Stream Slams Hurricane IRENE Preppers. Honestly, I am fired up.  How is it possible the main stream media say something like this?  Please read the Main-Stream Slams Hurricane IRENE Preppers post before reading my rant.  You will […]

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