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Winter Storm Fact SheetWinter Storm Fact Sheet A major winter storm can be lethal. Preparing for cold weather conditions and responding to them effectively can reduce the dangers caused by winter storms. Be familiar with winter storm warning messages. (See Winter Storm Watches and Warnings) Service snow removal equipment and have rock salt on hand to melt ice...

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Winterizing Your GearWinterizing Your Gear On equipment with plastic fuel tanks drain the tanks before storage. Conversely, you should fill metal fuel tanks to prevent them from rusting. In either case, drain the carburetor bowl. Generally, equipment managers "winterize" equipment to increase or maintain performance in winter or prevent problems after long periods...

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Court Ruling Will Likely End California’s Concealed Carry LawsCourt Ruling Will Likely End California’s Concealed... Well, well, it looks like Christmas might have came early for California gun owners. According to Fox News, a ruling today by the Ninth Court of Appeals has the possibility of ending Cali’s most restrictive concealed carry laws which determine when permits can be/are issued. From the Fox coverage Law-abiding...

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Luxury Prepper Condos in Old Missile SilosLuxury Prepper Condos in Old Missile Silos I heard about this a year or two ago but i thought that all interest had sort of fell off because nothing more was heard about it. Kudos to developer Larry Hall for finding an inventive way to sell $3M luxury condos he built in a stretch of desert near Concordia, Kansas. His trick? Siting them in decommissioned missile...

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37 Items Sold out After a Crisis37 Items Sold out After a Crisis Ok, i bit the bullet and bought this. This is worth the purchase and has a lot of information and useful points. Listen to the video. This is good info on building a decent stockpile of useful items Do you ever wonder if a major emergency situation occurred what would disappear first?  Due to the overwhelming nature...

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Tear Gas and How to deal with it

Category : Equipment, General Info

Its not unusual to turn of the tv and see mobs of protestors being dispersed with tear gas or being hosed down with pepper spray. Thse are by far the tool of choice for law enforcment and military for crowd control. Here is a good article on how to car for tear gas exposure and to protect yourself from it as best as you can


The first thing to remember about exposure to these chemical weapons is that it is not the worst thing that could happen to you. The hype and fear surrounding them is enormous, but in reality, if you are careful and smart, you should survive it with little problem. This information is the result of conversations with experts and prior experience.

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Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization of medical instruments and supplies in survival situations

Category : Equipment, First Aid

dsc_3288In survival situations, medical emergencies will arise. One of the main concerns with any medical procedures is clean, sterilized equipment so as to not pass on infection and compound or completely compromise any medical procedures that must be done.. Here is a basic primer on disinfection and sterilization in survival situations

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D.I.Y. PVC Pack Frame: Video

Category : Equipment, General Info

The Alice pack is an old standard of the U.S. military. It has been replaced, which makes it something that can be found pretty cheaply in pawn shops and Army/Navy stores. Sometimes the frames may be hard to find, or if they break, they are almost impossible to replace. Here is a very informative video showing how to make an ALICE pack frame with pvc pipe.

Any military guy that has ever hauled the ALICE will tell you that it is a good solid pack and for the price you just can’t beat one.

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20 Uses for Flour (Besides Cooking)

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wheat-flour-pricesEveryone has flour in their home and do not realize that there are more uses for this age old grain product besides cooking. Here are 20 alternative uses of flour
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Security Tips and Information

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how-to-protect-your-home-and-personal-information-from-thievesPeople do a lot of things almost automatically that they often don’t give a second thought to. Some things, however, can have a negative impact on your safety. For example:

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Egypt Preparing for Violence in the Streets – Western Media Silent

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RECROPPED VERSION Muslim Brotherhood canBorn in Sharqiya on the Nile River delta, in Northern Egypt, on August 20, 1951, Mohamed Morsi became a member of the Muslim Brotherhood in 1977. Morsi served as a Member of Parliament from 2000 to 2005, and was elected as president of Egypt in June 2012. Morsi is the successor of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians poured into the streets in the capital and around the country to call on their first freely elected president to resign, in a move that many on both sides of the stark political divide feel could be decisive for Egypt’s future.

Protesters at the presidential palace in the capital chanted “Leave! Leave!” and carried signs against the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist organization of which President Mohamed Morsi is a former leader. They hoped to force Mr. Morsi to leave power just as they toppled former President Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

They say Morsi, who took office one year ago after winning an election by a razor-thin margin, has acted undemocratically and sought to increase his power while failing to solve the mounting crises in Egypt. Many have been pushed to the street by growing anger over electricity cuts, fuel shortages, food price increases, and a lack of security.

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States that Oppose Obama, and Why

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obama-fraud-723x1024First up..Obamacare
From Wikipedia:

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA),[1] commonly called Obamacare[2][3] or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, it represents the most significant government expansion and regulatory overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.[4]

The ACA is aimed at increasing the rate of health insurance coverage for Americans and reducing the overall costs of health care. It provides a number of mechanisms—including mandates, subsidies, and tax credits—to employers and individuals to increase the coverage rate.[5][6] Additional reforms aim to improve healthcare outcomes and streamline the delivery of health care. The ACA requires insurance companies to cover all applicants and offer the same rates regardless of pre-existing conditions or sex.[7][8] The Congressional Budget Office projected that the ACA will lower both future deficits[9] and Medicare spending

 

However the Congressional Budget Office has determined that Obamacare will cost about 1.93 trillion dollars, leave 30 million uninsured and cost the average family about $20,000 a year.

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Obama administration defends collecting phone records

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0605-VERIZON-NSA-PHONE-RECORDS_full_600(Reuters) – The Obama administration on Thursday defended its collection of the telephone records of millions of Americans as part of U.S. counterterrorism efforts, re-igniting a fierce debate over privacy even as it called the program critical to warding off an attack.

The admission came after Britain’s Guardian newspaper published on Wednesday a secret court order authorizing the collection of phone records generated by millions of Verizon Communications customers.

Privacy advocates blasted the order as unconstitutional government surveillance and called for a review of the program amid renewed concerns about intelligence-gathering efforts launched after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.

The revelation also put a spotlight on the handling of intelligence and privacy issues by President Barack Obama’s administration, which already is under fire for searching the telephone records of Associated Press journalists and the emails and phone records of a Fox News Channel reporter as part of its inquiries into leaked government information.

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March on D.C. has legal issues

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A Park Police officer, right, arrests Adam Kokesh of Iraq Veterans Against the War, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2006, in Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington, after he put up anti-war posters. Kokesh is organizing a "Open Carry" gun march on Washington D.C. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)A Park Police officer, right, arrests Adam Kokesh of Iraq Veterans Against the War, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2006, in Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington, after he put up anti-war posters. Kokesh is organizing a “Open Carry” gun march on Washington D.C. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

Pro-gun activists planning to exercise their rights by taking to the streets of Virginia and Washington on Independence Day may run into some legal trouble when they cross the bridge into the District.

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Gun Rights Group Loses Challenge to ATF Tracking Near Mexico

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guerilla-fighterA firearms group based three miles from the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders were massacred lost its bid to block U.S. efforts to track sales of military-style assault weapons in states bordering Mexico.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington today rejected arguments from the National Shooting Sports Foundation Inc. and two gun dealers that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ requirement that dealers in four states report multiple sales of semi-automatic rifles violates a ban on creating a national firearm registry.
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