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07 Sep 2010 by filed in Fuel Preparedness
When people ask me about what type of fuel they should have on hand for emergencies, I just can’t seem to answer their question simply. Instead, I just have to share with them the one fuel that folks tend to overlook most of all—their own physical energy.  Ultimately, I can’t say this enough. The number on energy you need to be concerned about is your own physical energy. Energy and Fuel Sources Simply speaking, when it comes to preparing with a particular type of fuel for heat, light, and...
30 Jun 2009 by filed in Preparedness
Gasonline Generator photo c/o germes-online.com Obviously, given my line of work, I’m frequently told by people that they are prepared because they have a generator.  Well, I see a whole lot of downsides of owning and relying on one, so I thought I’d share my two cents as to why I don’t plan on ever owning a generator. Generators are relatively expensive.  If I had to opt between a generator and a firearm, I would definitely select the firearm.  There’s a whole heck of a lot of wheat or water...
09 Jun 2009 by filed in Preparedness
Photo c/o sqpn.com Are you ready to survive a 90-day quarantine?  Is such a scenario even realistic? Well, let’s explore that. Suppose the flu virus did get out of hand.  In all actuality, it’s quite likely.  The most current strain is eerily similar to the Spanish flu virus of 1918 which went pandemic in less than 3 months.  It took the lives of over fifty-percent of those who contracted it.  It took only 8 months for it to kill 100 million people.  The only thing saving us right now is...
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