PREPAREDNESS LESSONS FROM HISTORY

Lessons from History as applied to Preparedness

Will An Upcoming Black Swan Event Bring It All Down?

Will An Upcoming Black Swan Event Bring It All Down?

What is a Black Swan event? You've probably heard the phrase before - 'Black Swan'. But what is it? It is an event that (especially today) you should comprehend, because it could be the one that might 'bring it all down'... A Black Swan event: 1. It is a surprise - an...

Prepared For A Time LONGER Than The Great Depression?

Prepared For A Time LONGER Than The Great Depression?

The upcoming 'Greater Depression' may likely last even longer than 'the Great Depression' of the 1930s and will have far worse consequences for more people than ever before. The Great Depression that took place during the 1930s was a severe worldwide economic...

Do You Recall The 9-11 Moment, And How It Affected You?

Do You Recall The 9-11 Moment, And How It Affected You?

On this anniversary date of 9/11/2001, the two questions for you are the following: When 9/11 happened so many years ago, do you recall the moment -- when you found out, where you were, and what you were doing or 'felt'? How did it affect you then, and now?   I...

There Are Five Types Of Spy

There Are Five Types Of Spy

The following excerpt regarding 'Using spies' from the widely read ancient book, "The Art Of War" by Sun Tzu (China) written 2500 years ago, is fascinating in that one can read it and interpret it at many levels. While the book relates to 'war', the techniques within...

A Straight Razor For SHTF

A Straight Razor For SHTF

While looking back through history, the straight razor was the tool that was used to shave. Before the days of electricity and electric shavers and before the days of disposable razors, the straight razor got the job done. In fact, a straight razor can get the job...

An Eighth Grade Test From 1912

An Eighth Grade Test From 1912

Lessons from history... A copy of the Eighth Grade Exam for Bullitt County Schools in 1912 was donated to the Bullit County Museum in Kentucky. The questions within the exam of 100 years ago (for 8th-graders) illustrate the dumbing down (by comparison) of today's...

Thomas Jefferson Warned Us About The Banks…

Thomas Jefferson Warned Us About The Banks…

Centuries ago, Thomas Jefferson apparently gave the American people this warning: "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them...

Politicians Will Not Save You

Politicians Will Not Save You

Listen up folks... As the election cycle is beginning to heat up yet once again, and as we all begin to endure the relentless bombardment of news snippets and sound bites from the next batch of D's, R's, and whoever else manages to get 'air-time', there's something...

We Came VERY Close To Nuclear War In 1962

We Came VERY Close To Nuclear War In 1962

Robert McNamara, who was U.S. Secretary of Defense during the Cuban Missile Crisis, stated that "we came very close" to nuclear war, "closer than we knew at the time." How close were we? Terrifyingly close. If it were not for the non-action of this one submarine...

the Constitution of the United States of America

the Constitution of the United States of America

The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) was the military rebellion against Great Britain of Thirteen American Colonies which joined together as the United States of America in July 1776 - leading to the Declaration of Independence and then ultimately the creation...

Stunning World Population Growth, Critical Systems, And Human Risks

Stunning World Population Growth, Critical Systems, And Human Risks

graph source: Dr. William Stanton During the last 100 years, the world's population has grown exponentially to staggering heights from what was once a population a mere tiny fraction of today - which held for thousands and thousands of years along with a mild amount...

Has Our Government Become Tyrannical?

Has Our Government Become Tyrannical?

Thomas Jefferson, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the third President of the United States (1801–1809), and and founder of the University of Virginia, once said the following... "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right...

Militia Charged With Enforcement of State and U.S. Constitution

Militia Charged With Enforcement of State and U.S. Constitution

Submitted by "Cal" "We are well past the point of winning this country back through elections, the courts, and sadly (in many cases) the local municipalities. While at the same time those that are prepared do not have numbers enough (we are too disorganized and spread...

Ayn Rand Said…

Ayn Rand Said…

"We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute...

Will Those With The Most Land Once Again Wield The Most Power?

Will Those With The Most Land Once Again Wield The Most Power?

Red Blue 2012 election results by population density; source: Chris Howard In modern America, those with the most land no longer wield the most power. In fact, elections are mostly decided by those who live the most tightly packed together - in cities and metropolitan...

Sheriff’s Oath To Take Back The Constitution

Sheriff’s Oath To Take Back The Constitution

Did you know that the Sheriff is the highest constitutional executive authority in the county? Very few people realize that the Sheriff has the legitimate authority to prevent federal agents from entering the county - or the power to throw them out once there. One way...

The First Amendment Is Not Meant To Protect Polite Speech

The First Amendment Is Not Meant To Protect Polite Speech

The most basic liberties guaranteed to Americans – embodied in the 45 words of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – is designed to assure Americans a government that is responsible to its citizens and responsive to their wishes. Here's how it has been...

Christmas 1776 Saved America

Christmas 1776 Saved America

The American Revolution and its ultimate victory was hinged on a pivotal time in history, Christmas 1776, and it was all due to George Washington...   This Christmas, remember this lesson from history when Patriot George Washington gave the greatest Christmas...

A Nation Cannot Survive Treason From Within

A Nation Cannot Survive Treason From Within

Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, and Roman constitutionalist. His words more than 2,000 years ago, ring true...   A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the...

The Doolittle Raiders – An Example To Us All

The Doolittle Raiders – An Example To Us All

This Veterans Day, we honor the Doolittle Raiders of WWII... A B-25 bomber flyover helped cap an afternoon memorial tribute in which a wreath was placed at the Doolittle Raider monument outside the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton, Ohio. Some 10,000...

What Our 4th President Said About Tyranny

What Our 4th President Said About Tyranny

James Madison was the fourth President of the United States. He was co-author, with John Jay and Alexander Hamilton, of the Federalist Papers, and is traditionally regarded as the Father of the United States Constitution. Here's what he had to say about tyranny, and...

The Framework Of Global Control

The Framework Of Global Control

The Economy. Fact or fiction... It's a tool, masterfully controlled by the banks, the state of which is exactly what they want at any given time. The Global Framework of Control. Fact or fiction... It's a network of systems that control nearly everything in our lives....

This Independence Day…

This Independence Day…

As did the Patriots during the American Revolution on July 4, 1776, who declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, Declare your own independence! Independence from...   ...the system. Establish your own liberty from the system that is restricting...

JFK Secret Society Warning

JFK Secret Society Warning

John F Kennedy's Secret Society Speech before the American Newspaper Publishers Association where he warns the press about the secret societies that are the real power in global affairs, was not only relevant in the day, but is more relevant now than ever.  ...

The Mindset Of A Whistle-blower

The Mindset Of A Whistle-blower

While Edward Snowden (NSA surveillance whistle-blower) has suddenly disappeared from his last known location in Hong Kong, you may be wondering what kind of person is a whistle-blower...   You may think that a whistle-blower is of a rebellious personality,...

Have We Met The Threshold Of Tyranny?

Have We Met The Threshold Of Tyranny?

Are we presently on a path to tyranny? Throughout history, free societies descended into tyranny when their populations realized they can use the power of government to give themselves benefits at the expense of others. Is the increasing size and expanse of government...

How People Survived In A Collapsed City

How People Survived In A Collapsed City

This article is a personal survival experience of "one year in hell" in a collapsed city; a reality check. It is a lesson from history. It is worth the few minutes to read. Prepare Now; what is coming will be much worse...   The following story has shown up in...

North Korea, Nukes, and the Number NINE

North Korea, Nukes, and the Number NINE

Revelations of the secret society and regime of North Korea may shed some light on something that may be guiding its leaders' actions. Apparently it's the number nine... As odd and irrelevant as it may seem to most of us, maybe we should not outright discount the...

The Final Phase, Dictatorship

The Final Phase, Dictatorship

[Society]...in a state of ease and safety, as if wanting its appropriate nourishment, it [Patriotism] languishes and decays. "It is a law of nature to which no experience has ever furnished an exception, that the rising grander and opulence (abundance) of a nation...

The Bill of Rights – Full Text

The Bill of Rights – Full Text

The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. Written by James Madison in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties, the Bill of Rights lists specific prohibitions on...

Who Will Benefit: Follow The Money

Who Will Benefit: Follow The Money

Guest Post: by 'Anon' This article is about cause and effect. Problem – Reaction – Solution. One goal in writing this is to try to help enlighten those people who still believe the bogeyman hiding under the bed is called ‘Communism’ or ‘Socialism’ – these things are...

Population Bottleneck Motivates Survival Preparedness

Population Bottleneck Motivates Survival Preparedness

Too many people on the planet requiring too many external resources, systems and services for survival, makes for a population bottleneck. The more of this worldly fact that I realize and see, the more determined I am to be prepared. Prepared for what? Prepared for...

Complacent Lazy Populace Gets The Government It Deserves

Complacent Lazy Populace Gets The Government It Deserves

I think there are two problems that the majority of the population have fallen into, complacency or smugness, and just mental laziness. People in general have fallen into their own private little worlds and have lost complete sight of what their leaders are doing to...