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A note on yesterday’s EBT debacle

As I’m sure most of you are aware, the Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system in 17 states went down for a time yesterday, leading to no small amount of worry for those affected who rely upon the program to supplement their family’s dietary needs. Thanks to the modern social media technology, the worry became hysteria […]

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Oakland violence a great reminder of why you need a Neighborhood Protection Plan

The more I look at the declining state of the nation, the more the cautionary ideas espoused in A Failure of Civility make sense. Far from the “head for the hills” mentality of some survivalists, Garand and Lawson push for sheltering in place as a community, establishing what they call “Neighborhood Protection Plans” (NPP) to […]

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The Doomsday Castle MacGuffin

National Geographic Channel’s new series Doomsday Castle kicks off tonight at 10:00 PM (ET) . It is a spin-off of the channel’s highest-rated series, Doomsday Preppers, which begins its 3rd season at 9:00 PM. There are going to be a lot of reviews of the show and the cast’s performance on this episode in particular, […]

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Establishing a Neighborhood Protection Plan (NPP)

I’ve been writing a series of articles at Ammoland in recent weeks about some of the ideas in A Failure of Civility. My most recent one is Before SHTF Establish a Neighborhood Protection Plan. I’ve read a number of prepping/survival books over the years. Most have good and sometimes great ideas. For my personal situation, […]

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Apparently, the catapult doesn’t have wi-fi.

I’ll likely be offline for several days next week for a National Geographic channel press junket. I’m just letting you know. And gloating. But just a little.

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