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  • Anony Mee 02/07/2023 6:19 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Farmgirl, Vaccines against several diseases are developed/produced in an egg-based medium.
  • Horse 02/07/2023 6:15 PM
    Post-SHTF Local Circle Around Your Home
    Several days into a shtf, the people that have something in their tank will be mobile enough to cause a lot of problems, if they are able to steal gas somewhere even more so. I would think someone would put an end to that but the cost before they are stopped ? Thankfully the nearest city to me is over 1/2 hour away at highway speeds. Anyone traveling in a shtf situation at night would be suspicious enough to raise alarm. Circle one mile out.. I think that includes about 20 houses +/- 3 mainly older people like 50’s + A few professions, most retired nearby. Saddle maker, doctor/gun smith, mechanic, veterinarian, farmer, welder those are the ones I know of- all armed. Guy across the road and down a bit is on the town board. This all was great planning, thought experiments ect.. it’s not supposed to be real.
  • Anony Mee 02/07/2023 6:13 PM
    Earthquake Survival Kit 101
    Kula, Last I heard Christian is hunkering down and focusing on prepping and family. Miss him and his tremendous efforts to keep us all informed. For a few decades it seemed to me that the Ring of Fire had about an 18 month cycle. Big activity along Eastern Pacific Rim then big activity along Western Pacific Rim. The curve Turkey/Syria to Iran to Afghanistan always seems to be rattling around. Smashing fault lines through that area.
  • Stand my Ground 02/07/2023 6:13 PM
    Post-SHTF Local Circle Around Your Home
    “If and when it happens, it will no longer matter to you what’s happening anywhere except where you live.” That statement right there is how I plan/prep my survival. All this other stuff in the world? Not gonna matter. Fortunately, I’m prepared as much as I can be, although I do prep everyday with/on something. Prepping has become a lifestyle for me. It’s gonna happen, no stopping it now…
  • In my own world 02/07/2023 5:59 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Mrs U, My answer would have been,( does it matter ) you and I are in a good place. take care
  • Mrs. U 02/07/2023 5:42 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    The nice men, mostly black, in the warehouse who pulled my lighting orders were great guys. I used to buy all of them lunch every 6 weeks or so. To show my appreciation for their work. No other salespeople did that. We had some discussions in the lunchroom on race sometimes. Nobody got upset. In another discussion I was asked if I thought Jesus was white. No, I don’t think he was. But probably tan/dark skin and hair like todays Arabs. Nobody got upset and moved on.
  • In my own world 02/07/2023 5:27 PM
    Post-SHTF Local Circle Around Your Home
    I have been on google earth and drawn a 5 mile radius around our home and come up with 14 houses . All family and a few friends. Let it come. All but one or two are on the same page and it will not be our first rodeo by a long shot. Some raise livestock, some farm and we have water. I sometimes worry about the kids but I think in the long run it may benefit them not to be exposed to the virus that so called humanity has become. No love, just fear and hate. I hope it happens soon as I’m sick of the outside world and bored out of my mind. I don’t care what others think. I don’t live my life for others approval. Never have
  • Dennis 02/07/2023 5:09 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    David rcb, Good to hear from you. Yeah, I’m going a little stir crazy here on the mountain with all this crazy weather. Last of the sleet cover has finally melted, the ground is soggy…now it’s raining, and supposed to rain for the next coupla days. I swear the chickens are growing webs between their toes.
  • AnnLee Brook 02/07/2023 5:05 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    The Original Just Sayin’, Thank you for the additional info on mold release oils. The reply button wasn’t below your entry, so am replying to an earlier entry.
  • David rcb 02/07/2023 4:44 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Hey my friend, I loved that but I’m seriously gonna have to start calling you old sleepy joe, just kidding lol 😝
  • wooly bugger 02/07/2023 4:25 PM
    Leaders And Their Blind Followers
    You are a free thinker. Maybe you don’t need a church. You can be a righteous person without a church. Abraham didn’t have a church. Noah didn’t have a church. Jesus didn’t have a church. They didn’t need a church — and NW Gal doesn’t need a church.
  • Tmac 02/07/2023 4:23 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Soul Survivor and Papa S. I’ve been all over God’s green earth and met, enjoyed and worked all kinds of foreign people; I even married one and raised a family; so I have no need to waive around the “some of my best friends are..” card. My issue is with American blacks. Unless or until we are ready to have an open and uninhibited discussion about the atrocious and violent behavior exhibited by MOST of them, then real hate will continue to grow. See my Pit Bull analogy to Mrs. U. Some are cuddly and loving, most are horrifically violent; and some can turn on a dime. I would LOVE to be color blind, but I have a natural aversion to being killed.
  • Ken J. 02/07/2023 4:15 PM
    Post-SHTF Local Circle Around Your Home
    Sounds like most people were prepared for their Level 1 event. Looks like you’re in a good community in that regard.
  • Papa Smurf 02/07/2023 4:07 PM
    Post-SHTF Local Circle Around Your Home
    – Approximately 4 years ago, we had a hurricane stall out overhead and dump 11 inches of rain in our area. our community found itself cut off by flood waters for about 5 days. We did still have electricity and water available, so not any SHTF scenario, but just cut off for the French toast brigade. Our entire small community was confined to a 5-mile radius. I asked my friend who is the manager of our one store if they had had any incidents or shortages. Nothing, not even a pair of batteries over and above normal weekly sales. No shortages of milk, bread or eggs at the time. All I can say is, sounds good to me. – Papa S.
  • SoulSurvival 02/07/2023 3:58 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    All I care about is what color your heart is. When you get right down to it, nothing else matters. Love or hate, good or evil, forgiving or not forgiving. It is an individual choice that has ramifications for eternity. The heart and mind of Christ…… what color is that? It would appear that Jesus is color blind as He did not specify what color was to be saved for eternity. Or did I miss something? SS
  • NW Gal 02/07/2023 3:49 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Living in the Pacific Northwest, I don’t think we’ve had the race issues that others like the South has had. Although it probably is worse in large cities, we didn’t have the ingrained bias in history against African Americans. Yes, my school didn’t have as many minorities, but those students were either athletes or academics, or musically gifted. They were well accepted and the idea of dividing us by race was a foreign concept to me, and to others. Fast forward. We adopted all three of our children as newborns, the first is full European heritage, the second is part Hispanic (South American) and European, and the third is part Haitian and Irish. All our kids are beautiful, loved, individuals with strengths and weaknesses. I noticed no racial tension with minorities here until the Obama years. He really stirred things up. When I would go to the store alone and smile at others like I normally do, I no longer got a smile back from black people. They would stare at me, frown, or turn away. But, if I took my daughter with me, they would see her and me together, and they would be all smiles, perhaps assuming that my husband was a person of color. Or, maybe just knowing I cared about someone with a different skin color than white was enough for them to relax. My daughter and I have had conversations about race and prejudice, but she’s not had some of the issues that have happened to others she knows. She thinks it’s because she doesn’t walk around with a chip on her shoulder and give others nasty looks, nor does she dress like a gang member. It makes a difference in how others perceive you. No matter what people say, at first meet we do make an assessment based on what we see. My daughter has been pulled over for speeding, but is always polite. She knows when she’s done wrong. Her most embarrassing moment was being pulled over by an LEO who happened to go to our church.
  • Plainsmedic 02/07/2023 3:37 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Cali, No problems with me. Heck, I’m gonna lose “cred” what with having a hispanic friend for 40 years. I’ve heard it takes all kinds. Mainly pointing out how we’re all affected by news and how it’s done. Just seemed off somehow, that my friend started using the nomenclature of the talking heads. He’s a smart guy and was horrified to hear what I mentioned. “Really, am I doing that?” It’s all good.
  • Papa Smurf 02/07/2023 3:33 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    – That’s outa *here*, LOLOL – Papa
  • Papa Smurf 02/07/2023 3:31 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    – Well, I will just take my cute little blue buns outa her! Seeing as I am a minority and all… – Papa S.
  • Tmac 02/07/2023 3:17 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Mrs. U – You are walking in a park when suddenly you are confronted by a Golden Retriever, a Labrador and an American Pit Bull. Which one will you keep your eyes on and avoid? The first two are physically capable of mauling you, but the third one is 100 times more likely to rip your throat out with no warning. It is what it is. If black people feel segregated, I think their problem is with other black people. But I’m just a simple cause and effect guy. I don’t have any of this high-brow leftist NPR ideology. I have a penchant for survival.
  • Tmac 02/07/2023 2:56 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    imow/scout/cid – People who by defect or choice behave like animals need to be separated from others. It’s called self-preservation and survival, the very core of this website. Now Troll-Off wiff yo bad seff.
  • Tmac 02/07/2023 2:52 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Calirefugee: Gat Dang It! That’s my schtick! — ” I am also a fan of Beavis and Butthead which is weird because I am now age 60 and doing the Cornholio routine in public could get me detained and arrested by the Po-Po.” — Fartknocker!
  • Tmac 02/07/2023 2:48 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Glowy’s gonna glow.
  • Farmgirl 02/07/2023 2:42 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Dennis, For what it’s worth, I think it’s important to notice what’s happening with regard to the official push to villainize white people in general. Not noticing, or talking about it, just allows a very nefarious agenda to spread and grow. It is not racist to notice such, draw attention to the danger, and speak out against it. Every genocide in history started this way.
  • Prepared 02/07/2023 2:13 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Don’t forget about Black Rifles. To many of mine are brown so I may diversify and get some black ones too. May even go looking around for a white rifle. Then I wouldn’t need the sock over one while hunting in the winter.
  • In my own world 02/07/2023 2:10 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    My point was-give it a break. This is not the first time this subject has come up by a longshot. It serves no purpose and is counterproductive. It only serves to separate people. It’s just not cool. Sorry if I touched any nerves.
  • Stand my Ground 02/07/2023 2:06 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Dennis, Plainsmedic You guys and I have been on MSB a long time, We know there are some on here who are race-baiters/raciest, just consider the source. ” I don’t get your point of contention.” That’s the point of the post, to get attention to him, so post something, knowing it won’t go over good. Our integrity is in tact. When we look at that man in the mirror, We like what we see. Others? Not so much Rest easy Guys, we got our S–T together.
  • SoulSurvival 02/07/2023 1:52 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    With all the information AI is fed by the programmers, and AI progresses to the point that it begins thinking on its own…… what logical conclusions do you suppose it might come up with? Will it realize who the real idiots are? The big money people funding these projects had best be careful what they wish for. If God can infuse man with a spirit of discernment, I don’t think tinkering with a machine circut would be a big stretch for HIM. HE gave man the promise of free will. No such promise was given to any machine. Think about it….. a Sampson with no hair concerns or thoughts of a women. Might even choose Schwab’s jawbone for concealed carry. SS
  • Calirefugee 02/07/2023 1:48 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Reply to Mrs U: I love Cheech and Chong and I grew up listening to their routines. In my place of work, I have found 2 social lubricants to help ease tensions in the workplace and allow people from a wide variety of backgrounds to work together. The first is a sense of humor and, along with that is, a sense of forgiveness. The second is some type of communal food or drink. In my place, I provide the coffee for my coworkers. Each shift is started with the smell of French Roast coffee coming from the Break Room. I was taught to share as a youngster. My crew knows when I am at work when they smell the coffee. The agency folks are pleasently surprised by finding a few perks at my unit when they get floated. We also have an emergency food stash for those that forget their lunch or mid shift meal. I am also a fan of Beavis and Butthead which is weird because I am now age 60 and doing the Cornholio routine in public could get me detained and arrested by the Po-Po. (most officers realize I am harmless within a minute. Most rookies are surprised when they found out I used to do their job back in the day…long ago and far away)
  • Plainsmedic 02/07/2023 1:43 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Did ya ever hear the one about too stupid to pour piss out of a boot, with the instructions written on the sole? Guess I shouldn’t have re-told my experience with my hispanic friend. Kind of like the recent balloon episode, right over the head. No worries Dennis, you’re a good man. I don’t think there’s a racist among this group. Which was my point. The race-baiters are trying to create racism where there isn’t any. Rest easy my friend.
  • In my own world 02/07/2023 1:37 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Cali, I had a good friend who had a TV repair shop for years. He looked like he had just come off the boat from China but when he spoke he sounded like Larry the Cable guy. it would freak people out 🤣and cussed like a sailor. He was a hoot. he was Born and raised in Aberdeen, MS
  • Mrs. U 02/07/2023 1:00 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Oh a sort of Cheech/Chong hybrid. :-)
  • Dennis 02/07/2023 1:00 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    In my own world, Could you please clarify your post, maybe I misinterpreted your inference. Are you implying racism on my part for pointing out that a large portion of today’s society pre-judge folks based on skin color or religion and distance themselves from, or deem themselves superior to by announcing they are not “one of them”? I don’t get the “Missionary Baptist Church” refence. I’m white…was raised in a Missionary Baptist Church. As a young police officer who had to work most Sundays, I would, time permitting, often sit in on services at a “black” Missionary Baptist Church in South Dallas…and kiss and hug with congregation after services (part of the joy of Christianity). Again, I don’t get your point of contention.
  • Mrs. U 02/07/2023 12:58 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    What ever info it was gathering we will never know the truth. We spy also.
  • Tmac 02/07/2023 12:56 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Dennis – — If I understand correctly, then this is a simple ‘token’ system of base, naked exploitation of this tender race of the perpetually aggrieved. When do the riots start?
  • Mrs. U 02/07/2023 12:55 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    There is so much negativity in the news pertaining to race it filters over into our lives. Then we tend to group color all together. Your wonderful church is not the big city where should you be in the wrong part of town would be seen as a white privilege interloper and perhaps whacked in the head for no reason with a baseball bat. In my area people still nod hello when you stop to let them cross the street, but don’t be out late in some parts of Nashville. Crime and hate have no color.
  • Calirefugee 02/07/2023 12:46 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Reply to Plainsmedic on mentioning race: I try to let other people bring up the topic if they are going to bring it up at all. If race is mentioned by the other party, I try to bring a bit of humor into the conversation in an effort to laugh it off. In my case, the State of California declared me to be a white man back in the early 1990’s so I had a “Coming Out Party” at a redneck steakhouse later that day. The folks at the table were all LEO’s or first responders of one shape or another. The area of California that this took place in was pretty diverse as far as workplace goes. I grew up working on farms and ranches, eating Mexican food, learning English in school and learning “Mexican Spanish” from coworkers in the fields and kitchens that I worked in. (Mexican Spanish used within the workplace is liberally laced with profanities…not suitable for polite company) Combine that with an asian face and the result can be a bit confusing when I began driving ambulance and patrol cars in other parts of the Golden State. (Eyeballs to brain…does not compute)
  • AC 02/07/2023 12:45 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    sorry about the graphic error on the posting.
  • AC 02/07/2023 12:44 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Channel surfing for something to listen to while I do work here at the place. Came across a channel that is showing an old article about the bank sters and the fed real serve. Thought this will be good to l to waste my time listening to it as it has nothing I have not heard. OH, how wrong I was! On Ruko (if you have it) on channel 755 Phenomenon: The Lost Archives S1: Episode 8 Monopoly Man. 😲 If you get a chance to listen to it may be worth your while.
  • In my own world 02/07/2023 12:40 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    It must truly suck ass to live in some places.
  • Mrs. U 02/07/2023 12:36 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    These nuevo Robber Barons are a clueless, dimmed consciousness, lack of morality, lack of true humanity and have not a clue about the evil that has dominion over them.
  • In my own world 02/07/2023 12:36 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    I did not realize that there were so many raciest on this blog until now. So sad all the small minds. I don’t go to church but maybe once or twice a year, but when I do it’s to an old Missionary Baptist church about ten miles down the state road. When we show up it’s like the progical son has returned. Hugs, kisses and handshakes. We leave with slobber on us, cramps in my hands, and a belly full of the best food you could ever eat from the small fellowship hall. They won’t have it no other way than we sit in the front row
  • DJ5280 02/07/2023 12:34 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    WHEW. FALSE ALARM. The article was from 2020! Whew. I was ready to go make a tinfoil hat, lol!
  • DJ5280 02/07/2023 12:31 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    ….and if these DEW can do this…maybe they can hit whatever that Chinese balloon was mapping? Earlier did someone say EQ faults? Bases? Sheesh. I sound like a conspiracy theorist. Enough lollygaggin’, gotta go get busy now……
  • Plainsmedic 02/07/2023 12:31 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Dennis, Yep, it’s intentional. The sad part, most folks don’t realize they’re following along/falling into the well laid trap. Most folks are NOT racists, they’re simply made to feel that way. Then, after feeling bad about something they likely didn’t do, they fade into the background. This intentional division and stigmatizing will not end well. I don’t have the answers, but I’ll not play along.
  • DJ5280 02/07/2023 12:28 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Was just over at dutchsinse.com looking for earthquake news. Egads. Read his article “Directed Energy Weapon” directed at Tyndall AFB in FL. The article states that the weapon has also been directed at some radar sites. Ours? Theirs? And “who” theirs?
  • Dennis 02/07/2023 12:24 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Tmac, Would think Amazon is padding its ESG score. The social credits…”S” of “ESG” in this instance. You know…the same reason the uber wealthy are scarfing up farm and ranch land (in my opinion)…in order to stockpile carbon credits (the “E” for “environmental” in “ESG”) to “off-set” their huge “carbon footprint” from their private jets, yachts, multiple mansions. It’s a brave new world we are entering…we prepare in our own way for sheer survival…they prepare for the world we are not invited to.
  • Dennis 02/07/2023 11:40 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Plainsmedic, Of course they are winning. Why wouldn’t they be…with so little pushback or resistance? Do you ever think of yourself as smarter, wiser, or superior just because you are white (assuming you are)? Ever think you deserve special treatment because of your heritage or skin tone? Ever demand special consideration for anything? Well, our current American culture does…if you are any color other than white, or if you actually practice Biblical Christianity. So, to be anything other than white or Christian means you have special insight into all the problems facing humanity…you are special and should wear that as a badge of honor…announcing it before any interaction with other humans, just to warn them not to challenge you intellectually because you possess special knowledge and experiences they can never match. Hi!…my name is Dennis…my gun is bigger than yours!…now, what did you want to say?
  • Tmac 02/07/2023 11:02 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Check out Amazon – and get punched in the face with a landing page banner commanding thou to “Shop Black-owned Businesses.” Well, as an Amazon vendor at an Asian-owned business, I was intrigued and clicked on the link. The brightly colored splashy page is probably not safe for epileptics, extremely attention-seeking. Hmmm. Click… – – Gaudy T-shirts emblazoned with metallic print announcing nonsense to the world – Hoodies – Ugly rugs – Mouse Ears – Fake Hair – Skin paint (seriously) – Biographies of nobodies – Dozens of types of hair grease with varying base-stocks, viscosities and ‘fragrances’ – Trinkets, trash and useless items Does anyone know the dollar value of such placement on Amazons landing page? It’s in the millions of dollars. Who paid for this?
  • Kula 02/07/2023 10:46 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    How do you know they wont notice them? Did you ask? Maybe they had a conversation and were talking stink about the new doe not doin the right thing! Maybe the new doe is a democrat! Yikes
  • NRP & Blue 02/07/2023 10:42 AM
    Long Term Water Storage — 7 Tips How-to Do It Right
    Tmac: Shake it baby, Shake it like ya got it….. LOLOL. The ACV mother is where all da good stuff is.
  • Plainsmedic 02/07/2023 10:25 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Are the dems/race-baiters winning? I have a hispanic friend of over 40 years. He’s 3rd or 4th generation American. We talk by phone or lately ham radio, 6-10 times a year. See each other a couple of times a year. The last few times, he prefaces every statement with: Being an immigrant or I’m of Mexican heritage or Being a minority, etc. etc. We’re good enough friends, I asked him about it. He wasn’t aware he was doing it. He is no more Mexican than I am. The dems are dividing us. It’s working for them. Divide and conquer? Ya see it on tv news shows too. “Being a black man……..” Most times it’s plainly obvious, so why mention it? Seems to alienate others around them. All part of the plan? I’ll not participate in this nonsense. I’ll not preface every statement by proclaiming “I’m a white guy, so….” My friend and I had a good laugh over it.
  • Kula 02/07/2023 10:06 AM
    Earthquake Survival Kit 101
    Anonmee Im wondering when the chain effect quakes will start on opposite side of the planet, wheres iceagefarmer when ya need him
  • Farmgirl 02/07/2023 10:04 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    blackjack22, Yes, he has invested in a company that makes artificial eggs. I don’t think his doing so has caused the shortage, but he knows the plans for food disruption and is profiting from it. Curiously enough, there is a study out of UC Davis released last July where they were able to produce antibodies to SARS-COV-2 from hen eggs. I haven’t read it yet, but I did find the link to it using brave’s search engine. Human bodies need protein to function optimally and maintain good health. There seems to be a war on animal protein. Go figure.
  • Ken J. 02/07/2023 10:02 AM
    Long Term Water Storage — 7 Tips How-to Do It Right
    Related to that topic of conversation: Benefits of Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar (with mother)
  • Farmgirl 02/07/2023 9:54 AM
    Long Term Water Storage — 7 Tips How-to Do It Right
    Tmac, Definitely the second option. Also, if you save the mother in a little of the liquid, you can use it to make more ACV. You’ll find info on how to do that on-line.
  • blackjack22 02/07/2023 9:39 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Question was watching pinball prepper today and he said something I have not heard about before. He said that Bill Gates has invested in artificial egg production, that is one reason why eggs are so expensive/scarce. Anybody hear anything about this? Or is this a non issue?
  • Tmac 02/07/2023 8:50 AM
    Long Term Water Storage — 7 Tips How-to Do It Right
    Question about ACV mother… what should I do with it? Shake it is before use? Pour off the top and leave the mother alone? Leave the best part for last and consume that thing at the end of the bottle? I’ve always done the second option, because that mother looks nasty. Thanks for any insight.
  • HeadonAsWivel 02/07/2023 8:05 AM
    Timeline Of Events Following A Long Term Grid Down Catastrophe
    Everyone just take a deep breath. This is what NWO wants……all us minions to just shoot each other at the outset of all this and expend all our ammo on each other so we have nothing left to go after “them” who are the planners behind all this. Prepare. Hunker down. Protect what is yours of course, but wait. The men in their high castles can’t stay there forever…..
  • Ken J. 02/07/2023 8:00 AM
    Long Term Water Storage — 7 Tips How-to Do It Right
    Teddy, Raw apple cider vinegar is unheated and unprocessed. This means that it still has the “mother” intact, which is a cluster of proteins, enzymes and beneficial bacteria often removed during processing. (Example: Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar)
  • Teddy 02/07/2023 2:00 AM
    Long Term Water Storage — 7 Tips How-to Do It Right
    What is the mother?
  • Stand my Ground 02/07/2023 1:11 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Phredd Yep, we’re good. Thanks for correcting the info. Nice someone else on here pays attention to the Defcon level. TPTB are NEVER gonna tell us we’re in for a hit. They are afraid of the panic that would cause, so, Me/You and everybody else are on our own.
  • Anony Mee 02/07/2023 1:00 AM
    Earthquake Survival Kit 101
    To show how rare this series of earthquakes was, a 2,000+ year old castle in Gaziantep, Turkey, partly collapsed. It had stood intact and withstood everything up until now. Friend of mine wrote today, “When the earth shakes, we must all tremble.”
  • Phredd 02/07/2023 12:58 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    SMG…..yeppers…see my addendum below….
  • Phredd 02/07/2023 12:56 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    OOPS…..First page of alert levels was screwed up. Current OSINT is 3. (AKA Roundhouse or Yellow.) Current EMAIL generator for the LWS doesn’t seem to have a clue of what is really going on. Again. Hmmmm…..I just looked at all 6 regions and DEFCON Level/s are not “current”. Which is not an anomaly for the Internet portals, but might be in a possible transition state. I will keep an eye on it….
  • Stand my Ground 02/07/2023 12:55 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    For security reasons, the U.S. military never publicly releases the current DEFCON level. In February 2022, a senior official with the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed that the federal government will not publicly reveal the current DEFCON level of the U.S. military. Hence OSINT
  • Stand my Ground 02/07/2023 12:52 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Phredd Defcon Level Warning System Private OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) Alerts & News 2-7-2023 | 5:50 am UTC Defcon level is 3
  • Phredd 02/07/2023 12:35 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    DEFCON is 5 currently. A “LAL”….Local Alert Level…..may be different per location and operational requirements, but overall alert status is 5.
  • DoubleTap 02/07/2023 12:10 AM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Agree. You can zoom in and print the routes to keep in your GHB. Can show you really well where your route goes as well as any interesting/dangerous/advantageous things along the way. Through the neighborhoods, past any sores that might be useful, etc…
  • Stand my Ground 02/06/2023 11:41 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Well…been a long day. 50 degrees here today, I’m gettin spring fever. Gonna rain for the next 2 days, so I got the tractor, pitchfork and went to cleaning the part of the rabbit barn where the 6 new cages go. This is part of raising rabbits I don’t like much. My left shoulder and elbow/hand, and back are telling me why. Both last 2 does kindled last night, 1 dead, 15 alive, and in good shape. The dead one looked deformed, kinda hard to tell. 6 out of 8 have had live litters, hard to tell but it looks like 43 babies. 120 days from now I’ll let Y’all know the dressed out cost per lb. For 8 does and 3 bucks, last months feed bill was $25, with feed in the barrel left over, probably about 20Lbs. Feed comes in 50lb bags. I don’t pay cash for the alfalfa hay, I trade labor. I got 3 cages cut/clipped together, 3 more to go. Lot of squeezing those clip pliers right handed, it’s sore also. Got lazy and out of shape this winter, now it starts to show up.
  • Minerjim 02/06/2023 10:32 PM
    WROL – Without Rule Of Law – When There’s No Law and Order
    Horse, Athens News reporting on 2/6/23 that many cracks appeared in Ataturk dam after the quakes, and that the area downstream was being evacuated. “Experts” were saying it can go anytime. Syria also reporting damage to one of its dans close by also Considering some (or lack of) of the quality control during construction of a lot of dams in the Middle East, I am not surprised. Iraq has got a badly damaged dam that needs constant repair, but it is a losing battle, just forstalling the inevitable. In the end it is always the civilians that pay the price for crooked government officials. Just my 2 Turkish Lira worth.
  • Sam Smada 02/06/2023 10:07 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Might want scope the straighter line home before the trek is to be attempted. Some or part of the route might have some fences which must be crossed or walked around during the trek. I did that and noted fence lines where I will not have climb over a single fence the entire way home. It might not exactly be a straight line (as the crow flies) but is still pretty direct to return home.
  • The Original Just Sayin' 02/06/2023 10:06 PM
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    AnnLee Brook, Professional statuary makers use vaseline or motor oil, so they work too.
  • Antique Collector 02/06/2023 9:54 PM
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    old lady I will check with those whom I know and see if it has. When I have an answer will pass it along to you.
  • DJ5280 02/06/2023 9:53 PM
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    Dennis, do you think it’s about the chicken populations winding down or the human populations winding down and we won’t need so many chickens or eggs? And I would much rather my chickens eat the crickets and earthworms and give me eggs! Gads, what is this world coming to?
  • Horse 02/06/2023 9:19 PM
    WROL – Without Rule Of Law – When There’s No Law and Order
    The photo of the ataturk dam I found on the net was from 2018 just after a 5.6 earth quake with visible damage to the spillway. Article title: The third largest dam in the world could be triggering earthquakes Posted on April 24, 2018 by Temblor
  • Ariel 02/06/2023 8:56 PM
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    Dennis, I read this a few days late, but it gave me peace, at a time when it was needed. I live in the South, but we have our issues. A tornado came very close, then slip and hit a town where I have many friends. We thought the rain would never stop here. Every area has it’s challenges, just like you said and hopefully we will be looking at them in the rear view mirror. Our chickens are bedded down and I am going to follow their lead. Lifting you and yours up in prayer as well. Hoping everyone that has found this site can find some comfort, knowing they are not really alone.
  • Cindy 02/06/2023 8:43 PM
    How To Protect A Portable Radio From EMP
    Wont cell phone towers be gone anyway?
  • Gaylord chuck 02/06/2023 8:22 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Doubt it
  • old lady 02/06/2023 8:18 PM
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    I heard that there is some military radio chatter that we have moved to defcom 2. Has anyone heard anything?
  • Mrs. U 02/06/2023 6:48 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    If I recall correctly Skeeizic, sp, has one. Maybe she will comment. I think, I recall too that there is a difference in the vacuum pressure and some foods take longer or don’t do as well…………….. not sure but there was some sort of difference. I would for sure get the up dated regular pump. Only have to add or change oil every 20 runs or so.
  • AnnLee Brook 02/06/2023 6:32 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    Plainsmedic, thank you for the additional details, we wouldn’t have thought about wax to get it to release from the buckets.
  • Dennis 02/06/2023 5:49 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    DJ5280, Not as many as will use cricket flour and powdered earthworms after the chicken populations dwindle down and eggs become the fare of billionaires. “Sir…would you enjoy an egg with your caviar?”
  • Dennis 02/06/2023 5:39 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    007, Yep again. That’s how we pronounce it too. We’re a ways from it, but close enough for it to be a concern. When I replaced our builder’s insurance with a homeowner policy, the agent had to do some research on our exact location before including earthquake coverage. Found out we were less than five miles outside the perimeter of the zone where earthquake coverage required an exorbitant rider policy.
  • Chipmunk 02/06/2023 5:17 PM
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    I’ve been re-reading Atlas Shrugged. First read was in 8th grade, 50 years ago (have no idea why I read it…maybe because it was dauntingly big and I wanted the challenge?). Anyway, I seem to remember thinking the storyline was somewhat exaggerated fiction, because the business community – not to mention the country – could not possibly survive for very long with the ridiculous politics and ideas the antagonists operate by. Well, I no longer consider it an exaggeration; it seems pretty spot-on for the kind of thinking going on today. Pretty weird.
  • 007 02/06/2023 4:51 PM
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    Hey that’s ok, years ago my wife and I were at this cave which was huge outside Springfield mo, the state/ federal guide kept talking how safe it was in case of earthquake, and called the new Madrid earthquake, New Ma drid , I did not say a word to her. Around here we pronounce it New mad rid.
  • ZeroFox 02/06/2023 4:39 PM
    WROL – Without Rule Of Law – When There’s No Law and Order
    Bed Bath & Beyond closures isn’t much of a barometer for anything. They’ve been a poorly performing retail chain for decades. Not sure what your items have in common?
  • In my own world 02/06/2023 4:35 PM
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    I had a good day today. I got my tractors geared up and ready. Sunshine and 70’s the rest the week, slight chance of rain Wednesday and then fair again through the weekend. We may be able to get into the garden this weekend and get started🤞 Got some range time in next to the house today and DW gave me my bi-annual haircut and beard trim this afternoon,I hate to get one but it’s like going to church, I always feel better afterwards.
  • In my own world 02/06/2023 4:12 PM
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    Yep, the man doesn’t take crap from anyone. He’ll stand up and fight. He’s not a coward like many.
  • Dennis 02/06/2023 3:43 PM
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    007, Yep. Brain fart. Thanks.
  • 007 02/06/2023 3:38 PM
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    Dennis, do u mean the New Madrid fault?
  • Chipmunk 02/06/2023 3:36 PM
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    Tmac Hah! Good analysis, and absolutely true!
  • In my own world 02/06/2023 1:54 PM
    Open Forum & Off-Topic Conversation
    That reminds me, I have not had my therapy for a while. Headed out now with some LR meds and some bottle caps. I’ll be better soon.
  • Pitchfork 02/06/2023 1:46 PM
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    Worked outside most of the day. Watering fruit trees and berry bushes, spraying blueberries for fungus and bugs. Cut up a couple of old dead pines filled with termites that were laying on the ground. Noticed many small buds and flowers starting. ” The Earth is the Lords and its fullness there-in”. God/Spring is just so good!
  • DJ5280 02/06/2023 1:23 PM
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    DoubleTap, thanks. Yeah, I think I’ll go with the Premier. Good advice on a second pump JIC. Gonna order this week.
  • DJ5280 02/06/2023 1:22 PM
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    Farmgirl, thanks I appreciate it.
  • Farmgirl 02/06/2023 12:03 PM
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    DJ5280, Oilless pump does not have the kinks worked out yet, from reviews I saw before ordering. No good reviews for that one, and a lot of people saying do *Not* get it. Recommend the premier oil pump. That’s what I have, and it’s worked without issue for almost a year now. Oil changes needed every 20-30 batches, which is not that often. Harvest Right has a filter pitcher so you can filter and reuse the oil, saving some $. Just wanted to warn about potential problems with the oilless pump.
  • JLoBerry 02/06/2023 11:48 AM
    How To Reduce Your Expenses And Debt
    Very well said. There’s also the “peace” factor knowing that if a pandemic hit and you were without a job it will be ok. Debt free isn’t easy, but it sure beats worrying how you will pay the bills and dealing with creditors calling when you can’t.
  • AC 02/06/2023 11:40 AM
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    Kula Like a leaded rock that floats.
  • Minerjim 02/06/2023 11:32 AM
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    Dennis, You’re trying to “connect the dots” to see if they create a picture. Nothing wrong with that, if you understand that we as humans are ” meaning making machines” always trying to make sense out of what we see. That said, things like earthquake fault zones do tend to create earth surface features, which in turn can effect air and weather flows. Maybe the balloon was mapping these, or just confirming them? Maybe your brain is trying to work overtime. (welcome to an engineer’s brain). I suggest some of your “therapy time”, dosage- 100 rounds/hr minimum, as soon as weather permits. Don’t over think this…..you don’t need to be going into THAT type of rabbit hole.