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Don’t Tread on Me – What It Means Today

What Does Don’t Tread on Me Mean Today? Of the many slogans that have been socially adopted by some as a banner, and others as the new evil to kill, the line, “Don’t tread on me” is easily among the top ten over the past few years. To find out what the Don’t Tread on Me Flags Meaning today we need first take a look at where it came from, and why.

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Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget

by Jim M With the cost of everything going up and the future uncertain, stretching your resources and re-purposing items becomes more of a necessity. I am always looking for new ways to get the “max for the minimum.” Some recent posts here reminded me of some of these things. My grandparents and parents were a young family when the …

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Is There a National Concealed Carry License?

What is the national concealed carry qualification?  In 2004 the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) was enacted in the United States. This law allows to classes of persons, the qualified Law Enforcement officer” and the “qualified retired or separated Law Enforcement officer” to carry a concealed firearm in any jurisdiction in the United States or United States Territories, regardless …

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How to Prepare Your Home Prior to a Bug-Out

by Randy W One topic that I have not seen a lot of coverage on in recent years is the topic of getting one’s home prepared just prior to running out the door due to a forced evacuation or a “Bug Out” scenario. If you live in an area susceptible to Hurricanes, tropical storms tidal waves, Wild fires and the …

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How to find a “Prepper Job” that’s right for you

by Oldalaskan What kind of jobs are available for “Preppers?” This is a very broad statement but I will narrow this down to some of the small business I have created in the years past and maybe you can adapt them towards your needs or likes. One of the first businesses that I done was when my children were little …

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What If The Collapse Never Comes?

What if the collapse never comes? What if we spend all this time and money preparing for a collapse or disaster that never happens. Then what? We’ll have wasted our lives, time and money he says. One example given was Mel Tappan (1933–1980) – Tappan was a stable fixture of survivalist movement before his death at age 47. Did Mel waste his …

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How To Get Rid Of Cockroaches Without An Exterminator

by Tia G. Growing up, I had the pleasure of never seeing a roach, except on T.V. I grew up with the assumption that only dirty people had roaches. When I moved to Texas, I found out how wrong that assumption was. Even the cleanest of homes can get infested with roaches and it doesn’t take much. My first apartment in …

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Scientists attempting to open portal to a parallel universe

‘Could 2019 be the year humans open the first portal to a shadowy dimension which mirrors our own world?  Scientists in Oak Ridge National Laboratory in eastern Tennessee hope so, and have completed building equipment they are to test this summer which may allow us the first glimpse of a parallel universe which could be identical in many ways to …

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What Did You Do To Prep This Week?

Good morning everyone… I hope everyone had a great fourth of July Independence Day and didn’t over do it with the hotdogs, burgers, and fireworks.  Sadly, the main threat to what resemblance to freedom that we have left isn’t from a foreign power but our own government. We live in a country where we have to get a permit or …

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Self-Employment Ideas With Low Start-Up Costs

by Seeuncourt “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas A. Edison Whether you want to leave the rat race, get off the grid, retreat from the city, enjoy a simpler life, or become self-sufficient, whatever your motive – to achieve your goals you need an income.  You can work for someone else …

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Should a Faraday Cage Be Grounded?

by blogRot. Yes, a Faraday cage should be properly grounded to be more effective at preventing damage to electronics as grounding provides a discharge path for EMP. I’ll cover the why and how below so read on… Electromagnetic Pulse (aka EMP) or a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from our sun produce high-powered electromagnetic ‘rays’ that are very damaging to electrical …

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New York City Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

Many weapons law experts believe New York City knife laws are at best confusing and at worst contradictory to the knife laws mandated by the State of New York. Several court decisions have attempted to unify New York state and city law, with many of the cases appealed for further clarification. [ Note: Out of all of the pocket knives available …