The Coming Loss of Personal Liberty

"It is the invariable habit of bureaucracies, at all times and everywhere, to assume... that every citizen is a criminal. Their one apparent purpose, pursued with a relentless and furious diligence, is to convert the assumption into a fact. They hunt endlessly for proofs, and, when proofs are lacking, for mere suspicions. The moment they become aware of a definite citizen, John Doe, seeking what is his right under the law, they begin searching feverishly for an excuse for withholding it from him." --H.L. Mencken A Turning Point in Human History We are quickly reaching a turning point. One of…

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Survival at Ground Zero

Your building or area has been hit. It may have been by a car or truck bomb. Possibly a dirty bomb. Or maybe by one of nature's forces. In any case, pandemonium and panic are the rule of the day. We have all seen disaster type movies where a small group has survived the initial attack and are trying to get out. There is usually a hero who leads a group, possibly some romantic interests and conflict among group members as they have other situations thrown at them. And this is just what the name says it is-a Movie. It's…

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Our Yearly Garden-SpringTime (Part 1)

We are late this year! Usually we will have most of our plants in by the middle of March, but sometimes things just don't work out as planned. In this small series of articles, I intend on taking you throughout our growing season; from preparation and planting all the way through harvest. There are probably as many ideas and techniques for raising your own food as there are people that raise it. I will show you how we do it here in SouthWest New Mexico on our small Homestead. We use our garden to provide us with fresh vegetables throughout…

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Dirty Bomb Threats

A Dirty Bomb is basically some conventional explosives (such as TNT) used to disperse radioactive material. Even a small Dirty Bomb attack constitutes a very credible threat to our way of life. A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER! Radioactive materials that could be used for such attacks are stored in thousands of facilities around the US, many of which may not be adequately protected against theft by determined terrorists. Some of this material could be easily dispersed in urban areas by using conventional explosives like TNT or by other methods. Materials that could easily be lost or stolen could contaminate tens…

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A Civil War Survival Story

The following is an extract from a Diary of one of my relatives; it tells a story of survival in the South during the period of the War between the States. How prepared will you be if hard times happen to come again??? . . . Meanwhile back home in the Mount Bethel Community, families were struggling just as they were all across the South. Most families had farms to maintain and with no men folk around to help. The women and small children had to take on the responsibilities of running the farm, tending to the farm animals and…

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Survival After A Nuclear Event

So you've managed to survive one or possibly multiple nuclear events. You applied the 3 principles of . . . Shielding Distance Time so that the fallout effects of a Nuclear Disaster are down to an acceptable level and it is safe to emerge from you shelter, whatever it may be. (read other articles on this site to help you understand this if you have any doubts about these topics and how to know when it is safe to come out). What next??? Well, it is really going to depend upon how many, how big and how close these events…

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The Homesteader Files

Some articles and tips I published under the pseudonym ‘Homesteader’ on a survival website and forum I had, circa 1998-2004. Although some may be a little dated, still some good useful info and tips ~ Randy Salars ☢️Survival After A Nuclear Event 🐷A Civil War Survival Story 💣Dirty Bomb Threats 🍅Our Yearly Garden – Springtime 🏛️Survival At Ground Zero 🗡️Rules For A Gun, Knife, Baseball Bat, Or Fist Fight 🦌Hunting When It Counts 🗽The Coming Loss Of Personal Liberty 🪙Using Silver And Gold As Money 😮How To Not Panic 🚗The Jeep Wilderness Rack 🌟Radiation Protection For The Unprepared 🌾Sprouting Basics…

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Coronavirus Prayer Solutions

Prayers For Protection Thank you, Lord, for this new day, for waking us up this morning in our sound mind, as we are privileged to worship you. We proclaim your reign in our lives and our nation and all the earth. We give thanks as always to you Lord. You are in charge of this day. We pray for wisdom of our policymakers and our leaders, for the safety of our front line workers, for healing of those who are affected with the Coronavirus disease and their families. Remove all fear, Lord, and replace this fear with affirmation from your…

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How To Pray For Protection

As a young Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, my very first duty station out of basic and MOS school was with 3rd Recon out of Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. We were assigned to something called ACB or Air Contingency Battalion, which means we were the first ones out in any major hotspot at the time. Most of the time when we were called out, we spent hours sleeping on our duffel bags on the airport tarmac.  But on rare occasions, we actually got on a plane or a chopper and if they issued us real ammo, we…

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