Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Gas Masks

August 31, 2010 - "Gas Masks" The Gas Mask sale is back. These are Belgium Military Gas Masks complete with Mask, Canister Filter and Carrying case. Supplies are limited so get them quick. Click here

World War III

August 31, 2010 - "World War III" World War III is a thought provoking look at an alternate ending of the Cold War. Compiled largely from TV news pictures and military videos from the period, World War III cleverly combines this footage in a convincing manner to give the illusion that what is depicted actually took place. A bit dated but still very much relevant. Click here

Changing flavor with Spices

August 31, 2010 - "Changing flavor with Spices" By Joseph Parish. Well folks it’s that time again when we do our inventory of emergency food supplies. We check all our dehydrated number 10 cans to make sure they are still in a serviceable condition and count how many of each we have stored up. We then take a close look at our normal canned foods to ensure that they are still in an edible way, no rusty or dented cans of any sort. Click here

Monday, August 30, 2010

The Day After

August 30, 2010 - "The Day After" Its time we viewed another movie on here. This time I would like to present “The Day After”. This is the frightening story of the weeks leading up to and following a nuclear strike on the United States. The bulk of the activity centers upon the town of Lawrence, Kansas. Click here

Saturday, August 28, 2010

A cow with how many teats

August 28, 2010 - "A cow with how many teats?" By Joseph Parish. I am truly amazed that Ms. Carson of OWL took such an offense to Alan Simpson’s letter. Granted he appeared a bit rough and crude with his format but it was meant only to be graphic and descriptive, which many of us often do. To ask for the man to resign his position is nothing short of ludicrous. Click here

Friday, August 27, 2010

The Solar Light Project Part A

August 27, 2010 - "The Solar Light Project Part A" By Joseph Parish. A recent evening of conversation over a few cups of coffee with several like minded survivalists prompt me to attempt to devise an economical solar charging system. My goals in this project are to decrease my current electric bill by employing an alternative means of providing necessary lighting for my home. Click here

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Riots for Housing

August 26, 2010 - "Riots for Housing" By Joseph Parish. A recent news article that appeared in the Atlanta Journal captured my attention as it displayed a rather rowdy crowd of people who were waiting to receive federal housing assistance. Click here

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Is There Any Value in Camouflaging your BOV

August 25, 2010 - "Is There Any Value in Camouflaging your BOV" By Joseph Parish. This very question which I ask will by itself bring to mind images linked to military jeeps, aircraft or camouflaged netting. Generally the common man comprehends very little about the use of camouflage and how to create an effectively hidden location. Click here

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

A Different Approach to Bug out Bags

August 24, 2010 - "A Different Approach to Bug out Bags" By Joseph Parish. We all appreciate the requirement and the value of a suitably equipped bug out bag and most of us if we have not previously done so, want to put some form of bug out bag together. Naturally, such an undertaking can frequently be very bewildering as we reflect upon where to start at. Click here

Good Eats with Alton Brown

August 24, 2010 - "Good Eats with Alton Brown" A cheap, simple, home food dehydrator. This video has Alton demonstration how to set up a simple and cheap home dehydrator using nothing but a box fan, some furnace filters, and some bungee cords. Click here

Life with Beans

August 24, 2010 - "Life with Beans" By Joseph Parish. One of the staples of a survivalist or prepper is beans. Beans are a durable food that can last a long time in your food storage and on top of that they are healthy for you. Click here

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Metallic Siding and EMF

August 22, 2010 - "Metallic Siding and EMF" By Joseph Parish. I am persistently on the look out for any suggestions that could aid in a survival situation. One particular dilemma that we will face as the balloon goes up is that involving EMF. EMF is short for Electromagnetic Field. Click here

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Controlling Stress when bugging out

August 21, 2010 - "Controlling Stress when bugging out" By Joseph Parish. Various day to day irritations when bugging out can have a philosophical effect upon ones attitude. These minor triggers can stimulate extra stress buttons throughout those times which can instigate conflict between yourself and your co-survivalists. Click here

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Attack of the Deer

August 18, 2010 - "Attack of the Deer" By Joseph Parish. In our neck of the woods it isn’t unusual to be causally driving along the road and all of a sudden you find that a deer will scurry across the highway in front of you. Or perhaps you will be maneuvering through a wooded back road and observe a deer positioned on the side of the thoroughfare. Click here

Power from the Air

August 18, 2010 - "Power from the Air" By Joseph Parish. There is a thin line between someone who may be deemed crazy and one who is heralded as a genius. Such is the case in this short but true anecdote involving radio signals. It seems that in 1912 the originator of wireless radio, Mr. Guglielmo Marconi offered a prediction that at some potential date wireless would actually be able to impart lighting for the home, heat for warming it up and power to run its applications. Click here

Bug out Sins for Survivalists

August 18, 2010 - "Bug out Sins for Survivalists" By Joseph Parish. Whether you plan to bug out solo or travel in masse with fellow survivalists there are specific, unwritten rules that would be best followed. These are not just random policies but ones that have been thought out very carefully and were selected to ensure your safety and those of your associates. Click here

More immigrants getting licenses

August 18, 2010 - "August 15, 2010 - "More immigrants getting licenses" Carlos Hernandez packed up his family and left Arizona after the state passed its sweeping immigration crackdown. The illegal immigrant's new home outside Seattle offered something Arizona could not: a driver's license. Click here" Carlos Hernandez packed up his family and left Arizona after the state passed its sweeping immigration crackdown. The illegal immigrant's new home outside Seattle offered something Arizona could not: a driver's license. Click here

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Heat Advisory for 18 States: How to Keep Safe in The Heat

August 17, 2010 - "Heat Advisory for 18 States: How to Keep Safe in The Heat" By Jo Oliver. It has been hell in Mississippi this week, or at least it feels that way. Temperatures have soared over 100 degrees. The high humidity and heat index made it feel like 110-115 degrees. Click here

The Christian Life and Character of the Civil Institutions of the United States

August 17, 2010 - "The Christian Life and Character of the Civil Institutions of the United States" by Benjamin Morris. This book is listed as follows by the author. We have a volume of material committed to the American people, in the firm assurance that the invaluable facts which it records will be grateful to every patriotic and pious heart. In it, as from the richest mines, has been brought out of the pure gold of our history. Its treasures have been gathered and placed in this casket for the instruction and benefit of the present and future. We have a noble historic life; for our ancestors were the worthies of the world. This is an excellent Home School Material. Manuscript is in PDF format. Click here

The Bed Bug Invasion of 2010

August 17, 2010 - "The Bed Bug Invasion of 2010" By Joseph Parish. We all need to lighten up every now and then so here is some short fiction that I wrote. In view of the Bed Bug invasion around the country I have taken the liberty of creating this humorous tale of a cleverly planed invasion by these insects. I hope you read and view this tale in the spirit that it was created and enjoy the story. Click here

Monday, August 16, 2010

Dealing with Bug bites when Bugging out

August 16, 2010 - "Dealing with Bug bites when Bugging out" By Joseph Parish. Our summertime weather is now in full swing and numerous people will be practicing their bug out techniques. What this may encounter is taking off with the family to some desolate wooded area and pretending that this is going to be their new home for a short period of time. Click here

Students Silenced for Singing Anthem at Lincoln Memorial

August 16, 2010 - "Students Silenced for Singing Anthem at Lincoln Memorial" By P.J. Orvetti. In 1939, the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let Marian Anderson perform before an integrated audience at Constitution Hall. The Board of Education of the then-segregated District also refused to let her perform in the auditorium of a white public high school. So Anderson turned to a symbol of freedom: the Lincoln Memorial. Click here

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Would FDR’s Civilian Conservation Corps work today

August 15, 2010 - "Would FDR’s Civilian Conservation Corps work today?" By Joseph Parish. How many people are old enough to recollect the Civilian Conservation Corps or as it was abbreviated CCC? No, I was not around at the time; however my father was active in such an agency when he was a young man. Click here

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Are we on the verge of civil war

August 14, 2010 - "Are we on the verge of civil war?" By Joseph Parish. Could America be on the brink of another civil war? With tensions high concerning illegal immigrants are we witnessing the countdown for civil unrest? You can bet your shirt we are. Click here

Does a Leader take Risks?

August 14, 2010 - "Does a Leader take Risks?" By Joseph Parish. In response to the title of this article, you’re darn right they do. Every leader in our history has had to take drastic risks according to what the ultimate stakes were. Some of these risks were anticipated and the outcome was favorable while other proved to be a bit on the reckless side. Click here


August 14, 2010 - "Update" Once again we have been busy updating our library. This time we have updated the Bread section. If you need a recipe for some good homemade bread be sure to check it out here. Click here

Friday, August 13, 2010

Obama admits Kenyan Birth - Why can't we have him impeached

August 13, 2010 - "Obama admits Kenyan Birth - Why can't we have him impeached?" Need I say more. Click here

Squash soup of a different Cucurbita

August 13, 2010 - "Squash soup of a different Cucurbita" By Joseph Parish. Squashes technically belong to the genus of Cucurbits which are natives to the country of Mexico and various areas of Central America. Many people habitually avoid eating squash since its close cousin is the gourd family. There are in fact many edible and tasty members of this plant group which includes the Hubbard squash, the popular buttercup squash as well as the Halloween favorite pumpkin. Click here

Cruel summer vacations nixed

August 13, 2010 - "Cruel summer vacations nixed" Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) promised his children for months that he would spend one uninterrupted August week with them in Hawaii. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had other plans for Chaffetz and the rest of the House. On Tuesday, Chaffetz will complete nearly 24 hours of round-trip air travel just to vote no on a $26 billion state aid bill unexpectedly tossed onto the schedule in the middle of the quiet August recess. Click here

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Jamaican Bean Stew

August 12, 2010 - "Jamaican Bean Stew" By Joseph Parish. Have you been wondering the best way to prepare some tasty menu selections with your emergency stored food supply and in particular with some of the beans you have saved up? Learn to use your beans in something other then common chili recipe it really isn’t difficult at all. Click here

Your kids would love to slime you

August 12, 2010 - "Your kids would love to slime you" By Joseph Parish. As a parent of a school age child you are no doubt familiar with slime. That’s right, I am talking about that stretchy, ooey gooey toy product which kids are going ape over. Its that same toy merchandise that is readily available in any department or toy store in America. Naturally as you watch kids playing with this costly Mattel toy you may actually wonder why you ever purchased it for them originally. Click here

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Street Wise Survival

August 11, 2010 - "Street Wise Survival" By Joseph Parish. Being street wise when the balloon goes up can conceivably be more advantageous in saving your life then most information that you may possess. At some stage in an emergency you are prone to encounter an unusual array of unsavory people out to help themselves to what ever humanity would allow. Click here

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Create your own Bedroll

August 10, 2010 - "Create your own Bedroll" By Joseph Parish. When bugging out under the phenomenal starry nighttime sky we all have to make a choice. Do we retire for the evening in our sleeping bags or use blankets to fend off the cold? If the weather is slightly cool you may opt for the added insulation of the age old bedroll. It’s a known fact that loosely woven materials tend to create air pockets which can effectively keep you warm. Click here

Obamas message booed at the boy scout national jamboree 2010

August 10, 2010 - "Obamas message booed at the boy scout national jamboree 2010" Obama appears to hate what the ?Boy Scouts of America stand for so it's no wonder he ditched them in favor of the Leftist Progressives on the View. As American’s we need to now ditch these parasites and turn our country around! As Jeff Foxworthy once said: "If you hate the Scouts and all they stand for you might be a racist." Click here

Spanish police close public beach for Michelle Obama's £250,000 Spanish holiday

August 10, 2010 - "Spanish police close public beach for Michelle Obama's £250,000 Spanish holiday" Michelle Obama today faced a fresh wave of attacks over her lavish break in Spain with 40 friends, which could easily cost U.S. taxpayers a staggering £50,000 a day. Incidentally to those who don't know it so far the total of here vacation is over 410,000 dollars. No wonder she's proud of her country for the first time! Click here

Monday, August 9, 2010

Creation of a Senior Summer Survival Kit

August 9, 2010 - "Creation of a Senior Summer Survival Kit" By Joseph Parish. With the ungodly amounts of heat we have been having recently it only makes sense to construct a summer survival kit for your senor family members. Generally as the temperature raises so does our monthly electric utility bill, however for senior citizens residing on their own there is much more at stake then money. Click here

File Update

August 9, 2010 - "File Update" We have updated and added a few new files in the Fish section of the library. Click here

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Avoid terrorist kidnapping

August 8, 2010 - "Avoid terrorist kidnapping" By Joseph Parish. During my time spent as a forward air controller and in security service we would have daily top secret briefings at which time the speaker would conduct some special training. We would initially view what I referred to as a “spy film”. These films were clearly taken in the field under the worse possible conditions and featured some very bad photography. Click here

Adolf Hitler's Parents Shouldn't Get Kids Back Court

August 8, 2010 - "Adolf Hitler's Parents Shouldn't Get Kids Back: Court" By Teresa Masterson. Although I would never name my children after such an inhuman as Hitler I see this situation as another means of exerting power over the people. I have lived in NJ and know how they like to take as much of your rights and power as they can get. A New Jersey state appeals court has determined that a couple who gave their children Nazi-inspired names should not regain custody of them. Click here

Do as I say not as I do

August 8, 2010 - "Do as I say not as I do" By Joseph Parish. By now most people have read where America’s first lady Michelle Obama has ineptly appeared in newspapers around the world pertaining to her visit to the Spanish city of Marbella. We, the taxpaying Americans are footing the cost for flings such as these that the first family rudely takes. Its life as usual for the Obama’s while American slowly deteriorates. Click here

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Sunday’s Rustic Pain De Mie Bread

August 7, 2010 - "Sunday’s Rustic Pain De Mie Bread" By Joseph Parish. I was sitting peacefully at home on Sunday and all of a sudden I realized that I had not made any homemade bread for a long time. Pondering what type of bread to make I thought rather then whole grain bread, I would do a white bread. Traditionally this bread is known as sandwich bread but technically it’s called pain de mie. Click here

Library Update

August 7, 2010 - "Library Update" We have just completed updating and adding additional files to our Camping section of the library. Be sure to check out our new additions. Click here

Friday, August 6, 2010

The Plum Island Mystery

August 6, 2010 - "The Plum Island Mystery" By Joseph Parish. Since the turn of the century the federal government has been aggressively eradicating extensive amounts of contaminants and waste from a small Island in New York commonly identified as Plum Island. The name may ring a bell in your mind, as it is the previous Top Secret Army Germ Warfare Research Laboratory. For several decades this lab with its 840 acres and 70 buildings was the vista of America’s most hazardous and deadliest research dealing with dangerous animal associated diseases. Click here

Solar Tsunami to Strike Earth

August 6, 2010 - "Solar Tsunami to Strike Earth" NASA. Earth is bracing for a cosmic tsunami Tuesday night as tons of plasma from a massive solar flare head directly toward the planet. The Sun's surface erupted early Sunday morning, shooting a wall of ionized atoms directly at Earth, scientists say. It is expected to create a geomagnetic storm and a spectacular light show -- and it could pose a threat to satellites in orbit, as well. Click here

For the self reliant the wild is a free buffet

August 6, 2010 - "For the self reliant the wild is a free buffet" By Jessica Gelt. On an overcast Saturday morning, Christopher Nyerges — the head of Eagle Rock's School of Self-Reliance — gingerly skirts a feral clump of bright green weeds. "Always watch where you're stepping 'cause you might be stepping on our lunch," he says to the 17 students following him. Click here

NY mosque near September 11 site wins approval

August 6, 2010 - "NY mosque near September 11 site wins approval" By Karina Ioffee. A New York city agency on Tuesday cleared the way for construction of a Muslim cultural center near the site of the September 11 attacks. In a case that triggered national debate, the City Landmarks Commission voted unanimously to deny landmark status for an old building on the site of the planned center. Click here

Bug Out Vehicle

August 6, 2010 - "Bug Out Vehicle" By Salty Dog. I absolutely believe everyone should have a Bug Out Vehicle (BOV). However, not everyone will agree on the vehicle nor will they agree on the method of procurement. I believe many of the masses would like to have one but just simply lack the direction to start. Here is my method of kicking my own ass in starting a project. Click here

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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Pink Flamingos on your Lawn

August 5, 2010 - "Pink Flamingos on your Lawn" By Joseph Parish. This article is not related to survival but it is best described as an exercise in determination which we all need when the SHTF. Click here

Arizona Sheriff: ‘Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy

August 5, 2010 - "Arizona Sheriff: ‘Our Own Government Has Become Our Enemy’" By Penny Starr. Pinal County (Ariz.) Sheriff Paul Babeu is hopping mad at the federal government. Babeu told CNSNews.com that rather than help law enforcement in Arizona stop the hundreds of thousands of people who come into the United States illegally, the federal government is targeting the state and its law enforcement personnel. Click here