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Common Sense Advice for Securing Your Home

Common Sense Advice for Securing Your Home You don’t have to go to extremes to reinforce your home and create a deterrent for potential intruders.  In fact, it’s very easy to overlook some very simple things that all of us can do right now to significantly enhance our home security.  Let’s look at some suggestions …

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California Braces for a Major Earthquake Along the San Andreas Fault

California Braces for a Major Earthquake Along the San Andreas Fault The San Andreas fault is getting national media attention as scientists reaffirm their speculation that a big quake is more likely to strike in the near future than previously estimated.  This news comes after more in-depth research into the behavior of plate movement, pressure …

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Six Reasons Why You Want to be Prepared for a Blackout

Six Reasons Why You Want to be Prepared for a Blackout Massive power outages occur with alarming regularity, and they usually occur at the worst possible times. Surprisingly, many of them are caused by either human error as opposed to weather or equipment failures. However, an increasing amount of power outages are occurring as a …

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Fort McMurray Wildfire Demonstrates SHTF Response Complications

Fort McMurray Wildfire Demonstrates SHTF Response Complications The Fort McMurray wildfire in Canada that wiped out an entire town in minutes is a textbook example of what can go wrong during a SHTF situation.  People were unprepared, evacuation routes were cut off, shelters were vulnerable, and the government was ill-equipped to deal with the situation.  …

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How the Federal Reserve Can Take Ownership of the Government

How the Federal Reserve Can Take Ownership of the Government We are a nation of laws and a people who are governed by the Constitution.  We see it is a document that cements our rights into stone and gives us certain freedoms that can never be taken away.  Even the recent attempts to curb our …

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Commodities Trading And The Failing Food Supply

Commodities Trading And The Failing Food Supply Commodities are a potentially-lucrative investment vehicle that has been establishing the value of our food supply for years. The trading of commodities such as wheat, soybeans, corn, rice and sugar in volatile and often speculative markets has placed our food supply at risk. Anything from a drought or …

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Border Insecurity and Your Safety

Border Insecurity and Your Safety Our exposed southern border represents one of the biggest threats to safety that we all face.  While there have been a lot of improvements over the past decade in terms of boosting security, we have a very long way to go.  As politicians continue to talk and debate about immigration …

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The Risks of Taking Anti-Anxiety Medication During a SHTF Scenario

The Risks of Taking Anti-Anxiety Medication During a SHTF Scenario Anti-anxiety medications are a popular and effective way to treat periodic bouts with anxiety.  However, they also come with side-effects that can impair judgment, drive and clear-thinking.  These are all things that are essential to making good decisions and taking appropriate action during a crisis. …

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What is Listeria and Why is it a Problem in Survival Situations?

What is Listeria and Why is it a Problem in Survival Situations? Listeria outbreaks are becoming a common occurrence across the country.  Their rapid development as a food-borne illness to contend with is alarming.  While these outbreaks are easy to prevent and contain, listeria can become a widespread problem during a SHTF situation that we …

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The Health Risks of Valley Fever

The Health Risks of Valley Fever Valley fever is a common occurrence in the Southwestern desert areas of the United States.  Each year, tens of thousands of people are impacted by this condition as dust and particles from the ground get inhaled into the lungs.  Let’s take a look at some of the risks, treatment …

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