21 Prepper Items to Look For at a Yard Sale or Thrift Store

21 Prepper Items to Look For at a Yard Sale or Thrift Store

The saying is true that one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. We recently had a yard sale and it’s amazing to see how people take interest in other people’s discounted belongings. People are looking for a deal is the best way to summarize it. Preppers are much the same way – especially those on a shoestring budget. Some of the best items are those people wanna giveaway for next to nothing. Continue reading

Six Primitive Traps For Catching Food In The Woods


If you do find yourself in the wilderness and need food, there are a lot of ways to fill the plate for dinner. Now, I will be the first to say that using primitive methods like this are not the easiest thing in the world. People who rely solely on trapping food routinely have multiple traps, they aren’t the heaviest people in the world generally and often can go without food for a few days if they are unlucky to find anything in their traps. Continue reading

Guideline to Eating Bugs for Survival


You may think that eating bugs is a disgusting thing to do; but it can be a big factor when it comes to a life and death situation. Bugs are also a good source of protein, vitamins, and fat that you need to survive. In a survival situation you need to think, stay strong and stay alert all the time, you cannot do all of these things if you are hungry. Remember you are talking about survival; you have to do everything to survive, even eating “disgusting” bugs. Continue reading

The EMP Threat: All It Would Take Is A Couple Of Explosions To Send America Back To The 1800s

The EMP Threat

Our entire way of life can be ended in a single day.  And it wouldn’t even take a nuclear war to do it.  All it would take for a rogue nation or terror organization to bring us to our knees is the explosion of a couple well-placed nuclear devices high up in our atmosphere.  The resulting electromagnetic pulses would fry electronics from coast to coast. Continue reading

Dollar Vigilante Warns of September 2015 Crash: “There Are a Lot of Things Going On… a Lot of Crazy Things” Video


The warnings signs of a coming collapse of the global financial system are starting to appear everywhere. From currency machinations in the United States and Europe to government exercises and simulations preparing the military and law enforcement for widespread civil unrest, it seems that those those in the upper echelons of the global power structure know that it is only a matter of time. Continue reading

8 Survival Skills Your Great-Grandparents Knew (That Most Of Us Have Forgotten)


Our modern society is highly dependent upon the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. Without that supply chain, most of us wouldn’t know what to do. Continue reading

5 Skills That Will be in Demand When The SHTF


As Preppers There Are Some Things You Cannot Have Too Much Of

It’s unfortunate, but most of us have limited finances, space and time when it comes to getting prepared. The few minutes daydreaming about an arsenal in the basement, with tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition can be a brief reprise from the humdrum of the day, but it is only a daydream. Continue reading

112 Uses For Baking Soda From WWII You Didn’t Know


Week after week I’m amazed at all of the uses for common household product. This list contains a lot of the uses that were used back in WWII. However, as my family and I collaborate we find that we use the products for more modern things too. To continue honoring the ways of the WWII housewives I’ve highlighted (in red) our modern housewives contributions to this list. Continue reading

If You Are Not Thinking Tactically You Are Not A Survivalist


This article was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt Market.

I am taking a short break from my latest series on the real numbers behind our failing economy to address an issue within the Liberty Movement that I find a bit disturbing; namely the issue of inadequate strategic thinking and common sense amongst a certain new crop of survival writers, “gurus”, and their fans. Continue reading